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More at stake than just points for Dublin

Brian Fenton slaloming elusively, caressing the ball as though partly motivated by the conservation of energy.

James McCarthy, both bandaged and bloody, careering squarely into Kerry tacklers.

Ciarán Kilkenny making himself the central character in the late, big ...

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Horror ordeal as Mum gives birth on street in sub-zero temperatures

The inner-city community, who is aged in her twenties, was in a state of shock after a woman went into labour on the corner of Linenhall Street and North King Street at around 1am yesterday.

The incident happened at a time when temperatures dropped to -1C.

Despite reports that the ...

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'There's a fair few nutters in every party': The key moments from the RTÉ leaders' TV debate

“THERE ARE A fair few nutters in every party, including my own.”

Some unusual words to come from the mouth of any party leader, never mind that of Leo Varadkar during a general election TV debate.

The seven leaders from the main political parties took part in RTÉ’s first live ...

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General election debate: Leaders fail to hit home runs but avoid major mishaps

Nobody messed up, but nobody hit a home run either in the first seven-way leaders’ debate of the general election campaign.

Heading into the RTÉ debate, in front of a live audience at NUI Galway, Mary Lou McDonald had the most to gain. Sinn Féin has made hay and burnished its ...

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BREAKING: Motorists advised to take extreme care overnight and tomorrow morning as first snowfall of 2020 hits Ireland

Motorists have been advised to be extremely careful overnight and tomorrow morning as the first meaningful snowfall of 2020 hit various counties in the west and north west.

North Galway and most of Co Mayo saw heavy persistent snow showers this evening which have led to dangerous ...

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BREAKING: Motorists advised to take extreme care overnight and tomorrow morning as first snowfall of 2020 hits Ireland

Motorists have been advised to be extremely careful overnight and tomorrow morning as the first meaningful snowfall of 2020 hit various counties in the west and north west.

North Galway and most of Co Mayo saw heavy persistent snow showers this evening which have led to dangerous ...

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Leaders' Debate: Housing and crime dominate as leaders clash on policies and coalition options

Housing and crime dominated the first half of tonight's RTÉ election TV debate with leaders also clashing on policies, coalition options and openly trading blows.

While Taoiseach Leo Varadkar came under attack with claims his party had failed to fix the housing crisis, there was also ...

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Simon Delaney makes surprise arrival in Emmerdale

Soaps fans were thrilled on Monday when Irish actor Simon Delaney landed in Emmerdale as part of a huge storyline.  There was a gruesome discovery on Monday night's episode of Emmerdale when Priya Sharma (Fiona Wade) finally discovered Graham Foster's (Andrew Scarborough) body ...

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Gardai investigating after a woman’s hair was allegedly set on fire by a gang of young thugs on the Luas

Gardai are investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident that is alleged to have happened on the Luas Red Line in recent days.

According to the allegations, a gang of young thugs set a woman’s hair on fire on Saturday, January 11.

There have been a number of ...

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Gardaí 'very concerned' for woman, 26, missing from Galway

Gardaí in Galway are appealing to the public to help locate a missing woman.

Andreea Mereuta, 26, has been missing from her home in Monalee Manor, Knocknacarra since Thursday, January 23.

Andreea was last seen on Ballalley Lane in Galway city centre at around 2.30am after a social ...

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Leaders' Debate: Housing and crime dominate as leaders clash on policies and coalition options

Housing and crime dominated the first half of tonight's RTÉ election TV debate with leaders also clashing on policies, coalition options and openly trading blows.

While Taoiseach Leo Varadkar came under attack with claims his party had failed to fix the housing crisis, there was also ...

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Leaders' Debate: Housing a hot topic as McDonald fights off criticisms of Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has fought off criticisms of her party and its republican past, arguing that the Ard Chomhairle, which decides policy, is “no different to the GAA”.

During the opening of a special seven-way leaders debate on RTÉ's Claire Byrne Live, she and other ...

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O'Sullivan: In-form Cooney should start against Scotland

Former Ireland head coach Eddie O'Sullivan believes John Cooney should start at scrum-half against Scotland, but expects Conor Murray to get the nod for the Six Nations opener.

Andy Farrell makes his first team selection since succeeding Joe Schmidt in the Irish hot-seat and will name ...

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OT Dietician Aoife Hearne on getting kids to eat their veg

Every family has at least one horror story of a perfectly civilised Sunday lunch descending into open warfare just because of a humble vegetable left untouched, unloved and uneaten.

In the vast majority of cases, an aversion to vegetables is a childhood phase that we tend to grow out of. ...

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Who you got? Claire Byrne Live will host tonight’s leaders’ debate

Have you decided on who you’re going to vote for? Fianna Fail, Fine Gael, Independent, Aontu, none of the above?

Well here you go, you’ll see almost all the leaders of the political parties tonight on Claire Byrne Live – I say almost because Aontu’s Peadar ...

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Investigators work to recover victims from Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

Officials are working to recover victims’ remains from a hillside outside Los Angeles where a helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others crashed in foggy weather.

About 20 investigators were on the scene where everyone aboard was killed on Sunday morning in a wreck that left ...

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Boyd Barrett calls for 'grand coalition' of the left as RTÉ debate gets underway

Solidarity-People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett has called for a "grand coalition" of the left to ensure Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil are not returned to power.

Speaking as he entered the NUI Galway campus for the Claire Byrne Live debate on RTÉ, the Dun Laoghaire TD attacked the ...

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Boyd Barrett calls for 'grand coalition' of the left as RTÉ debate gets underway

Solidarity-People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett has called for a "grand coalition" of the left to ensure Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil are not returned to power.

Speaking as he entered the NUI Galway campus for the Claire Byrne Live debate on RTÉ, the Dun Laoghaire TD attacked ...

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Aontu’s Peadar Toibin withdraws injunction application over exclusion from tonight’s RTE leaders’ debate

In what has been deemed as “completely unfair” by supporters, Aontu’s Peadar Toibin has dropped his injunction application over exclusion from tonight’s RTE leaders’ debate.

Toibin had taken legal action after he was told that no member of his Aontu ...

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Man’s body discovered in an alleyway in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Gardai are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a man’s body in Co. Donegal.

The body was found in an alleyway near Riverside View, Lower Main St, Letterkenny at approximately 5pm on Sunday.

A post-mortem examination will determine the course of ...

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Sad news tonight as Coronation St. actor Neville Buswell passes away aged 76

Actor Neville Buswell, best known for playing the role of Ray Langton in the long-running soap Coronation Street, has passed away aged 76.

Buswell first appeared on the Street in 1966. He left the series shortly afterwards, only to return in 1968 and staying on for the next ten ...

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