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14:23 Pictures: These hardy souls braved the Forty Foot on a very rainy Christmas in Sandycove today


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


09:29 Pics: Here's how the first supermoon of the year looked around the world last night


19:00 'If I didn't lose my leg, I wouldn't have the life I have now': The week in quotes


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


13:41 The Jacksons to perform in Ireland this summer


17:00 Murder investigation opened into death of Joanne Lee


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



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  • One Big Switch aims for energy discounts for consumers

    20 February 2018 00:00 8

    One Big Switch uses a group switching strategy to sign up thousands of consumers and then offers their custom en masse to whatever provider offers the best deal. It says it needs 10,000 new registrants to bring their membership to 130,000, which it will then offer as part of its Big Energy Switch campaign for cheaper electricity and gas. For the first

  • Dad tells of being forced to leave dead son on roadside

    20 February 2018 00:00 7

    The father of a teenage cyclist who was struck by a drink driver has described having to leave his son’s body at the side of the road to get home to break the news to his daughters before they found out on social media. Stefan Cooper, 18, died after he was struck by a car driven by Seán Collins at Barley Hill, Roscarberry, Co Cork, in March 2016. Collins

  • Life through a lens: Images of lost Ireland caught on camera

    20 February 2018 00:00 12

    In his poem Dark Ireland, Patrick Kavanagh speaks about the Irish as a “dark people, our eyes ever turned inward”. It was those words of the famous Irish poet that inspired photographer Richard Fitzgerald to look not just inward but backward on an Ireland of the recent past, evoking memories of the kind of rural life that has all but vanished. The images

  • Bertie Ahern says he's been 'talking to Simon Coveney' about the ongoing Stormont talks

    19 February 2018 22:18 6

    Ahern also questioned Micheál Martin’s criticism of the government. FORMER TAOISEACH BERTIE Ahern says he has been speaking to Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney during the ongoing negotiations in Northern Ireland. Ahern, who was Taoiseach during the Good Friday Agreement in 1998 and the St. Andrew’s Agreement in 2007, told RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live that he has been speaking

  • Hiqa publishes terms of reference into investigation prompted by the death of pregnant woman

    19 February 2018 21:52 8

    HIQA HAS PUBLISHED the terms of reference of the planned investigation prompted by the death of pregnant woman Malak Thawley at Holles Street Hospital in 2016. The inquiry to be carried out by the Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) was committed to by the Minister for Health, Simon Harris. Thawley (34) died at the Dublin hospital on 8 May 2016 during

  • Controversial sacking of manager by email leads to Kerry county board resignations

    19 February 2018 19:45 38

    After appealing his dismissal, Jonathan Griffin took charge of the minor ladies yesterday. THE SAGA SURROUNDING the dismissal of Kerry minor ladies manager Jonathan Griffin continues as the chairperson and secretary of the county board announced their respective resignations yesterday. Last week, just days before his side’s championship opener, Griffin

  • Three billboards erected outside small Galway village in honour of Martin McDonagh

    19 February 2018 18:16 6

    McDonagh’s father grew up in Lettermullan in the Gaeltacht region of Galway. THREE BILLBOARDS HAVE been erected outside Lettermullen, Co Galway to honour Irish director and filmmaker Martin McDonagh. McDonagh’s latest film - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – has already won a rake of awards (including five Baftas) and is hotly tipped to pick up the Best Picture

  • Varadkar meeting with Sinn Féin leadership as DUP asks London to 'take decisions'

    19 February 2018 17:18 15

    Talks aimed at bringing back a working Assembly to the North failed dramatically last week. TAOISEACH LEO VARADKAR and Tánaiste Simon Coveney are today meeting with the Sinn Féin leadership to discuss the ongoing impasse in Northern Ireland. Talks aimed at bringing back a working Assembly to the North, which has been without a government for 13 months

  • Graham Dwyer's case against the State argues his phone data should not have been collected

    19 February 2018 16:53 7

    Dwyer was convicted of the 2012 murder of Elaine O’Hara. CONVICTED MURDERER GRAHAM Dwyer’s High Court challenge against the Garda Commissioner and the State over the use of mobile phone records during his trial is due to commence tomorrow. Dwyer was charged in October 2013 with the murder of Elaine O’Hara and was convicted by a jury following a lengthy

  • 'Devil incarnate' Barry Bennell sentenced to 31 years for child sex abuse

    19 February 2018 15:20 6

    The former football coach was found guilty on 50 counts. DISGRACED FORMER FOOTBALL coach Barry Bennell was sentenced to 31 years in prison today for abusing 12 boys he coached between 1979 and 1991. “You were the devil incarnate. You stole their childhoods and their innocence to satisfy your own perversion,” Judge Clement Goldstone said as he read out the sentence