Extra €1.5m funding will go to frontline services tackling sexual violence

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone announced the spending plan.

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RSA revise medical fitness to drive guidelines for mini-stroke sufferers

Sufferers of a mini-stroke will be off the road for just one week.

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Man arrested and €40,000 worth of drugs seized after controlled delivery

A man has been arrested and an estimated €40,000 worth of drugs seized in Co Meath.

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'A cry for help': Residents protest at Mosney direct provision centre

Around 30 residents in a direct provision centre in Mosney held a protest today over their treatment at the facility.

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Eircode use urged to help battle rural crime

Farmers, homeowners and businesses are being urged to use Eircodes to combat rural crime.

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Trade union calls for public servant status for SCP

Trade union Fórsa says staff employed by Ireland's School Completion Programme should be given the same employment status as other public servants.

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15-year-old girl being pimped by girlfriend for money and drugs, High Court hears

Tusla, the Child and Family Agency has secured High Court orders allowing it to place a teenager being pimped to men by her girlfriend for money and drugs at a secure ...

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Department of Justice offers redress to women involved in dispute

"At least this gives the girls involved a chance to get on with their lives and maybe get some peace. This will never leave us, having to engage solicitors, gather ...

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Man, 36, injured following shooting in Drogheda

A man has been injured following a shooting incident in Drogheda.

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Bomb blast victim appeals for Brexiteers to take Irish border concerns seriously

The victim spoke out after a resurgence of violence linked to the new IRA over Easter.

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Love triangle trial: Deliberations to resume on Friday

The jury in the trial of a 50-year-old farmer charged with murdering his alleged love rival, and hiding his body in an underground tank, will resume their deliberations ...

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Additional charges for men charged with obtaining cheques by deception

The two men already facing a charge of obtaining two cheques worth a total of €6,500 by deception have now been charged with additional offences.

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'Get on with your life': Clare farmer avoids jail after removing sheep from brother's land, but must remove dead calf

A north Clare farmer today escaped jail after a judge heard that he had complied with a 24-hour ultimatum that all sheep be removed from the farmer’s brother’s ...

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Facebook password security lapse probed by privacy regulator

Hundreds of millions of user passwords were inadvertently stored in a readable text format earlier this year.

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'He is smiling. He is laughing': Cork toddler injured in hit-and-run 'doing well'

A toddler who was diagnosed with a brain injury after he was knocked down in a hit and run last month is sitting up, smiling and laughing but cannot yet speak or ...

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Elderly warned to be vigilant answering their door following aggravated burglaries

Elderly people are being warned not to answer their door to someone they do not recognise.

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Measles cases continue to rise in Ireland

48 measles cases were reported in Ireland in the first 15 weeks of this year.

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IMO call for end to two tier pay system

The two-tier pay system which sees hospital consultants hired since October 2012 paid 30% less than longer-serving colleagues will be a major focus of attention ...

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Euro elections chance to oppose Brexit, says Sinn Fein

Outgoing MEP Martina Anderson was accompanied by her party’s vice president Michelle O’Neill as she submitted her nomination papers.

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Gardaí: Mouthwash can trigger positive roadside breath test

Gardaí have said it is possible for mouthwash to trigger a positive roadside breath test.

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'The best president Ireland never had': Tributes paid after Superquinn founder Feargal Quinn dies

Mr Quinn served as a Senator from 1993 to 2016.

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Terminally-ill Take That fan to have her dream come true after online appeal

"It’ll be the last time she gets to see them but hopefully it’ll be the most memorable."

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Sinn Féin publishes bill to reform Long Term Illness scheme

The bill would make the it mandatory that the scheme is reviewed within a year of the legislation

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Tipperary town in shock as safe robbed from Fethard Ladbrokes

Locals in a rural County Tipperary town have expressed their shock after a Ladbrokes bookmakers was broken into overnight.

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Community in fear after shots fired at Tallaght house, says cllr

A number of shots have been fired at a house in South Dublin overnight.

