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22 February 2018 00:11 Ruddock wary of ‘dangerous animal’ with Biggar heart

With the rehab from his Grade 3 hamstring injury ahead of schedule — he should be available for Leinster’s Champions Cup quarter-final crack at Saracens come April — the 27-year Irish international could spare the time to launch the Tackle Your Feelings app and chew the fat. His backstory is well-known: Dublin-born but Welsh-raised to Irish mum Bernadette 4

21 February 2018 22:21 The Council of Europe has told the UK to pass laws to protect the Irish language

The issue has been at the centre of the dispute at Stormont. THE COUNCIL OF Europe has recommended that the United Kingdom introduce legislation to protect the Irish language and the rights of Irish speakers. In a new report published today, the organisation also recommend that the UK government attempts to create a “political consensus” to ensure this happens 4

18 February 2018 06:00 Locals 'bitterly disappointed' as Drogheda fails to receive 'city status' in Project Ireland 2040

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 6

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 11:08 Gabriel Byrne says #MeToo movement 'hasn't gone far enough'

The actor described Harvey Weinstein as “an absolutely ferocious bully”. GABRIEL BYRNE HAS said he thinks the recent Me Too movement against sexual harassment and assault “hasn’t gone far enough”. During an interview on the Late Late Show, the actor spoke about accusations of sexual misconduct and assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein 5

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 5

14 February 2018 16:35 Collapsed: Arlene Foster says Stormont deal is "not possible" right now

The DUP has called for direct rule from London. DUP LEADER ARLENE Foster has said that talks on forming a government in Northern Ireland have failed on the issue of the Irish language. In a statement this afternoon, Foster said that she “respects the Irish language” but that her party cannot agree to a standalone Irish Language Act, as is sought by Sinn Féin. The DUP has said that any legislation 2

14 February 2018 15:30 Couples detained as Indonesian cities crack down on Valentine's Day

VALENTINE’S DAY HAS been banned in some Indonesian cities today – police have been tasked with rounding up amorous couples. The prohibitions come amid concerns that traditionally tolerant Indonesia is taking a sharp fundamentalist turn, by pushing to make pre-marital sex – including gay sex – illegal and punishable with jail time. Authorities in the country’s 5

14 February 2018 13:45 1916 relatives lose battle against the State in case over Moore Street site

One of the street’s buildings is declared a national monument. THE COURT OF Appeal has overturned a High Court ruling which had declared some buildings on Dublin’s Moore Street to be part of a battlefield site comprising a national monument. The State had taken the appeal after the High Court had found in favour of Colm Moore, who had taken the case on behalf 5

14 February 2018 08:29 US college professor cancels cultural freedoms class after use of racial slur causes anger

A PRINCETON UNIVERSITY professor canceled a course he teaches on cultural freedoms and hate speech after his use of a racial slur during a class discussion led some students to walk out. Colleagues say Professor Emeritus Lawrence Rosen has often used the slur during lectures on free speech. They say this is the first time he’s received such a negative 1