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Monday, December 16, 2019 8:26 AM ET

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WAIT HELL - Partner of cancer patient who got sepsis after 16 hour wait in A&E blasts system - PAUL Chira, 25, was diagnosed with testicular cancer back in October and the cancer soon spread to his stomach. After his third week of chemo, Paul began to feel unwell and his temperature soared to a deadly 40.6°C. His partner Onagh O'Driscoll says Paul was waiting for 16 hours in Beaumont Hospital's A&E before he was eventually seen.

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MISSING MYSTERY -- Couple who vanished from Portmarnock home found safe and well

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'LEFT HIM TO DIE' -- Man handed 15 years' jail for causing death of boy with suspected autism

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CHEERS TO XMAS -- Aldi reveals buy one get one free Prosecco deal for final Secret Six offer

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HAVE YOUR SAY -- Our comments section's had a makeover - and we want to know what you think

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blistering rant - Twink blasts RTE for dedicating entire Late Late Show to Shane MacGowan - ON Friday, RTE hosted a special show dedicated to the Pogue's frontman which saw a host of celebrity guests appear to perform hits that were written by the singer. Adele qualified her attack by claiming she loves Ryan Tubridy and the team behind the Late Late Show and said it was 'only my opinion here'.

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Ryan backs special -- Ryan Tubridy defends Shane MacGowan and Philomena Begley duet

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'SADDEST DAY' -- Westlife's Shane Filan breaks silence after death of his 'incredible' mother

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FREEDOM BID -- Quirke given October date to appeal conviction for murder of Bobby Ryan

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DEAR DEIDRE -- I want to split from hubby for my first love but I don't want to hurt our child

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'he's done wrong' Jac Jossa breaks silence on Dan's cheating & says she's given him 'hell' THE I'M A Celeb champ addressed her relationship with her love rat husband Dan Osborne on today's Lorraine. The former EastEnders actress told how she had given him 'hell' and admitted her husband knows he's done wrong.

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TV STAR DEAD -- EastEnders star Nicky Henson dies after 19-year cancer battle

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JOB FIX -- Screwfix to open 40 Irish stores creating 400 jobs as three shops in business

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'Can't Wait' -- PJ Gallagher teases final episode of The Young Offenders with cast picture

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WATER WORRIES -- Irish Water 'do not consume' notice for nearly 8,000 in Cavan still in place

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'NO REMORSE' Mum of teen killed by hit-and-run driver blasts eight-month jail sentence - LEE Henry was just 13 when he was hit by a black Volkswagen Golf driven by Dean Shelley on October 22, 2016. Shelley, 29, who Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard was doing 80kph in a 60kph zone when he struck the teen in ­Coolock, north Dublin, was ­sentenced last week to 18 months in prison with ten months suspended.

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'XMAS COME EARLY' -- Gaz Beadle's fiancée Emma McVey gives birth to their second child early

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MAC MIGHT -- Conor McGregor hints at UFC welterweight title challenge with cryptic tweet

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FAIR TWIST -- Fair City fans in for shock as it's revealed that audit was a ploy by Barry

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PAEDO HELL -- Andrew accuser Virginia Roberts slams royal for putting daughters 'through hell'

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FLIPPIN' ECC! Bernie Ecclestone claims daughter Tamara's €59m jewellery raid is INSIDE JOB - EVERY piece of jewellery in the €83million mansion is said to have been swiped in a 50-minute raid — just hours after Tamara, 35, left the country for her Christmas holidays. Former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone said he believed it was an 'inside job'.

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END OF JOE SHOW -- Call for boycott of Joe Dolan tribute band over paedo on keyboards

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Laois Luck -- Laois singer Seorsia Leagh Jack feels 'blessed' after band won X Factor final

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ONE HOUR FROM DEATH -- Stephanie Davis reveals suicide attempt was behind Hollyoaks break

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PAWS PRESSED -- Dogs Trust bans adoptions until after Xmas as they say 'dog is for life'

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prayers for mum - Friends of stab victim share candle tribute as young mum fights for life - NADINE Lott, 30s, was the victim of a barbaric assault at her apartment in St Mary's Court, Arklow, Co Wicklow in the early hours of Saturday morning. Dozens of Ms Lott's friends have now offered their prayers to the mum with a touching candle tribute on social media. A man has been arrested in relation to the attack.

