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 2021-08-04 02:26 

Irish Times

Dublin Port spurns Minister’s demands to use lands for housing...

State company tells Eamon Ryan that property marked for infrastructure 'unavailable';...

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Ballistic reports and legal letters key to explaining suspected murder and double-suicide...

Ballistic reports and legal documentation will help to explain the circumstances of a suspected murder and double-suicide in which three members of a farming family died....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Iran suspected as oil tanker 'hijacked' in Gulf of Oman...

Iranian-backed forces were suspected last night of seizing an oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman, just days after Tehran was blamed for a drone attack on another ship that killed a British crew member....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Hotel manager claims he was unfairly dismissed over petty cash...

A former manager of a Sligo hotel has claimed he was unfairly sacked from his 101,500 per annum job for seeking to pay temporary staff hired at short notice with petty cash in what he claimed were exceptional circumstances....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Belarusian activist found dead near home in Ukraine...

A Belarusian exile who helped people flee the regime was found dead in Kyiv yesterday, sparking fears of an assassination by Belarus on foreign soil....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Call for the reopening of indoor social clubs for elderly people...

Social clubs and active retirement groups for older people should be permitted to meet indoors next month, a Government minister has insisted....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Vaccinated people with symptoms urged to stay at home...

Vaccinated people displaying Covid-19 symptoms are being urged to stay at home after a number of outbreaks were linked to symptomatic people attending workplaces and restaurants....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Malherbe credits Springboks' back-five for scrum power...

As if to showcase the sheer size of their props, South Africa positioned Frans Malherbe and Trevor Nyakane side-by-side for yesterday's press conference ahead of Saturday's third Test decider....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Giraffes are socially complex and 'good grandparents', study finds...

Giraffes are as socially complex as elephants and their collective organisation is far more advanced than was previously understood, a new study has revealed....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Lockdown athleisure favourite Sweaty Betty sold for $410m...

US direct-to-customer fashion group Wolverine World Wide has bought British fitness and lifestyle brand Sweaty Betty for $410m (345m) to expand its business into the fast-growing activewear sector....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Childcare crisis: How a creaking, outdated model is leaving working parents high and dry...

The phone rings as Louise Gillick is talking but she lets it go. Seconds later it rings again and she answers. It's a mum who has been calling her almost every week, desperate to secure a place for her toddler at the Daughters of Charity, St Louise...

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Irish ace must plot way past old foe as tactical battle looms...

Olympic boxing is a relentless business. Fifty hours after becoming only the second Irish female boxer to secure an Olympic medal, Kellie Harrington will be back in the ring bidding to upgrade her bronze to silver and secure a place in Sunday's lightw...

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Cuomo refuses to quit despite probe finding he sexually harassed 11 women...

An investigation has found Governor Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed nearly a dozen women in and out of state government and worked to retaliate against one of his accusers, New York's attorney general announced yesterday, hastening calls for the Democr...

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Boeing forced to cancel planned flight into space...

Boeing yesterday postponed the planned launch of its CST-100 Starliner capsule from Florida's Cape Canaveral bound for the International Space Station in what was to have been a crucial do-over test flight following a near-catastrophic failure during ...

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Administrative errors should not stop justice being served...

While we hear of miscarriages of justice, we rarely hear from the victims of a criminal justice system that fails to ensure the safety and security of the public it is here to protect....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Tokyo Olympics have won me over with late-night thrills and old-school disputes...

I think it's fair to say we've all had a tough year. We were glum and moody; tempers were shorter than usual, and it often felt as if the entire nation was suffering from a collective form of cabin fever. But ultimately, the main problem we faced ...

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

My daughter's boyfriend saved my life, earning his place on our treasured family holiday in Clare...

Every family holiday should start with a near-death incident. Nothing helps you relax, to enjoy time with family, to unwind, like cheating death, in this case by narrowly avoiding slamming your car into the back of another....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Inter demand Chelsea fork out 100m for Lukaku's return...

Inter Milan want around 100m (117m) for Chelsea target Romelu Lukaku and may be forced to cash in on him before the end of the transfer window....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Californian pork products may disappear due to animalwelfarerules...

Bacon and other pork products could disappear from restaurants and supermarkets in California next year, when the state begins enforcing tougher animal welfare standards....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Don't let scarcity of used cars rush you into panic buying a total dud...

Just because there is a scarcity of used cars, doesn't mean you should panic and rush into buying potential trouble....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Mother Earth continues O'Brien's French revolution with Group One victory at Deauville...

There is no stopping Aidan O'Brien on his travels this season with Mother Earth bagging the Ballydoyle maestro's fifth Group One in France this term with a dramatic victory in the Prix Rothschild at Deauville yesterday....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Thousands stranded as US airlines can't staff flights...

American Airlines Group and Spirit Airlines canceled hundreds more flights yesterday, stranding thousands of passengers in the US and stoking concerns that crew shortages are adding to problems that initially were caused by weather and technology issues....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

EU is not planning for worst-case scenario on border McGuinness...

The EU is not planning for "a worst case scenario" on the outcome of the Irish border Brexit crux, Commissioner Mairead McGuinness has said....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Garda to closely monitor killer Rattigan after release from jail...

Garda will closely monitor freed killer Brian Rattigan to determine which, if any, crime organisation the gangland criminal may align himself with....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Firm told to put up 163k to challenge receiver sale...

