Gardaí appeal for witnesses to incident on M4

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to incident on M4

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses over an incident on a layby on the M4 in County Wesmeath.

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The Lotto numbers are in...

The Lotto numbers are in...

Tonight's Lotto jackpot is worth €2m.

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Patients Association criticises €250 charge for Covid-19 test

Patients Association criticises €250 charge for Covid-19 test

Criticism has been aimed at private insurers and hospitals after it emerged that patients are paying up to €250 for a Covid-19 test ahead of any treatment.

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State has failed to honour commitment to victims of sexual abuse in primary schools, says Louise O'Keeffe

State has failed to honour commitment to victims of sexual abuse in primary schools, says Louise O'Keeffe

Almost one year after Leo Varadkar apologised on behalf of the State to victims of sexual abuse in day schools, survivor and campaigner Louise O'Keeffe has said ...

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Toddler and father missing from Co Roscommon believed to have travelled to Dublin

Toddler and father missing from Co Roscommon believed to have travelled to Dublin

Gardaí believe Jasmine Arshad is with her father, Arshad Shiraz, 38.

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Rare beaked whale trapped in Wicklow Harbour has died

Rare beaked whale trapped in Wicklow Harbour has died

Members of the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group have recovered the animal's remains with a view to conducting a post mortem in County Kildare.

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Covid-19: One person has died and 11 new cases confirmed

Covid-19: One person has died and 11 new cases confirmed

There has been a total of 1,741 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland.

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Five arrested after 'violent disorder' incidents in Co Westmeath

Five arrested after 'violent disorder' incidents in Co Westmeath

The incidents, which saw two men suffer injuries, happened in Mullingar.

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UUP call for 'independent inquiry' to investigate coronavirus guideline breaches at Bobby Storey funeral

UUP call for 'independent inquiry' to investigate coronavirus guideline breaches at Bobby Storey funeral

Doug Beattie says with July 12 not long away, he's "really worried" large groups may now think it's OK to gather.

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Taoiseach 'disappointed' to only learn of Barry Cowen drink-driving ban yesterday

Taoiseach 'disappointed' to only learn of Barry Cowen drink-driving ban yesterday

The Taoiseach says he is "disappointed" that he only found out yesterday about a drink-driving ban served by Agriculture Minister Barry Cowen.

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Irish Wheelchair Association pleads with Minister to provide sufficient services for those with disabilities

Irish Wheelchair Association pleads with Minister to provide sufficient services for those with disabilities

The warning comes as the Irish Wheelchair Association launched an awareness campaign, appealing to the new government not to leave the sector behind as Ireland commences ...

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Missing teen found safe and well

Missing teen found safe and well

Ronan Quinn, 15, was last seen on Thursday, according to a garda spokesperson.

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Man arrested after shots fired at gardaí in Cork last night

Man arrested after shots fired at gardaí in Cork last night

Shots were fired around 11.45pm in Fermoy in the county and Mayfield in the city, it has emerged.

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Coronavirus: Travel restrictions set to remain in place until July 20

Coronavirus: Travel restrictions set to remain in place until July 20

Travel restrictions including quarantine requirements and advice to avoid foreign travel are likely to remain in place until at least July 20.

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Government issues guidelines as gardaí set to check pubs for Covid compliance

Government issues guidelines as gardaí set to check pubs for Covid compliance

Gardaí will begin inspecting bars and restaurants in order to ensure compliance with Covid-19 guidelines this weekend.

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Cork ministers confirm controversial M20 motorway 'will be built'

Cork ministers confirm controversial M20 motorway 'will be built'

Two leading members of the new Government have insisted the controversial M20 motorway between Cork and Limerick “will be built", despite a review of the National ...

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Gardaí to get 'electronic key' to intercept criminal gangs' encrypted messages

Gardaí to get 'electronic key' to intercept criminal gangs' encrypted messages

Laws are being drafted to give State agencies legal powers to intercept encrypted communications.

