Gardai in Waterford have upgraded the investigation into a woman's death in the city to a murder probe.

Fianna Fáil extends lead over Fine Gael in latest opinion poll

There has also been a modest rise for Sinn Fein, while independent candidates have suffered.

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'I'll be talking to my party soon': Enda Kenny deflects leadership question after EU summit

Speculation on the future leadership of the Fine Gael party reignited tonight after Enda Kenny would only say that he would speak to his party "soon" on the matter. ...

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US-bound flight turns back to Dublin as doctor assists in medical emergency

An Aer Lingus flight from Dublin to the US has returned to the airport after making a U-turn over the North Atlantic.

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Minister for Health 'out of touch' with public over new National Maternity Hospital

The Magdalene Survivors Together group says the Minister for Health is totally out of touch with the majority of people in Ireland over the new National Maternity ...

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Gardaí conducting search in Louth for couple missing since 2015

Gardaí have confirmed they are conducting a significant search in Co Louth.

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LATEST: Man burned at Tipperary creamery was working on 'hot milk' pipe system

LATEST: A man who sustained serious burns to his body at Arrabawn Co-Op, in Nenagh, was carrying out work on a "hot milk" pipe system at the time, sources revealed. ...

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Meath shop strikes Euromillions luck for second time in eight months

A Centra shop in Co Meath has proven that EuroMillions luck can strike twice, having sold two huge prizewinning EuroMillions tickets in the space of eight months.

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Kenny: EU declaration on Irish unity dispels doubts on Good Friday Agreement

Latest: Enda Kenny has said that a declaration by European leaders today on Irish unity in the context of Brexit is hugely important to dispel doubts over the importance ...

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Two teenagers die in Donegal crash; three others injured

Two young men have died in a crash in rural Donegal this morning. Three others travelling in the same car were injured.

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Over half of people consider terrorism a threat in Ireland, says survey

A new survey shows more than half of the people in Ireland consider terrorism a threat here.

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Medical trial in Cork could see damaged hearts repaired with single injection

A world first medical trial in Cork could have the potential to see damaged hearts repaired with a single injection.

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Motorists warned to be careful over bank holiday weekend

Motorists are being warned not to drink or take drugs while driving.

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Post mortem to take place on body of 31-year-old woman found in Waterford

A post mortem is expected to take place today on the body of a 31-year-old woman found in Waterford city.

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Man airlifted to Cork University Hospital after sustaining serious burns at Tipperary creamery

A man has been seriously injured after sustained burns to his body at a creamery in Co Tipperary, Friday night.

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Government vows to co-operate with Kingsmill massacre inquest

The Government has insisted it will not stymie efforts to find closure for Kingsmill massacre victims.

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HSE presents as 'dysfunctional' organisation, says High Court President

The HSE has presented as a "dysfunctional" organisation in a number of cases before him, the President of the High Court has said.

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Two Cork men charged with with possession of firearms and ammunition

Two Cork men accused of IRA membership were freshly charged today at the Special Criminal Court with possession of firearms and ammunition.

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Gardaí search for missing woman Stefanie Kokaram

Gardaí have asked for the public's help to find missing woman Stefanie Kokaram.

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Woman's body found in Waterford apartment

The body of a 31-year-old woman was discovered in an apartment in Waterford City today.

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Man withdraws legal action for back injuries after court shown photos of skiing trip

A warehouse operative's legal action for back injuries allegedly sustained in a workplace accident has been withdrawn after photos of him on a skiing holiday and ...

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Colleagues pay tribute to retiring RTÉ political correspondent David Davin Power

Tributes have been paid to RTÉ's political correspondent David Davin Power, who has retired from the station today

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DAA workers vote against Workplace Relations Commission proposals

SIPTU members in the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA), excluding Airport Police and Fire Service, have voted against the acceptance of Workplace Relations Commission ...

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No funds for Cork to Limerick motorway, says Government

The Department of Transport says it does not have the money to progress plans for a Cork to Limerick motorway.

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Cork soccer player's father insists case was about alleged bullying, not about his son not getting a game​

The father of a teenage soccer player, whose claim against his former club for psychological injury was dismissed yesterday, has said he would take the case again ...

