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MAJORS

Portrush teed up with pride as British Open comes to town

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Presence of the golf Major in Co Antrim is culmination of more than 10 years’ work
Majors Tue, 16 Jul 2019 00:57
SPECIAL CRIMINAL COURT

‘Mr Nobody’ who minded Kinahan gang ‘arsenal’ jailed for 10½ years

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Declan Brady pleaded guilty to storing a range of guns and ammunition in Co Dublin
Special Criminal Court Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:21

‘Hit for hire’ team stopped on way to kill Hutch family member

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Three men convicted at Special Criminal Court over plot to murder Patsy Hutch
Special Criminal Court Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:02
ENVIRONMENT

Plans to allow limited roadside hedge cutting scrapped

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Proposal to permit cutting hedges in August abandoned in favour of protecting nature
Environment Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:54

Shannon pipeline not needed if Dublin water leaks fixed, study claims

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Ramping up supply would not address root problem of leaking pipes, analysis argues
Environment Tue, 16 Jul 2019 00:20

Environmental activists stop the traffic in Dublin

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Extinction Rebellion stage disruptions to highlight rising air pollution in capital
Environment Mon, 15 Jul 2019 20:30
PERSONAL FINANCE

Cheap eats: The early bird captures the best deal

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Some might seem unusually early but they’re worth beating the crowd for to get the best value
Personal Finance Tue, 16 Jul 2019 04:13
HEALTH

Cost of nurses’ pay deal running millions ahead of estimate

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Ministers accept it will be impossible to avoid another bailout for health service
Health Tue, 16 Jul 2019 02:57

Anorexia at least partly metabolic disorder – study

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Genetic basis of anorexia overlaps with ‘metabolic, lipid, body measurement traits’
Health Mon, 15 Jul 2019 20:01
PRICEWATCH

Switching energy provider is more than worth the hassle

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Consumers wasting hundreds each year by not availing of cheaper rates at different companies
Pricewatch Mon, 15 Jul 2019 01:06
EUROPE

Three people lived in this village. Until two were murdered

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The Moldovan village of Dobrusa once had a population of 200, but most have since left for larger towns, emigrated, or died. Now only one person remains in this ghost village
Europe Tue, 16 Jul 2019 04:00

Ursula von der Leyen elected European Commission president

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German conservative – who supports Brexit extension – wins by narrow margin
Europe Tue, 16 Jul 2019 06:36

I sent a recipe for coq au vin, but he didn’t take the hint

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Paris Letter: Maurice the rooster is the talk of France, but he is not the one fowling up my mornings
Europe Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:20

Man held in Spain after trying to smuggle cocaine under his wig

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Police at Barcelona airport arrest man after finding 503g of cocaine glued to his head
Europe Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:41

Von der Leyen says EU is ready for Brexit extension

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Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen would be first female leader if she passes 4pm ballot
Europe Tue, 16 Jul 2019 06:36
BEAUTY

Cult beauty brand Milk is available in Ireland: Does it live up to the hype?

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If you are lazy with skincare, your excuse is hereby abolished
Beauty Tue, 16 Jul 2019 05:00
FOOD

Dairy-free ice cream with lab-grown protein by Cork company goes on sale

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Perfect Day’s yeast product identical to dairy protein in texture, taste and nutritional value
Food Mon, 15 Jul 2019 02:15
PARENTING

Parental leave: Why is the uptake so low?

