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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 15°C

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# up to date
Here's the current status of the eight new garda stations set to be built by 2021
No new construction has begun since 2015 when it began at three stations.
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Less than 72 hours left for raffle winner to claim €1 million prize
Ticketholders have 90 days from the date of the draw to claim their prize in person at National Lottery Headquarters on Abbey Street in Dublin.
# Under Pressure
'I'm focused on my job as leader of the country': Kenny refuses to say when he's stepping aside
The Taoiseach has been told he’ll face a motion of no confidence if he doesn’t outline a timeline for his departure.
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The Pope, the Queen and Angela Merkel - Putin likes to leave world leaders waiting
He was famously hours later for a meeting with the German chancellor in 2014.
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Calls for daylight saving time to be scrapped as clocks set to be turned back this weekend
What do you think?
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Mourinho says he needs more time to understand his Man United players
There are “always surprises behind the door” during your first months at a new club, according to Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho.
# Deadline
Someone in Cork has two days to claim a €381,863 lotto prize
If you’re not using it, can we have it?
# Galway
Buy a EuroMillions ticket recently? Time running out for winner of unclaimed €190,000 prize
The deadline for the winner is 5.30pm on Thursday 28 July.
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Barr wishes he was 'in same shape' as last year with injury making it a race against time for Rio
The hard work begins now for the 400m hurdler.
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An unprecedented challenge or an unprecedented opportunity? How long will it last?
After 70 days we finally have a government – but who will pull the plug first?
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Ireland's leading track hopeful Mark English faces a race against time to be fit for Rio
The 800m runner is still wearing a protective boot as he makes his comeback from an ankle injury.
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Ever dreamt of owning a Dáil clock that plays 'God Save The Queen'?
Probably not, we’re guessing…
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Hold onto your hats: there's to be ANOTHER European summit this coming Sunday to discuss Greece
But according to European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, Greece has until 8.30am on Friday at the latest to submit its final proposals.
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After more than 4 hours and 2 days, the Isner v Cilic mini-marathon is finally over
Cilic booked his place in the last 16 with a 7-6 6-7 6-4 6-7- 12-10 win.
# Seconds to spare
This year will be one second longer than normal
Seriously. It’s called a leap second.
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The dramatic rise and fall of Sepp Blatter
We look back at one of the most intriguing weeks in world football.
# exam memories
Open thread: What advice would you give Junior and Leaving Cert students today?
You’ve got this.
# war on terrier
Australia tells Johnny Depp's dogs to "b***er off" or be euthanised
Depp brought them into the country without declaring them to quarantine officials.
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Bank of Ireland customers STILL waiting for payments
The bank had similar problems last summer.
# listen to me
What you need to say to get a MUCH cheaper deal on your health insurance
The trick is to make the providers do the work for you…
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Exercise of the week – Pendulum swings
Time to work off some of that Paddy’s Day excess.
# Clock Up
Time's up, Johnny! Sexton caught out by the Top 14 'kicking clock'
Ireland out-half scored eight points in Racing’s Top 14 draw against Clermont.
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76,666: the exact number of people waiting for hospital treatment right now
The Health Minister says he’s working on it but the waiting lists have swelled by almost a third since this time last year.
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You WON'T be fined for not registering with Irish Water by midnight
It’s understood another deadline will be put in place so households will be able to avail of the €100 water conservation grant.
# Big Spender
How much would you spend on a watch? This one fetched €17 million... a world record
The handcrafted timepiece is named after its original owner, a New York banker,who ordered it in 1925.
# Memo
John Crown: 'It's quite plausible that the HSE would try to minimise the appearance of waiting lists'
The HSE has denied that staff are being encouraged to manipulate waiting lists.
# horology
Mesmerising footage of a watchmaker at work
Someone get John Joe on the phone!
# The Tick Of It
Going to be outside this summer? Get protected against Lyme Disease says the HSE
The disease is spread by tick bites.
# waiting time
Jobseekers appeals taking over 25 weeks to process
The Social Welfare Appeals Office is currently dealing with 13,444 appeals.
# Tick-tock
Kim Kallstrom to Arsenal was as exciting as it got on Deadline Day
Arsene Wenger’s been playing Championship Manager again.
# big ben
CBS compare statistics of a clock and the Steelers quarterback
Just when you thought Gene Simmons’ hair would be the most embarrassing part of the evening.
# Tick-tock
Gavin: No need to run the stopwatch on Cluxton’s frees
Stephen Cluxton’s free-taking routine has come under scrutiny but Dublin boss Jim Gavin says the debate misses the bigger picture.
# confusion never stops
Timeout: The 5 worst timekeeping mistakes in sports
What do the Offaly hurling team and the Stanford marching band have in common? Quite a lot it seems.
# Time's up
Last chance saloon for Henson
Controversial Welsh star accepts his international career is coming to an end.
Default looms as US politicians fail to reach deal
Obama calls for common ground as Republicans and Democrats again fail to reach an 11th hour deal on the US debt ceiling.
Ask not for whom the bell tolls, it tolls for the NFL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement.
As the deadline looms on the NFL’s crunch money talks tonight Steven O’Rourke slowly explains what it’s all about.