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Irish businesses 'Going for Gold'

With the nominations for the National Q Mark Awards being unveiled, Ireland’s best in business will be out in force this September in Dublin’s DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel to battle it out for the much coveted National Q Mark Awards. 

Charity hits out at Irish Rail after 'upsetting' experience

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The chairperson of a Mayo based charity that had organised a day trip to Dublin Zoo has hit out Irish Rail after their groups had to split up and stand in aisles on their return journey from Dublin because the seats they had pre-booked were not reserved from them, she claimed. Áirc Mayo, a charity that supports children with disabilities, had a group of 47 on the trip on Monday including 16 special needs children on the outing to Dublin Zoo.

Irish motor trade facing challenges in the wake of Brexit

A surge in cheap UK imports may see used car values plummet and consequently new car sales falling in the wake of Brexit, car data experts Motorcheck.ie have warned.

Farrell demands Irish Water publish latest payment rates

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Claims by the acting Environment Minister Alan Kelly that payment rates to Irish water now stand at 70 per cent will only be confirmed when the controversial utility company publishes the latest payment figures - something it has so far failed to do.

Catholic guilt and terrible weather make Irish Bitches Be Crazy

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BEING EDUCATED by the nuns, being bowled over by the beauty of Brazilian women, pestering a teenager about social media, and the combined effects of bad weather and Roman Catholicism have all contributed to why Irish Bitches Be Crazy.

That’s So Gay! - public talk on gender and sexual stereotyping

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THAT'S SO Gay! is the provocative title of a public talk about the history and evolution of gender and sexual stereotyping, which will be given by Tonie Walsh of the Irish Queer Archive in Electric this weekend.

Visitors flock to new John McCormack exhibition

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The newly opened John Count McCormack exhibition at Athlone Castle is already receiving a positive response from tourists and locals alike.

John McCormack souvenir coins nearly sold out on first day

A limited edition run of commemorative silver coins in honour of Athlone tenor John Count McCormack is almost sold out.

Thousands of Irish are still sailing

“Thousands are sailing, Again across the ocean, Where the hand of opportunity, Draws tickets in a lottery,” goes the second chorus from The Pogues’ song ‘Thousands are Sailing’ from 1988. While that song has its basis in the emigration history of the past, it is pretty relevant today with the most recent release of information from the Central Statistics Office.

A innocent man and the fate of Clifton

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The murderous and vengeful events that followed 'Bloody Sunday' 1920 impacted on the town of Clifden in an unexpected way. There was shooting and murder on its streets; and, following a rampage by the Black and Tans, practically half the town was burnt down.

 

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