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“I am very upset about it,” she told the Clare Champion. “Since I lost them I have literally cried every evening when I come home from work.”
“We went to Clare for a long weekend and we stayed in the Temple Gate. We always go to Ennis, we love it there. The night was very cold so I think that the ring just slipped off my finger,” she explained.
[Source: Clare Champion]
In a tale that sounds like something from a film, a lost relative and a family reunion has resulted in a Hollywood actor coming to the Everyman Theatre this May to perform for Cork audiences.
Four years ago, Cork native Josephine O'Sullivan used the internet to contact a cousin she had never met.
"I had always known I had a cousin, Patrick J. Cronin. His father, my uncle, used to visit us every year and he would talk about his son who was involved in singing and acting. Later in life, I would always watch for his name in credits and tell my three daughters all about him.
"He was a wide range of show and films such as 'Seinfeld,' 'Dallas,' 'The Wonder Years,' 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' and 'Star Trek.' One day I just decided to Google him and I found contact details for a professor of drama in East Tennessee State University, which seemed to be Paddy so I e-mailed him and asked."
[Source: Cork Independent]
Beef burgers will continue to be served in Derry schools despite the ongoing horse meat scandal.
A Western Education and Library Board spokeswoman said the education authority has “no plans to withdraw beef burgers from their menus.”
Two of the North’s five education and library boards have withdrawn beef burgers from school menus.
The W.E.L.B. spokeswoman said, “Based on current information and assurances provided by their suppliers the board has no plans to withdraw beef burgers from their menus. The situation is being closely monitored and if circumstances change further action may be taken.”
A twister that ripped through the town of Hattiesburg in Mississippi on Sunday evening, February 10, completely destroyed the home of a Letterkenny woman who last Wednesday was trying her best to salvage what she could from her residence as rain continued to drench the storm-torn region.
Bronagh Gallagher from Sallaghrane was audibly in shock on Monday morning as she described the roof of her house being “snapped like a toothpick” by a pine tree that smashed on top of it during the Sunday storm.
The Mississippi University lecturer had not been in her home when the tornado struck on Sunday but received a call to tell her that her home had been destroyed in the tornado.
[Source: Donegal Democrat]
A Newry man has been given a suspended jail sentence for the manslaughter of a six-year-old Rathfriland boy.
Stuart Wilson was stuck by a speedboat off Cranfield Beach in south County Down over two-and-a-half years ago.
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