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  • Who does Courteney Cox blame for the lack of a Friends reunion?

    The actress reckons one former star is stopping them all from being Friends again. q
  • HSE issues warning about Lyme disease

    The HSE is urging people who take part in outdoor pursuits to protect themselves from Lyme disease. It's caused by tick bites and - in serious cases - can cause damage to the heart and nervous system. The most common feature of the disease is a rash that develops between 3 days to a month after a tick bite.

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  • Bali Nine: Final goodbyes for Indonesia death row convicts

    Families of the death row inmates have until 8pm (1pm Irish time) to say their final goodbyes after Jakarta rejected international pleas for clemency and ordered their executions to proceed, possibly within hours. The death penalty imposed on eight foreigners and an Indonesian have been condemned by the United Nations, and strained ties between neighbours Australia and Indonesia.

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  • Bodies are 'victims of Boko Haram'

    Hundreds of bodies of alleged civilian victims of Boko Haram have been found in a recaptured Nigerian border town, according to witnesses. q
  • Limerick brothers are youngest billionaires in country

    THE ESTIMATED wealth of Limerick’s Collison brothers has now surpassed that of JP McManus, according to the Sunday Times’ Rich List. In terms of the young Irish rich list, the brothers, who were educated in Castletroy College, are also ahead of golfer Rory McIlroy, and musician Niall Horan of One Direction. The Collison brothers, who run an online payments business Stripe, joined the Irish list worth €68m just two years ago.

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  • McCanns win a €500,000 libel payout

    A former detective has been ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of euros to the McCann family following a libel case in a Portuguese court. Goncalo Amaral had been on trial over claims he made in a book and a documentary that Gerry and Kate McCann were involved in their daughter Madeleine’s disappearance in Praia da Luz on the Algarve in 2007. In a written verdict, a Lisbon court agreed that Amaral should pay Mr and Mrs McCann €250,000 each in damages and it banned further sales of his book The Truth Of The Lie. Madeleine was aged three when she went missing from her family’s holiday apartment on May 3 2007 as her parents dined at a nearby tapas restaurant with friends. q
  • WATCH: Frank Lampard looks heartbroken after being called a 'Man City legend'

    If Manchester City fans thought Frank Lampard was fully signed up to their cause, this video may suggest otherwise. The former Chelsea man, who is heading to America to play for New York City at the end of the season, is currently appearing as a team captain on ITV game show Play To The Whistle. But when host Holly Willoughby introduced him as a Manchester City legend – the face he made suggested his loyalties might lie elsewhere. We haven’t seen him look that crestfallen since he scored against Chelsea. q
  • Low Interest Rates ‘Destroying’ Insurance Companies: BlackRock - Irish Sun

    Low interest rate policies by central banks around the world are threatening insurance companies and ...

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  • Michelle Keegan, Susanna Reid and Mary Berry make the sexiest woman list

    Good Morning Britain presenter Susanna Reid is 21st on the list, while 80-year-old Great British Bake Off judge Mary Berry is at number 73, q
  • Limerick girl’s Doodle 4 Google win still hasn’t sunk in

    Chloe O’Dwyer, aged 14, from Caherline, was accompanied to Google’s headquarters in Dublin last week by mum Veronique, sister Leah and Caoimh Ryan – her art teacher in John the Baptist Community School, Hospital. The theme of the competition was My Perfect Day and Chloe’s winning doodle entitled Fairytale Fantasy was inspired by her love of reading fairytale books when she was younger. When I saw the other entries in Dublin they were really, really good,” said the modest Chloe.

    Limerick Leader q
  • Amanda Holden's sister trapped on Everest

    Amanda Holden has revealed that her sister was trapped on Mount Everest after the earthquake in Nepal. More than 3,500 people died after the devastating earthquake struck the country at the weekend. The Britain’s Got Talent judge said her sister had been able to send a text message to her family from a friend’s phone to say she was safe. Amanda said there was a possibility that her sister had been airlifted from the mountain this morning or could even have walked back down. q
  • Standing In The Way Of Control

        The queue to pass through passport control at Dublin Airport last night. Anyone? Thanks  Nathan Murphy and Declan Varley q
  • Bruce Jenner's Ex-Wife: "I Would Not Have Married Him" If I Knew He Identified as a Woman - Big News Network

    Linda Thompson, who married Jenner in 1981, writes that he told her several years after their wedding that he wanted to get gender-confirmation surgery in Europe and return to their sons as their "Aunt Heather."...

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  • Kidd: Death threats against Perkins 'horrific'

    Jodie Kidd says the way Sue Perkins was treated by 'Top Gear' fans was "horrific". With both women being named the bookies' favourites to take over from Jeremy Clarkson on the BBC Two show, the 36-year-old model has slammed those who sent death threats to 'The Great British Bake Off' presenter on Twitter earlier this month, which forced her to quit the social media website. Speaking to BANG Showbiz, Jodie said: "I think [the way Sue was treated] was horrific, and I'm glad that [James May] stood up for her. At the time, Sue said that some of the threats she had received included one who "suggested they'd like to see [her] burn to death", while her timeline was also "full of blokes wishing [her] dead". q
  • WATCH: Manuel Neuer beats an opponent with a Cruyff turn because he's Manuel Neuer

    Is Manuel Neuer maybe getting a bit *too* cocky? The Bayern Munich sweeper-keeper was at his best over the weekend when he produced a classic Cruyff turn to get himself out of a spot of bother against Hertha Berlin. If you want a reminder of what a Cruyff turn looks like when done by the man himself, here it is. q
  • Trading Places: A Romanian software engineer using Shannon as a global gateway

    Laura Stroe, software engineer at Intel, tells us why she chose Ireland as a place to live and work, and how Shannon offers remarkable access to anywhere in the world.

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  • Brolly writes off 'bloodless' Rebels -

    Joe Brolly has predicted that Cork are "dead now for the rest of the championship" following their crushing loss to Dublin.

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  • Why is Holly Willoughby's make-up artist exhausted by Surprise Surprise?

    Holly Willoughby’s Surprise Surprise make-up artist is the hardest-working woman in TV according to the presenter – because she’s constantly having to patch up Holly’s face as she blubs her way through the show. The This Morning host fronts the emotional series, originally presented by Cilla Black, which is due to begin filming more episodes for ITV. Holly said that she found the show tiring, but added: “My make-up artist finds it exhausting! q
  • Jamie Foxx: Katie Holmes rumours affected my relationship

    Jamie Foxx has revealed rumours linking him to Katie Holmes caused problems for his real relationship. The 47-year-old Annie star told Dish Nation that Katie, 36, was an “old friend”, but when reports surfaced that they were dating his real girlfriend and his children started asking him if it was true. q
  • This brilliant tweet from Charlton is even more joyous than Bournemouth's promotion celebrations

    Hold your horses Bournemouth – you ain’t promoted just yet. Bournemouth were celebrating after a 3-0 win over Bolton tonight put them three points clear of third-placed Middlesbrough and with a goal difference of 50 compared to Boro’s 31. Bournemouth celebrating like they've completely ruled out a 19-0 defeat at The Valley on Saturday. On a night which well and truly belonged to Bournemouth as they secured promotion to the Premier League for the first time in their history, it was Charlton’s tweet that lit up the internet. q