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 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Leadership is required now, and will politicians please just put on a mask...

And so the R0 number has climbed back to one or just over one and Nphet is concerned about the potential for new Covid cases rising - as indeed are the rest of us....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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What lies beneath: The Red Door by Eugene Conway...

Looking at things, at toys and teapots, and drawing and doodling them, was how it began for Eugene Conway....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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What next for Goodbody after second failed Chinese deal?...

That a deal should fall through during a pandemic is not a huge surprise. But that Goodbody's sale to a Chinese buyer has fallen through for a second time is something of an embarrassment to executives at the firm in any circumstances....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Re-entry anxiety: Negotiating the minefield of a post-lockdown world...

Lockdown was safe; we knew what to do - no unnecessary journeys, no socialising, stay home. There was a sameness to it; we had to abide by the same rules and we were all pretty much in the same boat. But now that we are coming back to real life, many peop...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Bruce fuming over VAR decisions...

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce became the latest Premier League manager to question the capability of VAR after seeing his side lose to two Troy Deeney penalties....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Beauty: Triona McCarthy jumps in feet first...

From the tip of your nose, to the tip of your toes, beauty expert Triona McCarthy has got you sorted...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Literary Diary...

Working, walking, swimming, reading and streaming have kept me sane over the last few months. And when that final pair converged, joy was unconfined. For my money, one of this summer's cultural hits was Little Fires Everywhere (Amazon Prime), Reese Wi...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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EU's 5bn plan to ease the financial pain of Brexit...

Ireland could benefit from a share of a new 5bn EU fund to ease the effects of Brexit....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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The magic memory spuds of West Cork...

When we are going to Cork, the elder child gets excited about The Big Dunnes. The Big Dunnes is out the road from my mum's house, and the elder likes to go there with her granny for a good old nose-around and to pick up anything from a dressing gown t...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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My cultural life: Niamh O'Donnell...

Niamh O'Donnell is the artistic director of Mermaid County Wicklow Arts Centre and the incoming director of Poetry Ireland (beginning her new role in mid-August). She is joining Poetry Ireland during an exciting period of growth with the redevelopment...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Japan needs to be land of the rising standards...

When Greig Laidlaw was a wee lad running around Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders he would tell anyone who would listen about where his rugby career was headed....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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On the bottom rung of the southern fried drug gangs, crime can sometimes be a career choice...

This week brings two films based around the ever-relevant topic of why young men turn to crime. Clark Duke's directorial debut deals with the subject in a somewhat light-hearted fashion and it works on a lot of levels, especially its impressive cast....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Dublin People Group titles to relaunch after sale to former shareholder...

The three Dublin People Group titles have been bought out of liquidation by Evad IT Solutions, which is owned by businessman David Mahon, who was previously a part-owner of the newspapers....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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We can't get our old life back, but we can make the most of a new one...

Will we ever get our old lives back? Will our jobs, our homes and the places where we live ever be the same again? What is there for us and our children to look forward to?...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Sheen Falls owners relaunch Townhouse after 3.5m upgrade...

The owners of the five-star Sheen Falls in Kenmare, Co Kerry, have relaunched Trinity Townhouse in Dublin after a 3.5m refurbishment....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Sonya Lennon: 'I love big walks but now my daily walk is ingrained, I have to do it'...

Sonya Lennon likes to get out for a long stretch....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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'We're all i-Gen now, and out of practice being face to face'...

In 2017, psychologist Jean M Twenge decided to look at the first generation who had never known life without a smartphone. She coined the term 'iGen' for the group, born between 1995 and 2012, who lived most of their lives online....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Near death on the autobahn...

Friday afternoon in a back garden next to Bushy Park in Terenure. Coffees have been drunk, pastries eaten. Rosie, a beautiful rescue dog with a big fluffy coat, is running about looking for attention. A two-year-old girl is also running around looking for...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Gardai probe if any leak of details about Cowen's driving ban...

Gardai have launched an internal probe into the possible leaking of information about Agriculture Minister Barry Cowen's drink-driving ban, the Sunday Independent can reveal. The initial inquiry, which may lead to a full internal investigation by the ...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Myles on the clock: Meet the 73-year-old who can still be found pucking around with junior hurlers...

'You're a while out of minor now, Liam?'...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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They were the best of times......

Italia '90 was the best thing that ever happened in the history of Ireland....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Travellers risk losing 'unique' defence against major diseases...

Irish Travellers have a better natural protection against some diseases than settled people but they are in danger of losing that advantage, according to a new study....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Fees for creche 'must be less than mortgage'...

Creche fees are set to be capped so no parent is paying more than their monthly mortgage repayment for their children to be looked after....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Englishman stole hearts of a nation...

The death of former the Republic of Ireland football manager Jack Charlton calls to mind a decade, from 1986 to 1996, which marked monumental change in Irish society, associated in the history books with the development of the peace process in Northern Ir...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Dreaming of an escape to the magical calm of West Cork...

Over the past few months of lockdown, the thought of the trip I took with my best friend to West Cork late last year often came back to haunt me....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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We're all in this together - so let's work together to come through it...

