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John Downing: 'Our continued Brexit problem is that three into two will not go'    Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Photo: Brian Lawless/PA Wire The Brexit problem we all face can be boiled down to three possible outcomes sought by the key actors in this international drama. The challenge is to get beyond the realpolitik that only two of these three outcomes appears possible...
New Kerry boss Keane admits changes 'could have been handled better' New Kerry football manager Peter Keane. Photo: Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile All is changed, changed utterly in Kerry. It has been well-documented what has gone out. Mainstays of the Kingdom squad like O'Sullivan, Donaghy, Maher and Walsh have retired, others have been moved on. But there is much less known about what has...
Woman dies after being hit by police car on 999 call A 26-year-old refugee from Eritrea has been killed after being hit by a police car responding to a 999 call. The Metropolitan Police said the collision with the marked police car happened in Forest Road, east London, on Tuesday night. The woman was a refugee from Eritrea who had been living...
Paul McNeive: 'Children's Hospital cost overrun can be explained' The right moves Paul McNeive There has been much comment about the cost overruns at the National Children's Hospital project, where the budget appears to have soared from €650m in 2012, to €1.7bn today. It's been disappointing to hear the blame levelled at the quantity surveying profession, in some quarters. Having researched the issue,...
Dan O'Brien: 'Global slowdown yet to impact Irish economy' 'If the incipient slowdowns in Europe and the US continue, they will show up in Ireland's economic performance, and sooner rather later.' Stock photo Despite the quite extreme uncertainty facing the economy, along with signs of slowdowns among Ireland's main trading partners, the good news from the early weeks of the year...
Tourists asked to stop feeding peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to seals Sammy the seal is ‘watching his weight’, apparently. (Wareham Department of Natural Resources/bhofack2/Getty) Wildlife lovers in a Massachusetts town have been asked to stop feeding peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to seals. The Department of Natural Resources in Wareham was called to take a look at a harp seal who was...
© Reuters. Investing.com - The dollar slipped lower against a currency basket on Monday, while the euro pushed higher...
BBC ‘delighted’ to welcome back George Alagiah after cancer battle The presenter was absent from TV screens as he sought treatment for bowel cancer. George Alagiah returns to presenting duties after a year off due to illness. (Jeff Overs/BBC) The BBC is “delighted” to welcome back George Alagiah after his cancer battle forced him off air. Experienced broadcaster Alagiah, 63, has presented BBC News At Six for more than 10 years. Since...
Artwork from Banky’s Dismaland exhibition to go on display The seven-metre high pinwheel was part of the graffiti artist’s exhibition in Weston-super-Mare. A giant artwork from graffiti artist Banksy’s Dismaland exhibition is to go on display in the town where the pop-up “bemusement park” was held. The seven-metre high pinwheel will be exhibited in Weston-super-Mare’s High Street this summer. The pinwheel was donated...
© Reuters. The dollar made a bullish start to the week. Investing.com – The dollar advanced against its rivals Monday following...

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