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Beer on Berlin’s U-Bahn

Visitors to Berlin know it is the home of some seriously good bars, beers and microbreweries. But as any experienced pub crawler will tell you it is not being in the pub which is the problem but...

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The pathos of Jewish Kos

It was down to Greece for a late week in the sun with some of our favourite people. We first saw Kos in 1999 when we flew and ferried there on our way to Kalymnos, the island...

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Ballad of The Irish Pub

THE IRISH PUB is a celebration of the greatest institution in Irish society, the pub or more specifically the traditional Irish publicans who run them. The characters in this exceptionally endearing film all run and own pubs...

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Maureen O’Hara’s Irish home for sale

In the Skibbereen Eagle’s own backyard of West Cork legendary Irish actress Maureen O’Hara has placed her beloved  home on the market for €2.3 million. In 2012 the 94-year-old star of the silver screen left Lugdine Park,...

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Passenger dragged along Tube platform at Holborn

A potentially fatal incident in which a female passenger was dragged along an Underground platform after her scarf was caught in the doors of a departing Tube train has been described in a rail accident report. The...

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Magdalene survivor’s story filmed for French TV

There was widespread shock in Ireland and abroad in June 2014 when news broke about the 796 children who died in a former mother and baby home in Tuam, County Galway, which was operated by the Sisters...

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Celebrating Diwali in Southall

We treasure the variety of our diverse multi-cultural World City of London. Of all the festivals, Diwali, the Festival of Lights, appears to be the most optimistic and exuberant  and have the greatest sense of spectacle with...

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Fancy fresh organic instead of McDonald’s?

In the Foodies food chain McDonalds comes easily at the very bottom but is the opprobrium justified? McDonald’s myths are easy to come by and we all know that fresh, organic food is not only healthier but tastes...

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Happy Diwali to all our readers

The Skibbereen Eagle wishes our Hindu, Jain, Sikh (and some Buddhist) friends Happy Diwali and Saal Mubarak. Let us hope the festival of lights celebrating the triumph of good over evil will illuminate the year ahead. On Sunday...

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Celebrating Diwali in Southall

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Happy Diwali to all our readers

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How ‘Race the Tube’ went global

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Happy Birthday Sir Christopher Wren

Posted on Oct 20, 2014 in Architecture | no responses

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