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Aldi (Ireland)to open 20 new stores in €100m grocery expansion plan

Chain’s investment aims to put a store within reach of every shopper and create 400 jobs

Discount retailer Aldi plans to invest €100m in Ireland over the next three years as it seeks to increase its footprint. 394 more words


There I am in the paper #8

This weeks article in The Examiner’s Feelgood supplement…and yes it’s a true story!

Help! It’s that time of year when the world goes shopping mad. Sadly, in order to receive presents myself I must shop for others, including my children who demand more than a gift voucher. 623 more words


David Moran the legend

I met David Moran, the Kerry midfielder in Tralee the other day…

What an absolute beast of a legend and a gent of a man. 39 more words


the mind bending power of slow legislation

For anyone who has ever seen or let a marijuana plant grow in or near them or who has witnessed its effects will understand the complexity that surrounds this mysterious being….A wonderworld of effects similar to anything Wonka could produce in Kids now in Ireland being considered legal….for medical use of course….Legislation is stiff when it comes to recreation…you must be sick to reap the nectar of medicine…..sick… 118 more words

The Cutts

Coleraine, N.Ireland 25/11/2016. Mist rises over the Cutts at Castleroe, as the sun begins to rise over the River Bann. Temperatures dropped to as much as -7 degrees overnight, causing widespread frost and fog.


My favourites #4

Here is number 4 in my list of five favourite posts I’ve written (inspired by Kate takes 5). This post was written at a time of great hope. 725 more words


Thursday Doors

There’s a flavour of New England with my Thursday Doors post this week – but from Ireland. This is the only shot I managed to get of an unusual group of houses, as we drove past on a bus tour of  Cork city. 199 more words