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The Morning Call
Rapper 50 Cent publicly mocks autistic teen, then apologizes after outraged reactionof cash were posted to the Internet. Nor is it his first encounter with the su
Rapper 50 Cent publicly mocks autistic teen, then apologizes after outraged reaction
The Morning Call / Posted 9 minutes ago
of cash were posted to the Internet. Nor is it his first encounter with the subject of autism. In 2012, according to the Irish Independent, after getting into a "Twitter feud" with a fan, the artist said: "Just saw your picture fool, you look... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Gerry Adams: 'Hero Nelson Mandela would understand my use of the N-word in tweet'such racist language in it". Nelson McCausland of the DUP said: "The comment i
Gerry Adams: 'Hero Nelson Mandela would understand my use of the N-word in tweet'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 minutes ago
such racist language in it". Nelson McCausland of the DUP said: "The comment is absolutely horrendous, not only in terms of the language by using the N-word, but also in that it shows what he really thinks of Northern Ireland." Irish Inde... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rapper 50 Cent publicly mocks autistic teen, then apologizes after outraged reactionof cash were posted to the Internet. Nor is it his first encounter with the su
Rapper 50 Cent publicly mocks autistic teen, then apologizes after outraged reaction
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 minutes ago
of cash were posted to the Internet. Nor is it his first encounter with the subject of autism. In 2012, according to the Irish Independent, after getting into a "Twitter feud" with a fan, the artist said: "Just saw your picture fool, you look... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Rapper 50 Cent publicly mocks autistic teen, then apologizes after outraged reactionof cash were posted to the Internet. Nor is it his first encounter with the su
Rapper 50 Cent publicly mocks autistic teen, then apologizes after outraged reaction
Hartford Courant / Posted 53 minutes ago
of cash were posted to the Internet. Nor is it his first encounter with the subject of autism. In 2012, according to the Irish Independent, after getting into a "Twitter feud" with a fan, the artist said: "Just saw your picture fool, you look... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Student who flashed genitals in yearbook photo prank faces 69 counts of indecent exposurethe author of the Change.org petition titled 'Free Hunter Osborn' wrote online.
Student who flashed genitals in yearbook photo prank faces 69 counts of indecent exposure
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
the author of the Change.org petition titled 'Free Hunter Osborn' wrote online. “The teacher responsible for the yearbook should be fired. Red Mountain High School is using him as a scapegoat instead of taking any responsibility.” Irish Indepen... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Three Irish prison officers wait on tests after bite attack by 'HIV-Positive' rapistagain the issues we raised at our conference last week regarding the dangerous
Three Irish prison officers wait on tests after bite attack by 'HIV-Positive' rapist
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
again the issues we raised at our conference last week regarding the dangerous and difficult job that we do every day "Our thoughts are with the officers and their families that have a worrying and painful wait ahead of them." Irish In... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Mary Lou McDonald: I’m not embarrassed by Gerry Adams’ teddy bears and rubber ducksand teddy bears.” She said that it is not embarrassing for the party overseas,
Mary Lou McDonald: I’m not embarrassed by Gerry Adams’ teddy bears and rubber ducks
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
and teddy bears.” She said that it is not embarrassing for the party overseas, arguing that in her “humble estimation” the country has “sent some pretty idiosyncratic characters overseas to represent us in the office of Taoiseach”. Irish Independ... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
"Too many people worry about what Dublin have and what they don't"included, really to focus on what we're doing and hope we can get better at it,
"Too many people worry about what Dublin have and what they don't"
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 3 hours ago
included, really to focus on what we're doing and hope we can get better at it,” the Lilywhites boss remarked to The Irish Independent at yesterday's Leinster SFC launch. “Sometimes I feel too many people worry about what Dublin have and... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
There is a lot of frustration, admits Kellyweekend's double digit defeat to Westmeath. “I'm well able to gauge it from wh
There is a lot of frustration, admits Kelly
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 5 hours ago
weekend's double digit defeat to Westmeath. “I'm well able to gauge it from where I am,” the Tipperary native told The Irish Independent. “There is certainly a lot of it, a lot of expectation which brings its own pressures as well. “There is... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Convicted rapist bites three prison officers in rage incidentwhen the prisoner, originally from Zimbabwe, was told he was not due medication
Convicted rapist bites three prison officers in rage incident
