There is a significant flood in the River Blackwater and the N72 Park Road in Mallow is likely to be closed to traffic from 11.30 pm tonight.

No 'budget bounce' as Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil slip in opinion polls

The Taoiseach is likely to be disappointed to have missed out on a 'budget bounce' in the latest opinion poll.

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The Lotto results are in

There was no winner of tonight's €7,078,633 jackpot but one ticket claimed a big prize.

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Here's the weather outlook following Storm Brian

Storm Brian has caused some flooding and travel disruption across the country, with gusts of more than 100km/h.

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Two men held on suspicion of murder after woman found dead in Belfast

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in Finaghy on the outskirts of Belfast.

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Update: Missing 16-year-old in Ballymun found

Update 5.38pm: Stefan Mooney, who was missing from Ballymun, has been located safe and well.

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Call for Government to fund new study in sexual violence in Ireland

There are calls for the Government to carry out a new study into sexual violence, 15 years from when the first one was published.

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225 people caught speeding; including one doing 177km/h in 100km zone

Two hundred and twenty five people were caught speeding on National Slow Down day yesterday.

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Man arrested in connection with €1m Offaly drugs seizure due in court

A man in his 30s is due in court this morning in connection with a drugs seizure worth more than €1m in Co Offaly.

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'Not too late' to resolve Irish Rail strike: FF

Yesterday, unions at Iarnród Éireann announced five 24-hour strikes as a dispute with management over pay escalates.

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Young man dies after being struck by two cars while crossing road

A man in his late 20s has been killed after he was struck by two cars in Co Louth.

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Storm Brian forces closure of some bridges and roads in Cork; Shannon overflows

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Man in his 30s to appear in court tomorrow over Offaly €1m drug seizure

A man in his 30s who was arrested on Wednesday evening in relation to a cocaine and cannabis seizure is scheduled to appear before the Criminal Court of Justice ...

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Health officials issue alert after measles outbreak reported in Dublin

Two cases of measles have been identified in north Dublin, the HSE has said.

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No winner in tonight's €55.6m Euromillions jackpot

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More than €15k in cash, 8,000 cigarettes and a car seized in Cork city

Cash, unstamped cigarettes, and a car were seized earlier today following a number of searches at premises on the north side of Cork city.

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Latest: Ibrahim Halawa tells of his joy at being freed

Latest: Ibrahim Halawa has described his joy at being a free man.

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Man accused of vandalising The George gay bar given deadline to decide plea

A man accused of vandalising one of Dublin’s best known gay bars with homophobic graffiti has been given four weeks to decide how he will plead.

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Taoiseach: 'You can bear a child in less time' than NI can resolve Stormont crisis

The Taoiseach has expressed frustration at the length of time the powersharing crisis has lasted in Northern Ireland, pointing out that many pregnancies are shorter. ...

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M20 Cork-Limerick motorway is priority for Government, according to Finance Minister

The Minister for Finance has told a post budget meeting of business leaders in Limerick that the M20 Limerick-Cork motorway is a national priority for government.

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Dispute over alleged unlawful occupation of pub may delay Apollo House redevelopment, court hears

A dispute over a publican's alleged unlawful occupation of the Long Stone pub in Dublin's city centre could delay the planned sale and redevelopment of the Apollo ...

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Gardaí seek help tracing missing Cork teenager

Gardaí are appealing for help from the public in tracing the whereabouts of a missing Cork teenager.

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Homeless woman entitled to costs after legal aid system reached its monthly quota, court rules

A homeless mother who successfully fought an attempt to take her newborn baby into care is entitled to her legal costs after her lawyers had to work for her for ...

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Man who Gardaí 'considered a risk to national infrastructure' secures temporary halt on job dismissal

A man who was dismissed from his job with the ESB after being informed he is considered a risk to the national infrastructure has secured a temporary High Court ...

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Most popular car? Average house prices? Most popular birthday? For all the answers check out CSO’s statistical yearbook

To mark European Statistics Day the Central Statistics Office (CSO) have published the Statistical Yearbook of Ireland 2017.

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Sinn Féin mayor snubs Prince Charles over Parachute Regiment links

A Sinn Féin mayor has refused to meet the Prince of Wales on his visit to Derry today.

