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 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Dublin's small wonders...

Small may be beautiful, but it's not always practical. Dublin city suburbs are full of cottages and terraced two-up two-downs, where, it has to be said, it would be difficult to swing the proverbial cat. But investing in one of these houses doesn'...

 2020-07-03 01:30 

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Nurse is hailed for her heroic work in lockdown...

A nurse who looks after seriously ill children in Temple Street hospital while juggling caring for her extended family has been hailed for her heroic work during lockdown....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

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Covid sparks peak interest in sanctuary of Irish islands...

Selling agents Dominic Daly and Colliers, both of whom have Irish islands for sale at the moment, are each reporting a surge in enquiries for their remote charges since the Covid-19 lockdown, not least among foreign investors like Irish Americans with mon...

 2020-07-03 01:30 

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Biden out-raises Trump by $10m as campaigns fill war chests...

Backers of Donald Trump and Joe Biden are donating massive amounts to support the presumptive presidential candidates, with Mr Biden outraising Mr Trump by $10m in June, latest figures show....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Galway Clinic wins fight to get board-decision case dismissed...

Galway Clinic, a private hospital, has secured orders dismissing proceedings over a 2017 majority decision by its board to construct a new 17m medical facility, which did not proceed....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Donnelly targeting double success after horror injury...

When Tyrone captain Matthew Donnelly incurred a serious leg injury while assisting his club Trillick against Derrygonnelly Harps in the Ulster club championship last November, it was initially thought that the curtain had prematurely come down on his play...

 2020-07-03 01:30 

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Four on the market: rural cottages...

These four properties on the market offer idyllic rural living in stunning locations....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

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Late birdie blitz sees Power surge into mix...

Seamus Power slammed his foot on the gas and opened with a five-under 67 in the Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Golf Club....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Russian bounties story 'fake news', claims president...

Donald Trump has continued to insist that reports that Russia was offering bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill US troops in Afghanistan are...

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Hamilton has found his voice - but the shaming of his peers has to stop...

As familiar as we are with seeing orchestrated shows of solidarity in sport, it will still be quite the moment if on Sunday, all 20 Formula One drivers follow their observance of Austria's national anthem by taking the knee....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

TDs who refuse to serve country are indulging in act of petulance...

At a time when thousands of people are losing their jobs, the wholesale closure of businesses looms large and living standards could crash, the behaviour of 'refuseniks' to take senior government positions as junior ministers appears petulant at t...

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

No one should be punished for attending funeral - McDonald...

Sinn Fin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said no one should be punished for attending the funeral of former leading IRA figure Bobby Storey - as the party mounted a robust defence of its actions yesterday....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Magisterial peace in Ennis...

To understand the irregular lot of regional judiciary in Victorian Ireland, simply turn to the pages of The Irish RM series of books by Somerville and Ross. These light hearted accounts became a memorable TV series in the 1980s, starring Peter Bowles, Bry...

 2020-07-03 01:30 

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Home truths: Can the new Government solve our affordable solutions problem?...

'I could not fail to disagree with you less!...

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Chief medic Holohan steps aside as he cares for wife suffering from cancer...

Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan, who has led the fight against Covid-19, is stepping aside to care for his wife who has advanced cancer and is in palliative care....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Europe's golden age may fade in the face of new challenges...

Historians may well come to regard the 75-year period from 1945-2020 as a golden age for European politics. We've had an unprecedented period of peace, growing prosperity and, despite huge pressures, generally high levels of social cohesion....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Raiders of the lost arc...

About two years ago I saw a young wan in a rainbow puffa jacket. With rainbow pants. She looked amazing! Only the very young and the very beautiful can get away with a rainbow-on-rainbow ensemble, but where fashion leads, interiors follows after....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

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Central Bank sees 'severe' outcome if virus surges...

The Covid-19 crisis has hit employment in rural areas harder than in cities and could keep joblessness stubbornly high if lockdown measures achieve...

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Youth's sentence for trying to kill woman he met on app 'too lenient'...

A teenager's sentence for attempting to murder a woman he met on a dating app is too lenient, the Court of Appeal has ruled....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Depp and ex-wife Heard to face each other after 'Sun' loses bid to end libel case...

A judge has rejected an attempt by 'The Sun' to quash a libel suit from Hollywood star Johnny Depp over an article claiming he abused ex-wife Amber Heard....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Slick City make a point but they must do it again next season to ram it home...

A performance of champions - by the team that has just lost that status....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

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Former TD at centre of two-jobs uproar has quit top EU role after just six months...

Controversial former Fine Gael TD Dara Murphy has left his 150,000-a-year job in the European Commission after just six months in the role....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Guinness at its best in D12...

If the house at 2 Poddle Park in Kimmage, Dublin 12 looks every inch an idyllic country cottage, that's because when Guinnesses built it for one of their managers, this part of Dublin was still very much in the sticks....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

China warns Britain over Hong Kong interference...

Days after China began to enforce a sweeping national security law over Hong Kong, several governments are moving to offer the territory's residents the opportunity to resettle abroad as they grapple with the new reality of a city fundamentally transf...

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Moore springs Mogul surprise as O'Brien bids for history...

