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Victim's son tells Gerry Adams to aid gardaí

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
The son of a murdered prison officer yesterday confronted Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams at a press conference and told him to co-operate with gardaí in an investigation into his father's killing.
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Keane's dog claim 'rubbish'

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Claims by drugs lord Christy Keane that he was tasked by the syndicate of a stolen €1m greyhound to track down and rescue the animal were being treated as "complete rubbish" by gardaí.
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Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn of Ohio has died at 95

Business Insider - ‎22 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S.
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'Irish Times' poll: Voters favour capital spending over tax cuts

Irish Times - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Most voters favour hiring more public servants and investing in capital projects rather than either public sector pay hikes or tax cuts.
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'We need radical change', inner city residents tell Enda

Herald.ie - ‎3 hours ago‎
Taoiseach Enda Kenny holds Evan O'Brien (6) from Beaver Street at the Annual Lighting of the Christmas Tree on Buckingham Street last night.
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150000 'face extermination' as Aleppo on brink

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Syrian residents fleeing the violence gather at a checkpoint, manned by pro-government forces, in the village of Aziza on the southwestern outskirts of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo yesterday.
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Solomon Islands hit by 7.8-magnitude earthquake

Irish Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands early on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties and a tsunami warning for a wide swathe of the South Pacific following the quake was later lifted.
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Fascism: always with us

Times of Malta - ‎Dec 7, 2016‎
Fascism's historical victory in Germany is usually associated with Hitler's electoral success in 1933. Nowadays it's often forgotten that the German Communist Party had been identifying various German leaders as would-be tyrants long before Hitler's rise.
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Kilburn shooting sees man in his early 20s murdered outside popular cafe

Daily Mail - ‎7 hours ago‎
A man in his early 20s has been shot in the middle of a busy street outside a popular London cafe, the second fatal shooting in the capital this week.
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Mother of six fined €100 for bigamy offence

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
A mother of six has been fined €100 at Limerick Circuit Court after she admitted marrying a man while still married to her first husband.
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Judgment reserved as Denis O'Brien action concludes

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
Businessman Denis O'Brien's action over statements made by two TDs in the Dáil about his banking affairs has concluded at the High Court with judgment reserved.
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Man in his 70s killed following car crash in Co Roscommon

Irish Mirror - ‎10 hours ago‎
The pedestrian, believed to be in his 70s, died after he was involved in a crash with a car on the N5 at Frenchpark, Co Roscommon.
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Homeless charity 'blown away' as 7500 shoeboxes of goods donated to help 'Fill A Tram'

Irish Independent - ‎7 hours ago‎
A charity collecting show boxes filled with goods for homeless people has been "blown away by the fantastic support" their appeal has received.

GP denies she felt responsible for daughter's death

RTE.ie - ‎15 hours ago‎
A woman on trial for the manslaughter of her disabled 11-year-old daughter has denied that her actions in the hours after her daughter died supported a proposition that she felt responsible for her death.
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Irish Central Bank to buy bonds through 2017

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Mario Draghi caught markets off guard yesterday, when he announced that the European Central Bank (ECB) will start scaling back its bond buying spree from next April, reducing the monthly spend to €60m from €80m.
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PAC to question Nama executives over lack of records

Irish Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Nama chief executive Brendan McDonagh and chairman Frank Daly face questions over why records detailing discussions at meetings critical to its controversial €1.6 billion Project Eagle deal may have been destroyed.

Growth in new homes build may have halted

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
The building of new homes may have ground to a halt in the latest quarter, official figures published yesterday suggested, though analysts insisted that the market will, in time, respond to solve the housing crisis.
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Children at heart of creative scheme

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
Every schoolchild will have access to art, music, drama, and coding lessons as part of an ambitious national cultural programme. A new annual cultural day is also to be held on Easter Monday as part of Creative Ireland, the Government's 2016 legacy ...
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Facebook reveals the moments that had Irish people talking most in 2016

Irish Independent - ‎14 hours ago‎
The most discussed topic this year in Ireland - and indeed globally - was the US Presidential elections. From the explosive primaries through to the bruising election and shock result, there was plenty to keep people talking.
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How quickly can you spot the pesky pig hiding amongst a forest full of birds?

