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Memorials Held For Magdalene Laundry Victims

Memorials Held For Magdalene Laundry Victims

Image Source: by Lelia Connolly Up to one hundred people attended a special event at Bohermore Cemetery this afternoon, to remember the women of Galway’s Magdalene Laundries. Memorials were also held in Dublin and Cork. The ‘Flowers for Magdalenes’ event is now in its 6th year and sees flowers laid on the graves of the women

Why No Hawkeye?

  Image: Joe.ie By Eoin Togher    It was the Women’s All-Ireland Final Day and there was a record crowd of 34,445 in attendance. It seemed as if the change campaign had finally worked and  that they were being treated fairly. It should have been a day of celebration, but instead, the post-match focus drew

Ireland’s ‘Fittest Family’ forced to sell 1,000 prized dairy cows

by Sarah Stevens An injunction has been granted by the High Court preventing anyone from interfering with the auction of 1,000 prized dairy cows belonging to Cork dairy farmers, the Kingstons, who were the winners of RTÉ’s Ireland’s Fittest Family programme. The auction, which was ordered on a charge in relation to a debt associated with

140 jobs for Cork

    by Patryk Kazimierczak. GE healthcare made a €40 million investment and is now to make over 140 jobs in Carrigtwohill, Cork. Five hundred people had already been employed in East Cork with the medical imaging contrast media company. This investment is supported by IDA Ireland. Minister for Jobs, Richard Bruton said: “Manufacturing is a

Met Éireann weather warning

A status orange weather warning has been issued for counties Galway, Donegal and Mayo. Met Éireann has predicted a strong south to southwest winds. Gusts of 85 to 100 km/h are expected in areas. A yellow weather warning has been issued for counties Dublin, Wexford, Wicklow, Leitrim, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Waterford. Winds are

International Paddy’s Day events to cost government €200,000

The government has said that €200,000 is expected to be spent on international events over the St Patrick’s Day weekend. Minister of State for New Communities, Culture and Equality at the Departments of Justice and Equality and Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said that the funding is to come from the Culture Ireland