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Cork girl, 15, fled Manchester Arena amid chaos

A book of condolence in solidarity with those affected by the Manchester terror attack will open in Dublin today.

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Campaigners for unemployed claim people struggling to find work despite low jobless rate

Campaigners for the unemployed say people are still struggling to find work despite a drop in jobless figures.

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Poll reveals most people don't think Govt doing enough to tackle rents and homelessness

The majority of us believe the Government is not doing enough to solve the housing crisis, according to a new report from the Simon Community.

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Body set up to carry out root and branch review of Gardaí meets for first time today

The Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland is holding its first meeting today.

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Ross claims M20 motorway would use up all money available for capital spending

The Transport Minister appears to have poured cold water on one of Leo Varadkar's campaign pledges in the Fine Gael leadership race.

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Mum who killed toddler son with scissors had described him as 'fake child'; family mourn 'deeply agonising' events

A mother who was suffering from a personality disorder described her two-year-old son as a "fake child" on the day she killed him by stabbing a pair of scissors ...

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Silent vigil in Belfast to remember Manchester bombing victims

A silent vigil has been held in Belfast to remember the Manchester bombing victims.

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Watchdog accepts criticism after judge acquits ex-Anglo chief Sean FitzPatrick

The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) has said it fully accepts a judge's criticism of its investigation into the former chairman of Anglo Irish ...

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Judge acquits Sean FitzPatrick on grounds he 'would be denied his constitutional right to a fair trial'

A judge has ordered that former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick be found not guilty of hiding millions of euro in loans from auditors.

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Gayle Killilea claims she has got nothing from €14m sale of house

Gayle Killilea, who has legally separated from her bankrupt developer husband Sean Dunne, says she has not received any benefit from the €14m sale of a house on ...

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High Court hears Cork woman reject Grant Thornton claims about confidential information

A Cork woman has rejected claims by accountancy firm Grant Thornton she disseminated or has retained any confidential material contained on a computer disk mistakenly ...

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Man in 30s who died in Portugal was from Portlaoise

A man in his 30s from Portlaoise has died in Portugal.

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High Court reserves judgment on 'right to be forgotten' case

The High Court has reserved judgment on an appeal by the Data Protection Commissioner and Google over a finding in favour of a man in the first “right to be forgotten” ...

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17-year-old missing from Dublin

Gardaí are searching for a missing teenager in Dublin.

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Garda hit in the head with can of Red Bull, Jobstown trial told

A garda has told a court he was hit in the head with a can of Red Bull while moving former Tanaiste Joan Burton through the crowd at an anti-water charges protest ...

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Fianna Fáil 'ready' for snap election and won't support Varadkar's 'flimsy' proposal banning strikes

Fianna Fáil has said it is ready for a snap election at any time and could have candidates selected in a matter of days.

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First Irish satellite to be launched in space

Ireland is boldly going where it has never gone before by preparing to launch its very first satellite in space.

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Sean FitzPatrick calls today 'a wonderful day for me' after acquittal

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman, Sean FitzPatrick has said his prosecution for allegedly misleading the bank's auditors about millions of euro in loans was a difficult ...

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Two men arrested in connection with money laundering offences in Dublin

Two men have been arrested in connection with money laundering offences in Dublin.

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FF to demand renegotiation if new FG leader attempts to introduce new policies

Fianna Fáil will demand a renegotiation of the Confidence and Supply Agreement if the new Fine Gael leader attempts to introduce new policies into the Programme ...

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Former Anglo Irish Bank Chairman Sean Fitzpatrick acquitted on all charges

Sean Fitzpatrick, the former Anglo Irish Bank Chairman, has been acquitted on all charges.

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Sisters of Ibrahim Halawa suing Minister for Justice

The sisters of Ibrahim Halawa - the Irish man being held in an Egyptian jail - are suing the Minister for Justice.

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Barnardos calls for children's healthcare waiting list to be tackled

Barnardos is calling for more medical staff to tackle growing waiting lists for children's healthcare.

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Ombudsman for Children warning some organisations are not respecting children's rights

The Ombudsman for Children is warning that too many organisations are still not respecting children's rights.

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Taoiseach sends his sympathies to UK over 'vile' Manchester Arena bombing

Latest: The Ahmadiyya Muslim Association Ireland has condemned the attack in Manchester.

