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15-year-old missing from Dublin

Gardaí are appealing for your help in tracing the whereabouts of a girl missing from Dublin.

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Woman followed and assaulted as she walked home in Dublin

An investigation has been launched into an assault near a Dublin Dart station.

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Almost €1m worth of cocaine seized in Dublin

Almost €1m worth of cocaine has been seized by Gardaí in Dublin.

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No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight's Lotto jackpot, worth almost €4,103,48.

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Micheál Martin refuses to rule out FF-FG coalition

The Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin today refused to rule out going into coalition with Fine Gael after the General Election.

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Oops! Contractors return to burn white road markings from 'Game of Thrones' road

Contractors who painted road markings on an iconic tree-lined avenue made famous by TV show Game Of Thrones have returned to burn them off again.

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Block on Northern Ireland abortion law reform 'would betray women': Amnesty

Failure to reform Northern Ireland’s strict abortion laws would be a “betrayal of women”, according to Amnesty International.

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St Raphael's centre closed after damning HIQA report

A residential centre for people with disabilities in Co Kildare has been closed by St John of God Services after a damning inspection report from HIQA.

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Revenue seize more than €1m of cigarettes branded as wood pellets

Revenue has seized two million cigarettes, worth around €1.1m, at Dublin Port.

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Health body reports major rise in cases of 'flu

The number of influenza-like cases in the first five weeks of this year are up more than two and a half times from the same period in 2015.

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Woman in hospital after robbery by man impersonating garda

A woman has been hospitalised following a roadside robbery in Co Wexford.

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Paschal Donohoe calls for new negotiations over Luas pay strike

Trade union chiefs and Luas bosses have been urged to restart negotiations on workers’ pay in a last-ditch attempt to avert a two-day strike due to kick in at 5.30am ...

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Fianna Fáil propose new crime unit to tackle gangs and drug dealing

A new organised crime unit to tackle gangs and drug dealing and criminal profiteering has been proposed by Fianna Fáil as they accused the Government of acting "softly" ...

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Burton urges voters to avoid hung Dáil and back the coalition

Labour leader Joan Burton has again urged voters to back the coalition in a bid to avoid a hung Dail which could cause a second election this year or a political ...

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Former director at Anglo aware of 'green jersey' agenda

A former director at Anglo has said he was aware of a request from the Central Bank for Irish banks to “pull on the green jersey” and help each other out.

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Fine Gael plan to scrap the broadcasting levy for independent broadcasters

Fine Gael is committing to scrapping the broadcasting levy for independent broadcasters.

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Micheál Martin has accused the Government of panicking following double murder in Dublin

The Fianna Fáil Leader has said the Government is panicking in dealing with the problem of organised crime in Dublin.

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Gardaí are hoping three men may be able to help them solve Kenneth O'Brien's murder

Gardaí in Kildare want to speak to three men who may be able to help them solve the murder of Kenneth O'Brien.

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Labour launch childcare plan that reduces costs to €2 an hour

Labour have pledged to make the maximum cost of childcare just €80 euro a week by 2021.

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Niall Collins has called Sinn Féin a 'cult'

Fianna Fáil's justice spokesman has lashed out at Sinn Féin - saying it is a cult and not a political party.

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Enda Kenny has expressed full confidence in Garda Commissioner

The Taoiseach has expressed his full confidence in the Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan.

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Gardaí appeal for information on man missing for 16 years

Gardaí in Limerick are appealing for information on a man missing for the last 16 years.

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Five men are in questioning following overnight car chase

Gardaí are questioning five men following an early morning car chase in Co Clare.

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Gerry Adams shake hands on the campaign trail

The Taoiseach and the Sinn Féin leader have met and shaken hands on the campaign trail in Sligo.

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DNA and forensic test results due on getaway car used in Eddie Hutch killing

It is expected DNA and forensic test results from the getaway car used by those involved in the killing of Eddie Hutch in Dublin on Monday night will be available ...

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Election campaign 'all to play for' says Joan Burton

Joan Burton has said it is “all to play for” in the Election campaign.

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Latest poll shows fall in support for Labour

Popular support for the Government parties has fallen by 3%, according to the latest PaddyPower/Red C opinion poll.

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Garda funding 'a drop in the ocean' says AGSI

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has described funding to create a new armed Garda unit in Dublin as a 'drop in the ocean'.

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1,500 jobs to be created in the next three years by Start-ups

Nine out of 10 Start-Ups intend to hire more staff this year.

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Luas strikes could cost company up to €100,000 a day

The company that operates the Luas has said it could lose up to €100,000 per day if a strike by drivers goes ahead.

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Suggestions raised that Gardaí should be fully armed

It may be time to fully arm the Gardaí according to residents living near Dublin's latest gangland shooting.

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New campaign encourages the Government to look at men's issues

A new campaign group has been set up to encourage the next Government to focus on issues affecting men.

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Surge in number of fake current account applications

The rate of fraudulent current account applications has more than doubled over the last year, a credit checking company has warned.

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Strike action announced at Ireland's 999 call centres - for the day before the Election

Latest: BT Ireland has said there is "absolutely no necessity" for industrial action in the emergency call-answering service in Navan

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Day eight of the General Election campaign

Day eight of the General Election campaign sees party leaders continue to criss-cross the country.

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New road safety campaign 'Give up your bad driving habits for Lent'

A west of Ireland road safety campaign is asking to motorists to give up their bad habits for Lent.

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Gardaí considering terrorism following two fatal shootings in Dublin

The Garda Commissioner has said they are considering terrorism as one of many lines of inquiry following two fatal shootings in Dublin.

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TG4 opinion poll in Donegal shows FF may thwart SF’s Dáil hopes

A new opinion poll carried out for TG4 shows that Fianna Fáil is poised to win two seats in Donegal and may well upset Sinn Féin’s plans to take three seats in that ...

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Gardaí appeal for information on cars believed to be used in Eddie Hutch attack

Officers say they believe a large garda presence in Dublin last night, led to the killers of Eddie Hutch Senior abandoning their getaway car.

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Transatlantic flight diverted to Dublin Airport

A transatlantic flight has made an unscheduled landing at Dublin Airport this evening after a passenger was reported to have fallen ill.

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David Drumm expected to drop fight against extradition

David Drumm's extradition hearing has been re-scheduled to this Thursday.

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AGSI says Armed Support Unit will reassign 55 gardaí from frontline duties

The body representing garda sergeants and inspectors says the announcement of a new Armed Support Unit for Dublin is misleading.

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Former Anglo director says he was acting under direction of former CEO David Drumm in relation to €7bn loan

A former Anglo director has told the trial of four senior bankers accused of conspiring to mislead investors that he was acting under the direction of his former ...

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14-year-old missing from Dublin

Gardaí in Dublin are appealing for the public's help in tracing the whereabouts of a missing 14-year-old boy.

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Garda Commissioner defends policing stance after gangland murders

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan has been forced to defend her organised crime units having no intelligence that a boxing weigh-in would be targeted by a gangland ...

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Taoiseach promises Gardaí ‘whatever facilities they require’ to tackle gangland crime

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has promised that all required resources will be provided to the Gardaí to tackle gangland crime.

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Search for fisherman off Co Clare coast stood down

The search for a fisherman who fell overboard from a trawler in the North Atlantic yesterday has been stood down.

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