Pat Hickey to be released in the next few hours

Pat Hickey is to be released from Bangu prison. His lawyers have succeeded in getting an injunction on the basis of Mr Hickey’s “critical” health issues. They also argued that Mr Hickey was “imprisoned on presumptions”. He is to be...

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Meath man wins half a million with Lotto plus 1 win

Meath man claims half a million after winning Lotto plus 1 prize from June 4. The man waited an astonishing 86 days to collect his €500,000 prize, despite knowing he had the winning ticket, without checking until last week. “It...

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Kevin Mallon has appeared in Brazil court

The Irishman arrested over alleged ticket touting has appeared in court in Brazil as part of his bail conditions. Kevin...

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First Educate Together second-level school opens in Cork

Educate Together’s first secondary school opened its doors to 45 First Year students on the campus of Nagle Community School,...

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PSNI investigate armed robbery in Antrim

Police in the north are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at a commercial premises in County Antrim. It...

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VIDEO: Gardaí appeal for information after five die in ‘murder-suicide’ in Cavan

Update 6pm: Assistant Garda Commissioner John O’Driscoll made this statement during a press conference in Cavan this evening: “We have...

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Residents of Dublin Children’s Detention Campus have climbed onto roof

Update: 6pm: Gardaí are still at the scene of a public order incident at the Oberstown Children’s Detention Campus in...

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Hickey’s family want Minister Flanagan to meet Brazilian ambassador

Pat Hickey’s family wants the Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan to meet with the Brazilian ambassador to Ireland to...

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President and Taoiseach join mourners at funeral of former tánaiste

The President and Taoiseach joined hundreds of mourners at today’s funeral Mass for former tánaiste Peter Barry. Michael D Higgins...

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Irish Navy rescues 165 migrants

The Irish Navy has rescued 165 migrants in the Mediterranean. The LÉ James Joyce picked up the migrants in two...

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Strike at country’s only youth detention centre over safety concerns

Update 2pm: Management at Oberstown Children Detention Campus say today’s industrial action is posing a serious health and safety risk....

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New Educate Together Secondary School opens today with 28 students

The country’s newest Educate Together Secondary School opens its doors in South County Dublin today with just 28 pupils. Only...

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HIQA finds poor management at number of care homes for those with intellectual disabilities

HIQA inspectors have found evidence of poor management and risk to patients at a number of care homes for those...

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Almost 280 waiting on a hospital bed

There are 277 people waiting for a hospital bed today, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation’s Trolley Watch....

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Data shows a rise in the number of insurance claims involving uninsured drivers

The number of motor insurance claims involving uninsured drivers has risen by almost 20% this year. Figures from the Motor...

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Man due in court in connection with stabbing in Belfast

A 26-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder and is expected to appear before Belfast Magistrates Court this morning....

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Health Minister asks to see hospital menus in bid to improve food for patients

The Health Minister Simon Harris is planning to improve the food being served in our country’s hospitals. Mr Harris has...

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Pat Hickey expected to be released on bail from Rio jail

The President of the Olympic Council of Ireland could be released from custody as early as today. Pat Hickey has...

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Medical devices firm announces 200 jobs for Leitrim

Two hundred new jobs have been announced at a medical devices company in Co Leitrim. It is part of a...

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Survey outlines major hike in on-campus student rents

College students continue to be hit by the housing crisis with a major hike in the cost of on-campus accommodation....

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