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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR ALL PIX DANNY LAHART Cork’s Ballygiblin lie in wait AIB All-Ireland club JHC Semi-Final Mooncoin 2-26 Salthill-Knocknacarra 0-11 LIT Gaelic Grounds, Limerick, Sunday January 23rd 2022 The famous ballad would no doubt have been reverberating around the River Suir following Mooncoin’s comprehensive 21-point semi-final victory over Salthill-Knocknacarra last weekend. Willie …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR ALL PIX DANNY LAHART No quarter given as neighbours give it all ahead of National League Walsh Cup Review Wexford 2-25 Kilkenny 2-25 Chadwick’s Wexford Park, Saturday January 22nd 2022 The large crowd in attendance at Chadwick’s Wexford Park last Saturday, were treated to an exhilarating contest between two sides …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR ALL PIX DANNY LAHART TJ strikes at the death to send Shamrocks to Croker AIB All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Semi-Final Shamrocks Ballyhale 2-15 St Thomas’ (Galway) 0-20 Semple Stadium, Thurles, Sunday 23rd January 2022 We’ll come back to the start later. Extra time loomed. The sides were deadlocked. We were …

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Text and photos by Pat Shortall If a history teacher in any county in Ireland other than Kilkenny were to ask, “Where is Templemartin Graveyard?”, how many pupils might raise their hands to respond with the correct answer? The natural conclusion would be to suggest that the percentage would be extremely low. But, should the …

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BY JOHN ELLIS, FINANCIAL ADVISOR IRELAND, though a recognised global leader in tobacco control, still has an unenviably statistic that one in every two smokers will die from a tobacco-related disease, and, according to the HSE, nearly 6,000 people will die in Ireland each year from smoking-related illnesses. The Healthy Ireland Survey 2021, which represents …

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AS I SEE IT BY MARIANNE HERON What do I wish for this new year? Well, it’s nothing tangible and it has to do with something Carl Jung said: “Who looks outside dreams, who looks inside awakes.” In a culture where we spend our time racing around in answer to external demands it’s a thought-provoking …

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BY CLAIR WHITTY The liver is a major organ in the right side of the body. It has many functions; it removes toxic substances and waste products from the blood. It breaks down insulin and other hormones. It produces Cholesterol which we need a certain amount of to survive. Glycogen is stored in our liver …

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BY ANDREW MCDONALD HYPNOTHERAPIST How is your resolution for 2022 coming along? Many of us make promises to ourselves for the New Year. Few of us keep them going for very long. Most resolutions don’t last much beyond the first two weeks of January. I’m not hazarding a guess by saying that, it’s fact. Research …

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THE FACT OF THE MATTER PAUL HOPKINS Not many people know this… but Alfie has let auctioneers into his attic. And dining room, study and cinema. Sir Michael Caine is downsizing with a house move, meaning that a treasure trove of memorable items from a lifetime in the film world, as well as much of …

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