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MEDIA

Broadcasting regulator rejects abortion referendum coverage complaints

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Objection to Ivan Yates comment on Irish speakers also dismissed
Media Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:42
SUPREME COURT

Man entitled to challenge constitutionality of new workplace dispute procedures

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Supreme court finds Tomasz Zalewski has legal standing to pursue challenge
Supreme Court Wed, 20 Mar 2019 22:20

Supreme Court clears way for extradition of man on child porn charges

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Eric Eoin Marques accused of being world’s biggest facilitator of child pornography
Supreme Court Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:15
ENVIRONMENT

Invasive rodent spotted along Dublin’s Royal Canal

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Alert issued over coypu species that can grow in lengty up to one metre and weigh 9kg
Environment Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:58

New sewage plant needed to divert load from Ringsend, hearing told

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An Bord Pleanála holds hearing over proposed €500 million Clonshaugh facility
Environment Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:16
PRO 14

Leinster’s Max Deegan content he is heading in the right direction

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Former World Rugby Junior Player of the Year fighting for place in backrow logjam
Pro 14 Thu, 21 Mar 2019 06:00
OTHER

Conor McGregor’s antics are tiresome but the gullible still lap it up

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Dave Hannigan: Fighter now in grimy netherworld of being famous because he’s famous
Other Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:30
HEALTH

Constant coffee keeps Daffodil Day fundraising going

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Irish Cancer Society reveals details of new clinical trial to treat aggressive breast cancer
Health Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:01

HPV campaigner Laura Brennan’s life-saving work

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Uptake of HPV vaccine among teenage girls now at 70% due to advocate’s campaigning
Health Fri, 22 Mar 2019 03:14

Dementia risk associated with Down syndrome

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Eighty per cent of those with Down syndrome who reach 65 years of age will have dementia
Health Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:54

Infant and prenatal exposure to pesticides linked to autism risk

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Study examined nearly 3,000 individuals diagnosed with autism in California
Health Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:00

‘We are lost without her’: HPV vaccine campaigner Laura Brennan (26) dies

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‘She wanted to use the time that she had to right what she felt was a great wrong’
Health Wed, 20 Mar 2019 17:48
MIDDLE EAST

At least 75 killed after boat capsizes in Iraq

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Ferry carrying people celebrating Kurdish new year goes down in Tigris river near Mosul
Middle East Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:50

‘At least 71 killed’ after boat sinks in Iraq

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Ferry carrying people celebrating Kurdish new year goes down in Tigris river near Mosul
Middle East Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:50

US to recognise Golan Heights as Israeli territory, says Trump

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Netanyahu thanks US president for move to change policy on region annexed from Syria
Middle East Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:28

Israeli far-right minister criticised over spoof ad for ‘fascism’ perfume

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Ayelet Shaked, who has worked to overhaul judiciary, says she was poking fun at herself
Middle East Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:18
IRELAND

Economic risk of no-deal Brexit just refuses to go away

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Tusk statement says short extension only possible in House of Commons approves deal
Ireland Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:47
CONSUMER TECHNOLOGY

EU fines Google €1.49bn in search advertising investigation

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Tech giant ‘misused dominant position’ in market for brokering online search adverts
Consumer Technology Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:36

Facebook curbs ad targeting for race, gender and age

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Advertising for housing, jobs or credit will no longer be able to target based on those categories
Consumer Technology Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:40
RACING

Pat Smullen: ‘The hope is to ride again. I’d love to do that’

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Former champion jockey on the road to recovery after cancer treatment
Racing Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:50
ECONOMY

Will the UK diet be a dreary affair post-Brexit?

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If trade routes really were to shut down, a hypothetical UK diet would leave a lot to be desired
Economy Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:26

What makes a country happy? Could this be the most un-shocking study ever?

