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‘He was talking about never seeing his unborn child when he rescued him’: Volunteering with the RNLI

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Brendan Copeland has been with the RNLI for 24 years, he spoke to TheJournal.ie about his experiences.

Kerry end 20-year wait for All-Ireland minor glory

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Man of the Match Micheál Burns inspires Kerry to first minor crown since 1994.

Man seriously injured in late night hit-and-run

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Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the incident which happened at Johnstown in Kildare.

LIVE: Leicester v Man United, Premier League

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Leicester take on Man United, as Louis van Gaal’s side look to build on last week’s win over QPR.

LIVE: Kerry v Donegal, All-Ireland senior football final

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This is the big one as Jim McGuinness and Éamonn Fitzmaurice bring their sides into action.

Surge in Direct Provision applications? That’s ‘ridiculous’ says Ó Riordáin

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The Minister of State talked about the working group that’s tasked with suggesting how to reform the current system.

Police ask parents to intervene after officer hit in the face with brick

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Gangs of youths were throwing stones at each other when the officer was caught in the crossfire.

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12 deeply satisfying GIFs of things working out perfectly

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Things that make you go ‘mmm’.

Here’s how the world is calling for action on Climate Change today

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There is a picnic taking place in Dublin, in advance of a UN meeting next week.

Ireland’s EU ombudsman decribes the “art” of dealing with EU bureaucracy

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This comes on the first anniversary of Emily O’Reilly’s time in the position.

Stranded cow rescued from the bottom of a cliff by Waterford lifeboat

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The steaks were high in this one. (Sorry).

Video: Living with dementia – two families talk honestly about this heartbreaking disease

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Two people affected by dementia talk candidly about how it has changed their lives.

Greyhound dispute could be set to end after 14-week lockout

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A new deal has been agreed between representatives on both sides and now awaits a vote from workers.

Weird Wide Web: Smartphone lanes, cat music remixes and robot snake arms

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All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

What’s being done about historic gravestones at the ‘Cabbage Gardens’ being vandalised?

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The burial site is located in a park, but even CCTV hasn’t deterred people from vandalising them.

How to change the password for your WiFi modem

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Default passwords may seem long, but they’re not that secure so you should change it when you get the chance.

White House intruder was carrying a knife

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The Secret Service is stepping up security at the White House after the incident.

Executioners, Vikings and women at war… Dublin’s history unlocked

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The festival will take place later this month – and we have tickets to give away.

Poll: Who do you think is going to win the All-Ireland today?

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The much anticipated final will see Donegal face off with Kerry in the battle to bring home Sam.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

DECLASSIFIED: CIA intelligence official describes spending 9/11 with the US President

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A fascinating account of 9/11 with the US President.

Washing teeth and vainglorious traitors: The week in quotes

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A few years ago, users of Internet services began to realize that when an online service is free, you’re not the customer. You’re the product.

7 unsolved mysteries and phenomena that may spook you out

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Prepare to have your mind boggled.

The majority of people want a referendum on the 8th Amendment

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… but one quarter of people don’t know.

Young boy saves 12-year-old classmate from becoming a child bride

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Sumit also saved himself – and countless others.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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Welcome to Sunday! Here’s everything you need to know as you kick off your day…

This Dublin business is plotting to take over the Middle East’s airwaves

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Free WiFi entrepreneurs MyPlace Connect looking at next phase of expansion plans.

Column: How does colour affect our way of seeing the world?

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Language affects worldview in minuscule ways, as a study of colour perception has shown.

Dublin footballer Jonny Cooper thanks supporters after being stabbed in Dublin

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The 24-year-old said he was ‘humbled’ by the support he had received after the assault.

‘You could have lung disease, but won’t notice if your only exercise is shopping’

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Most people are unable to spot the warning signs of the disease.

Wife of British taxi driver captured by Islamic State pleads with captors to release him

7 hours ago

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“I cannot see how it could assist any State’s allow the world to see a man like Alan dying,” she said.

Gerry Adams is off to New York to see the Clintons tomorrow – but he’s flying economy class

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Mary Lou McDonald caused controversy when it emerged she flew business class to Australia last month.

How much does it cost to train up a garda recruit?

7 hours ago

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And how long does all the training take anyway?

Legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen turns 80 today

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The Canadian musician has for a long time held a special place among his Irish audience.

Yesterday’s News

Science Changes Lives: From glass syringes and insulin bottles to a handy pen

18 hours ago

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Liz Murphy is one of tens of thousands of Irish people benefiting from huge research into treating diabetes.

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

19 hours ago

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Everybody’s talking about Jonny Cooper, water charges and a carjacking.

The long road home: one fan’s 10,000-mile pilgrimage from Australia to Croke Park

19 hours ago

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Conor Quinn emigrated to Australia in 2010 – but there was no way he was missing tomorrow’s All-Ireland football final.

Man shot in broad daylight in his front garden at Dublin estate

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The shooting occurred at about 3.45pm in Belcamp Grove.

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