News from around the 32 counties of Ireland
2009 Flood victim Carrick Cineplex has come out on top by being awarded the Best Independent Irish Cinema this year. 2009 Flood victim Carrick Cineplex has come out on top by being awarded the Best Independent Irish Cinema this year. In an unprecedented move, RAAM Management, an International Cinema consultancy firm, based in Glasgow, engaged at the forefront of the Cinema industry development worldwide, has selected Carrick cinema for the second time as the recipient of the prestigious Best Independent Irish Cinema Award.
(Source: Leitrim Observer)
A Prospect man was remanded in custody last Friday morning after he appeared in court charged in connection with the hi-jacking of a taxi in the city last weekend. Mark Ryan, 24, of Lenihan Avenue, Prospect is accused of hijacking the taxi and robbing the taxi driver at Talbot Avenue, Prospect on the February 12 last. Limerick District Court was told he was arrested last Saturday morning and that he was formally charged last Wednesday night.
(Source: Limerick Leader)
The number of Longford emigrants flocking to British shores continues apace and many of these new Londoners attended the Longford Association Dinner Dance in Longford last week. Attracta Minnock is a case in point. Frustrated by the financial upheavals facing the local and wider economy, she opted to try her arm at the UK market with nursing her chosen profession. “I filled out my CAO (Central Applications Office) form and got an interview with Thames Valley University,” she explained as last Friday night’s entertainment prepared to get under way.
(Source: Longford Leader)
Ardee business people met last Wednesday with county and national tourism chiefs to see how Ardee and mid-Louth can be made a major part of a new tourism drive for the region. The Louth Tourism and Heritage Action Group will launch its action plan for 2011 and beyond, in Darver Castle, and later members of Ardee Traders and Business Association will meet the tourism leaders in Ardee to see how Ardee can become part of the Bru na Boinne tourism route.
(Source: Dundalk Democrat)
The issue of turf cutting and the impact of Special Areas of Conservation on everyday life in parts of Mayo looks like it will be a major issue in the run-in to the General Election following a public meeting in Westport last Sunday February 13. There was standing room only in the Castlecourt Hotel with close to 500 estimated to have attended the meeting which was hosted by the Turf Cutters and Contractors Association (TCCA). The primary concern was the future of turf cutting in the county.
(Source: The Mayo News)
The appalling state of many rural roads around Meath, left riddled with potholes and falling apart in the wake of the December cold snap and heavy rain in recent weeks, has been highlighted by public representatives and residents throughout the county.Long stretches of secondary roads are dangerous and some almost unusable because of the huge volume of potholes created by the recent bad winter.
(Source: The Meath Chronicle)
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if they DON'T want birth control....then MAKE THE CATHOLICS pay the medical bills for the mother and ADOPT those babies, that women are FORCED to carrNotre Dame sues federal government again over birth control
If Notre Dame wants federal dollars it should abide by federal law. This is a democracy not a theocracy. If they want to prevent young woman from acceNotre Dame sues federal government again over birth control
Darao: How shallow can a human being become as to be indifferent to the destruction of family stability, the encouragement of male irresponsibility, aUnionists regret US envoy Haass’ call for new flag for Northern Ireland (VIDEO)
Wipe you ass with the union jack Haas is an idiot as well