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Football fans encouraged to take farmyard animals to game Geese, pigs, cows and llamas are among the livestock that will be welcome when Austin Bold take on Phoenix Rising in the US. (Lunja/Getty) Football fans in America will have a chance to take their farmyard animals to a match. Austin Bold, who play in the second-tier USL Championship, are holding a Farmer in...
Isil bride was in 'morality police' Begum 'joined the ranks of Isil's all-female brutal police squad' SHARIA LAW: Women of the Khansaa brigade — Isil’s female enforcers Shamima Begum, the east London schoolgirl who fled to Syria, served in the Islamic State's "morality police" and also tried to recruit other young women to join the jihadist group, well-placed sources have told reporters. She...
John Delaney tells friends he will 'step down' from FAI role as speculation mounts over his future Former chief executive John Delaney (centre) and the rest of the FAI board will have to answer to Sport Ireland and the ODCE over funding questions John Delaney has told friends that he will be stepping down from his position as FAI Executive Vice...
Doctor finds four live bees inside woman's eye feasting on her tears   Ms He said she had been pulling out weeds while tending a relative’s grave when she felt something fly into her eye. Stock image A TAIWANESE woman who suffered what she believed to be a sudden and severe eye infection discovered she was unwittingly hosting four bees which had...
FAI taking 'urgent steps' to address governance issues as speculation mounts over Delaney's future Oireachtas committee appearance: John Delaney leaves Leinster House. PHOTO: COLIN O’RIORDAN The Football Association of Ireland has issued a further statement as speculation mounts over the future of Executive Vice President and former CEO, John Delaney. In relation to the queries raised during Wednesday’s Oireachtas Committee for Tourism,...
Tipp top victory for Beryl Paddy at Angus show Bull takes Reserve Championship back to a new home after topping prices at Kilmallock Mart, reports Martin Ryan Beryl Paddy, Reserve Champion and price topper at the Munster Branch Irish Angus Bull Show and Sale at Kilmallock on Saturday which sold for €4,200, with Gerard Hogan, Comea, Kilfeacle, Co Tipperary, exhibitor, Joe...
Tom Staunton: 'Learning the lessons from another lambing season' As the lambing season comes to a close for us with the Lanark type ewe lambs and some Blackface ewes still to lamb, it's a good time to reflect on the ups and downs of this year's lambing. The weather is one positive to take. A good winter left more grass for...
Kevin Doyle: ''Nosy neighbour' Leo now UK's best hope as it bids to get delay'   Michel Barnier (left), the EU's Chief Brexit Negotiator, meets with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at Government Buildings in Dublin for talks. Photo: PA They've called him an 'air head' and routinely seen him as a 'nosy neighbour', but today Leo Varadkar is the UK's best hope of...
KBC sells €260m legacy corporate loan portfolio to Bank of Ireland Bank of Ireland's Gavin Kelly said the acquisition "strengthens" its portfolio KBC Bank Ireland has sold its legacy corporate loan portfolio to Bank of Ireland. The portfolio is valued at roughly €260m. The sale will have a negligible impact on KBC Group’s profit and loss and capital ratio. Prior to closing of the...
Bairbre Power... Out and about   Cliodhna Prendergast and Imen McDonnell. Photo: Dora KazmierakPharmacist Laura Dowling (left), pictured with Denise Cantwell, Avène Territory Manager. Photo: Leon FarrellThe Seedlip teamBreege O'Donoghue and Mary Lambkin at the UCD Business Alumni Awards. Photo: Kieran Harnett I've always said there is nothing like having your dinner served up to you and when it comes from the...

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