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Grand National 2017 Preview

Grand National 2017 Preview

Image Source by Aodán Boland April has arrived and so has the Aintree Festival! March was a bad month for the punters, but it’s a new month and it’s time for Aintree Saturday and, most importantly, The Grand National. Horse racing is difficult enough as it is, but the Grand National takes the biscuit completely;


Young Communicators In Galway

Ece Deniz DİNCER and Sevval OZTURK Six students from Aydın Doğan Vocational and Technical Anatolian High School went to Ireland for a month within the scope of Erasmus Plus project to take a Digital Media class. The students who are chosen by English interview and vocational exam, will work in Journalism in the Media  department


Missing Helicopter Found by Search Team

Photograph: High Level/Rex By Eva Buckley   The helicopter that went missing yesterday has been found with the bodies of five people. The helicopter destined for Dublin has been found by Mountain Rescue Teams in Snowdonia, Wales.   Contact with the helicopter carrying five businessmen was lost after 4pm yesterday. It was believed the helicopter


Brexit Day

image credit: PA By Eva Buckley Today is the day article 50 is finally triggered and the United Kingdom will begin the process of leaving the European Union.   Today will mark a historic time in the U.K and the beginning of a two-year ‘divorce process’ from the EU. The actual split is due to


Bus Eireann Strike affects commuters nationwide

by Dylan Goodman Photos: Elina Peura The Bus Eireann strike began today, disrupting travel for commuters all over the country. The strike arose due to management at Bus Eireann saying they will need to impose huge cuts to ensure the company’s survival. This included many detriments to workers: pay cuts, overtime cuts and altering bus routes.

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Human Waste found in Coca-Cola delivery

image: https://www.coca-cola.ie/ By Eva Buckley   Police have been involved in an investigation at a Coca-Cola factory in Co.Antrim where there were reports that human waste was found in a shipment. A delivery to the Knockmore factory that was believed to have been shipped from Germany, contained empty cans of Coca-Cola and unexpectedly, human waste. The


Man awarded €20,000 damages in jambon scandal

Image: http://www.dailyedge.ie/   By Dylan Goodman   A Dublin man, who claimed he was falsely accused of not paying for a jambon pastry, has been awarded €20,000 damages for defamation in the Circuit Civil Court .   Mr. Anthony Maher, of Fortunestown, Tallaght, claimed he bought a number of items from Centra Corduff, in Blanchardstown,


Cavan Man attempting record for longest journey reversing a tractor and trailer

By Dylan Goodman   We’ve all heard one about a Cavan man. The Cavan man with a fork in his sugar bowl. The Cavan men who invented copper wire while fighting over a penny.   Have you heard the one about the Cavan man who’s attempting to set a new record for the longest distance


Terrorist Attack in London

Image source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/westminster-bridge-attack-latest-woman-pulled-out-of-water-london-terror-incident-a7644341.html   By Dylan Goodman Four people have died and 40 injured in a terrorist attack on Westminster Bridge in London city centre. Reports say a single attacker drove a car along the pavement at approximately 2.40pm, most of the way across Westminster Bridge, before crashing into the railings outside the Houses of Parliament.