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Garda Commissioner 'should clarify any efforts to discredit Sgt McCabe'

Irish Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan should clarify any efforts that were made to discredit Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe, according to John McGuinness TD (FF).
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Man due in court charged in relation to murder of Michael Barr at north Dublin pub

Irish Independent - ‎14 hours ago‎
A MAN is due to appear in court this morning charged in relation to the murder of Michael Barr at the Sunset House pub in Dublin last month.
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Teenage boy (16) 'critical' in hospital after motorcycle crash

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
A teenage boy is in a "critical condition" in hospital after a motorcycle crash in Tarbert, Co Kerry today. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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Killing of gorilla to save four-year-old boy at zoo sparks outrage

Irish Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
The killing of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy tumbled into the ape's enclosure triggered outrage and questions about safety, but zoo officials called the decision to use lethal force a tough but necessary choice.
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Enda Kenny relinquishes three Seanad nominees to Fianna Fáil

Irish Examiner - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has relinquished three of his Seanad nominees to Fianna Fáil as part of a special deal with Micheál Martin.
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Politician hit with pie over stance on refugees - ‎16 hours ago‎
A prominent member of Germany's far-left Linke party was hit in the face with a chocolate cream pie yesterday in an attack claimed by a self-styled "anti-fascist" group protesting against her stance on refugees.
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Man (51) charged over Lurgan unnotified parade

Belfast Telegraph - ‎1 hour ago‎
A man aged 51 has been charged with taking part in an unnotified parade in Lurgan on Saturday. He was one of 12 arrested following a dissident republican parade in the Kilwilkie area of Lurgan.
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Ukrainian nursing home, gutted by fire, was 'illegally run'

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎5 hours ago‎
Seventeen people are dead after a fire at an illegally-run home for the elderly near Kiev. The blaze broke out at the residential property in Litochky, 23 miles northeast of the capital.
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Fine Gael TDs were 'shocked' by FF Seanad nominees

Irish Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
The selection of three of the Taoiseach's 11 Seanad nominees by Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin came as a major surprise to Fine Gael Ministers and TDs, according to party sources.
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Eleven European countries raise objections over Government plans for warnings on alcohol products

Irish Mirror - ‎33 minutes ago‎
The Department of Health and the Office of the Attorney General are considering the objections. But the Government said it remains committed to introducing this legislation despite the scale of EU opposition.
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Brendan Howlin expects Government to fall within 12 months

Irish Times - ‎May 28, 2016‎
The Labour Party leader said on Saturday he expects the minority Government to collapse shortly and his party is preparing for another general election within 12 months.
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Dublin weather: The capital is set to be hotter than Barcelona next week

Dublin Live - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The weekend will begin showery, but don't fret as the mercury is set to climb on Sunday. While tonight and tomorrow will see the occasional heavy shower, Met Eireann weather chiefs say it'll get warm early next week.

Banks approach to fixing mortgages in arrears may lead to future problems

Irish Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
Banks may be storing up problems for borrowers and themselves under the most popular method they use to restructure mortgages in arrears, according to the head of the country's insolvency service.

Motor Insurers' Bureau of Ireland in appeal over Setanta liabilities

Irish Examiner - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The Motor Insurers' Bureau of Ireland has lodged an appeal to the Supreme Court over the allocation of the liabilities of Setanta Insurance which collapsed in 2014.

VIDEO: Cork man captures this majestic footage of dolphins in Inchydoney

JOE - ‎1 hour ago‎
Many people up and down the country have been making the most of the beautiful weather at the moment, and you'll go a long way to find a sight as beautiful as this one from Cork.
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Harmony of the Seas: What's it like on board the world's biggest cruise ship?

Irish Independent - ‎21 hours ago‎
The 1,187ft ship. 7 The 1,187ft ship. Top of the class: The atrium of the Harmony of the Seas. The Bionic Bar. Royal Caribbean International's Harmony of the Seas, the world's largest and newest cruise ship, sails into Southampton, UK.

