Irish Rail CEO ‘on holiday’ as strike action looms

The CEO of Irish Rail is on holiday ahead of a nationwide strike starting on Sunday, it has emerged.The National Bus and Rail Union begins four days of planned work stoppages with a 48-hour work strike this Sunday, in a...

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Dogs stolen from pet farm recovered by gardaí

A number of dogs stolen from a pet farm in Co Kerry have been recovered after gardaí raided a premises in Co Cork.A number of dogs stolen from Kennedy's Pet Farm near Killarney in the early hours of Saturday morning...

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Farmers’ children ‘three times more likely to go to college’

Farmers' children are three times more likely to go to college than others - according to a Higher Education Authority...

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Man shot dead in Dublin

A man in his 40s was shot dead in Dublin last night, Gardaí said.The shooting took place at Botherboy in...

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INMO calls for action on Drogheda hospital problems

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) is calling for a strategic plan to alleviate overcrowding and staff shortages at...

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Protests to call for repeal of 8th amendment

Protests will take place across the country this evening, calling for the repeal of the 8th amendment to the Constitution.It...

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Nurses to hold lunchtime protest in Drogheda today

Nurses who are members of the INMO will hold a lunchtime protest today outside Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in...

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Cinderella auditions starting today in Dublin

Open auditions will be held in Dublin this morning to cast the lead role in this year's panto, Cinderella. The...

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The 2014 Rose of Tralee winner is Philadelphia Rose Maria Walsh

Philadelphia Rose Maria Walsh has been crowned the 2014 International Rose of Tralee. The 27 year-old originally from Boston, grew...

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Two Irish people win EuroMillions Plus draw

The latest EuroMillions jackpot, of over €54 million euro, has been won by a ticket bought in Austria.The numbers drawn...

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The 2014 Rose of Tralee to be announced tonight

The remaining 14 Roses are taking to the stage in Tralee around now.The 2014 Rose of Tralee will be announced...

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PSNI arrest pair in trafficking investigation

Detectives in the North have arrested a man and a woman as part of an investigation into potential human trafficking...

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Two Romanian nationals remanded in Armagh ‘trafficking’ case

Two men have been remanded in custody charged with a string of people trafficking and forced labour offences in the...

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Police arrest NI man in connection with death of immigrant in container

Police have arrested a man over the death of an immigrant found in a container at Tilbury Docks.The 34-year-old, from...

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses to crash that killed elderly woman

Gardaí in Donegal are appealing for witnesses to a crash yesterday which claimed the life of an 82-year-old woman. It...

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Minister brings in three new terror offences under new Bill

Three new terror offences have been created as part of a new Bill published by the Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald.Under...

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Dublin Gardaí make 30 arrests in major drug operation

More than 100 Gardaí are carrying out a "major search and arrest operation" in Dublin's north inner city.Thirty people have...

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New role for Secretary General of the Department of Health

Secretary General of the Department of Health, Dr Ambrose McLoughlin, is to moving to a new role supporting the implementation...

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Scientists in the North develop gel to tackle hospital superbugs

Scientists in the North say they have made a breakthrough in the fight against a hospital superbug which killed four...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 9:39am Read More

Rescuers trawl reservoir in search for missing Dublin man

A reservoir in West Dublin is being searched as part of the investigation into the disappearance of Thomas Kennedy.The 81-year-old...

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