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Irish Central
‘Molly Malone’ written as a Scottish joke on the Irish says expertsextent. 'Molly Malone' may have been composed in Scotland to mock Irish people
‘Molly Malone’ written as a Scottish joke on the Irish says experts
Irish Central / Posted 9 hours ago
extent. 'Molly Malone' may have been composed in Scotland to mock Irish people and their songs," he said, according to the Irish Independent. "I believe it was a comic song. It was not a tragic story, which was the theme in many Irish... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Shanahan predicts "one hell of a battle"play against Kilkenny in Croke Park. You never know. To get a bit of luck and w
Shanahan predicts "one hell of a battle"
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 9 hours ago
play against Kilkenny in Croke Park. You never know. To get a bit of luck and win the game would be nice," he says in The Irish Independent. "I wouldn't be involved if I didn't think we could win. Of course Kilkenny are the All-Ireland favourites... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Irish-Italian woman will die 'within weeks' if she doesn’t find a stem cell donorinvolves filling in a form and providing a saliva sample. "If you’re one of th
Irish-Italian woman will die 'within weeks' if she doesn’t find a stem cell donor
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 hours ago
involves filling in a form and providing a saliva sample. "If you’re one of the privileged few who goes on to donate, 90pc of the time this will now take place via an outpatient appointment which is similar to donating blood.” Irish Ind... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
AP McCoy leads tributes to jockey John Thomas McNamara who died aged 41McNamara's bravery in the face of such serious injury. He said: "JT had battle
AP McCoy leads tributes to jockey John Thomas McNamara who died aged 41
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 hours ago
McNamara's bravery in the face of such serious injury. He said: "JT had battled very bravely for the last few years of his life. It was a very, very tough time for him and his family and to have lost him at this stage is shocking. Irish Indepen... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
TTIP: People in Republic of Ireland want referendum on trade dealsthat they would be concerned if TTIP or CETA were to be agreed as they don't kn
TTIP: People in Republic of Ireland want referendum on trade deals
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
that they would be concerned if TTIP or CETA were to be agreed as they don't know enough about the ramifications. The Irish Independent recently published for and against opinions from Chambers Ireland chief Ian Talbot and Unite economist... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
AP MCoy leads tributes to jockey John Thomas McNamara who died aged 41McNamara's bravery in the face of such serious injury. He said: "JT had battle
AP MCoy leads tributes to jockey John Thomas McNamara who died aged 41
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 hours ago
McNamara's bravery in the face of such serious injury. He said: "JT had battled very bravely for the last few years of his life. It was a very, very tough time for him and his family and to have lost him at this stage is shocking. Irish Indepen... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
"The man is capable of saying anything"to maybe prove everybody wrong if you like, but they went out to play as well a
"The man is capable of saying anything"
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 15 hours ago
to maybe prove everybody wrong if you like, but they went out to play as well as they possibly could," Cody notes in The Irish Independent. "Seemingly they got a fair bit of criticism, I have no idea what kind of reaction there was in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Jockey John Thomas McNamara dies aged 41complications on Friday night before being transferred to University Hospital L
Jockey John Thomas McNamara dies aged 41
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 hours ago
complications on Friday night before being transferred to University Hospital Limerick. He was discharged to spend his final days with his family. He is survived by his wife Caroline, his two sons Dylan, Harry and daughter Olivia. Irish Independ... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Irishman 'died from septic shock' after taking prescribed painkiller Nolotil in Spainfor the treatment of moderate or severe acute pain and high fever not respondin
Irishman 'died from septic shock' after taking prescribed painkiller Nolotil in Spain
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
for the treatment of moderate or severe acute pain and high fever not responding to general therapeutic measures. "It is known to be associated with a risk of blood disorders, including agranulocytosis (low white cell count)." Irish Ind... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Shocking hidden camera footage appears to show nursing home worker attempting to suffocate 87-old residentAct and the Aged Care acts. The shocking footage was captured via a secret cam
Shocking hidden camera footage appears to show nursing home worker attempting to suffocate 87-old resident
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Act and the Aged Care acts. The shocking footage was captured via a secret camera for ABC show 7.30 Weeknights. Irish Independent Secret camera captures nursing home staff member appearing to attempt to suffocate 87-year-old. Tonight on... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Dad's 'forgot son's birthday' prank will leave you in tearspair embrace for a huge hug before his dad tells him to pose with the bat and g
