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Boy, 11, hospitalised after shooting at his Dublin home

Laois Nationalist - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Gardaí say that an 11-year-old boy was hospitalised on Saturday after he was shot in the arm. The boy suffered "non-life threatening injuries" to his arm in the shooting incident at his home in Tallaght early on Saturday morning.
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Iraqi bid to retake Tikrit from IS

Irish Independent - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Iraqi security forces, backed by allied Shia and Sunni fighters, have begun a large-scale military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit from Islamic State, state TV said.
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Thousands protest in Moscow in memory of slain Boris Nemtsov

Irish Independent - ‎21 minutes ago‎
The mood in Moscow was grim, a quiet rage running through the crowd. What had been planned as an opposition march against Vladimir Putin became something more, a massed protest against the bloody silencing of another voice of dissent.
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FBD Holdings' shares slump as it posts loss of €4.5m for last year - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Shares in insurer FBD Holdings slumped in Dublin trade today after it said that 2014 was the worst year for weather-related claims in its history.
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Hurling great Tony Reddin passes away - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Reddin won three successive All-Ireland medals with the Premier County in 1949, 1950 and 1951 as well as five National League medals.
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Ukraine says Russia continues to violate winter gas agreement

Reuters - ‎26 minutes ago‎
KIEV, March 2 (Reuters) - Ukraine's state energy firm Naftogaz said Russia's Gazprom is violating the terms of an EU-backed winter gas supply agreement, ahead of talks on Monday in Brussels on the issue.
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White Widow linked to Jihadi John's terrorist training

Belfast Telegraph - ‎14 minutes ago‎
The world's most notorious terrorist, so-called Jihadi John, has been linked to the Banbridge-born 'White Widow' - and may have been travelling to meet her when first stopped by the intelligence services.
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Bangladesh Avijit Roy murder: Suspect arrested

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Police in Bangladesh have arrested a man in connection with the murder of atheist writer Avijit Roy. Farabi Shafiur Rahman, a "fundamentalist blogger", was detained by special police forces early on Monday at a bus stop in Dhaka.
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Yellow weather warning remains in place as further wintry showers expected

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Children have fun after Heavy snow showers fell in Tuam, County Galway. Photo: Open Gallery 4 Children have fun after Heavy snow showers fell in Tuam, County Galway.
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Angry prison officers to vote in strike ballot - ‎2 hours ago‎
Senator John Whelan, pictured with Mary Gorman from Ballinakill, Co Laois outside Leinster House, laid down the battle lines to Sinn Fein at his recent selection convention.
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GSOC gets new garda allegations of bugging

Irish Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎
THE Garda Ombudsman is expected to probe allegations by former gardaí that a murder inquiry suspect and witness were illegally bugged by gardaí.
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Planning permissions down in Donegal but house commencements are up

Highland Radio - ‎54 minutes ago‎
There was a 50% increase in the number of housing commencements in Donegal last year, compared to a national increase of 30%. However, the county recorded the state's largest fall in planning applications last year, while the national trend was up.
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Fexco UK expansion to create 60 jobs - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Financial services firm Fexco is expanding its UK foreign exchange business No. 1 Currency to 300 retail stores. It says the 15 new outlets will create 60 jobs this year.
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Mobile World Congress: 30 Irish firms bidding for business

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Gavin McLoughlin. Published 02/03/2015 | 09:16. 0 Comments; Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. A hostess displays the Galaxy S6 edge smartphone at the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event before the Open Gallery 1 A hostess displays the Galaxy ...
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First Look: Samsung gets a lot right with new S6 phones

Washington Post - ‎46 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK - Samsung's new Galaxy smartphones improve in two major areas: design and picture quality. Samsung ramped up its camera technology in last fall's Galaxy Note 4, and the camera is even better in the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge announced ...
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Hozier laughs off relationship talk with Game of Thrones star - ‎5 hours ago‎
Game of Thrones star Natalie Dormer plays Hozier's love interest in the music video for his new single, Someone New, which is released today.
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Andrew Morley quits Home & Away - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Summer Bay favourite finished filming on the hit soap late last year but will remain on our screens until early April. Andrew is currently in Los Angeles for pilot season - hoping to land a Hollywood gig.
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Kanye acts bizarrely on Jonathan Ross Show - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Rap superstar Kanye West lay down on the floor for part of his performance on ITV's The Jonathan Ross Show. West was on the show to perform his new track Only One.
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Zayn Malik 'teaming up with Naughty Boy'

Irish Examiner - ‎8 minutes ago‎
The La La La hitmaker worked with Zayn and the rest of One Direction on their track One Chance To Dance and was so taken with his rapping skills that, according to the Daily Mirror, he will feature Zayn's vocals on a track for his second studio album.
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Was Sunday the day Chelsea won a Premier League and Cup double?

The Independent - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Sunday, 1 February could not have gone any better for Chelsea and their manager Jose Mourinho. The Blues, thanks to a member of the coaching staff, knew heading into the Capital One Cup final that Premier League title rivals Manchester City had blown ...
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Allianz Division 2 Round-Up: Connaughton proves hero for Westmeath - ‎2 hours ago‎
Gary Connaughton, Westmeath. Allianz Football League Division 2 Round 3, Kildare v Westmeath. St Conleth's Park, Newbridge, Co.
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Dogs helped modern humans eradicate Neanderthals in Europe 40k yrs ago

Business Standard - ‎5 hours ago‎
Researcher has revealed that dogs bred from wolves helped modern humans vanquish local Neanderthals 40,000 years ago from Europe. According to Professor Pat Shipman of Pennsylvania State University, Dogs were used by humans to gain a ...
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Genes Show Where Penguins Lived During Ice Age

Laboratory Equipment - ‎36 minutes ago‎
A group of emperor penguins is resting and preening next to a tide crack in the ice near the Gould Bay colony. Image: Tom Hart A study of how climate change has affected emperor penguins over the last 30,000 years found that only three populations may ...
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More than €100m needed to tackle trolley crisis

Irish Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
More than €100 million is needed to resolve the overcrowding crisis in hospital emergency departments, according to internal HSE estimates.
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Over 20 children were treated for alcohol poisoning in one Dublin hospital last year - ‎54 minutes ago‎
OVER 100 CHILDREN under the age of 17 were treated for acute alcohol intoxication, or alcohol poisoning, in Temple Street Children's Hospital over the last three years.
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New sunbed regulations now in effect

Irish Health - ‎2 hours ago‎
New laws governing the commercial use of sunbeds, including a ban on 'unlimited use', are now in effect. From today (March 2), anyone using sunbeds must be supervised and anyone supervising must be over 18 years of age.
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New HIV cases highest among MSM

Irish Health - ‎3 hours ago‎
The highest number of new cases of HIV in Ireland in 2013 and 2014 was found among men who have sex with men (MSM), the HSE has said.
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Only 50pc of ambulances on time in the West

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Just half of ambulances reach an emergency scene within the recommended time in the West. Ads by Google. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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