Auction house swamped with calls from people who believe they have a rare 20p coin

An auction house has received thousands of phone calls and emails from around the world as a result of plans to sell a rare twenty pence piece which is now worth ...

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Digger used to steal ATM in Co Fermanagh

An ATM has been stolen in Co Fermanagh.

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Someone in Dublin won €1m in last night's Lotto

A ticket holder in north Co. Dublin has won €1m in last night's Lotto Plus 1 draw.

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'A complete waste of resources': Investigations underway into hoax emergency call

A hoax caller has been slated for potentially putting lives at risk when emergency services spent two hours searching a fast-flowing waterway in Co. Meath.

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No more homeowners expected to be in negative equity next year

Negative equity is set to end next year.

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New Dublin Bus route begins today

A new route's set to kick in on the Dublin Bus network in the capital from today.

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One lucky person scoops €1m in Lotto

There was no winner of tonight's Lotto jackpot.

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Varadkar hits out at 'toxic' Sinn Féin and 'finger-wagging' Fianna Fáil

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has promised to increase the entry point to the higher rate of tax to €50,000 over the next five years should he be re-elected to office. ...

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Ireland should join the Commonwealth, DUP MP tells FG conference

Jeffrey Donaldson received a round of applause when he mentioned the idea at the Fine Gael party conference.

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Allowing UK to take part in EU elections 'a step too far', says EPP leader

Britain will be blocked from taking part in the upcoming EU elections, one of Europe's most influential politicians has suggested.

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Man, 30, charged with assault on 73-year-old man in Cork

A 30-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged with a serious assault which has left a 73-year-old man in a critical condition in a Cork hospital. ...

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Woman dies after Co Meath house fire

Gardaí confirmed the woman died following the fire - which was in a house on Castlemartin Avenue, Laytown at approximately 9.40 this morning.

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Eric Eoin Marques to extradited to the United States

He was surrendered to FBI Agents at Dublin Airport and will appear in Court in the US on Monday.

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Tributes paid to Philomena Canning who has died

She had suffered from ovarian cancer.

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I wouldn't 'like to be associated with the kind of actions he has been involved in' - Varadkar hits out at McGregor

"I was there at the invitation of the organisers representing the country, Conor McGregor was there I believe at the invitation of the plumbers union," said Mr Varadkar. ...

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Two men due in court after Sligo robbery

At around midday on Thursday, two men wearing balaclavas and armed with a knife and hammer went into a business at Deepwater Quay in Sligo.

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Eoghan Murphy wants to remain as Housing Minister 'as long as' possible

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy wants to remain in his position for "as long as" he can.

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Bride-to-be who went missing on hen night buried in wedding dress

Friends described Ruth as ‘the most loving, hardworking and caring mother’.

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Man, 30s, due in court after serious assault in Cork

The incident happened at a car park in Sleaveen East in Macroom in the early hours of Thursday morning.

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'There is an estimated 29-week waiting time to get a driving test' - Calls for more driving instructors to be hired

Road Safety Authority (RSA) figures show 52 driving test were instructors hired in 2018 - well short of the target of 67. In 2017, the number of instructors hired ...

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'I am already working on Budget 2020': Donohoe rules out General Election this year

Speaking at the Fine Gael party conference in Wexford this morning, Mr Donohoe said he has already started on next year's budget.

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President to meet competitors at National Skills final

Michael D Higgins has announced he will visit the event at the RDS in Dublin later this morning to see what type of trades are being highlighted.

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Parole system not fit for purpose, says FF TD

He wants tougher restrictions on released prisoners.

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Coveney: No EU disquiet on border inaction

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has strongly denied that European leaders have become frustrated with Ireland over its failure to plan to secure the border in the ...

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Social house ban if accepted offer later rejected

Social housing applicants who succeeded in securing homes later turned down Cork County Council offers on a number of grounds, including not being close to schools, ...

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Northern Lights may be visible in Ireland this weekend

Known as the aurora borealis, the phenomenon is usually best viewed in the north of Norway.

