Systems to blame for hospital costs rising

Mistakes in quantifying mechanical and electrical systems are largely to blame for the escalating costs of the new National Children’s Hospital, the health ...

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Prison managers challenge service on ‘scapegoating’

Three prison managers who believe they were scapegoated following a walkout by 15 prison officers from a dangerous unit of Portlaoise Prison are challenging how ...

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Two men questioned in connection with death of Cavan man last summer

Two men have been detained overnight by gardaí in Co Cavan in connection with the killing of 59-year-old Oliver Murray.

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May battling on two fronts after major Brexit defeat

DUP backing bolsters PM as she faces no confidence showdown in the Commons.

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Body painting can stop blood-sucking horseflies, research suggests

Bright decorative stripes daubed on the bodies of indigenous tribes may deter insect pests, say scientists.

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How Jeremy Corbyn’s no confidence motion will work

The procedure is being used for the first time under the provisions of the Fixed Term Parliaments Act.

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With Ireland eligibility down the line, Gibson-Park remains focused on Leinster

Jamison Gibson-Park has kept a respectful distance from all the talk of a possible Ireland cap down the line but the Kiwi scrum-half is hoping that his soon-to-come ...

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Blade and Farrell ‘would do Ireland proud’ if selected, reckons Friend

Connacht coach Andy Friend said that his scrum-half Caolin Blade and centre Tom Farrell are fired-up and ready to answer Ireland’s call if Joe Schmidt includes ...

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Schmidt to reveal squad for England opener

The raft of players coming back into contention for Champions Cup selection this weekend across the provinces bodes well for Joe Schmidt as he prepares to name his ...

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Provident shares tumble further on profit warning

Provident Financial expects 2018 earnings to be at the lower end of market expectations, sending shares in the sub-prime lender 20% lower.

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Apple wins legal round in Qualcomm patent dispute

A patent lawsuit filed by Qualcomm against Apple was thrown out by a German court, in a reversal for the US chipmaker after it won a recent court ban on the sale ...

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Better systems can aid business of giving money to tackle poverty

On a visit to Ethiopia last week, the Taoiseach chose to visit one of the most impoverished areas of the world and witness, first hand, profound poverty.

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Kesha vows to ‘love myself’ after posting make-up-free selfie

She shared the picture to Instagram.

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Anna Faris offers to officiate at ex-husband Chris Pratt’s wedding

He is engaged to Katherine Schwarzenegger.

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Caitlyn Jenner takes part in the #10YearChallenge

Jenner is the latest celebrity to take part in the viral trend.

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Search goes on for woman who disappeared without trace almost two years ago

It seemed, last March, that there had been a major breakthrough in the search for the Cork woman. Then nothing. But now it’s been almost two years since Tina ...

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Brexit is more than just empty jargon — it will change your everyday life

Whether you’ve been following it or not, Brexit will make an impact on your daily life, writes Political Correspondent Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

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The life and crimes of Ian Horgan

He was a good kid, big for his age and a good underage footballer. So why has this Cork man spent over half his life behind bars?

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