Kerry village is buzzing after pollinator award

A national pollinator award picked up at the National Tidy Towns has a Kerry village buzzing again.

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Killarney gridlock a threat to Irish tourism

Gridlock in Killarney is endangering the tourism industry for the whole county, the local Chamber of Commerce has warned amid growing frustration by tourists and ...

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Minister saved as Taoiseach strikes deal: Government survives Dáil no confidence motion over housing

The Government has survived a no confidence motion in the Dáil and avoided losing a junior minister over the housing crisis after a special deal agreed by ...

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Largest bird that ever lived revealed

A new study has settled the debate over the ‘biggest bird’ title, say researchers.

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Allied Second World War bombing raids disturbed atmosphere at edge of space

‘Astonishing’ discovery made by researchers looking at records kept by atmospheric scientists in the 1940s reveals ‘signatures of war’.

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Mediterranean diet ‘may help prevent depression’

A diet rich in fruit and vegetables was linked with a lower risk of poor mental health.

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Tadhg Coakley: We were all enriched and renewed from the experience

Yesterday was a special day in the long list of special days that sport has given us. Yesterday brought us together in so many ways.

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Athletics: Children at starting line for initiative to improve fitness

The best ideas are often the most simple, which is certainly the case for an initiative being rolled out in Irish primary schools with the aim of cutting obesity, ...

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Manchester United dumped out of the Carabao Cup on penalties by Derby

Jose Mourinho’s former midfielder Frank Lampard masterminded his biggest managerial win.

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New Ryanair route for Cork airport announced

Ryanair has announced a new Cork to Naples route which connects Ireland's second busiest airport to its first destination in Itlay.

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Charlie Chawke's 'most expensive pub in Ireland' sees earnings of €1m last year

Earnings at the country’s most expensive pub, the Orchard Inn in Dublin last year topped €1m.

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Next boss warns no-deal Brexit could cause gridlock at ports

The retailer has outlined ‘well advanced’ no-deal Brexit contingency plans.

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Bill Cosby’s Walk of Fame star to remain despite sex assault conviction

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce said the attractions are “intended to be permanent”.

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Will Smith bungee jumps from helicopter over Grand Canyon to mark 50th birthday

He was watched by his wife and children.

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Karen and Terry sent home from Bake Off in double exit

No contestants left the tent in the previous episode.

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Money on our mind: The rise of crowdfunding for a good cause

From helping fight for repeal to medical incidences abroad, crowdfunding platforms like GoFundMe and Kickstarter are proving popular with the Irish, writes Joyce ...

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Something doesn’t quite measure up about Waterford wind farm’s turbines

It was residents who first suspected the noise of a wind farm was louder than expected, says Michael Clifford.

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Defence Forces wages so low they are told 'not to have children’

The Irish Defence Forces is “broken” with wages so low that some soldiers are facing homelessness and being told not to have children, writes Joyce Fegan ...

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