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  • Son of Euromillions winner awaits stables permission

    THE SON of €115m Euromillions winner Dolores McNamara, Gary, will know the outcome of his equestrian plans on April 1. The council is due to make a decision on that date regarding a planning application for the construction of stables and a sand arena. Permission is also sought for an entrance from the public road, garage and 1.8m boundary walls, septic tank and percolation area, at Ruan, Castleconnell. Mr McNamara has extra space after he purchased a parcel of land adjacent to his home.

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  • Killer pilot haunted by gay demons - Irish Sun

    DOCTORS had warned that pilot Andreas Lubitz wasn't mentally ready to fly when he crashed ...

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  • Graham Dwyer and Elaine O’Hara: the master-slave relationship

    The relationship between Graham Dwyer and Elaine O’Hara was unlike any relationship ever seen in an Irish court, and it revealed more about the two than either had ever told their loved ones. On August 20th, 2012, two days before she disappeared, O’Hara awoke in her room at St Edmundsbury psychiatric hospital in Lucan, in west Co Dublin.

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  • IS beheads eight Shias in Syria

    A new video released by Islamic State (IS) shows its fighters cutting off the heads of eight men said to be Shia Muslims. The video posted on social media said the eight men were beheaded in the central Syrian province of Hama. An IS fighter speaks in the video, using a derogatory term for Shias and calling them “impure infidels”.

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  • Bank of Ireland wouldn’t accept couple’s Cuba holiday money - Irish Sun

    Image: AP/Press Association Images BANK OF IRELAND refused a payment between an Irish couple ...

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  • This killer line from the new Bond film Spectre is really getting people thinking

    The phrase was being repeated endlessly on Twitter after the release of the James Bond teaser trailer and seems to already be vying for the accolade of best line in a Bond film. "You are a kite dancing in a hurricane Mr bond" is a great line to get the excitement brewing.

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  • Clarkson planning to make dramatic comeback to Top Gear, but in Australia

    English broadcaster and journalist Jeremy Clarkson is planning to make a dramatic comeback to Top Gear in a matter of weeks, but it would reportedly be in Australia. The axed Top Gear host would head to Sydney with James May and Richard Hammond to host the show in front of 40,000 fans over two days.

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  • ‘I’m blonde, I’ve long hair, and when they see me walk in they think, OMG, this is a $500,000 recording project’

    ‘A stick of rosewood isn’t very heavy,” says Eímear Noone, during a transatlantic call from Malibu. Noone is so passionate about the conference that it seems unfortunate to digress to ask her about sexism in classical music.

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  • Pharmacist 'didn't know allergy jab was for a child'

    A pharmacist who refused to dispense an EpiPen adrenalin injector without prescription to the mother of a teenager who later died from an allergic reaction told an inquest the “dynamic” would have been different if he had known it was for her daughter. David Murphy told Dublin Coroner’s Court that when the mother of 14-year-old Emma Sloan came into Hamilton Long Pharmacy on O’Connell Street on December 18, 2013, to request the pen – an adrenalin shot which reverses the effects of anaphylactic shock – he was not told it was for her daughter, Emma. Emma’s mother Caroline Sloan, from Drimnagh, Dublin 12, said she told pharmacy staff the EpiPen was for her daughter.

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  • Ireland and Poland renew friendship that has brought fond memories for blazers

    The Poles had been back in international football for a decade by the time the game took place and their first post-war attempt to qualify for a World Cup, which included a 2-1 win over the Soviet Union in front of 93,000 in the same stadium where Ireland played, had only ended the previous year with a play-off defeat by the same opponents in “neutral” East Germany. The second is that while there may well have been some sort of significance to the religion thing – this weekend’s meeting with Poland will be the 26th between the two countries, matching the current record of games against Ireland held by another staunchly Catholic country, Spain, with whom the FAI also arranged many games while the country was being ruled by a brutal dictatorship – there is no great sense of piety in the tales that survive from the association’s trips to central Europe.

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  • Mother tells of Elton John rift

    Elton John’s mother has revealed why she has not spoken to the star in seven years, and how he said that he “hated” her. Sheila Farebrother told how she believed the multi-Grammy award winning star’s husband David Furnish had a controlling influence over the singer’s life. Speaking to the Daily Mail, Mrs Farebrother explained the rift with her son started over a “petty” argument when he asked her to cut ties with two of her oldest friends, who had also been part of his early success, Bob Halley and John Reid. To me, his mother,” she said.

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  • Germanwings co-pilot’s actions undermine a unique trust

    The bare facts of the crash of Germanwings flight 4U9525 – 150 dead, including 16 German schoolchildren and two infants – were horrific enough before it emerged that the aircraft was most likely intentionally downed by the co-pilot, Andreas Lubitz. After last year’s mysterious disappearance of MH370, the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine and the loss of AirAsia flight QZ8501 in December, it might seem that air disasters are becoming more common, particularly with the blanket coverage these incidents have generated.

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  • A decade of observing Earth from space has given us these breathtaking views - Irish Sun

    EUROPEAN SPACE Agency ?may never have had the glamour of the Apollo missions or space ...

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  • George North knocked out cold; Twitter argues over red card

    George North was knocked out for the third time in two months on the rugby field last night in an incident which resulted in a controversial red card for Wasps' Nathan Hughes. Hughes was sent off for kneeing the Northampton and British Lions winger in the head as he scored Saints' and his second try. The Wasps number eight complained it was unintentional, but after watching replays on the big screen, referee Craig Maxwell-Keys decided to issue a red card five minutes before half-time. After suffering concussion in Wales's opening Six Nations match against England, when he was knocked out twice, there were worrying scenes as North lay motionless on the ground.

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  • America Letter: Ted Cruz’s presidential run sounds irony alarm

    Liberals, political reporters and people who revel in the general recurrent ridiculousness of American politics could not hide their delight in the irony of the moment. On Tuesday, a day after the freshman Republican senator Ted Cruz of Texas announced he would be running for the presidency in 2016, the conservative firebrand and hater of President Barack Obama’s health insurance scheme made a surprise admission.

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  • Coast Guard airlift tourist to hospital after fall at Cliffs of Moher

    A French tourist has been airlifted to hospital after she suffered a fall on a cliff walk in Co Clare this afternoon. The alarm was raised shortly before 2pm when the woman fell while walking with her family a short distance south of the Cliffs of Moher. Volunteers from the Doolin unit of the Irish Coast Guard had to trek across lands to reach the casualty. The Shannon based Irish Coast Guard helicopter was dispatched to assist and transported the woman to University Hospital Galway for treatment.

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  • Miriam Lord: Run on Leinster House stationery as Kenny shifts election line

    TDs and Senators load car boots as Taoiseach drops usual mention of election ‘next year’

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  • Sinead’s ‘non-violent’ plan for a united Ireland - Irish Sun

    Ms O'Connor (48) went on to urge unification of the Republic of Ireland and the ...

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  • Was Rita Ora really dressed like a Mongolian Yak herder during The Voice semi-finals?

    What was she thinking? Twitter can’t see this one catching on.

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