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25 September 2018 03:10 Garda centenary book raises €33k for homeless charity

Homelessness champion Alice Leahy said a cheque for €33,000 raised by gardaí through the sale of a commemorative book will be of “enormous” benefit to her organisation. She said all the money would go straight into the services provided at the Alice Leahy Trust, which include medical assistance, washing facilities, and clothing for homeless people, most of them rough 23

24 September 2018 06:09 Varadkar to address UN General Assembly as Ireland seeks security council spot

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste are in New York this morning. LEO VARADKAR WILL today make a speech at the UN’s Nelson Mandela Peace Summit to mark the 100 anniversary of the birth of the South African leader. The Taoiseach will deliver a statement in the General Assembly hall and is expected to reference the peace in the North as an example of what can be achieved 6

22 September 2018 08:30 EU extraditions to Britain should continue until Brexit happens, court rules

A man arrested in Ireland on suspicion of rape, murder and arson said that it wasn’t clear his rights would be protected. EU COUNTRIES SHOULD continue extraditing criminal suspects to Britain until it leaves the bloc, the union’s top court ruled on Wednesday, rejecting a bid by a murder suspect to use Brexit to avoid facing justice. A man suspected of murder 8

20 September 2018 07:51 A mobile tractor-trailer morgue carrying 273 dead bodies has sparked outrage in Mexico

It was moved around to different neighbourhoods before new outlets broadcast footage of the truck. A STATE GOVERNMENT in Mexico has fired a prosecutor over a spectacle in which a fetid-smelling tractor-trailer carrying 273 bodies was driven around aimlessly for lack of room in the morgue. “I am not willing to tolerate this kind of mistake, which shocks 13

19 September 2018 20:08 DUP MP Ian Paisley awaits outcome of recall petition

Democratic Unionist MP Ian Paisley has a nervous wait to find out whether his constituents have chosen to unseat him ahead of a midnight count in Westminster’s first ever recall petition. Polling centres where people of North Antrim have had the opportunity to decide Mr Paisley’s fate over the last six weeks closed at 5pm this evening. The petition device 15

14 September 2018 14:32 Serena Williams' sexism claims 'a bit far-fetched,' says US Open mixed doubles champion

US Open mixed doubles champion Jamie Murray believes the umpire Carlos Ramos SERENA WILLIAMS’ CLAIMS that she was punished more harshly during her US Open umpire row because she is female have been described as ‘far-fetched’ by Jamie Murray. During the final against Naomi Osaka, Williams was given a code violation for what chair umpire Carlos Ramos deemed 9

14 September 2018 04:30 Sky fined by communications watchdog after contract probe

Sky Ireland has been fined by the communications watchdog after failing to provide almost 80,000 customers with their contract rights. The Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg) said Sky Ireland had been penalised €117,000 after an investigation found the television company failed to provide about 79,000 customers with a contract on a ‘durable 37

12 September 2018 16:17 Leitrim sell naming rights to Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada

Leitrim have sold the naming rights to their Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada home. They've signed a deal with a consumer finance group that will see the Carrick-on-Shannon venue become Avantcard Páirc Sean Mac Diarmada from next year. Chairman of Leitrim County Board Terence Boyle said: “We are delighted to have a Leitrim based company showing the confidence 27

10 September 2018 16:54 DUP member condemns British politician Stella Creasy over Arlene Foster criticism

A member of the DUP has criticised British politician Stella Creasy after she publicly condemned Arlene Foster’s stance on abortion at a global women’s caucus. Ms Creasy, of the Labour and Co-operative Party, said in Dublin: “Right now there is only one woman who gets to make a choice about abortion rights for all women in Northern Ireland and she’s 5

08 September 2018 10:20 Syrian air raids pound edge of rebel-held Idlib

Syrian government and Russian planes have targeted the southern edge of Idlib province with a series of air strikes, activists said. The strikes have ratcheted up the pressure on the densely populated rebel-held bastion, a day after Iran and Russia backed a military campaign in the area despite Turkey’s pleas for a ceasefire. The Britain-based Syrian 17