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CHAT'S GREAT -- WhatsApp adds three new features including group invite blocking and reminders

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FUND APPEAL -- Fundraiser to help Irish mum and baby home from NZ after husband's sudden death

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HOT AIR -- Rail firm claims Greta Thunberg had 1ST CLASS seat - after snap of her sat on floor -- TRAIN company Deutsche Bahn claims the activist, 16, received 'friendly' treatment while travelling through Germany and that she was given 1st class seating with her team. Greta tweeted out an image of herself sitting on the floor of the train beside several bags and suitcases claiming train was overcrowded.

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DING DONG -- Nicole Scherzinger stuns in eye-popping gown at X Factor: The Band final -- STUNNING Nicole risked the wrath of viewers again just weeks after her daring Pussycat Dolls performance, which attracted hundreds of complaints from disgruntled fans.

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shake a leg - Inside Strictly's wrap party as Kelvin busts a move with Oti Mabuse - THE Strictly partners danced to Luis Fonsi's Despacito at the wrap party and we rejoined by Oti's sister Moti Mabuse, last year's winner Stacey Dooley and Viscountess Emma Weymouth.

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KEL IT A DAY -- Strictly champ Kelvin Fletcher vows to stop dancing to focus on acting career

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DAD DILEMMA -- Strictly's Kelvin Fletcher feels guilty for leaving wife and kids for show

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STRICTLY UNIMPRESSED -- James Jordan slams Strictly final for not having 'proper judges'

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WILL HE BE BEKE? -- Strictly's Anton 'wants to go out on a high' despite missing out on win

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FECK 'EM - Mrs Brown's Boys star Brendan O'Carroll tells critics 'change the f***ing channel' MRS BROWN'S Boys has long been a ratings winner but the BBC hit show has many detractors. But creator Brendan O'Carroll has a simple message for those who don't like it: 'Just change the f***ing channel.' The Sun's Showbiz Features Editor talks to the star about Christmas, living in the US, the fans and haters.

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SINGER'S LOSS -- Westlife star Shane Filan's mum Mae has sadly passed away in Sligo

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Dancing pros -- RTE reveals Ryan Andrews and Lottie Ryan pro dancing partners for DWTS 2020

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HILARIOUS HORAN -- Fans sent into frenzy over Niall Horan's 'brilliant' performance on SNL

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TEEN 'MURDER' -- Millionaire farmer's son, 18, charged after boy, 15, found dead & stripped

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MISSED SIGNS - I got breast cancer at 22 after GP said I was 'too young' to have it - SAMANTHA Reid was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer - after doctors dismissed signs and said it was more likely to be a cyst or an infected milk duct. The computer security worker, from Virginia, US, has since had a gruelling double mastectomy and countless chemotherapy sessions.

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GRAVE CONCERNS -- Investors demand cryptocurrency boss' corpse is exhumed over fake death fear

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XMAS DEBUT -- George and Charlotte to make first public Christmas Day outing this year

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DEAD WRONG -- From vagina impalement to 'death by elephant'...history's most gruesome executions -- NO one ever wants to be on the wrong side of the law but that was especially the case in ancient times. Criminals have been subjected to a brutal range of death penalties over the years and some of the most shocking can be found below.

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Khloe Kardashian puts on a busty display with Kylie Jenner at Diddy's 50th birthday -- KHLOE ditched her bra as she joined sister Kylie, 22, for the rapper's birthday bash. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West also joined the pair for the celebrations.

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FITS THE BILL - Stunning pic shows Chinese fisherman using cormorant seabirds to catch fish - THE birds can be seen perching on a bamboo raft before swooping into the calm water to grasp hold of prey.

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FREE TO KILL - London Bridge killer's terror pal roams streets after loophole saw him freed - MOHAMMED Shahjahan, now 34, was jailed with Khan over a planned bomb spree in 2012, targeting Boris Johnson, Big Ben and the Stock Exchange. But they were both automatically freed halfway through their sentences thanks to a legal loophole.

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WRONG TRACK -- Drug gangs 'using public trains' to outsource evil trade into rural Ireland

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'COME HOME' -- Distraught dad appeals for return of partner, 33, & newborn after they vanished

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GREAT SAVE -- Watford keeper Foster rescues OAP who fell in ditch & invites him to Xmas dinner

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WHO'S SHOT? -- Corrie's terrifying shotgun rampage storyline explained - one character dies

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'tragic loss' Luas crash victim named as Labour Youth's Cormac O Braonain as tributes paid - THE 19-year-old, who had been recently elected as chairperson, passed away in the collision this morning. The tram was operating as part of the Luas Christmas night service. President Michael D Higgins and Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin have both paid tribute.

