"You could see he was a pure talent" Gianluca Zambrotta about Messi

The Italian world champion winger in 2006 assured in an interview that, from the moment he saw the Argentine on his arrival at Barcelona,...

Radomir Antic, the Serbian who promoted strength and solidarity in football

The former technical director of Real Madrid, Atlético de Madrid and Barcelona passed away this Monday at the age of 71. We review his...

The Spanish town that lives on the coffins, overflowed with work by the coronavirus

Coffin makers in Piñor, Spain, have not stopped making coffins since the pandemic touched national soil. Their work has been overwhelmed in recent weeks, so...

FIFA Gate: alleged cases of bribes by Russia and Qatar come to light

Two former executives of the American giant Fox were accused of corruption, bank fraud and money laundering in New York on Monday. In a new...

Facebook provides more data to COVID-19 researchers

The social network has been providing researchers fighting Covid-19 with information about whether people stay home and the probability that communities in one area...

Celebrities

Meghan Markle resumes her Hollywood career

Meghan Markle resumes her Hollywood career According to TMZ, the Duchess of Sussex will lend her voice to the Disney documentary "Elephant". Meghan Markle's career in...

Youtuber Melanie Murphy announces she’s pregnant with first child

Irish Youtuber Melanie Murphy has had quite the week of it. She was forced to cancel her wedding, instead opting to tie the knot in...

Sophie Turner is pregnant, expecting first child with Joe Jonas: Reports

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner are expecting their first child together, according to multiple reports. "The couple is keeping things very hush hush but their...

From Hollywood to the West End, the showbiz events impacted by Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic has caused widespread disruption to the entertainment industry, with numerous events cancelled or postponed. Glastonbury Festival’s 50th anniversary edition and Eurovision 2020...

Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews reveal they're expecting second baby

Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews have revealed they’re expecting their second baby. The Dublin model and DJ and her reality star hubby...

Coronas frontman Danny O'Reilly laments 'unfortunate band name'

Irish band The Coronas revealed they have been rocked by the "surreal" coronavirus outbreak. The group lamented their "unfortunate band name" after...

Neighbours spoilers as stars confirm 'top secret storyline' to be filmed in Dublin

Stars of the world famous Australian television show Neighbours have confirmed that they will film a "top secret storyline" in Dublin in...

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Facebook provides more data to COVID-19 researchers

The social network has been providing researchers fighting Covid-19 with information about whether people stay home and the probability that communities in one area...

The Vatican expresses its satisfaction at the acquittal of Cardinal Pell

George Pell, a former Vatican treasurer and number three of the Holy See were acquitted of a sentence for sexual abuse and released in...

WhatsApp limits message forwarding to combat hoaxes

The messaging app says misinformation has exploded during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those over 65 years of age, most prone to its dissemination Disinformation worries and...

No one died yesterday from coronavirus in China

A group of people exercise in a park in Shenyang, China. It is the first day in which the number of deceased falls to zero,...

Facebook creates coronavirus prevention maps with data from its users

The network will offer users in the US to participate in a survey about their health and possible symptoms of the virus The technology giant...

Smart toilets, the first screening to detect diseases

Toilet of an aeroplane.  A group of Stanford researchers create a system capable of finding diseases in the urine and faeces 3.0 toilets are ready to...

TCM classic film festival can be enjoyed at home due to coronavirus

"This is a remote and 'please stay home' celebration of some movies and moments from the past decade at the TCM Classic Film Festival,"...

These migrants could save Trump, but he insists on deporting them

Thousands of migrant doctors work in the US, the epicentre of the pandemic, sheltered by a program that Donald Trump recently interrupted. Now they face...

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Donald Trump to warn UK against ‘discriminatory’ tax on tech giants

Donald Trump will heap pressure on Boris Johnson to drop a tax on US tech giants, Washington indicated as...

All the previews of this weekend’s GAA action

John Fogarty previews the weekend's GAA fixtures. Cork's Damien Gore. SATURDAY googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-incontent-1'); }); Allianz Football League, Round 1 Division 1 Donegal v Mayo, MacCumhaill...

Japanese minister sets precedent by taking paternity leave to be with son

Japan’s environment minister became father to a boy and is going ahead with his planned paternity leave, still a...