Ryan Moore caught a few people by surprise yesterday when, from a choice of six, he picked Mogul as his ride in the Investec Derby....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Village life in Greystones comes with views of the sea...

Coast-loving house-hunters in Greystones will be drawn to a new release of houses on The Shore section of Marina Village that overlooks the Irish Sea and the cliff walk from Greystones to Bray Head....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Making men feel manly in masks matters...

It's weird, the things that will break you sometimes. The world is a giant toilet right now, but you're still paddling as best you can, and then something random and minuscule causes you to throw up your hands and say,...

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

We need some answers to break through confusion...

They say the only geniuses produced by chaos in society are those who do something about it. Unfortunately, we are still awaiting one to emerge out of the shambles surrounding a return to schools. The main unions have called for clarity, but have been off...

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Mourinho livid as Blades boss Wilder enjoys a lucky break...

Chris Wilder has been due some luck with technology and the video assistant referee (Var) could not have been kinder in getting Sheffield United's bid for European football back on track, while denting the hopes of Jose Mourinho....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

'Tsunami of mud' kills hundreds of workers in jade mine landslide...

A landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed at least 126 workers yesterday....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Court told Adrian Donohoe murder accused alibi was 'bunkum'...

The senior detective who oversaw the Adrian Donohoe murder investigation has described the accused's account of his movements on the night of the murder as...

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Meghan's privacy case could lay bare inner workings of palace, court papers reveal...

The Duchess of Sussex's privacy case could see Kensington Palace's inner workings laid before the courts....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Period abode near the Phoenix Park in Cabra is work-from-home ready...

With remote working here to stay in some form for the foreseeable future, the home office is the property feature du jour. The vendors of 26 Nephin Road, a period home near the Cabra Gate entrance to the Phoenix Park, have already put in the hard graft, h...

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Regal lodgings: a gate lodge at Dundrum castle...

Dundrum Castle was, to all intents and purposes, an abject failure. It was constructed in the 1300s as an outpost of the Pale; the defensive outer perimeter designed to keep the unwashed native Irish out of Dublin. But Dundrum leaked like a sieve....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Crucial checks on babies by public health nurses drop 36pc in a year...

Babies born before the Covid-19 lockdown could be missing out on crucial developmental checks because of the pandemic....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Profits at Radisson Blu hotel operator dip 32pc to 1.15m...

Pre-tax profits at the company which operates the four-star Radisson Blu hotel off South Great George's Street in Dublin last year declined by 32pc to 1.15m....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Infections soar to new record as Trump hopes contagion will 'just disappear'...

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the US climbed to an all-time high of more than 50,000 per day yesterday, with the infection curve now rising in 40 out of 50 states....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Claim Garda superintendent tipped off child sex suspect about potential arrest...

Claims a senior garda told a child sex abuse suspect about his potential arrest are at the centre of an action set to be heard in the High Court....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Which county wants to be home to the Minister for Translating Stuff into Irish?...

So: How would you vote in a referendum to boost the Cabinet from its current 15 to 39 members to ensure every constituency can have one? Because, as the outrage over what counties got Cabinet ministers rumbles on, no one wants to comment on the enormous e...

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Westfield abodes with WFH attic office space...

The 400 sq ft floored attics at Westfield, a development off Leixlip's Easton Road, have been virtually staged as large home offices to demonstrate the potential of an attic conversion to buyers working from home....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

New home view: Fairways to Carrickmines rebound...

Back in May 2019, when the Celtic Phoenix had firmly risen from the ashes of the recession, a new section was released at a Carrickmines development that was once consigned as a legacy of the property market's boom and bust....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Credit union in hands of liquidators after failure to build capital...

A liquidator has been appointed to a Dublin credit union after an application by the Central Bank to the High Court....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Sail through life in Cork residing at this eco-friendly quaint bolthole...

As hotels, restaurants and pubs reopened this week, many staycationers made a break for Schull, the West Cork harbour village on the Wild Atlantic Way that's especially popular among sailing enthusiasts....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

EU takes Ireland to court over wildlife habitats neglect...

Hundreds of sensitive wildlife habitats have been neglected through Ireland's failure to apply conservation measures, the European Court of Justice has been told....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

De Bruyne shreds Reds to bring champions back to earth...

Jurgen Klopp said that Manchester City had been playing...

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Jim may be a threat but he 'ain't no Haughey'...

Let's play my new board game called...

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Teachers say full return won't happen under current rules...

Teacher leaders are casting serious doubt on a full reopening of post-primary schools in late August or September....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Down to the wire: Deutsche Bank mulls acquisition of scandal-hit Wirecard bank...

Deutsche Bank is weighing the acquisition of all or part of disgraced Wirecard's bank, potentially throwing the business a lifeline after one of the biggest corporate scandals in recent years....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

School can't be out forever - lockdown is driving parents bonkers...

Along with every parent I know, my blood ran cold reading the latest public health guidance on reopening schools because, instead of a sense of urgency and determination, zero reassurance was offered....

 2020-07-03 01:30 

Irish Independent

Nama under fire as housing claims don't match up with data...

Nama has been challenged over claims it is meeting its house-building targets when Government figures show it has fallen far short....

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