The Dutch Embassy, rather than plead diplomatic immunity on behalf of one of its official drivers involved in a road accident in Dublin, has settled €60,000 claims on behalf of two cousins injured in the collision.
A FEW weeks ago I got a letter from a regular reader from County Kerry — a busy ‘working’ mum, who tells me that she loves many of my simple recipes but complained that of late, the recipes were a bit ‘cheffy’ and not for the average working family with ravenously hungry teenagers returning home from college: “They want plenty of delicious, home-cooked meals, not tiny exotic dishes.”
CELEBRITY chef Neven Maguire was the first boy in his school in Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim, to do home economics. He is reminiscing about those days with his teacher Mairead McMorrow — “she was an inspiration” — who, in turn, is clearly proud of her famous student.
A mother who has walked over 200kms from Cork and Dublin in a desperate bid to secure medicinal cannabis for her seriously ill daughter has vowed this evening to camp outside the Dáil until the law is changed.