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New Netflix documentary shows off Ireland's food scene

A new documentary series coming to Netflix will feature restaurants and food from Ireland.

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A teacher requested school backpacks instead of flowers at her funeral

The bags were filled with supplies for needy students. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Watch these cute baby elephants messing around in the mud in Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo has recently constructed a new wallow for their Asian elephant herd and the calves were first to try it out.

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You may see this absurd balloon flying over London during Donald Trump’s visit

The team have exceeded their fundraising target. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Watch: Students combine for incredible slam dunk in university basketball game

Three players, one alley-oop and the perfect counter-attack. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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There's some beautiful stuff going on at #youCanLoveMeButYouCantHoldMyHand

We all love affection, and it can mean even more when a loving gesture eases a partner's physical difficulty. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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16 of the best pet names people have ever heard

From Bun Jovi to Emily Chickenson, what a list this is.

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How a brave man and his bucket became a viral metaphor

Up to his knees in water, this guy wasn’t going quietly. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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A superfan has lovingly recreated the Love Island villa on The Sims 4

The build took more than six hours. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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WATCH: Leinster stars' pub has unplanned foam party after beer tank explodes

The Bridge 1859, owned by Rob and Dave Kearney, along with Sean O’Brien and Jamie Heaslip, became a paddling pool yesterday when one of their beer tanks burst. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Watch: Real-life socceroo stops play during Australian football match

The Australian national football team competing at the World Cup are called the Socceroos - but a different kind of socceroo has dominated a pitch for half an hour in Canberra during a women's match. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Ireland you’re looking well - time to break out the 99s

The summer has finally arrived and people were quick to make the most of the glorious weather. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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These pups were showing off in style at Gay Pride

A cute dog will always make any situation better and these gorgeous pooches stole the show at Gay Pride across the US. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The world’s ugliest dog has been crowned and Twitter absolutely loves her

Zsa Zsa the English bulldog has become an overnight star. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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'Dust devil' whirlwind sweeps Irish farmer's hay into the air

An Irish farmer captured the moment a 'dust devil' whirlwind swept his hay into the air. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This man travelled around Tibet dressed as Boba Fett and the photos are glorious

Richard Sorensen chose to dress as his favourite Star Wars character because of his ‘mysterious presence’.

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Watch as 420 guests enjoy Cork's famous Long Table Dinner

It's the last night of the Midsummer Festival in Cork and we took a walk through the Long Table Dinner on the South Mall.

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A microbiologist shared a strange fact about lobsters and people are freaked out

‘Lobsters made a deal with the devil for conditional immortality and it backfired on them.’ This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The odd things parents banned their kids from doing that actually made no sense

‘Chocolate ice cream. I was little and believed my mom when she said I had an allergy.’

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Cork's Long Table event takes place tonight and it already looks amazing

Lucky ticket holders will be treated to a culinary delight on Cork's South Mall this evening.

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Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World’s Ugliest Dog title

From hairless bodies to lolling tongues, here are some of the other animals who lost out on the title.

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South American species found climbing over Cork Airport fence

Cork Airport has detained an exotic visitor climbing a fence near the runway - a ring-tailed coatimundi. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This dog’s indisputable fashion sense has made him an online star

It’s inspired other owners to share their carrier pictures too. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Enjoy the brilliant pictures from Take Your Dog To Work Day

Office dogs. Squeal! This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The melting of these toys in the heat of a car is pure entertainment

From polar bear to pancake. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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If you are giving the EU President a souvenir of Ireland it has to be ... a Cork GAA jersey

The European Commission President has been given a Cork GAA jersey during a visit to Croke Park. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The red flags that could tip you off when a person is terrible with money

How about using their bank balance rather than a budget to determine if they can ‘afford’ something?

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The highly underrated advantages of living alone

No roommates? No problems.

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Use this selfie scanner to find your World Cup twin

Are you more a Messi or a Ronaldo?

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Dogs Trust helps make your day a little less ruff with new campaign

Dogs Trust has launched the first ever national ‘Dog Friendly Ireland Day’ as part of their ‘Dog Friendly Ireland’ campaign. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Outrage online as video of French priest slapping a crying baby goes viral

A video of a French priest slapping a baby across the face during a baptism has caused uproar online. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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WATCH: The world's worst driving instructor talks about his love life in new Foil, Arms and Hog video

Foil, Arms and Hog are back with their hilariously awful driving instructor character and this time he’s talking about all things love.

