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Garda Youth Diversion Projects are to be Expanded

Garda youth diversion projects are to be expanded into every county across Ireland as part of the Government’s new strategy aimed at steering vulnerable children and young adults away from…

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Culture

Exploring the Irish Wars Through Photographs, 1919-1923

Pictured above: Armoured car on Henry Street, Dublin The War of Independence (1919-1921) and the Irish Civil War (1922-1923) The aftermath of the First World War saw national borders re-drawn…

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Arts

13 Top Crime Novels Set in Ireland

With its literary heritage, rich music scene, lyrical Celtic language and a dark and troubled political history, the Emerald Isle has provided inspiration for many a gripping crime novel. From…

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Irish News

Over 300 Defence Force members prepare to deploy to Lebanon

The officer commanding a team of over 300 members of the Defence Forces who are heading to south Lebanon on the latest United Nations peacekeeping mission has insisted that all…

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Food & Drink

“Simple Home Comfort Food” Week 8

In this, the eighth installment of John Crowes “Simple Home Comfort Food”, John runs us through how to Seal a Frying Pan, how to make a Potato Rosti and finally John shows us his Cooked lime…

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Clubs and Organisations

The #MUNSTERMACHINE, #BEE part of it, a new BUMBLEance Children’s Ambulance Campaign supported by Munster Rugby

BUMBLEance Children’s Ambulance and Munster Rugby have teamed up to create one of the most tangible charity partnerships imaginable.  The interactive ambulance service, which was founded by Munster couple Mary…

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Irish News

37% increase in drug driving specimens analysed in 2020

Image Courtesy of www.carbuyersguide.net 37% increase in drug driving specimens analysed in 2020 – Drug drivers target of Easter Bank Holiday road safety campaign– Cannabis most prevalent drug detected; increased level of…

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Health

Wellness Tips with Olympian Thomas Barr

Picture above: Thomas Barr. Image courtesy of tombarr247 (Thomas Barr) There’s no doubt about it, Covid has had an impact on almost all areas of our lives. And though there’s still lots of uncertainty…

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Irish News

Coast Guard and RNLI Issue Water Safety Plea for Early Easter Holidays

The RNLI and the Irish Coast Guard are urging people who will be spending time on or near the water during the Easter break to take note of the relevant…

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Irish News

Minister McEntee notes release of CSO Crime Statistics for 2020

The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, has noted the publication of Recorded Crime Statistics by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) for Q4 2020. This latest statistical release by the…

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Irish News

Decision to allow gardaí avail of surplus vaccines welcomed but proper plan needed

Image courtesy of GRA via LinkedIn The Garda Representative Association has welcomed the decision by An Garda Síochána to allow members avail of surplus vaccines but has criticised the failure…

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Arts

The Weird History Of Easter Traditions

Image Courtesy of The National Library of Norway There are many slightly confusing holidays out there, but Easter, with its candy eggs, playful bunnies, and very serious religious element, might be…

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Arts

Underestimate Me? – That’ll Be Fun!”

Underestimate Me? – That’ll Be Fun!” is a thought-provoking short film produced as part of a project between LMETB Community Education Service and Prosper Meath Kells. This short film helps…

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Culture

‘I’m Done’ Police Officer With 20 Years Service Shares Sentiment Of Many officers

An unnamed police officer with 20 years of service has talked about why they have decided to quit the job after two decades of serving the public. Generally, morale in…

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Irish News

Garda pay talks expected to proceed as planned

Image: Garda (Image: Collins Photo Agency) Pay talks for gardaí are expected to progress in accordance to procedures outlined by the Department of Public Expenditure & Reform (Dper) in September,…

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Food & Drink

“Simple Home Comfort Food” Week 5

In this, the fifth installment of John Crowes “Simple Home Comfort Food”, John looks at making The Best Sunday Roast “Beef Round Roast, preparing a pomegranate and finally show us his Poultry Masterclass Come…

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Irish News

Analysis of Knife Crime Data – February 2021

There is no one specific offence of knife crime, so when considering trends in knife related crime it is important to look at multiple perspectives to get the complete picture….

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Culture

The History of The Cheltenham Festival

Racing in the Cheltenham area dates back 200 years to 1815 when the first recorded flat racing meeting was held on Nottingham Hill.  The Early Years (1818 – 1911) The…

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Food & Drink

“Simple Home Comfort Food” Week 4

In this, the fourth Installment of John Crowes “Simple Home Comfort Food”, John looks at making a delicious steak sandwich, Banana bread and finally show us the correct way of preparing prawns. Come back next…

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Education

Benefits of Mindfulness

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Benefits  Extensive research on mindfulness practice has shown it to be effective with a number of concerns that are relevant to students for example: Enhances the…

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History

The 1972–3 Dublin bombings

Image Courtesy of History Ireland The ‘third man’ in the case of British agent John Wyman and Garda Sergeant Patrick Crinnion. On 1 December 1972 at 7.58 and 8.15pm, as…

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Food & Drink

“Simple Home Comfort Food” Week 3

In this, the third Installment of John Crowes “Simple Home Comfort Food”, John looks at making a Classic Shortbread, Potato bread “An Irish Tradition”and finally a mouthwatering Goats Cheese Roulade Come back next week where we…

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Culture

The 69th ‘Fighting Irish’ Regiment in the First World War

Soldiers of Company D, 1st Battalion, 165th Infantry Regiment, the Army’s famous “Fighting 69th” Irish regiment, move into position to replace French troops near Benomenil, France, March 1, 1918. The…

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Culture

1916–21 military service medals

Image courtesy of www.military.ie During the twentieth century the Irish Defence Forces have, like other armies, issued bravery medals (the Military Medal for Gallantry and the Distinguished Service Medal), service…

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