Members of the Psychiatric Nurses Association working at University College Hospital in Galway have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action. (83%-17%)

Man airlifted to hospital after fall in Glendalough, Wicklow

A 55 year old man has been airlifted to hospital - after he fell while walking in Glendalough in Co. Wicklow.

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Fireman uncle called out to scene of nephew's tragic death

The fireman uncle of a teenager who tragically lost his life in a quad-bike accident was called out to attend the scene of his nephew's death today.

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Martin: Government messed up medical card system

Fianna Fáil has today called on the Government to abandon plans to change the medical card system.

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Callely sentencing adjourned until Monday

Ivor Callely's sentencing for claiming over €4,000 fake mobile phone expenses has been adjourned until Monday morning.

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Life sentence for man who murdered his best friend

A man has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his best friend in Co Kildare last year.

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Callely claimed over €4,000 in false mobile phone expenses, court hears

The sentencing hearing of former junior minister Ivor Callely has heard he made over €4,000 from claiming false mobile phone expenses.

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TD Wallace: We had to get over airport fence illegally

Deputy Mick Wallace said that he does not know if he will be charged or not after being arrested today at Shannon Airport.

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Limerick teen killed in quad-bike accident

A young male has been killed in a road accident in Co Limerick today.

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Former Minister Callely pleads guilty to further three charges

Former Junior Minister Ivor Callely has pleaded guilty to a further three charges relating to false mobile phone expenses claims.

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Property tax 'a red-line issue' for Sinn Féin

Finance spokesman Pearse Doherty has said that Sinn Féin will not agree to go into Government unless it can abolish the Property Tax.

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Man admits dangerous driving causing deaths of eight people

A Co Donegal man charged with dangerous driving causing the deaths of eight people in Inishowen in 2010 has today pleaded guilty.

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Dana 'covered up brother's sex abuse', court told

Eurovision Song Contest winner and former Irish presidential candidate Dana Rosemary Scallon covered up her brother’s sexual abuse of two under-age girls for decades, ...

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Two TDs arrested at Shannon Airport

Two TDs, understood to be Independent Deputies Mick Wallace and Clare Daly, have been arrested after trying to access US military aircraft at Shannon Airport.

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81 staff in publically-funded organisations make legal case against pay cut

The Health Service Executive says 81 of 143 people employed at organisations in receipt of taxpayers' money have made a legal case for breaching public pay policy.

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Murder accused claims witness spoke openly of hatred for him

The trial of a man accused of murdering a Roma teenager has heard how a key witness spoke openly of his hatred for him before going to Gardai.

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Hospital staff refuse to co-operate with €250,000-a-year manager

Members of the IMPACT trade union in the Limerick group of hospitals will from today refuse to co-operate with their chief operations manager in a row over his salary. ...

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Number of people donating blood down 4% last year

The number of people donating blood dropped by 4% last year, according to the Irish Blood Transfusion Service which launched its annual report today.

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Justice Minister rules out direct intervention in Garda oversight

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has admitted that she does not know exactly who will run the new independent Garda authority.

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Residents and motorists warned as second Limerick water main bursts

Hundreds of homes in Limerick and Clare are without water supply after a water main burst in the early hours of this morning.

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Flanagan: Gaza ceasefire top priority for EU

The Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan says he believes a third-party intervention will be necessary to achieve a ceasefire in Gaza.

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Garda raid nets €570k of cannabis in Dublin

Gardaí have seized more than half a million euro worth of cannabis in Dublin.

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McGuinness: PAC will fight Kerin's legal action

The Chair of the Public Accounts Committee says his members will be putting forward a "robust defence" against Angela Kerins' legal action.

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Buttimer: Reilly 'the gardener that planted the flowers which will bloom'

The chairman of the Health Committee says he believes history will be kind to the former Health Minister James Reilly.

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Sixty jobs announced for Cork and Laois

An online security company has announced plans to take on 40 more staff in Co. Cork.

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Flannery: FG destined to share power with FF

A senior former Fine Gael strategist says it is the party's "destiny" to end up in government with Fianna Fáil.

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Bad weather hampers search efforts for missing Irishman in Australia

Treacherous weather conditions in Byron Bay are hampering efforts to find a missing Irishman in Australia.

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Ex-Minister for Justice to be sentenced for false expenses

Former Junior Minister Ivor Callely is due to be sentenced today for making a false mobile phone expenses claim.

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McDowell slams Govt plans to reform Garda Siochána

A former Minister for Justice has launched a blistering attack on the Government's plans to overhaul the Gardaí.

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Priory Hall bill to exceed expected cost by €17m

The bill to bring Priory Hall in Dublin up to standard will cost €27m, €17m more than was originally envisaged.

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Post mortem due in Sligo murder-suicide case

The results of a post-mortem examination on two brothers found dead at their home near Tubercurry in County Sligo are expected later today.

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