Dad's 'forgot son's birthday' prank will leave you in tears
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
pair embrace for a huge hug before his dad tells him to pose with the bat and get ready to break it in at his big game. Irish Independent A video of his fathers adorable prank has gone viral. Photo: Twitter A video of his fathers adorable... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Liverpool striker Danny Ings reveals details of Jurgen Klopp's gruelling training regimewe get these things right and that’s what training is for, because you would pr
Liverpool striker Danny Ings reveals details of Jurgen Klopp's gruelling training regime
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
we get these things right and that’s what training is for, because you would prefer not to be in the right position during training than if you were playing in a game, so we have to be 100 pc focused about what we need to do.” Irish In... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Pictured: Cristiano Ronaldo visits Conor McGregoran animal. Thank you @cristiano, much respect! I will see you for that Forbes n
Pictured: Cristiano Ronaldo visits Conor McGregor
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
an animal. Thank you @cristiano, much respect! I will see you for that Forbes number 1 spot next year," McGregor wrote on Instagram. Ronaldo added: "Great to see you bro." Forget McGregor v Mayweather, bring on McGregor v Ronaldo. Irish Independ... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Florida shooting: Two people dead and 15 injured at Club Blu nightclub, reportsbeen detained by police. Two other shootings were reported in the Fort Myers a
Florida shooting: Two people dead and 15 injured at Club Blu nightclub, reports
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
been detained by police. Two other shootings were reported in the Fort Myers area overnight but it is unclear as to whether the incidents were connected. Last month, 49 people were shot dead at a mass shooting in Orlando. Source Irish Indepe... Read more
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Irish Central
A look at books: The Titanic, Seamus Heaney and atheism"The Irish Aboard Titanic," author Senan Molony, a former journalist with the I
A look at books: The Titanic, Seamus Heaney and atheism
Irish Central / Posted yesterday
"The Irish Aboard Titanic," author Senan Molony, a former journalist with the Irish Press, Evening Herald, and the Irish Independent, examines the Irish dimension of the Titanic’s history through the lives of its Irish passengers. We know... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
'We weren't up for it' - McStayThe six days is obvious, you know the stats. It is a very tough one to manage.
'We weren't up for it' - McStay
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 2 days ago
The six days is obvious, you know the stats. It is a very tough one to manage. If we were going to rise,” McStay told the Irish Independent afterwards. “I thought we’d be the match of Clare. Six day turnaround and going to play Dublin or Kerry or... Read more
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The Sport Review
Jose Mourinho provides Man Utd transfer update on Juan MataHe knows that I know he is a good player and he has space in the squad,” Mourin
Jose Mourinho provides Man Utd transfer update on Juan Mata
The Sport Review / Posted 3 days ago
He knows that I know he is a good player and he has space in the squad,” Mourinho told Press Association – as quoted by Irish Independent. “But again until the 31st of August the market is open for every one of my players that is not happy. But... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Munich shooting: Gunman 'lured children to McDonald's with free food Facebook advert' before deadly massacre claimed nine liveswhat was being said. "It was really manic coming out of the station, police ev
Munich shooting: Gunman 'lured children to McDonald's with free food Facebook advert' before deadly massacre claimed nine lives
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
what was being said. "It was really manic coming out of the station, police everywhere, stations absolutely evacuated, ambulances and lights all over the place." Mr Burns said he and the other guests were "in a state of shock". Irish Indep... Read more
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Irish Central
Watch out: Ireland is facing an invasion of flying antsconditions and callouts. The weather has a major impact,” David Sheridan, Sales
Watch out: Ireland is facing an invasion of flying ants
Irish Central / Posted 4 days ago
conditions and callouts. The weather has a major impact,” David Sheridan, Sales and Service Manager at Orkin told the Irish Independent. The ants thrive in moderate temperatures and where there is a food and water source. “They seem to build... Read more
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Irish Examiner
The Wire star Dominic West is going to manage castle in Limerickmy mother-in-law and my wife, and luckily we’re reopening it as a hotel, all go
The Wire star Dominic West is going to manage castle in Limerick
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
my mother-in-law and my wife, and luckily we’re reopening it as a hotel, all going well, some time next year,” he told the Irish Independent. Stunning: Dominic will manage the boutique hotel “I’m going to manage it. I want to be in charge, or as... Read more
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The Sport Review
