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ENVIRONMENT

Weekend temperatures to reach 25 degrees in some areas

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Warm continental air raises temperatures as HSE issues UV radiation warning
Environment Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:39

Temperatures to reach 25 degrees in some parts of the country, Met Éireann says

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Warm continental air raises temperatures as HSE issues UV radiation warning
Environment Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:39

Dublin’s Victorian market closes after 127 years

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Customers recall fruit and vegetable market in its heyday
Environment Fri, 23 Aug 2019 09:11

Dún Laoghaire seeks new plan to regenerate harbour and town

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Council seeks alternative strategy following withdrawal of cruise ship plans
Environment Fri, 23 Aug 2019 01:26
HEALTH

US health officials report first death linked to vaping

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E-cigarettes generally thought safer than cigarettes but long-term effects unknown
Health Sat, 24 Aug 2019 08:12

No evidence HSE has superbug under control, scientist warns

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Scientist overseeing HSE fight against CPE warned about declaring emergency over
Health Sat, 24 Aug 2019 05:00

Government may have to provide €17m deal for Fair Deal

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HSE says delays for entry to the scheme have risen to an average of six or seven weeks
Health Sat, 24 Aug 2019 00:25

Explanation needed for ‘appalling treatment’ of patient advocate, says Labour

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Chief medical officer warned advocate of ‘very strong response’ to repeated comments
Health Fri, 23 Aug 2019 16:59
PRINT

Maureen Dowd: ‘Trump is the media’s villain and we are his’

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Pulitzer prize-winning columnist on turmoil in Washington and thriving journalism
Print Sat, 24 Aug 2019 05:00
EUROPE

Brexit: Boris Johnson responds to Tusk’s ‘Mr No-Deal’ jab

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British prime minister says the backstop must go to avoid UK crashing out of the EU
Europe Sat, 24 Aug 2019 12:29

Brexit: Tusk says Johnson must not become known as ‘Mr No Deal’

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‘We will listen to ideas that are operational, realistic and acceptable to all member states’
Europe Sat, 24 Aug 2019 12:29
BUSINESS

Boris Johnson gets lecture from Macron on the Troubles

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Business Week: also in the news were recession fears; China; and home building
Business Sat, 24 Aug 2019 05:00

Billionaire industrialist and conservative donor David Koch dies

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He stepped back from business and politics in 2018, citing medical reasons
Business Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:21
CONSTRUCTION

Glenveagh Properties chief executive resigns to return to UK

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Justin Bickle has led the home builder since its inception and achieved a successful IPO
Construction Fri, 23 Aug 2019 06:25
NEWS

Tributes paid to Irishman who died after fall in New York

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Clonguish GAA club in Longford extends sympathies to the family of Ciarán O’Boyle
News Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:23

‘It’s like a trip around the world’: Dublin festival celebrates a multicultural Ireland

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This year’s Festival of Nations brings drums, dress and dancing to Mountjoy Square
News Sat, 24 Aug 2019 17:47

Mike Pence to stay at Trump’s Doonbeg resort during Irish visit

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Tánaiste to accompany US vice-president on visit to Cliffs of Moher during two-day visit
News Sat, 24 Aug 2019 02:00

Irish man (22) dies after suspected fall in New York

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City police identify deceased as Ciarán O’Boyle who was staying in Brooklyn
News Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:23

Naval Service denies crew were endangered during rescue mission

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System for launching small craft found to be in bad repair
News Sat, 24 Aug 2019 02:00

Death mask of Daniel O’Connell presented to OPW

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Countess of Dunraven donates plaster mask for display in Derrynane House museum
News Sat, 24 Aug 2019 00:40

‘Epidemic’ of violence against staff could see bus and rail services curtailed

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Union says antisocial behaviour and thuggery on public transport is on the rise
News Fri, 23 Aug 2019 12:31

Irish-American priest arrested for allegedly stealing almost €90,000 from church

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US attorney alleges priest used stolen funds to buy a beach house, travel and dining
News Fri, 23 Aug 2019 16:09

