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President Michael D Higgins confronted by protester after major security breach in Aras

Saturday  17:26,   22 september 2018
dublinlive.ie

President Michael D Higgins confronted by protester after major security breach in ArasA female protester managed to slip through security and get into the Áras office to confront the Head of State last Friday, according to the Irish...[...]

Chas & Dave's Chas Hodges dies

Saturday  16:25,   22 september 2018
news.sky

Chas & Dave singer Chas Hodges has died aged 74. A statement shared their Twitter page read: "It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the passing of our very own Chas Hodges."Despite receiving successful treatment for oesophageal cancer...[...]

Exclusive on Rafale deal: Journalist who interviewed Francois Hollande says India's statement is wrong

Saturday  16:25,   22 september 2018
indiatoday.in

Exclusive on Rafale deal: Journalist who interviewed Francois Hollande says India's statement is wrongThe journalist who interviewed former French President François Hollande has said that India is wrong in saying that the Indian and French...[...]

The 2018 Ploughing Championships raked in around €50million this year

Saturday  14:50,   22 september 2018
extra.ie

The 2018 Ploughing Championships raked in around €50million this yearThe most successful event is the Horse Show, which brings in more than €50million over five days, compared to the Ploughing’s three...[...]

'People didn't do what we asked so don't blame us for shutdown' - Ploughing organiser hits back at criticism

Saturday  14:05,   22 september 2018
independent.ie

'People didn't do what we asked so don't blame us for shutdown' - Ploughing organiser hits back at criticismMs McHugh is general secretary of the National Ploughing Association (NPA), which came in for criticism this week after...[...]

Cyclist knocked off bike in collision with taxi driver after row

Saturday  14:05,   22 september 2018
independent.ie

Cyclist knocked off bike in collision with taxi driver after rowThe incident, which was recorded by the cyclist, happened at around 6am yesterday on the North Strand Road in Dublin...[...]

Navy sends warship to rescue injured officer Abhilash Tomy drifting in Indian Ocean

Saturday  13:50,   22 september 2018
indiatoday.in

Navy sends warship to rescue injured officer Abhilash Tomy drifting in Indian OceanAbhilash Tomy (39) is a Commander with Indian Navy and is currently competing in the 2018 Golden Globe Race which involves a gruelling 30,000-mile solo...[...]

Dublin weather forecast: Met Eireann expect Storm Callum to pass but cold spell on the way

Saturday  13:50,   22 september 2018
dublinlive.ie

Dublin weather forecast: Met Eireann expect Storm Callum to pass but cold spell on the wayUnlike Storm Ali midweek, the latest storm will pass Ireland without having any major impact on the...[...]

Teenage boy attacked Dublin Bus driver in row over fare and then passed out in 'rage blackout'

Saturday  13:50,   22 september 2018
independent.ie

Teenage boy attacked Dublin Bus driver in row over fare and then passed out in 'rage blackout'The 17-year-old boy, who cannot be named because he is a minor, was sentenced to four months' probation after he pleaded guilty to attacking the...[...]

'Parent' set to replace 'mother' or 'father' on some birth certificates

Saturday  12:50,   22 september 2018
independent.ie

New birth certificates will soon allow for the word 'parent' to be used instead of 'father' or 'mother'.The move means same-sex couples will be able to register both of their names on their baby's birth...[...]

Brexit deal 'still possible' despite Chequers rejection

Saturday  11:25,   22 september 2018
news.sky

EU leaders have insisted a Brexit deal remains possible despite flatly rejecting the Chequers proposal put forward by Theresa May during an acrimonious summit in Salzburg. The prime minister endured a brutal reception from the national newspapers...[...]

Seven things you need to know about new birth certificate 'parent' wording

Saturday  11:10,   22 september 2018
independent.ie

Changes are being made to the wording allowed on birth certificates.Measures are also being introduced to ban anonymous donations of sperm, eggs and embryos and to allow donor-conceived children to request information about their genetic parentage...[...]

Iranian news agency: 8 Guard members killed in attack

Saturday  11:05,   22 september 2018
msn

Gunmen attacked a military parade in the southwest Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday, killing and wounding several people, state TV reported.TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Gunmen attacked a military parade in the southwest Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday,...[...]

2019 Lok Sabha election: Why BSP chief Mayawati is a sought after ally

Saturday  09:50,   22 september 2018
hindustantimes

2019 Lok Sabha election: Why BSP chief Mayawati is a sought after allyIronical as it may sound, it is the BSP today which has once again created uncertainty around hopes of a grand collation against the BJP. Earlier this week Mayawati announced that [...]

Rajasthan MLA Manvendra Singh, son of Jaswant Singh, likely to quit BJP

Saturday  09:50,   22 september 2018
indiatoday.in

Rajasthan MLA Manvendra Singh, son of Jaswant Singh, likely to quit BJPManvendra Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Sheo and son of former union minister Jaswant Singh, is likely to formally announce his exit from the BJP today at the...[...]