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Broken baby toes and some of the worst excuses in sport
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Broken baby toes and some of the worst excuses in sport

Mar 2nd 2013, 10:00 AM 4,246 Views 0 Comments

Rory McIlroy’s toothache is just the latest in a long line.

The Big Fat Christmas Chocolate Quiz
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# Choc-a-block

The Big Fat Christmas Chocolate Quiz

Dec 25th 2012, 3:30 PM 33,411 Views 15 Comments

Calling all chocolate affecionados: do you really know your Quality Streets from your Roses? Only one way to find out…

5 things you didn’t know about Kim Jong Il
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5 things you didn’t know about Kim Jong Il

Dec 19th 2011, 10:50 AM 26,678 Views 10 Comments

Get the lowdown on North Korea’s leader, from the quest for the perfect pizza to giant rabbits…

The Sunday Papers: the best of the week’s sportswriting
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# Hold Back Page

The Sunday Papers: the best of the week’s sportswriting

Jan 30th 2011, 9:04 AM 12,782 Views 3 Comments

Stick a pot of coffee on and put your feet up. Here’s some gems you may have missed this week.

Fine Gael maintains lead as Martin polls well
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Fine Gael maintains lead as Martin polls well

Jan 29th 2011, 5:58 PM 5,011 Views 0 Comments

Opinion polls in two of tomorrow’s newspapers show Fine Gael with a healthy lead – but Micheál Martin’s the most popular leader.

Martin concedes: FF could support FG minority government
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# Irish Economy

Martin concedes: FF could support FG minority government

Jan 29th 2011, 4:18 PM 2,270 Views 3 Comments

The end of the Civil War? If Fine Gael pledge to enact the Four Year Plan, Fianna Fáil would return the Tallaght Strategy.

Two Pharaonic mummies destroyed in Egyptian protests
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Two Pharaonic mummies destroyed in Egyptian protests

Jan 29th 2011, 3:47 PM 4,129 Views 0 Comments

An army unit secured the Egyptian Museum in Central Cairo, but not before two mummies are ruined, reports say.

$21m NY lottery's Irish winner won after snow delays
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$21m NY lottery's Irish winner won after snow delays

Jan 29th 2011, 3:07 PM 3,825 Views 0 Comments

Trisha Eisel, from Tullamore, bought her lottery ticket after her flight home for Christmas was cancelled by snow.

Buddhist monk faces five years for breaking smoking law
# Bhutan
# Bhutan

Buddhist monk faces five years for breaking smoking law

Jan 29th 2011, 1:00 PM 2,433 Views 2 Comments

The monk is the first person to be charged under Bhutan’s anti-smoking legislation.

Men twice as likely to forgive girl-on-girl cheating
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# Relationships

Men twice as likely to forgive girl-on-girl cheating

Jan 29th 2011, 12:43 PM 4,101 Views 1 Comment

Half of men would forgive a girlfriend for cheating with another woman – and are more than twice as forgiving as women.

Trials day in Cheltenham as punters seek clearer picture
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# Whip Hand

Trials day in Cheltenham as punters seek clearer picture

Jan 29th 2011, 11:58 AM 619 Views 0 Comments

Cheltenham’s card has just survived an inspection and there’ll be plenty to glean from today’s action ahead of the March festival.

Torres looks for his only way out
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# Window Pane

Torres looks for his only way out

Jan 29th 2011, 11:36 AM 13,526 Views 12 Comments

It’s trophies not cash that motivate El Nino, writes Paul Ring.

Dáil unlikely to need summoning for Finance Bill
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Dáil unlikely to need summoning for Finance Bill

Jan 29th 2011, 10:21 AM 823 Views 0 Comments

The Finance Bill will finish its passage through the Seanad today, allowing dozens of on-hold TDs to take Saturday night off.

Egypt's under-pressure president sacks cabinet and pledges reform
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Egypt's under-pressure president sacks cabinet and pledges reform

Jan 29th 2011, 9:54 AM 1,095 Views 0 Comments

Muhammad Hosni Mubarak sacks his government and promises economic and political reforms, as protests continue.

Woman dies, and another injured, in separate Dublin fires
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Woman dies, and another injured, in separate Dublin fires

Jan 29th 2011, 9:19 AM 1,432 Views 0 Comments

A 29-year-old woman dies in a fire in her apartment on Grenville St, while a 93-year-old is injured after a Donnybrook blaze.

Un-caged: tapping into Facebook
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Un-caged: tapping into Facebook

Jan 29th 2011, 12:09 AM 336 Views 0 Comments

Brian Kirk is locked in an Octagon and he’s not coming out until we get answers on the latest UFC action.

The week in pictures…
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# Snap Happy

The week in pictures…

Jan 29th 2011, 12:08 AM 1,543 Views 1 Comment

Strike a pose. Here’s how the last seven days developed.

Nelson Mandela released from hospital
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Nelson Mandela released from hospital

Jan 28th 2011, 10:10 PM 1,256 Views 0 Comments

South African fears for Mandela’s health eased when news broke the 92-year-old had been released from hospital and was “well”.

No negotiation on bailout deal for Fine Gael and Barroso
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No negotiation on bailout deal for Fine Gael and Barroso

Jan 28th 2011, 9:30 PM 4,986 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny says he didn’t travel to Brussels to negotiate, but did not indicate if Barroso had suggested rengotiation was on the table.

