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Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald is "absolutely open" to holding talks with garda officials in order to prevent unprecedented strike action that risks leaving the public defenceless in just six weeks' time writes Political Correspondent Fiachra O'Cionnaith.
A top Russian diplomat says a threat from the United States to halt cooperation with Russia in the Syria conflict constitutes an "emotional breakdown" and says Russia is willing to support a 48-hour cease-fire around Aleppo.
Dublin manager Jim Gavin has reacted with surprise to the claim that former Sky Blues players privately agreed to put pressure on All-Ireland final replay referee Maurice Deegan through the media.
A Limerick bus driver was nervous and worried after a threat was made to kill him as the man involved, a court was told, was “known for that”.
There were occasions when Darren Sweetnam seriously wondered whether he had made the right call in late 2013 when turning his back on a certain place in the Cork senior hurling team to sign a professional rugby contract with Munster.
Everybody wants to be somebody.
Is it the birth of a new era for preventing genetic disorders or a case of scientists meddling too far, asks Caroline O’Doherty
Niall Horan is set to release his debut single This Town today.
There’s no denying a French braid looks beautiful.
Halloween is coming, and with it a slice of classic horror for your PlayStation system.
Slowing car sales last month following an initial surge in demand for 162 number plates in July contributed to a 4.7% decline in retail sales during August.