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 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Tanya Sweeney: 'Beige against the machine: how did music get so bland?'...

The annals of rock'n'roll contain many a maverick, a firestarter and a groundbreaker. Elvis' hip-swivelling birthed the phenomenon that was the teenager; Beatlemania gave young women li...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

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Elliott set to get more clues about his star-studded novice hurdling battalion...

Gordon Elliott holds several aces in this season's novice hurdling division and the Meath trainer looks set to give leading Cheltenham Festival fancy Andy Dufresne his latest test this...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Garda reject terror links in 'random' stabbing, court hears...

Garda ruled out terrorist links to the...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

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Swedish teen Greta 'a bit surprised' as she's named Time 'Person of the Year'...

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swede who inspired millions of young people to take action against climate change, has been named 'Time' Magazine's Person of the Year for 2019....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Ljungberg says focus is on working 'day to day'...

Freddie Ljungberg has said he has not even discussed the prospect of taking over as Arsenal's permanent head coach as the club continue their search for a replacement for the sacked Una...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Dan O'Brien: 'Corbyn may take Britain the way of Venezuela - but a Labour win is least worst outcome for Ireland'...

Today's general election in our nearest neighbour has much more significance for Ireland than most British elections. The central issue is how so many of the ties that connect Ireland w...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Daniel McDonnell: 'Plight of free agents shines light on cost of FAI's mess'...

As the alarm bells ring around Irish football, a bunch of professionals in search of employment set their clocks for 4am yesterday morning....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

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'Poorly nourished homeless children fall asleep in class'...

Children living in emergency accommodation due to the homelessness crisis were found to be...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Roslyn Dee: 'Bells ring out to stir joyful memories of Christmas'...

Every year there's a moment. Maybe it's the first glimpse of the swirling snow as it falls softly across the land in that haunting Guinness ad....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

'Leave your views at the door,' jury in trial of garda accused of assault is told...

The jurors in the trial of garda accused of assaulting an RT cameraman during street protests have heard they must...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

CBL administrator told to cease payouts...

The Central Bank has directed the administrator who took over the European wing of New Zealand-based insurer CBL Corporation Limited in February to stop making claims payments, pending...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Dream big: My parents were best management team, says Gavin as he gets doctorate...

Growing up in the Dublin suburb of Clondalkin, GAA legend Jim Gavin (48) was always encouraged to dream big by his attentive parents Jimmy and Ann....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

New plan to split FAI and get 10m State funding boost...

A delegation of politicians and figures from the football community are proposing a split of the FAI with a view to securing 10m a year in Government funding....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Myanmar genocide claims are misleading, Suu Kyi tells court...

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday rejected accusations of genocide committed against her country's Muslim Rohingya minority as...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Hospital debt collectors 'chasing elderly septicaemia victim with a medical card for 4,000 bill'...

Debt collectors hired by a hospital are...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

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Evicted couple moved back into home after it was targeted by vandals...

A couple in their 60s moved back into their home and repaired it after it was vandalised following a repossession order, the High Court has heard....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Shaman in anti-Putin trek hit by travel ban...

Russia yesterday banned a shaman from leaving his Siberian hometown after he was detained during a second attempt to hike to Moscow on what he has called a mission to banish president V...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Reidy leaps at Clare call from old sparring partner Lohan...

When you are returning to the inter-county fold after a self-imposed 'year out', and there's a new manager on board, it presumably helps to get off on the best possible footing....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Foden pulls strings for Jesus to fire morale-boosting hat-trick...

Gabriel Jesus took home the match ball with a memorable hat-trick, Benjamin Mendy resembled something approaching his former self with an enterprising display and there was a welcome re...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Charlie Weston: 'Funds are learning that the carcass of a market they swooped in on might not make for a filling meal after all'...

The vultures swooped down on distressed householders in this country in their droves, but they are slowly realising they will not be making the big financial killing they expected....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Abu Dhabi fund invests $100m in Millar jet firm...

A JET leasing business co-founded by former Ryanair chief financial officer Howard Millar has secured a $100m (90m) investment from Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners, more than a year after...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Firs still flying off Paul's farm - 67 years after he sold first Christmas tree...

Paul Sexton still remembers the first Christmas tree he sold in 1952 as a 20-year-old man, for just five shillings - less than 1 in today's money....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Solicitor who stole 149,000 from her clients spared jail...

A solicitor who stole 149,830 from 11 clients over a five-year period...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

The three likely scenarios as UK edges closer to its belated EU exit...

The UK is neither gone nor forgotten in the EU. So, at 3pm this afternoon when the 27 other EU leaders gather in Brussels for yet another summit dominated by Brexit, all will have an ey...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Liz Kearney: 'Trapped in a metal box: no end in sight for commuter hell that is shortening our lives'...

The late writer Maeve Binchy used to say that the difference between Dublin and London was that in Dublin no one talked about the traffic....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Barrett takes aim at Tipp's critics ahead of back-to-back bid...

