• Entertainment
    The Huffington Post UK

    Macaulay Culkin Backs Calls For Donald Trump's Home Alone 2 Cameo To Be Digitally Removed

    Back in November, Home Alone 2 director Chris Columbus claimed that Trump “bullied” his way into the sequel, explaining that a condition for filming in the Plaza hotel was that its then-owner was able to put in an appearance. Despite initially planning to cut the footage that was filmed, Chris said he was surprised at the positive reaction it got when it was first shown to test audiences. People cheered when Trump showed up on-screen,” Chris recalled.

  • Science
    Irish Independent

    Australia plans to kill pigeon that crossed Pacific from the US

    A racing pigeon which survived an extraordinary 8,000-mile Pacific Ocean crossing from the United States to Australia is a quarantine risk and could be killed, Australian authorities say. Kevin Celli-Bird said on Thursday he discovered that the exhausted bird which arrived in his garden in Melbourne on December 26 had disappeared from a race in the US state of Oregon on October 29.

  • News
    Limerick Leader

    New daytime patrol on the banks of the Shannon as lockdown takes its toll

    A CHARITY which provides life-saving patrols along the River Shannon has extended its services – and now operates during some day times. Members of Limerick Treaty Suicide Prevention (LTSP) identified a need for their riverside patrols during traditional working hours as a result of the pandemic, which has seen many lose their jobs.

  • Health
    www.leinsterexpress.ie

    WATCH: Take a tour of this bus converted into a tiny home on wheels

    Sick of paying extortionate rent? Looking to escape the rat race and go off-grid? Or both?

  • Science
    Irish Independent

    Scheme planned to let farmers sell solar power back to grid

    Farmers who produce electricity from solar panels and other renewable sources will soon be able to sell their excess power to the national grid. A scheme for 'microgenerators' is being developed and Climate Action Minister Eamon Ryan says he wants it to be running by July this year. Earning potential varies hugely.

  • Politics
    The Huffington Post UK

    Trump Hit With Hard Truth About How He'll Go Down In History

    CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Wednesday laid bare how Donald Trump will be remembered in the history books after he was impeached for the second time in his one-term presidency. Seven days after choosing to be the first president ever to incite insurrection against the country and the Constitution he took an oath to defend, the president now has another first to his name,” Cooper said. The first and only president to ever be impeached twice.

  • News
    www.leinsterexpress.ie

    RTÉ announce new Gay Byrne documentary and issue call for people's fondest memories of him

    RTÉ has announced a new landmark documentary, 'Dear Gay', which will tell the stories behind the tens of thousands of letters that were written to Gay Byrne over his 60 years in broadcasting. The letters tell the story of a 'unique relationship' which developed between Gay Byrne and his viewers and listeners over his six decades at the heart of the Irish public, and RTÉ has issued a call out to find their authors.