A 13-year-old boy has died following a crash involving a motorbike in Co Derry.

OCI appoint Grant Thornton to examine handling of tickets in Rio

The Olympic Council has appointed Grant Thornton to examine its handling of tickets for the Olympic Games in Rio, and its appointment of Pro10 as ticket resellers.

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Body recovered from base of Cliffs of Moher

A body was been recovered from the base of the Cliffs of Moher.

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Meath man wins almost half a million in Euromillions Quick Pick

A delighted Meath man won €436,958 after matching five numbers and a lucky star in the Euromillions draw on Friday 5 August.

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Minister Flanagan responds to 'extremely concerned' Hickey family

Update 5.20pm: Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan has responded to the appeal by the Hickey family for Government intervention by issuing ...

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Missing dog found six months later, locked in a caravan, thanks to ISPCA and microchip

A dog missing for six months has been returned to his owner by the ISPCA after being found, living in squalor on a premises in West Cork.

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Batches of Ben and Jerry's ice-cream recalled due to possible contamination

Tubs of one of Ben and Jerry's best-known ice creams have been recalled over fears they may contain small pieces of metal.

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Three men arrested following drug seizures in Cork

Three men have been arrested following drug seziures in Co. Cork.

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Former Tánaiste Peter Barry has died

Peter Barry, former Tánaiste, Minister and Deputy leader of Fine Gael has passed away.

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Fisherman rescued by RNLI after getting injured at sea

Ballycotton RNLI has rescued an injured fisherman who got his hand cut when attempting to untangle a net this morning.

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Pat Hickey lawyers seek house arrest for three-month trial wait

Lawyers for embattled Olympic Council of Ireland official Pat Hickey have urged Brazilian authorities to transfer him from the notorious Bangu prison to house arrest ...

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Donal Óg Cusack scraps Cork 'dream home' plans

Donal Óg Cusack has abandoned his current plans to build his dream home out on the outskirts of his homeplace in Cork writes Gordan Deegan.

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Man in court in connection with almost €200,000 worth of drugs

A man was due before the courts in Dublin this morning in connection with the seizure of almost €200,000 worth of drugs.

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Maynooth's trainee priests to be supervised at meal times

Trainee priests in Maynooth will be supervised at meal times under new stricter rules.

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Two children and three adults in hospital after two-car crash

A young man was seriously injured and two children aged two and six have been taken to hospital after a two-car crash this morning.

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Failure to provide non-religious schools 'ignores parents' human rights': Quinn

Former Education Minister Ruairi Quinn has said parents' human rights are being ignored by Ireland's failure to provide non-religious schools.

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150 Ebay job losses 'can be avoided', says FF's Breathnach

A Fianna Fáil TD has claimed the loss of eBay from Dundalk can be averted.

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Shane Ross urged to intervene in eFlow tags row

Transport Minister Shane Ross is being urged to intervene in a dispute which is set to impact thousands of motorists.

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Rescue teams continue 'intensive' search for man off Donegal coast

Rescue teams are continuing to search for a man missing off the Donegal coast.

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'Happy to have cooperated. Nothing to say, sorry': Irish Olympic executives say Pat Hickey led ticketing

Two Irish Olympic executives have told Rio police that the Olympic Council of Ireland's long-time president, Patrick Hickey was in sole charge of ticketing matters, ...

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Maynooth trustees to conduct review of internet use by trainee priests

Trustees at the seminary in Maynooth are to conduct a review into the use of the internet by trainee priests.

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Irish executives told us Pat Hickey was 'big leader' of OCI ticketing, says Rio detective

Update 10.56pm: Update 10.56pm: Pat Hickey was the “big leader” of the OCI’s ticketing operation, police in Brazil were told in interviews today with two OCI officials, ...

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eBay blames PayPal for closure of Dundalk facility

eBay has blamed its former sister company PayPal for forcing it to shut down its European headquarters in Ireland.

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Revenue seize smuggled cigarettes in Limerick and Dublin

Revenue officers have seized more than 18,000 cigarettes in Limerick and Dublin.

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Granny collects €61k TellyBingo winnings after sister gives her ticket 'for luck'

A grandmother from Co Cork is €61,000 richer today.