The Irish Sun - ‎4 hours ago‎
The latest 'Where's Wally' style quiz, designed to leave Internet users baffled, asks viewers to find a pesky pig hidden in the woods.
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Facebook Messenger adds 'Pac-Man,' 'Space Invaders,' and other arcade games

Duluth News Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
Facebook Messenger, a popular place where people go to chat privately with their friends, wants to be a destination for gaming, too.
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Lenovo to launch Yoga Book, its latest 2-in-1 computing device on 13 December in India

Tech2 - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Lenovo has announced that it will be launching the latest Yoga Books in India in the coming week. According to the company, the Yoga Book to be launched are the thinnest products in '2-in-1' form factor.
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Santa Claus gets into trouble with law on way to Temple Street

Irish Independent - ‎16 hours ago‎
The gardaí had to check their list twice this morning, after stopping Santa Claus on his way to Temple Street Children's hospital.
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Mel Gibson: 'It's unfair Nate Parker's rape acquittal affected his film'

TV3.ie - ‎3 hours ago‎
Mel Gibson has come to embattled filmmaker Nate Parker's defence, insisting the director's 1999 rape drama should not have affected the success of his new film Birth of a Nation.

Fifth Harmony and DNCE recording charity single to help the homeless

TV3.ie - ‎4 hours ago‎
Fifth Harmony, DNCE, Hailee Steinfeld, and Rita Ora are teaming up to record a cover of festive favourite Santa Claus Is Coming to Town to help the homeless.
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Cullen 'hopeful' on Heaslip

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Leo Cullen insists he is hopeful of retaining the services of Jamie Heaslip beyond the end of the season despite his No 8 declaring an interest in a move away from Leinster.
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Ulster can derail Clermont juggernaut - Marshall

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Luke Marshall reckons Ulster are equipped to tackle mighty Clermont head-on and get the result they require in tomorrow's crunch European tie at the Kingspan Stadium.
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Away win at Northampton would be like gold dust for Leinster

Irish Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Northampton Saints v Leinster Kick off: 19:45 Venue: Franklin's Gardens. On TV: Live on BT Sport. Thanks to their gutsy late comeback to not only deny Montpellier a bonus point but claim one themselves in round two, Leinster top a fiercely competitive ...
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Government committed to low-carbon economy by 2050, says Denis Naughten

Irish Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment Denis Naughten has said he is different from former Green Party environment minister Eamon Ryan because he believes in persuading people, not lecturing them about climate change.
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Toying with putty leads to physics breakthrough for Irish physicist

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
Professor Jonathan Coleman, Investigator in AMBER and Trinity's School of Physics, with his son Oisin. Picture: Naoise Culhane.
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NUI Galway and city council team up for unique coastal awareness drive.

Galway Bay FM - ‎17 hours ago‎
Galway Bay fm newsroom - NUI Galway has teamed up with the city council for a unique coastal awareness drive. 'I Like Beaches' aims to promote awareness of the importance of coastal and marine environments, while identifying and tackling threats to ...
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Fish have evolved to survive toxic waste that would normally kill them

The Independent - ‎10 hours ago‎
A species of fish has evolved remarkably quickly so it can live in rivers and seas contaminated with highly toxic pollutants that would normally kill them, scientists have discovered.
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'Pay in full only if drug works,' CF firm tells the HSE

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
The maker of cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi said it is willing to examine a system where it would only be paid in full in cases where the medicine is of proven benefit to the patient.
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Stardust families threaten to withdraw from review of evidence

Irish Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
The families of 48 young people who died in the 1981 Stardust disaster say they are being “stonewalled” and “dismissed” by Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald.

Thief steals €1500 in raid on charity shop

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Damage to the front door of the St Vincent de Paul Shop in Cabra after there robbery. Photo: Kyran O'Brien. A heartless raider smashed into a charity shop and made off with a safe and the day's takings of €1,500, which were destined to help needy ...
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Noorovirus cases have increased by 10% above 5-year average

Daily Mail - ‎11 hours ago‎
Cases of the norovirus winter bug are soaring as hospitals prepare for what is expected to be the hardest winter in NHS history. Outbreaks of the vomiting bug are piling pressure on a health service already struggling with unprecedented demand.
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