Louth county council has granted Kevin Woods planning permission for a ‘leprechaun cave’ which he has built on his own land in Carlingford. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

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Public Health nurse Margaret Scargill in Bray, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

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The late Jim Mitchell with Patsy, Ruairí and Sinéad in 1976

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 Sylvia Thompson with her dog in Greystones. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

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From left to right: Michael Noonan, Derek Cummins, Ian Bradley, secretary, and PJ Gallagher, patron and volunteer, of Blood Bike East.

Group of motorcycle enthusiasts deliver blood and tissue samples and essential supplies to hospitals out of hours for free

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