Sex offender ordered to go into lockdown at grandparents' home after return from France

Sex offender ordered to go into lockdown at grandparents' home after return from France

A judge has ordered a sex offender to go into 24-hour ‘lock-down’ at his grandparents’ home until he sentences him in over two weeks time.

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Gardaí called in after judge hears father strips and flogs his three children twice weekly

Gardaí called in after judge hears father strips and flogs his three children twice weekly

A judge has called in the gardaí after hearing that a father strips his three children and flogs them twice weekly with a belt as they lie on the floor.

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Judge throws out €60,000 personal injury claim after finding woman gave 'misleading' evidence

Judge throws out €60,000 personal injury claim after finding woman gave 'misleading' evidence

A judge has thrown out an Ennis woman’s €60,000 personal injury claim for a back injury after finding that she gave “misleading” evidence ...

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Gardaí continue probe into Ennis father who allegedly assaulted and neglected baby daughter

Gardaí continue probe into Ennis father who allegedly assaulted and neglected baby daughter

Gardaí have taken 60 statements and sought CCTV from 30 different premises in Ennis as part of an investigation into an alleged assault on a three-and-a-half-month-old ...

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Cliffs of Moher visitor experience to be given a €16.5m boost

Cliffs of Moher visitor experience to be given a €16.5m boost

Clare County Council is set to spend an estimated €16.5m, including €2m on a tunnel for pedestrians, at the country’s most popular natural tourist ...

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10.8m facemasks, 28.4m gloves: Gardaí spend almost €13m on Covid-19 equipment

10.8m facemasks, 28.4m gloves: Gardaí spend almost €13m on Covid-19 equipment

A spend by Gardaí on 10.8 million face masks and on 28.4 million gloves has contributed to a Covid-19 spend of almost €13m by the force to date this ...

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University ordered to pay €60,000 to employee with OCD who had fear of using toilet

University ordered to pay €60,000 to employee with OCD who had fear of using toilet

A university here has been ordered to pay €60,000 for discriminating against an employee who had significant anxiety over contamination from using work toilets. ...

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'There are very few plots left': Court hears burial plot row is 'the stuff of John B Keane'

'There are very few plots left': Court hears burial plot row is 'the stuff of John B Keane'

An 81-year old farmer told a court today that but for the fact that he was on consecrated ground, he would have been killed instantly when assaulted by a man armed ...

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Woman dismissed for failing to disclose pregnancy during job interview awarded €40k

Woman dismissed for failing to disclose pregnancy during job interview awarded €40k

A pharmacy owner has been ordered to pay €40,000 to a pharmacy technician for unfairly dismissing her over her not disclosing that she was five months pregnant ...

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55 prisoners released since start of March re-arrested

55 prisoners released since start of March re-arrested

Fifty five inmates granted temporary release from prisons since March 2nd by the Irish Prison Service (IPS) have been re-arrested since and returned to prison after ...

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Judge gives Clare farmer two weeks to pay compensation over property row with brother

Judge gives Clare farmer two weeks to pay compensation over property row with brother

A judge has given a west Clare farmer two weeks to pay compensation concerning criminal damage he committed to a fuse box arising from a property dispute with his ...

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Irish prison service spends €9k on Netflix installations

Irish prison service spends €9k on Netflix installations

The Irish Prison Service (IPS) spend of over €9,000 on the recent installation and subscription of Netflix for prisoners brings to over €800,000 on TV ...

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IAA to deliver €2m in savings after Covid-19 'revenue collapse'

IAA to deliver €2m in savings after Covid-19 'revenue collapse'

An Aer Lingus aircraft at Dublin Airport. Photo: Sasko Lazarov/RollingNews.ie Staff at the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) are to deliver €2 million in savings ...

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State-contracted emergency comms company reports 8% rise in profits

State-contracted emergency comms company reports 8% rise in profits

Pre-tax profits at the company which operates the State contract to provide secure communications amongst emergency services and other State agencies last year increased ...

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Man with schizophrenia jailed as court hears details of four unprovoked Ennis assaults

Man with schizophrenia jailed as court hears details of four unprovoked Ennis assaults

A judge has stated that it is fortunate that at least two out of four unprovoked assaults committed by a 25-year old man in Ennis did not end in fatalities.

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Court hears gun attack victim told he would get 'two bullets' if he showed up in court

Court hears gun attack victim told he would get 'two bullets' if he showed up in court

A victim of a gun attack has told a Garda that he didn’t attend court as he was informed of a fresh 'two bullet’ threat to him.

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Protection order for Clare woman after court hears ex-husband was flying drone outside house

Protection order for Clare woman after court hears ex-husband was flying drone outside house

A judge has granted a Protection Order to a woman after hearing she is fearful of her ex-husband who was flying a drone outside her home last weekend.

