THAT’S A WRAP – HIGHS AND LOWS

Week 2 is under our belts and we’re lovin writing our blog – hope you’re enjoying reading it??..so after Bex’s round-up last week – no pressure on me..ha!!! Spot the broadcast journalist..so Y’all have to grin and bear my week of highs and lows – with a few middle ground moments…

HIGHS

Not a long face to be seen as The Aga Khan Trophy comes home for 2015 and Cian O’Connor celebrates this 100th cap in style… aga khan trophy

Team Ireland did us proud by winning 86 medals at this year’s SPECIAL OLYMPICS…

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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux tied the knot – ahhh – becoming Mr And Mrs Justifer..ahem ..Apparently they are spending their honeymoon in Bora Bora.

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I’m not a fan BUT I like the new Celebrity Big Brother logo..incorporating the UK and US contestants

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Members of Dublin Fire Brigade delivered a baby boy in Chapel Farm in Lusk – Mammy and Baby doing well!!!..  now THAT is a story that baba will want to hear over and over again!!!…

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How sweet is this ? As a tribute to his brave six-year-old daughter, a father from New Zealand has had a tattoo of a cochlear implant to match hers..tattoo dad11369

The Premier League is back!  It must be nostalgia but I love Match Of The Day ! ( I miss Adrian Chiles on a Sunday night)..

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A teenage couple struck by lightning saved eachother’s lives simply by holding hands…young love!!

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Benedict Cumberbatch plays Hamlet – to see or not to see – I know I would …

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Babies that beat the odds and put a smile on everyone’s face and Temple Street Children’s hospital that work wonders …

And….When Cousins sleepover and the craic is ninety…

LOWS

They live in a world of their own,  now North Korea is due to have its own time zone… State news agency, KCNA, has announced that North Korea will set its clocks back by 30 minutes to “Pyongyang time” on August 15–the 70th anniversary of liberation from Japan…

This family got more than they bargained for …California officials said on Thursday that a child camping in Yosemite National Park fell ill with plague and was sent to a hospital….PS.  The child IS recovering ..

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We had the wettest and coldest July in 50 years – FACT

HitchBOT, which had managed to travel across Canada and Europe on its own, was irreparably damaged on the road in Philadelphia….seriously!!

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The basic price for the lotto is to rise from €3 to €4 – not only that…2 extra numbers are being added – making it 47..our chances of winning are now greatly reduced.

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The 70th Anniversay of 70,000 deaths in Nagasaki..time heals but we never forget ..

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It is now official you CANNOT melt a Cadbury Flake – try it! You won’t do it! …

Broadcaster Dil Wickremasinghe joined fellow panelists Tina Koumarianos, Sonia Harris and Terry Prone on the TV3’s Midday today to discuss breastfeeding and attachment parenting….and breastfed live on TV..ground breaking moment or did anyone notice???..MiddayDilBreastfeeding_large

Donald Trump has done many a stupid thing in his colourful and short Political Career but making a sly comment about Megyn Kelly menstruating is perhaps his silliest so far??..’blood coming out of her wherever’, hell hath no fury….DONALD-TRUMP-MEGYN-KELLY-BLOOD-COMMENTS-618

Losing my phone at Bettystown Beach – it is now swimming with the fishes…and Caroline and Pauline – the beautiful people at 3Mobile!..

The first chartered transatlantic pilgrimage flight by Aer Lingus to Ireland West Airport in Knock landed this morning….Package Deals Irish style – praise the Lord!! (though we can’t guarantee a meet and greet from An Taoiseach every time!)…

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And that’s the wrap up for this week. Bex will compile next weeks highs and lows.

Corina

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