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Restaurant chain creates 30 jobs

Published 22/08/2011 | 05:00

UP to 30 new jobs are being created with the opening of an Eddie Rocket's outlet in Kildare.

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The new branch in Naas brings the number of Eddie Rocket's restaurants in Ireland to 41, employing more than 1,000 people. The company has created 70 new jobs this year.

Hey, Brendan: you're a winner

IF your name is Brendan and you were in Donegal on August 12 and 13, you could be in for a €6,000 windfall.

One lucky punter scooped the €6,250 jackpot in the Letterkenny Gaels GAA Club lotto -- but no one can make out his ticket details to tell him of his good fortune. The owner's first name, Brendan, can be seen, the surname is not legible, his address is not given and the phone number is wrong. The ticket holder -- winning numbers 3, 5, 7 and 10 -- should contact John McDermott at Tullygay, Letterkenny, in writing to claim the prize.

Librarian in court in air rage case

An Austrian librarian is to appear in court today charged with 'air-rage' offences that forced a flight to divert to Shannon on Saturday.

Harold Albrecht (32) was bailed at a special sitting of Ennis District Court on Saturday after the plane, with 199 passengers en route from Washington to Vienna, diverted to Shannon. He is charged with breaching the peace, being drunk and a danger, and being a nuisance to passengers on the plane.

'Heaven's Angel' blesses bikers

HE is more Heaven's Angel than Hell's Angel but a priest did his bit for bikers across Ireland yesterday.

Fr Gerard Sweeney yesterday held a Mass for dozens of motorcyclists. The motorbike-mad cleric held the Mass at St Aengus's Church in Burt on the Inishowen Peninsula in Co Donegal and even blessed the motorbikes afterwards as he prayed for the safety of all bikers on the roads.

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