Thursday, 26th April 2018
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One of the most interesting parts of this movie is watching just how young all the stars are in it. It is hard to think that all of them were once just fresh faced

youngsters starting out in the world of showbiz going on to become known world wide and being extremely wealthy at such a young age. The story of this first film is all about how Harry Potter gets to go to Hogwarths and while there solving the riddle of the Philosopher's

Stone as well as having his second run in with he who shall not be named, the dreaded Voldemort. Along the way Harry Potter makes friends with Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger although with the latter it is a slow burning friendship rather than one that is natural from the outset. Another of the interesting things about this movie is how well it holds up so many years later. The acting is on point and the effects are still really good and convincing. It's a testament to how well it was done at the time that it really is such a good watch all these years, and films, later.


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    Religious ToleranceAt a public meeting last week to discuss the plans for a new mosque in Kilkenny, it seemed that out of the crowd of approximately 200 that attended, the overwhelming majority were against the idea. While it was reported that most people were against the addition of the mosque to Kilkenny life due to logistical reasons, it was also reported, and quite prominently, that there were more than a few people who were vocally opposed to the whole idea of a any sort of mosque being built on rel …

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