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Man’s face lacerated in attack at Cork soccer pitch

Man’s face lacerated in attack at Cork soccer pitch

A man was taken to hospital suffering from lacerations after an attack on a number of people at a soccer pitch in a Cork suburb.

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Update: Woman missing for over two weeks found safe and well

Update: Woman missing for over two weeks found safe and well

Update July 4: Folashade Mawoyeka has been found safe and well.

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Person in garda custody rushed to Cork hospital with suspected heroin overdose

Person in garda custody rushed to Cork hospital with suspected heroin overdose

A person who was taken into custody yesterday evening was rushed to hospital with a suspected heroin overdose.

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Places of worship allowed to have over 50 people according to new guidelines

Places of worship allowed to have over 50 people according to new guidelines

New guidance has been issued for religious services following today's meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Ireland's Covid-19 response.

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The EuroMillions numbers are in...

The EuroMillions numbers are in...

Tonight's jackpot is worth €130,000,000.

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Retrial ordered in sex assault case as juror related to man’s victim

Retrial ordered in sex assault case as juror related to man’s victim

The Court of Appeal has quashed a man’s sex assault conviction and directed a retrial, after it transpired that one of the jurors who convicted him was related ...

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'Frustration' at British switch in Brexit stance - Coveney

'Frustration' at British switch in Brexit stance - Coveney

Negotiations with Britain in relation to securing a Brexit deal are “in a difficult place” Simon Coveney has said.

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Update: Missing teen located safe and well

Update: Missing teen located safe and well

Update July 4: Fifteen-year-old Tibor Csaszar has been located safe and well.

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Gardaí called in after judge hears father strips and flogs his three children twice weekly

Gardaí called in after judge hears father strips and flogs his three children twice weekly

A judge has called in the gardaí after hearing that a father strips his three children and flogs them twice weekly with a belt as they lie on the floor.

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John McGuinness says Micheál Martin won't last as Taoiseach, claiming internal talk about replacement

John McGuinness says Micheál Martin won't last as Taoiseach, claiming internal talk about replacement

Taoiseach Micheál Martin will “probably not” last his two-and-a-half-year term because of mounting internal dissent within Fianna Fáil, ...

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HIQA analysis of death notices indicates pandemic death figure may be 'slight overestimate'

HIQA analysis of death notices indicates pandemic death figure may be 'slight overestimate'

Ireland's official figure of 1,700 coronavirus deaths during the pandemic may be a “slight overestimate” but it is an accurate one, an analysis by the ...

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Covid-19: Garda checks on pubs commence

Covid-19: Garda checks on pubs commence

Gardaí will start to check pubs this evening to make sure they are complying with Covid-19 guidelines.

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Dublin Port expansion approval ‘ignores Brexit realities,’ group says

Dublin Port expansion approval ‘ignores Brexit realities,’ group says

A leading business representative group in Dublin’s Docklands has claimed An Bord Pleanála’s decision to grant planning permission for a €320m ...

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Covid-19 'remains suppressed in our communities' as two deaths and nine new cases reported

Covid-19 'remains suppressed in our communities' as two deaths and nine new cases reported

A further two people with Covid-19 have died, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has confirmed.

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Long-awaited Carrigtwohill school campus gets green light

Long-awaited Carrigtwohill school campus gets green light

Political and education leaders in east Cork have urged the Government to follow through on a long-mooted secondary school campus for Carrigtwohill after the state ...

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Drugs and alcohol worth €162k seized in Dublin mail centre and Rosslare port

Drugs and alcohol worth €162k seized in Dublin mail centre and Rosslare port

Revenue officers seized €68,800 worth of cannabis at Dublin Mail Centre today.

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Yellow wind warning for seven counties this weekend

Yellow wind warning for seven counties this weekend

Met Éireann said it will become very windy on Saturday night and into Sunday.

