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ARTHUR CYR Britains Parliament confirms Brexit

ARTHUR CYR Britains Parliament confirms Brexit

“Fog in channel Continent cut off” is a very old British joke about an alleged newspaper headlin... Read More
Watchdog piles pressure on Garda chief to step aside during inquiry

Watchdog piles pressure on Garda chief to step aside during inquiry

Garda Commissioner Nóirín OSullivan right and Josephine Feehily chairperson of the Policing Author... Read More
Storm Doris Work continues to restore power to 1500 homes

Storm Doris Work continues to restore power to 1500 homes

ESB repair crews are working since early Friday morning to restore power to an about 1500 customers ... Read More

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Funeral told of Cardinals tears over clerical sex abuse victims

Funeral told of Cardinals tears over clerical sex abuse victims

The Popes representative in Ireland has revealed how he witnessed an anguished Cardinal Desmond Conn... Read More
Weather report Wet and windy with the prospect of snow early next week

Weather report Wet and windy with the prospect of snow early next week

A national status yellow weather warning has been put in place by Met Eireann and snow is expected e... Read More
Flying doctors - how rural volunteers are providing an emergency lifeline

Flying doctors - how rural volunteers are providing an emergency lifeline

Apart from his day job as a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Mayo University Hospital in Castleba... Read More

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My Oscars dress is a secret but Ill fly flag for Ireland - Ruth Negga

My Oscars dress is a secret but Ill fly flag for Ireland - Ruth Negga

Ruth Negga arrives at the 89th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monda... Read More
Inside the home of the Oscars

Inside the home of the Oscars

On a trip to Tinseltown John Byrne visited the current home of the Academy Awards - the Dolby Theatr... Read More
Dont babble on about politics Oscar winners urged by British director

Dont babble on about politics Oscar winners urged by British director

The British director of an Oscar best film nominee has urged this years winners not to babble on abo... Read More

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Norwegians low-cost long-haul transatlantic fares take off quickly

Norwegians low-cost long-haul transatlantic fares take off quickly

Fares as low as £69 prove elusive for many leaving most passengers staring at a no-frills summer se... Read More
Ulster Bank profits hit by costs arising from tracker scandal

Ulster Bank profits hit by costs arising from tracker scandal

Ulster Banks operating profit in Ireland fell by €338m last year as a result of costs paid to thou... Read More
Norwegian Airs fares to US climb as one-way €69 tickets snapped up

Norwegian Airs fares to US climb as one-way €69 tickets snapped up

Norwegian Air International was offering just one flight for €69 one-way on its website on Friday ... Read More

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Marine life adding to global warming by generating methane in Pacific

Marine life adding to global warming by generating methane in Pacific

Microbes are generating a vast pool of marine methane that is contributing to global warming a Briti... Read More
MWC Sony Blackberry and Nokia look set to announce new devices

MWC Sony Blackberry and Nokia look set to announce new devices

New smartphones including the return of BlackBerry and Nokia will be among the major announcements m... Read More
Amazon is fighting hard to protect its Amazon Echo data from the police

Amazon is fighting hard to protect its Amazon Echo data from the police

A central part of Amazons internet connected smart speaker the Amazon Echo is that its constantly l... Read More

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Were drinking 5% more than in 2015 says Alcohol Action Ireland

Were drinking 5% more than in 2015 says Alcohol Action Ireland

Irish people drank an average of 5% more alcohol last year than the previous year according to an an... Read More
Ecstasy use on the rise among youngsters

Ecstasy use on the rise among youngsters

Ecstasy use is on the rise among young people according to a new national drug survey. Recent use of... Read More
HSE support staff call off threatened strike

HSE support staff call off threatened strike

HSE support staff belonging to SIPTU have called off their threatened strike due to start on Monday ... Read More