A nice Irish variety is the Irish Peach, which originated in Sligo or Kilkenny in the 19th century. It was widely exported to England in the 1800s. It is great for baking

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C&C, the company behind Bulmers cider, is under pressure from its shareholders. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

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Paul, who sleeps in a doorway beside Burger King: homelessness is hell, says the former construction engineer, “the most horrible, horrendous, lonely experience you can have in your life”. Photograph: Eric Luke

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It drives me mad when I hear people saying that you can’t buy fresh, unpasteurised crab meat that’s cooked. Cooking it is a form of pasteurisation! It’s no worse than frozen peas. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

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(...) integrity who has worked on his drink difficulties and has raised money for charity.

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Ireland celebrate scoring against Holland in 2001. Photograph: Getty Images

(...) pay for a drink in Ireland for as long as he lives as he found the net on 87 minutes to end Bulgaria(...)