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Man accused of assault on baby girl in Cork

A man is due to appear in court in Cork charged in connection with an alleged assault on a 10-week-old baby girl.

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Body wants councils to work on backlog in services while Stormont is suspended

The organisation which represents local government in Northern Ireland has called for extra powers to be granted to councils while Stormont is suspended.

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Drones banned as gardaí search for body of Trevor Deely

A ban has been imposed on the flying of drones over the site in Dublin where gardaí are searching for the remains of Trevor Deely.

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State will not appeal refusal to extradite Ian Bailey, High Court hears

The State will not appeal against the High Court's decision last month to refuse the extradition of Ian Bailey to France in relation to the death of Sophie Tuscan ...

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Report: Irishman dies after being shot during car-jacking in Mexico

A man from Co Louth is reported to have been killed in Mexico.

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Hurricane Gert heading to Ireland, but no weather warnings expected

Hurricane Gert is heading to Ireland, but it is not expected to batter the country.

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Gardaí renew appeal for information on man missing for almost a year

Gardaí are renewing their appeal for information about 54-year old William Mulvihill, who was last seen on August 21, 2016.

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Irish Rail reports rise in passenger accidents due to smartphone distraction

The number of slips, trips and falls at Irish train stations has risen mainly due to people being distracted by their phones, according to Irish Rail's safety report. ...

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Judgments due on two challenges to North's ban on gay marriage

Judgment is due later in two landmark legal challenges against Northern Ireland's ban on gay marriage.

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Family, friends and supporters to mark fourth anniversary of Ibrahim Halawa's detention

Family, friends and supporters of Ibrahim Halawa are today marking the fourth anniversary of his imprisonment in Egypt.

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Dental service for primary school children 'on the verge of collapse'

It is being claimed the Public Dental Service for primary school children is on the verge of collapse.

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Latest: Rio ticket scandal inquiry suspended after clerk is taken ill

Latest: The Oireachtas committee meeting about the Rio ticket touting inquiry has been suspended because one of the clerks has taken ill.

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Latest: Man shot dead in Ballymun was not known to Gardaí

Latest: The man shot dead in Ballymun yesterday has been named locally.

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No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of the Lotto Jackpot, worth almost €7.6m.

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PSNI find suspected Dissident Republican arms dump

Police in the North have found a suspected Dissident Republican arms dump.

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Government condemns white nationalism following violent rallies in US

"The kind of thinking that comes from white supremacists or white nationalists is a kind of thinking that Ireland condemns outright."

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LATEST: Mother-of-six and man killed in Ballymun shooting; thought to be feud-related

LATEST: A mother-of-six and a man have been shot dead in a gangland style shooting in Ballymun.

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Selling Bessborough will lead to job losses in vital services

In the past 20 years, €30m in State funding has been spent in Bessborough to maintain and upgrade the site.

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Three motorcyclists in hospital following collision in Mayo

It's believed the female driver of the car was uninjured.

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We don't see a return to hard Irish boder, says British government

The UK Government has set out its vision of a free-flowing and unmonitored Irish border post-Brexit, with the majority of local businesses avoiding customs tariffs. ...

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IDA responds to Trump's comments on US companies pulling out of Ireland

The IDA has said it has no reason to believe that US companies will pull out of Ireland following Donald Trump's latest comments.

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SImon Coveney: Ireland has to prepare for 'worst case scenario' with Brexit

LATEST: The government has warned Ireland must be prepared for the worst case scenario when it comes to Brexit.

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UK confident it will be able to enforce immigration controls without hard border

The Government is "confident" it can enforce new immigration controls on EU citizens without a hard border with Ireland.

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High-scoring student managed to write play while studying 6 days a week for Leaving Cert

Dublin schools have cleaned up with seven out of 13 students receiving eight H1's in today's Leaving Cert results.

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Pat Hickey declines invitation to discuss report into Rio ticketing

Pat Hickey has declined an invitation to appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Sport tomorrow.

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No physical changes to Irish border arrangements proposed after Brexit

The Government will argue against any new technological or physical monitoring on the Irish border in Brexit talks over the future of its only land frontier with ...

