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Louise Kennedy, 34, from Co Wicklow, has a degree in history and politics as well as veterinary science and underwent a mandatory English proficiency test in Australia in order to seek permanent residency there.
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) was forced to close nine food businesses during the month of July.
A man who embarked on a risky Cork Harbour swimming stunt in his underwear for a bet ignored requests to stop, wasted emergency service time, and delayed the passage of two ships.
The incursions of the People’s Republic into neighbouring states has backfired in an embarrassing standoff with India in the Himalayas, says Brahma Chellaney.
Donald Trump has threatened North Korea with "fire and fury like the world has never seen" after suggestions the reclusive communist state has cleared a final hurdle to being able to strike the United States with a nuclear missile.
Six people have been injured after a vehicle slammed into soldiers guarding a Paris suburb, French police said.
Residents in north Dublin have raised fire safety concerns regarding the height of a 16-storey building that Gerry Gannon wants to build at Clongriffin.
Galway hurling captain David Burke has identified Cork as slight favourites to join the Tribesmen in the All-Ireland hurling final, a comment that will inevitably be stored for motivation in Waterford.
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As shamanism grows in popularity, Rita de Brún tries a session with Irish practioners of the ancient practice
A performance of Messiah, 275 years after the famous oratorio made its debut in this country, will be one of the highlights of Kilkenny Arts Festival, writes Cathy Desmond.
A Cork nightclub hilariously helped a girl who suffered a major wardrobe malfunction on the dancefloor
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