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‘sup?

This afternoon.

Mount Usher Garden, Avoca Cafe, Ashford, County Wicklow.

Models Corina Coughlan (top left) and Aine Dwan (above) launch the bovine-heavy ‘Eoin O’Connor at Tipperary Crystal Collection’.

Eoin is known for his brightly-painted cows. which will now feature on cups, place mats and whatnot from Tipperary Crystal, who say:

From concept to reality, the collection was over a year in development and required extensive input and collaboration between Eoin and our internal design team.’

Dresses  by Synan O’Mahony.

Update:

All better.

Leon Farrell /Photocall Ireland

Top from left: Ross Hatton, Marguerite Collins, Dylan Wallace, Jazmin Marin and Dylan Cooper

This afternoon.

Unidentified location. (possibly Sandymount)

Talent Nation, ‘Ireland’s first, all-inclusive, talent sourcing, directory and booking service’, is on the lookout for the ‘most talented people in Ireland’ to entera  competition with a €10,000 prize fund.

Details here

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Save Poolbeg

Are you all insane?

The water is full of POO algal bloom.

Yes, human poo algal bloom.

This afternoon.

Dollymount Strand.

The Finnegan family, from left, April, Sabella, Ashley, Molly and Paris learn that a bathing ban has been placed on the beach following an overlow from local sewage treatment a preponderance of algal bloom in the locality.

That’ll learn them.

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Meanwhile…

This afternoon.

Goatstown, Dublin 14.

Past winners of the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon Catherina McKiernan  (above left) and Maria McCambridge (above right)  joined pupils from Mount Anville Secondary School to begin the countdown to this year’s event on Sunday, June 2.

Catherina McKiernan has won the race four times (1997, 1998, 1999, 2004), while Maria McCambridge crossed the finish line first in 2015.

Everyone else walked.

(pause)

FIGHT!/Leg it

VHI Women’s Mini Marathon

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Messers.

This afternoon.

Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2

The launch Carlow Arts Festival, the “first big cultural event of the Irish Summer”, are acrobats Ronan Brady and Aisling Ní Cheallaig (centre pic) and,  above from left:  Jo Mangan, Director of Carlow Arts Festival; Bryan Quinn from the Horsebox Theatre; and Irish National Opera soprano Amy Ní Feharraigh.

The festival celebrates its 40th anniversary this year on June 4-9 with over 80% of the events ‘free to attend’ alongside a ‘Pick Your Price’ scheme for some select events.

In fairness

Carlow Arts Festival

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