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Bald puppies on the road to recovery after being dumped The three puppies were dumped at a vets practice in Halifax a week apart. Three completely bald puppies with a severe skin condition have been dumped at a vets, an animal charity has said. Two puppies, described as Staffy-types and around four months old, were left in a box at the West...
Farmers and residents near airport fear night flight restriction will be lifted A group of residents who are fighting plans to overturn night flights in and out of Dublin Airport are determined not to let it happen. The move comes after more than 20 farmers and property owners living along Kilreesk lane in St Margaret’s north Dublin lost their right to...
Profits at famous hotel hit €1.5m Booked in: The Connacht hotel contains over 350 rooms THE firm that operates the largest hotel in the west of Ireland, the Connacht in Galway, posted pre-tax profits of €1.5m in 2017. According to accounts filed by Connacht Hospitality Group Ltd, the business achieved the profit figure after revenues hit €20.46m in the 12 months to...
Fire crews spent 10 hours dealing with chemical incident at Clare leisure centre Stock picture Emergency services spent almost 10 hours dealing with a chemical incident at a leisure centre in Co Clare today. The alarm was raised at around 6.30am when the fire service received a call to attend an automatic fire alarm at the River Lodge Health and Fitness centre...
Man finds working 30-year-old Apple computer in his parents’ attic New Yorker unearths old games and even a letter written to him by his father. Apple IIe discovered by a man in his parent’s attic still in working order (John Pfaff/PA) A man from New York has found an old Apple computer thought to be 30 years old in his parents’ attic...
Ancient site linked to Caesar’s murder to open to public The ruins include a stone pedestal from the Curia of Pompey, the meeting place of senators, where Caesar was killed in 44BC. The archaeological site of Largo Argentina in Rome (Gregorio Borgia/AP) A complex of ancient temples in Rome that are linked to the scene of Julius Caesar’s murder will be opened...
Cork paid quarter of TAMS dairy funds Pat McCormack President of the ICMSA. Over 60pc of Dairy Equipment Scheme (DES) grant aid went to farmers in Munster over the last four years, figures from the Department of Agriculture show. A total of €53m was paid out under the TAMS measure between 2015 and 2018, with more than €31m going to farmers in...
Room at the top: Co-working helps ensure Dublin keeps its place in the top 30 cities for tech THE BIG PICTURE Stock image Dublin has been ranked 19th out of the top 30 cities in the world as an environment for the technology sector, boosted by access to so-called co-working spaces. The 'Tech Cities in Motion' index from property agent Savills measured cities...
Ireland spending 'hundreds of millions of euros' on no-deal Brexit - Coveney Tánaiste Simon Coveney. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins Ireland is spending "hundreds of millions of euros" on preparing for a no-deal Brexit, which would be a "crazy outcome" of three years of EU-UK negotiations, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said. "We are spending hundreds of millions of euros in Ireland preparing for...
Early medical care could have saved Holby City actor's daughter at festival, court told Undated family handout file photo of Louella Fletcher-Michie, the daughter of Holby City actor John Michie, who was found dead after taking party drug 2CP at the Bestival site at Lulworth Castle in Dorset on September 11 2017. Zoe Barling/PA Wire A TV actor's daughter who died...

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