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Man arrested in connection with Hutch murder released without charge

A man, arrested in connection with the death of Eddie Hutch senior, has been released without charge.

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Man arrested in connection with Rathmines shooting released without charge

A man, arrested in connection with the death of another man in Rathmines in Dublin, has been released without charge.

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No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight's Lotto Jackpot, worth €2,000,000

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Luas drivers and management to attend Labour Court

Luas drivers and management will attend talks at the Labour Court tomorrow in an effort to resolve their long running pay dispute.

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Dublin man handed life sentence for beating a man to death

A Dublin man, who tried to take back his guilty murder plea, has been handed the mandatory life sentence for beating a man to death during a robbery.

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Gardaí to brief Government on gangland crime

The Garda Commissioner and other senior officers are briefing the Government on gangland crime this evening.

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Government plans summer holidays after eight weeks

Just three weeks into the new Government, it was confirmed last night that TDs will get around three months’ holidays from the Dáil this summer.

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Man jailed after punching heavily pregnant girlfriend in the face

A man who was acquitted of raping his partner has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years for punching her in the face when she was seven months' pregnant.

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Ivor Callely appears in court more than a week after arrest warrant issued

After failing to turn up for a court action to have him jailed, former politician Ivor Callely has handed himself in, more than week after judge issued a warrant ...

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Staff at Oberstown youth detention centre set to strike

Staff at Oberstown Detention Centre in Dublin have served notice of industrial action.

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Rape left 74-year-old woman 'broken, terrorised and waiting for death'

A Kerry man who twice raped a 74-year-old woman after breaking into her home, left “the victim sobbing uncontrollably like a small child, broken, terrorised and ...

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'He shouldn't have done that to me - I'm his little sister'

A 16-year-old boy has today pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting his half sister over a six-month period.

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No Tesco strike tomorrow

An all-out strike at 70 Tesco stores due to take place tomorrow has been called off.

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Bomb alert at historic former Bank of Ireland building declared a hoax

Gardaí in Limerick have declared a bomb alert at one of the oldest bank buildings in the country to be "a hoax",writes David Raleigh.

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Taoiseach corrects Dáil record on Alan Shatter's resignation

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has corrected the Dail record today in relation to the resignation of former Justice Minister Alan Shatter in 2014 writes Daniel McConnell, ...

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Man beat mother to death with a coffee mug in an 'absolute rage'

A Wicklow murder trial has heard that a young man admitted being in “an absolute rage” when he beat his mother to death with a coffee mug.

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Ulster Bank to sell portfolio of distressed mortgages

Ulster Bank is to sell off 900 distressed mortgages as part of a larger €2.5bn loan portfolio.

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Lucky players collect €615,000 National Lottery HQ

It was a busy two days at National Lottery Headquarters in Dublin as €615,000 in prize money was claimed by four different players across EuroMillions and National ...

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Varadkar: Linking child benefit to truancy would not help school attendence

Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar has said that he sees no reason to link the payment of child-benefit for under-16s to attendance at schools.

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Patrick Hutch Jnr sees Regency Hotel murder trial adjourned for four weeks

Patrick Hutch Jnr, who has been charged with the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in Dublin, could face a non-jury trial in the Special Criminal Court.

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Garda Commissioner’s position ‘untenable’ despite statement, says Sinn Féin

The position of Garda Commissioner Noirin O Sullivan is untenable, despite today’s detailed statement denying any wrongdoing by her or her legal team, Sinn Fein ...

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Dublin man sentenced after brutal murder of elderly man

A Dublin man has been handed a life sentence for the murder of an elderly man at a senior citizens’ complex in Dublin.

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Staff at Cavan hospital set to strike

Siptu members working in Cavan General Hospital's laundry have served strike notice on the company.

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Garda Commissioner breaks silence on instructions to her legal team

Under-pressure garda commissioner Noirin O Sullivan has denied her legal team was instructed to "impugn the integrity" of whistle-blower Maurice McCabe or to claim ...

