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Garda probe over suspicions English language students conned out of €250k by travel company
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Garda probe over suspicions English language students conned out of €250k by travel company

59 minutes ago 3,436 Views 5 Comments
  • Directors of the company are believed to have left for Mexico, writes Garreth MacNamee.
  • It is estimated that up to €250k has been obtained from students on a false basis.
  • Gardaí in north Dublin are investigating.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits further Man United signings will be a ‘bonus’
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits further Man United signings will be a ‘bonus’

1 hour ago 2,308 Views 7 Comments

United finished second in the Premier League and Europa League last season.

Mixed day for McIlroy and Lowry at St Jude Invitational
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Mixed day for McIlroy and Lowry at St Jude Invitational

2 hours ago 2,147 Views 1 Comment

Harris English is the early leader in Memphis.

Fine Gael senator says Zappone gathering was lawful, but didn't meet Covid guidelines
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Fine Gael senator says Zappone gathering was lawful, but didn't meet Covid guidelines

2 hours ago 11,698 Views 48 Comments

After repeating a number of times that the Merrion Hotel event was “lawful”, when pressed, Kyne admitted that the Covid-19 guidelines were breached.

Real Madrid and Barcelona unite to condemn private equity deal
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# Trouble Brewing

Real Madrid and Barcelona unite to condemn private equity deal

2 hours ago 5,033 Views 1 Comment

The deal, the first of its type by a major European league, values La Liga at €24.2 billion.

Unions refer pandemic bonus request for health workers to Labour Court
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Unions refer pandemic bonus request for health workers to Labour Court

2 hours ago 8,019 Views 9 Comments

The HSE said that it is expected that the recognition issue will be addressed in the autumn.

Oisin Murphy continues hot streak with Brighton treble
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# Ravens Ark

Oisin Murphy continues hot streak with Brighton treble

2 hours ago 1,805 Views 1 Comment

Eight winners in two days for dual champion.

17-year-old Aidomo Emakhu the hero as Shamrock Rovers finally see off Teuta of Albania
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# Matchwinner

17-year-old Aidomo Emakhu the hero as Shamrock Rovers finally see off Teuta of Albania

2 hours ago 15,633 Views 8 Comments

The teenager made the difference as it looked like Rovers would be frustrated by their Albanian opponents.

Atlantic's major current is weakening, signalling significant weather changes – study
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Atlantic's major current is weakening, signalling significant weather changes – study

2 hours ago 35,436 Views 44 Comments

The system plays a major role in creating the relatively mild temperatures found in Ireland.

'We don't want to stifle ourselves too much relying on the kicking game'
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'We don't want to stifle ourselves too much relying on the kicking game'

3 hours ago 3,928 Views 3 Comments

Alun Wyn Jones is looking forward to seeing Bundee Aki and Robbie Henshaw playing together.

Tony Blair's 1997 Famine message was ghost-written by aides as he couldn't be contacted
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# Classified Documents

Tony Blair's 1997 Famine message was ghost-written by aides as he couldn't be contacted

Jul 20th 2021, 9:13 AM 28,833 Views 28 Comments

The 1997 speech, marking the 150th anniversary of the Famine, did not have input from the then-Prime Minister, files show.

Tony Blair says EU was 'very foolish' over NI vaccine move
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Tony Blair says EU was 'very foolish' over NI vaccine move

Jan 31st 2021, 9:34 AM 38,129 Views 60 Comments

The bloc backtracked on the move, imposed unilaterally as it faces shortfalls on vaccine supplies.

Early Blair-Ahern meeting gave rise to potential for peace in Northern Ireland, documents show
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Early Blair-Ahern meeting gave rise to potential for peace in Northern Ireland, documents show

Dec 30th 2020, 8:50 AM 9,025 Views 24 Comments

Records released from the National Archives give details of an early meeting involving the two leaders.

British concerned Ireland could 'exaggerate' 1997 Famine apology to draw parallel with Bloody Sunday
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# State Papers

British concerned Ireland could 'exaggerate' 1997 Famine apology to draw parallel with Bloody Sunday

Dec 29th 2020, 8:26 AM 45,174 Views 60 Comments

Tony Blair received a ‘warm’ welcome for the apology made in Cork in 1997.

Former British deputy PM John Prescott admitted to hospital after suffering stroke
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# John Prescott

Former British deputy PM John Prescott admitted to hospital after suffering stroke

Jun 24th 2019, 1:16 PM 11,554 Views 13 Comments

Prescott served as deputy Prime Minister to Tony Blair between the years of 1997 and 2007.

Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair write joint op-ed calling for second Brexit referendum
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Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair write joint op-ed calling for second Brexit referendum

Apr 14th 2019, 6:00 PM 48,707 Views 77 Comments

In the op-ed in the Irish Times, they describe Brexit as ” the most serious threat to peace in the North and to the union in our lifetime”.

