Whirlpool recall tumble dryers that have not yet been modified to safety standards

Whirlpool recall tumble dryers that have not yet been modified to safety standards

Home appliance company Whirlpool is preparing to launch a recall of tumble dryers that have not yet been modified under its long-running safety campaign.

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Potential border poll and other formidable challenges await Theresa May’s successor

Potential border poll and other formidable challenges await Theresa May’s successor

Brexit may be the most immediate headache, but it’s not the only source of potential pain for the new prime minister.

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Philomena Canning: The ‘warrior who stood up for what was right’

Philomena Canning: The ‘warrior who stood up for what was right’

Independent midwife Philomena Canning was devastated that she was going to die before getting to tell the full story of her battle with the HSE, writes Michael Clifford. ...

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Driver arrested after car speeds into crowds at Co Louth graveyard

Driver arrested after car speeds into crowds at Co Louth graveyard

A man has been injured after reportedly being hit by a car at a graveyard in Co Louth this afternoon, according to local media reports.

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Gardaí 'extremely concerned' for safety of missing Dublin teen

Gardaí 'extremely concerned' for safety of missing Dublin teen

Dylan Kinsella, 15, was last seen in the Clondalkin area on Friday night.

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Terminally ill dad has medical card revoked twice

Terminally ill dad has medical card revoked twice

A father-of-three with terminal cancer is fighting for an explanation from the HSE as to why his medical card has been revoked twice since his diagnosis.

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'If you don't have a profile, it's not news' - Ashling Thompson looking to move on after high-profile court case

'If you don't have a profile, it's not news' - Ashling Thompson looking to move on after high-profile court case

Camogie star Ashling Thompson has said she is ready to move on from the difficulties of the court case that has dominated her life for the last 18 months.

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 Those growing up in poverty worst affected by hard border, Children's Rights Alliance say

Those growing up in poverty worst affected by hard border, Children's Rights Alliance say

Up to 50,000 children living in border counties could be negatively impacted if there is a "no-deal" Brexit, according to the Children's Rights Alliance.

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Lucky Cavan Lotto player scoops €1m

Lucky Cavan Lotto player scoops €1m

A lucky Lotto player in Co Cavan is Ireland's latest millionaire after scooping €1m in last night's draw.

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Defence Forces has 8,751 serving permanent members, figures show

Defence Forces has 8,751 serving permanent members, figures show

That is over 700 less than the recommended level and a new record low, according to Fianna Fáil.

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Number of students travelling to US on J1 declines sharply in recent years

Number of students travelling to US on J1 declines sharply in recent years

Under this programme, students can work and travel in America for the summer.

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Bord na Móna workers to protest against job losses in Co Longford

Bord na Móna workers to protest against job losses in Co Longford

The announcement that 148 workers would be laid off was made on July 11 and since then, union representatives and Bord Na Móna have been in talks over the ...

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Coveney: 'We'll all be in trouble' if new British PM wanted to 'tear up' the backstop

Coveney: 'We'll all be in trouble' if new British PM wanted to 'tear up' the backstop

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has indicated Ireland and the EU are prepared to open up fresh talks on ways to avoid the backstop amid fears of a looming no-deal ...

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Father vows to fight Dublin airport chiefs over noise issues of planned north runway

Father vows to fight Dublin airport chiefs over noise issues of planned north runway

Liam O’Gradaigh has battled along with his wife Sheena to keep their son Donagh, who is now aged 11, alive.

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PSNI investigating armed robbery of taxi man in Belfast

PSNI investigating armed robbery of taxi man in Belfast

Police are investigating after a taxi driver was robbed by two men in Belfast on Friday.

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Libraries nationwide to receive funding of €650,000

Libraries nationwide to receive funding of €650,000

The funds will be distributed to assist libraries in providing support to communities at risk of being socially excluded, marginalised or disadvantaged.

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Dublin's College Green to be pedestrianised today

Dublin's College Green to be pedestrianised today

Dublin City Council is putting on a range of family-friendly events in the area from midday.

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Tánaiste warns no-deal Brexit will ‘devastate’ Northern Ireland economy

Tánaiste warns no-deal Brexit will ‘devastate’ Northern Ireland economy

Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald urged the government to start preparing for a border poll.

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Man dies in crash between car and motorbike in Co Cork

Man dies in crash between car and motorbike in Co Cork

Gardaí are at the scene of a fatal crash in Co Cork.

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No winner of Lotto jackpot but someone is €1m richer

No winner of Lotto jackpot but someone is €1m richer

There was no winner of tonight's Lotto Jackpot, worth almost €6.6m.

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Hundreds protest in Cork city against closure of An Post mail centre

Hundreds protest in Cork city against closure of An Post mail centre

Hundreds of protestors marched through the streets of Cork city today to protest the proposed closure of the Cork Mail Centre in Little Island.

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Loyalist flute band plays in Portrush

Loyalist flute band plays in Portrush

Critics had claimed the event could send out the wrong message about Northern Ireland when the eyes of the world are upon it.

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Poll claims Fianna Fáil more popular than Fine Gael amid election speculation

Poll claims Fianna Fáil more popular than Fine Gael amid election speculation

An opinion poll has claimed Fianna Fáil is more popular than Fine Gael for the second month running amid ongoing speculation about an election in late 2019 ...

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Appeal for witnesses after cyclist injured in hit-and-run

Appeal for witnesses after cyclist injured in hit-and-run

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a hit-and-run in Dublin.

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HSE confirms 11,500 women affected by out-of-date CervicalCheck tests since 2015

The HSE has confirmed that around 11,500 women have been affected by a Cervical Check testing problem between 2015 and last year.

