Kerry community suffer 'tragic loss' as 14-year-old GAA player dies following fatal injury

A teenage Kerry GAA player has died following a fatal injury sustained during a school match in Co Kerry.

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Fianna Fáil Bill 'would send out a message to vulture funds'

Fianna Fáil has today defended its bid to ensure the full regulation of so-called 'vulture funds'.

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Post-mortem due on man's body after suspected assault in Sligo

A post-mortem is due to be carried out today on the body of a man found in Sligo yesterday.

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€160m Cork docklands plan cleared for development

A €160m development is set to create the first urban residential quarter in Cork city’s sprawling docklands.

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€22bn green plan but TDs drive diesel

Diesel cars are the overwhelming vehicle of choice for cabinet and junior ministers, the Irish Examiner can reveal.

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New cancer treatment to reduce radiation risk to heart

It’s usually an aid to regaining composure, the advice to “take a deep breath”, but for left-sided breast cancer patients, it will vastly reduce radiation doses to the heart.

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Cork one of cities worst-hit if globe heats up

Cork, Waterford, and Dublin will be among the worst-hit cities when Europe endures more heatwaves, deepening drought, and frequent river floods later this century, if global temperatures continue to rise.

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Irish websites offering banned foods for sale

The food safety watchdog has found online retailers including Irish websites offering banned foods and supplements for sale in Ireland, in a European-wide crackdown on unauthorised products.

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Riverdance founder backs cellist Jayden, 15, for musical stardom

A mother who says her cello-playing son “will be a somebody” has convinced the co-founder of Riverdance, John McColgan, to back them.

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Dermot Bannon’s plan leaves Cork clients hot and bothered

TV architect Dermot Bannon has found the perfect way to convince reluctant clients of his master plans — make ’em sweat.

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Son who admitted to attack on father gets bail

A West Cork man who was remanded in custody for the past few days following his plea of guilty to a charge of carrying out a serious assault on his father in his bedroom was released on bail yesterday.

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Undersea voyage to find first Irish settlers

A number of Irish academics are involved in an undersea expedition searching for evidence of the first Irish settlers.

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Air Corps whistleblowers were not asked for more information, minister says

The Department of Defence has not sought any further information from whistleblowers, on allegations that key Defence Forces documents were destroyed, a junior Minister has confirmed.

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Ireland ranked 19th least corrupt country in world

Ireland has been ranked as the 19th least corrupt country in the world in the latest Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI).

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Varadkar joins Arnie as speaker at Texas festival

The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, is to join actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, singer, Nile Rodgers, and Bernie Sanders as a speaker at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Texas.

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Varadkar: FG taking Noone bullying claims very seriously

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar insists Fine Gael is taking claims from Senator Catherine Noone that she was bullied for years by a Seanad party colleague “very seriously” and will take “any necessary action” needed to resolve the dispute.

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Cork man, 54, admits cultivating cannabis

An isolated 54-year-old man caught with over €13,000 worth of cannabis at his home in Coachford was planning to draw cannabis oil from his plants for medicinal use.

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Pearse Doherty appointed Sinn Féin deputy leader

Sinn Féin’s finance spokesman Pearse Doherty has been appointed as the party’s deputy leader in the Dáil by party president Mary Lou McDonald.

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Gardaí target Kinahan cartel in raids

The head of the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) has said that raids on nearly 40 homes and businesses “marks a significant development” in its investigation into the notorious Kinahan crime cartel.

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May’s Brexit solution: ‘Having your cake and eating it’

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and European Council president Donald Tusk have ridiculed Britain’s latest Brexit stand-off solution, saying Theresa May’s plan to solve the issue is “having your cake and eating it” and “an illusion”.

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Irish politicians ‘at risk of email hacking’

Senior Irish political figures may be at risk of having their emails hacked in much the same way as Hillary Clinton experienced in the 2016 US presidential election.

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HSE to sell former Cork hospital on open market

The HSE is planning to dispose of a huge, fire-damaged former hospital on the open market, despite calls from a local authority for the site to be used for housing.

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CSO: Disposable incomes are 15% higher in capital

At €23,298, workers in the Dublin region had the highest disposable income per person in 2015, some 14.5% higher than the State average of €20,334 and around 6% higher than the 2014 average of €21,919.

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Love blossoms at shelter during orphan season

Love stories begin in the most unexpected places, and wildlife shelters are not exempt.

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