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1 hr ago | Packer

Irish multinational gains stake in California avocado grower

Ireland-based Total Produce PLC, one of Europe's top fresh produce companies, has acquired a 45% stake in Eco Farms, a Temecula, Calif., avocado grower, marketer and distributor.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Avocado, Temecula, CA, World News,

6 hrs ago | Ars Technica

Judge mulls contempt charges in Microsoft's e-mail privacy fight with US

A federal judge is mulling whether to hold Microsoft in contempt of court for defying orders to give the US government e-mails stored on an overseas server.

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Related Topix: World News, Drugs

8 hrs ago | BreakingNews.ie

Taoiseach: Irish soldiers must not be 'dragged into Syrian civil war'

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said Irish troops serving on a peacekeeping mission in the Golan Heights must not be dragged into the civil war in Syria.

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10 hrs ago | Business World

Home sales up near 40pc in past year

The property market is continuing to gain momentum with the number of transactions for the first six months of the year up by over 39pc on the same period last year.

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14 hrs ago | Onward State

Fighter Jets At Croke Park Cause 'Earthquake'

Americans have a bit of a reputation for being loud and obnoxious while abroad. But however loud the Penn Staters who partied all weekend got in Ireland paled in comparison to the noise made by certain pregame ceremonies.

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18 hrs ago | Business World

Rexxam to cut 70 jobs at Drogheda centre

Up to 70 jobs will be lost with the closure of Drogheda-based manufacturing company Rexxam at the end of this year.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Independent.ie

Grafton snaps up small British builders' merchant

Grafton, the Dublin-based builders merchanting and DIY Group which owns Woodies, said it has completed the acquisition of Direct Builders Merchants in the UK.

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Independent.ie

Do we really need a jet to ferry our Government around? I'm afraid so

BACK when Bertie Ahern was Taoiseach, some government officials blessed themselves, had an Air Corps gin and tonic and tried to think about Ireland as they boarded the government jet.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Gulfstream IV, Gulfstream Aircraft

Bride's Magazine

A Flash Mob Surprises Newlyweds with an Incredible Rendition of Rent's "Seasons Of Love"

When Conor and Claire Flynn sat down for their wedding reception at Ferrycarrig Hotel in Wexford, Ireland, they probably assumed their wedding party and family would start the celebration with a round of toasts.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Rent, Wedding, World News,

NEWS.com.au

Child migrant abuse inquiry opens

A NORTHERN Ireland hearing into the historical institutional abuse of children transported to Australia from the 1920s to 1970s has opened.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, World News, United Kingdom, Down County, Northern Ireland

PennLive.com

Penn State football fans invade Dublin, Ireland for Croke Park Classic, Phot Gallery

The Croke Park Classic in Dublin, Ireland was no exception. From the amazing turnout for the Friday afternoon pep rally in the Temple Bar section of the city to the game, PSU fans were seen all over Dublin.

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Business World

Bosses see benefit of flexible working

It found that eight out of ten report that offering flexible working options is a highly effective way of improving staff morale, and nine out of ten say it helps them achieve a better work-life balance.

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BBC News

Two men drown during Greek holiday

They were Irishman Kevin Devine, from Drogheda, County Louth, and John Lynch, originally from Australia but who had been living in Dublin for some time.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

PR-inside.com

Now Available: Anglo Irish Bank Corporation Limited - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

The company operates through Asset Recovery, Mortgages, Financial Markets, Deposits, and Wealth Management services divisions.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, World News,

Daily Kos

'Race Realism' in a Dirty Book

A Facebook connection led me to Taleeb Starkes , a Black writer whose Amazon page praises as being a 'race realist'.

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Independent.ie

Ogle flies flag for Palestinian-supporting soccer fans

Working as an analyst on RTE's Monday Night Soccer programme, Sunday Independent columnist Sadlier launched a scathing attack on a rump of Dundalk fans who ignored pleas from club officials not to fly the Palestinian flag during the club's Europa Cup defeat to Hajduk Split, after the club had been warned by officials from European soccer's ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East,

Donegal Today

Colaiste Ailigh tops in Ulster

The paper ranked Ireland's top 400 secondary schools based on the percentage of students admitted to university in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

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BBC News

Solicitor has Garda text concerns

Solicitor John McBurney said it needs to be ascertained how many other similar incidents may have occurred in recent months and years A solicitor who represented one of the RUC families at the Smithwick Tribunal is concerned other potential cases of collusion may have occurred recently.

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Related Topix: Irish Republican Army, World News, United Kingdom, Armagh County, Northern Ireland,

Independent.ie

"He gave a chilling impression of political bankruptcy, rather like a ...

"He gave a chilling impression of political bankruptcy, rather like a man who has lost a fortune by backing a particular number consistently at the roulette table and continues to stare at that number even though he no longer has a stake to play."

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Independent.ie

Dubliners and Corkonians are some of the best tippers

Dubliners are amongst the best tippers in Ireland - along with those living in Kerry and Cork, according to new research published by Amarach.

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