Winning €11.2m Lotto jackpot ticket sold in Enniskerry

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Shop owner Ken O’Connor has previously sold a winning ticket for a €6m jackpot
News Fri, 23 Aug 2019 10:05

Conor McGregor says he was in the wrong over pub incident

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US website published video of McGregor striking man in Drimnagh pub
News Fri, 23 Aug 2019 06:37

Union warns bus, rail passengers face potential disruption in coming weeks

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NBRU to warn of industrial action over route outsourcing and anti-social behaviour
News Thu, 22 Aug 2019 23:00

Irish Rail customers face two more years of overcrowding

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State company said it is ‘urgently’ seeking new trains after years of underfunding
News Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:00
HEALTH & FAMILY

Could artificial sperm mean the end of men?

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Ovarian freezing to gene editing: Babies could be made very differently in 21st century
Health & Family Sat, 24 Aug 2019 05:00

The old country: Get ready for an ageing Ireland

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Ireland is ageing fast, and our economy, health service – and families themselves – need to adapt
Health & Family Sat, 24 Aug 2019 05:00
ABROAD

The Irish pub, Budapest: ‘They thought we were an IRA pub. That worked for us’

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Patrons of Becketts debate Irishness, homesickness and (well, it is a pub) Brexit
Abroad Sat, 24 Aug 2019 05:00

'The only thing the US has in common with Ireland is language'

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No matter how much you hope to just slot back in, moving home is complicated
Abroad Fri, 23 Aug 2019 05:00
STAGE

Kevin McAleer: My Famine comedy will have you laughing all the way to workhouse

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Spud! is a surreal new comedy that we're hoping won't upset the faminists
Stage Sat, 24 Aug 2019 05:00
MUSIC

Electric Picnic 2019: 20 acts not to miss at this year’s festival

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From Billie Eilish, Florence and Jarvis Cocker to Freya Ridings and Mango x Mathman
Music Sat, 24 Aug 2019 04:00
HOMES & PROPERTY

Tanya Sweeney: Bare-bulb hipster chic is over but are we really going back to chintz?

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Chintz is so busy it rarely looks dirty, with fabrics so durable they can be wiped clean
Homes & Property Sat, 24 Aug 2019 05:00

Investors in Kevin McCloud's projects told they face huge losses

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Many feel they have been fobbed off by Grand Designs presenter’s promised returns
Homes & Property Fri, 23 Aug 2019 09:21
AMERICAS

Amazon fires: Brazilian states ask for military help amid record blazes

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Thousands protest over Bolsonaro’s policies as he authorises use of military to fight fires
Americas Sat, 24 Aug 2019 06:39

Bolsonaro to send military to battle Amazon fires

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Thousands take to Brazilian streets over president’s policies as Bolivia and Paraguay struggle with fires
Americas Sat, 24 Aug 2019 06:39

Macron threatens Mercusor trade deal over Amazon fires

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Destruction of rainforest to be discussed urgently at this weekend’s G7 summit in France
Americas Fri, 23 Aug 2019 23:01

Brazil’s president may call in the army to help fight Amazon blaze

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France’s Emmanuel Macron labels rainforest fires an ‘international crisis’
Americas Fri, 23 Aug 2019 05:55
WORLD

G7 summit opens amid diplomatic rows and protests

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US-China trade tensions, Brexit and Amazon fires among the issues dividing the states
World Sat, 24 Aug 2019 08:58

G7 will be ‘difficult test of unity and solidarity’, says Tusk

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Trump takes aim at France’s new tax on big tech companies and threatens to tax French wine
World Sat, 24 Aug 2019 08:58

G7: Global disputes likely to thwart unity at summit in France

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Macron wants leaders to focus on defence of democracy, gender equality, education, climate change
World Sat, 24 Aug 2019 08:58

Macron outlines plan to rediscover G7’s ‘life force’

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French president clashes with Bolsonaro over Amazon fires on eve of leaders’ summit
World Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:25

Stocks plunge on Trump’s China Twitter warning

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Tweets came after China flagged new tariffs and Fed chair signalled little at Jackson Hole
World Fri, 23 Aug 2019 12:52