BAI publishes plan for regulating harmful content on social media

The authority says that by having a sole regulator of online content, users will be protected and that the objectives with underpin the media will be protected.

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Man and teenage girl arrested on suspicion of murder after disappearance of 56-year-old in Laois

William Delaney is missing from the Portlaoise area for almost five months since January 31.

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11 food premises closed in May for breaches of food safety laws

The FSAI listed a variety of reasons for non-compliance with food safety laws, including evidence of rodent droppings in kitchen, bar and carvery areas and meat ...

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Calls for review into 'shocking and disgusting' treatment of woman buried without ceremony

The Irish Refugee Council has called for a review of how deaths in Direct Provision are handled after a transgender woman was buried without a ceremony or anyone ...

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Search for Irish climber missing on Everest temporarily suspended

The search is unlikely to get back underway today as night falls on the mountain and the situation will be reassessed tomorrow morning

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Irish climber missing on Everest hours after reaching summit

Mr Lawless had successfully scaled Everest along with the other Irish climbers and international mountaineers and sherpas.

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Garda injured after being dragged by jeep driven by suspected drink driver

A garda was left with several injuries after being dragged by a jeep driven by a suspected drink driver in Co Tipperary.

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Cow & Gate baby food recalled after pieces of rubber glove found in jars

A batch of Cow & Gate baby food has been recalled from Boots after some jars were found to contain pieces of a rubber glove.

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Gardaí investigating after 13-year-old boy stabbed in Dublin

A garda spokesperson said that no one has been arrested in connection with the incident.

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Man stabbed multiple times in Cork city

It is understood he was attacked by several men at around 10.50pm last night.

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Tributes paid after father-of-two dies in paragliding accident in Co Wicklow

Ralph Skora, 30s, is believed to have been on the Wicklow Mountains yesterday.

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Man dies in workplace accident in Co Kilkenny

A garda spokesperson said the man was killed after he was caught under contents that were being offloaded while he was emptying a trailer.

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Motorist flips car after caught speeding at 133km/h

A man was arrested for dangerous driving after his car flipped on the N7 in Co Kildare.

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Gardaí investigating after woman's body found in Co Donegal

Gardaí say they are investigating "all the circumstances surrounding the discovery".

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Ruth Morrissey determined not to be defeated by cancer after 'relief' of landmark case win

"You have to have that positive mind frame because, if you don't, you'll give up and you're going to let it win, and by God, I'm not going to let it win."

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Driver fails drugs test after caught speeding at 157km/h

Gardaí stopped a driver in Carlow after he was caught speeding at 157km/h on the M9 motorway on Friday night.

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Bobby Ryan's daughter: 'I will never forgive Quirke for taking our world away from us'

The daughter of the late Bobby Ryan has spoken about the ordeal of the last eight years since her father was murdered by Patrick Quirke.

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Watch: Humpback whales cause a splash in west Cork

A group of humpback whales have been spotted "feeding and socialising" in waters off the coast of west Cork.

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Fundraising page in memory of Lyra McKee exceeds £50,000 goal

The 29-year-old was killed in Derry on Thursday night after she was shot in the head amid riots in the city.

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Man walks into garda station after stabbing in Finglas

Gardaí are investigating after a man was stabbed in Finglas yesterday evening.

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Ryanair apologises after Arab Spring activist prevented from boarding flight to Dublin

Iyad El-Baghdadi said he was denied boarding at Berlin airport this morning because he was a refugee.

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Over 20,000 reports of domestic abuse made to Women's Aid last year

More than 20,000 disclosures of domestic violence against women and children were made to Women's Aid last year.

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Report into cost overruns at children's hospital identifies 'series of weaknesses'

The report into cost overruns at the National Children's Hospital has been published by the government.

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Gardaí investigating alleged attempted abduction of child in Co Kerry

Gardaí are investigating the alleged attempted abduction of a young boy at a GAA grounds in Co Kerry last weekend.

