Category Archives: Ireland

A doctor plans his retirement; a village fears its future

The Irish Times reports that the retirement of a doctor leaves one village unsure what will happen to it. “Not only the elderly need a doctor, not only our pharmacy needs a doctor in order to stay open, not only … Continue reading

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Entire soccer team declares free agency

RTE has the story. “In those circumstances, and in view of the fact that the current transfer window closes on 31st July, we as players feel we must be afforded the opportunity to gain secure employment elsewhere, and it is … Continue reading

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He was a (Red) Devil. Now he’s a priest.

RTE has the story. He was made a deacon in the Dominican Order at an ordination at St Saviour’s church in north Dublin at the weekend. He was joined by friends and well-wishers at tonight’s Mass, just a few miles … Continue reading

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“Fearless” Irish soccer star McBride laid to rest

The Irish Independent captures the raw emotion still evident in Derry, where popular Irish soccer player Ryan McBride was laid to rest. Flowers in the hearse said “Captain” and depicted his number 5 jersey. Ryan’s team-mates formed a guard of … Continue reading

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Economic uncertainty for journalists a story in the U.S. and in Ireland

The Independent reports that Ireland’s national broadcaster, RTE, is grappling with economic pressures common to almost all journalism agencies. The news comes as it has emerged that up to 300 jobs may be lost over the next two years at RTÉ … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Irish soccer player McBride dead

The Irish Times has the details, which are still scarce. The 27-year-old centre back, who resides in the shadow of Brandywell Stadium, is understood to have been found dead in his bedroom earlier Sunday evening. The cause of death is … Continue reading

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If someone called you stubborn but creative…

…how would you react? Let’s find out where this issue is being discussed.  

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