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 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Kayaker dead and another missing in Ecuador tragedy...

A young Irishman has died and another is missing following a kayaking accident in Ecuador....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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The new rules for men...

The collective noun for males these days is a confusion of men. As the world digests the latest story of appalling behaviour by some powerful men, the rest of the male population wonder...

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Ukip votes no confidence in beleaguered leader...

The ruling committee of troubled British right-wing party Ukip has unanimously backed a vote of no confidence in leader Henry Bolton....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Gossip is like terrorism, Pope tells giggling nuns...

Pope Francis brought down the house when he addressed cloistered nuns who were given special permission to leave their convents to see him....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Weekender... Louis Copeland's Rosslare...

Due to work, my weekend starts on a Saturday evening, and even then, my wife Mary finds it hard to get me away from work at all....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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SPD's vote for German coalition talks eases Merkel's political crisis...

Germany moved a step closer to forming a government after months of political uncertainty yesterday, as the centre-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) voted to begin coalition talks with...

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Dr Ciara Kelly: I say tomato and you say chicken nuggets...

I've been thinking about kids. I have four of them so, in fairness, I think about them a lot. But I've been thinking of kids in general and particularly in relation to food. Felicity Mo...

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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McCarthy the latest victim in Irish injury curse...

It was a case of role reversal for Seamus Coleman on Saturday when he watched on in horror as his Everton and Ireland team-mate James McCarthy crumpled in agony under a challenge....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Teen star O'Connor smashes Irish senior record...

Dundalk teenager Kate O'Connor underlined her vast potential by breaking the Irish women's pentathlon record on Saturday, the 17-year-old racking up a score of 4,108 points to take vict...

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Leinster to host Saracens in heavyweight last-eight battle...

Leinster's reward for winning all six of their pool games and finishing as number one seeds is a mouth-watering quarter-final clash with defending champions Saracens....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Woman held hand of dying man and prayed for him...

A woman held the hand of the victim and prayed for him as emergency services rushed to the scene of Dublin's latest gangland shooting....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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'He stabbed my little girl': shocked mum tells of grief...

A shocked mother told neighbours her...

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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McNamara bemoans collapse...

Coach Noel McNamara could not hide his disappointment at how Leinster 'A' let go a 13-point lead to come unstuck against Doncaster Knights at Donnybrook on Saturday afternoon....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Aidan O'Hara: Player bartering phenomenon to rise as money means nothing...

In the school playground, everybody knew certain players were scarce when it came to completing a sticker album, which meant that swaps were the only way to do business....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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The queen maker...

As the women in Philippa Gregory's historically based books illustrate, the battle to attain and retain power is an endless pursuit. Dressing in a powerful manner, as well as being powe...

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Leahy goal the key as Carlow get off to a flier...

Fourteen-man IT Carlow laid down a strong marker when taking the scalp of the defending champions in a thrilling, full-blooded opening-round tie which produced 45 scores at the Heywood...

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Feerick strike kick-starts Multyfarnham push...

Lahardane's romance with the junior championship came to an end at Hyde Park, Roscommon, on Saturday, as Westmeath champions Multyfarnham dug deep to land two late points to secure thei...

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Harris wants Oireachtas to have sole right to create new law...

Health Minister Simon Harris believes he can quash confusion by pushing for a repeal of the Eighth Amendment and replacing it with a clause to...

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Cinema: The Post - a pertinent reminder of the power journalism once had in holding governments to account...

In June 1971, Katherine 'Kay' Graham (played here by Meryl Streep) was preparing to launch her family-owned newspaper, the Washington Post, on the stock exchange....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Devilishly good return for master of horror...

Not many novelists arrive with as much of a bang as Andrew Michael Hurley, whose intensely spooky first book The Loney started life in a 300-copy edition from the small press Tartarus a...

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Clohisey aims to make most of London calling...

It was, says Mick Clohisey,...

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Allardyce searches for answers as Rooney form continues to worry...

Blunt admissions from Sam Allardyce, both in terms of old fears creeping back and Wayne Rooney's place in his struggling team....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Steak and chips. But hold the steak...

Around the turn of the millennium, I met a woman who ran a small cafe. She had recently encountered her first vegan....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Turkey in attack on US-backed Kurd rebels inside Syria...

Turkish ground forces entered the Afrin province in Syria yesterday morning in a bid to oust US-backed Kurdish militias from the border between the two countries....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Ulster feel the sting of latest early farewell...

Pole position in Pool 1 coming into the weekend counted for little by the time all was said and done last night as Ulster made a winter exit from Europe for the fourth season in-a-row....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Pension deficits of big firms fall by 1.4bn thanks to bond yields...

