'Poetry has always changed with the changing world': Eavan Boland keen for poetry to move with digital age

'Poetry has always changed with the changing world': Eavan Boland keen for poetry to move with digital age

After blazing a trail for female poets, 73-year-old Eavan Boland is still keen to see the medium moving forward in the digital age, writes Marjorie Brennan.

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Terms and Conditions Irish Examiner TAMA Bursary competition

Terms and Conditions Irish Examiner TAMA Bursary competition

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Next generation of in-flight connectivity ever closer as Air Alliance announces major progress

Next generation of in-flight connectivity ever closer as Air Alliance announces major progress

Next week at Mobile World Congress, the Seamless Air Alliance will reveal progress on its mission toward enabling the next generation of inflight connectivity.

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Oireachtas Committee to hear submissions on family law reform

Oireachtas Committee to hear submissions on family law reform

The Oireachtas Justice Committee will tomorrow be asked to consider establishing a specialist division of courts as part of family law reform.

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GameTech: Apex at the very top of Battle Royale games

GameTech: Apex at the very top of Battle Royale games

Ronan Jennings explains why Apex Legends may actually be the Battle Royale genre’s best moment

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Tuesday's Evening Round-up: Irish Euromillions winner, Bernie Sanders and Karl Lagerfield's death

Tuesday's Evening Round-up: Irish Euromillions winner, Bernie Sanders and Karl Lagerfield's death

So that’s Tuesday nearly wrapped up. Here are some of today's top stories which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.

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29,000 letters of objection disappear from local authority's online planning portal

29,000 letters of objection disappear from local authority's online planning portal

29,000 third-party objections have ‘disappeared’ from the online planning portal at the largest planning authority in the country.

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Majority of flybmi staff laid off after airline’s collapse

Majority of flybmi staff laid off after airline’s collapse

Hundreds of passengers were left stranded when the firm stopped trading on Sunday.

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Former president Mary Robinson has no regrets over Dubai princess visit

Former president Mary Robinson has no regrets over Dubai princess visit

Mrs Robinson said she went to the UAE to ‘help a friend’.

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'It was a blinding realisation of my own mortality'

'It was a blinding realisation of my own mortality'

As I write this column, my grandmother has been dead for 10 days. When I wake up every morning since, I feel the need to remind myself of this fact.

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Weekend Break: Monart Spa

Weekend Break: Monart Spa

Clodagh Finn discovers that ‘detox’ at Monart in Co Wexford is all about enjoying top-class service and being pampered with sensual body therapies.

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Watch rare footage of a black panther spotted in Kenya

Watch rare footage of a black panther spotted in Kenya

The images confirm reports of sightings in Laikipia County.

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Monday's evening round-up: Nurses suspend strike action; Tech jobs boost; Eddie Hobbs on Govt spending

Monday's evening round-up: Nurses suspend strike action; Tech jobs boost; Eddie Hobbs on Govt spending

So that’s Monday nearly wrapped up. Here are 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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‘Napalm Girl’ in iconic Vietnam war photo Kim Phuc receives prize for peace work

‘Napalm Girl’ in iconic Vietnam war photo Kim Phuc receives prize for peace work

Organisers of the Dresden Prize say the 55-year-old is being honoured for her support of Unesco and children wounded in war.

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'High fares and smelly cars' just some of 1,300 taxi complaints in 2018

'High fares and smelly cars' just some of 1,300 taxi complaints in 2018

Smelly cars, rude drivers, and unreasonable fare charges made up some of over 1,300 complaints received by the taxi’s watchdog last year, the Irish Examiner can reveal.

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Thursday's Evening Round-up: Nurses Strike, Children's hospital, Anna Geary's life hacks

Thursday's Evening Round-up: Nurses Strike, Children's hospital, Anna Geary's life hacks

So that’s Thursday nearly wrapped up. Here are 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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Premier League trio to use Intel’s 3D 360-degree replay technology

Premier League trio to use Intel’s 3D 360-degree replay technology

Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City are to install Intel True View, which uses 38 high-tech cameras to create 3D replays.

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Margot Robbie, Olivia Colman and Bradley Cooper among Bafta attendees

Margot Robbie, Olivia Colman and Bradley Cooper among Bafta attendees

Bodyguard star Richard Madden will also be making an appearance.

