'I wanted him to be ashamed of what he did' - Cork man speaks out after rapist is sentenced

The Cork man who was raped as an 11-year-old has spoken out about his ordeal on the day his abuser was sentenced to seven years in jail.

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Guard who became pregnant in 1980s speaks out about 'forced adoption'

A woman who says she was forced to give up her child for adoption after becoming pregnant out of wedlock in the 1980s has spoken out about her experience for the ...

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Three changes for Roscommon as teams named for Connacht final

Galway and Roscommon have named their started XVs for Sunday's Connacht SFC final.

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McGregor and McIlroy on Forbes list of top paid athletes

The list sees 35 NBA players, 19 from the NFL and 15 from Major League Baseball

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Jim McGuinness sacked by USL side Charlotte Independence

Charlotte play in the United Soccer League (USL) Championship where they have won just one out of 14 games so far this season - a record which has led to the Donegal ...

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Organisers criticised for lack of reserve days after three Cricket World Cup matches abandoned in five days

Bangladesh's match with Sri Lanka in Bristol, due to be played yesterday was the third to be abandoned due to rain at this tournament - setting an unwanted record ...

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Belfast venue confirmed for Antrim's home qualifier against Kildare

The venue has a capacity of 2,100

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Tee times and all you need to know about the Irish trio looking for US Open glory

In-form Rory McIlroy leads the Irish charge at Pebble Beach this week after his sensational performance saw him win the Canadian Open last week.

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Petrol prices hit six-month high

According to the AA’s analysis, the national average cost of a litre of petrol currently sits at 146.1c, up almost 4c from an average price of 142.3c last ...

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Ireland among the most expensive countries in the world to run an electric car, research claims

Hungary and Estonia are the cheapest EU countries to drive an EV.

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Limerick stick with winning formula as they look to upset Cork

Limerick manager Billy Lee has kept faith in the XV who defeated Tipperary in the first round as the Shannonsiders bid for a first Munster SFC final since 2010.

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Former Treaty captain 'expecting Limerick to respond with physicality' against Waterford

The Shannonsiders were overturned by Cork in their opening game in the Gaelic Grounds after winning both of their home games in Munster last year.

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Ex-Cork City star to return to Turner's Cross for July friendly

Announced this afternoon, the game will take place on Monday, July 8 with a 7pm kick-off.

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Dates, times and venues for SFC qualifiers confirmed

Fermanagh travel to Clones to face Monaghan in the pick of the ties

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Offaly hurling needs '20-year plan', says former Limerick All-Star Moran

The Faithful prepare for a do-or-die clash with Antrim on Saturday, less than a fortnight after relieving manager Kieran Martin of his duties, replacing him with ...

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Tipp face long trip north as all-Ulster clash pick of the first round qualifiers

The games will take place on the weekend on June 8-9

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#Elections2019: Ciaran Cuffe tops the poll but nobody reaches quota in Dublin

Green Party candidate Ciaran Cuffe has topped the poll in the Dublin constituency.

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Cork’s double the crowning joy of Murphy’s 46-year innings

If the GAA is a rich tapestry of culture and community, of hope and heroes, there’s very little of it that former Cork GAA secretary Frank Murphy hasn’t ...

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Women giving birth in unsafe conditions and children dying in Syrian camps, MSF reveal

Children are dying from preventable diseases and women are giving birth in unsafe conditions in a Syrian camp, Médecins Sans Frontières have said.

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Dublin legend Anton O'Toole dies aged 68

Four-time All-Ireland SFC winner Anton O'Toole has died, aged 68.

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Limerick and Kerry stars win GAA Player of the Month honours

Aaron Gillane and Seán O'Shea were today honoured with PwC GAA/GPA Players of the Month honours for April.

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Montana Governor becomes 22nd Democrat to enter presidential race

Montana Governor Steve Bullock has announced his is running for US president, becoming the 22nd Democrat Party challenger to Donald Trump.

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Ulster confirm signing of New Zealand 7s international

The Otago player has Super Rugby experience with the Highlanders and just joint-second top try scorer in the premier club competition in the southern hemisphere ...

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Paddy Jackson signs with Premiership rugby club

Paddy Jackson is leaving French Top 14 club Perpignan for the Gallagher Premiership where he will play under a former Munster and Ireland coach next season.

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Twelve arrested for dangerous driving after attending Rally of the Lakes event

The majority of these incidents were observed by plainclothes gardaí who were deployed as part of the policing plan for the event, according to the Garda ...

