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Frustrated Schmidt still one the best coaches out there

Wales celebrated a deserved Grand Slam victory at the weekend so you could say everything went as expected.

I wrote last week about going to the cauldron of the Principality Stadium and how tough it was going to be but we didn’t get the fight from Ireland that we presumed we

today 06:55
10 ways to help children sleep better

Children’s tech obsession can be hard enough for parents to deal with during the day – but new evidence suggests they should be concerned about the effect it’s having on kids at night too.

Research shows that the 40% of children aged between six and 11 years who use

today 06:55
‘Stupidity has been a heavy burden since childhood’
Michael Harding: My mother once gazed at me and, with one question, opened up an appalling possibility
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Cyclone’s huge floods leave hundreds dead in southern Africa

More than 350 people have been confirmed dead and hundreds more are missing after the cyclone that unleashed devastating floods in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.

Aid workers rushed to rescue victims clinging to trees and crammed on rooftops on Tuesday amid fears that many

today 06:34
Football rumours from the media

What the papers say

Manchester United will face competition from other top European clubs in their bid to bring Antoine Griezmann to Old Trafford, the Daily Mirror says. The release clause for the Atletico Madrid World Cup winner will fall £70million over the summer according to the

today 06:28
Father and son who fled Syria are buried after New Zealand mosque shooting

A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for “the safest country in the world” were buried on Wednesday, the first two funerals for victims of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand.

The funerals of Khalid Mustafa, 44, and Hamza Mustafa, 15, came five days after a

today 06:28
Cyclone’s huge floods leave hundreds dead in southern Africa

More than 350 people have been confirmed dead and hundreds more are missing after the cyclone that unleashed devastating floods in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.

Aid workers rushed to rescue victims clinging to trees and crammed on rooftops on Tuesday amid fears that many thousands of

today 06:28
PSNI continue to question two men in connection with Cookstown disco deaths

Two men are still being questioned by police in the North after three teenagers died outside a St.Patrick's night disco in Co. Tyrone.

Lauren Bullock, aged 17, Morgan Barnard, also aged 17, and 16-year-old Connor Currie died after a crush outside the Greenvale Hotel in Cookstown.

The

today 06:28
Police in the Netherlands arrest another man in connection with Utrecht tram shootings

Authorities in the Netherlands have confirmed that they have arrested another man aged in his 40s in connection with the Utrecht tram shootings which killed three people.

In an announcement, police investigating the case say the man was arrested in the city as part of a follow up

today 05:43
Sport Ireland demand FAI loan answers
Sport Ireland have demanded answers from the FAI over the €100,000 loan to the association from CEO John Delaney.
today 02:28
Estate mayhem as teen is slashed in second stab attack after bookies hit
Extra garda patrols have been deployed at a north Dublin estate after four days of criminal mayhem, during which two people were stabbed and a bookies was held up with a shotgun.
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Funerals begin for New Zealand mosque massacre victims

Hundreds of mourners have gathered in Christchurch for the first funerals of those killed in the twin mosque massacre as New Zealanders braced for days of emotional farewells following the mass slayings.

An Australian white supremacist gunman shot down 50 Muslim worshippers at two mosques

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Tuesday's Evening Round-up: Tyrone disco deaths, Brexit and hate speech

So that’s Tuesday nearly wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.

TO INFORM

Disco deaths: Two men arrested in connection with deaths of three teens at Co Tyrone

today 22:10
Man, 40s, dies after road collision in Co Cork

A man in his 40s has died after a road collision in Co Cork this evening.

The man's motorcycle and a car collided at Lough Beg in Ringaskiddy at around 8pm.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car, who was the only person in the vehicle, was not injured.

The

today 22:04
DWTS finalist Johnny Ward says 2019 competition is 'year of the woman'

Johnny Ward is the last man standing in Dancing With The Stars but he has backed one of the two remaining women to claim the glitterball trophy.

