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A man and woman have been arrested following a stabbing incident in Dublin City centre this afternoon.
Posted: December 9, 2018, 10:46 pm
Gardaí are failing to meet key targets on crime detection and performance, an internal, unpublished report has found.
Posted: December 9, 2018, 10:18 pm
Seventy-year-old Sir Arthur Nicholas Winston Soames is a useful starting point when attempting to get a sense of what is going on under the bonnet of Britain's Conservative party.
Posted: December 9, 2018, 12:46 pm
On Wednesday evening, as the clock ticked towards midnight, the report stage of the Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy Bill completed its journey through the Dáil.
Posted: December 9, 2018, 9:02 am
Master of the National Maternity Hospital Dr Rhona Mahony has said plans to build a new facility on the site of St Vincent's University Hospital in Dublin are "too important" to be "left to fall apart".
Posted: December 8, 2018, 8:50 pm
Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald has ruled out the possibility of the party changing its abstentionist policy or participating in any Westminster vote on Brexit or other issues.
Posted: December 8, 2018, 8:06 pm
More than 1,000 shoppers queued for the opening of a new Primark store in Belfast this morning, three months after a major fire destroyed the original flagship store in the city.
Posted: December 8, 2018, 3:42 pm
A man in his 20s has died in a road crash in Co Waterford in the early hours of this morning.
Posted: December 8, 2018, 3:38 pm
Monsignor Lawrence Duffy has been appointed as the new Bishop of Clogher by Pope Francis.
Posted: December 8, 2018, 11:54 am
On 26 July 2016, just over one month after the Brexit Referendum, Enda Kenny had lunch with Theresa May in Downing Street. Afterwards, the former taoiseach said: "We are both agreed very firmly there will be no return to a hard border as existed."
Posted: December 8, 2018, 8:13 am
The final report into the marine tragedy in which Doolin-based volunteer coastguard crew member Caitríona Lucas died in 2016 is critical of safety aspects of the operation.
Posted: December 8, 2018, 7:31 am
The British government has spelled out the extent to which North-South co-operation could be affected by Brexit through publication of a sensitive document that formed part of the negotiations.
Posted: December 8, 2018, 7:29 am
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said homelessness is one of the issues that keeps him awake at night.
Posted: December 8, 2018, 7:20 am
Six people arrested by members of the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau during operations in west Dublin are due in court tomorrow morning.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 10:35 pm
Almost 70kgs of herbal cannabis, with an estimated street value of €1.3 million, has been seized at Dublin Port.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 8:49 pm
Identifying the remains of babies buried at the site of a former mother-and-baby home in, Tuam, Co Galways is possible with DNA testing, according to a Trinity College geneticist.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 8:31 pm
A Cavan man has been convicted of false imprisonment after a postmistress, her daughter and an Italian student were abducted from their home four years ago.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 8:25 pm
Minister for Health Simon Harris has said he will extend the HPV vaccine to boys following recommendations by HIQA.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 8:24 pm
Aer Lingus management has apologised to staff over after a newspaper article said there had been millions of euro in stock losses and theft from passengers.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 5:44 pm
The number of people seeking abortion services in Irish hospitals once they are introduced is "not going to be huge," according to the clinical adviser to the HSE's National Women and Infants Programme.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 12:43 pm


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