- Teen killed in road accident as quad bike collides with machineryA young man has been killed in a road accident in Co Limerick.
- Search for missing Irish surfer updated to 'body recovery operation'The search in Australia for missing Irish surfer Stuart Butler has been updated to a body recovery operation.
- Bill to fix fire-trap Priory Hall is €17m higher than thoughtThe redevelopment of the Priory Hall fire-trap apartments will cost €27m, more than 2.5 times the original estimate of €10m.
- Three teenagers rescued after becoming stranded in heavy fog by incoming tideThree teenage girls were rescued from a popular beach after they became “disorientated” in heavy fog that descended upon the coast.
- Man pleads guilty to dangerous driving causing deaths of eight men in Donegal crashThe Co Donegal man charged with dangerous driving causing the deaths of eight people in Inishowen in 2010 has sensationally pleaded guilty.
- Genomic study targets schizophreniaAn international study involving Irish scientists sheds new light on the biology underlying schizophrenia.
- SMEs still not confident about recoveryMore than 80% of small and medium-sized businesses aren’t confident that the economy will experience a steady recovery.
- Michael Flatley: New tour will be his curtain call.Dance superstar Michael Flatley has revealed how Fred Astaire and Michael Jackson both danced their way down the sweeping staircase in his Irish stately home.
- Creek follows up in effortless styleRae’s Creek and Alton Bay, both winners on the level at the track last time, got off the mark in impressive style in the maiden hurdle action on last night’s card in Ballinrobe.
- Car tester awarded €47,500 for unfair dismissalA firm that operates the National Car Test has been ordered to pay €47,500 to a car tester unfairly dismissed by the company.
The Irish Times
- Politicians should trust voters, says VaradkarMinister for Health says politicians should be prepared to reject voters’ ideas
- Once upon a time, there was a boy who cried wolfFairy tales – and the lessons they teach – are as crucial for children today as they ever were
- Kerins says PAC clerk warned her about committee membersAffidavit says clerk told charity chief he resisted attempts to call in Rehab
- ‘Astrid’ sail training ship loss due to engine failure says interim investigationMarine Casualty Investigation Board says final report will be published after normal “natural justice” procedure
- Cold-water fish makes rare visit to Irish watersGolden Redfish commonly found off Iceland, Greenland and Norway
- Racism claims mar City youth gameA friendly match between Manchester City's elite development under-21 team and Croatian side HNK Rijeka has been cancelled after 19-year-old midfielder Seko Fofana was allegedly racially ...
- Carroll suffers ankle injuryWest Ham striker Andy Carroll will miss both games of the club's pre-season tour of New Zealand due to an ankle injury.
- Woodward: We can make big signingsEd Woodward insists Manchester United are ready and willing to break the British transfer record if new manager Louis van Gaal decides they need to do so.
- 21 killed in Baghdad car bombingA suicide driver rammed his explosive-laden car into a police checkpoint at the entrance to Baghdad's Khazimiyah district killing 21 people, including seven policemen manning the post.
- Cliftonville eliminatedReigning Irish League champions Cliftonville bowed out of the Champions League at the second qualifying round stage after Debrecen completed a 2-0 aggregate victory.
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The Irish Post
- It's Another Galaxy...By Niall McDonald FORMER Ireland manager Eoin Hand believes that Robbie Keane’s move to LA Galaxy could severely hinder his chances of playing international football.
- Saturday’s test with France is now a must-win assignmentBy Bernard Jackman THE French public doesn’t hold out a huge amount of hope for their team’s chances in this year’s World Cup.
- GAA: Tipp tame Dubs... eventuallyTIPPERARY 1-19 DUBLIN 0-18 THE LAST time we saw this Tipperary team in the Munster final, it was their attack that won all the plaudits with a seven-goal blitzing of Waterford.
- GAA: Costello grabs four goals as Dubs go on rampageDUBLIN 6-19 WATERFORD 5-13 A VERITABLE goal-fest of an All-Ireland minor semi-final but a game won with consummate ease by Dublin who now face Galway in next month’s final - their first i...
