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There is a lot more to come from me, insists O’Brien Given the ferocious manner in which O’Brien (pictured) has always played the game, one wonders how he continues to trust his body in the white heat of battle. Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile There have been glimpses of the Sean O’Brien of old in recent weeks, without the full package being...

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Eilis O'Hanlon: 'Does it really matter what Brexiteers in Britain are saying about Ireland?' The Irish Ambassador to the UK wanted to defend the country, but just may have made us look silly, writes Eilis O'Hanlon Queen Elizabeth II shakes hands with the Irish Ambassador to the UK, Adrian O’Neill at Buckingham Palace in November, 2017. Picture: Getty Imagine that Ireland had...
Student funds free sanitary products on campus using university loan Daisy Wakefield, 22, said she took action after her university failed to cover the cost itself. A woman has spent a portion of her university loan to pay for free sanitary products for students who cannot afford them. Daisy Wakefield, a drawing and print student at the University of the West of...
Man 'fuelled by jealousy' who murdered his 'prodigiously gifted' ex-girlfriend is jailed Joe Atkinson, who pleaded guilty to the murder of his girlfriend Poppy Devey Waterhouse Photo credit: West Yorkshire Police/PA WirePoppy Devey-Waterhouse Photo credit: West Yorkshire Police/PA Wire A maths graduate who was "fuelled by jealousy" when he carried out the brutal murder of his "prodigiously gifted" former girlfriend has been...
Ivanka promotes the empowerment of women in business on trip to Ethiopia Weaving: White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump, left, reacts as she tries her hand at a traditional weaving loom at Moya, a manufacturing centre of textile and traditional crafts, with Moya founder Sara Abera, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Photo: AP/Jacquelyn Martin FAR from the din of Washington, Ivanka Trump...
Donegal Investment Group invests in Indian seed potato start-up Consumption of potatoes has increased rapidly in India in the last 20 years IPM Potato Group, a subsidiary of Donegal Investment Group, has invested in a seed potato start-up based out of Bangalore, India. Utkal Tubers, which was set-up in 2016, operates in seven states across India. Through its partnership with IPM, Utkal will...
First privately funded mission to moon ends in failure after crash   '"We definitely crashed on surface of moon," said Opher Doron, general manager of the space division of Israel Aerospace Industries.' (stock photo) An Israeli spacecraft lost contact with Earth and crashed just moments before it was to land on the moon late yesterday, failing in an ambitious attempt to make...
David Kelly: 'Axing Folau a crucial step on road to full inclusion' Australia's Israel Folau. Photo: Toby Melville/Reuters This time there will be no second chance for Israel Folau. Not everyone can turn the other cheek. It is a year since he offered his resignation to Rugby Australia (RA) on the last occasion he publicised his personal beliefs - chiefly that unrepentant...
Your Questions: How much can we borrow to allow us buy a bigger home?   Stock photo Q: We are thinking about trading up our family home in Co Limerick to be a little closer to the city. We are not in negative equity and have seen suitable properties for around €250,000. Our house is valued at €191,000. We have a balance...
Blind Second World War veterans find love aged 97 Peter Van Zeller and Nancy Bowstead celebrated their new-found romance with a ceremony at the Blind Veterans UK’s chapel in Ovingdean, near Brighton. Two blind veterans have found love again in their 90s and celebrated with a blessing where they vowed to live out their days together. Peter Van Zeller and Nancy Bowstead,...

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