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Wednesday, July 15, 2020 8:07 AM ET

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Politics - breaking - Dara Calleary appointed new Agriculture Minister as gardaí contact Data Protection Commissioner over Barry Cowen drink-driving case - Taoiseach Micheál Martin has nominated Fianna Fáil deputy leader Dara Calleary to replace Barry Cowen as Agriculture Minister.

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Technology - Premium - Adrian Weckler - Opinion - Apple's €13bn Irish tax bill verdict is a knockout - this is why Ireland is so happy to give the money back - So Apple and Ireland have won the €13bn tax case. It was a knockout.

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Fionnán Sheahan -- Dithering minister turns into Terminator Taoiseach and takes out Fianna Fáil royalty as Cowen hits road

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Celebrity - Premium - John Travolta: A life scarred by tragic losses

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Charlie Weston -- Is working until late-60s the only way to defuse pension 'time-bomb'?

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Life Video - Barber to cut hair for 24 hours to thank customers for lockdown support

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Apple wins case against EU €13bn Irish tax ruling

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'A Zero-Covid Island is our only viable exit strategy' - Experts warn of 'strong likelihood of imminent second wave' in open letter

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GAA rule that casual contacts with Covid cases can keep playing

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Farmer challenges new prosecution over death of a boy who fell from his tractor

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Fresh doubt on pubs reopening and wedding guest lists may have to be cut as infections climb

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Eamon Ryan defends plan to quadruple carbon tax by 2030

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World News Video -- Trump takes credit for convincing UK to ban China's Huawei

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Britain -- 'Amber Heard was not bullied by Johnny Depp - he was the victim,' bodyguard tells libel trial

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Coronavirus - Premium - 'Many of my friends are depressed after cocooning and they're afraid to go out the door' Phil Uí Mhurchú from Turners Cross in Cork City is more worried about the loneliness her friends are experiencing than she is about herself.

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New list of guidelines to protect non-Covid patients -- Hospitals have received new guidelines on the precautions needed to ensure that people admitted for other illnesses do not catch Covid-19.

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Comment - Premium - Eilish O'Regan - Opinion - We're at Covid crossroads as tensions mount - We have reached a crossroads in the fight against Covid-19 and from now on the decisions on loosening or tightening restrictions will be much more agonising and uncertain.

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Virus death surge predicted in Florida as UK and France move to make masks mandatory -- Florida reported 132 additional Covid-19 deaths yesterday, topping the previous record for the US state set just last week. The figure likely includes deaths from the weekend that had not been previously reported.

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Comment - Premium - Stella O'Malley - Opinion - Re-entry anxiety: Negotiating the minefield of a post-lockdown world - Lockdown was safe; we knew what to do - no unnecessary journeys, no socialising, stay home. There was a sameness to it; we had to abide by the same rules and we were all pretty much in the same boat. But now that we are coming back to real life, many people dread this more uncertain way of being.

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Fashion - Premium - The world's most stylish mother-in-law - It's a news story that is making some of us feel very old, but Victoria Beckham is about to become someone's mother-in-law.

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Record numbers buying campervans for staycations and VW Beach leads the surge

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Walk the Ardmore cliff walk in Co Waterford - it only takes an hour

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League of Ireland -- €55 for Irish subscribers and €69 for overseas - FAI set to reveal LOIGO streaming pass

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Comment - Premium - Fionnán Sheahan - Opinion - Barry Cowen's sacking reflects badly on coalition

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Food & Drink -- 'People are eating and entertaining at home and ordering lobster and all the fun stuff' - how to get the best Irish seafood delivered to your door

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Irish News -- 'We are still at ground zero in search for Trevor, but we will keep on trying'

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Coronavirus -- Face masks: How to stop glasses steaming up, and can you use the same one twice?

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International Soccer - Premium - Daniel McDonnell - Opinion - Ralph Hasenhuttl's tough-love approach is likely to benefit Michael Obafemi in the long term

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Lions Tour -- 2021 Lions Tour to South Africa to go ahead as planned in July and August

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Under-20s Six Nations -- IRFU 'hopeful' Ireland U-20s will get Six Nations Grand Slam chance in October

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Rugby - Premium - Ruaidhri O'Connor - Opinion - Memo to the IRFU: Irish rugby players know the value of flexing their muscle

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International Soccer -- 'I've had messages where I've had people saying 'I hope your three young children attract Covid and die''

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Parenting -- To infinity and beyond! Space-themed activities for star-gazers to try at home -- We love to tell our children to reach for the stars but, if we foster their interest in space exploration when they're young, there's a chance they might actually get there!

