Gardaí appeal for witnesses after Co Cork post office robbed

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses in relation to a robbery at a post office in Little Island, Co Cork this morning.

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Gardaí trying to establish motive for Dublin murders

Gardaí investigating the murder of two men in Dublin - within 24 hours of each other - are trying to establish a motive for the attacks.

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Shane Geoghegan's murderer fails in ECHR bid to overturn murder conviction

The gangland killer of Limerick rugby player, Shane Geoghegan, has failed in his attempt to get Europe’s top human rights court to overturn his conviction ...

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The Tiger Who Came To Tea author Judith Kerr dies aged 95

The much-loved author died following a short illness at her home on Wednesday.

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Breeding restrictions in Barcelona spark debate on role of zoos

The zoo in the Spanish city has been ordered to restrict reproduction unless the young are to be reintroduced into the wild.

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Former foreign minister among dead in Somalia suicide car bomb attack

Extremist group al Shabab claimed responsibility.

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Football rumours from the media

Jack Clarke, Kieran Trippier and Craig Dawson are among the names being linked with moves.

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A closer look at the Cricket World Cup

England and Wales hosts the tournament for the first time in 20 years.

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O’Sullivan threatens to miss high-profile events due to media commitments

The 43-year-old described his relationship with World Snooker as a “broken marriage”.

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'A bleak day for traditional retail' - Union says high rents to blame for shops closing

The deputy general secretary of the Mandate trade union, Gerry Light, says that landlords need to face the reality between disproportionate rents and actual sales.

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May's loosening grip on power sends sterling plummeting and sinks UK-exposed shares

The last gamble of Theresa May to win over MPs to support her Brexit deal appeared to unravel putting a question mark over her future and weighing on sterling.

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New house builds ‘to peak at only 25,000’, says country’s largest housebuilder

The chief executive of Cairn Homes, the country’s largest housebuilder, said annual peak new supply will reach only 25,000 in the coming years, meaning too ...

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Michael Barrymore feels ‘raw anger’ over career collapse, Piers Morgan says

Barrymore will make an appearance on Piers Morgan’s Life Stories.

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Actress Patsy Palmer returning to EastEnders as Bianca Jackson

The soap’s executive producer promised a “blistering storyline”.

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Towie’s Chloe Lewis expecting her first child

She announced the news on Instagram.

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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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