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US Masters as it happened: Tiger Woods makes history at Augusta by clinching 5th green jacket and 15th major Golf - Masters - Augusta National Golf Club - Augusta, Georgia, U.S. - April 14, 2019. Tiger Woods of the U.S. tees off on the second tee during final round play. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst It's the final day at the 2019 Masters and...
Primary pupil numbers fall in the west as pressure for places in capital rises Population flight to urban areas threatens viability of smaller schools Painting a picture: Enrolments rose in all of the four Dublin areas at primary level as the figures show the growing divide of where families are settling. Stock picture Pupil numbers in primary schools in several rural counties...
Service sector mood soured by Brexit despite strong growth Deal doubts: Brexit supporters in London – the exact nature of the deal still hangs in the balance. Photo: PA Business confidence among services sector managers has fallen to its lowest level since 2013 due to uncertainty around Brexit. AIB Services Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) found just under four in 10 panellists were...
Why doesn't Dublin have a proper food market? Limerick has the Milk Market, Belfast has the St George's and Cork's English market is known around the world, so Katy McGuinness asks… why doesn't Dublin have a proper food market Street food bought from KERB London street food marketThe English Market in Cork city. Photo: El KeeganSharon Greene outside the now empty...
Weather and Luas behind drop in cyclist numbers, say campaigners Dr Paul Corcoran: ‘Weather was very bad when the survey took place’. Photo: Mark Condren The number of cyclists commuting into Dublin city centre has dropped for the first time in nearly 10 years, with cycling groups blaming bad weather and the new Luas Cross City. According to the National Transport Authority,...
Jessie Buckley's spring breakout   Actress Jessie Buckley. Photo: David ConachyJessie Buckley. Photo: David ConachyAs Lyudmilla Ignatenko in ChernobylAs Marian in the BBC's 'The Woman in White'Denise GoughKerry CondonSeana Kerslake Jessie Buckley shifts uncomfortably in her seat. The dress. The hair and make-up. The Presidential Suite at the Westbury. None of it is really her. "To be quite honest with you I...
WATCH: Pelosi: Any Democrat would be better than Trump Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, has thrown her weight behind the female Democratic candidates for the 2020 presidential election.
Around the districts: Askamore and Kilmuckridge Amy Cowman at her Confirmation in St.Brigid’s church, Askamore, with her parents Brian and Mary, sister Aoife and brother Eoin Askamore - Split-the-pot: Friday, April 5, winner of split-the-pot is Patricia Murphy, Drummond - winning €144. We thank everyone for supporting split-the-pot. Envelopes can be obtained from the School or any parent and from Ashling Walsh...
€800m problem loan sale marks final act for former ACC Rabobank’s HQ in the Netherlands. Photo: Bloomberg Rabobank has agreed to sell its remaining stock of Irish loans to distressed debt investors Goldman Sachs, CarVal and Cabot for €800m. The sale of the ACC Loan Management debt will draw a line under the nine-decades-old ACC brand, originally set up in 1927 to...
John Heney: Brexit isn't the only fine mess that's facing rank-and-file beef farmers Farmers ringside at Castlerea Mart last weekend. Photo Brian FarrellStan Laurel and Oliver Hardy (PA) With echoes of the Laurel and Hardy film, Another Fine Mess, it appears that all we can now do is to sit back and watch our near neighbours take their final few steps...

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