A transatlantic flight has made an unscheduled landing at Dublin Airport this evening after a passenger was reported to have fallen ill.

David Drumm expected to drop fight against extradition

David Drumm's extradition hearing has been re-scheduled to this Thursday.

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AGSI says Armed Support Unit will reassign 55 gardaí from frontline duties

The body representing garda sergeants and inspectors says the announcement of a new Armed Support Unit for Dublin is misleading.

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Former Anglo director says he was acting under direction of former CEO David Drumm in relation to €7bn loan

A former Anglo director has told the trial of four senior bankers accused of conspiring to mislead investors that he was acting under the direction of his former ...

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14-year-old missing from Dublin

Gardaí in Dublin are appealing for the public's help in tracing the whereabouts of a missing 14-year-old boy.

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Garda Commissioner defends policing stance after gangland murders

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan has been forced to defend her organised crime units having no intelligence that a boxing weigh-in would be targeted by a gangland ...

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Taoiseach promises Gardaí ‘whatever facilities they require’ to tackle gangland crime

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has promised that all required resources will be provided to the Gardaí to tackle gangland crime.

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Search for fisherman off Co Clare coast stood down

The search for a fisherman who fell overboard from a trawler in the North Atlantic yesterday has been stood down.

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Special Criminal Court has caseload backlog of two years

The courts service has issued an update on the caseload of the Special Criminal Court which shows it has a backlog of over two years.

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999 call centre employees vote in favour of industrial action

Workers at Ireland's 999 call centre have voted in favour of industrial action.

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Renua Ireland release stinging advert on FG links with Michael Lowry

Lucinda Creighton's Renua Ireland has today published the most negative advert of the General Election campaign so far, which focuses on Fine Gael's links with Independent ...

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Labour pledge €500 cut in student fees if re-elected

Labour has committed to cutting student fees by €500 if re-elected to government.

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Heavily armed Garda units patrolling Dublin in wake of gangland shootings

New units of heavily armed Gardaí are on the streets of Dublin amid fears more death threats are circulating in a gangland feud which has claimed three lives.

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Police officer disciplined for 'slapping arrested woman across face'

A police officer has been disciplined for slapping a woman across the face.

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Judge rejects application to confiscate ‘hard earned’ income stolen from two prostitutes

A judge has rejected a State application to confiscate the “hard earned” income of two prostitutes which was stolen and later recovered.

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Man jailed for rape and sexual assault of nieces and nephew

A man who raped and sexual assaulted his two nieces and nephew has been jailed for eight years at the Central Criminal Court.

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Government pledges extra €5m for Garda overtime

The Government has today agreed to spend an extra €5m to fund garda overtime.

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Labour promises to introduce living wage of €11.30 p/h

The Labour Party has announced its plans to increase the minimum wage of €9.15 to a “living wage” of €11.30 per hour, over the next five years.

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Sinn Féin: Water charges and property taxes our red-line issues

Sinn Féin say it has been a long-standing policy of the party to abolish the Special Criminal Court but it says that red-line issues for the party are scrapping ...

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Judge agrees to visit Moore Street site

A High Court judge has agreed to visit Moore Street in Dublin as part of a legal challenge aimed at protecting a number of buildings.

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Baby Darragh Byrne's death caused by lack of oxygen, Coroner’s Court told

A pathologist at the Coombe hospital said today that baby Darragh Byrne died as a result of multi-organ failure due to hypoxia, or a lack of oxygen.

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Minister warns against proposal to abolish Special Criminal Court

Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan has today warned against Sinn Féin's proposal to abolish the Special Criminal Court, saying it has been a "vital factor" in jailing ...

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Taoiseach: We will support gardaí 100% in fighting gangland crime

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said there has been a “new escalation” in gangland crime which cannot be tolerated.

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Suspect device found at Virginia Courthouse in Cavan

The army bomb disposal team has been called out in Cavan after a suspect device was discovered at Virginia Courthouse this morning.

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Taoiseach facing criticism over lack of Garda resources in wake of gangland shooting

The Taoiseach has remained silent on last night’s gangland shooting and criticisms of garda resources.

