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#Bananas

From TheJournal.ie What to do with... Overripe bananas from the fruit bowl What To Do With

What to do with... Overripe bananas from the fruit bowl

Got a bunch going black? We’re here to help.

From TheJournal.ie Banana plant extract could be key to creamier, longer lasting ice cream The Future

Banana plant extract could be key to creamier, longer lasting ice cream

Researchers have found that adding tiny cellulose fibres extracted from banana plant waste to ice cream could slow melting.

From TheJournal.ie In Ireland we eat about 5 million bananas every week, but do you know where they come from? Opinion

In Ireland we eat about 5 million bananas every week, but do you know where they come from?

Bananas are one of the most political commodities we put in our shopping baskets every week. Do you know how they made it to your local supermarket, asks Peter Gaynor.

From TheJournal.ie 'Success' story for officers as €10m in cocaine found with pureed bananas Exito

'Success' story for officers as €10m in cocaine found with pureed bananas

300 bricks of high-quality cocaine each had a label with the word “éxito” (“success”).

12 times people took the Minions craze way too far

They have truly taken over.

From The42 12 strange habits that make Novak Djokovic the most interesting man in tennis Bananas

12 strange habits that make Novak Djokovic the most interesting man in tennis

Drinking warm water, eating grass and shouting at ball boys all help make him number one.

From The42 Pat Spillane talks Joe Brolly: '1 All-Ireland medal Joe. No one gives a shite' Yerra

Pat Spillane talks Joe Brolly: '1 All-Ireland medal Joe. No one gives a shite'

Spillane gave a great interview to Ryan Tubridy on last night’s Late Late show.

From TheJournal.ie Huge stash of cocaine found in Aldi banana boxes AGAIN Logistical Error

Huge stash of cocaine found in Aldi banana boxes AGAIN

Police believe the smugglers made “logistical errors” in both instances.

Who knew cats and bananas were such mortal enemies?

Yet another foe to add to the long, long list of Cat Enemies.

From The42 'If Roy went to the shops you'd wonder what he's bought' - O'Neill dismisses Keano furore Bananas

'If Roy went to the shops you'd wonder what he's bought' - O'Neill dismisses Keano furore

The Republic of Ireland boss reiterated today that his assistant hasn’t become a distraction.

From TheJournal.ie Cocaine hidden among bananas - and heading towards Ireland - seized From Colombia

Cocaine hidden among bananas - and heading towards Ireland - seized

The seizure is a major blow for Irish drugs gang, according to gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Spanish police dogs sniffed out cocaine hidden in bananas Drug Smugglers

Spanish police dogs sniffed out cocaine hidden in bananas

Nine people have been arrested.

From TheJournal.ie Mega Fyffes deal hits banana skin as Chiquita goes Brazillian Not So A-peeling

Mega Fyffes deal hits banana skin as Chiquita goes Brazillian

The world’s biggest banana firm won’t be Irish after all.

From TheJournal.ie Fyffes owners are being offered less juice out of big banana deal Getting Squeezed

Fyffes owners are being offered less juice out of big banana deal

They would now get just over 40% from a merger with US company Chiquita.

British woman finds eggs of the world's most poisonous spider in her shopping

It’s on me. It really, really feels like it’s on me.

From TheJournal.ie Gone bananas: the Fyffes and Chiquita merger is in jeopardy Bananas

Gone bananas: the Fyffes and Chiquita merger is in jeopardy

A rival bid from a Brazilian outfit could scupper the Irish company’s deal with the US giant.

From TheJournal.ie After 7 years and almost €7 million, super banana will face its first human trial This S**t Is Bananas

After 7 years and almost €7 million, super banana will face its first human trial

The banana may look like other bananas but on the inside it’s a whole other story.

From The42 The bananas are flying in Serie A as AC Milan players targeted for racist abuse Strange Fruit This post contains videos

The bananas are flying in Serie A as AC Milan players targeted for racist abuse

Nigel de Jong and Kevin Constant were subjected to a barrage of abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Rory Gallagher, Death Row, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Rory Gallagher, Death Row, and the 1916 Rising: The week in numbers

Plus: How many bananas come into Ireland every week?

From TheJournal.ie How many bananas do the Irish eat in a week? Port Of Cork

How many bananas do the Irish eat in a week?

A fly-on-the-deck doc sees Cork, the world’s second largest natural deep water harbour, give up its secrets.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie The world's banana crop is in danger of 'massive destruction' Chiquit-ing Death

The world's banana crop is in danger of 'massive destruction'

The UN has warned that we have to act now to avoid the destruction of the world’s banana crop.

From TheJournal.ie No jobs bonanza from banana merger Bananas

No jobs bonanza from banana merger

Chiquita and Fyffes merge and will be “domiciled” in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning, it’s the start of a new week so here’s today’s news to get your day started.

Bananas are actually not that good for monkeys

Not even monkeys can’t avoid the dreaded diet.

Man ram-raids petrol station, then steals only a single banana

He must have really needed that banana.

Cocaine delivered to Aldi in believed 'logistical error' by drug smugglers

The drugs were valued at six million euro.

This banana art will blow your mind

Yes, banana art. No, that’s not a euphemism.

From TheJournal.ie Bananas thrown at black Italian minister Racism

Bananas thrown at black Italian minister

Kyenge, who was born in Democratic Republic of Congo but has lived in Italy for 30 years, has faced several incidents of racism since taking her post.

12 things to eat while watching Arrested Development

Look, we all know that the snacks are half the experience.

Why was there an Ostrich at the Arrested Development premiere? Banana Stand This post contains images
You've seen Fairtrade Ireland's Brad Pitt spoof, right? Fair Play This post contains videos

You've seen Fairtrade Ireland's Brad Pitt spoof, right?

Fair play to Fairtrade Fortnight’s launch ad. Well played, banana-toting man, well played.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

From TheJournal.ie Supermarket chain criticised for pre-peeled bananas Bananas

Supermarket chain criticised for pre-peeled bananas

The Austrian-based supermarket Billa wrapped the peeled bananas in plastic packaging.

From TheJournal.ie Bananas and pineapples will be getting more expensive You've Been Warned

Bananas and pineapples will be getting more expensive

Fyffes says it’ll have to increase its sales prices as the cost of fruit and fuel goes up and while the euro weakens.