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Posts Tagged ‘ Swords ’

Bokwa – Ireland’s Newest Fitness Craze

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Bokwa is a new group fitness programme that is steadily gaining in popularity both globally and in Ireland.

Bokwa was invented by Paul Mavi in 2000.   Paul, a South African and leading fitness instructor based in California, developed the classes over an 8 year period. He then partnered with Johann Verheem to bring it to a global audience in 2012. The Bokwa trademark is made up of ‘Bo’ from ‘Boxing’ and ‘Kwa’ from ‘Kwaito’, a 1990s South African music genre. Continue reading

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News In Brief – Irish Champion Slams Innocent Roma

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Rob Heffernan, the gold medal winning walker from Cork may walk the walk, but he doesn’t tweet the tweet. A recent slip on the social networking site has taken the shine off his World Athletics Championship medal after, in reply to the case of Gardai removing two children from their Roma families on suspicion of abduction, he tweeted: “Unbelievably dirty scumbags. They should be shipped out”. Uh oh. Of course the Roma children were living with their biological parents and Heffernan apologised.

Further proof paying the property tax was a bad idea: their coming after you for next year’s cash this year. If you succumbed to political pressure and threats of fines (that NIB hasn’t heard to materialise) you’ll now pay for it again as the government wants its wages in advance. They’ve Christmas parties to pay for! Continue reading

Gardai Renew Appeal Over Stolen Radioactive Material

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Gardaí investigating a burglary which occurred in Swords over the weekend of 27th to 29th September 2013 are renewing their appeal to warn the public of radioactive material that was taken during the course of the burglary.

The radioactive material taken is described as seven lightning preventers which were contained in a red metal box. They have the appearance of aluminium or stainless steel but are of no scrap value. Continue reading

Having A Cracking Time: The Big Egg Hunt 2013

Egg Hunt jpegOn strolling into Dundrum Shopping Centre on Wednesday morning, I noticed something slightly amiss with the local scenery. Three large beautifully painted Easter eggs had taken up residence on plinths by the Mill Pond. This, I felt called for further (and immediate) investigation, for where there is an Easter egg, then surely chocolate would not be far away… Continue reading

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