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Statue of iconic VJ Day kiss vandalised with #metoo scrawled on it

A statue made in the famous image of the US Navy sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square, New York in celebration at the announcement that Japan had surrendered ending World War Two has been vandalised.

The statue in Florida called “Unconditional Surrender” was daubed with red paint on ...

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Female pensioner dies after being found in a stream in Co. Cork

A female pensioner has passed away after being found in a stream in Co. Cork early this morning.

The woman, who was in her 70s, was spotted in the water under the Ivy Bridge, at Annagannihy, near Rylane. Emergency services were called and the woman was pulled from the water still ...

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Lotto luck continues as one lucky punter scoops €244k in tonight’s Lotto draw

This week’s Lotto winning luck has continued this evening as someone scooped the pretty sum of €244,895.

The lucky win comes after syndicate of six won last night’s mega Euromillions jackpot worth just over €175m.

The lucky punter scooped the handsome prize ...

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Health Minister Simon Harris manages to survive the vote of no confidence tabled by Sinn Fein

Health Minister Simon Harris has just about managed to survive the no confidence vote tabled by Sinn Fein.

The motion was defeated 58 votes to 53, with 37 abstentions.

Mr. Harris has been embroiled in deep controversy in relation to the soaring costs of the new ...

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Girl, 9, dies after suffering an allergic reaction to an ice cream she ate

Authorities in the Spain have sadly confirmed that a 9-year-old British girl has died after she had an allergic reaction to an ice cream she ate.

According Malaga’s Sur newspaper, the little girl anaphylactic shock after she ate the ice cream which is believed to have ...

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British Home Secretary Sajid Javid says IS member Shamima Begum’s baby could get British citizenship

The British Home Secretary Sajid Javid has caused a major row across the water today by suggesting that although IS member Shamima Begum may not be welcomed back into the UK herself, her new baby boy may well receive British Citizenship.

This has caused complete outcry from those ...

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E-Post: An Post confirms they are switching to electric vehicles for deliveries

An Post have confirmed that they are to zero emissions postal services to Dublin by the end of the year.

Under the new proposals An Post plan to run 200 electric vehicles by the end of the year around the capital.

It is understood the company plan to increase the service by another ...

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EU elite delighted at huge rise in number of asylum seekers travelling directly to the European Union

The EU elite have expressed their delight in the huge rise in the number of migrants flying directly to the bloc to file their applications for asylum utilising the visa free travel rules.

The number of Third World migrants travelling directly to the EU to file for asylum has risen ...

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Police in the north launch investigation after a man is shot dead in Co. Antrim

Police in the north have launched an investigation after a man was shot dead in Co. Antrim.

It is understood that the man’s body was found inside a house in the Church Road area of Glenwherry on Tuesday afternoon.

Officers believe that the victim was ...

yesterday 13:04 open_in_new
Euromillions winner of last night’s record-breaking €175m jackpot believed to be a family syndicate residing in Co. Meath

The winner of last night’s record-breaking €175m jackpot is believed to be a family syndicate residing in Co. Meath, officials have said.

The golden ticket was purchased at Reilly’s Daybreak store in The Naul, Co. Dublin.

The winners are understood to have made ...

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Rooskey residents vow to fight on and stop new migrants centre in their town

There’s massive politically correct pressure mounting on the residents of the town of Rooskey where 80 migrants are due to be housed in a beautiful hotel shortly.

Many residents feel that that they don’t have the facilities to cater for such people coming into their ...

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UK police vow crackdown on posters of leaflets warning of Muslim rape gangs

UK police vow crackdown on posters of leaflets warning of Muslim rape gangs

UK police have launched an investigation after leaflets were left on the front doors of homes in St Ives warning residents about Muslim rape gangs.

The UK Metro reports the leaflets also declare the mass ...

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Woman jailed after she confesses to injecting her 18-month old daughter with bleach and liquid soap because she couldn’t love her

A woman in Turkey has been jailed after she admitted in court that she injected her infant daughter with bleach and liquid soap because she had no affection for her.

In a story that has gripped Turkey, the woman Elif K, pleaded guilty in court after she admitted to subjecting her ...

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Gardai warn public of broadband phishing scam that tricks people into handing over their personal details

The public have been warned to be on alert as fraudsters are targeting people in a sophisticated phishing scam which persuades them to hand over their personal details.

In public warning, Gardai say they have been made aware of a scam that involves fraudsters calling people ...

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Not wanted back: UK Sends Jihadi bride Shemima Begum a message as she loses British citizenship

Shamima Begum who left her home in East London at 15 to travel to Syria in support of the Islamic State and was subsequently married to a terrorist murderer has had her British citizenship revoked.

The former British national gave birth to her third child recently and named the baby boy ...

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Labour Party to back motion of no confidence in the Health Minister Simon Harris as they say the Government needs to be held accountable

The Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin has confirmed that he and his party will support the motion of no confidence in the Health Minister Simon Harris.

Speaking on Tuesday, Mr Howlin said that his party is backing the motion as the Government needs to be held accountable for its ...

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Bernie Sanders raises $1 million in one day after announcing he’s running for President again in 2020

Well, folks – it’s official, Senator Bernie Sanders is running for president of the United States again. But this time, he’s not an underdog to Hillary Clinton – at least not yet!

Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist, caught the Democratic Party establishment ...

yesterday 07:49 open_in_new
Fianna Fail to back Harris as party say it would be ‘National sabotage’ to back no confidence motion

Fianna Fáil have said that it would be unwise to back a motion of no confidence in the Health Minister Simon Harris, despite his handling of information in regards to the National Children’s Hospital overrun.

Speaking to RTÉ News, on Tuesday, the party’s finance ...

yesterday 07:49 open_in_new
Garda investigation underway an elderly woman is knocked to the ground and robbed following mass in Co Wexford

Gardaí in Co Wexford have begun an investigation after an elderly woman was disgracefully knocked to the ground and robbed as she made her way home from mass.

According to The Irish Mirrornewspaper, the 82-year-old was attacked as she made her way home from mass in New ...

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Are you super moon ready? February’s supermoon will be at its brightest tonight

If you look skywards tonight, you might see a brighter and seemingly larger moon. February’s super snow moon will hang in the night sky for the next few hours, giving stargazers an awesome sight.

A supermoon is defined as a new or full moon that almost coincides with its ...

yesterday 23:25 open_in_new
Cash crash: National Lottery app crashes as the public check to see if they are the €175m Euromillions winner

In a night where one lucky punter has become a whole lot richer after winning the €175m jackpot, the massive win has resulted in a technical fault for the National Lottery.

With the hunt now on for Ireland’s newest millionaire, the National Lottery has seemingly run into ...

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