Anger at hospital spend request snub

The country’s top official for public expenditure has been sharply criticised for snubbing a request to appear before the Oireachtas Health Committee which ...

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'Coco's Law' against cyberbullying highlighted on anniversary of Nicole Fox's death

It's hoped 'Coco's Law' will be introduced as soon as possible, to protect victims of online bullying and to save lives.

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Liberties locals fighting to save community gardens from social housing development

Dublin City Council is set to begin works at the gardens and allotments as soon as tomorrow.

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Latest: Dramatic CCTV footage shows moment car bomb exploded in Derry amid further arrests

Two men in their 20s have been arrested in connection with the car bomb attack.

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Tragedy as second man killed in tree-cutting incident in a week

A man in Co Donegal has died following an accident during a tree-cutting exercise.

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14-year-old girl missing in Dublin

Gardaí are looking for the public's help in finding a 14-year-old girl missing from Dublin.

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Man charged over hijacking bus

A 33-year-old man has been charged after the hijacking of a Translink bus in the North.

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Business leaders and bishop speak out against bombing of Derry courthouse

A retail chief described the attack on Derry as shameful while the Bishop of Derry and Raphoe described it as ‘utter recklessness’.

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First shots of the War of Independence commemorated in Tipperary

Monday marks the centenary of the Soloheadbeg Ambush, believed to be the first action of the War of Independence.

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Politicians condemn Derry car bomb

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, UK Secretary of State Karen Bradley and Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster condemned the attack in Derry.

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Two men released after arrest by anti-terrorism officers

The pair were held in Derry in connection with an armed robbery.

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Re-enactment of 1993 murder of Michael Ferguson amid fresh witness appeal

Constable Michael Ferguson was 21 when he was shot dead by the IRA while attending a call about a theft from a shop in Derry.

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Coveney denies alleged dispute with Taoiseach over backstop

Tanaiste Simon Coveney has denied he and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar were at odds on the issue of the Irish backstop, as alleged by former British Brexit Secretary Dominic ...

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Man, 33, arrested in connection with bus hijacking in Co Down

The driver of a Translink bus was threatened by a man armed with a knife at the bus stop on Cairnsmore Avenue in Ballybeen shortly before 8pm.

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Hollywood stars were once ‘biggest rivals’ at Irish acting school

Elijah Rowen and Jack McEvoy play brothers on Emmy-winning show, Vikings.

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President Higgins to mark centenary of first Dáil sitting

President Michael D Higgins will deliver a keynote address tomorrow to mark the centenary of the first sitting of the Dáil.

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Childcare group fears closure due to Stormont impasse

Voluntary groups across the country are awaiting a decision from the Northern Ireland Secretary on the public spending budget for next year.

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Ross criticises 'lunatic fringe' in Dáil who oppose drink-driving laws

The Transport Minister Shane Ross has launched a scathing attack on what he calls "the lunatic fringe" in Leinster House who are opposed to tougher drink-driving ...

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'Time's up' on climate change, say campaigners calling for government action

Campaigners say the government needs to act faster on issues around climate change.

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Ceremony to mark centenary of Soloheadbeg Ambush in Co Tipperary

The attack is commonly cited as the event that started the War of Independence.

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Mistry family top Rich List again with net worth of €16.1bn

The Mistry family top the Sunday Independent Rich List once again this year.

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Blood Moon to bring 'beautiful spectacle of nature' on Monday morning

The best Irish blood moon for 14 years is expected to be visible over Ireland from the early hours of tomorrow morning.

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Nine Dublin Bus routes switching to Go-Ahead from today

Routes 17, 104, 114, 161, 220, 236, 238, 239, and 270 will now run under the 'Transport for Ireland' brand by Go-Ahead Ireland.

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Latest: Residents evacuated after suspected car bomb attack in Derry

The PSNI as well as firefighters and the ambulance service sealed off the scene close to a courthouse on Bishop Street in the city.

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The Lotto results are in...

Two lucky players have won prizes of €290,000 and €250,000 respectively.