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Smyths Toys recall dolls over high level of chemicals

Smyths Toys has issued a recall notice on more than 1,000 children's dolls due to the level of chemicals they contain.

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Seven food premises closed in March for breaches of food safety laws

Three establishments in Dublin, three in Galway and one in Cork were ordered to close.

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Bronze Age axe recovered by Gardaí after tip-off

A miniature Bronze Age axe has been recovered in Co Limerick by Gardaí and the National Museum of Ireland.

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Irish consider themselves healthiest people in the EU

83% of adults perceive their health as good or very good, according to data released by Eurostat today.

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Máiría Cahill not contesting local elections over safety concern of publishing home address

Legislation provides that in order to stand for election, the candidate must list their home address on the nomination form.

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Taoiseach: Brexit extension 'can't be another licence for more indecision'

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that an extension would be preferable to a crash-out Brexit but that "it can't be another licence for more indecision".

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Possible data breach being investigated at Galway hospital after patients receive scam letter

A number of patients had raised concerns after receiving a letter in the post from an organisation calling itself the Anglo American Lottery.

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Gardaí investigating attempted abduction of woman in Co Tipperary

A man grabbed the woman and attempted to drag her into a car in Clonmel.

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Live Register figures fall to 11-year low again in March

The number of people on the Live Register fell by 1.2% in March, the second subsequent month when figures hit an 11-year low.

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INM confirms receipt of potential takeover approach

Independent News & Media (INM) has confirmed that it has received an approach for a possible takeover of the company.

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14-month-old baby boy dies after fall in Co Wexford

It is understood the boy fell down the stairs.

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Man's body recovered from river in Co Cork

It is believed that the body may have been in the water for some time.

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Following Theresa May's defeat, what happens next with Brexit?

Theresa May's withdrawal agreement has been defeated for the third time in the House of Commons today.

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'A light in the life of everyone who knew her': HPV vaccine campaigner Laura Brennan dies

One of the country's leading HPV vaccine campaigners Laura Brennan has died at the age of 26.

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Bishop warns of declining priest numbers as a 'sign of the times'

A Bishop has warned of the challenges facing the Catholic Church, with the number of priests in his diocese set to halve in the next decade.

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435 people arrested after trafficked medicines worth €168m seized across Europe

The crackdown by police, customs and health regulatory authorities took place across 16 countries, including Ireland.

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Gardaí release CCTV footage of Icelandic man missing in Dublin

The investigation by An Garda Síochána was highlighted on tonight’s Crimecall programme on RTE.

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Patronage of 12 new primary schools opening in 2019 revealed

The patronage of 12 new primary schools which are set to open this year have been announced.

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Half of planning applications for housing developments granted by end of 2018

27 housing developments were granted planning permission by An Bord Pleanála by the end of 2018, according to its 2018 casework review.

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Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential bid

He confirmed to a Vermont radio station today that he would be making a second bid for the White House.

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Two-thirds of people do not trust recommendations from influencers online

The study conducted by iReach found that there is a large degree of scepticism among people when it comes to influencers' activity, with 65% feeling that it is not ...

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Brexit the biggest cause for concern for SMEs

Brexit remains the biggest worry for small and medium enterprises as business become increasingly concerned about the future.

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Simon Harris says re-tendering children's hospital contract 'not an option'

The Minister for Health Simon Harris has said that re-tendering the contract for the National Children's Hospital was not an option.

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In pictures: Tom Honan named as PPAI's Press Photographer of the Year

Dublin-based freelance photographer Tom Honan has been named as the Press Photographer of the Year by the Press Photographers Association of Ireland (PPAI).

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Woman dies after being struck by Luas in Tallaght

The red Luas line in Dublin has fully reopened after a pedestrian died after she was struck by a tram in Tallaght.

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Industrial production in EU sees largest fall in Ireland 

Ireland has experienced the largest reduction in industrial production when compared to other European Union countries, new data shows.

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