Richard Bruton publishes wellbeing policy for schools

Students should experience a sense of belonging, connection and safety in school.

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FF write to GAA President calling for 'Páirc' to be opened for Liam Miller tribute

Fianna Fáil’s Spokesperson on Sport, Kevin O’Keeffe has written to the GAA President, Mr John Horan requesting that Páirc Ui Chaoimh is ...

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Community group defends right to drive sex offenders’ clinic out of south Dublin neighbourhood

A direct action community group has defended their tactics in driving a sex offenders’ clinic out of Sallynoggin, Co. Dublin.

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Company say their horse should be allowed to compete at Dublin Horse Show, court hears

A Co Tipperary company has brought a High Court action aimed at allowing its horse to compete at next month's Dublin Horse Show at the Royal Dublin Society.

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Man, 39, who raped wife twice in one night is jailed for nine years

A Co Mayo resident convicted of anally raping his wife twice in one night has been jailed for nine years.

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High Court dismisses two challenges to abortion referendum result

The president of the High Court has refused two separate applications for permission to bring petitions challenging the Yes result of the abortion referendum.

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St James's Hospital apologises to man, 58, for cancer misdiagnosis

St James's Hospital, Dublin has apologised in the High Court to a man for a cancer misdiagnosis made in his case.

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Taoiseach and Michéal Martin meet for talks in Kerry

Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin have met for talks in Killarney, Co. Kerry.

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Coveney and Barnier willing to negotiate on Brexit backstop deal

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier have indicated they are willing to negotiate on the March backstop deal in a bid to prevent ...

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New road traffic bill a 'sow's breakfast', says Mattie McGrath

Mattie McGrath has described the new road traffic bill as a "sow's breakfast".

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'Inevitable' that social media will be regulated in near future, says Finian McGrath

A government Minister says it is inevitable that social media giants will be regulated.

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Couple caught with 'Aladdin's cave' worth of stolen items ordered to leave jurisdiction

A couple who were caught with “an Aladdin's cave” worth of stolen items in a Dublin hotel room have received a four-year sentence with three suspended ...

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Lawyers appealing on convicted rapist's behalf claim juror 'smiled and winked' at complainant during trial

Lawyers for a drama teacher jailed for raping a student when she was around seven years old have told the Court of Appeal that a juror “smiled and winked” ...

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Grandparents who fraudulently claimed over €72K in social welfare payments avoid jail sentence

Two Dublin grandparents have avoided going to jail after they admitted fraudulently claiming over €72,000 in social welfare payments over 11 years.

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Son charged with assault in connection with father's death is further remanded

A 46-year-old charged with assault in connection with the death of his father in Dublin last week has been further remanded in custody.

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Court upholds hotel workers claim for unfair dismissal after altercation with MD over rubbish

A finding that a hotel worker who got into an altercation with his managing director over the removal of rubbish was unfairly dismissed has been upheld by the High ...

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Latest: Ryanair hit out at unions as they announce flight cancellations for Tuesday

Ryanair have announced the cancellation of 16 flight next Tuesday, July 24.

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Theresa May says Stormont must resume as SF describe meeting as 'challenging'

The Prime Minister made the comments in a speech in Belfast to political leaders and the business community.

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Family haunted by thought murdered mother died alone in derelict building

A 27-year-old Cork man has been found guilty of murdering his 22-year-old girlfriend and mother of his infant son in Cork city last year.

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Cork man whose convictions were quashed brings 'unprecedented' action for damages

A man who spent almost two years in jail before his conviction on robbery and firearms charges was quashed in 2013 has brought an unprecedented High Court action ...

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Social welfare payment may not increase in Budget 2019

Social welfare payments might not be increased in the budget, Regina Doherty has suggested.

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'You are not to blame': Abused daughter calls on victims to stand tall as father jailed for 18 years

The woman at the centre of a horrific sexual abuse case which saw her being abused by her won father form the age of three has encouraged other people in her situation ...

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HSE warning following two confirmed cases of measles in Dublin

The HSE is reminding people to get the MMR jab, and to know the signs of measles.

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Latest: Theresa May takes on internal critics over plans for Irish border

Theresa May has lashed out at internal Conservative critics of her plans for the border, accusing them of being ready to "betray" the people of Northern Ireland ...

