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Leading anglers give top advice

ANGLERS will be hooked by a major angling convention later this month.

It will see some of Europe's top fishermen arrive in the capital.

They'll be trying to catch the attention of fellow enthusiasts at the Citywest Convention Centre.

Hooked Live! involves two days of getting insider tips from professional fly-casters, angling guides and demonstrators as well as viewing the latest equipment and techniques.

For more information see www.hooked.ie.



Injured Cohen postpones tour

SINGING legend Leonard Cohen has postponed his European tour by six months after hurting his back.

A statement said his doctors advised the 75-year-old to follow the same four- to six-month regime of physical therapy as athletes do with similar injuries.

His nine-date tour, which was set to begin on March 1 in the French city of Caen, will now begin on September 15, with shows scheduled through to October 7 in Moscow.


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