53 men, women, children raped in DRC in three days, says MSF
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53 men, women, children raped in DRC in three days, says MSF

Jan 28th 2011, 8:56 PM 1,970 Views 0 Comments

Humanitarian aid agency says the already-volatile situation in eastern DRC has deteriorated further, as new reports of mass rape emerge.

410 injured in continuing Cairo protests (Video, Photos)
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410 injured in continuing Cairo protests (Video, Photos)

Jan 28th 2011, 6:53 PM 1,925 Views 0 Comments

Demonstrators target police vehicles and state offices as they defy curfew and stay on the streets of Cairo.

The week in photos
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# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jan 28th 2011, 6:30 PM 2,015 Views 0 Comments

The week that was, in pictures.

Natasha McShane's recovery impeded by superbug
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# McShane

Natasha McShane's recovery impeded by superbug

Jan 28th 2011, 6:18 PM 1,534 Views 0 Comments

Irish student who was seriously assaulted in a late-night attack in Chicago last year has contracted a superbug after undergoing brain surgery.

Seanad votes for Finance Bill
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Seanad votes for Finance Bill

Jan 28th 2011, 5:30 PM 316 Views 0 Comments

Man convicted for murder of Joselita da Silva in Tullamore
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Man convicted for murder of Joselita da Silva in Tullamore

Jan 28th 2011, 5:10 PM 1,498 Views 0 Comments

Brazilian man stabbed his flatmate to death at their home in Co Offaly in 2009.

On his way: Liverpool agree €26.5million Suarez transfer
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# Transfer Window

On his way: Liverpool agree €26.5million Suarez transfer

Jan 28th 2011, 5:09 PM 13,168 Views 6 Comments

Reds get their man at last as Ajax accept latest offer.

Brazilian man kept wife locked in cellar for at least 8 years
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Brazilian man kept wife locked in cellar for at least 8 years

Jan 28th 2011, 4:45 PM 1,599 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, he allegedly live in the house upstairs with another woman. Police found his wife naked and locked in filthy basement after anonymous tip-off.

Five steps to heaven: an unlikely route to a fortune
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Five steps to heaven: an unlikely route to a fortune

Jan 28th 2011, 3:54 PM 403 Views 0 Comments

Bertie’s in Fagan’s buying a round for the lads. Ivor’s heading for West Cork with a bit of Springsteen on the stereo. Enda and Noonan are on the town in Brussels. Here’s how to never work again.

NI X-ray delay meant two late cancer diagnosis cases
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NI X-ray delay meant two late cancer diagnosis cases

Jan 28th 2011, 3:06 PM 815 Views 0 Comments

A major backlog of X-ray delays in the Northern Irish health system meant at least there two late diagnoses of cancer.

Revenue laptops stolen
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Revenue laptops stolen

Jan 28th 2011, 3:03 PM 1,452 Views 2 Comments

Office of the Revenue Commissioners says laptops are encrypted, but it will investigate what kind of information was stored on them and how secure it is.

Dublin dad gets car back through Facebook
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# Faceluck

Dublin dad gets car back through Facebook

Jan 28th 2011, 3:03 PM 3,428 Views 0 Comments

Warren Coakley says you shouldn’t underestimate the power of Facebook, after someone who saw a status update about the theft located the stolen vehicle.

Sean Kelly An Post team get in the saddle
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Sean Kelly An Post team get in the saddle

Jan 28th 2011, 2:18 PM 529 Views 0 Comments

Four Irish riders are set for another year in the peloton with Sean Kelly’s An Post team.

Bertie and his Bowl left out in the cold by Martin and FF
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# Bye Bye Bertie

Bertie and his Bowl left out in the cold by Martin and FF

Jan 28th 2011, 1:06 PM 1,407 Views 0 Comments

Micheal Martin dismisses Bertie’s “obsession” with National Stadium as Fianna Fail says Ahern interview is “irrelevant” to the future of the party in Election 2011.

The top four Super Bowl upsets
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# NFL

The top four Super Bowl upsets

Jan 28th 2011, 1:05 PM 647 Views 0 Comments

Steven O’Rourke takes a look at the biggest shocks in Super Bowl history.

Tourism chiefs unveil 20,000-job revival plan
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Tourism chiefs unveil 20,000-job revival plan

Jan 28th 2011, 12:43 PM 729 Views 0 Comments

The ‘Tourism Opportunity’ confederation launches a report promising jobs if we change how we market Ireland.

Already out of Italy trip, Tommy Bowe is now a worry for France game
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# RBS 6 Nations

Already out of Italy trip, Tommy Bowe is now a worry for France game

Jan 28th 2011, 12:14 PM 4,371 Views 5 Comments

Ospreys physio is not optimistic of winger facing France a week after trip to Italy.

Ivor's Seanad finale: "The truth shall set you free"
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# Ivor The Terrible

Ivor's Seanad finale: "The truth shall set you free"

Jan 28th 2011, 11:38 AM 3,340 Views 0 Comments

The controversial Senator retires in the same way he lived: annoying pretty much everyone else in Seanad Éireann.

Poll: Should we have built a National Stadium?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should we have built a National Stadium?

Jan 28th 2011, 11:10 AM 3,369 Views 0 Comments

Bertie Ahern says he regrets not securing a National Stadium in his tenure. Do you think we should have built one?

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