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Hospital shambles proof we must aim for evidence-based delivery of major projects

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Protesters opposed to Sisters of Charity owning the new national maternity hospital gather outside the Department 1 Protesters opposed to Sisters of Charity owning the new national maternity hospital gather outside the Department of Health in Dublin.
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Limited relief for Ireland in Trump's tax plan

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
There was no disguising the double whammy that the unexpected US election result meant for Ireland's prosperity. Coming so soon after the UK's surprise vote to quit the EU, the election of Donald Trump last November immediately put the spotlight on the ...
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Special unit to be established for most violent inmates

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
A special prison unit is being set up to house the country's most violent prisoners. It comes as official figures show a fivefold increase in assaults by inmates on staff at Dóchas Women's Prison last year.
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Search underway for missing girl (16)

Irish Independent - ‎10 hours ago‎
She is described as being 6ft tall with brown hair, brown eyes and has a birth mark above her lip. When last seen she was wearing a black adidas tacksuit.
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Tottenham have bigger dreams than finishing above Arsenal - Mauricio Pochettino

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham now have far bigger fish to fry than finishing above Arsenal. Spurs' 1-0 win at Crystal Palace on Wednesday night kept their title hopes alive by cutting the gap to leaders Chelsea back to four points.
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Chinese navy launches first domestically-built aircraft carrier

Daily Sabah - ‎5 hours ago‎
China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier yesterday, which will join an existing one bought second-hand, amid rising tensions over North Korea and worries about Beijing's assertiveness in the South China Sea.
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Anger erupts in China and Korea over US missile defence system

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
The US military started moving parts of an anti-missile defence system to a deployment site in South Korea yesterday, triggering protests from villagers and criticism from China, amid tension over North Korea's weapons development.
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Ibrahim ordeal goes on as trial is delayed 22nd time

Herald.ie - ‎3 hours ago‎
The trial of a young Irishman languishing in an Egyptian jail for nearly four years has been delayed for the 22nd time. Ibrahim Halawa (21) has been held in a crowded Cairo prison for 44 months.
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May reaffirms wish for post-Brexit 'special relationship' with EU in Juncker talks

RTE.ie - ‎8 hours ago‎
British Prime Minister Theresa May has had "constructive" talks with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker on the Brexit process, Downing Street said.
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Strong language, water balloons and eggs all hurled at Tánaiste, court told

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Former Tánaiste Joan Burton had eggs and water balloons thrown at her before being "trapped" in two Garda vehicles for around three hours by anti-water charges protesters, a court had heard.
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Fake checkpoints allegation latest scandal to shake faith in gardaí

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Garda management has ordered a major investigation into "irregularities" surrounding vehicle checkpoints in the Cork district, the Irish Independent has learned.

Airport worker drops €120000 claim after secret photos show him carrying luggage

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
An Irish-based Latvian national has withdrawn personal injury claims for €120,000 against insurance companies and two of their customers after he was secretly photographed lugging suitcases on to a coach he drove while claiming he was unfit for work.
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Abortion referendum 'could be held next spring'

Irish Independent - ‎Apr 25, 2017‎
Senior Government figures have predicted that a referendum on abortion will be held as early as next spring. Ministers last night said they saw no reason to delay the staging of a public vote on the back of the recommendations by the Citizens' Assembly.

ESB and Bord na Móna in solar farm venture

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
The four solar farms will be based in counties Roscommon, Offaly and Kildare. Stock 1 The four solar farms will be based in counties Roscommon, Offaly and Kildare.
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Tech companies support treasure trail for Temple Street

Irish Times - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Charity event “Techies4TempleStreet” hopes to raise more than €200,000 for the children's hospital. The July 7th event, organised by Temple Street Hospital and partnered by Zendesk, involves teams from the business and tech communities trekking across ...
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Tourism Ireland Leads Sales Mission to China

FFT.ie - ‎20 hours ago‎
Tourism Ireland's 2017 sales mission to China kicked off on Monday 24th April, with a delegation of 17 tourism businesses taking part.
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AIB's failure to comply with 2010 legislation is striking