A company that was controlled by the brother of billionaire financier Dermot Desmond has been told by the High Court that it will have to provide almost 163,000 in security for costs if it wants to continue a legal action related to the 2007 sale of a mul...

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Katherine Zappone hosted 50 friends including Tnaiste six days before job news...

Katherine Zappone hosted around 50 friends and former colleagues at a private outdoor function in the Merrion Hotel which was attended by Tnaiste Leo Varadkar....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Al-Qaeda fighters join forces with Taliban in Afghanistan...

Al-Qaeda militants are joining the Taliban front lines in increasing numbers as the insurgents make gains across the country, the Afghan general leading the defence of Helmand's capital has claimed....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Tencent shares fall amid fears China is readying clampdown on gaming...

Shares in US and European-listed gaming companies fell yesterday after a steep selloff in China's social media and video games group Tencent driven by fears the sector could be next in regulators' crosshairs....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

At-home summer camp: Fun science activities for curious little minds...

Every parent who's heard their child utter the words 'I just wanted to see what would happen...' knows first-hand that kids love to experiment! "Children are naturally curious and getting hands on with science can teach them to find answer...

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Men and women happiest with their bodies at age 60, study finds...

Men and women are happiest with their bodies after reaching the age of 60, a study has found....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

West must stand in unity with Taiwan against China...

Taiwan's badminton victory over China at the Olympics, winning gold and silver medals, is a historic reminder of the island's talent. But the reaction from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and some commentators is a reminder of the injust...

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Why it may still not be too late to do a brand new-car deal this year...

For the past week or so a number of people have been on asking if it is too late to buy a new car seeing as it is August and still get 2021 value out of it....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

After 27 years, Bill and Melinda Gates finalise divorce...

Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates have officially divorced, three months after they first announced their split following 27 years of marriage....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

High profile Amazon union vote may have to be rerun...

E-commerce giant Amazon interfered with a union election by installing a mailbox to collect ballots and by distributing paraphernalia encouraging employees to vote against organising, according to a report by a US National Labour Relations Board hearing o...

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Pensioner with Nazi tank in his basement spared jail...

A German pensioner who kept a Second World War Nazi tank in his basement for more than 30 years was yesterday given a 14-month suspended jail sentence and fined 50,000....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

We can all be proud of the vaccination success story...

The Covid vaccination programme continues to prove an extraordinary success story. To its lasting credit, the HSE has delivered a roll-out that has transformed the virus picture here....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Being a 'good bugger' brings Aki his reward...

It would have been easy for Bundee Aki to switch off when he missed out on selection for the first and second Tests. At the end of a long season, the finish line was in sight....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Harrington keeping emotions in check and her eyes firmly on the big prize...

Kellie Harrington's ability to make everyone chuckle in the mixed zone will be one of the enduring memories of the Tokyo Olympics. It scarcely matters what colour of medal she brings back to Portland Row. She's already a national treasure....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Emotional tributes as respected garda loses cancer fight...

Killarney came to a standstill yesterday to pay tribute to a young garda and father of two who lost his battle against cancer....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Garda silence on Kingsmill Massacre 'protects informers who went on to murder again'...

The sole survivor of the Kingsmill Massacre has criticised garda for failing to answer key questions about the getaway vehicle used by the IRA killers and intelligence on suspects....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Stats show new rule has led to drop in cynicism...

Early last month, the new rule governing cynical fouls inside the goal-scoring zone that has been in play for hurling in 2021 caused controversy in a Munster semi-final when Clare's Aidan McCarthy took down Tipperary's Jake Morris out near the sid...

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

David Coleman: How to make the right decision about vaccinating your child...

The Government have agreed to open the vaccine programme to children between the ages of 12- and 15-years. This now means that there is a large group of parents who must decide about whether they will let their child or children, in that age category, hav...

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

I found my competitive spirit by helping the rival team win...

I'm exhausted watching the Olympics. I'm not glued to it, by any means, but this year there doesn't seem to be the usual sports I could vaguely tell you something about....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

The reason more women want a divorce? They have higher relationship standards...

As a teenager, I acted as a companion to a worldly-wise, elderly Frenchwoman who sought to instruct me in the ways of sophisticated society. "The chains of marriage are so onerous that sometimes it takes three to carry the responsibility," she wou...

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Priest and bus driver die in freak accident...

A respected Cork priest and an experienced Bus ireann driver died after a coach spun out of control and collided with a pedestrian and three parked cars....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

Fewer cars for sale with repayments owed, but risk still high, says report...

The risk of buying a car with repayments still due remains unacceptably high one-in-three in some cases despite a fall in the number of such vehicles being offered for sale....

 2021-08-04 01:30 

Irish Independent

EU firms up details on 7 entry charge to Schengen area...

The European Union took a key step yesterday toward a plan to charge a fee for security and health risk screening for many foreign travellers, including those from the UK and the US....

 2021-08-04 00:45 

Irish Independent

Couple determined to complete challenge of taking part in every Olympic sport...

A couple are determined to complete their challenge of taking part in every Olympic sport over the 17 days of the Tokyo Games to raise money for charity....

 2021-08-04 00:45 

Irish Independent

Meghan turns 40 after an eventful year...

The Duchess of Sussex is celebrating her 40th birthday following a turbulent 12 months....

 2021-08-04 00:35 

Irish Times

Housing sectarianism plagues NI but incidence waning...

Intimidation in spotlight as Catholic mother and baby forced out by loyalist paramilitaries...

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