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Arlene Foster: Michelle O’Neill funeral apology ‘falls short’

Arlene Foster: Michelle O’Neill funeral apology ‘falls short’

Trust between the powersharing partners has been damaged by the controversy over large crowds at Bobby Storey’s funeral, the DUP leader said.

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New government's attention turns appointment of committee chairpersons

New government's attention turns appointment of committee chairpersons

Although the fallout from cabinet and junior ministerial appointments is still ongoing, attention has now turned to the appointment of committee chairpersons.

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HIQA: Shared rooms posed 'high risk' for Covid spread at 19 community and nursing home facilities

HIQA: Shared rooms posed 'high risk' for Covid spread at 19 community and nursing home facilities

Close to 20 publicly-funded community and nursing home facilities were identified as “centres of concern” for infection control by the Health Information ...

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Full hearing cleared relating to jailed US fraudster Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme

Full hearing cleared relating to jailed US fraudster Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for a full hearing of a claim concerning multi-million losses related to the Ponzi scheme run by jailed US fraudster Bernie ...

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Airlines say they are clearing refunds backlog caused by cancellations

Airlines say they are clearing refunds backlog caused by cancellations

The latest revelations come as World Health Organisation (WHO) special envoy Dr David Nabarro said he would urge people thinking of travelling abroad to abandon ...

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Simon Coveney briefed on manpower issues at Haulbowline naval base

Simon Coveney briefed on manpower issues at Haulbowline naval base

Defence Minister Simon Coveney made his first official trip in his new role to the Naval Service's base at Haulbowline Island, Co Cork where he was briefed on manpower ...

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More than 1,000 excess deaths in NI during pandemic

More than 1,000 excess deaths in NI during pandemic

A thousand excess deaths were registered in Northern Ireland over the last 13 weeks, official statistics said.

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Traffic levels dropped 70% in lockdown, according to CSO

Traffic levels dropped 70% in lockdown, according to CSO

The volume of car traffic on Irish roads plummeted by 70% during the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Twitter teams up with Safe Ireland to reach out to domestic violence victims

Twitter teams up with Safe Ireland to reach out to domestic violence victims

Twitter has partnered with Safe Ireland to encourage people experiencing domestic and sexual violence to reach out for support.

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Kind of blue: Cork Jazz Festival 2020 latest event to be pulled this year due to Covid-19

Kind of blue: Cork Jazz Festival 2020 latest event to be pulled this year due to Covid-19

The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival has become the latest victim of the Covid-19 pandemic, in a huge blow to the local economy.

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Dana defamation case: Judge urges sides to 'hammer something out'

Dana defamation case: Judge urges sides to 'hammer something out'

A High Court judge has suggested Dana Rosemary Scallon and Independent News and Media (INM) "hammer something out" over a defamation action the singer and former ...

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Man says he was using speed 'so he could get up and go to work'

Man says he was using speed 'so he could get up and go to work'

A man accused of dealing amphetamine - better known as speed - claimed that he was not supplying it but using it “to keep himself fresh so he could get up ...

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Woman awarded €11k after fall in Cork City

Woman awarded €11k after fall in Cork City

A City Council lawyer suggested to a woman suing the local authority for compensation that she and members of her family seemed to have had a lot of similar claims ...

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Taxi driver based in Cork accused of stealing phone from customer

Taxi driver based in Cork accused of stealing phone from customer

A taxi driver has been accused of stealing a phone from one of his customers and three counts of handling stolen property in respect of two other passengers who ...

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O’Neill says she will never apologise for attending Bobby Storey’s funeral

O’Neill says she will never apologise for attending Bobby Storey’s funeral

The deputy first minister said sorry to families bereaved during the coronavirus emergency for the hurt caused by the controversy.

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Cork residents' environmental complaint against landlord adjourned

Cork residents' environmental complaint against landlord adjourned

The environmental complaint by residents against a landlord for the noise allegedly caused by students at his properties near University College Cork was brought ...

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Teen drives at 210kph during 65km garda chase in Tipperary

Teen drives at 210kph during 65km garda chase in Tipperary

A teenager has been arrested after hitting speeds of over 210km/hr while being chased by gardaí for 65km.

