: Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has been granted free legal aid for his upcoming conspiracy to defraud trial at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
: The House of the Oireachtas has broadly welcomed the decision by the High Court to reject former Rehab chief executive Angela Kerins' claim she was mistreated by a powerful Dáil committee.
: Latest figures show the rate of unemployment is continuing to fall, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO).
: The university student charged with killing six Muslim men during evening prayers at a mosque in Canada was known for far-right, nationalist views and his support of the French rightist party led by Marine Le Pen.
: Iran's foreign minister has refused to confirm that the country conducted a missile test, saying its missile programme is not part of a 2015 nuclear deal between his country and world powers.
: Drinks giant Diageo is to launch a new Irish whiskey as it looks to tap into the booming popularity of the tipple.
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: Fans call for female Doctor Who when Peter Capaldi leaves the Tardis.
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