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Stay & Play on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

Check out our guide of places to stay & play on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. DONEGAL  STAY Harvey’s Point is a 4-star hotel located on the shores of Lough Eske…

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History

Dame Alice Kyteler – Kilkennys Famed Witch Trial

Dame Alice Kyteler was an unprecedented woman for her time. Throughout the late 13th and early 14th century, she had four husbands, conducted much of her own business with her…

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Food & Drink

Garden Garda – Cooking with Roses

Love gardening and delicious food? Consider using roses in your cooking to spice up your classic dishes.  Though growing roses can be difficult to grow in Ireland because of the…

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History

August 29th – On This Day in History

On this day in history – 29th of August. 1958 – Michael Jackson is born Pop sensation Michael Jackson is born on August 29, 1958, in Gary, Indiana. Jackson began…

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Food & Drink

Easy Meals the Grandkids Will Love

Sometimes it is crazy hard to come up with meals when you are not used to having big families. After a few years of coming up with meals that are…

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Irish News

Balbriggan Garda Station Open Day

Balbriggan Garda Station will hold their Open Day on Saturday 31st August from 12pm to 3pm. From 12pm to  1pm will be a “Sensory hour” for people with special needs…

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Technology

Built in Scotland – ‘World’s Most Powerful’ Floating Tidal Turbine

Work has started in Scotland to build what is described as the world’s most powerful floating tidal turbine. Companies based in Orkney, Dundee, Cupar and Motherwell are involved in the…

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Education

5 Books Anyone Over 60 Should Read

Mark Twain once said, “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” So, while we don’t have a choice when it comes to…

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Lifestyle

The EU Needs You To Work – Again!

Older citizens called on to replenish EU’s diminishing workforce. More and more countries across Europe have been asking themselves how the ageing workforce fits into a society continuously filled with…

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Wexford Opera Festival – 22 October – 3 November 2019

When Compton Mackenzie, the renowned novelist and founder of Gramophone magazine, suggested to Tom Walsh that he stage an opera in Wexford, few could have imagined where the idea would…

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Food & Drink

A Once and Future Beef

This year beef has become yet another proxy in the never ending culture wars. Such foot-soldiers as Sebastian Gorka and Ted Cruz have stoked the flames, claiming that Democrats are…

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Irish News

‘Who said there’s a shortage?’ – Shane Ross called out for Twitter ‘gaffe’

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has apologised after posing for a photograph at an electric vehicle charging point that is not actually operational. Mr Ross posted a picture on social…

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Sport

Rory McIlroy wins FedEx Cup title to earn €15m

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy won the Tour Championship for a second time to secure the FedEx Cup title. McIlroy, 30, carded a final-round 66 to finish on 18 under par,…

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Members

An Garda Síochána to Increase the Number and Visibility of Front-Line Gardaí With New Operating Model

An Garda Síochána has today announced improvements to its structures, processes, services and governance that will increase the number of front-line Gardaí, deliver a more localised service to communities, and…

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Members

GARDA – Official Announcement of New Garda Operating Model

Commissioner Harris will officially announce a new Garda Operating Model at 11am on Thursday 22 August 2019. The new Operating Model will see improvements to the organisation’s structures, processes, services…

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Irish News

Ryanair’s injunction application granted, halting strike action

The High Court has granted Ryanair an injunction preventing a planned strike over the next two days by some of the airline’s pilots based in Ireland. Around 180 pilots who…

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Irish News

Game of Thrones author George R. R. Martin accepts An Post award

The author behind the series of novels on which the popular fantasy television series Game of Thrones was based has been presented with an award by An Post in Dublin….

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Visit the Aran Islands on Galway’s Wild Atlantic

The Aran Islands has a lot to offer: The three Aran Islands, Inis Mór Island (Big Island), Inis Meáin Island (Middle island) and Inis Oírr Island (East island) are situated…

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How green is Greta Thunberg’s transatlantic trip?

Greta Thunberg has set sail for New York, avoiding a plane journey for environmental reasons, but will her transatlantic trip really be 100% zero carbon? The Swedish climate activist, 16,…

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Arts

A broken engagement and murderous revenge on Eyre Square

Thomas Parry had one thing on his mind when he visited Galway on July 29th, 1884. On a Monday evening in late July, Thomas Parry boarded a train to Galway….

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Events

August 14th – On This Day in History

Important Events 1281 During Kublai Khan’s second Mongol invasion of Japan his invading Chinese fleet of 3,500 vessels disappears in a typhoon near Japan 1842 Second Seminole War declared over…

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Irish News

Dublin gets first ‘phone box’ defibrillator in Stoneybatter

About 50 local people gathered in Stoneybatter, Dublin 7, on Saturday for the unveiling of the capital’s first “phone box” public defibrillator. The defibrillator is fitted in a traditional Irish…

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History

The 1979 Fastnet Yacht Race Revisited

The 1979 Fastnet Race was the 28th Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Fastnet Race, a yachting race held generally every two years since 1925 on a 605-mile course from Cowes direct…

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Sport

Mind games begin as Kerry and Dublin face into final build-up

Let the mind larks begin. Now that fate and destiny and the stars have aligned, and Kerry get the chance to stop Dublin from setting the one football record that…

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