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Latest Irish NewsCoveney voices concern over DUP’s role in Brexit

Simon Coveney insisted no party should have a veto over the future of the Irish border....

Royal Irish receive colours in first of its kind event in Belfast

This is the first time the event has taken place in public in Northern Ireland....

Rail services cancelled after train hits cattle in Kilkenny

A train has hit a herd of cattle in Co. Kilkenny....

'Substantial' sum of cash seized after searches in Wexford and Dublin

Gardaí have seized "a substantial sum of cash" today in searches in Dublin and Wexford....

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after shots fired at Cork halting site

Gardaí in Cork have launched an investigation after shots were fired at a halting site on...

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Sport News IrelandKane ends goal drought to help Tottenham get back to winning ways

The visitors ended a run of three straight defeats with victory at Brighton....

Connacht secure rousing win over Scarlets

Niyi Adeolokun's late try put the seal on Connacht's rousing 33-20 Guinness PRO14 win over Scarlets...

Klopp has sympathy for substituted Shaqiri

The midfielder was withdrawn at half-time for tactical reasons....

We stood tall, took on the challenge and silenced the doubters – Dyche

The 4-0 victory was Burnley’s biggest in the top flight since 1970....

'The worst experience of my life': Ireland international O'Kane on his horror injury

"During Saturday’s game I went through what can only be described as the worst experience of...

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World NewsI am the devil next to John Paul, jokes Pope Francis

The pontiff was speaking while on his way to Lithuania....

Thousands rally across Russia against pension age rise

The government’s plan to lift the retirement age to 65 for men and 60 for women has angered a...

Survivor found on capsized Tanzania ferry as death toll hits 200

The engineer is understood to have shut himself inside the engine room when the boat turned over on...

Allow my ‘friend’ Tommy Robinson into Ukip, former leader urges party

Lord Pearson said the English Defence League founder would be an ‘asset’ after Nigel...

Survivor found as death toll reaches 167 in Tanzania ferry disaster

Horrified fishermen and other witnesses have expressed fear that more than 200 could have died....

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Business News IrelandComcast beats Fox in £30 billion battle for Sky

The US firm’s winning bid was £17.28 per share, beating Fox’s £15.67 offer....

Cork-based Musgrave to grow Donnybrook Fair

Musgrave is ‘open’ to increasing the number of Donnybrook Fair stores but has stopped...

Donald Trump indicates no end in sight to trade war

US President Donald Trump has continued to hit out at China days after announcing another round of...

Oil up ahead of Opec meeting

Oil prices rose ahead of a meeting of Opec and other large crude exporters that will focus on...

Applegreen weathers storm with strong growth

Geoff Percival Irish forecourt operator Applegreen has said it has “a good pipeline” of...

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Entertainment News IrelandAnt McPartlin confirms he is six months sober after drink-driving crash

The TV star has had a high-profile battle with alcohol....

Jason Isaacs to Harry Potter ‘son’ Tom Felton: I’m so ashamed and proud of you

The father-son bond is still there, years after the last film in the hit series....

Chas Hodges of Chas and Dave dies aged 74

The musical duo is known for hits including Rabbit and Snooker Loopy....

Des Cahill reveals terrible family tragedy on Late Late Show

The sportscaster became emotional as he told Ryan about a terrible family tragedy....

Kris Jenner reveals she delivered daughter Kylie’s baby

The famous family’s matriarch was as involved as she could possibly be with the birth of her...

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Technology NewsCode-cracking WW2 Bombe operation recreated at Bletchley

Modern day codebreakers have used wartime methods to read messages scrambled by an Enigma machine....

Facebook stops sending staff to help political campaigns

The social network will no longer send employees to work at the offices of political campaigns....

Tech Tent: Do the police have your biometric digits?

Zoe Kleinman explores concerns that law enforcement agencies are collecting too much biometric...

Amazon makes Alexa-controlled microwave

Amazon has unveiled a microwave that can be controlled using its Alexa voice assistant....

China blocks Twitch game-streaming service

The service's website and app is no longer reachable from mainland China, gamers report...

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