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‘He acts really cool but he‘s a pussy cat – he‘s terrified of me‘ – Lucy Kennedy to move in with Ivan Yates for Living With Lucy

‘He acts really cool but he‘s a pussy cat – he‘s terrified of me‘ – Lucy Kennedy to move in with Ivan Yates for Living With Lucy

Irish TV and radio star Lucy Kennedy says fellow TV3 broadcaster Ivan Yates is a “pussy cat” and adds that he is “terrified” of her. The 42 year old presenter will move in with the 58-year-old Newstalk radio and TV host for her upcoming new series of Living With Lucy, which kicks off on September 3. Yates is one of […]

Mart Trade: Lighter cattle could result in future two-tier trade

Mart Trade: Lighter cattle could result in future two-tier trade

The Ringside figures from last week appear to show a mart trade for bullocks that had weakened slightly with overall average losses of between 2-4c/kg. The overall picture, however, supports the view that the steer trade was steady and consolidated its recent gains. The general consensus among those managers I spoke to was that, with the exception of the lighter […]

Sainsbury‘s and Asda £12bn merger to be investigated by competition watchdog

Sainsbury‘s and Asda £12bn merger to be investigated by competition watchdog

The competition watchdog has launched a formal investigation into the proposed £12bn merger between Sainsbury‘s and Asda. The deal will now be subject to a Phase 1 probe to assess how it could affect competition for UK shoppers, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) confirmed on Thursday. The watchdog‘s investigation will consider whether the tie-up could lead to less choice, […]

John Joyce: Hard times call for hard measures on the fodder front

John Joyce: Hard times call for hard measures on the fodder front

The battle with the weather and other issues continues but I am determined the year will not get the better of me. With very little rain for the last two weeks, I have had no option but to introduce round bale silage for the cows. The grass just hasn‘t grown and as a result they started getting very unsettled. I […]

Prime north Cork tillage land for €14,000/ac

Prime north Cork tillage land for €14,000/ac

North Cork was still basking in the summer sun when I made my way down through a flag festooned south Limerick. Grange, Bruff, Kilmallock and Ardpatrick were draped in green and white in anticipation of the All-Ireland tussle with the Tribesmen. I took a mountain road across the Ballyhouras to reach my destination, a fine 204ac farm near Castletownroche and […]

Glasgow-based newspaper The Sunday Herald to close next month

Glasgow-based newspaper The Sunday Herald to close next month

Glasgow-based newspaper The Sunday Herald is to close next month. The final edition of the Newsquest-owned title will be published on September 2. The company is to begin printing its daily broadsheet The Herald and pro-independence title The National seven days a week from September 9. It was announced earlier this month that The Herald and The Sunday Herald teams […]

Three men caught trespassing on land with combine harvesters and tractors walk free from court

Three men caught trespassing on land with combine harvesters and tractors walk free from court

Three Co Wexford men found operating combine harvesters on lands at the centre of High Court proceedings walked free from the Four Courts after agreeing to stay away from the property. The three, Michael and Patrick Kinsella both of Tomadilly Marshalstown Co Wexford, and Fergus Kinsella of Tombrack, Ferns Co Wexford were brought before the Court by Gardai over their […]