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  • Poll: Do you want there to be a general election this year?

    18 February 2018 09:23 19

    Two new opinion polls indicate that Fine Gael is the most popular political party in the country. TWO SEPARATE OPINION polls in the Sunday Times and Sunday Independent indicate that Fine Gael is the most popular political party in the country. Both publications report that support for the party has risen to 36%. The second most popular party, Fianna

  • Sitdown Sunday: The billionaires prepping for the apocalypse in New Zealand

    18 February 2018 09:00 21

    Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads. IT’S A DAY of rest, and you may be in the mood for a quiet corner and a comfy chair. We’ve hand-picked the week’s best reads for you to savour. Barry Bennell was a football coach to young guys – he was also an abuser. This piece details his predatory behaviour and the horror it wreaked

  • Plane crashes in Iran, with all 66 people on board feared dead

    18 February 2018 08:28 9

    The plane was flying from Tehran to the southern city of Yasuj. A PASSENGER PLANE has crashed in the Iranian mountains, will all 66 people on board feared dead. A spokesman for Aseman Airlines told state television that it’s unlikely there are any survivors. The ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down near the remote

  • Locals 'bitterly disappointed' as Drogheda fails to receive 'city status' in Project Ireland 2040

    18 February 2018 06:00 6

    The plan recognises Drogheda in the context of the Dublin to Belfast economic corridor instead. THE GOVERNMENT HAS been criticised for not recognising Drogheda, Louth as Ireland’s next city in the newly launched Project Ireland 2040 plan. The plan sets out a 23-year vision for the country and outlines which projects will be prioritised in capital spending

  • Dumpling Day kicks off the Chinese New Year Celebrations in Dublin

    17 February 2018 21:00 4

    Chinese New Year Celebrations will continue on until 4 March and see events taking place across Ireland. FREE DUMPLINGS WERE being dished out to the public on Friday in Dublin as Chinese New Year Celebrations got underway. This year, the celebrations welcome in the Year of the Dog. The day was hosted by Asia Market which had stalls that taught you how to make your own dumplings

  • Late Bonner goal clinches win for Tipp as Forde hits 2-9 against Wexford

    17 February 2018 20:42 9

    Six points separated the teams at Semple Stadium tonight. TIPPERARY GOT OVER the finish line first in the end in Thurles tonight as Patrick Bonner Maher slammed home an injury-time goal that ensured they would deprive Wexford of a second-half comeback victory. Outplayed in the phase before half-time Wexford faced a seven-point deficit entering the second

  • Ukip members vote to remove scandal-hit leader Henry Bolton

    17 February 2018 17:16 13

    Members backed a motion of no confidence by 867 votes (63%) to 500 (37%). MEMBERS OF BRITAIN’S Ukip party have voted to remove party leader Henry Bolton from his role following controversy over racist messages sent by his partner. At the party’s Extraordinary General Meeting today in Birmingham, members backed a motion of no confidence by 867 votes (63%) to 500 (37%). Bolton

  • Two Euromillions tickets worth €500,000 each sold in Galway and Mayo

    17 February 2018 15:16 9

    TWO EUROMILLIONS TICKETS worth €500,000 each have been sold in Galway and Mayo. The winning tickets, sold in Castlebar, Co Mayo and in Barna, Co Galway, are the sixth and seventh Irish Euromillions Plus wins this year. One of the tickets was sold at the Garryduff XL Store on Pound Road in Castlebar, which sold a winning Euromillions jackpot ticket worth

  • Gardaí seek help finding girl who has been missing for two days

    17 February 2018 14:05 5

    GARDAÍ IN CO Kildare are seeking assistance from the public in tracing the whereabouts of a missing 16-year-old girl. Maria Maksimik was last seen at Newbridge College on Thursday. She is described as 5’ 9’’ in height, of slim build, with long dark hair and green eyes. When last seen she was wearing a black baseball hat, black Nike runners, black tracksuit

  • Irish Rail customers to get refunds after being delayed by almost five hours

    17 February 2018 12:06 15

    People travelling on the Dublin to Cork and Dublin to Kerry services yesterday evening experienced significant delays. CUSTOMERS WERE DELAYED by almost five hours when taking a train from Dublin to Cork yesterday evening. The 5pm Heuston to Cork service broke down near Charleville due to “mechanical difficulty”. As a result, customers on the Dublin to Cork and Dublin