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Meet the new Cork judge on Home of the Year

Meet the new Cork judge on Home of the Year

Meet the new judge on RTÉ’s Home of the Year: Cork architect Peter Crowley. He tells Esther McCarthy how he designed his own house –and reveals the secret to creating the perfect family home

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Gardaí investigating death of two prisoners in 10 days at Midlands Prison

Gardaí investigating death of two prisoners in 10 days at Midlands Prison

Gardaí are investigating the death of two prisoners in the last 10 days at the Midlands Prison in Portlaoise.

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Ban phones at bedtime, says UK chief medical officer

Ban phones at bedtime, says UK chief medical officer

Catherine Calderwood said children’s health and education are affected by disrupted sleep.

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Five-year-old pulled alive from Istanbul building collapse debris

Five-year-old pulled alive from Istanbul building collapse debris

The rescue came 18 hours after disaster struck in the Kartal district in the Asian side of the city.

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Gardaí seek public's help locating missing 41-year-old from Dublin

Gardaí seek public's help locating missing 41-year-old from Dublin

41-year-old Tony Galvin from Ballyfermot has not been seen since Tuesday.

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New legislation to deal with noisy neighbours being proposed

New legislation to deal with noisy neighbours being proposed

At present, people have to lodge complaints with the Residential Tenancies Board if their neighbours are renters.

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I said ‘yes’ to my kids for a week and this is what happened

I said ‘yes’ to my kids for a week and this is what happened

When children have all the power, they can (sometimes) be surprisingly thoughtful, as Claire Spreadbury finds out…

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Huge flames shoot into sky in San Francisco gas blast

Huge flames shoot into sky in San Francisco gas blast

No-one was injured but several buildings were damaged, including a popular restaurant.

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Liam Neeson pulls out of US TV appearance following race remarks

Liam Neeson pulls out of US TV appearance following race remarks

The Hollywood actor was due to appear on The Late Show on Friday.

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Mercedes owner cuts its dividend as profits fall 22%

Mercedes owner cuts its dividend as profits fall 22%

German carmaker Daimler has cut its dividend as fourth-quarter operating profit fell 22% as trade wars and rising costs for developing electric and self-driving cars hit profits at its Mercedes-Benz unit.

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Two-year carding system will relieve stress on athletes

Two-year carding system will relieve stress on athletes

By Cliona Foley Irish sports bodies are waking up today to €5 million more in funding, their first increase from the Government in a decade.

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Karate and camogie funding hit by governance issues

Karate and camogie funding hit by governance issues

Irish karate hasn’t received a cent of Government funding this year, despite the fact that the sport is one of the new inclusions at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

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Even Donald Trump is reflective about the NFL’s future

Even Donald Trump is reflective about the NFL’s future

The aftermath of last weekend’s Super Bowl has been dominated by quarterback Tom Brady’s sixth title and the defensive masterclass planned by New England Patriots coach, Bill Belichick.

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Pink to be honoured with outstanding contribution award at Brits

Pink to be honoured with outstanding contribution award at Brits

The singer said she was ‘humbled’ to be chosen as the recipient of the award.

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Malcom rescues Barcelona in Copa del Rey draw with Real

Malcom rescues Barcelona in Copa del Rey draw with Real

Malcom scored in the second half to cancel out Lucas Vazquez’s opener at the Nou Camp.

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Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster conducts charity Q&A session on Reddit

Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster conducts charity Q&A session on Reddit

Cookie Monster answered important snack-related questions including Jaffa Cakes’ controversial ‘cookie’ status.

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Manchester City go back top after beating Everton

Manchester City go back top after beating Everton

Aymeric Laporte and Gabriel Jesus score the goals as City leapfrog Liverpool at the summit of the Premier League table.

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Ozzy Osbourne admitted to hospital following flu battle, wife Sharon says

Ozzy Osbourne admitted to hospital following flu battle, wife Sharon says

Sharon thanked fans for their ‘concern and love’ for the heavy metal star.

