Three former executives at Anglo Irish Bank have been found guilty of conspiring to hide accounts connected to former chairman Sean FitzPatrick.

Pensioner arrested 'on suspicion of assisting an offender' in relation to Kerry hit-and-run

A pensioner has been arrested over the hit-and-run death of a cyclist in Kerry three years ago.

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Cowen's friend and advisor: 'Conspiracy theory' about golf meeting is all wrong

The friend and advisor to former Taoiseach Brian Cowen said if he wanted to lobby him it wouldn't have been on a golf course in July 2008.

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Gardaí in Dublin and Laois arrest three in dissident investigation

Gardaí have confimed that three men in their 20s have been arrested in connection with dissident republican activity in Dublin and Laois.

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PSNI arrest two in connection with Paul McCauley murder in Derry

Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of Paul McCauley in Derry.

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Irish drivers critical of government's delay in Calais crisis

The Irish Road Haulage Association is criticising the Irish government for not taking the lead in relaxing rules relating to hauliers and truck drivers, in light ...

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Gardaí make arrest in hit-and-run case from 2012

Gardaí investigating a fatal hit-and-run in Kerry three years ago have made an arrest.

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Planning permission granted for Facebook data centre in Meath

Meath County Council has granted Facebook planning permission for a new €200 million data centre in Clonee.

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Medical lab scientists accept Lansdowne Road deal

Members of the Medical Laboratory Scientists Association (MLSA) have voted to accept the Lansdowne Road proposals on public pay.

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Mark Pollock wins compensation case against friends

A judge in London has ruled in favour of a blind adventurer who sued friends after he was left paralysed after falling from a window in their home.

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Banking inquiry will not publish David Drumm's statement

The Banking Inquiry has suspended its plans to publish David Drumm's written statement, it's been confirmed.

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Trial of Italian man accused of Tom O'Gorman murder begins

The trial of an Italian man accused of murdering religious affairs writer Tom O'Gorman will begin today.

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New apprenticeships scheme launched

Twenty-five new apprenticeships are being launched today, in new areas such as financial services, the travel industry and cheffing.

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Court of Appeal to hear challenge to Marriage Referendum

An application to legally challenge the result of the Marriage Referendum will be heard by the Court of Appeal today.

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TD given approval to visit Ibrahim Halawa ahead of trial

There has been a cautious welcome to news that Egyptian Authorities are to allow a TD meet with Ibrahim Halawa.

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Majority of Irish people believe minority rights are not respected

More than half of people questioned for a survey for the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission do not believe that the rights of minority groups are respected. ...

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Banking inquiry to quiz Cowen advisor as Drumm controversy continues

The banking inquiry will again discuss its plans to publish the controversial written statement to it provided by former Anglo Irish Bank boss David Drumm.

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Gardaí investigate after prisoners' protest leads to injuries at Cloverhill

Five ambulances were seen leaving Cloverhill after the incident.

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Investigations launched into death of boy, 4, on Mayo farm

Two investigations are underway after a young boy was killed in a farm accident in Mayo last night

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4-year-old boy dies in Mayo farm accident

A four-year-old boy has died in a farm accident in Co. Mayo.

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Gormley says no link between bank guarantee and bailout

There is no evidence to link the EU-IMF bailout to the bank guarantee.

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Man charged for Sandymount burglary

A 20-year-old man has been charged in relation to a burglary in Sandymount, Dublin this afternoon.

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No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight's Lotto jackpot, worth €5,785,03.

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Increase in people texting suicide prevention helpline

There has been an increase of 49% in the number of people texting a helpline run by the suicide charity Console.

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Former Cabinet ministers 'aware' Anglo insolvent before nationalisation

Two former Cabinet ministers have told the banking inquiry that they were aware that Anglo Irish Bank was insolvent before it was nationalised in January 2009.

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Banking Inquiry will not publish David Drumm's statement

The Banking Inquiry has agreed not to publish David Drumm's statement as originally planned tonight, after being told not to do so by the Director of Public Prosecutions. ...

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Investigations into Colverhill Prison protest to commence

Two separate investigations into a protest at Cloverhill Prison in West Dublin earlier will be carried out by gardaí and the Irish Prison Service.

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Ten soups recalled after fears that plastic got into them

Centra and SuperValu are recalling a number of their soup products.

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PSNI use British army as back-up in Derry raids

Police officers in the North have used military personnel as back-up during a number of searches in Derry today.

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Egypt allows Chairperson of Oireachtas committee to visit Ibrahim Halawa

The Chairperson of the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs Committee, Pat Breen, is to visit Ibrahim Halawa.

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Three arrested after high-speed chase in Dublin

Three men have been arrested after Gardaí pursued a car in south Dublin this afternoon.

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Two prisoners on Cloverhill Prison roof; inmate stabbed and broken goalposts used in riot

Two prisoners remain on a jail roof after a protest saw at least one inmate stabbed.

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Mary Harney 'regrets mistakes' over financial crisis

Former Tánaiste Mary Harney would not rule out another cataclysmic financial crisis striking Ireland, she has told the Banking Inquiry.

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Court hears pensioner told gardaí: 'I didn't feel bad' for grooming boy for sex sessions

A pensioner who groomed a 10-year-old boy for sex sessions at his home in Limerick told Gardaí: "I didn't feel bad. Age never came into my head," a court has heard. ...

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Number of prisoners injured after roof-top protest at Cloverhill

A number of prisoners have been taken to hospital following a protest at Cloverhill Prison in Dublin.

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Gormley: Bankers hid insolvency issue in run-up to guarantee

The former leader of the Green party John Gormley says it is his firm belief that some bankers hid the fact they were insolvent from the Government in the run-up ...

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Limerick City film studio gets the go-ahead

The chief executive of Limerick City and County Council says up to 750 jobs could be created at a new film and television studio in the city.

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NI Ombudsman rules use of taser on suicidal man was lawful

The use of a Taser on a suicidal man was lawful and proportionate, the North's police watchdog has found.

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Homes evacuated after pipe bomb found in Belfast

A viable pipe bomb has been discovered in north Belfast.

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Prison escort staff 'forget' licenses and are accused of 'wildcat' strike

The Irish Prison Service has accused drivers with the Escort Corp of engaging in "wildcat" industrial action.

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Two prisoners scale wall to stage roof protest at Cloverhill

Two prisoners have climbed on to the roof of Cloverhill prison as part of a protest.

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Coffey: Private sector needs to help with housing crisis

The Housing Minister Paudie Coffey says the private rental sector needs to contribute to the housing crisis.

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Inmates climb onto roof of Cloverhill prison

It has been reported that some prisoners have climbed onto the roof of the Cloverhill remand prison.

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Nephew gets life for murdering his uncle

A Dublin man has been jailed for life for murdering his uncle.

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Anne Enright makes longlist for Man Booker

Irish author Anne Enright is in contention for the Man Booker Prize.

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Ex-EBS director: Lending practices were like 'shark eating its own entrails'

A former director of EBS has launched a blistering criticism of lending practices at the building society.

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PSNI make arrest in Belfast trafficking investigation

Police investigating the trafficking of five people in the Belfast area last week have arrested a 39-year-old man in the city.

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Banking Inquiry's final report may be delayed by internal review

The Banking Inquiry's final report may be delayed because of an internal investigation into its own operations.

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TD Naughten: I contacted the Gardaí after anonymous threats

Independent TD Denis Naughten has revealed he has gone to the Gardaí over anonymous threats.

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Central Bank raises economic forecast; says no new fiscal policies needed to boost activity

The Central Bank has changed its forecast for growth in the economy, saying it now expects it to outperform what it previously thought.

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