The trial date has been set for two former Anglo executives over an alleged fraudulent loan of over €8m.

Dublin man on temporary release caught with €28,000 worth of drugs

A Dublin man with a previous drugs conviction has been sent back to jail for 10 years after he was found with almost €28,000 of cannabis herb, cocaine and heroin ...

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Woman sees jail sentence reduced for cannabis conviction

A 29-year-old woman will be released from jail early following her successful appeal against sentence for possession of €28,000 worth of cannabis.

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Defence want all communications between prosecution witness and solicitor

The judges in a Special Criminal Court murder trial will rule on Tuesday whether certain communications between the chief prosecution witness and his solicitor should ...

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Thomas' garda statements 'would not be worth tuppence', court hears

State lawyers have said Jules Thomas' allegedly doctored garda statements would not have been "worth tuppence" to detectives investigating the murder of Sophie Toscan ...

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Burton: If SF were in Government they'd walk out on themselves

Joan Burton said today that Sinn Féin has no desire to be in Government - and accused them of pulling "stunts" in the Dáil.

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Sinn Féin rules out kingmaker role in Westminster

Sinn Féin has ruled out any possibility of taking its seats at Westminster in the event of another hung parliament at the next general election.

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Landlords 'may have to demand water charge deposits from tenants'

Landlords are threatening to impose a water charge deposit on tenants, if the Government goes ahead with plans that would make the owner of a property liable for ...

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Robinson wife found guilty of 'serious breach' of ethics code

The wife of the North's First Minister Peter Robinson has been found guilty of a "serious breach" of a politician's code of conduct over her business dealings with ...

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Noonan talks tough as he demands ECB attends banking inquiry

The Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has called on the ECB to "man up" and take questions at the Oireachtas banking inquiry.

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Cigarettes concealed under layer of shoes seized at Dublin Port

Around 600,000 cigarettes have been seized at Dublin Port today.

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Man charged with murdering parents remanded in custody

A man charged with the murder of his parents in Donegal has been remanded in custody at a court hearing in Castlerea Prison.

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'Omissions, additions, alterations and inventions' in Garda memos, says Bailey's partner

Jules Thomas, Ian Bailey's long-term partner, has told the High Court the written memo of her statements to gardaí is full of "omissions, additions, alterations ...

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Peter Robinson did not break code of conduct, commissioner rules

The North's Frst Minister Peter Robinson has been exonerated over claims that he broke Stormont's ministerial code of conduct.

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Beaumont Hospital nurses to stage lunchtime protest

Nurses working in the Emergency Department in Beaumont Hospital, will hold the first of a series of lunchtime protests at the gates of the hospital today at 1pm.

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Noonan: Universal social charge here to stay

The Minister for Finance has said the Universal Social Charge is here to stay.

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Kenny was warned at height of crisis that army may be needed to protect banks: Coveney

The Taoiseach was warned at the height of the financial crisis that the army might be needed to protect banks if they ran out of money.

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Teachers 'confident' Junior Cert strike action can be avoided

The President of the Teachers Union of Ireland has said he is "confident" that further strike action can be avoided at the country's secondary schools.

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McDonald promises more Dáil disruption if sex-abuse 'slur' against SF is repeated

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald has warned the Government there will be more Dáil disruption if it continues to "slur" the party over child sex abuse allegations.

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Woman who gave birth on roadside thanks passers-by who helped deliver her baby

A mother who gave birth at the side of the road after a car crash has thanked passers-by who helped deliver her baby.

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Animal rights' group ARAN to demonstrate in Dublin holding dead foxes

The animal rights' group famous for saving a gay bull have turned their attention to fur, and are planning a high-impact demonstration in Dublin today.

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Black Friday shopping tips

The European Consumer Centre in Ireland is issuing tips for buying goods online today and on Monday.

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62 new garda reserves to graduate

Sixty-two members of the Garda Reserve will graduate from the training college in Templemore this afternoon.

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14 due in court in connection with sale and supply of drugs in Drogheda area

Fourteen people are due in court as part of an investigation into the sale and supply of heroin, cannabis herb and other controlled drugs in the Drogheda area.

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Around 50% of all store-bought chickens contaminated with food bug

There has been a significant rise in the amount of contaminated chickens bought in Ireland.

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Iris Robinson scandal report due

A long-awaited Stormont report into the Iris Robinson scandal is expected to be published later.

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