It has emerged the Garda Commissioner is meeting the Tánaiste and Justice Minister as the crisis over breath tests continues.

Weather report: Here's what you can expect for the days ahead

Another day of blue, cloudless, sunny skies as the good weather continues into the week, but make the most of it while you can, as it is not meant to last much longer. ...

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Sinn Féin set to publish motion of no confidence in Garda Commissioner

A government TD says they have to find out who was responsible for huge data mistakes within An Garda Siochana.

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Fire Brigade tackle blaze in Wicklow

A fire at Bray in county Wicklow has sent a plume of smoke across south County Dublin this morning.

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Latest: Body of woman found in apartment on Cork northside removed for post-mortem

A woman's body has been discovered in Cork.

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Colleagues' 'hearts and thoughts' with family of Coast Guard who died at sea

Rescue teams which recovered the body of an Irish Coast Guard pilot from the Atlantic seabed have said their hearts go out to the family.

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Rescue 116: Drones aid search for two missing men off Mayo coast

The focus of the Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 search mission off the North Mayo coast has shifted to the recovery of the remaining two missing crew members, ...

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Fianna Fáil plans emergency powers to tackle the housing crisis

Fianna Fáil is to seek emergency laws to help tackle the housing crisis in a belief that the Government’s plan to build new homes and tackle homelessness is failing, ...

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Man shot in Dublin identified as cousin of crime boss Garry Hutch

A man shot in Dublin last night is reportedly the cousin of crime boss Gary Hutch.

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Bus Eireann strike enters fourth day

Thousands of commuters are facing travel chaos again this morning.

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Deadline for return of Northern Ireland powersharing to expire

The deadline for restoring powersharing in Northern Ireland runs out later.

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Noirín O'Sullivan under pressure to consider her position

The Garda Commissioner is facing mounting pressure to stand down from her position.

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Man shot in Dublin inner-city attack

A man has been shot in Dublin city centre. It is believed the shooting took place at around 10pm.

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'Hearts and thoughts' with Mark Duffy's family as his body is recovered from sea

Rescue teams which recovered the body of Irish Coast Guard pilot Captain Mark Duffy from the Atlantic seabed have said their hearts go out to the family.

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Latest: Flanagan urges Stormont parties to reach agreement before tomorrow's deadline

Talks aimed at restoring the North's power-sharing executive have broken down.

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Teenage sweethearts killed in Limerick head-on collision

Funeral arrangements are being prepared for teenage sweethearts Gary Kelly and Delia Keary after they both lost their lives following a head-on crash last Friday.

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Cyclist killed in Clare crash

A 50-year-old cyclist has been killed in a crash in Co Clare.

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Teenager injured in Limerick crash dies in hospital

An 18-year-old woman seriously injured in a crash on Friday, has died in hospital.

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Gerry Adams: No real progress at Stormont talks

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams says there has been no real progress in talks at Stormont.

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21-year-old man dies in Cork crash

A 21-year-old man has died in a crash in Co Cork.

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Man dies in Mayo crash

A man in his 30s has died in a crash in county Mayo.

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Martin McGuinness's family touched by gestures of comfort, says widow

The widow of the late Martin McGuinness has said the family were touched by solace and comfort offered to them since his death.

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Second man held over Strabane explosive attack aimed at police patrol

A second man has been arrested by police investigating an explosive attack on officers in the North.

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Gardaí investigate fire at protected building in Clare

Gardaí are investigating the cause of a fire at a protected building in Co Clare this morning.

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Report claims NAMA could have raised extra €18bn for taxpayer

A new report on the activity of NAMA says the agency could have raised an extra €18bn for the taxpayer.

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Doubts over waste water fine proposal

The European Commissioner for the Environment Karmenu Vella has exhibited doubts that a proposal for waste water fines will comply with EU law.

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Van driver in serious condition following Cavan crash

A van driver is in a serious condition following a crash in county Cavan.

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Dublin's Port Tunnel closed today for charity run

Dublin's Port Tunnel is closed to traffic for much of today.

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Bus Éireann strike: 'This is the 21st century, we need proper funding of public transport'

Services at Bus Éireann are at a standstill for a third day.

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Calls for action over Garda breath test and court summons scandals

There are renewed calls for action to be taken over the Garda breath test and court summons scandals.

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Latest: Coffin with Mark Duffy's body driven from Blacksod pier draped in Tricolour

Latest: Gardaí have confirmed the body recovered from the wreckage of Irish Coast Guard helicopter R116 this morning is that of Captain Mark Duffy.

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No winner of tonight's Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of the Lotto jackpot tonight worth over €5m.

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Latest poll shows Labour and Independents gain while Sinn Féin lose

Labour and Independents have gained in the latest opinion poll at the expense of Sinn Féin and other small parties.

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Social Democrats reject Garda Commissioner's statement as 'completely inadequate'

Update 9pm: The Social Democrats say that the Garda Commissioner's statement in relation to the breath test and court summons scandals is "completely inadequate." ...

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Compromise will be key in North talks, says SDLP leader

Time is running out for parties in the North to agree a powersharing deal.

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€15m Waterford Greenway opens today

The €15m Waterford Greenway is to officially open today.

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Latest: Three men arrested after shots fired through window of house in Drogheda

LATEST: Three men have been arrested following a shooting in Drogheda overnight.

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Firefighters battle major blaze at Cork business park

Firefighters have been battling an overnight fire at a commercial premises in Bantry, Co Cork.

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Transport Minister urged to intervene as bus strike enters second day

As the all-out strike by Bus Éireann enters its second day, Minister for Transport Shane Ross is coming under increasing pressure to intervene.

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Latest: Body of crewman remains trapped in wreckage of Rescue 116

LATEST: The body of a crewman of an Irish Coast Guard helicopter that crashed into the Atlantic 11 days ago remains trapped in the wreckage.

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Green Party Annual Convention begins today

The Green Party Annual Convention is taking place in Waterford this weekend.

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Parents paying high fees for low-paid childcare workers, says union

Irish parents pay some of the highest childcare costs in the world, while workers in the sector earn an average of just €9.27 an hour, according to a new campaign.

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Taoiseach to sign Rome Declaration today

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and other European leaders will today sign the Rome Declaration in the Italian capital.

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Teen killed and another critical after crash outside Abbeyfeale

Gardai have appealed for witnesses following the death of 19-year-old man in a road traffic collision tonight, writes David Raleigh.

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Kilkenny murder trial hears evidence from state pathologist who believes victim's death was 'swift'

The State Pathologist has told the jury in a cold case murder trial that she believes the fatal assault on the alleged victim was “swift”.

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ISPCC 'concerned' with 5.5% increase in homeless children

The number of homeless people in Ireland has reached another new record.

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Save Cork City group claims OPW have refused meetings over Cork flood prevention plan

Critics of a proposed flood defence scheme for Cork have said that representatives from the Office of Public Works have refused to meet with them, despite a number ...

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Victim impact statement tells of the effect the murder of Anne Shortall has had on her children

Latest: The children of a woman murdered by a man she had a one-night stand with have told the Central Criminal Court of the devastation he has caused.

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Journalist rescues Chicago family left stranded in Limerick by Bus Éireann strike

There were no trains or Bus Éireann buses operating out of Limerick, causing chaos for commuters.

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Man hit by part of rollercoaster in Cork released from hospital

Update 7.30pm: The man hospitalised earlier after being hit by part of a rollarcoaster in Cork has been released from hospital.

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