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  • 51 years later – guilty or not?
    51 years later – guilty or not?
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    Patrick McVeigh, 44, was killed in south Belfast on 13th May 1972. Why? He was a victim of the Northern Ireland Troubles. Who killed him? A British soldier whose identity is secret.  Northern Ireland’s Public Prosecution Service calls him Soldier F.

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  • The world says goodbye to Shane MacGowan
    The world says goodbye to Shane MacGowan
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    Thousands lined the streets of Dublin to pay their last respects to singer-songwriter, Shane MacGowan on December 8th, 2023. The London-Irish punk who transformed Irish traditional music with The Pogues died on November 30th from pneumonia at 65 after contracting viral encephalitis. 

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  • Surf therapy. Is that a thing?
    Surf therapy. Is that a thing?
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    You bet it is! Research shows that surfing as a therapeutic program is a practical and effective way to deal with mental health issues for children and adolescents. In fact, it works on adults too.

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  • Day of the Dead
    Day of the Dead
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    Autumn isn’t only for Halloween and Thanksgiving! There’s another holiday you may not know about – Día de Los Muertos which means the Day of the Dead in English. Ooh, spooky! 

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  • When money is thicker than blood
    When money is thicker than blood
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    ‘Blood is thicker than water’ is an English proverb meaning that family relationships are always stronger than other types of relationships. While this is true for many people, the reality is that other things can trump family relationships, like money. This is the case with Elvis Presley’s heirs, both chosen and wannabe.

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