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Latest: Dramatic CCTV footage shows moment car bomb exploded in Derry

Latest: Police have released dramatic footage showing the moment a car bomb exploded outside Derry Courthouse.

The footage shows a group of young people walking past the vehicle just minutes before it exploded.

The PSNI released four clips via Twitter on Sunday following the ...

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Should there be a bereavement clause for Leaving Cert exams?

A student who lost her mother to breast cancer and had to sit an exam in her Leaving Cert the following day spoke to The Ryan Tubridy Show about the need for a bereavement clause in the state exams. 

By the time Leaving Cert students finally get to sit their final exams, they have ...

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Niall Horan sings on songwriter singer Julia Michaels upcoming new album

Songwriter and singer Julia Michaels has included a song with Niall Horan in her new album Inner Monologue Part 1 which comes out next Friday. He is featured in a song called What a time.

Singers everywhere must be shaking in their shoes that the 26-year-old may not be available to ...

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Leinster to host Ulster in all-Irish quarter-final, Munster set for Edinburgh date

Leinster will host Ulster in an all-Irish Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final, while Munster will travel to Edinburgh for a place in the last four of the competition.

The concluding round of the pool stages saw Leinster claim a bonus-point victory over Wasps, while Toulouse proved ...

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Restaurant fined €6,000 after asking a transgender woman to produce ID before using the bathroom

A restaurant in Washington DC has been fined $7,000 (just over €6,000) after they asked a transgender woman to shower ID prior to using a bathroom at their restaurant.

It’s been reported Stateside that staff then following the transgender woman into the bathroom and told her to ...

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Leinster set up European quarter-final against Ulster with powerful win at Wasps

Wasps 19

Leinster 37

Murray Kinsella reports from the Ricoh Arena 

THERE WAS NEVER any doubt that Leinster would seal their spot as Pool 1 winners in Coventry and, in doing so, they have set up an intriguing Heineken Cup quarter-final clash with Ulster at the end of ...

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Latest: Dramatic CCTV footage shows moment car bomb exploded in Derry

Police have released dramatic footage showing the moment a car bomb exploded outside Derry Courthouse.

The footage shows a group of young people walking past the vehicle just minutes before it exploded.

The PSNI released four clips via Twitter on Sunday following the blast on ...

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Leinster set-up Champions Cup quarter-final with Ulster; Munster will travel to Edinburgh

Wasps 19 Leinster 37

Leinster have brought the curtain down on the Heineken Champions Cup pool stages with the easiest of victories away to Wasps on Sunday afternoon that confirms for them an all-Irish home quarter-final against Ulster at the end of March.

Wasps’ Dan Robson with ...

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World’s oldest man passes away peacefully at the age of 113

Masazo Nonaka, the world’s oldest man, passed away in his sleep last night at the age of 113.

Nonaka, who lived in Ashoro, Japan, had been certified as been born on July 25, 1905, and had been officially recognized by Guinness as the World’s Oldest Man in 2018. He said ...

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Scammer car hire firms in Ireland must be stopped

The importance to the tourism business of honest and above-board car hire companies has never been more obvious.

An investigation by IrishCentral and separately by the Irish Independent newspaper in Ireland revealed a con game practiced by certain car hire companies.

After the ...

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Recognise this ‘odd’ diner? It might get you a £1,000 meal from Irish chef

Award-winning Irish chef Richard Corrigan has offered a £1,000 reward for information about a customer who “dined and dashed” at one of his London restaurants.

The restaurateur, 54, posted a picture on social media of a man who he said racked up a £1,500 bill and ...

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From dustbusters to a soda fix: 20 health hacks for your home

It’s mid-January and most of us are either successfully winning with our New Year’s resolutions or floundering at the half-way line and wondering whether or not we have the will to continue.

But while lifestyle changes always top the list when we decide to turn over a new leaf, few of ...

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Horrific: Nigerian gangs are said to be trafficking children into Ireland for sexual exploitation

Shocking revelations have emerged that highly organised Nigerian gangs are smuggling children into Ireland for the purpose of sexual exploitation.

Europol have stated that Ireland is among a number of countries they claim has Nigerian gangs trafficking children into the EU ...

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Odds for Green Book winning Oscar heightens

Green Book has won the Producers Guild’s Darryl F. Zanuck Award as the top feature film of 2018. Film fans know that the PGA over the last 29 years has accurately mirrored the best picture award for the Oscars.

20 out of 29 films that the PGA selected for best picture ...

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Rumours are rife that former Heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko is coming out of retirement even though he denies it

Rumours are running wild in the boxing world that one of the greatest boxing champions in living memory Wladimir Klitschko is coming out of retirement to once again regain his belts.

Klitschko was one half of the Klitschko brothers. His brother Vitali is now a politician in their ...

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Two young men arrested in connection with car bomb incident in Derry on Saturday evening

PSNI officers have arrested two men in their 20s in connection with a car bomb explosion in Derry on Saturday evening.

A device planted in a stolen vehicle detonated just after 8pm outside a courthouse in the town.

The explosion caused some damage to the courthouse and nearby ...

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Sick of your job? Why you should consider an ‘encore’ career

Still believe in things like a job or career for life? You’re only showing your age if so. The days of walking into a workplace as an eager greenhorn and back out 50 years later with a golden carriage clock are long gone.

Recent statistics hint that “encore careers” are becoming ...

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Standing united: Irish nurses in Australia hold rally supporting nurses’ strike in Ireland

A very large number of Irish nurses have held a protest rally in Sydney, Australia to stand united with their fellow nurses in Ireland.

The “give us a reason to go home” demonstration was held at the steps of Sydney Opera House.

It follows announcements in early ...

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Two men arrested in connection with Derry car bomb attack

Latest: Two men in their 20s have been arrested in connection with a car bomb attack in Derry last night, the police have confirmed.

PSNI Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton said that their main line of inquiry was that the dissident republican group, the New IRA, were behind the car ...

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#SelfcareSunday: Fill your heart in Ireland with a mindful, restful yoga retreat

What do you get when you combine the stunning Irish landscape, healthy and delicious local foods, and kind, encouraging yoga instructors? The very best yoga retreats in Ireland.

For those looking to engage in some healthy, restorative travel, Ireland’s yoga retreats are the perfect ...

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Lunar eclipse and super moon visible in Ireland this month

The first full moon in January is called the Wolf Moon.

A super moon occurs when the full moon is at the closest point to Earth, making it appear larger and brighter than usual.

Read More: Ancient Irish recorded solar eclipse in 512

A lunar eclipse is often called a “blood ...

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