Blair calls Independent Group a 'fightback' against 'populism-enthralled' Labour
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# Anti-Semitism

Blair calls Independent Group a 'fightback' against 'populism-enthralled' Labour

Feb 26th 2019, 8:42 AM 12,926 Views 50 Comments

The former Labour leader said that Brexit had plunged Britain into “the throes of an unparalleled political crisis”.

Tony Blair says no-deal Brexit could be 'devastating' for peace process
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Tony Blair says no-deal Brexit could be 'devastating' for peace process

Feb 10th 2019, 2:26 PM 13,756 Views 35 Comments

He accused some politicians of “playing fast and loose” with the peace process in Northern Ireland.

Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair have both ripped into Theresa May's handling of Brexit
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Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair have both ripped into Theresa May's handling of Brexit

Dec 16th 2018, 1:31 PM 29,147 Views 61 Comments

The former Taoiseach and former Prime Minister were speaking separately.

Tony Blair used lines from film The Queen in his autobiography, scriptwriter claims
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# Sounds Familiar

Tony Blair used lines from film The Queen in his autobiography, scriptwriter claims

Sep 15th 2018, 12:29 PM 10,817 Views 21 Comments

Bafta-winning screenwriter Peter Morgan said lines from Blair’s autobiography closely resemble lines from the film.

'The Good Friday Agreement was politics that worked because people stopped behaving like politicians'
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'The Good Friday Agreement was politics that worked because people stopped behaving like politicians'

Apr 10th 2018, 6:54 PM 9,267 Views 24 Comments

That is the view of Tony Blair, one of the architects of the deal.

Explainer: What is the Good Friday Agreement?
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# 20 Years On

Explainer: What is the Good Friday Agreement?

Mar 30th 2018, 10:00 AM 24,940 Views 51 Comments

The 20th anniversary of the landmark deal is being marked – here’s what’s in it.

Tony Blair has had a huge go at Jeremy Corbyn's position on Brexit
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Tony Blair has had a huge go at Jeremy Corbyn's position on Brexit

Jan 4th 2018, 2:35 PM 16,710 Views 52 Comments

Blair thinks Labour should be opposing Brexit.

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UK High Court rejects attempt to privately prosecute Tony Blair over Iraq war

Jul 31st 2017, 11:56 AM 8,029 Views 37 Comments

A former Iraqi general has been trying for some time to bring a private prosecution against Blair for his role in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

Theresa May seeks to root out leakers as Tony Blair says Jeremy Corbyn could be PM
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# UK Politics

Theresa May seeks to root out leakers as Tony Blair says Jeremy Corbyn could be PM

Jul 17th 2017, 6:15 PM 14,075 Views 44 Comments

May is trying to focus her party’s attention on Brexit.

Tony Blair: EU would be prepared to accommodate UK on issue of mass migration
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Tony Blair: EU would be prepared to accommodate UK on issue of mass migration

Jul 15th 2017, 10:42 AM 11,258 Views 53 Comments

Blair said the election of French President Emmanuel Macron had changed EU dynamics.

Tony Blair was 'not straight with the nation' says head of inquiry into Iraq war
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# With You Whatever

Tony Blair was 'not straight with the nation' says head of inquiry into Iraq war

Jul 6th 2017, 5:09 PM 7,981 Views 66 Comments

Sir John Chilcot told the BBC that Blair based his evidence to the inquiry on beliefs rather than facts.

'Tony, will Brexit bring about a united Ireland?': Blair is back and has views on Ireland
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# Border Poll

'Tony, will Brexit bring about a united Ireland?': Blair is back and has views on Ireland

May 13th 2017, 7:15 AM 11,576 Views 30 Comments

Tony Blair was asked if Brexit is going to bring about a united Ireland yesterday.

Tony Blair says language of Good Friday Agreement will have to be amended due to Brexit
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Tony Blair says language of Good Friday Agreement will have to be amended due to Brexit

May 12th 2017, 11:27 AM 24,533 Views 116 Comments

Blair said a hard border between the countries would be a disaster.

Tony Blair promises to get 'hands dirty' as he re-enters UK politics to fight Brexit
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# Comeback Kid

Tony Blair promises to get 'hands dirty' as he re-enters UK politics to fight Brexit

May 1st 2017, 12:54 PM 26,430 Views 57 Comments

Blair will campaign to give the British people a chance to change their minds.

Blair denies report that he's taking a job with Donald Trump
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# No Thanks

Blair denies report that he's taking a job with Donald Trump

Mar 5th 2017, 12:44 PM 13,998 Views 22 Comments

A statement on his website later said: “The story in The Mail on Sunday is an invention.”

Tony Blair wants Britain to fight against Brexit
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Tony Blair wants Britain to fight against Brexit

Feb 17th 2017, 12:50 PM 25,791 Views 192 Comments

Britain is expected to officially apply to leave the EU in March.

Bernie Ecclestone, the racing Napoleon, forced into exile
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# Wave Goodbye

Bernie Ecclestone, the racing Napoleon, forced into exile

Jan 24th 2017, 5:12 PM 8,082 Views 7 Comments

The 86-year-old transformed grand prix racing into one of the most profitable sports.

