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Setbacks fuelling Paddy's hunger for more success
Paddy Andrews knew he was in trouble before he even hit the ground.
today 02:52
'Chop shop' robbers siphon €300k in van 'repair' hustle
An organised crime gang involved in selling stolen vans, work vehicles, engines and other stolen car parts has made €300,000 in the space of 18 months.
today 02:52
Final day of the G7 Summit expected to be dominated by the Iranian nuclear crisis

The formal agenda today at the G7 Summit is about climate, biodiversity, and the Oceans, followed by a session on digital transformation.

The discussions will include five partner countries from Africa, along with the leaders of Australia, India, and Chile. 

But the diplomatic

today 02:34
Rory McIlroy claims FedEx Cup jackpot by winning revamped Tour Championship

Rory McIlroy exorcised two demons at the same time after winning the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup title for the second time in four years to pocket the $15 million (€13.5m) first prize in Atlanta.

McIlroy carded a closing 66 at East Lake to finish 18 under par, four shots ahead of

today 00:49
Sex education in schools: Too little, too late, and too biological

Sex education in our schools is being overhauled — and not before time — pupils, parents, and teachers tell Joyce Fegan

Following the passing of the marriage equality referendum, the repealing of the Eight Amendment, the flood of cheap online porn, the rise of the #MeToo

today 00:43
Cause of breathing problems for Essex beachgoers remains a mystery

The reason why children coughed and struggled to breathe at a packed beach on the hottest late August bank holiday weekend on record in the UK remains a mystery.

Hundreds of families were enjoying the sun in the seaside town of Frinton in Essex on Sunday, when a large number of people

today 23:46
Ian Bailey arrested on suspicion of drink driving

Ian Bailey has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving and was tonight being detained in Bantry Garda Station.

The journalist and writer, 62, was found guilty in absentia by a court in France earlier this year of the murder of French filmmaker Sophie Toscan du Plantier near her

today 23:46
Rory McIlroy wins Tour Championship by four strokes

Rory McIlroy won the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup title for the second time in four years to pocket the $15million first prize in Atlanta.

McIlroy carded a closing 66 at East Lake to finish 18 under par, four shots ahead of American Xander Schauffele.

World number one Brooks

today 23:25
Aer Lingus says sorry to passengers after boarding passes fail to download

Aer Lingus has apologised as problems on its website and app left passengers unable to download or print their boarding passes.

While customers were able to check in, an error message told them “all attempted boarding pass retrievals failed”.

The airline said

yesterday 21:40
Seven people confirmed dead after helicopter crashes with small aircraft over Majorca, Spain

Spanish authorities have confirmed that seven people have died after a crash between a helicopter and a small aircraft in Majorca, Spain.

The helicopter was carrying five people on a sightseeing tour, including two children. All onboard perished. Two Spanish nationals were on board

yesterday 20:58
Gardai arrest a 22-year-old man in connection with late-night assault in Navan that left a man in a critical condition

Gardai have arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with a late-night assault in Navan that left a man in a critical condition.

The assault happened in Navan, Co. Meath, at around 3am on Saturday morning.

The victim was rushed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda

yesterday 20:58
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
An assault in Tallaght, a surprise G7 summit visit and an air crash in Mallorca made headlines today.
yesterday 20:40
“We’ll send you back!” – Boris Johnson praised on social media for his tough stance on migrants

He may just be in Office for around one month but as far as many on social media are concerned, Britain’s new Prime Minister could teach Leo Varadkar, Simon Harris and Simon Coveney a thing or two.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned any migrants trying to cross the English

yesterday 19:55
Cyclists warned after man has bike stolen going over Sally Gap

Cyclists are being warned about going over the Sally Gap in Co Wicklow alone after a man had his bike stolen there yesterday.

A Dublin man tweeted to say he was robbed by two men in a car close to the junction leading to the mountain pass.

Gardaí confirmed a bicycle

yesterday 19:34
Ireland must display confidence in face of Brexit, Michael Collins commemoration told

Ireland will have to display confidence and strength in the face of Brexit and make sure that we do what needs to be done to ensure future growth and prosperity, economist Jim Power told the annual Michael Collins commemoration today at Béal na Bláth in West Cork.

The former chief

yesterday 19:34
Irishman injured after lightning strike hits the Tour Championship in Atlanta

Authorities in the US have confirmed that an Irishman has been taken to hospital after being injured when a lightning strike occurred at the Tour Championship in Atlanta.

