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Search underway for men reported missing in Cavan

Irish Times - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Gardaí are yet to issue a public appeal after two men were reported missing in Co Cavan. Topics: News · Garda Síochána · Cavan; More Topics.
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Civil servants demand pay restoration before tax cuts

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tom Geraghty, general secretary of the Public Service Executive Union, who today outlined the impact of austerity measures since 2009.
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President Higgins receives Freedom of Cork

Irish Examiner - ‎1 hour ago‎
The honour was bestowed on him by the Lord Mayor Catherine Clancy in a private ceremony at City Hall this afternoon. The award, dates from the 14th century, is given to persons distinguished for public service and they become Honorary Burgesses of the ...
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Roberto Martinez says David Moyes will 'bounce back'

Irish Times - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Former Manchester United manager David Moyes (right) and his sucessor at Everton Roberto Martinez (left) prior to the latter's 2-0 win at Goodison Park.
Everton manager Roberto Martinez, left, thinks David Moyes, right, will bounce ...
Ex-Man Utd coach Meulensteen: Moyes underestimated size of job
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David Moyes: Ex-Manchester United Manager At The Movies David Moyes' 10-month reign as Manchester United manager resembled a chaotic film set. The director struggled to get the best out of his upstart cast, prompting the producer [Sir Alex Ferguson] to have second thoughts before the studio [the Glazer family] intervened and fired him, even though the pampered prima donnas are just as culpable. After all, in movies, the buck stops with the ...
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Russia Begins Military Drills After Ukraine Operation--Update

Wall Street Journal - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Ukrainian forces killed several militants outside a pro-Russian stronghold in eastern Ukraine on Thursday as part of a renewed offensive to regain control of the restive region, prompting Russia to begin military exercises again on its side of the border.
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Facebook, Storyful team up for newswire project

Irish Times - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Storyful was founded by former Prime Time presenter Mark Little. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill /Irish Times. Tom Lyons. Topics: Business · Technology · Business Technology · Mark Little · Rupert Murdoch · Tom Lyons · Facebook · News Corp; More Topics.
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Gazans set off border bomb in failed attack on IDF

Jerusalem Post - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Over 100 rockets fired from Gaza at Israel this year, compared to 9 rockets in 2013, new figures released by IDF show. Gaza. IDF on Gaza border, March 13, 2014.
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South Sudan President Fires Army Chief

Voice of America - ‎48 minutes ago‎
JUBA - South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has fired his army chief and the head of military intelligence, days after key towns in oil-producing Unity state were captured by opposition forces and fresh fighting flared up in the flashpoint states of Jonglei and ...
'Horror,' UN Sec. Council says at S Sudan massacre
South Sudan's President Shakes Up Army Leadership
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#SouthSudan's President Salva Kiir has sacked the head of the army. A decree read out on state television announced that Gen James Hoth Mai would be removed with immediate effect. No reason was given. The country has been in turmoil since December. Last week rebels seized the oil hub of Bentiu.

Millions of Syrians desperately need aid, UN says

Fox News - ‎17 hours ago‎
UNITED NATIONS - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says almost 3.5 million civilians in Syria have virtually no access to desperately needed humanitarian aid and people are dying needlessly every day as violence and extremism escalate.
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Indians vote on second biggest polling day

euronews - ‎10 hours ago‎
... according to AFP; China passes changes to its environmental protection laws, imposing tougher penalties on polluters, the most sweeping revisions for 25 years (Reuters); A car bomb in central Iraq has killed eight people, according to police, report AFP.
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The Catholic Church forbids divorcees from taking communion

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
An Argentinian divorcee who got a personal phone call from the Pope to calm her worries about whether she could take communion as a divorced woman has been pictured for the first time.
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Here's why most political parties aren't ready for the two by-elections happening ...
4 hours ago
Written by
Hugh O'Connell
The government looks set to move to writ for elections in Dublin West and Longford-Westmeath next month catching many of the possible candidates on the hop as they focus on the local and, in some cases, European elections.
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Social welfare claimant had €400000 in investments

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton will publish her department's new anti-fraud strategy today. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Mattie Fox: Taking time to smell the flowers is a very rewarding engagement

Longford Leader - ‎2 hours ago‎
Whether you believe that life on earth is the end, or that there is another existence after death, the renewal of ground growth around Easter time is indisputable.
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Two detained after armed Wexford bank robbery and carjackings

Irish Examiner - ‎3 hours ago‎
Two men have been arrested after an armed robbery, a carjacking and an attempted carjacking in Co Wexford. Two masked men attempted to rob the Permanent TSB in Gorey shortly before 1pm this afternoon, with what is believed to be a handgun, but they ...
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Struggling families to learn of water tax relief within 10 days - ‎4 hours ago‎
ENVIRONMENT Minister Phil Hogan has said the Government will next week agree on the reliefs that will be offered to families on low incomes ahead of the first payment of the water charges.

