A man is being questioned by Gardaí in Dublin in connection with the murder of Dean Johnson in Clondalkin in August 2013.

Plain packaging for cigarettes passed by Oireachtas

Laws on the plain packaging of cigarettes have been passed by the Oireachtas.

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Five car pile-up on Limerick Tunnel

The southbound bore of the Limerick Tunnel is closed following a five-car pile-up.

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Government to veto FF bill on banking insolvency arrangements

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the Government will not accept a Fianna Fáil bill which would stop banks from having a veto in any insolvency arrangement.

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New traps to aid eels migration

Redesigned eel traps have been put in at a hydro-electric dam on the River Erne to prevent a repeat of last year’s massive kill of the critically-endangered fish.

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Enniscorthy Gardaí appeal for information on missing man

Gardaí in Enniscorthy are seeking the public's help in tracing the whereabouts of 52-year-old John Kearns.

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Judge rejects O’Donnell family bid to stop home repossession

A solicitor turned billion euro property investor is facing eviction from a mansion on one of Ireland’s most exclusive addresses after a judge refused a last minute ...

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Bill to force plain packaging for cigarettes set for approval today

New laws introducing plain packaging for cigarettes could be passed by the Oireachtas as early as this evening.

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All-Ireland child heart unit confirmed for Dublin

Children’s heart operations in Ireland will be delivered on a cross-border basis from a single surgical centre in Dublin, Stormont’s health minister has confirmed.

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VIDEO: Supreme Court sits in Cork for first time

The Supreme Court is sitting in Cork today for the first time in the history of the State.

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Limerick to host Festival of Kindness

Limerick will host a free Festival of Kindness, from March 13-17, it was announced today.

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'Master' and 'slave' contacts saved on phones, Dwyer trial told

Graham Dwyer's murder trial has heard the contacts indicating "master"and "slave" were saved on two Nokia phones found in a Wicklow reservoir.

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Varadkar defends decision to allow HSE to integrate Dublin Fire Brigade Ambulance functions

Health Minister Leo Varadkar has defended a decision by the HSE to take over the Fire Brigade Ambulance service in Dublin, saying patients were at risk.

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Pair arrested in connection with Nugent shooting

A man and a juvenile have been arrested in connection with the killing of Edward Nugent in Dublin.

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Gardaí search for missing Dublin woman Pamela Kenny

Gardaí have asked for the public’s help in tracing missing woman Pamela Kenny.

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Howlin: Proposed spending forum 'not a return to social partnership'

Public Expenditure Minister Brendan Howlin is planning to hold a forum on issues like pay, taxation and what services can be afforded.

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Three arrested in connection with prisoner Brockwell's escape from hospital

Three people have been arrested in connection with the escape of a prisoner from Tallaght Hospital in Dublin last month.

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Irish asylum system making integration difficult, says report

A report being launched today has found the current asylum system is making it difficult for refugees to integrate in Irish society.

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Cork town to attempt 'Frozen' record for St Patrick's Day parade

A Cork town is hoping to set a world record for its St Patrick's Day parade.

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New laws to prevent another Garth Brooks debacle discussed

A first draft of new event licensing laws has been discussed by a review group set up in the wake of the Garth Brooks controversy.

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Motorists warned to drive with care amid icy conditions

Motorists are being advised to drive with care this morning following wintry showers in parts overnight.

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Jobs Committee to discuss low pay issue

Issues surrounding low pay will be discussed by the Jobs Committee later.

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Taking paracetamol daily 'increases risk of stroke'

Long-term use of paracetamol has been linked to an increased risk of health problems, researchers have found.

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