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McDonald: Stormont issues could be 'sorted in one hour' if there was political will

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said that if there was the political will the issues that led to the fall of the Stormont Assembly could be “sorted ...

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Strong winds and low temperatures expected this weekend as Storm Hannah hits

Strong winds are expected to hit Ireland over the weekend, with Met Eireann choosing to name the weather system Storm Hannah.

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Three candidates set to nominate themselves for NI seats in Europe

Outgoing Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson, SDLP leader Colum Eastwood and TUV leader Jim Allister will hand in their nominations in Belfast.

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Over 500 people waiting on trolleys

There are 503 patients waiting on trolleys in hospitals across the country this morning.

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No action taken against tech companies despite 2,000 complaints in 2018

No action has been taken against tech companies in Ireland despite 2,000 complaints being made in the last year.

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Woman hospitalised following collision with lorry in Dublin city

A 24-year-old woman has been hospitalised after being involved in a collision with a lorry in Dublin city centre.

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People in rural areas urged to mark property with Eircode to combat crime

Farmers, homeowners and business owners are being urged to sign up to a new system aimed at tackling rural crime.

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UK government urged to respond to court ruling over NI abortion laws

The UK government must respond to a court ruling that Northern Ireland's abortion laws are in breach of human rights laws, the Women and Equalities Committee has ...

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50% of salads go in the bin every day, research finds

50% of salads and 25% of fruit and veg is dumped every day in Ireland.

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Campaigners say Government too slow in dealing with housing crisis

Campaigners have said the Government has been too slow to put measures in place to deal with the housing crisis.

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Students should apply for grant as soon as possible, says SUSI

Students looking for a grant should apply as early as possible, according to awarding body SUSI.

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£10,000 reward offered for information about Lyra McKee murder

A £10,000 sterling reward has been offered for information about the murder of Lyra McKee.

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Gardaí fail to achieve over half of its commitments – Policing Authority

The Policing Authority said it raises questions about the development of the plan and whether or not it was realistically achievable.

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Europol wants CAB to help set up specialist unit to target EU crime bosses finances

Europol, the EU police agency, wants experts from the Criminal Assets Bureau to help set up a specialist unit to target the finances of crime bosses across Europe.

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'Considerable concern' as gardaí miss crime detection targets

The Policing Authority has said almost all detection targets for gardaí in the area of confronting crime were missed last year, a cause for “considerable ...

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Friends and mothers are top career choice influencers, report finds

Friends and mothers wield the greatest influence on the career choices of school pupils, a Department of Education report on career guidance has found.

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Valentia aims to lead way in hydrogen energy use

A Co Kerry island is aiming to produce clean energy which could be used to power public lighting and propel its ferry service, among other uses.

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Asylum seekers going batty for cricket

Cricket players living in direct provision in Cork who are practising between buildings at their accommodation centre are in a frantic search to find a place to ...

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Man pleads guilty to burglary and assault charges

An aggravated burglary at the home of a pensioner at Christmas resulted in a young man pleading guilty to multiple charges yesterday, including assault causing harm ...

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‘Lock me up, I won’t do community service’

A teenager who caused a ruckus at a hospital was given an option of doing community service instead of going to jail. But declaring “f*** that”, he said ...

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McDonald and Foster 'ready' for restored Assembly following challenge at Lyra McKee funeral

Fr Magill challenged the politicians in attendance to use the tragic death of Ms McKee to "be the catalyst needed for parties to start talking".

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Time for 'inequality and exclusion' to end, Fórsa says

Schools are effectively teaching children that “it's OK to disrespect and discriminate” by continuing to unfairly treat its non-teaching staff, according ...

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Fórsa seeks to professionalise SNA role

A voluntary national training programme for special needs assistants is to be introduced, trade union Fórsa has confirmed.

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No clarity on 'interim arrangements' to address conditions at Waterford hospital mortuary

There is as yet no clarity around the “interim arrangements” the HSE said it is examining in order to address intolerable conditions in the mortuary ...

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