Time to get connected - how absence of broadband is killing jobs

Irish Independent - ‎21 hours ago‎
It is a resource that has become as essential in Ireland as electricity and water, and the absence of good broadband is killing jobs in areas that desperately need recovery, paralysing schools and leaving farmers on the wrong side of the digital divide.
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Garda speed operation catches 322 drivers over limit

Irish Times - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Gardai said they detected 322 drivers over the speed limit during an intensive 24-hour enforcement period which ended at 7am on Saturday.

New Limerick speed enforcement zones revealed

Limerick Leader - ‎May 28, 2016‎
THE NUMBER of locations in County Limerick for GoSafe operators to catch speeding motorists has increased by 50%. They have jumped from 22 to 33 following a garda review.
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BT claims 2Tbps record on fibre network

Capacity Media (registration) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
BT has claimed a world record for data transmission speeds on a live core network between London and Dublin. The operator - in partnership with Huawei - said it has achieved speeds of 2Tbps over an optical core network link spanning over 700km ...
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Rozanna Purcell reveals she split with Bressie 'some time ago'

Irish Independent - ‎9 hours ago‎
They were the couple that defined our relationship goals but it seems Rozanna Purcell and Niall Breslin have split. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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Louise McSharry opens up about being publicly attacked about her weight

Irish Examiner - ‎8 hours ago‎
“I wanted [the book] to serve a purpose. For me my journey with body image has been really difficult, but I'm in a really good place now and I kind of feel a little bit like an evangelist,” she said.
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WATCH: Matt Le Blanc tells Graham Norton about his Kerry Hen do experience

Irish Examiner - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Matt Le Blanc has opened up to Graham Norton about his trip to Ireland with Top Gear. The Friends star told the talk show host, who is originally from Cork, about how he ran into a Hen do in Co.
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Joe Brolly: Kieran McGeeney hasn't a clue - ‎1 hour ago‎
Joe Brolly has strongly criticised Kieran McGeeney following Armagh's eight-point Ulster SFC defeat to Cavan today, saying "being a great player isn't necessarily a qualification for being a great manager".
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Dundalk strike late to take points against Wexford Youths - ‎3 hours ago‎
Patrick McEleney's 93rd minute winner broke Wexford Youths hearts at Oriel Park as Premier Division leaders Dundalk came from behind to win 3-2 and secure all three points.
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Connacht given heroes' welcome at Galway homecoming

Irish Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Connacht rugby squad and management were given a heroes' welcome in Galway city centre on Sunday following their victory in the Pro 12 tournament.
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Most coral dead in central section of Great Barrier Reef, surveys reveal

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
A diver films a reef affected by bleaching off Lizard Island in the Great Barrier Reef. Aerial surveys have found that 93% of the world heritage site has been affected by bleaching.
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Rosetta spacecraft discovers elements of life on Comet 67P

Irish Times - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Key building blocks of life have been discovered by a European spacecraft orbiting a comet. The Rosetta probe found clear evidence of the amino acid glycine, a basic component of proteins, and the mineral phosphorus, which helps build DNA, around the ...
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Starwatch: The June night sky

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Following the opposition of Mars on 22 May, it is Saturn's turn to stand directly opposite the Sun in the sky on 3 June. This places it high in the midnight sky for observers in the southern hemisphere, but inconveniently low down in the S as viewed ...
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NASA inflates spare room in space

Phys.Org - ‎3 hours ago‎
NASA on Saturday successfully expanded and pressurized an add-on room at the International Space Station two days after aborting the first attempt when it ran into problems.
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Country 'lags behind' in fighting smoking, says prevention council

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎1 hour ago‎
"People have to eat to live but they don't have to smoke," anti-tobacco organization head says. Smoking. (photo credit:INGIMAGE / ASAP).
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The muddy waters of body mass index (BMI)

Irish Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
“The road is long, With many a winding turn, That leads us to who knows where”. The lyrics of the Hollies hit He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother fit nicely along the convoluted road that is the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and health.
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Cell phone radiation study raises concerns despite low risk

Japan Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
Cell phone radiation study raises concerns despite low risk FILE - This Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 file photo shows a display of cell phones during a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) mobile tracking demo in Washington.
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Researchers develop novel technology for customised tablets

The Hindu - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Researchers have found a novel way to make personalised medicine cheaper and easier by combining the myriad of pills you need to take for your ailment in just one tablet.