Gardaí in Kilkenny investigating a serious stabbing incident this evening have issued an appeal for witnesses.

Lotto jackpot heading for €9m; One winner of €500k

There was no winner of tonight's Lotto Jackpot, worth over €8m.

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Man understood to be prison officer charged with drugs offences

A man, understood to be a prison officer, has been charged with a total of 16 offences including conspiracy to supply class A, B and C drugs.

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Gardaí probe Limerick shooting reports

Gardaí are investigating a report of a shooting at a house in Limerick overnight.

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Young man seriously hurt in north Dublin crash

Gardaí want to speak to anyone who may have witnessed a serious crash in north county Dublin early this morning.

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Man raids petrol station with gun, crashes two getaway cars

A man is being treated in hospital after an armed robbery and hiijacking at a petrol station in Co Laois overnight.

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Garda water unit searching Youghal port in Tina Satchwell disappearance probe

A major search operation is underway in east Cork this morning in connection with the disappearance of a woman earlier this year.

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€270m Irish Water payment 'not connected to refunds', says Government

A €270m payment to Irish Water had no connection to the fact water charges were scrapped, the Government has claimed.

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Man discovered with injuries in Co Wicklow is critically ill

Investigations are continuing after a man was discovered with serious injuries in Bray, Co Wicklow on Tuesday.

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Ballymun murders: Gardaí pursue 300 lines of inquiry

Gardaí are pursuing 300 lines of enquiry following the murder of a 30-year-old man and a mother of six in Ballymun in Dublin.

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Anger as homeless cousins removed from Phoenix Park

Two homeless cousins who had been living in tents in Dublin's Phoenix Park have had their belongings confiscated and removed from the area.

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Man in critical condition in hospital after being found with 'significant' injuries in Bray

Gardaí investigating the discovery of an injured man in Bray on Tuesday, August 15 are appealing for witnesses.

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Swimming ban in place at Dublin beach

A swimming ban has been put in place at a north Dublin beach.

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Gangland shooting victims hit multiple times as intended target fled, gardaí say

An innocent mother-of-six and a young locksmith killed in a gangland shooting were shot multiple times in an attack which the intended victim narrowly escaped, gardai ...

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Midlands family collect €370k Lotto win after playing in 'one of the luckiest Lotto shops in the country'

A holiday punt on one of Ireland’s luckiest Lotto shops turned up trumps for a delighted Midlands family who today collected a cheque for a cool €370,132.

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RNLI rescue three people from 50 foot vessel off coast of Cork

Three people have been rescued after their boat got into difficulty off the Cork coast.

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Gardaí ask for help in locating missing 16-year-old boy from Co Offaly

Gardaí are looking for assistance in tracing a missing 16-year-old boy.

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Investigation as woman found dead after lying undiscovered for 10 hours in hospital toilet

An investigation is underway after a woman was found dead in a disabled toilet at Galway University Hospital.

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Watch the Luas being tested ahead of traffic restrictions in Dublin city centre

Traffic lane changes are coming into effect on some of the busiest roads in Dublin City Centre this weekend.

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'Trade could be distorted' by proposals for business in the North

Manufacturers from Great Britain could rush to establish bases in Northern Ireland to avoid customs tariffs post-Brexit, a lobby group for the industry said.

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Report reveals new generation of unfit children

A worrying number of under 12's here can not run, jump, throw or catch a ball properly, according to a new report.

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Shane Ross to consider referring ticket scandal report to corporate enforcement investigators

Minister for Transport and Sport Shane Ross has confirmed he will consider referring the critical report on ticketing touting in Rio to corporate enforcement investigators. ...

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Fears raised over access for children in Direct Provision to third-level education

Concern is being raised over the treatment of second-level school students in Direct Provision who wish to go on to third level.

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Dr Temple Grandin to speak in Cork as union calls for more special needs investment

The IMPACT trade union says we need better early intervention for children with special needs.

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Latest: Victims from 34 countries caught up in Barcelona attack; Irish boy, 5, suffers broken leg

Latest: Victims from 34 countries were killed or injured in the Spain terror attacks, a Spanish ambassador said.

