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Alan Barnes + Eleven - 60th Birthday Celebration

For his 60th birthday celebration album, Alan Barnes comes up with a novel idea, zesty readings of tunes from the year he was born 1959, arranged by trombonist Mark Nightingale.

The veteran British saxophonist Alan Barnes lined up ten of his musical acquaintances and friends to join ...

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Two hacks for barbequeing the tastiest steak, fast

When it comes to barbequeing, the pressure to cook the best food can be as high as the flames. But there's no need, as you can now add flavor to your steak without all the fuss.

By simply adding the flavor to the BBQ as well as your steak, you'll be guaranteed a ...

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This is your wake up fall - Dublin Youth Theatre meet Pan Pan

Writer and dramaturg Nicholas Johnson writes for Culture about The Sleepwalkers, the new collaboration between Dublin Youth Theatre and Pan Pan, which runs at The Samuel Beckett Centre, Dublin from July 22-27. 

Working with Pan Pan and Dublin Youth Theatre on The Sleepwalkers has ...

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Will extra week be enough to recharge Mayo's batteries?

Coming away from Sunday's Super 8s action at Croke Park, you could not help be taken by the quality that Donegal and Kerry served up. 

In a game of 42 scores that saw the sides level on 14 occasions, many heroes emerged. Between them Michael Murphy and Paul Geaney scored 2-11, and ...

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The story of Ardnacrusha's "quiet revolution"

Analysis: the largest civil engineering project in the history of modern Ireland went into operation in Co Clare 90 years ago today

By Richard McElligott, UCD 

On July 22nd 1929, the President of the Irish Free State, W.T. Cosgrave, stepped onto the erected outdoor ...

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Heatwave set to bring record temperatures to northern Europe

Parisians are bracing themselves for potentially the hottest ever temperature in the French capital this week as a new heatwave hit northern Europe that could set records in several countries.

Temperatures were already set to top 30 degrees Celsius on Monday in Paris, but the mercury could ...

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Love Island's Joanna rules out Michael reunion

Love Island star Joanna Chimonides has ruled out a reconciliation with Michael Griffiths after he revealed he still has feelings for Amber Gill.

The social media influencer and model from London, who was axed from the show last week, was reunited with the Liverpudlian firefighter ...

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Super 8s - Week 2 report card

We're two thirds of the way there and the eight teams are looking forward to a rest week, which will be particularly important to teams like Mayo and Tyrone, who have come through the qualifiers.

Only five teams actually have anything to play for on the final weekend, with Cork, Meath ...

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Portrush passes Open test and awaits swift return

It took 68 years for the British Open to return to Royal Portrush and after a memorable week of golf, with Offaly man Shane Lowry triumphing amid emotional scenes, it is hard to imagine anything but a swift return to the Northern Irish links course.

From the huge crowds for the first day ...

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Shane Lowry's proud grandmother has first brandy in ten years

The grandmother of Ireland's newest Major golfing champion has said it was "emotional" seeing him playing at the Royal Portrush over the weekend.

Shane Lowry took home the Claret Jug after finishing six shots ahead of England's Tommy Fleetwood on the Co Antrim ...

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Shane Lowry's proud grandmother has first brandy in ten years

The grandmother of Ireland's newest Major golfing champion has said it was "emotional" seeing him playing at the Royal Portrush over the weekend.

Shane Lowry took home the Claret Jug after finishing six shots ahead of England's Tommy Fleetwood on the Co Antrim ...

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Mata insists that Pogba must stay at United

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is a positive influence in the dressing room and must extend his stay at the club to help bring trophies back to Old Trafford, team mate Juan Mata said.

Pogba said last month that he could seek a new challenge after three years at United, while his ...

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Coveney hopes new British PM can take 'innovative' approach

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said he hopes that the incoming British Prime Minister can take an "innovative" approach to a declaration on the future relationship between the UK and the EU in way that could overcome the current impasse on Brexit.

Speaking in Cork, the ...

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Medical misadventure verdict at inquest into baby's death in Kilkenny

A verdict of medical misadventure has been returned at the inquest into the death of a baby hours after she was born at St Luke's Hospital in Kilkenny in 2014.

The inquest jury at Kilkenny coroner's court has recommended that "good communication practices" between medical ...

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Charlotte shocked when Julia turns up begging for help on Fair City

Charlotte is shocked when an injured and visibly upset Julia Balinski arrives on her doorstep on the run from a dangerous man. Take a sneak peek at the drama coming up in Fair City here.

Coming up in Tuesday night's episode, Charlotte is on the phone to Dearbhla when she hears a knock ...

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Footie fan Prince George all smiles in photos on his 6th birthday

Kate and William decided to release just three photos of their adorable son, George, to mark his sixth birthday today.

Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge was born on the 22nd of July in 2013 at 4:24 in the private Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, at 8lbs 6oz. He ...

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Volvo recalling more than 500,000 cars over fire risk

Volvo is recalling more than half a million cars globally due to a fire risk.

Certain models built between 2014 and 2019 are affected by the issue.

A spokesman for the Swedish company said its investigations found that "in very rare cases" a piece of plastic fitted as ...

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'I owe him an awful lot, and I told him coming down the last'

Shane Lowry has paid tribute to his caddie Brian Martin, who has been an 'unbelievable influence' on the 2019 Open champion's life and golf.

The Clara golfer teamed up with 'Bo' last year after ending his nine-year partnership with Dermot Byrne following last year's ...

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What's on? TV highlights for Monday July 22

It's the season finale of Big Little Lies, there's a documentary on a 80-year-old who wants to fly, and Daniel Radcliffe features in the returning Who Do You Think You Are?

Big Little Lies, 9.00pm, Sky Atlantic

I must admit that I feared the worst when this show was given a ...

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APOEL or Sutjeska for Dundalk if they progress in Champions League

The winner of the Champions League tie between Dundalk and Qarabag will play APOEL of Cyprus or Sutjeska of Montenegro in the third round.

The draw was made this morning in Nyon.

The victor in the Dundalk tie would be away from home in the first leg.

The Lilywhites will ...

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Johnson critic quits UK govt ahead of leadership announcement

A prominent critic of Boris Johnson has quit as a UK government minister ahead of the result of the Conservative party leadership race.

Mr Johnson is widely expected to defeat Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt to become the Tory leader when the result of the contest is announced ...

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