The Foreign Affairs minister Charlie Flanagan has said he has no plans to expel Israel's ambassadorto Ireland.

Ireland accused over women's rights

The Government has been accused of allowing Ireland to fall even further behind European nations in defending women’s rights and protecting against violence.

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No sense asking people to pay for water they can't drink: FF

There has been criticism of plans to charge people for water they can't drink.

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Air corps crew capture impressive antics of two fin whales off Cork coast

One of the rarest and most impressive sights in the natural world has been captured off the coast of Ireland.

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Children's free water allowance cut by 17,000 litres

The free water allowance initially set for children is being cut by 17,000 litres.

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Alan Wilson acquitted of Marioara Rostas murder

A Dublin man has been acquitted of murdering 18-year-old Marioara Rostas who was shot four times in the head and dumped in a shallow grave in Wicklow.

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Gardaí confirm man found dead in Meath was shot multiple times

Gardaí have confirmed that 26-year-old Paul Gallagher, whose body was found in Co Meath yesterday, was shot multiple times.

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Man jailed for sexual activity with four-yr-old daughter while mum told her to smile for camera

A Dublin man has been jailed for four years for sexually exploiting his four-year-old daughter.

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Our Lady of Lourdes overcrowding 'at dangerous level', say nurses

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has said overcrowding at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda is at a "dangerous" level.

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Man arrested in Dublin over anti-Semitic graffitti

A man has been arrested in Dublin after anti-Semitic graffiti was daubed on a road in Lucan.

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Sean FitzPatrick may apply for free legal aid for upcoming trial

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick may apply for free legal aid for his upcoming trial.

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Shower to cost about 24c as proposed water charges announced

Water from your tap is going to cost you just under half a cent per litre, meaning you will pay around 24c for a quick shower.

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New consumer body 'will have real teeth', claims Minister

The National Consumer Agency and Competition Authority are to merge, it has been announced.

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HSE preparing for Ebola outbreak 'for a long time'

The HSE says it has been preparing for a potential ebola outbreak in Ireland 'for a long time'.

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Berehaven Credit Union customers begin to receive compensation

Customers of the collapsed Berehaven Credit Union in Cork have begun to receive compensation payments.

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Jail term extended for businessman guilty of violent sex assault

Businessman Anthony Lyons is to be sent back to prison for another 18 months for sexual assault, a court ruled today.

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Anglo executives sentenced to community service

Two former executives at the defunct Anglo Irish Bank will serve 240 hours community service for their role in an illegal lending plot.

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Bank of Ireland offers 'profuse apology' for wages blunder

Bank of Ireland has said that customers of the bank and other institutions who did not receive their wages today will have their cash tomorrow.

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Bank of Ireland investigating reports of payment problems

Bank of Ireland says it is aware of reports from customers about problems with payments they were due to receive into accounts this morning.

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Two arrested after Cork tobacco haul

Revenue officials have seized 41,000 cigarettes and 27 kilos of tobacco in Cork.

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Woman arrested in connection with Thurles drugs haul released

A woman aged in her 20s, arrested in connection with a drugs seizure in Thurles, was released without charge last night.

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Meath body 'found with multiple gunshot wounds'

A post mortem will be carried out today on the body of a man found in a Co Meath field yesterday.

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Seanad reconvenes to discuss Gaza

The Seanad will meet this afternoon to discuss the crisis in Gaza.

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Anglo Irish Bank executives to be sentenced today

Two former Anglo Irish Bank executives are to be sentenced for engaging in an illegal share support scheme.

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