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Farm safety and technology to the fore of new charity drive

With marts unable to operate as normal this year, technology is helping farmers to run their businesses while saving both time and money.

Wild Atlantic Words short story competition winners announced

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The winners of this year’s Wild Atlantic Words literary festival short story competition, judged by Lisa McInerney and sponsored by Bridge St, have been announced.

Direct Provision: Time To Go

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At this stage most of us are familiar with the national failure that is Direct Provision; the State's accommodation for asylum seekers set up in 1999 as a temporary measure which is now nearly as old as I am.

‘It is rather the want of the middle class…’

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For any visitor to Dublin in the early 19th century, to miss seeing the great Daniel O’Connell would have made their visit almost worthless. William Makepeace Thackeray, on the threshold of becoming one of the greatest writers of the English language, spent three months touring Ireland in 1842 collecting his impressions of the ‘manners and the scenery’ of the country and its people, for his successful Irish Sketch Book published some years later. Back in Dublin at the conclusion of his tour he lost no time heading to the Mansion House to see the Liberator in person.*

Grassland Farmer of the Year competition for 2020 launched

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The Grassland Farmer of the Year competition for 2020 was officially launched by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Dara Calleary, T.D at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine in Dublin this week.

Call to assist suckler beef sector

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Gardaí issue warning about dogs worrying livestock

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Gardaí are appealing to all dog owners to ensure their dogs are kept under control, as Gardaí have received nearly 50 reports of livestock being attacked since March 2020.

‘It is not our mistress we have lost, but our mother.’

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When Mitchell Henry entered Westminster parliament in 1871 he went with hope in his heart and a mission to tell the British people the circumstances of the Irish tenant farmer. He reminds me of the Frank Cappa film Mr Smith Goes to Washington where a naive, idealistic young man has plans to change America.* Mitchell Henry, a liberal, kindly man, had however, walked into a political cauldron, waiting to explode.

Galway artists and life under Lockdown

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'I try to accept the darkness and remind myself a new day is around the corner'

Farmer Michael and Kathleen at The Prince of Wales Hotel

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Fresh from their first ever UK tour in which they sold out eleven shows including two at the Southport Comedy Festival and three back to back St. George’s Hall shows in Liverpool a city in which they have gained cult status due to their hilarious Everton videos which have led to them being hailed as comedy ambassadors for the club, Farmer Michael and Kathleen make a welcome return to The Prince of Wales Hotel with their highly comedic live show on Saturday, April 18.

 

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