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35 min ago | Mirror.co.uk

Dad battered to death and pal left badly injured after row at late night party

Gints Intenberg, 41, was discovered dead in his kitchen and his pal Aigars Silders suffered savage injuries after a vicious attack at a house in Tullow, Co Carlow. A friend of the men, who are both Latvian, came across the grisly scene and raised the alarm shortly after 9am this morning.

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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Celtic Twilight Christmas

A "Celtic Twilight Christmas" featuring Irish music performers Phil Coulter, Andy Cooney, Geraldine Brannigan and the Irish Pops Orchestra will be presented on Saturday, Dec. 6, at the TD Bank Arts Center in Sewell at 7:30 p.m. The concert will benefit the South Jersey Scholarship Fund, an organization which raises funds for tuition assistance for students attending the 28 elementary schools and six high schools in the Diocese of Camden. Phil Coulter is known by many as "Ireland'sMusical Ambassador".

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7 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

HID Global Ireland Receives ISO14001:2004 Environmental Management System Certification

HID Global A , a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, today announced that its operations in Galway, Ireland, have completed certification to the International Standards Organization 14001-2004 Environmental Management Standard. HID Global's Ireland center is a high-security, state-of-the-art electronic ID credential facility that creates products for access and identification-related applications such as electronic passports and contactless swipe ID/access cards.

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11 hrs ago | Independent.ie

Man found dead and another in serious condition in house in Carlow

Gardai sealed off the scene at the housing estate which is believed to be home to a large population of foreign nationals, mainly from Eastern Europe. Gardai in Tullow confirmed they are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the discovery of the body of a man in his early 30s in the house at Graigeowen .

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15 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Inquiry as man dies after wall collapses on him

Investigations are continuing in Co Cork following the death of a 72-year-old man who died when a wall collapsed on him in Bandon. The incident happened yesterday afternoon when it appears the wall collapsed on the man as he was in his back garden at St Patrick's Quay in the town.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Independent.ie

Galway bucks trend in college table

Only one of 16 Irish universities and colleges improved their standing on an international league table this year, it has been revealed. The QS World University Rankings puts NUI Galway four places higher on the list of the world's leading institutes, tying for 280th place.

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Independent.ie

'Villages left without a local as 2,000 pubs close in 10 years'

Ollie Hayes' pub may have got the seal of approvoal from U.S. President Barack and Michelle Obama, but many village pubs have closed. More than 2,000 pubs have closed in Ireland in just 10 years with dozens of rural Irish villages being left without a local for the first time in history.

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The Jersey Journal

Jersey City actor stars as witty, cold-blooded Irish revolutionary in NYC play

Jersey City actor Paul Nugent stars as Victor M. McGowan in "The McGowan Trilogy," partr of the 1st Irish Festival in New York City. Blood, brain-bending wordplay and black comedy await audiences at "The McGowan Trilogy," a New York City play starring actors from Jersey City.

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Independent.ie

'People take photos of my boyfriend asleep on the Tube, it's rude' - Irish actress Sarah Greene

The Cork native, who featured in Vogue 's coveted September issue as a rising star, is new BFFs with movie mogul Harvey Weinstein , and is currently dating The Hobbit actor Aidan Turner . Since shooting to fame for her stage performance in The Cripple of Inishmaan alongside Daniel Radcliffe on Broadway, Sarah has seen the pitfalls of the paparazzi that comes with being a megastar such as Radcliffe.

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Donegal Today

Join Ray and SPAR for the 5k this lunchtime in Letterkenny

Hundreds of people are expected to join SPAR and Ray D'arcy for the lunchtime 5K that will take place in Letterkenny today. The run takes place in association with Athletics Ireland and will also take place in Athlone, Limerick, Cork and Dublin's Phoenix Park.

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RTE.ie

Russia being 'tested' by Western sanctions

Russia's strength is being tested by sanctions imposed by the West and the country must react in a level-headed way, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told members of the country's ruling party, United Russia, today. "When a series of our partners, if they can be called that, test Russia's strength through sanctions and all kinds of threats, it is important not to succumb to the temptation of so-called easy solutions and to preserve and continue the development of democratic processes in our society, our state," Mr Medvedev said in a televised speech.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Independent.ie

New rules could see children of past-pupils losing school places

Parents who hope to use the old school tie to secure places for their children are facing frustration, with the new Education Minister considering further curbs on the link between past-pupils and enrolments. Jan O'Sullivan is contemplating changes to her predecessor Ruairi Quinn's plan to allow schools reserve one in four places for children of past pupils.

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Independent.ie

Rising Irish star makes London debut

A model is seen at the Danielle Romeril presentation during London Fashion Week Spring Summer 2015 on September 13, 2014 in London, England. A model is seen at the Danielle Romeril presentation during London Fashion Week Spring Summer 2015 on September 13, 2014 in London, England.

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Independent.ie

Dundrum Town Centre set for a 1bn Nama sale

The country's most successful shopping centre will be put up for sale with a price tag of up to a 1bn, sources say, with bids expected from Asian sovereign wealth funds. Bad bank Nama will initiate the sale of Dundrum Town Centre as early as next month, the people said, after it gained full control of the retail hub in April.

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RTE.ie

Separation Unit at Mountjoy Prison to close

Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald has announced the closure of the Separation Unit at Mountjoy Prison in Dublin. The move follows a recommendation by the Inspector of Prisons that the unit should be closed and the building decommissioned.

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RTE.ie

N Korea sentences American to 6 years hard labour

North Korea has sentenced US citizen Matthew Todd Miller to six years hard labour for committing "hostile acts" as a tourist to the isolated country. Miller, from Bakersfield, California, in his mid-20s,entered North Korea in April this year whereupon he tore up his tourist visa.

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Suria

All Blacks' Nonu out for the rest of the...

Sonny Bill Williams' return to the All Blacks frontline for their northern tour became easier on Sunday with confirmation that Ma'a Nonu isSonny Bill Williams out for the rest of the year with a broken arm. New Zealand's Ma'a Nonu takes part in a training session near Dublin, Ireland, on November 20, 2013 - by Peter Muhly Nonu underwent an operation to have a plate inserted after suffering the injury in Saturday's 14-10 win over South Africa in Wellington.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Independent.ie

'Our friendship symbolised the progress Ireland made'

AN TAOISEACH BERTIE AHERN AND DR IAN PAISLEY SHARE A LIGHT MOMENT DURING THEIR SPEECHES DURING A VISIT TO THE BATTLE OF THE BOYNE YESTERDAY. PIC STEVE HUMPHREYS.

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Nationalist

Stand Down Parade for Sean

Sergeant Major Sean Cosgrave, 3rd Infantry Battalion, was honoured with a full ceremonial Stand Down parade in Stephen's Barracks, Kilkenny to mark his retirement from the Permanent Defence Forces after 38 years service. Sean, from the Old Bridge, Clonmel served for many years in Kickham Barracks and had numerous deployments overseas in Lebanon, Eritrea, Kosovo, Chad and Bosnia.

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Mirror.co.uk

Double manhunt underway after 15-year-old boy abducted by masked men

A double manhunt has been launched after a 15-year-old boy was abducted by masked men in broad daylight. Sait Canbullu was approached by two men wearing balaclavas / ski masks and abducted during an incident in Wexford, Ireland, at around 1.10pm this afternoon.

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