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14 August 2018 13:20 Masked vandals torch dozens of cars in Sweden in attack arranged on social media

Two suspects have been arrested so far. UP TO 80 cars were set on fire overnight across western Sweden by masked vandals in what they suspect was a coordinated attack weeks before a general election. Most of the cars were burned at around 20 locations in Sweden’s second largest city of Gothenburg late on Monday. Authorities said two suspects aged between 1

11 August 2018 20:00 'This is the James Bond style entrance': The ESB plant that's hidden deep inside a Wicklow mountain

We were given a tour of the site’s reservoirs and tunnels to find out how it all works. NESTLED INTO THE Wicklow Mountains is the ESB’s hydroelectric power station Turlough Hill. Construction began 50 years ago and the facility, much of which is built deep within the mountain, started generating power in 1974. We were given a tour of the site’s reservoirs 2

10 August 2018 15:23 Ex-White House aide claims Trump is a racist who regularly uses the N-word

Omarosa Manigault Newman says there’s tapes to prove it. IN A BLISTERING memoir ex-White House staffer, Omarosa Manigault Newman, claims that US President Donald Trump is a racist who regularly uses the N-word. The former Apprentice contestant says the future president was caught on microphone making racial slurs “multiple times” while taping the long running 2

10 August 2018 09:26 New poll suggests UK would vote to Remain if Brexit vote was held today

The poll was conducted by YouGov on behalf of the People’s Vote campaign, a pro-Remain group. VOTERS IN THE UK would vote to remain in the EU were a second Brexit vote to be held today, a new poll suggests. The YouGov poll, conducted on behalf of the People’s Vote campaign, a pro-Remain group, suggests that the vote for Remain would now triumph by a margin

09 August 2018 07:09 'Fatal' level of alcohol can be bought in Ireland for €10

Alcohol Action Ireland has said that the price of alcohol in Ireland “demonstrates the remarkable affordability of alcohol to everyday shoppers”. ALCOHOL IN IRELAND currently costs so little that a “fatal” amount of alcohol can be bought for €10, a new survey has suggested. In its latest alcohol market review and price survey, Alcohol Action Ireland 1

07 August 2018 12:37 Sleeping more than eight hours a night increases your mortality risk, study finds

A sleep duration of 10 hours is linked with 30% increased risk of dying compared to sleeping for seven hours. PEOPLE WHO SLEEP for more than eight hours a night have a greater mortality and cardiovascular risk than those who sleep less than seven hours, new research has found. A sleep duration of 10 hours is linked with 30% increased risk of dying compared 2

06 August 2018 08:00 Phoenix Park gates being 'restored and conserved' ahead of the Pope's visit

GATES AT THE Phoenix Park have been taken down for restoration ahead of the Pope’s visit. Drivers in the park have in recent days noticed that the wrought iron gates have been taken down, replaced with steel security gates. The Office of Public Works (OPW), which is tasked with the running of the park, says that the gates have been taken down to carry 16

05 August 2018 20:39 Ireland's hockey heroes to be welcomed home with civic reception in Dublin

Lord Mayor and Dublin City Council organise public event for Bank Holiday Monday. THE MAGNITUDE OF the achievement may take some time to fully sink in, but the Ireland women’s hockey team will get a first taste of the public’s pride when they’re welcomed home with a civic reception tomorrow afternoon. Graham Shaw’s side made history in London 6

05 August 2018 07:30 Mass on the day of the Pope's visit 'a decision for individual parishes'

MASS GOERS WHO want to go to their local church the day the Pope visits will have to check with their local church to see if services are going ahead. Pope Francis will be in Ireland for two days, 25 and 26 August, as part of the World Meeting of Families event. The farewell mass will happen on the Sunday, with 500,000 people set to head for Dublin’s 2

04 August 2018 15:37 Revenue detector dog Josie helps find €90k in cash that could be connected to criminal activity

The money was found when a UK national in her thirties was searched. JOSIE THE DETECTOR dog helped Revenue to find nearly €100k in cash in a person’s belongings as she was travelling through Dublin Airport this week. Yesterday, Revenue officers seized €90,000 in cash when they stopped and searched a UK national in her thirties travelling to Amsterdam 2