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Pest controllers warn Irish of ‘Giant rat’ invasion

A Dublin family were given the fright of their lives when they discovered a monster 24 inch rat living in their home. Grace and Ian Walters were horrified when the pest control experts revealed that the culprit for scratching noises they kept hearing from their loft, was a giant rodent, …

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Irish scientist breakthrough in eye treatment

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Researchers at Trinity College Dublin claim to have made a breakthrough which could pave the way for a new treatment for a type of eye disease. People suffering from Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) can go blind as the condition worsens. It is a common cause of blindness among elderly people …

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Tragic teen dies after phone call from her idol

Dublin teenager Triona Priestley died peacefully in hospital yesterday, moments after her idol Ed Sheeran had sang to her down the phone. Triona suffered from Cystic Fibrosis, and in the last few weeks of her life she became weaker and weaker as the doctors confirmed she had little hope of …

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Irish writer’s novel made into film in his hometown

Irish writer Colm Tóibín is delighted that the new movie based on his book is being shot in his hometown of Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. It is like the wheel has turned full circle for Tóibín, whose novel Brooklyn has been adapted by Nick Hornby for the silver screen. Tóibín was …

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Colin Farrell enjoying life after drink

Colin Farrell. Photo Copyright - Tabercil CC2

Irish film star Colin Farrell has spoken about how he is now enjoying the quiet life after quitting drinking eight years ago. The Phone Booth star has admitted in the past that he was a party animal in his younger days, often going on drug and alcohol fuelled benders that …

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Slainte – British monarchy posts tweet in Irish

Tweet from the British monarchy

The British monarchy have posted a tweet in Irish ahead of Irish President Michael D Higgins’ historic visit to the UK. The tweet contained a link a blog post on the Irish President’s website detailing his forthcoming visit to the UK. President Higgins will become the first ever Irish head …

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