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Cork gardener on Chelsea Flower Show gold-medal winning team

Cork gardener on Chelsea Flower Show gold-medal winning team

A top Irish gardener has spoken of her delight at being part of the team whose rewilding garden design, inspired by nature’s eco-engineers, the beaver, has won gold at the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show.Valerie Keating Bond, from Cork, worked with the team headed by landscape designers Adam Hunt and Lulu Urquhart, to build their…

Affordable ‘going concern’ businesses up for grabs in Bandon and Midleton

Affordable ‘going concern’ businesses up for grabs in Bandon and Midleton

Three well-known Co Cork businesses — including the only pub on Bandon’s main street and two in Midleton — are up for sale, after over 100 years trading between them.Cheapest of the trio is the O’Donovan Bar, at 91 South Main Street, in the Co Cork market town of Bandon.It’s a central, three-storey 285 sq…

Irish parents living in US tell of their fear after latest shooting spree

Irish parents living in US tell of their fear after latest shooting spree

Irish parents raising their children in the US have expressed their fear and anger in the wake of yet another mass shooting in which 19 children were killed at a Texas elementary school.Ger Shivnan, originally from Roscommon, has been living in America for the past decade. Now based in Manhattan, his two children, Tom (8)…

Man, 40s, arrested following €2.8m cannabis seizure in Rosslare 

Man, 40s, arrested following €2.8m cannabis seizure in Rosslare 

A Revenue spokesperson said its investigations are ongoing The drugs packages uncovered by Revenue officials. Picture: RevenueWed, 25 May, 2022 – 20:06One man has been arrested following the seizure of €2.8m worth of cannabis at Rosslare Europort this afternoon.The drugs were uncovered when, as part of routine profiling, Revenue officers stopped and searched a Spanish-registered…