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  • Twilight star Kristen Stewart tops Glamour's 50 Best-Dressed Women list

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  • The day Ronaldo taught Brady lesson by skipping canteen queue

    When Gary Neville expressed admiration for Robbie Brady a few days ago it was in the context of him recalling that the Dubliner had not always seemed the most professional when he arrived at Old Trafford as a teenager. Brady remembers it slightly differently, with his younger self, he suggests, mainly guilty of being a star-struck when he found himself mixing with players he had watched on television in Ireland. There is, for instance, the story of Ronaldo cutting in ahead of the teenager in the queue for food one day in the club canteen.

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  • 'Thank goodness I didn’t tear up that ticket!' - Wicklow man wins half a million with Dublin ticket - Irish Sun

    An Irish teenager who went missing from the Dublin South City Centre on Thursday has been located safe and well. Keeley Ashbourne, 17, was last seen in Dublin South City Centre shortly after 9pm on Thursday evening 27th August 2015. When last seen Keeley was believed to be wearing grey tracksuit bottoms, Black jacket and white runners.

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  • New 'Super Giant' Natural Gas Field Could Be Straw That Breaks OPEC's Back - Irish Sun

    A new super-giant natural gas field could prove to be the largest ever discovered on ...

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  • This is why a man was pictured with a Xbox controller at an Arsenal game - Irish Daily Star

    THE reason why a man was pictured holding a Xbox controller at the Premier League clash between Newcastle United and Arsenal has been given. Confusion raged as to why the bespectacled Ed Syers was holding the gaming device at St James’ Park on social media. David Eccles – the head of player tracking for the firm – said: “We collect performance data on all the players and referees, data such as distance of every player, the speeds of all the players including when working at high-intensity and so forth. “We also collect possession, which is actually what the Xbox controller is for.

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  • New Irish naval vessel to be commissioned today

    The new Irish naval vessel, LE James Joyce will be brought into commission today. The Minister for Defence Simon Coveney will host the naming and commissioning ceremonies for the ship, which will be attended by Taoiseach Enda Kenny. This ship is the second of three being built by Babcock Marine in Devon for the Irish Naval Service. The LE Samuel Beckett was commissioned in May of last year.

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  • “It’s just cruel” – 80-year-old man with one leg has been living on daughter’s couch for last year

    George Chalkley, a former welder, is 80 years old. Margaret has applied to Dublin City Council (DCC) for the installation of a small extension at the back of her house where she hopes to install a single bed for her father. “His other leg will go eventually as well, we’re trying to keep it as long as we can but I can’t do that with him living on my couch,” Margaret told Joe Duffy’s Liveline on RTE radio yesterday afternoon. q
  • In its destruction, Palmyra reaps what Saudi Arabia sowed

    Satellite images have revealed the destruction by Islamic State of the iconic 2,000-year-old Bel temple in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra just five days before US president Barack Obama is due to receive King Salman of Saudi Arabia, the progenitor of Islamic State and similar movements destabilising countries across the globe. Saudi Arabia’s puritan Wahhabi doctrine is the font of IS beliefs.

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  • Those viral no make-up selfies aren’t what they seem

    WOMEN ARE SHARING no make-up selfies after Facebook posts written by Kate Winslet and Scarlett Johansson went insanely viral. Last week, Winslet shared a barefaced selfie and wrote about not letting get the “haters” get her down. Today, I want to put up a zero makeup photo. The way you are so that even if you are without makeup, you can look into the mirror and with a big smile embrace your imperfections.

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  • Eek . . . Manchester United add mouse catcher to list of targets

    Manchester United have been criticised for failing to deal with the mice infestations that have been a persistent problem at Old Trafford. Old Trafford has had long-running issue with the rodents and have been forced to call in pest control services to deal with the mice, who were scurrying around the stadium’s kitchens in the North and South stands.

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  • Aisling Brady McCarthy returns to Ireland

    Nanny, cleared of killing baby in US, arrives at Shannon airport with her sister

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  • Eircom is down and nobody can contact Joe

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  • The curse of Strictly strikes again? Call The Midwife star Helen George splits from husband

    Call The Midwife star Helen George has split from her husband of three years, her publicist confirmed. Helen, who is also set to appear on Strictly Come Dancing, parted ways with Oliver Boot “some time ago”. The pair met on set while filming Hotel Babylon and she married Boot in December 2012. The new series of Strictly Come Dancing starts this Saturday. q
  • JK Rowling made HP fans melt yesterday

    It was time for Harry's son to go to Hogwarts. q
  • David Cameron agrees to change wording in EU referendum

    British prime minister David Cameron has agreed to change the question for a referendum on EU membership after the UK’s election watchdog said the wording could be seen as biased. Mr Cameron has promised that by the end of 2017 the public will have their first vote for 40 years on whether the UK should stay in the bloc.

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  • 5 players it looks like we'll have to wait to see in the Premier League

    The summer transfer window was full of shocks and surprises as World Cup and Champions League winners rolled into the Barclays Premier League. But while the likes of Bastian Schweinsteiger and Pedro did enter the mix, there were other major stars of world football that were linked with moves to England who subsequently either stayed with their clubs or moved elsewhere across Europe. Here are five signings we hoped would have joined the Premier League and the chances of us seeing them in the future. The Paris St Germain striker has been a big hit in Ligue 1 and, after speculation concerning Karim Benzema died down, Arsenal were linked with a move for the Uruguayan striker. q
  • Sinn Féin calls for resignation of Taoiseach and Attorney General

    Sinn Féin says both Enda Kenny and Attorney General Máire Whelan (pictured below) should resign - and that there should be an early recall of the Dáil next week to discuss the Fennelly Commission report. The Fianna Fáil leader says the manner in which the Taoiseach presented and attempted to spin the Fennelly report was neither credible nor tenable. q
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  • Mum at centre of garda search has her baby

    A heavily pregnant mother of four, who was the centre of a major search by gardaí on Friday, has been traced and “has happily had her baby”, the High Court was told yesterday. The High Court issued the search and find directions on Friday after hearing that the 30-year-old woman had failed to turn up at a hospital to have the delivery of her baby induced. Tim O’Leary SC, who appeared with barrister Sarah McKechnie for the HSE, told Mr Justice Anthony Hunt that the mother had been found on Friday evening and happily her child had been delivered on Sunday.

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  • Guess Kylie Jenner's latest hair colour (and it's not green this time)

    The reality star has spent months wearing wigs in preparation for dyeing her hair blonde. q
  • Homeless family finds cockroaches in their hotel bathroom

    DUBLIN’S HOMELESS EXECUTIVE says it does monitor the standard of emergency accommodation for homeless people, but says that it is facing unprecedented pressure. The Dublin Regional Homeless Executive (DRHE) was reacting to criticism from Socialist TD Ruth Coppinger, who uploaded a video to her Facebook page of a family in emergency hotel accommodation who had cockroaches in their bath. Coppinger said that the video showed a need for inspections of hotels which are used to house those in need of emergency accommodation. q