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Irish potato crop is changing lives in drought-prone Ethiopia

Irish potato crop is changing lives in drought-prone Ethiopia. Photo copyright Jennifer Nolan Concern Worldwide

The Irish potato is supporting communities in a region of Ethiopia so high above sea level that other crops are failing. Humanitarian organisation Concern Worldwide introduced the potato to four districts in the drought-prone highland regions of South Wollo in 2007. Despte the harsh conditions 3,000 metres above sea level, …

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Alcohol education is helping deter kids from drinking

Alcohol education is helping deter kids from drinking

Nearly half of junior cycle students in Ireland say they have ‘no intention of drinking’ following their alcohol education lessons at school. Although Ireland has a reputation as a heavy drinking nation, we are actually not amongst the worst offenders when it comes to excessive binging throughout Europe.

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Take a look inside this beautiful Co Wexford thatched cottage

Knocknasillouge

A beautiful thatched cottage with sea views in Co Wexford has gone on the market for €368,000. Knocknasillouge, Blackwater, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford is a large two storey Thatched Farmhouse style property in excellent condition. The property is in a great location. As well as wonderful sea views, it is situated …

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