- GAA: Fulham find their feet as St. Kiernans flounderFULHAM IRISH 0-8 ST. KIERNANS 0-4 ST. KIERNANS — slayers of county champions Neasden Gaels just two weeks ago — were themselves toppled at Ruislip on Sunday by Fulham Irish.
Irish Republican News
- STOP THE SLAUGHTERThe Dublin government has failed to condemn the latest massacre in Gaza despite Israel intensifying operations against the sealed-off Palestinian enclave, and has declined to even call i...
- Unionists step back from Ardoyne violenceThree men were stabbed and there were a number of other sectarian incidents last weekend around the annual ‘Twelfth of July’ marches, but the events themselves took place wit...
- Judge’s report eases OTRs controversyA report by a British judge has found that a long-standing process to deal with the issue of republicans ‘on the run’ from conflict-related prosecutions (OTRs) was lawful.
- Kincora truth must be exposed - victimSinn Fein has called for an inquiry into abuses at Kincora Boys’ Home in east Belfast to be fully independent amid new allegations that the matter was covered up by the British aut...
- Limerick and Maghaberry prison regimes condemnedEighty-year-old artist and anti-war activist Margaretta D’Arcy has described the prison system in the 26 Counties as “inhumane” following her release from prison in Lim...
- Queen's Estimate one of 'morphine five'Ascot Gold Cup heroine Estimate, owned by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, has tested positive for morphine.
- MH17 likely brought down by 'ill-trained' rebelsMalaysia Airlines flight MH17 may have been shot down "by mistake" by ill-trained pro-Russian separatists, US intelligence officials said tonight.
- GAA team news: Cuthbert in Cork cullCork manager Brain Cuthbert has made wholesale changes ahead of Saturday's All-Ireland SFC qualifier against Sligo in Tullamore, making six changes to the line-up which was annihilated by...
- Life sentence for man convicted of friend's murderA man has been sentenced at the Central Criminal Court to life in prison for the murder of his best friend in Co Kildare last year.
- Celtic thump Reykjavik at MurrayfieldCeltic eased through to the Champions League third qualifying round with an emphatic 4-0 win over KR Reykjavik at the BT Murrayfield stadium in Edinburgh.
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- Benfica beats Juventus 2-1 in Europa League semisSubstitute Lima scored six minutes from the end to give Benfica a 2-1 win over Juventus in the Europa League first-leg semi-finals tonight.
- Hillsborough commemoration for Phoenix ParkA walk to commemorate the 96 Liverpool fans who died in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster has been organised by an Irish Liverpool supporters group.
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- Wexford county board chairman accepts “reality” that Limerick game will be played in ThurlesThe All-Ireland senior hurling quarter-final between Limerick and Wexford looks set to take place at Semple Stadium, Thurles despite efforts to have the fixture moved to a bigger venue.
- Teenagers caught in fog rescued on Sandymount beachThree teenagers have been rescued after they became disorientated in heavy sea fog, while walking on Sandymount Beach in Dublin.
- Psychiatric Nurses Association in favour of industrial actionMembers of the Psychiatric Nurses Association working at University College Hospital in Galway have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action. (83%-17%)
- Man airlifted to hospital after fall in Glendalough, WicklowA 55 year old man has been airlifted to hospital - after he fell while walking in Glendalough in Co. Wicklow.
- US airlines warned not to fly to Tel Aviv after Hamas rocket blastThe Federal Aviation Administration is telling US airlines they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel after a Hamas rocket exploded nearby.
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- Celtic v KR Reykjavík Preview, starting team news & betting adviceWe have starting team news as Celtic FC meet Iceland champions KR Reykjavik at 7.45 from Murrayfield in the 2nd leg of this Champions League Qualifier.
- Transfer News: Liverpool FC set to sign French strikerThere is set to be more transfer activity at Anfield as French striker Loic Remy is expected to sign a 5 year deal at Liverpool. The 27 -year-old was in the France World Cup squad in Brazil.
