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Boy (9) killed in dog attack at holiday park named Tencreek Holiday Park Photo: Google Maps A nine-year-old boy who was killed by a dog at a holiday park has been named by police. Frankie Macritchie, from Plymouth, was believed to be alone with the "bulldog-type breed" in a holiday caravan before he was found dead in the early hours of Saturday...
May and Merkel share a laugh over matching outfits The Prime Minister found she and the German chancellor shared a fashion sense. Theresa May and Angela Merkel may not always see eye-to-eye on Britain’s future in the European Union, but their shared taste in fashion sparked a moment of jollity before talks at the special European Council on Brexit began. The Prime...
They will be reunited in freedom: WikiLeaks confirms Assange’s cat is safe The cat had joined the WikiLeaks founder in the Ecuadorian embassy in May 2016. WikiLeaks has confirmed that the cat owned by founder Julian Assange is safe after the Australian fugitive’s arrest in London. The feline had lived with Assange during his seven-year stay at the Ecuadorian embassy since May...
Win 2 tickets to the BoyleSports Irish Grand National at the Fairyhouse Easter Festival With Easter just around the corner, we’re giving you the chance to win two tickets to one of the racing calendar’s biggest sporting and social occasions. We’re giving away two Bumper Bundle tickets for the Easter Monday programme at this year’s Fairyhouse Easter Festival. This includes admission,...
Lay of the Land: The long man who was short on love Kilkenny Castle. Photo: Deposit Time has turned the many Norman castles around this country town into romantic ruins; though there was nothing sentimental about the vicious fighters who built them. But even if Churchill rightly observed that history is written by the victors, the underdog's version of events survives...
Agri-food startups are helping keep young farmers on the land Ronan Gorry. Picture: Alf Harvey. For many people the dream of living in the countryside is difficult to achieve as the reality of having to commute to the nearest urban centre for work means there is little time left to enjoy the benefits which attract them to rural living in the...
Iseq boosted amid soft Brexit hopes Irish shares performed strongly yesterday, rising more than 1.6pc in late afternoon trading amid investor hopes for a softer Brexit. Stock photo Irish shares performed strongly yesterday, rising more than 1.6pc in late afternoon trading amid investor hopes for a softer Brexit. The main banks were among the risers, with Permanent TSB up 4.8pc, AIB up...
Shop owner who stockpiled food for no-deal Brexit says extension has wrecked his plans The Donegal shop owner stocked up on custard creams and garlic bread. Stock pictureStock image A Co Donegal shop owner who stockpiled custard creams for customers has said the Brexit delay has wrecked his plans. Edward Coyle owns and runs Centra in Raphoe, Co Donegal, six miles from the...
'It makes the game a far worse spectacle than it should be' - Dan Leavy injury avoidable, says legend Ryan Dan Leavy of Leinster receives medical attention against Ulster Dan Leavy's horrific leg injury sustained in last weekend's Champions Cup quarter-final win against Ulster could have been avoided if rugby's laws were consistently applied, according to legendary gold medal-winning Sevens Rugby...
'Davy's no fool, I'm competent at what I do. He doesn't entertain substandard work, nor do I' Mags D’Arcy, pictured at the launch of Bord Gais’s sponsorship extension of the All-Ireland hurling championship, is delighted to be part of Davy Fitzgerald’s backroom team with the Wexford senior hurlers. Photo: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile Now in her second year as part of Davy Fitzgerald's...

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