Feeding the 5000


“Tonnes and tonnes of fruit and vegetables never make it to the supermarket shelves because, we’re told, people only want to buy perfectly-shaped produce. Ultimately however, it means that we’re paying more for our weekly shopping. We sent our reporter Liam Gerraghty off to find out how Cork is highlighting this issue.”

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The Work of Tove Jansson


“Liam Geraghty explores the writings of Tove Janson creator of the Moomins 100 years after her birth. The Moomins were and remain a hit in Finland and worldwide and Moominmania has led to movies, theme parks and thousands of other pieces of merchandise. But what is the peculiar appeal of these characters?”

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The Espresso Economy


“This week coffee chain Starbucks announced a 47% increase in profits in Ireland while Nespresso sold more than €6 million worth of its coffee capsules here last year. So it seems that coffee is still a hot commodity, despite tough economic conditions. We sent tea-drinker Liam Geraghty out to lift the lid on the coffee business.”

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