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 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

The Galway footballers have gone from Fancy Dans to Desperate Dans...

Galway footballers have gone from Fancy Dans to Desperate Dans. Their loss to Monaghan means they've completed a hat-trick of the most humiliating league defeats possible in just eight months....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Joe Biden calls for support from G7 leaders to probe Wuhan 'lab leak' theory...

Joe Biden has called for an international investigation to establish whether Covid-19 leaked from a Chinese laboratory as he tried to rally G7 leaders behind a "competition with autocracies"....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Gleeson adds to Dise's injury crisis...

Waterford hurling boss Liam Cahill is facing an injury crisis ahead of their Munster SHC quarter-final against Clare in a fortnight's time with big-hitters like Austin Gleeson and Conor Prunty doubtful for their date with the Banner....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

'It shouldn't be more difficult to travel now than it was before we got vaccinated'...

A Cork man who couldn't travel home for his grandmother's funeral says the decision to close the Common Travel Area has had heartbreaking consequences for Irish people in Britain....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Former Tusla employee claims he was victim of smear campaign...

A former Tusla employee has alleged he was the victim of a smear campaign and had confidential counselling information accessed after he raised concerns over procurement and staff training....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Boris Johnson clearly still favours home political gains over garnering international kudos...

Paul Givan would in the normal course of events become Northern Ireland's First Minister this week. But when if ever did the North's messed-up politics follow a normal course?...

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Extra drama as Monaghan shooters get their timing right...

Having the right man in the right place at the right time of a game is an art in Gaelic football right now....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Universal basic income will free up more people for work...

The pandemic unemployment payment (PUP) and universal basic income (UBI), have no basis for comparison, 'Money for nothing? The impact of PUP and universal basic income,' Review, June 5). PUP is a payment made to employees who became unemployed du...

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Outdoor play during lockdown blamed for rise in e-coli infection in children...

Extra outdoor playtime for children living rurally during lockdown is being blamed for an increase in a dangerous form of e-coli infections....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Dumfries shows Dutch courage to survive Ukraine's fightback...

Do not rule out Holland at these Euros. Even though they blew a two-goal lead, at home, but ended up needing to win twice....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Jamie Carragher: Harry Kane can no longer be considered untouchable...

Two thoughts occurred to me as Gareth Southgate prepared to bring on Jude Bellingham in the 82nd minute of England's encouraging opening win....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Poots sends 'offensive' Macron the Good Friday Agreement...

DUP leader Edwin Poots said he has sent French President Emmanuel Macron a copy of the Belfast Agreement to remind him about Northern Ireland's constitutional status....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Visitors flock to village for a glimpse of fairytale set aheadofshoot...

Filming on the sequel Disenchanted to the smash Disney hit Enchanted will begin in fairytale transformed Enniskerry from today....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Red-letter day for Dublin jockey Johnston...

It was a red-letter day at Downpatrick as young Dublin jockey Dylan Johnston enjoyed his first winner thanks to the success of Willyouwalkwithme in the second division of the Virtual Live Racing Handicap Hurdle....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Enrique knows it's time to get 'Real' and change the Spanish philosophy...

When the result was confirmed, Luis Enrique let out another sigh of relief. These weren't the March matches that got Spain back on track after yet another stutter, but the squad's last Covid tests before they were finally vaccinated....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

From analysing TDs' expenses to digging the dirt on rivals, a look inside the Sinn Fin electoral toolkit...

Fake polling is just one weapon in a political party's arsenal of strategies to convince members of the public to give them their vote. Sinn Fin's Election Tool-kit 2015 offers a fascinating glimpse into how the party trains members for the battle...

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Dog shelters fear rise in admissions as new owners return to work...

Pandemic puppies have become one of the biggest lockdown trends, but the huge rise in ownership is throwing up unexpected problems....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Carlow round off with 20-point Kerry trouncing...

Carlow, with a exhibition of composed, intelligent hurling completed their NHL Division 2A campaign with a 20-point trouncing of visitors Kerry at Netwatch Cullen Park yesterday....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Fanciful farm notions don't measure up...

There's a bit of the farmer in all of us. Regardless of where you call home in 2021, city or town, chances are your origins began in a rural heartland a place whose bygone traditions still lurk just a millimetre beneath the skin of your modern life....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Mediterranean Sea becoming 'tropicalised' due to rising temperatures...

The Mediterranean Sea is becoming "tropicalised4; at an alarming rate, with temperatures rising much faster than the global average, according to the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF)....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Tribesmen flex muscles as Mannion leads rout of Rebels...

Another screeching joyride of a game down by the marina and, in the end, a message burned into the southern sky of Galway's cold-eyed intent closing in on championship....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

'How it came to this I don't know,' says Galvin on lack of top-flight league decider...

The issues of real significance in Kingspan Breffni Park on Saturday evening, the important stuff, had nothing to do with the game....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

G7: Agreements on vaccines, China, the environment, tax and infrastructure...

VACCINE SHARING...

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Progress in addressing educational needs 'in danger of being reversed' due to Covid...

Much of the progress made addressing educational disadvantage is in danger of being reversed because of the impact of Covid-19, a report warns....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Israel MPs vote for coalition and to oust PM Benjamin Netanyahu after 12 years...

Israel's parliament has narrowly approved a new coalition government, ending the historic 12-year rule of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

UFO hunters await 'Pandora's box' of secrets from Pentagon...

