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Latest Irish NewsEmergency services rush to scene of fire in Cork city centre

A fire has been reported at the top floor of the former tax offices in Cork city....

Irish Refugee Council calls on Government to allow asylum seekers to work

The Irish Refugee Council has called for asylum seekers to be allowed the right to work after...

Census figures reveal numbers of non-Irish nationals living here

Galway is the most multicultural city in Ireland, with 18.6% of its resident population recorded as...

Ireland will not be allowed to suffer because of UK's Brexit decision, EU negotiator

EU parliament negotiator Guy Verhofstadt has warned that borders breed “discrimination”...

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to serious road accident in Swords

Gardaí have renewed an appeal for witnesses to last Sunday's road accident in Swords....

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Sport News IrelandDeclan Bonner looks set to be ratified as new Donegal manager tomorrow

Declan Bonner is set to go before the clubs of Donegal with a view to being ratified for the...

Ireland’s Cerebral Palsy World Cup team defeat Netherlands to earn place in 5th/6th play off

Ireland 5-1 Netherlands: The Irish Cerebral Palsy Squad demonstrated an immense attacking style of...

FIFA confirm unspecified investigation into Manchester City ’ongoing’.

FIFA has confirmed an unspecified investigation into Manchester City is "ongoing"....

Cluxton and Clarke hoping to become first keeper named Footballer of Year since 1982

For the first time in the history of the PwC All-Stars, there are four candidates for the...

Coaching shortcomings cost Lions series win over All-Blacks says Sean O'Brien

Sean O’Brien says the British and Irish Lions should have "comfortably" beaten New Zealand...

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World NewsPope vows ’firmest possible’ crackdown on clerical abuse

Pope Francis has promised the "firmest measures possible" against priests who rape and molest...

Moors murderer Ian Brady died of natural causes; coroner

Moors Murderer Ian Brady died of natural causes, a coroner has ruled....

North Korea dismiss Trump’s threats as "the sound of a dog barking"

North Korea’s foreign minister has described President Donald Trump’s threat to destroy...

Sea turtles are coming back from the brink of extinction following extensive conservation efforts

However, six out of seven species still remain endangered....

Severed hand which prompted UK motorway closure turns out to be fake

British police who closed a major road after a motorist spotted a suspicious item have said it was...

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Business News IrelandGoogle agrees $1.1bn deal to buy part of device manufacturer HTC

Google has agreed to buy part of device manufacturer HTC for US$1.1bn to expand its efforts to...

Ryanair bosses and shareholders set to clash at AGM

Ryanair bosses and shareholders will come head to head today as the airline holds its AGM in the...

US stocks wobble after fed announcement, but close higher

US stock indexes overcame an afternoon wobble to close mostly higher after the Federal Reserve said...

Sterling turns towards 15-month highs after strong retail sales data

The pound was heading towards 15-month highs against the US dollar following stronger than expected...

Here's the latest on the Ryanair cancellations and refunds as customers vent their anger

Ryanair has said it expects to have dealt with just over half of the 315,000 customers who have had...

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Entertainment News IrelandStrictly’s Debbie McGee: I’m happy for the first time since Paul’s death

The former magician’s assistant is having a wonderful time on the show, which starts this...

Salma Hayek pledges $100,000 to Mexico earthquake victims

The film star has created a fundraising campaign to help the people of her native country....

Mel Brooks: Everything is fine for comedy, apart from gas chambers

The comedy legend has revealed the line he would never cross....

Foo Fighters rock out with James Corden in Carpool Karaoke

There was plenty of headbanging and air-drumming going on behind the wheel....

Ex-EastEnders star Rita Simons: That chapter in my life is shut

The star, 40, played Roxy Mitchell for 10 years in the soap before her character was killed off....

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Technology NewsFake website fools Equifax staff

Equifax mistakenly directed some customers to a fake website via Twitter....

'Payment by vein' trialled in supermarket

The company behind the technology hopes the new way to pay for goods will appeal to millennials....

Google signs $1.1bn HTC smartphone deal

The tie-up marks the latest push by Google to boost its hardware business....

Hidden golf game found on Nintendo Switch

Fans think the "Easter egg" is a tribute to the company’s late president Satoru Iwata....

Hands-on with Nest's new home security tech

Hands-on with Nest's new home security tech, including a doorbell that connects to an app and a...

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