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Funeral of John Hume hears peacemaker ‘gave dignity and life to so many people’

Funeral of John Hume hears peacemaker held ‘deep conviction in the power of dialogue’

05/08/2020 14:20:00

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Funeral of John Hume taking place in Derry

Live: Funeral of John Hume taking place in Derry

05/08/2020 13:39:00

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Funeral of John Hume to take place in Derry today

Funeral of John Hume to take place in Derry today

05/08/2020 12:16:00

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'Very restricted' funeral of John Hume to take place in Derry

The former SDLP leader and peace icon died on Monday after years of suffering from dementia.

05/08/2020 09:18:00

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Funeral of John Hume to take place in Derry

The funeral of former SDLP leader and Nobel Laureate John Hume, the politician widely regarded as the most influential figure in the peace process, will take place in his native Derry today.

05/08/2020 08:23:00

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‘John Hume gave us a future to look forward to’: Derry’s young pay tribute to peacemaker

Post-Belfast Agreement generation are grateful for former SDLP leader’s legacy

05/08/2020 00:13:00

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Family of John Hume ask those who can't attend funeral to 'light a candle for peace'

Family of John Hume ask those who can't attend funeral to 'light a candle for peace'

04/08/2020 09:52:00

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John Hume was a political giant who never gave up on hope

John Hume was a political giant who never gave up on hope

04/08/2020 00:45:00

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John Hume funeral details as mass to take place in Derry cathedral

John Hume funeral details as mass to take place in Derry cathedral

03/08/2020 21:13:00

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John Hume - Derry man who dreamed of Irish unity laid groundwork for peace deal

John Hume - Derry man who dreamed of Irish unity laid groundwork for peace deal

03/08/2020 20:30:00

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John Hume in America: How Derry man won over US political elite on the North

Appropriately enough it all began with a credit union loan.

03/08/2020 19:30:00

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Derry City salute 'wonderful ambassador' John Hume

Derry City have paid tribute to their late club president John Hume after the former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner died today aged 83

03/08/2020 17:32:00

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John Hume funeral Mass to take place in Derry on Wednesday morning

John Hume funeral Mass to take place in Derry on Wednesday morning

03/08/2020 16:16:00

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FAI pay tribute to John Hume who was 'a fantastic supporter of Derry City'

FAI pay tribute to John Hume who was 'a fantastic supporter of Derry City'

03/08/2020 15:45:00

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Stardust fire haunted Christine Keegan ‘for rest of her life’, funeral told

Campaigner lost her two daughters in the 1981 blaze

18/07/2020 14:57:00

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Distant family of man whose skeletal remains found in Dublin want to hold funeral

Distant family of man whose skeletal remains found in Dublin want to hold funeral

18/07/2020 01:50:00

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Father endangered baby girl’s life by dangling her over river upside down, court told

Father endangered baby girl’s life by dangling her over river upside down, court told

17/07/2020 19:56:00

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The fighting life of Christine Keegan

Christine Keegan lost two daughters in the Stardust blaze that claimed 48 lives. She spent the rest of her life looking for answers until her death ...

17/07/2020 15:50:00

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The fighting life of Christine Keegan

The fighting life of Christine Keegan

17/07/2020 15:49:00

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Govt refuse to confirm date for new Stardust inquiry, campaign group says

One of the campaigns most prominent figures Christine Keegan died on Tuesday after almost 40 years of campaigning for an inquest into the fire.

17/07/2020 13:49:00

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Govt refuse to confirm date for new Stardust inquiry, campaign group says

Govt refuse to confirm date for new Stardust inquiry, campaign group says

17/07/2020 13:37:00

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Government appoint former Attorney General to Supreme court three weeks after he was replaced at cabinet

Government appoint former Attorney General to Supreme court three weeks after he was replaced at cabinet

16/07/2020 00:00:00

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Séamus Woulfe nominated for appointment to the Supreme Court

Séamus Woulfe nominated for appointment to the Supreme Court

15/07/2020 23:53:00

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Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg ‘doing well’ after hospital treatment

Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been discharged from hospital in Baltimore.

15/07/2020 23:48:00

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Seamus Wolfe appointed to supreme court

Seamus Wolfe appointed to supreme court

15/07/2020 22:43:00

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Lawyer tells High Court France's third attempt to extradite Ian Bailey is an 'abuse of process'

Lawyer tells High Court France's third attempt to extradite Ian Bailey is an 'abuse of process'

15/07/2020 16:31:00

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US Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg taken to hospital

US Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg taken to hospital

15/07/2020 01:49:00

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Minister for Agriculture Barry Cowen sacked by Taoiseach

Barry Cowen “surprised and disappointed” by the Taoiseach's decision

15/07/2020 00:12:00

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Fionnán Sheahan: 'Barry Cowen's sacking reflects badly on coalition'

Fionnán Sheahan: 'Barry Cowen's sacking reflects badly on coalition'

14/07/2020 23:59:00

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Barry Cowen sacked as Agriculture Minister

Barry Cowen sacked as Agriculture Minister

14/07/2020 23:24:00

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Agriculture Minister Barry Cowen sacked amid drink-driving ban controversy

Agriculture Minister Barry Cowen sacked amid drink-driving ban controversy

14/07/2020 23:07:00

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Barry Cowen sacked as minister in wake of drink-driving controversy

Agriculture Minister Barry Cowen has been sacked as a minister.

14/07/2020 23:04:00

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Barry Cowen sacked as Minister for Agriculture

Fianna Fáil's Barry Cowen has been sacked from his post as Minister for Agriculture.

