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Facebook helps reunite homeless man with family for Christmas after 12 years apart

A homeless man will be spending Christmas with his family for the first time in 12 years after a Facebook appeal helped reunite them.

George Cunningham, who is living rough in Cork, Republic of Ireland, can look forward to a meal with his sister Sheelagh and his ill mother thanks to photographer Lee Furlong. 175 more words


Jack reblogged this on Universal Journal Review.

Missing the cottage... yes more about Ireland ;p

When you live in a European island which is famed for its sun and beaches, where 9 months out of 12 you are sweating in the too-warm temperatures while wearing a sleeveless top and flip flops, and where it has only snowed a couple of times (literally) in the historical memory of the place, going on holiday somewhere in the mountains where the temperature habitually varies between -1.5 and 3.5 degrees celsius on a good day IS A BIG DEAL. 468 more words


Back from Silence - The Cliffs of Moher in IRELAND

Naughty naughty me! I haven’t posted anything in around two weeks! Guilty as charged. In my defense, I really did have A LOT going on. Things like a ten-day holiday in Southern Ireland (with crappy wi-fi) and my bday too :) 192 more words


Brain-dead woman 'being kept alive against family's wishes because she's pregnant'

A brain-dead pregnant woman is being kept alive against her parents’ wishes because the law in the Republic of Ireland requires doctors to defend the right to life of her 17-week-old foetus. 220 more words


Glendalough Days

Last weekend I headed down to a beautiful valley in the Republic of Ireland called Glendalough, outside of a town called Wicklow. This is the first year in awhile that they’ve been able to do this particular trip as people are starting to gear up for finals and are experiencing a lack of mountaineering hustle. 344 more words

Thousands take to the streets as anger at Irish water charges trends online

Thousands of Irish people have taken to the streets and to the internet to express their anger at the introduction of new water charges in the country. 203 more words


Everton to Open Talks with McCarthy

Everton are ready to open talks with James McCarthy over a new contract according to ESPN. 

McCarthy signed what was described as a long-term contract when he made the move to Goodison Park from Wigan on the final day of the summer 2013 transfer window. 150 more words

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