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Model apologises for ‘smelly Irish’ comments

Model Vogue Williams says she is amazed at the controversy surrounding her comments on a TV show in which she referred to the “smelly Irish”. Williams, who is Irish herself, made the remark during a documentary about the Australian TV soap Home and Away. While filming at Summer Bay near …

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Model causes outrage over ‘smelly Irish’ comment

Irish supermodel Vogue Williams, has angered many of her compatriots by reportedly describing them as the “smelly Irish” during a TV show. The model, who’s married to pop star Brian McFadden of Westlife, made the comment in an RTE documentary about the Australian soap, Home and Away. It came as …

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‘Depressed’ monkey dies after burglary ordeal

A heartbroken animal lover has described how her pet monkey died of depression after being thrown into the boot of a car by a thief. Alvin, the South American marmoset, was taken by Paul Murtagh when he burgled a home in Co Kildare. Murtagh threw Alvin into the boot of …

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What are your kids planning on Facebook?

Parents in Ireland have been warned that they need to be more aware of their teenagers’ activities on Facebook and Twitter following a ‘Project X’ style party in Cloyne, East Cork. The party ended with police being called in to take back control after an overwhelming amount of people attended …

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Motion to abolish strict censorship laws

Ireland’s strict system of censorship of books that has banned such leading literary figures as John Steinbeck and D H Lawrence may finally be coming to an end. Irish Republican party, Fianna Fáil have proposed that the Irish Republic’s Censorship of Publications Board be abolished. Fianna Fáil see the board …

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Boost for Belfast from Game of Thrones

Belfast has received a welcome injection of cash, from the unexpected source of popular TV series Game of Thrones. The HBO production is filmed in Co Antrim, and as a result even more tourists have been attracted to Belfast. The producers felt that the county’s stunning scenery was the perfect …

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Government under fire for encouraging emigration

Ireland’s government has come under fire for actively encouraging emigration of skilled workers. The Department of Social Protection send out letters to the unemployed advertising vacancies across Europe, and many jobseekers are taking up the roles abroad. So far this year 82 people left for sales positions at Disneyland Paris …

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Car giant faces Twitter backlash after sexist ad

An advert by car makers Skoda has been branded sexist and provoked an angry response from Twitter users. The advert, which was published in the Irish Independent today, shows a groom weighing up his options on his wedding day. Option A is to keep his wife-to-be, option B is to …

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Gold found on Emerald Isle

Ireland has potentially become one of the world’s most fruitful sources of gold after a recent discovery in Co Monaghan. Experts tested in the Clontibret area and found that the ground could yield up to 50,000 ounces of gold per year, worth around €70m. The news will come as quite …

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