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 2023-01-29 11:14 

Irish Independent

Ian Ryan confident goals will come for Bray Wanderers when the season gets underway...

If goals are the currency of football, Ian Ryan has no doubts that his Bray Wanderers side will be ready and able to cash in when the time comes....

 2023-01-29 11:10 

Irish Independent

Ireland striker Michael Obafemi completes loan move to Burnley...

Burnley have completed the signing of striker Michael Obafemi on loan from Swansea with an option to make the move permanent in the summer....

 2023-01-29 11:05 

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Brighton clash is vital for Liverpool to prove their slump is not terminal...

Jurgen Klopp made a very strange team selection for last weekend's game against Chelsea but I think his choice should be easy today....

 2023-01-29 11:03 

Irish Independent

Tyre Nichols death: Memphis disbands special police unit...

The specialised police unit that included the five Memphis officers charged with the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols was disbanded on Saturday as more protests took place in US cities, a day after harrowing video of the attack was released....

 2023-01-29 11:00 

Irish Independent

Author's discovery of book about Nazi Olympics inspired Belfast novel...

A Belfast writer has told how the chance discovery of a book of photographs in Queen's University about the 1936 Berlin Olympics led to the concept of her debut novel....

 2023-01-29 10:40 

Irish Independent

Dame Esther Rantzen remaining 'optimistic' following lung cancer diagnosis...

Dame Esther Rantzen has said she is remaining "optimistic" after revealing she has been diagnosed with lung cancer....

 2023-01-29 10:09 

Irish Independent

At least 10 children killed in northwest Pakistan as boat capsizes in dam...

At least 10 children were killed on Sunday when a boat carrying religious school students capsized in the Tanda dam in northwest Pakistan, officials said, as rescue efforts continued....

 2023-01-29 10:00 

Irish Independent

Aching Patrick Mahomes needs to put 'Joe Cool' in the freezer to complete his legend...

Patrick Mahomes may only be 27 years old, but there is a sense that time may be starting to run out for him in a race to cement his legend in the NFL....

 2023-01-29 09:50 

Irish Independent

Rishi Sunak fires Nadhim Zahawi over 'breach of ministerial code' around tax declarations...

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak fired the Conservative Party chair from government on Sunday after an independent investigation into his tax affairs found a serious breach of the ministerial code....

 2023-01-29 09:42 

Irish Independent

Division One is wide open this year - and I see a surprise team claiming the League title...

STRAP yourself in for a roller-coaster ride of inter-county football action....

 2023-01-29 09:16 

Irish Independent

Three arrested as Garda seize over 200k worth of cannabis plants, herb and jellies in two searches...

Three men have been arrested after Garda carried out separate searches of two residences in Co Galway on Saturday and found a combined total 201,000 worth of cannabis and 7,500 in cash....

 2023-01-29 09:02 

Irish Independent

Weather Ireland: Temperatures to dip below freezing tonight but dry week in store...

Met ireann forecast lots of dry weather today with some bright spells before outbreaks of rain develop in the north and west through the afternoon pushing southeastwards across the country during the evening....

 2023-01-29 08:46 

Irish Independent

Elections shine spotlight on Tunisia's troubled democracy...

Tunisia's president and the country's shaky, decade-long experiment with democracy are facing an important test as voters cast ballots in the second round of parliamentary elections....

 2023-01-29 08:34 

Irish Independent

Turkey issues Europe travel warning after protests...

Turkey has issued a warning to its citizens living in or planning to travel to European countries, citing Islamophobia and anti-Turkish demonstrations....

 2023-01-29 08:33 

Irish Independent

Energy support scheme may be extended to help more businesses with big bills...

The Government is seeking to extend and expand eligibility for the energy support scheme for businesses with high gas and electricity bills this winter....

 2023-01-29 08:23 

Irish Independent

Israeli police seal off home of Jerusalem synagogue attacker...

Israeli police have sealed off the east Jerusalem home of a Palestinian attacker who killed seven people and injured three others outside a synagogue....

