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Eamonn campbell funeral punctuated by song and laughs
 
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Eamonn campbell funeral punctuated by song and laughs A lone piper playing The Foggy Dew led the cortege into the grounds of St Agnes’s Church in Crumlin, Dublin, for the funeral Mass of musician Eamonn Campbell yesterday. The former member of The Dubliners died last week in the Netherlands after falling ill while on tour. The coffin was carried into the church by a quartet of All-Ireland-winning Dublin stars: Philly McMahon, Kevin McManamon, Denis Bastick and Eoghan O’Gara. The Sam Maguire Cup was placed on top of it for the Mass, celebrated by fo...
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13 reasons why actor brandon flynn has come out in an emotional instagram post
 
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13 reasons why actor brandon flynn has come out in an emotional instagram post. Brandon Flynn, who plays Justin Foley on Netflix’s Thirteen Reasons Why, has come out as gay. The Australian actor said he was inspired to show solidarity for his community after seeing a ‘vote no’ message in the sky, “looming over Sydney.” He responded: “Thank you for raising money and hiring a pla...
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Angry scenes at meeting on proposed mosque in kilkenny
 
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Angry scenes at meeting on proposed mosque in kilkenny Angry scenes marred a public information meeting on a planned mosque which took place in Kilkenny yesterday. The meeting was requested by public representatives, John and Andrew McGuinness, in response to queries from local residents. Approximately 200 people attended the meeting which was organised to provide information on the planning application and the planning process. Shouting and heckling dominated the two-hour meeting which took place at O'Loughlin Gaels GAA club. Imam Ebrahim Ndure add...
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Alexander lapshin claims azerbaijan might be behind ‘suicide’ of cnn’s anthony bourdain for artsakh
 
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Alexander lapshin claims azerbaijan might be behind ‘suicide’ of cnn’s anthony bourdain for artsakh episode of parts unknown Alexander Lapshin claims Azerbaijan might be behind ‘suicide’ of CNN’s Anthony Bourdain for Artsakh episode of Parts Unknown 20:03, 8 June, 2018 YEREVAN, JUNE 8, ARMENPRESS. Russian-Israeli travel blogger Alexander Lapshin, the man who was under global media spotlight for his arrest and extradition to Azerbaijan for visiting Artsakh, claims that celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain’s death may somehow be connected with the latter’s visit and filming of CNN’s Parts Unknown in Artsakh.  Bourdain was ly...
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You can now buy viagra without a prescription – here's where to get it
 
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You can now buy viagra without a prescription – here's where to get it You can now buy Viagra WITHOUT a prescription – here's where to get it ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION patients can now buy Viagra over the counter. Brits can now buy Viagra without a prescription. The over-the-counter pills can be ordered from online pharmacy websites or be purchased in store. Health experts hope that this move will help the 4.3 million men in the UK who are struggling with erectile dysfunction. Erectile dysfunction causes: 23 possible health conditions effecting your penis   Read through...
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Wife of loughinisland suspect told councillor he was killer, documentary claims
 
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Wife of loughinisland suspect told councillor he was killer, documentary claims Mourners attend the 20th anniversary of the Loughinisland massacre in 2014 A hard-hitting new film on the Loughinisland massacre claims that the wife of a chief suspect named him as one of the killers in a letter to a nationalist councillor. The woman also admitted she was part of the plan to commit the murders, but didn't go through with it. Oscar-nominated No Stone Unturned names three men who formed the UVF gang responsible for the murder of six men as they watched a World Cup football match ...
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Man has kept unopened present from ex for 47 years – can you guess what's inside?
 
