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A cat who walked 12 miles only to be rejected by his old owners gets his happy ending

Toby’s story went viral after his heartbreaking story was shared in March.

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How Countdown’s Susie Dent is using Twitter to bring old words back to the fore

The TV star has a wonderfully wordy Twitter account. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Watch this orangutan poke her aunt with a stick in an adorable bid for attention

It doesn’t look like it worked. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This sculpture of Owen Wilson’s nose will totally make you say ‘wow!’

Student Savannah Lopett created the piece, and while her teacher may not have understood it, the internet certainly did.

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Anonymous Liveline listeners donate €8,000 for spina bifida patient's new wheelchair

Two anonymous Liveline listeners have donated €8,000 to a man with spina bifida so he can buy a new wheelchair. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Sunglasses at the ready! We're in line for plenty of sun this weekend

Sunny spells will ensure the nation gets a healthy dose of vitamin D. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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People are confessing to the weird things their families do and assumed were normal

Some family traditions are definitely quite odd. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Daniel O'Donnell to make acting debut on Ros na Rún

Set the reminder! This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Watch: Nathan Carter leads Late Late audience in song as tribute to Big Tom

Country star Nathan Carter has sung an emotional version of Gentle Mother in memory of one of Ireland's greatest stars. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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17 things from kids’ TV and films that were actually super-disturbing as a child

From the creepiest parts of Toy Story to the darkest moments of Spongebob.

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Crowds gather at The Barge to soak up the sun in Dublin

The first day with a decent bit of sun in Dublin means one thing for a lot of people - heading to The Barge. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This newborn red river hog will be the cutest thing you see all day

Houston Zoo has just announced the birth of a tiny hoglet.

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Did your passport office experience ever go anything like this?

Forms, passport photos, proof of address, pps number, blood type, best friend’s dog’s name and your first cousin’s first job details.

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14 modern trends that older people just don’t get

What better way to look at the modern world than to whine about it?

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There’s a Yodelling Walmart Kid action figure and it’s just getting silly now

The toy could be yours for just a few hundred dollars… This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This man had an extra nail growing out of his middle finger

The growth caused the patient ‘psychological distress’, doctors said.

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How a Polaroid camera helped create a beautifully unique proposal

Meet the couple who have taken the internet by storm. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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A museum entirely dedicated to selfies has just opened in LA

Take the ultimate selfie at this new pop up.

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The search for Ireland's most adorable puppy is happening

Do you believe your four-legged friend the most paw-fect?

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READ: Student nurse pens emotional letter to Minister Simon Harris

"This week I had €6.49 to spend on food. More than normal. To keep me going for a week"

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Shopper charged more than £930 for 11p banana

Bobbie Gordon thought Asda had made a typo when she was charged £930.11 for the 11p banana. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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BBC presenter bares all for naked interview

BBC Radio Sheffield presenter Rony Robinson has presented part of his show naked for an interview with a naturist. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Watch: Dublin barber praised for giving free haircuts to homeless people

Dublin barber Hakkan Isik has been providing homeless people in Dublin's city centre with free haircuts for over a year.

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Breast cancer survivor hoping to break world record for largest skinny dip

Cancer survivor Dee Featherstone is hoping to gather 2,000 women to take part in a charity skinny dip and create a new world record.

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Watch the dramatic moment civilians tackle cyclist fleeing police

The man apprehended in Cardiff city centre was carrying a large knife.

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Happy 77th birthday, President Higgins - Top 10 Michael D moments

Happy birthday, Miggeldy Higens! This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Watching this newborn fishing cat is just too much to bear

Seriously, if you don’t want to see this kitten video, there’s something wrong.

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Stunning mural highlighting haemophilia unveiled in Dublin

A stunning mural has been unveiled in Dublin to mark World Haemophilia Week and the 50th anniversary of the Irish Haemophilia Society (IHS).

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Is this the most Irish solution to not getting a seat in the pub?

A man walked into a baa-r...

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8 shower thoughts that might make you stop and think for a second

From ironing clothes to butterfly love, there’s plenty to get you thinking in this list.

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Truck overturns on Waterford motorway spilling hundreds of chickens across road

A truck carrying hundreds of chickens overturned on a motorway between Waterford and Kilkenny this evening.

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Average Irish person spends 19 hours each year queuing for food and drink

Irish people spend two and a half months of their lives queuing for lunch or coffee.

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Beautician’s ‘baby scan nails’ become global sensation

Sarah Clarke’s salon has received a host of bookings, with many customers wanting to remember their lost child.

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Beautiful places for a stroll when the nice weather hits this weekend

A mini heatwave is expected to hit Ireland this weekend, and it's the perfect opportunity to get outdoors.

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Mayo artist, 17, wins art competition 34 years after her father claimed same prize

A young Mayo artist has been named the overall winner of this year's 64th Texaco Children's Art Competition.

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Apparent spat between co-workers on a milk company's Twitter account is comedy gold

"YOU DON'T DESERVE MY MAN MILK, DONNA"

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This supportive dog encouraged marathon runners battling the rain in Boston

Spencer took time out of his job as a therapy dog to cheer on runners.

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Feline lucky! Cat survives 100ft fall after being ‘thrown’ from block of flats

The young white cat was taken to RSPCA Newbrook Farm Animal Hospital in Birmingham. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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If you’ve done any of these 12 things you might be a really lazy person

Just a few spectacular moments of laziness from the internet.

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People share their best memories of Irish country legend Big Tom

The sad news was announced this morning that Irish country music legend Big Tom McBride has died. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The Simpsons writer reveals cut line from Steamed Hams sketch

Yet more fuel for meme-makers everywhere. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Where do the blue stripes go? The wonderfully simple science behind this optical illusion

It’s the same reason you don’t get sunburn through a car window.

