11 December 2019, Wednesday News

11 December 2019, Wednesday

It was like 'Chernobyl': Rescuers tell of horror after New Zealand White Island volcano eruption - Independent.ie

It was like 'Chernobyl': Rescuers tell of horror after New Zealand White Island volcano eruption

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UK Election 2019

On the eve of the UK's GeneralElection19, BorisJohnson speaks at a Conservative Party rally, while jeremycorbyn speaks at a Labour Party rally |

jeremycorbyn BorisJohnson labour and the conservatives will not solve the problems of Britain and Northern Ireland, Britain needs a new political force.
jeremycorbyn BorisJohnson Find a better leader who doesn't have a silver spoon in his mouth and you could walk the uk elections

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Nurses and doctors top latest Public Sector trust rankings

Nurses and doctors top latest PublicSector trust rankings, writes anewshack PublicSectorTrendsReport2019

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Ask Allison: 'My wife's family buy too many gifts for Christmas' - Independent.ie

Ask Allison: 'My wife's family buy too many gifts for Christmas'

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Winning numbers revealed for tonight's Irish Lotto for jackpot worth €2million

Winning numbers revealed for tonight's Irish Lotto for jackpot worth €2m

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UK election watchdog issues warning after BBC political editor's live comments about postal votes

The BBC said it doesn’t believe it or Laura Kuenssberg breached electoral law.

About time
➡️ I stopped reading her analysis articles ages ago. LauraKuenssberg

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300 arrested since Garda road safety campaign began

More than 300 drivers have been arrested since An Garda Síochána launched its road safety campaign for the Christmas period

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Lisa Smith to remain in custody until at least new year - Independent.ie

Lisa Smith to remain in custody until at least new year


should remain in custody for the rest of her life , amazing how people in this country are stupid enough to feel sympathy for this woman

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Taoiseach raises prospect of insurance referendum to cap payouts in injury claims - Independent.ie

Taoiseach raises prospect of insurance referendum to cap payouts in injury claims

A cap on payouts is a first step to reduce premiums but the government need to do whatever is in their power to ensure that consumers are the main beneficiaries from the cap and that premiums reflect the new cap.
What about our referendum on retaining public ownership of Water services? It has been delayed for several years already by this government.

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Paramedic 'stole newborn baby from sedated mum in hospital and gave her to childless aunt'

Paramedic 'stole newborn baby from sedated mum in hospital and gave her to childless aunt'

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Naturalist and broadcaster David Bellamy dies at 86

Naturalist and broadcaster David Bellamy has died at the age of 86, the Conservation Foundation has said

A sad loss to our planet.
Rip very sad

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Victoria White: The truth hurts but lungs filled with smoke hurts much more

Wood and turf smoke is just as bad for human health as coal smoke.

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NZ volcano death toll rises as tremors hinder rescue

Two more people have died following Monday's volcanic eruption on White Island, bringing the official death toll to eight, New Zealand police have said

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Government accused of filleting Judicial Appointments Bill through own amendment

Government accused of filleting Judicial Appointments Bill through own amendment, writes mcconnelldaniel

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Final countdown: On the doorsteps with the DUP and SDLP in one of the North's tightest races

The SDLP and the DUP are locked in a tight contest in Belfast South.

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Lewis Capaldi causes a stir as he poses with porn stars after gig

Lewis Capaldi causes a stir as he poses with porn stars after gig

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Juice Wrld dominates charts after death as ghouls still faking seizures

Juice Wrld dominates charts after death as ghouls still faking seizures

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Teri Hatcher, 55, looks incredible as she poses in a bikini after gruelling gym challenge

Teri Hatcher, 55, looks incredible as she poses in a bikini after gruelling gym challenge

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Paul Scholes details unusual pre-match meal and superstition behind it

Paul Scholes details unusual pre-match meal and superstition behind it

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Coronation Street's Michelle Connor falls into nasty trap when creepy Ray buys the Bistro

Michelle Connor’s shock Corrie exit twist revealed as Kym Marsh departs the cobbles

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Gardaí out in force as over 300 suspected drink drivers arrested since start of Christmas safety campaign

Almost 40 motorists were detected driving under the influence of drugs since 29 November.

