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  • Brooklyn Beckham follows in his parents' footsteps with first Vogue cover

    Brooklyn Beckham has made his parents proud with his first Vogue covershoot. The 16-year-old son of fashion designer Victoria Beckham and footballer-turned-underwear-model David Beckham appears on the October cover of Miss Vogue magazine. Brooklyn has been modelling for some time, and has already appeared covers of style and fashion magazines Man About Town and T Magazine. His Spice Girl mother Victoria has graced the cover of Vogue in several countries around the world. q
  • Emmanuel Adebayor is going to have a lot of free time in the next few months

    TOTTENHAM STRIKER EMMANUEL Adebayor has been left out of his club’s 25-man Premier League squad for the rest of the year. Adebayor had been expected to leave White Hart Lane before the transfer window closed on Tuesday, but Tottenham were unable to find a buyer for the Togo international. The 31-year-old former Arsenal and Manchester City star, who reportedly earns £100,000-a-week (â ¬137,000), has also been left out of Tottenham’s Europa League squad. Adebayor has rarely been selected by Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, who opted to axe the player from his squad despite missing out on a deal for West Bromwich Albion forward Saido Berahino this week.

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  • Wet, cold, sunny... an Irish summer

    It’s official – this summer was a total washout thanks to largely wet and windy conditions putting a dampener on the country’s fine weather wishes. According to Met Éireann, which has just released reports on June, July and August, Cork had the wettest day of the season while Dublin had the sunniest, the hottest, and the coldest. The highest amount of rainfall this summer, 41.3mm, was recorded at Cork Airport on July 6 making it Cork’s wettest summer day in eight years. Dublin was the driest area in the country this summer, with 147.5mm of rainfall recorded at Casement Aerodrome in the south-west of Dublin, the area’s driest summer since 2006.

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  • Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams is Glamour's Best-Dressed Newcomer

    Kylie Jenner also made the list in Glamour magazine. q
  • Sutherland seeks response as images of drowned boy shock

    Peter Sutherland has called on Britain to take more people fleeing Syria after shocking pictures of a drowned refugee boy ratcheted up the pressure on Europe’s leaders to act. The UN special representative on international migration said while some countries were “massively bearing the burden” of the migrant crisis, the UK was among those that “can do more”. A spokesman for the UK government said pictures of the three-year-old child washed up on a Turkish beach were “clearly shocking”.

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  • ‘Fingers’ Fingleton has €30m pension and no regrets

    Former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief can’t fathom why INBS needed bailout

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  • Failed by flawed disciplinary system

    “Lost my appeal to the red card I got in club game. Thank you Eamon McGee. Mayo’s Kevin Keane is the latest example of a player successfully challenging what appeared to be a watertight case. Captured on television throwing his fist towards Michael Murphy’s face, Keane received a red card in the closing stages of the All-Ireland quarter-final.

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  • X Factor's Cheryl slams body shaming and says she's 'happy and healthy'

    X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has had enough. “The body shaming has to stop. Every woman has a different body type and handles stress and grief differently. Cheryl took to her Instagram page a few weeks ago, responding to a comment from someone calling her “a bag of bones”. q
  • Robert Pattinson mobbed by 20 girls in Northern Ireland

    Actor Robert Pattinson was dragged into an Irish wedding after he was recognised at a hotel's bar. The 29-year-old was drinking at the Culloden Hotel in Belfast, Ireland, when he was spotted by a crowd of lively wedding guests, who immediately recognised him as the Hollywood actor and made him join in the celebrations, reports Pattinson was in Ireland filming his next movie "The Lost City of Z", and took some time to take photographs with the bride and groom, Tom and Sarah Lenihan, and the excited guests before being "moved" on by hotel security.

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  • RTÉ to screen live State funeral of 1916 rebel Kent

    The State funeral of executed 1916 rebel Thomas Kent will be shown live on RTÉ TV later this month but the public can pay their respects, on the evening before, just yards from his resting place of the last 99 years. Full military honours will be provided at the funeralwhich starts at 1.45pm on Friday, September 18, at St Nicholas Church in Castlelyons near Fermoy, Co Cork. While a limit on space in the church will restrict public access, the funeral can also be viewed in an area outside. Cork Prison Officers Choir and an Army band will provide accompanying music during the ceremonies.

