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20 February 2018 00:00 Kinsale takes ambitious step to eliminate single-use plastic

The community initiative launched in Kinsale, Co Cork, aims to reduce unnecessary plastic use and increase recycling rates as part of an ambitious drive to eliminate single-use. The brainchild of archaeologist Madeleine Murray and environmental scientist Tara Shine, the Plastic Free Kinsale project will host its first public event, a recycling workshop 10

15 February 2018 20:06 Steve Kerr: 'It doesn't seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death'

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has spoken out about the Florida shooting. GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS head coach Steve Kerr railed against the NRA and politicians on Wednesday night after a reporter asked him to comment on the latest school shooting in Parkland, Florida. “It doesn’t seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death 5

14 February 2018 23:13 At least 16 dead following school shooting in Florida

Coral Springs Police are warning the public to avoid the area as the school remains on lockdown. AT LEAST 16 people have died following a school shooting in Florida, law enforcement officials told CNN. “Victims have been and continue to be transported to Broward Health Medical Center and Broward Health North hospital,” the sheriff’s office said. The superintendent 8

14 February 2018 17:10 'Every game is a chance to put a marker down, a step closer to that jersey': Deegan delivering on 2014 promise

From apparently challenging Jamie Heaslip as a 17-year-old , the Leinster number eight is now walking the walk. It bubbles up from the archives as a retweet every now and then, usually when Max Deegan is having a stormer. With all the evidence of his time excelling as an Ireland U20 and now as a rapidly rising Leinster star, you might be forgiven for thinking 19

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 6

13 February 2018 00:00 Artists to work with schools as pupils urged to develop creative side

Artists are to work with schools in a government initiative to help children explore and develop their creative sides. Around 150 primary and second-level schools will benefit as arts and creativity are put at the heart of young people’s lives. The Creative Schools initiative is a key part of the youth element of the wider Creative Ireland programme 6

03 February 2018 09:15 Parents giving their children alcohol doesn't lower the risks

A SIX YEAR study in Australia has found that parents giving their children alcohol does not lower alcohol-related risks. The study published in the Lancet Public Health journal spoke to 1927 teenages and their parents. It founded that there were no benefits or protective effects associated with giving teenagers alcohol when compared to teenagers who were not given 10

02 February 2018 14:34 Man found dead in Dublin's north inner city previously engaged with homelessness services

The man’s body was found this morning. THE BODY OF a man has been found this morning at Ryders Row, in Dublin’s north inner city. It is understood that the man was found in a sleeping bag and that it is a known area for people to sleep rough. The body was found next to the Bike Yard, just off Parnell Street – close to the Cineworld cinema and a number 6

02 February 2018 07:01 Opinion: Suggesting the 'Fighting Irish' mascot of Notre Dame is offensive is neglectful to history

Notre Dame is an iconic marker of the various expressions of Irishness in this country, writes Eugene O’Driscoll. LIKENING NOTRE DAME’S mascot of the “Fighting Irish” to those depicting American Indians such as the Cleveland Indians, Washington Redskins, and Chicago Blackhawks is an argument that is a non-starter – not least because American Indians 9

24 January 2018 00:57 Harper driving force for victory as Templeogue College claim Schools All-Ireland Cup

In a final that lived up to all expectations, Templeogue’s Matthew Harper was crowned MVP as the Dubliners won 74-65. Harper had a huge supporting cast around him in the form of Iarla McKeon, Sam and Jack Walsh to name but a few. Meanwhile, Colaiste Pobail Setanta secured the Under 19 C Girls title earlier today, with a 49-60 point win over Carrick- 10