We Can’t Produce Apples in Ireland So the Supermarkets Are Laden with Apples From South Africa, New Zealand and France

Our supermarkets are laden with apples from South Africa, New Zealand and France because we cannot produce good apples in Ireland. To disprove this fallacy drop into the farm shop at Con Traas’ apple farm between Cahir and Clonmel where you are surrounded by 40 acres of the finest, blemish-free apples and plums hanging heavily […]

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Derek Scally’s Report – 600 Travellers Accused of Causing Chaos on Illegal Encampment

Let’s read the news. Have a look again at Derek Scally’s report. It is just that: a report. It is not an opinion piece. It tells a sorry story about 600 Travellers, accused of causing chaos on an illegal encampment beside the Rhine, shocking the town denizens with daylight brawls, blaring music, public urination, shoplifting […]

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Scouts assist asylum-seekers adapt to life in Ireland

About 20 children seeking asylum in Ireland, who recently arrived in the country without their parents, were there to take part in an special Scouting Ireland access programme. They have heard the stories of conflict and seen the images of unrest on TV. But on a campsite in the Dublin mountains yesterday, a group of […]

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