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Mexican border isn't Trump's first wall.

US President Trump's plan to build a wall along the side of his golf course in Ireland has faced global opposition -- but many locals think it's necessary.

- CNN Top Stories - US

KFC trolls the internet with a 'clean-eating burger' — complete with spiralized chicken breast and ice cube relish .

KFC UK and Ireland decided to have a little bit of fun with its social media this week. On Thursday, the fast food giant advertised a forthcoming "clean-eating burger" on its social media accounts. The burger apparently consists of: A chia-seeded cauliflower bun Unsweetened almond yoghurt Ice cube relish Spiralized chicken ...

- Business Insider - US

Irish eyes are still smiling: Ottawa Power Rankings.

Who's up in the nation's capital? A young Tory and a blast from the past. Who's down? A probably overburdened Stephane Dion. The post Irish eyes are still smiling: Ottawa Power Rankings appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

Boxer guilty of possessing €8k cigarettes.

One of the best boxers ever produced in Ireland was in custody yesterday for having €8,000 worth of cigarettes and tobacco for sale at his home without payment of excise duty, writes Liam Heylin.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

IPL 2017: England captain Eoin Morgan to return to India following Ireland ODIs.

Morgan says it was important to stick around for the Ireland matches.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Martin Scorsese to receive John Ford Award from Irish president.

The Irish-American filmmaker will be in Dublin on Saturday The post Martin Scorsese to receive John Ford Award from Irish president appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

The latest JPMorgan lawsuit may show why America needs Dodd-Frank.

Getty/Andrew BurtonThe New York State Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled on a major lawsuit by two insurance companies against JPMorgan Chase, agreeing that the bank violated investment agreements by making reckless purchases of subprime mortgages, causing losses of more than $1 billion. In her ruling, judge Salliann ...

- Business Insider - US

Cardinal Desmond Connell, Dublin Archbishop During Abuse Scandal, Dies at 90.

The cardinal, a stalwart defender of church doctrine, later expressed regret for his handling of the scandal.

- New York Times - US

Sister 'gave me a heart attack' when she told me of our €500k EuroMillions winnings.

Two sisters who bought their ticket on a shopping spree in Limerick city have collected their €500,000 prize won in the EuroMillions Plus draw on Friday, February 17.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Martin Scorsese talks Stones and DiCaprio in Trinity.

Legendary film director Martin Scorsese discussed The Rolling Stones, Robert DeNiro and Leonardo DiCaprio during his visit to Dublin's Trinity College on Friday afternoon.

- RTE - IE

Map: Every state's favorite Disney Channel Original Movie.

Who could forget such cartoonish Disney cult classics like “The Luck of the Irish,” “Cadet Kelly” and...

- Deseret News - US

KFC is coming for clean eaters with this hilarious parody

#CleanEating might not be everyone's favourite Instagram trend. But KFC has decided to come after the clean eating brigade in an inexplicable parody. SEE ALSO: Gift your Valentine their true heart's desire with a fried chicken bouquet KFC UK and Ireland tweeted a video of their new "#CleanEating burger," a chia seed-topped ...

- Mashable! - US

Britain declares war on North American grey squirrels

The future of red squirrels in the UK is in danger and conservationists are calling for your help. SEE ALSO: Wow, this gang of squirrel monkey babies is very adorable The endangered mammal needs protection from the invasive grey squirrels introduced in 1876 from North America. A total of 5,000 volunteers are required in ...

- Mashable! - US

Oslo humanitarian conference for Nigeria and the Lake Chad region raises $672 million to help people in need

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Cameroon, Chad, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Republic of Korea, Sweden, Switzerland Humanitarian partners agreed to further scale up their response to reach the most ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Man hospitalised after chair breaks in Limerick court

Normal business has resumed at Limerick District Court after proceedings were interrupted when a man, who was appearing in front of judge Mary Larkin, ended up on the floor of the courtroom after his chair collapsed underneath him, writes David Raleigh.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Drinking up across the board; 'unsustainable burden on health service'

The amount of alcohol Irish people consume increased by almost 5% last year.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Truck, believed to be carrying chemicals, gets wedged under bridge closing Limerick rail services

Train services between Limerick and Limerick Junction were cancelled earlier today after it was feared a meeting of a truck and a railway bridge had resulted in a possible leakage of chemicals from the vehicle's loader.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Gardaí intercept consignment of cannabis and arrest man in organised crime probe

Gardaí investigating organised crime in Dublin have seized around €180,000 of cannabis.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

News in Brief

More news from Ireland and around the world.

- RTE - IE

Cardinal Desmond Connell laid to rest

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has said that Cardinal Desmond Connell was the first leader of the Dublin diocese to recognise, albeit slowly, the extent of the damage inflicted on children by priests who sexually abused.

- RTE - IE

Kenny's ousting risks backfiring as Brexit looms

EU-savvy Irish PM looks likely to step down just before the UK triggers Article 50

- Financial Times - US

Martin Scorsese to Receive John Ford Award From Ireland's President

Martin Scorsese, whose upcoming mob movie The Irishman' is the subject of a dispute regarding its international rights, will receive the John Ford Award from Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, at a special Irish Film and Television Academy event in Dublin on Saturday. The ceremony will follow immediately after the ...