That's what my mate said would happen, they dropped the legal amount to zero and now they're out in force cashing in. Justice isn't what it was.
Scum

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Row erupts at Fine Gael parliamentary meeting over TD's criticism of Eoghan Murphy

Bernard Durkan raised the matter of being able to discuss or criticise party policy at tonight’s meeting.

Elitism from Regina again. Of course he should be able to bring it up at a meeting.
MaryOGrady8 And I thought last FF government were out of touch

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Politicians in last push for votes ahead of UK election

Leaders of the main parties in Britain are engaged in a frantic last drive for votes in a general election both Tories and Labour have described as the most important in a generation.

seanwhelanRTE Exciting stuff!

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Two Irish men charged with conspiracy to import guns and drugs in UK

A third man, who was also arrested, remains in custody for questioning.

Any chance of doing some journalism and uncovering the truth about corruption in Ireland, oh that's right, you're part of the problem.

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Zookeeper has arm ripped apart by lion in front of screaming visitors

Zookeeper has arm ripped apart by lion in front of screaming visitors

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Leo Varadkar: Santa will be able to find homeless children this Christmas - Independent.ie

Heartless Man.. Santa may find them.but this Government is ignoring the Homeless in Ireland today.. Shame on you...
Said the immigrant son

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Northern Ireland leaders make final pitches to voters

Northern Ireland leaders make final pitches to voters

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Simon Harris: Addiction is 'a public health epidemic' that impacts every community

Simon Harris: Addiction is 'a public health epidemic' writes evelynring IEstaff via CormacJOKeeffe

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EU leader urges MEPs to back green growth plan

The EU's top official has launched the bloc's new 'Green Deal', hailing it as a strategy for jobs and economic growth, not just for cutting emissions.

Good to see this becoming more serious. Waiting for more action.
these useless bureaucrats are on salaries of like 300,000 grand or more a year why don't they and greta's millionaire parents fund this green deal

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Government introduces new capital project spending rules

Government introduces new capital project spending rules

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Rob Kardashian bids for model Ayana Charm's attention with very flirty message

Rob Kardashian bids for sexy model Ayana Charm's attention with very flirty message

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Shauntelle Tynan marks one year back home in Carlow without active cancer

Shauntelle Tynan marks one year back home in Carlow without active cancer, writes deniseodonoghue

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Adopted people won't be given birth records - Zappone

Katherine Zappone said no consensus had been reached on the issue of the release of birth information despite significant efforts being made

Does anyone know what KZapponeTD does I know she has the title of minister for children but does she actually do anything to help them? I have never in all my years seen the children of Ireland in such bad conditions, homeless, no timely medical treatment what is she doing?
Katherine Zappone... Minister for *some* children.

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Alison Curtis: Clothes shopping with your young girl can be a tricky thing to do

.AlisonTodayFM: Clothes shopping with your young girl can be a tricky thing to do

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Dublin Fire Brigade rescue husky dog from swollen river in Lucan

Dublin Fire Brigade rescue husky dog from swollen river in Lucan

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Taxi driver (84) jailed for abusing adopted daughter

Taxi driver (84) jailed for abusing adopted daughter

Irish taxi driver federation gave him a character reference?! Are they the ones who are doing the children's annual charity run? Should this not be looked at? Had he access to children on those runs? Is this the kind of person taxi drivers federation wants to be connected with?
Wtf is wrong with the world 😓

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Over 300 drivers arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving in Ireland in the last two weeks | JOE.ie

Over 300 drivers arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving in Ireland in the last two weeks

Holidays

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Non-binary pronoun 'They' named 2019 word of the year by Merriam-Webster

Non-binary pronoun 'They' named 2019 word of the year by Merriam-Webster

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NI politicians finish campaign ahead of election

102 candidates have finished campaigning across Northern Ireland

'. . . finish campaign ahead of election' ◽ I guess that means they won't be doing it AFTER the election?
GetTheToriesOut

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Mum wears wedding dress to daughter’s big day and people are appalled

Mum wears wedding dress to daughter’s big day and people are appalled

I will have the mother. I love 💓 a milf in fancy dress

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This Kerry student's soul-stirring performance of 'O Holy Night' is sure to make you festive - Independent.ie

WATCH This Kerry student's soul-stirring performance of 'O Holy Night' is sure to make you festive

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Senators pass controversial judges' bill following more than 100 hours of debate - Independent.ie

Senators pass controversial judges' bill following more than 100 hours of debate

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Dáil printer runs out of ink before anyone is blamed

Reporter Fiachra Ó Cionnaith analyses the controversy surrounding the new Dáil printer.

