Tayto, Hunky Dory’s, Perri & King No Longer Irish
The founder of the Meath-based Largo Foods, has agreed to sell his last shares in the company that owns Tayto, Hunky Dory, Perri and King crisps..
Ray Coyle will remain as chairman of Largo Foods until 2017 at least, but it has been confirmed he will sell his 25pc stake in Largo to Germany’s Intersnack, which has the right to buy his shares as part of the deal which gave it majority control of the group nine years ago.Read
Prayers have been said for drowned honeymooners John and Lynette Rodgers in Co Down
Prayers have been said for honeymooners John and Lynette Rodgers at the church where they exchanged wedding vows little over a week ago.
Assistant minister Stephen Lowry said the congregation at First Holywood Presbyterian had been plunged into “intensive grief”. Speaking in front of almost 200 parishioners, many of whom knew the 26-year-old bride since she was a child, the minister told of their immense heartache at a “terrible loss”.Read
Ireland men’s hockey team qualify for Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Ireland men’s hockey team have qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after Australia beat New Zealand 3-2 in the Oceania Cup final on Sunday.
Australia’s success left a place for Ireland as the team who ranked highest at the Hockey World League semi-finals in July, who had not already qualified. Ireland finished fifth at the Antwerp event and are the 11th team to qualify.Read
WATCH: Nathan Carter’s rather awkward slip-up on The Late Late last night
Country and Irish singer Nathan Carter was left more than a little red-faced on The Late Late Show last night. The 25-year-old singer had a slip of the tongue that took the minds of everyone to an alternative musing while discussing his career and how he got to where he is.Read
Medics are asking for a national emergency to be declared in hospitals
Medics are calling on the Government to declare a national emergency in our hospitals.
The Irish Medical Organisation is accusing the Coalition of showing more concern over the emigration of boxing coach Billy Walsh than a generation of emigrating doctors.Read
Irish Special Forces win international sniper competition
The Irish Special Forces unit with the Defence Force has won an international sniper competition in the United States. The Army Ranger Wing won both the international and overall categories in the United States Sniper Competition in Fort Benning, Georgia.Read
Man Utd Star To Sue Over Look-A-Like Nazi Doll
A Chinese toy manufacturer is being sued by Germany’s football captain Bastian Schweinsteiger after it produced a look-a-like doll dressed in a Nazi uniform. The Manchester United […]Read
Elderly bus driver killed after road crash in Ardmore, Co Waterford
Tributes have been made to a bus driver who was killed after a crash in Co Waterford on Tuesday night. Seamus McCarthy, in his 70s, died after an accident on the N25 at Grange, Ardmore at around 10.10pm.Read
A young boy is recovering in hospital after being ‘mauled by vicious dog’ in Waterford city
An 8 year old boy underwent surgery after being attacked by a dog that was roaming in Waterford city Monday evening. The boy was rushed to University Hospital Waterford after being set upon by a black and white collie in the Gracedieu area of the city after 6pm.Read
The first blocks of the new Gaelscoil Philib Barun were laid Monday
The first blocks for the new eight classroom Gaelscoil Philib Barun at Crobally Upper, in Tramore were laid Monday, after a 30 year wait for a permanent home.Read