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Gardai seek the public’s assistance in locating man missing from his home in Co. Laois

Gardai are this evening seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man missing from his home in Portlaoise, Co. Laois, since January 16.

27-year-old Helbijs Lejins is described as being around 6 foot 1 inches in height, of a slim build, with blue/grey eyes, and brown ...

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Conor McGregor praises Donald Trump calling him a “phenomenal President” as Donald Trump responds

One of practically the President of the world while the other is practically the President of the UFC and it appears as though both could be mates.

Conor McGregor is just after making a dramatic comeback by beating the ‘Cowboy’ in the first minute of the first round in the ...

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Spend little money, you will: Penneys launches Baby Yoda range, with prices starting at just €7

Discount retailer Penneys has listened to the masses and launched a Baby Yoda range, with prices starting at just €7.

The new range comes on foot of the rising popularity and über-cuteness of the Baby Yoda character from the TV show The Mandalorian.

Share with your friends ...

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General Election: Mary Lou McDonald calls for United Ireland referendum by 2025

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said that an United Ireland referendum should be held in 2025.

According to RTÉ News, McDonald made the call whilst speaking at the party’s candidate launch earlier today.

The Sinn Féin told the onlookers that an all Ireland ...

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Un-democratic democracy: Fianna Fail leader defends the exclusion of Sinn Fein from TV debates, implying that people should only choose Fianna Fail or Fine Gael for government

The leader of the Fianna Fail party, Micheal Martin, has defended the exclusion of Sinn Fein from any TV debate about the upcoming election, in a move that implies that Fianna Fail and Fine Gael should be the only choices in people’s minds.

Both RTE and Virgin Media One will ...

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Medical authorities confirm that the coronavirus can spread from person to person

Medical authorities can now confirm that there is evidence of human-to-human transmission of the coronavirus.

Four people have died after contracting a respiratory disease caused by the virus, which is similar to the strain that sparked the SARS epidemic in 2003.

The start ...

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Foreign students attacked by a gang of youths in Dublin

Two foreign students were set upon by a gang of youths in Dublin in recent days.

The students were walking home from Griffith College when they were attacked by a gang of young boys. The victims were pushed and shoved, and one of the attackers threw a bicycle lock at one of them. ...

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Gardai arrest a man following an armed robbery in Tallaght

Gardai have arrested a man following an armed robbery in Tallaght on Monday evening.

The man, believed to be in his 40s, entered Castletymon Shopping Centre wielding a knife and threatened staff. He made off with a small sum of money, but was arrested by patrolling gardai shortly ...

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Tennis player Elliott Benchetrit slammed after he asks ballgirl to peel a banana for him

A Tennis player has received strong criticism after he asked a ballgirl to peel a banana at Australian Open.

According to CNN, the player at the centre of the controversy Elliot Benchetrit, was told off by an umpire during his qualifying match with Dmitry Popko.

It is reported ...

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Election 2020: New poll indicates an upsurge of support for Sinn Fein, while Fine Gael remains in second place

A new poll appears to suggest an upsurge of support for Sinn Fein, while Fine Gael remains in second place.

According to an article published by the Mirror, a new poll conducted by Ipsos MRBI on behalf of the Irish Times indicates that Sinn Fein has risen seven points, now standing ...

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Heartbreaking: Boy 3, killed and brother aged 4 left in critical condition following caravan fire in Wales

Police in Wales have sadly confirmed that a three-year-old boy has been killed, whilst his four-year-old brother and their father have been injured following a caravan fire on Sunday.

According to Sky News, the young boy was sadly killed after a fire broke out at their caravan in Ffair ...

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General Election: Fine Gael say they intend on introducing pension transition payment

Fine Gael have revealed that they intend on introducing a “pension transition payment” for people who retire at the age of 65.

It is understood the party intend on introducing the payment as part of their pension pathway programme if they the party is ...

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Former FAI CEO John Delaney resigns from €160,000 UEFA Executive Committee role

The former FAI CEO John Delaney has resigned from his position on the UEFA Executive Committee with immediate effect.

Delaney who resigned from his position as CEO of the FAI last year confirmed his decision on Monday.

In a statement UEFA thanked Delaney for his contributions ...

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General Election: Sinn Fein pledge to build 100,000 homes, introduce rent freeze and lower mortgage interest rates

Sinn Féin have pledged to build 100,000 social and affordable homes if they are elected into Government.

According to RTÉ News, the party’s housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin has said that the party plan to build 100,000 public homes on public land if they are ...

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General Election: Fine Gael plan to introduce free healthcare for under 18s and extend paid paternity leave by seven weeks

Fine Gael have pledged that all children under the age of 18 will be entitled to free healthcare by the 2025.

Announcing the party’s health care plans for under 18s, Health Minister Simon Harris revealed that the party plan to provide free GP care to all children within the ...

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Heartbreaking: Very old lady pictured by homeless charity eating her dinner off a windowsill in Dublin’s city centre

In one of the most tragic stories to ever be told in the last number of years, a very old lady was pictured by a homeless charity eating her dinner off a windowsill in Dublin.

The Homeless Street Cafe posted:

≪Man charged with murder after UK’s worst paedophile stabbed ...

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Ex-FAI boss John Delaney quits his post at UEFA committee

Disgraced ex-FAI boss John Delaney has quit his post at the UEFA Executive Committee with immediate effect.

It is understood that Mr. Delaney had effectively stepped down from any duties at UEFA some time ago, in the wake of the recent FAI controversy.

Mr. Delaney joined the ...

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Gardai appeal for social media sharing of missing Co Laois man Helbijs Lejins

Gardaí in Co Laois have issued an appeal to the public for their assistance in order to help trace the whereabouts of missing man Helbijs Lejins.

Helbijs, 27, has not been seen since he left his home at Laurel Drive, Portlaoise, last Thursday, January 16th.

Helbijs is described as ...

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Man in his 20s left with ‘life-changing injuries’ following an aggravated burglary in Cork

A man in his 20s has been left with ‘life-changing’ injuries, following an aggravated burglary in Cork overnight.

The victim, a 23-year-old father of three, was dragged out of bed at 4am by armed intruders who beat him up badly, doused him with petrol, and set him on ...

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Two people arrested following the seizure of a large sum of cash and an amount of cocaine in Galway

Gardai have arrested two people following the seizure of a large sum of cash and an amount of cocaine in Galway.

It is understood that Gardai stopped a car on the M6 motorway on Sunday evening. Almost €18,000 were seized. Follow-up searches at an address in Galway yielded drug ...

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New figures from the Dublin Homeless Regional Executive show that 222 homeless people have died in the last four years

Last year, there were 222 deaths of homeless people, as new figures show.

Statistics published by the Dublin Homeless Regional Executive appear after a homeless African-native was treated in a hospital tragically for life-changing injuries last week.

The man is aged in his ...

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