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Unions bid to avoid lay-offs at Irish Aviation Authority with counter-proposal

Unions bid to avoid lay-offs at Irish Aviation Authority with counter-proposal

Forfas and other unions at the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) have put forward counter-proposals to the IAA to avoid lay-offs at the authority.

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State facing potential liability of €332m in 'slopping out' cases

State facing potential liability of €332m in 'slopping out' cases

The State is facing a potential liability of €332.7 million concerning nine separate mass action personal injury claims including those being taken by former ...

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PPE makes up bulk of HSE's €1.1bn payments to third parties so far in Covid-19 battle

PPE makes up bulk of HSE's €1.1bn payments to third parties so far in Covid-19 battle

The scale of the cost so far to the HSE battling Covid-19 is revealed in records showing payments by the executive of over €1.1bn to third parties since February. ...

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Seven times more consultants earned over €300k at HSE last year than in 2018 due to back pay

Seven times more consultants earned over €300k at HSE last year than in 2018 due to back pay

Back pay for medical consultants sent the staff numbers earning over €300,000 at the HSE soaring more than seven-fold to 135 last year.

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Mechanic's complaint about 'racial and sexual' material on WhatsApp group led to manager's dismissal

Mechanic's complaint about 'racial and sexual' material on WhatsApp group led to manager's dismissal

A vehicle hire company here sacked a manager after receiving a complaint that he had circulated racial, sexual and pornographic material to colleagues on a work ...

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Developers plan to sell 10 'luxury' Dublin 4 apartments to council in €5.8m social housing deal

Developers plan to sell 10 'luxury' Dublin 4 apartments to council in €5.8m social housing deal

Developers of a planned luxury apartment scheme for Herbert Park in Dublin 4 are proposing to sell 10 apartments for €5.88 million to Dublin City Council for ...

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Covid-19 causes 91% drop in numbers seeking asylum

Covid-19 causes 91% drop in numbers seeking asylum

New figures released by State agency, the International Protection Office (IPO) show that for the month of April only 30 people sought asylum here.

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Widow of man who took his own life wins unfair dismissal case against Dublin investment firm

Widow of man who took his own life wins unfair dismissal case against Dublin investment firm

A widow of a senior manager who took his own life has won her battle against a Dublin-based investment management company concerning her late husband’s unfair ...

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WRC finds postman unfairly dismissed over disputed kiss to receptionist

WRC finds postman unfairly dismissed over disputed kiss to receptionist

A long-serving postman was unfairly dismissed concerning a disputed kiss to the top of the head of a receptionist, the WRC has ruled.

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Legal expert highlights 'abhorrent treatment' of pregnant women as €93k paid out in three dismissal cases

Legal expert highlights 'abhorrent treatment' of pregnant women as €93k paid out in three dismissal cases

Pregnancy-related dismissals are "endemic" in workplaces here and there are some larger employers who believe they can steamroll over the rights of pregnant employees, ...

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Focus Ireland ordered to pay €22,000 to 68-year-old 'humiliated' mediator for unlawfully retiring him

Focus Ireland ordered to pay €22,000 to 68-year-old 'humiliated' mediator for unlawfully retiring him

Adjudication Officer, Kevin Baneham found that Focus Ireland discriminated against Joseph McGrath because of his age.

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Green light given to plans for 753 residential units in Cork

Green light given to plans for 753 residential units in Cork

The appeals board has granted planning permission to Cork company, Longview Estates Ltd

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Man ordered to pay €104k to 'emotionally manipulated' ex-girlfriend for unfair dismissal

Man ordered to pay €104k to 'emotionally manipulated' ex-girlfriend for unfair dismissal

The owner of a Dublin-based restaurant, pub and hotel group has been ordered to pay €104,000 to an ex-girlfriend for her unfair dismissal from the business.

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Galway farmer told 81-year-old man 'I'm going to cut the f**king head off you' in row over burial plots

Galway farmer told 81-year-old man 'I'm going to cut the f**king head off you' in row over burial plots

Martin O’Shaughnessy of Killina, Gort, pleaded guilty to the assault of John Connolly at the graveyard at Killinny, East Kinvara on October 1 last.

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Data Protection Commission clocks up nearly €3m in legal bills over EU-US data transfer case

Data Protection Commission clocks up nearly €3m in legal bills over EU-US data transfer case

The case last year went to the Court of Justice of the EU (ECJ) in Strasbourg which examined the validity or otherwise of European Commission decisions approving ...

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Early school-leavers' programme director wins unfair dismissal case

Early school-leavers' programme director wins unfair dismissal case

A boss of an early school leavers programme who is alleged to have facilitated overpayments of €50,000 to €60,000 to his wife and to have removed a fridge ...

