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Group claims Government not committed to insurance reform Crisis: Linda Murray with her children Elle (4) and Savannah (3) at her play centre in Navan, Co Meath Photo: Steve Humphreys Frustration has been expressed by campaigners for insurance reform at what they claim is a lack of commitment from the Government. The Alliance for Insurance Reform said it was dismayed at the...
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...
Girl review: 'Girl is beautifully made: it’s also an education' 5 stars Girl Transgender issues are finding their way into more and more Irish lives, but what does the painful business of transitioning from one sex to another actually feel like? That weighty theme is brilliantly dramatised by Lucas Dhont’s insightful Belgian film Girl. Victor Polster is Lara, a 15-year-old transgender girl who’s ever...
Festival winner Walsh takes aim at BHA's crackdown Jumping to it: Derek O’Connor steers the Ted Walsh-trained Any Second Now over the last fence to win The Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Chase at Cheltenham yesterday. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images It's not often, if ever, that a trainer makes reference to Peppa Pig after enjoying Festival success but Ted...
VIDEO: MPs have rejected leaving the EU without a deal – so what happens next? MPs have rejected crashing out of the European Union without a deal and will now vote on whether Parliament wants to seek an extension to Article 50.
'Percy' has potential but time to go 'Native' again Tizzard charge can put his experience to good use and claim Gold Cup double When Gordon Elliott won the Grand National with Silver Birch in 2007, he was the youngest trainer to win, aged 29, and he'd yet to even train a winner in Ireland at that stage. Many sports writers and journalists...
© Reuters. The dollar made a bullish start to the week. Investing.com – The dollar advanced against its rivals Monday following...
Ward departs Ireland scene with ‘heavy heart’ Mick McCarthy in a relaxed moment during yesterday’s press conference. Photo: Matt Browne/Sportsfile As Mick McCarthy continues, in vain, with his plan to find fresh recruits for the Irish cause, the national team manager learned in the last 24 hours that he has to plan without one of his most trusted and loyal servants...
Fiona Ness: 'Allow yourself a smile at the fall of Trudeau'   Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (Chris Young/AP) There's inglorious pleasure to be had in witnessing the shine being knocked off Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. When the six-foot-two, eyes of blue, baby-balancing PM came to power in 2015, promising a transparent, liberal and feminist agenda, I disliked him immediately. He...
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...

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