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Man injured in shooting in Clondalkin

RTE.ie - ‎4 hours ago‎
It is believed two men arrived in a car and fired several shots at the victim, who was hit in the arms and legs. He has been taken to Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown and his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
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Macroom fire: 'I tried going in. I got up one, two steps, but the smoke was too much'

Irish Examiner - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Locals who tried to save two men who died in a house fire have told of how the heat and flames beat back their efforts even as a woman jumped to safety from an upstairs window.
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Reported drink driver allegedly crashes into four parked cars in Dublin city centre

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎9 hours ago‎
A driver who was reported to be drunk, allegedly crashed into four parked cars in the Dublin city centre this morning. The crash is believed to have occurred on Guild Street, close to Dublin's Convention Centre and the quays.
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Irish media law 'one of the most repressive' in the world

Irish Examiner - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Ireland continues to have one of the most repressive defamation regimes worldwide according to NewsBrands, the representative body for the national newspaper industry.
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Kerry sees hope of extending truce to Syria's Aleppo

Irish Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday talks were closer to extending a Syrian truce to Aleppo, the divided northern city where a sharp escalation of violence in recent weeks has torpedoed peace talks and left a ceasefire in tatters.
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Obama on the future of terrorism after bin Laden raid

CNN - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Washington (CNN) On the fifth anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death, President Barack Obama sharply defended his targeted approached to fighting terror -- and said the next president would mostly likely follow his lead rather than his predecessor's.
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Labour suspends two councillors over social media posts about Israel

Irish Examiner - ‎48 minutes ago‎
A Labour councillor has been suspended after describing “Zionist Jews” as a “disgrace to humanity” and supporting calls for Israel to be relocated to the US, becoming the party's second elected politician in a day to face investigation.
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US Election: Cruz in last-gasp push to stop Trump in Indiana

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Indiana is looking like Ted Cruz's last stand. Even some of the Texas senator's die-hard supporters in the Hoosier State acknowledge that this is a make-or-break bid for him to stop Donald Trump winning the Republican nomination.
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Ecuador earthquake victim Sister Clare Crockett, an 'inspiration'

Irish Examiner - ‎48 minutes ago‎
A young Irish nun killed in the earthquake in Ecuador was an inspirational example of womanhood, mourners at her funeral service have been told.
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Mother who tragically lost five family members in Buncrana tragedy runs Belfast marathon in memory of her son

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎7 hours ago‎
A mother who tragically lost five members of her family when their car slid off a pier, has completed the Belfast marathon along with over 100 well wishers, including the man who rescued her baby from the sinking car.

Calls for the regularisation of undocumented migrants

Irish Examiner - ‎43 minutes ago‎
A conference later today will call for the regularisation of thousands of undocumented people living in Ireland and will hear the majority are working and have been living here for more than five years.
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100 years on, Richmond Barracks becomes permanent reminder of Rising

Irish Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
One hundred years to the day that 1916 rebel leaders were court martialled at Richmond Barracks in Dublin, their relatives attended the reopening of the site as a tourist attraction.
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Fintan O'Toole: Election of taoiseach will give us a do-nothing government

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Whatever else you could say about our big political parties, they used to be rather good at one thing: taking and holding power. They hungered for power like famished wolves.

Don't link wage rises to housing, say IBEC

Irish Independent - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Business employers' group IBEC has insisted it does not want wage demands linked in any way to house price increases even as unions eye a return to a social partnership pay model.

Arrival of Vulture funds set to fuel evictions, report reveals

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The arrival of “vulture funds” in the Irish property market means an increased likelihood of people being evicted from their homes, according to a report published today.
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European markets edge up on thin trading volumes

Irish Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
European shares edged up on Monday after sharp declines in the previous session, with German shares outperforming the broader market after a positive manufacturing survey.
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SoundCloud's subscription launch in Ireland and UK

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Audio platform SoundCloud has launched its new subscription service in Ireland and the United Kingdom in a bid to compete with music streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music.
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Addicted to your iPhone? This tip might help

Her.ie - ‎11 hours ago‎
Do you know someone whose smartphone is an extension of their arm, who gets stressed out when they have to turn their phone off before a movie, or on a plane?
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How Instagram and SnapChat Are Shaping the Future of Video

Huffington Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
Video content is the future of online interaction—you could even argue it's the present. Over the course of the past decade or so, video uploads and views have multiplied many times over, and users are starting to prefer video content over any other ...

