Two men arrested in connection with a serious sex assault in Dublin yesterday have been released without charge.

Gardaí search for missing man Stephen Murphy

Gardaí are appealing for the public's help to find missing man Stephen Murphy.

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Man who punched €10m Claude Monet painting loses appeal against conviction

A man jailed for damaging a Claude Monet painting estimated to be worth €10m has lost an appeal against conviction.

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Electricity charges set to increase from October

The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has criticised the 20% increase in the Public Service Obligation Levy (PSO) on electricity bills announced today by the Energy ...

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Murder accused not guilty despite 'morally corrupt' behaviour, says defence barrister

The evidence against a murder accused shows "morally corrupt" behaviour but not that he is guilty of murder, a defence barrister told a jury at the Central Criminal ...

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Dublin Bus staff reject Labour Court recommendation

SIPTU members in two employment grades in Dublin Bus have overwhelmingly rejected a Labour Court recommendation concerning pay and conditions at the public transport ...

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Cork pensioner raped young step-daughter who later gave birth to two of his children

A Cork pensioner who raped and sexually abused his step-daughter from when she was 11 years of age, resulting in her giving birth to two of his children, has been ...

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Rape accused should not be extradited to UK 'because of Brexit', court hears

A man's extradition to the UK on sexual assault charges should be refused because of the Brexit vote, a lawyer has told the High Court in Dublin today.

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LÉ James Joyce rescues 155 refugees in Mediterranean

The LÉ James Joyce has rescued 155 refugees in two separate missions in the Mediterranean.

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Facebook campaign sees red-faced thieves return stolen art to Cork bar

“We have it all on cctv, if the poster finds its way back into the bar over the weekend we'll say no more about it!”

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Dozens of teenagers interviewed about Vernon Mount fire

Between 30 and 40 teenagers are being interviewed by gardaí this week in connection with a fire at Vernon Mount House in Frankfield on Sunday night.

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Two arrests made after €420k worth of cocaine is seized in Dublin

Two men have been arrested after over €420,000 worth of Cocaine was seized in West Dublin.

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60-year-old man found not guilty by reason of insanity for killing his neighbour

A 60-year-old man who was found not guilty by reason of insanity of murdering a mother of six and attempting to murder her daughter has been committed to the Central ...

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Two arrested in investigation into serious assault in Leitrim

Gardaí investigating a serious assault in Carrick On Shannon have arrested two people.

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IMF claims Irish tax system is hurting the middle class

The IMF has said our tax system is hurting the middle class.

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Two arrested in connection with alleged sexual assault in Dublin

Two men have been arrested in connection with an alleged serious sexual assault in Dublin.

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Ryanair cuts cost of reserved seating for passengers travelling with children U12

Ryanair has cut the cost of reserved seating for passengers travelling with children under 12

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Former Anglo executives jailed for conspiracy to defraud

Update 11.57am: Three former banking executives have been jailed for conspiring to defraud the public about the state of Anglo Irish Bank in 2008.

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Irish consumers switching gas and electricity providers more than any other EU country

More consumers in Ireland are switching gas and electricity than in any other EU country.

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Major traffic restrictions in Dublin for August Bank Holiday

Major traffic restrictions due to Luas Cross City Works in Dublin kick into action tonight for the August Bank Holiday.

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RSA appeals to drivers to stay safe on the roads this weekend

The Road Safety Authority is appealing for drivers to make safe choices this weekend.

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Bail application from man charged in connection with murder of Denis Donaldson

The Special Criminal Court will today hear a bail application on behalf of a man charged in connection with the murder of Denis Donaldson.

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SIPTU and NRBU members at Irish Rail will be balloted for industrial action

SIPTU and NRBU members at Irish Rail will be balloted for industrial action in a long running dispute over working conditions at the company.

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Man found not guilty by reason of insanity for murder of neighbour

A man has been found not guilty by reason of insanity of the murder of his neighbour and attempted murder of her daughter two years ago.

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HSE issues fentanyls drug warning following five deaths

The HSE has issued a warning to drug users following five drug-related deaths in Cork and Dublin in recent weeks.

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Dog Hank saved as council rules pit bull 'does not pose risk to public'

The owners of a dog saved from destruction after authorities ruled he was a pit bull, but not a dangerous one, have said they are over the moon with delight.