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Govt gives Irish Water €270m to make up for scrapping of charges

Irish Water is to be given €270m to make up for the money it will miss out on now that charges have been scrapped.

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Judge who dismissed same sex marriage challenges says courts cannot change laws

A judge who dismissed two landmark challenges against Northern Ireland's same sex marriage ban has made clear it is for politicians, not the courts, to change the ...

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Calls to build bridges between TDs and British MPs over Brexit

More bridges need to built between Irish and UK politicians ahead of Brexit, a Fine Gael TD has said.

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Garda manhunt continues after double murder in Ballymun

A manhunt is continuing as Gardaí try to track down those responsible for a double murder in Dublin.

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Firefighters deliver baby boy in Dublin car park

Dublin City Fire Brigade have just delivered a baby boy.

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Ibrahim Halawa 'scared of freedom' after four years in Egyptian jail

Jailed Irishman Ibrahim Halawa has warned he has been behind bars for so long that he is scared of freedom.

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Swimming advisory at Portmarnock beach lifted

An advisory against swimming in Portmarnock in north Co Dublin has been lifted.

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Ireland to mark 1000th EuroMillions draw on Friday

Since it's inception 13-years-ago, the EuroMillions has created 11 multi-millionaires over the 999 Irish draws.

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Firm selling Confederate flag as 'Ireland South Cross Flag'

A Confederate flag is on sale on Amazon advertised as an "Ireland South Cross Flag".

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Latest: Man charged with serious assault on his baby daughter

Update 3.40pm: An 18-year-old man has been remanded on bail after he was charged with a serious assault on his 10-week-old baby daughter.

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Body wants councils to work on backlog in services while Stormont is suspended

The organisation which represents local government in Northern Ireland has called for extra powers to be granted to councils while Stormont is suspended.

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Drones banned as gardaí search for body of Trevor Deely

A ban has been imposed on the flying of drones over the site in Dublin where gardaí are searching for the remains of Trevor Deely.

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State will not appeal refusal to extradite Ian Bailey, High Court hears

The State will not appeal against the High Court's decision last month to refuse the extradition of Ian Bailey to France in relation to the death of Sophie Tuscan ...

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Report: Irishman dies after being shot during car-jacking in Mexico

A man from Co Louth is reported to have been killed in Mexico.

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Hurricane Gert heading to Ireland, but no weather warnings expected

Hurricane Gert is heading to Ireland, but it is not expected to batter the country.

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Gardaí renew appeal for information on man missing for almost a year

Gardaí are renewing their appeal for information about 54-year old William Mulvihill, who was last seen on August 21, 2016.

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Irish Rail reports rise in passenger accidents due to smartphone distraction

The number of slips, trips and falls at Irish train stations has risen mainly due to people being distracted by their phones, according to Irish Rail's safety report. ...

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LATEST: NI High Court dismisses cases calling for same-sex marriage

LATEST: Northern Ireland's High Court has dismissed two cases calling for same-sex marriage to be recognised.

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Family, friends and supporters to mark fourth anniversary of Ibrahim Halawa's detention

Family, friends and supporters of Ibrahim Halawa are today marking the fourth anniversary of his imprisonment in Egypt.

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Dental service for primary school children 'on the verge of collapse'

It is being claimed the Public Dental Service for primary school children is on the verge of collapse.

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Latest: OCI was run like 'personal fiefdom', says Cork TD

Latest: The Oireachtas committee meeting about the Rio ticket touting inquiry has been suspended because one of the clerks has taken ill.

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Latest: Man shot dead in Ballymun was not known to Gardaí

Latest: The man shot dead in Ballymun yesterday has been named locally.

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No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of the Lotto Jackpot, worth almost €7.6m.

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PSNI find suspected Dissident Republican arms dump

Police in the North have found a suspected Dissident Republican arms dump.

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Government condemns white nationalism following violent rallies in US

"The kind of thinking that comes from white supremacists or white nationalists is a kind of thinking that Ireland condemns outright."

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