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Man has kept unopened present from ex for 47 years – can you guess what's inside? FACEBOOK/ADRIAN PEARCE NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENTS: Adrian has resisted the urge to open the gift for almost 5 decades While many of us can’t wait to open our Christmas prezzies, one man left a gift unwrapped for 47 years. Adrian Pearce has held onto a present from his ex-girlfriend for almost five decades. Even though he was dumped by his former flame, he has got out the mystery package every year since.   Thought the usual 'It's not you it's me' line was bad? Well These break-up reasons will lea...
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First look: adare manor reopens after 18-month refurbishment
 
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First look: adare manor reopens after 18-month refurbishment After an 18-month closure, the five-star Adare Manor and Golf Resort in Co Limerick will reopen to the public on Thursday. All the rooms have river, golf course, or garden views. The hotel was purchased by JP McManus and family in December 2014, and it has had a complete transformation and the addition of a new bedroom wing and ballroom. A new building – linked to the original manor house by a colonnade – brings the number of bedrooms up from 62 to 104. The new west wing is a replica of the orig...
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Power for the masses: watteam's single leg powerbeat costs just $260
 
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Power for the masses: watteam's single leg powerbeat costs just $260. Launched a few years back, Watteam’s Powerbeat powermeter was an interesting take on power measurement. The system works with your existing crank (provided it's alloy), and the DIY installation sees the sensor glued to your crank arms — it is also the first brand to crack the sub $500 dollar power m...
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Young farmer lost in river tragedy had 'zest for living', says priest
 
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Young farmer lost in river tragedy had 'zest for living', says priest The coffin of Declan Davitt is carried by mourners at Killeen, Louisburgh, Co Mayo, yesterday. Photo: Keith Heneghan The funeral of a young farmer who lost his life in a drowning tragedy in the early hours of Christmas Day has heard how he had "so much potential, and energy and zest for living". Hundreds of mourners from as far as New Zealand and Scotland came to attend yesterday's funeral of Declan Davitt (26), from Curradavit, Louisburgh, Co Mayo, which took place at the Church of the Holy Fam...
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First look: adare manor reopens after 18-month refurbishment
 
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First look: adare manor reopens after 18-month refurbishment After an 18-month closure, the five-star Adare Manor and Golf Resort in Co Limerick will reopen to the public on Thursday. All the rooms have river, golf course, or garden views. The hotel was purchased by JP McManus and family in December 2014, and it has had a complete transformation and the addition of a new bedroom wing and ballroom. A new building – linked to the original manor house by a colonnade – brings the number of bedrooms up from 62 to 104. The new west wing is a replica of the orig...
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Obituary - eamonn campbell, guitarist, record producer and member of the dubliners
 
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Obituary - eamonn campbell, guitarist, record producer and member of the dubliners Obituary - Eamonn Campbell, guitarist, record producer and member of The Dubliners Guitarist, record producer and member of The Dubliners Born: November 29, 1946; Died: October 18, 2017 EAMONN Campbell, who has died aged 70, was a talented guitarist, producer and arranger who was best known as a member of The Dubliners, the Irish folk band that had a number of hits including a version of The Irish Rover with The Pogues in the 1980s. He also produced the popular 1982 version of The Fields of Athe...
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‘the most beautiful house in ireland’ is up for sale
 
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‘the most beautiful house in ireland’ is up for sale A genuinely magnificent country house, Castletown Cox in County Kilkenny is as grand a residence as anyone could ever wish for. 36,000 square feet. 513 acres. 10 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, plus a list of other spaces which sound as if they’ve been lifted from a Cluedo board: the billiard room, the music room, the wine cellar. There’s even a ‘model room’. The main house on the Castletown Estate – often known as Castletown Cox – near Carrick-on-Suir in County Kilkenny (which is on the market via Knig...
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Microsoft admits windows phone is dead, leaves surface phone launch uncertain
 
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Microsoft admits windows phone is dead, leaves surface phone launch uncertain GETTY • BEHANCE • WIPMicrosoft has admitted its Windows Phone will no longer receive new featuresWindows Phone is dead, Microsoft has admitted. Vice President of Operating Systems Joe Belfiore revealed the company is no longer developing new features or hardware for Windows 10 Mobile. Belfoire broke the news in a series of tweets. Microsoft will continue to release bug fixes and security patches for its Windows 10 Mobile users, but will not launch any new features.“Of course we'll continue to su...
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Cnn to air “anthony bourdain parts unknown” episode on armenia may 20
 
