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Most Dublin pubs expect to grow in 2019 as gin trend continues, but they're worried about Brexit

TWO OUT OF three pubs in Dublin expect to see their business grow in 2019 as the gin and craft beer trend continues.

Almost half of Dublin pubs (48%) are expecting growth in the region of 1–10%, 18% forecast growth of 11–24%, and 2% are anticipating an increase in business of 25% or ...

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The 8 at 8: Tuesday

EVERY MORNING, brings you all the news you need to know as you start the day.

1. #TYRONE: Tributes have been paid to Connor Currie, Lauren Bullock and Morgan Barnard – the three teens who died following an apparent crush during a St Patrick’s Day disco at the Greenvale ...

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'We will never forget you': Tributes to teenagers killed in crush outside Tyrone hotel

TRIBUTES HAVE BEEN paid to the three teenagers who were killed in a crush outside a hotel in Tyrone ahead of a St Patrick’s Day disco.

17-year-old Lauren Bullock, 16-year-old Connor Currie and 17-year-old Morgan Barnard have been named as the three young people who lost their lives in ...

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Opinion: What can we learn from the Irish people who live to be 100?

WHY ARE SOME people living significantly longer, healthier, more fulfilled lives and how can we emulate them?

Once an exclusive club, the number of people living to celebrate their hundredth birthday has grown exponentially across both the developed and developing world – to the point ...

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Jacinda Ardern says she'll never speak the name of New Zealand mosque attacker

NEW ZEALAND PRIME Minister Jacinda Ardern has promised that the man responsible for last week’s deadly mosque massacres would face “the full force of the law”, as she vowed never to utter his name.

“He sought many things from his act of terror, but one was notoriety — that ...

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GSOC investigating car crash in which two men died in Louth

THE GARDA OMBUDSMAN Commission (GSOC) is investigating a fatal road collision in Co Louth in which two men died.

The crash happened on the R173 near Carlingford just after 12.30am yesterday.

The men, named locally as Shane McAnallen and Martin Patterson from Co Down, were pronounced ...

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Jordan Peele’s new horror Us packs even more thrills than Get Out - here's the trailer

Source: Journal Media Studio/YouTube

IT’S BEEN TWO YEARS since Jordan Peele first unveiled Get Out, the thought-provoking satirical horror that was very hard to forget. His directorial debut earned him four Academy Award nominations (and one win) and a place within TIME’s top 10 ...

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'An issue of national importance': Public consultation opens on new national cyber security strategy

THE MINISTER FOR Communications Richard Bruton is today opening a public consultation on a new strategy to protect individuals, businesses and Ireland’s national security from cyber attacks. 

The new strategy will set out how best to ensure the resilient, safe and secure operation of ...

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The State won't know how many homeless students will be sitting the Leaving Cert this summer

CURRENTLY, THERE ARE almost 4,000 children and young people in Ireland who are homeless and living in emergency accommodation. 

However, as confirmed to, neither the Department of Education nor the State Examination Commission will know how many children who are homeless ...

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How the IDA’s top client used Ireland to siphon billions offshore tax-free

IT HAS BEEN held up as one of Ireland’s biggest success stories in driving regional employment – a medical products giant with a 70-year history in the country and more than 3,000 staff dotted across 10 sites.

But Abbott, which has benefitted from around €50 million in IDA grants, ...

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Over a hundred in Mosney direct provision centre register to vote in upcoming local elections

HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE living in two direct provision centres have registered to vote in the upcoming local elections.

Migrants living in direct provision centres in Mosney, Co Meath and Clondalkin Towers, Co Dublin have been signed up to vote following a recent registration ...

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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a round-up of today’s news.

PSNI officers at the Greenvale Hotel in Cookstown, Co Tyrone where three young people have died Source: Liam McBurney via PA Images

Dutch counter terrorism police prepare to enter a house ...

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€2.5 million contract out for the manufacture and supply of shoes for An Garda Síochána

THE GOVERNMENT HAS issued an invitation to tender worth almost €5 million for the supply of footwear to An Garda Síochána and the Irish Defence Forces.

The contract requires the supply of shoes “in all stock sizes to both male and female members” of the gardaí and Defence ...

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Over 1,000 feared dead after Cyclone Idai slams into Mozambique

A woman hangs a cloth to dry in a sea of rubble in the Praia Nova area of Beira after Cyclone Idai Source: Denis Onyodi/IFRC via AP

THE DEATH TOLL in Mozambique following Cyclone Idai could reach over 1,000, President Filipe Nyusi has suggested. 

The cyclone hit the ...

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Buy your coffee in the blink of an eye (literally): Here's the future of paying for things

FUTURE STORIES IS a monthly podcast from and Volkswagen. This month, we’re looking ahead to the future of paying for things.

It’s time to do the weekly food shop. You sit down on the couch, strap a VR headset on, and browse the aisles of your local supermarket.

Or ...

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Warner Bros' chief steps down over alleged sexual relationship with actress

WARNER BROS CHIEF Kevin Tsujihara has stepped down from the studio following claims that he promised roles to an actress with whom he was having an affair.

WarnerMedia chief executive John Stankey announced Tsujihara’s exit as chairman and chief executive of Warner Bros, saying his ...

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Paris police chief fired following yellow vest riots on Champs-Elysées

Police attended the scene of the yellow vest protest in Paris Source: Boivin Samuel/ABACA via PA Images

THE TOP POLICE chief in Paris has been fired following another weekend of rioting in the capital during “yellow vest” protests.

About 5,000 police were deployed ...

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Why 'under-the-radar' Marvin wants to become the number-two food delivery choice

THE SCENE FOR online food delivery in Ireland has changed dramatically in recent years with the arrival of Deliveroo and most recently Uber Eats.

Along with Just Eat, this big three have dominated the space – but there are smaller players active beneath the surface like ...

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Spotlight on New Zealand gun laws after mosque shooting

NEW ZEALAND’S GUN laws are under intense scrutiny in the wake of the Christchurch mosque massacre in which 50 people lost their lives.

Australian man Brenton Tarrant, an avowed white supremacist, legally purchased the semi-automatic weapons he used to shoot dead 50 Muslims, including a ...

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Burger joint BuJo wants to topple a decade-old planning rule so it can keep selling food to-go

AWARD-WINNING DUBLIN BURGER restaurant BuJo has asked Dublin City Council to overturn a 16-year-old planning rule so it can keep selling food to-go at its Sandymount Green outlet.

The firm has applied for retention permission from city planners to give it clearance for “the ...

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Theresa May cannot have another vote on Brexit deal without changes

THE SPEAKER OF the House of Commons has said Prime Minister Theresa May cannot have another meaningful vote on the Brexit deal without changes.

John Bercow said MPs from both sides of the house had expressed concern to him about the house being asked to vote repeatedly on the “same ...

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