The Love/Hate actor is up against presenter Mairead Ronan and singer Cliona Hagan in Sunday's final and thinks a woman will be crowned champion

today 22:04
Declan Rice says he is ‘bursting with pride’ after England call-up

West Ham midfielder Declan Rice is determined to look forward after earning a first England call-up, which had him “bursting with pride” and feeling better from illness.

The 20-year-old was named in Gareth Southgate’s squad for the Euro 2020 qualifiers after being granted

today 22:04
No winner of tonight's EuroMillions jackpot worth €17m

There was no winner of tonight's EuroMillions jackpot worth €17m.

The numbers drawn were 1, 6, 9, 34, 47 and the lucky stars were 7 and 12.

However, one person won a prize worth €753,943.

There was also one winner of the EuroMillions Plus draw worth €500,000.

The

today 22:04
I've played there in the youth set-up - Rice 'bursting with pride' after England call-up

Declan Rice has revealed he was "bursting with pride" when he saw he had been included in the England squad for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Czech Republic and Montenegro. 

"You can't describe it, to be honest, just a straight smile," the

yesterday 21:28
Girl, 14, dies after dropping her phone into the bath whilst bathing

A Russian girl has sadly died after her mobile phone fell into the water whilst she was charging it.

According to reports in Russia, Yulia Vysotskaya, 14, suffered an electric shock and then drowned when her phone fell into the water whilst she was bathing at her home in

yesterday 21:19
Move over Xbox and PlayStation, as Google unveils Stadia, its brand new cloud gaming service

Google has unveiled Stadia, its brand new game streaming service.

Stadia aims to take a large chunk of the gaming pie away from traditional consoles like Xbox and PlayStation, which currently dominate the market.

Stadia is not a device per se. Rather, it is a Netflix-like

yesterday 21:19
'When you become the cliffhanger of a TV show...the focus on you is f*cking terrifying'

Kit Harrington has opened up about the pressures of playing Jon Snow on "a TV show probably at the height of its power".

The 32-year-old has spent the best part of a decade as a star in the hit HBO series Game Of Thrones with his character's role growing season-on-season.

In a

yesterday 21:01
Video of Christchurch massacre viewed by thousands on Facebook before site deleted it

The original video of the Christchurch terrorist attack was watched by more than 4,000 people before Facebook deleted it.

Terrorist mass murderer Brenton Tarrant live streamed his attack on the Al-Noor Mosque on Facebook and while only 200 people watched it live thousands more had

yesterday 20:16
Sport Ireland seeking 'urgent clarification' on John Delaney's €100,000 loan to the FAI
The statutory authority is seeking an explanation for a loan provided by the FAI’s CEO two years ago.
yesterday 20:07
Paul Ryan joins the board of Fox Corporation

Fox Corporation has welcomed Irish American Paul Ryan as the newest member of their board. 

The newly slimmed-down Fox Corporation, the parent company of Fox News, appointed Ryan and three other board of directors on Tuesday as a deal with Disney was wrapping up. 

Come Wednesday

yesterday 20:01
How is Europe dealing with the return of Isis jihadists?
The Irish approach is relatively benign compared with that of the UK and France
yesterday 19:16
'A secret no child should have to carry': Man and woman recall 'absolute horror' of abuse by Christian Brother

A man and a woman who were abused by a Christian Brother in the 1980s have told a court about the impact of the abuse on their lives.

John Gibson (72) of Dun Laoghaire, Dublin is to be sentenced next month after he was found guilty of two charges of indecent assault against a 12-year-old

yesterday 18:55
McDonalds appeals 'Big Mac' ruling - Supermacs boss McDonagh calls it a 'delaying tactic'

Fast food giant McDonalds has appealed the EU trade mark office decision cancelling a trade-mark for its iconic ‘Big Mac’.

