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  • About Last Night

    Scenes from the anti Irish Water protest outside Leinster House, Dublin A female garda was knocked unconscious after being struck by a traffic cone and was brought to St James’ Hospital with non-li... q
  • 11-year-old’s hilarious break up texts to ‘cheating’ boyfriend have gone viral

    Madi Nickens from Texas shared her little sister’s break up texts on Twitter, and the screenshots have been retweeted more than 10,000 times. Her 11-year-old sister was fuming after she caught her boyfriend Joey with another girl called Natalie in

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  • Cyclists face on-the-spot fines for seven road traffic offences

    Minister unveils list of offences now subject of fines

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  • Brendan Rodgers to clear out seven Liverpool stars after tying up deal for Nathaniel Clyne - Irish Daily Star

    The Kop boss secured his six signing of the summer today when Nathaniel Clyne put pen to paper at Anfield. The England defender joins James Milner, Danny Ings, Adam Bogdan, Roberto Firmino and Joe Gomez in switching to Merseyside. Reports indicate Christian Benteke could also be joining. Mario Balotelli, Fabio Borini and Rickie Lambert are all wanted out after failing to impress last season.

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  • Kelly Brook sizzles in new shoot as she’s covered in gold paint

    Not everyone can pull off being covered in gold paint and make it look good. Kelly’s gold paint dress used around 440 litres of liquid and was all in aid of the launch of the new HTC One M9 Gold on Gold phone. Talking about the photo shoot, Kelly said: “It’s exciting to be one of the first human canvasses for this unique art form.

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  • Limerick woman writes to Ministers about her experiences in 5B | Limerick Post Newspaper

    A LIMERICK mother of three has penned an open letter to Ministers Kathleen Lynch and Leo Varadkar to highlight her experiences of her recent stay in Ward 5B, an acute mental health unit at University Hospital Limerick. The 34-year-old woman, who asked not to be named, was admitted to the ward in November 2014 after attempting suicide; she says she found the experience “traumatic” and that she received “inadequate support while in a very dark time in my life”. The woman told the Limerick Post that she attempted suicide after suffering from depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of childhood sexual abuse.

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  • Swift serenades beau Calvin at Irish gig - Irish Daily Star

    POP princess star Taylor Swift was captured serenading her adoring boyfriend Calvin Harris at her concert in Dublin. Taylor (25) appeared to direct her song I Know Places to Calvin (31) who was watching mesmerised in the audience in the 3Arena. A fan captured Swift on stage singing the lyrics “they take their shots, but we’re bulletproof” with the camera then panning to Harris in the audience. The video came just hours after Swift posted a photo of her and Harris riding on a speedboat on the Thames in London with her ex-boyfriend Joe Jonas and girlfriend Gigi Hadid, and Karlie Kloss.

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  • Dublin burglars raid Cork homes

    Gardaí have put on extra patrols in North and East Cork following a spate of burglaries, many of which are being perpetrated in broad daylight by criminals from Dublin. A senior garda said it is believed that two main gangs are behind the spree. Gardaí believe the gangs are driving down the motorway from Dublin, but coming off at toll booths to avoid being captured on CCTV. The gangs are primarily looking for cash and jewellery and, once they have got their haul, head back to Dublin before it is dark.

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  • Ireland tops EU list for granting citizenship

    Ireland has the highest rate of granting citizenship to foreign nationals of any country in the EU. Data has highlighted how Ireland granted 5.3 citizenships per 1,000 resident population in 2013 — the latest year for which comparative data is available. Other countries with high rates of granting citizenship were Sweden, Spain, and Luxembourg. The naturalisation rate is calculated on the number of people who acquire citizenship out of all foreign residents in a country.

