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Guests forced to evacuate hotel after fire breaks out

Irish Independent - ‎7 hours ago‎
Guests at a hotel in Sligo had to be evacuated after the building was engulfed in flames in the early hours of the morning. Share.
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Stunning Patrick McBrearty display sees Donegal take down Cork

Irish Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Donegal 0-21 Cork 1-15. Throw all the rocks you like, Donegal just keep rolling. When it was hardest to breathe in this All-Ireland qualifier against Cork, they were the ones who made sure they got their hands on the oxygen.
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Ecstasy, cocaine and cash seized in Dublin city centre house raid

Sunday World - ‎12 hours ago‎
Gardai seized a huge quantity of ecstasy tablets, as well as cocaine and cash, in a raid on a Dublin 2 apartment yesterday. Two men in their 20s were stopped and detained on Aston Quay, Dublin 2 yesterday by gardai from Store Street garda station.
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Woman, 50s, killed in road crash in Co Clare

Irish Mirror - ‎12 hours ago‎
A woman in her 50s has died after a road crash near Miltown Malbay, Co Clare. The crash happened around 11pm on Friday evening, when the woman's car left the road and entered a field.
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Pregnant women advised against travel to Florida due to Zika

Irish Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
Pregnant women are being advised to postpone non-essential trips to Florida because of the Zika virus. The Department of Foreign Affairs has extended its travel warning to the state on the south-east coat of the United States following the first ...

Solving the border issue is recognised as an argument against a clean break with the EU

Slugger O'Toole - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Although it's firmly orientated to business and high finance, the Financial Times (£) concludes in an editorial that the British-Irish relationship should put a brake on the extreme Brexiteers who favour a clean break from the EU.
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Man charged over 'terrorist murders bid' but brother is released without charge

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
A man in Belgium has been charged with attempting to commit "terrorist murders" and participating in a terror group and his brother has been released without charge, the federal prosecutor's office announced on Saturday.
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Pope prays for terrorists to 'recognise the evil of their actions'

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
For much of this week in Krakow at the Catholic Church's World Youth Day, Pope Francis has been concerned about the concept of violence in the modern world.
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Lifeboat rescue teens playing Pokémon Go

Independent Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
London - Six teenage boys playing Pokémon Go on a crumbling pier sparked a major rescue operation when they got cut off by the tide.
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12 rescued by Lough Derg Lifeboat after 2 cruisers ran aground

Irish Examiner - ‎1 hour ago‎
People are again being reminded to stay safe on the water, after the Lough Derg Lifeboat rescued 12 people today in two back to back callouts.
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Death occurs of former Fianna Fáil minister Paddy Lalor

Irish Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
Former Fianna Fáil TD, Minister and MEP Paddy Lalor of Co Laois has died aged 90. The former Laois hurler was an elected representative for Laois/Offaly for 33 years, serving as minister for post and telegraphs in 1969-1970, and minister for industry ...
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Gardaí renew appeal to find man (29) missing for four days

Irish Independent - ‎9 hours ago‎
Gardaí have issued an appeal for the public's help in locating a man who has been missing since last Wednesday. Share. Email.
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Dublin hosts march for missing schoolgirl Mary Boyle

Irish Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
A march to highlight the case of missing schoolgirl Mary Boyle was held in Dublin city centre on Saturday afternoon. The march, which was attended by close to 100 people, aimed to publicise the case of the six-year-old who disappeared from near her ...
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Three top bank execs jailed for 'dishonest, corrupt' Anglo fraud

Irish Independent - ‎11 hours ago‎
A judge has said the former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm appeared to be the driving force behind the €7.2bn conspiracy that led to three banking executives being jailed yesterday.
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European shares extend their gains after positive bank results

Irish Independent - ‎19 hours ago‎
European shares extended their biggest monthly gains since October, with banks leading the way amid earnings results. Share. Email.
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No clean bill of health for banks in stress tests - ‎6 hours ago‎
Banks from Ireland, Italy, Spain and Austria fared worst in the latest European Union stress test, which the region's banking watchdog said showed there was still work to do in order to boost credit to the bloc's economy.

Brexit vote an issue as Bank of Ireland delays call on dividend payout

Irish Independent - ‎19 hours ago‎
Chief executive Richie Boucher and chief financial officer Andrew Keating present Bank of Ireland's 2016 interim 1 Chief executive Richie Boucher and chief financial officer Andrew Keating present Bank of Ireland's 2016 interim results.