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 hours ago
when the prisoner, originally from Zimbabwe, was told he was not due medication he requested. It is reported in the Irish Independent that he then became aggressive and bit three officers. One officer was bitten through to the bone on his... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Kingston: we've got someone of real calibreto Mick Lillis' Laois senior football backroom team has been described as a 'co
Kingston: we've got someone of real calibre
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 6 hours ago
to Mick Lillis' Laois senior football backroom team has been described as a 'coup' by Donie Kingston. Speaking to The Irish Independent, Kingston said Cunningham's arrival as coach couldn't have come at a better time as they attempt to bounce... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Obsessed Jedward fan (39) jailed for two years for sex with two teenage boyscharge I sentence you to 12 months imprisonment. On the second charge I sentenc
Obsessed Jedward fan (39) jailed for two years for sex with two teenage boys
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
charge I sentence you to 12 months imprisonment. On the second charge I sentence you to 12 months imprisonment. To be served consecutively. Two years," Sheriff John Montgomery said at Ayr Sheriff Court in Scotland yesterday. Source Irish Indepen... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Enda Kenny set to be re-elected Taoiseach as Fianna Fail TDs pass historic minority governmentbetween the two parties will also be put in place. This will ensure that when a
Enda Kenny set to be re-elected Taoiseach as Fianna Fail TDs pass historic minority government
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 hours ago
between the two parties will also be put in place. This will ensure that when a TD is absent, his pair from the opposing party abstains during votes. There are also a series of commitments given by Fine Gael. These include: Irish I... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Irishman dies following attack in Lutona likeable fella and a lovely chap. He was just a nice lad and everybody is stu
Irishman dies following attack in Luton
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 hours ago
a likeable fella and a lovely chap. He was just a nice lad and everybody is stunned. “We are all devastated for the family. Everybody is shocked, a young man from a rural community… when the word came out nobody knew what to say. Irish Indepe... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Convicted paedophile raped his girlfriend and her mother within three dayshis client had some insight into his offending and was on the waiting list for
Convicted paedophile raped his girlfriend and her mother within three days
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
his client had some insight into his offending and was on the waiting list for psychological treatment in prison. Mr Justice McCarthy agreed to extend legal aid in the event the man decides to appeal the sentence or conviction. Irish Inde... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
O'Donnell: Rossies didn't wear the jersey with pridebeing proud to wear the Roscommon jersey, we didn't wear it with pride today an
O'Donnell: Rossies didn't wear the jersey with pride
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted yesterday
being proud to wear the Roscommon jersey, we didn't wear it with pride today and that's very disappointing," he told The Irish Independent. "I suppose in 2011 we were criticised that we didn't attend a lot of functions and do's and whatever.... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Dublin shooting: Man (27) injured in Shancastle Driveis currently sealed off pending a Garda Forensic Examination. Investigating Ga
Dublin shooting: Man (27) injured in Shancastle Drive
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
is currently sealed off pending a Garda Forensic Examination. Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Ronanstown Garda Station on 01-666 7700, the Garda Confidential Line 1 800 666 111 or any Garda Station. Irish Ind... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Mairead Ronan: 'I was nervous when I found out I was pregnant'because I was so sick with Dara and I was thinking ‘I’m not even going to be ab
Mairead Ronan: 'I was nervous when I found out I was pregnant'
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
because I was so sick with Dara and I was thinking ‘I’m not even going to be able to get out of bed’,” she told the Irish Independent. “I was vomiting every single day and some days I didn’t stop until 10pm. I remember thinking ‘whoever... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Photos from Star Wars movie set show Jedi temple being built in Kerryin the final production. Leaked photographs released at the weekend showed the
Photos from Star Wars movie set show Jedi temple being built in Kerry
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
in the final production. Leaked photographs released at the weekend showed the iconic Millennium Falcon spaceship parked on rocky terrain with lush, green vegetation. It has all been set up at the film studios in Buckinghamshire. Irish Indepe... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Has Jose Mourinho made a 'deal clinching' offer to Manchester United chiefs?top four finish. Old Trafford insiders strongly deny reports that they have ag
Has Jose Mourinho made a 'deal clinching' offer to Manchester United chiefs?
