There’s your ideal shopping, and then there’s the shopping you sometimes have to do. I think it’s important that people don’t beat themselves up. Even the most informed of us and the best-intentioned end up in a supermarket at ten o’clock at night and that’s ok; we’re all busy.
Lauren Ferris had a rib and a disc removed and three rods inserted, held in place by 19 screws, to correct the curve in her spine that suddenly appeared last year, putting an end her twin loves of dancing and karate.
Getting hot under the collars of their tunics and neckerchiefs were 27 young chefs from second-level schools throughout Munster, bound by their passion for food and their ambition to take part in the 2016/17 Flogas Ireland and Fáilte Ireland Apprentice Chef Programme.
A five-year-old girl who suffered stress and psychological abuse when she attended a creche, which figured in an RTÉ exposé about the mistreatment of children, has been awarded €17,500 compensation in the Circuit Civil Court.