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Burke brothers get fruity with new delivery service

image preview, which launched in June, is bringing the best of what you fancy fruit wise to Galway businesses. Under the direction of the Burke Brothers, who run Burkes Fruit & Veg Ltd, this new service is ensuring that Galway companies have the option to eat better during working hours with daily fruit box deliveries into offices, work spaces, and businesses.

The Prince Bar Cocktail Corner

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Banana Cream Pie

Low lying fruit' when it comes to estate take over is coming to an end

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There was a broad welcome from the elected members of the Ballina Municipal District this week with the news that 18 estates in the district were about to be taken in charge by the council, however there was a warning from some councillors that there are still plenty of estates in the district that will need major investment before they can be taken over.

Strawberries – the fruit of love!

The ideal fruit for Valentine’s Day is definitely the strawberry. Not only is a strawberry the colour of love, in the shape of a heart - it is also good for your heart. Researchers in the US discovered that people who ate strawberries (and other fruits coloured red, purple, or blue) had a lower risk of heart disease. So what has the humble strawberry got that can have this positive effect?

Peel away the years

As we age our skin’s natural cell renewal process slows down and cells which were once full of energy become sluggish, reducing radiance and tone.

On the Wine Shelf...

Velenosi Querciantica Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico 2011 (widely available, €16)

On the Wine Shelf...

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Arrigo Bidoli Friuli Merlot DOC 2010 (Independents, €14.79)

Expect ‘dynamic and engaging’ exhibitions in 2011

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A DYNAMIC and engaging arts programme awaits the Galway public in 2011 as the Galway Arts Centre has prioritised staying open and accessible regardless of next year’s budget cuts.

Weeds, Worms and Wellies

Summer just wouldn’t be the same without strawberries. There’s nothing quite like this sweet, succulent fruit, whether you eat it with cream, with ice cream, out of a punnet in front of Wimbledon on the telly, or—best of all—just as they’re picked, with the warmth of a sunny afternoon suffusing the flesh. And quite apart from the flavour, the sweet, almost honeyed fragrance of freshly picked strawberries is unbeatable: a bowl of fruit on a kitchen table will scent the whole room.

Ploughing On

The farming world took centre stage last week with tens of thousands of people descending on Cuffesgrange for the Ploughing Championships. I’d intended going out to have a look and finding a few offbeat facts for this column, but the hourly radio reports of two to three hour traffic hold-ups put me off.

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