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'Quirke had nothing good to say about Bobby Ryan,' brother tells the jury Patrick Quirke at court yesterday. Photo: Collins Courts Patrick Quirke "hadn't anything good to say about Bobby Ryan" and asked Mary Lowry's brother to "talk sense" into her, the Tipperary murder trial heard. Eddie Quigley told the court he was the older brother of Ms Lowry and had always...
Kylie Jenner denies slashing price of Jordyn Woods make-up after affair claims Woods, Kylie’s best friend, is said to have been intimate with Khloe Kardashian’s on-off boyfriend. Kylie Jenner said she had no idea about the price cut (PA/PA Wire) Kylie Jenner said she was “thrown back” when she realised her cosmetics company had slashed the price of a product inspired by...
Top national small firms energy award for the Monasterboice Inn Monasterboice Inn has secured a coveted Small Firms Association National Small Business Award for 2019. Finalists from over 14 counties gathered in the RDS Concert Hall for the event that celebrates the achievements of small business in Ireland and recognises the vital contribution of the sector to the Irish economy. The...
Chicago seeks 130,000 dollars from Jussie Smollett to cover investigation costs Jussie Smollett was accused of lying to police about being the victim of a homophobic and racist attack in Chicago. Jussie Smollett leaves Cook County Court after his charges were dropped (Paul Beaty/AP) Chicago city officials on Thursday ordered Empire actor Jussie Smollett to pay 130,000 dollars (£99,500) to cover the...
A siren's song amid the panic and flames Fiction: The Fire Starters Jan Carson Doubleday, hardback, 304 pages, €16.99 City on fire: In Carson's novel bonfires appear all over BelfastThe Fire Starters 'Siren', like all the best words, has multiple meanings. On the one hand, it can refer to "a loud prolonged signal or warning sound", heralding the kind of danger that wreaks through...
Bank giants in merger talks after government pressure Banners of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank are pictured in front of the German share price index, DAX board, at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany. Photo: REUTERS Deutsche Bank AG, Europe's once-dominant financial institution, threw in the towel on years of failed turnaround efforts and agreed to begin German government-backed merger talks with...
Facebook to tell users source of news feed amid fakes backlash   Admission: Mark Zuckerberg. Photo: Reuters Facebook will begin telling its users why posts appear in their news feed as it seeks to ease concerns about the spread of fake news and its influence over billions of people. The social network will today introduce a button on each post revealing why users...
‘World’s longest’ salt cave reveals clues about early civilisations The site near the Dead Sea is said to be close to where, according to the Bible, Lot’s wife was turned into a pillar of salt. Salt stalactites hanging from the ceiling in the Malham Cave (Ariel Schalit/AP) Israeli researchers have surveyed what they now believe to be the world’s longest salt cave,...
VIDEO: Brexit – What happens next? Prime Minister Theresa May faces a deadline of 11pm on March 29 to win MPs’ support for her deal and secure EU withdrawal on May 22. READ MORE: UK heads for 'blind Brexit' as May tries once again to get deal through  

Brexit border protests

Brexit border protests Brexit protesters at the border on Monday A series of major anti-Brexit protests are set to be held along the border this Saturday as the political chaos in Britain continues. Locally, the demonstration will once again be held at Carrickarnon, where dramatic scenes emerged during the last protest in January. The protest made international headlines after a mock 'Berlin Wall'...

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