Tony Blair's former number two now says the Iraq war was illegal
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# About Turn

Tony Blair's former number two now says the Iraq war was illegal

Jul 10th 2016, 7:32 AM 13,426 Views 43 Comments

Former deputy prime minister John Prescott says the publishing of the Chilcot Report into the war has changed his mind.

"Shamed", "mournful" and "a monster of delusion" - Tony Blair is back on the front pages
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"Shamed", "mournful" and "a monster of delusion" - Tony Blair is back on the front pages

Jul 7th 2016, 9:05 AM 19,005 Views 71 Comments

Much of the coverage focuses on Blair’s assertion that, in the same situation, he would invade Iraq again.

'We were right all along': organisers of huge 2003 Dublin march against Iraq War
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'We were right all along': organisers of huge 2003 Dublin march against Iraq War

Jul 7th 2016, 6:20 AM 12,346 Views 43 Comments

Some 100,000 Irish people protested on 15 February 2003 to oppose the invasion.

Northern Ireland (and the PSNI) is all over the Chilcot Report - here's why
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# Lessons Unlearned

Northern Ireland (and the PSNI) is all over the Chilcot Report - here's why

Jul 7th 2016, 6:05 AM 21,352 Views 56 Comments

The British Army used the Northern Irish Troubles as its key reference point for dealing with the Iraq conflict.

MI6 report may have contained plot from a Nicolas Cage film, Chilcot Report says
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# Chemical Weapons

MI6 report may have contained plot from a Nicolas Cage film, Chilcot Report says

Jul 6th 2016, 10:42 PM 22,746 Views 59 Comments

1996 Michael Bay thriller The Rock showed chemical weapons being stored in glass containers.

'I will be with you, whatever': Conversations between Blair and Bush on the Iraq War
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'I will be with you, whatever': Conversations between Blair and Bush on the Iraq War

Jul 6th 2016, 6:00 PM 16,310 Views 37 Comments

Memos the British Prime Minister sent to the US President before and during the war show the close relationship between them.

Blair: "I express more sorrow and regret and apology than you will ever know"
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Blair: "I express more sorrow and regret and apology than you will ever know"

Jul 6th 2016, 3:25 PM 15,198 Views 58 Comments

But, he says he would do it again.

Tony Blair did a solo run on deciding to go to war
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Tony Blair did a solo run on deciding to go to war

Jul 6th 2016, 2:20 PM 12,600 Views 48 Comments

He also planned to back a rebellion in Iraq.

The UK's Iraq War dirty laundry will today be aired in a very public way
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The UK's Iraq War dirty laundry will today be aired in a very public way

Jul 6th 2016, 6:10 AM 14,197 Views 45 Comments

Former PM Tony Blair is in for a hard day, but a trial is some way off.

Bill Clinton had private concerns over Gerry Adams' IRA links
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# Peace Process

Bill Clinton had private concerns over Gerry Adams' IRA links

Jan 8th 2016, 10:39 AM 18,663 Views 155 Comments

“I don’t know what the real deal is between him and the IRA.”

Tony Blair (kind of) says sorry for Iraq War and admits it (maybe) led to Islamic State
# Mealy-mouthed
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# Mealy-mouthed

Tony Blair (kind of) says sorry for Iraq War and admits it (maybe) led to Islamic State

Oct 25th 2015, 2:07 PM 12,802 Views 87 Comments

The former British Prime Minister wouldn’t make a full apology in a new TV interview.

95 people with 'On the Run' letters are linked to 300 murders
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# On The Run

95 people with 'On the Run' letters are linked to 300 murders

Mar 24th 2015, 3:49 PM 7,141 Views 29 Comments

A report into the so-called ‘On The Runs’ letters was published today

Match of the Day have announced their latest celebrity pundit*
# Novelty
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# Novelty

Match of the Day have announced their latest celebrity pundit*

Feb 20th 2015, 3:33 PM 11,737 Views 7 Comments

*Article also includes footage of that time Bertie Ahern appeared on The Premiership.

Sinn Féin would have left peace talks without 'On the Run' letters - Blair
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Sinn Féin would have left peace talks without 'On the Run' letters - Blair

Jan 13th 2015, 4:59 PM 10,414 Views 159 Comments

The former British prime minister was speaking at a Westminster committee hearing today.

Tony Blair's odd Christmas card given the vicious Twitter treatment
# Teeth
# Teeth

Tony Blair's odd Christmas card given the vicious Twitter treatment

Dec 1st 2014, 9:06 PM 5,839 Views 5 Comments

Please don’t hurt us.

UK terror trial suspect had Tony Blair's address on a scrap of paper
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# Terror Charges

UK terror trial suspect had Tony Blair's address on a scrap of paper

Oct 14th 2014, 7:23 PM 4,550 Views 0 Comments

Erol Incedal is accused of “intending to commit or preparing acts of terrorism” and possessing a document about bomb-making.

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