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17 November 2019, Sunday

Dublin's first 24-hour bus routes announced

Dublin's first 24-hour bus routes announced

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Half sister of 'Lynott lovechild' blasts 'attention seeking' claims

Half sister of 'Lynott lovechild' blasts 'attention seeking' claims

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Varadkar defends housing record saying opponents more focused on ideology than delivery

Taoiseach turns sod on State’s first affordable purchase housing scheme in the country

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Paymaster behind Lunney attack got relatives to apologise to Cyril McGuinness

Paymaster behind Lunney attack got relatives to apologise to Cyril McGuinness

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Bake Off's Paul Hollywood furious as images used in nude online pictures scam

Bake Off's Paul Hollywood furious as images used in nude online pictures scam

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It's been said the Irish do death well, but do we plan it badly?

Why are we so willing to risk leaving our nearest and dearest with a big logistical mess after we die?

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Schoolgirl whose dad was killed by drunk driver hits out at 'selfish' motorists

Sasha-Leigh Salkeld issued a plea to motorists ahead of the Christmas party season

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Research finds majority of people with cystic fibrosis can be treated successfully with three-drug combo

Research finds majority of people with cystic fibrosis can be treated successfully with three-drug combo

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Boy, 16, dies after being hit by car in early hours this morning in Co Limerick

Boy, 16, dies after being hit by car in early hours this morning in Co Limerick

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Research finds majority of people with cystic fibrosis can be treated successfully with three-drug combo

Research finds majority of people with cystic fibrosis can be treated successfully with three-drug combo

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Irish mum-of-eight apologises for drink-driving shame and hopes to deter others

Cork mum-of-eight apologises for drink-driving shame and hopes to deter others

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Lisa Smith could return to Ireland in coming days

Lisa Smith could return to Ireland in coming days

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Lisa Smith could return to Ireland in coming days

Lisa Smith could return to Ireland in coming days

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Five arrests in north Dublin after gardaí seize drugs worth €400k

Four men and one woman remain in custody today.

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Yellow vest protests turn violent on first anniversary - Independent.ie

WATCH Yellow vest protests turn violent on first anniversary

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Temperatures to plunge to -4 tonight after a frosty and misty start to Sunday

Temperatures to plunge to -4 tonight after a frosty and misty start to Sunday

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Gardaí seize drugs worth €400k in Dublin

Gardaí seize drugs worth €400k in Dublin

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Prince Andrew's interview on BBC Newsnight leaves the world stunned | JOE.ie

One of the most memorable events in the history of television.

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Gardaí seize drugs worth €400k in Dublin

Gardaí seize drugs worth €400k in Dublin

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Teenager dies after being struck by car outside Adare

The scene is currently preserved and Garda forensic collision investigators will conduct their examination shortly

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Blood, Sweat and Tears: The rise and fall of Conor McGregor - Independent.ie

Blood, Sweat and Tears: The rise and fall of Conor McGregor

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Digitized mortgage applications are just around the corner

Digitized mortgage applications are just around the corner

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Pizza Express and an inability to sweat: The standout bits from Prince Andrew's BBC interview

In an astonishing interview with BBC Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis, Prince Andrew said he’d no recollection of ever meeting his accuser.

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Celebrity solicitor Gerald Kean hints he has found love with mystery woman

Celebrity solicitor Gerald Kean hints he has found love with mystery woman after split with ex Sonya Valadi

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Gareth Farrelly urges footie stars to be proactive so they don’t end up broke

Gareth Farrelly urges footie stars to be proactive so they don’t end up broke

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'I put the best face on but I was crushed' - Broadcaster Alison Comyn on career highs and lows - Independent.ie

Sun is rising on Alison's TV news career as she turns 50

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Prince Andrew says staying with Epstein 'the honourable thing to do' during Newsnight interview - Independent.ie

WATCH Prince Andrew says staying with Epstein 'the honourable thing to do' during Newsnight interview

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Met Eireann warns of 'severe frost' as temperatures to plummet to minus 4

Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann warns of 'severe frost' as temperatures to plummet to minus 4

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Chief suspect in Eddie Hutch murder in contact with Kinahans before arrest

Chief suspect in Eddie Hutch murder in contact with Kinahans before arrest

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Brendan O'Connor: 'In one way, Noel Grealish has done us all a favour' - Independent.ie

Brendan O'Connor: 'In one way, Noel Grealish has done us all a favour'

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Teen killed in Limerick road crash

A 16-year-old boy was killed in the collision near Adare in the early hours today.