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CervicalCheck campaigner Orla Church dies

"Many of us got to meet and know Orla in the past months and she was just such a wonderfully courageous, strong and inspiring person."

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Children gather on streets of Dublin for climate change protest

“I won’t have a vote for another seven years. But another seven years of greenhouse gas emissions will be a disaster.”

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Labour select Alex White to contest European Parliament elections

The Labour Party has selected former Minister Alex White to contest the Dublin constituency in this May's European Parliament elections.

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Police condemn ‘senseless and callous’ murder of father-of-two

Detective Chief Inspector Geoff Boyce said there is currently no clear motive for the shooting.

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Fresh plea over 1993 murder of policeman as detectives close in on killers

Constable Michael Ferguson, 21, was shot dead by the IRA in Derry while attending a call-out about a shop theft.

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Woman, 80, dies following Co Down road crash

Police have named the pensioner as Jean Osborne and appealed for information about the incident.

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Two men arrested in investigation into Derry armed robbery

Two men have been arrested in the North in connection with an armed robbery in Derry.

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European Parliament backs proposals to help those who lose their passports when travelling outside the EU

The European Parliament has backed new proposals that will help Irish people who lose their passports when travelling outside the EU.

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Belfast site named after women who campaigned against plastic bullets

Groves Reilly Corner has been named in honour of the late Emma Groves and her friend Clara Reilly.

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Stephen Donnelly urges Health Minister to act to avert ambulance strike

The Health Minister and HSE are being urged to intervene to avert an ambulance strike scheduled for Tuesday.

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Dublin TD criticises NTA for establishing first ever 24-hour public bus route in Cork

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has faced sharp criticism after setting up the State's first 24-hour public bus route in Cork.

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Give us a reason to come home: Irish nurses in Australia go viral with message to govt

An image of Irish nurses in Australia standing in solidarity with their colleagues in Ireland has gained a lot of attention on social media.

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Vicky Phelan: 'When women help other women, we are at our best, and better than any men'

The biggest feminist conference for young women in Ireland is taking place today at Dublin's Liberty Hall.

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Two arrested in connection with €500k drug seizure in Dublin

Drugs worth around a half a million euro have been seized in Dublin.

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Woman dies in Galway house fire

A woman has died after a house fire in County Galway.

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Victim of fatal Co Down shooting named by police

Wayne Boylan, 37, was shot dead during an incident in Warrenpoint on Friday evening.

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Sinn Féin MEP says 'dangerous' Nigel Farage should not be given publicity

Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan is accusing the Irish media of giving too much coverage to the British Eurosceptic Nigel Farage.

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Man questioned in relation to cannabis seizure worth €360,000

A man has been questioned in Waterford overnight, following the discovery of a cannabis grow-house in Tramore.

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‘Access to child porn too easy’ on phones

A judge has warned that smartphones are making it easier for people to access pornography, including looking at abusive images of children, which he described as ...

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Paramedics suspended after raising safety concerns

Two paramedics have been suspended and four others issued with warnings after they expressed health and safety concerns about being asked to drive a young patient ...

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€250k prize fund set to reel in shark fishing competitors

They’re going to need some bigger boats — as a picturesque fishing village on the Cork coast is set to host an international shark fishing competition ...

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Deceased called ‘kiddy fiddler’ by accused

A man who denies murdering a 59-year-old punched him four or five times and called him a paedophile and “kiddy-fiddler” before dragging him out of his ...

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Gardaí don’t believe fatal shooting related to Kinahan-Hutch feud

Gardaí investigating the fatal shooting of a young man and the wounding of another in north county Dublin do not believe the incident is linked to the Kinahan-Hutch ...

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Take work off to watch eclipse which won't be seen in Ireland for another 14 years

An astronomy group is recommending that people book Monday off work and keep the kids home from school in order to watch a lunar eclipse, the likes of which will ...

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Man dead in County Down shooting

It took place in the Lower Dromore Road area of Warrenpoint earlier this evening.

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