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
top four finish. Old Trafford insiders strongly deny reports that they have agreed a deal to recruit Mourinho as Louis van Gaal’s replacement, with opposition to his appointment still being voiced among the Old Trafford hierarchy. Irish Indepen... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Roy Keane: 'It's difficult to stay positive watching Manchester United'was going to score it was going to be Leicester. "I am a bit flat after that p
Roy Keane: 'It's difficult to stay positive watching Manchester United'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
was going to score it was going to be Leicester. "I am a bit flat after that performance but the signs have been good over the past few weeks with young players coming through. I am trying to stay positive but it is difficult. Irish Ind... Read more
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Daily Star
Irish bloke’s first time using a drill doesn’t go as plannedKeith struggled to get the drill through the wall on his first attempt When as
Irish bloke’s first time using a drill doesn’t go as planned
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
Keith struggled to get the drill through the wall on his first attempt When asked if she got a little angry, Lisa told the Irish Independent: "Yeah a bit, just over the size of the hole and no sky Sky for a week. "It only got fixed yesterday and... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Walsh will 'come back stronger', says Ó SeWalsh made the right call in opting out of the Kerry senior football panel, acc
Walsh will 'come back stronger', says Ó Se
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 4 days ago
Walsh made the right call in opting out of the Kerry senior football panel, according to Tomás Ó Se. Writing in today's Irish Independent, Ó Se acknowledges that it's not a decision that his former team-mate would have taken lightly. “He's been... Read more
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RTE News
Stander says Munster focused on Scarlets clashlast night's crucial win against Edinburgh, according to captain CJ Stander. S
Stander says Munster focused on Scarlets clash
RTE News / Posted 4 days ago
last night's crucial win against Edinburgh, according to captain CJ Stander. Speaking after the 27-19 win at Cork's Irish Independent Park, Stander said the side had one job to do against the Scottish side and they did it. Munster raced in... Read more
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heraldscotland
Munster 27 Edinburgh 19: Near fatal bonus point loss for Solomons sidethis season, but last season's losing finalists know how to win and how to thro
Munster 27 Edinburgh 19: Near fatal bonus point loss for Solomons side
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
this season, but last season's losing finalists know how to win and how to throw a party. In the crammed surroundings of Irish Independent Park – still Musgrave Park in the minds of most, even the stadium announcer – the place was bouncing from... Read more
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RTE News
Munster keep Euro hopes alive with bonus-point winhalf until centre Saili was driven over for the clinching touchdown. Edinburgh
Munster keep Euro hopes alive with bonus-point win
RTE News / Posted 4 days ago
half until centre Saili was driven over for the clinching touchdown. Edinburgh had the better of the early exchanges at Irish Independent Park, pressing from an advancing maul, with scrum-half Sean Kennedy linking crisply across the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Francis Saili's late try floors Edinburgh as Munster claim bonus-point winhalf until centre Saili was driven over for the clinching touchdown. Edinburgh
Francis Saili's late try floors Edinburgh as Munster claim bonus-point win
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
half until centre Saili was driven over for the clinching touchdown. Edinburgh had the better of the early exchanges at Irish Independent Park, pressing from an advancing maul, with scrum-half Sean Kennedy linking crisply across the... Read more
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Golf Magazine
Report: Rory McIlroy Won't Be Wearing Nike Apparel at the Olympicshas had some unintended and unpleasant consequences for his main sponsor, Nike.