Irish Times - ‎16 hours ago‎
A fine of just under €2.3 million can - financially - be shrugged off by an organisation the size of AIB, though there will be some embarrassment for the bank having been caught by the Central Bank breaching legislation designed to combat money ...
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'Call of Duty: WWII' to explore the emotional toll of war

Yahoo Finance - ‎7 hours ago‎
Glen Schofield doesn't mince words when it comes to “Call of Duty: WWII.” The co-founder and studio head of developer of Activision's (ATVI) Sledgehammer Games leads a team tasked with taking the series back into the trenches of World War II, and he's ...
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Instagram's strategy of stealing Snapchat features is paying off beautifully

BGR - ‎2 hours ago‎
For as much as some pundits like to believe that Snapchat poses a serious threat to Instagram, the popular photo-sharing site owned by Facebook is as popular as ever.
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Samsung sees Galaxy S8 boost but warns of competition ahead

CNET - ‎4 hours ago‎
Samsung's ready for the Galaxy S8 to turn things around in mobile, but it's also worried about tougher competition later this year.
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George Clooney thrilled to meet hero Buzz Aldrin at watch gala in London

TV3.ie - ‎1 hour ago‎
George Clooney paid tribute to his hero, astronaut Buzz Aldrin, at an event in London on Wednesday (26Apr17), confessing he lacked the courage to become a spaceman.
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DUP not a-moosed by Tommy Tiernan's Arlene Foster gag

RTE.ie - ‎13 hours ago‎
Comedian Tommy Tiernan has been criticised over a joke he made on live radio about DUP leader Arlene Foster working on a farm in South Fermanagh.
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This is your four-week warning: festival season is nearly upon us

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
When snow is forecast for April it's hard to see beyond the grey horizon, but Joe Goddard's new album, Electric Lines, lifted me from the gloom and transported me to a summer's night, lost in the wiles of the Irish music festival.
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Bergin steps away from Tipp squad due to work commitments

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
All-Ireland champions Tipperary will have to plan without Kieran Bergin for the remainder of the season after he opted to step away from Michael Ryan's squad.
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Wenger defends Sanchez over late incident as Arsenal keep top four hopes alive

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Arsene Wenger defended Alexis Sanchez after an incident late on in Arsenal's narrow win over Leicester on Wednesday night. The Gunners needed an 86th-minute Robert Huth own goal to see off the reigning Premier League champions and keep alive their ...
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NASA's Cassini Mission Conducts Daring Dive Through Saturn's Rings

Scientific American - ‎10 hours ago‎
A still from a short animated film depicting Cassini's passage between the cloudtops of Saturn and the giant planet's innermost rings.
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NASA spacesuits over budget, tight on timeline: audit

Deccan Chronicle - ‎2 hours ago‎
The United States is in a hurry to send people to Mars by the 2030s, but a key question remains for these deep space explorers: what will they wear?
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Families of sick children will have to pay car park charges

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
A model of the new children's hospital, which was given the go ahead by the 2 A model of the new children's hospital, which was given the go ahead by the Cabinet yesterday and which will be built on the campus of St James's Hospital.
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Cutting saturated fat does not reduce heart disease, experts say

Irish Times - ‎22 hours ago‎
Cheese, pizza and burgers - they're all high in saturated fats but may not be as bad for you as you thought. In fact, the widely held belief among medical professionals and the public that such foods can clog up the arteries and bring on heart disease ...
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Superbug that can cause 'major health problems' found out at two Irish beaches

Irish Independent - ‎Apr 25, 2017‎
A superbug with the potential to make people seriously ill has been found at two Irish beaches where raw sewage is pumped into the water.
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Report: Alcohol use on the rise among Wisconsin residents age 65 and older

fox6now.com - ‎10 hours ago‎
Alcohol abuse is associated with a doubled risk of atrial fibrillation, a new study finds. Drinking in excess also led to an increased risk of congestive heart failure, researchers say.
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