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DECEMBER 2019
Competition
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Noel
Cunningham's
Guide to Modern
Irish Manners
Noel Cunningham
Society has
changed
dramatically.
We live in an
increasingly
informal world.
We have in many
ways become
disrespectful
of rules and have no time for the old
order and taboos. Authority and the
grace of age, two important pillars of
etiquette, are no longer regarded.
With his infectious charm and sharp
wit, Noel Cunningham shares with you
his tips on sailing through life's events,
enabling people to be themselves,
while solving the thorny issues of
which fork to use, who goes through a
door fi rst, how to attend an important
interview. The correct way of doing
those things will become clear.
Are you confused about how to set a
formal dining table? Is it acceptable
to hold doors open? How to address
the thorny question of mobile
phones and gadgets. Noel's book
is a fun and informative guide, to
help us navigate modern-day life
with class and good humour.
Which famous hotel has Noel
Cunningham been General
Manager of for over a decade?
The Dublin
Marathon:
Celebrating
40 years
Sean McGoldrick
The Dublin
Marathon was
founded in
1980; since
then, `Marathon
Weekend' at
the October Bank holiday has become
a fi xture on the Irish running calendar
as thousands of runners race the 26.2
mile route through the streets of Dublin,
while the city turns out to support them.
Since the fi rst 2,100 runners signed
up in 1980, hundreds of thousands
of runners from Ireland and around
the world have taken part. This book
celebrates the 40
th
running of the Dublin
Marathon and is a true celebration of a
unique Irish sporting and cultural event
Covering the history of the race, the
heart-warming and inspirational stories
of Irish marathoners from the elites
to the club runners, charity runners and
recreational runners the various routes
the marathon has taken over the years,
famous Irish marathoners, anecdotes
from the thirteen runners who've
completed every Dublin Marathon,
the organisation and the army of
volunteers and of course the amazing
supporters and the people of Dublin
who make the marathon what it is.
In what year was The Dublin
Marathon founded?
Great
Moments in
Irish Football
From
Sportsfi le
Soccer is
a world
renowned
sport
fi lled with
excitement
and
exhilaration.
Ray McManus and his team at Sportsfi le
have been there through the decades,
passionately following the boys in green
and capturing the essence of this physical,
punishing sport and those who play it.
Do you remember John Giles and Eamon
Dunphy when they lit up the pitch,
and not just the TV studio? Or Jack's
Army beating Italy in Giants Stadium?
Or Siapan? Ray McManus and his team
at Sportsfi le were there, passionately
following the boys in green and
capturing the essence of this physical,
punishing sport and those who play it.
With reminiscences from photographers
and players alike, this book is a look
back over the decades at the legendary
players, matches and moments that
have contributed to the narrative of
our contribution to one of the world's
most exciting sports. A must for soccer
and sport fans wherever they are.
In what year did Jack's Army
beat Italy in Giants Stadium?
Last month's book winners: ?????????
Prizes Galore
Irish Farmers Monthly has three excellent page turners up for grabs this month:
White Ghost Ridge by Carol Co ey; Girl by Edna O'Brien; and Rewind by Catherine
Ryan Howard. To be in with a chance to win, answer the questions below
and send them to: Competitions,
Irish Farmers Monthly, Units 2-4 Castlecourt,
Monkstown Farm, Glenageary, Co. Dublin. Answers must arrive by January 3.
DECEMBER 2019
Competition
Last month's book winners: ?????????
Last month's book winners: Trish O'Sullivan, Co. Cork; Eileen O'Connor, Douglas, Cork; Lisa O'Reilly, Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork; Dermot O'Connell, Bandon,
Co. Cork; Joan Codd, Wexford; Monica Berwick, Newbridge, Co. Kildare, Helen Mackey, Li ord, Donegal; Anna O'Connor, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary; Julia
Lucey, Rathmore, Co. Kerry; H Edghill, Dunlavin, Co. Wicklow; Eogan O'Riordan, Co. Cork; Barry Walsh, Bantry, Co. Cork
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Who's saying what on Twitter?
A snapshot of our favourite tweets
over the past few weeks
UCD School Ag & Food
@ucdagfood
A great morning @
ucdlyonsfarm with
our colleagues from @
askUCD. Thank you to @
PierceKarina for a very
informative tour of the
facilities and highlighting
the many benefi ts
this facility o ers our
students. Great also to
hear about the world
class research taking
place #education
Mark Gibson
@gibson_mark
Forestry is a very
signifi cant ally in the
quest for agricultural
sustainability in Ireland.
Tom Houlihan, @teagasc
Forestry Specialist
Pat Whelan
@Pat_Whelan
I hope This "Calculator"
helps people when
deciding what size
Turkey they need when
planning Christmas
dinner,we have allowed
plenty for leftovers-
Sandwiches & next day!
Ursula von der Leyen
@vonderleyen
In 10 days, the @EU_
Commission will present
the #EUGreenDeal.
Our goal is to be the
1st climate neutral
continent by 2050. If
we want to achieve that
goal, we have to act and
implement our policies
now. Because we know
that this transition
needs a generational
change. #COP25
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