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Irish people's favourite guilty pleasure revealed

Ireland loves celeb gossip more than anything else on the internet according to a new report revealing what the world's countries are searching for online. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The #WhatTheFluffChallenge is baffling dogs in more ways than one

Some dogs are genuinely confused by the trick, but others are just baffled by their owners. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Watch 1,500 pigeons with LED lights fly over London in a spectacular art display

Choreographed by artist Duke Riley, the outdoor performance was in homage to the birds who carried messages during the First World War.

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Video: Fupin Eejits join the search for Michael Healy Rae’s missing bike

As we ALL know by now, Michael Healy Rae recently had his bike nicked. The Fupin Eejits may have some info...

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See how the NYPD is getting ready for Pride by revamping a squad car

The police livery has been recreated in a rainbow of colours. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The internet is making acronyms of three-letter words, and you’ll want to try it

There are no more dogs, just Delightful Overexcited Goofs.

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Say cheese! Here's some of the Twitter highlights on International Selfie day

Everybody loves a good selfie and today is definitely the day for one This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Weird and wonderful hats turn heads on Ladies’ Day at Royal Ascot

Female guests wore everything from jungle scenes to bottles of champagne and even a lobster on their heads.

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Watch Cork shine in this Heineken Ireland video to celebrate company’s 2017 sustainability report

Heineken Ireland has teamed up with an all Cork cast and crew to tell the story of the company’s 2017 sustainability report while shooting all across the rebel county.

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The internet exploded with celebration as New Zealand’s PM gave birth

Jacinda Ardern will be the first world leader to take maternity leave. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Record-breaking Lego bridge goes on display

Shoppers can check out the bridge made from 200,000 Lego bricks at the St Enoch Centre in Glasgow.

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Did you know today is International Yoga Day and fans are spoilt for choice in Cork

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Guy catalogues every food date he and his girlfriend had over the past year

‘My heart just pooped its pants.’ This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Top tips for keeping your pet safe during next week’s warm weather

The warm sunny weather is due to return next week and while we humans relish the higher temperatures, our furry friends and pets often struggle in the heat and sunshine.

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Watch as table quiz meets funeral removal in latest sketch form Cork comedians

We all love a table quiz in the local - nothing can beat it.

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Riverdance set to tackle 12 hour dance-a-thon challenge for Alzheimers

The stars of Riverdance are taking to the streets of Dublin this Thursday for a dancing challenge like no other. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Limited edition 'toffee apple' Halloween beer from Derry goes down well in the ‘Big Apple’

An award-winning brewery located in the ‘best Halloween destination in the world’ has created a special craft beer to mark the launch of the city's international Halloween programme in the United States.

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In Pictures: Crowds gather for summer solstice sunrise at Stonehenge

The Coca-Cola London Eye also opened extra-early to mark the occasion.

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Kittens rescued from sewer pipe by off-duty volunteer firefighters

Help arrived after a passer-by heard meows coming from a sewer grate.

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Instagram launches mobile video service IGTV

The social media site also revealed it has reached one billion active users.

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This pair’s hide and seek game is total couple goals

Colton and Kat sure know how to entertain themselves on a shopping trip. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This Friday is 'bring your dog to work day'

Many scientific studies have concluded that the presence of pets can substantially reduce a person’s stress level in the workplace, increased job satisfaction, team co-operation and morale.

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#DontBeDick: New campaign tries to encourage coffee drinkers to think again

Three local authorities in Dublin have launched a major awareness campaign to highlight the serious problem caused by disposable coffee cups. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Someone has stolen Michael Healy-Rae’s bike and he’s taken to Facebook to give them a warning

"I couldn’t have made it any more easier for them unless I put a big sign up on it for them saying, ‘please steal me today’"

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Loyal dog stayed with missing girl overnight in cornfield until rescuers arrived

The Yorkshire terrier barked in response to rescue dogs to alert them to the girl’s location. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Watch this bear and her cubs take a dip in a garden water feature

This beats rabbits on the lawn.

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WATCH: Cher eats raw cow tongue rather than say anything nice about President Donald Trump

Music legend, Cher, decided to eat a cow’s tongue instead of saying anything nice about US President Donald Trump on an episode of the Late Late show with James Corden. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Policeman and son recreate brilliant squad car picture 20 years later

The duo somehow squeezed into the father’s patrol car to replicate a photograph from 1998.

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Watch a pair of nature-loving police officers rescue a duckling

There’s even an outtakes video!

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This hilariously cute Instagram is photo shopping dogs into food and we’re totally here for it

Dogs and food - both are universally loved.

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Meet the mastermind behind these incredible rings made from coins

A sterling effort in more ways than one.

