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Italy blames ‘pirates’ after Malta foils hijack of tanker that rescued migrants Aid groups blamed EU policies after the vessel had come to the rescue of over 100 migrants. Armed forces on board the Turkish oil tanker El Hiblu 1 (Rene Rossignaud/AP) Italy’s hardline interior minister has branded the migrants who hijacked a tanker as pirates while aid groups blamed European Union...
Bonaparte aiming to inspire next generation on 'crazy' Champions Trophy weekend Mike Bonaparte MICHAEL BONAPARTE and DCU Saints will hope for some divine inspiration to get them through a taxing Champions Trophy schedule this weekend. They face his old club Templeogue in the quater-finals tonight at Oblate Hall (8.0pm) to set up a semi-final tomorrow with rested Cup champions Killester, who a...
Tommy Conlon: 'The few dozen who chucked the tennis balls onto the pitch were the only ones doing their duty'   Conor Hourihane (centre) celebrates scoring the winner against Georgia with Robbie Brady, James McClean, Shane Duffy and Richard Keogh. Photo: Sportsfile It wasn't their fault, but their timing could not have been worse. The tennis ball Bolsheviks had no sooner made...
Lawsuit says TGI Fridays potato skins contain no potato skins TGI Friday’s (Chris Ison/PA) It is okay to sell French fries that are not made in France, but a new lawsuit says it is not okay to sell potato skin snack chips that are not made from potato skins. A New York City woman on Wednesday sued TGI Fridays, in a proposed...
A widow, her new boyfriend and the mystery of the audio recording The Tipperary murder trial heard that Patrick Quirke asked Mary Lowry's brother to talk sense into his sister, writes Maeve Sheehan Patrick Quirke pictured leaving court with his wife, Imelda. Picture: CollinsEddie Quigley. Picture: CollinsFlor CantillonMary Lowry. Picture: INM 'Ms Mary Lowry please." A frisson rippled through Court 13. Necks...
Thousands share experiences and support online for Trans Day of Visibility Politicians and other public figures were among the social media users supporting people who identify as transgender or non-binary. Celebrities, politicians, advocacy groups and social media users around the world have been raising awareness around transgender issues on Sunday for the annual Trans Day of Visibility Among the thousands of messages...
Trump threatens to close US border with Mexico next week President Donald Trump (AP) US President Donald Trump threatened on Friday to close the US border with Mexico next week, or at least large sections of the frontier, if Mexico "doesn't immediately stop all illegal immigration coming into the United States" from the region. Trump has repeatedly vowed to close the U.S....
Landmark climate action report to be launched after Carbon Tax compromise Fianna Fáil’s Timmy Dooley. Photo: Tom Burke A LANDMARK plan to tackle climate change will finally be published after a cross-party group of politicians reached a compromise on the highly contentious issue of Carbon Tax. A row between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil caused a last minute speedbump to the completion...
Jane Merrick: 'Incompetence brought down May, not the fact she is a woman' Brexit has not even happened yet and it appears to have claimed its second prime minister. Theresa May had the UK's exit from the EU to thank for her rapid elevation to the position - now she has it to blame for taking her to the brink...
Woman who stole almost €12,000 from pub gets suspended sentence (stock photo) A woman who stole almost €12,000 from the Dublin city centre pub where she worked as general manager has walked free from court with a suspended sentence. Donna McGarry (38) pleaded guilty to two counts of theft at Four Dame Lane carried out on dates between October 4 and November...

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