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 2020-02-26 06:27 

RTE

Italy game under threat as IRFU meets Harris...

Minister for Health Simon Harris is to meet representatives from the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) to discuss next month's Six Nations game against Italy....

 2020-02-26 06:19 

Irish Independent

Democratic hopefuls turn fire on Sanders during heated debate...

Rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination rounded on front-runner Bernie Sanders in the latest televised debate of the campaign....

 2020-02-26 06:00 

Irish Independent

Darragh McCullough: Rural communities are becoming the whipping boys for our climate woes...

Vinny McGowan is looking warily at his teenage son trying to help one of his staff in his metal-works in a small industrial estate on the edge of Lanesborough, Co Longford....

 2020-02-26 06:00 

Irish Independent

Stone-age Mayo farmers raised the bar on production...

New research has proven that the farming practised in the Cide Fields on the north Mayo coast was more intensive than any farming from that era elsewhere in Ireland or Britain....

 2020-02-26 04:26 

Irish Independent

Kim and Kourtney Kardashian in heated row in KUWTK trailer...

Kim and Kourtney Kardashian appear to come to blows in the latest teaser for the family's reality TV show....

 2020-02-26 04:09 

RTE

Rivals question front-runner Sanders' electability...

In latest Democratic presidential debate, front-runner Senator Bernie Sanders and billionaire Michael Bloomberg came under attack from their rivals...

 2020-02-26 03:21 

Irish Independent

South Korea reports 169 more infections, 11 deaths from coronavirus...

South Korean authorities have reported a rise of 169 more cases of the coronavirus known as Covid-19, bringing the country's total number of infections to 1,146....

 2020-02-26 02:44 

Irish Independent

Pete Davidson aims barb at ex-girlfriend Ariana Grande...

Comedian Pete Davidson has hit back at his former girlfriend Ariana Grande after she said their relationship had been a "distraction";....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Criminal quizzed over teen's killing gets medical treatment...

Questioning of a 51-year-old criminal who garda believe has key information about the murder of Keane Mulready-Woods was suspended yesterday so he could receive medical treatment....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Mainstay shares jump after revenue boon...

Shares in Mainstay Medical, a medical device company focused on developing Reactiv8 - a treatment aimed at stopping chronic lower back pain - were trading up 1.5pc after it reported revenue of $1.1m (1m) for 2019....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

TD 'regrets offence' over tweet saying Pope was leader of paedophile ring...

A newly elected Social Democrats TD has said she regrets any offence caused by a number of old Twitter posts, including one where she called Pope Francis the leader of a paedophile ring....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Girl denies making up alleged sex assault by 29-year-old crche worker, court told...

A girl allegedly sexually assaulted by a childcare worker in her crche has denied making it up, his trial has heard....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Pitch perfect: Profits up at Communications Clinic as Rory shines...

Accumulated profits at the Dublin PR company that represents golfing superstar Rory McIlroy last year topped 910,000....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

FF and FG can put country first with a Green Taoiseach...

The electorate has spoken, and it is up to our politicians to respond as best they can to the people's wishes by forming a new government that will give the country reasonable stability and direction over the next few years....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Why we'll never give up abstinence...

Today marks the start of Lent, the period of abstinence traditionally observed by Catholics, during which millions of people around the world will give up one thing or another for 40 days. But for many, religious devotion will not be the only motivation....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

The most annoying parking habits; congratulations to award winners; Volvo revises models, adds mild hybrids...

Your top five most annoying parking habits are revealed in a new survey....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Top brass at Ulster Bank earn up to 1.5m each...

THE two best-paid executives at Ulster Bank each earned between 1m and 1.5m last year - up to three times what heads of the State's bailed-out banks are allowed to make....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

The coronavirus is changing our daily lives - and has opened eyes to vulnerabilities...

1. Heightened awareness. It has taught us a lesson in how we should never be complacent about what initially seems a simple health threat from a virus in faraway China....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Three Army Rangers injured in bomb blast in Africa...

Three Army Rangers have been airlifted to safety after they were injured when a roadside bomb blast hit their patrol in war-torn Mali in Africa....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Coomber helps CBC have final say...

Holders Christian Brothers College will play in the Munster Schools Senior Cup final for the second year in a row thanks in part to George Coomber after yesterday's win over Rockwell....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Friend backs 'powerful' Dillane to push on for a Six Nations start...

Last Monday marked a year to the day since Ultan Dillane made his one and only Six Nations start....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Henderson happy with Hurdle hopefuls...

It may be a weak edition of the Cheltenham Champion Hurdle but Nicky Henderson's cup is overflowing with Epatante leading a five-strong team for the Seven Barrows supremo....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Varadkar and Martin are playing hard to get - but the fed-up voters aren't buying it...

Yesterday, Michel Martin and Leo Varadkar held exploratory talks on the possibility of government formation. It is not believed they shared any pancakes....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

United primed to spend despite rising debts...

Manchester United have hinted that they will invest in the transfer market again, despite revealing that the club's net debts had increased by almost a quarter to 467m....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

'Where do you do homework if you're homeless?'...