Defined benefit pension deficits for companies listed on the Irish Stock Exchange fell by 1.4bn over last year, according to an analysis by Mercer....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Mullins eyes bigger prizes after Bonbon's sweet success...

Bonbon Au Miel led home a 1-2-3 for Willie Mullins in Saturday's beginners chase at Navan and looks destined for loftier targets....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Priest criticises Martin and says 'euthanasia of the elderly is next'...

Fianna Fil leader Michel Martin was criticised over his support for abortion by a prominent priest who works closely with Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Dinaria Des Obeaux seals 545/1 Thurles four-timer for Elliott...

Dinaria Des Obeaux completed a 545/1 Thurles four-timer for Gordon Elliott and Gigginstown House Stud by landing the Coolmore NH Sires EBF Mares Novice Chase....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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We must see beyond EU fog to protect interests...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has got a welcome boost from long-time rivals in the Social Democratic Party (SPD). Delegates have voted to continue coalition talks with Ms Merkel's Chr...

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Garda slam cutbacks to armed support units after latest gangland murder...

The Garda Representative Association (GRA) has criticised recent cutbacks to armed Garda support in Dublin in the aftermath of the latest gangland murder, insisting that...

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Sisters in perfect harmony...

As they pose for the picture you see here, musical sisters Triona and Maighread Ni Dhomhnaill are colourfully and elegantly dressed....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Narrow escape has freed me up to go for broke - Wozniacki...

After swatting last year's Wimbledon semi-finalist Magdalena Rybarikova aside like a troublesome mosquito, Caroline Wozniacki admitted her narrow escape in the second round has helped h...

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Doherty has the decisive say for resilient Mayo...

Mayo withstood Sligo's gutsy second-half comeback to record their first win of the competition....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Lambert sticks to his guns but Crouch keen to join Chelsea...

Stoke City manager Paul Lambert has told Chelsea that Peter Crouch is not for sale - but a deal for the striker could yet materialise....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Senior starlet Johnson bags 2-8 in win for Offaly Schools...

Classy corner-forward Cian Johnson hit 2-8 as Offaly Schools comprehensively defeated Louth Schools in their Top Oil Leinster Schools SFC quarter-final....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Pep planning for more goals from his City slickers...

If Liverpool came up with the blueprint to beat Manchester City, Newcastle United looked at it, ripped it up and tossed it in the bin, fully aware they did not have the tools to make it...

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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We showed experience and unity to block out Grobler 'white noise' - Kleyn...

For more than 10 days leading up to yesterday's win over Castres, the Munster squad have found themselves at the heart of a media storm not of their making....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Messi and Suarez on the double in Barca stroll...

Barcelona opened up an 11-point lead at the top of La Liga by hammering Real Betis 5-0 at the Estadio Benito Villamarin....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Dear Mary: I'm missing out on sex with my wife, so now I'm turning to men...

I am a 50-something man married for over 25 years to a wonderful woman whom I love completely. We have a couple of kids ranging from early to late teens. The trouble for me is that whil...

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Gruelling win fills Nadal with confidence for glory push...

Rafael Nadal wanted a fitness test in the first week and he got one in his almost four-hour, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 win over Diego Schwartzman....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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I still love the man who left me, will he ever come back?...

I recently met a man on an online dating service after a long and arduous search. Very quickly I felt we were a great fit and he showed all the signs of feeling the same way - attentive...

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Buckley duo set a strong gold cup pace...

Cappawhite trainer Pat Buckley grabbed the headlines in the first round of the Best Car Parks Gold Cup at Shelbourne Park on Saturday with the two fastest winners....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Forde helps rampant UL hold DIT at arm's length...

UL cut loose with a blizzard of points against DIT as they got their campaign off to a winning start....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Sting in Hornets' tale as Silva is tripped up by his own ambition...

Marco Silva is an ambitious manager who saw Watford as the perfect stepping stone to a job with one of the Premier League's top teams....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Injury casts doubt over Kilcoyne's Six Nations...

Dave Kilcoyne has emerged as a major doubt for the Six Nations after injuring his knee during the first half of Munster's Champions Cup win over Castres....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Darla keeps on producing the goods...

In 2008, the Guinness Book of Records listed Darla K Anderson as the film producer with the highest average gross per release. That figure was an eye-watering $221m, but much more impor...

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Eriksen illness leaves Spurs without their cutting edge...

Other Tottenham teams in other seasons might have left Southampton with a point and felt fairly proud of it....

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Connacht seeking to buck trend by reaching Bilbao final...

Connacht have failed to back up good form in the pool with ruthlessness in the knockout stage of the Challenge Cup many times in the past, but now the path has been laid out for Kieran...

 2018-01-22 02:30 

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Austria: Forever smitten in Solden...

When I was given the chance to head off to Solden, Austria, for my first ski trip, I grabbed the opportunity with both hands....

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