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source: TheJournal

2019-01-13 00:34
Latest news from TheJournal
today 00:04 Irish farmers 'could be given licences to grow cannabis in the future'
today 23:01 Patient advocates among new board members of the HSE
today 23:01 Woman fears for her safety due to online messages sent from male 'stalker', court hears
yesterday 21:58 Brexit 66 days out, but Irish government says there are 'absolutely no preparations for a hard border'
yesterday 20:55 Transgender in Ireland: What are the laws around changing your gender?
yesterday 20:55 Trans activists hold protest outside RTÉ studios ahead of Prime Time programme tonight
yesterday 20:55 Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
yesterday 19:52 Watch the refurbished No 11 Liffey Ferry motor back into action after 35 years
yesterday 18:49 In full: Here’s where the Taoiseach and our ministers are going for St Patrick’s Day
yesterday 18:49 Dyson is moving its headquarters to Singapore - but 'not because of Brexit'
yesterday 17:46 The 5 at 5: Tuesday
yesterday 17:46 Gardaí investigating after human remains found by fishing vessel off Irish coast
yesterday 17:46 Carrickmines fire inquest: Deaths ruled as misadventure as survivors are commended for bravery
yesterday 17:46 Surveys to be carried out on burial grounds at Sean Ross Abbey in Tipperary
yesterday 15:40 US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect
yesterday 14:37 Irish-produced film The Favourite receives 10 Oscar nominations
yesterday 14:37 Gardaí investigating after man's body discovered in undergrowth in Cork city centre
yesterday 13:34 'Pretty obvious' there'd be a hard border in Ireland in a no-deal Brexit, EU says
yesterday 13:34 Four people arrested in Dublin on suspicion of financing international terrorist activities
yesterday 12:31 Chris Brown in police custody following rape allegation, security officials report
Latest news from Ireland
today 05:22 James Tracy: No complaints at Ireland omission
today 05:22 High School Clonmel making historic Senior Cup debut
today 05:22 Six Nations success a double-edged sword, says Byrne
today 05:22 Kyne: Take Dubs out of Croke Park for All-Ireland semi-finals
today 05:22 Garda chiefs to hold urgent Brexit meeting with frontline supervisors
today 05:22 ‘Over the ditch, but I’m still emigrating’: Brexit fear prompts farmer to split land
today 05:22 Brexit: Border control could move to Europe
today 05:22 ‘Government is not in denial’ about return of hard border
today 04:40 Sala 'concerned about plane' in final audio message
today 04:40 Sony to shift UK HQ to avoid Brexit disruption
today 04:19 Spike Lee jumps for joy after hearing Oscar nominations
today 04:19 Murphy and Daly roll on in Mother Hegarty cup
today 04:19 Gaelcholáiste Mhuire claim All-Ireland basketball glory
today 04:19 Pep: City youngsters must seize the day
today 04:19 ‘We pray for positive news’
today 04:19 Children’s hospital costs hike ‘of significant concern’
today 04:13 Spike Lee jumps for joy after hearing Oscar nominations
today 03:31 Shane Ross says EU inquiry needed into cost of Irish motor insurance premiums
today 03:22 Forrester to rejoin Saints
today 03:22 5 years for one-punch killer who attacked dad as he celebrated twin girls' christening
today 03:22 Nama links up with Cairn to build 550 homes in Dublin 13
today 03:22 Meghan's Irish ancestors got married in Donnybrook church
today 03:22 Hawkshaw has England in sights
today 03:22 Irish teen to fly high with the Canaries
today 03:22 Kenny on red alert as Fitzgibbon plays havoc with maiden selection
today 03:22 Bellerin ruled out for the rest of the season
today 03:22 Red-hot Blues hoping to relive the glory years
today 03:22 Mendy will be able to boost City's run-in
today 03:22 Dublin facing Farney without a trio of stars
today 03:22 Seven-year-old who was only survivor of inferno meets GAA hero Bernard
today 03:22 'Planet's future is in our hands', says Attenborough
today 03:22 Hospitals will send warnings to thousands about cancelled ops and treatments as strike looms
today 03:22 Mourners remember CervicalCheck activist Orla's fight for women
today 03:22 More ambulance walkouts 'inevitable' without talks - union
today 03:22 Top garda fears murderous feud will rage on for years
today 03:22 Cardiff 'shocked and distressed' over missing Sala
today 03:22 Homelessness fear for families living near Leo after they get eviction notices
today 03:16 Directors of Oscar-nominated RBG hopes the documentary ‘energises’ viewers
today 03:16 Ariana Grande announces the release date for upcoming album Thank U, Next
today 03:16 James Gandolfini’s son to play young Tony Soprano in prequel
today 03:10 James Gandolfini’s son to play young Tony Soprano in prequel
today 03:10 Ariana Grande announces the release date for upcoming album Thank U, Next
today 03:10 Directors of Oscar-nominated RBG hopes the documentary ‘energises’ viewers
today 01:55 The Left Wing: Ian Madigan on life in the Premiership, his Ireland hopes and another bumper European weekend
today 01:31 Talks today at WRC aimed at averting next week's national nurses' strike
today 01:25 No-deal Brexit would hit agriculture prices, leaving other sectors unscathed
today 01:25 Mother and baby home report delayed by late release of documents
today 01:25 Children waiting over three years to see psychologists
today 01:25 Cost hike of €450m for children’s hospital ‘very disturbing’
today 01:25 Brexit path ahead to be determined by Monday meeting
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