In the June 8 Irish World

In The Irish World of June 8

Professor Peter Anderson of Newcastle University says Irish people drink far in excess of the safe levels to avoid cancers.

Fiona Shaw talks about her long career which includes My Left Foot, the Harry Potter films, True Blood and much stage work, winning four Olivier Awards. 

A Kilburn pub has laid the keg of beer to rest in protest against what they see as over charging by the brewery.

Author Eoin Colfer, of Artemis Fowl fame, talks about how he enjoys writing for an older audience and the latest on the long-awaited Artemis Fowl film. 

Ireland are among the highest users of cocaine in Europe, according to a new study.

Newstalk’s Sean Moncrieff chats to us ahead of bringing his Movies & Booze Roadshow to The Crown Moran Hotel on Friday. 

The family of Mary Flanagan, Scotland Yard’s oldest missing person, appeal for fresh information. 

We catch up with Andrea Begley, the Tyrone singer who has reached the live shows of BBC’s The Voice. 

Old Bailey bomber Marian McGlinchey (nee Price) released from prison for humanitarian reasons. 

Thurles actress Kerry Condon, who originated the role of Mairead in Martin McDonagh’s The Lieutenant of Inishmore, chats about her career, screen nudity and the unpleasant way her racing drama Luck ended souring her opinion of animal rights charity, PETA. 

All the atmosphere from last week’s England versus Republic of Ireland friendly.

Actress Amy Shiels chats about Citadel, coming to Irish cinemas this month, and her forthcoming V Sign. 

As Warwickshire’s hurlers prepare for their Lory Meagher final, we catch up with some of those who were on the field the last time Warwickshire played at Ireland’s premier GAA stadium in 1973. 

Scottish adventurer Nick Hancock takes up residence on Rockall, the island 200 miles from Donegal which is claimed by Britain, Ireland, Iceland, Denmark and the Faroes.

A full report of the Rose of Tralee Regional final, from which the London, Liverpool and Manchester Roses progressed onto the main festival later this summer. 

and Irish World photographers are OUT & ABOUT at an event near you…


Former Dublin footballer Colin Daly indicates he may be open to joining Paul Coggins’ panel as they prepare for a Connacht semi-final. 

We build up to important clashes ahead of London’s footballers and Warwickshire’s hurlers. 








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