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Ending racism must be a priority but it must always be seen in its proper context

.JoyceFegan: Ending racism must be a priority but it must always be seen in its proper context

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Sitdown Sunday: The true story behind the 'cannibal rat-infested ghost ship'

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Maura Higgins hits back at Louis Walsh after he claimed he’d never heard of her

Maura Higgins hits back at Louis Walsh after he claimed he’d never heard of her

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Siobhan O'Connor: Teens run riot due to lack of parenting in a PC-mad world

Siobhan O'Connor column: Teens are running riot due to a lack of parenting in a world that is PC mad

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Why voters are looking askance at Sinn Féin’s leadership

.McConnellDaniel: Why voters are looking askance at SinnFein’s leadership

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Boy, 16, dies after being struck by car in Limerick

Boy, 16, dies after being struck by car in Limerick

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Garda probe launched after boy, 16, tragically dies after being hit by car

His body remains at the scene and is due to be removed for a post mortem shortly

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Boy, 16, dies after being struck by car in Limerick

Boy, 16, dies after being struck by car in Limerick

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Boy (16) dies after being hit by car in Co Limerick

Boy (16) dies after being hit by car in Co Limerick

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The Marylebone Hotel Review: An Irish-owned hideaway in London - Independent.ie

The Marylebone Hotel Review: An Irish-owned hideaway in London

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Girl given 50/50 chance of survival at birth to perform dance on Toy Show

Girl given 50/50 chance of survival at birth to perform dance on Toy Show

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Fans threaten to boycott X Factor after Simon ignores Vinnie's plea to leave

X Factor fans threaten to boycott show after Simon Cowell ignores Vinnie Jones' plea to leave

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The Irish For: Are Irish names really that difficult to pronounce?

The Irish For: Are Irish names really that difficult to pronounce?

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Where to do your massive Christmas shop 2019: Our price comparison shows savings of up to €45 on the most-wanted toys - Independent.ie

Where to do your massive Christmas shop 2019: Our price comparison shows savings of up to €45 on the most-wanted toys

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Probe launched into HSE over claim young people 'forced to live in nursing homes'

Probe launched into HSE over claim young people 'forced to live in nursing homes'

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Quinn director Kevin Lunney to defy attackers and return to work within weeks

EXCLUSIVE: All the directors at the company remain on high alert following recent death threats

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Camilla Tominey: 'Will Prince Andrew be cast adrift by the house of Windsor?' - Independent.ie

Will Prince Andrew be cast adrift by the house of Windsor?

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Mother of girl, 13, almost victim of alleged sex attack thanks have-a-go heroes

Mother of girl, 13, almost victim of alleged sex attack thanks have-a-go heroes

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UN warns Bolivia crisis could 'spin out of control'

Fierce clashes between security forces and supporters of exiled ex-president Evo Morales have rocked the country since Tuesday

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Subscriber Only: David McWilliams: Ireland’s Monopoly money rents are no game

David McWilliams: Ireland's Monopoly money rents are no game

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Both main parties lose ground as Fine Gael retains slim lead over Fianna Fáil in latest opinion poll

The latest Behaviour & Attitudes poll for the Sunday Times was published today.

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'I couldn't have slept with teen, I was at PizzaExpress in Woking' - Britain's Prince Andrew - Independent.ie

'I couldn't have slept with teen, I was at PizzaExpress in Woking' - Britain's Prince Andrew

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Criminal gang targeting cars parked at five-a-side football pitches located near M50

At least seven areas have been targeted in recent months.

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Legendary entertainer Brendan Grace left €493,396 in will - Independent.ie

Legendary entertainer Brendan Grace left €493,396 in will

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Subscriber Only: Fintan O’Toole on Brexit satire: It would be funny if it wasn’t so serious

Fintan O'Toole on Brexit satire: It would be funny if it wasn't so serious

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Lisa Smith's family want her to tell her story on the Late Late Show

Family of ISIS bride Lisa Smith want her to tell her story on RTE's Late Late Show when she returns to Ireland

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Sarah Caden: 'Life as a royal or an American celebrity - it's time for Harry to make the call' - Independent.ie

Sarah Caden: 'Life as a royal or an American celebrity - it's time for Harry to make the call'

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Former Army official blames Taoiseach for air ambulance cutbacks

Former Army official blames Taoiseach for air ambulance cutbacks

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Parents threaten legal action after accusing Dundalk school of sidelining Irish language voice on board

Parents at a Dundalk school have threatened legal action over changes to the board of management

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Former Army official blames Taoiseach for air ambulance cutbacks

Former Army official blames Taoiseach for air ambulance cutbacks

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'Protect me from this priest' - Sean Quinn's plea to Vatican after Kevin Lunney homily - Independent.ie

'Protect me from this priest' - Sean Quinn's plea to Vatican after Kevin Lunney homily

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Devastated Venice braced for third major flood

The crisis has prompted the government to release €20 million in funds to tackle the devastation

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How to save thousands by switching mortgage

Switching mortgage could save you up to €3,000 a year depending on what rate you are on - GillStedman explains

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Impact of climate change on Africa's Sahel region

The United Nations has identified climate change as a driving force in creating conflicts in the Sahel region of Africa.

