€80m Trinity development 'funded without a cent of taxpayers money'

A new €80m development in Trinity College Dublin will allow it to continue to be one of the world's best business schools.

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Volunteer lifeboat crew conduct medical evacuation from island of West Cork coast

Baltimore RNLI carried out a medical evacuation last night from Heir Island off the coast of West Cork.

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'Together for Yes' celebrate anniversary of abortion referendum with Dublin event

Meanwhile, the Pro-Life Campaign have urged voters to support pro-life candidates in tomorrow's elections.

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Length of ballot paper will add hours to sorting votes

The length of the ballot paper in tomorrow’s European election will cause headaches for the people sorting votes on Saturday.

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Ten local authorities across Ireland to roll of free public Wi-Fi programme

In total, 22 hotspots will be funded in Galway, Kilkenny, Leitrim, Meath, Monaghan, Roscommon, Sligo, South Dublin, Westmeath and Wicklow.

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Fórsa: Our local power pledge endorsed by 10 political parties

The largest public sector trade union in the country says its pledge to increase local authority funding and restore local council powers has received the backing ...

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TB rate in parts of Cork three times that of other areas

Parts of Cork have three times the rates of tuberculosis infection over other parts of the county due to different vaccination polices, a new study has claimed.

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GPs vote for acceptance of €210m Government deal

GPs have voted in favour of accepting a €210m deal with the Government which will see substantial investment in general practice over the next four years.

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Lynn Margiotta calls for full inquiry into sick notes case

The civilian Garda employee who was prosecuted over sick notes has called for a full inquiry into how she and her GP brother were investigated and brought to court. ...

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Newest park in Cork City could become concert venue

It’s taken longer than planned, pedestrian and cycling access needs to be improved, but a vast new public park has been officially opened on the site of Cork ...

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Two gangland murders in less than 24 hours

Gardaí are investigating two gangland murders, both involving young men, in north Dublin in less than a day.

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State told to warn public of Haulbowline health risks

An environmental group has threatened State authorities with a High Court action unless they erect public warning notices about dangerous substances on an island ...

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Man found guilty of possessing mescaline

A 42-year-old man who claimed that the powdered plant derivative found at his apartment in Cork could be extracted from a cactus plant commonly bought in flower ...

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McCourt ‘bringing nothing’ to National Broadband Plan

The consortium developing the State’s multibillion-euro national broadband project has been accused of “bringing nothing” to the plan amid claims ...

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Former Tánaiste denies Maurice McCabe saga is undermining election bid

Former justice minister Frances Fitzgerald has denied the Maurice McCabe saga is undermining her European elections bid, claiming the case is not being raised by ...

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63-year-old tells court he was raped on street

A 63-year-old man gave evidence yesterday in the trial of a man half his age who is accused of raping and sexually assaulting him when he was on a blanket at the ...

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Man guilty of sexually assaulting girl on bus

The middle-aged man who claimed he was only having banter with four 15-year-old girls on the back of a bus was found guilty yesterday of harassing the schoolgirls ...

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No Lotto winner - jackpot heads for €2.5m

There was no winner of tonight's Lotto Jackpot worth €2m.

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Update: Man in his 20s dies after shooting next to Dublin school

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses in relation to the shooting dead of a young father in Dublin this afternoon.

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Belfast author makes history by winning three gongs at Children's Book Ireland awards

Director of CBI Elaina Ryan said: "Today’s winners represent a new wave of artists whose work is truly extraordinary".

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Gardaí charge two men in connection with Tipperary cash and drugs seizure

Two men have been charged in connection with a major drugs seizure in Co Tipperary.

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FG bid to 'save two seats' in Ireland South

Fine Gael has been forced to “revise” its division of the Ireland South constituency in order to bolster MEP Deirdre Clune's flagging campaign, just ...

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Boy B cried as he described hearing Ana scream after he left her with Boy A at abandoned house, trial hears

One of the boys accused of murdering Anastasia Kriegel broke down crying as he described hearing Ana scream after he said he left her at an abandoned house with ...

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Labour candidate spent over €15,000 on Facebook ads ahead of European election

European election candidates had spent almost €60,000 combined on Facebook advertising up to last Sunday, figures made available by the social media giant have ...

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John Finucane defies loyalist threat as he starts work as Belfast mayor

Police warned him of the threat on Tuesday night.