- Rory McIlroy odds on to win Sports Personality of the YearRory McIlroy won the British Open at the weekend and lifted the famous Claret Jug at Royal Liverpool golf course and Boylesports has priced up some specials on the Northern Irish golfer.
- Boxing Results : Defeats for Leonard and Sweeney On day Oneof EUBC Youth and Juniors in AssisiBoxing results - Irish Juniors Kelsey Leonard and Caitlin Sweeney bowed out of the European Women's Youth and Junior Championships at the last-eight and last-16 stage to England's Melissa...
- Swimming Results : Gold Medal Mel brings Irish Age Groups to a CloseSwimming results - Melanie Houghton kept up her winning habit as she won Sunday’s Sprint event, the 50m Butterfly.
The Sunday Business Post
- Fine Gael and Labour likely to approve coalition pact todayBy Pat Leahy and Niamh Connolly Fine Gael and Labour are expected to agree formally a coalition deal today at separate meetings in Dublin. By Pat Leahy and Niamh Connolly Fine Gael and La...
- Fears banks will up ECB rate hikesBy Emma Kennedy Irish banks could use an April hike in European interest rates as a way to improve their balance sheets, and push more homeowners into arrears, banking experts fear. By Em...
- Quinn companies liable for losses on Kiev propertiesBy Gavin Daly The Central Bank has insisted that companies owned by businessman Sean Quinn must cover losses in troubled investment funds that bought properties in Ukraine during the boom...
- The battle for the fifth floorBy Niamh Connolly Political Correspondent A civil war-style feud over claims to the fifth floor of Leinster House has erupted between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael just days before the 31st D...
- Independents to choose their leadersBy Niamh Connolly Political Correspondent Independent TDs hoping to form a 'technical' group to boost their participation in the Dáil are to meet on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the selec...
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- Words and picturesHow would it be if instead of our natural life span being around 80 years or so, it was 30 at most? That's what happens to the characters in Mark Romanek's Never Let Me Go, a film adaptat...
- Devils' Owen and old heads sends lively Saints to limboIt took the old heads of Ryan Giggs and Michael Owen to overcome a spritely Southampton as Manchester United eventually progressed to the FA Cup fifth-round with a largely fortuitous 2-1 ...
- Choose life on the boardwalkRight now, courtesy of Martin Scorsese and a writer/producer who worked on The Sopranos, Kelly Macdonald – "weird, hunchy Scottish girl" (© K Macdonald, 2002) – might be ...
- Blanket bank guarantee was to avoid ECB and market scrutinyThe banking guarantee, which has cost the taxpayer €46bn so far, was originally intended to allow the Central Bank to provide emergency funding to the collapsing financial sector wi...
- Joko Widodo elected Indonesia presidentReformist Jakarta governor beats self-styled strongman Prabowo Subianto, who said he would reject the results claiming the poll was unfair
- StanChart expansion grinds to a haltBank loses out on deals to Asia rivals amid the worst drop in profits for more than 12 years
- EU rifts scupper new Russia sanctionsEmbargo meets resistance from some EU countries, particularly France, which was forced to defend its decision to continue honouring assault ships to Russia
- Apple relies on growing Chinese appetiteExecutives blame expectations of the release of new larger iPhones for causing “purchasing delays”, leaving group sales in the three months to June slightly weaker than expected
- Airlines halt Israel flights after attackCancellations after rockets fired from Gaza Strip landed within a mile of the airport come amid sensitivity after MH17 was shot down
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Yahoo! News UK & Ireland
- Rugby-Australia squad for Rugby ChampionshipSYDNEY, July 23 (Reuters) - Australia coach Ewen McKenzie on Wednesday named the following squad for the Rugby Championship campaign, which opens with a test against New Zealand in Sydney...
- Los Angeles Clippers would lose players, sponsors if Sterling stays -CEOBy Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES, July 22 (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Clippers could face an exodus of players, sponsors, fans and their coach if embattled owner Donald Sterling is still associ...
