Tuesday 21 November 2017

Clinton fundraiser

A SPECIAL fundraising event to raise finance for Hilary Clinton's expected run for the White House is to be held in Dublin today.

It is being organised by an unofficial grouping, known as 'Ready for Hillary', who are backing the 66-year-old should she run for President.

The main speaker will be New York lawyer Brian O'Dwyer, a long-time friend of the Clintons, and an early favourite as a future ambassador to Ireland if Ms Clinton makes it to the White House. It is understood the event will be hosted by Linda O'Shea Farren, and her husband Brian Farren, both former US residents, at their home in Dublin.

Tailoring talent

DUBLIN costume-maker Caroline Butler has worked on big name productions and her work has now been given the nod from the best in the business. The Palmerstown native won the first Excellence in Craftsmanship award yesterday by the National Tailoring Academy. Talented tailor Ms Butler has worked on many prestigious productions, including Riverdance.

Foodie Rosanna

FORMER Miss World and healthy eating guru, Rosanna Davison, got a little help from her celebrity father, singer Chris de Burgh, as she launched a new gluten-free bakery. Ms Davison launched the bakery range in Scally's SuperValu in Clonakilty in west Cork - and revealed her priority now that her wedding is out of the way is a new nutrition website.

The model stressed that Ireland can deliver a tourism winner from ensuring our world famous cuisine also caters for those with special dietary requirements.

Dog classes

THEY say never work with animals - so the organisers of the largest ever dog obedience training lesson have their work cut out.

The Dublin Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals organised the session for over 5,000 dogs in the Phoenix Park on September 27. An attempt will be made to break the Guinness World Record of 390 for the number of dogs in one obedience class.

Irish Independent

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