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Italian president seeks non-political government to lead
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Italian president seeks non-political government to lead

Feb 2nd 2021, 10:30 PM 12,998 Views 12 Comments

Negotiations today failed to revive the collapsed coalition government.

President Higgins says State 'must bear primary responsibility' for mother and baby homes
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President Higgins says State 'must bear primary responsibility' for mother and baby homes

Jan 15th 2021, 8:22 AM 22,962 Views 101 Comments

Michael D Higgins issued a statement on the report published this week.

Donald Trump has been impeached twice - what happens now?
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Donald Trump has been impeached twice - what happens now?

Jan 14th 2021, 7:38 AM 37,068 Views 39 Comments

The US president was impeached by the House of Representatives last night.

Manuel Merino resigns as Peru president after just five days in power
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Manuel Merino resigns as Peru president after just five days in power

Nov 16th 2020, 7:31 AM 21,140 Views 4 Comments

Thousands have taken to the streets in days of protests against Merino.

Joe Biden: 'The numbers tell us a clear and convincing story'
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Joe Biden: 'The numbers tell us a clear and convincing story'

Nov 7th 2020, 4:19 AM 30,871 Views 32 Comments

The candidate said he is going to win the 2020 US presidential election.

Connacht president Heneghan becomes first woman in the role in Irish rugby
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Connacht president Heneghan becomes first woman in the role in Irish rugby

Sep 15th 2020, 9:39 AM 7,062 Views 3 Comments

The Mayo native also acts as a judicial officer for World Rugby.

Opponents boycott ceremony as Poland's president sworn in for second term
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Opponents boycott ceremony as Poland's president sworn in for second term

Aug 6th 2020, 6:10 PM 19,371 Views 55 Comments

Opponents have accused Andrzej Duda of undermining the constitution and of running a homophobic campaign.

'Everybody that has a baby gets a million dollars': Kanye West holds first campaign rally
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'Everybody that has a baby gets a million dollars': Kanye West holds first campaign rally

Jul 20th 2020, 7:48 AM 185,374 Views 107 Comments

The rapper spoke about various topics from abortion and religion to international trade and licensing deals.

President to hold memorial service for Detective Garda Colm Horkan as funeral takes place tomorrow
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President to hold memorial service for Detective Garda Colm Horkan as funeral takes place tomorrow

Jun 20th 2020, 7:41 PM 25,780 Views 0 Comments

Detective Garda Colm Horkan (49) was shot dead on Wednesday night in the town of Castlerea.

Donald Trump suggests he will boycott NFL and US Soccer
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Donald Trump suggests he will boycott NFL and US Soccer

Jun 14th 2020, 5:41 PM 13,418 Views 15 Comments

Colin Kaepernick started kneeling in 2016 to highlight racial inequality, and the US president does not want others to follow suit.

Pichot quits World Rugby after losing to Beaumont in chairman election
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Pichot quits World Rugby after losing to Beaumont in chairman election

May 13th 2020, 10:41 AM 9,022 Views 7 Comments

The former Argentina scrum-half has resigned from three different roles.

Reporter asks Trump if now is time for self congratulations. He responds: 'You don't have brains you were born with'
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Reporter asks Trump if now is time for self congratulations. He responds: 'You don't have brains you were born with'

Apr 20th 2020, 7:07 AM 112,314 Views 154 Comments

The US President said yesterday that those protesting the Covid-19 restrictions “love our country”.

Russia's Vladimir Putin signs law that could keep him in power for another 16 years
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Russia's Vladimir Putin signs law that could keep him in power for another 16 years

Mar 14th 2020, 5:30 PM 47,232 Views 151 Comments

He signed the measure today, three days after it sailed through the Russian parliament

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91
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Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak dies aged 91

Feb 25th 2020, 11:11 AM 9,071 Views 13 Comments

He ruled Egypt for over 30 years.

FAI president Conway to step down at EGM in January
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FAI president Conway to step down at EGM in January

Updated Dec 6th 2019, 6:30 PM 29,087 Views 27 Comments

Today is really an unthinkable situation, Minister for Sport Shane Ross told RTÉ News today.

'A great friend of Ireland': Jacques Chirac, former French president, dies aged 86
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'A great friend of Ireland': Jacques Chirac, former French president, dies aged 86

Updated Sep 26th 2019, 4:05 PM 19,116 Views 19 Comments

He died this morning surrounded by his family.

Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader
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Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader

Sep 26th 2019, 2:38 PM 18,107 Views 50 Comments

According to the intelligence community official, the transcript was loaded into a system that is used to store “especially sensitive” classified information.

Higgins at UN: 'No challenge facing international community is more urgent than climate action'
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Higgins at UN: 'No challenge facing international community is more urgent than climate action'

Sep 26th 2019, 6:38 AM 6,336 Views 44 Comments

Higgins was addressing the United Nations General Assembly in New York this evening.

Higgins says he wasn't elected to 'just read speeches he has been handed'
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Higgins says he wasn't elected to 'just read speeches he has been handed'

Sep 25th 2019, 7:31 AM 21,522 Views 34 Comments

The president said recent comments he made about Defence Forces pay are “very much within the Constitution”.

Armagh propose Ulster winning captain for role of next GAA President
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# Jarlath Burns

Armagh propose Ulster winning captain for role of next GAA President

Sep 18th 2019, 5:04 PM 6,468 Views 6 Comments

Jarlath Burns has entered the race for the position which will be chosen at GAA Congress 2020.

The Taoiseach and his partner have welcomed Mike Pence to Farmleigh ahead of a family lunch
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The Taoiseach and his partner have welcomed Mike Pence to Farmleigh ahead of a family lunch

Sep 3rd 2019, 12:30 PM 37,774 Views 65 Comments

The US Vice President stopped by the Áras earlier this morning.