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  • Six of the best footballers still waiting for a move this transfer window

    While news of deals-already-done has been trickling in steadily ever since the Barclays Premier League season finished, the summer transfer window only officially opened on July 1. In the last seven days it has emerged that Real Madrid and Spain centre-back Ramos has not yet signed an extension to a contract which expires in June 2017. Manchester United are reportedly considering submitting a near £30m bid for the services of a 29-year-old who has won the Primera Division, the Champions League, and the World Cup. If United are working feverishly towards bolstering their defence then Manchester City’s priority lies in reinvigorating their midfield. q
  • True Detective Stars are a Couple in Real Life! -

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  • Dublin ghost estate of Belmayne redeveloped for social housing

    A Dublin housing scheme which was launched with an eye-catchingly lavish advertising campaign in 2007 - but became a a ghost estate after the property crash - has been redeveloped for social housing. More than eight years since construction began at Churchwell Rise in Belmayne, beside Darndale on the northern fringes of Dublin city, another 125 apartments have been completed and are being occupied by tenants of the Clúid housing association.

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  • Historic Boland's Mill site to be redeveloped at cost of €150m

    Planning permission has been granted to develop three new buildings at the Boland's Mill site in Dublin. The project will also involve the restoration of a number of protected Mill buildings and the development of a new civic plaza on to the waterfront to Grand Canal Dock. The landmark site is to be rebranded "Boland's Quay". Savills, who are handling the project, said demolition and "enabling works" will begin immediately. q
  • Robin Thicke blames marriage breakdown for losing Blurred Lines copyright case

    Robin Thicke is blaming the break-up of his marriage as the reason he and Pharrell lost the Blurred Lines plagiarism lawsuit. The singer revealed in his first interview since the case was lost in March that a deposition took a backseat to his crumbling marriage. Robin split from his childhood sweetheart, actress Paula Patton, in 2014 and their divorce was finalised in March this year, at the same time as the legal dispute with Marvin Gaye’s children, who claimed the number one hit was a copy of the soul singer’s Got to Give It Up. Robin told The New York Times: “What I will — what I can say — is that when I did the deposition, it was two weeks after my separation from my wife. q
  • TWEETS: Paddy Power heavily criticised for tasteless ‘immigrant’ joke

    The Paddy Power marketing team seem to thrive on angering people and pushing the boundaries of taste, and they are at it again with their latest ‘joke’. The bookmaker’s Twitter account posted pictures of a truck emblazoned with the company colours and logo, apparently driving through Dover. The slogan on the truck reads: “Immigrants, jump in the back! The truck also has sportsmen who represent England despite not being born in the country pictured on the side, including Mo Farah and our own Eoin Morgan. q
  • Offaly family win €500k in first time playing Euromillions

    Each taking home a nice even €100,000 each. q
  • Solar Impulse 2 pilot breaks world record for endurance flying

    A solar-powered aircraft flying around the world from Japan to Hawaii is on the home stretch having broken a world record for more than 80 hours in the air without refuelling or touching down. The plane, piloted by André Borschberg, has less than 40 hours to go before reaching its destination in Hawaii. The record was previously held by Steve Fossett who in 2006 set a 76-hour record aboard the Virgin Atlantic Global Flyer. The solar-powered plane took off from Nagoya in Japan on the eight stage of its 13-stage round the world trip earlier this week.

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  • Eurozone Crisis: Greek deal could cost Ireland, says Kenny

    Enda Kenny has confirmed that Ireland would be expected to contribute over and above the €350 million already paid towards Greece if Athens were to enter a new international bailout programme. Speaking as Greece moved closer to defaulting on its international loans and possibly tumbling out of the eurozone, Mr Kenny outlined what would happen if the Syriza-led government in Greece succeeded in negotiating fresh terms for its international debts. Speaking to the Dáil as developments unfolded among European finance ministers, and amid Greece’s negotiations with international lenders, Mr Kenny said: “I am glad a new paper has been put on the table by Greece.

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  • Paris Hilton to sue the witty minds behind 'plane crash' prank

    After surviving what she thought could be worst plane crash ever, Paris Hilton is reportedly planning to sue the minds behind the prank. During the prank, Hilton was asked to jump of the plane when the pilot willingly turned down the engines, making her believe that she could die in the crash. q
  • It's the hottest day of the year in the UK: how did the celebrities cope?

    The UK’s celebrities shared their #hottestdayoftheyear photos on social media. q