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17 February 2018 21:00 Dumpling Day kicks off the Chinese New Year Celebrations in Dublin

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 4

17 February 2018 00:00 Ireland 2040: €1.4bn allocated for strategic investment priorities

It is one of the most significant projects to be undertaken in the State, yet the Cork events centre only gets a mention in Project Ireland 2040. The €73m project is listed as “other amenity” in the plan that states that €1.4bn is being allocated to strategic investment priorities between now and 2027. The Irish Examiner reported last week that a funding 6

15 February 2018 01:09 Jack Anderson: Banning MMA would be populist but regulation is more effective

Last week and in front of family members, Carvalho’s death was viscerally described at a coronial inquest. Carvalho took 41 blows to the head during the bout. Attempts to provide medical care to the stricken fighter were hindered by poor access. When Carvalho’s stretcher did eventually reach the ambulance, he was placed unsecured on the floor. In the rush to an emergency 4

16 January 2018 08:24 U2 confirm America and European dates, promise Dublin show announcement 'soon'

The tour will kick off in Oklahoma on 2 May. U2 HAVE CONFIRMED dates for their US shows and most of the European stops on the Experience + Innocence tour which kicks off in Tusla, Oklahoma on 2 May. The European leg of the tour will begin in Berlin on 31 August, with a string of European dates including Cologne, Paris, Madrid, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Amsterdam 5

13 January 2018 00:18 Winning smile takes top honours in Irish Examiner’s 2017 Readers Photography Competition

look shy as she towers over the mushrooms in the Curragh Woods of Midleton, Co Cork. “She is shy and very quiet when she is out, but one of those terrors at home,” says Wayne, who took the photograph on his mobile phone in late August. “I bought a camera about five years ago but it is about a year since I used it. I have the phone with me at all times 15

14 December 2017 18:34 Michael D Higgins unveiled The People's Acorn in Áras an Uachtaráin today

The art sculpture contains a time capsule of school childrens’ thoughts and wishes and won’t be opened till 2116. DEARCÁN NA NDAOINE – The People’s Acorn – was unveiled in Áras an Uachtaráin today by President Michael D Higgins. Part of the State 1916 centenary commemorations, the art sculpture by Rachel Joynt contains a time capsule that will not be opened 5

28 October 2017 07:49 Seven up has Keane fizzing

Two for Trim man Colin Keane and zero for defending champion Pat Smullen at Dundalk last night left the stats reading 94-87 in the race for the 2017 flat jockeys' title. Noel Meade's Art Of Unity and the Prunella Dobbs-trained Carried gave Keane the ammunition for his double. The action moves to Leopardstown today where Keane has a clear run as Smullen 11

25 October 2017 13:20 Biotech firm Regeneron to expand Irish operations with creation of 300 jobs as part of $100m investment project

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals' $100m investment project, which is supported by IDA Ireland, brings the total investment at the Industrial Operations and Product Supply (IOPS) bioprocessing site to $750m. With this latest investment, it is expected that the company's employee base in Ireland of 500 will rise to 850 by the end of 2018, far exceeding initial 7

22 October 2017 23:26 Cork marks ‘very special day’ as €80m redeveloped Páirc Uí Chaoimh opens

Ger Lane, chairman of Cork County Board, described it as “a very special day for Cork GAA,” whose 165 clubs deserved such a stadium. Speaking yesterday in front of a number of invited dignitaries, including GAA president Aogán Ó Fearghaíl and Sport Minister Shane Ross, Mr Lane said yesterday’s opening came 10 years after the idea was first mooted 5

22 October 2017 19:30 'They can make mistakes and there's no consequence': How Ireland's medical students train for surgery

Robots and virtual reality tools are being used to train aspiring medics at the new RCSI building. EVER HAD KEYHOLE surgery? Ireland’s medical students are training to perform such operations at this state-of-the-art RCSI building in Dublin city centre. The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland says it’s part of a drive away from classroom learning setups 42