Witness: Elaine O’Hara was ‘distant and uninterested’ on night she disappeared

A jogger who is the last witness to have seen Dublin childcare worker Elaine O'Hara alive described her to Gardaí as "distant and uninterested".Conor Guilfoyle is giving evidence at the trial of Graham Dwyer of Kerrymount Close, Foxrock who denies...

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High childcare costs forcing women in their 30s to postpone having kids

The high cost of childcare is causing women in their thirties to put off having children, according to a poll. The new Behaviour and Attitudes poll, carried out on behalf of Today FM and the Irish Independent, shows that a...

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Inquest halted in ‘on the run’ letter row

The inquest of a murdered father of two in the North has been dramatically halted after it emerged that a...

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Father’s faith in justice ‘tarnished’ after sentence cut for son’s killer

A County Louth father says his faith in the justice system has been tarnished after his son's killer had his...

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Govt unveils new credit card sized passport card

A new passport card has been unveiled by the Department of Foreign Affairs which will be accepted for travel within...

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Limerick council allocates €600,000 for illegally kept and wandering horses

By David RaleighTaxpayers are forking out over €1,000 every time an illegally held horse is rounded up and detained in...

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Ticket sellers create 100 new jobs for Limerick

A hundred new jobs are on the way to Limerick.Ticket marketplace, Viagogo, is creating the positions over the next three...

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PSNI charge man, 18, in connection with attempted taxi hijacking

An 18-year-old man has been charged with attempted hijacking in Co. Antrim.It follows the attempted hijacking of a taxi in...

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Court of Appeal triples jail sentence for rapist father Patrick O’Brien

A 74-year-old Dublin man, who repeatedly raped his daughter as a child, has had his jail sentence tripled on appeal.Patrick...

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Teenage boy charged in connection with fatal road accident

A teenager has been charged in connection with a two-car collision in Co Wexford two weeks ago.An 81-year-old man was...

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SF: Syriza election significant for Ireland

Sinn Féin's finance spokesperson says the Greek election results are significant for Ireland. Pearse Doherty says Syriza's victory could be...

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Nurses to protest ‘state of crisis’ at Mullingar Hospital

Nurses are to stage a lunchtime protest tomorrow at the Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar to highlight overcrowding there. The...

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Gaeltacht areas see job growth rise to highest level for seven years

Udaras na Gaeltacht says investment and regional development funding has led to job creation in Gaeltacht areas.The authority says the...

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Irish Rail CEO reveals plans for direct train link to Dublin Airport

The head of Irish Rail has revealed plans to bring trains directly to Dublin Airport for the first time.Chief Executive,...

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Met Eireann forecasts snow later this week

A wintry blast is to bring snow showers, hail and ice later this week.A cold front is expected to sweep...

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Husbands to meet Minister over death of wives at Sligo Regional Hospital

The husbands of two women who died after giving birth at Sligo Regional Hospital, are due to meet the Health...

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SIPTU to meet Bose management over Monaghan factory closure

Union representatives are to meet with management at the Bose factory in Monaghan today as closure looms.140 jobs look set...

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Army defuses viable grenade in Cork

The Army Bomb Disposal Team has carried out a controlled explosion on a vintage grenade found in Cork.It was uncovered...

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Coastguard rescues man from Howth Head cliff

The coastguard has come to the rescue of a tourist who became trapped on a cliff edge on Howth Head.The...

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Adrian Donohoe’s wife and two children attend memorial Mass two years after murder

It is exactly two years to the day since Garda Adrian Donohoe was shot dead.The detective was 41 years old...

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