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Slowly snowballing into a column about nothing

How about writing a column,” comes the suggestion. “That’s a good idea,” thinks I. “What could it be about?” continues the internal dialogue. But before I can board

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One sided version of Gaddafi’s downfall

Have you ever been to Libya? No, me neither. But there are a lot of people in print, on radio and TV these days who have been. Or certainly from the way they report the fall of Tripoli

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The unsung hero of the hurling game

So it’s that time of year again. This is the week when we look forward to what, for many of us, is the biggest event of the year, the All Ireland Hurling final. I have to report

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Crumbs! The £2 loaf has arrived

MARK it in your diary. Remember where you were when you heard the news – just as you remember JFK, Elvis, John Lennon and Beyoncé’s pregnancy.

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A few stern words

THIS is quite possibly a world exclusive, if indeed you can call a poor mobile phone picture a world exclusive.

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It’s Carrick unsure

UNFORTUNATELY the little dog had already done its business by the time he and his master arrived here on Tuesday evening – the very spot where King Billy landed

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