Report: Rory McIlroy Won't Be Wearing Nike Apparel at the Olympics
Golf Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
has had some unintended and unpleasant consequences for his main sponsor, Nike. According to a report published by the Irish Independent, Nike assumed that the Northern Ireland-born McIlroy would be playing for the United Kingdom in Rio. When... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Gardai begin dig at Dublin garden in search for babies' bodiescomplaints for several months. They have interviewed several family members and
Gardai begin dig at Dublin garden in search for babies' bodies
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
complaints for several months. They have interviewed several family members and friends about the case. A source told the Irish Independent: "This investigation has been ongoing for some time, as it's a historical case it takes longer than normal... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Ireland boss O’Neill holds talks with Arsenal starlet Crowleya loan spell with Barnsley earlier this season, and O'Neill believes he would a
Ireland boss O’Neill holds talks with Arsenal starlet Crowley
tribalfootball.com / Posted 5 days ago
a loan spell with Barnsley earlier this season, and O'Neill believes he would add plenty to his senior Ireland setup. The Irish Independent claims that O'Neill has held face-to-face talks with Crowley who last year returned to play for the England... Read more
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RTE News
O'Gara: Hopefully Foley stays with Munstercorresponding fixture last season, a one-point victory at Thomond Park. O’Gara
O'Gara: Hopefully Foley stays with Munster
RTE News / Posted 5 days ago
corresponding fixture last season, a one-point victory at Thomond Park. O’Gara says the fact the match will take place at Irish Independent Park is a huge fillip for the home side. “It’s a masterstroke it is in Cork," he said. “It will be a full... Read more
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heraldscotland
Edinburgh ready for Munster crunchthat we have to win the next two games. This one is really important to them, t
Edinburgh ready for Munster crunch
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
that we have to win the next two games. This one is really important to them, too, so it’s going to be a great showdown.” Irish Independent Park, the Cork venue for tonight’s game, is not nearly as intimidating a venue as Thomond Park in Limerick,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Gardai to excavate Dublin garden in search for babies' bodiesthe alleged crimes having been committed a number of decades ago, the investiga
Gardai to excavate Dublin garden in search for babies' bodies
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
the alleged crimes having been committed a number of decades ago, the investigation is very much live, and as with all cases detectives will have to investigate all the evidence before deciding on what way to progress.” I... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Mick Wallace breaks down in tears after discussing plight of refugees in Dailthe issue on Thursday, Mr Wallace became emotional when recalling his meeting w
Mick Wallace breaks down in tears after discussing plight of refugees in Dail
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
the issue on Thursday, Mr Wallace became emotional when recalling his meeting with a 15-year-old child who lost his family on the Iran-Afghan border. “He’s 15 and he’d like to come to Ireland or Britain,” a tearful Mr Wallace said. Irish Independ... Read more
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Scotsman
Edinburgh name team for Munster crunchand Johnny Holland continue at half-back as do Rory Scannell and Francis Saili
Edinburgh name team for Munster crunch
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
and Johnny Holland continue at half-back as do Rory Scannell and Francis Saili in midfield. Guinness Pro12 Tonight at Irish Independent Park, Cork kick-off 7.35pm Live on BBC Sport Scotland website MUNSTER: Simon Zebo; Andrew Conway, Francis... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Gleeson to cut out 'stupid stuff'after looking at them myself personally and the lads have told me different way
Gleeson to cut out 'stupid stuff'
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 6 days ago
after looking at them myself personally and the lads have told me different ways about improving that,” Gleeson told the Irish Independent. “It's more about leaving the ball go and not doing stupid stuff again. It's working," he said. "I'm... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Ben Te'o: I can succeed where Sam Burgess failedhe receive an England call. "I really put in a lot of hard work in games and o
Ben Te'o: I can succeed where Sam Burgess failed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
he receive an England call. "I really put in a lot of hard work in games and on the training paddock," Te'o told the Irish Independent. "I think that's the only way, playing games. "I had lot more experience (than Burgess), learning all the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Cork shooting: One man dead after Ballyphehane incidentthat all the early indications are that the incident involved a tragic accident
Cork shooting: One man dead after Ballyphehane incident
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
that all the early indications are that the incident involved a tragic accident. A man who was at the scene of the tragic incident is currently assisting gardai with their inquiries into the precise circumstances of what happened. Irish Indepen... Read more
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The Register
Is Dublin becoming as unaffordable as San Francisco?many observers commenting on an emerging "housing crisis". According to an ana
Is Dublin becoming as unaffordable as San Francisco?
