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Thursday 5 October 2023 Dublin: 14°C

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Ireland drops another place in global corruption ranking
Denmark was named the least corrupt state out of 176 countries, followed by New Zealand, Finland, Sweden and Switzerland.
This story about a Carrickfergus goat causing chaos has taken on a life of its own
With many puns.
Gareth Southgate's England denied victory by two late Spain goals at Wembley
Former Liverpool player Iago Aspas scored in the 89th minute before Isco levelled with practically the last kick of the game.
Bealham has come long way from Canberra and freezing-cold Renmore
The 24-year-old Connacht prop won his first Ireland cap this season.
Powerful Glasnevin Cemetery documentary scoops international film award
The New York Festivals World’s Best Awards were held in Las Vegas last night.
Ex-Ireland international makes Ipswich debut & more from this weekend's Championship
Meanwhile, there was bad news for Nottingham Forest’s Andy Reid recently.
Ipswich set to sign ex-Ireland international
The full-back earned eight caps for Ireland, and was famously left out of Giovanni Trapattoni’s Euro 2012 squad.
Scrum-half Phillips retires from international rugby after 94 Wales caps
The 33-year-old helped the Welsh to two Grand Slams during his Test career.
More than 300 reportedly arrested in bust on huge child pornography ring
At least 106 victims have also been traced, most of whom are under 12.
'I found that nothing worked, except cannabis': Who are Ireland's marijuana users?
Users tell about their experiences.
Here's how the two most infamous drug barons in history compare with each other
Colombia’s Pablo Escobar and Mexico’s Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman proved to be a law unto themselves.
An Irish group has made the Catholic Church acknowledge Filipino children fathered by priests
The group has already reached a similar agreement with the Catholic church in Ireland.
Sitdown Sunday: Jennifer Pan lied about her life, then wanted her parents dead
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
20 mad photos of international borders from around the world
Stranger than fiction.
Two dead after car falls more than 1,000 ft from mountain
The incident happened at around 7.30am this morning.
A giant balloon is dangling 10 enormous boobs over Galway
Magical mammaries.
Here's every single 'Game of Thrones' location in real life
This comes as part of a promotional drive by a Moroccan travel agency.
'Ireland is sending a real signal to other countries that change is possible'
Ireland has hit the headlines around the world after voting in favour of same-sex marriage.
Here's what it takes to be the Irish Mozarts of the future
They’re taking part in the Dublin International piano competition this month.
Gordon D'Arcy just might have played his last game for Leinster
The centre is hoping to travel to the World Cup with Ireland and will sit out this weekend’s trip to Edinburgh,
Japan official sacked for faking funerals
Shigenori Natori had 12 relatives die in a five-year period, supposedly.
An 'America's Next Top Model' contestant has been killed in a triple murder
Mirijana Puhar was killed along with two others in North Carolina on Tuesday.
Wasps have signed an Ireland international centre on loan
33-year-old James Downey has been struggling for first-team games at Glasgow this season.
Ireland had almost three bomb disposals a week last year
The Army had 430 troops serving on peacekeeping missions in 16 countries in the past 12 months.
The hotel that acts as a wind instrument
A lakeside location and an Aeolian harp inspires this meditative space in Japan.
This might be the most beautiful office space in the world
…Or would you prefer the Bond villain lair-type bunker in Sweden here?
LinkedIn to build new headquarters in Dublin (and there's space for 1,200 employees)
The social network says it plans to double its Irish workforce.
Here's What Happened Today: Friday
Everybody’s talking about Enda Kenny’s ‘McNulty-gate’ apology, Helen O’Driscoll, and new bank bailout developments.
Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
Everybody’s talking about John McNulty, a tonne of cocaine, and a tiger kidnapping.
Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
Everybody’s talking about Islamic State attacks, huge cocaine seizure and John McNulty.
Here's What Happened Today: Monday
Everybody’s talking about the Greyhound strike agreement, Joan Burton’s car being blocked, and Kurds fleeing from Islamic State.
Here's how the world is calling for action on Climate Change today
There is a picnic taking place in Dublin, in advance of a UN meeting next week.
Surge in asylum applications? That's 'ridiculous' says Ó Riordáin
The Minister of State talked about the working group that’s tasked with suggesting how to reform the current system.
Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
Everybody’s talking about: water charges, Islamic State, arrests for money laundering, and female golfers.
Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
Everyone’s talking about Phil Hogan being nominated as the EU’s Agriculture Commissioner, Junior Certificate results, and GSOC.
Could the UN Security Council do more to stop conflicts?
The body has faced criticism from the outgoing head of the UN’s human rights wing over its inability to stop conflict and save lives.
Loads more people from the UK are coming here on holiday
Almost one and a half million of our British cousins have made the trip across the Irish Sea already this year.
Garth Brooks debacle: The international coverage
Obligatory ‘friends in low/high places’ gag here.
Toulon's Steffon Armitage is considering playing for France - report
The 28-year-old has already been capped five times by England.
What would Simon Easterby bring to the Ireland coaching set-up?
The Scarlets head coach has been linked with a move to join Joe Schmidt’s backroom staff.