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'I'M A SURVIVOR' -- My neighbour raped me in my sleep before I tricked him into confessing

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GIRL TALK -- Pregnant Ola Jordan reveals she is expecting a baby girl with husband James

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Who's the daddy? -- Emmerdale shock for David and Jacob as paedo Maya dumps baby on doorstep

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FESTIVE FORTUNE -- Mum, 30, decorates Christmas trees for families who can't be bothered

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DEADLY BLOW - My evil ex shot me in front of my kids and left me for dead on Christmas Day - STACY Anderson, 40, from Oklahoma, United States, was shot in her chest and right arm after she broke up with her boyfriend of four years. Miraculously, one bullet missed her heart by just three inches.

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JUNGLE REID-Y? -- Susanna Reid hints at I'm A Celeb appearance - but thinks she'd get 'hangry'

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CHRISTMAS CONFESSION -- Gemma Collins reveals she's ready for marriage and babies with Arg

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PRINCE AS PRIZE -- Andrew 'used as BAIT by Epstein in bid to lure girl, 15, to Paedo Island'

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MISS PERV -- Cops called over married teacher who bedded pupils at top South African school

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Christmas Classics -- We took a look at the gems and turkeys of Christmas movies -- FROM It's A Wonderful Life and Miracle on 34th Street to Elf and Home Alone, there are dozens of top-notch flicks to watch this festive season. Just last month an expert revealed that re-watching such holiday classics can instantly boost our happiness.

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BARE BARK -- Joe Rooney strips bare except for piece of bark to help protect our trees -- JOE, best known for playing Fr Damo in Father Ted and Timmy in Kilnaskully, has got his modesty covered by strategically placed bark. He features on the front cover of the Louth Tree Calendar 2020 which was launched today in Listoke House, Drogheda.

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TOP OF THE WORLD - Ben Stokes win Sports Personality after Ashes & World Cup heroics - THE all-rounder was rewarded for his heroics as England won the Cricket World Cup as well as his one-man stand in the Ashes.

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Summer session -- The Coronas and Little Hours join line-up for Westport festival Saltwater

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U-TURN -- Paddy Dempsey withdraws from joining FAI board just 24 hours after being nominated

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CUT ABOVE THE REST -- Mum stops her tot crying when she leaves the room with cardboard cutout

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ARE YOU KIDDING? -- Mum swears by flying with just one kid at a time to stop tantrums

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MR WRIGHT - Charlotte Crosby kisses DJ Chris Wright just weeks after Joshua Ritchie split - THE former Geordie Shore star locked lips with the disk jockey during a trip to Dubai. Wrapping her arms around Chris' neck, Charlotte kissed him tenderly while wearing a clinging red dress which featured cut out detailing at her ribcage.

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CRAZY FOR YOUTH -- Madonna, 61, gets close with 'boyfriend' Ahlamalik Williams, 26

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HIT AND RUN -- Does Linda Carter kill Louise Mitchell in EastEnders?

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YOU REALLY WANT TO HURT ME -- Boy George sued by ex after booting him out of Culture Club

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CAN'T MEG IT -- Harry and Meghan 'will miss Queen's pre-Christmas parties' to remain abroad

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GOOD FOR MY ELF -- I lost over seven stone after seeing my unflattering Christmas party pics -- LAUREN FIDLER had struggled with her weight since childhood, but after seeing a photo of herself squeezed into a size 22 dress at a Christmas party she knew something had to change. Lauren vowed never to spend another Christmas unhappy with her size — and has since lost more than seven stone and is down to a size 10.

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WRIGHT ON -- Natalya Wright wows during holiday snaps with sister Jess and Millie Bobby Brown -- THE sister of Mark Wright teamed the metal-link outfit with a headscarf while on holiday in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The influencer, 19, went on the exotic trip with big sister Jess, 34, and Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown, 15.

