The full list of IMRO Radio Award winners

The full list of IMRO Radio Award winners

The IMRO Radio Awards took place last night at the Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny.

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34th annual thanksgiving for organ donors takes place in Dublin

34th annual thanksgiving for organ donors takes place in Dublin

The 34th annual service of remembrance and thanksgiving for organ donors is to take place later today in Dublin.

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'Today, I feel empowered because I know that I am the only person who can change my own life'

'Today, I feel empowered because I know that I am the only person who can change my own life'

I want to create a space in the pages of this magazine for radical honesty and self- acceptance, for compassion and empathy.

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New report shows for every €100 Government invests in sport, Exchequer receives up to €195

New report shows for every €100 Government invests in sport, Exchequer receives up to €195

Research published by the Federation of Irish Sport in partnership with Investec has shown that for every €100 invested in sport by the Government, the Exchequer receives up to €195 in tax revenues.

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Could this be the end of Dublin's Moore Street markets?

Could this be the end of Dublin's Moore Street markets?

A document signed by 17 traders on Dublin's Moore Street has been sent to Dublin City Council, saying they are willing to shut up shop.

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'Significant arrests with international dimensions' in Cork machete murder probe

'Significant arrests with international dimensions' in Cork machete murder probe

Mikolaj Wilk (35) was murdered at his home in Maglin Bridge, Ballincollig, Co Cork on June 10, 2018.

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Grafton shares fall 2% as it sells Plumbase in Britain

Grafton shares fall 2% as it sells Plumbase in Britain

Grafton Group shares fell 2% after the builders’ merchants said it had sold its well-known plumbing supplies firm Plumbase in Britain for a net £60.7m (€68.3m), deal analysts said was consistent with it getting out of low-profit yielding and competitive businesses.

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Evening round-up: Boris' Brexit plan; Country braces for storm; Familiar faces return to Cork GAA

Evening round-up: Boris' Brexit plan; Country braces for storm; Familiar faces return to Cork GAA

So that’s Wednesday nearly wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.

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Govt secures €530m to gain access to Europe's energy grid

Govt secures €530m to gain access to Europe's energy grid

The Government has secured €530m in funding to help secure access to Europe's energy grid.

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Peru in turmoil as parliament dissolved

Peru in turmoil as parliament dissolved

Renegade MPs have sworn in a new president as most instability looms.

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'There was no need for that' - TD criticises Luas staff after incident at Bluebell stop

'There was no need for that' - TD criticises Luas staff after incident at Bluebell stop

An investigation is underway after a young man was restrained by Luas staff in Dublin.

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Time — and how we count it: 24-hour clock will have its day

Time — and how we count it: 24-hour clock will have its day

The predisposition of bureaucrats and politicians to fall for ideas that might be labelled fairly as barmy isn’t a uniquely 21st-century affliction.

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Tech help to train the athlete

Tech help to train the athlete

Start-up Output Sports says its wearable product also assesses injury risks in training, writes Trish Dromey

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Scores of dolphins die on island beach off west Africa

Scores of dolphins die on island beach off west Africa

The melon-headed dolphins were found on a beach on Boa Vista island.

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Charity rower 'shaken' after getting caught in strong current on River Shannon

Charity rower 'shaken' after getting caught in strong current on River Shannon

A charity rower had to be rescued from the River Shannon in Co Clare this afternoon after he got into difficulty in the strong currents.

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Musgraves recalls packs of Centra turkey over incorrect use-by date

Musgraves recalls packs of Centra turkey over incorrect use-by date

A batch of Centra turkey is being recalled due to an incorrect use-by date.

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New Alexa-powered devices on the way at Amazon event

New Alexa-powered devices on the way at Amazon event

The technology giant is expected to unveil a range of new smart devices at an event today.

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Barcelona sweating over fitness of Lionel Messi

Barcelona sweating over fitness of Lionel Messi

Messi did not make it past half-time at the Nou Camp.

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Financial brokers banned from accepting free sporting and social tickets

Financial brokers banned from accepting free sporting and social tickets

Some 3,000 brokers selling mortgages, insurance, or market investments in Ireland will be banned from accepting free sporting and social tickets from financial firms under a crackdown by the Central Bank.

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Magnificent Lilian Bland blazed a trail for independence of women in her plane of bamboo

Magnificent Lilian Bland blazed a trail for independence of women in her plane of bamboo

Against popular wisdom and flying a plane made from bamboo, wire and bike handlebars, a Co Antrim woman blazed a sky trail for aviation and for the independence of women, writes Bette Browne

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US experts bid to find out why vaping may cause oil-filled lungs

US experts bid to find out why vaping may cause oil-filled lungs

Anthony Mayo, 19, of Erie, Pennsylvania, fell seriously ill last week, struggling to breathe, looking pale and feeling sick.

