I became a stand-up comedian at 77

I became a stand-up comedian at 77

4 MIN READ You’re never too old to be too old Julie Kertesz believes everyone has a story to tell and not just one story but many. That’s…
Business
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Building coders one block at a time

Building coders one block at a time

6 MIN READ I can see a bear and a cat on the laptop screen. What’s going on here? I’m trying to make the bear move more slowly than the…
Community
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The chair, the shed, the barber & his son

The chair, the shed, the barber & his son

The chair reunited with Ged Miley courtesy of Tullow Mens Shed. 4 MIN READ It starts with a chair found in a skip… Ten years ago, workmen were refurbishing an…
Charity
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Sealed with a fish

Sealed with a fish

In April 2016, Alan attended the business expo at Wicklow Enterprise Town held in Coláiste Cill Mhantáin to raise the profile of both ‘The Fish Man’ and ‘The Lighthouse’.
Business
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Our smallest branch

Our smallest branch

Our smallest branch is on the island of Inis Mór (permanent population approximately 850).
Community
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A crash course in starting a business

A crash course in starting a business

Adrian Murphy set up his own business, Crash Course Education, in April 2016, to teach Irish to primary and secondary schoolchildren and to do one-to-one tutoring for adults who want their Leaving cert Irish at Higher Level so they can go into Primary school teaching.
Business
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The 120-year journey home

The 120-year journey home

Catherine lives in Boulder, Colorado and she’s going to relocate to Dublin, Ireland. That might sound like an adventurous change of life but it’s not a completely unprecedented journey when you dig a little deeper into her family history.
Personal finance
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A rugby club at the heart of the community

A rugby club at the heart of the community

The 2017 Bank of Ireland Provincial Towns Cup kicked off on Saturday 28 January 2017. The top competition for junior rugby in Leinster is now in its 92nd year, making it one of the oldest trophies in Irish rugby.
Rugby
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What happened when a woman with Down syndrome gave a speech to prisoners?

What happened when a woman with Down syndrome gave a speech to prisoners?

Mei Lin and Helen pictured at Bank of Ireland offices in the IFSC Dublin. Photo: Naoise Culhane. 3 MIN READ Mei Lin Yap worked as a volunteer…
Community
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