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Kenny is being asked not to present bowl of shamrock to Trump on St Patrick's Day

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny is being called on not to present the incoming US President Donald Trump with a bowl of shamrock this St Patrick's Day.

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Enda Kenny and Theresa May call for a 'respectful' election campaign

Theresa May and Enda Kenny have urged a "respectful" election campaign in Northern Ireland after a snap poll was triggered by the collapse of the power-sharing executive. ...

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UNITE defends failure to use Merrion Square building to house homeless

The trade union linked to the Home Sweet Home campaign has defended its failure to use a vacant building it owns to accommodate homeless people.

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HSE faces possibility of legal proceedings on fire safety risk in UHL

The HSE has been warned that it could face legal proceedings if UHL continues to breach its own fire safety risk assessment threshold of having more than 44 patients ...

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Two pedestrians killed in Co Louth road collision

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a crash that's claimed the lives of two women near Ardee County Louth this evening.

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Man in court in connection with Offaly stabbing granted bail

A 21-year-old man has has been released on conditional bail after he was charged over a stabbing in Birr, Co. Offaly which left a man in critical condition.

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Man who killed mother, injured infant, waits to hear outcome of appeal

A man who killed a young mother and seriously injured her 15-week-old child when he hit them with his car while in “a micro-sleep” has moved to appeal his two year ...

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Bus Eireann confirm cost cutting measures including overtime ban

Bus Eireann has confirmed it is planning an overtime ban at the troubled company - along with a range of other cost cutting measures.

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Family of Dale Creighton say sentences given are too lenient.

The family of Dale Creighton, who was beaten to death in Tallaght three years ago, say the sentences handed down to his killers are “too lenient”.

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Northern Ireland election to be held on March 2

Update: The Northern Secretary James Brokenshire says Northern Ireland election will take place on Thursday March 2.

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Parents, religious groups and others will be able to input on schools acceptance process

The Education Minister, Richard Bruton, has launched a public consultation to reform the admissions system for primary schools.

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Two investigations underway after man dies in Kerry farm accident

Investigations are underway after a man was killed in an accident on a farm in County Kerry.

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Bruton: 'UK post Brexit 'trade war' with EU will put Irish jobs at risk'

A Government minister has admitted Irish jobs are at risk if the UK chooses to open a damaging post-Brexit "trade war" with the EU, writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith.

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Stormont snap election looms as Sinn Fein sticks by withdrawal from executive

Northern Ireland is heading for a snap election after Sinn Fein triggered the implosion of the powersharing executive by declining to re-nominate a deputy first ...

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Gardaí investigating suspected drugs related death of Cork teen

Update 5;15pm: It is suspected the 16-year-old boy who died in Cork may have taken drugs.

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Priest files complaint over Rubberbandits 'haunted bread' comment on Late Late Show

A Co Kerry priest has lodged a complaint with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland over the “ridiculing of the Eucharist” on the Late Late Show, writes Anne Lucey ...

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Irish Blood Transfusion Service lifts ban on gay men donating blood

The ban on gay men donating blood has been lifted.

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Judge hands down €3k fine to former Anglo director for failing to keep record of fraudulent €8m loan

The former director of lending with Anglo Irish Bank, Pat Whelan, has been fined €3,000 for failing to keep a proper record of a fraudulent €8m to his colleague ...

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Judge hands down prison sentences for 'vicious and sustained attack' on Dale Creighton

Update 3pm: A short time ago, two others were sentenced in relation to charges arising from the investigation into Dale Creighton’s death.

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AAA/PBP to take part in anti-Trump rally in Dublin 'to bring Trump down'

An anti-Trump demonstration is taking place in Dublin on Friday to coincide with the inauguration of the new US president.

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Sinn Féin triggers collapse of Stormont powersharing executive

Sinn Fein has declined to re-nominate a Stormont deputy first minister in a move set to collapse the powersharing executive in Belfast and trigger a snap election.

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Court appearance for man following stabbing in Offaly

A man is due in court this afternoon over a stabbing in County Offaly yesterday.

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UK PM talks with Arlene Foster and Martin McGuinness in bid to save Stormont deal

Theresa May phoned Northern Ireland's First Minister Arlene Foster and Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness early on Monday in a last-ditch effort to prevent the collapse ...

