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 2018-06-24 01:30 

Irish Independent

When The Piano man returned to his classical roots...

If you have tickets for Billy Joel at the Aviva tonight, I'm dead jealous. My enjoyment of the American rocker's music goes back 40 years. Its combination of catchy melodies and social...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Rape culture takes centre stage...

In one terribly sad scene in Asking for It, the town beauty queen tells her hysterical friend not to report her sexual assault to the police. The girls are drunk at a house party the da...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Forged birth certs, family secrets and babies taken from sleeping mothers...

Twenty-odd years ago, while writing a book about the 2,000 and more Irish children dispatched to America for adoption, I received a letter from a man in Texas called Gene Autry that was...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Mindful moment... Beware the highlights reel...

My life is a dream come true right now. My first book is coming out in September and is being translated into 19 languages. There is even talk of making it into a TV series. I am now on...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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How I found my Pride...

It was on September 3, 2014, at 32 years of age, that I sat across from my mum at our kitchen table and told her I was gay. I had lived away from home for almost 14 years and coming hom...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Why humans still have the upper hand when it comes to facial recognition...

It has long been known that a small number of people do not have the ability to recognise others by their face - a condition that is known as 'prosopagnosia' or 'face blindness'. More r...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Indy Power: Salad that's smokin' hot!...

Succulent hot-smoked salmon mingles with zingy vinaigrette in this super summer salad...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Roddy Doyle's Charlie Savage: Not strictly ballroom...

Myself and the wife are just back from the hospital. We were there with identical injuries. We even shared the same ambulance, and saved the State a few bob. It must the sign of a succe...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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How to start a wine club...

While people joke that 'book' club is a euphemism for 'wine' club, an actual wine club is considered to be something terribly serious indeed. Which is a complete misconception. Because...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Ruth Griffin: Beauty and the boys...

The male grooming business is booming, with research showing that global sales are set to reach $60billion by 2020. Gone are the days of men not even knowing what a moisturising face cr...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Mary Kenny: It's a rich woman's world...

There's a bit of a trend at the moment of older people giving advice to their younger selves - or, older women giving advice to younger women. Although there's also some research which...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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'She goes bananas at weekends, then it's back to work Monday'...

Cork actress Sarah Greene has been popping up on those 'people to watch' lists for at least the last four years, and 2018 looks set to be her most impressive 12 months yet. In September...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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'Getting to know the byways of Muldoon's brain was joyous'...

It's Sam Yates' second day in Dublin and so far it's been a field trip of sorts. He's seen Clontarf. He's walked along Baggot Street. In the name of research, he's had a pint in McDaids...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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A woman's place is in ... the audience?...

It's funny how there can be so many showboating, highfalutin festivals every summer, and still the same problem crops up - de wimmim....

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Darren Kennedy: Be summer smart...

A 'smart-casual9; dress code is tricky at the best of times but summer brings a host of extra challenges. How to pull off said dress code without turning into a sweaty mess?...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Travel: Fab Fermanagh...

You don't need to go overseas for lovely lakelands, says our visitor....

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Ask Adrian: Our tech editor tackles your trickiest technology problems...

Q: I am getting married soon and - as well as official photographs - we'd like to have my brother take pictures of us and our guests with an instant camera on the day....

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Shifting the balance of power...

At a training session in a Dublin hotel, women hoping to run for election are being taught how to...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

Irish Independent

Cosy Cornish mystery fails to excite...

In a few short years, British crime writer Ruth Ware has become what we might call, a little paradoxically, a low-key sensation. Her name isn't constantly mentioned in the press, like h...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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So, you think you know wexford?...

Why did rich Vikings build their houses at the top of the hill? So they could roll down to the bottom, of course. At least, that's the answer given by four-year-old Fionn the Terrible,...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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A history of women in Ireland never quite hits the right tone...

When my mother married, she had to give up her civil service job because that's the way it was in those days. She never said she minded, though perhaps if she'd been allowed the choice,...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Write side with novelist Paul Lynch...

Your novel Grace is set in the Famine. Do we shy away from the topic in Ireland?...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Boy (15) with autism placed in private apartment for six months 'displaying symptoms of PTSD'...

A 15-year-old boy with autism who who has been placed in a private rented apartment by the HSE for the last six months is now displaying symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Fast & fabulous: Mary Berry shares the secrets of beautiful bakes...

Queen of cakes Mary Berry shares the secrets of beautiful bakes that don't take all day....

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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'This is what it feels like to be separated at the border'...

One November night in 1988, I crossed the Soviet border with my family, leaving behind friends, relatives, property and life as we knew it - forever. I was eight years old, travelling w...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Hi-de-hi, campers! 70 years since Butlin's came to Co Meath...

Butlin's Mosney opened its gates 70 years ago in the summer of 1948, in the face of loud opposition. Over the decades it would become a beloved national institution and a treasured part...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Diarmuid Gavin: Plant up your pond...

