Court must consider man accused of breaking Official Secrets Act was 'spoofing', judge told

The barrister for a Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) employee accused of disclosing sensitive information has said his client was “spoofing” when ...

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Daughter of woman left with brain injuries after brutal rape calls for longer prison sentences

The daughter of a woman who was left with life-changing injuries following a brutal rape has called for longer prison sentences for violent criminals.

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Stunning kingfisher mural unveiled in Cork city

A stunning new mural with a conservation theme has been unveiled on the quayside in Cork city as part of a new city placemaking initiative.

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Seven injured after explosion on Lyon street

Seven people have been injured after an explosion on a busy street in the French city of Lyon.

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Hunt for fugitive who vowed to surrender if he got 15,000 Facebook likes

Jose Simms has seven arrest warrants and is being sought after failing to appear in court.

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US planning to send 1,500 troops to Middle East

Donald Trump said the troops would have a ‘mostly protective’ role.

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Injury takes the good feeling away from Travers

The 20-year-old suffered the fracture during a training camp in Portugal.

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Chelsea Supporters Trust criticise club over Europa League final arrangements

Blues fans believe Chelsea could have done much more to assist those wishing to try to travel to Baku.

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Roger Federer plays down his chances ahead of Roland Garros return

Federer has not played at Roland Garros since 2015.

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IMI launch new IDA-backed leadership course for managers of FDI giants in Ireland

The reliance of foreign firms on the economy has been further signalled with an IDA-backed management course aimed at training management for Irish subsidiaries ...

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Profits surge at firms of Irish rugby players as pub firm prospers

Profits at the commercial firm operated by former Irish rugby captain, Jamie Heaslip last year more than doubled to €124,324.

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Investors weigh prospects for Irish shares under probable new hard-Brexiteer British prime minister

The fall of Theresa May pushed sterling slightly higher, but only after the currency had fallen sharply in the past week on the prospect her probable successor, ...

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Morrissey calls for end to ‘Soviet Britain’ in lengthy online post

The Smiths former frontman posted on Facebook.

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Countdown’s Rachel Riley expecting baby with Pasha Kovalev

The couple have been together since 2014 after meeting on Strictly Come Dancing the previous year.

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Adam Levine leaving The Voice in the US after 16 seasons

The Maroon 5 frontman was part of the original line-up when the show launched in 2011.

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Political parties agree: Elections this week are actually about local issues

Political parties agree that, for the first time in years, the local elections this week really are about local issues, on everything from housing to the environment ...

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Garda boss Harris risks walking into a seamy mess over civilian prosecution case

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris was questioned on the Margiotta case that collapsed at trial earlier this year. His answers to the PAC left a lot to be desired, writes ...

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Ryan Report that shocked nation offers much but gaps in the detail still remain

On 20 May 2009, Ireland made international headlines when the Report of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse (CICA) was published.

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