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'Nuuff respect’ - Department reveals praise for Taoiseach after he re-registered as doctor

'Nuuff respect’ - Department reveals praise for Taoiseach after he re-registered as doctor

"History will judge you well," was one of a number of laudatory messages sent through to the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, in response to confirmation last month that ...

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Parents of toddler killed by careless driver 'vindicated' by DPP decision to appeal

Parents of toddler killed by careless driver 'vindicated' by DPP decision to appeal

The DPP has appealed against the sentence imposed on a truck driver for the careless driving causing the death of Estlin Wall, 3, and serious bodily harm to her ...

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Woman awarded €10k after tribunal hears she was fired a day after revealing miscarriage

Woman awarded €10k after tribunal hears she was fired a day after revealing miscarriage

A hotel has been ordered to pay €10,000 compensation to a woman who was fired one day after she told her boss that she had suffered a miscarriage.

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Jail for 'savage' who beat wife with belt and buckle

Jail for 'savage' who beat wife with belt and buckle

A judge has jailed a 28-year-old Co Clare man who beat his wife “black and blue” with a belt and buckle.

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Covid-19 makes jacuzzis, steam rooms and pools 'a thing of the past' at Ben Dunne gyms

Covid-19 makes jacuzzis, steam rooms and pools 'a thing of the past' at Ben Dunne gyms

Jacuzzis, steam rooms and swimming pools "are gone" and are "a thing of the past” in Ben Dunne’s network of gyms as a result of Covid-19.

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Normal People goes global as multiple international sales confirmed for hit drama

Normal People goes global as multiple international sales confirmed for hit drama

The TV adaptation of Sally Rooney’s love story of Marianne and Connell is going global with Endeavor Content landing multiple international sales for the smash ...

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Sally Rooney books earn €8m as RTÉ gets '49 pieces of unhappy feedback' over Normal People

Sally Rooney books earn €8m as RTÉ gets '49 pieces of unhappy feedback' over Normal People

Sally Rooney’s best selling Normal People and her debut novel, Conversations with Friends have generated an estimated €8.37m in book sales here and the ...

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Video game firm that paid female boss almost €100k less than male colleague ordered to make up shortfall

Video game firm that paid female boss almost €100k less than male colleague ordered to make up shortfall

A female boss who was paid €97,666 less than a male colleague over a 15-month period has won her action for equal pay.

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Clare farmer arrested on day of mother's funeral as result of dispute with brother faces birthday in jail

Clare farmer arrested on day of mother's funeral as result of dispute with brother faces birthday in jail

A west Clare farmer arrested by Gardai the same day his mother was buried last week arising from a property dispute with a brother is set to face a new charge and ...

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Horse product firm ordered to pay €56k to sales manager over 'sham' redundancy process

Horse product firm ordered to pay €56k to sales manager over 'sham' redundancy process

The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has ordered a horse product sales company pay an unfairly dismissed pregnant international sales manager €56,000 for ...

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Trump and Pence visits boost Garda overtime with one rank-and-file member getting €55k last year

Trump and Pence visits boost Garda overtime with one rank-and-file member getting €55k last year

One Garda last year received €55,086 in overtime payments, new figures show.

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Supermacs not legally bound to pay €7.5k for unfairly dismissing manager for no apparent reason

Supermacs not legally bound to pay €7.5k for unfairly dismissing manager for no apparent reason

The Labour Court has recommended that Supermacs pay an "over-qualified" store manager €7,500 compensation after finding that he was unfairly dismissed for no ...

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Lahinch golf club reports operating loss of €564,000

Lahinch golf club reports operating loss of €564,000

The staging of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open last year contributed to Lahinch Golf Club recording a ‘not unexpected’ operating loss of €564,148.

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Proposed 29-storey tower represents an 'out of control' ego, says Dublin local as State agency expresses concerns

Proposed 29-storey tower represents an 'out of control' ego, says Dublin local as State agency expresses concerns

State agency, Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) and local residents have expressed concerns over fast track plans by developer, Joe O’Reilly, to construct ...

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Woman whose ex told her with WhatsApp countdown he was arriving uninvited secures Safety Order

Woman whose ex told her with WhatsApp countdown he was arriving uninvited secures Safety Order

A Co. Clare woman has secured a Safety Order against her ex-partner who told her via a ‘five-four-three-two-one’ countdown on WhatsApp that he was coming ...

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Court orders gardaí to eject man from family home after he is suspected of attacking ex-partner

Court orders gardaí to eject man from family home after he is suspected of attacking ex-partner

A judge has signed an emergency order requiring gardaí to eject a man suspected of beating up his ex-partner in front of two children from the family home.

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'Snapchat' sex offender has less than two weeks to return to Ireland for sentence

'Snapchat' sex offender has less than two weeks to return to Ireland for sentence

A sex offender has less than two weeks to return to Ireland from ‘locked down’ France to be sentenced by a judge for sex offences before the judge retires. ...

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