Publication: Irish Independent

First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 55 mins ago - 2 reports

Flippin' great work from egg record breaker

Now Guinness World Record holder Howard Helmer has brought his impressive skills to Ireland in a bid to get us all eating eggs.A survey by Bord Bia showed that 37pc of 25 to 45-year-olds eat eggs for their main evening meal, up 17pc since 2011.It also ... [Published Irish Independent - 55 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

No sound of silence in praise of poet

"I was a friend and a fan of his writing," said the 72-year-old American artist, who performed in Dublin last night."I like the sound of Heaney's poetry – there is a musicality to it. He may have come from Irish soil, but his words resonate around the ... [Published Irish Independent - 2 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Alarm firm to create 230 jobs

Recruitment is already under way for roles in engineering, sales and operations. The firm monitors homes and business 24 hours a day.The new investment will see PhoneWatch expand its footprint nationally – opening offices in Dublin, Cork and up to 10 ... [Published Irish Independent - 2 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Quinn says heckling 'wasn't very enjoyable'

Sally Maguire told RTE Radio 1 that she does not condone the behaviour of the some of the union members but the minister “hasn’t given any leeway on the Junior Cycle proposal”.Yesterday, Mr Quinn was booed and heckled by ASTI members at their conference ... [Published Irish Independent - 18 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Festival to mark 1014 anniversary

After that infamous battle, the slain bodies of Brian Boru and his son were brought to Swords to the monastic settlement of St Colmcille's (now known St. Columba's) to be waked. Those historic events will be marked in considerable style with a three-day ... [Published Irish Independent - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

Subdued Ruairi Quinn finishes teacher conferences quietly

After the controversies stirred yesterday, a more subdued minister got through the annual conference of the Teachers' Union of Ireland (TUI) without any further difficulties. A more subdued minister was greeted with polite silence as he took his place ... [Published Irish Independent - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Staff have to shore up pay by working in McDonald's

The Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) feels it is now "nearly time" to start making pay claims, given the apparent signs of economic recovery.A number of motions were put forward at the TUI annual congress yesterday calling for pay to be restored to the ... [Published Irish Independent - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

First child for Sean Quinn Jnr and Karen

THERE'S a new Sean Quinn in town. Businessman Sean Quinn and his wife Patricia Quinn have welcomed the safe arrival of a new grandson called Sean Quinn. ... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 23 2014]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Phil Hogan: Irish Water differences will be ironed out ‘within 10 days’

Mr Hogan said that negotiations are ongoing in relation to the exact tariff that will be applied but that this will be ironed out next week. The Fine Gael minister was responding to suggestions that tensions still exist between his party and Labour over ... [Published Irish Independent - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

Stand-off between irate families and Irish Water workers enters second day

Gardai called to the Ashbrook Estate in Togher on Cork's southside at 10am and warned protestors that they were not entitled to prevent access to the estate.However, several protestors said that while they understood the garda instruction, they felt so ... [Published Irish Independent - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 3 reports

Dublin as you've never seen it before - Air Corps flies high online with city snaps

The Air Corps has published the stunning shots – taken by its photo crews as they left the capital on life-saving and other missions – to show "a different view of some of our national treasures".Emigrants and ex-pats have posted rave reviews on the social ... [Published Irish Independent - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

One51 reports its first profit in eight years

The firm – which has reduced net debt by 54.6pc to €40.3m – said it had completed a two-year action plan that focused on selling off non-core assets."I am pleased to report that the group delivered a profit after tax of €7.1m in 2013, its first profit ... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 23 2014]

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He began making omelettes when he began working for the American Egg Board 42 years ago. "I got in the record books for the credential so when I show people how to make an omelette it's believable."
"Mark Shand was a man of extraordinary vitality, a tireless campaigner and conservationist whose incredible work through the Elephant Family and beyond remained his focus right up until his death." Earlier in the evening, the travel writer had co-hosted an event in aid of his Elephant Family charity at Sotheby's before going on to the Diamond Horseshoe...
Deputy Assistant Commissioner Martin Hewitt said he was "cautiously optimistic" Portuguese and British officers could act soon. He said: "I am cautiously optimistic that in the not-too-distant future we are going to start to see activity."
...The UK Ministry of Defence said the jets were launched "to determine the identity of unknown aircraft that approached the Nato air policing area north of Scotland" . (© Daily Telegraph, London)

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