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    Irish Independent

    Two injured after trailer pulled by tractor disconnects and smashes into car

    Two people had to be taken to hospital after a trailer disconnected from the tractor that was pulling it and ploughed into their car. The shocking incident happened on Wednesday evening in the town of Sallins in Co Kildare. CCTV footage has emerged which shows that tractor passing and then the long triple-axle low-loader type trailer it was towing comes into view, having come away from the tractor.

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    Irish Independent

    Mother of Irish woman raped and murdered in India 'devastated' as accused man applies for bail

    They had been celebrating Holi - a Hindu spring festival - at a nearby village. Speaking ahead of the court hearing, Ms Brannigan told PA: "I was devastated to learn that the defendant has applied for bail and it's just brought all the horrific memories of what happened to my daughter back to the surface. "I am terrified that the court is going to set him free on bail.

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    Irish Independent

    I'm in my twenties and I've been asked to put my life on hold

    After I finished my Bachelor’s degree I jetted off to Canada with my friends with a two year work visa in my pocket. Looking back, I would have probably been better off staying in Canada. Set up in Vancouver, I chose to come back to Ireland to do my Masters in Journalism, and then Covid-19 hit.

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    The Huffington Post UK

    Fox News Gets Nailed For Stunning Hypocrisy About Biden-Putin Summit

    Fox News’ apparent never-ending hypocrisy in its quest to defend former President Donald Trump was laid bare by Late Night comedian Seth Meyers on Thursday night. The conservative channel had “a very different takeaway” from President Joe Biden’s summit this week with Russian President Vladimir Putin, said Meyers, when compared to when Trump met with and defended Russia’s leader in 2018.

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    Irish Independent

    Former principal jailed over €204,000 theft from his school removed from teaching register

    A former school principal jailed for the theft of €204,000 from his school has been removed from the teaching register following a fitness-to-teach inquiry. Fionbar Ó Baoill (41), of Ballybofey, Co Donegal was the former principal of St Patrick’s National School, Kilnaleck, Co Cavan. Mr Ó Baoill, also known as Finbar Boyle, has been struck from the register and banned from teaching for a minimum period of 15 years following the Teaching Council's disciplinary inquiry.

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    Irish Independent

    Dashcam footage captures physical altercation between taxi drivers

    A taxi driver has lost a tooth following a road rage incident in Dublin. A dash cam recording, obtained by Sundayworld.com shows the moment the driver was cut off by another taxi as he drove up the bus lane on Nicholas St near Christchurch, in Dublin city at 8 pm on Sunday. After both vehicles come to a halt and both drivers exit their vehicles, shouting and blows can be heard outside the vehicle.

  • Sport
    Radio Nova

    Cristiano Ronaldo's Disdain For Coca-Cola Wipes Billions Off Market Value

    Cristiano Ronaldo‘s removal of two Coca-Cola bottles at a Euro 2020 news conference coincided with a $4 billion drop in the share price of the drink giant. The Portugal captain was visibly disgusted when he saw two bottles of the soft drink as he sat down to speak to the media ahead of Portugal’s Group F opener against Hungary. Extreme Fitness fanatic Ronaldo moved the glass bottles out of the camera frame and instead held up a bottle of water in while he said in Portuguese the word for water “A