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  • You'll never guess what Liz Hurley's teenage son looks like now

    Liz Hurley’s adorable little son Damian has grown into a strapping young man. The two are clearly best pals, but Liz now has to look up to the 14-year-old after a recent growth spurt. She captioned one image “Beginning of the end. My baby is taller than me.” And with Liz Hurley playing Queen Helena in soap opera The Royals, Damian has recently been shooting scenes in the role of Hansel von Liechtenstein.” Damian is the son of businessman Steve Bing – but he clearly has his mother’s genes. It wasn’t long ago that he looked like this… … But now he can pose with the best of them!

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  • Man’s body found on Carrauntoohil in Co Kerry

    The body of a man has been recovered from Carrauntoohil, Ireland’s highest mountain, in Co Kerry. The man, who is believed to be in his 50s, and Irish, appears to have been walking on his own on Saturday. His fall on the northern face of the mountain was witnessed from lower down the slope at about 2pm and his body recovered at about 9 pm on Saturday from an area described as inaccessible and challenging for the recovery team. Gardaí in Killorglin were conducting checks on car parks and guest houses on Saturday night in an effort to confirm the man’s identity. They now believe they are following a definite line of inquiry after establishing that someone did not return to his accommodation locally.

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  • Boy dies at water park in England; Police make two arrests

    Two people have been arrested after a five-year-old boy died following an incident at a water park in the UK. Leicestershire Police were called to Bosworth Water Park at around 3.50pm on Saturday after a young boy was taken to University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire - where he later died. A man and woman were detained and are currently being questioned by police about the incident. "We would ask that people do not speculate about the incident and the circumstances surrounding the death and leave the authorities to carry out their investigations," a force spokesman said. Officers have asked that anyone who witnessed the incident or those who have footage at the park around the blue lagoon

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  • How did this not go in!? Goalie produces save that’s been going viral

    The crowd were already celebrating a goal but that was before Kim Connors had her say, writes Stephen Barry. Connors was net-minding for Wicklow ladies footballers in the All-Ireland Intermediate Championship preliminary round yesterday. The underdogs were on the backfoot as Roscommon surged forward in a first-half attack, and a goal looked imminent when Jenny Higgins palmed the ball towards the empty net. Then Connors produced this dramatic save… Connors’ efforts have already got over 40,000 views between YouTube and Facebook in 24 hours. Wicklow went on to pull-off the shock too, with Amy Murphy scoring all four goals in a 4-13 to 3-9 win.

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  • This is what people REALLY thought of last night’s live Mrs Brown’s Boys episode

    Mrs Brown’s Boys aired their first ever LIVE episode last night – and it went down a treat. The hugely popular show came back with a bang, with the man behind the series Brendan O’Carroll constantly dropping the F-bomb as his character Mrs Brown stole the show as usual. While the figures for RTE’s ratings have yet to be released, the episode was watched by over 6 million people on the BBC. But it wasn’t all laughs – there was a very moving speech at the end of the episode. Moving: Mrs Brown gave a speech | VIPIRELAND.COM Mrs Brown spoke to the audience about how the modern world has become more and more “disposable” but urged people to continue to support comedy and lose themselves in TV. “Do

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  • The scoreline in a Donegal club game has GAA fans questioning the future of football

    The end is officially nigh. Glenswilly played St. Eunan's in a Donegal county football league game today and the match ended on a scoreline of 03-02. Yep, three points to two. Pity the supporters who gave up a Sunday afternoon to watch a gaelic football game and saw a grand total of five points scored in the whole game. Local journalist Alan Foley was at the game and put the scoreline down to poor aim rather than the dreaded blanket defence - between the two teams there were 27 wides in the game. Winners Glenswilly notched all three of their points in the first half and there was only one point scored in the second half - a free for St. Eunan's. Football fans have not taken news of the scoreline

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  • Man Utd's Chinese trip is descending into chaos

    Manchester United’s pre-season trip to China is ending chaotically, with organisation as bad as the weather meaning Jose Mourinho just wants to get his players home in one piece. Following a friendly against Borussia Dortmund during a short and relatively straightforward stay in Shanghai, United have come to Beijing to take on Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City in what looked set to be a mouth-watering friendly. Instead, preparations for Monday’s match have been beset with problems from United’s end, given the flight issues en route to the Chinese capital and organisational problems upon arrival. More rain is forecast overnight, though, and even if it does go ahead player safety remains a concern, with the pitch a worry for Guardiola and United counterpart Mourinho.

