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The general secretary of the Psychiatric Nurses Association, Peter Hughes, says his members do not want to strike, but government inaction is forcing them to do so.
A full investigation has been launched after a young woman was killed and a six-year-old girl was injured in a freak accident in Co Donegal last night.
An extended Traveller family, which includes 28 children, are to be evicted from a west Dublin site today.
The UK Government has confirmed it will spend around €330m (£300m) supporting EU-backed peace projects in Northern Ireland as part of its commitments under the Brexit deal.
A 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who went missing in October after her parents were killed has been found alive, authorities said.
Is it unreasonable to have hoped to get through the first week of 2019 without two women being brutally murdered? asks Alison O'Connor.
French insurer Axa has said it will handle its international risk and reinsurance through an Irish unit in light of Britain’s plans to leave the EU.
An emotional Andy Murray announced he is planning to retire after Wimbledon but that next week’s Australian Open could be the final tournament of his career.
Monaghan All Star nominee Niall Kearns is set to miss the Allianz League as he recovers from a heart operation.
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Netflix won’t reveal much about how Bandersnatch works, but it has resulted in one of the most talked-about episodes of Black Mirror, writes Ed Power.
Ask Audrey: She gets a lot of business telling people from Wilton why their son didn’t get into Pres. (As if it wasn’t obvious.)
Marjorie Brennan meets psychotherapist Tom Conlon, who is establishing a men’s support group to help them to talk to one another and share stories.