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Prawo Jazdy had also given the police hundreds of different addresses. It was thought that Prawo Jazdy was some sort of Scarlet Pimpernel of traffic violations until someone realized that Prawo Jazdy means driving license in Polish. The police had been taking the wrong information from police drivers licenses.
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The 3 series black BMW was purchased by National Recycling in Clondalkin for €1,234.56.
The company organized an online charity auction in which 30 people entered a bid to become the first person to crush the car. The winning bid was fetched over €3000.
The 19,000 of whiskey, a brand of which is not sold in Ireland, was in 3,000 brown cardboard cases with the words 'Uisce Beatha' (Irish for 'Water of Life', another name for whiskey) printed on the side.
Irish police at Carlingford are investigating the crime.
According to Ipsos-MRBI figures, which were posted on twitter, 90% of those aged 15-24 use the social media site. Two thirds of these use Facebook daily.
One in five 55 to 64-year-olds have a Facebook account.
Genero.TV said "CONTENTed’s film was an obvious winner in this category for us. There was an idea of ‘Senior Living’ and not just a piece of music to sound-bed a narrative. It was well thought out and had a real sense of the off the wall humor that can often be seen in some of Royksopp’s projects. This piece has good characterization that you could really buy into and the narrative was enthralling from the start to the finish of the piece. It also used the city as a great set for this story to help create a style for the whole piece.”
Ronan (14) and Conor (10), McGarvey are from West Donegal and spend their evenings and working in their parent's converted garden shed where they turn wood including bog oak, ash, yew, elm and beech into pens that they sell all over the world.
Their interest started when the brothers attended a trade-fair while on holidays and a talented wood-turner sparked their interest in the craft.
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The Irish accent is one of the top sexiest languages in the world, according to a new survey by Lonely Planet.
The travel guide organization recently asked its Facebook users to pick the world’s sexiest accent and tallying over 700 responses and the Irish accent came in third.
The quarry, which is located beside Blue Lough was used as a firing practice range for artillery during the war.
Army bomb experts arrived at the site and removed one of the shells for further examination Tuesday afternoon.
Tomasz Pryzjemski (25) told the police he did not intend on selling the drugs and he did not have a drug problem. The police also found smaller amounts of cannabis in his bedside locker. Pryzjemski said these were a gift.
Pryzjemski eventually pleaded guilty to possession of 4.5kilograms of canabis. He will deported after serving his eight-year sentence.
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Males in Ireland ranked 10th out of 13th in a global study of men who were asked if they would pick up the check on a first date.
The survey, conducted by Parship.ie showed that 30 percent of Irish men spend not a single dime on their partner for Valentines Day.
Already the card has failed to charm Twitter commentators. One Twitter user asked whether Fine Gael were running a dirty tricks campaign against themselves. Ronan Lyons tweeted "One gets the impression the Transition year interns [16-year-olds] working on FG's social media strategy are way out of their depth".
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The brilliant former "Riverdance" Irish dancers have featured in their own McDonald's TV advertisement.
Last year Up & Over It too the world by story with their "We No Speak Americano ft. Cleary & Harding" video on YouTube (see 2nd video below). The brilliant video now has over 6 million views. The dances have now appeared on CNN, "Good Morning America" and have celebrity fans such as Perez Hilton, Ellen DeGeneres and even Justin Beiber.
The duo are certainly stretching the concept of Irish Dance to its limit and have also been described as Irish Dancers for the post-pop generation.Whatever they are we like them.
Guinness has launched their "This is Rugby Country" advert as rugby fever grips the Irish nation, with the beginning of the 2011 RBS Six Nations.
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A mockumentary “The Outlaw Concy Ryan” has landed a place on RTE’s (Ireland’s national broadcaster) Storyland competition. Previously other comic groups such as the Rubberbandits and the Hardy Bucks were given a boost by entering this competition.
The series is one of eight shortlisted out of 100 entries. The story focuses on Concy Ryan, who is already a YouTube hit.
Earlier this year the Limerick Leader newspaper spoke to the lead actor Francis Ryan. He said “My character introducing himself in his homeland of Moyhill. He doesn’t like regeneration, he thinks that everything is perfect the way it is and that nothing should change. He has hijacked the camera crew and taken them through his life and forced them to do things his way.”
More than 95 percent of emails targeted at Irish email account users contained spam, according to experts. The majority of spam messages were advertising bogus medications.
Email specialists IE performed the research which found that the U.S. was the primary source of spam emails.
The photo shows the Fine Gael leader shaking the giant guide dogs paw as he offers him an engaging smile.
The Irish Times have asked their readers to come up with suitable captions for the photo.
Here are just some of the best:
Enda Cavanagh, over the years, has won numerous awards for his images of Ireland but his photographs have now been gathered in a new book called “Exploring the Irish Landscape”.
Speaking to the Irish Independent he said “I wanted to produce a book that showed a side of Ireland that you don't see in most Irish landscape photography books…Many of them often contain just factual photos of places rather than something which really captures the heart and soul of our country.”
Most of the images are taken during winter. In the book, the 70 featured images range from a ruined old car submerged beneath Lough Easkey, County Sligo to “Man and Dog at Forty Foot” (see above) in Sandycove, Dublin.
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