Islanders cast votes early in European and local elections

It could be the last time people in remote Irish communities are allowed to vote a day ahead of the rest of the country.

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Gardaí appeal for help locating teen last seen in Clondalkin

Gardaí are appealing to the public for assistance in tracing the whereabouts of a missing 17-year-old in Dublin

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Third man arrested after firearm recovered in Dublin

A third man was arrested yesterday by gardaí investigating the recovery of a firearm during an intelligence-led operation in Ballyfermot earlier this week.

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Theresa May urged to change law to ban politicians who promote rape or violence

British Prime Minister Theresa May has been called on to help stamp out the abuse of women in politics.

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American Taliban John Walker Lindh ‘released’ after 17 years in prison

Now 38, the Californian was captured on the battlefield in Afghanistan in 2001 and had been incarcerated in a US federal prison.

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Sweeping victory for Indian prime minister and allies in general election

Opposition leader Rahul Gandhi lost a seat in Uttar Pradesh although he could still be elected in another constituency.

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Dean Smith believes Championship play-off final should be played first

Villa lost in last season’s Sky Bet Championship play-off final to Fulham.

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Daniel James withdraws from Wales squad following bereavement

The Swansea winger’s father has died.

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Ireland skipper Coleman fires warning to Denmark

The two sides have faced each other four times in 18 months.

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Brittany Ferries cancels Cork to France and Spain sailings due to 'technical problem' with ferry

A number of scheduled sailings from Cork to Roscoff, France and Santander, Spain have been cancelled by Brittany Ferries.

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Just one in nine CEOs of large enterprises appointed were women

New statistics on gender balance in business have been released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show a gender breakdown of chairpersons, boards of directors, ...

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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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Michael Flatley endorses his former chef's bid to be Mayor of Clonakilty

Irish dance superstar, Michael Flatley, has recorded a special video endorsing his former chef's bid to become the directly elected Mayor of Clonakilty in West Cork. ...

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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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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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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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