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[Joan Burton, deputy leader of the Labour Party and Eamon Gilmore, former leader]

“They knew very well that they were destroying the Labour Party and with it the honourable social democratic tradition it represented. They decided to do it anyway.”

“…It has taken just three years for Sinn Féin to turn the logic of what Labour did in 2011 into stark electoral numbers. They are quite staggering: in 2011, Labour’s vote was twice Sinn Féin’s. In 2014, Sinn Féin’s was nearly three times Labour’s…”

From tragedy to farce: Labour’s big mistakes in 1918 and 2011 (Fintan O’Toole, Irish Times)

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At a Young Fine Gael photocall to “highlight the importance of making the right choice in next week’s European elections”.

From left: Fine Gael European Election Candidate Brian Hayes (left), Minister for European Affairs,Paschal Donohoe (far right), and members of Young Fine Gael Lucy O’Shea (left), and Maeve Glavey.

(Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland)



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Swiss surrealist artist H.R. Giger who designed the monster and revolutionary sci-fi sets for the film “Alien” has died, his museum said on Tuesday. He was 74. Giger, who was born Hans Rudolf in the eastern Swiss town of Chur in 1940, died on Monday in Zurich from injuries he obtained after suffering a fall, an employee of the H.R. Giger Museum said, confirming reports in Swiss media.

“Alien” artist, surrealist H.R. Giger dies aged 74 (Reuters)

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Early Saturday morning clutch-grabbing antics at Moll’s Gap, Diffin, Co Kerry ahead of the ‘Rally of the Lakes’ .

Among a swarm of petrol-headed, skid-marking, mini-Clarkson tykes bringing CHAOS to Killarney at the weekend.

*shakes fist*

Name that model anyone?

Boy racers cause chaos in tourist town of Killarney (


FEA_2014-04-04_LIF_038_31208165_I2[Keith Barry (top) and Neil Prendeville]

Brain Hacker Keith [Barry] says he was refused his scheduled interview with new signing Neil Prendeville because he had just appeared on rival station Cork’s 96FM chatting with PJ. Keith got told, whilst waiting in reception that “Neil doesn’t want to interview him”. He says he thought it was a wind-up at first, and said the producer seemed ‘quite dumbfounded’ when delivering the news.

Keith Barry slams Red FM’s Prendeville (RadioToday)

Pics, Keith Barry, Thomas Tatten (Red Fm)