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Man due in court in connection with fatal Dublin stabbing

Man due in court in connection with fatal Dublin stabbing

A 45-year-old man is due before the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin this evening, charged in relation to a stabbing in the city's North Strand.

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Activists block traffic in Dublin to urge air pollution measures

Activists block traffic in Dublin to urge air pollution measures

The action was organised by the Dublin Commuter Coalition, Dublin Cycling Campaign, the Irish Pedestrian Network and Extinction Rebellion Ireland.

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Man due in court in connection with seizure of guns and ammunition in Tallaght

Man due in court in connection with seizure of guns and ammunition in Tallaght

A 36-year-old man arrested yesterday during a crackdown on organised crime in Dublin and Drogheda is due in court this evening.

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Aer Lingus flight makes emergency landing in Dublin after engine ingested bird on departure

Aer Lingus flight makes emergency landing in Dublin after engine ingested bird on departure

A US-bound Aer Lingus flight has made an emergency landing at Dublin Airport this afternoon after suffering an engine failure on departure believed to have been ...

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Insurance operator covering leisure sector to pull out of Irish market

Insurance operator covering leisure sector to pull out of Irish market

UK operator LeisureInsure covers event companies, operators of bouncy castles, soccer coaches and drama groups.

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Man arrested in connection with stabbing incident in Belfast

Man arrested in connection with stabbing incident in Belfast

The 20-year-old has been detained on suspicion of grievous bodily injury with intent.

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Motorists asked to avoid Farranfore due to burst water main

Motorists asked to avoid Farranfore due to burst water main

One of the busiest tourist routes in Co Kerry is down to one lane due to a burst water pipe.

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Dublin's Moore Street market at risk of closure, group warns

Dublin's Moore Street market at risk of closure, group warns

The Moore Street Advisory Group says that the neglect and decay of the area must be urgently addressed.

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More than 1,100 drug seizures made in Irish prisons last year

More than 1,100 drug seizures made in Irish prisons last year

Details released under the Freedom of Information Act show there were 1,138 drug seizures in ten Irish prisons last year.

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'We don’t know what to tell abuse survivors’

'We don’t know what to tell abuse survivors’

Survivors of sexual abuse in day schools have been inundated with calls from people coming forward about their own abuse who are seeking advice on redress, prompting ...

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Woman, 49, charged in relation to seizure of guns and drugs in Dublin

Woman, 49, charged in relation to seizure of guns and drugs in Dublin

On Thursday, gardaí investigating organised crime seized drugs and weapons worth more than €1m.

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Migrant rescues help naval recruiting

Migrant rescues help naval recruiting

The positive publicity surrounding the Naval Service’s role in saving trafficked migrants from drowning in the Mediterranean Sea was responsible for an increase ...

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Coveney: Ask new PM about no-deal

Coveney: Ask new PM about no-deal

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has thrown down the gauntlet to the likely next British prime minister Boris Johnson by saying he is the “only person” ...

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Limerick TD has FOI about FOIs refused

Limerick TD has FOI about FOIs refused

A Fianna Fáil TD has said it is “bizarre” that politicians are denied access to the identities of members of the public who submit Freedom of ...

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Murphy ‘out of touch’ over co-living

Murphy ‘out of touch’ over co-living

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has been labelled “out of touch” for pushing “bonkers” policies after claiming the Government’s co-living ...

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Rose of Tralee participants abused over greyhound link

Rose of Tralee participants abused over greyhound link

Entrants to this year’s Rose of Tralee have been subjected to “malicious online threats” due to the event’s association with dog racing, ...

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Spy laws out of date, say security agencies

Spy laws out of date, say security agencies

State agencies tackling organised crime and terrorism say they are having to use phone tapping laws which are “considerably out of date”, a judicial ...

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Campaigners slam Cork docklands plan

Campaigners slam Cork docklands plan

Campaigners in Cork are urging a rethink of a proposed roads revamp in the city docklands which, they say, is the start of the city’s flood defence works.

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Patient’s home care request rejected by HSE

Patient’s home care request rejected by HSE

A 50-year-old man who wants to return home after spending nine weeks in hospital is unable to do so as the HSE has refused his application for 26 hours of home support ...

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Man reversed into junction on wrong side of road

Man reversed into junction on wrong side of road

Someone could have been killed when a disqualified driver drove through a junction in reverse on the wrong side of the road in an effort to get away from gardaí, ...

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Oberstown is next for boy if he gets into ‘one more scrap’

Oberstown is next for boy if he gets into ‘one more scrap’

A 13-year-old boy was warned by a Cork District Court judge yesterday that he would end up in custody at Oberstown centre if he got into “one more scrap” ...

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Smelly, unsightly seaweed ‘too hard to remove’

Smelly, unsightly seaweed ‘too hard to remove’

People living in or visiting a popular village in West Cork will have to put up with unsightly and smelly seaweed in its normally picturesque lagoon because trying ...

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Council ‘must acquire' the south-west's most iconic structure

Council ‘must acquire' the south-west's most iconic structure

One of the most iconic structures on the south-west coast has fallen into disrepair and should be urgently acquired by Cork County Council to be turned into a tourist ...

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Martin criticises Trump’s ‘outrageous’ race remarks

Micheál Martin has lashed out at Donald Trump’s “outrageous” race-based comments claiming they do “a disservice to democracy” ...

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Cork protesters stage city centre climate ‘die-in’

Climate change protesters in Cork decided to lay down the law yesterday — by staging a ‘die-in’ in the city centre.

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