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'Who are they to be complaining about claim culture?' - Martin hits out at TD taking action against hotel

Micheál Martin has hit out at a Fine Gael TD for taking a case over falling off a swing claiming it "flies in the face" of efforts to bring down insurance ...

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Woman accused of boyfriend’s murder had ‘blue’ neck under scarf, witness tells court

A witness has told the trial of a woman charged with murdering her boyfriend that she noticed that the woman’s neck was blue on one occasion while the accused ...

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Investment needed for healthcare reforms to work, HSE director general says

New HSE director general Paul Reid says a new model of health care will require investment.

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Labour: Govt decision-making could 'wreck a very good' National Broadband Plan

Former Communications Minister Alex White has said he is “mystified” by the €3bn cost of providing the National Broadband Plan.

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Charles’s visit to the North ‘a challenge to dissident republicans’

Catholic and Protestant clergymen met the prince together during a visit to a cathedral in Armagh.

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Labour and the Greens to join protests by other groups against Donald Trump during Ireland trip

Parties are joining forces to mount demonstrations and voice opposition to US President Donald Trump's planned visit to Ireland next month.

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Family issue appeal at inquest of 'caring' man killed while walking dogs in forest

The family of a man killed while out walking his dogs in a Dublin forest have issued an appeal for information.

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Irish man facing more than 100 years in US prison for alleged hacking theft of Bitcoin given bail

A Dublin man wanted in the United States for alleged hacking theft of more than $2m in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has been granted bail by the High Court.

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Plans for review of UHW mortuary services being finalised

Plans for a review of mortuary services at University Hospital Waterford are being finalised and the final report will be available in September, Health Minister ...

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Update: Gardaí issue details of car they seek in connection with man's shooting near motorway

The body of a man who was shot in Rowans Little, Walshestown in Balbriggan has been removed from the scene.

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President of High Court slams delay in registering power of attorney for elderly woman

The president of the High Court has strongly criticised a delay over several months in registering an enduring power of attorney concerning an elderly woman with ...

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I was treated like a leper, teenager who cared for mother tells blood inquiry

The Infected Blood Inquiry is hearing evidence in Belfast this week.

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Man who used Stanley knife to remove contraceptive bar from girl's arm jailed for 'hugely damaging' abuse

A 35-year-old man has been jailed for nine years for a “hugely damaging” and abusive sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl.

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Swedish royals begin state visit to Ireland

The three-day visit will include a series of engagements, including a meeting with Leo Varadkar.

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Defence Forces personnel voting against Fine Gael in protest over pay and conditions

Defence Forces members, their families and retired military personnel are expected to vote en masse against Fine Gael in both the local and European elections.

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In-store Wi-Fi and seating among plans to get more teens into city centre shops

Retailers in Cork are planning a series of workshops with teenagers to find out how they can improve the retail offering to a vast untapped teenage market.

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Farage, Gilroy and Maria Walsh among the most Googled politicians

As voters prepare to cast their ballot in tomorrow's European elections, new analysis of Google search trends has revealed the issues and personalities that have ...

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Sudanese man who twice overstayed his visa loses High Court bid to stay in Ireland

A Sudanese man who twice overstayed his visa to Ireland has failed in a High Court challenge to a refusal to allow him remain here.

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Ana Kriegel trial: Boy B told gardaí he gave a 'fake story' because he was scared and nervous

One of the boys accused of Anastasia Kriegel's murder told gardaí that he lied in his first interviews and said he made up a "fake story" because he couldn't ...

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No plans to legalise cannabis, says Health Minister

The Health Minister says there are no plans to legalise cannabis in Ireland.

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Taoiseach to raise issues of climate change and Brexit with Trump on Ireland visit

The US President will fly into Shannon on June 5.

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Mixed-ability crew set sail for England in first of its kind fundraising voyage

A mixed-ability crew is hoisting sails late afternoon for the first fundraising voyage of its kind from Ireland to help people with life-changing spinal injuries.

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Man injured in reported explosion in Donegal

One man has been taken to hospital following a reported explosion at a Co Donegal car yard.

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Green Party: We have 'real chance' of getting all three candidates elected in Europe

Green TDs have accused other election candidates of “hijacking” their campaign issues as the party urges voters, both young and old, to give them their ...

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Fine Gael says it won't be punished by voters over housing crisis

Voters will not "punish" Fine Gael over the deepening housing crisis on Friday, the party's European director of elections has claimed.

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