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2 hrs ago | Donegal Today

Donegal man jailed for sexual assault

A Donegal man who sexually assaulted a drunk woman after she had fallen asleep has been jailed for two years.

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2 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Brave story of the youngest soldier of WW1 - killed at Ypres aged just 14

Private 6322 John Condon was one of thousands of lads who lied about their age to fight for their country, he is recorded as the youngest soldier to die in the war In the corner of Poelcapelle cemetery is a grave standing out from the 6,544 other headstones for British soldiers who died near here in the First World War.

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3 hrs ago | Independent.ie

Tributes to Mont Blanc climbers

The family of an experienced mountaineer who died with his friend on Mont Blanc have described their deaths as an unspeakable tragedy.

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7 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Man jailed in Sligo hotel sex worker case

A man has been jailed for 12 months after pleading guilty to controlling or directing a prostitute in a room in the Clarion Hotel in Sligo.

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8 hrs ago | Offaly Independent

Offaly native and former Athlone Mayor Austin Berry dies, aged 83

Austin Berry, a native of Offaly who became known for his involvement in traditional music, the Defence Forces, and local politics, died earlier today at the age of 83. Austin was born in a two roomed cottage in Clonshanny, near Ballycumber, in 1930, and grew up in an idyllic 'To School Through The Fields' world, where children went to school ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | Galway Advertiser

Peace activist to a surrender himselfa in Eyre Square

Controversial Galway peace activist Niall Farrell will "surrender himself" to garda at the Liam Mellows statue in Eyre Square, at 1.30pm on Friday.

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11 hrs ago | Business World

Netwatch say property crimes down in H1

Irish security group, Netwatch, today said that its figures have noted a small drop in criminal activities after years of steady growth.

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13 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Rte Ten's TV picks for today Monday 28

Paul Kimmage tells his passionate story about cycling and his disillusionment with the sport in Rough Rider ; Children of Syria meets the traumatised children who are learning to hate others in that ill-fated country; Beginning a week of programmes, Nationwide celebrates the men of the Dublin Fusiliers, Connaught Rangers, Royal Munster Fusiliers ... (more)

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Independent.ie

Beer brewers get even more crafty in bid to change our drink habits

One of the first to offer public brewery tours was the Franciscan Well in Cork which operates from a premises with a history dating back 800 years.

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Leinster Express

Graigue remanded after big Garda operation

Three Graiguecullen men have been remanded in custody following garda raids on properties in counties Laois and Carlow last week.

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Donegal Today

COMMENT: We're losing the moral high ground

This is just a small section of what Pat McArt is writing about in his column: 'Pat's Patch' on Monday.

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Independent.ie

Only by creating new parties can we get real change

The sense of things at the MacGill Summer School in Donegal this week was a resignation that politics in Ireland is never going to change.

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Limerick Today

UL group to take on highest mountains in Europe and Africa

EIGHT students and graduates of the University of Limerick will be climbing two of the highest mountains in Africa and Europe next week to potentially save the lives of other climbers in Ireland.

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Bellingham Herald

Sara Vaughn and Shawn Pittman

Sara Vaughn and Shawn Pittman were married on Friday, July 11, 2014 at the bride's home in Bellingham.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Independent.ie

Wicklow war dead to be remembered

A World War I memorial park is nearing completion in Woodenbridge, Co Wicklow. Situated in a tranquil place on the bank of the Aughrim river, near the landmark A Woodenbridge Hotel, it is close to the spot where John Redmond in 1914 famously called on Irishmen to join the conflict.

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Independent.ie

A quarter of all addicts are outside the capital

The spread of heroin abuse to provincial towns has meant that no county has escaped the ravages of the deadly drug.

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RollingStone

Garth Brooks Ups the Chicago Ante

Garth Brooks has added six more shows to his September run in the Windy City, making for a total of ten concerts at Allstate Arena, spread out between September 4-6 and September 11-14.

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Independent.ie

Warning graphic content: Former farming leader jailed for "appalling" animal cruelty

These are some of the horrifying images of starving and dead animals on the land of one of the country's one-time farming leaders.

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Irish Republican News

Bodenstown address by Francie Mackey

Francie Mackey, Chairperson of the 32 County Sovereignty Movement, delivered the main address at the organisation's annual gathering at the grave of Wolfe Tone in Bodenstown recently.

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Fermanagh Today

Why Ireland will drive you wild

I rest on my kayak paddle and gaze at the horizon as a golden hue from the setting sun illuminates the pale waters at Killary fjord.

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