In the latest round of the brand battle between McDonalds and Galway-based Supermacs, the US fast food giant has lodged notice of appeal with the European Union

yesterday 18:55
Alleged IRA man accused of raping two teenage boys in republican safe house

An alleged IRA man has gone on trial accused of raping two teenage boys in a republican safe house in the 1990s.

The man (45) has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court to charges of sexual assaulting and anally raping two boys in Co Louth on dates in the early 1990s and in

yesterday 18:55
Where are they now? Mick McCarthy's first Ireland XI

As Mick McCarthy prepares for his second spell in charge of the Republic of Ireland we look back on his first game as Ireland manager, a 2-0 defeat to Russia on 27 March 1996, and catch up on what those players are doing today.

Shay Given

The Donegal man was a mainstay of the

yesterday 18:19
BREAKING: Two men arrested in connection with teenagers crushed to death in Tyrone

Police services in Northern Ireland have arrested two men on suspicion of corporate manslaughter in connection with three teenagers who were crushed to death at a St. Patrick’s Day disco.

The men are said to be aged 52 and 40 and were arrested earlier today and are currently in

yesterday 18:10
Daily News
Mark Travers braced for future battles with wave of Irish stoppers

The Republic of Ireland have an embarrassment of riches when it comes to young goalkeepers right now. 

There's 20-year-old Caoimhin Kelleher, impressing everyone at Liverpool and set to start as Stephen Kenny's No 1 for the Ireland Under-21s. His back-up is wonderkid

today 06:55
Harper offers advice to Northern Ireland goalkeepers

Steve Harper has encouraged Northern Ireland goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell to learn from England's Jordan Pickford after losing his place at Leeds.

Peacock-Farrell began the season as first choice at Elland Road but dropped down to the bench in January after Leeds boss Marcelo

today 06:55
Listen carefully – you don’t have to be deaf to join the Deaf community
By learning sign language you gain membership to a distinct linguistic and cultural group
today 06:49
I’ve been warned my fiancé may have been violent towards his ex-wife
Tell Me About It: ‘He has always been gentle with me. But I can’t stop thinking about this’
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Old school value in reimagined Cork Street gem for €800,000
Dating back to the 16th century, this former school produced the flag for the Easter Rising
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‘I feel Irish now. If I went back to Syria they would make me join the army’
New to the Parish: Salim Yattem arrived from Syria in 2015
today 06:49
An 860km journey through the Arctic in the Mazda MX-5 – with the top down
Japanese carmaker’s lastest offering proves that sports cars and bad weather can mix
today 06:49
Seán Moran: Dublin know the league matters and marks turning points
Jim Gavin’s reaction to a third defeat this year reflected his clear concern
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Conflicts remain over Dublin GAA club development at Dolphin Park
The Kevins club opposing the development on a number of grounds
today 06:49
England and France demand unequal share of rugby revenue
Ireland and other unions question value of deal to aggregate TV and commercial rights
today 06:49
Richard Keogh's motto: If it is broke, don't fix it
Derby defender plays part in training despite broken hand in bandaging and a splint
today 06:49
Buoyant jobs data conceal investment caution ahead of Brexit
London Briefing: Key indicator is strong for an economy slowing on most other measures
today 06:49
Irish firm makes €10m deal with international emergency services company

Critical Healthcare’s deal with Danish company Falck will see them double their staff in the next five years

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today 06:43
Ireland adds to impressive medal haul at Special Olympics

A gold medal win for the Irish women’s basketball team at the Special Olympics is the cherry on top of what has been a tremendous showing by the 91 Irish athletes currently competing for glory in Abu Dhabi

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Greens call for 80% windfall tax on rezoning profits to be reinstated

The tax was introduced by the late Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan jr in 2009 at the request of the Green Party, but it was abolished by his successor Michael Noonan in 2014

