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Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have concluded an extraordinary nuclear summit with the US president pledging unspecified "security guarantees" to the North and Mr Kim recommitting to the "complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula".
Donald Trump has a slightly odd way of going about world peace... He’s just spent the weekend turning all of America’s friends into enemies, writes Fergus Finlay.
A woman has died after a collision with a car while walking on the hard shoulder with a child on the Old Cork Road in Co. Tipperary.
The wife of a Polish father of two hacked to death during a frenzied machete attack in their home has told gardaí his killers spoke fluent English.
A UK painter based in Ireland who admitted treating his sick elderly father’s bank accounts “as his own” has been embroiled in a dispute over money in a specialist court in England.
Junior Cert maths students were left in a ‘crux’ over a misnamed Harry Potter symbol.
A recruitment website has listed five 'soft skills' employers are looking for.
Tony McNamara explains how Cork doctors help sick Ethiopians to face the future.
'They're pretty angry' - Andy Farrell believes the Irish management’s most difficult task this week will be keeping a squad of angry and frustrated players on a tight rein ahead of Saturday’s must-win second Test with Australia.
To have to be physically held back from the referee by your own players and officials over a couple of bad calls is an outrageous overreaction, writes Mike Quirke.
We’ve been too nice in Waterford, and we’ve paid the ultimate price, writes Tony Browne.
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