Driver's route blocked by shadowy coat-wearing figure who does most bizarre thing

Irish Mirror - ‎11 hours ago‎
This film shows what happened when a driver was apprehended on a rainy public road by a very unusual sight - namely a shadowy contortionist.

Vox Fortis see Il Divo comparisons as 'massive compliment'

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Britain's Got Talent contestants Vox Fortis have said comparisons to classical vocal group Il Divo are "a massive compliment".
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The Island with Bear Grylls: the torture comes to an end

Irish Examiner - ‎2 hours ago‎
It may not have been a competition, but the final of The Island with Bear Grylls had one clear winner - the women. The gang have suffered many setbacks over their month-long spell on the island, including infected lacerations, semi-starvation, fatigue ...
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Britain's Got Talent: 5 acts on tonight's show you HAVE to watch, from Vox Fortis to Ben Blaque

Digital Spy - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Britain's Got Talent was back tonight, serving up another helping of weird and wonderful acts for us to chew over. And sure enough, some of them were really quite special indeed.
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New 1916 book compiled by Carrick journalist

Leitrim Observer - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
'Was it for this? Reflections on the Easter Rising' is a joint initiative between Ireland 2016, the state commemoration body, and The Irish Times.
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Jamie Vardy and Leicester are all having a party as the title is secured

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Wes Morgan will get his hands on the Premier League trophy after the home clash against 3 Wes Morgan will get his hands on the Premier League trophy after the home clash against Everton on Saturday Wes Morgan will get his hands on the Premier ...
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'It's your job and you've a lot of pride playing for Leinster. You're embarrassed coming in'

The42 - ‎8 hours ago‎
As the players and coaching staff returned to work after the weekend's miserable trip to Belfast, the inquiry into what went horribly wrong against Ulster began in earnest.
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Mark Selby wins World Snooker Championship

Irish Examiner - ‎3 hours ago‎
Mark Selby swept to Crucible glory and gave Leicester a second trophy of the night to toast as he fended off Ding Junhui in the Betfred World Championship final.
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New opportunities exist in context of changing climate

Irish Times - ‎18 hours ago‎
It is hard to imagine there is anyone left who still questions climate change or that the altered weather patterns and global warming we are experiencing are not a consequence of human activity.
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As £4bn Large Hadron Collider is broken by a weasel, we look at 8 other pricey pests...

Irish Mirror - ‎4 hours ago‎
It may be one of the most powerful machines on the planet, but the Large Hadron Collider has been forced offline by a small furry creature as a result of a small problem - a small furry problem just a few inches long.
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Astronomers Have Found Planets in the Habitable Zone of a Nearby Star

The Atlantic - ‎10 hours ago‎
The robot telescope settles on its target, a star that sits closer than all but a tiny fraction of the tens of billions of stellar systems that make up the Milky Way.
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A Rare Celestial Crossing: Mercury Will Transit the Sun on May 9

Space.com - ‎13 hours ago‎
A snapshot of the November 2006 transit of Mercury. The rocky planet appears as a clean-edged disc in the lower hemisphere of the sun.
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Dr Ciara Kelly: How to compact dreaded allergies this summer

Irish Independent - ‎11 hours ago‎
It's allergy awareness week. Although I'm sure if you're one of the very many Irish people who suffer from allergies, you're probably more than well aware of them.
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Got your dairy today?

Carthage Press - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Dairy Group includes milk, yogurt, cheese, and fortified soymilk. They provide calcium, vitamin D, potassium, protein, and other nutrients needed for good health throughout life.
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Family basset hounds refuse to leave dying toddler's bedside after crippling stroke

Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
At just four months old, Nora Hall suffered a stroke that shut down both sides of her brain and crippled her nervous system. Despite weeks of intensive care, doctors at Minneapolis' Chidren's Hospital have come to the conclusion that she will not ...
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Mum thought she was sick from Disneyland rides - she was pregnant with triplets

Metro - ‎8 hours ago‎
A woman who thought a Disneyland ride had made her ill has given birth to triplets. Kate Smith, 34, from Liverpool, was enjoying a family holiday in Disneyland, Florida, when she started to feel nauseous - something she blamed on overdoing rollercoasters.
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