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 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

The 2019 trend report: you'll be wearing boilers suits and listening to punk next year...

No one can say that 2018 wasn't an eventful year. Huge new stories broke, a firmament of new talent enjoyed a breakthrough... and we finally experienced the joy of the drive-thru Krispy K...

 2018-12-07 02:30 

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Bairbre Power: 'In making my case for fewer presents, I'm not trying to be a festive killjoy'...

Firstborn complained loudly that I was being too controlling about family gifting this Christmas....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

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Coillte initiates planning talks for 150m wind farm in Co Clare...

STATE forestry firm Coillte is planning to build a new wind farm in Co Clare that's likely to cost as much as 150m to develop....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Club rising from humble beginnings to now take great strides...

They might be a young club but they are certainly ambitious. Ratoath were formed in 2004 but are busy laying out plans for the future as Rugby in the area continues to grow in popularit...

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Rose: It's not an honour to play at 'flat' Wembley...

Danny Rose has admitted it no longer feels like an honour to play at Wembley after Tottenham Hotspur defeated Southampton in front of a crowd of just 33,012 on Wednesday....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

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Eilish O'Regan: 'Moving the deckchairs on the Titanic' is unlikely to help ease the trolley crisis'...

Moving patients from one hospital struggling with A&E chaos to a bed in another hospital which is under less strain will have undoubted benefits....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

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Trump has given green light to despots - Amal...

Amal Clooney has claimed Donald Trump gives the...

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Girvan's input will be major help to Bath in big week for both clubs...

December is here so with that Christmas is only around the corner. It's a time of the year that I love so the Christmas tree is already up at home and the Leinster lads are getting into...

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

More than 1,500 Irish claims left in limbo as insurance firm Qudos goes into liquidation...

More than 1,500 Irish insurance claims are in limbo after Danish insurance company Qudos was placed into liquidation....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Economic fears hit air travel as global growth moderates...

Consumers aren't snapping up as many low air fares as they were earlier in the year, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA)....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

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Analog vows to fight Irish back-tax bill of 43m...

Analog Devices is battling a tax demand from Irish authorities, in a case that the US chip maker says could materially hurt its earnings....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

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Taoiseach's staff failing in bid to cut energy use...

The Department of the Taoiseach is among more than 90 public bodies and government departments not on track to meet a 2020 energy efficiency target....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

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Hospice CCTV that showed 'unauthorised breaks' sparks row over data...

CCTV images used in a civil disciplinary procedure while...

 2018-12-07 02:30 

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Third concert for Irish Independent Park...

A third summer concert will take place at Irish Independent Park next year with Hozier and special guest Maggies Rogers confirmed for the Cork venue on June 25....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

New protests mark anniversary of teen being shot dead by police...

New protest marches were under way in Greece last night on the 10th anniversary of the fatal police shooting of a teenager, hours after violent initial demonstrations where masked youth...

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Free public transport rolled out in a country for first time...

Luxembourg is to become the first country in the world to make all public transport free....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Case being considered over death of Jastine murderer...

Criminal proceedings are being considered after Mark Hennessy, who had abducted and killed a young female student, was shot dead by an armed garda....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Growth and trade fears sink shares...

Irish shares plunged more than 3pc yesterday - knocking billions of euro off valuations including some of the biggest names in the market....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Prisoner swap agreed at Yemen peace talks...

Yemen's warring sides agreed to a broad prisoner swap yesterday, sitting down in the same room together for the first time in years at UN-sponsored peace talks in Sweden aimed at haltin...

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

HSE urged not to drag cancer victims to court...

The HSE has been urged to agree to early mediation talks for terminally or seriously ill patients caught up in the X-ray and scan failures in University Hospital Kerry....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Dangerous Bath one of the few sides capable of denting Leinster's European hopes...

Leinster's convincing win against the Dragons last Saturday was the second in such a manner in successive weeks....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

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Missing Dubai princess is 'safely back at home'...

The government of Dubai broke its silence on the case of its missing princess yesterday, saying she was safely back home and accusing a former French spy of her kidnap....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Dr Sinad McDonough: 'How parents can help their children to stay safe online'...

December is the time of year when children and teenagers will include smartphones, iPads, tablets, laptops, TVs, gaming consoles and computer games on their Christmas list....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

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Six arrested as garda seize 4m of drugs...

Cocaine and cannabis worth almost 4m was seized by garda in three separate operations in Dublin last night....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

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Homework clubs prove lifeline to help children 'make right choices'...

Parents in north inner city Dublin fear their children could end up involved with crime if it wasn't for a local resource centre....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

The golden rules of packing...