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Dog owners warned to keep their pets under control after recent incidents

Dublin dog owners are being warned to keep their dogs under 'effective control' at all times.

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Man behind new sugar daddy website in Ireland expects to have 50,000 members by end of year

The man behind a new sugar daddy website in Ireland has said he expects to have 50,000 members by the end of next year.

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Dublin Bus strongly against plans to ban public transport at College Green

Dublin Bus has said it has put forward recommendations "to allow for accessible public transport" at College Green.

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LATEST: Landlords suspicious of plan to penalise those with vacant properties

LATEST: Proposals by the Housing Minister to penalise those who have vacant homes have been met with suspicion by landlords.

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Post Brexit customs plans 'utterly deluded', shellfish farmers say

Shellfish farmers selling tonnes of oysters in Europe have said post-Brexit customs and border ideas are "utterly deluded" and could wipe out their businesses.

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'Position paper' to recommend spot checks at border but Brokenshire insists government wants 'no change'

The Northern Ireland secretary insists the government wants 'no change' in how people cross the Irish border. Northen Ireland secretary insists government wants ...

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€5k for cleaner fired over unpaid chocolate bar

A firm here has been left counting the cost after firing a cleaner who failed to pay for a bar of chocolate at a staff canteen, writes Gordon Deegan.

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Police in Antrim find man seriously assaulted in carpark

A man has been seriously assaulted in Newtownabbey in Co Antrim.

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Theresa May reassures nationalists in the North she wants no 'physical border'

The Prime Minister has moved to reassure nationalists living in Northern Ireland that Brexit will not see the UK turn its back on its "unique and special relationship" ...

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Taxis are 'dirty' and 'horrific' - 492 complaints so far this year

The smell of one ‘extremely dirty’ taxi was ‘horrific’, forcing the passenger to keep the window open during the journey, writes Gordon Deegan.

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Leaving Cert results: Major shift in CAO points unlikely

The effects of new Leaving Certificate grades and college entry points will be assessed before further reforms are undertaken, one of the key figures behind the ...

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UK dismisses idea of customs border in Irish Sea

The UK has strongly dismissed the the idea of a customs border in the Irish Sea, writes Elaine Loughlin and Daniel McConnell.

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Leaving Cert results: Number taking higher papers up 3.2%

Big jumps in the numbers taking higher level papers across most subjects have resulted almost directly from changes to the college entry points system, writes Niall ...

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Report finds 91% of rental properties beyond reach for those dependent on housing benefits

A new report shows 91% of rental properties are beyond the reach of people dependent on state housing benefits.

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University freshers urged to get meningitis vaccination

"Fresher" students are being urged to get vaccinated to protect themselves against meningitis before starting university.

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Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan must come clean on failed Europol application

A serious issue has arisen over the continuation of Nóirín O’Sullivan as Garda Commissioner, writes Michael Clifford. Yes, the response to that might be what’s another ...

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Leaving Cert results: Decline in numbers taking up vocational programme

Just under a quarter of this year’s students doing the main Leaving Certificate also did a more experience-based programme, writes Niall Murray.

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More than 90,000 hospital bed days lost due to delayed discharges

The Health Service Executive (HSE) is being criticised for more than 90,000 delayed discharges in the first half of this year.

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Gardaí appeal for assistance into suspected murder of young Mayo man

A suspected murder investigation is continuing in Mayo after a 21-year-old died over the weekend.

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Northern Ireland peace 'cannot be Brexit talks bargaining chip'

Peace in Northern Ireland cannot be a bargaining chip in Brexit negotiations, the Irish Government has warned.

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Avoiding Irish border checks is top priority for Brexit negotiations

Avoiding check points or any other physical infrastructure on the Irish border is the UK Government's number one priority when negotiating post-Brexit arrangements ...

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Exam chiefs reveal 13 Leaving Cert students have come out on top of this morning's results

Thirteen students have come top of the bill in this year's Leaving Certificate, examinations chiefs have revealed.

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Latest: Gun found in search of body of Trevor Deely sent for forensic examination

Latest: A gun has been sent for forensic examination after it was found yesterday at the site being searched for the body of Tevor Dealy in Chapelizod, Dublin.

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