Selena Gomez opens up: 'Social media is terrible for young people'

Selena Gomez has opened up about social media and the impact it has had and is having on young people and her generation.

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Waste Wars: Philippines withdraws diplomats after Canada misses deadline to take back rubbish

The Philippines has withdrawn its diplomats as Canada missed the deadline yesterday to take back tonnes of rubbish that was mistakenly sent to the Philippines back ...

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Cork actress Fiona Shaw wins big at BAFTAs; Told she couldn't play part with Irish accent

Cork actress Fiona Shaw has won a BAFTA award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in BBC thriller Killing Eve.

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Derry Girls stars reunite for BAFTA awards

The stars of Lisa McGee's hit series Derry Girls have reunited in full ahead of the BAFTA awards tonight.

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WATCH: Big Little Lies trailer starring Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman released

The trailer for season two of the highly anticipated series Big Little Lies has been released courtesy of HBO.

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Uber makes rocky stock market debut

Transportation network company Uber has had a rocky start with its New York Stock Exchange debut, with shares sinking almost 9%.

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Cork community project aims to put paid to coastal plastic pollution

A small community project in Cork that encourages people to pick up three pieces of plastic whenever they visit the coast is fast gaining momentum, writes Rebecca ...

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Fantastic to get rid of plastic, but we need less to dump in the first place

Ditching the plastic feels good, but what consumers really need is less plastic to dump in the first place, writes

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Madeleine McCann: Scotland Yard apply for more funding as local police reportedly have 'new suspect'

Twelve years ago today, Madeleine McCann disappeared in Praia da Luz, Portugal.

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Ashton Kutcher to testify against alleged serial killer accused of murdering his ex

Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher is expected to testify in the trial of Michael Gargiulo, accused killing three women and attempting to kill a fourth between 2001 ...

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'We were obsessed with Irish literature': Game of Thrones creators met while studying in Dublin

The creators of the critically acclaimed television series Game of Thrones, David Benioff and Daniel .B. Weiss, met each other while studying in Dublin.

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Here's the only place you can get that iconic Garda tracksuit

Limerick rapper 'Mxse', aka Mason Roche, has been garnering headlines recently for his now iconic creation of the 'Garda tracksuit'.

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Here's how Amsterdam is planning to ban all polluting vehicles by 2030

The city of Amsterdam has announced plans to make traffic in the city free of emissions by 2030 in a new 'Clean Air Action Plan'.

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From Justin Trudeau to Harrison Ford: Tributes pour in for Star Wars' Peter Mayhew

English actor Peter Mayhew, best known for portraying the loyal Chewbacca in the Star Wars movies passed away at the age of 74.

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Just 'gin' time for summer: First look at Kopparberg's new strawberry and lime gin

Swedish cider brand Kopparberg is launching a new product: a strawberry and lime gin, just in time for summer.

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Irish actress Jessie Buckley 'felt very emotionally involved' filming Chernobyl series

HBO and Sky 's co-production 'Chernobyl', based on the true-life accident that occurred in Soviet Ukraine in 1986, will air next week.

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Charlie's Angels reunite as Lucy Liu gets star on Walk of Fame

Charlie's Angels have reunited in California as Lucy Liu received her Hollywood Walk of Fame Star.

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500 years on: Leonardo Da Vinci continues to influence the world

Today marks the 500th anniversary of Leonardo Da Vinci's death.

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Family is the heart of upcoming Late Late Show Country Special

The best Ireland's country music scene has to offer will be lining up for this Friday's Late Late Show Country Special in what has been dubbed a 'family affair'.

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WATCH: Charlie McGettigan and Paul Harrington disagree on Eurovision boycott

Former Eurovision winners Charlie McGettigan and Paul Harrington had opposite views on boycotting the Eurovision song contest in Israel this May.

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Five scientists to represent Ireland at event with Nobel-prize winning physicists

Five Irish scientists, three of which are Cork based, have been selected by the Irish Research Council to represent the country in the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate ...

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Celebrating SpongeBob's 20th anniversary

Anyone born in the 90s will surely be feeling quite old, as SpongeBob turns 20-years-old today.

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Soulja Boy sentenced to 240 days in jail for violating probation

Rapper Soulja Boy has been sentenced to 240 days in prison for violating his probation.

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All the Netflix shows and films you need to watch this May

With the days getting longer, and the weather being as unpredictable as ever- we're looking at you, Storm Hannah- there's even more time to catch up with on your ...

