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14 May 2018 18:33 Body of British soldier exhumed from bog in Clare

Private George Duff Chalmers, who was 18 when he died, will be reburied in Dublin. THE BODY OF a British soldier executed and buried in Co Clare almost 100 years ago has been exhumed and will be reburied in Dublin. 18-year-old Private George Duff Chalmers was a member of the 2nd Battalion of the British Army’s Royal Scots based in Clare during the War of Independence 2

09 May 2018 00:09 Ballydoyle look to maintain Chester Vase stranglehold

The Ballydoyle trainer has won this Group Three race eight times since 2007, including the last five renewals, and has successfully used the mile-and-a-half contest as a stepping stone to the Investec Derby. Ruler Of The World was successful on the way to glory at Epsom in 2013, while Wings Of Eagles lifted the Classic after finishing second to stablemate 2

03 May 2018 16:57 Restored newsreel footage shows Ireland's fight for Independence

The footage was restored from the original nitrate film and will be available on the IFI Player. THE IRISH FILM Institute has painstakingly restored and digitised newsreel footage from the Independence era of Irish history. Footage is now available of events like Eamon de Valera visiting Boston in 1919 and Irish crowds welcoming Countess Countess Constance 6

26 April 2018 05:15 Photos: UTV's Northern Ireland headquarters on sale for €4 million

Havelock House was used by television crews around the world to process and edit film footage of the Troubles. THE HEADQUARTERS OF UTV in Northern Ireland is on the market for €4 million (£3.5m). Havelock House has been home to Northern Ireland’s largest commercial television broadcaster for almost 60 years. UTV – which is owned by ITV plc – has been situated 25

16 April 2018 14:52 Irish Defence Forces and Colombia's president among shortlisted for Tipperary Peace Award

Previous winners include Nelson Mandela and Malala Yousafzai. THE IRISH DEFENCE Forces Peacekeeping Mission and the president of Colombia are among those shortlisted for the prestigious Tipperary International Peace Award. 17-year-old Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi and renowned Kurdish humanitarian Dr Widad Akreyi are also shortlisted for the award 16

16 April 2018 12:27 Green Party want to bring in Amsterdam-style cannabis coffee shops to Ireland

The party is proposing that criminal offences be removed for people possessing less than five grams of cannabis. THE GREEN PARTY has called for the decriminalisation of cannabis, stating that the current law has “made criminals out of decent people” and needs to change. Under the party’s new drug strategy policy, it is calling for the introduction of Dutch-style 9

11 April 2018 11:19 Trump warns Russia over Syria situation, says missiles 'will be coming'

Russia has vetoed a US-backed motion in the UN to probe the chemical strikes in Syria. US PRESIDENT DONALD Trump has warned Russia about supporting Syrian President Bashar al Assad, and said US missiles “will be coming” in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack on civilians. “Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria,” Trump tweeted 6

10 April 2018 12:37 'It is an incentive, at 88, to keep going': Irish author Edna O'Brien made a DBE

CELEBRATED IRISH AUTHOR Edna O’Brien has been appointed a Dame of the British Empire for her services to literature. O’Brien, a prolific novelist, playwright, poet and short story writer from Co Clare, has won numerous awards for her writing, including the European Prize for Literature and the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award 8

10 April 2018 08:14 Ex-Russian spy's daughter Yulia Skripal released from the hospital after nerve agent attack

BRITISH MEDIA ARE reporting that Yulia Skripal, one of two Russians poisoned by nerve agent, has been released from the hospital. BBC News have reported that the 33-year-old Skripal had been discharged from hospital and taken to a “secure” location yesterday. Press Association have said that hospital officials plan to make an official statement shortly 7

09 April 2018 17:39 Trump to decide on response to Syrian chemical attack 'probably by the end of today'

US PRESIDENT DONALD Trump says he will decide “probably by the end of today” on a US response to the apparent chemical weapons attack on Syrian civilians. He suggested Syria’s main military ally, Russia, would “pay a price.” Speaking during a Cabinet meeting, Trump condemned the “heinous attack” which on Saturday that killed at least 40 people, including 6