Cardiff and Nantes to remember Emiliano Sala one year on from his death

Cardiff and Nantes will pay tribute to Emiliano Sala one year on from the plane crash which claimed his...

Brad Pitt delivers hilarious speech after winning a SAG Award

Brad Pitt joked it was time to update his online dating profile as he delivered a memorable acceptance speech...

Culture

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Lionel Messi the greatest ever awarded Ballon d’Or last night

Very few will argue the fact that Lionel Messi is one of the greatest footballers to ever walk the face of the earth, a...

ALONE reveal that “poor health” is the main worry of our ageing demographic

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, has released survey results that reveal the real hopes and worries of our ageing...

Tech Advisor May 2020 Digital Edition

This month Inside this month’s edition we review Microsoft’s Surface Pro 7, the latest in the company’s excellent Surface Pro range. You can find...

Champion Hurdle hopes impress Henderson

Nicky Henderson was thrilled with what he saw from Pentland Hills, Fusil Raffles and Verdana Blue as they continued their preparations for next month’s...

Quickfire games may force Ashton to shuffle pack

Cobh Ramblers manager Stuart Ashton expects to shuffle his pack as they begin their EA Sports Cup campaign tonight. Ramblers have a Cork derby away...

Kylie Jenner warns her followers ‘millennials are not immune’ to coronavirus

  Kylie Jenner warned her substantial social media following “millennials are not immune” to the coronavirus in a fresh call to self-isolate. The cosmetics entrepreneur, who...

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Atlético de Madrid footballers lower their salaries by 70% due to the coronavirus

Atlético de Madrid footballers lower their salaries by 70% due to the coronavirus In the image of Barcelona, ​​Atlético de Madrid players agreed this Thursday...

Lidl commits to living wage

German retailer Lidl has become the first retailer in Ireland to commit to paying staff the living wage of €11.50 per hour. Ireland’s current...

Government says it will bring 60,000+ new jobs to Dublin

The Government today launched the Dublin Action Plan for Jobs, aimed at delivering 10-15% employment growth in the capital over the coming years. The Plan...

Emergency rush to scene of terrifying fire breaks out in Finglas, North Dublin

Firefighters have rushed to the scene of a huge terrifying fire in North Dublin. Units from multiple stations are battling the large fire in the...

The FCF provides a home training guide to its athletes

The FCF provides a home training guide to its athletes

When Ireland played their first ever match Shamrock Rovers were the club who provided most players

Today marks the 90th anniversary of Ireland’s first ever international football match and four Shamrock Rovers started that historic game. On Sunday 21st March 1926,...

Lifestyle Magazine

Chinese New Year festival goes on despite coronavirus concerns

Chinese New Year celebration in Ireland went ahead despite concerns over the spread of the coronavirus. In Dublin the former Victorian Fruit and Vegetable Market building was reopened for a two day Spring Fair Festival. Yang Zhang - who hosts the...

Laura Whitmore enjoys safari with boyfriend Iain Sterling after Love Island final

Laura Whitmore set off on a safari with boyfriend Iain Stirling after the Love Island final. The TV presenter shared a photo of herself with...

European coding bootcamp Launching

The search is on for Dublin’s aspiring coders, European coding bootcamp launching in Ireland with €40,000 worth of free scholarships for female...

Local boy’s Kids Cards Club goes from strength to strength

A new card club set up by young local boy is attracting attention from the makers of the highly popular Yu-Gi-Oh and Pokemon games. Broghan...

Amazon to build another data centre in Tallaght

By Rachel Maloney It is reported that Amazon has already started the planning process for their additional data centre here in Tallaght. The huge tech...

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The Spanish town that lives on the coffins,coronavirus imact

The Spanish town that lives on the coffins, overflowed with work by the coronavirus

Coffin makers in Piñor, Spain, have not stopped making coffins since the pandemic touched national soil. Their work has been overwhelmed in recent weeks, so...
Facebook provides more data to COVID-19 researchers

Facebook provides more data to COVID-19 researchers

The social network has been providing researchers fighting Covid-19 with information about whether people stay home and the probability that communities in one area...

Go on, this weekend, why not switch to a new deal?

In the last few days I’ve been looking to switch to a new bank. The reason, as I’m sure you’ll have noticed is that...