Jose Mourinho provides Man Utd transfer update on Paul Pogbato try to make you naive and believe that we are not trying for one player,” Mo
Jose Mourinho provides Man Utd transfer update on Paul Pogba
The Sport Review / Posted 4 days ago
to try to make you naive and believe that we are not trying for one player,” Mourinho told Press Association – as quoted by Irish Independent. “But we know first of all that the player belongs to another club, which is not a small club. It is also... Read more
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Irish Central
Irish Justice Minister won’t rule out deporting Jihadistsfor deporting individuals in cases where intelligence suggested they were suppo
Irish Justice Minister won’t rule out deporting Jihadists
Irish Central / Posted 4 days ago
for deporting individuals in cases where intelligence suggested they were supporting Islamic extremism. She told the Irish Independent in an exclusive interview that while Ireland was “not likely” to face attack, the authorities were keeping... Read more
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Herald.ie
Rock legend Bruce at RDS but Claire's 'The Boss' after Ladies Daybe me," she said. "I don't know where my phone is right now. I dropped it." Ir
Rock legend Bruce at RDS but Claire's 'The Boss' after Ladies Day
Herald.ie / Posted 4 days ago
be me," she said. "I don't know where my phone is right now. I dropped it." Irish fashion blogger Louise O'Reilly and Irish Independent Fashion Editor Bairbre Power surveyed the hundreds of women who had applied for the competition. Galway... Read more
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Herald.ie
Galway's focus on silencing the many doubtersmorning they were beaten by Dublin in Tullamore, three ex-greats lined up to qu
Galway's focus on silencing the many doubters
Herald.ie / Posted 4 days ago
morning they were beaten by Dublin in Tullamore, three ex-greats lined up to question the very hardiness of the team in the Irish Independent ahead of a match that would send their season into a tailspin. This year, it's their removal of Anthony... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Woman who had sexual relationship with teen and used Facebook to share naked selfies with group of boys jailed for two yearsexploitation cases brought to the attention of police are perpetrated by men ag
Woman who had sexual relationship with teen and used Facebook to share naked selfies with group of boys jailed for two years
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
exploitation cases brought to the attention of police are perpetrated by men against girls, we cannot be complacent about the fact that it can happen to anyone, anywhere." Wright must sign the sex offenders register for 10 years. Irish Indepe... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Brexit talks: French President backs Republic of Ireland’s 'special place' at negotiationsaccepted Ireland’s neutral stance in relation to closer co-operation on defence
Brexit talks: French President backs Republic of Ireland’s 'special place' at negotiations
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
accepted Ireland’s neutral stance in relation to closer co-operation on defence issue but said the Irish government had responded to his call for solidarity after the series of terror attacks. “I will never forget that,” he said. Irish Indepe... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Brennan hoping to get one over on ex-mentorBanner men take on Roscommon on Saturday for a place in the quarter-finals of t
Brennan hoping to get one over on ex-mentor
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 5 days ago
Banner men take on Roscommon on Saturday for a place in the quarter-finals of the All-Ireland SFC and speaking to the Irish Independent this week Brennan had nothing but good things to say about McHale, who has been a selector under Kevin... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Fox hungry for Derry challengesee it like that. You see it as a challenge, 'How can I break this down?' And y
Fox hungry for Derry challenge
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 5 days ago
see it like that. You see it as a challenge, 'How can I break this down?' And you relish that challenge," Fox told the Irish Independent. "At the end of the day it's a game of football you want to win so I've to think on my feet, work out in... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Wexford 'quietly confident', says O'Hanlonsays that they are fully aware of the task ahead of them in Thurles. "We're no
Wexford 'quietly confident', says O'Hanlon
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 5 days ago
says that they are fully aware of the task ahead of them in Thurles. "We're not getting ahead of ourselves,” he told the Irish Independent. “Waterford will present a big challenge. We beat them in the 2014 championship but they're a very... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Moran: we have to get everything rightare on the crest of a wave at the moment and they are a dangerous outfit when t
Moran: we have to get everything right
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 6 days ago
are on the crest of a wave at the moment and they are a dangerous outfit when they are like that,” he pointed out to The Irish Independent. “We are under no illusions what's ahead of us in terms of the Wexford game. Throughout the team they've a... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
Should hurling be on the school curriculum?a suggestion that may raise some eyebrows but the former Kilkenny selector made
Should hurling be on the school curriculum?
