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Letters to the Editor: 'Jack Frost nipping at your nose.... hang on, is that gender stereotyping?' Jingle Bells: The only crime of Christmas songs is that they were not written yesterday In light of the recent spate of political correctness being applied to several Christmas songs whose only crime was that they were not written yesterday, I attach notes on perhaps...
Christianity converts arrested in crackdown Iran has arrested more than 100 Christians in the last week, amid a growing crackdown by the Islamic Republic. Photo: AP Iran has arrested more than 100 Christians in the last week, amid a growing crackdown by the Islamic Republic. Many of the 114 detained were converts to Christianity from Muslim backgrounds, accused of "proselytising". They had to...
Fury at Tory's call to threaten Ireland with food shortage Vote: A Brexit supporter and an anti-Brexit demonstrator at the Houses of Parliament, London, this week. Photo: REUTERS/Henry Nicholls A suggestion that the threat of food shortages be used to force Ireland to drop the backstop has sparked a furious reaction on both sides of the Irish Sea as the British...
Gardaí arrest man after woman (75) killed on farm Chrissie Treacy Gardaí investigating the circumstances of a farm death have arrested a man this morning. Chrissie Treacy (75) was killed on her family farm at Boula, near Portumna, Co Galway, in April after an incident in which she was struck by a vehicle. The incident happened shortly after 4pm on the Friday, April...
Editorial: 'Abandoning vote on Brexit deal smacks of desperation' British Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: PA There may be a risk of further frying the brains of the nation with Brexit information overload. But there is a greater risk of being blind to the fact we are a step closer to a no-deal meltdown following yesterday's unprecedented events in the Commons. Something very...
Ex-cop jailed for 56 more murders Russian serial killer now convicted over deaths of 78 women ‘Angarsk Maniac’: Mikhail Popkov in court in Irkutsk, Russia, yesterday. Photo: AP Post-Soviet Russia's most notorious serial killer, known as the Angarsk Maniac, was given a second life sentence by a Siberian court yesterday after he was found guilty of killing 56 more victims over a...
Detector dog Meg sniffs out €1.36m worth of cannabis in port operation   Detector dog Meg. A detector dog named Meg has helped to sniff out €1.36m worth of herbal cannabis at Dublin Port. The drugs, weighing 68kg, were found on Tuesday during routine operations by Revenue's mobile X-ray scanner and the specially trained dog. They were found concealed in a consignment of...
Lakeland Dairies milk price drops by one cent for November Milking parlour. Lakeland Dairies has reduced its milk price by one cent for the month of November. It will pay 32.06 cent per litre, inclusive of VAT and a lactose bonus for November milk supplies. This is a 1 cent per litre reduction on the October milk price. Lakeland Dairies will also pay...
Ian O'Doherty: 'Brexit has become a brutal Tory civil war - and now Project Fear is becoming Project Apocalypse' British Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images There's a famous story from the time 'Seinfeld' and 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' creator Larry David worked as a writer on 'Saturday Night Live' in New York in the 1980s. Frustrated at the producers...
Five missing U.S crew members declared dead after plane collision off Japan A Japan Coast Guard patrol vessel and U.S. Navy airplane conduct search and rescue operation at the area where two U.S. Marine Corps aircraft have been involved in a mishap in the skies, off the coast of Kochi prefecture, Japan, in this aerial view photo taken by Kyodo...

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