Friday, April 19, 2019
Myth that milk's bad for asthma 'is not true' Photo: Stock The widely held belief that milk boosts phlegm production and worsens respiratory conditions from asthma to the common cold has been dubbed a myth, according to a children's health expert. A...
Clinton: Brexit will stall deal in North Former US President Bill Clinton, speaking at a Concern Worldwide conference in Dublin. Picture: Brian Lawless/PA Wire Former US president Bill Clinton says he does not blame Northern Ireland politicians for their failure to...
Japan is rocked by huge quake At least nine die on island of Hokkaido in latest natural disaster Disaster: A car stuck on a road damaged by the earthquake in Sapporo, Hokkaido, yesterday. Photo: Getty A powerful earthquake on Japan's northernmost main...
Tommy Boland: The long awaited rainfall gives a timely boost to lambs' growth rate on aftergrass Joe Wall and Brendan Byrne present the cup for the best pen of ten Suffolk Cross to Hilda Rothwell at the Bagenalstown Ewe Breeders...
Post-Brexit ‘hormone’ beef imports would create UK public health risk – report The report, published on Friday, warns unlabelled hormone-boosted meat could enter the food chain while still illegal in the EU. A new report says the UK should not use...
Sheep farmers face massive hike in tagging costs Michael Harrrington, Castletownbere, Co Cork, tagging his Scotch sheep at Kenmare Mart. Photo: Valerie O'SullivanTJ Gormley with the sheep tags sold through Cormac Tagging. Sheep farmers are facing a 70c increase in the...

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Roger Waters and Brian Eno among stars calling for Israel Eurovision boycott They are two of the signatories on a letter in the Guardian. Roger Waters has called for a boycott (Stefan Rousseau/PA) Directors Ken Loach and Mike Leigh and musicians Roger...
Childcare and green energy: census to trial new questions Stock photo Some 15,000 households will be quizzed about their smoking habits, volunteering, use of green energy and childcare arrangements under a new pilot census. The Central Statistics Office (CSO) is trialling new...
'If their mother or father is Irish, they have as much right to play for Ireland as anybody else'   Mick McCarthy celebrates the historic victory over Romania in 1990Ready to return: Mick McCarthy is itching to make a return to...
Sligo sheep farmer on plans to increase ewe numbers to 500 Philip Higgins on his farm in Skreen, Co Sligo Philip Higgins is the latest farmer to join the Sheep Tech joint venture run by Teagasc in conjunction with Irish Country...

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