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Government must 'step in' and help young people with curvature of the spine who have had vital surgery delayed

Government must 'step in' and help young people with curvature of the spine who have had vital surgery delayed

The parents of a 14-year-old boy waiting for more than 20 months for surgery to deal with worsening curvature of the spine have gone "from frustration to anger" ...

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Men due in court following €3.9m cannabis seizure

Men due in court following €3.9m cannabis seizure

Two men in their 40s are due to appear in court in connection with the seizure of €3.9m worth of drugs.

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Inspiring Oliver raises €31k for charities with fundraising walk

Inspiring Oliver raises €31k for charities with fundraising walk

Inspirational Oliver Lynch, eight, who captured hearts with his guts and determination finished his remarkable fundraising walk in Cork today after raising €31,000 ...

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Cork TD tells colleagues to stop feeling sorry for themselves over Cabinet jobs

Cork TD tells colleagues to stop feeling sorry for themselves over Cabinet jobs

A backbench Fianna Fáil TD has told party colleagues to stop feeling sorry for themselves if they missed out on a junior ministry.

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Covid-19: Leo Varadkar describes HIQA mortality study as 'interesting but not a surprise'

Covid-19: Leo Varadkar describes HIQA mortality study as 'interesting but not a surprise'

The official Covid-19 death toll stands at 1,738.

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Charity urges caution after hearing about potential house parties

Charity urges caution after hearing about potential house parties

A charity is urging caution against house parties and large gatherings of friends this weekend.

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Irish Water to review need for hosepipe ban following heavy rainfall

Irish Water to review need for hosepipe ban following heavy rainfall

Irish Water issued a hosepipe ban following the driest spring on record the east of the country and a generally dry spring nationwide.

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'I was freaked out' says charity walker injured in buzzard attack

'I was freaked out' says charity walker injured in buzzard attack

A woman out walking for charity had to fend off an angry buzzard in the second attack by the vicious bird in the same area within days of each other.

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An Taisce lodges objection to Bord Gas Networks multi-million euro project in north Cork

An Taisce lodges objection to Bord Gas Networks multi-million euro project in north Cork

An Taisce has lodged an objection with An Bord Pleanála against a multi-million euro plan to create a plant in north Cork which will inject farm-produced ...

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Partial removal of hosepipe ban possible next week-Irish Water

Partial removal of hosepipe ban possible next week-Irish Water

The hosepipe ban may be lifted or partly removed next week after heavy rainfall recently.

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Draft Brexit agreement reached with EU on Irish food exports

Draft Brexit agreement reached with EU on Irish food exports

Irish and EU officials have reached a draft agreement to limit the impact of Brexit on the movement of Irish food products and live animals into the rest of the ...

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WHO rep says Ireland right to debate balance of return to school

WHO rep says Ireland right to debate balance of return to school

Dr Nabarro said he understood decisions being made for economic reasons, but that they should only be made on a health basis.

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Unity of Green Party doesn't rest on who got Cabinet positions - Hourigan

Unity of Green Party doesn't rest on who got Cabinet positions - Hourigan

Green Party TD Neasa Hourigan has said that she does not think the unity of the party rests on who got positions in the new Cabinet.

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Garda sergeant who investigated child sex abuse claim sues State over alleged harassment

Garda sergeant who investigated child sex abuse claim sues State over alleged harassment

A former Garda sergeant who investigated a claim of child sexual abuse by two men, one associated with a Garda superintendent, is suing the Garda commissioner and ...

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Pubs, bars and restaurants reopen in Northern Ireland

Pubs, bars and restaurants reopen in Northern Ireland

Museums and heritage sites, such as the Giant's Causeway, have also been allowed to re-open as part of lockdown measures being eased.