Booked a trip? Nervous about flying? Well, it seems passengers could have added concerns after the revelation that some Aer Lingus staff have been accused of rifling through checked bag...

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Donohoe 'very clear' ministers won't get more money - but councillors might...

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe says he made it...

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Laya's latest cuts to benefit families as it steps up health insurance price war...

Health insurance customers will catch a break this Christmas after Laya Healthcare announced its second reduction in premiums in six months....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Food-order startup raises 5m in funding...

An Irish startup that aims to take on food-ordering giants such as JustEat has raised almost 5m in funding....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Enniscorthy tighten grip with dominant performance...

Enniscorthy have tightened their grip atop Division 1A of the Leinster League as their lead at the summit has now been extended to nine points following their 32-23 bonus-point win in D...

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Young kickers receive expert tuition...

Forty up-and-coming kickers from Connacht came together in Tuam last Wednesday to learn from the very best at the first of this year's ProZone series....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

We want to test ourselves against best in Europe - Ewels...

The Gallagher Premiership has certainly not been going to plan for Bath this season, nor has the Champions Cup....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Fiona Ness: 'The real mystery of Christmas'...

Baby Jesus wept! It's Christmas, the season of His birth, and there He is, away in a manger, no crib for a bed, and no one is paying Him a blind bit of attention. He only went and got h...

 2018-12-07 02:30 

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'Meeting breached rules only in strictest sense'...

A meeting between former communications minister Denis Naughten and bidder David McCourt may have breached procurement rules, but only...

 2018-12-07 02:30 

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Six cows killed as farm 'wasn't ready for snow'...

Management and staff on an industry-backed farm were not adequately prepared for Storm Emma, leaving six cattle dead, a new report has found....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

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Russia laughs off 'challenge' by US warship in Sea of Japan...

Russia has laughed off a US warship's...

 2018-12-07 02:30 

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Jason Burt: 'Top-heavy, four-tier league could lose its edge'...

Where there was chaos, there now appears to be order. Where there was a divided Premier League of a 'Big Six' and 14 others fighting for their lives, there now appears to be even greate...

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Wing Speight aiming to start long goodbye with a victory...

Last Saturday, the first day of December, saw plenty of children open the first window of their advent calendar, the beginning of crossing off the days remaining until Christmas....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Offaly dual star Ryan retires while Lynch and McCaffrey also call time...

Former Offaly dual star Sen Ryan has called time on his inter-county career after 13 seasons of service to the Faithful which saw him accumulate 95 competitive appearances between leag...

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Rachel Cocker: 'My favourite of all Christmas traditions is a bit of grinching'...

There's something in the mounting complaints about this year's Celebrations chocolate advent calendar that is secretly warming my cockles....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Limerick success boosts O'Neill's coffers...

SALES of Limerick jerseys during the county's All-Ireland-winning run helped sportswear firm O'Neill's to increase its revenues and profits for 2018....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Club notes: Emerging Schools blitzes draw 750 pupils...

The Munster Rugby Development Department have continued to run Emerging Schools Blitzes across the province in recent weeks....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

David Wallace: 'Options galore as on-song Munster turn to Castres and seek another European win'...

With Munster in action on Friday night it afforded me the opportunity to go along to an evening with Conor Murray to mark his achievements at Adare Manor on Saturday. It was a brilliant...

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Great opportunity to thrive on several fronts after good victories in African mission...

Following on from a superb few weeks for the Irish senior team, the provinces have taken up the mantle and continued that good momentum. Impressive victories from all four has Irish rug...

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Rhys Marshall: 'Two-year deal is huge boost, now it's about getting fit for testing period'...

As one of the guys fighting my way back to fitness you can feel like a bit of a spare wheel at times in these big weeks, but all hands have been put to the pump this week as we get read...

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Rooney and Emmet g 'floating' in dream bubble with final run...

Both of tomorrow's ladies football's All-Ireland Intermediate club finalists are pinching themselves a little bit, which is understandable....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Cooper warns of dangers involved in 'plaudits and records' for Dubs...

Jonny Cooper admits he hears it all when it comes to the discourse around his Dublin team....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

France deploys 65,000 security forces amid fears of more riots...

France will deploy more than 65,000 security forces amid fears of fresh rioting at protests in Paris and around the nation....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Profits rise for Louise Kennedy in US growth...

GROWING US business at the retail firm operated by one of Ireland's best-known designers, Louise Kennedy, contributed to profits increasing by 297,276 last year....

 2018-12-07 02:30 

Irish Independent

Slow passage: All eyes on Seanad as delays risk timeline of abortion bill...

Senators are wont to complain that nobody pays attention to the upper house - they won't have that to say over the coming days, as their handling of the abortion legislation will come u...

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