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‘Loneliest dog in Devon’ has been waiting more than 500 days to be adopted Two-year-old lurcher Hector arrived at an RSPCA shelter back in October 2017. (RSPCA) Hector the two-year-old lurcher has been nicknamed “the loneliest dog in Devon” by staff at RSPCA Little Valley Animal Shelter after looking for a home for more than 500 days. The dog arrived at the shelter...
‘Managed no deal’ not an alternative to Brexit agreement, Government says Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said ‘no such thing exists’. Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said a ‘managed no deal’ does not exist (Brian Lawless/PA Wire) A “managed no deal” being touted by some Brexiteers as an alternative to the Withdrawal Agreement does not exist, the Finance Minister has said. Paschal Donohoe said there...
Revenue to widen net for super-rich in reorganisation Drop from €50m threshold part of 'realignment' plan as economy grows 'Revenue chairman Niall Cody has previously indicated that he would favour seeing the threshold for the HWI division fall to as low as €20m.' (stock image) Revenue is poised to drop the threshold at which taxpayers qualify as super-rich, which is likely to...
Pay, conditions and patient safety 'gone downhill' - nurses   Phil Ní Sheaghdha, INMO general secretary, at the St James’s Hospital picket line. Photo: Kyran O'Brien Nurses on picket lines said that pay and conditions have "gone downhill" and they would continue to strike until this situation was reversed. University Hospital Limerick was the most overcrowded hospital in the country with 59 patients...
NCH costs: Who are the key players? Minister for Health Simon Harris. Photo: Arthur CarronPaschal Donohoe. Photo: Gareth Chaney, CollinsJim Breslin. Picture: Tom BurkeRobert Watt Simon Harris The Public Expenditure Minister has faced questions over his oversight of the costs of the NCH, one of the biggest capital projects in the history of the State. Last night, he told the Finance Committee...
Police launch arson probe after 10 people killed by blaze in apartment block   Fatal fire: The building burns as firefighters attempt to save residents. Photo: Getty Images A woman was being held last night for a suspected "revenge arson attack" on a Paris apartment block in which 10 people are so far confirmed to have died, with 33 injured. At least one...
Liam Neeson’s red carpet before film premiere cancelled following race remarks Organisers of the New York premiere of Cold Pursuit informed reporters of the cancellation hours before it was supposed to start. Liam Neeson’s film premiere has been cancelled (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, file) The red carpet at the premiere of Liam Neeson’s newest film has been abruptly cancelled amid fallout...
Meet the furry finalists for Crufts’ Friends for Life competition Working dogs, assistance dogs, pets and rescue dogs have all been nominated as very good boys and girls. Five pets are in contention for Crufts’ dog hero competition for 2019, proving that some pups go above and beyond in being mankind’s best friend. The Kennel Club’s Friends for Life competition looks to...
Manchester City starlet Phil Foden wows in game of two-touch The 18-year-old has made eight Premier League appearances so far this season. Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus (left) celebrates scoring his side’s seventh goal of the game with Phil Foden during the Carabao Cup semi final (Martin Rickett/PA) Phil Foden has yet to unleash the full scale of his talent on the Premier...
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...

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