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Farrell haunted by turning a fan on to drugs

Colin Farrell haunted by turning a fan on to drugs. Photo copyright Tony Shek CC3

Hollywood star Colin Farrell has spoken of his regret that an interview in which he admitted taking heroin later influenced one of his fans to start taking drugs. In 2004, Farrell told Playboy magazine that he had taken heroin, saying: “it seemed like a good idea at the time”.

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Irish politician issues apology to Santa Claus

Irish politician Jim Daly has issues a statement apologising to Santa Claus, after foolishly questioning his existence during a heated debate in the Dáil. Daly mocked a proposal on the Anglo bond repayments from his rivals, saying it was comparable to a wish list sent to Santa. He said: “Dear …

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Campaign to get kids playing outdoors

Health officials in Ireland have launched a campaign to try and get children away from their computers and TV screens and playing outside. Project Wild Network is a series of outdoor events and activities across Ireland. Almost 400 organisations, including Playgroups and the NHS will take part in the scheme. …

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David Beckham’s love for Ireland

Former soccer star David Beckham has spoken warmly of his love for Ireland and has also revealed why he believes his former team mate Roy Keane will do a great job as Republic of Ireland assistant manager. In an interview with Glenda Gilson of TV3, Beckham said that not only …

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Irish ‘slave woman’ is the daughter of WW2 hero

An Irish woman who has allegedly been held as a slave in a house in London for the past 30 years is the daughter of a World War II hero code breaker.   Josephine Herivel was rescued by police last week after claiming she and two other women were being …

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Maureen O’Hara ‘bullied and beaten’ by 2nd husband

Maureen O’Hara ‘bullied and beaten’ by 2nd husband

Irish actress Maureen O’Hara enchanted millions in a string of successful Hollywood movies such as Miracle on 34th Street and How Green Was My Valley. She is perhaps best remembered for her starring role alongside John Wayne in The Quiet Man, a film that has acquired an army of fans …

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