The Register / Posted 7 days ago
many observers commenting on an emerging "housing crisis". According to an analysis of the Property Price Register byThe Irish Independent, property funds have spent more than €1.9bn (£1.5bn) since 2010. The vast majority of those were based in... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Rice not part of Cody's championship plansplans27 April 2016 Former All-Star midfielder Michael Rice has been dropped fr
Rice not part of Cody's championship plans
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 7 days ago
plans27 April 2016 Former All-Star midfielder Michael Rice has been dropped from the Kilkenny senior hurling squad. The Irish Independent reports that Rice and defender Brian Kennedy have been informed by Brian Cody that their services won't be... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Offaly sweat on Dooley's fitnesswith the footballers. "Shane Dooley hasn't trained with us for the last week o
Offaly sweat on Dooley's fitness
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 7 days ago
with the footballers. "Shane Dooley hasn't trained with us for the last week or so," manager Eamonn Kelly explained to The Irish Independent. "He pulled his hamstring in a challenge game with the footballers so he wasn't able to take part the last... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Shane Lowry opens up on wedding to long-term love Wendythis month | TWITTER “Anyone who knows Wendy knows that she doesn’t like the l
Shane Lowry opens up on wedding to long-term love Wendy
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
this month | TWITTER “Anyone who knows Wendy knows that she doesn’t like the limelight or anything like that,” he told the Irish Independent. Explaining the choice to wed in the Big Apple, Shane revealed that if they got married in Ireland, they... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Sinn Fein's Mary Lou McDonald calls for greater garda resources in wake of gun murdersmembers in uniform we have the asp, retractable baton and pepper spray. Once we
Sinn Fein's Mary Lou McDonald calls for greater garda resources in wake of gun murders
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
members in uniform we have the asp, retractable baton and pepper spray. Once we utilise those forms of force the next available form of force after that is the gun. We have nothing intermediate - the likes of tasers and beanbags." Irish Indepe... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Enda Kenny fuels speculation over a snap General Electionagainst reading too much into Mr Kenny’s remarks. Mr Kenny was present in the
Enda Kenny fuels speculation over a snap General Election
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
against reading too much into Mr Kenny’s remarks. Mr Kenny was present in the Dáil today as TDs rowed over putting the issue of water charges to a debate. He is due to address the Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting today. Irish In... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
One man (40s) has died in Cork shooting incidentone garda source said that all the early indications are that the incident invo
One man (40s) has died in Cork shooting incident
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
one garda source said that all the early indications are that the incident involved a tragic accident. A man who was at the scene is currently assisting gardai with their inquiries into the precise circumstances of what happened. Irish Indepe... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Irish jockey Maurice Fitzgerald told gardai: 'I'm sick in head' after sex attackher, telling her that if she didn't: "I will kill you f***ing now." Sgt Gary C
Irish jockey Maurice Fitzgerald told gardai: 'I'm sick in head' after sex attack
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
her, telling her that if she didn't: "I will kill you f***ing now." Sgt Gary Carroll said the outcome would have been far more serious except for the intervention of two men who came on the scene. Sentencing was adjourned to July. Irish Indepen... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Sinn Fein's Mary Lou McDonald calls for greater garda resources in wake of Dublin gun murdersmembers in uniform we have the asp, retractable baton and pepper spray. Once we
Sinn Fein's Mary Lou McDonald calls for greater garda resources in wake of Dublin gun murders
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
members in uniform we have the asp, retractable baton and pepper spray. Once we utilise those forms of force the next available form of force after that is the gun. We have nothing intermediate - the likes of tasers and beanbags." Irish Indepe... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Peru drugs mule Melissa Reid could be free to return home by the end of the weekhow to say no to somebody. I kind of just followed along with it." She said sh
Peru drugs mule Melissa Reid could be free to return home by the end of the week
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
how to say no to somebody. I kind of just followed along with it." She said she now regretted her crime. "I made a decision in a moment of madness. I'm not a bad person," she said. "I want to demonstrate that I'm a good person." Irish Indepe... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
"I think the 1970 lads will have to move into second spot"complete the All-Ireland two-in-a-row in September, I think the 1970 lads will
"I think the 1970 lads will have to move into second spot"
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 8 days ago
complete the All-Ireland two-in-a-row in September, I think the 1970 lads will have to move into second spot," he told The Irish Independent. “We all know how good they were but this group is showing up as something special. They beat Kerry on... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Man shot dead in Dublin hours after gangland war claimed sixth victimcriminal convictions but was not a signficant player in the Dublin crime gang s
Man shot dead in Dublin hours after gangland war claimed sixth victim
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 days ago
criminal convictions but was not a signficant player in the Dublin crime gang scene. His younger sister, Jenny, told the Irish Independent: “I just want to put it out there that he was not involved in any of the gangland or criminal activities.... Read more
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