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Man being questioned following attempted robbery in Dublin

A man is being questioned after staff foiled an attempted robbery in Dublin yesterday.

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Man arrested in connection with robbery where staff were threatened with hammer

A 29-year-old man has been arrested following an attempted robbery of a commercial premises at Santry, in Dublin.

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Irish man found dead in Algarve

An Irish man has been found dead in the Algarve.

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Hopes of 'sustainable future' for Bus Éireann as unions vote to accept pay cuts

Transport Minister Shane Ross has said Bus Éireann can be built into a successful and sustainable business after unions agreed to pay cuts and reforms.

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Tusla launches new system that aims to 'hear the voices of children and families'

Tusla says it is going to hold regular reviews of its new child protection strategy to ensure it is on the right track.

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18 months jail for man who sexually assaulted 10-year-old girl

A man who sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl after showing her pornography has been jailed for 18 months.

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Varadkar says landlords 'should be treated like any other business'

Latest: Fine Gael leadership candidate Leo Varadkar has said the "punitive charges" against landlords must be reversed so they are treated "like any" company and ...

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Ibrahim Halawa's sisters sue Minister for Justice over delay in husbands' visas

Two sisters of Ibrahim Halawa, an Irish citizen who has been detained in Egpyt without trial for almost four years now, are suing the Minister for Justice over a ...

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High Court defers decision on allowing HSE to administer contraceptive implants to 'deeply unwell' woman

An application by the HSE for court orders permitting contraceptive implants to be administered to a mentally ill young woman has been adjourned for future consideration, ...

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Cork-based environmental group lodges challenge against planned Dublin Airport runway

A third legal challenge over a decision extending planning permission for development of a new €320m runway at Dublin Airport has been be fast-tracked by the Commercial ...

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Couple go to High Court over refusal to allow them to marry

A couple has brought a legal challenge to a refusal to allow them to marry because it would allegedly be a sham marriage.

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Shouts of 'yes' greet guilty verdict for Sonia Blount's killer Eric Locke

A Dublin man has been found guilty of murdering his ex-girlfriend after using a fake Facebook profile to lure her to a city hotel when she cut contact with him.

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Jeremy Corbyn declines to specifically denounce IRA as terrorists

Jeremy Corbyn has condemned "all acts of violence from wherever they came" during the Troubles in the North, but declined to specifically denounce the IRA as terrorists. ...

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High Court quashes Garda Commissioner decision to sack Garda for breaches of discipline

A decision of the Garda Commissioner that a garda should be sacked if he did not resign for breaches of discipline including an allegation of sexual impropriety ...

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Retired priest jailed for indecently assaulting boy has conviction quashed on appeal

A retired priest jailed for indecently assaulting a schoolboy in the 1970s has had his conviction quashed over a trial judge's decision not to warn the jury about ...

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Rapist brings action against DPP over alleged failure to prosecute prison officers for perjury

A convicted rapist wants to bring legal proceedings against the DPP and the gardaí over an alleged failure to prosecute prison officers for perjury in relation to ...

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Teenage girl missing since Saturday found safe and well

Update 23/05/2017 Iris Innocent has been located safe and well.

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Gardaí make arrest during €80k drug seizure in Sligo

Gardaí have seized around €80,000 worth of drugs in Co. Sligo.

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NBRU members back Labour Court proposal to end Bus Éireann dispute

Bus Éireann workers who are members of the National Bus and Rail Union, have voted in favour of Labour Court proposals to resolve the dispute over pay at the firm.

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President Higgins and Pope Francis urge world leaders to form 'effective responses to global challenges'

President Michael D Higgins and Pope Francis have urged world leaders to recognise the need for new and effective responses to global challenges.

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Dublin man to appeal seven-year sentence for killing Dean Fitzpatrick

A Dublin man will bring an appeal against the severity of his seven-year sentence for killing his partner's son in October.

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Here are the 88 beaches and marinas awarded Blue Flag status

Three popular beaches have been forced to lower their coveted Blue Flag.

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Gerry Adams: Jeremy Corbyn respected Sinn Féin's democratic mandate

Jeremy Corbyn was on the right side of history in supporting Irish republicans, Gerry Adams has said.

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23-year-old bailed over 'The George' graffiti attack

A 23-year-old man has been granted bail with strict conditions after being charged over a homophobic graffiti attack at The George, one of Dublin’s best known gay ...

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