In the February 2 issue of the Irish World

the Irish World 2 February 2013


In the Februry 2 Irish World:


UK supermarket chain Waitrose has put back on its shelves Irish beefburgers after the horsemeat scandal. 

Ireland is poised to seel windpower to the UK to help it meet its EU renewable "green" energy obligations.

London bids a fond farewell to James O'Connell as his body is removed to his native Portmagee in Kerry.

As surveys show alarmingly high suicide rates among young men in Ireland, North and South, and among middle-aged men in the UK Sean Moriarty talks to suicide prevention charities about what ordinary people can do.

The diocese of Westminster opens its first new school in London in forty years, Holy Family Catholic Primary in Acton, West London.

As Irish auctioneers increasingly look to UK-based buyers to snap up Irish properties which have fallen in value since 2008 by as much as 70 per cent, property fairs are increasingly popular here. See our property special on pages 10-11.

Concern CEO Tom Arnold on why the Irish charity has joined with dozens of others – including Trocaire – in a major campaign that will lobby world leaders at the G8 in Enniskillen in June to make hunger history.

Whatever happened to Sally O'Brien and the way she might look at you? Actress Vicki Michelle – known for her part in 'Allo 'Allo – got her first big screen break thirty years ago in an Irish beer advert. These days she is executive producer of the film of Ray Cooney's legendary Whitehall farce Run For Your Wife

Jennifer Lynch, daughter of Twin Peaks and Eraserhead director Daiv Lynch, talks to the Irish World about her horror film Chained

We also talk to Fiona O'Shaughnessy about her role as Jessica Hyde in Channel 4 conspiracy fantasy Utopia and her other work

Comedian Sean Hughes – who palys Kilburn's Tricycle Theatre this month – on comedy, death and being Irish

As the Six Nations starts we have a free wallchart to help you keep track

How to enter the Rose of Tralee – we tell you how

Anti drink driving campaigner Declan Duggan hits out at Kerry County Council's perverse calls to allow pubs to issue special drink drive permits to favoured customers.




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