Luke Kelly statue restored to original state following 'mindless destruction'

Gardaí are continuing to investigate the circumstances around the defacing the recently erected statue to singing legend Luke Kelly.

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Pet owners urged to watch out for animals during forecasted heatwave

A charity is warning animal owners to keep them safe during the forecasted heatwave expected to blanket the country over the next several days.

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Bike-sharing removes five tonnes of carbon from Dublin each year - research

“The research shows that 7.5% of the 6,000 weekly trips made via Bleeperbike could have happened by car or taxi, which saves an estimated five tonnes of carbon ...

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Attacked with broken bottles: Family heartbroken after death of father-of-two John Pender

John Pender, 53, from Shankill, Dublin was stabbed to death in the early hours of Friday morning last in the Pogs Old Irish Rock pub in Fuengirola, Spain.

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'Distressing' to see vaccinations 'undermined and underused', says leading medic

The growing anti-vaccination movement for measles is a serious threat to public health, a leading medic is warning.

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Local authority is to reverse a move to exclude the media and public from policy meetings

A local authority is to reverse a move to exclude the media and public from policy meetings.

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A mother who lost her daughter and niece in Berkeley balcony collapse pays touching tribute

A mother who lost her daughter and niece when a balcony collapsed in the US paid a touching tribute to them.

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Father of garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe passes away

Michael McCabe passed away peacefully at home in Mountnugent, Co Cavan surrounded by his family yesterday.

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Ireland sees drone registrations more than double in four years

The number of drones registered in Ireland has more than doubled since the introduction of legislation four years ago.

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'Recognising breakaway unions has a destabilising effect', says HSE as ambulance personnel stage 24-hour strike

The Health Service Executive (HSE) maintains that the recognition of other trade unions except Siptu, which represents frontline staff, would undermine work relations. ...

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'He's the future facing mums and dads all over Ireland': Teena Gates can't get support to bring her elderly dad home

Teena says: “I can pay privately for some extra care, along with happily caring for him myself. But they don’t think that’s quite enough to ensure ...

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500 ambulance personnel to strike on Friday over union recognition

A 24-hour long strike is to be held by more than 500 ambulance personnel nationwide on Friday in an ongoing row over union recognition.

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Memorial service to be held for Mount Everest climber Séamus Lawless

A memorial service is to be on Monday for a father-of-one who died just hours after summiting the world’s highest mountain.

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Search for Everest climber Séamus Lawless has been called off

The search for missing father of one and Trinity College Professor Séamus Lawless who had been missing since falling on Mount Everest nine days ago has been ...

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Second Irish man in eight days dies on Mount Everest

An Irish father of two has died while attempting a climb on the world’s highest mountain.

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Search for missing Irishman on Everest to start tomorrow

The search for Mr Lawless, from Bray, Co Wicklow has now turned into a recovery operation in an area known as the death zone where oxygen levels are very low.

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Family of murdered Irish man, Jason Corbett, expecting outcome of case appeal soon

The family of a murdered Irish father-of-two is expecting an outcome on an appeal by his murderers to their convictions shortly.

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Body of Indian climber recovered from Mt Everest as fund to recover Irishman Séamus Lawless raises €257,000

Indian climber Ravi Thakar was found dead inside his tent on Mount Everest at 7,900m Camp Four in Nepal last Friday morning. Severe altitude sickness is being blamed ...

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Parents of exam students urged to seek help by mental health watchdog

A mental health watchdog is urging parents of Junior or Leaving Cert children to seek help, as they too, can feel at a loss as stress and nerves mount ahead of next ...

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RTÉ announces new south-east correspondent

RTÉ has appointed a new south-east correspondent to a position which has been vacant for the past four months.

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Seamus Lawless search may not go ahead due to safety concerns, expert warns

The search for the Wicklow man missing on Mount Everest won't resume until late next week.

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Irishman's business falls victim to hackers after visit from Hollywood actor

An Irishman who was instrumental in bringing Hollywood actor George Clooney to Ireland for the first time claims his business has been the target of hackers since ...

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Search for missing climber Séamus Lawless to resume in coming days

The search for a missing Irish man on Mount Everest will resume in the next three days.

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MRI scanner bought two years ago through public fundraising still unused in storage

A MRI scanner being partly financed through hundreds of thousands of euro raised by the public is still lying idle more than two years later.

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Family of man who died in paragliding accident announce funeral arrangements

A father-of-three who died in a paragliding accident last weekend is to be cremated on Saturday.

