Irish Rail is reporting delays of up to two hours out of Heuston station this afternoon.

Mental illness 'a battle we could not win', funeral of Louth couple told

Louth couple Marie and Jim Quigley have been laid to rest.

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Two arrested following €13k drugs seizure in Shankill

Two men have been arrested in connection with a drugs seizure in Dublin.

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Teenage boy airlifted to hospital after cliff fall in Co Clare

A teenage tourist has been airlifted to hospital after he fell from a cliff in Co Clare this morning.

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Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa commemoration kicks off Easter Rising centenary season

The first of more than 40 events to mark the Easter Rising has taken place with the commemoration 100 years to the day of the funeral of revolutionary Jeremiah O’Donovan ...

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Former Town Councillor to appeal corrupt payments conviction

It has been reported this morning that a former Town Councillor for Dungarvan has moved to appeal his conviction for receiving corrupt payments from a property developer. ...

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RSA: Tired drivers cause 20% of road fatalities

The Road Safety Authority says as many as one in five fatalities on the roads are caused by driver fatigue.

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President and Taoiseach to lead O'Donovan Rossa commemoration

President Michael D Higgins will lead the state commemoration of the funeral of Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa this morning.

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Ruling allows staff on long-term sick leave to build up annual leave

Staff who are on long-term sick leave will be able to build up annual leave from work, from today.

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SUSI expecting 110,000 grant applications this year

Midnight is the deadline for third-level student grant applications.

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Minister to monitor new cycling offences in force today

New fines come into effect today for cyclists who carry out seven offences.

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Dublin man found guilty of manslaughter

A Dublin man has today been found not guilty of murder but guilty of the manslaughter of a man in Shankill in 2013.

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Anglo trial: Anglo staff praised for 'integrity' for refusing to delete accounts

Instead of deleting the accounts as they were asked, IT staff decided to archive them instead leading to their production in evidence during the trial.

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Knock flight makes emergency landing in Dublin after smoke in toilet

A flight from Knock to Manchester has made an emergency landing at Dublin Airport.

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Sean FitzPatrick's lawyers ask for his trial to be adjourned

Lawyers for former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick have lodged a request to adjourn his upcoming trial due to the publicity surrounding the trial of three ...

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Gerry Adams 'understands distress' over Frankie Boyle show

Gerry Adams has said he understands the hurt and distress caused by Scottish comedian Frankie Boyle’s appearance in west Belfast.

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Man paid €30 to make 'profoundly stupid' hoax bomb calls that stopped 4,000 Intel staff going to work

He did it for e friend who didn’t want to go to work, the court heard.

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Former Anglo execs jailed for conspiracy to hide FitzPatrick accounts

Three former Anglo Irish Bank executives have been sentenced to three years, two years and 18 months in jail at the Dublin Circuit Court for trying to defraud Revenue. ...

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Anglo sentencing hearing hears character evidence on behalf of O'Mahoney, Daly and Maguire

The sentencing hearing for three former Anglo Irish Bank executives found guilty of trying to defraud Revenue has heard character evidence on behalf of each of the ...

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Saverio Bellante not guilty of O'Gorman murder, by reason of insanity

The jury in the trial of an Italian man who has admitted killing his landlord in Castleknock last year have found him not guilty of murder by reason of insanity.

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Anglo trial sentencing: Maximum sentence put at five years

The sentencing hearing for three former Anglo Irish Bank executives - found guilty of trying to defraud Revenue - has resumed in Dublin.

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Gardaí appeal for information on serious Dublin assault

Gardaí are appealing for information on a serious assault on a man in Dublin last month.

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PSNI conduct leaflet drop in Paul McCauley murder probe

Police investigating the sectarian murder of Paul McCauley have conducted a leaflet drop in parts of Derry.

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Jury retires to consider Bellante murder verdict

The jury in the murder trial of Saverio Bellante has retired to consider their verdict.

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Cyclists facing seven new infringements

New laws today have introduced fines against cyclists for the first time, with seven new infringements.

