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Thanks for the memories, Big Tom.

Inspirational Vera Twomey with her People of the Year award yesterday - she was honoured for her national campaign to legalise medicinal cannabis. Her daughter Ava (8) suffers from Dravet Syndrome, which causes severe and dangerous seizures.

Michelle fallon from Newbridge, winner of the Most Stylish Lady competition at the Irish Grand National in Fairhouse

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar launches Daffodil Day 2018 - with special daffodil socks to mark the occasion

"I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road." RIP Stephen Hawking

Storm Emma lived up to the hype in many areas - Therese Eagers digs a pathway through the snow in her back garden in Rathcoole

The Beast from the East has hit Rome, and is expected to arrive in Ireland tomorrow

More young lives wasted in Florida. RIP.

Aww! Dublin Zoo is celebrating the birth of a new Asian elephant calf

The Marty party continues! RTE’s Marty Morrissey and Emily Barker here during the Switch Up Live show of RTE’s Dancing with the Stars last night.

Ireland flag-bearer Seamus O'Connor during the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games - Good luck Team Ireland!

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