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SF calls for almost €1bn social housing investment

Sinn Féin's urging the government to invest nearly a billion euro in a new housing programme.

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Boy, 17, part of armed raid which threatened to kill garda

A Dublin teenager has admitted taking part in an armed robbery during which an off-duty garda was told he was going to be shot.

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Minister forced to defend State board appointment before Seanad

Arts Minister Heather Humphreys was forced to defend her decision to appoint Fine Gael's candidate for a Seanad by-election to a state board.

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Experts favour move for children's cardiac surgery from Belfast to Dublin

The future of children's cardiac surgery at Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital is in serious doubt.

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O'Cuiv against inviting royals to 1916 centenary

A senior Fianna Fail figure said he doesn't believe it would be appropriate to invite a member of the British royal family to the 1916 commemorations.

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Noonan: SF budget strategy is 'nonsense' and 'pretend economics'

The Finance Minister, Michael Noonan, told Sinn Féin to hire background people “who can add” in a forceful put down of the party’s economic policies.

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Prosecution delayed in case of murder outside Dublin takeaway

Gardai investigating the murder of a man outside a Dublin city chipper are awaiting various reports before his file will be ready.

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Coveney due to announce future of Irish troops in Syrian mission

An announcement is due this evening on whether Ireland will be sending a new batch of troops to a UN peacekeeping mission in Syria.

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Charities demand increase in public spending

Charities are demanding that the Government should focus more on spending money on cash-strapped public services rather than tax cuts.

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Gardaí launch campaign against farm machinery theft

Gardaí are encouraging farmers to register their equipment to deter criminals from theft.

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Recycling workers find thousands in skip, return it to owner

Workers at a recycling centre in Dublin have found a tidy sum.

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High Court upholds misconduct finding against solicitor but quashes €20k fine

A finding of professional misconduct has been upheld against celebrity solicitor Gerald Kean for trying to "cover up" a mistake he had made in a client's case.

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Woman in critical condition following 8am Dublin stabbing

A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed several times in Dublin City centre this morning.

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Gardaí investigating sexual assault in Dublin arrest four teenagers

Four teenagers have been arrested in connection with an alleged serious sexual assault in south Dublin.

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Howlin dismisses fears over services as councils vote to reduce property tax

The Public Expenditure Minister Brendan Howlin is downplaying fears that services will need to be scaled back by councils who cut the property tax.

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Arts Minister Humphreys appoints colleague who did not apply for position to state board

Arts minister Heather Humphreys has defended appointing a former Fine Gael election candidate to a state board even though he did not apply for the position.

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Councils cut property tax rate; Cork explains why maximum cut was not agreed

A series of local authorities around the country have voted to cut their property tax rates next year.

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New €10 note in circulation from today

A brand new €10 note comes into circulation from today.

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Thousands arrive for Ploughing Championships

Thousands of people have already arrived at the opening day of the 2014 National Ploughing Championships in Co Laois.

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Details of Letterkenny Hospital flooding probe due next month

Details of an investigation into flooding at Letterkenny Hospital are to be published at the end of next month.

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Increasing confidence leads to 300 new jobs at outsourced-sales company CPM

An outsourcing field sales and marketing company is to take on 300 new staff across Ireland.

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Employers urged to consider 'transition plans' for transgender employees

Employers are being informed what type of guidelines they need in place to help transgender staff.

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Simon: 2016 target to end homelessness now unachievable

The Simon Community has said the Government's plan to end longterm homelessness by 2016 is now unachievable.

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Criminal investigation launched into death of teen who gardaí believe was cyber-bullied

Gardaí have launched a criminal investigation into the death of a Dublin teen who it is believed was cyber-bullied.

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Woman and three children forced to jump from upstairs window to escape Dublin house fire

Gardaí say four people have been taken to hospital following a housefire in Dublin.

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Cabinet considers whether to cut tax or not in upcoming Budget

With just three weeks to go until Budget Day, the question of tax relief hangs over this morning’s Cabinet meeting.

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Three Cork teenagers win Google's grand prize for science

Three teenagers from Ireland have won the grand prize at this year's Google Science Fair.

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Enda Kenny joins Obama, Cameron and scores of other leaders at climate-change summit

The Taoiseach is one of 120 international leaders heading to New York for a UN summit on climate change.

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Bord Gais Energy Theatre sells for €28m

The Bord Gais Energy Theatre in Dublin has sold for €28m.

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Report on Miss Y case not finished, HSE says

The HSE says the report into the Miss Y case remains ongoing and has not been completed.

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