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Wednesday's Evening Round-up: Brexit hell, Children's hospital, Six Nations latest

Wednesday's Evening Round-up: Brexit hell, Children's hospital, Six Nations latest

So that’s Wednesday nearly wrapped up. Here are 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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Rob Kearney set to start at full-back for Ireland against Scotland

Rob Kearney set to start at full-back for Ireland against Scotland

Two-time Grand Slam winner Kearney is expected to slot back into Joe Schmidt’s side.

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Gemma Collins takes psychic to Dancing On Ice to ‘banish bad energy’

Gemma Collins takes psychic to Dancing On Ice to ‘banish bad energy’

The star has said she has lost confidence since falling on the programme.

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Samsung is helping people find love via the contents of their fridge

Samsung is helping people find love via the contents of their fridge

The service has rather brilliantly been dubbed ‘Refrigerdating’.

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Kendall Jenner: I’ve cried endlessly over things people have said to me

Kendall Jenner: I’ve cried endlessly over things people have said to me

The model said she tries not to pay attention to negative comments.

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Cormac Costello's on verge of forcing way into championship starter-zone for Dublin

Cormac Costello's on verge of forcing way into championship starter-zone for Dublin

It is testament to the depth of quality at Jim Gavin’s disposal that Cormac Costello will be wondering today if he will start in Tralee next Saturday night.

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Danny Dyer says he became a ‘parody’ of himself

Danny Dyer says he became a ‘parody’ of himself

The actor said he thought he would die during a dark period.

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Nicola Sturgeon named as global advocate for UN gender equality campaign

Nicola Sturgeon named as global advocate for UN gender equality campaign

The First Minister said that progressing gender equality supports a basic human right and would help people to reach their full potential.

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Tusk urged to apologise to Brexiteers over ‘place in hell’ comment

Tusk urged to apologise to Brexiteers over ‘place in hell’ comment

European Council president Donald Tusk has inflamed the Brexit debate ahead of Theresa May’s visit to Brussels on Thursday.

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Hugh Jackman reignites faux feud with Ryan Reynolds

Hugh Jackman reignites faux feud with Ryan Reynolds

It looks like the actors’ truce is over.

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Emiliano Sala's former club seeks payment over transfer to Cardiff - reports

Emiliano Sala's former club seeks payment over transfer to Cardiff - reports

Emiliano Sala's former club Nantes are demanding that Cardiff City pay the transfer fee agreed for the player, according to reports.

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Garda rescues couple and their baby from crashed and smoking car

Garda rescues couple and their baby from crashed and smoking car

As the vehicle lay on its roof, with the young couple and baby trapped inside, smoke began to appear from the front of the vehicle.

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Unease of parent after Rolf Harris walks into grounds of primary school

Unease of parent after Rolf Harris walks into grounds of primary school

The convicted sex offender left after being asked to leave the Berkshire school

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Rescuers search rubble after Istanbul building collapse leaves one dead

Rescuers search rubble after Istanbul building collapse leaves one dead

It was not immediately clear how many people were trapped in the wreckage.

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US in pledge over Islamic State fight despite pullout

US in pledge over Islamic State fight despite pullout

IS has lost more than 99% of the territory it once held in the two countries.

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This is how Brie Larson got strong to play Captain Marvel

This is how Brie Larson got strong to play Captain Marvel

A lot of time at the gym means the actor can lift some serious weights.

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Work begins to remove largest fatberg ever found in southwest England

Work begins to remove largest fatberg ever found in southwest England

The 64-metre-long blockage was discovered lurking in Sidmouth’s sewers at the end of 2018.

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PICS: Some of the stunning images from the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

PICS: Some of the stunning images from the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards

The organisation received more than 326,000 entries from 195 countries.

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US court upholds texting suicide manslaughter conviction

US court upholds texting suicide manslaughter conviction

Prosecutors said Carter could have stopped Roy, but instead pushed him to go through with his plan.

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First photo as cast of Four Weddings And A Funeral return for Red Nose Day

First photo as cast of Four Weddings And A Funeral return for Red Nose Day

Charles and Carrie are back 25 years after the original.

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Bodies of two walkers found after mountain fall in Scotland

Bodies of two walkers found after mountain fall in Scotland

A coastguard helicopter crew discovered the men on the north-west side of Ben Hope in Scotland shortly after 2am on Wednesday.

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