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Woman who had to have kidney removed three years after hysterectomy operation awarded €260k

A 47-year-old woman who had pain after a hysterectomy operation and later had to have a kidney removed has been awarded €260,000 by the High Court.

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Dublin man accused of harassing RTÉ newsreader Sharon Ní Bheoláin

A 40-year-old Dublin man has appeared in court charged with harassing RTÉ’s Sharon Ní Bheoláin between October 2013 and February 2014.

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Bullets found in skulls of men found in burning car, murder trial hears

A double-murder trial has heard today that two bullets were recovered from each of the skulls of two men found in a burning car.

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Europe agrees no physical border between Republic of Ireland and the North, says Theresa May

Theresa May has said Europe has agreed that there will be no physical border on the island of Ireland after Brexit.

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Fresh appeal launched for information on 2007 murder of Paul Quinn

Crimestoppers has today launched a fresh appeal for information on the 10th anniversary of the murder of Paul Quinn.

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Taoiseach welcomes Theresa May's 'strengthened language' against physical border with North

The UK will not accept a physical border on the island of Ireland, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said.

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Luas operator to conduct emergency exercise this morning

The Luas operator is conducting an emergency exercise in Dublin at 11am this morning.

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Victims of phone scam 'responsible for their own usage', phone companies warn

Victims of the Wangiri phone scam who are worried about their next bill should contact their provider but have been warned that they are “responsible for their own ...

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'Does he have to kill someone?' - Drink driver caught for 11th time is jailed

A motorist who was caught drink driving for the 11th time was jailed yesterday.

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Latest: Here's where no drivers have broken the speed limit on National Slow Down Day

LATEST: Gardaí have issued a list of the roads where there have been no motorists driving over the speed limit today.

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Packie Bonner named among recipients of Tipp O'Neill award

Donegal is honouring its own today with an award for some of the county's best ambassadors.

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Storm Brian: Status Orange wind warning in place; Storm will affect power restoration to 29,000 ESB Network customers

Latest: A status orange wind warning for the coasts of Mayo, Galway, Clare, Kerry, Cork, Waterford and Wexford is in place from 10pm tonight for a period of 24 hours. ...

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Latest: Free Ibrahim Halawa campaign praises role of Irish embassy in Egypt

LATEST: The campaign to free Ibrahim Halawa has today praised the Irish embassy in Egypt for its help following the Dublin man’s release from an Egyptian prison.

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Latest: Tens of thousands of commuters to be affected by five days of rail stoppages

Latest: Irish Rail union members have announced a series of rolling 24-hour stoppages.

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Ibrahim Halawa released from prison in Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa has been released from prison.

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WRC talks between trade unions and Irish Rail end without agreement

Talks between trade unions and Irish Rail have ended without agreement at the WRC.

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Taoiseach: Banks have dragged their heels too long over tracker scandal

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the banks could sort out the tracker scandal in months.

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Sinn Féin's former assembly member Caitriona Ruane quits Stormont role

A Sinn Féin politician who continued to be paid as a Stormont speaker amid the powersharing crisis, despite not returning as an Assembly member, has quit.

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Gardaí make three arrests after seizing €120k of cannabis and cocaine

Cannabis and cocaine thought to be worth €120,000 has been seized in Longford.

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Court hears DNA test in paternity row proves man was not father of one-year-old baby

DNA tests in a long running paternity row, that involved the intervention of the Gardaí, have shown that the reputed father of a one-year-old girl is not the father ...

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This interactive Census map reveals incredibly detailed local data

An online tool that allows the public to map hundreds of types of data at the local level has been launched today.

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'Baffled' wife alleges in court yoga group has 'considerable influence' over husband's business affairs

A woman has launched High Court proceedings against her husband over the manner in which he has allegedly been conducting the affairs of their civil engineering ...

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High Court President: Solicitor 'not fit to be member of the profession' and cannot expect 'mercy'

A struck-off solicitor who had a deficit of €625,000 on a client account is not a fit person to be a member of the solicitors profession, the President of the High ...

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Doctor in High Court challenge against HSE requirement to retire at 65

A doctor in the addiction services is relying on EU law against age discrimination as part of his legal challenge to a HSE requirement that he must retire at 65, ...

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