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A reward of up to £10,000 has been offered by Crimestoppers UK for information leading to the conviction of those responsible for the dissident republican murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Derry last week.
Posted: April 25, 2019, 2:26 am
The SUSI online application system for the Student Grant Scheme for 2019 is now open.
Posted: April 25, 2019, 12:56 am
The Policing Authority has found more than half of the commitments made by the gardai in the 2018 Policing Plan were not achieved.
Posted: April 25, 2019, 12:04 am
The dissident republican group that murdered journalist Lyra McKee has been urged to walk away from violence.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 10:21 pm
A number of consultants have claimed that conditions are so bad at the University Hospital Waterford mortuary that dead bodies have been left on trolleys, often leaking body fluids on to the floor.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 6:51 pm
The widow of a man who died by suicide has criticised the HSE for not sending a representative to his inquest after a previous hearing heard he died less than 24hrs after he was discharged from a hospital Emergency Department.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 6:05 pm
The owner of a boarding kennel says he returned a dog to its owner wrapped in plastic and masking tape to avoid a virus spreading to other animals on the premises.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 5:51 pm
The panelling from two luxurious state rooms on Titanic's sister ship, the Britannic, will take centre stage at a two-day auction in Co Laois next month.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 3:42 pm
Minister for Education Joe McHugh has acknowledged that financial penalties imposed on ASTI members as a result of industrial action they took two years ago is "an issue".
Posted: April 24, 2019, 3:34 pm
Lyra McKee's legacy should be a society where labels become "meaningless", her sister has told her funeral.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 3:31 pm
Secondary teachers are demanding that those who do supervision and substitution duties in schools should receive an extra payment for doing so.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 3:23 pm
The jury in the trial of a 50-year-old farmer accused of murdering his alleged "love rival" and putting his body in an underground tank, has been sent home for the night and will resume its deliberations in the morning.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 3:17 pm
The Commission of Investigation into the care of woman with intellectual disabilities in a foster home in the southeast has sought a further extension until the end of 2019.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 12:42 pm
The family of murdered journalist Lyra McKee have paid tribute to her as "a best friend and confidante" on the eve of her funeral in Belfast.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 8:19 am
The way the European Union is organised can seem confusing and weighed down in bureaucracy. Here we shine a light on what exactly the parliament does.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 7:09 am
Primary school teachers' union, the INTO, has called for special leave to be available to teachers for reproductive health matters.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 7:06 am
The European and local election campaigns get under way in earnest today, with candidates in both contests legally entitled to erect posters since midnight.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 6:33 am
What powers do councillors have? How much do councillors get paid?
Posted: April 24, 2019, 6:07 am
A dissident republican group calling itself the 'New IRA' has admitted responsibility for the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Derry. Meanwhile, a 57-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the murder.
Posted: April 23, 2019, 6:12 pm
The jury in the trial of a 50-year-old man accused of murdering his alleged "love rival" and putting his body in an underground tank will resume its deliberations tomorrow.
Posted: April 23, 2019, 3:33 pm

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