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today 06:43
Brexit: Theresa May to formally ask for delay
Prime Minister Theresa May is writing to the EU to formally ask for Brexit to be postponed.
today 06:40
NI Water to increase bills for non-domestic customers
NI Water is increasing prices for its 80,000 business customers by 2.7% from April.
today 06:40
What makes the spring equinox so special?
Wednesday marks the spring equinox, the midway point between mid-winter and mid-summer.
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Latest news from Ireland
today 06:55 Harper offers advice to Northern Ireland goalkeepers
today 06:55 Mark Travers braced for future battles with wave of Irish stoppers
today 06:55 10 ways to help children sleep better
today 06:55 Frustrated Schmidt still one the best coaches out there
today 06:49 ‘I feel Irish now. If I went back to Syria they would make me join the army’
today 06:49 Old school value in reimagined Cork Street gem for €800,000
today 06:49 I’ve been warned my fiancé may have been violent towards his ex-wife
today 06:49 Listen carefully – you don’t have to be deaf to join the Deaf community
today 06:49 An 860km journey through the Arctic in the Mazda MX-5 – with the top down
today 06:49 England and France demand unequal share of rugby revenue
today 06:49 Conflicts remain over Dublin GAA club development at Dolphin Park
today 06:49 Seán Moran: Dublin know the league matters and marks turning points
today 06:49 Richard Keogh's motto: If it is broke, don't fix it
today 06:49 Buoyant jobs data conceal investment caution ahead of Brexit
today 06:49 ‘Stupidity has been a heavy burden since childhood’
today 06:43 Greens call for 80% windfall tax on rezoning profits to be reinstated
today 06:43 Ireland adds to impressive medal haul at Special Olympics
today 06:43 Irish firm makes €10m deal with international emergency services company
today 06:40 What makes the spring equinox so special?
today 06:40 NI Water to increase bills for non-domestic customers
today 06:40 Brexit: Theresa May to formally ask for delay
today 06:37 'I'm finding my feet' - Enda Stevens in pole position to nail down Irish left-back berth
today 06:37 Carty, Marmion and Dillane back to boost Connacht for Italian job
today 06:37 McFadden focused on leaving injury woes behind him to kick on for Leinster
today 06:34 Irish author’s mental health memoir shortlisted for prize
today 06:34 McFadden backs Schmidt to find solutions to woes
today 06:34 World Cup will be the Hunger Games for Ireland, says Marshall
today 06:34 Elliott planning ambitious double Grand National tilt with Tiger Roll
today 06:34 Don’t judge me on my accent, I’m Irish and proud, says Cullen
today 06:34 Football rumours from the media
today 06:34 Father and son who fled Syria are buried after New Zealand mosque shooting
today 06:34 Hot drinks linked to 90% increased risk of oesophageal cancer – study
today 06:34 Delaney’s history of generosity
today 06:34 Raider halted robbery after shop worker recognised him
today 06:34 Limerick pays tribute to former mayor Sadlier
today 06:34 Q&A: 1,000 days since Brexit referendum, you can’t rush things...
today 06:34 20p piece set to fetch thousands of euro at auction
today 06:34 PSNI continue to question two men in connection with Cookstown disco deaths
today 06:34 Cyclone’s huge floods leave hundreds dead in southern Africa
today 06:31 Body of young horse that was used for sulky racing dumped on Dublin road
today 06:31 New study makes strong link between use of potent cannabis and psychosis
today 06:31 'The Rosary is a weapon': New documentary reveals how a CIA-funded Irish priest fought Communism
today 06:28 Father and son who fled Syria are buried after New Zealand mosque shooting
today 06:28 Football rumours from the media
today 06:28 PSNI continue to question two men in connection with Cookstown disco deaths
today 06:28 Cyclone’s huge floods leave hundreds dead in southern Africa
today 05:46 ‘Towards 2022’ programme symptomatic of orchestra’s lazy thinking
today 05:46 Stephen McKenna: a painters’ painter
today 05:46 Cullen hoping a cap will end any doubts about his Ireland future
today 05:46 Irish cohabiting couples still worse off than those in UK or France
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