Escargot Ireland, a representative group with over 60 members, has issued a warning to others considering starting a snail farming enterprise as some start-ups are reporting losses in the tens of thousands and claim to have been misled about the profitability of the sector.
Drivers across Ireland face the threat of higher motor insurance costs after a sharp rise in the number of stolen cars, with organised crime gangs using sophisticated technology for ‘ghost thefts’ of luxury motors destined for the Russian black market.
A satisfactory solution to the Killorglin contention might be to put the Sam Maguire Cup up on the Puck Fair podium for all to honour, instead of the goat. The All-Ireland trophy is back ‘home’ in The Kingdom and is on quite a tour of the county.
She can still recall the 19- year-old’s smile, captured in the last photo ever taken of her son as he headed off on his French adventure. It was the summer of 1987 when Trevor O’Keeffe went missing. That July had been a time of celebration for the Irish in France. Stephen Roche had just won the Tour de France and, in a spur of the moment decision, Trevor decided to travel the country.
Irish deputy leader Leo Varadkar has said it is important for the IRFU to listen to the people who may be excluded from playing sport, after the rugby organisation announced a decision to ban trans women from playing contact rugby.
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