Public Accounts Committee insists on Áras costs inquiry, despite Micheál Martin's protest

The Dáil’s financial watchdog is on a direct collision course with the Government and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin after insisting ...

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Garda chief sparks alarm after ‘bringing hatchet down’ on overtime

Directives are being issued to divisions nationwide and specialist units as part of a plan by Garda Commissioner Drew Harris to cut the overtime bill by 30%.

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Fears submarine sonar led to multiple deaths of whales

The Department of Foreign Affairs is contacting British authorities after fears were raised that submarines using sonar may have caused the deaths of a record number ...

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Home of Waterford GAA gets upgrade green light after resident's appeal dismissed

The redevelopment of the home ground of Waterford GAA is set to go ahead after an appeal by a residents’ group to an upgrade of Walsh Park was declared invalid. ...

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Colleges’ sabbatical pay under Higher Education Authority spotlight

A review of policies on pay and other benefits for third-level college staff is about to begin, almost a year after it was due to commence.

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Gardaí back proposed new security structure proposed by Policing Commission

Garda security services are “happy” with the shakeup in national security structures proposed in the Policing Commission report.

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Robotic arm puts life into Corkman Pat’s knee

A robotic arm has given a new lease of life to Pat O’Sullivan’s leg.

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Tuam scoping exercise report won't be ready until December, reveals Zappone

A memo will go to the Government “in the coming weeks” outlining how to deal with the infant remains found at the site of the former mother and baby ...

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‘We must not be pushed into EU-UK relationship without border deal’

Ireland must not be pushed or shoved into agreeing a future EU-UK relationship without securing a Brexit deal for a frictionless border, former taoiseach Bertie ...

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EU support for Ireland on border ‘solid’

The support of all EU leaders for Ireland on a frictionless border Brexit deal is “solid”, insists Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

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Cork developer: Housing crisis a threat to creation and location of jobs

The housing crisis is now a threat to the creation and location of jobs, one of the country’s largest developers has warned.

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Proposed blasphemy referendum ‘hypocritical’, says Rónán Mullen

The Government’s proposed referendum to remove the offence of blasphemy from the Constitution is a “scandalously self-indulgent raid on the public purse”. ...

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Motorist grabbed worker by the throat, court hears

A motorist using the Merchants Quay car park in Cork City caught a member of staff by the throat, video-recorded him and threatened to knock him out.

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Cork composer out to teach that songs about love and loss never grow old

How do you find musical connectivity between a generation whose lifeblood was radio and vinyl cherished gems and today’s teenagers who have on-demand access ...

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‘I hope you die roaring,’ Cork woman shouted

Hurling “awful” insults to gardaí resulted in a Mallow woman getting a suspended jail term.

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Bail for Cork man accused over stolen vehicles

Eoin English A man facing 42 separate charges arising out of a garda investigation into stolen cars and tractors is set to face trial before a judge and jury.

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Public Accounts Committee to examine cost of presidency despite integrity fears

The cost of Michael D Higgins’ presidential term is set to be examined by an Oireachtas committee next week despite fears that the investigation will damage ...

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Gemma O’Doherty fails to get council support as deadline approaches

Journalist Gemma O’Doherty’s chances of becoming an official candidate in the presidential election race have dwindled dramatically after another council ...

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23 developers claim €100k salaries despite being in Nama over debt

At least 23 developers put into Nama because of their part in the economic crash are still receiving salaries of €100,000 a year.

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Government urged to fund pipeline drugs

The Government was called to intervene and fund new drugs for 25 children suffering from spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

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Liam Miller match-goers urged to use public transport

The 45,000 match-goers attending the Liam Miller tribute match have been urged to use public transport to get to what will be the largest sporting event held at ...

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‘More work needed’ on end of life care provision, Ombudsman hears

A bereaved woman told the Ombudsman that she was upset and confused when a doctor told her that he did not know when her husband’s “demise would be”. ...

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Government sought Nama advice over controversial land agency

Nama chief executive Brendan McDonagh said the State asset agency met officials from the Department of Housing earlier this year.

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South Dublin council votes not to nominate presidential candidate

Councillors on South Dublin County Council have voted not to nominate a candidate for the Presidential election.