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26-year-old dies in Galway collision

A man in his 20s has been killed in a crash in County Galway in the early hours of this morning.

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Paedophile escapes jail for indecent assault on girl; Victim's family 'swept matter under the carpet'

A Co Clare paedophile, who had a previous conviction for sexually abusing two young sisters, has escaped a jail sentence after pleading guilty to sexually interfering ...

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PSNI officer disciplined for doing 'virtually nothing' over assault on schoolboy

A police officer in the North has been disciplined after a complaints watchdog found he did "virtually nothing" for almost a year to investigate a serious assault ...

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Gardaí seize €70k of counterfeit goods and make two arrests in Cavan

Gardaí have seized counterfeit DVD's and beauty products with an approximate street value of €70,000.

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Authorities confirm measles case in Galway

There has been a confirmed case of measles in Galway.

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Man with address in Scotland charged with witholding information on murder of IRA informer

A 74-year-old man from Scotland has been charged with withholding information in relation to the murder of IRA spy Denis Donaldson.

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ISPCA rescue kitten with severe burns

The ISPCA has rescued an eight-month-old kitten that was found in Waterford city with severe burns.

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Man in his 70s charged in connection with Denis Donaldson murder 10 years ago

A man in his 70s is due before the Special Criminal Court this afternoon charged in connection with the murder of Denis Donaldson in 2006.

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Family renew appeal for information on woman missing for 18 years

The family of missing Kildare woman Deirdre Jacob have renewed their appeals for information.

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Vodafone announces new roaming, bill pay and pay-as-you-go plans

Vodafone Ireland has today announced new bill pay and pay-as-you-go (PAYG) plans for customers.

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Judge finds the facts proven as taxi driver accused of assaulting teenage girl

A taxi-driver denied a charge of punching a young woman on the nose in the height of a row about a fare.

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Woman who drove off pier with colleague convicted of murder

A woman has been found guilty of murdering a man she claimed was in love with her by driving them off a harbour in Wicklow.

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Gardaí hunt for three men after woman allegedly pulled into bushes and raped

A section of parkland in Clondalkin in Dublin is sealed off today after an alleged sex assault overnight.

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Union calls on Government to heed public support for referendum on TTIP/CETA deal

The Unite union has today called on the Government to heed the findings of a recent poll which showed almost two-thirds of people in Ireland favour a referendum ...

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Hiqa blames poor intrastructure for hospital-acquired disease at St Vincent's

The Health Watchdog is raising concerns about the first outbreak of a hospital-acquired disease at the National Liver Transplant Unit.

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Man who mooned gardaí jailed for three months

A 46-year-old Cork man dropped his pants and exposed his buttocks to gardaí in full view of a group of Spanish students in Cork city centre, writes Liam Heylin.

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State paying €4,500 a week for teenager's flat 'scandalous', says judge

A district court judge has stated that it is “scandalous” that the State is paying a private operator €4,500 a week to house a troubled teen with no services, writes ...

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Quay developments set to transform Cork city and harbour

Developments worth several hundred million euro are signalled for strategic Cork city and harbour water-fronting sites, at CIÉ-owned Horgan’s Quay, and separately ...

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Gardaí say 'excessive speed a factor' in Donegal crash that killed three people

Update 2.40pm: Two 19-year-old men and a 21-year-old woman have been killed in a crash in Co Donegal.

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses to alleged overnight sex assault in Dublin

Gardaí are investigating an alleged sexual assault in the Clondalkin area of Dublin overnight.

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More low wage growth could lead to extremism, TD warns

The Government is being urged to do more to help increase wages and reduce the cost of living.

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Irish Rail want end to 'orchestrated blocking of driver training' as talks set to resume

Talks between Irish Rail and unions representing train drivers will begin at 10am at the Workplace Relations Commission this morning.

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Dublin transport chiefs defend decision to close O'Connell Bridge quays for Bank Holiday weekend

The National Transport Authority is defending the decision to carry out essential Luas works in Dublin this Bank Holiday weekend.

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Console founder in court bid to access savings account today

Console founder Paul Kelly and his wife Patricia will today be given an opportunity to prove that funds in their savings account belongs to them.

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