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Backstop consent for Northern Ireland politicians poses real problems 0

Central to the discussions on Brexit and the backstop these days is Boris Johnson’s repeated insistence that the latter is inherently “anti-democratic and inconsistent with the sovereignty of the UK”.

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Miriam Lord: No escaping PR guff on Shinners’ away day 0

Understandably, the shocking news that Boris Johnson may have told lies to her majesty the queen when requesting her to shut down the mother of all parliaments cast an immediate

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Majella Moynihan who faced dismissal from Garda over birth of son begins court action 0

Majella Moynihan, the former garda who faced dismissal over the birth of her son outside of marriage, is taking two legal actions against the State. One is to recover the

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Dunlevy and McCrystal spearhead Irish Paracycling challenge in Emmen 0

By Shane Stokes Defending champions Katie George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal will spearhead the Cycling Ireland squad at the UCI Paracycling road world championships, which begin in Emmen, the Netherlands,

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Blow to Ireland as they lose to Scotland on opening day at Lahinch 0

The debutants impressed on day one, but Ireland’s hopes of clinching a fifth Home Internationals win in six years suffered a major blow when they lost 8.5-6.5 to Scotland on

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McCarthy sees future panning out nicely for Ireland and Kenny 0

Mick McCarthy was predictably pleased with both the result and the performances that so many of his more marginal players produced in last night’s 3-1 win over Bulgaria at the

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Black Scorpion could deliver Kerry National if promoted from reserves 0

Black Scorpion is first reserve for Wednesday’s Guinness Kerry National but could prove the answer to Listowel’s €200,000 festival feature if he gets in. For three years in a row

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Rachael Blackmore steers Poker Party to Kerry National glory 0

Poker Party gave Rachael Blackmore another notable triumph when winning a thrilling race for the Guinness Kerry National Handicap Chase at Listowel. Successful at the big spring festivals in England

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Mick Bohan: Dublin’s dominance doesn’t come easy 0

Mayo Ladies’ footballer Sarah Rowe was speaking at a media event in Dublin last month when the subject briefly turned to Dublin’s bid for three TG4 All-Ireland titles in a

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Seán Moran: Will time be on Dublin’s side once more? 0

Time is such an opaque concept. We grasp what is known as the Newtonian theory that time moves steadily along and independent of any perceptions. So, it may feel like

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