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These 7 Premier League fixtures will be exclusive to Irish Sky Sports customers
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These 7 Premier League fixtures will be exclusive to Irish Sky Sports customers

Jul 18th 2018, 2:29 PM 21,259 Views 3 Comments

Liverpool v Southampton is among the highlights.

Enjoy saunas? New research finds they significantly lower risk of stroke
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Enjoy saunas? New research finds they significantly lower risk of stroke

May 6th 2018, 12:30 PM 20,346 Views 22 Comments

The study found people taking 4-7 saunas a week were 61% less likely to have a stroke than those taking one a week.

Ireland's Alan Judge makes first start since horrific leg break two years ago
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Ireland's Alan Judge makes first start since horrific leg break two years ago

Apr 2nd 2018, 10:34 PM 7,728 Views 6 Comments

It has been a long road back for the Brentford midfielder, who featured in their 1-0 win over Bristol City today.

'It's good to see' - O'Mahony pleased by Kidney and Kiss to London Irish reports
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'It's good to see' - O'Mahony pleased by Kidney and Kiss to London Irish reports

Mar 9th 2018, 10:10 AM 9,827 Views 2 Comments

The Munster captain has worked under both coaches.

Taoiseach says he 'understands concerns' as ministers question Ireland 2040 marketing
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Taoiseach says he 'understands concerns' as ministers question Ireland 2040 marketing

Mar 1st 2018, 2:51 PM 7,759 Views 55 Comments

The rollout had caused concern at Cabinet.

Rome's 'baldy' Christmas tree is being made into a family hut and souvenirs
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# The Gift Of Giving

Rome's 'baldy' Christmas tree is being made into a family hut and souvenirs

Jan 13th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,916 Views 12 Comments

The €48,000 tree was labelled an international embarrassment after it was declared dead on its arrival.

Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets
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Barack Obama ends 2017 with a series of 'good news' tweets

Dec 29th 2017, 7:28 PM 15,877 Views 34 Comments

In a series of tweets, the former US president referenced a number of different news stories from 2017.

Baby girl born with heart outside her chest survives three surgeries
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Baby girl born with heart outside her chest survives three surgeries

Dec 13th 2017, 12:49 PM 12,599 Views 30 Comments

Baby Vanellope is thought to be the first baby in the UK to survive corrective surgery for the rare condition.

The Luas is back up running tonight
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The Luas is back up running tonight

Oct 17th 2017, 9:27 PM 10,266 Views 14 Comments

Both Green and Red line services have resumed tonight ahead of schedule.

Of 385,000 properties that lost power during Ophelia, 248,000 have had it restored
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Of 385,000 properties that lost power during Ophelia, 248,000 have had it restored

Oct 17th 2017, 7:02 PM 33,491 Views 37 Comments

ESB said that power would be restored to homes and businesses in the northwest and Dublin by this evening.

All 28 rescued Jack Russell terriers have found homes thanks to the ISPCA
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All 28 rescued Jack Russell terriers have found homes thanks to the ISPCA

Sep 11th 2017, 3:22 PM 18,666 Views 24 Comments

The dogs are currently at the National Animal Centre in Longford pending housing.

Good news for families: Over 5,000 extra childcare places to be created
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Good news for families: Over 5,000 extra childcare places to be created

Aug 1st 2017, 4:35 PM 21,979 Views 55 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said he hopes to expand the subsidy scheme to more families in the future.

For the first time, over half of people with HIV are taking AIDS drugs
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For the first time, over half of people with HIV are taking AIDS drugs

Jul 20th 2017, 12:05 PM 11,490 Views 17 Comments

The United Nations report’s authors claimed that the data proved the “scales have finally tipped”.

Award-winning fairy garden donated to children's ward at Portiuncula Hospital
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Award-winning fairy garden donated to children's ward at Portiuncula Hospital

Jul 13th 2017, 11:43 AM 10,763 Views 4 Comments

The garden received a certificate of distinction in the postcard section at Bloom this year.

Coyle and Lanigan O'Keeffe awarded World Championship bronze two years after event
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Coyle and Lanigan O'Keeffe awarded World Championship bronze two years after event

Jun 30th 2017, 12:17 PM 3,752 Views 1 Comment

The Irish pair have been bumped after a failed drugs test.

Boost for Cork City as Delaney extends his stay with league leaders
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Boost for Cork City as Delaney extends his stay with league leaders

Jun 22nd 2017, 11:19 AM 3,316 Views 5 Comments

The Burton Albion defender’s loan spell will now run until the end of the current SSE Airtricity League season.

Sunshine on the way for the weekend with highs of 24 degrees
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# Let The Sun Shine

Sunshine on the way for the weekend with highs of 24 degrees

Jun 15th 2017, 6:03 PM 25,280 Views 22 Comments

Cancel everything and get out the BBQ.

Going on holiday? Roaming charges are abolished from today
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Going on holiday? Roaming charges are abolished from today

Jun 15th 2017, 6:01 AM 19,700 Views 26 Comments

“Eliminating roaming charges is one of the greatest and most tangible successes of the EU,” EU leaders said.

Temperatures to go back into the 20s as we're set for sunnier, warmer weather all this week
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Temperatures to go back into the 20s as we're set for sunnier, warmer weather all this week

Jun 12th 2017, 7:07 AM 45,538 Views 20 Comments

Showers will be few and far between this week, forecasts Met Éireann.

You can leave the coat at home today as temperatures to soar back above 20°C
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# Feelin Hot Hot Hot

You can leave the coat at home today as temperatures to soar back above 20°C

May 31st 2017, 7:56 AM 16,290 Views 25 Comments

Today will be the best day of the week with the rain set to return tomorrow.

