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Pair disappointed with quality of Carrickfergus cannabis decided to grow their own

Two men were so disappointed with the quality of cannabis sold in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, that they decided to grow their own, a court heard today.

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Man who claimed €30k in dole had €100k in the bank

An out-of-work chef received almost €30,000 in dole payments after he failed to mention he had €100,000 in the bank, a court has heard today.

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FF spokesperson condemns 'Russian war games' off Irish coast

Fianna Fáil Transport Spokesperson Timmy Dooley TD has reacted to reports that air travel safety was compromised by the incursion of Russian war planes into Irish-controlled ...

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Russian military planes detected off Irish coast, RAF reveals

Russian military planes were discovered flying past the west coast of Ireland recently before being intercepted by British Fighter jets, it has emerged.

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Dublin-bound Ryanair plane forced to land after tyre bursts

A Ryanair flight was forced to land moments after taking off when one of the aircraft’s tyres burst.

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Jail for property developer who evaded €1.5m in tax

A seriously ill former property developer has been jailed for one year after he admitted evading over €1.5m in tax.

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E-cigarettes law would ban 'vaping' in bars and restaurants

Electronic cigarettes would be banned from bars, restaurants and workplaces and made illegal for under-18s, under proposed new laws in Ireland.

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Varadkar to consider lifting ban on gay men donating blood

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar is to consult with the country's Chief Medical Officer before considering lifting the ban on gay men donating blood.

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Unionist questions transfer of Michaella McCollum to NI prison

A row has emerged over the cost of the transfer of Michaella McCollum to a jail in the North.

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13-year-old girl attempted suicide after Dublin man harassed her

A 43-year-old Dublin man has been jailed for 18 months for harassing a 13-year-old girl - sending her menacing messages - and asking her for sex.

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Cold snap forcing families to decide between paying a bill or heating home, says SVP

The decision to either pay a bill or heat their home is an increasing challenge being faced by more and more people in Ireland as the weather worsens, the Society ...

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Martin: Dáil walkout not about confidence in Ceann Comhairle

Fianna Fáil leader Mícheál Martin says the issue of the cancellation of a Dáil debate on a Commission of Investigation is not about confidence in the Ceann Comhairle. ...

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Two arrested after number of robberies and burglaries in Dublin area

Gardaí have arrested two people in connection with a number of robberies and burglaries in the Dublin region.

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Retained firefighters set to ballot for strike action

SIPTU members in the Retained Fire Services are to ballot for industrial action over fears reduced crewing levels will pose risks for firefighters.

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Dublin set for major anti-water charge protest tomorrow

A rally against water charges takes place tomorrow in Dublin city centre.

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School in the North removed as a polling station after protests

A school in the North will not be used as a polling station in the UK General Election after “hostile” loyalist protests during voting last year.

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US police release surveillance footage after shooting of Limerick garda

US police are seeking two men, seen in surveillance footage, in relation to the shooting of an off-duty garda in New Orleans.

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Bill on e-cigarettes due to be launched today

A bill aimed at regulating the sale and marketing of e-cigarettes is being launched this morning.

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Shatter letter asked Ceann Comhairle for exclusion from inquiry into Garda malpractice

It has emerged that Alan Shatter wrote to the Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett trying to stop a Commission of Investigation from looking into his handling of alleged ...

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Study finds sexes on similar levels in hazardous college alcohol consumption

A new study has found university students are drinking more with female students consume as much, if not more, alcohol as their male counterparts.

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Cold spell of weather set to continue

The cold spell continues this morning with more wintry showers expected in the north and north-west.

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Students urged to continue foreign language studies as CAO deadline looms

Students are being encouraged to consider foreign language options when choosing third level courses.

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US Police donate close to €1,800 to family of shot Limerick garda

US Police officers have donated $2,000 (€1,763) to the family of Garda Brian Hanrahan who was shot and seriously injured in a botched street robbery in New Orleans. ...

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Nursing and Midwifery board defends fee increase

The Nursing and Midwifery Board is to start a new round of meetings with nursing unions to discuss the registration fee for 2015.

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