Irish Snack giant Tayto have released a video of a thrilling rollercoaster ride that is currently under construction in Kilbrew, Co Meath.
The Cú Chulainn Coaster will take pride of place at ‘Tayto Park’ and is set to be the largest inverted wooden rollercoaster in Europe.
The Irish government will review its law on smacking children after the Council of Europe ruled that the lack of a clear ban is a violation to children’s rights.
The use of violence as a means of discipline has been outlawed in Irish homes for nearly 15 years, but currently parents can still defend their actions as “reasonable chastisement” if they were to appear in court.
The Council of Europe has ruled that the loophole in the Irish system breaches the European Social Charter, whose signatories promise to “protect children and young persons against negligence, violence or exploitation”.
A 400-year-old castle in Co Cork that was once the home of a famous fraudster has gone on sale and can by yours for €2.5m.
Anybody willing to part with that sort of cash could be in for a treat as the Tudor style Carrigrohane Castle is still standing tall and comes with 16 acres of private land.