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'People don't know how to tune TVs': Cinematographer defends Game of Thrones lighting

Following one of the most highly anticipated episodes in television, fans were left feeling somewhat in the dark- literally- after watching the third episode in ...

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Penneys' occasion wear arrives just in time for summer

Whether it's a wedding, christening, communion, confirmation, or you're heading to the Galway Races this July, there's no doubt that 'special occasion' season is ...

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Indonesia's capital is sinking, so the government is moving it

Indonesia's president has chosen to move the country's capital out of Jakarta, a decision that is estimated to cost $33 bn.

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Remembering Harper Lee's words on her birthday

Literary enthusiasts have been paying tribute to Harper Lee on what would be her 93rd birthday.

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PepsiCo sues Indian farmers for growing potatoes used in its crisps

Farmers in the state of Gujarat, India, are seeking government intervention after Pepsi Co, whose products include Pepsi, Lays, Doritos, Tropicana, 7up, sued for ...

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Fake German heiress Anna Delvey found guilty of stealing more than $200,000

Fake German heiress Anna Delvey, whose real name is Anna Sorokin, has been found guilty by a jury of stealing $200,000 and a number of other charges against her.

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'Hello Sunshine': Bruce Springsteen releases new track

Bruce Springsteen has released the first track from his first studio album in five years entitled 'Western Stars'.

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Inter Spinal Unit attracts 136 recently paralysed sports participants

Wheelpower, the national charity for wheelchair sport, welcomed 136 recently paralysed men and women representing 15 spinal injury units from Ireland and the UK ...

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Fáilte Ireland launches new initiative celebrating Ireland's food and drink

Fáilte Ireland is launching a new initiative 'Taste the Island' to celebrate the country's renowned food and drink.

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Leinster and Ulster teams named ahead of tomorrow's clash

Both Leinster and Ulster have named their teams ahead of their clash tomorrow at the Kingspan stadium.

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Jessie Buckley sells out Wild Rose Dublin gig in minutes

Rising star Jessie Buckley has sold out her show at Whelans, Dublin within minutes this morning.

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Lewis Capaldi announces extra Irish date and fan helpline

Singer/songwriter Lewis Capaldi has announced an extra date at Dublin's 3Arena next year due to high demand.

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At least 51 killed in South Africa floods

At least 51 people are confirmed dead following severe flooding in the region of Durban in South Africa .

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UN urges Security Council to protect women's rights 'before, during and after' conflict

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council to protect women and children's rights 'before, during and after conflict' as the ...

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Yemen Report: 860 children and pregnant women 'left to die without medical access'

Pregnant women who experience complications in childbirth and sick children are unable to reach medical care in Yemen in a safe and timely manner according to a ...

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Listen: NASA records first suspected 'quake' on Mars

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has measured and recorded what it believes to be the first ever 'marsquake'.

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Cork cocktail bar to host London's renowned 'American Bar' at the Savoy

Ireland's most awarded cocktail bar, Cask, in Cork's Victorian Quarter is hosting a one-night only takeover by London's American Bar at the Savoy next week.

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Indeed announces 600 new jobs for Dublin

Recruitment company Indeed has announced it will be creating 600 new jobs for Dublin over the next five years.

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One year later: Listen to the song Avicii was working on before his death

Tributes have been pouring in on social media to the late artist Avicii today, marking the one year anniversary of his death.

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The risks faced by Central Americans who are deported from the US

While Donald Trump declared state of emergency on the US border with Mexico in order to gain funds for building a border wall to prevent migration into the States, ...

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WATCH: Shawn Mendes gets turned away from Dublin bar

Shawn Mendes is on fire recently, having just embarked on a global tour, recently stopping off in Dublin for two shows at the 3Arena.

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WATCH: Line of Duty actor Adrian Dunbar performs 'What a Wonderful World'

Actor and director Adrian Dunbar showcased an additional talent whilst on the Late Late Show last night- singing.

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Chloë Grace Moretz: 'Waitressing in Dublin was the hardest thing I've ever done'

American actress Chloë Grace Moretz has revealed she waitressed in a Dublin in preparation for her latest film, 'Greta'.

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More than half a million waiting for a first hospital outpatient appointment

A total of 546,630 patients are waiting for a hospital outpatient appointments in Ireland, new figures from The National Treatment Purchase Fund reveal.

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Sean Cox makes first public appearance since assault

Sean Cox has made his first public appearance since he was assaulted at the Champions League semi-final in April 2018.

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40,000 to benefit as Justice Minister abolishes Ireland's re-entry visa system

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has announced Ireland's current re-entry visa system will be abolished as of next month.

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