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 6 days ago
a suggestion that may raise some eyebrows but the former Kilkenny selector made some valid points when speaking to The Irish Independent. “It's our native game and something that no other country has. And it's our heritage. “Ask yourself why... Read more
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GAA Football & Hurling
"We have all done stuff we would probably wished we hadn't"wonderful thing and we have all done stuff we would probably wished we hadn't,
"We have all done stuff we would probably wished we hadn't"
GAA Football & Hurling / Posted 6 days ago
wonderful thing and we have all done stuff we would probably wished we hadn't, or done differently,” McCann remarked to The Irish Independent at yesterday's All-Ireland football series launch in Abbotstown. "That's life, it is something I have had... Read more
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Football365
Portrait of an icon: Tony Adamsclinic saved their lives. “You’re talking about a man who could drink and get
Portrait of an icon: Tony Adams
Football365 / Posted 6 days ago
clinic saved their lives. “You’re talking about a man who could drink and get pissed,” Adams said in an interview with the Irish Independent. “I had no self-esteem. I had suppressed every emotion in booze. I didn’t know who I was. I didn’t know how... Read more
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Irish Central
Ireland calls for national holiday as heatwave continueswhich according to Ian Carruthers from Irish Weather Online is “highly unstable
Ireland calls for national holiday as heatwave continues
Irish Central / Posted 7 days ago
which according to Ian Carruthers from Irish Weather Online is “highly unstable” and will mean thunderstorms. He told the Irish Independent “These factors suggest super-cells are possible. Even with their isolated nature, likely threats will be... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
James McClean helps pay for funeral of toddler Ronan McGavigan who was hit by carcycle trike to a young Derry girl with Spina Bifida and earlier this year, he h
James McClean helps pay for funeral of toddler Ronan McGavigan who was hit by car
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
cycle trike to a young Derry girl with Spina Bifida and earlier this year, he helped pay for the cancer treatment of four-year-old Daragh McCleary. To donate money to the fundraising drive, crowdfunding.justgiving.com/Little-Ronan Irish Indepen... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Gay Byrne gushes about his grandchildrenand beauty of their little beings. “Their language skills and how they use it
Gay Byrne gushes about his grandchildren
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
and beauty of their little beings. “Their language skills and how they use it as they learn,” the Dubliner said to the Irish Independent. “Also how it evokes memories for me of my own babies, some of which had faded. “A delightful... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Get ready for united Ireland poll Taoiseach Enda Kenny tells EU leaderssuch a vote, but Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin said a vote was unlikely in
Get ready for united Ireland poll Taoiseach Enda Kenny tells EU leaders
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
such a vote, but Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin said a vote was unlikely in the near future. Earlier, Mr Kenny said a second secretary-general in the Department of An Taoiseach would be appointed to deal with the Brexit talks. Irish Indepe... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Taoiseach Enda Kenny tells EU to prepare for prospect of border poll on united Irelandnot being a member of the European Union, and joining the Republic which will b
Taoiseach Enda Kenny tells EU to prepare for prospect of border poll on united Ireland
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
not being a member of the European Union, and joining the Republic which will be a member of the EU,” he added. The Taoiseach made the remarks to reporters following his speech at the MacGill Summer School in Glenties, Donegal. Irish Inde... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Taoiseach Enda Kenny tells EU to prepare for prospect of border pollnot being a member of the European Union, and joining the Republic which will b
Taoiseach Enda Kenny tells EU to prepare for prospect of border poll
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
not being a member of the European Union, and joining the Republic which will be a member of the EU,” he added. The Taoiseach made the remarks to reporters following his speech at the MacGill Summer School in Glenties, Donegal. Irish Inde... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Taoiseach Enda Kenny tells EU to prepare for prospect of Northern Ireland joining the Republicnot being a member of the European Union, and joining the Republic which will b
Taoiseach Enda Kenny tells EU to prepare for prospect of Northern Ireland joining the Republic
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
not being a member of the European Union, and joining the Republic which will be a member of the EU,” he added. The Taoiseach made the remarks to reporters following his speech at the MacGill Summer School in Glenties, Donegal. Irish Inde... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Man who blackmailed girl (13) into having sex with him using 'compromising' photograph jailed for six yearslightly and had written a letter of apology. Mr Gillane said the issue of jeal