- Variety - US

Bank Of Ireland announces profits of over €1bn for 2016

Bank of Ireland has announced underlying profits of just over €1bn for 2016.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Bank of Ireland set aside €25m to compensate 600 customers wrongly moved off tracker mortgage

Bank of Ireland has set aside €25m to compensate 600 customers who were wrongly moved off their tracker mortgage.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Maxol to create 50 jobs around Dublin and Kildare

Maxol is to create fifty new jobs at refurbished garages around Dublin's commuter belt.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

As Storm Doris wollops UK and Ireland, airplanes struggle to land

As Storm Doris embarked on its destructive path across Britain on Thursday, pilots battled 145kmh winds to land and take-off. 

- Stuff - NZ

Norwegian Air reveals ten €95 US-UK routes

Low cost airline Norwegian Air has revealed 10 new non-stop routes between the US and the UK and Ireland which will cost under $100 one-way.

- eTurboNews - US

The long road towards acceptance for Irish Travellers

The Irish Traveller community is fighting for official recognition of its ethnic identity and for a way of life.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Gardaí investigating after €60k worth of cocaine and ecstasy found in Dublin

Investigations are continuing after €60,000 worth of drugs were seized in Dublin last night.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Bank of Ireland reports fall in 2016 profits

Bank of Ireland has reported an underlying profit of €1.071 billion for the year to the end of December, down from the €1.2 billion profit the previous year.

- RTE - IE

Woman and child rescued from Dublin fire

A woman and child have been rescued from a fire in a house on the North Circular Road in Dublin.

- RTE - IE

Man due in court after wife went missing on cruise

An Irish resident is to appear in court in Rome today in connection with the disappearance of his wife during a Mediterranean cruise.

- RTE - IE

Kenny signals readiness to step down as Irish PM

Contest to pick successor will start after St Patrick's day visit to White House

- Financial Times - US

Taoiseach wants Brexit deal to include GFA clause

The Taoiseach has said he wants the final Brexit agreement between the European Union and Britain to allow for Irish reunification in line with the terms of the Good Friday Agreement.

- RTE - IE

Hillary Clinton to speak in dad's Pennsylvania hometown on St. Patrick's Day

Hillary Clinton has been selected to speak at a St. Patrick's Day event in her late father's Pennsylvania hometown of Scranton. The Times-Tribune of Scranton reports the former Democratic presidential candidate is to be the keynote speaker for the Society of Irish Women's annual dinner March 17. Clinton's father grew up in ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Kenny casts doubt over date for Article 50

Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny has cast doubt on expectations that UK Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger Article 50, the legal process to divorce from the EU, at the European Council summit on 9 March.

- EurActive - UK

Enda Kenny insists on united Ireland clause in Brexit deal

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has insisted on a clause in the Brexit deal to allow the North to rejoin the European Union as part of a united Ireland.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Dublin resident to appear in court over wife's disappearance from cruise

A Dublin resident is expected to appear in a court in Rome on suspicion of murder following the disappearance of his Chinese wife while they were on a cruise with their two children.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

As Storm Doris wollops UK and Ireland, airplanes struggle to land

As Storm Doris embarked on its destructive path across Britain on Thursday, pilots battled 145kmh winds to land and take-off. 

- Stuff - NZ

EU doesn't want hard Irish border after Brexit

BRUSSELS " The head of the European Union's executive commission says he does not want a "hard border" between Northern Ireland and member state Ireland once Britain has broken away from the bloc.EU Commission president Jean-Claude...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Brexit: EU backs Dublin on open Northern Ireland border

The EU Commission chief says Brexit must not re-impose Northern Ireland border controls.

- BBC - UK

Kenny casts doubt over date for Article 50

Irish Taioseach Enda Kenny has cast doubt on expectations that UK Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger Article 50, the legal process to divorce from the EU, at the European Council summit on 9 March.

- EurActive - UK

Woman killed by flying debris as #stormdoris batters Britain

A woman was killed by flying debris as Storm Doris battered Britain and Ireland, disrupting travel and leaving thousands without power.

- IOL - ZA

Alan Kelly demands answers about who knew what about Norwegian Air announcement

Deputy Kelly told the Public Accounts Committee he believed the Dublin Airport Authority had secured the flights to build the case for a third terminal.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Low-cost airline announces Ireland-US flights

Low-cost airline Norwegian has announced it is beginning transatlantic flights from Dublin, Cork and Shannon to the US from July.

- RTE - IE

EU funding expected to support 100 research jobs

One hundred high-value research jobs are expected to be created across research institutions, companies, civil society organisations and public bodies in Ireland as a result of €10m in research funding that has been secured from the European Union by researchers based in Ireland.

- RTE - IE

In pictures: Storm Doris

View images of Storm Doris which went on a destructive path across Ireland and left tens of thousands of households without power.

- RTE - IE

Officials keen for preclearance to remain in place

Officials from the Department of Transport have told US representatives that preclearance arrangements in Dublin and Shannon should remain, on the basis that it is a valuable service for Ireland.

- RTE - IE

Taoiseach wants Brexit deal to reflect GFA

The Taoiseach has said he wants the final Brexit agreement between the European Union and Britain to allow for Irish reunification in line with the terms of the Good Friday Agreement.

- RTE - IE

Road to Cheltenham: Get the Champagne ready for a right Royal celebration

NEXT month’s Cheltenham Festival lost arguably its biggest star earlier this week when news broke that Gold Cup favourite Thistlecrack will miss the rest of the season. His absence from the meeting’s feature race means his stablemates Native River and Cue Card now head the betting at 3/1 and 7/2 respectively. ...

- City AM - UK

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