- CEO: Rivers to quit Clippers if Sterling staysLOS ANGELES (AP) — The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team.
- AP source: Cavs to sign Andrew Wiggins to contractCLEVELAND (AP) — Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It's still not clear if he'll play for them.
- Deadly suicide blasts hit Benghazi army baseAt least four people killed in eastern Libyan city that has seen regular clashes between militias and security forces.
Reuters - Top News
- Abbas-led Palestinian body backs Hamas truce demands in GazaGAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Palestinian decision-making body led by U.S.-backed President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday endorsed demands by Hamas for halting Gaza hostilities with Israel,...
- Indonesian president-elect Jokowi calls for unity after bitter electionJAKARTA (Reuters) - Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was declared the winner of Indonesia's presidential election on Tuesday, bringing the promise of major reforms to the world's third largest democr...
- Paul Fisher says Bank of England delivered recovery - The Independent(Reuters) - Bank of England economist Paul Fisher credited quantitative easing and the bank's Funding for Lending Scheme for the recovery that kicked in last year in an interview on Wedne...
- Apple revenue lags Street's view despite strong China growthSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc posted a smaller-than-expected 6 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, but revenue surged 28 percent in greater China despite stiff competition...
- Train carrying MH17 bodies on final journey reaches Ukraine cityDONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - A train carrying the remains of many of the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in a Ukrainian government-held city on Tuesday on the first le...
- Indonesia girl back with family after 2004 tsunamiA girl who was swept away in the Indian Ocean tsunami seven years ago said Friday she broke down in tears this week after tracking down her parents, who had long lost hope of finding her...
- Not just NKorea, political dynasties are all overIf North Korea's new leader is looking for advice on how to carry on his family's dynasty, he could turn to Rahul Gandhi, who is on a quest to become the fourth generation of h...
- Chinese villagers demand release of detaineesProtesters gathered Saturday outside a town hall in southern China to appeal for the release of people detained during demonstrations over a planned power plant expansion, a witness said.
- Social networking booming in Egypt, RussiaA new survey shows people in poorer countries send text messages more often than those in wealthier countries. Men in Spain and Germany access the Internet on their phones twice as much ...
- Faces of the recession: homeless childrenThe National Center on Family Homelessness said 1.6 million children were living on the streets of the United States in 2010 or in shelters, motels and doubled-up with other families. Th...
Yahoo! News UK - Republic of Ireland
- More research needed into possible link between infertility and mobile phonesAn Irish support group has asked couples not to panic about a recent study.
- ‘The waves didn’t seem huge… But we couldn’t paddle against it’Friends of Stuart Butler describe getting into trouble before the Irish surfer disappeared.
- Unionists defend parades proposalNorthern Ireland's First Minister has insisted a proposed commission of inquiry into a vexed parading dispute in Belfast would not be a lop-sided pro-unionist vehicle.
- Exceptionally helpful road sign on the Donegal/Fermanagh borderRush hour, Ireland.
- Sunswift Eve: The World's First 'Practical' Solar-Powered CarThe Sunswit eVe, designed and built by students at the University of New South Wales in Australia, has overcome performance and practicality issues that have traditionally plagued the sol...
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- Dublin pub receives 2,700 job applications… through SnapchatThe pub’s owner said this unconventional hiring approach meant he got the most creative and outgoing staff without having to trawl through CVs.
- Barnes furious over drugs testNorthern Ireland boxer Paddy Barnes is angered after having to undergo a protracted overnight drugs test in Glasgow.
- Heffernan to lead Ireland medal charge to ZurichAthletics Ireland high performance manager Kevin Ankrom is hanging his hopes on Robert Heffernan winning a medal in the 50km race walk at the European Championships in Zurich.
- Déise so focused for final replayElectric Ireland Munster MHC final replay Waterford v Limerick Tonight: Semple Stadium 7.30pm
- Ireland will slip down ‘Islamicity’ index because of economic crashIreland scored highest based on how closely the policies and achievements of countries reflect Islamic economic teachings