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  • Poll: Do film awards influence your choice of movie?

    19 February 2018 12:45 6

    WE’RE RIGHT IN the middle of the film industry’s (long) awards season at the moment – we had our own Iftas last week, the Baftas were doled out yesterday, and the 90th Academy Awards will take place on Sunday week. Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri captured five Baftas last night, while Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water

  • The iconic Waltons music shop on Dublin's George's Street has closed down

    19 February 2018 09:09 6

    The retail business will now operate exclusively from its Blanchardstown branch. THE MUSIC SHOP Waltons has closed down its iconic George’s Street premises, almost a century after it opened its first branch in Dublin city centre. In a blog post, Waltons managing director Niall Walton said that “yes times are changing and we must change with them”. The business

  • Most deepwater fish have ingested microplastics, new Irish study finds

    19 February 2018 07:37 6

    ALMOST THREE QUARTERS of 233 deep water fish from the Northwest Atlantic Ocean studied by researchers from NUI Galway have ingested plastic particles. It’s one of the highest reported frequencies of microplastic occurrence in fish around the globe. As part of the study the NUI Galway scientists participated in a transatlantic crossing on-board the Marine

  • It is, no messing, going to be properly warm today

    19 February 2018 07:34 13

    Except today it won’t be. It’s going to be warm as a summer (well, at least a pleasant spring) day. Considering it’s only about a week since the thermometer was dropping below zero at night-time, that definitely feels like progress to us. The forecast says that mist and fog will gradually clear this morning, before a dry spell and “cloud breaking at times

  • Revolver, ammo and cocaine seized at house in Dublin's north inner city

    19 February 2018 06:54 13

    A man in his late teens and a juvenile female were arrested at the scene. GARDAÍ SEIZED A gun, a quantity of ammunition and a small amount of drugs during a search in the north inner city of Dublin yesterday. Officers from the drugs unit at Store Street Garda Station carried out the search at a house on Sheriff Street, just after 3.30pm yesterday afternoon

  • Why polio survivors say they've been 'abandoned' by the charity it says used to support them

    18 February 2018 20:30 14

    Rehab uses the former grounds of the Polio Fellowship, after it merged in the 1980s, but campaigners say they no longer receive support. THE CHARITY REHAB has said that losing a crucial funding stream in 2015 is the reason why it could no longer make donations to Polio Survivors Ireland. Polio Survivors Ireland organised a protest earlier this week outside

  • Aran Islands to be used as testing ground for research into using hydrogen as fuel

    18 February 2018 18:30 16

    The research will use renewable energy to power a fleet of vans. THE ARAN ISLANDS is being used to study the feasibility of using hydrogen as fuel in a multi-million euro project that focuses on isolated areas. The €3.5 million Seafuel project aims to demonstrate the value of using renewable energies, with no carbon footprint, to fuel transportation

  • Ireland's Craig Breen claims runner-up spot in Rally Sweden

    18 February 2018 17:00 5

    The Slieverue native was greeted by his mother at the finish line after a career-best this afternoon. CRAIG BREEN HAS produced the best-ever result by a driver from the Republic of Ireland on a WRC (World Rally Championship) event — finishing second overall at Rally Sweden. Along with co-driver Scott Martin, the Citroen C3 man went into the final three

  • Four people killed and four injured after gunman opens fire on churchgoers in Russia

    18 February 2018 15:19 7

    The shooter opened gunfire at people leaving a church service in Russia’s Dagestan region. FOUR PEOPLE HAVE been killed and four more wounded after a shooter opened gunfire at people leaving a church service in Russia’s Dagestan region, local news agency Tass is reporting. The shooting occurred outside a church in the town of Kizlyar, according to Tass. “People

  • 'He was in hospital for 55 days. I wanted to pull out of the fight but my wife said to do it for him'

    18 February 2018 10:00 5

    Last September, Garda Niall Kennedy became the New England heavyweight champion, while his newborn son was fighting his own fight at home. BY HIS OWN admission, Garda Niall Kennedy didn’t give 100% to his amateur boxing career and almost packed it in a number of times following battles with depression and motivation. It seems impressive, therefore, that three