A man has died and a second is in hospital following an assault at a filling station near Fermoy in County Cork last night.

Fine Gael bill proposes penalties for motorists who drive too close to cyclists

A new law is being proposed to try and make the roads safer for cyclists.

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FF TDs to propose motion to party opposing site for National Children's Hospital

Two Fianna Fáil deputies are today putting a motion to the party, opposing plans to build the new National Children's Hospital at St James in Dublin.

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Gardaí question two in connection with Dublin murder

A man and a woman in their thirties are being questioned over the murder of a man in Dublin at the weekend.

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Siptu: 'Chaos will prevail' if Minister does not intervene to stop €12m payroll cuts

Transport Minister Shane Ross has called on all sides in the Bus Eireann dispute to take time to reflect on the issues at hand.

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny to outline his plans to step down as Fine Gael leader tonight

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny is expected to outline to Fine Gael TDs and Senators tonight his plans to step down as party leader in the coming months.

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Tesco call on Mandate to abandon strike

Tesco is calling on the Mandate trade union to abandon its strike.

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13-year-old missing from Waterford

Gardaí in Dungarvan are seeking the publics assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 13-year-old Meda Altaraviciute.

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Michael Healy-Rae warns the army may be needed to tackle overgrowth of flowers

A Kerry TD has warned that the army may need to be called into a National Park to deal with an overgrowth of flowers.

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'INLA ammunition and pipe bombs' seized by police

Ammunition and pipe bombs thought to be linked to the Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) have been seized in Belfast.

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Details of ministerial St Patrick’s Day ’trade missions’ revealed

Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s controversial St Patrick’s Day meeting with US president Donald Trump will take place during an expanded trade mission, writes ...

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Seriously injured man evacuated from Russian fishing vessel near Kerry Head

The Shannon based Coast Guard rescue helicopter has tonight evacuated a seriously injured crewman from a large Russian fishing vessel, 140 miles west of Kerry Head. ...

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Naughten: Discussion needed about the way courts hand down sentences

The Communications Minister says there needs to be a discussion about the way sentences are handed down in our courts.

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Bomb Disposal Team neutralises two suspected explosive devices in Cork

A Defence Forces Bomb Disposal Team has made safe two suspected explosive devices in Cork.

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Educate Together responds Iona Institute comments on TV debate show

School patron body Educate Together has today responded to comments made by a representative of the Iona Institute on last night's Claire Byrne Live show on RTÉ.

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TDs in angry exchange over ... whose town is the world capital of tourism

Two TDs have locked horns on the floor of the Dáil... each claiming their home town is the world capital of tourism.

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'We have to get help for her now': Harrowing footage of Cork 6-year-old having seizure broadcast

Cork mother Vera Twomey has decided to release footage of her daughter in the middle of a potentially life-threatening seizure.

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Coalition of business leaders voices support for North South Interconnector

A coalition of business leaders in the North has voiced support for the North South Interconnector ahead of the resumption of a public inquiry into the controversial ...

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Right2Water campaign accused of major u-turn

The Right2Water campaign have been accused of doing a major u-turn after it said that those who abuse or waste water should face charges.

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Woman convicted of manslaughter of ex-boyfriend in Limerick

A jury has cleared a woman of murdering her ex-boyfriend in Limerick but convicted her of his manslaughter.

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Murder investigation launched after man found dead on Dublin's North Circular Road

Gardaí in Dublin have launched a murder investigation after the death of a man at a house in the city on Sunday.

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Auditors had no history of issues with loans to Anglo directors, Sean FitzPatrick trial told

A former auditor of Anglo Irish Bank has told the trial of Sean FitzPatrick that auditors had no history of issues with loans to the bank's directors.

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Man accused of murdering his friend in underground car park

A man has gone on trial for the alleged murder of his friend at Farrankelly Road in Delgany, Co Wicklow seven years ago.

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50-year-old woman arrested following cannabis seizure in Dublin

A 50-year-old woman has been arrested following a cannabis seizure in Lucan, County Dublin.