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Gangland criminals are not untouchable, says Archbishop Martin

The leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland has denounced as “despicable” the gangsters behind a bloody feud spilling on to the streets of Dublin.

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Gardaí investigating Kenneth O’Brien murder search Wicklow landfill

Gardaí are currently carrying out a search at a landfill site in Wicklow in relation to the murder of Kenneth O’Brien.

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Half of Irish pre-teens on social media 'have lied about their age'

A new survey for Internet Safety Day reveals that more than half of Irish pre-teens who use social media sites have lied about their age online.

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Green Party: We will not seek injunction against RTÉ debate

The Green Party said it will not attempt to stop an RTÉ leaders' debate from going ahead - regardless of the outcome of their legal action.

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Parties to focus on wages and health as campaign enters day seven

Political parties are expected to focus on workers' payments and health policies on the General Election campaign today.

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Lack of housing supply blamed for rising rents

The latest report from Daft.ie shows rents are rising fastest in cities outside Dublin - with a 15.4% jump in Cork.

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Last chance to register to vote in general election

Today is the last opportunity members of the public have to get on the electoral register for the General Election.

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Legal action aimed at preserving Moore St buildings begins today

A legal action aimed at preventing a number of buildings on Dublin’s Moore Street from being demolished is due to get underway this morning.

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Second man shot dead in apparent gangland feud - CIRA deny involvement

A second man has been shot dead in Dublin in an apparent gangland feud which is suspected to involve drugs gangs in Ireland and Spain.

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Eddie Hutch senior shot in suspected Dublin gangland killing

Latest: Gardaí believe that at least four masked men were involved in this incident. It is understood that they arrived at the scene in a Silver 3 Series BMW which ...

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Irish Coast Guard forced to abandon search for sailor

The Shannon based Irish Coast Guard helicopter has been forced to abandon the search for a sailor reported to have fallen overboard from a trawler in the North Atlantic. ...

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Immigrant Council of Ireland launches Rock the Vote

The Immigrant Council of Ireland has launched a new campaign aimed at encouraging more people to get involved in politics.

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Gardaí 'keeping an open mind' about Dublin hotel attack

Gardaí said today that they are keeping an open mind after dissident republican terrorists claimed they murdered a man at a Dublin hotel during a weigh-in for a ...

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Green Party case challenging RTÉ to be heard on Thursday

The Green Party will challenge RTÉ's leaders' debate in the High Court this Thursday.

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Gardaí search for missing man last seen at Tallaght Hospital

Latest: John Bradley has been located safe and well this evening.

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Our houses are like sitting ducks for flooding, say Corbally residents

Residents living on the Corbally Road in Limerick said their houses are "sitting ducks" after floodwaters breeched a six foot embankment and overwhelmed their back ...

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Man who facilitated production of child pornography involving his daughter appeals sentence

A man who facilitated the production of child pornography involving his own daughter which her mother filmed, must wait to hear whether his appeal against sentence ...

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Snow set to delay David Drumm extradition hearing

David Drumm's extradition hearing is unlikely to go ahead in Boston today because of snow.

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Majority want Garda vetting for Syrian refugees

Almost half of people in Ireland (49%) believe that taking in 4,000 refugees would result in increased level of crime in Ireland, according to a recent poll.

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Kilkenny man found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity

A Kilkenny man has been found not guilty of the murder of his ex-girlfriend by reason of insanity.

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Clare residents warned of more flooding

Clare County Council has warned local residents of the risk of further coastal flooding this evening.

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Gerry Adams: Dublin hotel attack was an outrage

Gerry Adams today described the recent fatal gun attack at the Regency Hotel as “an outrage”.

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Passengers stranded as Dublin-bound ferry forced to take shelter off British coast

More than 100 passengers are on a ferry sailing between France and Ireland which has been forced to take shelter off the UK coast.

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Verdict of not guilty by reason of insanity would not belittle memory of Mairead Moran, jury told

A defence barrister has urged the jury in the trial of a Kilkenny man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend to return a special verdict of not guilty by reason ...

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Emergency services dealing with 60km oil spill in Limerick

Authorities in Limerick are dealing with a 60 kilometre long oil spill this afternoon.

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