Ocionnaith They wouldn't run their own houses like they behave at work.
Ocionnaith Where was the money message for this?

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What happens if Boris Johnson loses his seat?

Johnson has the smallest majority of any sitting UK Prime Minister since 1924.

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Minister considering measures to tackle engine idling, including fines

Richard Bruton is considering action to tackle engine idling, the Irish Examiner can reveal.

RichardbrutonTD Dept_CCAE anewshack I’m guessing denis has a new business venture needs a contract? Just like the broadband
RichardbrutonTD Dept_CCAE anewshack Perhaps the Minister could tackle TD's idling and still getting paid.

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Garda accused of RTE cameraman assault says denies striking anyone with baton

Garda accused of RTE cameraman assault says denies striking anyone with baton

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Climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time's Person of the Year - Independent.ie

Climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time's Person of the Year

What a joke
The Austrian Corporal received the accolade one year!

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What is Elf on the Shelf and why is the Christmas toy so popular?

What is Elf on the Shelf and why is the Christmas toy so popular?

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Minister says 'alternative way' to deal with Dara Murphy complaints will be found as Dáil clerk has 'no jurisdiction'

The Dáil Committee on Members’ Interests is to meet on Thursday but questions remain as to whether they have the power to investigate.

Great little set up.
Paschald you gave 24m to ryanair and aerlingus because a tax imposed was illegal, I believe after 2015 USC was illegal we want our money back

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The grandson of Mayo and Tipp emigrants who holds the keys to No 10 Downing Street - Independent.ie

The grandson of Mayo and Tipp emigrants who holds the keys to No 10 Downing Street

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X Factor star Janet Devlin reveals she sang karaoke with Lewis Capaldi

X Factor star Janet Devlin reveals she sang karaoke with Lewis Capaldi

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Gardaí ruled out terrorism links in 'random' Dundalk killing, court hears

“There is no evidence to suggest any links whatsoever to terrorism.”

No evidence? He declared he was fighting for ISIS!

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Consultants to get parity for public work - Varadkar

Leo Varadkar said it would be the Government's first step to remove private practice from public hospitals

To be fair this is actually an excellent Idea, but very long overdue.

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RTÉ defers decision on relocation of Lyric FM

RTÉ has deferred its decision on the relocation of its Lyric FM studios from Limerick, pending the outcome of a new Commission on the Future of Irish Public Service Broadcasting.

Nobody cares!
Fantastic news! Wel done to all. What were those dunderheads thinking- depriving us of Lyric Perhaps they should start listening to it. Then they’d realise what a national treasure it is

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Man's body found as gardai seal off area in Donegal

Man's body found as gardai seal off area in Donegal

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McDonald won't commit to charity donation after revelations about €4.7m English political donor - Independent.ie

McDonald won't commit to charity donation after revelations about €4.7m English political donor

My lord SF bashing , no other news no , must be a utopian little world the indo hacks live in
Why should they? FF & FG get a lot more big donations than SF and I can assure you they don't give any of those to charity

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RTÉ won't change policy on 'Fairytale of New York' ahead of Late Late Show live performance | JOE.ie

RTÉ's policy is to play the song 'without omissions'

my son recently and mentioned ni***rs and whorehou**s Asked where he heard about this.English class Surprised I asked the context. Novel 'of mice and men '. Written spoken and sung words, the fabric and history of our culture . We don't burn books or ban poetry. We just move on.
🎉🎉🎉

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RTÉ has deferred its decision to relocate Lyric FM from Limerick

It means a reprieve for now for the jobs located at the Limerick studios.

Dear RTE, please don’t close down Lyric Fm as there’s an election coming. Here’s €10m to buy enough time to get past the election.
FineGael care to explain where this 'funding' is coming from?! We already prop it up with the licence fee. And yet deeforbes_dee has the gaul to ask us to pay more. Haven't watched rte in over 5 years yet in that time I've given them €800 and for what?

