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First boat in Aquarius convoy with 630 migrants docks in Spain

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Cornering a slice of the retail revival

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Women hit by cancer scandal offered reduced mileage rate for travelling to treatments

Women hit by cancer scandal offered reduced mileage rate for travelling to treatments Vicky Phelan Photo: Fergal Phillips The Government is offering a reduced mileage rate to women with cervical cancer who were not told that...

Fervour, faith and a fibreglass Francis as Knock gets ready

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The truth about globalisation – and its mistaken discontents

The truth about globalisation - and its mistaken discontents Critics of globalisation are barking up the wrong tree. The real danger is a reversal of openness, writes Dan O'Brien Trader Gregory Rowe feels the strain as...

Ministers told: ‘Don’t mention Brexit in front of the royals’

Ministers told: 'Don't mention Brexit in front of the royals' Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall pictured as they took a stroll along Derrynane beach during their visit to Caherdaniel Co Kerry. Picture...

‘I was told, “That’s how you humiliate a 12-year-old”‘ – One Irish survivor’s story

'I was told, "That's how you humiliate a 12-year-old"' - One Irish survivor's story Kathleen Aebi-Kealey is one of hundreds of ­Magdalene laundry survivors who have returned to Ireland in recent weeks, each with a...

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