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 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Leinster look to finish perfect season...

Leinster will be raging-hot favourites to complete a perfect season against Connacht in the Women's Interprovincial final at Energia Park this evening (KO 7.0, with admission free for a...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Fair Deal nursing home scheme owed 144.6m in house sales proceeds...

The State is owed more than 144.6m from the estates of deceased nursing home residents who used the Fair Deal scheme to finance their care, figures reveal....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Gerard O'Regan: 'A mighty sporting metropolis, dwarfing all others, is the stuff of nightmares'...

So what about the gathering gloomfest sparked by those Dublin footballers doing down the best the Kerry guys could offer? A growing consensus would have us believe the sport is mired in...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

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Ex-garda and his wife have 6.8m debt written off after failed property deal...

A retired garda and his wife yesterday had 6.8m in debts written off when the High Court approved their Personal Insolvency Arrangements....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Alison Miller: 'The slate is wiped clean before any World Cup, so why the negativity?'...

They say that to expect defeat is nine-tenths of the defeat itself, and if that's true then you just hope the Irish team has tuned out all the noise ahead of this World Cup....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

A run on tweed...

World Cup fever has gripped the Japanese capital but come next month, the sporting vibe will have a rival - and that's fashion. Tokyo Fashion Week SS20 starts on October 1 so the street...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Bairbre Power... Out and about...

Don't you just love how sporting events like the Olympics and the Rugby World Cup turn us all into quasi armchair experts and we suddenly start spouting analysis studded with technical...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

'You set the trend and your neighbours will follow' - Carina Conyngham of Rock Farm Slane...

We're a busy household with three children aged between 10 and seven years old, two busy, untidy grown-ups and two dogs on a working organic farm and ecotourism destination....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Staff demand an end to 'reign of terror' after 'attack on us all'...

After a statement of support for Kevin Lunney and his family had been read out, staff from Quinn Industrial Holdings (QIH) remained where they were standing, trauma and revulsion still...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

'Bocko' favourite for Derby final...

Shelbourne Park will be at full capacity this evening for the final of the Boylesports Derby. After Our Surprise was withdrawn, only five will go to traps in the 140,000 contest and Le...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Naples, past glories and the waning of its cultural influence...

The football match was over, and we were loitering in the lobby of the hotel beside the stadium, waiting for a taxi to take us back to our lodgings....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

A taste of Japan...

From pancakes to noodles, Meera Sodha's exciting new book takes you on a culinary journey to the Far East...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Personal Shopper: Dark chocolate rice cakes...

Dark chocolate rice cakes, writes Katy McGuinness, are the thinking person's sophisticated afternoon snack. But are they all created equal or are some versions better than others?...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Letters to the Editor: 'Mother of all Parliaments faces the Father of all Battles yet is full of infantile politicians'...

I was amused by and agree with David Ryan's assessment of the UK's sorry bunch of present political party leaders (Letters, Irish Independent, September 20). I also concur with him that...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Postscript review: Cecelia Ahern returns as a mature writer with a beautifully nuanced understanding of grief...

In the long-awaited follow-up to her debut 'PS, I Love You', Cecelia Ahern returns as a more mature writer with a beautifully nuanced understanding of grief, writes Meadhbh McGrath....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Cormac McQuinn: 'Parties ready to fight it out over Budget scraps amid huge doubt around pension hikes'...

A fiver for everyone when it comes to social welfare payment increases has been a simple but effective Budget wheeze that has greased the wheels of the Confidence and Supply deal betwee...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Plastic patrol - get the whole family involved in weeding single-use plastics from household life...

We've watched Planet Earth. We talk about climate change. We've bought Keep Cups and stopped using plastic straws. We have a tireless nine-year-old who keeps emerging from books and sch...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Franco, O'Duffy and the Nazis: a Cavan man in Salamanca...

In the autumn of 1936, a few months after an abortive coup by army officers against the democratically elected republican government had ignited the Spanish Civil War, General Francisco...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Serotonin by Michel Houellebecq: France's literary bad boy aims his ire at the EU...

Regarded by many critics as the most important living French writer and derided by others as little more than a Gallic literary troll, there's no doubt that Michel Houellebecq is the ba...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

How to shop, eat, and drink more mindfully and minimise our impact on the planet...

The kitchen bin is a good place to start. Peer inside to get a sense of the impact that our eating habits are having on the planet. Most homes have a recycling bin (even if we are not a...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Road safety fears rise as speed camera staff to strike over pay...

Road safety may be under threat in a week as speed camera operators are set to strike for 24 hours....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Sean McCabe: 'Life's not black and white - consumers and producers have walked into this mess'...

I caught a dawn ferry across the Shannon travelling from Kerry to Clare yesterday morning. It was hard not to be struck by the beauty of the sunrise coming through the heavy fog hanging...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

'It's not okay to keep telling the same stories' - Oonagh Murphy on drawing female roles out of JM Synge's Playboy...