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brady bites - Caroline Flack's ex leaks non-disclosure agreement & says 'abuse has no gender' CAROLINE Flack's ex Andrew Brady has posted a non-disclosure agreement on Instagram with the hashtag "abuse has no gender". The unverified document was shared just days after the Love Island host was charged with attacking her current boyfriend, Lewis Burton, at her flat in North London.

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AWKWARD -- Fair City fans call Erica 'ridiculous' as she hid from Doug in sleeping bag

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'S*** N ME' -- The X Factor: The Band singer spotted with swear word on jumper

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CANCER AGONY -- Girl, 8, dies after being forced to plan own funeral as cancer missed by docs

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'UNREAL' -- Ireland's Fittest Family fans 'delighted' as the McSharry family crowned champions

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CHEEKY DEVIL - Nativity 'angel', 5, gives audience the finger — to show mum injured digit - ELLA Legge, five, spent at least 20 minutes of the half-hour show waving her middle finger at Carla Bovingdon, 33. Carla, of Maldon, Essex, said Ella just had a hangnail and was 'completely oblivious' to her hilarious mistake.

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BACK TO BUBLE SELF -- Michael Bublé told he risked career with break to care for cancer son

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ANT READY -- Lisa Armstrong enjoys Strictly wrap party as pals says she's dreading Christmas

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Modern retelling -- BBC's A Christmas Carol shakes up gender casting and includes swearing

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TWINNING -- Courteney Cox's shock as fans say she's spitting image of Caitlyn Jenner

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WHINE-STEIN - Brazen Harvey Weinstein insists he should be PRAISED for his treatment of women - THE disgraced Hollywood mogul said in a bombshell interview published on Sunday that sexual assault allegations made against him shouldn't overshadow his work. And despite more than 80 women making claims of sexual harassment or assault against him, the alleged predator believes his achievements should be celebrated.

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ANIMAL ATTACKS -- Pet owners warned after spate of mink attacks on small animals in Donegal

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STATE OF MIND -- Kris Boyson slammed for being 'disrespectful' with foot on 9/11 memorial

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YULE MUST BE JOKING -- How Xmas habits are changing from ditching turkey to shunning church

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TINGLE BELLS -- 'Nothing to see here' sex position is perfect for a sneaky Christmas session

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PAINFUL TRUTH - Graphic photos show what endometriosis would look like if the pain was visible - A MAKEUP artist used her skills to illustrate the 'invisible' pain of endometriosis. Mum Andrea Baines, 34, from Liverpool, says there needs to be more awareness of the hidden disease, which is 'traumatic' and 'isolating'.

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HAVING A BALL -- Prince George asked for football & art-related Xmas gifts from Kate & Wills

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ECO RETREAT -- Greta apologises after telling supporters 'put world leaders up against wall'

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RO'S READY -- Roman Kemp reveals he's 'broody' and wants kids with girlfriend Anne-Sophie

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VAPE WARNING -- Vaping 'significantly raises' risk of chronic lung diseases such as asthma

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WALL OF FLAMES - Australia 'mega fire' grows to 230-FOOT high inferno as homes destroyed - Horrifying pictures show huge fires blazing across the mountains outside of Sydney. Blazes have also hit Perth, on the opposite coast, as the continent braces itself for a week of potentially record-breaking temperatures.

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'NOT ALONE' -- Mothers flock to court to support mum charged with abandoning special needs son

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'ENTIRELY NORMAL' -- Lisa Chambers says she's been 'singled out' for voting for Dail colleague

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SELFIE INFLICTED -- More and more millennials need surgery for 'selfie wrist' due to phone use

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DRUGS PROBE -- Three arrested after €900k worth of drugs discovered as cars intercepted

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Big Day - Bonnie Ryan shares gorgeous snaps from engagement party as she reveals bridesmaids - THE newly engaged Make-up guru revealed that she asked her younger sister Babs and her pals Pippa Doyle and Siomha Connolly to be her bridesmaids. She then gave the very important role of maid of honour to her eldest sister and 2FM presenter Lottie Ryan.

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MADE UP THEIR MINDS -- I'm a Celeb's James Haskell and wife Chloe Madeley reveal baby plans

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KHLO AWAY -- Khloe Kardashian slams trolls who say she 'ignored' nephews birthdays

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'SORELY OVERDUE' -- Dublin's new 24-hour bus service declared 'roaring success' after 5 days

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STREET SLAYING -- Four arrested over murder of Brit millionaire outside Argentinian hotel

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