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Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neil apologises for hurt caused by IRA funeral row to Covid-19 bereaved

Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neil apologises for hurt caused by IRA funeral row to Covid-19 bereaved

Party president Mary Lou McDonald and vice president Michelle O’Neill both said apologised on Friday morning.

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Ireland needs to rebuild Covid-19 testing regime says Trinity immunologist

Ireland needs to rebuild Covid-19 testing regime says Trinity immunologist

A further 5 people with Covid-19 have died in the Republic, and there are 15 new confirmed cases.

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Gardaí seize suspected cannabis herb and €11,000 cash in Drogheda

Gardaí seize suspected cannabis herb and €11,000 cash in Drogheda

Gardaí have arrested a man after seizing money and suspected drugs in Drogheda.

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Two charged in relation to Tipperary burglary

Two charged in relation to Tipperary burglary

Two men are due in court this morning charged in connection with a burglary and assault in Co Tipperary.

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'I am very sorry': Mary Lou McDonald apologises for Bobby Storey funeral crowds

'I am very sorry': Mary Lou McDonald apologises for Bobby Storey funeral crowds

The Sinn Fein President has apologised for any hurt cause by her attendance at Bobby Storey’s funeral.

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'Hollow victory' if end of Covid-19 wage subsidy triggers unemployment surge says Paschal Donohoe

'Hollow victory' if end of Covid-19 wage subsidy triggers unemployment surge says Paschal Donohoe

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has said that the Covid Wage Subsidy Scheme will not end abruptly and hinted that it could last until the end of the year.

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Ryanair says cash refunds on the way before August

Ryanair says cash refunds on the way before August

Ryanair says the majority of customers waiting for a refund from the airline because of flights cancelled due to the pandemic will have their cash by the end of ...

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Van and lorry collision leaves man seriously injured in Monaghan

Van and lorry collision leaves man seriously injured in Monaghan

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured in a crash in Monaghan.

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'Pragmatic acceptance' that young primary school children will not social distance says Dr Glynn

'Pragmatic acceptance' that young primary school children will not social distance says Dr Glynn

The Acting Chief Medical Officer says social distancing guidelines for schools could be further relaxed over time.

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NI party leaders to meet to discuss differences over republican funeral

NI party leaders to meet to discuss differences over republican funeral

Northern Ireland’s five party leaders are due to meet later to try and resolve serious differences over a republican funeral during the pandemic.

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Two men arrested after violent incident at football training in Cork city

Two men arrested after violent incident at football training in Cork city

The two men were arrested for public disorder offences in the Sarsfield Road area yesterday evening.

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Tony Holohan steps down from CMO duties to care for ill wife

Tony Holohan steps down from CMO duties to care for ill wife

The public face of the coronavirus crisis has stepped down from his role to be with family as his wife enters palliative care for cancer.

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Micheál Martin under continued fire from Fianna Fáil veterans over cabinet appointments

Micheál Martin under continued fire from Fianna Fáil veterans over cabinet appointments

Party discipline within Fianna Fáil appeared to be breaking down with Taoiseach Micheál Martin coming under intense fire over his ministerial appointments. ...

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Central Bank report: Unemployment to persist through 2023

Central Bank report: Unemployment to persist through 2023

Unemployment will return to its pre-Covid-19 levels in late 2023 and only then if there is no new outbreak of the disease, while house building will be severely ...

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Virus that combats potato blight named after Cork

Virus that combats potato blight named after Cork

A new group of helpful viruses which tackle the diseases which blight potato crops have been named Cork.

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New Irish research will probe why some are more likely to catch Covid-19

New Irish research will probe why some are more likely to catch Covid-19

Research funded by Science Foundation Ireland will examine why some people are more susceptible to Covid-19 than others.

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Cork city street sealed off over fears of building stability

Cork city street sealed off over fears of building stability

A street in Cork city centre has been sealed off this evening amid concerns about the stability of a building.

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Soldiers isolating at army camp in Cork weren't tested for nearly 2 weeks

Soldiers isolating at army camp in Cork weren't tested for nearly 2 weeks

Covid-19 testing regimes in the Defence Forces may have to be altered after it emerged that soldiers awaiting deployment to Lebanon weren't tested for the virus ...

