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The Cork Spy Files ... Read the first five cases

A UCC research project in partnership with the Irish Examiner which launched today aims to shine new light on the killings of 78 suspected British civilian spies at the hands of the IRA during the War of Independence. 

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Cork spy files shed light on killings during War of Independence

Deaths of 78 people accused of being British spies have been documented by researchers, writes Nicola Stathers

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Breast cancer: ‘No matter what, get yourself checked’

Patients and staff welcome €3m cancer care facilities that replace prefabs in Limerick, writes Kathryn Hayes

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Apple ruling will pose big challenge to corporate tax system

An appeal of the Apple tax deal ruling would see Ireland facing down the commission on behalf of a US corporate giant, writes Eamon Quinn, Business Editor

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Argument for gender neutral clothes is wearing thin

Margaret Hickey on why calls for gender neutral clothes are doing no favours for kids who need to be able to express themselves.

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Meet Hillary Clinton's inner circle, the queenmakers who won't rest until she's president

They were good girls deeply involved in student government and in decorating the gym for high school dances. They did their homework on time and got good grades, and they all remember Hillary Rodham standing out as the most organised kid in homeroom, writes Nina Burleigh

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Cancer drug success offers ‘second shot’ at life

Frank Dowling was told he told he would be dead by last Christmas due to the pervasiveness of his cancer. But in a clinical trial his cancer was reduced by 90% and he is due to start a college course, writes Noel Baker.

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Britain’s ‘Brexit ministers’ will have to show they can deliver

With views in Britain divided over what form departure from the EU should take, Robert Harvey looks at the possibilities available to the UK, and finds they may satisfy nobody

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Government needs to hear some home truths from family carers

There is an army of family carers out there who want their elderly relatives to continue to live at home, so it’s time the State gave them the help that they deserve, writes Zoe Hughes

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Should we be afraid of women in burkinis?

The burkini is not a new concept, having been created in Australia over a decade ago, so why is it suddenly creating a furore on beaches across Europe? It is mostly the far right who are banging the drum to ban the burkini — do they have a point, asks John Lloyd

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