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11 March 2018 07:00 55-year-old Irishman to become oldest person to travel around the world on a bike

Dermot Higgins set off on his 31,000km journey last June. He’s set to return to Dublin on 1 April. INSPIRED BY CHILDHOOD tales of Phileas Fogg and his around the world trip, Irishman Dermot Higgins is set to complete a Guinness World Record by becoming the oldest person to circumnavigate the globe by bicycle. Retired teacher Dermot Higgins, from Rush, Dublin 7

26 February 2018 01:10 Joy of comeback draws veil over grim week

Ordinarily, such a dark day would be dominated by thoughts of The Other Lot. I vividly remember that late February day in 1976 when City were at Wembley; even as my schoolboy self prowled my Manchester garden, trying to avoid Dad’s radio, I fancied I could hear the Blue cheers wafting over from London, taunting me. So thank you, Chelsea, for doing your bit to keep us all distracted 23

13 February 2018 13:58 Portuguese police detain man after finding cocaine inside fake arse

Police said a “considerable amount of cocaine” was found inside the concealed pouches. POLICE IN PORTUGAL have detained a man at Lisbon’s international airport, accused of carrying a kilo of cocaine inside a fake arse. The national anti-narcotics trafficking unit of the Policia Judiciaria described finding the “considerable amount of cocaine” within 8

24 October 2017 19:41 Varadkar backs Macron’s ‘conventions’ on future of EU

Leaders discuss Brexit and also express agreement on protecting their agricultural sectors Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has backed French president Emmanuel Macron’s proposal for Europe-wide “democratic conventions” on the future of the EU next year. “Both President Macron and I believe it’s really important to engage our citizens on this,” Mr Varadkar said following 10

17 October 2017 16:19 Michael O'Neill warning for Switzerland ahead of World Cup play-off tie

O'Neill was in Zurich for the play-off draw on Tuesday when his side learned that it would be the Swiss standing between them and a place at the World Cup, a tournament they last reached in 1986. Given the Northern Irish were one of four unseeded teams, O'Neill's preference had been to avoid Italy and Croatia, and he got his wish as ex-Spain and Real Madrid 7

10 October 2017 21:22 Portugal sink Switzerland to book World Cup spot

European champions Portugal qualified for next year's World Cup with a convincing 2-0 win over Switzerland after an own goal by Johan Djourou set them on their way. The Swiss defender put the ball into his own net four minutes before halftime and Andre Silva sealed the victory in the 57th minute as Portugal pulled level on 27 points with Switzerland 5

06 October 2017 08:18 Right direction! Niall Horan to play 3Arena next year

Niall Horan has announced his first solo stadium gig in Ireland at the 3Arena early next year as part of his Flicker World Tour. The 24-year-old Mullingar man took to social media to break the exciting news, revealing he will be kicking off his 2018 gigs in Dublin on March 12. Tickets from €48.90 go on sale next Friday, October 13 at 9am. The European 7

04 October 2017 12:07 Aer Lingus launches new Dublin-Philly route for Summer 2018

Aer Lingus has announced a new US service as part of its Dublin Summer Schedule for 2018. The airline will start a new Dublin to Philadelphia route, which will operate four times a week from March 25. The latest route expansion comes on the back of an investment from its parent company IAG in new aircraft, with Aer Lingus taking delivery of four new long haul aircraft 4

01 October 2017 01:37 Tens of thousands hit streets in biggest pro-choice protest

Young people lead city demo chanting and whistling tunes from Taylor Swift and Spice Girls By mid-afternoon the demonstration appeared as though it was fulfilling promises by organisers who had pitched it as the biggest march for choice in the history of the State. At 3.20pm, the protesters rounded the corner of the Dail and made their way toward the main stage 1

06 August 2017 11:01 Dublin Airport e-gates to allow ‘speedier’ security checks

Twenty new electronic barriers to be installed by the end of the year Automatic border control gates, which allow people entering the country to use electronic passport machines, are set to be installed in Dublin Airport by the end of the year. Some 20 new e-gates will be installed at Dublin Airport’s Terminal One and Terminal Two in the coming months 5