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Irish whiskey enjoying a global recovery

Irish whiskey enjoying a global recovery. Photo copyright Cafeirlandais CC2.5

Irish whiskey is well on its way to making a big come back after years in the shadows of its Scottish counterpart. An ever increasing number of young people are taking to the drink, prompting businesses to open new distilleries across the country.

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Cat’s duckling children all grown up

Cat mothering three ducklings

Three lucky ducklings who were raised by a cat on a farm in Clara Co Offaly have now grown up but are still good friends with their foster family. The ducks were born on a farm ran by Ronan and Emma Lally. The couple had an impressive collection of animals …

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Derry cleric says priests should be allowed to marry

Derry cleric Fr Paddy O’Kane has called on the Catholic Church to allow priests to marry

A cleric in Derry has argued that the Catholic Church should give priests the option to get married and consider allowing women to become priests. Fr Paddy O’Kane also said that despite enjoying a ‘good life’ during his 45-year career, his celibacy led to loneliness and has caused him to …

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Whole family kicks off this wedding party with an Irish jig

Whole family kicks off this wedding party with an Irish jig

A bride and groom kicked off their wedding party in style with a spontaneous bit of Irish dancing alongside their family and friends. Leanne and John Malloy had tied the knot in exotic setting of the Algarve, Portugal in 2019, but wanted to start their wedding reception with an Irish …

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