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Man accused of 'tiger' kidnapping set to defend himself without solicitor

A man charged with falsely imprisoning the son of a post mistress and demanding a ransom for his safe return, has been refused bail.

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Sean FitzPatrick 'had no reason to hide full extent of loans from Anglo'

Former Anglo Irish Chairman Sean FitzPatrick told gardaí that he had no reason to hide the full extent of his loans from the bank, his trial has heard.

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School bus drivers and Irish Rail SIPTU members vote for industrial action

SIPTU members in Irish Rail and those employed as school bus drivers by Bus Éireann have voted in favour of taking industrial action.

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State ordered to pay legal costs of visually impaired man who won right to vote without help

The State has been ordered to pay the legal costs of a severely visually impaired man after he won a High Court declaration concerning the State's duty to vindicate ...

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Man dies in crash between motorbike and 4x4

A man has died in a road accident in Co Tipperary today.

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Former SF Councillor and father to be be sentenced next month for false imprisonment and threat to kill

A former Sinn Féin Dublin City Councillor and his father will be sentenced next month after imprisoning and threatening to kill a man.

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Latest: Joan Burton denies laughter in car reflected 'relaxed' atmosphere

Update 6.47pm: Former Tánaiste Joan Burton has denied that she was “relaxed” in the car in which she was allegedly falsely imprisoned during a water charges protest. ...

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Minister warns unions to prepare for 'very, very difficult' pay negotiations

A senior Government Minister has warned unions to prepare for "very, very difficult" pay talk negotiations, insisting there is no guarantee a 6% pay rise over the ...

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Gardaí issue alert after man charged with escaping garda custody flees from officers in court again

A man has escaped from garda custody after been refused bail on a charge of escaping garda custody.

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Paschal Donohoe: 'Imperative' that post-Brexit agreement includes legal right to border poll

Public Expenditure Minister Paschal Donohoe has confirmed the Irish priorities set to be copper-fastened in a key European Council Brexit document this weekend will ...

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Waterford court charges man from the UK with funding terrorism

A 25-year-old man has been charged in Waterford with funding terrorism.

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Revenue seizes laundered fuel in Mayo

Officers searched a business premises and discovered the fuel in a number of oil tanks and vehicles.

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Gardaí make three arrests at start of two-day operation in Meath

Gardaí have launched two days of action in Co. Meath.

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Bernie Sanders' Dublin talk sells out in minutes

Bernie Sanders' talk in Dublin has sold out in minutes.

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Minister publishes report on charities, including pay levels

A major new report on Irish non-profits has been published today by the Minister for Public Expenditure Paschal Donohoe.

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Paschal Donohoe: Public sector pay talks will be 'incredibly challenging'

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform says any new deal on public sector pay must be fair, yet affordable.

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Govt seeking mechanism for North to rejoin EU through united Ireland

European leaders could sign off on plans to allow Northern Ireland immediately rejoin the EU in a united Ireland at their summit this weekend.

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Legal action could derail €1bn children’s hospital

The Government has been put on notice of possible legal action to stop the development of the new €1bn children’s hospital at the St James’ hospital campus in Dublin, ...

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Man arrested in Waterford due in court in connection with ' terrorism'

A man arrested in Waterford after a crackdown on suspected links to terrorism terrorism will appear in Waterford District Court today.

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More than 500 have died in workplace accidents in past decade

Up to 520 people have been killed in work-related accidents here in the last 10 years.

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Latest: Fine Gael TD calls on Government to buy maternity hospital land from religious order

LATEST:A Government TD has broken ranks to call on Health Minister Simon Harris to consider buying the €300m land on which the new National Maternity Hospital will ...

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Investigation after woman in her 80s dies in Dublin house fire

An investigation is underway into a fatal house fire in North County Dublin which claimed the life of a pensioner.

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AA issue traffic advice ahead of bank holiday weekend

Another bank holiday exodus will begin Friday afternoon in towns and cities across the country.

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Fianna Fáil call for mental health Oireachtas committee

There has been a call from Fianna Fáil for the Government to establish an Oireachtas Committee on Mental Health.

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Insurance companies should 'judge people how they drive, not what they drive' says advocate

An advocate for young motorists is asking insurance companies to judge people on how they drive not what they drive.

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