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Campaign group calls for removal of 'Baptism barrier'

Campaign group EQUATE says the only way to make all primary school children equal is to remove the Baptism requirement for schools.

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Education Minister unveils four options to combat 'baptism barrier' in schools

Four options have been unveiled by the Education Minister to tackle the so-called baptism barrier which allows publicly funded schools to refuse places to children ...

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Coast Guard airlift two injured fishermen in separate operations off coast of Ireland

The Coast Guard have carried out two offshore operations to evacuate fishermen from two different vessels.

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Group claims 'nobody has been refused entry' to Catholic schools outside Dublin

A group representing Catholic primary schools is insisting there is no baptism requirement for their school places.

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Indian IT services firm expands, creating 150 jobs in Dublin

A hundred and fifty engineering jobs are coming onstream in Dublin.

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Gardaí investigating Bray assault release man without charge

A man has been released by Gardaí investigating an assault on a young man in Bray.

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Unite: Leaks seem to be preparing Bus Eireann staff for cost saving plans

Bus Eireann workers are expected to be updated today on cost saving plans at the company.

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Richard Bruton to announce plans to tackle 'baptism barrier' in schools

Education Minister Richard Bruton is due to announce plans this morning to legislate on the controversial school admissions system.

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James Brokenshire expected to be urged to set Stormont election date

Northern Ireland Secretary of State James Brokenshire is expected to face calls to name the date for the second Stormont election in eight months.

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Sinn Féin will not nominate candidate for role of deputy first minister

Sinn Féin has announced that it will not be nominating a candidate for the role of deputy first minister tomorrow, when the Stormont Assembly reconvenes.

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Six deadly things drivers do behind the wheel

You may think you're a unreal multi-tasker, but when behind the wheel, road safety professionals are demanding people lose some of that confidence.

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Pedestrian killed in Kilkenny road collision

A woman has died in a fatal road traffic accident in Co Kilkenny this evening.

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Explosive device discovered in Belfast 'designed to kill police officers'

A bomb left on the side of a road in Northern Ireland was designed to kill police officers, it has been claimed.

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VIDEO: Sophie Toscan du Plantiers son vows to continue fight for justice until 'last breath'

The son of murdered French film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier has vowed to continue his family's quest for justice until his dying breath, writes Eoin English ...

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Gardaí make arrest after man in his 20s found with stab wounds in Co. Offaly

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after what Gardaí are calling "a serious assault" in Co. Offaly this morning.

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Galway man, 60, vows to finish round-the-world challenge days after being stranded with no mast

A Galway sailor forced out of a solo round-the-world race has vowed to complete the epic challenge.

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Siptu calls Bus Eireann treatment of staff 'totally unacceptable'

Bus Eireann's €13m overtime bill is threatening to spark a huge industrial relations row.

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PSNI investigate after man injured while woman and four children escape from armed raiders

A man was attacked and a woman and four children escaped injury in a burglary at a house in the North.

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Latest: Man arrested after early morning attack in Co. Wicklow on man in his 20s

Update 2pm: Gardaí have arrested a man in his mid-20s in connection with the assault in Bray this morning.

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Brexit will not be derailed by the North's political chaos, says James Brokenshire

Political chaos in Northern Ireland will not derail Brexit, Secretary of State James Brokenshire has said.

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HSE chief spells out how much money is needed to solve hospital overcrowding

The head of the HSE, Tony O'Brien, says €9bn in capital spending is needed to end hospital overcrowding.

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Ireland's most expensive road has been revealed

The country's most expensive road has been revealed.

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Transport Minister brands Road Safety Authority as 'amateurish'

The Transport Minister Shane Ross has described the Road Safety Authority as "amateurish".

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No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was one no winner of tonight's €4,496,642 Lotto Jackpot.

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Gardaí hunt gang targeting Cork homes in spate of burglaries

Gardaí are hunting for a Waterford gang responsible for a spate of burglaries in Cork, writes Ann Murphy of the Evening Echo.

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Bus Éireann 'making all efforts to ensure no passengers are discommoded'

Update 8.23pmpm: Bus Éireann says that changes are urgently required to address the company's financial situation.

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