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A damn close run thing: How Enda Kenny fell over the finish line

Irish Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
It was, as the Duke of Wellington reflected after his victory at the Battle of Waterloo, a damn close run thing. The Iron Duke's Dublin residence stands opposite Government Buildings, where Taoiseach Enda Kenny has won right of residence for a second ...
Independents' Day: Program for Government promises more than it can feasibly deliver
Meet your new government - these are the TDs hand-picked by Taoiseach Enda Kenny for top Cabinet jobs
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David Mahon found guilty of manslaughter

Irish Examiner - ‎8 hours ago‎
David Mahon has been found guilty of killing his stepson Dean Fitzpatrick outside his apartment at Northern Cross, Dublin 17 in May 2013.
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Tesco shopper awarded €1.4m after slipping on grapes

Irish Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
A woman left permanently disabled with severe back and other injuries after slipping on grapes while shopping in a Tesco store has been awarded €1.4 million damages by a High Court judge.
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Watch Conor McGregor and Dee Devlin steal the show as they arrive at VIP Style Awards

Irish Mirror - ‎2 hours ago‎
Dee Devlin and Conor McGregor stole the show on Friday evening as they strolled down the red carpet. Crowds gathered at the Dublin's The Marker Hotel to try and catch a glimpse of the celebrity couple as they arrived for the Peter Mark VIP Style Awards.
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Israel and Hamas try to cool tensions after major Gaza flare-up

Irish Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Israel and Hamas are scrambling to defuse tension after the most serious cross-border flare-up since the Gaza war of 2014. A Palestinian woman was killed and another injured from Israeli tank fire in the southern Gaza city of Khan Yunis after at least ...
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Algerian cleared of sexual assault in Cologne crimes trial

Irish Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎
Police use pepper spray against supporters of anti-immigration right-wing movement PEGIDA ( 7 Police use pepper spray against supporters of anti-immigration right-wing movement PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the West) ...
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Members of the new cabinet to travel to the Áras tonight

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Members of the new cabinet will collect their seals of office from the President tonight. The nomination of the 16 new Ministers has passed a Dáil vote and the house is now in recess until later this month.
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Second car located by emergency services scouring Cork River

Irish Independent - ‎10 hours ago‎
Emergency services searching the River Lee after a car was spotting entering the water early this morning have located a second vehicle.
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Farmer dies after quad bike accident on Meath farm

Irish Independent - ‎7 hours ago‎
The man, who is in his 70s, was discovered at 9.30pm last night submerged in water on farmlands at Ballinderry, Enfield Co Meath. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to Navan Morgue where a post-mortem will take place today.
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Mattie McGrath has 'stand-up row' with acting Minister Paschal Donohoe

Irish Independent - ‎12 hours ago‎
Independent TD Mattie McGrath described yesterday's talks in which he had "stand-up row" with Minister Paschal Donohoe as "frustrating".

Driving in Dublin city this weekend? There are some major route changes - ‎3 hours ago‎
There are some major route changes, motorists are being warned - as the latest phase of construction of the Luas Cross City project gets under way.
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AIB staff to ballot on average 2.2 per cent pay increases

Irish Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Staff at AIB are in line for average pay increases of 2.2 per cent following recommendations made by the Workplace Relations Commission.
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Dublin Airport capacity issues could hurt expansion - Walsh

Irish Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
Bottlenecks at Dublin Airport could threaten its long-term expansion plans, according to the chief executive of Aer Lingus's owner, Willie Walsh.
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Kennedy Wilson bets on suburban Dublin offices

Irish Independent - ‎21 hours ago‎
The European arm of US property giant Kennedy Wilson has spent more than €75m for a number of office blocks around Dublin, in an ambitious bet on the suburban office market in the capital.
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Record numbers expected for Darkness Into Light event this Saturday

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎2 hours ago‎
Thousands of people around the country are preparing to take to the streets in the early hours of Saturday morning in aid of suicide prevention.
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Russian Hacker Hands Over Biggest Ever Collection Of Hacked Email Accounts For Social Media Votes

International Business Times - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Russian Hacker Email Addresses Facebook A Russian hacker who amassed the world's biggest collection of compromised email addresses has handed them over in exchange for a "like" on his Facebook page.