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Arlene Foster vows not to collapse Stormont over Bobby Storey funeral row

Arlene Foster vows not to collapse Stormont over Bobby Storey funeral row

The First Minister has called on Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill to stand down while police probe alleged lockdown breaches at the funeral

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Galway Clinic secures orders dismissing proceedings over board decision

Galway Clinic secures orders dismissing proceedings over board decision

Galway Clinic, a private hospital, has secured orders dismissing proceedings over a 2017 majority decision by its board to construct a new €17m medical facility, ...

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Mandatory quarantine rules unlikely, says Tánaiste

Mandatory quarantine rules unlikely, says Tánaiste

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar is playing down the likelihood of mandatory quarantine rules coming into effect, saying there are not enough hotels and staff to put ...

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Five people die of Covid-19; Dr Holohan to step back from duties to spend time with seriously ill wife

Five people die of Covid-19; Dr Holohan to step back from duties to spend time with seriously ill wife

Another five people have died of Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland.

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Man spat in garda's face after being arrested

Man spat in garda's face after being arrested

A young Limerick man spat at a garda’s face after being arrested for assaulting a woman in a house in Cork during the coronavirus restrictions in May.

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Plans for 162 houses and apartments at Cork's Banduff

Plans for 162 houses and apartments at Cork's Banduff

Plans for more than 160 homes in a new housing estate on the northside of Cork city have been unveiled.

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Traffic congestion levels in Cork on the rise again as workers return

Traffic congestion levels in Cork on the rise again as workers return

According to TomTom's traffic index ranking, last Friday evening was the busiest in weeks, showing a congestion rate of 61% at 4pm - a 20% increase from the same ...

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PDForra not backing independent pay review model for military

PDForra not backing independent pay review model for military

PDForra, which represents more than 6,000 enlisted personnel in the Defence Forces, has broken ranks with officers' association, RACO, and is not advocating the ...

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Reopening country to overseas visitors won’t happen overnight, says Fáilte Ireland chief exec

Reopening country to overseas visitors won’t happen overnight, says Fáilte Ireland chief exec

Reopening Ireland to international travel cannot happen overnight and will require a “roadmap” to enable airlines and overseas visitors to plan ahead, ...

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Top-secret spying op sends shockwaves through organised crime gangs

Top-secret spying op sends shockwaves through organised crime gangs

A top-secret spying operation by a European police team has sent “shockwaves” through organised crime, including Irish gangs.

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Anonymous Swiss-based email address provider liable for defamation award

Anonymous Swiss-based email address provider liable for defamation award

An Irish company has got a High Court order making a Swiss-based online anonymous email address provider liable for a defamation award.

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Landlord due in court over noise complaints linked to properties near UCC

Landlord due in court over noise complaints linked to properties near UCC

A landlord with property in Cork’s university precinct has been summoned to appear in court on Friday on foot of noise complaints.

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Teaching unions say full September reopening of school is unrealistic under current Covid guidelines

Teaching unions say full September reopening of school is unrealistic under current Covid guidelines

Secondary schools will not be in a position to fully reopen in September if the current health advice on physical distancing remains in force.

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Ex-lovers legal row over horse worth an estimated €4m

Ex-lovers legal row over horse worth an estimated €4m

A Mexican businessman and his company has brought a High Court action against parties including his former Italian lover who he claims has moved two valuable horses ...

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More than one million people jobless or on Covid payments, according to CSO

More than one million people jobless or on Covid payments, according to CSO

More than one million people were either on the Live Register for June or received emergency payments created following the Covid-19 crisis, official statistics ...

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Woman airlifted to hospital after fall on Cork cliff trail

Woman airlifted to hospital after fall on Cork cliff trail

A woman is being airlifted to hospital after a fall while walking on a cliff trail in West Cork this afternoon.

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