Category: LOCAL NEWS


‘Could You Not Protest In English?’ Government Asks Irish Language Protesters

A week after a 10,000 strong protest took take place in Dublin, another protest was carried out by those seeking protection for the Irish language. Yesterday’s protest took place in Spiddal, Co. Galway and was yet another strong indication that Irish speakers are unsatisfied with the Government’s handling of the Irish language. Outgoing Irish language… Read more »

Calls For Cull On Healy-Rae’s

THE DEVASTATION caused by an ever increasing number of Healy-Rae’s on the west coast of Ireland has reached epidemic proportions, it has been revealed today. Locals have asked the government for a cull on the strain of human, which has so far cost the tax-payer millions of euros in damages. “They’re everywhere you look the… Read more »

Kerry Whistle Blower Worried About His Future

TRADITIONAL MUSIC enthusiast Michael Walsh finished his set to an ecstatic applause from the punters of the Hogs Head bar in Tralee. He wiped down his moist whistle and took a well deserved bow; his polished smile hiding his ever racing mind. “This could be my last ever performance.” he told me backstage, sipping a… Read more »

Stretch In Evening Upgraded To ‘Grand’

Met Eireann have upgraded the stretch in the evenings to “Grand” following a week of slightly more daylight between 5pm and 7pm. The move follows several months of evening stretches which were deemed poor or non-existent and has been welcomed across the country, particularly in the agriculture sector. “Jaysis there’s a grand stretch in the… Read more »