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'We are all God's children' - Leo makes his LGBT point to Pence Welcome to America: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and partner Matt Barrett meet US Vice-President Mike Pence and his wife Karen. PHOTO: BRIAN LAWLESS Standing on the porch of his Washington home, US Vice-President Mike Pence broke the ice with the Taoiseach's partner Matt Barrett, saying: "Chicago is home to...
Voice coach David Grant aims to use musical skills to help young people Grant was awarded an MBE by the Prince of Wales for services to music. David Grant wears his MBE following an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace (John Stillwell/PA) Voice coach to the stars David Grant has said he wants to use his musical skills to help “disenfranchised” young people. Grant...
'Denise - come back to me': mother found body of daughter lying in road Accident: Denise Crowley was killed crossing the road at a notorious Kerry spot A mother wept as she told an inquest she was horrified to realise that a dark object lying in the middle of a busy Kerry road was her daughter. A Killarney Coroner's Court inquest heard...
China lawmakers urge easing of family planning curbs as birth rates plunge Parliament delegates call on state to "liberate fertility" China facing dwindling workforce, surging health bills Changes could prove too little, too late - experts Parliament delegates call on state to "liberate fertility" Delegates to China's parliament are urging the overhaul or even scrapping of controversial family planning rules and...
Green light for new hotel near Twitter's Dublin HQ Expansion: O’Callaghan group, which owns The Davenport in Dublin, is to build the new property The O'Callaghan hotel group has secured planning for a new eight-storey hotel on a site beside Twitter's Dublin HQ in spite of local opposition. An Bord Pleanála gave Persian Properties Ltd the go-ahead for the 158-room hotel on...
Spurs-mad boy receives Harry Kane message after hospital song goes viral Harry Pankhurst received a get-well-soon message from Tottenham stars Harry Kane and Hugo Lloris after he underwent surgery. A Tottenham-mad child who has been ill in hospital for weeks has received a special message from Harry Kane and Hugo Lloris after a video of him singing went viral. Stuart Pankhurst posted...
Katie on course to land biggest pay cheque in women's boxing Laughing all the way to the bank: Katie Taylor after weighing in ahead of her fight with Rose Volante in Philadelphia. Photo: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile Katie Taylor goes to war tonight against Rose Volante knowing that victory could put her in line for a money-spinning summer bout. There will be three world...
Property prices fall for the third month in a row as demand eases Stock photo Residential property prices fell for the third month in a row in January, as rising supply of new homes and restricted demand are hitting the market. Prices rose again year on year, but the rate of increase continues to ease. January prices, although they fell 0.4pc in comparison...
Bloody Sunday decision: one former British soldier will be prosecuted for killings Some 14 innocent civil rights demonstrators were killed during protests One of the most infamous events of the Troubles Fr Edward Daly waves a white handkerchief as he tries to escort 17-year-old Jackie Duddy. Duddy died of his injuries soon after and Daly administered the last rites ONE former British...
Indian Ocean science mission recovers key underwater drone The mission is on an unprecedented exploration of the Indian Ocean to document changes taking place beneath the waves. Submersibles being sent to recover a remotely operated vehicle which was lost (David Keyton/AP) A British-led marine scientific mission off the Seychelles has succeeded in retrieving a key underwater drone from the sea bed, where...

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