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Cnn to air “anthony bourdain parts unknown” episode on armenia may 20 The CNN will air an episode of the “Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown” tracking American food icon Anthony Bourdain’s trip to Armenia and Artsakh on May 20. Bourdain takes a wide-angle look at the culture and history of this country with guides musician of Armenian descent Serj Tankian (System of a Down), and historian/Armenian resident Richard Giragosian, the CNN said as it announced the start of the Season 11 of the top-rated Emmy and Peabody award-winning CNN Original Series. Breaking bread with...
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Mourners remember teenager cameron reilly as appeal for information made at funeral
 
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Mourners remember teenager cameron reilly as appeal for information made at funeral Update - 2.23pm: The funeral mass for Cameron Reilly has heard an appeal for anyone with information on the teenager's death, to come forward. Cameron Reilly's funeral in Dunleer, Co Louth. Picture Ciara Wilkinson. Over a thousand mourners have attended the mass at St Brigid's Church, in Dunleer in County Louth. The 18-year-old's body was found in a field near the town over a week ago. A post-mortem revealed he had been murdered. Fr Michael Murtagh made this appeal to those who may have informat...
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Married hooker who sleeps with 30 men a day reveals everything about  work: ‘i love it'
 
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Married hooker who sleeps with 30 men a day reveals everything about work: ‘i love it' Married hooker who sleeps with 30 men a day reveals EVERYTHING about sex work: ‘I love it' A HOOKER has revealed how she went from training to become a nurse to making the “best porn in the world". Kirie Redfield, who is in her thirties, spoke of how she had an conventional upbringing and did well in school. She initially trained to become a nurse but turned to the sex industry in her mid-twenties. The Yorkshire lass moved into the porn business, making films in Germany, which she claims is the ...
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Irish gangland murder victim's eerie prediction before death
 
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Irish gangland murder victim's eerie prediction before death Irish gangland victim Kane McCormack eerily predicted his own death before his brutal murder. The 24-year-old's body was found dumped in a field in Walterstown, Co Meath on Saturday. He was shot three times and is believed to have been gunned down as part of the ongoing Kinahan/Hutch gangland feud. McCormack, also known as Kirwan, was a son of slain Noel “Duck Egg” Kirwan, a close pal of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch. It is believed that McCormack was not a member of the Hutch gang, but was looking for...
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Pictured: seven men charged in connection with mass brawl in dublin pub
 
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Pictured: seven men charged in connection with mass brawl in dublin pub L-R; Scott Capper, Dean Smith, Paul Brannigan and Robert Gaynor SEVEN men have appeared in court charged in connection with a major public order incident in a pub in Finglas last month. The men did not apply for bail and they were remanded in custody to Cloverhill Prison for one week. The seven accused are David Mulvey (35), Gerard Hogg (33) and Robert Gaynor (27) all of Berryfield Drive in Finglas, and Dean Thomas (26) of Glenties Drive in Finglas; Scott Capper (28), of Capppgh Green in Finglas...
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Gardaí look to contact all who met murder victim cameron reilly (18) on friday
 
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Gardaí look to contact all who met murder victim cameron reilly (18) on friday Gardaí investigating the murder of 18-year-old Cameron Reilly are seeking to interview anyone who had contact with him while socialising on Friday night. The young man’s body was found in a field on Saturday morning just outside the town of Dunleer in Co Louth. A postmortem confirmed he died in “violent circumstances”. It is understood he had extensive injuries to his neck. Gardaí have opened a murder investigation. Mr Reilly, who was well known in the Dunleer area, was out socialising with frie...
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Gardai fear escalation of traveller feud in county limerick after 'machete attack'
 
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Gardai fear escalation of traveller feud in county limerick after 'machete attack' A LONG-RUNNING Traveller feud erupted in Rathkeale on Saturday morning when a man was assaulted with a two and half foot long machete, Kilmallock Court heard. John O’Donoghue, aged 48, of Main Street, Rathkeale was charged with violent disorder, assault causing harm and possession of an article at Boherbuoi, Rathkeale on Saturday, December 16, 2017. On behalf of the State, Detective Garda Joe O’Sullivan objected to bail due to the “ongoing tension” between two Traveller families, more serious in...
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Christie brinkley admits to getting cosmetic procedures done
 
