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Rory McIlroy: I was intrigued how Donald Trump could run for President

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:17:44 GMT

Rory McIlroy has revealed his fascination with US President Donald Trump after recently playing a round with him.(image)

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Here's what you need to know about the Government's new measures for self-driving cars

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:25:39 GMT

The Bill includes a single insurance product for automated vehicles that will cover the motorist when they are driving as well as the car itself.(image)

Mexico rejected US plan on third-country deportees

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:19:09 GMT

The Mexican government has made clear to visiting US emissaries that it will not accept deportees from third countries under any circumstances, the interior secretary said.(image)

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Remains found on Greek island confirmed as Briton who vanished in 2005

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:08:43 GMT

Human remains found in a well in Crete are those of a British holidaymaker who went missing more than a decade ago, police have confirmed.(image)

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Claudio Ranieri: Yesterday my dream died

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:13:22 GMT

Claudio Ranieri has said his "dream died" when Leicester sacked him.(image)

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France's forwards coach says their focus will be away from Johnny Sexton tomorrow

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:04:09 GMT

In 2015, Sexton wound up with a black eye during the France game.(image)

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Star Wars director JJ Abrams has nothing but good things to say about Ireland

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:06:16 GMT

He has a lot of grá for Ireland(image)

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Gardaí intercept consignment of cannabis and arrest man in organised crime probe

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:47:35 GMT

Gardaí investigating organised crime in Dublin have seized around €180,000 of cannabis.(image)

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WATCH: I have formed a relationship with my terminal cancer, says actress Leah Bracknell

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:31:57 GMT

She was diagnosed with lung cancer in September, but sees it as a “wake-up call”.(image)

Viewers were not happy with the guy who called Eamonn Holmes fat on TV

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:34:58 GMT

They said the weight loss expert’s philosophy was wrong.(image)

Call The Midwife deals with FGM in 'beautiful and sensitive' story, says activist

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:25:50 GMT

The BBC drama series has been praised for tackling the issue, which is still being fought against by campaigners.(image)

Maurice McCabe 'Disclosures' Tribunal to sit on Monday

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:23:17 GMT

The public Tribunal of Inquiry into allegations of a smear campaign against Sgt Maurice McCabe is to hold its first hearing on Monday, it has emerged.(image)

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Truck, believed to be carrying chemicals, gets wedged under bridge closing Limerick rail services

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:16:17 GMT

Train services between Limerick and Limerick Junction were cancelled earlier today after it was feared a meeting of a truck and a railway bridge had resulted in a possible leakage of chemicals from the vehicle's loader.(image)

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Man gets two years for leaving toddler with permanent disabilities after shooting him in the head with air gun

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:07:22 GMT

A man who shot a crying 18-month-old boy in the head with an air rifle has been jailed for two years.(image)

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