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    Irish Independent

    Couple forced to close their business left devastated: 'We just couldn't go on like we were'

    I’m from the area and its another blow for rural communities. But we just couldn’t go on like we were. I feel sorrier for our staff and having to tell them as they stuck with us through all this,” said Joanne.

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    The Huffington Post UK

    Russian Military Commentator Breaks Ranks And Reveals Reality Of War In Ukraine

    Russia’s propaganda machine faltered this week after a military analyst broke ranks and admitted the war was not going to plan – and that Ukraine has the advantage. Ever since Vladimir Putin ordered his troops to invade Ukraine in February, Moscow has been clamping down on any form of dissent which cast doubt on the war effort, with protesters being mysteriously arrested across the country.

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    sundayworld

    Four men charged amid garda clampdown on drug debt extortion and violence

    Four men have been charged following a garda clampdown on an "epidemic" of extortion and violence by drug debt collectors. One accused, a pizza chef, is alleged to have mistakenly called to an off-duty garda's home and threatened him, while in a separate case, an alleged victim was repeatedly stabbed by another suspect over a supposed debt.

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    The Huffington Post UK

    Piers Morgan Branded A 'C***' By A Guest On His Own Show Live On Air

    The interview then culminated in Piers asking Jame what their issue was with his position, with the guest beginning to take off their mic, saying: “I don’t really know. I’m going to leave the interview, now. I kind of only came on here because I thought it would be kind of funny.

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    Irish Independent

    Pope Francis reveals the drink that helps him battle knee pain

    Doctors have prescribed a wheelchair, walking stick and physical therapy to help heal Pope Francis’ bad knee but the pontiff has found his own tonic. According to a viral video of the pope at the end of a recent audience, Francis quipped that what he really needs for the pain is a shot of tequila. Francis was riding in the popemobile in St Peter’s Square when he stopped near a group of Mexican seminarians from the Legion of Christ who asked him in his native Spanish how his knee was doing.

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    Irish Independent

    Russian state TV airs Taoiseach's demand for an apology for simulated nuclear attack on Ireland

    Russian state TV aired Micheál Martin’s request for an apology in the wake of a simulated nuclear attack on Ireland, with a host saying “it wasn’t nice for Ireland to become collateral damage” to Britain. Two weeks ago Russian state TV showed a simulation of a nuclear attack destroying Ireland and the UK. Russian TV host Dmitry Kiselyov, had shown the simulated attack on Ireland and the UK and in response, the Taoiseach had condemned the staging, labelling the act as “intimidatory” and calling f

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    Irish Independent

    Status Yellow thunderstorm warning for nine counties this evening

    It will become blustery as the rain moves in with moderate to fresh and gusty southeasterly winds developing, increasing strong along Atlantic coasts. It will be a mild night with lowest temperatures between 10C to 12C. Tuesday will be cloudy across the eastern half of the country with some rain or drizzle in parts in the morning. Persistent rain will spread across Leinster and east Ulster from early afternoon, turning heavy at times.