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Eilish O'Regan: 'Taoiseach's favourite A&E turned things around - but it enjoyed enviable resources'    Recovery: Patients waiting on trolleys at Beaumont Hospital came down from 8,065 to 3,609 It's the hospital that Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has singled out as the star performer for tackling its A&E trolley crisis. So how did Beaumont Hospital in Dublin emerge from a trolley gridlock blackspot? While there...
Race abuse for family given home keys by Leo A DUBLIN family given keys to a social house last week by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar have faced a storm of online racial abuse. The Omars and their four children, including one who has a disability, were pictured at the official opening of the new homes with Dublin North-West TD Noel Rock and...
China's Xi promises to raise imports amid trade row with US China's leader Xi Jinping Chinese President Xi Jinping promised on Monday to lower tariffs, broaden market access and import more from overseas at the start of a trade expo designed to demonstrate goodwill amid mounting frictions with the United States and others. The November 5-10 China International Import Expo, or CIIE,...
Wildfires are now US state's deadliest ever as 31 are killed Blaze: A firefighter is silhouetted by a burning home along Pacific Coast Highway (Highway 1) during the Woolsey Fire in Malibu. Photo: Robyn Beck/Getty images The death toll from wildfires raging in California rose to 31 after six more people were found killed in what is poised to become the...
Brendan O'Connor: 'How we landed in a sci-fi novel' Boris Johnson Photo: PA It was hard for the people in 2018 to pinpoint when exactly their lives had become a science fiction novel. For some people it was when the toddler-in-chief had a tantrum with a journalist. It was just one of many, but it cemented for some that somehow, a...
'Ghosts' offering fake car insurance deals are haunting customers Car insurance Aviva Insurance revealed recently that up to 400 of its motor insurance policies had been sold by "ghosts". Not a remnant from Halloween, but fraudsters. These ghosts pose as brokers to sell cheap insurance policies to people mainly via Facebook and other social media channels. The policies then turn out to...
Egan in good place after working hard for Sheffield chance 'Egan is now established in England's second tier and is entitled to start looking upwards.' Photo: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile At 26, John Egan has moved beyond the stage where he is a player for the future. The Corkman wants to live in the present now. He has reported for Irish duty this week...
Isil hostages freed by Syrian troops Isil militants shot and killed two children during an operation to liberate a group of hostages from southern Syria that had been held by the terror group since July. Syrian troops, led by Russian officers, liberated the 19 women and children held by Isil. The 19 women and children were among 30 people kidnapped in...
Rich Asians crazy about securing wealth drive boom of 'family offices' in Hong Kong Asia Pacific has 38pc of global billionaire population Slew of Chinese tech IPOs in Hong Kong adds to growth momentum Chinese entrepreneurs looking to diversify wealth away from home Henry Golding and Constance Wu in the 'Crazy Rich Asians' movie Rich Chinese and other Asians are increasingly...
Holland-based playmaker Crowley confirms Irish intention 'Crowley has now said he wants to declare for Ireland. ' Dual-qualified playmaker Dan Crowley has confirmed that he wants to play international football for Ireland. The 21-year-old is currently playing in Holland for Eredivisie club Willem II who he joined permanently following his release from Arsenal. Crowley is Coventry-raised of Irish heritage and has played...

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