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Allergies up 50pc, but only two clinics nationwide for children

She also has asthma and eczema and has already suffered one anaphylactic shock that nearly killed her.

Children like Hallie (10) are a growing problem for Ireland's medical services because allergies are growing at an alarming rate among the young.

They have increased by 50pc in only ...

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Third of Leaving Cert pupils want English optional

The Irish Independent/ survey for the written word, part one of which is free in today's Irish Independent, questioned students about their attitudes to learning English and the current structure of exams.

Time pressure which stifles creativity during exams emerged as a key ...

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Belfast Banter to open hurdles account

That first race and the concluding bumper are the two contests that are likely to throw up the most notable winners on the card with BELFAST BANTER (1.20, Down Royal) finally expected to open his account over hurdles today.

Peter Fahey's charge won a bumper for Dan Skelton before joining ...

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Moody Blues simply have to beat Laois

"They just didn't seem to have any direction," he said. "And I didn't see anything positive with them, which I was a little bit surprised at because, generally speaking, they get out of the blocks early enough every year."

Only one Kilkenny man has ever managed the Dublin hurlers - ...

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Liverpool's 'disgrace'

But one lower league club have waded into the controversy, labelling the European champions "a disgrace".

Last night's draw for the fifth round saw Manchester City drawn away to Sheffield Wednesday.

Manchester United will play either Northampton or Derby County, the potential for ...

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New King of Naples a danger to Irish

Not a bad way to mark your league debut for your new club, especially when you have a large price tag, and the burden that comes with that, on your shoulders.

Stanislav Lobotka did that last Sunday, playing for Napoli in their 2-1 win at home to a pretty handy Juve side (the losers also ...

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Bohs fan favourite Grant keen to be part of 'golden generation'

Premier League players such as Troy Parrott, Adam Idah and Michael Obafemi are in there, as are footballers playing below that division but still at a high level, the likes of Jason Knight (Derby), Zack Elbouzedi (Lincoln City) and Connor Ronan (now on loan to Blackpool after a spell in ...

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Robinson seeking loan relief as he's frozen out at Blades

And Anthony Stokes has completed his fourth move in just two years after he signed a contract with Iranian side Persepolis.

Robinson only joined Sheffield United from Preston last summer on a four-year deal but he has started just nine league games for the Blades this season and is seen as ...

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First United goal proves to be 'release' for Dalot

Hip and groin problems have limited the Portuguese's opportunities this term but he started for the first time since October in the FA Cup fourth-round tie on a boggy Prenton Park pitch.

After Harry Maguire had also opened his account for the Red Devils, Dalot got on the scoresheet, ...

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Childhood of Bryant in Italy remembered
As Americans mourned NBA legend Kobe Bryant on Monday, fans and friends in Italy remembered a lesser-known chapter in his life when he played in their streets as a boy while his father competed in the local basketball league. ...
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€1.4m payout agreed for wife and kids of garda shot on duty

Siobhan Phelan SC told the court it had been agreed that Nicola Golden, the late garda's widow, would receive €961,000, with €439,000 being divided up among the couple's three children.

The money will be lodged to their benefit in court until they are 18, but application for interim ...

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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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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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'I never raised a finger to her' - gran's daughter told gardai, court hears

He had "put his hands up", she added.

A Central Criminal Court jury heard when Louise O'Connor was arrested, initially on suspicion of killing her mother, she said she "didn't harm a hair on her head".

Her partner Kieran Greene had already been charged with murder after telling ...

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Gardai wait to quiz mum over deaths of her three children

Deirdre Morley, aged in her 40s, remained last night in Tallaght Hospital, where she was being treated after a suspected overdose four days ago.

She is expected to recover, after being found wandering in a disoriented state near a graveyard on Friday evening shortly before the bodies of ...

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Family's lives 'ripped apart' after dad killed in one-punch assault

After a trial at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court last November, Jonathan Dargan (49) was found guilty of killing Patrick Mullally (56) by knocking him to the ground with a single punch.

Mr Mullally and another man, Jason Cunningham, had approached Dargan on the Harold's Cross Road at around ...

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'Seamus was giant of a man who showed us the way', funeral told

In a moving farewell appreciation, his friend, diplomat Tim O'Connor, said Ireland was "blessed at a time of such bleakness and darkness that such a giant of a man like Seamus Mallon rose up among us and showed us the way".

Mr O'Connor said Mr Mallon, alongside John Hume, played a pivotal ...

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Jagerbombs at comedy gig led to 'bizarre' meltdown
A reveller who had "free drinks and Jagerbombs" on a night out was later found with cuts on his face and hurling drunken abuse in a garage forecourt after placing a petrol pump, briquettes and firewood on the ground. ...
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Council warned over plans for housing in areas at risk of floods

The Office of the Planning Regulator (OPR) has advised the council to further review two of 20 proposed variations to the capital's development plan to rezone brownfield sites to allow their use for housing.


The OPR has recommended that proposals to rezone lands in ...

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56 dead, 2,000 infected as deadly coronavirus sparks pandemic fears
The ability of the new coronavirus to spread is strengthening and infections could continue to rise, China's National Health Commission said yesterday, with more than 2,000 people in China infected and 56 killed by the disease. ...
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'Let us never forget Holocaust lessons', urges Michael D

He was speaking last night at an event in the Mansion House to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, which is today, on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp on January 27, 1945.


"Some 75 years on, the vis- ible signs of World War Two have ...

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