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More than 6,100 people homeless at end of April, new figures show

More than 6,100 men, women and children were homeless at the end of April, a report on the unprecedented crisis has revealed. While leading charity Focus Ireland said another 74 families lost their home in Dublin, the latest Government statistics showed another dramatic increase in the amount of people forced …

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Hundreds greet Prince on visit to Donegal

The Prince of Wales has begun a whistle-stop trip to Ireland in the latest royal bid to solidify transformed relations with the Republic. The day of engagements in Co Donegal comes a year after Charles’s emotional trip to Co Sligo and the harbour village where his great uncle, Lord Mountbatten, …

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Republic fans to cheer team on in Irish language at Euro 2016

The band behind the Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2016 anthem hope it shows the Irish language is “cool and modern” when fans roar it from French football terraces this summer. Seo Linn – whose Irish translation of Avicii’s Wake Me Up went viral, amassing millions of views on YouTube – …

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