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Why the old ways of caring for your wooden floors are still the best

Go back 100 years and the flooring of choice in homes was wood plank, before the rise of tile and carpet, and certainly long before the 21st century’s current popularity of real wooden flooring. Back then if you wanted to enhance and protect your floors, beeswax was the product you used. However after the end of World War II that all changed — modern synthetic products came onto the world market, with tough, high shine, glossy finishes, and wax became a rarely used product. Yet in these eco friendly and cost conscious times, wax finishes are making a strong come back. We asked Malcolm Cooney of the Ultimate Floor Sanding Company to shed light for us onto this trend.

Keena praises Garda drug seizure

Chairman of the Athlone Drug Awareness Group, Cllr Frankie Keena, said he was delighted with the success of the drug seizure by the Gardai in Athlone last weekend.

Christmas survival eating guide

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The Sproutsuma has landed

A Brussels sprout with seven times more vitamin C than a satsuma is to go on sale for the first time, ready for Christmas, exclusively at Marks&Spencer. Called the ‘Super C Sprout’, this unusual sprout is a new variety, which gram for gram contains nearly seven times as much vitamin C as a satsuma. This means that this Christmas you’ll only need to eat two Super C Sprouts with your Christmas lunch to get the recommended daily allowance of vitamin C!

2010 style resolutions

Your resolutions might be related to identifying your own style, understanding what suits you, or acquiring pieces throughout the year; so if you are embarking on a style journey this year, here are some of my fashion and style resolutions for 2010!

Jail for man living in Kilkelly who had cocaine for sale and supply

A 23-year-old Lithuanian man was given a three month prison sentence after pleading guilty in Ballyhaunis District Court this week to possession of cocaine for sale or supply. Liudas Kuksta, Ballinacostello, Kilkelly was found to have two ecstasy tablets valued at €10, 2.735 grams of cocaine valued at €191, and 5.86 grams of methamphetamine valued at €468 along with paraphernalia for the supply of drugs when his residence was searched by gardaí.

The Coal Man — delivering free to your door

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Do you find products like coal and timber too heavy to carry? If so contact the Coal Man who delivers free within a 10 mile radius of Castlebar and Westport and surrounding areas. For door to door deliveries straight from their trucks to your fireplace, this is a service you cannot do without during this cold snap. Or he will leave your fuel products in your shed or garage if necessary ensuring you don’t have to do any of the heavy lifting.

Farmer unhappy with inconclusive report on unexplained ill-thrift on farm

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Castlecomer farmer Dan Brennan has said that he is very disappointed in the new report published by the Department Of Agriculture which was commissioned to study poor animal performance on his farm in Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny.

Jail for man who had cocaine for supply

A 22-year-old father of one, who was detected with cocaine and cannabis in his possession with the intent to supply the cocaine, was jailed for three months at Castlebar District Court on Wednesday.

Castlecomer farmer returns to Brussels and then to High Court

Castlecomer farmer Dan Brennan, who was recently vindicated in a report published on mysterious happenings on his farm, is to take High Court action against the Ormonde Brick factory on the outskirts of the town.


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