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Tesco management 'put a gun to our heads' says staff member

A woman who has worked for Tesco for over 30 years has accused management at the retailer of “putting a gun to our heads” as staff prepare to strike tomorrow.

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Planned Luas strikes for this week postponed

Luas strikes threatening to cause havoc for commuters, Bruce Springsteen fans and Ireland soccer supporters over the coming days have been cancelled.

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New power-sharing executive to be formed in the North after Justice ministry agreement

A new power-sharing executive will be formed in the North after an independent Assembly member agreed to fill the contentious justice ministry.

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Man found dead in Dublin house named by Gardaí

The man found dead in a house in Rathmines in Dublin two days ago has been named by Gardaí.

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Irishman dies in Hawaii plane crash

The victim of a plane crash in Hawaii earlier this week has been identified as an Irishman from the Midlands.

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Hundreds greet Prince Charles on visit to Donegal Town

Prince Charles has begun a whistle-stop trip to Ireland in the latest royal bid to solidify transformed relations with the Republic.

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Latest: We will not lie down in the face of gangland intimidation, says Taoiseach

Update 11.30am: Taoiseach Enda Kenny is to meet the Garda Commissioner this evening and has said the government will not be “intimidated” by criminal gangs, writes ...

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Donohoe: Govt will provide all resources needed to deal with ‘vicious cycle of murders’

Paschal Donohoe has said Gardaí will be given all the resources they need to deal with gangland crime.

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Irish Tesco staff prepare for strike action

Staff at 70 Tesco stores nationwide are to begin an indefinite strike tomorrow over disagreements about contracts.

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Man charged after €280k heroin find in Dublin

Gardaí have charged a 32-year-old man in connection with the seizure of a large quantity of heroin in Dundrum in Dublin yesterday.

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Jury to resume deliberations in conspiracy to defraud trial of bankers

Jurors in a conspiracy to defraud trial will resume their deliberations this morning.

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Government to face major Dáil test with water charges motion

The Government could face the first major test of its strength in the new Dáil tonight in a motion on water charges.

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Two arrested by Shannon Airport security breach

Two people have been arrested following a reported security breach at Shannon Airport this morning.

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IMNO members to attend WRC hearing in bid end staffing row at Drogheda hospital

Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation will attend a hearing at the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) this morning aimed at resolving a row over ...

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INOU calls for job seekers payment to return to 2009 levels

The Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed is calling on the Government to bring the job seekers payment back up to 2009 levels.

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Latest: Gardaí investigating Gareth Hutch murder appeal for information on silver Skoda

Latest: Gardaí investigating the murder of Gareth Hutch at Avondale House are seeking the public's assistance in tracing the movements of a silver Skoda car registration ...

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Prince Charles set to begin visit to Ireland

Prince Charles will visit Ireland today in the latest royal bid to solidify transformed Anglo-Irish relations.

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32-year-old man and 17-year-old girl arrested after €300,000 worth of heroin seized

A man is being questioned after almost €300,000 worth of heroin was seized in South Dublin this afternoon.

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67-year-old man arrested following discovery of body in Dublin

A 67-year-old man has been arrested following the discovery of a body at his house in South Dublin last night.

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Former Sinn Féin Councillor and father charged with firearms offences and intent to commit false imprisonment

A former Sinn Féin Councillor and his father appearing at an out-of-hours sitting of the Special Criminal Court this evening have been charged with firearms offences ...

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President Higgins: Gender equality is a right and not a gift

The President Michael D Higgins has told a gathering of leaders that gender equality is a right and not a gift.

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41-year-old missing from Limerick

Latest: Tim Dennehy has been located safe and well.

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Gardaí liaising with PSNI following hoax bomb calls to primary schools

Hoax bomb calls have been made to seven primary schools in the North, prompting a number of evacuations.

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Kilkenny man charged after €650,000 worth of cocaine discovered

A Kilkenny man has appeared in court in Belfast charged with the discovery of €650,000 worth of cocaine at Belfast city airport.

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Arrest made in connection with murder of Eddie Hutch

Gardaí in Dublin have arrested a man in connection with the murder of Eddie Hutch.

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