It wasn’t me. No, no, it wasn’t me. It was the banks, the Central Bank, the ‘system’ — they were to blame for not stopping that unholy mess we now know as the financial crash.


VIDEO: Irish navy ship rescues 201 migrants in MedThis story is enriched with multi-media content

A baby, several women, and children were among 201 migrants crammed into five flimsy inflatable vessels who were rescued by Naval Service flagship LÉ Eithne 60km north of Libya.


Defeat leaves Schmidt much to ponder ahead of World Cup

Irish coach Joe Schmidt insisted during the week that places in the World Cup squad were still up for grabs. After yet another defeat to the Barbarians at Thomond Park last night, he will go home for another re-think after a performance he described as “a bit inaccurate.”


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