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  • Former Westlife singer Brian McFadden talks break-ups

    Brian McFadden has told how he dealt with the end of his two marriages. The former Westlife star and Vogue Williams announced their split, after three years, last summer. Brian, 36, was previously wed to Kerry Katona, the mother of his two children. He said of model Vogue: “We had a friendship for a long time after we broke up. Maybe that was just unfinished business. “Now we have both decided that we have moved on.” Brian, who also had a long relationship with singer Delta Goodrem, added: “When you break up with somebody…It is like a death and it is like mourning somebody….” He also told the Loose Women panel: “I’ve always had this thing where I can switch off straight away. Instead of mourning

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  • Blocked toilets and exposed wiring among reasons why Australia refuses to use Olympic village

    Australia’s team bosses have refused to move staff or athletes into the Olympic Village in Rio after claiming the buildings are dangerous and uninhabitable. The opening ceremony in Rio is just 12 days away and Australia’s team staff were scheduled to have moved into their Olympic base last Thursday to prepare for next week’s arrival of the athletes. Australia’s chef de mission Kitty Chiller said in a statement they were working with the International Olympic Committee to resolve matters and that Team GB and New Zealand were among other nations experiencing similar problems. Chiller said: “Due to a variety of problems in the village, including gas, electricity and plumbing I have decided that no Australian Team member will move into our allocated building (B23).

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  • Davy Fitzgerald had some nice words for Galway's hurlers before talking about his health scare

    Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald hailed Galway’s performance in the six-point defeat of his side in the All-Ireland quarter-final at Semple Stadium. “The energy and enthusiasm in Galway today was incredible. The passion they showed was first class and as a Clare man I’d like to say “well done” to them. Perhaps hinting at the remarks made by former Clare manager Ger Loughnane about Galway in the run-up to the game, Fitzgerald paid particular tribute to Galway’s motivation levels. “I believe they were the better team. It’s a long time since I saw Galway as fired up.” “But I’m so proud of my guys. They fight unreal. Anyone who gives out about them is talking through their behind. It wasn’t our best

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  • Horoscopes for Sunday, 24 July 2016

    ARIES Let your freak flag fly and flirt like there’s no tomorrow as mischievous Mercury trines uninhibited Uranus in your sign. Although social obligations and professional responsibilities continue to demand a significant portion of your attention, you have a sweet opportunity to reconnect with the innocence of romance. A dream may be a wish your heart makes, but if you don’t take a leap of faith and act on a fantasy, it won’t stand a chance of coming true. TAURUS Dreams of the distant future pull you out of your comfortable past. As intrigued as you might be about all the possibilities that stretch out before you, it’s less threatening to think about them than to take concrete action. It’s

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  • Kate Beckinsale sees the funny side of David Walliams romance rumours

    Kate Beckinsale showed she knows how to squash gossip by the playful way she responded to romance rumours about her and David Walliams. The pair are good friends, but their closeness at a recent dinner led some people to question whether their relationship was something a little more. Rather than get riled, Kate set the record straight with a series of fun tweets. David was evidently impressed with his pal, as he retweeted her message.

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  • Dublin man jailed after suspended sentence for third firearms offence deemed too lenient

    A Dublin man given a wholly suspended sentence for his third offence under the firearms act, has been sent to jail following an undue leniency appeal by prosecutors. Lawyers for Wayne Ellis (aged 34), with an address at Landen Road, Ballyfermot, had challenged the constitutionality of mandatory minimum five-year sentences for second offences under the Firearm Act but the constitutionality of the relevant legislation was upheld. Ellis had pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances as well as certain articles at Knocklyon Shopping Centre on July 5, 2012. Judge Mary Ellen Ring gave him a wholly suspended sentence on May 26, 2014. However,

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  • Clinton camp blames pro-Trump Russians for cyberattack

