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US researchers want robots to search Titanic for hidden treasures

Titanic

A team of American researchers are hoping to use robots to search the remains of the Titanic and recover any hidden treasures. Any treasures they find will be put on display at a Las Vegas casino, before being taken around the world.

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Prince William and Kate Middleton to visit two Irish cities in Spring

Prince William and Kate Middleton

Prince William and Kate Middleton will head to Dublin and Cork later in the year as reports suggest they are planning a Spring trip across the Irish Sea. It will be the first time the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited the Republic of Ireland, although they did visit …

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Endangered breed of Irish cow granted special ‘Native Rare Irish Breed’ status

Droimeann cow

A breed of Irish cow has been granted the special ‘Native Rare Irish Breed’ status by the United Nations’ Farm and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO). The Droimeann cow is critically endangered with recent records indicating that only 243 breeding females and 23 males remain in the country.

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Heroic Irish five-year-old girl saves her mammy’s life

Heroic Cork girl Priya Gavin saves her mammy's life

A surgeon has hailed a five-year-old Irish girl as a hero after her quick thinking saved her mother’s life. Priya Gavin’s mammy Mary Constant suffered a stroke two days before Christmas last year and the youngster was horrified to see her collapse to the floor.

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Disturbing documentary reveals shocking truth behind greyhound racing

Disturbing documentary reveals shocking truth behind greyhound racing

A shocking investigation into the greyhound industry in Ireland has revealed that almost 6,000 dogs are killed each year for failing to run at racing speed. ‘Greyhounds, Running for Their Lives’ is a documentary from RTÉ that also found that 1000% more dogs are being bred than are needed to …

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Game of Thrones season images released

The first images from the seventh season of Game of Thrones have been released, and they’re not giving much away in terms of storyline. Spoiler alert! In Winterfell, Jon Snow is looking as generally dark and broody as usual but from the arch behind him, and the dark surrounds, it …

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