Killer locked up until 2025 under new law

Killer locked up until 2025 under new law

Rochestown murderer Peter Whelan will be locked up until at least 2025 under the new Parole Act, the Government has confirmed.

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McVerry: Government’s homeless plan not working

McVerry: Government’s homeless plan not working

The Government must concede that its strategy to reduce homelessness is not working, according to leading campaigner Fr Peter McVerry.

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Dublin house-buyers paying 10% premium for transport links

Dublin house-buyers paying 10% premium for transport links

House-buyers in Dublin are paying up to 10% more for properties located near railway stations or Luas lines.

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Four killed as storms hit US states

Four killed as storms hit US states

Radar also confirmed a tornado struck near Dallas Love Field Airport on Sunday evening.

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New disturbances in Chile as queues for food build up

New disturbances in Chile as queues for food build up

Police used tear gas and streams of water to break up protests on one of Santiago’s main streets.

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Johnson bids to fast-track Brexit bill through Commons in three days

Johnson bids to fast-track Brexit bill through Commons in three days

The Government wants the Bill to complete its Commons passage on Thursday.

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McEntee faces a familiar foe in Ulster club campaign

McEntee faces a familiar foe in Ulster club campaign

It was a gamble John McEntee must have felt was worth taking when he took on the Clontibret job last year — but the scenario he wanted to avoid most has come ...

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Cuala legend Schutte defied doctor’s orders

Cuala legend Schutte defied doctor’s orders

Former All-Ireland winning Cuala captain Paul Schutte has admitted he was advised to quit hurling by medics last year but opted not to.

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CPA chief hits out at ‘ridiculous’ Tier 2 call

CPA chief hits out at ‘ridiculous’ Tier 2 call

Club Players Association (CPA) chairman Micheál Briody fears Saturday’s decision to back a Tier 2 inter-county football competition will scupper the ...

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New Brexit deal to help North secure investments

New Brexit deal to help North secure investments

The revised Brexit deal may have been signed off at the summit of the EU leaders last week, but getting it through the UK parliament is proving to be quite a challenge. ...

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Profits at baby food maker Wyeth fall 11.5%

Profits at baby food maker Wyeth fall 11.5%

Pre-tax profits at Wyeth Nutritionals based in Co Limerick which sells baby food formula to China fell 11.5% to $11m (€9.8m) last year.

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Profits at Goffs falls to €2.2m

Profits at Goffs falls to €2.2m

A record €3.2m Irish sale for a yearling filly at Goff’s annual Orby sale was not enough to prevent it posting a 33% slump in pre-tax profits to €2.2m. ...

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Jason Momoa discusses his leading role in sci-fi drama series See

The Game Of Thrones star plays a blind warrior in the dystopian series from Apple

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Hollywood actor Dennis Quaid, 65, engaged to partner, 26

Quaid, known for films including The Parent Trap and The Day After Tomorrow, has been married three times.

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Jennifer Aniston says more #MeToo revelations ‘will come to the surface’

The former Friends star said that ‘people are doing their homework and digging deep into everybody’s underwear drawer’.

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Special Report: Organic farmers are leading the charge to spark a green revolution

Special Report: Organic farmers are leading the charge to spark a green revolution

With the UN urging us to change our ways in the face of climate crisis, Joyce Fegan meets producers who say going organic isn’t just good for the environment ...

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Munster's labour movement and the independence struggle: A regional exception?

Munster's labour movement and the independence struggle: A regional exception?

Leading Irish labour historian Emmet O’Connor will deliver a keynote address on the labour movement in Munster during the war of independence at a major conference ...

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How the Cork Labour movement defined the struggle for Irish independence

How the Cork Labour movement defined the struggle for Irish independence

A major one-day conference on the Labour movement and the struggle for independence takes place in University College Cork on Saturday. Here Luke Dineen looks at ...

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