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Johnny Sexton: Ireland captain says he holds no grudge against

Ireland captain Johnny Sexton was devastated to be overlooked for the 2021 British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa and will come up against Lions and Wales boss Warren Gatland for the first time since in Saturday’s Six Nations opener in Cardiff Last Updated: 02/02/23 9:16am Johnny Sexton will captain Ireland against Wales on […]

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Finance

Rishi Sunak faces crunch decision on post-Brexit Northern Ireland

Rishi Sunak is facing a big test of his authority as he agonises over whether he can sell an outline deal on the Northern Ireland protocol to pro-UK unionist politicians in the region and Eurosceptic Tory MPs. After months of talks, negotiators have briefed the UK prime minister that a deal is taking shape to […]

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Celebrities

Ireland Baldwin Candidly Opened Up About Her Pregnancy Struggles

Ireland Baldwin is getting extremely candid about her pregnancy journey — and it sounds like it’s been really difficult. In December, Ireland announced that she and her boyfriend André Allen Anjos (AKA RAC) are expecting their first child. While she says she’s more than thrilled to be a mom, she admits that she “underestimated” how […]

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Science

Energy bill discount vouchers cashed in across Northern Ireland

People have been piling up outside post offices across Northern Ireland to cash in their vital energy bill discount vouchers for the first time. Billpayers in England had already started to receive monthly discounts as part of the £400 winter support payment amid skyrocketing energy prices that were sparked by Russia’s war in Ukraine and […]

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UK

Ireland must be prepared to abandon talks on EU-Norway fishing

The deal, which is being negotiated between the EU and Norway, is being discussed at a time when other EU states want a greater share of Norway’s cod stocks. Industry chiefs here fear the EU will sacrifice Ireland’s fish stocks to keep Norway happy so the rest of the EU can get what they want. […]

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UK

Ireland’s fishing crisis: ‘Another nail in the coffin of

That Norway wants more access to Ireland’s fish than it already has is something that has probably passed most people by. So too the fact that this became a red-line issue for the Irish fishing industry. At stake is the future of thousands of jobs in fishing villages and towns across the country. Also at […]

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Celebrities

Ireland Baldwin announces she’s pregnant with first child

In the picture, Hilaria looked positively glowing in a white satin slip dress with a lacy top, while many of the other children also wore white.  Meanwhile, Alec wore a black shirt and dark trousers with black socks. Alec and Hilaria’s other children include Carmen, nine, Rafael, seven, Leonardo, five, Romeo, four, Eduardo, almost two, […]

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Celebrities

Ireland Baldwin pregnant: Alec Baldwin’s daughter, 27, expecting

Ireland Baldwin – the daughter of Hollywood stars Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger – has announced she is expecting her first child with her boyfriend RAC, as she shared a sonogram picture. Ireland Baldwin has announced that she is expecting her first child. She simply captioned the picture with: “Happy New Year” and love heart […]

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Science

Ireland has ‘stacks of homework to do’ in order to meet

A landmark deal to halt the destruction of Earth’s ecosystems leaves Ireland with “a stack of homework to do” to meet its obligations, wildlife experts have warned. The once-in-a-decade deal at the Cop15 nature summit in Canada commits governments to conserve nearly a third of Earth for nature by 2030, and emphasises the importance of […]

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World

Ireland PM calls for ethics body as EU corruption scandal

Russia ‘will continue to escalate’ says Roberta Metsola The scandal rocking the European Parliament has prompted Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin to call for an independent body overseeing ethics compliance in Brussels. Arriving in Brussels for the EU-ASEAN Summit, Mr Martin told reporters on Wednesday: “The whole idea of an overseeing body to ensure compliance […]