Debbie Ziegelmeyer saw her first UFO when she was leaving a supermarket in Arnold, Missouri, in 1979....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Peter Keane: 'If you took the goals out of the game there wasn't a whole pile in the scoreboard'...

Kerry welcomed back their families to Fitzgerald Stadium on Saturday with a six-goal salute. Their 16-point demolition of Tyrone extinguished any remote chance of a league final....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Olympian Thomas Barr encourages parents to get active with children...

Olympian Thomas Barr is encouraging parents to get active with their children and to encourage them to get back into the sports they enjoyed before Covid-19 took hold....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Queen Elizabeth reminds me of my mother, says Joe Biden...

US President Joe Biden said Britain's Queen Elizabeth reminded him of his mother and that she had asked about China's Xi Jinping and Russia's Vladimir Putin when they met at Windsor Castle yesterday....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

O'Connor revels in Lilywhites' 'shot at redemption'...

A crazy day with the scent of championship. Not just because the Newbridge air was muggy and the pitch-side temperature even more sweltering by the final bell, but because Kildare played like this was do-or-die for the opening hour....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Exporting our recycling will never be the answer to our waste problem...

Down on the docks there are containers loaded with exports you won't hear industry leaders boast about....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Dise reveal their true colours but injury woes hang over promising campaign...

No one ever looked wise by reading too much into league form, but we saw plenty of clues over the weekend about what could unfold in this year's championship action....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Record rise in new orders as activity on building sites ramps up...

Activity in the construction sector ramped up last month amid a record rise in new orders....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Rezoning plan for 2,200 new homes in Dublin faces opposition from residents...

A rezoning proposal that would pave the way for 2,200 new homes in Dublin has run into opposition from local residents....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

G7 drops target aim to shift car sales away from oil...

Group of Seven nations backed away from plans to set a target for making sure most new cars sold are greener vehicles, instead pledging only speed up efforts to move away from combustion engines....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

'It's so gross, people empty the chemical toilets from their camper vans' activist Saoirse McHugh shocked at amount of litter on Achill beach...

A melted tent, a bag of mackerel, the contents of a camper van toilet it never ceases to amaze what people leave behind when they take home holiday memories....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Garda give British police name of man they say is buying and selling large number of stolen Irish dogs...

Garda have given key information to UK police about a man who is suspected of selling a large number of the dogs that were stolen here during a lockdown crime epidemic, the Irish Independent can reveal....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Government needs to be 'brave' and reopen aviation Slattery...

The government needs to be "brave" and accelerate plans to fully reopen Ireland's aviation sector, according to Dmhnal Slattery, the chief executive of Dublin-based aircraft leasing giant Avolon....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Clothing leads post-lockdown retail spending...

Clothing accounted for the biggest increase in retail spending last month as the lockdown eased and non-essential shops reopened....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

'Tournament was a big learning curve' O'Flanagan...

Anna O'Flanagan's double earned Ireland a closing 3-0 win over Italy to secure sixth place at the EuroHockey Championships in Amsterdam, ending a roller-coaster week on a high....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Henshaw's Lions key: 'You don't need to stand out in every game, just be consistent'...

The Lions have faced many and varied sides in their long and illustrious history, but they may encounter novel opponents on this summer's tour. Themselves....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Toppled by a coalition of his former protgs, divisive leader Benjamin Netanyahu finally gets boot...

After 12 years in power and a string of scandals that would make even the most hardened political operator blush, Israel's longest serving prime minister was toppled by a crisis of his own making....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Sterling living childhood dream as he stars in his own backyard...

There is a tattoo that runs down the back of Raheem Sterling's left arm depicting a young boy wearing the No 10 shirt, looking up in hope and expectation at Wembley. The match winner of this group stage opener with Croatia grew up in the shadow of Eng...

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Despair turns to joy as my cousin Jack McCarron seals win following injury nightmare...

One of my worst days, in what has been a torrid 12 months in general, was back last October in our opening club Championship game. As I delivered a straight-forward 20-yard inside pass in, Jack McCarron crumbled to the ground in front of me....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Tipp crushed as Cats leave it late to secure final position...

Brian Dowling admitted that his side were lucky to book their place in next Sunday's Littlewoods Camogie Division 1 final at Croke Park but hailed the character of his side and the leadership of Denise Gaule for chiselling out a win in a thriller at U...

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

House prices have risen 68pc and wages just 9pc but 'worst is yet to come'...

Hikes in house prices have dramatically outstripped wage increases during the economic recovery since the last recession....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Naturally, your mind goes back . . . I was worried about Erik's partner and his children...

As I watched the scenes unfold, with Christian Eriksen receiving life-saving treatment, there was one source of comfort amid the distress. If this was going to happen anywhere, it was better for it to happen on a football pitch....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Antrim edge dead rubber as they turn sights to Dubs clash...

Antrim defeated Laois in an entertaining tussle at Corrigan Park yesterday....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

Coombes primed to be handed his first Ireland cap...

Several uncapped players are hoping to get the nod from Andy Farrell today when the Ireland head coach names his squad for the upcoming summer Tests against Japan and USA....

 2021-06-14 01:30 

Irish Independent

'We're happy with league overall but disappointed to lose,' says Cody...

Clare hurlers' Allianz League campaign got off to a disastrous start with a loss to Antrim. It finished in a far better way in Ennis on Saturday, when they were on top as a roller-coaster of a match came to an end....

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