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Body of man found lying outside house in Co Kerry


Gardaí have sealed off an area where the body of a man was found lying on the ground outside a house in Co Kerry tonight.


Sarah Caden: Cheryl has a sense of perspective, while her celeb peers are busy logging tummy-baring updates


Do you remember where you were when Cheryl first showcased her baby bump? No? I should sincerely hope not.

'I was sexually harassed', says RTÉ weather presenter Joanna Donnelly


Meteorologist Joanna Donnelly has opened up about her experience of sexual harassment in the workplace.

Eight charged in France as investigators probe alleged terror plot


Eight people suspected of belonging to a French far-right extremist group have been given preliminary terror charges for allegedly plotting attacks against mosques, politicians and migrants.


Ewan McGregor splits with wife of 22 years after photo of him kissing co-star emerges

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Ewan McGregor has reportedly split from his wife of 22 years after he was photographed kissing his TV co-star Mary Elizabeth Winstead.

'You don't know how good you are' - Irish X Factor hopefuls through to live finals

Wicklow teenagers Conor (15) and Sean (18) Price are one step closer to their X Factor dream after making it through to the live finals.


Son Heung-min the perfect example of how Mauricio Pochettino uses his different weapons to devastating effect


Mauricio Pochettino has seemed remarkably relaxed all week, projecting the clear sense of relishing a critical period in Tottenham’s season. So far, his enjoyment is readily understandable. It’s not just that Spurs got a vital draw away to…

Two farm deaths as men killed in separate incidents while carrying out storm repairs


TWO men have died this weekend after suffering fatal injuries while carrying out repairs to damage caused by Hurricane Ophelia and Storm Brian.

Paul Kimmage - Success and acceptance at the centre of Jason Sherlock story

Five years ago. I'm sitting at a table with Jason Sherlock at the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel. The talk is Dublin and Donegal and Lance Armstrong and Katie Taylor. It's an awards dinner. The usual fare:


Egypt's president vows to 'hunt down terrorists' after police massacred in ambush


Egypt's president has vowed to press ahead with the country's war against terrorism, secure its borders and hunt down militants, after a deadly attack on the country's police force.

Harry Kane stars as Spurs demolish Liverpool

Harry Kane capitalised on another defensive horror show from Liverpool by scoring twice for Tottenham in a ruthless 4-1 victory.

Comprehensive county finals round-up

A full round-up of Sunday's 14 county finals.

NCB and Quinn veteran Killeen's 'Post' exit plans

If Conor Killeen harboured any ambitions to become a newspaper magnate, then the changing of the guard at Key Capital appears to have put an end to them.

Pay and file: step-by-step guide to filing tax returns

Preparing and filing your annual self-assessed tax return can be a daunting task for any taxpayer. Year after year, the Form 11 self-assessed tax return grows longer and more complex, with the 2016 version being 34 pages long with 15…

Banking on the Germans: Can the Sparkasse model really put manners on Irish banks?

German bank Sparkasse faces many hurdles if it is to fulfil its ambition to bring its community-focused, regionally-based lending model to Ireland. With public opinion of banks at an all-time low, one element of the model in particular may…

Nama would be a big winner from Murphy's high rise Dublin plan


Housing minister Eoghan Murphy delivered what many will see as welcome news at the recent Irish Planning Institute Annual Autumn conference. At it he said he would tackle the "faintly ridiculous restrictions" on using scarce land in an…

Anger after wards of court funds lost cash


Wards of court are some of the most vulnerable people in Irish society. They are deemed by the High Court to be unable to manage their own affairs - be it through catastrophic injury, illness or some other cause - so the Courts Service…

The family that turned a 78-year-old Mayo garage into a luxury car chain


As the southern section of the N17 - the road that connects Galway with Sligo - was last month reopened as the M17 motorway, Tuam-based band The Saw Doctors mused that their nostalgic hit song, about an Irish emigrant longing to be back…

Revealed: 'Free' under-12s GP care 'will cost €5 or have a cap on visits'


Free GP care for children between the ages of six and 12 could cost parents €5 per visit or be capped at four appointments a year, the Sunday Independent can reveal.

'They said he was evil... but I loved him so much' - sister of murderer who killed woman, her baby son and local priest in remote woods


Can you still love someone who has committed a terrible crime? That is the stark question posed by Ann Marie O'Donnell in a new film, Property of the State, which dramatises the life and crimes of her brother, Brendan.


La Rochelle dominate Ulster to maintain perfect start

La Rochelle maintained a winning start to their debut Champions Cup campaign by following victory at Harlequins with a 41-17 home win over Ulster in Pool One.

Colm O'Rourke: Dublin split offers more players a chance to shine

In 2002 the GAA's strategic review committee came up with some every interesting proposals. Looking back 15 years later, the most impressive thing associated with the body chaired by Peter Quinn was the calibre of people involved, from…

Neil Francis: Messianic Johnny Sexton shows his real class to expose Glasgow's imitators


"But he that dares not grasp the thorn should never crave the rose." - Anne Bronte

Joe Brolly: It's now a question of what we truly stand for

Walking into an under 10 match last Sunday morning with my youngest boy, he said, "I can't wait to dummy somebody today." After his first dummy (a more or less perfect rendition of the half-Mulligan), he popped the ball over the bar,…

Eamonn Sweeney - Denmark are no great shakes either

Ireland drawing Denmark in the World Cup play-offs has at least given us the chance to do some boasting. Now that we're bound for Copenhagen we can say it wouldn't have made any difference who we drew, that we wouldn't have feared anyone…

Stephen Hunt: Scouting missions must have us properly prepared to face Danes

Denmark have some very good players, but Christian Eriksen is their Gareth Bale. I can pay the Spurs midfielder no higher compliment than that. Bale has the pace, Eriksen is technically better. And Ireland have to find a way to stop him,…


Irishman drowns after getting into difficulty swimming in Portugal


An Irishman has died after drowning in Portugal.

'They can't bear to be apart' - Harry and Meghan engagement rumours intensify as he's due to fly to US

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Loved-up Royal couple Prince Harry and Meghan Markle “just can't bear to be apart at the moment”, a royal source has said.

Gunman arrested and staff at UK bowling alley freed after hostage situation


A gunman who held two members of staff hostage at a bowling alley in Warwickshire has been arrested.

Ronald Koeman believes he remains the right man for Everton after Arsenal defeat

Everton manager Ronald Koeman insists now is not the time to start being "crazy" and believes he is still the man to turn around the club's failing fortunes.