Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred in the townland of Gooig, Castleconnell this morning.

ISPCA rescue 13 half-starved dogs living in disgusting conditions

The ISPCA made a horrific discovery in North-West Cork recently where 13 dogs were living in terrible squalor.

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Sinn Féin has defended stance on abolition of Special Criminal Court

The deputy leader of Sinn Féin has defended the party's stance on the abolition of the Special Criminal Court.

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Alan Kelly upset by threats to young family's safety

Labour’s Alan Kelly has said his ‘young family’ face ‘upsetting’ threats to their safety.

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Labour wants to 'distribute wealth in society'

A former Labour Minister has said that the party wants control, and it wants power.

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RTÉ to lodge formal complaint with Gardaí following violence at protest

RTÉ is set to lodge a formal complaint with An Garda Siochána after one of its cameramen was injured in chaotic scenes in Dublin yesterday.

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Taoiseach has promised Gardaí all resources needed to catch killers of David Byrne

The Taoiseach has promised Gardaí all resources - needed to find the killers of David Byrne - will be provided.

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No Lotto winner - jackpot heads for €4m

There was no winner of tonight's Lotto Jackpot, worth €3,670,604.

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At least six thought to be involved in shooting with 'massive guns' that left dead man 'riddled with bullets'

Detectives believe that at least six men, including some who were dressed in women’s clothes and Swat team uniforms, were involved in a deadly shooting at a boxing ...

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Third opinion poll shows fall in support for Coalition while independents rise

A third opinion poll of the weekend shows a narrowing lead for Fine Gael over its main rival parties.

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Woman dies after car is involved in collision with a truck

A woman has died in a road accident in Co Meath.

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Gardaí seize €840k of heroin after tip-off

Gardaí have seized heroin worth €840,000 in Dublin.

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Scuffles break out as anti-Islamisation group Pegida launches in Dublin

Scuffles broke out in central Dublin at the launch of the anti-Islamisation group Pegida.

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Mixed messages for Fine Gael in two opinion polls

There is mixed news for Fine Gael in two new opinion polls this evening.

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Chinese New Year being celebrated in Dublin

The Chinese New Year festival is underway in Dublin.

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Micheál Martin accuses Government of doctoring health figures

The Fianna Fáil Leader has accused the Government of doctoring health figures to give the impression all is well.

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Sinn Féin proposes to cap childcare costs at €180 per week

Sinn Féin is proposing to cap the cost of childcare at €180 per week per child.

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Micheál Martin has called for more resources for the Gardaí

The Fianna Fáil Leader has called for more resources to be assigned to the Gardaí following yesterday's gangland killing in Dublin.

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Taoiseach compares independents to 'wobbly leg on a three-legged stool'

The Taoiseach has said he does not want independents propping up the next Government like a wobbly leg on a three-legged stool.

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man collapsed and died in Dublin

Gardaí in Dublin are appealing for witnesses after a man collapsed on the street and later died in hospital on Thursday evening.

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Two arrested in Kenneth O'Brien murder investigation

Gardaí investigating the murder of Kenneth O'Brien in Leixlip have arrested two men this morning.

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Dublin protest against 'blood diamonds' taking place today

With Valentine's Day around the corner, protesters will be taking to the streets of the capital today to remind shoppers of the dangers of 'blood diamonds'.

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Mental health and wellbeing fair in Cork today

The Minister of State for Mental Health Kathleen Lynch, and comedian Alan Shortt are among the speakers at a mental health and wellbeing fair in Cork today.

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Murder hunt underway following fatal shooting at Dublin hotel

Gardaí say they are aware of speculation about a retaliatory attack after 32-year-old David Byrne was shot in a Dublin hotel yesterday.

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Abortion issue 'much more complex than a simple election slogan', says Martin

Fianna Fáil will not be campaigning as a political party to repeal the 8th Amendment to the Constitution, Micheal Martin said today.

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Man convicted of murdering pregnant ex-partner granted more time to file appeal

A man who was twice convicted of murdering his pregnant ex-partner following three trials over six years has been granted an extension of time to file an appeal ...

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Man airlifted to hospital after accident off Cork coast

A man who suffered burn injuries on board a Russian factory ship has been airlifted to hospital in Cork.

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Green Party to take RTE to court for excluding Eamon Ryan from TV debate

The Green Party is taking legal action against RTE for excluding Eamon Ryan from its leaders’ debate.

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Kerry TD Tom Fleming quits election race two days in

A sitting TD has unexpectedly pulled out of the General Election.

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'Fine Gael and Labour are talking rubbish' says Micheál Martin

Fine Gael and Labour are talking rubbish when it comes to reform of the health service.

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'Private family funeral' for Terry Wogan next week

Terry Wogan’s funeral will take place next week, the BBC has announced.

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses following robbery in Co Meath

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a cash in transit robbery in Co Meath this morning.

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€5,000 worth of tobacco products seized in Dublin along with a car

Cigarettes, tobacco and a car have been seized by Gardaí in Dublin city centre.

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Man who left garda with life-altering leg injuries jailed for seven years

A Dublin man who left a garda with life altering leg injuries when he jammed him between a stolen car and a patrol vehicle has been jailed for seven years.

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Pregnant women and high-risk patients urged to get swine flu vaccine

Pregnant women and high risk patients are being urged to get the flu vaccine.

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Court hears ex-girlfriend was stabbed eight times

The trial of a Kilkenny man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend has heard she was stabbed eight times, and died from an injury to her heart.

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'Enda Kenny will gain €12,000 from scrapping USC' says Mary Lou McDonald

Mary Lou McDonald has said that Enda Kenny would stand to gain significantly from scrapping the USC charges.

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Social Democrats claims abolishing USC not viable for Fine Gael-Labour coalition

The Fine Gael-Labour coalition will "not have a cent available" to invest in services and will be forced to impose up to €2bn more front-line cuts if it pushes ahead ...

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Man disguised as a woman involved in Regency Hotel shooting

LATEST: Gardaí believe that at least four people were involved in today's shooting at the Regency Hotel in Dublin.

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Renua will form part of next government: Lucinda Creighton

Renua Ireland have claimed they will hold the balance of power after the Election.

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INMO calls off planned industrial action by nurses

Nurses have called off planned industrial action at seven of the country's emergency departments.

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High Court rules against wife of Ivan Yates in €1.6m summary judgement

The High Court has decided that AIB is entitled to a €1.6m summary judgement against the wife of former Government minister Ivan Yates.

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Fianna Fáil accuse Coalition of ‘telling lies’ on housing record

Fianna Fáil have accused Coalition ministers of “telling lies” over their record on housing and called for a senior minister to be appointed under the next Government ...

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Bruton: By the end of 2017 Ireland will ‘not be borrowing a cent’

The Coalition parties are at odds on how they will tackle the country’s debt.

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Adams: ‘According to the Taoiseach the people are stupid’

Gerry Adams has claimed the Taoiseach believes the Irish people "are stupid".

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UCD investigate alleged sharing of explicit images by students

UCD are investigating allegations that a group of male students have shared explicit images in a private online chat group.

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Police appeal for information on serious crash

Police in Omagh are appealing for information following a serious crash in the early hours of this morning.

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Taoiseach rules out ‘any dealings with Michael Lowry’

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has ruled out a deal with any independent TDs in order to secure power.

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Three parties to launch General Election campaigns today

It is day three of the General Election campaign with several parties holding the formal launches of their campaigns.

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Call for numbers of social workers to increase by 30%

The Irish Association of Social Workers is calling for a minimum 30% increase in the number of social workers.

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