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'Stick to the left you stupid b***h' - the realities of cycling in Dublin 'We're people with families, friends and jobs we're trying to get to safely. But we become targets on two wheels' Cycle lane Would you rather get hit by a car while cycling or have motorists shout abuse at you as you ride past? It sounds like one of those...
Ex GAA coach to be extradited from US on child sex charges (stock picture) A judge in New York has ruled a former GAA coach can be extradited to Ireland to face almost 400 charges of child sex abuse. The suspect has been in custody since January 16 and sought to be released on bail last week. The man’s sister asked a judge...
Social media putting young people off alcohol, C&C warned Don’t you want me?: The Human League’s Philip Oakey at Bulmers Live – C&C has been warned many youngsters don’t think alcohol is ‘cool’Bulmers cider Social media culture is putting people off alcohol, posing challenges to Bulmers-maker C&C, analysts at investment bank Berenberg have told clients. Shares in the company fell 2.6pc in...
Teen girls most at risk online as more than half of us report seeing fake news - Microsoft index (stock photo) Ireland has been placed 11th in a ranking of 22 countries measuring risks and behaviour of online interactions. Microsoft's Digital Civility Index (DCI), which placed the UK and the US first and second respectively, has been released to mark Safer Internet...
© Reuters. Investing.com - The dollar slipped lower against a currency basket on Monday, while the euro pushed higher...
© Reuters. The U.S. dollar rose on Monday. Investing.com - The U.S. dollar rallied from an earlier low as sterling...
Shed built by couple beside their home was unauthorised, High Court rules The High Court, Dublin A couple who built a shed/workshop next to their Wicklow house without planning permission have failed in a High Court appeal challenging enforcement proceedings against them. Liam Lee and Jean Tompkins failed to establish the two-storey structure was built more than seven years before the local...
Venice visitor tax is 'useless and damaging' - tourism minister   Plans to charge tourists €3 were announced by Luigi Brugnaro, the mayor of Venice. Photo: PA A tourist tax that Venice is to introduce in May has been criticised by Italy's tourism minister as "useless and damaging". Plans to charge tourists €3 were announced by Luigi Brugnaro, the mayor of the city....
Big push for talks as six more nurses' strikes loom Effect of action 'has now hit home' Taking a stand: Julianna Dowling (24), from Malahide, Rachael Lawless (23), from Sutton, and Rachel Griffith (24), from Finglas, at St James’s Hospital, Dublin. Photo: Kyran O'Brien A big Government push is under way to stop six more national nurses' strikes by getting their union...

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Facebook Messenger users now able to delete messages 10 minutes after they've been sent Photo: Stock Facebook Messenger users are now able to delete messages from conversations after they've been sent. The social network has confirmed Messenger users will have up to 10 minutes after a message has been sent to remove it, with the feature accessible in both one-on-one conversations and...

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