Free 'Baby Box' to be given to all new mothers in Wexford Hospital
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Free 'Baby Box' to be given to all new mothers in Wexford Hospital

Apr 25th 2017, 6:25 AM 20,257 Views 23 Comments

Wexford becomes only the second hospital in the country to provide the boxes for newborns.

'She's a curious little thing': Meet the first tropical stingray to be born in Ireland
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'She's a curious little thing': Meet the first tropical stingray to be born in Ireland

Apr 14th 2017, 5:27 PM 12,006 Views 17 Comments

The Atlantic Cownose Ray is listed as a near threatened species and could face extinction in the future.

From December, this is what the Luas map will look like
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# New Blue Line

From December, this is what the Luas map will look like

Apr 10th 2017, 10:48 PM 172,138 Views 124 Comments

From December, you’ll be able to take the Luas to Cabra, Grangegorman, the GPO and Trinity College.

'Irish people have a hunger to make a difference in the world'
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'Irish people have a hunger to make a difference in the world'

Apr 8th 2017, 8:45 AM 8,096 Views 5 Comments

28 ‘global citizens’ are being honoured in Dublin today.

Business group predicts 'exceptional job surge' with 50,000 new roles this year
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Business group predicts 'exceptional job surge' with 50,000 new roles this year

Apr 3rd 2017, 7:41 AM 19,617 Views 39 Comments

A separate survey from EY said that income tax is the biggest burden for business owners.

Ever wanted to stay in a lighthouse? Now you can
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Ever wanted to stay in a lighthouse? Now you can

Mar 30th 2017, 1:24 PM 23,088 Views 18 Comments

Five new lighthouse properties are available for people to rent as short-term accommodation.

Baby born with four legs and two spines recovering well after surgery
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# Baby Dominique

Baby born with four legs and two spines recovering well after surgery

Mar 22nd 2017, 9:24 PM 42,183 Views 11 Comments

Dominique can now sit up, raise her hands and reach for things, which she couldn’t do before.

350 new jobs announced for Cork and Dublin
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350 new jobs announced for Cork and Dublin

Mar 20th 2017, 10:45 AM 23,480 Views 32 Comments

eShop officially opened its global headquarters in Swords today.

EU teens one step closer to being handed free interrailing ticket on their 18th birthdays
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# On The Right Track

EU teens one step closer to being handed free interrailing ticket on their 18th birthdays

Mar 20th 2017, 10:29 AM 35,687 Views 69 Comments

The initiative was agreed to be a priority in the EU’s 2018 budget.

The first sign of summer? Loop Head Lighthouse is open to the public again
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The first sign of summer? Loop Head Lighthouse is open to the public again

Mar 18th 2017, 5:00 PM 15,999 Views 12 Comments

The building is steeped in history, with its origins dating back to the 1670s.

A half-skull that is 400,000 years old was found on last day of excavation project
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A half-skull that is 400,000 years old was found on last day of excavation project

Mar 18th 2017, 12:01 PM 28,395 Views 28 Comments

Researchers don’t know if it was from a male or female, how the person died, or even what form of early human it was.

As it happened: St Patrick's Day at home and abroad
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As it happened: St Patrick's Day at home and abroad

Mar 17th 2017, 4:28 PM 26,894 Views 21 Comments

The main parades are all under way – we’ll be bringing you all the colour and spectacle!

Dublin Zoo celebrates a very adorable new arrival
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Dublin Zoo celebrates a very adorable new arrival

Mar 16th 2017, 5:37 PM 18,076 Views 17 Comments

Just look at her.

This portrait of Graham Norton was unveiled in the National Gallery today
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This portrait of Graham Norton was unveiled in the National Gallery today

Mar 15th 2017, 10:00 PM 67,259 Views 30 Comments

And, in a very Irish coincidence, the artist turned out to be Norton’s cousin.

It will be 17 degrees today
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It will be 17 degrees today

Mar 13th 2017, 8:35 AM 16,972 Views 12 Comments

Nice.

People hadn't set foot in this ancient 'lost city' in the Honduran jungle for 500 years - until now
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# City Of The Monkey God

People hadn't set foot in this ancient 'lost city' in the Honduran jungle for 500 years - until now

Mar 12th 2017, 10:00 AM 41,315 Views 25 Comments

The 1,000-year-old ruins were buried in the rainforest, in a round valley ringed by steep cliffs.

WATCH: This is the song that will represent us at the Eurovision
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# Dying To Try

WATCH: This is the song that will represent us at the Eurovision

Mar 10th 2017, 5:10 PM 44,689 Views 90 Comments

The song contest will take place in Ukraine in May.

This hip hop trio made the best album in Ireland last year
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# Rusangano Family

This hip hop trio made the best album in Ireland last year

Mar 10th 2017, 8:31 AM 16,252 Views 42 Comments

The group scooped the prestigious Choice Music Prize.

Good news for pensioners: The State pension is going up by €5 a week from today
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# Money In The Pocket

Good news for pensioners: The State pension is going up by €5 a week from today

Mar 9th 2017, 5:25 PM 23,832 Views 94 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Willie O’Dea said promoting the pension increase through a Facebook video was “cynical”.

'The rescue effort was enormous': Irishman rescued after yacht capsized off Australian coast
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'The rescue effort was enormous': Irishman rescued after yacht capsized off Australian coast

Mar 9th 2017, 3:45 PM 20,354 Views 13 Comments

It took over 13 hours for rescuers to reach them after the emergency vessel was launched.