Drugs with an estimated street value of €90,000 have been seized in Kildare.

UCD investigation finds revenge porn allegations were based on ‘hearsay’

UCD has said it is not found evidence of a revenge porn campaign on its campus.

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Man in hospital after serious accident

A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a crash in north county Louth.

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Cork prison shuts its doors

The doors have been closed on the old Cork Prison for the last time today.

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Grand Canal murder accused told gardaí 'I am responsible for killing Kenneth', court hears

A 48-year-old man has been remanded in custody charged with the murder of Kenneth O'Brien whose dismembered body was found in a suitcase in a canal in Co Kildare ...

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Teachers call off planned strike action

The Teachers Union of Ireland has called off planned strike action later this month.

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Party leaders decline to say whether they won TV debate

By Fiachra Ó Cionnaith, Political ReporterAlmost one in five adults in Ireland tuned in to watch the first leaders debate of the General Election campaign, which ...

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There was no winner in leaders debate, says Joan Burton

The Tánaiste said today that she doesn't think there was any winner in last night's leaders debate.

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Gardaí close section of Kildare road after blaze

Part of the Stradbally Road in Athy, Co Kildare is closed this afternoon due to a fire.

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Micheál Martin condemns threats to crime reporters

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin said today that any threat made to journalists is an attack on us all.

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Ceann Comharlie not seeking reappointment

The Ceann Comharlie will not be seeking reappointment, it was confirmed today.

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AXA Insurance to move Dublin jobs to Derry

A number of staff working for AXA Insurance in Dublin city centre have been told their jobs are moving to Derry.

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Catering company to create 30 jobs

Catering company Brook Food Services will create 30 new jobs this year, it has announced today.

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Emergency landing at Shannon Airport

A transatlantic jet has made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport suffering problems with one of its two engines.

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Couple hospitalised following aggravated burglary

A man and woman are in hospital following an aggravated burglary in Kingscourt, County Cavan last night.

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Labour plan for health: Free GP care for all

Labour has launched their plan for health - saying they want a dedicated Cabinet Minister to look after Primary Care.

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Low numbers of gardaí cause of gangland crime says Sinn Féin TD

A Sinn Féin TD has said his party cannot be held responsible for the level of gangland crime.

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Thomas 'Slab' Murphy owes revenue €190,000 for tax evasion court hears

Prominent Republican Thomas "Slab" Murphy will be sentenced for tax evasion on the same day as the General Election.

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Calls to increase rent supplement 'fallen on deaf ears' says Fr Peter McVerry

Fr Peter McVerry has said the Department of Social and Family Affairs has constantly ignored calls to increase the rent supplement.

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Couple in hospital after burglary at their home in Cavan

A man and woman are in hospital following an aggravated burglary in Kingscourt, Co Cavan last night.

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Fianna Fáil has distanced itself from abortion issue

Fianna Fáil is once again distancing itself from the abortion issue.

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Labour's Kathleen Lynch: Micheál Martin had 'more reports than Murdoch' when Health Minister

A government minister has defended James Reilly's record as Health Minister after Micheál Martin said appointing him was Enda Kenny's worst mistake in the health ...

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Watch as Taoiseach heckled by protesters in Cork city today

The Taoiseach got a bit of nasty feedback on a stroll through Cork City this morning.

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Universal GP care, 2,800 nurses and 500 consultants in Labour health plan

Labour have said they will introduce universal GP care and take steps towards universal health care if re-elected.

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after Dublin cash-in-transit robbery

Gardaí are appealing for the information and witnesses after a cash-in-transit robbery in Dublin.

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Enda Kenny to turn sod on two Cork projects with potential to transform city centre

The Taoiseach will launch two major infrastructure projects in Cork today worth a combined total of €100m.

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Journalists 'cannot work with police protection', says NUJ after gangland threats

The National Union of Journalists has said reporters must be able to do their jobs without intimidation, after a number of reporters were threatened by criminal ...

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Adams isolated in party leaders' debate

The leaders of the country's major parties have accused Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams of directing IRA violence in the past and seeking to endanger jurors today as ...

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'Slab' Murphy to be sentenced today

The Special Criminal Court is due to begin the sentencing of prominent Republican Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy this morning.

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Luas strike could be 'a very protracted, long-running dispute'

It's day two of a 48-hour strike by Luas staff in Dublin, affecting thousands of commuters.

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I'll fight fraud charges in Ireland: David Drumm

The former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank has dropped his fight against extradition from the US and agreed to return to Ireland to face fraud charges.

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General Election 2016 heats up at leaders' debate

Labour leader Joan Burton used the first major leaders' debate of the General Election to attack Sinn Féin's plans for the economy.

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Gerry Adams: 'They've all had their chance'

Sinn Féin's Gerry Adams says this election represents the first time that people have a real alternative.

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Alan Kelly calls for more 'incredible' rapid-build houses

The Labour party say they'll invest a further €35m to tackle long term homelessness if re-elected.

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Fianna Fáil launch manifesto 'offering an alternative'

Fianna Fáil’s giveaway manifesto, which was launched today, was aimed at offering an alternative, according to party leader Micheal Martin.

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Group of friends collect €66m Euromillions jackpot

A group of friends have collected the latest Irish EuroMillions jackpot share of more than €66m.

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Bomb squad defuse device outside house in Monaghan

The bomb squad has made safe a device found outside a house in Co. Monaghan this evening.

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Gardaí warn INM journalists of threats from criminal gangs in Dublin

A number of reporters attached to Independent News and Media have been told by Gardaí that their safety is at risk from organised criminals.

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Revenue seize €10k of cigarettes and tobacco after searching car

Revenue officers have seized nearly 23,000 cigarettes after stopping and searching a car in County Tipperary.

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Greens claim exclusion from RTE debate suggest it is not a 'significant player'

The Green Party claims RTE’s exclusion of Eamon Ryan from its upcoming leaders’ debates will damage the party’s chances in the election.

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Judge orders child welfare assessment of 13-year-old girl following 'theft after theft'

A judge has directed Tusla Child and Family Agency to carry out a welfare assessment for a 13-year-old girl who has been unsupervised in Dublin city-centre and arrested ...

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Theresa Villiers: Claims of 'endemic' misconduct in NI's security forces are 'deliberate distortion'

A pernicious narrative seeking to blame the State for almost every atrocity in the North's Troubles must be challenged, the British Government has said.

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Council announces initiative to improve shop fronts

Independently owned shops in South Dublin County can apply for grants to improve their facades.

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Stormont passes law against revenge porn

Revenge porn is to become a criminal offence carrying a penalty of up to two years in prison in the North.

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Passenger dies on transatlantic flight that diverted to Shannon

A man in his 60s has died after the flight on which he was travelling diverted to Shannon Airport this morning.

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Gardaí investigate reports of a number of women being sexually assaulted in Dublin

Gardaí are investigating a number of sexual assaults in Shankill, Co Dublin, since December.

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Gardaí release man without charge in Kenneth O'Brien investigation

A man in his 30's who was arrested by gardaí investigating the murder of Kenneth O'Brien in county Kildare has been released without charge.

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Gardaí searching for missing woman find her body

Gardaí in Galway say they have found the body of Margaret Berry.

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Pharmaceuticals firm announces 175 jobs

175 new jobs have been announced for County Galway.

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