This hands-free drone will follow your every move and snap the best selfies of you

Irish Examiner - ‎5 hours ago‎
Selfie sticks took the world by storm but the extendible rods will soon be redundant as a new gadget has emerged and it's sure to spark your interest.
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No Man's Sky was almost cancelled

Irish Examiner - ‎11 hours ago‎
Not only does it contain an almost countless number of planets and creatures in a universe that you would never be done exploring but it was also created by a small team of just 12 people on a relatively low budget in the UK.

Website shows how long it'll take to crack your password

Irish Examiner - ‎9 hours ago‎
It may surprise you to see just how insecure your password is. BetterBuys launched a tool that estimates how long it would take to crack your password.

Stormzy's Shut Up freestyle has gone gold, selling 400000 copies

Irish Examiner - ‎5 hours ago‎
Just take a moment to digest the fact that Stormzy has sold 400,000 copies of a freestyle. Let that wash over you. A freestyle. Filmed in a park and uploaded to YouTube.
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MasterChef winner Jane Devonshire reveals 10-year cancer battle

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
MasterChef winner Jane Devonshire revealed her 10-year battle with cancer as she claimed victory on the cooking show. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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Plane sailing: Boeing 767 travels up Shannon to new 'glamping' home

Irish Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
Is it a barge? Is it a plane? No, it's...both. Normally when you hear of a Boeing passenger plane taxiing up at Shannon, it's not the river that comes to mind.
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'Johnny's a very passionate guy': Leinster point to future potential after Sexton's culture criticism

The42 - ‎6 hours ago‎
WHEN (AND IT should be thought of as 'when' rather than 'if') Leinster win at the RDS tomorrow, they'll look down from the top two of the Pro12 after a 22-game season WITH a home semi-final around the corner and 160 minutes between them and a trophy.
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McMillan's double puts Dundalk five clear as they once again state their title credentials

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Stephen Kenny's men have taken 28 from a possible 33 to open up a five point lead at the top and the source of tonight's goals to defeat a capable Galway United side will have delighted the manager.
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Last-gasp Bohs penalty miss rescues Finn Harps a point in Donegal

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
CIARAN GALLAGHER saved an injury-time penalty from Anto Murphy to bring a dull night to a dramatic end in Ballybofey. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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Robot bugs team up and soar to new heights - ‎6 hours ago‎
Engineers in the US have built a new type of robot that teams up with other bots to climb previously insurmountable stairs. The inspiration?
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Farmer adopts stray 'puppy' but it turns out to be something much scarier

Irish Mirror - ‎14 hours ago‎
A farmer has been left flabbergasted after he adopted a stray 'puppy' off the streets - only to be told the animal was in fact a BEAR .
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Hedge fund launches activist campaign against Volkswagen

Irish Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Europe's most aggressive activist investor has called for a radical overhaul of executive pay at Volkswagen, arguing “corporate excess on an epic scale” encouraged risk taking that contributed to the diesel emissions scandal.
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Scientists believe they've discovered the world's longest insect – which measures over half a metre

Irish Independent - ‎9 hours ago‎
The pictured insect is one of six offspring from a stick insect measuring 62.4 centimetres found two years ago in the southern province of Guangxi which broke the record for length amongst the world's 807,625 known insects, according to the official ...

If you think there is no stigma attached to having epilepsy, think again.

Irish Examiner - ‎8 hours ago‎
People with epilepsy often encounter a lack of awareness in the workplace. Some don't even get as far as securing a job because of their condition, says Áilín Quinlan.
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Overdrafts 'crucial to help nurses survive'

Evening Echo Cork - ‎7 hours ago‎
NURSES are living off overdrafts to make ends meet following pay cuts in recent years, a Cork INMO branch member has stated. Eilish Corcoran, a nurse living and working in Cork, says that public sector cuts since 2008, which have left nurses with 25 ...
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Warning to young athletes after cyclists using caffeine supplements fall ill

Irish Independent - ‎13 hours ago‎
In a statement, released on its website yesterday, the cycling body said caffeine consumption can cause increased heart rate and an alteration of fine motor control.
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When it comes to no strings, women prefer young men who smoke and drink, says science

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎8 hours ago‎
While it goes without saying that smokers and drinkers are putting their lives at risk with every puff and sip, it turns out if they are young men it could be doing wonders for their sex lives.