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    A lively mix of entertainment, human interest and lifestyle, presented by Kathryn Thomas

    The Ice Bucket Challenge

    Kathryn Thomas was the latest RTÉ presenter to take the Ice Bucket Challenge after being nominated by Lyric FM's Marty Whelan. 

     

     

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    Baz and Nancy

    "You haven't lived until you have seen your mum in full swat gear" - so says Baz Ashmawy who has also encouraged his 71 year old mother to fly a 1942 war plane upside down, bet her pension in Las Vegas and made her do an 18000 foot skydive - all for a new TV series.  The 6 part series 50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy starts next Monday on Sky 1.

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    Louise Heraghty

    Louise Heraghty is known as a broadcaster, continuity announcer on RTE Television and a columnist, indeed she offered regular advice top those preparing for the Flora Womens Mini Marathon in a regular newspaper column.

    Well, she is taking her personal fitness to a new level by attending a week long residential GI Jane boot camp in England – this type of weight loss/detox camps is hugely popular across the world and many Irish women travel over as they prepare for a big wedding or event.

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    The 38 Most Haunting Abandoned Places On Earth

    Christy Kenneally describes some of the abandoned sites on the list of the 37 Most Abandoned places on earth:

    Pripyat (and Chernobyl) are the ones most people will have heard something about; the city was abandoned in 1986 at the time of the nuclear accident. 

    Gulliver's Travels lasted only ten years in Kawaguchi. Despite the fact that it was at the foot of Mt Fuji and in a prime location with the massive tourist run off from the holy mountain.

    Six Flags New Orleans Jazzland Theme Park is still abandoned and looks like something out of a Steven King horror movie. The theme park was damaged and closed after Hurricane Katrina

    Check out the following website:

    http://news.distractify.com/culture/arts/the-most-spectacular-abandoned-places-in-the-world/

     

     

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    Padraig Lucey

    Padraig Lucey, a Killarney man, is fast becoming a reality TV star in Australia as he appears in a new sporting show where up for grabs is a golden contract with the Australian Football League.

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