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Graham Norton left the Daily Telegraph because of its ‘toxic’ political views

Chat king Graham Norton has revealed he gave up his job as a writer for the Daily Telegraph because the newspaper was a ‘mouthpiece for Boris Johnson’.

Norton wrote the paper’s advice column for 12 years until suddenly leaving his post in 2018.

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New Airs- creating beautiful covers of classic rock songs

You may have seen a music group sweeping across the internet over the last couple of year with classical covers of popular Irish songs.

The group is called New Airs and they have gained a lot of popularity with their incredible performances.

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Now even polar bears are claiming to be Irish

Well, we’ve got used to American presidents claiming to have Irish ancestry, especially when there’s an election round the corner.

And, of course, everyone is Irish on St Patrick’s Day.

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Gossip is worse than Covid-19, says Pope Francis

Pope Francis has surprised worshippers with a sermon on the unlikely subject of gossip.

Pope Francis says gossip is worse than Covid-19.

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Irish people worrying so much we top European anxiety league

We don’t tend to think about Irish people worrying…after all, we have a reputation for being easy going and quick to look on the bright side of life.

Irish people worrying so much that they top European anxiety league

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Dancing Lifestyle

140 dancers, 4 minutes, 20 different dances – WOW! Galway lights up!

A group of dancers in Ireland came together to produce an inspiring video that showcases the talent and diversity in their home city of Galway.

Galway Bailando features more than a hundred dancers performing in 20 different styles. The result is a stunning montage of colour, rhythm, lights and laughter.

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Animal lover brings brown bears back to Ireland after thousands of years

Brown bears are set to make a return to Ireland – thousands of years after going extinct in this part of the world.

That is thanks to an animal over who is setting up an animal sanctuary in Co Donegal.

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Citizenship Features

The Irish passport is one of the top 10 most powerful in the world

The Irish passport is one of the most powerful in the world, according to the latest calculations by the Henley Passport Index.

Henley studied data from the International Air Transport Association to see how freely a citizen was able to travel using the passport of their country.

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Comedy star loves Belfast after surprise breakfast offer

Comedy star Emily Atack has tweeted her love for the city of Belfast, after she was offered a surprise accompaniment to her breakfast porridge.

The Inbetweeners actress was in the Northern capital filming for her 2019 role in the CBBC comedy Almost Never.

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Irish music star admits he ‘went off the rails’ after death of his mother

Danny O’Donoghue has spoken about the grief he felt at losing his mother and has encouraged other men to share their feelings and not struggle alone.

The Script frontman was working as a judge on talent show The Voice at the time his mother Ailish suffered a brain haemorrhage.