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Dutch TV presenters escape prosecution for cannibalism


February 8th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Feb 8 (IANS) Two Dutch TV presenters, who had pieces of their flesh surgically removed, cooked and ate them too during a programme, have been told that they ... Read more...

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Bog butter found in underground store in Ireland could be from Iron Age


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 3 (ANI): A wooden vessel containing bog butter, thought to be 5,000 years old, dating from the Iron Age, was found buried in an underground store in Ireland.Joe Clancy ... Read more...

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Gallagher’s second album with ‘Beady Eyes’


April 25th, 2011 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Singer Liam Gallagher is planning to release a second album with his new band Beady Eye by the end of this year, since the rocker doesn't ... Read more...

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Irish beer Guinness does not travel well: Study


March 18th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A new study has suggested that famous Irish beer Guinness does not travel well, as it loses most of its appearance, flavour and aftertaste after being exported to ... Read more...

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Brian Cowen steps down as Irish PM


February 1st, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN, IRELAND (BNO NEWS) -- Brian Cowen on Monday night announced the end of his 27-year political career as well as stepping down as Ireland's Prime Minister, the Irish Times reported on ... Read more...

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European airports struggle to clear flight backlog


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Airports across Europe are struggling to help thousands of stranded passengers after severe weather paralysed the continent's transport network in the past few days.Freezing temperatures, snow and ... Read more...

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Spanish gay protesters greet Pope with massive ‘kiss-in’


November 8th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 08 (ANI): As many as 200 gay men and women staged a massive make-out session in front of the Pope in Barcelona.The Pope was on his way to ... Read more...

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Spain lauded, Dutch castigated for ‘brutal’ World Cup final


July 12th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 12 (DPA) The world's press Monday saluted Spain for their first ever World Cup title while the Dutch opponents in Sunday's final were criticized for their rough play. "Spain's exquisite movement ... Read more...

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Now, second aid ship heading towards Gaza


June 4th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June.4 (ANI): A group of pro-Palestinian activists, including a Nobel Peace laureate from Northern Ireland, are aboard an aid ship heading for the Gaza Strip, and they expect to arrive there ... Read more...

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Prince settles lawsuit over cancelled concert


February 27th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): American singer Prince has settled a lawsuit over a cancelled concert in Ireland.Prince, 51, was hit with a 1.5 million pound suit after he reportedly pulled out of ... Read more...

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Archaeologists find evidence of lavish lifestyle enjoyed by medieval Irish monk


February 16th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Dublin, Feb 16 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered new evidence of the lavish lifestyle enjoyed by a medieval Irish monk, which is a stark contrast to the perception of "the simple life" of ... Read more...

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4,000-year-old arrowhead found in Irish site


September 17th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Dublin, September 17 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a 4,000-year-old arrowhead in the Burren, in Ireland, which is evidence of what could be the oldest habitation site in the region.According to a report ... Read more...

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Booker judges slammed over ‘Brits-only shortlist’


September 10th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Sep 10 (IANS) The Man Booker Prize has come under fire for "tokenism" after five books announced in a shortlist of six this week turned out to be ... Read more...

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Archaeological dig reveals secrets of ‘green’ monks


August 5th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Dublin, August 5 (ANI): An archaeological dig has unearthed evidence about a monastic order with a "green agenda" in medieval County Meath in Ireland, where a group of monks dependent on handouts ... Read more...

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New evidence indicates human presence in Ireland’s Corrib 9,000 yrs ago


June 8th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Dublin, June 8 (ANI): An archaeologist has said that a number of significant finds in the Corrib catchment area in Ireland suggests a large human presence in the region 9,000 years ago.According ... Read more...

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Real IRA claims attack on Northern Ireland army base


March 9th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (DPA) The Real IRA, a dissident splinter group of the Irish Republican Army, has claimed responsibility for an attack on an army barracks in Northern Ireland that killed two ... Read more...

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Remains of teenage girl from about 2500 BC found in Ireland


September 11th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Dublin, September 11 (ANI): The partial remains of a young person, probably female, which could date back to between 2500-2000 BC, have been uncovered during an archaeological dig in the Burren, ... Read more...

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Cradle of Berlin reveals city to be 45 years older than previously thought


August 21st, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Dublin, August 21 (ANI): A find, which is being touted as the cradle of Berlin - one of the oldest graveyards of the city that contains 2,300 skeletons, has uncovered evidence ... Read more...

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