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An incredible photo guide to Ireland’s ancient bog bodies

Ireland’s peat bogs have yielded amazing artifacts over the years – ancient weapons, tools, animals and the occasional leather-covered boat. But the most fascinating discoveries have been human bodies. These have ranged from skeletal remains to intact, clothed bodies…READ MORE

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Ireland from outer space is truly an amazing jewel

Canadian Commander Chris Hadfield  retired in 2013 after 35 years as a pilot and astronaut. He served as a Commander of the International Space Station. He has written his memories of Ireland from space for the Irish Hospice Foundation for their book called  “The Gathering - Reflections on Ireland.”…READ MORE
 


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Loyal dog waited by side of missing woman for four days after she vanished

A loyal dog died of a broken heart after his Alzheimer’s suffering owner died on the side of a Dublin road, miles from her home. A post mortem has concluded that 65-year-old Peggy Mangan died of natural causes on the day she went missing from her southside home….READ MORE
 


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Suspect in horrific sexual assault on young girls was known to police

Two girls aged just nine and six suffered a ‘horrific, catastrophic ordeal’ when they were sexually assaulted in Athlone on Saturday afternoon. A man remains in custody and is being questioned about the assault…READ MORE
 


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Government set to unveil new Irish passport in effort to cut costs

The Irish government have revealed a new Irish passport that has been redesigned with extra security features. Even with these new features the cost of production is about half of the current price…READ MORE

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