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#Bananas

# bananas - Thursday 19 July, 2018

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

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

# bananas - Saturday 24 March, 2018

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.

# bananas - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

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.

# bananas - Sunday 4 October, 2015

'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”).

# bananas - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge 'I'm not afraid of the giant Minion' - we spoke to the man tasked with fixing the beast Bananas

# bananas - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge 12 times people took the Minions craze way too far Yellow Yokes

12 times people took the Minions craze way too far

They have truly taken over.

# bananas - Monday 11 May, 2015

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.

# bananas - Saturday 9 May, 2015

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.

# bananas - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Huge stash of cocaine found in Aldi banana boxes AGAIN

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

# bananas - Friday 27 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Baby bat adorably feasts on a banana, steals the internet's heart Batbaby

# bananas - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Who knew cats and bananas were such mortal enemies? Fruit Loop

Who knew cats and bananas were such mortal enemies?

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

# bananas - Sunday 1 February, 2015

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.

# bananas - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Cocaine hidden among bananas - and heading towards Ireland - seized

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

# bananas - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Spanish police dogs sniffed out cocaine hidden in bananas

Nine people have been arrested.

# bananas - Friday 24 October, 2014

Mega Fyffes deal hits banana skin as Chiquita goes Brazillian

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

# bananas - Friday 26 September, 2014

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.

# bananas - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge British woman finds eggs of the world's most poisonous spider in her shopping Noooooo

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.

# bananas - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

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.

# bananas - Monday 16 June, 2014

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.

# bananas - Sunday 11 May, 2014

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.

# bananas - Saturday 3 May, 2014

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

Plus: How many bananas come into Ireland every week?

# bananas - Monday 28 April, 2014

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.

# bananas - Monday 14 April, 2014

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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.

# bananas - Monday 10 March, 2014

No jobs bonanza from banana merger

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

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 - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Bananas are actually not that good for monkeys Go Bananas

Bananas are actually not that good for monkeys

Not even monkeys can’t avoid the dreaded diet.

# bananas - Friday 10 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man ram-raids petrol station, then steals only a single banana Bananas

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

He must have really needed that banana.

# bananas - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Cocaine delivered to Aldi in believed 'logistical error' by drug smugglers Whoops

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

The drugs were valued at six million euro.

# bananas - Thursday 29 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge This banana art will blow your mind B-A-N-A-N-A-S

This banana art will blow your mind

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

# bananas - Saturday 27 July, 2013

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.

# bananas - Monday 27 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge 12 things to eat while watching Arrested Development Unlimited Juice

12 things to eat while watching Arrested Development

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

# bananas - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Why was there an Ostrich at the Arrested Development premiere? Banana Stand This post contains images

# bananas - Monday 25 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge 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.

# bananas - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

Supermarket chain criticised for pre-peeled bananas

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

# bananas - Monday 3 September, 2012

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.