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House prices continue to rise with an increase of 12.4% in twelve months

Residential property prices continue to soar according to the latest figures which show national prices increased by 12.4% over the last 12 months.

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Miracle needed for Charlie, 9, who survived liver transplant and now faces cancer battle

The mother of a 9-year-old boy who had a liver transplant four months ago but is now fighting for his life, has appealed for people to pray for him saying, “he ...

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Man pleads guilty to 2013 murder of Peter Butterly in pub car park

A Dublin man has pleaded guilty to the murder of another man in a pub car park in Co Meath.

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Taoiseach branded 'air head' by UK newspaper

The Taoiseach has been called an 'air head' by the UK edition of the Sun.

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Facebook to publish political advertising data from 8th amendment referendum campaign

Facebook has agreed to publish data on political advertising during the abortion referendum campaign.

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Temperatures to rise as sunshine returns for weekend

The good weather is set to return - but it will not be as hot as it has been in recent weeks.

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Malin Head drowning victim to be laid to rest

One of the victims of this weeks boating tragedy in Donegal will be laid to rest today.

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Site survey of Traveller facilities in Galway finds human rights violations

The first site by site survey of facilities and conditions for Travellers in Galway has found widespread violations of human rights standards.

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Theresa May calls on EU to ‘evolve’ Brexit stance away from ‘unworkable’ ideas

The British PM will say that following the publication of the Government’s white paper agreed at Chequers, it is ‘now for the EU to respond’.

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200million takeaway coffee cups thrown away in Ireland every year

Broken down, that works out at over half a million coffee cups every day or 22,000 per hour.

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Theresa May: Brexit plan will ensure no hard border

The British Prime Minister made the comments during her first visit to the border since the Brexit referendum.

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Midleton man accused of murder must wait for verdict

The Midleton man who killed the 22-year-old “love of his life” will have to wait until tomorrow for the jury’s verdict on whether he is guilty ...

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Border town Belleek reflects on Theresa May’s visit

Locals and tourists alike in Belleek were bemused by news of Theresa May’s visit, but thought it was important she saw the border first hand.

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Theresa May seeks to answer local concerns with border visit

The UK Prime Minister met business people from both sides of the border.

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Tourism chiefs hoping for first-ever sell-out when the Open comes to Portrush

Tourism Northern Ireland has predicted a €90 million windfall for the local economy when the golfing major comes to Royal Portrush next July

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Exhibition opens celebrating 100 years since women got the right to vote

'Votes for Women: Suffrage and Citizenship' is open to the public.

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Parcels containing €148,000 of herbal cannabis seized at Portlaoise Mail Centre

Investigations are ongoing with a view to prosecution.

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Ryanair threaten to cancel 16 Irish flights unless unions call off strike

Ryanair has threatened to cancel 16 Irish flights if unions don't call off Tuesday's planned strike by 7pm this evening.

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'How could anybody know?' Dublin Port chief on post-Brexit customs checks

The Chief Executive of Dublin Port suspects fresh produce may board ships that go straight to Europe.

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'I accepted at that stage I was dead' Garda left hanging on to car door tells court

A garda has said he expected to die the day a woman, who was high on crack cocaine, accelerated away as he was attempting to seize her vehicle.

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Sister of former K Club manager tells court her brother was 'full of fear'

The twin sister of the former K Club manager who alleges he was threatened at Punchestown races has told the High Court when she met him over two months later he ...

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Law firm brings breach of contract proceedings against three solicitors who resigned

A prominent law firm has brought High Court proceedings alleging breach of contract against three solicitors who resigned from the practice late last month.

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Parents settle case over baby's death at Waterford University Hospital five days after birth

A couple who sued for nervous shock after their twin daughter died five days after her delivery at Waterford University Hospital has settled an action against the ...

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'All-weather insurance policy' on border issue urgently needed, says EU Brexit negotiator

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator says he wants an "all-weather insurance policy" to ensure there's no hard border.

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Man who came to aid of woman ended up being stabbed in stomach and robbed, court hears

A young homeless woman who gave birth in custody will be sentenced later for slashing the stomach of a man who came to help her in the street.

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'The strikes may be escalated': Archaeologists strike for second day in pay dispute

Some 25 archaeologists have taken part in Thursday’s strike.

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