University Hospital Kerry reviewing more than 46,000 patient scans

A review is being conducted of more than 46,000 x-rays, CAT scans and ultrasounds at University Hospital Kerry.

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Waiting list for driving tests now 'unacceptably long'

The waiting list for driving tests has almost doubled in the past two months.

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Fine Gael 'wants Cabinet unity on abortion referendum'

Fine Gael has called for Cabinet unity over the referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

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Jerry McCabe’s garda son successfully appeals assault conviction

A member of An Garda Síochána yesterday successfully appealed a conviction on a charge of assault causing harm to his ex-girlfriend.

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‘Electrical appliances a fire risk when you’re out of house’, says senior fireman

A senior fireman has warned that electrical appliances should not be left on when the homeowners are out.

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Defilement left vulnerable teenager ‘in a very dark place’

A West Cork man aged 53 who plunged the life of a girl of 15 into a very dark place through prolonged defilement, leading to sexual intercourse, was yesterday jailed for four years.

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Minister Eoghan Murphy supports Eighth Amendment reforms

Eoghan Murphy follows Regina Doherty in backing abortion recommendations.

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Protest over guesthouse use as asylum centre

A protest is to take place on at noon today in Killarney near a former guesthouse where some 55 men seeking international protection are to be housed.

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Planning appeals likely at Cork's Good Shepherd  convent

Plans for a residential development at the Sunday’s Well site of the former Good Shepherd convent in Cork City are likely to be the subject of planning appeals after considerable local objection.

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Catholic loses discrimination case over wreath ceremony

A Roman Catholic has lost his discrimination action against a local authority that refused to stage a wreath-laying ceremony to mark the deaths of Christians murdered by IS.

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Wishbone restaurant’s takings for one day to go to charity

A restaurant is to give all its takings on Monday to the homeless.

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Homeless becoming ‘economic refugees’

The Government has been warned thousands of homeless children and families are being turned into “economic refugees” because the housing crisis is forcing them to travel up to 50km for emergency accommodation every day.

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Pensioner narrowly avoids being homeless for Christmas

A man aged 71, who was five days away from becoming homeless, has received accommodation.

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Britain will suffer losses after Brexit, says Leo Varadkar

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned that Britain will suffer losses when it exits the EU as a historic deal was agreed for Brexit.

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Cannabis user remanded for attitude to probation

A man was effectively remanded in custody because of his attitude to the probation service, a judge said.

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Surge in passport demand continues for past year

The surge in demand for Irish passports from people living in the North and Britain as a result of Brexit has continued in 2017.

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Custody extended on cannabis charge

A man caught with thousands of euro worth of cannabis in his car-boot and thousands more worth of the drug in a follow-up search at his home was remanded in custody for a further two months until February 13.

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Just 19 TDs in Dáil for debate on child homelessness crisis

Politicians accused of caring more about their Christmas break.

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GDP growth could set  scene for 2018 election

CSO figures showing a rapid pace in economic growth will likely extend through next year and could set the scene for a general election, a leading analyst has said.

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Gardaí probe suspicious death of elderly woman

Relatives of a pensioner found dead in her Limerick home yesterday were said to be “distressed and shocked” after gardaí confirmed they were treating her death as suspicious.

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Waterford Greenway a runaway success

A quarter of a million people have used the Waterford Greenway since it opened earlier this year.

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Chef refused to be paid ‘under the table’

A head chef who claims he was fired after refusing to be paid “under the table” has been awarded €10,000 for unfair dismissal.

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Ryanair tells union to call off strike

The chances of Wednesday’s 24-hour strike by Ryanair pilots being called off narrowed significantly last night after the company said it would not be in a position to meet unions until that day.

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Cork Airport smiling as it ranks second for happiness

Cork Airport has been voted the world’s second happiest airport with most people choosing a smile rather than a frown as they pass through the terminal.

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