There's a common perception out there that Tipperary' hurlers can go a little wild after winning All-Ireland titles, such a view has long been a source of irritation for Cathal Barrett....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

The socially awkward person's guide to party season...

We're smack bang in the middle of party season which, for the socially adept, is a time of boozy lunches, office shindigs and several nights on the tiles....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Naked man fled to his granny's after he was caught in bed with woman - by her fianc...

A west Clare man fled naked across the seaside resort of Kilkee to his grandmother's house after being found in bed with another man's fiance....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Lottery left 180,000 in prizes off scratch cards by mistake...

National Lottery chiefs have issued an unprecedented apology for a...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

RT will not reveal all details and costs of executives' trip to Japan for Rugby World Cup...

Cash-strapped RT has refused to reveal details and costs related to flying senior executives in business class to Japan for the Rugby World Cup....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Richard Curran: 'The real FAI action will be the fixture at Bank of Ireland'...

We were all deprived of some political football action when the board of the FAI said it couldn't attend an emergency Oireachtas committee meeting on Wednesday. The scale of the crisis...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Families' anger as DPP fails to bring charges for acid attack...

Garda have informed families of two teenagers who were the victims of an alleged assault involving acid last April that two of the alleged perpetrators are not going to be charged....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Doris happy to keep head down and ignore national calls for now...

When Caelan Doris first broke onto the scene with Leinster at the tail end of the 2017-2018 season, he ran into a common problem that many younger players encounter when they make the s...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Celtic have no desire to ease up against Cluj, insists Bolingoli...

Boli Bolingoli insists a much-changed Celtic squad have travelled to Romania with a winning mentality even though their Europa League game against Cluj tonight is all but meaningless fo...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Finances show Donegal are 'just about beaking even'...

Donegal's team expenditure dropped beneath 1 million in 2019. Although Donegal won the Ulster SFC and had a Division 2 league final in Croke Park, administration expenses showed a drop...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Snug fit: Schmidt's secret weapon to stay warm on bench - possum fur shoe liners...

Sports coaches have a shimmy dance they do on the sidelines to keep warm....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

How to wear... the red dress...

Around this time each year, the same colours come into reliable rotation again and again: gold, green, silver, midnight blue, black and, of course, red. They're the most festive shades...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Editorial: 'EU's radical plans to save planet mustn't end up hot air'...

There have been several clarion calls to wake up to the...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Insurance payouts cap could go to referendum - Varadkar...

The Taoiseach has raised the prospect of holding a referendum to cap insurance payouts if the Government's reforms do not work....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Mystery solved as stolen masterpiece found hidden in wall...

Italian detectives may be on the cusp of solving one of the art world's most baffling mysteries after a Gustav Klimt painting thought to be stolen may have been found stashed within the...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Trump labels opponent as 'crooked' and the FBI 'scum'...

US President Donald Trump has lashed out at his political rivals in his latest 2020 campaign rally and claimed the world is no longer laughing at the US a week after Canadian Prime Mini...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Harris hits out at consultants over 'disgrace' of OAP on hospital trolley...

Consultants were too busy treating their private patients when a woman in her 90s endured an ordeal on an A&E trolley, Health Minister Simon Harris said yesterday....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Frantic last drive for votes as polls put Tories in lead...

Leaders of the UK's main political parties were yesterday engaged in a frantic last drive for votes in a general election both Tories and Labour have described as the most important in...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Government to extend 2,000 payment to more CervicalCheck scandal victims...

The Government is to ensure more women who have been affected by the CervicalCheck debacle receive a 2,000 ex-gratia payment....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Home prices 'as high as they can go' so cost of building must be driven down, warns ESRI...

House prices are as high as they can go and the cost of building homes must be driven down to help ease the housing crisis, a top economic think tank has warned....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

UK Election Diary: On 'Peaky Blinders' turf, Tories take on Labour stronghold...

A sense of inevitability hangs over the most important election for a generation, or since The War, or in a lifetime....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Great Scott: 'Fleabag' star Andrew gets Guild nod...

Andrew Scott has been nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for his role in TV comedy 'Fleabag' - but Saoirse Ronan has missed out....

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Flynn insists it's not feasible for the GAA to go semi-pro...

Kildare football star Daniel Flynn is not a fan of inter-county GAA heading in the direction of semi-professionalism despite more and more players opting out at different stages due to...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Hands-off Taoiseach lets Donohoe take charge of debacle over Murphy...

An investigation into the controversy over Dara Murphy's double-jobbing will have to be requested by the former Fine Gael TD himself - as the Taoiseach again appeared to back his depart...

 2019-12-12 02:30 

Irish Independent

Letters to the Editor: 'Suu Kyi denials of Myanmar genocide don't stack up'...

The notion advanced by Aung San Suu Kyi that there was no genocide perpetrated towards the Rohingya Muslim community in Myanmar is baffling....

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