A round-up of this morning’s top news stories including reports a Garda wore a firearm while paid to coach rugby and Shane Long leaves it late to secure draw with Poland.
The Garda Ombudsman is investigating a complaint that an armed detective frequently worked as a paid coach for a rugby club while on duty.
Martin Sheridan was first treated for depression at 22. Fifteen years later, he puts into words his struggles with the disease
The head of the AGSI says the public would not raise an eyebrow if Gardaí were given a pay rise.
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There had been a bit of debate before this game as to whether it should be properly designated a must-win or a must-not lose.
Republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill praised the self-belief of his players after seeing them fight back to snatch a vital Euro 2016 qualifier draw against Poland.
Pilots with a history of depression should not be banned from flying commercial jets, according to a leading British psychiatrist, in a warning against a knee-jerk reaction to the French Alps air disaster.
A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea, generating a small tsunami and frightening people near the epicentre, but prompting no reports of damage or injuries.
The Russian businessman Filaret Galchev, who owns a 10.8% stake in Swiss building materials group Holcim, via Eurocement Holding, has rejected the merger offer that France’s Lafarge has made for Holcim, a Swiss newspaper reported.
Irish renewable energy group Gaelectric has announced two new wind farm purchases — estimated at a total cost of between €10m and €15m — and is negotiating on “a number” of further acquisition targets.
We’ve all seen the videos - people returning home from abroad to surprise their families.
Taylor Swift cleaned up at the iHeartRadio Music Awards, winning artist of the year and song of the year for Shake It Off – and even assisted Madonna by strumming her guitar on stage while the Material Girl sang a new song.
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