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  • 7 things in Katie Piper's Extraordinary Births that blew our minds

    Dolphin midwives, pregnant with six packs and calming didgeridoos… q
  • Kristen Stewart is Glamour Best Dressed Woman 2015 and here are the photos to back that up

    Has anyone ever looked as good as Kristen in a playsuit? Probably not. q
  • Wales and Australia could face sanctions over lack of frontrow cover

    Wales and Australia will receive no sympathy from Rugby World Cup organisers if their decision to pick only two specialist hookers in their squads backfires this month. Both nations will be told they must adhere strictly to tournament regulations regarding injured players and will risk potentially stiff sanctions if they do not possess sufficient frontrow cover. World Rugby – formerly the International Rugby Board – has made clear it expects all teams to have six frontrow forwards in their match-day squads, two of whom must be able to fill the hooking role.

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  • Third navy vessel LÉ Samuel Beckett to be sent to Med

    The Naval Service will extend its humanitarian operations in the Mediterranean Sea until the end of November and will send a third ship on the EU-led mission. The Government has approved a recommendation by Minister for Defence Simon Coveney to extend the mission from the end of September to November 30. LÉ Niamh, which is working on migrant rescues between the coasts of Libya and Sicily, will end its tour of duty at the end of this month and will be replaced by the navy’s second newest vessel LÉ Samuel Beckett. “The success of the operations carried out to date by LÉ Eithne and LÉ Niamh involving recovering migrants demonstrates clearly the value of Ireland’s participation in this important humanitarian response,” said Mr Coveney.

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  • Sort It: Lifting a rental from ordinary to welcoming

    If painting walls isn’t an option there are other ways to bring colour into your rented home. An inexpensive way to have a large rug made up is to have a piece of carpet cut to size and then have it edged in a contrasting colour. Layering rugs is another great way to conceal a not-so-good-looking floor, as well as adding texture and colour.

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  • #BREAKING – Man dies following garage accident | Limerick Post Newspaper

    A MAN has died following a workplace accident at a garage in County Limerick this Wednesday night. The discovery of the man, thought to be in his late 50s or early 60s was made at a garage on the Newport Road, near Annagh in County Limerick. The alarm was raised shortly after 9:30pm and Gardai together with appliances from the Limerick Fire and Rescue Service and emergency paramedics were called to the scene at a commercial garage near Aherns bar on the Newport Road. The workplace accident is thought to have occurred earlier this Wednesday evening when the cab of a truck fell on the man who is believed to have been a mechanic working in the garage where trucks, tractors and other commercial vehicles are serviced and repaired.

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  • Ryanair apology for spokesman’s Cork Airport comments

    Ryanair last night issued a statement apologising for and withdrawing “inaccurate comments” about Cork Airport charges which were made by its own spokesman. In an article which appeared on the Irish Independent’s website yesterday afternoon, the airline was quoted as urging customers of Cork Airport to “make its ‘excessive’ charges a general election issue”. The article said Ryanair operates 19 summer and six winter routes from Cork and that the airline said excessive charges were preventing its expansion at the airport. It then quoted Robin Kiely, Ryanair’s head of communications as saying: “If the high charges come down, we’ll be happy to go there... But it’s too expensive.

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  • Lewis Hamilton clarifies his relationship with Rihanna

    Lewis Hamilton has spoken out for the first time about rumours that he is dating Rihanna. The 30-year-old Formula 1 star was pictured dancing with the 27-year-old singer at the Crop Over festival in Barbados last month, sparking speculation they were an item. Lewis split from Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger, 37, in February this year, after they dated on and off since 2007.

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  • Drowned toddler is the latest horror in migrant crisis

    The body of a drowned Syrian toddler washed up on the beach in Bodrum in Turkey has sparked outrage. Pictures from the scene show a boy wearing a red t-shirt and shorts lying face-down on a beach near the resort town. The boy has been identified as three-year-old Aylan Kurdi, whose five-year-old brother died on the same boat carrying Syrian refugees. Italy, France and Germany have now called for "fair distribution" of refugees throughout the EU, however Jane Anne McKenna from Medecins San Frontieres says that this may not be enough: "This agreement is a positive development but a huge amount still needs to be done. q
  • Brangelina are at the top of Glamour's Best Dressed Couples list

    A year after finally tying the knot, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have topped Glamour’s list of Best Dressed Couples. And although the Beckhams have been relegated to fourth position, they have now been recognised as the longest-serving members of the list, featuring in the top five for 10 of the past 11 years – and earning themselves a Lifetime Achievement Award from the magazine. Glamour’s 13th Annual 50 Best Dressed Women List appears in the October issue of Glamour magazine, on sale from Monday September 7. q