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Silva in lose-lose situation but Everton boss needs to start winning Everton manager Marco Silva. Photo: PA A joke doing the rounds on Merseyside suggests Everton manager Marco Silva is one game from the sack: "If he stops Manchester City going above Liverpool, they will definitely get rid of him." However light-hearted the sentiment, mixed feelings in the stands are symptomatic of...
Retired surgeon accused of groping boys claims he has 'senile dementia' Accused: Retired surgeon Michael Shine has pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Picture: Collins A retired surgeon accused of groping a number of boys in his care has told a jury he has “got some senile dementia”. Michael Shine (86) of Ballsbridge, Dublin has pleaded not guilty at Dublin...
© Reuters. The U.S. dollar rose on Monday. Investing.com - The U.S. dollar rallied from an earlier low as sterling...
Cancer patients were among 40,000 hit by walkout Determined: From left, nurses Ciara Byrne, Susan Sherwood and Clare Harte outside St Luke’s General Hospital in Kilkenny. Photo: Damien Eagers Cancer patients and the elderly were caught up in the shutdown of vital hospital and community services as nurses again took to the picket line. Several cancer surgeries had to be cancelled, causing...
Are we being unfair in our attitudes to 'older drivers'? Are they a risk? Older drivers Just like young drivers, senior motorists often suffer from the perception that they are a risk on the road. But it can be argued many of them are far better than those who criticise because they have acquired so many skills and experiences over decades behind...
Letters to the Editor: 'New waste crackdown is like a return of the Poor Laws' Under a new system flat rate fees will be banned, meaning households which only use the black bin to dispose of waste will pay higher charges (stock photo) Is that why the Government spent that staggering €38m on the Eircode system ("'Bin garda' to crack down...
'I didn't like spending time with Quirke,' says Lowry son Tommy Lowry. Photo: Tony Gavin The son of murder trial witness Mary Lowry has told how he "did not like spending time" with accused man Patrick Quirke. Tommy Lowry (21) recalled an occasion when Mr Quirke was "giving out" to his mother about a missing ladder on the farm. Ms Lowry had...
Shed built by couple beside their home was unauthorised, High Court rules The High Court, Dublin A couple who built a shed/workshop next to their Wicklow house without planning permission have failed in a High Court appeal challenging enforcement proceedings against them. Liam Lee and Jean Tompkins failed to establish the two-storey structure was built more than seven years before the local...
'Stick to the left you stupid b***h' - the realities of cycling in Dublin 'We're people with families, friends and jobs we're trying to get to safely. But we become targets on two wheels' Cycle lane Would you rather get hit by a car while cycling or have motorists shout abuse at you as you ride past? It sounds like one of those...
Niall Quinn to meet with FAI over League of Ireland plan when 'time is right' Quinn's idea is to construct academies that would offer young pros full-time training here, with the guaranteed fall-back of full-time education so they have a firm Plan B. Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile NIALL QUINN says that a representative of the FAI has told him they will meet...

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