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Social media putting young people off alcohol, C&C warned Don’t you want me?: The Human League’s Philip Oakey at Bulmers Live – C&C has been warned many youngsters don’t think alcohol is ‘cool’Bulmers cider Social media culture is putting people off alcohol, posing challenges to Bulmers-maker C&C, analysts at investment bank Berenberg have told clients. Shares in the company fell 2.6pc in...
Two farmers who got scratch cards after hip replacement surgeries thank their lucky stars! Just days after being released from hospital with hip replacements, two farmers will appear on this week's Winning Streak after their lucky stars were pulled from the drum. Both farmers, Chris Tansey from Swinford in Co Mayo and Tommy Durr from Ballinagard in Co Roscommon received their...
Trump hits back at Democrat rival ahead of State of the Union Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer accused Donald Trump of ‘blatant hypocrisy’. Donald Trump has been in a Twitter row with Chuck Schumer ahead of the president’s State of the Union address (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) US President Donald Trump has criticised a prominent Democrat on Twitter ahead of his State...
NCH costs: Who are the key players? Minister for Health Simon Harris. Photo: Arthur CarronPaschal Donohoe. Photo: Gareth Chaney, CollinsJim Breslin. Picture: Tom BurkeRobert Watt Simon Harris The Public Expenditure Minister has faced questions over his oversight of the costs of the NCH, one of the biggest capital projects in the history of the State. Last night, he told the Finance Committee...
Aer Lingus encourages more girls to consider pilot careers in Irish Girl Guides partnership Irish Girl Guides just got a new badge to earn, created with an aim to encourage them to consider future careers in aviation. The 'Aviation Badge', made in partnership with Aer Lingus, intends to engage girls with the aviation sector from a young age. A tailored curriculum has...
Pay, conditions and patient safety 'gone downhill' - nurses   Phil Ní Sheaghdha, INMO general secretary, at the St James’s Hospital picket line. Photo: Kyran O'Brien Nurses on picket lines said that pay and conditions have "gone downhill" and they would continue to strike until this situation was reversed. University Hospital Limerick was the most overcrowded hospital in the country with 59 patients...
'What should have been the happiest day, was absolutely the worst' - Mum of baby who died 12 hours after birth Baby Evan Tuite’s inquest was held today at Drogheda Coroners Court. A verdict of medical misadventure was returned. Picture Ciara Wilkinson The mother of a newborn baby who died in her arms aged 12 hours, said what should have been...
Venice visitor tax is 'useless and damaging' - tourism minister   Plans to charge tourists €3 were announced by Luigi Brugnaro, the mayor of Venice. Photo: PA A tourist tax that Venice is to introduce in May has been criticised by Italy's tourism minister as "useless and damaging". Plans to charge tourists €3 were announced by Luigi Brugnaro, the mayor of the city....

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Facebook Messenger users now able to delete messages 10 minutes after they've been sent Photo: Stock Facebook Messenger users are now able to delete messages from conversations after they've been sent. The social network has confirmed Messenger users will have up to 10 minutes after a message has been sent to remove it, with the feature accessible in both one-on-one conversations and...
Cup shock sees Amond put Pep in Newport step Newport County 2 Middlesbrough 0 Newport County’s Padraig Amond sees an effort saved by Middlesbrough keeper Dimi Konstantopoulos. Photo: Getty Images When anyone hits the jackpot there is a sense there has been some outrageous luck involved. But not for Newport County, not here on one of the club's most famous nights as...

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