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The Taoiseach has seen off any major backlash over his handling of Fine Gael’s nomination process for the Seanad by-election after backbenchers were told to keep their focus on economic recovery.

BREAKING SPORTS

Things go from bad to worse for Rodgers and Liverpool

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Liverpool became the latest big-name English scalp to be claimed by Basle who capitalised on the Reds’ well-known vulnerability at set-pieces.

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TODAY'S NEWS

Kenny sees off Seanad debacle backlash

The Taoiseach has seen off any major backlash over his handling of Fine Gael’s nomination process for the Seanad by-election after backbenchers were told to keep their focus on economic recovery.

TODAY'S SPORT

Rodgers rues ‘poor defending’

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers lamented Liverpool’s "poor defending" after the Reds became the latest big-name English scalp to be claimed by Basle, who capitalised on the Reds’ well-known vulnerability at set-pieces.

TODAY'S COLUMNIST

Government not an open book in its dealings with artists and the arts

I’M one of the small constituency disgusted at the John McNulty affair because the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, has insulted artists in using the IMMA as a spring-board to “better things” for a political protege.

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Features

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Fashion & Beauty

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Food & Drink

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Health & Life

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Home & Interiors

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Travel

Basque countryside like a step back in timeBy Joe McNamee

Arts, Books, Films & TV

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Outdoors

Walk of the Week: Ups and downs on road to Hag of Beara