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Prisoner 92995: The rise and fall of Ivor Callely

Irish Examiner - ‎1 hour ago‎
Former junior minister and Fianna Fáil TD Ivor Callely, aged 54, of St Lawrences Rd, Clontarf, arriving at court yesterday. Picture: Courtpix.
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Armed gardai at scene as fight between rival travellers re-ignites this morning

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
A MASSIVE row between traveller factions escalated in Dublin this morning after a night of tensions following a separate fight yesterday evening.
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50millon euro flood plan

Evening Echo Cork - ‎1 hour ago‎
MAJOR new flood defence plans for Cork city went on display today that include new quay walls, the possible raising of footbridges, an improved flood warning system and a way of allowing more water to be released from the Inniscarra Dam.
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Israel-Gaza conflict - live - ‎15 minutes ago‎
... • Gaza Strip's only power plant 'hit by shelling' • Enclave suffers one its heaviest night of bombardment of offensive so far • House of Gaza's Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh destroyed; no casualties • Five hours of strikes as Israel retaliates for death of five ...
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Five Manchester United players for the Old Trafford door

Irish Independent - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Published 29/07/2014|10:32. 0 Comments; Share. Marouane Fellaini is set to leave United. Louis Van Gaal has claimed that he has inherited an “unbalanced” and “broken” squad from David Moyes which has fueled reports that the Dutchman is looking for a ...
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Smalling learning every day Chris Smalling's thirst for further football knowledge is being quenched on a regular basis by new United manager Louis van Gaal. The centre-back, already an accomplished international of course, feels he is learning a lot under the Dutchman's management. "We’ve been learning each day and each day we’re making gradual improvements," said Smalling. "We know we’ll keep getting better and bette...
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Tripoli fuel depot fire: Italy to 'help douse' blaze

BBC News - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Italy has offered to help extinguish a huge blaze that has engulfed the biggest fuel depot in the Libyan capital, Libya's government says.
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US and Europe Set to Toughen Russia Sanctions

New York Times - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Why Europe had been so hesitant to act but is now set to dramatically escalate sanctions against Russia. Video Credit By Carrie Halperin on Publish Date July 28, 2014.
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U.S. Says Russia Violated Arms Treaty The United States has concluded that Russia’s test of a ground-launched cruise missile violated a landmark treaty, and informed President Vladimir V. Putin of the findings in a letter on Monday. The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty bans medium-range missiles, which are defined as ground-launched ballistic or cruise missiles capable of flying 300 to 3,400 miles. It was signed by President Reag...
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Dutch PM urges end to fighting at MH17 crash site - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte called Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko today to ask Ukrainian forces to stop fighting around the MH17 crash site, a government spokesman said.
MH17: Investigators in Ukraine unable to reach site of downed plane for third ...
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Teenagers who survived South Korea ferry sinking haunted by disaster that ...

Fox News - ‎1 hour ago‎
ANSAN, South Korea - South Korean teenagers who survived April's ferry sinking say they are still haunted by the disaster that killed dozens of their friends.
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Air Algerie plane 'asked to turn back'

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
The French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, has confirmed that the pilots of a plane that crashed in Mali last Thursday had asked for a change of course.
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Mont Blanc victim saved his brother on earlier climb

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
A MAN who died after plummeting 200 metres on Mont Blanc had previously saved his brother's life during another perilous climb.
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Woman dies in Waterford road collision

Irish Times - ‎31 minutes ago‎
A woman in her 50s died yesterday evening following a three-vehicle traffic collision at Kiely's Cross, Ardmore in Co Waterford.
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Community has 'reached limit' as drugs scourge ruins young lives

Irish Independent - ‎35 minutes ago‎
MORE than 1,000 people have attended a heated public meeting in Roscrea to highlight their concerns over the "scourge of drugs" that has hit the north Tipperary town.
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School costs still 'crippingly expensive', Barnardos survey shows

Irish Times
28 minutes ago
Written by
Conor Pope
Back-to-school costs have fallen slightly according to a major survey published this morning by the children's charity Barnardo's although the State's “free” education system remains “cripplingly expensive” and will cost parents with two children in secondary ...
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Four men arrested and firearm seized following home burglary

