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Graham Norton on why he wants to go out at the top

Graham Norton explains why he plans to quit at the top

Chat show king Graham Norton has revealed he plans to quit television within the next eight years, so that he is still young enough to enjoy his retirement. Norton, 52, is one of the most watched people on television in Britain. His BBC chat show is broadcast at the primetime …

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Sinn Féin councillor thanks British monarch

Sinn Féin Councillor Maurice Quinlivan thanks Queen Elizabeth as an Irish flag confiscated during the Easter Rising will return to Limerick for the Centenary celebrations

A Sinn Féin councillor has thanked Queen Elizabeth as an Irish tricolour will be returned to Limerick and used in next year’s Easter Rising Centenary celebrations. The flag is hugely significant to the city of Limerick as it was hoisted during the mobilisation of the volunteers in the city.

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Mesmerising videos of starling murmurations in Ireland

Spectacular videos of starling murmurations in Ireland

The murmuration of starlings is one of the natural world’s most spectacular sights. It involves hundreds of thousands of birds all flying closely together. It can be a mesmerising and hypnotic sight as the birds can seem to move as if they were one large organism.

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Hilarious song about booking ‘cheap flights’ online

Hilarious song about booking ‘cheap flights’ online by comedy trio Fascinating Aida

Musical comedy trio Fascinating Aida have written and performed a song that highlights the frustration of booking airline travel in the 21st century. In the past decade there has been a rise in the number of cheap flights being offered to travellers by budget airline companies.

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British Army was ‘40% Irish’ in Battle of Waterloo

Thousands of Irish soldiers took part in the Battle of Waterloo

When people think of Ireland’s military history, they often think of rebellions against the British and men such as Theobald Wolfe Tone and Michael Collins. There are countless more Irish men who fought for independence, and many of them are now celebrated as national heroes.

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