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Looking at the UN Happiness Report, maybe governments’ fixation with GDP is justified
Economy Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:50
EUROPE

Britain’s EU exit on hold for almost two months

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EU leaders agree extension if MPs approve British prime minister’s Brexit deal next week
Europe Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00

No-deal Brexit would cost Irish people €720 per head annually, says German study

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Angela Merkel promises to push for orderly Brexit ‘to the last hour’ ahead of EU summit
Europe Thu, 21 Mar 2019 10:32

Lockerbie Stasi link examined by police

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Suspicion that East Germany’s secret police may have provided logistical support
Europe Wed, 20 Mar 2019 18:00

Theresa May lashes out at MPs for failing to agree way to implement Brexit on time

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Varadkar says it is time to ‘cut the British government some slack’ and allow extension
Europe Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:52

Driver abducts schoolchildren and sets bus on fire in Italy

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All 51 children escape unhurt before vehicle was engulfed in flames near Milan
Europe Wed, 20 Mar 2019 19:27

Radovan Karadzic jailed for life as genocide appeal fails

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UN court says ex-Bosnian Serb leader responsible for ‘gravest crimes’ of 1990s war
Europe Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:41

Brexit: Tusk statement raises fears UK could crash out of EU with no deal next week

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Varadkar says May will speak address the British public later on Wednesday
Europe Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:52
RELIGION & BELIEFS

Mayo-born ‘Rosary priest’ helped CIA bring about 1964 coup in Brazil

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‘Rosary is the offensive weapon that will destroy Communism’ – Fr Patrick Peyton
Religion & Beliefs Wed, 20 Mar 2019 23:01
HOUSE REVIEW

Rugby legend Fergus Slattery’s Glenageary home for €1.1m

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Fergus and Margot Slattery have upgraded Strathyre to a 143sq m home with converted attic
House Review Thu, 21 Mar 2019 06:00
SCIENCE

Plastic brains: how upbringing makes little difference to personality

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A Trinity neurogeneticist’s book may become highly influential in the field and beyond
Science Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:00
SERVICES

Government to deal new plans to overhaul gambling regulation

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Proposals include independent arbitrator and social fund to help problem gamblers
Services Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:07
NEWS

Brexit: ‘People just want it all to end’

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Leave and remain voters in the Welsh town of Wrexham just want to know if they’re in a hellhole or not
News Fri, 22 Mar 2019 05:00

Government seeks social housing pledge on Nama homes

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Minister for Finance to support plan only if all social housing retained for such purpose
News Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:47

Police blame Irish National Liberation Army for murder of Jim Donegan

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Victim was shot dead as he waited to collect his son from school in west Belfast
News Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:55

Laura Brennan has saved ‘thousands of lives’, says Vicky Phelan

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Tributes paid to ‘relentlessly optimistic’ HPV vaccine campaigner
News Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:06

No reason to apologise over arrest of Cookstown hotel owner, says PSNI

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Investigation into deaths of three teenagers on St Patrick’s night is ‘fast-moving’ and ‘high intensity’
News Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:01

‘Relentlessly optimistic’ - Tubridy joins tributes to HPV campaigner Laura Brennan

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‘There’s something about Laura Brennan, that will linger in the minds of many of us’
News Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:06

‘Lack of insight’ concerning those with disabilities

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Progress needed on deficit in supports across many countries, says Special Olympics chief
News Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:00

Tusla board raises concerns over investigation into protected disclosure

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Child protection agency’s executive voices worries over slow progress of inquiry
News Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:40

‘Military family’ makes series of demands to election candidates

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Defence Forces Family Political Forum wants to see strategic voting among members, families
News Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:58

Cookstown hotel owner says name ‘blackened’ by police

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Man ‘de-arrested’ on drugs offence after ‘white powdery substance’ declared ‘innocent’
News Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:18

Richie Ryan’s ‘generous’ public service recalled at funeral Mass

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Former Fine Gael minister for finance and MEP died on Sunday aged 90
News Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:29

Irish public warned to exercise caution over ‘fake news’

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Concerns over false information increase ahead of European Parliament elections in May
News Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:25

New motorway services open after five years of €19,000 monthly bill

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€575,000 legal bill part of settlement in plans for services at Gorey, Kilcullen and Moate.
News Wed, 20 Mar 2019 08:56

Cookstown tragedy: Man suspected of manslaughter arrested on suspected drugs offence

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Police investigating teenagers deaths seize suspected class A drugs from Co Derry house
News Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:18

Funerals of teenagers killed in Cookstown to take place on Friday

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Children in 12 schools getting ‘psychological first aid’ after deaths in crush outside hotel
News Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:31