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O’Carroll reveals dream guest Michelle Obama almost appeared on All Round Mrs Brown’s

O’Carroll reveals dream guest Michelle Obama almost appeared on All Round Mrs Brown’s

Irish funnyman Brendan O’Carroll has revealed he came incredibly close to getting his dream guest on to his All Round Mrs Brown’s chat show – Michelle Obama. The Dublin star explained the former First Lady was in the UK promoting her book last year and his team did all they …

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Strangers at the station teen musicians invited to perform on TV

Strangers at the station teen musicians invited to perform on TV

Two talented musicians that captured the hearts of the nation after singing a beautiful duet at a piano in an Irish rail station have been reunited to perform again on television. Piano player Darragh Smith was sat at the ivories at Connolly Station last week playing Christina Aguilera’s Say Something.

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Marriage stresses women out more than raising kids

Marriage stresses women out more than raising kids

Keeping their marriage on track is a greater source of stress for women than raising their children according to a recent study. The research was carried out by a team at the University of Padova and they found that making a marriage work is twice as stressful as raising kids.

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Singing Dublin barman is melting hearts all over the world

Singing Dublin barman is melting hearts all over the world

The patrons of a Dublin pub were treated to some unexpected house entertainment when the young barman sang a beautiful rendition of the classic Irish folk song The Rare Ould Times. The Celt Bar is proudly promoting the voice of their talented worker, known only as Donncha.

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Mainland Brits happy for Northern Ireland to leave UK if it meant a good Brexit deal for the rest of the country

Arlene Foster, Northern Ireland

The majority of voters in mainland Britain would be happy to see Northern Ireland leave the UK if it meant the rest of the country would get a favourable Brexit. Only 18% of the population would prefer Northern Ireland to stay in the UK over getting their preferred Brexit option.

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