Two men arrested after a man was found dead after he encountered intruders at his home have been charged with burglary.

Man charged in connection with Athy murder

A man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of Jason Doogue.

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Teenage girl missing from Cork

Gardaí are seeking the public's assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 15-year-old Leigh Arundel missing from Knocknaheeny, Cork City since Monday, August 24.

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Amsterdam to Cork flight diverted after medical emergency

An Aer Lingus flight from Amsterdam to Cork has been diverted to Birmingham after a medical emergency on board.

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'We have not taken the numbers we should have' said Fine Gael MEP

A Fine Gael MEP has said Ireland has not taken in the number of refugees we should have.

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HSE confirms investigation into pharmacy chain

The HSE has confirmed its investigating a pharmacy chain in relation to claims for payments.

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Fifth person arrested after Kildare shooting

A fith person has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in Co Kildare last Friday.

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Anti-austerity TDs look for Minister's comments on 'surveillance operation'

Three anti-austerity TDs are demanding a public statement from Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald following a report of a Garda surveillance operation targetting ...

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Dublin, Cork and Galway named the world's friendliest cities

Galway, Dublin and Cork have been voted the friendliest cities in the world by readers of Travel and Leisure magazine.

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TDs Clare Daly and Mick Wallace facing jail over Shannon Airport security breach

Sources close to Independent TDs Clare Daly and Mick Wallace have said they expect to be jailed next month over a security breach at Shannon Airport.

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Sean Fitzpatrick trial decision due tomorrow

The High Court will decide tomorrow whether Sean Fitzpatrick’s criminal trial, set for October, can go ahead.

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Diver with bends rescued off Kerry coast

A diver suffering from the bends has been rescued off the Maharees in Co Kerry.

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Fans advised of counterfeit -ticket danger in Picnic run-up

Sports and music fans are being warned to be on the lookout for counterfeit tickets for some of the big music and sporting events coming up in the next few weeks.

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Suspect package sent to Alan Kelly declared a hoax

The Army Bomb Disposal team has declared a suspect package sent to the office of Environment Minister Alan Kelly a hoax.

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Former Clerys workers demand meeting with new owners, claiming 'total disrespect'

Former workers of Clerys department store have staged a lunchtime protest outside the offices of the new owners Natrium, demanding a meeting.

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Co Down farmer, 82, died when Aga cooker caught fire

An elderly cattle farmer was killed when his Aga cooker caught fire, a coroner’s court has heard.

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Suspicious package sent to office of Minister Alan Kelly

Update 3pm: The Army Bomb Disposal team has declared the suspect package a hoax.

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Second fisherman dies following incident in Killybegs

A second fisherman has died after being overcome by fumes while working on a trawler in Killybegs, Co Donegal, on Monday.

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Two due in court after ramming of garda patrol car

Two men arrested after a Garda was injured when a patrol car was rammed in Dublin early yesterday morning will appear in court later.

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Minister Bruton 'totally unhappy' with Clerys controversy

The Jobs Minister said he is "totally unhappy" with the situation that unfolded at Clerys in Dublin.

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Gardaí check 18,000 vehicles for speeding in four hours

57 people have been caught speeding this morning as part of Operation Slowdown.

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Man arrested in connection with murder of former IRA officer

A 25-year-old man has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of a former IRA commander in Belfast.

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Man due in court following car and rifle theft in Cork

A 27-year old man is due in court today after being arrested for carrying a loaded rifle on the outskirts of Cork city.

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Clerys workers to protest at owners' office

Former Clerys workers are to stage a protest outside the department store's new owners' offices today.

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Sean Fitzpatrick's lawyers back in court in attempt to stop trial

Lawyers for the former chairman of Anglo are back in the High Court today as they attempt to stop his criminal trial from going ahead.

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Search resumes for missing tourists

The search for two missing Japanese tourists will resume this morning.

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50 new science jobs announced for Cork

APC Microbiome has announced 50 new jobs in Cork.

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Fennelly report 'close to completion'

The final report of the Fennelly Commission is understood to be close to completion and will be delivered to witnesses next week.

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Northern Secretary to meet Dublin ministers over Stormont crisis

The North's Secretary of State will travel to Dublin next week to meet ministers here to discuss the political crisis at Stormont.

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Post-mortem due on Limerick man found dead after interrupting burglars

A post-mortem is due today on the body of a man found dead in his home after, it is believed, interrupting burglars at the scene.

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Gardaí target speeding cars over next 24 hours

Gardaí are clamping down on speeding today, as 'National Slow Down Day' begins.

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Dublin City Council urged to focus funds on homelessness, not bridges

Dublin City Council's being urged to focus its funding on targeting the homelessness crisis and not on new infrastructure.

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INMO says staffing cutbacks must be reversed

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has said that staffing levels need to be brought back to pre-cutback levels.

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FF TD slams lack of Garda resources as popular carpenter is found dead after interrupting burglars at his home

Tributes have been paid to a skilled carpenter who was found dead at his Co Limerick home today after he disturbed a gang of thieves ransacking his house.

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Protest held in Dublin as concerns intensify about Europe's handling of the refugee crisis

Concerns are being raised about how Europe is dealing with the refugee crisis.

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Four crashes on M50

Emergency services are dealing with four separate crashes on the M50 in Dublin.

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Cork's Joanne O'Riordan wins international award

Joanne O'Riordan has been given the International Outstanding Young Person of the World Award.

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Coastguard helicopter rescues swimmer off Wexford coast

A man has been rescued from the sea off Co Wexford by a Coastguard helicopter.

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Man dead after finding intruders in house in Co Limerick

A man found dead at his home this afternoon is believed to have collapsed and died after discovering intruders at the house.

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Clare Gardaí issue CCTV images of missing Japanese couple

Gardaí have issued CCTV images of a Japanese couple in efforts to locate the pair who have not been seen since Saturday.

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INMO accepts Lansdowne Road Agreement

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) have voted to accept the Lansdowne Road Agreement.

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Candidates spend almost €186k in Carlow-Kilkenny by-election

Candidates from Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Renua were the top spending politicians in the Carlow-Kilkenny by-election.

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DUP: Provisional IRA claims strong enough to force SF out

Current evidence of Provisional IRA (PIRA) activity is of sufficient strength to force the exclusion of Sinn Féin from Northern Ireland’s powersharing government, ...

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Minister announces €10m funding for road schemes

The Government has announced that €10m is to be spent on national road schemes around the country.

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Law Society 'told not to discuss Nama probe with Stormont'

Lawyers in the North were warned not to divulge details about a billion-euro property controversy minutes before they appeared before a Stormont scrutiny committee, ...

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Limerick Gardaí hunt man convicted of sexual assault

Gardaí in Limerick are seeking help in finding a 19-year-old who travelled here from Scotland after being convicted of sexual assault.

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Educate Together 'hopeful' Mayo school issue will be resolved by next year

An Educate Together spokesperson has said they hope issues which have delayed the planned opening of a new school in Mayo next week will be resolved by next September. ...

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Waterford and Carlow ITs set to reopen merger talks

Waterford Institute of Technology's governing body has agreed to re-enter talks with IT Carlow over a proposed merger.

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Vandals 'asking for €50 protection money not to damage cars' in Dublin

There have been reports that vandals in south Dublin are trying to charge local residents protection money on their cars.

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SF's Doherty: Assembly collapse could see rise in dissident activity

Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty has said a collapse of the Northern Ireland Assembly could see a resurgence in dissident republican and loyalist activity.

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