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  • On the Road in Darkest Kilkenny

    May 27, 2009 @ 10:26 am | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    Macra na Feirme, representing the young farming sector, did a laudable act of public service by organising a debate in Kilkenny last night between the candidates for the three European Parliament seats in the Ireland East (formerly Leinster) constituency.

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     Avril Doyle watches the votes being counted in the Ireland East constituency in 2004, when she narrowly won a second Fine Gael seat in Europe (Photograph: Cyril Byrne)

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  • Smiling through the Recession

    October 29, 2008 @ 10:19 pm | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    With a few hours to kill in Paris on my way home from covering the Taoiseach’s visit to Beijing, I did one of those “Things To Do Before You Die”*. I had an audience with one of the most beautiful women in the world.

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