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13 August 2018 20:43 Hozier to play three charity gigs in Dublin next month

MUSICIAN HOZIER WILL make his return to the Irish stage next month as he plays three charity gigs in Dublin’s Academy. The live rehearsal shows will see proceeds going to charities Safe Ireland, One In Four and the Peter McVerry Trust. Another show at Koko in London will see proceeds given to the War Child charity. The shows come as the Wicklow singer

04 August 2018 12:41 Wildfire unveils huge WWII 'EIRE' sign on Bray Head

The signs were used during World War II to guide pilots, as Ireland was a neutral country. WILDFIRES ON THE Wicklow coast have unveiled a large ‘Eire’ sign on Bray Head that dates back to World War II. The sign was spotted by a Garda Air Support Unit aircraft as it made its way across the east coast this weekend. An Air Corps spokesperson told TheJournal 1

23 July 2018 06:41 'You will suffer the consequences': Donald Trump warns Iran over threatening US

The US President was responding to comments by Hassan Rouhani, who suggested that the two countries could be on a path to war. DONALD TRUMP HAS issued a warning to Hassan Rouhani after the Iranian President appeared to suggest the two countries are on a path to war. On Sunday night, the US President hit back at comments made by Rouhani, who said that America

17 July 2018 06:18 EU and Japan to sign massive trade deal as US puts up barriers

The “landmark” EU-Japan deal creates a massive economic zone. THE EUROPEAN UNION’S top officials arrive in Japan today to sign the single market’s biggest trade deal ever and present a united front as Washington upends the international trade order. EU Council President Donald Tusk and Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker land in Japan after talks in Beijing 3

15 July 2018 13:49 Tourists charged with stealing bricks from an Auschwitz crematorium

The two Hungarians admitted their actions and were fined. TWO HUNGARIAN TOURISTS have admitted to trying to steal bricks from the ruins of a crematorium at the site of the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, according to police. The 30-year-old woman and 36-year-old man were caught yesterday when another pair of foreign tourists saw them stuffing 2

14 July 2018 18:10 Two Palestinian teens killed in what Israel calls 'a response to terror'

15 people have been wounded across Gaza. TWO PALESTINIANS WERE killed today as Israel unleashed a wave of air strikes against the Gaza Strip, while scores of rockets were fired back from the Hamas-run territory. The Palestinian teenagers, aged 15 and 16, were killed when an Israeli strike hit a building they were near in the west of Gaza City, the enclave’s 2

03 July 2018 00:05 Irish bid for seat in UN ‘no vanity project’, insists Taoiseach

Speaking at UN headquarters in Manhattan, the Taoiseach dismissed criticisms that the €1.5m bid is coming at the expense of other priorities, such as Brexit and housing. “The UN is an important place where important decisions are made,” he said. This is where decisions are made about where peacekeepers should go,and where our peacekeepers might serve 4

27 June 2018 12:04 'According to the papers, Katherine Zappone practises witchcraft and now Josepha is saying mass'

Varadkar was speaking today at the National Economic Dialogue. TAOISEACH LEO VARADKAR says that while he would be in favour of female Catholic priests, he strongly believes in the separation of Church and State. Varadkar was speaking today at the National Economic Dialogue and was asked about Culture Minister Josepha Madigan’s war of words with Dublin 8

26 June 2018 07:21 'I fought hard for them': Trump hits out at Harley-Davidson over plans to move some production overseas

The company is seeking to avoid retaliatory European tariffs imposed last week. UNITED STATES PRESIDENT Donald Trump has criticised the decision by Harley-Davidson to shift some manufacturing overseas to avoid European tariffs imposed last week. The announcement came as the 117-year old company is also buffeted by higher steel costs following tariffs 5

20 June 2018 15:34 EU counter-tariffs on US products including blue jeans, motorbikes and whiskey kicking in on Friday

A RAFT OF retaliatory tariffs from the European Union against stiff metals duties imposed by US President Donald Trump will come into effect on Friday, a top EU official said. From blue jeans to motorbikes and whiskey, the EU’s hit-list of products targeted for tariffs with the US reads like a long list of emblematic American exports. “We did not want to be in this position 3