It is believed that the man and five others were injured after lightning struck a tree East Lake Golf

yesterday 18:55
Aherne's 1-3 helps Dublin see off Cork in All-Ireland semi-final

Dublin 2-11 - 0-11 Cork

Sinéad Aherne scored 1-3 as champions Dublin advanced to the TG4 All-Ireland Championship senior final after seeing off the challenge of their great rivals Cork.

Mick Bohan’s side will now face Galway following their victory over Mayo in the

yesterday 18:31
No man is an island, but this man sells them

"Forget everything you know about islands and say ‘I want to buy an island’ and start your research. I guarantee you we’re the first people you’re going to see on the internet or at the bookstore."

This is the first time Chris Krolow, CEO of Private

yesterday 18:10
Chris Pratt 'lucky' to be married to Katherine Schwarzenegger

Chris Pratt has revealed that married life is treating him well, two months after he tied the knot with girlfriend Katherine Schwarzenegger.

The couple married in June in Montecito, California, after getting engaged in January following about seven months of dating.

Pratt has now

yesterday 18:10
Former Met policeman alleges that Epstein’s “Madam” Ghislaine Maxwell made numerous secret visits to Buckingham Palace

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, who stands accused of being a so-called “madam” for the late child sex trafficking billionaire Jeffery Epstein made secret visits to Buckingham Palace it has been revealed.

Paul Page, a former police officer with New Scotland Yard, made the

yesterday 17:52
Antrim Coastline named among best in the world

Stretching from Derry~Londonderry to Belfast the County Antrim coastline is renowned for its beauty and increasingly popular due to its Game of Thrones fame. Now it's been named among the best coastal routes in the world, according to CNN Travel.

As the travel experts point out "coastlines

yesterday 17:28
Hong Kong police draw guns in latest protest violence

Police in Hong Kong drew their guns on Sunday after a small group of protesters attacked officers with sticks and rods, they also brought out water cannon trucks for the first time.

The confrontations were the latest violence in a summer of protests that have shaken the city’s

yesterday 17:28
Update: Seven dead after helicopter and plane collide mid-air in Majorca

Update 5.15pm: Seven people were killed when a helicopter and a small plane collided mid-air over the island of Majorca, authorities in Spain have said.

The victims included three adults and two children on the helicopter and two local men in the plane, according to the regional government

yesterday 17:28
Children have lucky escape as car reverses past them and into side of house in Clare

Three young children had a narrow escape after a car accidentally reversed through two electricity pillar boxes and two front gardens before smashing into a house in Co Clare.

The elderly driver of the car also escaped injury in the incident which happened at around 2pm in the Laghtagoona

yesterday 17:28
Thousands of British Airways passengers could see their travel plans disrupted as three days of strike at the airline approach fast

Thousands of people intending to fly with British Airways (BA) next month may not be able to do so, as pilots are set to engage in strike action on the 9th, 10th, and 27th of September.

It’s understood that BA’s management has sent emails to thousands of passengers

yesterday 16:49
Almost half of all income of farmers is now from non-farming activities

Almost half of all income declared by farming households is now derived from non-farming activities.

New figures published by Revenue based on the tax returns of over 146,300 farmers in 2017 highlight the dependency of farming households on other sources of income to maintain living

yesterday 16:25
Vinnie Jones tells of ‘heavy grief’ after wife’s death

Vinnie Jones has spoken about the death of his wife for the first time, thanking his fans for helping him with his “heavy grief”.

The actor’s wife Tanya died in July after a long illness, with Vinnie at her side.

The former footballer, 54, posted a picture of

yesterday 16:25
Almost half of all income of farmers is now from non-farming activities

Almost half of all income declared by farming households is now derived from non-farming activities.

New figures published by Revenue based on the tax returns of over 146,300 farmers in 2017 highlight the dependency of farming households on other sources of income to maintain living

yesterday 16:19
Newlyweds die in car crash less than five minutes after tying the knot

A newlywed American couple died in a horror car crash less than five minutes after tying the knot.

The couple, childhood sweethearts Harley Morgan, 19, and Rhiannon Boudreaux, 20, got married in a chapel in the town of Orange, Texas. They had just got back into their car and were

yesterday 15:46
At least 5 people dead after helicopter and small plane collide in Majorca

Authorities on the Spanish island of Majorca have said at least five people were killed in a collision between a helicopter and a small plane.

