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Property prices fall for the third month in a row as demand eases Stock photo Residential property prices fell for the third month in a row in January, as rising supply of new homes and restricted demand are hitting the market. Prices rose again year on year, but the rate of increase continues to ease. January prices, although they fell 0.4pc in comparison...
Biggest ever Great Britain team arrives at Special Olympics World Games The team had support from famous faces such as Prince Harry and Andy Murray. The largest Great Britain delegation ever sent to the Special Olympics World Games have made their bow at the opening ceremony in Abu Dhabi. The 128-strong team were led into the Zayed Sports City Stadium by Lord...
Micheál Martin: I will be the Taoiseach after the next election Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. Picture: Steve Humphreys Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has declared he will be the Taoiseach after the next general election. In an exclusive interview with Independent.ie’s Floating Voter podcast, Mr Martin insisted that despite trailing Fine Gael leader Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the opinion polls he...
‘Unique’ wind gifts goal to non-league side and causes chaos for corner taker For AFC Fylde the windy conditions were both a blessing and a curse. (AFC Fylde) Strong winds created a goal and caused havoc with corners as two National League clubs had to play in what they described as “unique” conditions. Video shows the moment AFC Fylde pulled ahead in their...
Why the consumer is king for sheep farmers The demand from export markets for leaner cuts will present challenges and opportunities for Irish sheep farmers Brendan Joyce, vice president, of the Irish Natura and Hill Farmer's Association on his farm at Maam Cross, Co. Galway. Photo: Keith Heneghan The sheep industry must follow the consumer trend towards healthy eating by delivering lambs...
Demand for Level 8 Ag Science courses jumps University College Dublin The number of students applying for Ag Science Level 8 courses has jumped by 13pc, the latest figures from the CAO show. This year the number of students apply for Level 8 agricultural courses is up 13pc, to 393. This up up from 348 first preferences in 2018. Further the number...
© Reuters. A money changer counts Euro banknotes at a currency exchange office in Nice By Tommy Wilkes LONDON (Reuters)...
Catherine O'Mahony: 'Stakes are sky-high over climate change, yet we mock and 'ah bless' teenagers' activism. But they're rightly angry and that's neither silly nor cute - it's serious' 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg is seen on stage as she takes part in a protest calling for urgent measures to combat climate change, in Hamburg, Germany. Photo: REUTERS/Morris Mac...
Voice coach David Grant aims to use musical skills to help young people Grant was awarded an MBE by the Prince of Wales for services to music. David Grant wears his MBE following an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace (John Stillwell/PA) Voice coach to the stars David Grant has said he wants to use his musical skills to help “disenfranchised” young people. Grant...
Rebels with a good cause - Coleman and Fehily show practice makes perfect Two of Cork's finest exports make winning mark on an eventful third day in the Cotswolds with both victories tinged with sadness for the jockeys King of the Stayers: Aidan Coleman waves to the crowd after guiding Paisley Park to victory in the Stayers’ Hurdle. Photo: Action Images...

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