Part of Dublin school building to close after 'significant structural issues' found

A school in north county Dublin is to close down part of its building with immediate effect after "significant structural issues" were identified.

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Man arrested in connection with alleged daytime rape of 75-year-old woman

Gardaí have arrested a 49-year old Co Mayo man concerning the alleged daytime rape of a 75-year-old woman in Ennis last Thursday.

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North Kerry divided after farmer's killing

It was a killing that shattered two families, stunned a community and now has divided a county.

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Killing of journalist was rogue operation, says Saudi foreign minister

Adel al-Jubeir said that those responsible will be held accountable for ‘this huge and grave mistake’.

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UK cabinet minister says Saudi explanation for death of journalist ‘not credible’

Jamal Khashoggi died at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul more than two weeks ago.

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Billy Connolly: Scottish independence may be the way to go after Brexit disaster

The actor and comedian gives his views in a new book, Made In Scotland.

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Missed penalty costs Crystal Palace as Everton subs wrap up late victory

Calvert-Lewin and Tosun on target for Toffees.

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Spotlight on Jose (again) and all the Premier League talking points

The talking points from the weekend’s action.

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Charleville and Courcey Rovers to do it all again after stalemate

Charleville 1-9 Courcey Rovers 0-12

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Former Deutsche Bank trader extradited to UK on rate rigging charge

Andreas Hauschild is accused of trying to influence Euribor levels.

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Bank of England remains under fire over ‘staggeringly’ high expenses

Two US advisers claimed nearly £54,000 on travel for three meetings, figures show.

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Markets braced for Italy and Saudi tensions

The spotlight will continue to fall on Italy as well as global tensions over the alleged killing in Istanbul of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, analysts said.

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Strictly continues to ride high in ratings after Seann Walsh controversy

The show continued to draw big numbers, although not quite as large as in the immediate aftermath.

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David Beckham explains why marriage to Victoria is ‘hard work’

He said he has learned to ignore negative speculation about their relationship.

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X Factor contestant forced to restart song after announcement blunder

The Benidorm singer was covering Mariah Carey’s Hero.

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Mohammed bin Salman: A carefully managed rise hides a dark side

Last year, at age 31, Mohammed bin Salman became Saudi Arabia’s crown prince.

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Child welfare cases ‘inefficient and adversarial’

The often adversarial nature of cases involving child welfare and protection takes up much social worker time, threatens the principle of securing the best outcomes ...

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Climate change: 1.5C is worth striving for – but is it feasible?

When the Paris Agreement in December 2015 called for the IPCC to put together a “Special Report” on Global Warming of 1.5°C, scientists knew very ...

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