Man arrested in connection with Newbridge house fire

Gardaí have arrested a 39-year-old man in connection with the investigation into a house fire which occurred at Millfield Manor estate, Newbridge, County Kildare this afternoon.The man was arrested this evening and is currently detained at Newbridge Garda Station.Gardaí and...

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Walsh: Referendum money would be better spent on HIV testing for gay people

A former Fianna Fáil Senator says taxpayers money being spent on the marriage equality and Presidential voting age referendums would be better spent on HIV testing for gay people. Jim Walsh, who resigned the Fianna Fáil whip last week over...

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Major fire at Kildare housing estate

Emergency services are battling a major fire at a housing estate in Newbridge in Co. Kildare. At least four houses...

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Water grant will require further registration in August

It has emerged this evening that households claiming the water conservation grant will have to go through a second registration...

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Garda association says dispute with commissioner ‘is personal’

The President of the AGSI has launched a stinging attack on the Garda Commissioner, saying she's treating officers with disdain.The...

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Taoiseach’s ‘new proclamation’ revealed as a children’s school project

The Government will not be re-writing or publishing a new proclamation, despite earlier comments by the Taoiseach. Enda Kenny said...

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Mick Wallace claims FG backbencher has penalty points quashed

An Independent TD has claimed in the Dáil that a Fine Gael backbencher has effectively had penalty points quashed because...

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Taoiseach confirms he attended Fennelly Commission

The Taoiseach has confirmed for the first time that he was called to give evidence to the Fennelly Commission.However, he...

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No further inquiry in death of Father Molloy 30 years ago

An independent examination of a garda review into the death of a priest in Offaly 30 years ago has found...

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Finding ‘balance’ of emissions and dairy production a challenge, Coveney admits

The Minister for Agriculture said it will be a challenge for Ireland to cut its carbon emissions without cutting food...

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Martin’s future as FF leader secure, McGrath insists

A Fianna Fáil TD says Micheál Martin is safe as party leader, even if he loses another by-election.The party is...

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Kenny: ‘New proclamation’ of the Republic for 1916 centenary

The Taoiseach said the Government will draft a new proclamation as part of next year's centenary of the 1916 rising....

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Variable mortgage holders ‘gouged’ by banks, FF claims

Fianna Fáil's demanding the coalition put pressure on banks to stop "gouging" money from variable rate mortgage holders. The party...

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Man found guilty of murder pushing person down rubbish chute in Cork

A 28-year-old man has been found guilty of murdering a homeless man who died inside a rubbish chute at an...

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‘Sick’ postcard to students compares supporters of gay marriage to Jimmy Saville

The students' union at Maynooth University has described a postcard it received this morning which compares those who support gay...

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Cabinet considers adding Six Nations to free sports programming list

The Cabinet is discussing whether or not television coverage of Six Nations rugby should be protected as "free to air".The...

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Teachers need training, survey shows, but impasse with Minister continues

90% percent of English teachers say they need extra training for the new Junior Cycle course.However, due to the impasse...

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28% of weddings are civil ceremonies, as number of Catholic services fall

Nearly three out of 10 weddings last year were civil marriages.The latest figures from the CSO show a drop in...

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Private colleges claim discrimination by state agencies

A new group of private schools and colleges is making a complaint against the State over what it calls "anti-competitive...

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Bus drivers to vote on strike action

Drivers at Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus could agree to future strikes today.SIPTU members in each company are meeting this...

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