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4 hrs ago | BBC News

Thousands expected at 'Sham Fight'

The Catholic King James II is put to the sword by William III of Orange every year in the village of Scarva during the Sham Fight spectacle The event is a theatrical re-enactment of the victory of William III of Orange over the Catholic King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690.

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Yesterday | Independent.ie

Video: Sarah Jane, a woman who travels light

She is the first Traveller entry in Miss Ireland. On the eve of the pageant, Sarah Jane Dunne tells Barry Egan about the racism she suffered, her love life, her late father Pecker and her famous godfather Pecker Dunne, legend has it, was born in a horse-drawn wagon in Castlebar, Co Mayo, on April 1, 1933.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

BreakingNews.ie

Who's who: The new ministers at the Cabinet table

The Cabinet reshuffle is, for the most part, just that - a reshuffle. But amid the familiar faces moved from one portfolio to another, a handful of politicians have made fresh space at the Cabinet table.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Independent.ie

Cardinal in call to help Christians

THE leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland has appealed to Irish and European political leaders to help Christians in the Middle East whose very existence he warned is threatened.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Surreycomet.co.uk

VIDEO: New York City subway dancers captured on film by Kingston University student

The story of a declining dance culture aboard New York City's subway system has been captured on camera by an aspiring film maker from Kingston University.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Independent.ie

Figures 'better' but one in five patients still left on trolleys for over nine hours

ONE in five patients is still waiting for nine hours or longer on hospital emergency trolleys before getting a bed or being discharged home, according to the latest figures.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Business World

Tesco Ireland to donate all surplus food

Tesco Ireland today announced a partnership that will see all surplus food from 146 stores redistributed to charities through the use of Irish charity app, foodcloud.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Independent.ie

Haulier held after gardai seize drugs valued at over a 4m

AN international haulier is being questioned by gardai about the biggest heroin seizure in the State in the past five years.

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Newsday

Three held over 27kg heroin seizure

Three people are being questioned after 27 kilos of heroin were seized by police in Drogheda in the Republic of Ireland.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Dundalk Today

Find out about your family in the Rising

Echoes of 1916 is a new workshop to help you find out. It will be held next Tuesday on 1 July at 7.30pm in Oriel Centre Goal Dundalk.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Independent.ie

Gardai close on 'smuggling mastermind' after a 14m haul

Customs and Revenue Officials unload the Shingle at Dublin Port this evening after 32 million cigarettes and 4,500 Kg of Water Pipe tobacco was seized in Drogheda Port yesterday.

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RTE.ie

a 14m worth of tobacco seized at Drogheda port

Customs officers backed up by gardai, boarded a ship in the early hours of this morning and recovered 32 million cigarettes and 4,000kg of water pipe tobacco.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

Independent.ie

'High Man' warrior makes its mark on ancient site

A NEW work of art has been added to the landscape of the Boyne Valley and is visible from the air.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

RTE.ie

Dublin houses demolished after pyrite discovery

The four and five bed units on Seaview Park in Shankill were being constructed by Orchid Homes but will have to be completely rebuilt because of the defective blocks.

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Independent.ie

An unlikely friendship: Caroline Morahan and Sharon Stone bond over Ireland

Caroline Morahan's risky LA relocation is starting to pay off and the darkhaired beauty has managed to nab herself an A-List friend in the legendary Sharon Stone .

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