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Man arrested following death of 22-year-old in Belfast

A man has been arrested following the death of Conan Anderson in Belfast.

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One in ten women wear seatbelt under their arm to protect fake tan

Almost one in ten women has admitted to wearing a seatbelt under their arm to protect their fake tan.

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TD who broke litter laws with 'keep the recovery going' posters bids to have fine reduced

Fine Gael TD Noel Rock has launched legal proceedings to appeal the severity of a €3,150 fine for breaking litter laws with his “keep the recovery going” posters.

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Cork man 'didn't even flinch' when ex-partner asked 'Are you actually going to rape me?', court hears

A Cork man has been found guilty of raping his former partner two months after he sexually assaulted her and then beat her up in front of their crying toddler.

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Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses of fatal hit-and-run in Dublin

Gardaí investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the Rathmolyon to Summerhill Road last week have renewed their appeal for witnesses.

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'Human excrement' found in children's playground in Co Cork

'Human excrement' was found in a Cork playground yesterday by a visitor.

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Right2Water: 'Wasteful' users of water should be charged

The Right2Water group has said it supports water charges for users who are seen to use water wastefully.

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Man accused of murdering former partner pleads not guilty

A man has pleaded not guilty of murdering his ex-girlfriend in Dublin.

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Widow of Pat Finucane loses legal challenge against British Government

The widow of solicitor Pat Finucane has lost her challenge against the Government's refusal to hold a public inquiry into his murder by loyalist paramilitaries.

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Bill to reduce abortion prison sentence to €1 fine to be brought before Dáil

A Bill to reduce the 14 year prison sentence for women who have abortions down to a €1 fine is to be brought before the Dáil.

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Department of Housing: Minister has no say on rent pressure zones

The Department of Housing says the Minister has no discretion when it comes to what areas of the country are rent pressure zones.

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Met Éireann issues nationwide weather warning as Storm Doris approaches

A nationwide Status Yellow weather warning has been issued by Met Éireann this morning.

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Lidl, Meteor, Irish Cancer Society found in breach of advertising code

The Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland found sixteen cases to be in breach of the ASAI advertising code during its latest review.

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Teenager denies manslaughter of boy in schoolyard incident

A teenage student has pleaded not guilty to the manslaughter of a 13-year-old boy who died following a playground incident at school.

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Two arrested in connection with fatal shooting in Dublin

Gardaí have arrested two people in connection with the investigation into the death of a man on the North Circular Road, Dublin on Sunday February 19.

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Trinity researcher awarded €1.46m to study power of lasers

A researcher in Trinity College Dublin has been awarded significant funding to investigate laser technology.

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Cardinal Desmond Connell dies age 90

Cardinal Desmond Connell, former Archbishop of Dublin, has died aged 90, it has been announced.

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Thousands raised to bring body of Irish emigrant home from Canada

Friends of a Wicklow native, who died in a car crash in Canada, are raising money for his family to bring his body home to Ireland.

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Survey: Parents fear children will face more severe financial difficulties than they did

66% of parents believe their children will face more financial difficulties in the future than they did.

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LATEST: Eleven people saved from fire in Dublin

Eleven people have been rescued from a fire in Dublin's Mountjoy Square this morning.

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BAM seeks €12m extra State funding for Cork events centre

BAM, the developer planning to build an events centre in Cork, is poised to ask the Government for at least another €12m in State funding to deliver the 6,000-seat ...

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LATEST: Coveney does not want to see process of electing new party leader before St Patrick's Day

Latest: The Housing Minister has said he would not like to see the process of electing a new party leader before St Patrick’s Day.

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LATEST: Shane Ross 'disappointed' as Bus Éireann talks collapse

Latest: The Minister for Transport Shane Ross says he is disappointed at the breakdown of today's Bus Eireann talks.

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Tesco asks union to reconsider strike action

Tesco is calling on Mandate to re-think its strike after six stores voted against industrial action.

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A third of pregnant Irish women opt for c-sections

Almost one in three pregnant women in Ireland have cesarean sections.

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One child became homeless every five hours in Dublin last month

New figures show homelessness has climbed to its highest ever level.

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