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 2020-02-25 06:45 

RTE

Plan to double time spent on social, health education...

The time school children will spend on PE and social and health education is to double while hours spent on religious education and languages may be reduced, under proposals for a new primary education framework...

 2020-02-25 06:42 

RTE

South Korea to launch mass coronavirus testing...

South Korea aims to test more than 200,000 members of a church at the centre of a surge in coronavirus cases, while the United States pledged $2.5billion to fight the disease, as it spreads rapidly beyond China's borders to Europe and the Middle East....

 2020-02-25 06:28 

Irish Independent

Football rumours from the media...

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could be on his way out of the Emirates Stadium, according to the Daily Star. The Gabon forward has a deal at Arsenal until 2021, but the Gunners may have to cash in if they fail to agree a new deal....

 2020-02-25 06:13 

RTE

EU to insist on 'level playing field' in UK trade talks...

The EU will today formally approve a mandate to begin negotiations on the future relationship with the UK....

 2020-02-25 06:07 

RTE

Varadkar and Martin set to begin 'exploratory' talks...

The leaders of Fine Gael and Fianna Fil, Leo Varadkar and Michel Martin, are expected to meet later today for exploratory talks....

 2020-02-25 06:00 

RTE

Do you know what Shrove Tuesday means?...

RT News looks at the tradition of making Pancakes on the day before Lent and where the name Shrove Tuesday comes from....

 2020-02-25 04:35 

Irish Independent

Lampard relishing 'underdog' tag ahead of Chelsea's clash with Bayern Munich...

Frank Lampard has urged Chelsea to embrace the underdog spirit and subdue Bayern Munich at Stamford Bridge....

 2020-02-25 04:30 

Irish Independent

Klopp: We won't have it easy...

Liverpool may be on course to win the title in record-breaking time but manager Jurgen Klopp does not expect a procession towards a first championship in 30 years....

 2020-02-25 02:42 

Irish Independent

Ready Steady Cook host Rylan: I feared BBC would not take me seriously...

Ready Steady Cook host Rylan Clark-Neal has said he feared the BBC would not take him seriously because of his background in reality TV....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Molly Martens to stay in jail as retrial challenged...

The North Carolina Supreme Court has granted US prosecutors a challenge to the shock retrial of the father and daughter convicted of the brutal murder of Irish businessman Jason Corbett....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Trump offers India the 'most feared weapons on the planet'...

Donald Trump was cheered by more than 100,000 Indians at the opening of the world's largest cricket stadium yesterday, promising...

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Outrage as officials 'wrap man in clingfilm' to be deported on flight...

A video of a Cameroonian man wrapped in clingfilm being carried on to a Turkish Airlines plane to be deported has caused outrage....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Mayo are in relegation trouble but it's nothing they haven't dealt with before...

It was a bizarre end to a difficult day for Mayo. Having left Clones with only a place in the relegation zone to show for their efforts, Mayo's day would take an unexpected twist....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Dairy calf births running 45,000 ahead of 2019 figure...

Close to one-third of the country's dairy calves have been registered so far this year, according to the latest ICBF figures....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Once-in-a-generation review could create a curriculum fit for the children of tomorrow...

The reshaping of the primary curriculum on the scale now being proposed is a once-in-a-generation event....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

EU's trade talks with UK 'could begin next week'...

The 27 European Union countries today expect to adopt their negotiating mandate for talks about their relationship with Britain after Brexit, paving the way for the launch of talks as early as next week, a senior EU diplomat indicated yesterday....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

New Lord Mayor to prioritise the housing crisis...

Fianna Fil councillor Tom Brabazon has been elected as the new Lord Mayor of Dublin and said tackling the city's housing crisis will be his priority....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

'Vicious, serial sex predator' - Weinstein is guilty of rape...

Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of rape in the third degree and criminal sexual assault, but cleared of the most serious charges of predatory sexual assault by a court in New York....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Seeds for future are placed in vast vault under permafrost...

More than one million seeds are now being stored in the...

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Hammer blow for Tyrone as McShane faces five months on the sidelines...

Cathal McShane has suffered a cruel twist of fate, with a serious ankle injury set to see the Tyrone attacker ruled out of action for approximately five months....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

'I was transparently selected': Green TD's council seat is taken by his wife...

A newly elected Green Party TD's county council seat has been given to his wife....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Sister of man found dead in his home among two charged with his murder...

A man and a woman have been charged with the murder of a middle-aged father whose body was found in his Cork home after relatives became concerned about him....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Coronavirus now threatens travel and tourism after seven Italy deaths...

The coronavirus outbreak threatens to wreak economic havoc with the travel and tourist industry - forcing the cancellation of major sporting and cultural events in Ireland....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

SF needs to stop public rallies and either put up or shut up...

Sinn Fin is organising rallies in the coming weeks to whip up support for it to be allowed into government....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Beef Plan Movement paying the price for making promises it could never keep...