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Steven Gerrard confirms he is on brink of signing Rangers contract extension

Steven Gerrard confirms he is on brink of signing Rangers contract extension

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Game of Thrones' Tommen actor reveals he was almost punched in the face by a fan over his character

Game of Thrones' Tommen actor reveals he was almost punched in the face by a fan over his character

Fair trade for seeing Natalie Dormer topless.
Good acting then

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Family of woman killed in hit-and-run settle High Court action for €135,000 - Independent.ie

Family of woman killed in hit-and-run settle High Court action for €135,000

No money can replace the loss and not even a prosecution for the driver very sad days for the family.
Nothing really when compared to some other settlements/awards.

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Bertie Ahern announces referendum results for Bougainville region from Papua New Guinea - Independent.ie

WATCH Bertie Ahern announces referendum results for Bougainville region from Papua New Guinea

Well, if their economy wasn't fcked before he got there...... It certainly is now! 😂😂😂😂
Wtf is the little rat up to and why can he still not afford to dress properly and buy a decent pair of shoes?

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Boris Johnson hides in fridge to avoid questions from reporter - Independent.ie

WATCH Boris Johnson hides in fridge to avoid questions from reporter on live television

After his staff told the reporter to fk off.. I think I'd hide in a fridge too.

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Hozier sends fans into frenzy with 'incredible' performance at Dublin gig

Hozier sends fans into frenzy with 'incredible' performance at Dublin gig

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Catholic schools allowed to opt out of revised sex education curriculum which conflict with ethos

Catholic schools allowed to opt out of revised sex education classes which conflict with ethos, writes mcconnelldaniel

McConnellDaniel Will they opt out of science too?

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Cops ruled out terror links to 'random' stabbing of Japanese man, court told

Cops ruled out terror links to 'random' stabbing of Japanese man, court told

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Young goalie gets €40k damages after hospital discharged him with glass in hand

Young goalie gets €40k damages after hospital discharged him with glass in hand

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Saoirse Ronan can't wait to fly home to Ireland to spend Christmas in her pyjamas

Saoirse Ronan can't wait to fly home to Ireland to spend Christmas in her pyjamas

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Cork pupils with autism to debut Christmas film in local cinema

Cork pupils with autism to debut Christmas film in local cinema, writes Jess_JCasey

Jess_JCasey Autistic pupils . Autism isn't an appendage, or something that we decide to 'hang around' with. We can't take it off or leave it on a bus. Its not 'with' it is.

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Major Kinahan crime figure among four arrested in Ireland-UK operation

Kinahan cartel boss one of four arrested in NCA_UK gardainfo operation IEstaff via CormacJOKeeffe

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Man arrested over killing of Derry teenager 20 years ago

Man arrested over killing of Derry teenager 20 years ago

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Fair City's Rodrigo Ternevoy reveals he's taking a 'big break' from RTE soap

Fair City's Rodrigo Ternevoy reveals he's taking a 'big break' from RTE soap

I’m not taking a break for a year, I think there must be a misunderstanding 😬 I said I won’t be back filming till next year which starts in 3 weeks, ha ha I’m indeed on a break from the show but not for a year 👌

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We will examine how to investigate former TD Dara Murphy's double-jobbing - Finance Minister - Independent.ie

We will examine how to investigate former TD Dara Murphy's double-jobbing - Finance Minister

This is nothing but a disgrace. How can politicians ever be taken seriously. Anyone in politics who in any way condones this greed should question why they are in politics.
What decade?

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Family of woman who died in hit and run secures €135,000 settlement

Family of woman who died in hit and run secures €135,000

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Pete Wicks looks worse for wear as he leaves boozy TRIC Awards lunch with Chloe Sims

Pete Wicks looks worse for wear as he leaves boozy TRIC Awards lunch with Chloe Sims

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Lidl worker who claimed he pulled his back lifting 20kg bag of onions settles High Court injury case - Independent.ie

Lidl worker who claimed he pulled his back lifting 20kg bag of onions settles High Court injury case

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Terror suspect Lisa Smith will spend Christmas behind bars, court hears

Terror suspect Lisa Smith will spend Christmas behind bars, court hears

Oh well. Made your bed and lie in it spring to mind
Good enough for her

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Greta Thunberg becomes youngest person to be named Time Person of the Year | JOE.ie

An incredible achievement for the 16-year-old

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I’m A Celebrity could face Ofcom investigation after getting over 600 complaints about animal cruelty and bullying

I’m A Celebrity facing Ofcom investigation after getting over 600 complaints about animal cruelty and bullying

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Why the North's 'no' to more tickets for Ireland fans shows old soccer wounds taking longest to heal - Independent.ie

Why the North's 'no' to more tickets for Ireland fans shows old soccer wounds taking longest to heal

Take this down before anyone sees it folks.
They gave 925 tickets to the Germans in September and the Dutch last month. Both wanted an awful lot more. This is a case of looking after their own fans not some feud.