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Light impact from devices on sleep ‘not as serious as many believe’

Light impact from devices on sleep ‘not as serious as many believe’

The impact of light from smartphones, tablets and laptops before bed may not be as serious as we think, according to an expert.

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Trade wars impinging on FedEx growth delivery

Trade wars impinging on FedEx growth delivery

Blaming a weakening global economy, FedEx has slashed its profit outlook. It is the latest sign that trade tensions are dragging down US corporate titans.

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Smyths Toys to expand further as UK revenues hit record levels

Smyths Toys to expand further as UK revenues hit record levels

Sales of Lego and superhero toys last year helped family-owned Irish toy-seller, Smyths to record revenues of over €656m in its expanding UK operation.

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Withdrawal of plastics factory plan ‘a people power victory’

Withdrawal of plastics factory plan ‘a people power victory’

A US company’s decision to withdraw plans to build a controversial plastics factory in West Cork has been hailed as a victory for people power.

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Mike Quirke's replay podcast: Dubs add personality to history.  A new failing hurts Kerry

Mike Quirke's replay podcast: Dubs add personality to history. A new failing hurts Kerry

Éamonn Fitzmaurice and Tony McEntee join Mike Quirke and Tony Leen to review the All-Ireland final replay. In association with Renault, official car partner of the GAA.

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State Claims Agency sees 15% rise in legal fees in 2018 amid sharp rise in award payouts

State Claims Agency sees 15% rise in legal fees in 2018 amid sharp rise in award payouts

One barrister last year received just over €1m (incl VAT) in fees from the State Claims Agency (SCA).

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Amsterdam Museum criticised after dropping use of the term Golden Age

Amsterdam Museum criticised after dropping use of the term Golden Age

It refers to the 17th century when the Netherlands was a superpower although it was involved with the slave trade.

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Wish List: From pots, perfume and jewellery collections

Wish List: From pots, perfume and jewellery collections

As a part of Scéal: A story of Irish Design, Kilkenny welcomes recent jewellery design graduates from the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCoI) Jewellery and Goldsmithing Course in Co Kilkenny to find Ireland’s best emerging jewellery designer in it’s ‘From Bench to Business’ programme.

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Restaurant Review: Izz Cafe, 14 George's Quay, Cork

Restaurant Review: Izz Cafe, 14 George's Quay, Cork

In a time when such tales are sorely needed, Izz and Eman Alkarajeh’s story is inspiring and truly heartwarming: A young Palestinian couple, they were forced to leave Saudia Arabia where they had been working and rearing a young family, winding up in direct provision in Ireland but, with the help of new Irish friends, eventually began trading from a small stall at Mahon Point Farmer’s market, selling Eman’s traditional dishes.

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Working Life: Bríd O’Meara, director of services, Aware

Working Life: Bríd O’Meara, director of services, Aware

Bríd O’Meara, director of services, Aware.

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Draghi cuts ECB rates and pledges indefinite stimulus

Draghi cuts ECB rates and pledges indefinite stimulus

European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi has pledged indefinite stimulus to revive an ailing eurozone economy, tying the hands of his successor, Christine Lagarde, for years to come and sparking an immediate conflict with US president Donald Trump.

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Cairn share price falls 5%

Cairn share price falls 5%

Ireland’s largest publicly listed housebuilder Cairn Homes has announced plans to buy back shares and issue a dividend for the first time, saying Brexit was having no impact on the market for homes for first-time buyers.

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New hope for chemotherapy patients in combating hair loss

New hope for chemotherapy patients in combating hair loss

Hair loss is arguably one of the most psychologically distressing side effects of modern cancer therapy.

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EasyJet co-pilot suffers mid-air anxiety attack

EasyJet co-pilot suffers mid-air anxiety attack

The captain was forced to land the plane on his own after the co-pilot became incapacitated.

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Six of the greatest soap comebacks

Six of the greatest soap comebacks

As Lisa Riley prepares to return to Emmerdale, we look back at the most memorable soap comebacks.

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Tuam survivors ‘pleased’ they can offer their DNA samples can be taken

Tuam survivors ‘pleased’ they can offer their DNA samples can be taken

Groups representing survivors of the Tuam Mother and Baby Home have cautiously welcomed a new report which said that their DNA can be taken without the need for new legislation.

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Frozen foods retailer Iceland sees Irish losses soar on expansion costs

Frozen foods retailer Iceland sees Irish losses soar on expansion costs

Expansion costs at the Irish arm of British frozen food retailer Iceland contributed to pre-tax losses more than trebling to €2.48m last year.