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Three arrested over drugs and money laundering in Derry

Three people were arrested in Newtownabbey and Derry today as part of a major investigation into drugs supply and money laundering.

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Sinn Fein presses DUP on decision to readmit Ian Paisley

Michelle O’Neill insisted the MP should have been sacked by the party.

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Garda body hits out at 'extraordinary development' as Harris cuts all discretionary overtime

The Commissioner of An Garda Siochána, Drew Harris, today announced that he has cut discretionary and administrative overtime across the force.

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Garda raids in Cork and Waterford closing in on bungling bookie burglars

Gardaí have carried out searches in Cork and Waterford as part of their investigation into an attempted robbery at a bookies which was thwarted by an 83-year-old ...

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Bunny Carr: A man of questions and answers

He joined RTÉ when broadcasts were in black and white but Bunny Carr went on to produce TV gold.

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Latest: Ireland to escape worst effects of Storm Bronagh

Storm Bronagh will travel along the Irish Sea near the southeast coast of Ireland today, while another storm could form this weekend.

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Teachers avoid jail over ‘ugly’ brawl

Two primary school teachers and an accountant are among those who have been spared jail for taking part in an “ugly” 10-man brawl in a popular Dublin ...

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PAC ordered to 'desist' from looking into President's spending

The Dáil's public accounts committee has set itself on a collision course with the Government after voting to hold a day-long public review of presidential ...

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Man found in Meath bog was unlawfully killed, inquest hears

A 42-year-old Dublin man who disappeared from his home in Co Cavan in 2011 and whose body was discovered in a bog in Co Meath three years later was unlawfully killed, ...

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5,000 requests for donor cards after Orla Tinsley documentary

More than 5,000 donor cards have been requested since a documentary on Orla Tinsley aired on Monday.

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Mother facing NI abortion pills prosecution living in ‘fear and pain’

A legal challenge to the case has been adjourned at the High Court in Belfast

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Britain to come forward with new Brexit proposals on Irish border

European Union bosses warned Theresa May that her Chequers plan will not work.

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Here's all you need to know about the Liam Miller tribute match

The full details of the Liam Miller tribute match have been released.

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Ian Paisley complains to police over allegations electoral law was broken

The move comes after a Sinn Fein MLA was warned over the contents of a tweet by the Chief Electoral Officer.

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Appeal for dash cam footage and witnesses to armed robbery in Dublin

Gardaí are appealing for information on a cash in transit robbery at Killiney Shopping Centre, Co Dublin yesterday morning.

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Calls for Kerry councillor to apologise for Traveller comments

A Kerry County Councillor has refused to apologise for comments blaming Travellers for anti-social behaviour on a beach in the county.

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Simon Coveney calls for Brexit deal talks to be ramped up

Simon Coveney described the consequences of a no-deal Brexit as ‘damaging and severe’.

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Westminster inquiry to examine Northern Ireland abortion law

Abortions in Northern Ireland are illegal in all but exceptional medical and mental health circumstances.

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Gardaí caught 256 drivers speeding yesterday

A motorist was clocked going at 108km/h in a 60km/h zone in Balbriggan, Co Dublin yesterday.

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Nama not hoarding land with residential planning permission, CEO says

The head of the National Assets Management Agency (Nama) has denied claims that they are hoarding land.

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Gardaí carry out raids in connection with Glanmire bookmakers robbery

Gardaí have carried out a number of raids in Cork and Waterford this morning.

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Micheál Martin hits out at Britain over post-Brexit food safety suggestion

Micheál Martin has slammed the British Government for "playing hard and loose with food safety" after they suggested a lowering of standards after Brexit.

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Kathleen Chada campaigning for a tougher parole process

A mother whose children were killed by her husband is campaigning for a tougher parole process.

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Bertie Ahern: Ireland can't allow British to 'push and shove' into future relationship without border arrangement

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has said it is essential Ireland keeps the coalition of EU member states behind it and not allow the British to "push and shove" into ...

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Man charged with murder of mother-of-two in Dundalk

A 48-year-old man has appeared before Dundalk District Court charged with murder.

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Taoiseach meets with Theresa May in Austria

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar held a bilateral meeting with UK Prime Minister Theresa May in Austria this morning.

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