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 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

563,000 still waiting to see a specialist...

The number of public patients waiting to see a specialist fell by nearly 4,000 last month, but 563,410 people are still facing 2020 in an outpatient queue....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Businessman sets sights on Tribe transformation to restore county's 'damaged brand'...

Raincoats, pencil cases, pyjamas - even teddy bears in the distinctive maroon and white of Galway GAA - are all items you would hardly expect to find in any regular sports store....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Friday's market folly a flurry of hype and hope...

YESTERDAY'S massive swings on the markets are a reminder - if it was needed - that financiers and investors are at least as likely as everyone else to get caught in their own hype....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Debt-hit Wallace can look forward to 105,000 salary and 56,000 expenses from his MEP role...

MEP Mick Wallace can look forward to receiving 54,156 in expenses on top of his 105,000 EU salary this year, and has the option of spending Christmas in his repossessed Clontarf home....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Restaurant review: Impressive new restaurant run by a husband-and-wife team has put Howth on the food map...

I'm about to lay myself open to abuse now, like the time I dared to suggest there wasn't anywhere good to eat in Killarney, and what a shame that was considering the town's status as on...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order review...

Good news: Fallen Order hasn't been besmirched by pernicious lootboxes as was its predecessor, Battlefront II. Bad news: er, not that much actually, unless you count the limp storytelli...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Munster on the back foot as they look to find another level and keep their European show on the road...

The book of great Munster days in Europe is already bulging, yet they'll have to find some room in the annals if they can pull this one off....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Billy Keane: 'If The Man Who Knows Everything is right, then Boris's bite will be worse than his bark'...

The Man Who Knows Everything pulled an all-nighter. He said the last time he stayed up so late was on the first night of the honeymoon, back in the holy fifties, when that sort of carry...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Silva is City's greatest ever but it will soon be Foden's time...

Liverpool were playing Manchester City in the semi-final of the 2012 League Cup, before which our manager Kenny Dalglish offered some words of encouragement in the dressing room....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

'Tis the season to be wasteful: 10 ways to a sustainable Christmas...

Christmas is traditionally a feast holiday, but having a more sustainable Christmas doesn't mean we have to eat less - it's more about being conscious of what we eat. Food waste in our...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Hyatt Centric Dublin hotel review: 'We're country hoteliers in the city'...

'We're country hoteliers in the city,...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Fianna Fil set to make fresh effort to block judges bill...

Fianna Fil is to mount a fresh attempt to block controversial legislation to overhaul how judges are appointed after the Government guillotined debate in the Seanad....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Protest against fund eviction...

Protesters yesterday hit out at plans to evict a family in the lead up to Christmas....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Ian O'Doherty: '10,000 people are refugees in their own country - but wet coats aren't the answer'...

We're in the midst of a housing crisis unprecedented since the foundation of this State....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Now it's our turn: election to be called within weeks...

An election is on the cards for early next year after certainty was finally brought to the Brexit question....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

RT defends interview with MacGowan in pub setting on 'Late Late'...

RT has defended interviewing singer Shane MacGowan in a pub setting on the 'Late Late Show'....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Your Money: Pros and cons of 'right-sizing'...

First, the good news. Life expectancy is up dramatically. We can expect to live to the grand old age of 82.2, up from just 76.6 at the turn of the millennium, according to the OECD, whi...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Epic fail: Son dresses as mum to sit her driving test...

A man has been arrested for attempting to take a driving test on his mother's behalf - by dressing like her in a bold attempt to fool examiners....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Kollect attracts 1.76m for Stockholm IPO...

WATERFORD waste management firm Kollect says it has secured investor commitments worth 1.76m ahead of its Swedish flotation - 26pc below its offering target....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Michael O'Leary roared 'you're f***ing useless' at executive in Ryanair meetings, court hears...

Ryanair's chief operations officer (COO) Peter Bellew has told the High Court that chief executive Michael O'Leary roared at him and shouted...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

'People have had very emotional responses' - Marriage Story director Noah Baumbach talks marriage, divorce, and awards...

'I'd been thinking of telling a love story, but I wanted to find a new way of doing it....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Entitlements: Move made after Leo took office...

Leo Varadkar personally signed off on a plan to give former Taoisigh special supports including VIP airport facilities, increased use of State cars and the salary of a full-time secreta...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Darragh McManus on radio: Botanist would make a blooming good crime drama...

If you're looking for a stocking filler for Christmas, said Ryan Tubridy (Radio 1, Mon-Fri, 9am), you could do worse than Murder Most Florid, a new book from Dr Mark A Spencer....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

'I thought he'd kill me' - man who fled naked from love rival...

A man has told a court he thought he had hypothermia as he fled naked across the seaside resort of Kilkee on a freezing night to his granny's house after being found in bed with another...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Ian O'Doherty: 'Christmas - the time of year when we really should start to panic'...

So, only 10 days to go. Or maybe 11. Or it could be 12? Maybe more?...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Scale of Boris's Brexit win electrifies financial markets...