We're all guilty of it - thinking we can get some grand plan over the line only to fail at the final hurdle....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Caf culture, gyms muscle into urban Ireland as most retailers feel the chill...

GYMS have muscled into the commercial property mainstream amid a rising vacancy rate, new analysis has found....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

'Controlling the controllables' but BoI is struggling to shift gear...

Bank of Ireland CEO Francesca McDonagh was at pains to repeat that the bank is...

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Thousands of acres under threat from Shannon floods...

A single agency has to take charge of water levels on the Shannon, the IFA warned this week as flood waters from the river threatened more than 6,000ac of farmland....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Ajina grabs decisive score as Terenure survive battle...

Terenure came through a torrid test from Roscrea at Energia Park to become the first Leinster Schools Junior Cup semi-finalists....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Our devices leave behind a colossal footprint - the scale is breathtaking...

The Graham Dwyer appeal reminds us of the indelible trail our smartphones leave. Unless you're a paranoid tech expert, or are willing to forego phones altogether, there is no way out....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Single-sex schools teach only one lesson - how to perpetuate gender stereotypes...

The last few years have brought a misogyny reckoning. But if we are to really tackle the gender pay disparity, sexual assault, and the raft of other impacts of gender inequalities, we need to break down the gender stereotypes that still box everyone in....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Standing ovation as McDonald takes Sinn Fin show on the road...

It was standing room only in the Estuary Suite of the Rochestown Park Hotel for the first of Sinn Fin's post election public meetings....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

New dawn for game...

Golf Ireland won't become active until January 1 next year, but the new governing body for men's and women's golf on the island of Ireland yesterday unveiled its new brand identity....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Lampard: Chelsea players must work hard and suffer to beat Bayern...

Frank Lampard has warned his Chelsea players to be prepared to suffer in tonight's Champions League last-16 tie against Bayern Munich - in much the same way he survived a painful, two-footed challenge from his own captain, Cesar Azpilicueta, in traini...

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

As clarity is sought from EU court, many Garda probes will remain stifled...

Any worries that sadistic killer Graham Dwyer will taste freedom in the near future have abated for now....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

'We can definitely still win the Six Nations' - Andy Farrell eyes Paris glory...

For all that Andy Farrell has been around the block, facing the music as the main man after a chastening defeat was a new experience for him....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Iran denies covering up the true scale of outbreak as virus spreads...

The Iranian government has insisted it is not covering up the true scale of the coronavirus outbreak in the country after an MP claimed the death toll from the disease was five times higher than official figures....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Digicel sees earnings lift in third quarter...

Denis O'Brien's Digicel has seen a rise in earnings for the third quarter of its financial year, to $251m (231m)....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Pressure now on more banks to cut their rates in mortgage price war...

More banks are coming under pressure to reduce their mortgage rates after market leader AIB announced a number of reductions....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Golden foldie: Huawei reveals latest folding smartphone...

Huawei has unveiled its upgraded folding tablet-phone, the Mate Xs, an eight-inch tablet which folds into two separate screens over six inches in size....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Royal trip: William and Kate look to 'build friendships'...

Kate Middleton and Prince William are said to be...

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Departing Bank of Ireland executives got paid a million each...

Bank of Ireland (BoI) paid two departing executives more than 1m each over the past two years, including severance and redundancy payments....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Teenager (17) abused girl (12) after they made contact on Snapchat...

A teenage boy sexually abused a 12-year-old schoolgirl after they made contact anonymously through Snapchat....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

People voted for change, not squabbling politicians...

From the moment an election was mooted, standards began slipping and they have been declining ever since....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Dwyer unlikely to win freedom - but it's clear we need to reform 'illegal system of mass surveillance'...

Yesterday's Supreme Court decision in the Graham Dwyer case was much anticipated, to the point where the judgment was shown live on television. But viewers expecting a clear outcome might have been left nonplussed by the apparently inconclusive result...

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Liverpool survive scare to edge closer to title...

This was another win for Liverpool in their inevitable march towards the Premier League title but rarely have they been pushed this hard this season....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Killer Dwyer's bid for freedom delayed as data case referred to EU...

Killer Graham Dwyer's bid to overturn his murder conviction will be delayed for up to two years after the Supreme Court referred key legal questions on the retention of communications data to a European court....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Time spent on traditional subjects in primary school to be cut under new plan...

The minimum time allocations for traditional subjects in primary school will be cut under plans for a radical overhaul of the curriculum that also puts a much greater focus on children's wellbeing....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Donegal need to 'get over the line' to start thinking big - Murphy...

One sentence from Michael Murphy summed up the ongoing frustration he has endured ever since Donegal ambushed Dublin in that famous All-Ireland semi-final outlier of 2014....

 2020-02-25 02:30 

Irish Independent

Assange put lives in danger by leaking US secrets, court told...

Julian Assange is wanted for crimes that put at risk the lives of people in Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan who had helped the West, said a lawyer acting for the US in its bid to extradite the 48-year-old....

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