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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 15

06 February 2018 22:45 FF councillor apologises for tweet telling Ruth Coppinger to 'please just keep your clothes on'

Patrick McKee says that no offence was intended. A FIANNA FÁIL councillor has apologised for telling AAA-PBP TD Ruth Coppinger that she should “keep your clothes on”. The tweet was sent by councillor Patrick McKee last night while Coppinger was on RTÉ’s Claire Byrne programme. The tweet was criticised by numerous people online with McKee’s party colleague 12

13 January 2018 16:34 Protesters trash H&M shops in South Africa in response to 'monkey' ad

The Economic Freedom Fighters organised protests at several H&M outlets in Johannesburg. SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE intervened to clear protesters trashing outlets of Swedish clothing giant H&M in Johannesburg in response to a controversial advertisement. A photo on the company’s online website of a black boy wearing a green hoodie with the inscription “coolest 5

29 December 2017 10:15 Number of Irish flights delayed as UK hit by snow and icy conditions

Passengers are being urged to check with their airline to see if they are affected. A NUMBER OF flights to the UK from Ireland have been delayed due to bad weather across the Irish Sea. A spokeswoman for Dublin Airport warned prospective travellers to check their flight information with their airline to see if they are affected. Parts of Great Britain 12

15 December 2017 16:34 Police shoot knife-wielding man at Amsterdam Airport

Police say the situation is now secure. DUTCH POLICE HAVE shot a man at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam after he made threats with a knife. The man was detained and taken away by police who have now declared the situation to be safe. Schiphol Airport closed for a period but has now reopened with a portion of the main plaza has been closed off. An airport 18

03 December 2017 17:08 'Unwatchable!': Aer Lingus responds to SNL sketch with a Trump-esque tweet

Some of the jokes in the Saturday Night Live sketch about the airline didn’t quite land. AER LINGUS HAS taken a pop at both Donald Trump and the US comedy show Saturday Night Live after a questionable sketch about the airline featured on last night’s episode. The skit features Irish actress Saoirse Ronan and SNL cast member Cecily Strong as Aer Lingus 8

01 November 2017 06:19 No deal in Sinn Féin, DUP talks over Executive

Sinn Féin warns attempt to bring in budget for North via Westminster would crash talks A further round of negotiations between the DUP and Sinn Féin broke up on Tuesday night without any agreement on how to restore the Northern Executive and Assembly. DUP and Sinn Féin talks teams led respectively by Arlene Foster and Gerry Adams remained locked in negotiations 8

31 October 2017 17:28 Facebook has once again responded to the theory it listens in to your conversations

A long-held conspiracy theory – that Facebook is listening in on conversations to target us with adverts – has resurfaced again on social media. One of Facebook’s executives in charge of adverts responded to a tweet from PJ Vogt, co-host of the internet-focused Reply All podcast, who asked followers to phone in if they believed Facebook had used their 7

31 October 2017 12:07 Flight bound for Amsterdam forced to return to Dublin Airport due to ‘technical issue’

A flight en-route to Amsterdam was forced to turn around and return to Dublin Airport this morning due to a “technical issue” on board the aircraft. Flight KL934 departed Dublin at 09.06am on Tuesday morning, over 20 minutes after it was scheduled to take off, and was due to land at Schiphol Airport at around 10.32am, according to the Irish Sun. But the flight 9

30 October 2017 19:23 Latest: Sinn Féin and DUP fail to reach powersharing deal; Brokenshire extends deadline

Update 9.50pm: Northern Ireland Secretary of State James Brokenshire has extended the deadline for the region's two main parties to reach a deal to restore powersharing. The DUP and Sinn Fein left Stormont shortly before 9pm on Monday having failed to reach an agreement. They had been warned by Mr Brokenshire that they had until Monday to produce a written 22