VIEWPOINTS

Residents of Monaghan village driven to distraction by prolonged road closure

For the past six months, since pillars collapsed at a mine and caused subsidence and created sinkholes, the people of Drumgossatt have had to use a narrow, one-way boreen to go to work, to school, and to shops. They are not convinced their main access road will reopen anytime soon, says Caroline O’Doherty.

LIFESTYLE

Appliance of science: Why does your stomach rumble?

Some say it’s a sign of hunger or an upset stomach, but regardless of what causes it, we are all familiar with the odd sounds our stomachs can make, writes Dr Naomi Lavelle.