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Family -- Get crafty: Keep the kids busy with these fun home art projects -- Brushing up on artistic skills sounds like a great way to spend the summer... but what's a family to do when several popular art camps are either booked out or moving their activities online? With a little ingenuity, the art camp vibe can be recreated in the safety of your own home. Pull together the basics: art supplies, scrap, recyclables, costumes, and the creativity should soon follow.

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Health & Wellbeing -- Couldn't get into a summer camp? Here's how to do it at home.... -- According to DCU's Head of the School of Health and Human Performance, Professor Niall Moyna, it's extremely important that children are active. "They develop many of their health behaviours at a young age. For both physical and mental health reasons, it's important kids get 60 minutes of vigorous activity a day," he says.

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The Big Tech Show -- The Big Tech Show: The Cork lads who went straight to the source for €15m

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Real Health Podcast -- The Real Health Podcast: How to stop your late-night snacking

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The Big Tech Show -- The Big Tech Show: 'I came within hours of selling it for $1bn'

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Deike Potzel -- It's during times of crisis we prove our character - for the EU, the time is now

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Sinead Ryan -- Why testing positive was such a relief

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State pension with flexible qualifying age could work -- Editorial

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Covid travel restrictions must be accepted for our own good -- Letters to the Editor

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Why I won't be rushing back to my wonderful office and away from gently swearing at my cats any time soon

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Ghislaine Maxwell pleads not guilty to recruiting girls for Jeffrey Epstein

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Brown Booby filmed up close in Wicklow

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Cat disrupts Scottish politician's committee meeting

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Humpback whale filmed leaping out of water in Clonakilty Bay, Co Cork

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Body found at lake where Glee actress Naya Rivera went missing

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Health & Wellbeing - Premium - 'I thought if people knew I had inflammatory bowel disease that my rugby career would be over'

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Motor News -- Nissan's first electric SUV, the Ariya, due autumn 2021

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Parenting -- Dear Zoey: Welcome to the world. It's kind of crazy right now...

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Homes -- My favourite room: Sinead Gunnigle indulges nesting instinct in Waterford

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Weekend Magazine - Premium - Mary Kenny - Opinion - Women who complain about doing the lion's share of chores should just do less of them...

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Voices - Premium - Millennial Diary: Rebel Prince Harry dumps in his royal nest

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Sex & Relationships -- Dear Mary: I love my husband but we don't have sex and I crave intimacy

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Celebrity News -- 'She fought a courageous fight' - John Travolta pays tribute to wife Kelly Preston who has died aged 57

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Beauty -- Triona McCarthy on beauty: A hack for curly-haired girls, organic tan, and the newest Mugler fragrance

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Celebrity News -- 'Shane told Johnny Depp to forgive Amber, but he said he had to clear his name'

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Celebrity - Premium - 'It paved the way for Normal People' - The enduring appeal of Maeve Binchy's Circle of Friends

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Book Reviews -- Raw account of childhood horror and one woman's descent to rock bottom

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Entertainment -- No IFTA nod for Normal People as nominations unveiled

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Games - Premium - Lockdown and loaded: How Covid-19 triggered a video game boom

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TV Reviews -- The Plot Against America is chilling: Philip Roth's alt history classic has become a dazzling drama

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Music - Premium - Touching, sweating, holding hands, heavy breathing - how can set-dancing and trad sessions survive in the post-lockdown era?

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Theatre & Arts -- 'I said to Liam Neeson, if we had slept together, you'd remember...' - renowned photographer Kim Haughton talks capturing BLM protests, access to Obama and meeting Neeson

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Top 25 family walks in Ireland: Get kids of all ages into the outdoors!

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100 great things to do in Ireland this summer - from secret beaches to flying boats

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Travel Talk - Premium - Pól Ó Conghaile - Opinion - This Irish hotel is dedicating an entire floor to the over-65s

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10 staycation deals in Ireland this summer - as an 'availability surge' shows in late August

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Cruising in the time of Covid - what's it like to holiday on Ireland's waterways now?

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Ireland - Ireland Unlocks: 10 great things to do in Ireland's Hidden Heartlands this summer

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How does working from home change your energy bills?

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7 ways to reduce your energy costs when you're working from home

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Thinking of switching energy providers? Here's how to get the right deal for you

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