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Superfood – What's on your child's plate?

Children with fruit and veg

Just when you’d managed to get the kids eating their five-a-day fruit and veg, and cutting down on saturated fat, a new book is claiming that’s not quite the right way to go. A trio of experts insist that while vegetables are indeed good for kids, fruit should only be …

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Lisa McInerney wins Bailey's Prize with debut novel

Irish author Lisa McInerney has claimed the prestigious Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction for her debut novel. The Glorious Heresies beat nominees including fellow Irish writer and Man Booker winner Anne Enright’s The Green Road and Cynthia Bond’s debut Ruby, which was championed by Oprah Winfrey, to the £30,000 prize.

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Irish farmers urge UK connections to vote to remain in EU

Irish farmers have weighed into the Brexit debate by urging their friends and relatives in the UK to vote to remain in the EU. Agriculture leaders said the stakes are highest for their sector with food trade across the Irish Sea and into Northern Ireland worth 4.4 billion euro a …

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Scots-Irish business network group being launched

A new organisation aimed at bringing together businesses in Scotland and Ireland is set to launch today. Founders of the Irish Business Network Scotland said it is being set up at a time when trade between the two countries has reached unprecedented levels.

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'Many opportunities open' as tens of thousands sit exams

Education Minister Richard Bruton has told the tens of thousands of school pupils sitting state exams to remember there are alternative ways towards achieving rewarding careers. Almost 60,000 students are entered for the Leaving Certificate, including the vocational programme and the Applied course and a nother 60,652 younger students will …

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Revenue reveals million euro-plus tax settlements

Three businessmen have made settlements of more than a million euro with tax inspectors The largest sum detailed in the latest Defaulters List was paid out by Michael Murphy, a company director from Highfield Road in Rathgar, Dublin, after he was investigated over offshore assets.

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