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This toddler terrified her mum when she inadvertently quoted a horror movie

Brianna got the fright of her life when she thought her daughter was quoting the creepy clown from Stephen King’s It. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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People are mimicking Rihanna’s Body Lava lotion video – and it’s more extra than the original

The product is sold out online, but it hasn’t stopped Twitter users from finding alternatives. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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7 bizarre escape room stories that will make you question the human mind

When a fun group activity takes a weird turn.

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Ireland's largest gin parlor to open in Galway

"Our most unusual gin has to be "Unicorn Tears Gin" which isn't made from real unicorns tears as they don't cry due to their happy nature"

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This musician made a dance track from Tesco self-checkout noises and it’s surprisingly catchy

Ben Suffield sampled Tesco’s self-checkout tills in an amazing remix. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This man played a Lord Of The Rings song on a children’s meowing keyboard and it’s worth a listen

Bobby McGill created the hilarious cover version when he was browsing a toy shop. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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11 little things that felt like the height of luxury as a child

Any one of these normal things felt as though you were living the high life when you were younger.

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This caring police officer went out of her way to save a family of ducks

Why did the ducks cross the road? Because a police officer helped them. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This girl’s struggle to get a hockey puck from her hero will break your heart then melt it

In scenes more gripping than an actual game of hockey, the world watched as one Washington Capitals fan struggled to get her hands on a valuable souvenir.Ahead of a Stanley Cup play-off game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Capitals player Brett Connolly made his way over to the crowd to give a young fan a …

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UK’s first new polar bear cub in 25 years is male, wildlife park says

Staff discovered the four-month-old’s gender during his first routine health check.

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The moment Oprah sat down next to this Cork woman at dinner at the weekend

It sounds like something from a strange dream, right?

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This police officer saved two bear cubs when their mum was hit by a car

The orphan pair have been taken to the Wildlife Centre of Virginia.

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WATCH: Cork 2018 Tattoo Art Expo

The Cork 2018 Tattoo Art Expo took place at the Clayton Silver Springs Hotel.

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WATCH: Inside the Cork Comic Expo

The Cork Comic Expo took place in the city yesterday at Mahon Point Shopping Centre.

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How to show your patients you care? Dance for them like this charming doctor

The doctor had promised to dance when his patient was feeling better – and he didn’t disappoint.

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12 hope-filled lies people tell themselves

‘I won’t hit the snooze button again.’

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Solo travel: 8 pearls of wisdom from a blogger who’s been going it alone for years

Want to go travelling but worried about doing it solo? Aubrey Daquinag shares what she’s learned from life on the road.

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Elementary school nails fundraising with this hilariously honest donation form

You basically donate to opt out of things.

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Turns out, Barbie has a surname and the internet is shook

No, it’s not ‘Doll’. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Online retailers launch 'airport outfits' category on websites

A couple of online retailers have created a new 'airport outfits' category on their websites.

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Castle tunnel closed after ‘angry badger’ discovered

Staff at Craignethan Castle have been trying to lure the animal out of the cellar tunnel with cat food and honey. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This injured bird of prey’s rescuer had to evacuate their car after it woke up

The red kite was taken in by the RSPCA after a three-and-a-half hour wait for the motorist. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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A student posed with a gun in her trousers for a graduation photo and the parodies are perfect

It’s beginning to have the makings of an extraordinary yearbook. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This poor customer found his pizza had cardboard between its topping and crust

A truly chilling tale of a frozen pizza delivery gone wrong.

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One of the world’s oldest gorillas is 61 today

She’s also having her cake and eating it, too.

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Galway announces Ed Sheeran festival

‘Paint the Town Ed’ for the weekend!

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Ireland’s first adult-only cafe is opening in Tipperary

"While this will most likely annoy some people I really believe this is crucial to respect the environment we create and the customers who will come for the experience"

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This video showing the inside of a wave will make you feel pure serenity

The beauty without the washing machine effect. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Love the smell of sun cream? There’s a new shower gel that smells like summer holidays

You can lather up in this Nivea product all year round. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Here's what happens when you mix an Irish mammy with the leaving cert oral exam

"You play the violin? You do in your eye"

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This incredible award-winning pic has NOT been photoshopped

Photographer Ronaldo Schemidt snapped the photo as a group of protesters were trying to destroy a police motorcycle and the gas tank exploded.

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Fairytale of New York voted the greatest Irish song of all time

Aslan were the only artists to appear twice in the top 10 with 'Crazy World' and 'This Is'. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Here are 13 facts to mark another Friday the 13th

Unlucky for some? This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Watch: One youngster’s tender tribute to the victims of the Humboldt Broncos tragedy

Matthew Heaney was coming home from school when he paid his respects. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Try not to tear up at this pup who got her head stuck in a car wheel

Curiosity trapped the dog.

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This cute toddler is already an impressive snowboarder at the age of two

Rowan’s impressive shredding skills are captivating Instagram.

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Check out this week's readers' pictures competition shortlist

Here are the latest readers' pictures shortlisted for our photography competition.

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2FM have launched a new series ‘Driving Home with’ - first up, Jenny Greene

Spaghetti Bolognese for the rest of your life, Jenny? This story is enriched with multi-media content

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A beautiful baby hare has been nursed back to health from the brink of death

Of course he needed an adorable name and has been christened Kenny Leveret.

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16 rib-tickling jokes that are guaranteed to get a laugh every time

According to those that tell them…

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