Man who blackmailed girl (13) into having sex with him using 'compromising' photograph jailed for six years
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
lightly and had written a letter of apology. Mr Gillane said the issue of jealousy should never have arisen and it seemed to trigger a response that was criminal and wrong. He submitted his client was otherwise of good character. Irish Indepe... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Sinn Fein TD: Gerry Adams could be replaced as leader within five yearsover Mr Adams' leadership came following a meeting of senior party figures in B
Sinn Fein TD: Gerry Adams could be replaced as leader within five years
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
over Mr Adams' leadership came following a meeting of senior party figures in Ballyfermot on Saturday. The party has said it will now embark on a new strategy for the next 10 years, the same process that was announced in 2006. Irish Ind... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Nice attack: Frances Fitzgerald pledges to deport jihadists without trial from Republic of Irelandattack, such as last week's terror atrocity in Nice, was "always a possibility"
Nice attack: Frances Fitzgerald pledges to deport jihadists without trial from Republic of Ireland
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
attack, such as last week's terror atrocity in Nice, was "always a possibility". Her comments, in an interview with the Irish Independent, come less than a fortnight after a 52-year-old man - alleged to be the foremost Irish-based facilitator of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Four new gold mines discovered in Irelandor individual nuggets that weigh more than two grammes are to be notified to th
Four new gold mines discovered in Ireland
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
or individual nuggets that weigh more than two grammes are to be notified to the department. But selling the gold is a no-no. That's defined by law as 'working' of minerals - which requires permission from the Irish government. Irish Inde... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Holly Carpenter opens up about grandmother Terry Keanewith her gran. “She hugged me really tight for so long at the door before she
Holly Carpenter opens up about grandmother Terry Keane
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
with her gran. “She hugged me really tight for so long at the door before she left that it scared me,” she wrote for the Irish Independent. “Terry always hugged me goodbye but it just felt different and I remember feeling uneasy when I looked at... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
DUP support is not essential in post-Brexit dialogue, says Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martindemonstrated a profound detachment between elite and public discourse in this c
DUP support is not essential in post-Brexit dialogue, says Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
demonstrated a profound detachment between elite and public discourse in this country. The most dramatic proof of this was the shock of so many at the massive losses by the government parties and the fact that Fianna Fáil gained..." Irish Independ... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Nice attacks: Frances Fitzgerald pledges to deport jihadists without trial from Republic of Irelandattack, such as last week's terror atrocity in Nice, was "always a possibility"
Nice attacks: Frances Fitzgerald pledges to deport jihadists without trial from Republic of Ireland
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
attack, such as last week's terror atrocity in Nice, was "always a possibility". Her comments, in an interview with the Irish Independent, come less than a fortnight after a 52-year-old man - alleged to be the foremost Irish-based facilitator of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Government to bring in grants for first-time buyerslending restrictions. Housing Minister Simon Coveney will publish details of t
Government to bring in grants for first-time buyers
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
lending restrictions. Housing Minister Simon Coveney will publish details of the plan later this week, according to the Irish Independent . More From The Irish Examiner Follow the Irish Examiner BUSINESS © Irish Examiner Ltd, Linn Dubh,... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
United star Luke Shaw sends heartfelt letter of support to family hit by heartbreakteam.” Luke Shaw's letter to Steve Ava fought bravely for six weeks after bei
United star Luke Shaw sends heartfelt letter of support to family hit by heartbreak
Manchester Evening News / Posted 10 days ago
team.” Luke Shaw's letter to Steve Ava fought bravely for six weeks after being born 17 weeks early. Steve told the Irish Independent: “When our daughter was born my brother, Will, sent a letter to the club. We are of Dutch descent and Louis... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Manchester United star Luke Shaw writes touching letter to Irish familyof congratulations from Shaw. ‘When our daughter was born, my brother Will sen
Manchester United star Luke Shaw writes touching letter to Irish family
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
of congratulations from Shaw. ‘When our daughter was born, my brother Will sent a letter to the club,” Steve told the Irish Independent. “We are of Dutch descent and Louis van Gaal was still in charge. “Will sent a letter explaining what... Read more
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