One of those dead is a child, according to regional government officials.

The incident happened at 11.35am according to the regional

yesterday 15:22
Daily News
The MTV Video Music Awards’ most memorable moments

The MTV Video Music Awards are better known for playing host to a string of controversial moments rather than who picks up the prizes.

From Kanye West to Madonna, plenty of artists have made headlines for the wrong reasons.

Here are some of the most memorable moments from

today 03:52
Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande lead the nominations ahead of MTV VMAs

Pop titans Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande lead the way in nominations ahead of MTV’S Video Music Awards.

The annual ceremony, established in 1984 as a more youth-focused alternative to the Grammys, is taking place in New Jersey, over the river from its spiritual home in New

today 03:52
Research shows majority of cross-border traders ignoring the potential impact of a no-deal Brexit

With just ten weeks to go before the Brexit deadline on the 31st of October, new research has shown that the majority of cross-border traders on the island of Ireland are ignoring the potential impact that a no-deal Brexit could have on business. 

There are currently more than 20

today 03:37
Strictly Come Dancing celebrities are mostly single for the first time ever

The scent of off-camera romance often keeps viewers as gripped at the battle for the Glitterball itself.

Now for the first time, more free and single celebs will be appearing on Strictly Come Dancing than those in relationships.

Out of the 15 taking part this year, eight of them

today 02:58
Strictly Come Dancing celebrities are mostly single for the first time ever

The scent of off-camera romance often keeps viewers as gripped at the battle for the Glitterball itself.

Now for the first time, more free and single celebs will be appearing on Strictly Come Dancing than those in relationships.

Out of the 15 taking part this year, eight of them

today 02:58
Man Utd midfielder Fred set to become shock Serie A transfer target

Fiorentina are reportedly lining up a surprise move for Manchester United's Fred, with the Serie A side ready to offer him the lure of regular first-team football.

The 26-year-old has not set the world alight since his £47million move from Shakhtar Donetsk last summer, making only 17

today 02:58
Man Utd midfielder Fred set to become shock Serie A transfer target

Fiorentina are reportedly lining up a surprise move for Manchester United's Fred, with the Serie A side ready to offer him the lure of regular first-team football.

The 26-year-old has not set the world alight since his £47million move from Shakhtar Donetsk last summer, making only 17

today 02:58
Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande lead the nominations ahead of MTV VMAs

Pop titans Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande lead the way in nominations ahead of MTV’S Video Music Awards.

The annual ceremony, established in 1984 as a more youth-focused alternative to the Grammys, is taking place in New Jersey, over the river from its spiritual home in New York.

today 02:55
The MTV Video Music Awards’ most memorable moments

The MTV Video Music Awards are better known for playing host to a string of controversial moments rather than who picks up the prizes.

From Kanye West to Madonna, plenty of artists have made headlines for the wrong reasons.