Ask a child what they think of homelessness and they sum it up....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Losses deepen at co-owner of Dundrum Town Centre...

Dundrum Town Centre co-owner Hammerson has seen its losses deepen dramatically, as the retail property firm sold off sites to boost its balance sheet....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Airline shares nosedive over virus nerves...

SHARES in airlines including Ryanair, Easyjet and Aer Lingus owner IAG took another hit yesterday as investors fretted about the impact of the coronavirus on the travel industry....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Going to College: More Leaving Cert subjects to be marked online this year...

Online marking is being extended to more subjects in the State exams this year. At Leaving Cert, English, History, Geography, French, Business, Accounting, Home Economics and Physical Education are being added....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president ousted under Arab Spring, dies aged 91...

Hosni Mubarak, former president of Egypt, has died aged 91....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Record rise in wages can't keep up with cost of housing...

Average weekly earnings rose by 3.5pc last year to the highest level on record but still failed to keep pace with the rising cost of accommodation....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Next round: Doyle's 'Two Pints' gets new lease of life at Olympia...

Writer Roddy Doyle has spoken about how his experience of his father dying eventually led to him penning his latest play 'Two Pints'....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Irish guests on 'lockdown' in Tenerife hotel tested for virus...

Irish guests...

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Major doubts over sporting fixtures emerge as fears over coronavirus grow...

As doubts grow over major sporting events at home and abroad, the IRFU will this morning sit down with Minister for Health Simon Harris to discuss why he has called for the cancellation of Ireland's upcoming Six Nations clash with Italy....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Khwaja clinches semi for Castleknock...

Castleknock matched the feat of their seniors by making it through to the Leinster Junior Cup semi-final at Energia Park....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

'My Mom and Dad are the people of Sligo' - Loveth's appeal to stop deportation...

Friends of a Nigerian woman who is facing deportation have appealed to Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan to allow her to remain in Ireland....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Fads come and go - both Fianna Fil and Fine Gael will be hoping the same applies for Sinn Fin...

In late August in some of the more successful hurling counties, it would not be an unusual sight to see children knocking sliotars around their local green as their team progresses through the championship....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Satisfy that sweet tooth - and your conscience - with some ethical chocolate...

Buying a bar of chocolate, it turns out, is a gender issue. It's also a child labour issue. You could even say it's a modern slavery issue since the average cocoa farmer lives on a wage well below the UN's poverty line of $1.90 a day. And as d...

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Minogue stars as Munchin's stun PBC to reach final four...

St Munchin's College caused a big upset when beating Presentation Brothers College 10-5 to book a spot in the semi-final against fellow Limerick rivals Ardscoil Rs....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Task Force proposes moving U-20 to spring for benefit of clubs...

A proposal to permanently switch the U-20 football championship back to spring is being brought to Congress this weekend to primarily...

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Venture capital deals 'spreading' in Ireland...

VENTURE capital (VC) deals in Ireland more than doubled last year, led by a 28m investment for Galway medtech firm Atlantic Therapeutics....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

'Keelin's death is a reminder to live every moment' - DWTS ace Mary...

Mary Kennedy said the death of broadcaster Keelin Shanley has been a reminder to...

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

This bride only blushes if it gets too garish...

I'm getting married....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Griezmann's strikes earns 10-man Barca draw...

Antoine Griezmann's second-half equaliser cancelled out a fine opener from Napoli midfielder Dries Mertens to give Barcelona the upper hand in their Champions League last-16 tie last night....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

After putting in hard yards, Neville has Tokyo in sight...

It's a simple reminder, one that helps Ciara Neville find method in the madness on days so dark, so grim, it's as if the sun forgot to rise....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Portrush may get nod for Open in 2024...

Royal Troon will host The Open in 2023, but the need to make the event the biggest money-spinner possible could herald a return to Royal Portrush as soon as 2024....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

'Champion of revolution' Sanders is facing a battle even before Trump enters the fray...

If the first contests of the Democratic Party's quest for a candidate to oppose US President Donald Trump foreshadow what's to come, America - and the world - should prepare for a rough-and-tumble donnybrook before they know the nominee....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

City's English rivals are in no position to preach...

When the history of football in the 2020s is written, the UEFA decision to ban Manchester City from the Champions League will have a central role....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

'Don't panic,' says task force chief - and then falls ill himself...

The head of an Iranian task force to tackle the coronavirus, who had urged the public not to overreact, has tested positive for the illness himself....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Coronavirus: Ireland-Italy clash and Cheltenham under threat...

The Government's efforts to halt the spread of the coronavirus to Ireland were in disarray last night as the IRFU demanded to know why it had sought the cancellation of Ireland's Six Nations match against Italy....

 2020-02-26 02:30 

Irish Independent

Man who beat partner's mum to death is guilty of murder...

Kieran Greene has been found guilty of murdering grandmother-of-seven Patricia O'Connor, who he battered to death with a hurley and butchered with a hacksaw before scattering her remains in the Wicklow mountains....

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