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Profiled: Young guns keen to avoid being first Healy-Rae to lose election - Independent.ie (3)

A cacophony of barking fills my mother's house in Killarney and is swiftly followed by her, exasperated, asking: 'What's riled the dogs now?'

Profiled: Young guns keen to avoid being first Healy-Rae to lose election

It's like Sunday morning at the Embankment in Tallaght!

Never mind the rhododendron infestation, there’s seems to be a Healy Rae infestation 😀

It’s kinda all very weird...

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Man jailed for 'particularly disturbing' and 'abusive' relationship with 14-year-old girl (2)

Eoin Vickers was jailed for 11 years with the final two suspended on a number of conditions.

Man jailed for 'particularly disturbing' and 'abusive' relationship with 14-year-old girl

Jesus H Christ. Throw him into general population and hand a few stanley knives out to said population. See how he likes being cut open. Nine years? She has a life sentence.

There are no mitigating circumstances that would make 9 years a justifiable sentence for his crimes.

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Minister defends Fine Gael TD's right to take personal injury action against Dublin hotel - Independent.ie (1)

A SENIOR minister has defended Fine Gael TD Maria Bailey's right to take a personal injury action against a Dublin hotel.

Minister defends Fine Gael TD's right to take personal injury action against Dublin hotel

Of course she has a right to claim like we all do. But where's the common sense in this decision? She is supposed to be leading by example. She has lost my vote... as I would not trust her judgement.

Sure here she's on.When it comes to defending the most obvious ridiculous, there's none better than our Regina!!!

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Poll: Would you attend a public appearance by Donald Trump in Ireland? (1)

Trump’s upcoming visit has already prompted increased security at Shannon Airport.

Trump is in Europe for a state visit to the United Kingdom.

No.

I might do just to protest

In a word no way I would in hell

Trump does not decide in the United Kingdom. Not even 5%

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Brexit debate back on election agenda (1)

Somehow, Brexit had slipped down the agenda in these European Parliament elections.

It may have seemed that Brexit was on the back burner for a while but last night's Prime Debate saw it take a central role again, writes MichealLehane

MichealLehane Some interesting views on Brexit .. Ireland missed an opportunity to declare, early, a need to continue the close working relationship between the UK and Ireland!! All we heard from Varadkar & Co ..'what about the border ..what about the border !!!'

MichealLehane

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Alabama TV station refuses to show 'Arthur' episode featuring gay wedding (1)

The cartoon tells the story of an eight-year-old aardvark, his family and friends.

A TV station in Alabama has refused to broadcast an episode of the cartoon Arthur that depicted a marriage between two same-sex characters.

The US is obviously going backwards both socially and politically

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Taoiseach to raise issues of climate change and Brexit with Trump on Ireland visit (1)

The US President will fly into Shannon on June 5.

Taoiseach to raise issues of climate change and Brexit with Trump on Ireland visit

That’s like one amoeba talking to another

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'The system is not fair': MPs criticise Theresa May over Northern Ireland amnesty (1)

A “presumption against prosecution” for alleged offences committed by British soldiers has been proposed by the UK government.

'The system is not fair': MPs criticise Theresa May over Northern Ireland amnesty

But it stopped the bombs going off all over the U.K. and the barbarous murders, do the Tories want that back again by going back on the good Friday agreement

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New Everest search to begin for missing Irish climber (1)

A search will commence today for an Irish climber missing on Mount Everest, according to local media reports.

Trinity College professor Seamus Lawless fell during his descent from the mountain last week

My sympathies to the family but is there not something incongruous about spending €750k on a dangerous mission to recover the body of someone who went to the Himalayas to raise €25k for a charity?

clodaghmcginley

RIP

Nine climbers on a mission of no return.Sending a rescue party to one of the most dangerous places on earth is a stupid fucking idea.

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Fine Gael says it won't be punished by voters over housing crisis (1)

Voters will not 'punish' Fine Gael over the deepening housing crisis on Friday, the party's European director of elections has claimed.

Fine Gael says it won't be punished by voters over housing crisis

Hold my two beers. ..

It will be the swing that will be Fine Gael!

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