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Drunk guy leaves family home one-star review due to lack of ketchup

‘1 out of 5. Do not recommend this household.’ This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Senegal fans celebrate match victory by helping to clean up football stadium

After their team's 2-1 win over Poland, some fans decided to stay back and help with the cleanup. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Meet Reiss Taylor, the boxer challenging perceptions about height in his sport

“If you’re shorter, you just have to go and work on the inside more, and just try twice as hard,” he said.

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Watch a baby mountain goat take its first steps in this adorable video

It was the second kid born to Oregon zoo in a month.

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A story about a woman giggling on a train led to a bunch of book recommendations

The book was Theft By Finding: Diaries by David Sedaris. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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What’s Juneteenth and how has it been celebrated online?

On June 19 1865, slaves in Texas heard they were officially free. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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If a service dog approaches you alone then their owner could be in trouble

The doggo knew exactly what to do, but the person approached obviously didn’t. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This photo of Prince Charles driver shows his love for a firm favourite Irish snack

The Royal couple’s driver seems to have gotten a bit peckish during their visit and picked up a tasty bag of Taytos to help.

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Beyoncé and Jay Z’s music video leads to hilarious internet memes

If you haven’t already heard but Beyoncé and Jay Z released their first joint album together over the weekend and fan reaction has been huge. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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WATCH: Can you spot yourself in the crowd of Ed Sheeran’s Irish gigs?

After the last few weeks, he’s posted three short films documenting his Irish concerts.

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What are the best six seconds in music? Debate rages online

We all have our favourite song, so when BBC Radio 6 asked Twitter users what they believed was the best six seconds of music ever recorded people weren’t shy about what they thought. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This bride’s ex-boyfriend requested a hilariously fitting song at her wedding

Clue for you music nerds: It’s by a country band called Heartland. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Laois to host Ireland’s first ever gender balanced music/comedy festival

The organizers behind Electric Picnic are responsible for this brand new festival coming this summer.

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Donald Trump calls for new ‘Space Force’ military branch, Twitter makes memes

Star Wars, Star Trek and Futurama – it’s all here. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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9 hilarious examples of students blagging teachers’ questions

‘I mean, he wasn’t wrong…’

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These adorable snapping turtles are a boon for a critically-endangered species

Bellinger River Snapping turtles were almost wiped out in 2015.

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Quiz: Which Love Island contestant are you?

The launch episode for the new series has scored ITV2 its biggest overnight viewing figures since records began.

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No plans? Here’s four festivals that are worth considering this week

Looking for a couple of days to remember this weekend? This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Marriage proposal follows Mexico’s shock World Cup win over Germany

Mexican man proposed to girlfriend after El Tri beat the holders in Moscow. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Irish blogger Grace Mongey shares adorable photo of the moment her boyfriend popped the quesiton

The Irish blogger’s long-term boyfriend Chris Gernon popped the question over the weekend, at her Dad’s favourite spot, on Father’s Day.

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Ed Sheeran fan attends concert months after star intervenes in life-saving campaign

The musician backed the #JoinForJasmi campaign to help a young cancer patient find a lifesaving matching stem cell donor.

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VIDEO: School receptionist celebrates summer holidays with song on school's PA system

Both teachers and staff share the relief of having made it through another school year and for school receptionist Regina Ballard music was the only way she could express her joy.

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Cat stuck in car grille may have travelled 80 miles

The driver of the Ford Focus was unaware the animal was trapped.

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Beyoncé & Jay Z’s surprise album causes fans to go into meltdown

Beyoncé and Jay Z released their first album together, Everything is love, over the weekend on streaming service TIDAL with it later appearing on other music platforms. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Serial killer or scientist? These tweets will leave you guessing

Some of these experts even had the police called on them, but it was all in the name of science. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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WATCH: Young Laois supporter sings his heart out for his county ahead of Leinster final

Ross Molloy from Stradbally showed off his musical talents and wrote a song about the county's journey to the Leinster final.

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Jean Claude Van Damme lends support to Meath music festival for people with disabilities

Hollywood martial arts legend Jean Claude Van Damme has thrown his support behind Ireland's first-ever music festival for people with disabilities, which will take place in Co. Meath next month.

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Brazilian goalkeeper's reaction to balloon during last nights match has lead to hilarious memes

During the Brazil versus Switzerland game an inflatable red balloon wandered onto the pitch, with Brazilian goalkeeper Alison not seeing the funny side. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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How could they have gotten away with that? People reveal the dumbest white lies they’ve ever told

We’ve all been guilty of telling a fib or two but some people don’t know how to make a lie sound plausible. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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