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Nicholas Gill rises to new heights

As of 2021, Nicholas Gill is not dating anyone. There has been at least 1 previous relationship. Nicholas Gill has not been engaged before. Like most celebrities, Nicholas Gill tries to keep his personal and love life a secret. Mr. Gill is an Irish businessman and actor and a social media personality because of his […]

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Love Island: What is ‘the ick’?

Love it, hate it – or really love to hate it – reality TV show Love Island has become a pop culture sensation over the past number of years, with viewers across Ireland and the U.K tuning in six nights a week every summer to watch a group of twenty-somethings scramble to find their one […]

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What impact has lockdown had on vulnerable school children?

Broadcaster Evelyn O’Rourke reports on the impact that lockdown has had on schoolchildren in Ireland. Over the last few weeks, I’ve been reporting on the impact of Covid lockdowns on schoolchildren in areas of disadvantage for RTÉ Radio 1 and boy, have I learnt a few lessons! Firstly, I was blown away by the imagination, […]

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Mayo woman sells $1,000,000 worth of scones in just 24 hours

Earlier this month, in just 24 hours, an Irish woman made $1,000,000. And it was all because of a soda bread scone. Mayo-born woman Mary O’Halloran became an overnight success after the famous Humans of New York Instagram account posted about her homemade scones. Since then, Mary has been up to her elbows in flour, […]

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Biden defends ‘messy’ US pull-out from Afghanistan

President Joe Biden has said he stands “squarely” behind the US exit from Afghanistan as he faces withering criticism over the Taliban’s lightning conquest of the war-torn country. “How many more American lives is it worth?” asked the Democratic president. He said that despite the “messy” pull-out, “there was never a good time to withdraw […]

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Afghanistan: India evacuates diplomats amid security concerns

India has evacuated its ambassador and all other diplomats from Afghanistan, the foreign ministry said.  They were flown out in a special military flight on Tuesday to the Hindon airbase near capital Delhi.  The aircraft was carrying around 150 people, including diplomats, officials, security personnel and some stranded Indians.  India’s foreign minister, S Jaishankar called […]

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Afghanistan: What’s the impact of Taliban’s return on international order?

The Biden administration’s rush for the exit in Afghanistan has been accompanied by a similar rush to judgement among pundits and commentators who, by and large, have castigated the US president for a decision that many see as unnecessary and a betrayal, both of those who served in Afghanistan and of the Afghan people themselves.  […]

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Afghan core mission has been a success, says Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson has said Nato’s “core mission” in Afghanistan has “succeeded”, with the country being largely cleared of al-Qaeda terrorists. The prime minister said allied forces had also ensured better education, women’s rights and free elections. But Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer accused him of “staggering complacency” and “betraying” the Afghan people. The Taliban have […]

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Irish people have been drinking an extra litre of water a day during the pandemic, research shows

People in Ireland drank almost an extra litre of water a day as the pandemic locked them out of offices, schools, colleges and hospitality, new research shows. It also revealed that women are drinking more than men. Women are now drinking an average of 1.4 litres daily since March 2020, an increase of 900ml, compared […]

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