FAI invite nominations for President and Vice President
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FAI invite nominations for President and Vice President

Jul 8th 2019, 12:48 PM 2,338 Views 3 Comments

The move is in accordance rule changes recommended in the report issued by the Governance Review Group (GRG).

More analysis needed of Dublin funding and Division 3 promoted teams could receive 2020 boost
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More analysis needed of Dublin funding and Division 3 promoted teams could receive 2020 boost

Jul 3rd 2019, 1:29 PM 6,379 Views 67 Comments

John Horan was speaking at yesterday’s All-Ireland series launch.

Minimal pomp, no harps on the tarmac: Government can breathe easy after Shannon balancing act
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Minimal pomp, no harps on the tarmac: Government can breathe easy after Shannon balancing act

Jun 6th 2019, 9:06 AM 38,427 Views 82 Comments

The greeting went fine – but the Shannon events had the air of a box-ticking exercise.

Donald Trump has met the Queen (and called Sadiq Khan a 'stone cold loser')
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Donald Trump has met the Queen (and called Sadiq Khan a 'stone cold loser')

Updated Jun 3rd 2019, 1:32 PM 92,716 Views 149 Comments

The US president had also made some controversial comments about Brexit ahead of his trip.

Activist Sinéad Burke has been appointed to the Council of State
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# Sinead Burke

Activist Sinéad Burke has been appointed to the Council of State

Apr 4th 2019, 5:31 PM 27,073 Views 22 Comments

Sindy Joyce, the first Traveller in Ireland to graduate with a PhD, has also been appointed to the Council.

Slovakia elects its first female president
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# Zuzana Caputova

Slovakia elects its first female president

Mar 31st 2019, 7:34 AM 24,496 Views 15 Comments

Environmental lawyer Caputova got 58.40% of the ballot.

Michael D Higgins: 'As world buildings turn green, let's play our part in a greener world'
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# St Patricks Day Message

Michael D Higgins: 'As world buildings turn green, let's play our part in a greener world'

Mar 15th 2019, 6:00 AM 13,233 Views 43 Comments

He urged Irish citizens to “play their own personal and essential role in saving our planet and our environment”.

Some US Republicans side with Democrats to block Trump declaring a border emergency
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Some US Republicans side with Democrats to block Trump declaring a border emergency

Mar 14th 2019, 7:31 PM 13,661 Views 27 Comments

Trump tweeted “VETO” this evening in response to the vote.

'I love being involved' - former Cork and Munster chairman in bid for GAA President role
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'I love being involved' - former Cork and Munster chairman in bid for GAA President role

Feb 27th 2019, 6:51 PM 12,896 Views 6 Comments

Jerry O’Sullivan will be aiming to succeed John Horan.

EU to 'take further actions' if new elections not called in Venezuela
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EU to 'take further actions' if new elections not called in Venezuela

Updated Jan 26th 2019, 4:20 PM 16,308 Views 60 Comments

Nicolas Maduro has been given eight days to call an election.

Kamala Harris joins crowded field of Democrats taking on Trump
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Kamala Harris joins crowded field of Democrats taking on Trump

Jan 22nd 2019, 7:14 AM 18,735 Views 51 Comments

The senator is seeking to become the first African-American woman to hold the office of US president.

Obama protégé Julian Castro joins 2020 US presidential race
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Obama protégé Julian Castro joins 2020 US presidential race

Jan 13th 2019, 11:56 AM 15,346 Views 25 Comments

“Donald Trump has failed to uphold the values of our great nation,” Castro told supporters.

Ex-Arsenal and England captain Tony Adams to become new president of Rugby Football League
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Ex-Arsenal and England captain Tony Adams to become new president of Rugby Football League

Dec 12th 2018, 4:00 PM 8,245 Views 4 Comments

Adams has become closely linked to the game’s welfare programmes through the Sporting Chance charity he founded in 2000.

'It's our job to question everyone': PAC says probe into president's spending was 'legitimate'
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'It's our job to question everyone': PAC says probe into president's spending was 'legitimate'

Dec 5th 2018, 6:33 PM 8,093 Views 29 Comments

The committee got into hot water before the presidential election when it decided to review the spending of the Office of the President of Ireland.

'It's the real me': Nigerian president denies he was replaced by a lookalike
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'It's the real me': Nigerian president denies he was replaced by a lookalike

Dec 3rd 2018, 10:09 AM 14,094 Views 11 Comments

The rumours stem from the president’s ill health.

Michael D Higgins to attend Armistice event (but not as President) before evening inauguration
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Michael D Higgins to attend Armistice event (but not as President) before evening inauguration

Nov 11th 2018, 8:10 AM 16,137 Views 49 Comments

His first term as President officially ended at midnight.

Six detained over suspected 'violent plot' against President Macron
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Six detained over suspected 'violent plot' against President Macron

Nov 6th 2018, 8:00 PM 10,610 Views 10 Comments

They are all linked to extreme right movements.

PAC likely to examine Áras finances every year to avoid 'hullabaloo in next campaign'
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PAC likely to examine Áras finances every year to avoid 'hullabaloo in next campaign'

Nov 3rd 2018, 8:30 AM 6,840 Views 10 Comments

There was controversy during the campaign about the €317,000 annual allowance paid to the Office of the President.

'The vote was built on hate': Brazilians in Ireland react to election of far-right president Bolsonaro
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# Jair Bolsonaro

'The vote was built on hate': Brazilians in Ireland react to election of far-right president Bolsonaro

Nov 3rd 2018, 7:30 AM 26,252 Views 129 Comments

The far-right politician has previously said he is “very proud” to be homophobic.

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