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Gardai have launched a murder investigation after a 23-year-old man was shot dead outside a gym in Dublin last night.
The Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said hospitals have an obligation to make sure decisions on abortions are consistent with the new laws.
: Retired Garda Detective Chief Superintendent John O’Brien has said that while it was appropriate for Garda Commissioner, Drew Harris, to acknowledge the failings that occurred with the failure to prosecute thousands of crimes, it should be done with “a sense of perspective and proportionality”.
Britain's Duke of Edinburgh is recovering after being left “very shocked” and shaken when he walked away from a car crash unhurt.
1,500 new jobs are being created at customer management company Salesforce.
Head Coach Johann van Graan has made just one change to his Munster side that defeated Gloucester last weekend for Saturday’s crucial Champions Cup clash against Exeter Chiefs.
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Laura Linney has said she and her Love Actually co-star Rodrigo Santoro were both heartbroken while making the 2003 romantic comedy.
Police who put out a call for volunteers to get drunk in order to help train officers carry out sobriety tests say they have had an “overwhelming response”.
Acting might seem like a pretty glamorous profession, but it’s not always that way. In fact, sometimes you might find yourself in one of the most successful shows on TV, but not actually allowed to wash your hair.