Nora Hyland inquest returns verdict of medical misadventure

A verdict of medical misadventure has been returned at the inquest of a woman who died at the National Maternity Hospital within hours of undergoing an emergency C-Section in February 2012.31 year old Nora Hyland of Charlotte Quay in Dublin...

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Murder trial ‘first ever Irish case to mention tracking device’

The trial of three men charged with murdering dissident republican Peter Butterly is "the first case in the history of the state" where a tracking device has been mentioned, a senior garda told the Special Criminal Court today.Three Dublin men,...

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Jury retires in trial of nurse accused of murdering her mother on Christmas Day

The jury in the trial of a nurse accused of murdering her mother in Dublin on Christmas Eve 2010 has...

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Doctor and wife on trial for unauthorised importation of medicines

A DUBLIN based doctor had no idea he was breaking the law by importing medicines from Bangladesh without authorisation, a...

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Cosgrave’s headstone broken by vandals

The headstone on the grave of Ireland's first head of the Free State, William T Cosgrave, has been smashed in...

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Jail for Laois man who began sexually assaulting step-daughter when she was 10

A Laois man who raped and sexually assaulted his step-daughter over an eight-year period has today received a 12-year prison...

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Taoiseach: I have every confidence in Irish Water chief

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said today that he has "every confidence" in the chief executive of Irish Water.His comments follow today's...

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Garda accused of harassing woman brought before court

A garda accused of harassing a woman has been brought before Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on foot of a bench...

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Closure of dental clinic ‘a disgrace’

Dentists have described the closure of a dental clinic at St James' Hospital, without putting alternatives in place, as a...

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Irish Water to investigate claims tenants’ bank numbers were sent to landlords

Irish Water has said it will investigate claims that it sent tenants' bank account details to some landlords.It has been...

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Water charge protesters refuse to abide by strict terms of court order

A legal action to potentially jail nine water protesters who are allegedly obstructing the installation of meters in North Dublin...

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Man killed by train in Wexford

A man has been killed by a train in Co Wexford today. The incident happened just before 1pm south of...

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Water-charge protesters asked to give assurances in court

Nine water meter protesters are being asked to give undertakings not to obstruct the installation of water meters in North...

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Childline’s night-time service ‘in danger of closing’

Childline's night-time call service is in danger of closing unless an emergency appeal for donations is successful, the ISPCC warned...

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Prosecution Service orders review of Mairia Cahill case

Three criminal cases linked to the alleged rape of a Belfast woman who insists the republican movement covered up her...

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Government orders review into Irish Water

The Government has ordered a review of procedures and communications at Irish Water.Cabinet decided a review was needed after a...

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Dublin man in court after €63k drugs find

A 34-year-old Dublin man has appeared in court charged in connection with the seizure of €63,000 worth of drugs in...

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Man arrested in connection with disappearance of six-year-old girl in 1977

A man has been arrested by gardaí today in connection with the alleged kidnapping of a six-year-old girl in 1977.The...

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Puppy may find his own way out of mineshaft, say rescuers

Efforts to rescue a puppy from a mineshaft in Co Cork will resume this afternoon.On Sunday, a dog owner got...

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Government accused of plan to scapegoat Irish Water management

Fianna Fáil says sacking the head of Irish Water will do nothing to resolve the problems at the company.It is...

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