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A New Star Is Born

Baby Emily McPartlin – Matthews from Skerries has been chosen by Cow & Gate for their latest TV ad.They collected videos and photographs of the happiest babies they came across, all throughout Ireland. The campaign also gave entrants the possibility of starring in the next TV ad. So, after months…


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BBQ For Baby Eabha

Last Thursday, a very large crowd turned up at Gibney’s Pub in Malahide on the occasion of baby Eabha’s Big BBQ. Little Eabha Brennan was diagnosed with cancer in January 2009 when she was 18 months old. Her parents brought her for a routine eye check and a tumor was…


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Skerries Resident Makes Huge Difference

In this day and age, when anti-social behaviour, gratuitous violence and a lack of respect for people is the norm, it was very heartening to come across a realy ‘feel good’ story.This came in the form of a story about a Skerries local, 58 year old, Jim Cullen, who has…


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Skerries Girl In Final of Ms.Planet Beach

Kate Monaghan (18), from Skerries Co. Dublin, has made it to the Final of the Ms. Planet Beach International 2010 Spokesmodel contest.The Skerries local was one of three selected from a bevy of beauties at the third round of the competition in the XX1 Club, D’Olier Street recently. The final…


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Rivervalley Girl Reaches Final Of Beauty Contest

Jessica Dunne from Rivervalley in Swords has made it to the final of the Ms. Planet Beach International 2010 Spokesmodel contest.The Swords local was one of three selected from the 15 contestants who entered the first heat of the competition in Tallaght last week. Speaking the the County Leader, the…


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Wish Comes True For Swords Youngster

A trip to a County Wicklow adventure park last Friday marked the end of an emotional three years for Swords youngster Adam Tiernan-Keegan, as his dream came true thanks to the Make A Wish foundation. Six- year-old Adam was just two years old when he was diagnosed with cancer and…


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Malahide Girl Belts Up

Malahide lady Ciara Hilliard aged 34, has dedicated the last 17 years of her life to the art of Tae Kwon Mudo. Between teaching for the last six years and being a competitor the last 17 years, Ciara has no plans to quit. Ciara is in the peak of her…


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Portmarnock Girl Flies The Flag For North County

The trophies are piling up for 13-year-old Portmarnock girl Nadine Cannon, who danced her way to victory in Ennis, Co. Clare recently when she picked up her fifth All-Ireland Irish dancing title. Having already won the under 10, under 11, under 12 and under 13 titles, the Portmarnock Secondary School…