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eBay to close Dundalk facility next year

eBay is to close its operations in Dundalk in the second quarter of next year.

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Pearse Doherty: Daithi McKay 'acted alone' on Nama loans inquiry

Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty has insisted a senior party colleague suspended over claims he was coaching another witness in Northern Ireland's Nama ...

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Tourist on 'retirement cruise' feels she is 'being held hostage' by Irish healthcare system

An elderly American tourist feels like she is “being held hostage” by the Irish healthcare system after sustaining a serious injury in Cobh more than three weeks ...

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SF insists department warned abolishing USC would 'benefit the wealthiest in society'

Sinn Féin are insisting an internal memo for Michael Noonan shows it is unfair and unaffordable to abolish the Universal Social Charge.

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Couple who died on same day 45 years apart buried together after husband exhumed

A husband and wife from the North who died on the same day 45 years apart have been buried together, after the widow passed away as his remains lay in a morgue following ...

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Rio assigns court for Kevin Mallon in ticket touting case

The Irishman arrested three weeks ago, allegedly in possession of over 800 tickets for the Olympic Games, has had his case assigned to a court.

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Minister of State for Tourism and Sport accuses opposition of political gameplaying

The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Patrick O'Donovan has accused the opposition of trying to make political gains out of the Olympic tickets controversy.

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NI nursing home fined for data breach after laptop with patients' details stolen

A nursing home in the North has been fined after a data breach relating to sensitive details about patients and staff, connected to the theft of a computer.

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Public bike scheme numbers show cycling is becoming more popular

More than 2.3 million journeys were taken on public bikes in the first half of 2016.

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Drugs worth €500k seized in Meath

Drugs worth €500,000 have been seized in Bellewstown in Co Meath.

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Government says USC will be phased out and they have no intention of raising property tax

The Government has said a briefing paper which says scrapping USC could add 10% to income tax bills is not relevant.

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Drugs, cash, jewellery and an Audi A3 seized in Dublin raids

Gardaí this morning carried out raids in Dublin city seizing drugs, cash, stolen property and an Audi A3.

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Ryanair holds 100,000 seat sale to celebrate carrying over 100m international customers

Ryanair has carried more international customers than any other airline this year, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

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Boy (13) threatened at knifepoint in house burglary

A boy is recovering after been held at knifepoint by an intruder at his home in Limerick writes David Raleigh.

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Complaints against doctors have risen almost a fifth since last year

Complaints against doctors have risen by almost a fifth in the past year according to the Medical Council.

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Nine Educate Together schools to open next week

Nine new Educate Together schools will open next week.

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Head of Policing Authority hopeful whistleblowers are treated better with new code of ethics

The head of the Policing Authority has said she is hopeful a new Garda code of ethics can ensure whistleblowers are treated better. 

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Search for missing person off the Cliffs of Moher resumes

A search has resumed this morning for a man feared missing at the Cliffs of Moher in Co Clare writes Pat Flynn.

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Rose of Tralee boss delighted Sydney Rose expressed Eighth Amendment opinion

“The young women involved are exceptional people, they are independent obviously, and it would be a bit silly to expect that they wouldn’t have opinions, controversial ...

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Gardai seize 30 kilos of cannabis worth almost €200k in Dublin

Gardaí in Dublin have seized 30 kilos of cannabis with an estimated street value of almost €200,000.

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Social media giants 'consciously failing' to stop use of sites by terrorists

Social media giants with European headquarters in Ireland are “consciously failing” to combat the use of their sites to promote terrorism and killings, a British ...

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Review of social media use at Maynooth seminary ordered by Bishops

Trustees at the seminary in Maynooth are to conduct a review into the use by trainee priests of the internet and social media as part of efforts to limit “any sort ...

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Major search resumes for man missing off Donegal coast

A major search will resume this morning for a man missing off the coast of Donegal.

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Man to appear in Dublin court in connection with drug and gun seizure

A man will appear in court in connection with the seizure of a submachine gun and drugs in Dublin.

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Government may increase property tax by 600% if USC is scrapped

The Government has been warned it may have to increase property tax by 600% if it decides to scrap USC.

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