Investigations into Colverhill Prison protest to commence

Two separate investigations into a protest at Cloverhill Prison in West Dublin earlier will be carried out by gardaí and the Irish Prison Service.One prisoner was seriously injured during the incident, which began this morning when a group of inmates...

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Ten soups recalled after fears that plastic got into them

Centra and SuperValu are recalling a number of their soup products. The Food Safety Authority says it is due to the possibility that hard plastic may have got into the supply. In total 10 soups from the shops, which are...

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PSNI use British army as back-up in Derry raids

Police officers in the North have used military personnel as back-up during a number of searches in Derry today.A number...

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Egypt allows Chairperson of Oireachtas committee to visit Ibrahim Halawa

The Chairperson of the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs Committee, Pat Breen, is to visit Ibrahim Halawa. The Dublin teenager has been...

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Three arrested after high-speed chase in Dublin

Three men have been arrested after Gardaí pursued a car in south Dublin this afternoon.Gardaí had been called to a...

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Two prisoners on Cloverhill Prison roof; inmate stabbed and broken goalposts used in riot

Two prisoners remain on a jail roof after a protest saw at least one inmate stabbed.The violence broke out in...

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Mary Harney ‘regrets mistakes’ over financial crisis

Former Tánaiste Mary Harney would not rule out another cataclysmic financial crisis striking Ireland, she has told the Banking Inquiry....

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Court hears pensioner told gardaí: ‘I didn’t feel bad’ for grooming boy for sex sessions

A pensioner who groomed a 10-year-old boy for sex sessions at his home in Limerick told Gardaí: "I didn't feel...

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Number of prisoners injured after roof-top protest at Cloverhill

A number of prisoners have been taken to hospital following a protest at Cloverhill Prison in Dublin.Two prisoners got on...

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Gormley: Bankers hid insolvency issue in run-up to guarantee

The former leader of the Green party John Gormley says it is his firm belief that some bankers hid the...

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Limerick City film studio gets the go-ahead

The chief executive of Limerick City and County Council says up to 750 jobs could be created at a new...

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NI Ombudsman rules use of taser on suicidal man was lawful

The use of a Taser on a suicidal man was lawful and proportionate, the North's police watchdog has found.The Northern...

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Homes evacuated after pipe bomb found in Belfast

A viable pipe bomb has been discovered in north Belfast.Homes were evacuated and roads closed after the suspect device was...

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Prison escort staff ‘forget’ licenses and are accused of ‘wildcat’ strike

The Irish Prison Service has accused drivers with the Escort Corp of engaging in "wildcat" industrial action.The service says 33...

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Two prisoners scale wall to stage roof protest at Cloverhill

Two prisoners have climbed on to the roof of Cloverhill prison as part of a protest.The Irish Prison Service confirmed...

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Coffey: Private sector needs to help with housing crisis

The Housing Minister Paudie Coffey says the private rental sector needs to contribute to the housing crisis.Mr Coffey said the...

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Inmates climb onto roof of Cloverhill prison

It has been reported that some prisoners have climbed onto the roof of the Cloverhill remand prison.Prison officers from the...

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Nephew gets life for murdering his uncle

A Dublin man has been jailed for life for murdering his uncle.David Cully of Kilshane Road in Finglas argued he...

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Anne Enright makes longlist for Man Booker

Irish author Anne Enright is in contention for the Man Booker Prize.Her novel The Green Road is one of 13...

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Ex-EBS director: Lending practices were like ‘shark eating its own entrails’

A former director of EBS has launched a blistering criticism of lending practices at the building society.Ethna Tinney, a former...

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