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More than 1 million cigarettes have been recovered after they were wrongly loaded onto a truck at the premises of a delivery company.
Posted: April 21, 2018, 3:30 pm
Shoppers around the country are planning to leave their unwanted plastic packaging at their local supermarket today.
Posted: April 21, 2018, 3:28 pm
Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern has walked out of an interview with German broadcaster DW after being questioned on the findings of the Mahon Tribunal.
Posted: April 21, 2018, 3:15 pm
Efforts are under way in Dingle to save a 210-year-old church which has been badly damaged by woodworm and wet rot.
Posted: April 21, 2018, 3:09 pm
Up to 10,000 holidaymakers have had summer sailings cancelled after Irish Ferries said it may not take delivery of its new ferry, the WB Yeats, before July.
Posted: April 21, 2018, 3:00 pm
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said it is time to put compassion at the centre of our laws by voting yes in the upcoming abortion referendum.
Posted: April 21, 2018, 2:34 pm
Gardaí have appealed for the public's assistance in tracing the whereabouts of a 17-year-old girl who has been missing from Dublin.
Posted: April 21, 2018, 1:08 pm
The purchase of a site for a new Garda station in Sligo town is being finalised.
Posted: April 21, 2018, 10:11 am
This week the rapidly escalating controversy at Independent News & Media spilled over into the political arena and put a Government minister on the ropes.
Posted: April 21, 2018, 9:32 am
The Governor of the Central Bank has said that most of the customers wrongly taken off tracker mortgages will have received their compensation payments by the end of June
Posted: April 21, 2018, 9:22 am
A Dutch Moroccan criminal with links to the Kinahan crime gang has been sentenced to 18 years in prison by a Dutch court.
Posted: April 21, 2018, 8:02 am
The Mental Health Commission has said the State's failure to regulate community homes for vulnerable adults is putting more than 1,000 residents at risk of abuse and substandard treatment.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 9:19 pm
The funeral of country music star Big Tom McBride has been told that "the king will live on".
Posted: April 20, 2018, 9:14 pm
Cork City Council has voted unanimously by 28-0 to lift the ban on private traffic on Patrick Street for three months.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 9:12 pm
A former principal at a national school in Co Longford has been charged with fraud in relation to overstating the number of pupils in her school to obtain grants and funding for additional teaching posts.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 9:11 pm
The British government has insisted it is sticking by its proposals for keeping the Irish border open after Brexit, amid reports that they have been rejected by Brussels.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 9:10 pm
Alternative accommodation is being sought for more than 50 people after it emerged that a direct provision centre in Dublin is to close in the coming weeks.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 9:10 pm
A garda who went on sick leave due to alleged bullying and racial abuse he received from colleagues has won a High Court challenge against a decision by the Garda Commissioner to reclassify his illness.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 4:59 pm
A High Court judge has granted permission for a mastectomy to be carried out on a mentally ill woman because she lacks capacity to consent to the surgery.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 4:44 pm
A 38-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a construction worker who was found with fatal injuries in a park in Dublin last Friday.
Posted: April 20, 2018, 3:11 pm

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