Judge Iarfhlaith O'Neill has been appointed to monitor conflicts of interest in the IBRC transaction review.

Thousands gather in Cork town to pay tribute to Karen Buckley

Thousands of people are paying their respects to the family of Karen Buckley in Co Cork this evening.

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Hotel offers 50% discount to anyone who rips down NO posters

A Dublin hotel has offered a 50% discount to anyone who arrives at the hotel with a poster supporting a NO vote in the upcoming Marriage Equality Referendum.

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Stormont rejects same-sex marriage proposal

A proposal to have gay marriage legalised in the North has been rejected today.

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GRA president calls for end to direct political control of Garda Síochána

Garda Representative Association president Dermot O’Brien is today calling for an end to direct political control over policing.

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Robinson warns against 'lynch mob' approach after Wells resignation

The North's First Minister Peter Robinson has said Jim Wells should not be subjected to a “lynch mob” by critics.

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Cork woman claims €500k prize six weeks after finding Euromillions ticket in press

A woman from Cork is half a million euro richer after finding a winning Euromillions ticket in her press, six weeks after the draw had taken place.

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Group calling for 'No' vote in Marriage Referendum calls for debate with Taoiseach

A group campaigning for a 'No' vote in the Marriage Equality Referendum is calling on the Taoiseach to take part in a live debate on the issue.

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Taoiseach: Yes to marriage equality will be the making of Ireland

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny says it would be the making of us as a nation if the Marriage Equality Referendum is passed next month.

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Noonan to ask banks to reduce interest rates

The Minister for Finance Michael Noonan is to call a meeting of the six major lenders in the Irish marketplace and ask them to reduce their mortgage interest rates. ...

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Gastric bypass operations to resume at Dublin hospital

Gastric bypass operations are to resume at a Dublin hospital, after cuts stopped the programme for almost a year.

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Noonan: Siteserv inquiry will not look at AIB

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has ruled out widening the terms of reference in the SiteServ inquiry to include transactions at AIB.

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Judge asks jury to use 'common sense' as they deliberate in 'assisted suicide' case

The jury in the trial of a taxi driver in connection with the alleged assisted suicide of an MS sufferer have begun their deliberations.

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Survey finds Irish people need to become familiar with their home country

More than a third of Irish people are unable to find Cavan on a map, a survey by Jury's Inn has found.

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Online application system for student grants opens

The body charged with awarding grants to students has announced its online application system for the academic year 2015 to 2016 is now open.

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Wexford woman escapes temple collapse in Nepal quake

A Wexford man has told how his mother narrowly escaped when a temple collapsed in an aftershock in Nepal at the weekend.

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British General to be sued over death of Catholic man in Belfast

One of Northern Ireland’s most senior British Army officers is to be sued over the death of a Catholic man in the North more than 40 years ago.

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DUP politician Jim Wells quits over gays slur

Northern Ireland’s Health Minister has quit after sparking controversy over comments about gay marriage.

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O'Gorman: Irish teenager 'a prisoner of conscience' in Egypt

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan, is set to meet with his Egyptian counterpart today to discuss the case of Ibrahim Halawa.

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100 Irish caught up in Nepal quake; Nepalese asking to raise funds in Ireland

One hundred Irish people are believed to have been caught up in the Nepal earthquake and the Department of Foreign Affairs says contact is being made with many of ...

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Garda conference to call for improved pay and allowances

Pay issues are set to dominate the annual conference of rank-and-file gardaí in Carlow tomorrow.

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Liquidator to publicise Siteserv share register before its sale

Siteserve's share register for the period before its sale is to be made public from today.

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Gardaí investigate fire that kills man and seriously injures woman in Dublin

A technical examination will be carried out at the scene of a fatal house fire in Dublin later.

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Man who used Dublin Bus to escape robbery due in court

A man is due to appear in court this morning charged in connection with an armed robbery in Dublin on Saturday.

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Minister to propose new points system for higher level Leaving Cert

New proposals will make it harder to fail higher level papers in the Leaving Certificate.

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