In a previous life, I had a shop in a suburban Dublin shopping centre. Being quite young at the time and also very naive, I used to take comfort from hearing when other retailers were not busy. It prevented me from blaming myself if my business was going ...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Raw account of childhood horror and one woman's descent to rock bottom...

It's hard to square the content of Terri White's memoir with her evident success: a talented editor, gifted writer, and a woman in possession of what can only be described as a glamorous life, complete with film star interviews, invitations to boo...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Antonio hits four to send Norwich down...

Daniel Farke says it was...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Revealed: 'Grief and devastation' of the care homes hit by Covid-19...

Four private nursing homes had to wait almost four weeks to get the results of Covid-19 tests for residents during the height of the pandemic....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Irish-linked firm targets $100m revenue...

High growth potential data analytics firm Galytix, which has Irish links, has secured post-angel funding of more than 1m from a range of private individuals....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Greenwood can handle success, insists Solskjaer...

Old Trafford boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he is confident that Mason Greenwood will not let his early success go to his head as he praised Man United's academy for the way they educate young players....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Statkraft to seek approval for 25m solar farm...

Statkraft Ireland, a renewable energy developer and subsidiary of Norwegian state-owned company Statkraft, intends to apply for planning permission for a 25m solar farm in Co Meath....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Let's buckle up and banish our reckless driving habits...

It is no surprise that Agriculture Minister Barry Cowen has been the focus of attention after it emerged he was subject to a fixed charge penalty fine and disqualified for three months for drink- driving in 2016 while on a learner permit. It also became a...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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From boozing to up-down planks: The ultimate guide to the way we live now...

As the dust settles on the first wave of coronavirus, Pat Fitzpatrick takes a look at what has changed in our lives, for now and maybe forever...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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'Cowardly smear' of children's minister is part of witch-hunt, says Tatchell...

Peter Tatchell has spoken out in defence of Children's Minister Roderic O'Gorman and said they were both victims of homophobia....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

To hug or not to hug, that is the question ......

At a barbecue recently everyone did the nervy little dance of 'how do we greet each other? Do we kiss? Do we hug? Do the elbow thing?' Mostly, we did the elbow thing. Sometimes we just looked, with affection, at each other....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Stefanie Preissner takes a close look at the government's 10-year mental health strategy...

Is it just me, or does anyone else look at the government's 10-year plan for mental health and hope they're not just looking at it as an isolated issue?...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Against all the odds, we're enjoying a great racing summer as O'Briens lead the charge...

The paradox of the truly dominant sports performer is that the better they do, the less impressive it can seem....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Luxuriate on your sofa with Mozart's Seraglio...

'Adapted from' can often make the heart sink in an age when many artists have the somewhat arrogant notion that art has begun with themselves. But there is still respect in some circles for great art - and it's not surprising to find it in Iri...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Dominic Delusion: rules are meant for other people...

Covid-19 has been very useful in teaching us about that mysterious psychological phenomenon, Sense of Entitlement. This is a condition that informs the sufferer that the rules do not apply to him or her. It is also known as the Dominic Delusion, and more ...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

The man who lifted the nation: Jack Charlton, 1935-2020...

Former Irish football manager Jack Charlton was remembered as a revolutionary yesterday for the role he played in Irish society, culture and sport. He passed away at his home in England on Friday night, aged 85....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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'Shane told Johnny to forgive Amber, but he said he had to clear his name'...

Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp confided in friends Shane MacGowan and Victoria Mary Clarke over the tumultuous break-up of his marriage with Amber Heard....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Obituary: Liam Treadwell...

Liam Treadwell, who has died aged 34, enjoyed a brief moment in the limelight when he rode Mon Mome to victory in the 2009 Grand National....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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A taste for life... Maia Dunphy...

The broadcaster and writer on why she quit drinking wine, and the reason she suffered through a dish of 'river fish' in Malaysia...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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My favourite room: Sinead Gunnigle indulges nesting instinct in Waterfoird...

Everyone has their Covid-19 moment - the instant when they realised that life was about to take a dramatically different turn. For Sinead Gunnigle, it was two days before she was due to launch her own interiors shop, Nest, in the Viking Triangle in Waterf...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Large Meath data centre worth 'hundreds of millions' given council approval...

EngineNode has received permission from Meath County Council to build a large data centre near Bracetown, Co Meath, believed to involve an investment of...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

'You voted for them' - Barnier mocks Tory MP's whine about EU demands...

Michel Barnier has mocked a Tory MP's protests about the EU's aims for a post-Brexit trade deal - pointing out that the MP actually voted for the measures himself....

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Pilots' anger on reporting incidents...

Irish pilots' union IALPA is seeking an urgent meeting with new Transport Minister Eamon Ryan over aviation job losses and its belief that there are...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

Irish Independent

Rachel Allen: Bring on Bastille Day...

Tuesday marks France's national day, Bastille Day, where Francophiles worldwide celebrate the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille and a turning point in the French Revolution. A public holiday, July 14 is as celebrated as enthusiastically as S...

 2020-07-12 01:30 

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Will Covid second wave hit my pension?...

Q: I'm due to retire in the next few months and while the recent stock market volatility has eased, I'm worried about what might happen to my pension if there's a second wave of Covid-19. If that comes in the winter, I will have retired by the...

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