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Lack of understanding of employee rights, loss of income and the stigma around men taking time out are reasons many parents fail to avail of what is a statutory entitlement
Parenting Tue, 16 Jul 2019 05:01

Motherhood, Day 123: The first night out drinking – and the first morning after

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Tanya Sweeney on a new mother’s milestones: The first walk, first date and first night out
Parenting Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:00
CONSTRUCTION

Donohoe fails to commit to extension of help-to-buy scheme

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Decision on incentive to be made in context of Budget 2020, Minister for Finance says
Construction Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:40
SERVICES

World’s first facility converting plastic waste to wax opens in Laois

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Portlaoise plant can convert over 50% of plastic waste to wax used in personal cosmetics, candles and chewing gum
Services Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:50
NEWS

Minister says women who had delayed HPV test results face low clinical risk

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Chairman of review into latest cervical controversy says process will be independent
News Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:10

YouTube terminates Gemma O’Doherty’s account over breach of ‘hate speech’ policy

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Moves comes after video included criticism of ethnic minorities living in Ireland
News Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:15

Man killed and another seriously injured in road traffic collision

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Gardaí investigating incident on the N25 in Waterford at about 3.30pm on Tuesday
News Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:58

Taxi driver numbers increase for first time in almost a decade

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NTA campaign for new drivers proves successful as numbers rise 3% last year
News Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:31

Cost of public sector sick leave up 20 per cent since 2015

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Statistics published on Tuesday also show savings have been made since 2014 reforms
News Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:12

Affected woman ‘concerned’ over CervicalCheck test inquiry scope

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She says there is a lack of clarity about whether the full report would be published
News Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:40

Brendan Grace funeral: Ceremony blends sadness and raucous laughter

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Echoes of their father’s sharp wit as eulogies delivered by each of Grace’s four children
News Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:16

Harris not informed of cervical screening issues until July 10th

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Minister for Health regrets the HSE did not tell him of delays in issuing results sooner
News Mon, 15 Jul 2019 09:47

Keith Byrne’s sister calls on Government to try persuade US allow him plead case

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Keith Byrne had social security number, paid taxes and was in contact with ICE following marriage
News Mon, 15 Jul 2019 18:59

Brendan Grace funeral: Ceremony blended sadness and raucous laughter

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Echoes of their father’s sharp wit as eulogies delivered by each of Grace’s four children
News Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:16

British hopes of fresh Brexit deal shot down in Brussels

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Top EU nominee repeats strong support for Border backstop as ‘absolutely necessary’
News Sun, 14 Jul 2019 23:05

Could a sunny St Swithin’s Day mean 40 days of warmth ahead?

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The legend of St Swithin would suggest a fine summer but forecasters are not convinced
News Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:02

American visas: The options available to Irish citizens

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Q+A: Is there any special treatment at all for Irish people? What are the barriers to getting a green card?
News Mon, 15 Jul 2019 15:47

Dubliners can now use app to check if trucks have permit to drive in city

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A cordon banning heavy goods vehicles has been in place since 2007
News Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:01

Fire burns on historic High Island off Galway coast

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Island with centuries-old monastic settlement is on sale for €1.25 million
News Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:14

CervicalCheck group member may quit over lack of information

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Patient advocate Lorraine Walsh says HSE and department are not being forthcoming
News Mon, 15 Jul 2019 09:47

Prison is ‘wholly inappropriate’ for mentally ill people, say chaplains

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Government urged to cease ‘harrowing’ practice of locking up people with severe mental illness
News Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:00

Undocumented Irish in US on high alert as officials begin sweep

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Trump says four US congresswomen should ‘go back’ to ‘places from which they came’
News Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:00

Just 468 public payphones left in Republic as demand continues to drop

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Most payphone calls are to domestic violence and homeless shelters, says ComReg
News Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:00

Prison chaplains say mentally-ill prisoners need appropriate facilities

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Annual reports from country’s 11 prisons released under Freedom of Information rule
News Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:00

Dublin facing further water shortages, warns expert

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Water-stressed east coast has high population density and least surface water available
News Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:00

Fifteen children under five poisoned by heroin and ecstasy

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Most common cause of narcotic poisoning among youngsters under 13 is methadone
News Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:00

Irish security services ‘appraising’ suspected Russian fake news

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Tánaiste says claims of disinformation on North and Brexit came from ‘reputable’ body
News Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:00