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Celtic’s hopes of advancing in the Europa League were agonizingly dashed as a late retaliation from Bayer Leverkusen denied them a famous victory in Germany. The spirited team of nge Postecoglou knew they would probably need a win to keep their last 32 dream alive and they were on track for that result until the …

Paul Nolan prepares for a few big days as Cheltenham festival heroine Ms Milner crosses the Irish Sea to tackle the long distance obstacle in Newbury on Friday. o The Irish raider has landed the second year competition since the What a Question, formed by Mouse Morris, prevailed 25 years ago and Nolan expects to …

Figures from the HSE revealed that Waterford has the highest vaccination rate of any county in the country for adults, adolescents and children aged 12 and over. According to data, 99.7% of people aged 18 and over living in Waterford are fully vaccinated, while 96.8% of adolescents and children aged 12 and over have also …

Again, there has been no winner for the € 19million Loto jackpot tonight – the prize has now been carried over 47 times since June 6. The publicity storm around the National Lottery began on Friday, when Fine Gael TD called for a “full investigation” into why there has not been a Lotto jackpot winner …

Meghan Markle described how she dated Prince Harry for “one last fun night” before their relationship was revealed to the world. The playful interview with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres came just days after Meghan (40) apologized for misleading the UK High Court about his collaboration with the authors of the biography Find freedom. She …

WEXFORD County Council has confirmed that a boil water advisory for the town of Wexford, affecting more than 20,000 people, has been lifted with immediate effect. The advisory went into effect on October 30, with the affected area stretching from the town of Wexford to Barntown and Taghmon. Bottled water flew off the shelves over …

Rescue efforts are underway to free people in up to 100 vehicles trapped by mudslides that rolled down a Pacific coast highway in the Canadian province of British Columbia following torrential rains. British Columbia Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth said earlier Monday that search and rescue teams were assessing how to get safely to Highway …

Seán FitzPatrick, the former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank, has passed away. The 73-year-old was rushed to hospital late last week after suddenly falling ill at home. He lost his battle for life on Monday. A family spokesperson told Independent.ie the cause of death was cardiac arrest. Mr. FitzPatrick is survived by his wife Triona …

TWO Afghan teenagers based in Ireland have been successfully repatriated after the brother and sister were trapped in the war-torn country three months ago when the Taliban overthrew the government. the 18-year-old girl and her 16-year-old brother are now safely back at their Irish address after being stranded in Afghanistan and unable to return home …

The hospitality industry has been warned that adherence to Covid-19 guidelines is “essential” if the government is to maintain the “current level of openness”. The industry has been called to a meeting tonight by the Taoiseach Department to take place next week and warned that a “collective effort” is needed to reduce the “burden of …