 2023-01-29 08:11 

Irish Independent

It would be nice if Irish rugby could ease off on its World Cup fetish when the Six Nations comes around...

Given that they never stop banging on about the World Cup, it's probably too much to expect the rugby union industry to not bang on about it during an actual World Cup year....

 2023-01-29 07:39 

Irish Independent

40 dead after bus crashes and catches fire in Pakistan...

A passenger bus fell into a ravine and caught fire in southern Pakistan on Sunday, killing 40 people, a government official said....

 2023-01-29 04:02 

Irish Independent

Memphis police disband unit that beat black driver Tyre Nichols to death...

The Memphis police chief disbanded the city's so-called Scorpion unit on Saturday, citing a "cloud of dishonour" from newly released video that showed some of its officers beating Tyre Nichols to death after stopping the black driver....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

'A large proportion of fully-qualified drama graduates will never walk onto a professional stage'...

Many years ago, when interviewing full-time drama students for the small bursaries then available to them from the Arts Council, I made a habit of asking them how, in an ideal world, they saw their careers working out a decade ahead. Almost without except...

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Sipo secures one conviction out of 24 prosecutions for Leinster House lobbying misdemeanours...

The state's ethics watch dog has prosecuted 24 organisations or individuals for breaking the rules on lobbying in the past five years with only one case resulting in a conviction....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

How do you solve a problem like Enoch Burke?...

All week, Enoch Burke has cut an isolated figure outside Wilson's Hospital School in the north-west corner of Co Westmeath....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Play in the here and now to maximise future gains...

Given that they never stop banging on about the World Cup, it's probably too much to expect the rugby union industry to not bang on about it during an actual World Cup year....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Dads are capable too: We need to change how we talk about childcare if we truly want gender equality...

We need to change how we talk about fathers, fatherhood, and parenting. Why? Because it's a key step on the road to true gender equality....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Joseph O'Connor's wartime novel My Father's House will make your heart sing...

It is 1943, and occupied Rome is controlled by Gestapo boss Obersturmbannfhrer Paul Hauptmann ("I do not suffer consequences, I inflict them")....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

'What are my rights if I buy a faulty second-hand car?'...

Q I'm 24 and need to buy a car for work. I've never owned a car before . My budget will only stretch to a second-hand car and I'm worried about getting scammed or making a bad decision. What should I look out for? And what rights do I have if ...

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Bigotry towards Travellers is the blueprint for 'new' Irish racism...

It was around this time of year, eight years ago, when our national mood got a jolt of optimism. The polls for the marriage equality referendum had been pretty solid for two or three years. And now, with just four months to go until the vote, the polls we...

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

'I'm saving most of my $100,000 prizemoney from the World Championships to buy a house'...

Boxer Lisa O'Rourke shot to national stardom last year after securing a gold medal at the 2022 World Championships in Istanbul, following in the footsteps of Katie Taylor, Michael Conlan and Kellie Harrington....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

BrewDog boss James Watt takes Meta to court in bid to reveal who is behind 'online smear campaign'...

The boss of the BrewDog pub and craft beer business has taken legal action against Meta in Ireland in an attempt to uncover who was behind an online smear campaign against him....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Dismissing Enoch Burke is easier than trying to understand him. So I read his books to find out more......

Enoch Burke spent 108 days in Mountjoy Prison, and was eventually released without purging his contempt. He was willing, he said, to spend the rest of his life behind bars rather than admit he was in the wrong....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Why homework is a barrier to kids' creativity...

On first reading, it seems surprising to find Irish President and all-round sage Michael D Higgins and the British aristo television presenter Kirstie Allsopp on the same side of a heated debate....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Revolut to begin quiet test of joint accounts...

Revolut made another step along the road to becoming a fully featured alternative to the traditional banks in recent days with the quiet launch of an exclusive waiting list to test joint accounts....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Cork-based period product firm Riley talking to potential investors in 2m round...

Riley, a women's health company that launched a period product subscription service, is undertaking a 2m funding round as it plots expansion into the UK and Europe....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Dublin Bike cyclist may appeal after judge cut compensation award because she wasn't wearing a helmet...