Deputy Gallagher given guarantee Glencolumkille Post Office will remain open

Donegal Democrat - ‎9 hours ago‎
Deputy Pat the Cope Gallagher says he hopes there will be no delay in An Post filling the vacancy of Postmaster/ Postmistress at Glencolumbkille Post Office.
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XDA Developers (blog) - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
You probably know Wikipedia well, given we all use it at some point or another.It's one of the best sites from which you can learn about people, events or places, even if superficially.
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LG investing heavily in flexible smartphone displays

Irish Examiner - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Flexible smartphone screens, such as those that are used on devices with curved edges, are growing in popularity. This has prompted LG to budget around $1.7 billion for a new production line for making flexible OLED smartphone screens.
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Review: The Mitsubishi Outlander is a high-tech hybrid that doesn't cut corners

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Hybrid vehicles have come a long way in the last few years; not only are they finding ways to get much more out of the batteries on the inside, they have also evolved on the outside.
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Star Trek actor George Takei criticises Donald Trump in Spanish-language video

Irish Examiner - ‎1 hour ago‎
George Takei has hit out at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in a video which features the Star Trek star speaking Spanish.
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Mayo suffer alarming collapse but do enough to squeeze past Westmeath

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Andy Moran of Mayo in action against Kieran Martin of Westmeath during the GAA Football All 1 Andy Moran of Mayo in action against Kieran Martin of Westmeath during the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Round 4B match between ...
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Kerry ready to call a halt to Clare's fairytale campaign

Irish Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
All-Ireland SFC Quarter-Final: Kerry v Clare, Croke Park, Sunday, 2.0 (RTÉ 1). Clare took a big beating in Killarney back in June but have restored themselves in a classic qualifier narrative with a series of victories over teams from each of the top ...
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Martin Breheny: Galway set to be last men standing in the pursuit of All-Ireland double

Irish Independent - ‎12 hours ago‎
It's all about the dream and while neither Galway nor Tipperary are likely to win the All-Ireland football/hurling double, they are still the only counties taking the big ambition into the last day of July.
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Bray rearguard finally breached as Shamrock Rovers take point home

Irish Times - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Bray Wanderers 1 Shamrock Rovers 1. Gary McCabe brought Bray Wanderers' run of almost 10 hours without having conceded a goal to an end as his second-half penalty salvaged a point for Shamrock Rovers at the Carlisle Grounds.
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The essential Olympic Games planner for Rio 2016

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Two days before the opening ceremony, the women's football begins - starting early to make space for all the group games. So, officially, Sweden v South Africa is Rio's curtain-raiser, at 5pm in the João Havelange Olympic Stadium. That is followed on ...
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The trouble with the Olympic Games

The Guardian - ‎21 hours ago‎
In July 2005, a few days after London was awarded the 2012 Olympic Games, I took the Docklands Light Railway to Pudding Mill Lane.

Get ready for the great TV pause - ‎8 hours ago‎
ONCE every four years, like clockwork, television networks press pause on regular broadcasts to make way for the Olympic Games. It remains one of the biggest events on the small screen, where for two weeks almost every eyeball in Australia is drawn to ...

Sky News mocked for ridiculous Alan Partridge-style terrorism report - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
When someone has to preface a serious news report with such a description, you know you're in trouble. If the said segment is about something as serious as national security, questions need to be asked.
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NASA orders second SpaceX crew mission to ISS - ‎9 hours ago‎
An artist's concept shows a SpaceX Crew Dragon docking with the International Space Station, as it will during missions for NASA's Commercial Crew Program.
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European Space Agency cuts radio link to comet lander

The San Diego Union-Tribune - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
BERLIN (AP) - The European Space Agency says it is switching off its radio link to the probe that landed on a comet, after receiving no signal from the lander for a year.

Watch: Shirt indicates pollutants in air by changing its colour - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
People wearing masks in urban areas to protect themselves from various respiratory problems is commonplace these days. Taking measures to fight pollution is the need of the day and protecting oneself from pollution has become a necessity.
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Lidl recalls packets of peanuts for failing to tell customers they contain… nuts

Irish Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
Lidl are recalling their own brand peanuts. Photo: Food Safety Authority of Ireland 2 Lidl are recalling their own brand peanuts. Photo: Food Safety Authority of Ireland Lidl are recalling their own brand peanuts.
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Russian heatwave thaws Siberian permafrost, releasing decades-old anthrax virus

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎6 hours ago‎
A massive heatwave across Russia this summer has resulted in the permafrost in Siberia to begin to melt. With temperatures in the region raising ten degrees Fahrenheit higher than normal ranges for this time of year, bacteria that had been frozen there ...
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15 Stimulating Facts About Orgasms To Celebrate National Orgasm Day

Bustle - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
July 31, the holiest of days - National Orgasm Day, to be exact. And what better way to celebrate those sometimes elusive but frequently sought after magic moments than with 15 facts about orgasms.

This man got absolutely shredded by changing his 5000 calorie junk food diet

JOE - ‎1 hour ago‎
We've all had that epiphany where we need to make a big change in our lives. For Sebastian David it was when his dad died from motor neurone disease.