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Christie brinkley admits to getting cosmetic procedures done Christie Brinkley's youthful looks are a testament to her healthy lifestyle and skincare regimen, but the model, 63, admits that she's had some help from two non-invasive, non-surgical anti-ageing procedures: Xeomin for her frown lines and Ultherapy for her neck and chest. Brinkley aimed "never to look different" when signing up for the procedures (her face has been known for decades, after all). "But I'm almost 64," she explained to People. "At a certain point, you might need a little something...
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First look: rehearsal pictures translations starring colin morgan
 
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First look: rehearsal pictures translations starring colin morgan Colin Morgan headlines Brian Friel’s Translations at the National Theatre with a host of other TV stars. Here’s everything you need to know... There’s great news for theatre fans who also love everything TV, the National Theatre’s new production of Brian Friel’s powerful play, Translations, stars a host of talented TV actors including former Merlin frontman Colin Morgan. Brian Friel’s modern classic is set in 1833 and tells the story of prodigal son Owen (Colin Morgan) who returns to his rural D...
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16 bizarre things found inside women’s vaginas in 2017 – doctor reveals all
 
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16 bizarre things found inside women’s vaginas in 2017 – doctor reveals all SELF-LOVE turned into a disaster for these randy patients. GETTY SEXUAL HEALING: Patients had to seek treatment after getting these objects stuck inside Going to see your GP for intimate injuries can be a source of embarrassment – and no one knows it more than these patients. Data from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission’s database reveals that doctors found some very bizarre objects in vaginas in 2017.While some randy members of public were clearly trying to pleasure themselves with the u...
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What is x factor judge louis walsh's net worth and who has he managed before?
 
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What is x factor judge louis walsh's net worth and who has he managed before? Louis Walsh is a television personality and former music manager. He has managed two of the Republic of Ireland’s most well known boybands: Westlife and Boyzone. However, Walsh is best known for his career starring as one of the judges on ITV’s music reality show, The X Factor. As well as starring on the show, Walsh has judged on TV shows including Popstars: The Rivals, where he helped discover Girls Aloud, You’re a Star, Irish Popstars, and Ireland’s Got Talent. What is his background? And how ...
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'majority of st patrick's ballyragget hurling team had nothing to do with those events in the pub'
 
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'majority of st patrick's ballyragget hurling team had nothing to do with those events in the pub' A sign wishing the St Patrick’s team good luck in their hurling county final. Photo: Mark Condren The young man at the centre of the Ballyragget GAA lewd photo controversy is a member of the club's intermediate county championship winning team. The man, who is from a townland close to Ballyragget, was celebrating his 21st birthday on Tuesday night, with a small group of team mates from the Co Kilkenny club. Photos and video from the incident - which occurred two days after the club won the count...
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'i don't care how i look' says susannah constantine
 
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'i don't care how i look' says susannah constantine Published: 19:15 EDT, 21 October 2017 | Updated: 03:21 EDT, 22 October 2017 She dished out style advice on TV’s What Not to Wear, but having swapped fashion for fiction, Susannah Constantine’s go-to outfit these days is an old T-shirt and joggers. What would Trinny say? Susannah outside her 19th-century Sussex mansionWhat not to wear for lunch with Susannah Constantine? Together with Trinny Woodall she was a household name in the noughties – and naughty they most certainly were, with their blunt...
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Minister accuses alan kelly of 'smear campaign' in extraordinary dáil exchanges
 
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Minister accuses alan kelly of 'smear campaign' in extraordinary dáil exchanges Labour TD Alan Kelly Photo: Steve Humphreys Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan asked for Dáil protection during an extraordinary exchange that saw him accuse Labour’s Alan Kelly of launching a “smear campaign”. The minister interrupted normal proceedings to urge the Ceann Comhairle to reign in his former Cabinet colleague who up until that point hadn’t actually spoken in the chamber. Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin was in the process of questioning Taoiseach Leo Varadkar about suggestions that...
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Denmark: only four babies diagnosed with down's syndrome escaped abortion
 