Borrowing by first-time buyers on course to hit €5bn by 2018

Irish Independent - ‎15 hours ago‎
MORTGAGE lending to first-time buyers could quadruple in the next four years. And an extra 82,000 houses will need to be built up to 2018 in order to cater for demand, a new report from Davy stockbrokers says.
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Ulster Bank: Computer problems for troubled bank cause further issues for some ...

Belfast Telegraph - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ulster Bank has faced yet more computer problems with some customers reporting difficulties with their accounts. Related Articles.

'Mortgage to rent' failure as new scheme sees low approval rate

Irish Mirror - ‎50 minutes ago‎
A scheme designed to allow cash-strapped people crippled by mortgages to give up ownership of their homes and rent them instead has seen less than 2% of applications approved.
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Gardaí detect almost 300 drivers using phones

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
A garda in Dublin today taking part in the enforcement operation against mobile phone use by drivers. Photograph: An Garda via Twitter.

Judges putting in the miles ahead of the Voice final - ‎3 hours ago‎
THERE is just a few days left before the grand finale of RTE's The Voice of Ireland takes place. Also in this section. Smell of cow dung reminds me of home, says 1D star Niall · Judges putting in the miles ahead of the Voice final · Aguilera vinyl turns out to be a ...

Showbiz Round-Up With Leanne Moore - ‎4 hours ago‎
Gorgeous Georgia Salpa is making a splash a far afield as South Africa after landing her forth FHM magazine cover. The beauty, who is signed to Mode London Model Agency, is currently featured on the mag donning an itsy bitsy black bikini.
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'Doctor Who' actor Matt Smith dismisses rumours linking him to 'Sherlock ... - ‎1 hour ago‎
Doctor Who actor Matt Smith has distanced himself from any future role in crime-drama Sherlock. Rumours that Smith could play a part in a future series of the BBC1 programme began earlier this year after creator Stephen Moffat said he would not rule out a ...
Martin Freeman: 'Sherlock might return for one-off special' - by Tom Eames
Freeman hints at shock 'Sherlock' one-off special
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‘Sherlock' Star Martin Freeman Hints The Next Series Could Be The Last By + Rachel McGrath   ‘Sherlock’ fans will be disappointed by Martin Freeman’s latest comments, as the star has revealed that he and Benedict Cumberbatch won’t be returning for a new series any time soon. The actor has admitted that the next series of the hit show “hasn’t even been written yet”, adding that the writers have an idea for a “one-off special” which could be the final ...
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Meyler: Roy could sort out United underachievers

Irish Examiner - ‎3 hours ago‎
While Ireland international manager Martin O'Neill was non-committal on his assistant Roy Keane being linked with a possible role at Manchester United, Hull City and Republic of Ireland midfielder David Meyler believes his fellow Corkman would be well up ...
Roy Keane capable of driving United revival, says Hull City's David Meyler
O'Neill in dark over Keane-United links
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Today's back pages dissect David Moyes' statement following his sacking by Manchester United, and speculate on a possible Old Trafford return for Roy Keane.
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Liverpool squad 'surprised' by challenge: Luis Suarez

Irish Times - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Liverpool's Luis Suarez (right) celebrates Raheem Sterling's second against Norwich at Carrow Road last weekend. Photograph: Chris Radburn / PA Wire.
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Nash rues no-win situation on rule changes

Irish Examiner - ‎10 hours ago‎
It may be called the 'Nash Rule', and he may be stopped on the street and asked what is going to become of it all, but he is at a loss as to understand why.
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Graphene: How to make the miracle material – using a kitchen blender

The Independent
Apr 23, 2014
Written by
James Vincent
Graphene's reputation as a miracle material is well established, but scientists may just have added another attribute to the carbon-derivative's Top Trumps card: you can make it using a kitchen blender.
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Mental health inspectorate to review patient safety following series of deaths by ...

Irish Times - ‎18 hours ago‎
The State's mental health watchdog is carrying out a review into the safety of patients accessing psychiatric services following the deaths of a number of patients.
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IMO 'appalled' at free GP care for under-6s legislation

Irish Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
The chairman of the GP Committee of the Irish Medical Organisation ( IMO ) Dr Ray Walley said the legislation 'had exceeded our worst fears'.

Lose the moobs: Male breast reduction on the rise as even The Rock admits ...

Irish Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎
Male breast reduction is currently the most common male body-contouring procedure in Ireland. Also in this section. Aer we come... 'Fit' moves to Monday slot · Beacon care to be 'exemplary'. The procedure, similar to liposuction, reduces the size of male ...