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A 35-year-old Dubliner shouted "guilty of f*cking what" when a jury convicted him of murdering two men who had arranged to sell him a stolen car.
The Health Minister has moved to reassure women that "everything that could possibly be done is being done" in relation to the CervicalCheck scandal.
EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier has signalled a willingness to be flexible in Brexit negotiations around the Northern Ireland border.
Growing concerns are being expressed about the potential impact on rural post offices of a voluntary retirement scheme brokered between An Post and the Postmasters Union.
Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said his government has been in touch with the main opposition leader in an attempt to ease tensions after election-related violence in the capital.
An economic monitor is reporting that Dublin is experiencing an economic resurgence with unemployment in the capital falling to its lowest level in a decade.
The Galway hurlers have lost their tag of invincibility, according to former Tribes boss John McIntyre.
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Our favourite Cork entrepreneur is back and this time he’s the eccentric proprietor of a fruit and veg stall.
JJ Abrams posted a photo from the Star Wars: Episode IX set including a special nod to the late Carrie Fisher.
Norbert Nkengurutse is 36 years old and from Burundi, a country in east Africa with a history of violent conflict and a cultural heritage so rich that UNESCO listed its ceremonial drumming on its Intangible Cultural Heritage lists.
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