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 2017-04-30 07:34 

Irish Independent

Irish beef exports to the UK steady despite sterling weakness... +

Ireland continues to dominate the UK beef import market, with imports up 4pc to 14,400 tonnes in February, despite the weakness of sterling, according to latest customs figures from the...

 2017-04-30 07:27 

RTE

S Korea confirms US will pay THAAD costs... +

South Korea said Washington had reaffirmed it would shoulder the cost of deploying the THAAD anti-missile system, days after USPresident Donald Trump said Seoul should pay for the $1-billion system designed to defend against nuclear-armed North Korea....

 2017-04-30 07:02 

RTE

Spain says no 'red lines' on Gibraltar in Brexit talks... +

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has said that Spain had no ...

 2017-04-30 06:47 

Irish Independent

Inside Holles Street: a hospital creaking at the seams... +

In the shabby waiting room of the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) on Dublin's Holles Street, a waft of smoke blows in each time the automatic doors open....

 2017-04-30 06:27 

Irish Independent

Trump: I have brought 'profound change' to Washington in first 100 days... +

President Donald Trump marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media for misleading A...

 2017-04-30 06:23 

Irish Independent

Several dead and more than 50 hospitalised as tornado rips through city in Texas... +

Fatalities have been reported after a tornado hit a small city in east Texas, authorities said....

 2017-04-30 06:12 

Irish Independent

'My hope is no less than it was almost 10 years ago' - parents vow to do whatever it takes to find missing Madeleine... +

The parents of Madeleine McCann have vowed to do ...

 2017-04-30 06:00 

Irish Independent

Irish psychologist explains why teenagers are driven to kill in new true crime series Teens Who Kill... +

A leading Irish psychologist has warned that increasing medical interventions in childbirth are resulting in an epidemic of anxiety and associated behaviours in children and teenagers, ...

 2017-04-30 05:32 

Irish Independent

Line Of Duty viewers hope to discover Balaclava Man's identity... +

A host of suspects have been identified as the possible culprit....

 2017-04-30 05:16 

Irish Independent

Millions set to watch Line Of Duty series finale... +

A fifth series of the police drama has already been commissioned....

 2017-04-30 05:01 

Irish Independent

Sir Michael Parkinson blasts lack of Government funding in North of England... +

The TV personality is calling for northern investment....

 2017-04-30 05:00 

Irish Independent

EU beefs up agri-educational links with China... +

The EU is beefing up its agricultural links with China through a temporary Erasmus-like exchange programme for young farmers....

 2017-04-30 05:00 

Irish Independent

The silage contractor who uses a ferry when cutting silage for his customers in Donegal... +

Silage time can put real pressures on an agricultural contractor who is fighting not only the weather but also a short harvest period....

 2017-04-30 03:41 

Irish Independent

Pope warns of broad destruction if Korean tensions escalate... +

Pope Francis has warned that ...

 2017-04-30 01:46 

Irish Independent

100 days in, Donald Trump says he has brought about 'profound change'... +

President Donald Trump marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media for misleading A...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Chicken soup for the very slightly neurotic soul... +

It's started to feel like the more we learn about food, the more neurotic we become. Inundated with food fads, we are a generation of people with a warped relationship with food....

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Dawn chorus brings light to darkness... +

Before dawn breaks next Saturday, more than 150,000 people will rub the sleep from their eyes, roll out of bed, pull on runners and comfy walking shoes and head out into the night....

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Jong-un 'losing grip on power as chiefs defect'... +

Within seconds of arriving at the North Korean border, a US army soldier leapt on to the tour bus and started barking orders....

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Ivanka marks her first 100 days... +

'Who do you represent, Ivanka? Your father, the American people or your business?...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Mullins' miracle comeback clinches epic title race... +

All season long Gordon Elliott led. And all season long Willie Mullins tracked him, implacable and relentless as the bounty hunter who can't be shaken off in Butch Cassidy and the Sunda...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Look Lively, all the world's a stage...... +

Hell hath no fury like a glamorous actress undermined for her humanitarian deeds....

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Laois see it out despite rousing Royal rally... +

Ciaran Comerford scored 1-7 in the opening half as Laois made full use of wind advantage in their quarter-final clash in O'Moore Park....

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Scarlets cruise past Connacht... +

A brilliant first-half secured Scarlets' spot in the Guinness PRO12 semi-final as Connacht collapsed to their fifth home defeat of the season. Four flowing tries in the first 31 minutes...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

The Jews in Ireland: Why tech giants are adding strength to a once shrinking community... +

As the doors of Cork's only synagogue creaked to a close for the final time last year, after over a century of serving the needs of the city's Jewish population, the hum of a low-flying...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

'I wanted to get a Tinder profile and go on dates - but I chickened out'... +

Never let it be said that Jo Nesbo doesn't have a nose for the macabre....

