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Ryan Tubridy pictured during the opening performance of the RTÉ Late Late Toy Show 2014 with a medley of songs from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Picture Andres Poveda

 

Somalian fisherman carries a hammerhead shark on his head from the port to the fish market on the eastern Curubo beach of Somalian capital city Mogadishu on November 24, 2014. Somalia's coastline is more than 3,025 kilometers in length and fishing takes a major share in Somalian economy. (Photo by Nour Gelle Gedi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

 

Pope Francis pauses after laying a wreath at the grave site of the Turkish republic founder, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, inside the Ataturk Mausoleum in Ankara, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

 

Pope Francis sits aboard the flight towards Ankara, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014.(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

 

In this Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 photo, Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) fighters take position at a stronghold in Kobani, Syria. Here, Kurdish fighters backed by small numbers of Iraqi peshmerga forces and Syrian rebels, are battling what they see as an existential battle against the militants who swept into their town in mid-September. (AP Photo/Jake Simkin)

 

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting on military issues in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in Sochi, Russia, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. Putin said he was satisfied with the military industries' efforts to provide the nation's armed forces with new weapons. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service)

 

Dame Vivienne Westwood holds a poster of seven-year-old Zane Gbangbola, from Chertsey, Surrey, as she takes part in a demonstration calling for an inquiry into his death after he was feared to have been poisoned by contaminated water from a landfill site during heavy flooding in February. Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

 

Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness during a press conference following a meeting of the British Irish Council at the Villa Marina hotel in Douglas on the Isle Of Man. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Chris Radburn/PA Wire

 

Pictured at the launch of Glow, A Cork Christmas Celebration at Bishop Lucey Park in Cork City are Kirsty and Eve (4) Madden from The Lough. The festival has something for everyone from a 30m Ferris Wheel with panoramic views over Cork City, to a vintage carousel, a range of food and crafts markets, and live entertainment. Picture: Miki Barlok

 

US singer Madonna, right, salutes officials at State House in Lillongwe, Malawi, Friday, Nov, 28, 2014, during her meeting with the Malawian President Peter Mutharika at State House. Mutharika thanked Madonna for agreeing to fund the construction of a new state of the art Paediatric Surgery and Intensive Care Unit in the country. Madonna is currently visiting Malawi, where she has been working since 2006 with her nonprofit organisation, Raising Malawi. ( AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

 

28/11/2014: The baby girl who was born on the roadside in Kilkenny last Wednesday evening. Photo: Pat Moore.

 

A National Police officer slips while trying to kick a burning tire at a barricade set up by protesters demanding the resignation of President Michel Martelly, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

 

Immigrants who arrived on a cargo ship from Turkey are seen in a basketball arena where they have been given temporary shelter in the town of Ierapetra, on the southern Greek island of Crete on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. Nearly 600 men, women and children, mostly refugees from Syria, have been temporarily put up in the southern Cretan town of Ierapetra, where they arrived in a crippled smuggling ship after more than a week at sea. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

 

Teresa Treuheit, impersonating the Christ Child, appears on the balcony of the Church of Our Lady during the traditional opening of the world-famous 'Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt' Christmas market at the Old Town in Nuremberg, southern Germany, Friday Nov 28, 2014. (AP Photo/dpa, Daniel Karmann)

 

As a result of routine profiling, officers from Revenue's Customs Services, this morning (28/11/14), seized 600,000 cigarettes in Dublin Port with a retail value of €304,000. These seizures are part of Revenue's on going operations targeting the supply and sale of illegal cigarettes in the shadow economy. If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding the smuggling or sale of illegal cigarettes or tobacco, they can contact Revenue in confidence on free phone number 1800 295 295.

 

A cricket bat and cap are seen at Lord's Cricket Ground in north London, in memory of Phillip Hughes, who died after injuries suffered when he was struck on the head by a bouncer at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Tuesday. John Stillwell/PA Wire

 


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