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Ask an expert: How can I know what’s best for my baby?

I’ve just had my first baby and I’m confused by the often contradictory advice I hear about looking after her. How can I know what’s best for my baby?

Parent coach and counsellor Jennifer Day, author of Intuitive Parenting , says: “You’re not alone in ...

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Restaurant Review: Cavistons - Charming staff, the freshest fish, solid cooking

Leslie Williams sampled the seafood at Cavistons in Dublin.

As you probably know by now Dublin has a decent clutch (a creel?) of excellent seafood restaurants (Fish Shop, Michaels, etc), if perhaps not as many as other port cities. 

There was a time when there were ...

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YouTube disables more than 200 ‘disinformation videos’ over Hong Kong demos

YouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this week that appeared to be part of a coordinated effort to spread misinformation about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.

The video removals come just days after Twitter said it had suspended more than 200,000 accounts it linked to a ...

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EasyJet pilot stood down ‘after telling friends he was suicidal’

An easyJet pilot has been grounded after reportedly telling friends he was suicidal.

He was stood down by the airline after it was alerted to messages he sent to a WhatsApp group stating he was “probably going to kill myself”, according to The Sun.

The ...

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Reynolds ‘less republican than Haughey but grasp on NI realities unclear’

Former taoiseach Albert Reynolds’ grasp on the realities of political life in Northern Ireland may have been uncertain, British officials said.

The Fianna Fail leader was impatient for progress in February 1992.Albert Reynolds did not have the staunchly republican background ...

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Dublin's Fruit and Vegetable Market to close today after 127 years

Dublin's historic Fruit and Vegetable market will close today after 127 years.

The site off Capel Street near Smithfield is being redeveloped, a process which could take over two years.

The Victorian building on Mary's Lane opened in 1892 as a place for wholesalers to ...

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DUP sought Troubles curfews in NI

Democratic Unionist proposals to introduce a curfew in Northern Ireland during the Troubles were rejected by the Government, official files revealed.

ID cards, beefed up border security and steps to seal off west Belfast would also have been adopted had the British Government ...

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Restaurant Review: Cavistons - Charming staff, the freshest fish, solid cooking

Leslie Williams sampled the seafood at Cavistons in Dublin.

As you probably know by now Dublin has a decent clutch (a creel?) of excellent seafood restaurants (Fish Shop, Michaels, etc), if perhaps not as many as other port cities. 

There was a time when there were ...

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Mick Jagger satisfied as Nasa names rolling stone on Mars after rock heroes

It may be a lot less than 2,000 light years from home, but there is now a “Rolling Stones Rock” on Mars.

The US space agency Nasa named the little stone after the veteran rockers after its InSight robotic lander captured the object rolling across the surface of the red ...

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Pilots being sought to test software changes on grounded Boeing 737 Max

Pilots are being recruited to test changes made by Boeing to the flight control software on its grounded 737 Max jet, it is reported.

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is looking for pilots both with and without experience of flying the planes, with testing due to take ...

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Wilder sends warning to Ortiz and Fury as he opens restaurant in Batley

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder promised to knock out Luis Ortiz and Tyson Fury as he visited West Yorkshire to open a restaurant.

The American was greeted by hundreds of fans outside ‘Mr T’s’ eatery in Batley on Thursday evening, taking selfies, signing ...

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Football rumours from the media

Victor Wanyama is likely to join Georges-Kevin Nkoudou in leaving Tottenham in the final days of the European transfer window, according to The Sun. Belgium’s Club Brugge have offered £9million for Wanyama, but Spurs want to seal an £11m deal before the September 2 ...

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Low-cost 'polypill' effective at preventing heart disease, study finds

A low-cost pill which contains four different drugs is effective in preventing heart disease and strokes, a study has claimed.

Newly published results of a clinical trial into the “polypill” are said to demonstrate for the first time its effectiveness in preventing cardiovascular ...

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Bolsonaro defiant as global fears escalate over Amazon wildfires

As global concerns rise over raging fires in the Amazon, Brazil’s government has complained that it is being targeted in smear campaign by critics who contend President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb widespread deforestation.

The threat to what some call “the ...

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327 court cases involving sexual defilement of a child in the past decade

There have been 327 court cases involving sexual defilement of a child in Ireland over the past decade.

According to details released under the Freedom of Information Act, 22 cases have been directed to go to court this year.

Defilement involves engaging or attempting to engage in ...

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Ask Audrey: 'There's a shortage of handsome, clean men, so I’m seeing a guy from Kanturk'

All go here in Chez Monica. I just took delivery of my 192 C limited edition Audi, which should make me a shoo-in to win ‘The School Drop, Bitches’ as we call it here on the Blackrock Road.

My only problem now is teachers – I have to say I’ve lost respect all for them after hearing ...

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Taoiseach: Ireland will fight Mercosur deal unless Brazil protects Amazon rainforest

The Taoiseach says Ireland will fight the Mercosur trade deal unless Brazil protects the Amazon rainforest.

The controversial deal would see almost 100,000 tonnes of beef from South America enter the EU every year.

The proposed agreement between the EU and a group of countries ...

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UK firm restarts fracking in Lancashire after tremors

By Nina Chestney

British shale gas exploration firm Cuadrilla said it had resumed fracking at its site in Lancashire, after securing all required permits.

Operations at the first well at the Preston New Road site in Lancashire where halted several times last year because of minor ...

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College to drive partnerships with newly-rebranded UCC Innovation

Expect more spinouts from UCC, more investment in innovative new start-ups, and more long-term partnerships between UCC researchers and industry — with the arrival of Dr Rich Ferrie as the new director of UCC Innovation.

Dr Ferrie brings significant prior experience from the ...

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Volkswagen sticks to earnings outlook despite investment challenges

By Christoph Rauwald

Volkswagen expects to lift profit margins over the next few years despite an expensive shift to electric cars and growing economic headwinds in Germany and abroad.

VW, in the midst of the car industry’s most ambitious electric-car push, is sticking with a ...

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Business movers: The biggest appointments in Irish business this week

Here is a selection of people who have moved into interesting new roles.

Michael E Kenny has been named as external numismatic consultant to the Dublin Mint Office, the supplier of commemorative coins and medals.

Mr Kenny is a lifelong collector of historic coins and ...

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