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A small hackney carriage.

[French, after the Hôtel de Saint Fiacre in Paris.]
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(Automotive Engineering) a small four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage, usually with a folding roof
[C17: named after the Hotel de St Fiacre, Paris, where these vehicles were first hired out]
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(Fr. ˈfya krə)

n., pl. fi•a•cres (Fr. ˈfya krə)
a small horse-drawn carriage.
[1690–1700; < French; after the Hotel de St. Fiacre]
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By reviving it in the UK, it was "ensuring that tea lovers across the UK can enjoy a quality cup of tea, no matter their budget" said marketing director for tea Fiachra Moloney.
My two brothers Uisneach and Fiachra played Neil Young's Harvest Moon as I walked up the aisle and, then the Beatles All Yo i Need Is Love as we walked down." The Xpose presenter added: "Charlie's mum is an amazing singer and she sang This Is Always by Betsy Carter."
Fiona will be very sadly missed by her loving parents, brothers, partner Fiachra, aunts, uncles, cousins and a very wide circle of friends, teachers and pupils of St.
Fiachra McGuinness, son of the late Martin McGuinness, tweeted a video message on Friday announcing he was "proud and honoured" to endorse Ms McDonald.
Scotland folded up for 140 in reply, with Harry Tector claiming four wickets for 28 runs and Fiachra Tucker taking three for 29.
Appointments made as a part of WSP | PB's recruitment drive include Fiachra O Cleirigh as a director at the firm, Victoria Bond as head of integrated waste management, and Ian Gould as a technical director.
The orchestra will be conducted by Irish composer and arranger Fiachra Trench, who has collaborated with musicians including Liverpool's Elvis Costello, Sinead O'Connor and Wet Wet Wet, as well as film composing legends like Hans Zimmer.
Fiachra Ward, Stephen Coogan and Cillian O'Sullivan are all natural forwards and should get on the scoresheet so it could be worth backing the Royals to get at least 13 points.
* DEFIANT: Paveen Yaqub in Turkey (010610Fpaveen-07.jpg) * HOME: Isam Bin Ali, Dr Fintan Lane and Fiachra O'Luain from the Gaza flotilla back in Dublin yesterday after being expelled from Israel
"It's the highest level of green building on Long Island to date, and it's 70 percent more energy efficient than a standard home," said the home's builder, Fiachra Hallissey.
Also included are Bishop James Kavanagh (dead), Bishop Jim Moriarty (Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin), Bishop Donal Murray (Bishop of Limerick), Bishop Dermot O'Mahony (retired), Bishop Fiachra Ni Ceallaigh (auxiliary bishop in Dublin), Bishop Eamonn Walsh (auxiliary bishop in Dublin and apostolic administrator to Ferns from April 2002 to April 2006) and Bishop Desmond Williams (dead).
"Winning the award really blew us away" says lead singer Fiachra Kerrigan.