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IRELAND

A Dublin man who drank a litre of vodka and took two grams of cocaine before he knocked down a toddler in the Phoenix Park last year has been jailed for five years.

An expert witness for Indaver Ireland has said Ringaskiddy and not Bottlehill is the appropriate site for an incinerator.

A doctor says she has made a formal complaint about an incident at Cork Airport in which her husband was told he would be cautioned because his passport "smelled of cannabis".

A driver was left in a state of shock after a paint attack on his vehicle near Midleton in Co Cork.

Luas operators Transdev say they have had positive engagement with staff in talks this afternoon.

Planning permission has been granted for a 400-bedroom student apartment complex on a site in Cork which was badly flooded in 2009.

WORLD

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An appeals court in Portugal has overturned the libel conviction of a former Portuguese detective who published a book alleging the parents of Madeleine McCann were involved in their daughter's disappearance, their lawyer said.

A family in England is celebrating the arrival of twins - who were born two years apart.

SPORT

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Current Young Munster coach David Corkery was an outstanding international wing-forward who was a teammate of Anthony Foley when Munster first competed in the European Cup in 1995. He spoke to Charlie Mulqueen about what he calls the recent ‘catastrophic failure’ in the province...

A ballboy has made one of the best recoveries of the tennis season so far after he tripped and crashed into a wall during the Barcelona Open.

BUSINESS

The value of shares in Netflix has fallen after the company reduced a new subscribers target. The streaming service says it is aiming to add about two million customers in the second quarter of this year.

The benefits for Irish consumers may be limited even as the price of crude oil fell yesterday, analysts said.

ANALYSIS

Talks between the two old enemies Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil convened again yesterday with a view to forming a government, writes Daniel McConnell

LIFESTYLE

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Katy Harrington and Heidi Scrimgeour discuss the impact that parents choosing a favourite child can have on a family

VIRAL

Some guys really love their local GAA club, and then there’s Adrian Brereton.

While most of us struggle to maintain a stylish wardrobe there are some who have no problem of the sort – like this little baby girl Mya Byrne.

TECHNOW

GAMING: The Division is in a spot of bother, with lost characters, messy exploits and a lot of frustrated players.

MOVIES: We finally know why C-3PO's arm was red in The Force Awakens

TECH: Netflix is bringing more fancy technology to bear on streaming video with an expansion of 4K content and the introduction of High Dynamic Range.

SHOWBIZ

Pierce Brosnan has paid tribute to American actress Doris Roberts, who sadly passed away.

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Homeowners have been advised to watch their backsides during floods after a man in the Midleton area of Co Cork was bitten by a rat while sitting on the toilet


Lifestyle

Milton Jones talks hecklers, Hawaiian shirts and the world’s favourite clever Irishman with Richard FitzpatrickMilton Jones: When one line will do just fine

After almost 70 years of trying the search goes on, but so far nothing has been found.Sky Matters: Whether we are alone in the Universe has exercised many great minds

Diarmuid Vaughan, Cork Airport Hotel general manager, spent some school years in the US. He spoke to Ciara McDonnellSchool Daze: How the GAA gave direction to GM of Cork Airport Hotel

Jason Totos is Director of Golf with Carton House, Co Kildare since November 2018.You've Been Served: Jason Totos on 20 years in the hospitality sector and caddying for Jack Nicklaus

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