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Limerick FC owner hits out at FAI as club heads for liquidation

Limerick FC owner hits out at FAI as club heads for liquidation

Pat had his chance to sell the club in the last few years but he wouldn't give up his controlling stake! Another example of something being FAI fault just because they are an easy target.

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Public warned to be vigilant of bogus dog wardens trying to steal dogs | JOE.ie

A man tried to steal two dogs from outside someone's home recently

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Man guilty of gun possession withdraws request to attend son's funeral mass

Dublin man guilty of gun possession withdraws request to attend son's funeral

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The Walking Dead zombies accused of being inaccurate and ‘too skinny’ by mortician

The Walking Dead zombies accused of being inaccurate and ‘too skinny’ by mortician

How many zombies has he seen lately?

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Baby died from injuries most likely caused by head impacting against hard surface, murder trial hears - Independent.ie

Baby died from injuries most likely caused by head impacting against hard surface, murder trial hears

NewToTheParish

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Getting the bus home for Christmas? Here's everything you need to know

Getting the bus home for Christmas? deniseodonoghue tells us everything you need to know.

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Saoirse Ronan took six month hiatus from acting after a decade of movie roles

The 25-year-old revealed she had plenty of time to do her Christmas shopping this year

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More Irish people have taken trips overseas this year, CSO figures show

More Irish people have taken trips overseas this year, CSO figures show

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Cork Airport welcomes Ryanair's newest summer destination for 2020

Cork Airport has welcomed Ryanair's announcement of new direct flights to Zadar in its summer 2020 schedule.

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Limerick FC on brink of going out of business

Limerick FC on brink of going out of business

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‘No evidence’ for terrorism links to Dundalk killing

‘No evidence’ for terrorism links to Dundalk killing

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This Morning's Alison Hammond publicly supports Phillip Schofield by replying to months-old tweet telling him he's 'loved'

This Morning's Alison Hammond publicly supports Phillip Schofield by replying to months-old tweet telling him he's 'loved'

Who?

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Supermac's founder hits out at €380,000 cost of defending injury claims - Independent.ie

Supermac's founder hits out at €380,000 cost of defending injury claims

I fell in their Drogheda branch and a lovely manager came over. He asked if I wanted an ambulance, I was in bits as I fell straight on to a wooden chair, hitting my breastbone. I had massive bruises and pain. I didn't sue as it was my own fault as I tripped over my own foot
Paid over €100k to his 'own team' on a €9k settlement... Seems questionable....

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Steak is Ireland's most popular alternative Christmas Day meal, survey shows

Steak is Ireland's most popular alternative Christmas Day meal, survey shows

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Cost of Dáil printer that was too big for room rises above €2m

Cost of Dáil printer that was too big for room rises to more than €2m

Maybe it can print money to pay for itself... 💰

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Over 15,000 huge seafloor holes have mysteriously appeared off California coast – and no one knows why

Over 15,000 huge seafloor holes have mysteriously appeared off California coast – and no one knows why

Per haps this is the end of the world and the seas drain away into Oblivion?
Per haps this is the end of the world and the seas drain away into Oblivion?

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Frank Lampard identifies 'five Chelsea transfer targets' for £150m January spree

Frank Lampard identifies 'five Chelsea transfer targets' for £150m January spree

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Government wins vote on controversial judges' bill after more than 110 hours of debate - Independent.ie

Government wins vote on controversial judges' bill after more than 110 hours of debate

the judiciary, aloof , arrogant, and sometimes indolent.

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Colette Browne: 'The rich get richer and the poor and middle-class stagnate because the system is designed that way' - Independent.ie

Colette Browne: 'The rich get richer and the poor and middle-class stagnate because the system is designed that way'

Extremely rich, v rich, rich, poor(paycheck to paycheck)and homeless. That's ireland.
stop defending the middle classes, they live comfortable lives in comparison to poor people, since when has inm developed a social conscience.

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Varadkar commits to give consultants 'pay equality' if they commit to working only in public care

Varadkar commits to give consultants 'pay equality' if they commit to working only in public care, writes Junomaco

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