Irish Independent - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Gardai from Baltinglass have arrested four men and recovered a firearm following a burglary at a house in Dunlavin, Co. Wicklow yesterday.
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Fyffes and Chiquita to hold shareholder meetings over merger

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Published 29/07/2014|08:20. 0 Comments; Share. Fyffes reports profits of pre-tax profits of €15.8m. Fruit firms Fyffes and Chiquita have called September shareholder meetings over their proposed merger.
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Government has yet to legislate on CFDs

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Deirdre Somers, chief executive of the Irish Stock Exchange, has called the lack of government action on CFDs “outrageous” as it is incentivising the market to be “totally opaque and fundamentally, as proven before, destructive”.
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Noonan upbeat despite State's net debt ballooning last year by €36.3bn

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
It might have been the fact that he's about to slip off on his summer holiday but the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan was particularly upbeat yesterday at the launch of the National Treasury Management Agency's annual report.
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Today in the press - ‎1 hour ago‎
€375M COULD BE SAVED THROUGH DEBT DEAL - The Irish Independent reports that taxpayers could save up to €375m a year if European leaders back a deal to allow Ireland pay off just a share of the International Monetary Fund bailout loans early, ...
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Car mileage to be included on NCT certs from today

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎19 hours ago‎
A cars mileage will be put on NCT certificates from today in a bid to crackdown on clocking. It will see up to a maximum of three previous readings can be printed on the certs.
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Games offered by bookmakers throughout the State may be illegal

Irish Examiner - ‎22 hours ago‎
Games offered by bookmakers throughout the State may be illegal, giving rise to major tax and licensing implications for the industry, an investigation by the Irish Examiner has learned.
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Ed Sheeran is guest of honour at cousin's Spiddal

Irish Independent - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Fiona Gribben. Published 29/07/2014|07:40. 0 Comments; Share. Singing sensation Ed Sheeran took time from his stage duties to attend his first cousin's wedding in Spiddal.
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Nasty Nick Cotton back in EastEnders: More soap stars who made incredible ...
1 hour ago
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Mark Jefferies
Don't get too worked up Dot, think you'll be seeing Nick again soon... The residents of Walford thought they'd seen the back of Nasty Nick Cotton after being told in March he'd died from a heroin overdose.
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Revised style will help redeem Cork

Evening Echo Cork - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Pat Hughes, Sligo, is put under pressure by, from left, Colm O'Driscoll, Michael Shields, and James Loughrey, Cork. Cork's changed style of play was the most notable thing in the game.
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Liverpool transfer news: Ezequiel Lavezzi emerges as £18m target - reports

The Independent
15 minutes ago
Written by
Simon Rice
Ezequiel Lavezzi has emerged as an £18m target for Liverpool, according to reports. Brendan Rodgers remains on the hunt for attacking talents following the £75m departure of talisman and last season's Premier League golden boot winner Luis Suarez.
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Davy Fitzgerald to stay with Clare until end of 2017 campaign

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Published 29/07/2014|10:14. 0 Comments; Share. Davy Fitzgerald. DAVY Fitzgerald will remain at the helm of Clare hurling for the next three years.
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This is what your stomach does to a cheeseburger

The Independent
18 hours ago
Written by
Christopher Hooton
If only to compound that 'uuuugh what have I done' feeling you get after eating a burger (sorry), here's what's going down in your stomach as it gets digested and turn into energy/nap fuel.
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Massive Wisconsin mayfly hatch shows up on radar - ‎14 hours ago‎
LA CROSSE, Wis., July 28 (UPI) --Millions, if not billions, of mayflies hatching along the Mississippi River near La Crosse, Wisconsin, gathered in a swarm large enough to appear on local radar systems early last week.

New Cystic Fibrosis unit cuts down on infection rate

Irish Independent - ‎9 hours ago‎
Brid Ni Niadh, CF sufferer, at GUH, where a new CF Unit has been opened. Photo: Andrew Downes. Brid Ni Niadh is looking forward to a new lease of life after a brand new unit for Cystic Fibrosis opened in her home county.
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Nigeria isolates hospital in Lagos as Obama briefed on Ebola outbreak

Reuters - ‎47 minutes ago‎
LAGOS (Reuters) - The Nigerian city of Lagos shut and quarantined a hospital on Monday where a Liberian man died of the Ebola virus, the first recorded case of the highly-infectious disease in Africa's most populous country.