A man has been shot in Ballyfermot in Dublin.

Burton: Unlike Gerry Adams, I’m good at maths

Tanaiste Joan Burton insisted Labour has nothing to apologise for after four gruelling years in Government as she delivered a defiant first address to the party's ...

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Kelly: FG-Labour government one of the best in Irish history

Environment Minister Alan Kelly has claimed the Fine Gael-Labour coalition is "probably one of the best in the history of the State" because of the "simple fact" ...

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Man questioned over machete attacks in Cork city

Gardaí are questioning a man about a spate of brutal machete attacks in Cork city.

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Tallaght hospital visitor restrictions in place due to flu

Visitor restrictions are being introduced for the weekend at Dublin's Tallaght Hospital due to a flu outbreak.

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Fatal crash in Carrick-on-Suir

A pedestrian has been killed following a crash in Carrick-on-Suir in Co. Tipperary.

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One killed in Nenagh pipe-laying work accident

A person has been killed following an explosion in Co Tipperary.

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Varadkar: Reports of patient treatment 'very upsetting'

The Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, said the case of an elderly man whose relatives say was treated poorly by the health service is very upsetting.

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Clare man convicted of sexually assaulting one-year-old baby

A Clare man has been convicted of sexually assaulting a one-year-old baby ten years ago.

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Technical difficulties reported with some Lotto machines

Some Lotto machines across the country are experiencing a technical fault this afternoon - the second in a month.

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Bewley's on Grafton Street closes shop

Bewley’s Café on Grafton Street in Dublin is closing its doors for refurbishment this afternoon.

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Dwyer trial hears mobile phone evidence

Mobile phone traffic evidence has resumed in Graham Dwyer's trial for the murder of childcare worker Elaine O'Hara.

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PSNI wins right to listen to part of Boston College Troubles tapes - in secret

The PSNI has reportedly won the right to listen to Boston College's taped interviews with loyalist Winston "Winkie" Rea.

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Air BnB to expand in Dublin creating 200 jobs

Air BnB has announced 200 new jobs in Dublin.

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O'Sullivan: Decision on Junior Cert reform 'is my responsibility'

The Education Minister Jan O'Sullivan says it will ultimately be her decision to give Junior Cert reform the go-ahead.

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NUI Galway form asks job applicants about their menstrual cycles

NUI Galway is being criticised for some of its “invasive” questions to prospective employees in an occupational health questionnaire, according to the Connacht Tribune. ...

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White: 'Fair-minded' public will support marriage equality referendum

The Communications Minister Alex White is confident of a 'Yes' vote in the upcoming marriage equality referendum.

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Lotto winner has only hours to collect €3m jackpot in west of Ireland

Nearly €3m in Lotto winnings is yet to be claimed in the west of Ireland, and the winner has just hours to cash in their prize.

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Lynch not expecting resistance from banks to Banking Inquiry orders

The head of the Banking Inquiry Ciaran Lynch says he does not anticipate any resistance to compellability orders sent to more than a dozen senior witnesses.

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RSA urges motorcyclists to take extra care on the roads

The Road Safety Authority says the highest number of motor cycle fatalities occur in the months of spring and summer, as the weather improves.

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Labour TDs expected to raise concerns about Aer Lingus takeover

Eight Labour TDs are expected to submit a motion raising concerns about IAG's bid for Aer Lingus at the party's conference this weekend.

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Labour members gather for party conference

The Labour party National Conference gets underway in county Kerry later today.

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Consultants: Govt failure has lead to 35% rise in waiting lists

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association says the Government's failure to deal with the hospital crisis had led to waiting lists spiraling out of control.

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FF Senator questions Bruton over Cadbury job losses

The Government is being called upon to act to save jobs at Cadburys in Coolock in Dublin, and Rathmore in Kerry.

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Teachers unions to consider compromise plan on Junior Cycle

The executive councils of the ASTI and TUI will meet later to decide how to respond to a compromise plan for reforming the Junior Cycle.

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PSNI charge man with murder of grandmother

A 37-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Antrim woman Pauline Carmichael.

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