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Widow of man who died in paragliding accident makes contact with couple who lost wedding gift

The search for a man who left a valuable wedding voucher in the car of a taxi driver killed in a paragliding accident has succeeded.

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George and Amal Clooney spent Easter with Bono in Dublin

Hollywood actor George Clooney has revealed he and his wife, Amal, spent Easter Sunday with U2’s frontman Bono at his home in Dublin.

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Lack of 24-hour garda stations in counties targeted by ATM robberies concerning - AGS

The lack of 24-hour garda stations in counties targeted by ATM robberies is concerning to senior officers.

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State Pathologists Office to move post mortems away from University Hospital Waterford over morgue issues

Post mortems are no longer to be carried out University Hospital Waterford mortuary in State cases, according to gardaí.

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Family comes first for construction workers returning to Ireland

The primary reason for those working in the construction industry returning from abroad is down to family, an industry survey has found.

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Mental health services at crisis point amid 'growing demand' - Psychiatric Nurses Association

Mental health services are at crisis point as staffing shortages are expected to worsen, a psychiatric watchdog has warned.

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'Disgraceful': Vicky Phelan slams response to mortuary conditions at University Hospital Waterford

Vicky Phelan has slammed reports that hospital chiefs claim they did not receive complaints about how bodies are stored in its mortuary.

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Documentary on late author Emma Hannigan to be aired on RTÉ

The husband of the late and much-loved award-winning author Emma Hannigan has revealed that a documentary is to be screened by RTÉ.

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Terminally-ill Take That fan to have her dream come true after online appeal

"It’ll be the last time she gets to see them but hopefully it’ll be the most memorable."

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Terminally ill Take That fan confined to wheelchair pleads with band's management for accessible tickets

A terminally-ill mother of two who has been a life-long Take That fan is pleading with the band’s management to help her see them live in concert at the 3Arena. ...

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George Clooney 'planning return to Ireland' after visiting cousins in Laois

Hollywood actor George Clooney plans to return to Ireland next year following a brief visit to meet his cousins over the Easter break.

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George Clooney and family spend Easter break in Laois

Hollywood A-lister George Clooney along with his wife Amal and two children spent several days of Easter in Laois getting to know his Irish cousins.

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Jason Corbett documentary reveals potential new trial into his murder after 'mistakes and errors made'

A new trial into the murder of Irish man Jason Corbett potentially hangs in the balance, a major US public service network documentary revealed last night.

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Ambulance union backs plans to increase strike action

Ambulance personnel nationwide are to go on strike for 24 hours in a further escalation of a row over union representation with the HSE.

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Watch: US network release preview of Jason Corbett documentary

A brother and uncle of an American woman jailed for the murder of her Irish husband and father of two are to appear in a documentary to be screened on Saturday by ...

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Jason Corbett's sister thanks public for support after documentary news

A sister of a father-of-two who was murdered by his wife and father in law has thanked family, friends and the public for their support following news of a major ...

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Author and broadcaster Gareth O'Callaghan writing new book despite incurable disease

Popular author and broadcaster Gareth O’Callaghan is busy writing his next book and is staying positive despite being diagnosed with a rare life-changing and ...

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Several animals injured after fire at National Reptile Zoo in Co Kilkenny

Additionally, the entire anti-venom stock for the country has been destroyed.

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Driver caught travelling almost 100km/h over the speed limit on M9

Road traffic Gardaí were so surprised by a speed clocked by a motorist in Carlow that they said it, “beggared belief”.

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Memoir on Vicky Phelan to be published in September

A memoir about cancer awareness advocate Vicky Phelan’s life is to published in September.

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Donkey Sanctuary: Unwanted foals being dumped nationwide in worrying trend

The Donkey Sanctuary has identified a worrying trend from the beginning of this year of unwanted donkey foals of which 12 so far have been relinquished into their ...

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Up to 500 ambulance staff nationwide are to hold fifth strike tomorrow

Up to 500 ambulance staff nationwide are to hold a fifth strike tomorrow in a stand-off with the HSE over their right to be represented by a trade union of their ...

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Older people using several inappropriate medications, study shows

People aged 45 and under are using several types of medications every month which may not be appropriate, a new study reveals.

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Convicted murderers didn't know about Jason Corbett's life insurance policy, family claim

Tom and Molly Martens, the father and daughter convicted of killing Irishman Jason Corbett in the US, did not know about a life insurance policy Mr Corbett had until ...

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Double lung transplant warrior Orla Tinsley grateful for support after health setback

Double lung transplant warrior Orla Tinsley who is back in hospital after a health setback has thanked the public for their get well wishes and support.

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