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'Unbecoming? He was a sex offender': UK papers tear into Prince Andrew after BBC interview

One PR expert said that the interview was like “watching a man in quicksand”.

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35% of people wouldn't pay water charges if they were brought in now

More than half of people in a poll said they wouldn't pay water charges if they were brought in tomorrow

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Garry Ringrose bags hat-trick as Leinster kick off Champions Cup with victory over Benetton - Independent.ie

Garry Ringrose bags hat-trick as Leinster kick off Champions Cup with victory over Benetton

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Gardai appeal for witnesses following attempted ATM theft in Louth overnight - Independent.ie

Gardai appeal for witnesses following attempted ATM theft in Louth overnight

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Iran protests leave ‘14 dead’ as demonstrators burn buildings and clash with cops across country after fuel hike

Iran protests leave ‘14 dead’ as demonstrators burn buildings and clash with cops across country after fuel hike

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Leo Varadkar says cutback of air ambulance service will pose no risk to life

Leo Varadkar says cutback of air ambulance service will pose no risk to life

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'Gerard Houllier skipped past our bus doing a s****y little dance.. I never liked him since then' - Independent.ie

'Gerard Houllier skipped past our bus doing a s****y little dance.. I never liked him since then'

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Holly Willoughby forced to park €116k Mercedes in disabled parking spot after getting flat tyre

Holly Willoughby forced to park £100k Mercedes in disabled parking spot after getting flat tyre

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McDonald promises referendum on united Ireland within five years if Sinn Féin enter power

McDonald promises referendum on united Ireland within five years if Sinn Féin enter power

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Mike Denver: Christmas music should be banned from shops until December 8

It’s time to call a halt before Christmas turns into a 12-month commercially-driven affair

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Home truths: Keep the property sales jargon out of dinner party chat - Independent.ie

Home truths: Keep the property sales jargon out of dinner party chat

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Woman blasts mother-in-law for trying to secretly pierce toddler's ears

Woman blasts mother-in-law for trying to secretly pierce toddler's ears

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McDonald promises referendum on united Ireland within five years if Sinn Féin party enter power

McDonald promises referendum on united Ireland within five years if Sinn Féin enter power

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Nearly 500 gardaí have faced disciplinary action in less than three years

Nearly 500 gardaí have faced disciplinary action in less than three years

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Nearly 500 gardaí have faced disciplinary action in less than three years

Nearly 500 gardaí have faced disciplinary action in less than three years

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Broadsheets to 'propaganda sheets': Why are the UK papers shouting louder and louder?

The bias is is more obvious than ever, so what is driving it?

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Football star Jamie Redknapp's home hit by masked burglars twice in one day

Football star Jamie Redknapp's home hit by masked burglars twice in one day

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Ferne McCann looks all partied out as she heads home after a girly night out at celebrity hotspot

Ferne McCann looks all partied out as she heads home after a girly night out at celebrity hotspot

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Kevin Doyle: 'The end of 'swing-gate' TD Maria Bailey was nothing personal, just the business of attracting votes' - Independent.ie

Kevin Doyle: 'The end of 'swing-gate' TD Maria Bailey was nothing personal, just the business of attracting votes'

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Mary Lou McDonald: 'Irish unity referendum must happen in the next five years'

The Sinn Féin Ard Fheis is taking place in Derry today.

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Two men, 30s, arrested after cocaine worth €72k is seized by Gardai in Longford

Two men, 30s, arrested after cocaine worth €72k is seized by Gardai in Longford

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Cases of sexual diseases soar among Irish over-50s in the past three years

Cases of syphilis and other sexual diseases soar among Irish over-50s in the past three years, figures show

12 hours ago

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McDonald promises referendum on united Ireland within five years if Sinn Féin enter power

McDonald: Sinn Féin ready to 'talk and listen' to parties about forming next Government iestaff via McConnellDaniel

12 hours ago

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Ex-priest appears in court charged with possessing child pornography - Independent.ie

Ex-priest appears in court charged with possessing child pornography

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Support for Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil down in latest poll

Support for Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil down in latest poll

12 hours ago

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Support for Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil down in latest poll

Support for Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil down in latest poll

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Six rural towns were given €100k to try rejuvenate their town centres. Here's how they're getting on

The towns were chosen last year, and the local councils have been planning ways they might entice people to live in town centres.

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'It's not that young people are squandering their wages on avocado toast' - Fianna Fail leader pledges housing priority - Independent.ie

'It's not that young people are squandering their wages on avocado toast' - Fianna Fail leader pledges housing priority

12 hours ago

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'I attacked my abusive dad with a hammer to save mum - and I'd do it again'

'I attacked my abusive dad with a hammer to save mum - and I'd do it again'

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Strictly's Anton Du Beke collapses to the ground and kisses Emma Barton after receiving his first 10s in fifteen years

Strictly's Anton Du Beke collapses to the ground after receiving his first 10s in fifteen years with Emma Barton

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