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Denmark: only four babies diagnosed with down's syndrome escaped abortion A Danish claims that eradicating Down’s syndrome "is not" Government policy. Only four babies diagnosed with Down’s syndrome before birth were born in Denmark last year, a Danish has revealed. Carsten Søndergaard, Denmark’s ambassador to the Republic of Ireland, quoted the figure after pro-life advocate Liz McDermott raised Denmark’s high abortion rate during a parliamentary hearing. Despite the tiny number, Søndergaard claimed the country is not seeking to eradicate people with Down’s. Eradic...
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Rescue 116: hsa investigation opens possibility of prosecutions
 
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Rescue 116: hsa investigation opens possibility of prosecutions A third State agency will investigate the loss of four air crew in the Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 helicopter crash off the north Co Mayo coast in March. The Health and Safety Authority is now working with An Garda Síochána on a joint investigation that will result in a file being forwarded to the Director of Public Prosecutions. Four Irish Coast Guard air crew – Capt Dara Fitzpatrick, Capt Mark Duffy, winch operator Paul Ormsby and winchman Ciarán Smith – died when their helicopter collided wi...
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Scientology director opposes lifting of injunction preventing harassment from former church member
 
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Scientology director opposes lifting of injunction preventing harassment from former church member Zabrina Collins, of The Boulevard, Mount Eustace, Tyrelstown, Dublin 15, leaving the High Court in Dublin Thursday. Photo: Collins Pics A CHURCH of Scientology (CoS) director told the High Court she fears she will be harassed again and that it will get worse if an injunction preventing a former member from watching and besetting her is lifted. Zabrina Collins (39) says Peter Griffiths' behaviour towards her had got progressively worse over a number of years until she obtained the injunction in 2...
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Storm emma to make ireland feel colder than the arctic circle
 
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Storm emma to make ireland feel colder than the arctic circle Weather chiefs have upgraded warnings for Arctic conditions across Ireland as the so-called 'Beast from the East' sweeps in. A snow-ice alert has been issued for Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Laois, Louth, Wicklow and Meath from Tuesday, with up to 6cm of snow expected to accumulate by Wednesday morning. Met Eireann, who have dubbed the front 'Storm Emma', warned of widespread frost and icy conditions as it shifted its yellow status warning to orange, the next level. The counties of Kilkenny, Longfor...
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First ride: levc tx taxi prototype
 
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First ride: levc tx taxi prototype. In most London taxis, the intercom microphone to talk to the driver is located in the roof of the car. But in the new London Electric Vehicle Company LEVC TX taxi, the microphones are in the window pillars in front of the rear seats. A trivial change? Not at all, because when most passengers talk to...
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Varadkar believes ireland should join new eu military structure
 
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Varadkar believes ireland should join new eu military structure A new EU military structure that the Government supports is the start of Europe taking control of its own defence and not depending on the United States, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said. “I’ve a very clear view on this. A Europe worth building is a Europe worth defending,” he told the Dáil as he expressed his support for Ireland joining the Pesco (Permanent Structured Co-operation Agreement). The new military structure would allow the Defence Forces to co-operate with other armies in military mi...
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Danish police praise 8,000 irish fans
 
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Danish police praise 8,000 irish fans As excitement builds ahead of tomorrow’s must-win World Cup play-off, Danish police have praised the good behaviour of the 8,000 Irish supporters who travelled to Copenhagen for the scoreless first-leg. The Scandinavian officers had a particular word of thanks for the 3,000 Ireland fans who had to masquerade as Danes to get into the Parken Stadium. A message on their Twitter, @kobenhavnpoliti, was translated and shared by a proud Irish embassy in Denmark. It said: “Well done to all 8,000 of you,...
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Kurt cobain’s private possessions to go on display in kildare
 
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Kurt cobain’s private possessions to go on display in kildare The first public exhibition of some of Kurt Cobain’s personal items is be put on display this summer at the Museum of Style Icons in Newbridge, Co Kildare. In what may seem on the face of it an unlikely pairing, a personal family collection of items belonging to the late lead singer and guitarist of Nirvana, who died in 1994, is on its way to the Kildare Museum, where it will be unveiled to the world for the first time on July 19th. Growing Up: Kurt Cobain includes the top he wore in the video f...
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Kazakhstan: old leader, new foreign policy challenges
 