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

A precious gift for me and for countless other Irish mothers... +

A sleety, slatey afternoon in 1997 and I'm settling a 16-year-old into his bed in front of the fire: Virgil, the adopted cat. As I bend to make sure he has swallowed his HRT - don't ask...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Irish society has changed, so our schools must too... +

The issues raised by the ownership of the new National Maternity Hospital are strikingly similar to those surrounding national schools in Ireland....

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Ruth Griffin: Beginner's guide to serums... +

It's time to add an essential fourth step to your beauty regimen....

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Customs future unsure but rules will change... +

Businesses need to prepare to operate in a full customs environment after Brexit according to Tony Buckley, assistant secretary and deputy director general of Customs, who is the Revenu...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Indy Power: Keen on quinoa... +

It's the trendy, tasty grain replacing rice on menus eveywhere - here's how to make a perfect pot at home...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Mary Kenny: Dope talk... +

When I open my email these days, I find it flooded with various commercial offers. Especially around cannabis products. Now is the right moment, I'm informed, to invest in cannabis. It'...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Dragons entrants must clue up or they're toast... +

The secrets of the Dragons' Den are revealed today as an entrepreneur who got financial backing for his business in last week's show admitted: ...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Peter Sheridan: 'I always felt a connection to Behan because of where he came from'... +

It's been 50 years since director Toms Mac Anna's knock-out production of Borstal Boy, Brendan Behan's autobiographical account of radicalisation, at the Abbey Theatre. It later transf...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Darren Kennedy: Hello, sunshine - add some yellow to your repertoire... +

Yellow yells happiness - add some to your wardrobe....

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Buying drones from Israel will damage Army role, say critics... +

A fleet of high-powered 'spy drones' have been bought by the Irish Army from an Israeli defence company for 1.9m - despite claims the deal may damage Ireland's 'honest broker' role in ...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Sweetnam confirms home tie... +

Darren Sweetnam crossed for two tries as an understrength Munster side secured a home semi-final with a bonus point win in Treviso....

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Battling to book a rare day in the sun... +

The hurling world hasn't changed much since Martin Ennis had his day in the sun, 21 years ago. For a Meath hurler, playing Offaly in the Leinster quarter-finals in Croke Park, as part o...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Prodigy's tale comes with strings attached... +

Ivan Hewett on the over-heated memoir of a violin virtuoso knocked by the theft of her Stradivarius....

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Christy Ring Cup roundup: Johnston lays foundation as Saffrons lead charge... +

Two first-half penalties from Ciaran Johnston were the foundation for Antrim's 12-point win over Down in yesterday's Round 2A clash at Cushendall....

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

The Peter and Rhona show overshadows real issues... +

This is Ireland. So it is perhaps not surprising that it came down to personalities. In one corner is Rhona Mahony, a feminist icon for Mna na hEireann, or a pushy, over-ambitious, self...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

A team in desperate need of a new lease of life... +

The first anniversary of Ulster's whopping 46-26 win over the Ospreys in Swansea is just a week away. That unusual result last season secured an away draw against Leinster in the Guinne...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Fanatics on both sides need to lose so that the rest of us can have some peace... +

If the last seven days have been anything to go by, emigration may be the only escape....

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Phil Lynott would turn in his grave at what passes for music in today's online world... +

In a way there's something heartening about Record Store Day, a series of events held last weekend around the world - including in Dublin, where there were DJs and live music in several...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Has Simon Harris, the young gun in a hurry, been finally found out?... +

It was Gay Byrne who first brought Simon Harris, until then a young man in an old man's suit, the quintessential young Fine Gael nerdy-type, into the public imagination....

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Why we have even more reason to be fearful of Trump... +

Politicians and establishment media have greeted what they see as President Donald Trump's return to the norms of American foreign policy. They welcome the actual or threatened use of m...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

It's time to take care of our trees of life - for life... +

Now that the days are longer, the drive to Dublin is a delight, as it winds past yellow fields of rapeseed. One field in particular - with a tree in its middle - looks exceptionally bea...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Kim's bumpy bum may have come as a big shock to some... +

Kim Kardashian surely knows what her bottom looks like in real life. She has, surely, seen it as we saw it last week in her skimpy bikini bottoms - bumpy, a bit lumpy and decidedly impe...

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Inside Holles Street: a hospital creaking at the seams... +

In the shabby waiting room of the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) on Dublin's Holles Street, a waft of smoke blows in each time the automatic doors open....

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Ruthless Hoops dish out derby humiliation ... +

Celtic dished out one last humiliation to hapless Rangers as this rout took them to within five games of an unbeaten domestic campaign....

 2017-04-30 01:30 

Irish Independent

Murder probe into death of mother... +

A murder investigation is under way in Waterford after a woman was found dead with serious head injuries in an apartment in the city....

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