14/07/2020 23:04:00

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Garda file on Barry Cowen 'not quite as portrayed'

Taoiseach tells the Dáil that he had a lengthy conversation with Minister Barry Cowen last night and saw the garda document early this morning

14/07/2020 17:01:00

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Supreme Court clears way for execution of federal prisoner

Supreme Court clears way for execution of federal prisoner

14/07/2020 10:44:00

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Pandemic has shown how ‘undervalued’ frontline workers were – Higgins

Pandemic has shown how ‘undervalued’ frontline workers were – Higgins

08/07/2020 18:17:00

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Email and text scams targeting online shoppers and 'staycationers' surge during pandemic

Email and text scams targeting online shoppers and 'staycationers' surge during pandemic

08/07/2020 12:45:00

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Hospitalised cases in Ireland at lowest point since pandemic began

However, nine people are still fighting for their lives in intensive care

08/07/2020 11:03:00

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Almost 90% of middle-ranking gardaí want spit hoods to remain as part of garda kit

The AGSI has reported that dealings with the public during the pandemic have been overwhelmingly positive

08/07/2020 10:16:00

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Kathy Sheridan: Coronavirus highlights pandemic of disinformation and hate

Kathy Sheridan: Coronavirus highlights pandemic of disinformation and hate

08/07/2020 09:30:00

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Taoiseach will consider calls to extend maternity leave due to pandemic

Taoiseach will consider calls to extend maternity leave due to pandemic

07/07/2020 18:02:00

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EU forecasts deeper economic hit from coronavirus pandemic

EU forecasts deeper economic hit from coronavirus pandemic

07/07/2020 16:50:00

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Twelve things Covid-19 has taught us about education and schooling

Twelve things coronavirus has taught us about education and schooling

30/06/2020 14:15:00

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The human impact of hospital-acquired Covid-19

Covid contacts: The human impact of hospital-acquired Covid-19 InsideIrelandsCovidBattle RTEInvestigates |

30/06/2020 09:37:00

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Tony Holohan warns people who think Covid-19 pandemic is over are 'wrong'

Tony Holohan warns people who think Covid-19 pandemic is over are 'wrong'

30/06/2020 00:00:00

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Covid-19 patients to feature in trial on whether natural protein can reduce severe inflamation

Covid-19 patients to feature in trial on whether natural protein can reduce severe inflamation

29/06/2020 20:53:00

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No new deaths reported in Ireland in relation to Covid-19 | JOE.ie

The latest figures were announced at a briefing on Monday evening

29/06/2020 19:48:00

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Global Covid-19 deaths pass half a million | JOE.ie

A rise in cases was reported across 36 states in America over the past week

29/06/2020 17:51:00

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Micheál Martin to return Michael Collins portrait to Taoiseach’s office

Micheál Martin to return Michael Collins portrait to Taoiseach’s office

28/06/2020 21:01:00

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Number of Covid-19 cases associated with travel ’grave concern’

Number of Covid-19 cases associated with travel ’grave concern’

28/06/2020 16:15:00

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Watch: 33rd Dáil elects Micheál Martin as new Taoiseach

Watch: 33rd Dáil elects Micheál Martin as new Taoiseach

27/06/2020 15:04:00

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Watch: Micheál Martin nominated for Taoiseach of 33rd Dáil

Watch: Micheál Martin nominated for Taoiseach of 33rd Dáil

27/06/2020 13:00:00

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Watch: 33rd Dáil convenes on a day of firsts for Irish politics

Watch: 33rd Dáil convenes on a day of firsts for Irish politics

27/06/2020 12:44:00

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Here's what to expect on a day of firsts for Irish politics

Micheál Martin will be elected Taoiseach today at a special sitting of the Dáil.

27/06/2020 12:06:00

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Daniel McConnell: Micheál Martin, tolerated but not loved, on course to become Taoiseach

Micheál Martin, the eighth leader of Fianna Fáil, is finally on course to be elected Taoiseach.

26/06/2020 22:59:00

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New government to be formed as Greens, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael ratify deal

Micheál Martin set to be elected taoiseach when Dáil sits tomorrow

26/06/2020 22:45:00

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Proposed housing development 'poses security threat to President Higgins'

Proposed housing development near Phoenix Park in Dublin 'poses security threat to President Michael D Higgins'

22/06/2020 10:40:00

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Varadkar: FG have 'second chance' to solve housing crisis

Varadkar: FG have 'second chance' to solve housing crisis

21/06/2020 22:50:00

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'Serious concerns' that new housing development could pose security threat to President Higgins

There are plans for 33 semi-detached houses and a four-storey apartment block near the Phoenix Park.

21/06/2020 18:03:00

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Beijing proposes national security bureau for Hong Kong

Beijing proposes national security bureau for Hong Kong

21/06/2020 07:03:00

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President Michael D Higgins to hold memorial service for Garda Colm Horkan as funeral takes place tomorrow

President Michael D Higgins to hold memorial service for Garda Colm Horkan as funeral takes place tomorrow

20/06/2020 22:45:00

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President to hold memorial service for Detective Garda Colm Horkan as funeral takes place tomorrow

Detective Garda Colm Horkan (49) was shot dead on Wednesday night in the town of Castlerea.

20/06/2020 21:42:00

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Judge refuses to block Bolton's book on Trump

John Bolton's book, which argues realDonaldTrump is not 'fit for office', is set to go to bookstores on Tuesday.

20/06/2020 18:17:00

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