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Kazakhstan: old leader, new foreign policy challenges On March 15, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in Moscow that Kazakhstan’s provision of visa-free entry to U.S. citizens would require the approval of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), comprising Russia, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Belarus, and Kyrgyzstan. Lavrov’s comment surprised many, particularly authorities in Kazakhstan. But it was another reminder that the balancing of relations that Kazakhstan and its president, Nursultan Nazarbaev, have so deftly managed with the country’s neighbor...
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'i felt like i wasn't doing enough for patients because i was so overstretched' - irish nurses on w
 
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'i felt like i wasn't doing enough for patients because i was so overstretched' - irish nurses on why they moved abroad (L-R) Aine O'Connor and Michelle Matthews Aine O'Connor Michelle Matthews Michelle Matthews on her first day at work in Abu Dhabi Two Irish nurses speak out about their reasons for leaving Ireland and why they want things to change before moving home again. I never planned on leaving Ireland to work. I qualified as a nurse in in 2012 and St James' Hospital offered us contracts for three months but never renewed them despite the fact that they were short-staffed on every ward at the time. We were...
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Hedonism of a 19th century libertine
 
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Hedonism of a 19th century libertine Regency buck: Howe Peter Browne, 2nd Marquess of Sligo and a descendant of the pirate queen Granuaile Howe Peter Browne's Jamiacan estate The Great Leviathan by Anne Chambers With dramatic twists and a vast cast of characters worthy of a Tolstoy novel, the 2nd Marquess of Sligo lived a life every bit as compelling as his contemporaries Napoleon, Byron and Nelson. Historian Anne Chambers' latest biography has more characters flitting in and out than a Tolstoy novel, sending the reader repeatedly ...
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How to cut down on alcohol: seven tips to help you reduce your booze intake this year
 
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How to cut down on alcohol: seven tips to help you reduce your booze intake this year GETTY - STOCK ALCOHOL: Drinking alcohol can cause long lasting damage to the body The latest government guidelines recommend individuals drink no more than 14 units of alcohol per week. These should not be drunk in one day, but spread over three or more days. However, a recent government poll found that almost 29% and 25% of females exceeded 8 units per day, which is deemed binge drinking. Alcohol can cause long lasting damage to the body, including liver disease, cancers of the throat, brain da...
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Operators warned about life jackets before r116 crash
 
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Operators warned about life jackets before r116 crash In the five years before Rescue 116 crashed, the company that runs the search and rescue helicopter service, CHC Ireland, received repeated warnings that the life jackets they supplied to their pilots were not fit for purpose. The helicopter crashed into Blackrock Island, off the Co Mayo coast in March, claiming the lives of all four people on board. The bodies of Captain Dara Fitzpatrick and Captain Mark Duffy have been recovered but two others, winch operator Paul Ormsby and winch man Ciarán S...
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We'll give every child exposure to arts and culture in school - taoiseach
 
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We'll give every child exposure to arts and culture in school - taoiseach Student council member Jayla King introduces Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the launch of the Creative Ireland Programme Creative Youth plan at St Laurence O’Toole Girls National School, Seville Place, Dublin Photo: Mark Condren A plan to enable each Irish child to develop their creative potential was launched by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar yesterday. Creativity will be a vital key to devising solutions to the challenges, as yet unknown, that will face Ireland many years from now, Mr Varadkar said. The C...
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The creation of wealth: moya doherty on the arts as an economic dynamo
 
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The creation of wealth: moya doherty on the arts as an economic dynamo Long before her time at RTÉ or Riverdance, before all the fame and fortune, adulation and success that later came her way, Moya Doherty discovered the joy of creativity. As a young girl growing up amidst the stifling thickets of 1960s Catholic Ireland, a kind primary school teacher introduced her to poetry. “I’d love to have been a poet but I don’t have the talent,” says Doherty, who is, surely, the most successful impresario Ireland has produced. “Poetry is the most incisive, creative form of e...
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Mum who lost 5 family members in crash says there are 'no words to express pain'
 