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Blow for Cora Staunton as she suffers double leg break

The Greater Western Sydney Giants announced that Mayo legend Staunton, who has won 11 All Stars in ladies football, broken her leg while playing in the AFL Sydney ...

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Munster fan who confronted Vunipola banned from attending home games

The Munster supporter who confronted Billy Vunipola after their loss to Saracens has been banned from attending games at Thomond Park and Musgrave Park.

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Ulster duo to play at Ravenhill for the last time tomorrow

The northern province's take on Connacht tomorrow with Rory Best and Darren Cave looking to exit on a high with a spot in the PRO14 semi-finals up for grabs.

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Ruby Walsh retires from racing after 'a remarkable and brilliant career'

The 39-year-old from Co Kildare made the announcement today after he won the Punchestown Gold Cup riding Kemboy

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'It is simply not acceptable' - INMO have no confidence in Harris or HSE as over 500 on trolleys

After the worst April for overcrowding since records began, there are over 500 people on trolleys in Irish hospitals today.

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'The whole of Ireland needs to know about this' - Parent of acid attack victim speaks out

One of the three teenage boys attacked with acid over the weekend in Waterford has spoken out about the ordeal.

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'He's a lovely fella when he's asleep' - Bertie Ahern says Rees-Mogg did not know what the Irish border was

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has claimed that Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg admitted to him that he had no idea what the Irish border was.

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CCTV footage of events leading up to Lyra McKee's death released

Lyra McKee was killed while PSNI officers were carrying out a search operation in Derry last night.

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Dublin may have plebiscite on directly elected Mayor in 2021, Taoiseach says

With a plebiscite to determine if there will be directly elected mayors in Cork, Limerick and Waterford due to take place next month, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has ...

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Cork landlord horrified as house covered in rubbish

A Cork landlord has revealed a house he owns had to be gutted after rubbish was left in every room.

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'It's class genocide' - Recovering drug addict reveals 10 of her friends have died since Christmas

"I started hanging around with a couple of friends from the blocks and we were very innocent. They were smoking hash and I just thought 'well, what about it?' - ...

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Meaney: We must get fans to more games

Ladies football has been leading the way in the promotion of women’s sports in Ireland in recent years.

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Cian Kiely: We found our style and it’s about building on that

Despite a poor league campaign that saw relegation to Division 3, there is still reason for optimism inside the Cork football camp.

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Petrol station in Derry goes to extreme lengths to protect ATM after recent thefts

A filling station in Co Derry has gone to great lengths to project its ATM after a spate of robberies on both sides of the border in recent times.

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UCC ready to build on season of success

UCC will be ready to apply for planning permission for their new sporting facilities in the autumn as the college looks to build on the incredible success achieved ...

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Van Graan signs two-year extension as Munster coach

"Coming to Munster I wanted to become part of the community, and every day I get to experience that sense of belonging with my family and I settled in from the very ...

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Enormous response underway after devastating flooding in Mozambique

More than a million people are struggling to rebuild their lives in flood-affected parts of Mozambique, many of whom are in urgent need of assistance for the basics ...

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Tourism boost of €15m for towns across the country

The investment will be made through the local authorities, according to Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin who made the announcement today.

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Free-scoring Muskerry push past Duhallow

Two first-quarter goals paved the way for Muskerry to book their place in round 2 of the Cork SHC after a 5-17 to 1-15 win over Duhallow at Páirc Uí ...

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Persistance pays off as Highfield secure promotion to Division 1B

It has been a tale of perseverance for Highfield as the Cork club finally gained promotion to Division 1B of the All-Ireland League after back-to-back second place ...

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Tributes paid to Philomena Canning who has died

She had suffered from ovarian cancer.

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'There is an estimated 29-week waiting time to get a driving test' - Calls for more driving instructors to be hired

Road Safety Authority (RSA) figures show 52 driving test were instructors hired in 2018 - well short of the target of 67. In 2017, the number of instructors hired ...

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Christians edge low-scoring Cork derby to claim landmark Munster Senior Schools Cup

It won’t go down in the annals of history as a classic Pres-Christians encounter but CBC did enough to claim the Clayton Hotels Munster Senior Schools Cup ...

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Brian McMahon: 'We have gone way further than we thought we would this year'

Excitement is building on the Mardyke Walk as Presentation Brothers College gear up for tomorrow’s Munster Schools Senior Cup final.

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Moss Finn on the rugby legends to emerge from PBC-CBC rivalry

In Cork two rugby nurseries, a mere 2km apart, Schools Cup legends linger long in the memory.

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