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Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council will apply for a building permit to build a section of a controversial cycle path through Deansgrange cemetery. councilors accepted a report on the Active School Travel initiative presented by council director Robert Burns at the monthly council meeting this evening and agreed that council will now file a Part 8 …

There is something sinister about the way Spotify, my music streaming service of choice, sends me a recap of my listening for the year. It’s not just the tone that seems to aim to flatter me for doing a good job listening to music, as if listening to music is something to be proud of. …

Mick Abidoye faced a lot of adversity in his young life, faced setbacks that would have derailed many. In 2019, his father passed away at the age of 46, and then Mick’s promising football career and an American college scholarship was cut short by a career-ending injury. And yet, last week, the 21-year-old Enniscorthy was …

Gardaí has ​​stepped up its crackdown on drug gangs, including the Kinahan cartel, by stepping up intelligence sharing with police in South America. The Cabinet this week approved a request from the Commissioner of the Guard to initiate an official exchange of information with the Colombian National Police. The South American country remains the world’s …

The Anglo-Irish treaty results from a conference held in London from October 11 to December 6 to determine how “Ireland’s association with the community of nations known as the British Empire can be best reconciled with aspirations. Irish nationals ”. The Irish delegation was finalized at a Dáil cabinet meeting on September 4. Arthur griffith …

Ulster Bank is giving customers six months to close their accounts in 2022 before withdrawing from the Irish market. he bank invited its competitors to a meeting today to outline its plans to scale down its business and migrate services to other providers. He wants customers to quickly move their businesses elsewhere to avoid account …

On the outskirts of Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados, the statue of Bussa, a slave who led a failed revolt in 1816 – his face raised triumphantly to the sky and holding broken chains from his outstretched arms – testifies to the legacy 400 years of British rule, and resistance to it. It is a …

Today marks the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. The question of Palestine has eluded justice, international human rights law and international humanitarian law for decades. the Palestinians face unbearable living conditions. They suffer from house demolitions, displacement, the illegal expansion of Jewish settlements, the usurpation of land, the theft of natural resources …

Claudio Ranieri pushed Brazilian striker Joao Pedro to become a star player for Watford. Former Fluminense player Pedro celebrated his first Premier League goal last weekend after coming off the bench to help seal a resounding 4-1 victory over Manchester United. Hornets boss Ranieri will be forced into an attacking reshuffle to former club Leicester …

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 …