Here are some of the most memorable moments from the

today 02:55
Solskjaer: United have to learn - and learn quickly
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told his Manchester United team they need to wise up after Crystal Palace snatched a surprise late victory at Old Trafford on Sunday.
today 02:52
Kerry will get close but won’t be able to last the distance with Dubs
Next Sunday just before tea time we will be celebrating the greatest achievement by a team since the foundation of the GAA, or Kerry will be heading south with one of the most satisfying All-Ireland final victories in their illustrious history.
today 02:52
Guardiola takes a shot at technology over peno decision
Pep Guardiola took a sarcastic dig at VAR and implied Manchester City will struggle to retain the Premier League title if decisions continue to go against his team.
today 02:52
Healy should be able to face Scots but big problem left to tackle
Ireland will have to rise up, just like Cian Healy, if they are to find themselves in the next month and more.
today 02:52
Shades of 2007 in London debacle
It would be a dereliction of duty not to look back and make a connection, however tenuous, to what history has taught us.
today 02:52
Kerry trying to do their best against 'the team of the ages' - Keane
Peter Keane likes his motoring metaphors, which couldn't be more apt given that he now faces the ultimate challenge for any inter-county manager: trying to stop the Dublin juggernaut in the home straight of the fabled Drive for Five.
today 02:52
Colour and couture as Tralee gets ready for extravaganza
All eyes will be on Daithi O Se and the Roses later this evening but last night the Dome in Tralee was packed for its annual fashion show.
today 02:52
'I wish I'd slapped even higher tariffs on China' - Trump
The White House has said that when President Donald Trump told reporters yesterday that he had second thoughts about escalating the trade war with China, he meant he wished he had raised tariffs even higher.
today 02:52
'Minister must close rights loophole for tenants in co-living'
A Dublin councillor has said the Government must move to ensure tenants' rights for people living in new co-living arrangements.
today 02:52
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today 03:52 The MTV Video Music Awards’ most memorable moments
today 03:52 Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande lead the nominations ahead of MTV VMAs
today 03:37 Research shows majority of cross-border traders ignoring the potential impact of a no-deal Brexit
today 02:58 Strictly Come Dancing celebrities are mostly single for the first time ever
today 02:58 Strictly Come Dancing celebrities are mostly single for the first time ever
today 02:58 Man Utd midfielder Fred set to become shock Serie A transfer target
today 02:58 Man Utd midfielder Fred set to become shock Serie A transfer target
today 02:55 Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande lead the nominations ahead of MTV VMAs
today 02:55 The MTV Video Music Awards’ most memorable moments
today 02:52 Solskjaer: United have to learn - and learn quickly
today 02:52 Kerry will get close but won’t be able to last the distance with Dubs
today 02:52 Guardiola takes a shot at technology over peno decision
today 02:52 Healy should be able to face Scots but big problem left to tackle
today 02:52 Shades of 2007 in London debacle
today 02:52 Kerry trying to do their best against 'the team of the ages' - Keane
today 02:52 Colour and couture as Tralee gets ready for extravaganza
today 02:52 'I wish I'd slapped even higher tariffs on China' - Trump
today 02:52 'Minister must close rights loophole for tenants in co-living'
today 02:52 Jordan is sure Reds can make improvements
today 02:52 Dubs forced to dig deep: O'Connor's second half goal crucial as Cork rue miss
today 02:52 'Perfect storm' brews as half of GP clinics close door on new patients
today 02:52 Woman denies she hit boyfriend over the head with glass
today 02:52 'It's terrifying' - cyclists attacked in mountains as high-end bikes taken
today 02:52 Extending 30kph speed limit 'needs right infrastructure'
today 02:52 Irish teen hospitalised as lightning hits tree at US golf event
today 02:52 Inmates get 10pc rise in pocket money - and it costs us €2.8m
today 02:52 Setbacks fuelling Paddy's hunger for more success
today 02:52 'Chop shop' robbers siphon €300k in van 'repair' hustle
today 02:34 Final day of the G7 Summit expected to be dominated by the Iranian nuclear crisis
today 01:28 Two arrested in CIRA bomb probe
today 01:28 Larne as "in it to win it" says Crusaders boss Stephen Baxter
today 01:28 Firearm produced in Ballysillan altercation
today 01:28 Primark working to 'expedite' restoration of Bank Buildings one year on from devastating fire
today 01:28 Belfast city centre 'experiencing difficult economic trading conditions' one year on from Primark fire
today 01:28 Primark fire brought Belfast city centre to a standstill
today 01:25 Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro fans the fires of corruption
today 01:25 Why boys need to be vaccinated for HPV
today 01:25 Peter Keane braced for meeting with ‘probably the team of the ages’
today 01:25 ‘Reduced timetable’ system may breach children’s constitutional rights
today 01:25 Fair Deal: How is it funded and how does it work?
today 01:25 ‘Some children just have biscuits to keep them going from 9am to 2.40pm’
today 01:25 Boris Johnson says UK can ‘easily cope’ with no-deal Brexit as deal remains ‘touch and go’
today 01:25 Boris Johnson says UK can ‘easily cope’ with no-deal Brexit as deal remains ‘touch and go’
today 00:52 PSC training manuals for civil servants: Facial image matching, 'voice biometrics' and identity tokens
today 00:52 Facebook removes unfounded allegations about death of Nóra Quoirin
today 00:49 Only 6% of cross-border traders prepared for no-deal Brexit, report finds
today 00:49 Fleas thrive as numbers soar in humid conditions
today 00:49 New monitoring method offers hope for patients with serious lung injury
today 00:49 Rory McIlroy claims FedEx Cup jackpot by winning revamped Tour Championship
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