Swab ‘the size of a mini football’ left inside woman at Dublin hospital

A woman has been awarded almost €140,000 in damages after a hospital left a swab inside her for three weeks in December 2012.It had been claimed the swab in question was "like a mini football" in size.Mr Justice Kevin Cross...

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Gardaí investigating Christy Keane shooting raid Limerick house

Gardaí investigating the attempted murder of crime boss Christy Keane raided a house on the south side of Limerick City today.A high-powered car was seized during the garda operation.A man who was arrested last Monday night is still being questioned...

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Flight diverted to Shannon after smoke alarm heard in cargo hold

A Delta Airlines flight has made an unscheduled landing at Shannon Airport this afternoon.@flightradar24 @FlightEmergency stopped on runway now pic.twitter.com/yxDk2xtAcJ—...

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Denis O’Brien case: Application for approval of first ‘third-party funding’ deal adjourned

An application for approval of an arrangement whereby a British company is funding litigation against the State and businessman Denis...

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Tusla responds to claims of delays contained in HIQA report

Tusla has responded to claims by gardaí in north Dublin that investigations of allegations of physical abuse of children have...

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Former fraud prevention officer testifies at Anglo trial

The trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank officials has heard they were involved in a task team set up...

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Oil spill will not impact water supply, says Limerick Council

Limerick City and County Council says it is satisfied that the oil spill, which occurred near Tournafulla in Co Limerick...

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Insurance firm to create 100 jobs in Dublin

Blue Insurance has today pledged to create 100 new jobs in Dublin over the next two years.The company will be...

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Man arrested after three held hostage at gunpoint outside Clare house

Three people were held at gunpoint outside a house in Co Clare last night after a man attempted to rob...

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Athlone mourns couple killed by terrorist in Tunisia

The funeral of a Westmeath couple shot dead in last week's Tunisian beach massacre has heard that their murders have...

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Garda Commissioner promises review after Dáil protest

The Garda Commissioner has promised a full review of security measures around Wednesday's protests at the Dáil. Noirin O'Sullivan met...

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Petrol bombs thrown at PSNI car

Police have escaped injury after three petrol bombs were thrown at their vehicle.The attack happened at St Patrick’s Walk in...

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Gardaí seek help identifying body of woman found in sea in Clontarf area

Gardaí are trying to identify a woman whose body was recovered from the sea in Dublin on Tuesday.The woman believed...

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Arson attack destroys Orange Hall in Armagh

Police are treating a fire which destroyed an Orange Hall as arson.It is believed flammable liquid was used to accelerate...

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Gardaí appeal to taxi drivers for information over Dublin mugging

Gardaí at Pearse Street in Dublin are appealing for information after a mugging in the early hours of Thursday morning....

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Water campaigners urge tenants not to pay bill despite legislation

Anti-water charge campaigners say renters should not feel intimidated into paying their water bill, after controversial legal changes were passed...

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Motorcycle crash on Dublin’s North Wall Quay

A motorcyclist is in a critical condition following a crash on North Wall Quay in Dublin this morning.The bike crashed...

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UK officials debated moving entire population of Hong Kong to Ireland

Even at the time it must have seemed like a truly bizarre idea.In the midst of the Troubles, it was...

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Garda Commissioner faces committee following Leinster House protest

The Garda Commissioner is to appear before an Oireachtas Committee this morning to face questions over a protest outside the...

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93% of junior doctors work extra hours

A new study is calling on the HSE to put support measures in place for junior doctors. The survey carried...

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