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THE BUZZ WITH MICHELLE STOREY

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Tis the season to start speculating, as I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here rolls around once again, the rumours have once again begun about which lucky celeb will be chomping on a kangaroo's bum cheeks for their 15 minutes of fame. Step forward Sinitta, most famous for her relationship with Simon Cowell (and hasn't stopped gobbing about it two decades on!). Sinitta is said to have received a … [Read more...]

COCOA DELIGHT

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Bank Holiday Monday's are not made for reading; they are made for sitting and staring into space with a severe case of the fear, as such, I am keeping today's Daily Product  as short and sweet  as possible by giving a quick review of Vaseline®'s new and improved body lotions. A household name, Vaseline® needs no introduction, as a brand that has been in existence since 1870 their … [Read more...]

UNSUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES CONGRATULATE PRESIDENT HIGGINS

The unsuccessful candidates in the 2011 presidential race have congratulated Michael D. Higgins, the ninth president of the Republic of Ireland, on his successful election. Michael D. Higgins was declared the winner of the presidency with more than 1 million votes. Séan Gallagher, the closest runner-up, attracted just over 600,000 votes, while Martin McGuinness, the third runner-up, came in at … [Read more...]

SCENTSATIONAL

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          With Christmas being only a mere hop, skip and a jump away; it is a lot closer than you might think, the time has come to start thinking about Christmas gifts. As nice as it is to make people smile on Christmas morning, it can be a strain on the old purse strings, and they are already as tight as they can get. Worry not, Clerys department store is … [Read more...]

SHUTTERBUG AT THE IRISH PREMIERE OF THE ADVENTURES OF TIN TIN

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The Savoy Cinema in O Connell Street, Dublin was the place to be earlier this week when a host of well known faces and movie buffs stepped out for the Irish premiere of The Adventures of Tin Tin, The 3D motion capture production is based on the iconic Tin Tin comics and stars Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, and Daniel Craig. Those  who braved one of the wettest evenings in Irish history included … [Read more...]

TOP IRISH BOUTIQUE’S EXTENSIVE REFURBISHMENT

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Khan spreads its designer wings Khan, one of Ireland’s leading designer boutiques, has been given an extensive face lift after six weeks of refurbishment and extension work to double the retail size by knocking down the neighbouring wall and gaining ownership and subsequent space to create a retail haven for shoppers.  Khan finally opened its doors to the press and public last week, … [Read more...]

IRISH ARTIST CREATES LIVE BILLBOARD TO SUPPORT POSITIVE MENTAL HEALTH

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Well-known Irish street artist, Maser recently created a live billboard painting on Dublin’s Macken Street.  The live billboard is part of the Lean on Me campaign, which was developed to encourage better understanding of depression and the importance of friends and family in providing support. With more than one in ten people in Ireland experiencing depression at any one time, awareness of the … [Read more...]

FOODIE FRIDAY

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Pumpkin pie Continuing this week's Halloween theme, today I bring you a very simple recipe for a very delicious pumpkin pie. I'm no baking expert but, in a fit of seasonal excitement, I tried this recipe and it turned out pretty good if I do say so myself. Plus no one died, which is always a bonus! Ingredients: 1 unbaked pie crust/pastry 3 large eggs 2 cups pumpkin 1-1/2 cups … [Read more...]

POLAND REOPENS AUSCHWITZ INQUIRY

Poland has reopened an investigation into the atrocities at the Auschwitz-Biarritz concentration camp. It is believed, but not confirmed, that an investigation will also be launched into other death camps in the country, such as Belzec, Chelmno and Treblinka. The reopened investigation will seek to locate any surviving Nazi war criminals, 66 years after the Second World War ended. The move will … [Read more...]

THE BUZZ WITH MICHELLE STOREY

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The results of Amy Winehouse's death have finally been revealed and they show that the Back to Black singer had over five times the legal drink drive limit of alcohol in her body when she passed. Also, three large, empty bottles of vodka were found next to the singer's bed. The coroner has concluded death by misadventure.             X Factor girl … [Read more...]