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Gardaí arrest man in connection with Cork drug seizure

A man is in Garda custody in Cork in connection with a drugs seizure.

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Gardaí break up wedding fight at Kerry hotel involving 40 people

Gardaí had to be called to a hotel in Co. Kerry last night after a large fight broke out at a wedding in Ballybunion.

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Dáil resumes after three suspensions

Dáil business has resumed after being delayed for more than an hour, in another row between the Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett and Sinn Féin.

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HSE chief: There will always be people on A&E trolleys

The Head of the Health Service Executive says there will always be people on trolleys at Irish hospitals, but he says they won't be there for such long periods of ...

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Dáil suspended after Tánaiste claims 'history of paedophilia in Republican movement'

The Dáil has been suspended again following another dispute between Sinn Féin and the Ceann Comhairle, Sean Barrett.

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Ian Bailey damages action will have to be aborted if jurors are unavailable, warns judge

The High Court judge hearing Ian Bailey's damages action has warned the case will have to be aborted if they have fewer than 10 jurors to hear it.

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€60,000 worth of cannabis herb seized in Cork

A man has been arrested after cannabis herb with a street value of €60,000 was seized in Cork.

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Daly: Govt mis-using gender to create female 'old boys club'

TD Clare Daly has accused the Government of deliberately appointing women to key positions within the courts and Gardaí to distract from cronyism.

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50kgs of cocaine seized in Tyrone

Fifty kilos of cocaine has been seized in Co Tyrone.

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A&E patient's family 'devastated' at manner of death in Limerick hospital

The solicitor for the family of a man who died on a hospital trolley having presented as a "very urgent" case says they are devastated by what happened.

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HSE gains €115m extra for 2015 spending

Funding for health services is being increased slightly for the first time since 2008.

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Minister urges teacher unions to reconsider strike

The Education Minister Jan O'Sullivan has urged teachers' unions to reconsider a strike planned for next week.

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PAC to ask Attorney General whether whistleblower can attend public hearing

The Public Accounts Committee is to ask the Attorney General whether a whistleblower should be allowed to attend for a public hearing.

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Irish Water pack containing human excrement sent to call centre staff

The company handling customer queries for Irish Water has denied a report that a staff member was "rushed to hospital" after a customer pack including human excrement ...

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Cars to be banned from one side of College Green

Cars will be banned from one side of Dublin's College Green in a trial by Dublin City Council next year.

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We spend €2.4bn on sport and exercise, report finds

New research shows more than 1.6 million adults place bets on sporting events.

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20% house-deposit rule to be delayed

A new rule which would see housebuyers forced to save 20% of a deposit before taking out a mortgage is to be delayed.

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New rules allow blood samples from unconscious drivers

Blood samples can be taken from all drivers involved in road crashes from today - including those who cannot give consent.

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Toddlers watching more than three hours TV 'at risk of aggression': ESRI

Toddlers who watch three hours TV a day may end up physically weak, educationally stunted and emotionally aggressive, according to a new study.

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Americans celebrate Thanksgiving

Americans living in Ireland will hold events to celebrate the annual Thanksgiving holiday today.

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PAC focuses on purchase of lands for Limerick Greyhound Stadium

The Public Accounts Committee is today focusing on mismanagement of public money in relation to the purchase of lands for Limerick Greyhound Stadium.

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Up to 2,000 foster children may be eligible for adoption under new laws

There could be 2,000 children eligible for adoption from the foster care system when the legislation from the Children's Referendum is enacted.

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Varadkar to advertise for 200 consultants as HSE prepares to launch service plan

Targeted measures to tackle waiting lists are expected to be announced as part of the HSE's service plan for next year this morning.

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Parents to see schools' strengths and weaknesses - but not exam results - in new plan

Parents will be entitled to a report on the strengths and weaknesses of their child's school under new plans by the Department of Education.

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Carrauntoohil Cross to be re-erected

The MacGillycuddy Reeks Mountain Access Forum have confirmed that they intend to re-erect the Carrauntoohil Cross after it was recently found cut down.

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