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Gardaí in Clare are treating the discovery of two bodies in Kildysart as suspicious.

BREAKING SPORTS

Liverpool pick up much needed win at Bournemouth

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Raheem Sterling’s first goals since mid-September helped Liverpool end a miserable seven days with a place in the Capital One Cup semi-finals at the expense of Bournemouth.

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Soccer - FA Cup - Second Round Replay - Worcester City v Scunthorpe United - Aggborough

Worcester City's mascot Georgie Dragon greets young ball boys and girls during the FA Cup second round replay match at Aggborough, Kidderminster. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday December 17, 2014. See PA story SOCCER Worcester. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. Maximum 45 images during a match. No video emulation or promotion as 'live'. No use in games, competitions, merchandise, betting or single club/player services. No use with unofficial audio, video, data, fixtures or club/league logos.

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TODAY'S COLUMNIST

Opinion: Government should rue failure to pursue democratic revolution

THE Government took an important tactical decision yesterday, and the opposition may do so on another issue soon. Both manoeuvres have potentially enormous strategic consequences.

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Features

Mel B shouldn’t have to speak out on alleged domestic violenceBy Suzanne Harrington

Fashion & Beauty

Tried and tested: mascara

Food & Drink

Champagne for Christmas

Diet & Fitness

Look after your curves this Christmas with this simple workoutBy Amanda Khouv

Home & Interiors

Wish List: Some festive gift ideas to brighten any home

Travel

Munich: Where you're guaranteed bier und good timesBy Jonathan deBurca Butler

Arts, Books, Films & TV

Little victories are enough for Alan DaviesBy Richard Fitzpatrick

Outdoors

Nature table: What do you know about mistletoe?By Dick Warner