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10:19 Pictures: These brave souls headed out for Christmas Day swims across the country


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06:05 Theresa May and Trump viewed very unfavourably among Irish people


08:38 University of Cambridge admits it has 'significant problem' with sexual misconduct


19:00 'Have some morals and turn yourself in': The week in quotes


17:00 Murder investigation opened into death of Joanne Lee


13:41 The Jacksons to perform in Ireland this summer



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  • A side order of ‘cúpla focal’ to go with your lunch

    21 February 2018 00:00 9

    A restaurateur has spiced up her menu with a cúpla focal for a series of special lunches to celebrate our native tongue. Claire Nash of Nash 19 on Princes St, Cork City, has joined forces with former TG4 Cork reporter Grett O’Connor to present two ‘Cúpla Focal Lunches’ as part of Seachtain na Gaeilge in early March. This is aimed at non-native Irish

  • Ireland ranks poorly on EU social justice scale==

    21 February 2018 00:00 9

    Ireland ranks 11th of 15 similar EU countries on a range of social and economic indicators, according to a report released to coincide with World Day of Social Justice. A Measuring Progress report finds that compared to other similar countries, Ireland scores poorly on the UN’s sustainable development goals in areas including the environment, gender

  • Low temperature warning issued for Ireland as the mercury is set to dip as low as -3 degrees

    20 February 2018 22:15 11

    A LOW TEMPERATURE warning has been issued for across Ireland as the mercury is set to dip as low as -3 degrees. Met Éireann said that tonight will be dry with long clear spells. A few mist and fog patches are also due to develop. A widespread frost will also develop with temperatures dipping below freezing in many places. Tomorrow, frost and and lingering

  • Graham Dwyer objects to the way phone records were used in his murder trial

    20 February 2018 20:35 10

    Dwyer, 45, was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Elaine O’Hara. GRAHAM DWYER WANTS the High Court to strike down provisions of the law that allowed data from mobile phones to be used by prosecutors as evidence during his trial for the murder of Elaine O’Hara. Dwyer (45) was sentenced to life imprisonment in April 2015 after a jury at the Central

  • Former world champion Andy Lee announces retirement from boxing

    20 February 2018 20:00 10

    IRISH MIDDLEWEIGHT ANDY Lee has confirmed his retirement from boxing after a professional career which spanned 12 years and culminated in his becoming WBO World middleweight champion in 2014. Limerick’s Lee, 33, made the announcement on Off The Ball with whom he now works as a co-presenter and analyst. The stylish southpaw won 35 of his 39 professional

  • English rugby player dies aged 27

    20 February 2018 17:52 10

    Doncaster Knights’ Ian Williams collapsed at training on Tuesday and could not be resuscitated. DONCASTER KNIGHTS PLAYER Ian Williams has died at the age of the 27, the club have confirmed. Tributes have been paid to the prop, an Oxford University graduate, who collapsed at training on Tuesday and could not be resuscitated. Part of a statement from Williams’

  • Rape trial: Stuart Olding arrested an hour after alleged victim was interviewed by police, court hears

    20 February 2018 14:39 10

    The court heard from a policeman from the rape crisis unit. A WOMAN WHO claimed she was raped by two Ulster Rugby teammates told police she was “not entirely sure” about the exact details regarding one of the alleged sexual assaults, a court heard today. The complainant, who was 19 at the time of the alleged sex attack, has accused 24-year old Stuart

  • Most of those living in Ireland think the Irish language should be legally protected in the North

    20 February 2018 07:21 11

    An Irish language act has become one of the main stumbling blocks in talks aimed at relaunching the Stormont government. A MAJORITY OF people living in the south of Ireland believe that the Irish language should be legally protected in the North. The Irish language has become one of the largest stumbling blocks in talks aimed at relaunching the Northern

  • David Davis: Britain won't be plunged into 'Mad Max dystopian' world after Brexit

    20 February 2018 07:18 10

    David Davis is set to take aim at Britain’s critics in a speech later today. BREXIT SECRETARY DAVID Davis is set to make a speech today where he will say that the UK will not be “plunged into a Mad Max-style world borrowed from dystopian fiction” after it leaves the EU. Davis’ is to address Austrian business leaders today as he embarks on a series of speeches

  • Kinsale takes ambitious step to eliminate single-use plastic

    20 February 2018 00:00 8

    The community initiative launched in Kinsale, Co Cork, aims to reduce unnecessary plastic use and increase recycling rates as part of an ambitious drive to eliminate single-use. The brainchild of archaeologist Madeleine Murray and environmental scientist Tara Shine, the Plastic Free Kinsale project will host its first public event, a recycling workshop