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Q&A: Uncertainty remains, but it's now highly unlikely the UK will leave on March 29    A view of the Palace of Westminster. Stock picture What exactly happened last night? The British parliament voted to request an extension from the European Union which would push back the date that the UK leaves the EU. The House of Commons agreed to look for a short...
'I had my first taste of alcohol when I was probably 14' - Irish college student reflects on Ireland's binge drinking culture Criodán Ó Murchú (21) is a third year chemistry student at NUI, Galway. Here, he reflects on Ireland's drinking culture, how he himself was first introduced to alcohol, and whether he's ever felt social pressure to drink alcohol. Criodán...
Leinster secure Leo Cullen and Stuart Lancaster for two more seasons, but John Fogarty is in demand Stuart Lancaster, left, and Leo Cullen have signed new contracts with Leinster Leinster will go forward with their Champions Cup winning coaching partnership of Leo Cullen and Stuart Lancaster for the next two seasons after the pair agreed new contracts. The province announced that Cullen...
Family to hear details of how Jastine (24) was murdered Jastine Valdez The family of murdered student Jastine Valdez will hear details of events leading up to her death at an inquest later this year. Her parents Tess and Danny Valdez were present as a date for the hearing was scheduled at Dublin Coroner's Court. The 24-year-old student was abducted and murdered by...

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From 'Bosco' to 'Playback': RTÉ's Marian retires Marian Richardson speaking at her retirement party at the RTÉ Radio Centre yesterday. Picture: Steve Humphreys RTÉ presenter and producer Marian Richardson has retired after a career spanning four decades at the State broadcaster. Ms Richardson, who presented children's favourite 'Bosco' and produced and presented 'Playback' on RTÉ Radio One, had become one of the...
Europe rubber-stamps Philip Lane’s appointment to ECB Success: Philip Lane is a former governor of the Central Bank of Ireland. Photo: Bloomberg The European Parliament has approved Philip Lane’s appointment to the ECB’s board and voted down a motion to delay that and the hiring of another two men to top EU jobs due to gender-­balance considerations. The appointment of Mr Lane, ...
Rebels with a good cause - Coleman and Fehily show practice makes perfect Two of Cork's finest exports make winning mark on an eventful third day in the Cotswolds with both victories tinged with sadness for the jockeys King of the Stayers: Aidan Coleman waves to the crowd after guiding Paisley Park to victory in the Stayers’ Hurdle. Photo: Action Images...
Do you have a spare €40m? Famous Dublin nightclub Copper Face Jacks up for sale Popular: punters queue to get into Coppers Iconic Dublin night club Copper Face Jacks is up for sale. Owner Cathal Jackson is selling the “Coppers” premises and the Jackson Court Hotel to which it is attached. It’s believed the combined property could fetch more than €40m. "Over the past...
Home Truths: Body's move to take the puff from bids is a smokeless duel The big view on Ireland's property market Nothing to see here: The PSRA's announcement on deeming false bidding as 'improper' is puzzling, given the lack of false bidding Forty years ago my parents were offloading their cute Edwardian millworker's cottage in order to trade up. The cottage was...

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