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The owner of Ireland’s oldest lie detection service has said she is ready to perform a polygraph analysis on Ian Bailey. r Bailey recently spoke of his desire to undergo a polygraph test on camera to prove that he did not kill Sophie Toscan du Plantier. InFocus podcast: Murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier: the …

TÁNAISTE Leo Varadkar clashed with a number of his own TDs over budget spending promises at a moody meeting of the Fine Gael parliamentary party. r Varadkar accused his own TDs of believing a “false narrative” that Fine Gael lost its reputation for fiscal responsibility after former ministers Charlie Flanagan and Michael Creed both criticized …

Galway is one of the top 10 cities in the world to visit, and Ashford Castle is one of Europe’s top 10 resorts, according to Condé Nast Traveler readers. The United States Travel Bible has announced the winners of its Readers’ Choice Travel Awards for 2021, ranking what it says are the best hotels, cities, …

Conor Empey and Sam Hyland both had dreamy debuts as they scored for the Irish men’s team against Malaysia, with the former winning the goal with just three minutes left for Lisnagarvey. Incredibly, Hyland opened the scoring with his first international touch two minutes before Empey got his first of the night soon after. Malaysia …

The legal services watchdog has seen a significant increase in allegations of misconduct by lawyers in real estate transactions. A new report reveals that a large number of complaints have been filed by banks about lawyers who have not fulfilled commitments related to real estate transactions. The question was previously a major feature of the …

The New Zealand government acknowledged on Monday what most other countries did a long time ago: It can no longer completely get rid of the coronavirus. Minister of the time Jacinda Ardern announced a cautious plan to ease lockdown restrictions in Auckland, despite an outbreak that continues to simmer. Since the start of the pandemic, …

The golfers’ alertness was praised after alerting emergency services and allowing a distressed kayaker to be rescued near Old Head of Kinsale. The lone kayaker was rescued from the water near Old Head Lighthouse after golfers noticed he was in distress after his kayak capsized in rough seas. The Courtmacsherry All Weather Trent Class RNLI …

Protesters gathered in Dublin on Saturday to protest against the highly restrictive abortion law introduced in Texas. he Irish protest coincided with hundreds of similar protests across the United States. Texas law effectively prohibits abortion before some women know they are pregnant, and there are no exceptions for rape or incest. Execution is left only …

The GPA is now ready to back “Proposition B”, the rapidly gaining support, league-based SFC All-Ireland championship structure, at the Special Congress later this month. The body of players has engaged in extensive consultation with their members and the Irish Independent has learned that an overwhelming majority is in favor of the most radical of …

The brand new series with Hector Ó hEochagáin, Hector – Éire Nua, debuted last night on TG4. fter having spent the last 20 years traveling the four corners of the world, this time Hector takes us on a whirlwind tour of Ireland to meet all the great people from overseas who now call Ireland home. …