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WATCH: Gavin James performs The Book of Love on top of Capitol Records Tower in Hollywood
Gavin James, who landed a big record deal with Capitol Records recently, released a special recording of The Book of Love on top of the iconic tower.

VIDEO: Indian Student swept of rocks on Aran Islands
An Indian student visiting Inis Mór, the largest of the Aran Islands, was thankfully saved by an Irish couple after a large wave crashed over her and swept her off the cliff into the sea.

WATCH: Breathtaking scenery of the Dingle Peninsula captured in lovely video
A short film of friends spending the long St. Patrick's weekend in the beautiful Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry is filled with spectular mountain and coastal scenery.

VIDEO: Róisín O's brand new single 'If You Got Love'
Róisín O has just returned from her successful debut German headline tour. Before that, she performed 70 shows in Germany from December 2014 - February 2015, and also played 14 dates in the US in October 2014.

Posthumous Pardon for Harry Gleeson
Mr. Harry Gleeson was poshumously pardoned 74 years after his conviction and execution for the murder of Mary McCarthy.

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By Mary Sheehan

The hedgerow is blooming at last. Nettles, wild garlic, hawthorn, primrose and violets ready to eat! So, get walking on the paths and lanes and start foraging to make your own!

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