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Residents look to highlight negative impact of new Dublin bus lanes

They are calling on the National Transport Authority to change proposals under the NTA's BusConnects scheme.

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DUP MP to address Fine Gael National Conference this evening

Over 1,000 party members are attending the two-day event in Wexford, which ends with a televised address by the Taoiseach tonight.

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FG MEPs take credit for Orban suspension

Fine Gael’s seven MEP candidates have said they were to the fore in seeking the suspension of Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban from their European party ...

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Second man arrested as PSNI continue Tyrone disco investigation

The PSNI say the 40-year-old man, who was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter, has been released pending further inquiries.

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Fiennes has no plans to hang up his ice pick

Ranulph Fiennes has survived many tight spots as the world’s greatest living explorer, but one of the first risks he took landed him

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Line drawn under art legal defence

A man previously jailed for damaging a €10m Monet painting has had second-thoughts about representing himself in an appeal for handling another artwork stolen ...

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Call for inquiry records to be anonymised, not sealed

Thousands of testimonies relating to child abuse in institutions and related records should be redacted and anonymised, instead of being sealed for 75 years.

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Donohoe: No evidence online bets on draws hit Lotto business

The National Lottery has said it is disappointed after Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said “there does not appear to be any evidence” that online betting ...

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Man with socialisation difficulties or a cold-blooded criminal?

The Supreme Court’s decision to allow the extradition of Eric Eoin Marques to the US this week ended a five- and-a-half year battle by the Dubliner to be allowed ...

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Woman, 36, charged with raping her own daughter

A woman and two men have been charged with the rape and sexual abuse of the woman’s two children over a two-year period, following early-morning raids by gardaí ...

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Limerick earl wins planning appeal for WWI memorial

An Anglo-Irish peer has emerged victorious in a planning row with his local council over plans for a memorial to honour Limerick people killed during the First World ...

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Ireland pressing on in the war on single use plastic

Business group, environmental body, and sports organisations get behind plan to fight the threat

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Disqualified driver led gardaí on chase

A 29-year-old man convicted of leading gardaí in a high-speed car chase was under a 40-year disqualification from driving at the time, a court has heard.

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Buoyant pre-election talk kicks off FG party conference

The ties were that bit straighter, the hair freshly blow-dried, and make-up perfectly applied by those who had made sure to arrive early.

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Four years in jail for Oberstown damage

Detainee caused €17k damage, hit director in head with metal bar

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Three Tyrone teens laid to rest: 'One phone call changed lives in an instant'

Fond tributes have been paid to the victims of a St Patrick's Day party crush as their school friends gathered for a day of funerals.

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Simon Coveney denies any EU frustration with Ireland over no-deal Brexit preparations

The Tánaiste has denied there is growing frustration among other EU countries around Ireland's failure to prepare for a hard border in the case of a no-deal ...

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Update: Teenager missing in Dublin found safe and well

Gardaí in Dublin are looking for the public's help to find a teenager missing from Rathfarnham since last Friday evening.

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UK ‘has prime responsibility for protecting Good Friday Agreement’, Tánaiste says

Simon Coveney’s comments came after a request from German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the EU ramp up its plans to avoid a hard border

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Leo Varadkar acknowledges discussions on avoiding hard border in no-deal Brexit

The Taoiseach rejected claims a taskforce had been set up to address the issue.

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Police urged to act over IRA bomber’s claims

The man claimed he knows who was behind the Birmingham pub attacks.

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Gardaí investigating claims of online abuse targeting Munster rugby players

A garda investigation is ongoing into allegations of serious online abuse and harassment of Munster Rugby players.

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What did we learn from a chaotic EU summit on Brexit?

After a chaotic 48 hours and more than a little political ducking and diving, next week's looming Brexit cliff edge has been pushed back - much to the relief of ...

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Convicted bomber names four men involved in 1974 IRA Birmingham pub attacks

The head of the IRA has given permission for the 1974 Birmingham pub bombers to be named at an inquest, jurors have been told.

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