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  • England fans heard singing anti-IRA songs again

    England fans sang anti-IRA songs during Tuesday's friendly in Italy despite efforts from the Football Association to stamp the chants out in the wake of last year's match in Scotland. England fans caused controversy last November when they chanted "F*** the IRA" during the 3-1 victory at Celtic Park. Any repeat during England's next match against the Republic of Ireland in Dublin on June 7 would lead to yet more criticism.

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  • Video 'taken inside doomed plane' found

    German daily Bild and French magazine Paris Match said their reporters have been shown a video they say was taken by someone inside the cabin of the doomed plane shortly before it crashed. Both periodicals reported that the video was found on a memory chip that could have come from a mobile phone. Paris Match said the footage was found “among the wreckage by a source close to the investigation”. Lieutenant Colonel Jean-Marc Menichini, a high ranking official involved in the recovery operation, categorically denied that any mobile phone footage had been found at the site.

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  • Aer Lingus flight returns to Dublin following ‘technical issue’

    Airline says Airbus EI660 to ‘undergo inspection’ after landing safely at 9.20am

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  • This sinkhole has opened up in the middle of Dublin - Irish Sun

    A SINKHOLE HAS opened up on Dublin’s Dame Street, causing traffic delays in the centre of the city. Westbound traffic on Dame Street is currently suspended between George Street and Parliament Street and cars are being advised to u...

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  • It's not Susanna Reid's week - now her dress has split on Good Morning Britain

    Good Morning Britain presenter Susanna Reid had to rush off to change her dress during the breakfast TV show after suffering a wardrobe malfunction. John Stapleton told viewers that Susanna’s dress had split “spectacularly” and joked that being accidentally flashed by his co-presenter was “one of the bonuses of the show they don’t put in the job description”. Luckily for Susanna her dress split while the cameras were not on her, but Kate Garraway explained: “Susanna’s just nipped out of the studio with a slight wardrobe malfunction. “All will be sorted out although it has warmed John up this morning so he’s very pleased about it. q
  • Top 10 April fool’s day pranks that people fell for

    From spaghetti trees to prohibition in Ireland, here are some memorable hoaxes

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  • Lidl ups competition as it plans to open 60 additional stores

    Competition in the Irish grocery trade is set to become even more intense following the disclosure by German discounter Lidl that it is looking for sites for more than 60 additional stores on both sides of the Border. Lidl is already one of the largest retailers in Ireland with 143 stores and a further 38 in Northern Ireland. The other German discount chain Aldi has 115 stores in the Republic but does not trade in Northern Ireland.

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  • The M50 was closed after an eight-car rush hour pile-up - Irish Sun

    One of the cars involved. THE M50 HAS reopened after an eight-car rush hour ...

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  • Avril Lavigne talks about her struggle with Lyme disease

    Avril Lavigne has opened up about her struggle with Lyme disease, admitting she thought she was "dying" when she couldn't talk or move. The 30-year-old singer feared her life was coming to an end after she was struck down with the infectious disease, which is caused by tick bites, in October resulting in her being bedridden for five months. Avril's husband, Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger, also used to pay her regular visits during breaks from the band's tour.

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  • Maynooth Students’ Union receive ‘sick and disturbing’ postcard from ‘Vote No’ campaign - Irish Sun

    THE STUDENTS’ UNION in Maynooth University have described a postcard it received as ';disturbing'; ...

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  • Mel B: Spice Girls will Always Be There for each other

    Mel B has said the Spice Girls are still one “big happy family”. Despite rumours of feuds among the girlband – who last appeared together at the launch of the Spice Girls musical in 2013 – Scary Spice insists she, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Mel C and Victoria Beckham are like sisters. Mel told HuffPost Live: “We were just five crazy ladies on a mission.

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  • Facebook’s new HQ is a thing of beauty (photos)

    Code-named MPK20 (Menlo Park, building 20), the building was designed by architect Frank Gehry, and has a 9-acre park on the roof that has a half-mile walking trail, 400 trees and break-out places to work and reflect. Writing on his Facebook page, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said: “Our goal was to create the perfect engineering space for our teams to work together.

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  • Foxford men plead guilty to animal cruelty

    Conor Bourke Walsh, of Sliabh Rua, Foxford, and John Burke, of Stone Park, Foxford appeared before Ballina District Court last week, where they both pleaded to a charge of animal cruelty. The court heard that at 5.30am on May 15, 2014, Conor Bourke Walsh was driving in the town land of Corlummin, Foxford, with John Burke. On seeing the uninjured pony roaming the road later that morning, the daughter of Michael McHugh, the owner of the ponies went looking for the other pony, which she found on the road in great distress.

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  • 10 times footballers fell for practical jokes when it wasn't even April Fool's Day

    The annual day of ‘Taking the Michael’ is once again upon us, but in the banter-filled world of football, practical jokes are something of an every-day occurrence. So to commemorate this year’s April Fool’s Day we take a look at the best set-ups, schoolboy zingers and revenge missions players have carried out over the years. Paul Gascoigne’s off-field tricks are almost as legendary as those the ex-Newcastle and Spurs midfielder pulled off on the pitch. Here, old Rangers team-mate Ally McCoist recalls a tale involving Gascoigne, Gordon Durie and not one, but two trout. q
  • Ulster Bank customers will be able to bank at the Post Office

    Ulster Bank and An Post have joined forces to provide certain banking transactions in post offices around the country. It means Ulster Bank customers can make cash deposits, avail of cheque acceptance and pay credit card bills at those designated branches. q
  • 'Meters Help The Customer And They Help Irish Water'

    RTÉ Radio One’s Morning Ireland Opened this morning’s show with breaking developments concerning the controversial water meters. Head of Irish Water asset management Jerry Grant, told presenter Cathal MacCoille how they detected 30,000 suspected leaks in the last quarter of 2014, based on “a sweep” of 413,000 meter readings. Jerry Grant: “We have a leak alarm indicator on the meters. Grant: “The deal at the moment is that the Regulator has agreed that we should go ahead with an interim arrangement for €3.4million and begin to tackle these leaks. q
  • Taoiseach rejects water-charges criticism from 'man with two pints in his hand'

    Taoiseach Enda Kenny said that he recently rejected criticism of water charges from a man who was holding two pints, saying that they cost the equivalent of ten weeks of water. Enda Kenny has again faced criticism in the Dáil for reports that the Government may allow unpaid bills to be deducted directly from wages. q
  • Brolly tells Harte to f**k off -

    Joe Brolly says that Mickey Harte should "f**k off and play behind closed doors" if he's not in the business of entertainment. "The reality is that it's muck," Brolly says of the defensive approach espoused by both managers.

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  • Miriam Lord: Taoiseach takes shine off TD’s baubles

    The Taoiseach will not be wearing a row of 40 medals on his chest to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising. As the anniversary approaches, political leaders from all sides of the Dáil are making a big effort to get into the swing of things.

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  • Two Ryanair planes clip each other on tarmac; Dublin Airport investigating

    Dublin Airport have confirmed they are investigating an incident that occurred this morning.The airport confirmed on its Twitter account two planes have clipped each other on the tarmac leading to delays. It is reported that both planes belong

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