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source: TheJournal

2019-01-13 00:34
Latest news from TheJournal
today 09:31 Most Dublin pubs expect to grow in 2019 as gin trend continues, but they're worried about Brexit
today 08:28 The 8 at 8: Tuesday
today 08:28 'We will never forget you': Tributes to teenagers killed in crush outside Tyrone hotel
today 07:25 Opinion: What can we learn from the Irish people who live to be 100?
today 07:25 Jacinda Ardern says she'll never speak the name of New Zealand mosque attacker
today 07:25 GSOC investigating car crash in which two men died in Louth
today 06:22 Jordan Peele’s new horror Us packs even more thrills than Get Out - here's the trailer
today 06:22 'An issue of national importance': Public consultation opens on new national cyber security strategy
today 00:04 The State won't know how many homeless students will be sitting the Leaving Cert this summer
today 00:04 How the IDA’s top client used Ireland to siphon billions offshore tax-free
yesterday 21:58 Over a hundred in Mosney direct provision centre register to vote in upcoming local elections
yesterday 20:55 Here's What Happened Today: Monday
yesterday 20:55 €2.5 million contract out for the manufacture and supply of shoes for An Garda Síochána
yesterday 19:52 Over 1,000 feared dead after Cyclone Idai slams into Mozambique
yesterday 19:52 Buy your coffee in the blink of an eye (literally): Here's the future of paying for things
yesterday 19:52 Warner Bros' chief steps down over alleged sexual relationship with actress
yesterday 18:49 Paris police chief fired following yellow vest riots on Champs-Elysées
yesterday 18:49 Why 'under-the-radar' Marvin wants to become the number-two food delivery choice
yesterday 17:46 Spotlight on New Zealand gun laws after mosque shooting
yesterday 16:43 Burger joint BuJo wants to topple a decade-old planning rule so it can keep selling food to-go
Latest news from Ireland
today 09:55 New LVA survey highlights two tier tourism and hospitality outlook
today 09:55 Team Sky takeover 'ideal' says Bradley Wiggins
today 09:55 Tokyo 2020 bid and Japan Olympic Committee chief to step down amid corruption probe
today 09:55 UK ministers will press on with May's Brexit deal, says Barclay
today 09:55 Sam Smith: 'I'm not male or female, I think I float somewhere in between'
today 09:55 6 small but effective spring-cleaning hacks
today 09:49 Cookstown: How a town woke to unimaginable tragedy
today 09:49 Nationwide pledges to keep branches open for at least two years
today 09:49 Úna Monaghan: Electroacoustic experiments on the harp
today 09:49 At 7ft 6in tall, why are NBA teams reluctant to sign Tacko Fall?
today 09:46 Candlelit vigil to be held in Carlingford to honour those who died on St Patrick’s weekend
today 09:40 Fund to boost female and black physicist numbers
today 09:37 'Public uproar' - critics round on Cannavaro over China role
today 09:37 'My Mayo days are done,' says Staunton as decision to be made on AFLW future
today 09:34 Ask an expert: What can I do to help cope with sudden bereavement?
today 09:34 From celery juice to skincare and taking her baby to work, Miranda Kerr shares her morning routine
today 09:34 Francis Rossi: ‘Think about my legacy? That would be far too pompous’
today 09:34 Tempted to renovate your home? TV’s Kunle Barker shares 4 top tips for getting started
today 09:34 NBA review: Denver Nuggets secure play-off place; Utah Jazz win fourth game in a row
today 09:34 Third person arrested over deadly Utrecht tram shooting
today 09:34 Ministers will press on with May’s Brexit deal, says Barclay
today 09:34 Senator wants UK-style honours system introduced in Ireland
today 09:34 Colleges must provide sexual consent classes, report suggests
today 09:34 From celery juice to skincare and taking her baby to work, Miranda Kerr shares her morning routine
today 09:34 TD says Delaney has questions to answer on financial transactions
today 09:31 Most Dublin pubs expect to grow in 2019 as gin trend continues, but they're worried about Brexit
today 09:31 'There were some signs early on': Amy Schumer has discussed her husband's autism
today 09:31 White Horse – historic Greenwich Village saloon of Dylan Thomas and Clancy Brothers sold
today 09:31 Interesting history behind gold shamrock Kate Middleton wore on St. Patrick’s Day
today 09:31 Irish famine memorial in Philadelphia to be moved
today 09:28 NBA review: Denver Nuggets secure play-off place; Utah Jazz win fourth game in a row
today 09:28 Third person arrested over deadly Utrecht tram shooting
today 09:28 Ministers will press on with May’s Brexit deal, says Barclay
today 09:28 Despite Brexit and rising insurance costs, majority of Dublin pubs expecting growth in 2019
today 09:28 Senator wants UK-style honours system introduced in Ireland
today 09:28 TD says Delaney has questions to answer on financial transactions
today 08:52 Brexit hits ability of UK fintech to lure top talent - report
today 08:52 Sterling regains poise as fresh Brexit developments eyed
today 08:52 Munster sweating on Carbery fitness for Champions Cup
today 08:52 'Messi' of pigeon racing sells for €1.25m
today 08:52 GSOC in witness appeal after fatal Louth crash
today 08:52 Amy Schumer reveals husband Chris Fisher has autism spectrum disorder
today 08:46 Co Tyrone GAA club leads tributes to footballer Connor Currie after Cookstown tragedy
today 08:46 Meet the Offaly man in line for a €58m bonus in new role at BooHoo.com
today 08:46 Books of condolence opened for teenagers killed in St Patrick’s disco tragedy
today 08:43 President Higgins sends his condolences to the families and friends of the victims of Cookstown disco incident
today 08:43 Heartbreaking: Tributes paid from across the country for Ruth Maguire
today 08:34 Dana White promises 'incredible things' after signing seven-year UFC contract extension
today 08:34 Salah & Mane tipped for Liverpool stay as Carragher sees Klopp keeping stars
today 08:31 British actress ‘deeply saddened’ after studio head steps down amid scandal
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