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Mum who lost 5 family members in crash says there are 'no words to express pain' The heartbroken mum who lost five family members in a pier crash tragedy has said there are "simply no words to express my pain". Louise James lost her partner Sean McGrotty, her sons Mark and Evan, her mother Ruth Daniels and her sister Jodie Lee Tracey in the horror crash. Sean McGrotty was three times over the drink-drive limit when his 4x4 vehicle slid down a treacherous and algae-covered slipway in Buncrana, Co Donegal, in March last year, a previous hearing of the inquest was told. Speakin...
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Armenia’s charismatic opposition leader whips up pressure after talks break off
 
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Armenia’s charismatic opposition leader whips up pressure after talks break off Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan addresses supporters during a rally in Yerevan, Armenia. (Gleb Garanich/Reuters) YEREVAN, Armenia -- Carnivalesque street parties filled the center of Yerevan on Wednesday as university students went on strike amid fresh protests, after the government scrapped talks with the opposition aimed at resolving the political uprising. The setback in negotiations to form a new government put the onus on the opposition’s charismatic leader, Nikol Pashinyan, to k...
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Armenian government minister mane tandilyan resigns
 
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Armenian government minister mane tandilyan resigns YEREVAN, June 12. /ARKA/. Armenia’s Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Mane Tandilyan has tendered resignation application today. In a Facebook post she says she terminates her powers of minister, which she said were only tools for serving the citizens of Armenia.  Mane Tandilyan explains her decision by her disagreement with the government that decided to make the funded pension system mandatory for all citizens born after 1973 from July 1, 2018. Earlier Tandilyan advocated a draft law that p...
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Buncrana pier tragedy: sean mcgrotty a 'wonderful partner and father,' says louise james after verd
 
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Buncrana pier tragedy: sean mcgrotty a 'wonderful partner and father,' says louise james after verdicts Louise James, the Derry mum who lost her partner, two sons, mother and sister in the Buncrana pier tragedy has said she hopes lessons are learned and paid tribute to Sean McGrotty as a "wonderful" partner and father. Evan McGrotty, eight, his father Sean, 12-year-old brother Mark, grandmother Ruth Daniels, 59, and her 14-year-old daughter Jodie Lee Daniels died when their SUV sank after sliding off the "slippery as ice" surface in Donegal. A jury found the five victims died by misadventure follo...
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Met eireann issue snow warning for 20 counties - check if you're affected
 
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Met eireann issue snow warning for 20 counties - check if you're affected Snow is set to fall on Thursday, causing Met Eireann to issue a weather warning. A status yellow alert for "snow-ice" comes into force from 7am on Thursday and stays in place until 6am on Friday. A total of 20 counties are affected, and the National Forecaster has warned up to 3cm of the white stuff could dump down in parts. The following counties are affected: Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Dublin, Kildare, Laois, Longford, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath, ...
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Uk commitments to avoid hard border ‘politically bullet-proof’
 
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Uk commitments to avoid hard border ‘politically bullet-proof’ The commitments made by Britain to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland are “politically bullet-proof” and “cast iron”, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said. Speaking after the deal was agreed on Irish-specific issues to allow negotiations on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU to proceed to the next phase, Mr Varadkar also the Government had “achieved all we set out to achieve in phase one of these negotiations”. The document agreed between the EU and the UK reached the threshold of “sufficient...
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Retired surgeon michael shine acquitted of indecently assaulting young male patients - independent.
 
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Retired surgeon michael shine acquitted of indecently assaulting young male patients - independent.ie Retired surgeon Dr Michael Shine (85) at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court Pic Collins Courts. A jury has acquitted retired surgeon Michael Shine of indecently assaulting three young male patients over 40 years ago. Mr Shine (85) of Wellington Rd. in Dublin had pleaded not (NOT) guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to seven charges of indecently assaulting five patients at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital and at his private clinic, both in Drogheda, Co Louth, on dates between 1964 and 1991. Short...
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