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Mum 'sings' to hit-and-run toddler in coma Paul Higgins with son Zac (2) The heartbroken mother of a toddler critically injured in a Cork hit-and-run revealed surgeons will attempt to revive him from a medically induced coma next week. Young parents Paul Higgins and Aisling Sexton said they have been "totally overwhelmed" by messages of support for little Zac (2). Ms Sexton said...
'This is the best holiday ever' - A whirlwind family trip to Disneyland Paris Barry Egan takes his family to Disneyland Paris, and accesses his inner child in the process... Disneyland ParisAnna and Elsa from 'Frozen' in the daily parade of Disney stars along the resort's Main Street We nearly didn't make it. This trip came up so quickly that we had to...
WOW Air Explainer: What can I do if my flights are cancelled? Q&A: Travel Editor Pól Ó Conghaile looks at your options for cancelled and delayed flights WOW Air - flying direct from Ireland to Iceland Icelandic carrier WOW air has ceased to operate this morning, grounding all flights and leaving affected passengers stranded. What's going on? WOW Air has collapsed, cancelling all flights...
Brexit latest: MPs cleared to vote on Withdrawal Agreement tomorrow Speaker John Bercow. Photo: AFP/Getty ImagesFormer British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and British Prime Minister Theresa May Photo: PA wireTheresa May British MPs are to vote on the government's EU Withdrawal Agreement on Friday, but the motion will not count as a third attempt to pass a "meaningful vote" on Theresa...
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...

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Trump threatens to close border with Mexico next week The president called on Congress to immediately change ‘weak’ US immigration laws. Donald Trump (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Donald Trump has threatened to close the nation’s Mexican border or large sections of it next week if Mexico does not halt illegal immigration at once. The potentially drastic step would affect both nations’ economies. Questioned by...
Swedish teenager who inspired climate protests joins rally in Berlin Greta Thunberg addressed demonstrators at the city’s Brandenburg Gate. Greta Thunberg (Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP) Thousands of students have skipped school to take to the streets of the German capital as part of a growing worldwide youth movement urging governments to take faster action against climate change. Carrying signs with slogans like “I...

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Ian O'Doherty: 'What we're seeing is the battle between the cranks and crackpots' 'Most conspiracy theories are just daft'. Photo: PA One of the great guilty pleasures of life is delving into conspiracy theories. I don't believe any of them but they're a fascinating insight into the frailties of the human mind and the need to believe that there is some...

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