A woman whose personal injury award for being knocked off a Dublin Bike was reduced because she was not wearing a helmet is consulting her lawyers about taking an appeal....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Close ally of Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien objects to 360m development of 1,300 new homes...

A Fianna Fil councillor and close ally of Darragh O'Brien is backing a campaign to overturn planning permission for more than 1,300 new homes in the Housing Minister's constituency....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Witty debut on having your heart broken echoes the best of Bridget Jones...

Fans of Dr Who will know that Time Lords live for thousands of years, but routinely have to regenerate into a new body. While reading Really Good, Actually I felt as though the legendary Bridget Jones had regenerated into Maggie, a newly single 28-year-ol...

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Musician SYML: 'I fell in love with the structure and the melodies of Edge's guitar and Bono's voice'...

On March 9 in Santa Monica, actor Eve Hewson will be honoured at the annual Oscar Wilde Awards with the Wilde Card Award. She starred in Netflix's critically acclaimed series Behind Her Eyes. Its theme song, 'Mr Sandman', was written by SYML, ...

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Food, sex, shelter and survival how our social media use reveals our basic animal instincts...

I spent a year some time ago working on a wildlife project in Malaysia, and one idyllic, crepuscular morning, a colleague awoke to find the windscreen wipers had been deliberately ripped from his car and left on his doorstep....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Podcast reviews: Trauma caused by web trolls online spills over into the real world...

Before social media we had only dodgy junk mail to worry about, while now we know only too well how cyberspace and its many platforms are used for ill....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Rising construction costs threaten plans for new housing...

Local a uthorities are concerned about rising construction costs and the impact of price pressures on the viability of new housing....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Donegal begin to build in post-Murphy world...

You may have seen the photograph taken on the day Donegal beat Meath in the last round of the qualifiers in 2002 in Croke Park. It shows Brendan Devenney after the final whistle when he went over to the stand to greet his sister, Sharon. Strikingly good a...

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Tommy Tiernan should learn that jokes can still pack a punch, even with self-censorship...

Tommy Tiernan has said his daughter advised him not to do a joke that could be construed as racist, for which he has now been "cancelled" by one of his TV show's sponsors — the taxi-hailing firm Free Now. She was right....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

10 best Valentine's week love nests in Ireland...

As Valentine's Day falls on a Tuesday, it's the perfect opportunity to sneak off and avail of a cheeky midweek romantic break with your other half. If leaving behind the kids or taking time off work during the week isn't doable, we have you co...

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Embrace our changing face...

Philly McMahon is a credit to his community, his county, the GAA and Irish sport in general. The former Dublin star's opposition to anti-immigrant protests in his native Ballymun has been a model of decency and intelligence....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Gerry Hutch awaits his fate in prison purgatory...

In less than three months, Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch will turn 60 in the confines of a jail cell in a bleak and sprawling prison complex in west Dublin. It will be his second birthday behind bars since detectives raided his Spanish hideout and brough...

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Tanks hailed as 'punching fist' for Kyiv democracy...

After months of pleas and international pressure, Germany and the US have now agreed to supply Ukraine with tanks — a decision that was hailed by a top presidential aide to Volodymyr Zelensky as "a real punching fist of democracy" against Ru...

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Cuttlefish flavoured marshmallows? They are fecking losing it in Ireland...

Do you remember last week when I told you how the padre arrived in the cottage and cleared me out of my lovely homemade raisin scones?...

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Revealed: PAC report on Horse Racing Ireland puts spotlight on the sport again...

The Dil's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is to issue a report on Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) that will criticise its lack of transparency on prize-money distribution, its financial governance on procurement and land deals and continuing delays in depl...

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Waterboy Mike Scott: 'I can still step into the songs and connect with them emotionally, even if my own feelings have changed in the meantime'...

Mike Scott was browsing through a shop in London recently when he ran into Lenny Henry....

 2023-01-29 02:30 

Irish Independent

Learn to lead like New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern...

"I feel like I have to be the loudest voice in the room."...

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