Dublin Port Officials and Gardai have taken 11 puppies into care following the search of a car attempting to board a ferry destined for the UK.

Price of postage set to increase soon

Postage rates are to increase on July 1, An Post has announced.

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Public sector workers granted some pay restoration over three phases

Public servants have secured pay rises in the region of €2,000 over the next three years after talks with Government.

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RTÉ to apply for permission to broadcast TD's statement about Denis O'Brien

RTÉ is to apply to the High Court seeking permission to broadcast statements made by Independent TD Catherine Murphy regarding businessman Denis O'Brien.

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Firearms found after gardaí stop car and van in Dublin

Two men have been arrested after firearms were seized in north Dublin today.

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Bank of Ireland to cut mortgage rate

Bank of Ireland is to cut its fixed mortgage interest rate by up to 0.3%.

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Nurses sent home from hospitals told registrations had lapsed

It has emerged that a number of nurses have been sent home from work at hospitals right across the country today.

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Decline of Irish as spoken language 'worse than previously thought'

The decline of the Irish language in the Gaeltacht is worse than previously thought, according to a new report.

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Aviva imposes hefty hike on premiums

Insurer Aviva has announced price hikes to its policies ranging from 5.5% to 10%.

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'Joy that he has lived' the focus of O'Herlihy funeral

Hundreds of mourners including President Michael D. Higgins have gathered for the funeral Mass of the late broadcaster Bill O'Herlihy.

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DUP's Robinson out of hospital after suspected heart attack

The North's First Minister Peter Robinson has been discharged from hospital.

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Jack is Ireland's favourite boys' name - for the eighth year running

The Central Statistics Office have released their list of the most popular baby names in 2014 - and there are some surprises among the repeats.

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FF: Recall the Dáil to discuss issues raised by Murphy's comments

Fianna Fáil wants the Dáil to be recalled to discuss what it says is the silencing of media outlets in relation to comments about businessman Denis O'Brien by independent ...

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Union bosses hopeful of public-sector pay deal today

Union bosses say they are hopeful of reaching a deal on public sector pay today.

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Limerick residents jump from upstairs window to escape house fire

Gardaí in Limerick are investigating a suspicious fire at a house this morning when two occupants jumped to safety from an upstairs window.

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Truck bursts into flames on Galway to Dublin road

There are significant delays on the Galway to Dublin road after a truck burst into flames this morning.

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Richard Boyd Barrett to run in General Election

Richard Boyd Barrett has been selected to represent People Before Profit in the next General Election.

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Goodbye Bill: Funeral takes place today

The funeral for the late Bill O'Herlihy is taking place in Dublin this morning.

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Pensioner victim of Clare hit-and-run passes away

A pensioner injured in a dramatic hit-and-run accident in Co Clare has passed away.

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Body of farmer taken in by fraudster granny to be buried next week

Funeral arrangements have been finalised for a farmer caught in the web of a convicted fraudster after both he and the woman were found dead in his house on May ...

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77% of Irish want to stay in EU even if UK leaves

More than three quarters (77%) of all Irish people would choose to stay in the EU even if the UK leaves.

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Top car-fight reasons revealed

As thousands of people prepare to take to the roads this Bank Holiday weekend, the top reasons for arguments in cars have been revealed.

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Irish navy helps rescue 300 more migrants in Mediterranean

The Irish navy has help rescue another 300 migrants in the Mediterranean.

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Garda released in 'Roma leak' case

A garda arrested over the leaking of information to the media has been released without charge.

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TD Murphy reveals O'Brien-IBRC details in Dáil

Independent TD Catherine Murphy yesterday used Dáil privilege to raise issues about businessman Denis O'Brien and his financial arrangements with IBRC.

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Third man sought after fatal shooting in Tallaght

Gardaí are seeking a third man in connection with the shooting dead of a man in Dublin on Wednesday night.

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HSE investigates HIV cases among Dublin's homeless

The HSE is investigating a rise in the number of cases of HIV among homeless drug users in Dublin.

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Creighton condemns 'cute' politics of Aer Lingus deal

Renua leader Lucinda Creighton has called on the Dáil to sit next week to discuss the details of the Aer Lingus deal.

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Public-sector pay talks may put €2,000 more in workers' pockets

Public sector unions and Government officials will meet again later this morning to continue talks on a deal to reverse cuts which could see workers get a €1,000 ...

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Oxford makes history with first woman vice chancellor - and she's Irish

Oxford University is set to appoint an Irish woman as its first female vice chancellor.

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Government considering more after-school care and paid paternity leave

Subsidised after-school childcare and paid paternity leave are just some of the new measures under consideration by the Government.

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