TCA Sportswear – From the streets of East London

As you may know, I’m trying to sweat it out at the gym right now. It’s a constant battle to just get up. A...

Did Robert Downey Jr. just reveal the OnePlus 8 Pro?

Has Tony Stark just revealed the upcoming OnePlus 8 Pro? If you’re following him on Instagram, you may have noticed a certain phone in...

Kygo XENON headphones – with memory foam for your ears.

We’ve reviewed some of the Kygo headphones in the past and we’ve always been impressed with them. Check out our review of the Kygo...

New apps coming to you in 2020

Think you’ve seen all the apps that are out there? Well, don’t forget to cast an eye on the “New releases” section of your...

Apple closes all stores outside mainland China

A full closure of all Apple shops and stores outside of China will now kick in for two weeks. This is happening immediately, and...

Music

The Blizzards announce new single and gig at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre

There is some fantastic news for you fans of The Blizzards as the Mullingar band are well and truly on the comeback trail. Bressie and co....

Amazon will issue in the US movies to be released at the South by Southwest festival

Amazon will issue in the US movies to be released at the South by Southwest festival With many acts and events from music to cinema...

Judge warns small-time drug dealers they are fuelling Drogheda and Dublin drug crimes

A Judge has warned small-time drug-dealers that they are helping to fuel serious crime such as that in Drogheda and Dublin in recent weeks. Judge...

Viewers take sides after Rebecca and Siannise clash on Love Island

Tensions rose in the Love Island villa after Rebecca Gormley outmanoeuvred Siannise Fudge during a tense recoupling. The former Miss Newcastle picked Luke T, prompting...

Foróige In Tallaght To Celebrate Youth Citizenship in Tallaght Stadium

Foróige Tallaght staff, volunteers and youth groups from local communities celebrated in Tallaght Stadium on Tuesday May 24th. The evening of Celebrating Youth Citizenship was...

Sport News

Frustration grows for clubs as fixture gap looms

While each club is no doubt thrilled to see their stars continue their Olympic dream, an element of frustration is growing for club...

Macron in heated exchange in Jerusalem’s Old City

When French President Emmanuel Macron visited Jerusalem's Old City, he also walked in the footsteps of one of his predecessors, Jacques Chirac, by engaging...

Save £150 on the superb 13.5in Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

It's become clear in recent years that Amazon doesn't need a special event to start slashing prices, and its latest deal is no different.  ...

Football

"You could see he was a pure talent" Gianluca Zambrotta about Messi

The Italian world champion winger in 2006 assured in an interview that, from the moment he saw the Argentine on his arrival at Barcelona,...
Radomir Antic, the Serbian who promoted strength and solidarity in football

Radomir Antic, the Serbian who promoted strength and solidarity in football

The former technical director of Real Madrid, Atlético de Madrid and Barcelona passed away this Monday at the age of 71. We review his...

Tallaght hospital strike may be called off

Following 19 hours of talks between the HSE and the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) regarding Emergency Department overcrowding, both sides have reached an agreement. The...

Stocks fall again, pushing deeper into bear territory as SaaS reaches 1 year lows

American-listed shares are off sharply this morning, falling after a steep selloff yesterday was not staunched by a presidential address. The declines echo what...

Community Initiative Fund 2016

Following on from it’s first successful year in 2015, South Dublin County Council has launched its second Community Initiative Fund, with the fund increased...

England’s Mako Vunipola in self-isolation as precaution due to coronavirus fears

England prop Mako Vunipola is in self-isolation as a precaution due to coronavirus fears after flying back from Tonga via Hong Kong, the PA...

TV

Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash aged 41

Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash.  The basketball legend, 41, was travelling with nine others on a private...

Entrepreneurs targeting €4 million and 50+ new jobs at Synergy Centre IT Tallaght

Entrepreneurs who started the Enterprise Ireland New Frontiers programme at Synergy Innovation Centre in IT Tallaght in May are targeting over €4m in follow-on...

Movie Review: Captain America: Civil War; My favourite Marvel movie so far!

As I was walking out of this preview screening I heard someone declare: “Marvel just handed DC their ass on a plate with that...

Netflix sets up relief fund for workers hit by coronavirus crisis

Netflix has said it is establishing a 100 million dollar relief fund for workers in the TV and film industry around the world affected...