A father-to-be has appealed for help tracking down the “bastards” who may have written off his car in a suspected hit-and-run smash just days before his partner is due to give birth to their first child.
Little House on the Prairie is not an obvious starting point for a Super 8s allegory, but of all the virtues required by those who read and write about Mayo football, tolerance of the absurd is paramount, so I urge you to endure.
So that’s Monday nearly wrapped up. Here are some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.
A mother who witnessed a boating tragedy unfold last February, which left Limerick girl Amy Mulcahy fighting for her life, has organised a ‘Pelt a Politician’ fundraiser, bucket collection, and table quiz to support the girl’s “long road to recovery”.
A seven-year-old who died of leukaemia on New Year's Eve just months after he received 10,000 birthday cards from well-wishers from all over the world has been described at his requiem mass as a "miracle child" and a "gorgeous, happy chatty little man."
The news that a documentary on Back to Black, Amy Winehouse’s seminal album, is due out next month was so exciting that I immediately started listening to her music on repeat.