Oonagh Murphy was looking over the character listing before casting The Playboy of the Western World when she came across the disappearing girl. In JM Synge's original script of 1907, t...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Meath chairman resigns over message to referee...

There was shock in Meath last night when county board chairman Peter O'Halloran stepped down from his position with immediate effect after what he described as an...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Torture gang vows to kill five Quinn bosses...

The gang that abducted and tortured Quinn Industrial Holdings (QIH) executive Kevin Lunney threatened to kill five members of the management team, the Irish Independent can reveal....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

The Life of Ryan...

For as long as Mark Ryan can remember, his son James has been a student of the game. Even when a rugby ball was not in his hands, he was sitting in front of the TV watching re-runs of S...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Alan Quinlan: 'Ireland need to bully Scots'...

We can't say we weren't warned. Before I was beamed 30 floors up to my hotel room in Tokyo, I had already been advised not to make a fuss if I felt the building sway underneath me -...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Fear is in the air in Quinn country...

In the borderlands of Cavan and Fermanagh, the legacy of Sen Quinn and his vast business empire dominate the landscape....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Take the green line on electric vehicles - 7 reasons to buy (and which questions to ask)...

The clear message from government is it's time to think electric vehicle (EV) for you, your family and business....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Should we create a fund for a rainy day or pay off the mortgage?...

Your Questions...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Patricia Casey: 'We must not leave children traumatised by this eco-anxiety'...

Walking through the Meadows, a beautiful park in the Old Town of Edinburgh, I noticed a sign on a school gate....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Cormac McQuinn: 'With an election looming, minister will hope pace of building picks up'...

When Google boss Sundar Pichai suggested the tech giant may get involved in helping to ease Ireland's accommodation crisis, he would not have expected it to cause a headache for Housing...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

EU insists on 'fully workable' Border solution...

The European Union insists a...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Profits power up at ESB while Tynagh Energy picks up slack...

The ESB made an operating profit of 294m in the first six months of this year. The State energy company will pay a 38m dividend to taxpayers, taking the total paid to the Exchequer ov...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Martina Devlin: 'Kevin Lunney was abducted and tortured to create a climate of terror... Lawlessness is putting down roots in Quinn Country'...

Let's call things by their true names. Kevin Lunney wasn't assaulted or given a punishment beating. He was tortured. Terrorised. Fingernails pulled out, leg broken with an iron bar, fac...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

John Downing: 'As Brexit goes Stateside, better 'mood music' is the only change'...

The posh word is...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Soap of the week: EastEnders...

Well, well, Mel... Ask for a means of revenge and you shall receive a flapping Sharon on a platter. All it took was one look between Sharon and Keanu for Mel to realise she had the Mitc...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Review - Gears 5: retains the alchemy that has made the series a hit for 13 years...

What, no more war? As if. The Gears of War series has ditched its suffix for the fifth (er, sixth actually) helping of space marines shooting terrifying narky aliens. Don't be fooled, t...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Garda chief bans nearly all overtime until 2020...

Garda overtime spending has been halted from midnight last night - except for urgent operations....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

'We look at all the information that has been around for 40 years and wonder why nobody stood up and said this can't go on'...

ine Dempsey has organised demonstrations, negotiated with authorities and addressed her local council and yet she knows what it is like to be underestimated....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Ear infections may have killed off Neanderthals...

Neanderthals may have been killed off by simple ear infections, a study has suggested....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Shane Phelan: 'Rise of debt write-offs: Hundreds seek deals as they battle to save their homes'...

At first glance, restaurateur Ronan Ryan's decision to do a U-turn on a deal to surrender his family home to a vulture fund looked like an audacious move. Instead of handing over the ke...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Sloppy Blossoms show weaknesses in victory...

Japan got the result they wanted, the supporters got what they came for and World Rugby went home happy....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Apple tax case is testing the limits of EU tax authority...

Apple and Ireland's court-room clash with the European Commission finally lived up to its billing as the world's biggest tax case....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Roddy Doyle's Charlie Savage: 'Brexiety? Keep calm and stockpile the Club Milks'...

We're all set for a no-deal Brexit. We've the freezer full of Brennans bread....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

'Fingleton ran show on Irish Nationwide profit-share loans'...

Irish Nationwide never published its own credit-risk policy for...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

Red-tape farce is blamed for housing delays...

The development of hundreds of new homes has been hit by delays as local authorities get tied up in red tape....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

'We need to change our laws, not just our light bulbs' - Friends of the Earth director Oisin Coughlan...

The longer I've campaigned for adequate action to contain climate change, the more clear it has become that it requires fundamental...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

The wine buff: For sake's sake...

If you've ever tried sake, you probably had it in a Japanese restaurant or sushi bar, and chances are you drank it warm, poured from a ceramic flask called a tokkuri, into an ochoko, a...

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Irish Independent

It's time to deliver...

The 2019 Rugby World Cup is up and running and, while they have to wait another 24 hours before they get in on the act, Joe Schmidt's Ireland are itching to kick off their campaign agai...

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