No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight's Lotto Jackpot, worth over €5.8m.

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Sinn Féin and DUP trade blows ahead of meeting with Northern Secretary

Stormont leaders have traded fresh blows in their ongoing blame game ahead of talks with the British government.

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Domestic violence Bill passes final stages in Dáil

New laws on domestic violence have passed the final stages in the Dáil.

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Residents in Cork City apartment block 'living on a building site' amid ongoing dispute

Residents of an apartment block in Cork city who have been served eviction notices so that their rental properties can undergo a €3m refurbishment say that ...

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Sean Fitzpatrick's wife Catriona seeking €6m in assets, High Court told

The wife of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean Fitzpatrick is claiming around €6m in assets, some of which were jointly held by the couple before her husband ...

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Cyclists block traffic while protesting outside Dáil

Cyclists have protested outside the Dáil today by lying in the street and blocking traffic.

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People in Ireland 'have strong track record of tax compliance'

New statistics show that people in Ireland are very compliant when it comes to paying our taxes.

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Boy 'often thought of killing' abusive mother who made life a 'living hell' for four siblings

“I often thought about killing her as I know it would make life better for my siblings, but that would mean they would have to grow up without their older ...

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Coveney rejects Dodds statement on Northern Ireland 'annexation'

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney has rejected a suggestion by DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds that the Irish Government is discussing the "annexation" of the ...

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Alleged rape victim tells brother: 'You are not a man... Admit what you've done'

When asked why she never objected to going with her brother when he would ask her to go for a walk or sent for her, the woman said she was terrified of him. “What ...

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Fast-tracking approval of bank credit limits 'just not normal', former Anglo official tells trial

A former senior banker at Anglo Irish Bank has told a jury that the practice of fast-tracking the approval of credit limits at the bank was not normal.

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'I've known her since birth' - No jail for man who sexually assaulted seven-year-old neighbour

A 77-year-old father of six has avoided a jail term for sexually assaulting his seven-year-old neighbour.

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Sean Dunne 'was as obstructive as he could possibly be', court hears

Businessman Sean Dunne "misled" and was "as obstructive as he could possibly be" in relation to his dealings with a Dublin 4 property called Walford when questioned ...

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Man in British jail for 'grave' sex offences against daughter and step-daughter loses appeal over transfer to Ireland

An Irishman serving an "indeterminate" sentence in the UK for "very grave sexual offences" against his daughter and step-daughter has lost his appeal over the Minister ...

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Men failed to answer questions regarding suspected IRA activities, Special Criminal Court hears

Two Dublin men accused of IRA membership failed to answer detectives' questions about suspected dissident activity, the Special Criminal Court has heard.

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Jury considers verdict in trial of man accused of attempting to murder his partner

A jury has today begun considering its verdict in the trial of a Polish man who denies attempting to murder his partner by suffocating her with underwear and beating ...

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Taoiseach denies Government sending mixed messages on Brexit timetable

Ireland's two senior politicians are on the same page over the timetable for progress on the Brexit border question, the Taoiseach has insisted.

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Ministers pay tribute to Michael D Higgins as decision on second term imminent

Three Fine Gael Ministers have backed Michael D Higgins to continue as President after he hinted that he'll run for a second term.

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Independent Alliance ask Sean Canney to clarify his position

Members of the Independent Alliance have asked Sean Canney to clarify his position in the party.

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Metrolink construction 'will silence the heartbeat of our community'

Na Fianna GAA club has claimed that local amenities will become a construction site of an unprecedented scale if the Dublin's first underground rail line goes ahead ...

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Latest: Fight the Pipe claims 500 farms will be affected by proposed €1.3m water project

Latest: A campaign group called Fight the Pipe has claimed that 500 farms will be impacted by the proposed Shannon water pipeline.

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Proposed restrictions for second runway at Dublin Airport 'catastrophic'

The boss of Dublin Airport has today described restrictions attached to the building of a new runway as "catastrophic".

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'Scheduling conflict' behind acting Garda Commissioner's absence from Oireachtas committee

The failure of a top Garda official to appear before an Oireachtas committee creates difficulties, a TD has warned.

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Report recommends change in abortion laws in Northern Ireland

Abortion law in Northern Ireland should be changed to allow for terminations in instances of fatal foetal abnormality, a long-awaited report has recommended.

