Lucky escape for Dublin shoppers as large window falls on busy street

Shoppers around Stephen's Green in Dublin had a lucky escape at lunchtime this afternoon.A large pane of window glass fell from the third floor of a building housing H&M and Zara on South King's Street. Gardaí say Dublin City Council...

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GAA coach jailed for drugs offences

A south Dublin GAA coach has been jailed for seven years for his part in a major drugs operation.David Gill from The Pines, Leopardstown Road, was arrested after being caught with €600,000 worth of cannabis last August.He told gardaí he...

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Government ‘out of touch’ with cost of sending children to school

By Noel Baker The Government has been accused of being "out of touch" with the financial strain being experienced by...

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IRA accused protests use of court video link

A man charged with IRA membership and the possession of a handgun has protested the use of video link to...

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Varadkar: Politicians ‘go through the motions’ when lobbying for medical cards

Health Minister Leo Varadkar has said that there is no point in the public asking politicians for help obtaining medical...

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Opposition TDs call for cut in former Justice Dept chief’s €188k salary

Opposition TDs have criticised the news that the former Secretary General at the Department of Justice will keep his salary...

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Order restored after overnight clashes between families in Finglas

A tense standoff between feuding Traveller families in Dublin has passed off without any further violence.Gardaí have said that they...

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Small reduction in number of fatal workplace accidents last year

A total of 47 people died during workplace accidents in Ireland last year.Almost half of all these occurred in the...

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Burglars threaten women at knifepoint in Cork

Two women have been threatened at knifepoint during an aggravated burglary at their home in Cork.Three intruders forced their way...

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42 years later, manslaughter conviction ruled miscarriage of justice

42 years after he was jailed for killing civil servant Una Lynskey the Court of Criminal Appeal has found Martin...

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220 hours of community service for solicitor’s fraud

A former Dublin based solicitor has been ordered to complete 220 hours of community service for defrauding two of his...

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Irish women more likely to have college education then men

Irish women are more likely to be college-educated than men, but work fewer hours.The Central Statistics Office has published its...

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Nearly 20,000 cigarettes seized

Almost 20,000 cigarettes, as well as tobacco and alcohol, have been seized at Dublin Port.Three revenue sniffer dogs were involved...

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Back-to-school costs run to thousands, survey shows

Sending a family of children back to school can cost thousands, according to the Barnardos school costs survey released today.Over...

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Four arrested over Wicklow robbery

Three men in their late teens and early 20's are due to appear in court this morning following a robbery...

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Kenny facing fresh calls to appear before Justice Committee

The Taoiseach is facing fresh calls to appear before the Justice Committee to give his version of events surrounding the...

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Woman killed in three-vehicle Waterford crash

A woman in her 50s has been killed in a three vehicle road crash in Co Waterford.The incident happened at...

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Garda support scrambled to ‘large-scale’ Finglas fight

Gardaí remain at the scene of a large- scale fight in the Finglas area of Dublin last night. It's understood...

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SVP labels higher energy levy a ‘regressive tax’

The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul has slammed a higher-than-expected increase in the PSO levy on electricity bills.Last month...

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Meeting in Tipperary to tackle drug abuse

Up to a thousand people turned out last night for a public meeting to tackle drug abuse in Roscrea in...

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