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Dublin cleaning company announces 70 jobs

Seventy new jobs have been announced by a Dublin-based cleaning company.

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Department refuses to comment on political interference allegations

The Department of Finance is refusing to comment on allegations by the former CEO of Anglo Irish Bank, Mike Aynsley, of political interference.

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Teenage girl dies after Mayo road accident

A teenage girl has died following a crash in Mayo.

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Dublin to trial street closures to allow children to play

A Dublin City Councillor wants communities to be able to close off their roads for play afternoons for children.

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Pharmaceuticals firm announces 300 jobs for Co Tipperary

Up to 300 new jobs are being created in Cashel in Co Tipperary.

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Former Anglo executives to be sentenced for hiding FitzPatrick accounts

Three former Anglo Irish Bank executives will be sentenced later after being found guilty of trying to defraud Revenue.

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Rally to protest imprisonment of Afghan man assaulted in jail

The Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald is being asked to provide protection for a young Afghan man who was assaulted in Cloverhill prison in Dublin on Wednesday. ...

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Teenage girl in serious condition after Mayo road accident

A teenager is in a serious condition in hospital following a crash in Mayo.

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PSNI investigate death of man in his 50s in Belfast

The PSNI is investigating the death of a man in his 50s in Belfast.

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Road accident in Mayo

A serious road collision, involving a female 18-year-old pedestrian and a car, occurred in Co Mayo today.

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Dublin rally to protest assault and imprisonment of young Afghan man

A rally will take place in Dublin tomorrow to protest an assault on an Afghan man in Cloverhill Prison.

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Government official ordered asset to be sold for €100m less than highest bid, says Former IBRC Chief Executive

The former Chief Executive of IBRC has claimed a Department of Finance official ordered him to sell a major asset for €100m less than one bidder had offered.

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Update: Missing woman found

Update: Carmel has been found safe and well.

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Last witnesses give evidence at Banking Inquiry

The former chairman of Anglo Alan Dukes and its former Chief Executive Mike Aynsley are the final witnesses at the inquiry before a month-long break.

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Frankie Boyle Belfast show protests to go ahead

Demonstrations against Scottish comedian Frankie Boyle’s appearance in west Belfast following his jokes about the disabled are set to go ahead.

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Gardaí appeal for information after Dublin serious assault

Gardaí are appealing for information on a serious assault in Dublin earlier this month.

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Varadkar to seek assurances pancreas transplant programme will start in September

The Health Minister Leo Varadkar says he has been assured by both Beaumont and Vincent's Hospitals that they will have a pancreas transplant programme in place by ...

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83-yr-old whacked would-be burglar with walking stick

An 83-year-old woman hit a would-be burglar with her walking stick after he smashed his way into her home, Dublin Circuit Court has heard.

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Ex-soldier found guilty of killing prostitute

A retired member of the defence forces has been acquitted of murdering a prostitute in Co Westmeath four years ago but found guilty of her manslaughter.

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Bellante dropped antipsychotics three days before killing Tom O'Gorman, court hears

The jury in the murder trial of Saverio Bellante has heard he stopped taking antipsychotic drugs three days before killing Tom O’Gorman.

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Up to four injured in stabbing at Limerick direct provision centre

Up to four men have been injured in a stabbing incident at a direct provision centre in Limerick City.

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New Zealand PM charged for Dublin taxi ride despite being 18,000km away

A New Zealand government official has asked for an explanation of a Dublin taxi fare charged to Prime Minister John Key's credit card - despite Key being 18,000km ...

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Revenue seize cigarettes and tobacco worth €77,500

Revenue officers have seized cigarettes and tobacco with a retail value of around €77,500 in Dublin.

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Doll found in child's coffin in 'tragic' Donegal case

Gardaí have found a plastic doll instead of a body in a child's coffin after they opened the grave.

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Three former Anglo executives found guilty of conspiring to hide accounts

Three former executives at Anglo Irish Bank have been found guilty of conspiring to hide accounts connected to former chairman Sean FitzPatrick.

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