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Sean Fitzpatrick's wife claiming €6m in assets in bankruptcy case at High Court

Catriona Fitzpatrick, the wife of Sean Fitzpatrick, the former chairman of the collapsed Anglo Irish Bank, is claiming around €6m in assets some of which were ...

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HIQA finds children's care home was compliant in one area out of nine

A HIQA report has found incidents of smoking cannabis and high levels of absenteeism from a children's care centre in Mid-Leinster.

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Latest: Dying Limerick mother calls for investigation into CervicalCheck after €2.5m settlement

Latest: Outside court Vicky Phelan called for an investigation into the CervicalCheck screening programme.

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Latest: Family fly to Liverpool to maintain bedside vigil after Irish fan attacked outside Anfield

Latest: The family an Irish Liverpool supporter left fighting for his life after being attacked before last night's Champions League match have flown from Dunboyne, ...

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Man dies following collision with trailer in Westport

A male driver in his 50s has been killed after the car he was driving struck a stationary trailer.

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Gardaí arrest man in connection with €950k drugs seizure

Gardaí have arrested a 56-year-old man in the Ardee area of County Louth as part of an ongoing investigation into serious crime in the Leinster Region.

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Revenue report reveals the value of the illegal goods they seized last year

Revenue seized around €60m worth of drugs and €20m worth of cigarettes last year.

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Minister apologises for Dáil time spent debating '30-second conversation' with INM lobbyist

Denis Naughten has said he is sorry the controversy over his conversation with a lobbyist from INM has taken up four days of attention in the Dáil.

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Senior Garda tells of 'concerns' about treatment of civilian analysts over force's homicide statistics

Senior gardaí have said the evidence from two civilian analysts over inaccurate homicide statistics was “reliable and accurate”.

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Woman who developed sepsis during pregancy calls for No vote; Dublin Councillors call for Yes vote

A woman who developed sepsis during her pregnancy believes the Eighth Amendment is not stopping women from getting proper medical care.

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HSE apologises to three women left with foster family despite 'credible' disclosures of abuse

The HSE has apologised to three women at the centre of a foster care scandal in County Galway.

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‘Monopoly-type’ Lottery cards blocked

The National Lottery was blocked from releasing scratch cards based on the popular Monopoly board game — because the lotto watchdog feared they would appeal ...

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Central Bank identifies another 3,400 tracker mortgage accounts hit by scandal

A further 3,400 customers have been identified who had their tracker mortgages wrongly removed or were overcharged by their banks.

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Violent crime against pharmacies on the rise as 80% suffered violent attacks last year

The Irish Pharmacy Union is warning that violent crime against pharmacies is increasing.

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DNA samples to be taken in renewed Kerry Baby inquiry

Several locals in South Kerry have been asked to give DNA samples to Gardaí investigating the death of 'Baby John'.

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Gardaí ask for help to find missing Cork teenager

A teenage girl has gone missing from her home in Cork city.

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Figures show the staggering number of people on their third, or higher, provisional licence

Almost 37,000 people are on their fifth, or higher, provisional licence, according to online insurance brokers Insuremycars.ie.

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Cork residents group await decision on eviction notice

Members of the Leeside Residents Group say public support is boosting a campaign to halt their evictions.

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Asylum seekers wait an average of two years for decision on applications

Asylum seekers are waiting an average of 19 months for an interview, and up to two years for a decision on their status.

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Christina Noble speaks publically about son being taken from her in mother and baby home

Children's rights activist Christina Noble has spoken publicly for the first time about her son being taken from her, at a mother and baby home in Dublin.

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The EuroMillions results are in...

Two Irish players have matched five numbers to win €24,772.

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Pint and a half of beer 'never made anyone drunk', Danny Healy Rae tells Dáil

A pint and a half of beer “never made anyone drunk” the Dáil heard this evening during a debate on new road traffic laws.

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Referendum Commission urges people to check the register

The Referendum Commission is urging people to check the register.

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Judgement reserved in Denis O'Brien's action over Dáil statements

Businessman Denis O'Brien wants the Supreme Court to make findings that would be "entirely destructive" of, and would "effectively undermine", parliamentary speech, ...

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Parents warned about dangerous cling film craze

A group of teenagers were seen in Edenderry, Co. Offaly holding their breath for as long as they could while their heads are completely wrapped in plastic.

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