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How gardaí uncovered a massive fraud network based in Ireland

Just under two years ago gardaí became inundated with requests for assistance from police forces in Europe all telling a similar story. Somebody in a European country had made a purchase online – from a luxury watch to a caravan, tractor or classic car – but they had not received the goods or vehicle they […]

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Jean Kennedy Smith, ex-ambassador to Ireland and last surviving sibling of JFK, dies at 92

Let our news meet your inbox. The news and stories that matters, delivered weekday mornings. Though she never ran for office, she campaigned for her brothers, traveling the country for then-Sen. John F. Kennedy as he sought the presidency in 1960. Prior to JFK’s assassination in November 1963, Smith stepped in that year for a […]

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Coronavirus Ireland Live Updates: Eight more deaths and eight more cases of Covid-19 confirmed

Follow the latest coronavirus news in Ireland and across the world on the Independent.ie live blog. 21:00 11/06/2020 Resurgence of virus threatens South Korea’s success story Close People get off the train at a railway station in Seoul (Ahn Young-joon/AP) AP/PA Images People get off the train at a railway station in Seoul (Ahn Young-joon/AP) […]

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Coronavirus Ireland Latest Updates: Social distancing needed for ‘prolonged period of time’ as 500 new cases of Covid-19 diagnosed

Keep informed of these unprecedented times with the latest coronavirus updates on Independent.ie’s live blog. 18:40 09/04/2020 Social distancing needed for ‘prolonged period of time’ to beat Covid-19 Philip Nolan of Maynooth university who is heading a team modelling the potential spread of the virus here said despite huge improvement the country will have to […]

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Six Nations 2020 LIVE rugby results: Scotland vs England commentary, Ireland vs Wales latest

Welcome to the Evening Standard’s live Six Nations commentary of Scotland vs England and Ireland vs Wales. England need to bounce back from defeat to France on the opening weekend when they face Scotland at Murrayfield at 4.30pm today. Heavy rain is forecast for Edinburgh, where Eddie Jones will aim to reignite England’s title charge […]

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