    Could this US presidential election get any more bizarre? Internal Democratic Party emails, leaked on Friday clearly intended to sow dissent within the party, show how officials tried to tip the scales in favour of Hillary Clinton during the primary. The Clinton camp has blamed the leak on “Russian state actors” for passing the information to hackers in an effort to help Republican Donald Trump win the election because he has pro-Russian policies and is an admirer of Vladimir Putin. Another reason for the Russian help, according to her campaign team, is because his campaign has removed language in the party’s policy platform relating to Ukraine that would have upset Russia and because Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, worked as a lobbyist for the Russian-backed former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn rift will ‘destroy’party

    Britain’s shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, has lashed out at opponents of Jeremy Corbyn, accusing them of trying to “destroy” the party to get rid of their leader. Mr McDonnell said there was a “small group” responsible for the turmoil, which encompasses allegations of bullying and intimidation. Former shadow minister, Seema Malhotra, had earlier disclosed she had lodged a formal complaint with the Speaker, John Bercow, after staff working for Mr Corbyn and Mr McDonnell had entered her House of Commons office without permission. Speaking on the BBC’s The Andrew Marr Show, Mr McDonnell challenged critics of the leadership to confront himself and Corbyn directly and not to “pick on” staff who

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  • Woman rescued off the coast of Clare after kayak capsizes

    A woman has been rescued from the sea off Co Clare after she got into difficulty while kayaking this morning. Four kayakers had set out from Liscannor Bay when one of the group fell into the water after her craft capsized. She was unable to climb back onto the kayak and the alarm was raised. The Shannon-based Irish Coast Guard helicopter, Rescue 115, and the Doolin unit of the Irish Coast Guard were alerted. The crew of a fishing boat that had been in the area at the time diverted to the area and found the kayakers. The woman, who had been in the water for a time, was taken on board by the fisherman and take back to Liscannor Harbour. After being assessed by Coast Guard first responders and the

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  • Probe into vulture fund tax avoidance following Sunday Business Post investigation

    Leo Varadkar says legislation will have to be reviewed Department of Finance and the Revenue Commissioners officials are investigating vulture funds amid concern they are using a clause in Irish law to pay as little as €250 in tax here. Following The Sunday Business Post’s exclusive story, Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar said the government is "very concerned" at suggestions that vulture funds may be using tax avoidance methods in Ireland. Vardakar told RTÉ News that Ireland must ensure that the country’s tax base is protected and no reputational damage is done to the country. Once the investigation by the department and Revenue has concluded, Varadkar said the government will see

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  • WATCH: Aussie Rules player kicks own leg so hard he breaks it

    This is stomach-churning. An AFL game between the Western Bulldogs and St Kilda had to be stopped at the weekend after a player suffered a freak leg break. Bulldogs’ midfielder Mitch Wallis was about to kick the ball when was tackled by Shane Savage. The challenge unbalanced Wallis and instead of connecting with the ball the player kicked his own leg - and broke it. The moment of impact could be clearly seen and spectators sympathised as the player was left in agony.

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  • New Fantastic Beasts trailer destroys New York

    A brand new trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was released during Comic Con, giving us a peek at some of the creatures and what they are capable of. They are unleashed upon New York from Magizoologist Newt Scamander's (Eddie Redmayne) suitcase and attack when frightened. As the trailer outlines, they have reason to be frightened when surrounded by millions of the most fearsome creature on the planet, humans. There's plenty of spectacle on show with shapeshifting and destruction abound. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is set in the Harry Potter universe, but explores the magical side of New York City in the 1920s. It will supposedly be the first in a trilogy of films,

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  • Ger Loughnane eats humble pie after Galway defeat Clare

    Having been ferocious in his criticism of Galway in the build-up to the All-Ireland quarter-final meeting with his native Clare, Ger Loughnane paid generous tribute to Galway’s performance in the six-point win. “Galway were a physically stronger team. The great thing about Galway today, their defence and their workrate,” said Loughnane on RTE’s coverage of the game. “They worked so hard, something you have to do in the modern game. And something they haven’t always done.. “It was much better than I’ve seen for a long time .Mainly because of the defence. “There were an awful lot of positives for Galway. Joe Canning’s workrate was outstanding today.” “As long as it isn’t a one-off display, they

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