Last week we took a look at how to create water features for your outdoor spaces. This week is all about planting up a pond. The water is warm and aquatic plants are growing vigorously....

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Connolly: writings of a class warrior...

Marking 150 years since his birth, this book of his writings reveals the anger behind the firebrand....

 2018-06-24 01:30 

Irish Independent

Food news: spoil yourself at Brat...

Next time that you are in London, be sure to book into Brat in Shoreditch, which opened in the spring and has all the UK food critics falling over themselves to heap praise upon it....

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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'Walking through a train station at 8am can be a nightmare'...

The hunt for missing teenager Alice Gross was the largest police search operation in London since the 7/7 bombings. Small and slight, the last sighting of her was on CCTV as she walked...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Review: Mad Egg - 'The chicken is impeccably moist on the inside and crisp on the outside'...

Moist. It's the most universally hated word in the English language, always at the top of the lists of the words that give people the heebie jeebies. And yet, of the 390 synonyms offere...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Books and Prince make for some royal pleasures...

Show me the books you read and I'll tell you who you are - that's my ruling maxim for life. I love books, love reading and love people who love reading books. So, unsurprisingly, I was...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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When pop and punk proved to be just the Tonic...

It is hard to believe it now, but the prime plot of Dublin 4 real estate currently occupied by Google and its international workforce of thousands used to be home to a meat factory with...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Ireland's Hidden Heartlands: Top 10 things to do in Ireland's newest tourism region...

Sick of crowds? Fed up splashing holiday cash on airline extras, or sharpening your elbows for tourist-mobbed city breaks? Seeking an off-radar getaway - one with a little less madness...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Gripping tale of blood, dust, murder and revenge...

Australia, more specifically the Outback, has long been fertile ground for film-makers: think sun-seared classics such as The Proposition, Picnic at Hanging Rock or Wolf Creek. It's no...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Girl (10) awarded 37,500 for hot chocolate burn...

A 10-YEAR-OLD girl from Wexford has been awarded 37,500 in damages after being scalded by a takeaway hot chocolate four years ago....

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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Moment in the sun...

Everyone needs a splash of sunshine in their life. Pair this season's yellow with navy and white for a summer look that's both classic and contemporary, writes our fashion editor...

 2018-06-24 01:30 

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'I don't do drama!' - Queen of Cakes Mary Berry packs her wellies for a visit to Ireland...

'A pair of wellies. Fantastic, I'm going to write that down,...

 2018-06-24 00:59 

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Brigitte Nielsen, 54, gives birth to her fifth child...

Brigitte Nielsen says she has given birth at age 54....

 2018-06-24 00:50 

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New Zealand leader names daughter Neve...

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford have named their baby daughter Neve and say they want her to grow up in a world in which she can make choices ab...

 2018-06-23 20:54 

Irish Independent

Women get behind the wheel as Saudi Arabia driving ban ends...

Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time and steering their way through busy streets just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted....

 2018-06-23 20:54 

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Robbie Williams joins Taylor Swift on stage for second night at Wembley...

Taylor Swift left fans pleasantly surprised as she brought out Robbie Williams during her second performance at Wembley Stadium....

 2018-06-23 20:40 

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Leitrim cut loose to win only their third ever qualifier game against Pete McGrath's Louth...

Leitrim won their third ever qualifier after Emlyn Mulligan delivered an exquisite personal display against Louth at Pirc Sen Mac Diarmada in Carrick-on-Shannon....

 2018-06-23 20:18 

Irish Independent

Kildare strike late to break Longford hearts but will need to avoid big guns in Round Three...

They left it late, but they got there. It was the 69th minute before Kildare led for the first time in this second round qualifier, but they were in front from there to the end and that...

 2018-06-23 20:12 

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Game Of Thrones stars tie the knot...

Game Of Thrones stars Rose Leslie and Kit Harington have married at a church in Aberdeenshire....

 2018-06-23 20:06 

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Watch: Toni Kroos produces moment of pure magic in 95th minute to keep German hopes alive...

Germany's World Cup hopes were hanging by a thread until Toni Kroos stepped up in the 95th minute to score a sensational winner....

 2018-06-23 19:57 

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Kerry score their biggest Championship win over Cork since 1938 to land Munster title in style...

When Luke Connolly landed a point for Cork from an awkward angle out near the South Stand sideline in Pairc Ui Chaoimh after 10 minutes of this Munster football final, Cork had the appe...

 2018-06-23 19:53 

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Cynthia Nixon: I'm so proud of my transgender child...

Actress and New York electoral candidate Cynthia Nixon has announced that her oldest child has come out as transgender....

 2018-06-23 19:24 

Irish Independent

Murder investigation launched following discovery of body of man (23) in park...

GARDAI have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of the body of a man in a park in Dublin....

 2018-06-23 19:21 

Irish Independent

This guy sent a sassy tweet to Walmart and got savagely roasted...

If you want to play sassy with brands on Twitter, be prepared to deal with the consequences....

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