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Body of Robert Mugabe en route from Singapore to Zimbabwe for burial

Body of Robert Mugabe en route from Singapore to Zimbabwe for burial

The former leader of the African nation died on September 6.

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Ireland's top heroin boss has luxurious Range Rover seized by Criminal Assets Bureau

Ireland's top heroin boss has luxurious Range Rover seized by Criminal Assets Bureau

The Criminal Assets Bureau has seized a luxurious Range Rover off one of the country's top heroin bosses.

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Lean, green, clean — skin and lung friendly cleaning products

Lean, green, clean — skin and lung friendly cleaning products

Kya deLongchamps offers some valuable tips on how to get your green winter daily cleaning arsenal ready in just one afternoon

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These are the issues Irish people complained about most in 2018

These are the issues Irish people complained about most in 2018

Air travel remains the most-complained-about issue for Irish consumers, with car rentals, electronic products, hotels and accommodation, and furniture also sources of much frustration.

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Downton Abbey star took awkward curtsy inspiration from Theresa May

Downton Abbey star took awkward curtsy inspiration from Theresa May

Kevin Doyle said he channelled the former prime minister.

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You've been served: Trevor Sheehan, guest relations manager at Castlemartyr Resort

You've been served: Trevor Sheehan, guest relations manager at Castlemartyr Resort

Trevor Sheehan is guest relations manager at Castlemartyr Resort in Cork. Castlemartyrresort.ie

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A final serve for an iconic venue in Irish handball

A final serve for an iconic venue in Irish handball

At one time, there were anything up to 1,500 of them, dotted around the country.

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As UK flails, Varadkar considers his options

As UK flails, Varadkar considers his options

The embattled British prime minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland arrives in Dublin on Monday morning.

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Dixons-Carphone Ireland outperforms UK parent

Dixons-Carphone Ireland outperforms UK parent

The Irish arm of electronic goods and mobile phone retailer Dixons-Carphone has said it continued to outperform its British parent, with "an exceptionally strong" trading performance, in the first quarter of its financial year.

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Sony launches Xperia 5 smartphone

Sony launches Xperia 5 smartphone

The Japanese firm’s newest smartphone has the same ‘cinematic’ sized screen as the existing Xperia 1.

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Insolvency Service reveals number of bankruptcies so far this year

Insolvency Service reveals number of bankruptcies so far this year

More than 180 people have gone bankrupt so far this year, according to the Insolvency Service of Ireland.

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Minister to facilitate talks between sides in beef dispute

Minister to facilitate talks between sides in beef dispute

The Agriculture Minister Michael Creed has confirmed that he will facilitate new talks aimed at resolving the ongoing beef dispute.

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Civil servants lose flexi leave claim

Civil servants lose flexi leave claim

New middle-ranking civil servants have lost a claim to be entitled to similar flexi-leave arrangements as longer-serving colleagues.

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Italy’s Conte forms new coalition of populists and Democrats

Italy’s Conte forms new coalition of populists and Democrats

Giuseppe Conte’s first government collapsed last month when anti-migrant leader Matteo Salvini yanked his League party out of his coalition.

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E-scooters illegal on roads, transport minister warns

E-scooters illegal on roads, transport minister warns

Transport Minister Shane Ross has warned retailers that e-scooters are illegal on public roads and that they need to tell customers that they should not be used in such spaces.

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Vintage View: Current lighting trends winking back to Scandinavian and Italian classics

Vintage View: Current lighting trends winking back to Scandinavian and Italian classics

Kya deLongchamps says current lighting trends wink back to Scandinavian and Italian classics.

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Secret Diary of a Teacher: Back-to-school dream believer

Secret Diary of a Teacher: Back-to-school dream believer

They start in August, the recurring back-to-school dreams.

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Irish economy still solid despite losing steam

Irish economy still solid despite losing steam

The labour market figures for the second quarter of 2019, published by the CSO last week, are the latest data to show that while the Irish economy is still performing quite well, it has lost momentum this year.

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You've been Served: Réidín Aherne, SAGE Midleton

You've been Served: Réidín Aherne, SAGE Midleton

Réidín Aherne is director of operations at SAGE Midleton restaurant and festival co-ordinator for fEast Cork Food & Drink Festival, which runs until September 8. www.feastcork.ie

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Evening Round-up: Cork blaze; All-Ireland replay; Yemen airstrikes kills dozens

Evening Round-up: Cork blaze; All-Ireland replay; Yemen airstrikes kills dozens

So that’s nearly Sunday wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.

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