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23 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

Cheers as Bush returns to stage

Kate Bush fan and ticket-holder John O'Connor, who has travelled from Cork, Ireland, arriving early at the Hammersmith Apollo, London, for the singer's Before the Dawn concert.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Kate Bush, Ireland, World News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

New Urban Legends

Killer Toilet Spider Warning

His wife Jeanne insists that his death was the result of a spider bite he got last year - and her description matches that of the deadly redback, which is one of the few spiders that can be seriously harmful to humans.


Related Topix: Ireland, World News, Entomology, Science

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Star

Redback spider bite kills dad of five Ireland

John Francis Kennedy, who went by the nickname 'JFK', suffered horrifying injuries as a result of the bite, and died last month from massive internal bleeding.


Related Topix: Ireland, World News

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Ancient Statues Appear to Take Selfies at Ireland Art Gallery

A Reddit user creates a photo series using unique angles to make the art pieces seem like their own photographer It doesn't look like the selfie craze is going away any time soon since people are still constantly thinking up new ways of creating their own version or interpretation of a selfie.


Related Topix: Ireland, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Liam Casey AKA Mr. China Will Join Us At Disrupt SF

I am personally pleased to announce that Mr. China himself, Liam Casey , will appear on our TechCrunch Disrupt stage to talk about the rising tide for hardware startups.


Related Topix: Ireland, World News

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Early Pregnancy Prediction of Preeclampsia in Nulliparous Women,...

From the Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland ; Department of Biochemistry, Otago School of Medical Sciences, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand ; Division of Women's Health, Women's Health Academic Centre, King's College London and ... (more)


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Ireland, Biochemistry, Biology, Science, New Zealand, Health, Women's Health, Essex County, England, Greater London County, England


in the Kitchen with: Lynches Pub & Grub

This week we went in the kitchen at Lynches Pub & Grub with owners Chris and Ethna Lynch as they prepare traditional Irish lamb stew.


Related Topix: Ireland, World News, Longboat Key, FL, Life, Food, Recipes

Tue Aug 12, 2014


Ancient Statues Pose for Selfies

Selfie-ification of Agesandros and Poloydoros Athendoros, "Laocoon and his Sons" , plaster, 240 x 141 x 83cm It's one thing to take a #museumselfie with a work of art, as if to say, "yes, I was here with this artwork" or "yes, here is my reflection in the surface of this piece."


Related Topix: Ireland, World News

Mon Aug 11, 2014


Photographer Creates Hilarious Statue Selfies With Clever Use of His Camera

Yes, we're all pretty sick of selfies but one clever photographer has created a hilarious photo series that appears to show ancient statues taking these now ubiquitous digital self portraits.


Related Topix: Ireland, World News

Leading Irish garda dies in the Seychelles

Retired Superintendent Liam Hogan died from a suspected heart attack in the Indian Ocean nation where he had been working over recent years.


Related Topix: Seychelles, World News, Africa, Ireland, Europe,

Hartlepool Mail

Granddad was Somme hero

It is only in the last five years that Robert Findlay, now 77, has found out that his grandfather from West Hartlepool fought and died in the First World War.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England, Ireland,

Super festivals make splash between downpours

Music could be heard across the county from Cropredy, near Banbury, to the Wilderness Festival at Cornbury Park, near Charlbury and Supernormal, near Wallingford.


Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Weather, Ireland, World News

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Supermoon 2014: Recap as rare spectacle lights up night skies around the world

All the best pictures of the meteors and the supermoon, which was up to 14% bigger and 30% brighter than usual Sunday is the night the moon is full, and coincidentally, it will also have reached the point in its orbit that is closest to the Earth, known as "perigee".


Related Topix: Ireland, World News

Sat Aug 09, 2014

GAA community gathers to mourn Maureen Cooper

Kerry footballer Colm 'Gooch' Cooper, back left, helps carry the remains of of his mother Maureen, at her removal from O'Shea's funeral home in Killarney on Friday evening.


Related Topix: Ireland, Europe, World News,

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Beach closures forecast as Hurricane Bertha sparks pollution fears

The O'Leary family from Blarney, Co Cork on Garryvoe Beach yesterday, which was closed because of effluent in the water Widespread beach closures are feared next week due to a spike in sea bacterial levels caused by heavy rainfall predicted from the remnants of Hurricane Bertha.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Bertha, Ireland, World News, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Europe


Why Charles Manson fascinates many

Inside the Charles Manson room at the Museum of Death in Hollywood, Anne Forde looks at crime scene photos from the 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Ireland, World News, Prison

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Resource Investing News

Gondwana Oil Corp. Acquires Berehaven Copper Mines

Gondwana Oil Corp. has entered a letter of intent in order to acquire an 80 percent interest in the Berehaven Copper Mines from Westcork Copper Mining Company.


Related Topix: Ireland, World News

Cape Gazette

Siobh n's Irish Fire Logs now available in Cape Region

Owners Dan McQuade and Jane Howitt display a sampling of Siobhan's Irish Fire Logs now available at Tomato Sunshine and Windsor Florists in Rehoboth.


Related Topix: Wildfire, Fire, Natural Disasters, Ireland, World News

Bear did you go? Little girl's appeal to trace missing teddy sparks online campaign

Four-year-old Clodagh Parker, from County Cork, Ireland, is asking for help to find her best friend 'Pink Teddy' after he was left in a zoo toilet last weekend? Four-year-old Clodagh's favourite toy went missing at Dublin Zoo , Ireland, at the weekend and now Lorraine and Darragh Parker are trying to get it back.


Related Topix: Ireland, World News, Weird

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Pharmaceutical Online

FDA OKs Hovion API Plant Inspection

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration revealed the results of its inspection this month of the drug manufacturing and processing plants for international company Hovione.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Ireland, World News