Irish shares surged to a five-year high, with Bank of Ireland up almost 9pc at one stage yesterday, in a dramatic post-election trading session....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Passenger demand to propel jet leasing growth - Moody's...

THE global aircraft leasing business, whose primary hub is Dublin, will continue to benefit from strong passenger demand, as an expanding middle class and increased discretionary spendi...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Your Questions: I live with my parents so how do I prove that I can pay a mortgage?...

Question: I am 34 and am looking to apply for a mortgage. I almost have the deposit together. I have lived in my parents' home since I was in college, more than 10 years ago. This means...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Top 10 things to do in The Liberties - is this Dublin's hottest 'hood?...
 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

'Andy Farrell will do great things with Ireland'...

It is a strange quirk of fate that the four coaches who led England at the disastrous home 2015 World Cup are now, four years later, working in Irish rugby....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

'I'd initially intended Diary of a Wimpy Kid to be for grown-ups' - Jeff Kinney reveals the secret to selling 200 million books...

Life is what happens when you're making other plans....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Sudden Traveller: Slim collection sharp enough to cut to bone...

With their dark sensuality, Sarah Hall's magnificent stories have always had an unsettling quality, but her new collection, Sudden Traveller is a particularly slinking, crepuscular beas...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

'You would wait with packed bags for days' - boy (10) had life-saving chemo sessions cancelled because of bed shortage...

The mother of a young boy with an aggressive form of cancer has spoken of being terrified at suffering several delays in chemotherapy - one lasting for as long as 11 days....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Greta scorns president's 'chill' tweet...

Greta Thunberg has hit back at Donald Trump after the US president told her to...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

'I couldn't leave in 2022,' insists Klopp as he commits to two more years...

Jurgen Klopp plans to create a lasting legacy at Liverpool after committing himself to the club until 2024. The manager has extended the six-year deal he signed in 2016 by two more seas...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Alan Quinlan: 'Unassuming Cullen deserves more credit for heights Leinster have scaled'...

If you were relying on Google to get the full picture of my relationship with Leo Cullen, you would be a long time digging....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Minister urged not to seek bigger fish quota...

Environmental groups are pleading with Marine Minister Michael Creed to...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Manning waiting his turn to join Ireland's western front...

From his earliest days, Ryan Manning learned the realities of waiting your turn. Growing up in Carnmore in Galway, he had to play second fiddle to the older boy next door when it came t...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Provinces' desire to evolve can light the fuse for Ireland team...

Two days after the red flag of Ireland's record loss to England in a World Cup warm-up game at Twickenham last August, new Munster senior coach Stephen Larkham didn't do a mic-drop - bu...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Leinster can add to perfect 10 now 'tough period' behind them...

It feels like a lifetime ago at this stage, but it is only four years since Leinster crashed out of the pool stages of the Heineken Champions Cup after losing both of their crucial back...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Rabbits for Food: A bleakly funny exploration of female mental illness...

For Christmas, Bunny's husband gives her a new novel that's been gushingly reviewed by all the right people. Noting that he's never bought a book that she liked in their entire marriage...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Showdown: Ministers agree to 'urgent meeting' with beleaguered board of FAI...

Ministers Shane Ross and Brendan Griffin will have an...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

History: Number of female MPs hits record, but 'still not enough'...

A record number of women were elected as lawmakers in Britain's general election, with women's rights campaigners yesterday cheering the result but saying progress towards equal represe...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Wetherspoons boss is 44m richer after vote...

He may have thrown his support behind the Brexit Party, which failed to win a single seat in the UK election, but Wetherspoons boss Tim Martin was 44m (52m) richer yesterday....

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

The Irish in charge of Hong Kong...

Nine of Hong Kong's 28 governors were Irish, including the first of them, Belfast's Henry Pottinger (pictured). These days, his name is remembered on a street known for some of Hong Kon...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Tullow slump leaves a trail of investors all at sea...

Shares in Tullow Oil fell by 70pc on Tuesday after CEO Paul McDade quit and the group lowered its production forecasts. The move knocked 1.4bn (1.6bn) off the value of the Irish-found...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Lorraine Courtney: 'Work or not, if your child is really sick, keep them at home'...

As the Christmas season gears up, all the festive togetherness tends to spread more than good cheer. Sweeping norovirus, tonsillitis and flu have probably affected someone in your famil...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Mayo GAA sued by millionaire fan over his 150,000 donation...

A millionaire benefactor has issued High Court proceedings against Mayo GAA seeking the return of a 150,000 donation and damages for breach of fiduciary duty as a row over governance s...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Inside Aimsir's two Michelin-starred owners delicious Christmas plans...

Aside from two huge Styrofoam boxes with underfloor heating cable wrapped around them in a corner of the kitchen, there's nothing to indicate that the couple who live in this modern, ne...

 2019-12-14 02:30 

Irish Independent

Mary Kenny: Big families were more common in past times - and some successful individuals emerged from a sizeable clan...

Christmas, 'tis said, is all about families. But here's a family theme that has always fascinated me. Is your personality affected by the number of siblings you have? Are big families m...

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