School in the North removed as a polling station after protests

A school in the North will not be used as a polling station in the UK General Election after "hostile" loyalist protests during voting last year.The demonstration was held outside Howard Primary School in Moygashel, Co Tyrone, during the May...

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US police release surveillance footage after shooting of Limerick garda

US police are seeking two men, seen in surveillance footage, in relation to the shooting of an off-duty garda in New Orleans.Brian Hanrahan - who is from Tipperary, but based in Newcastle West Garda station - was shot twice when...

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Bill on e-cigarettes due to be launched today

A bill aimed at regulating the sale and marketing of e-cigarettes is being launched this morning. At the moment, there...

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Shatter letter asked Ceann Comhairle for exclusion from inquiry into Garda malpractice

It has emerged that Alan Shatter wrote to the Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett trying to stop a Commission of Investigation...

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Study finds sexes on similar levels in hazardous college alcohol consumption

A new study has found university students are drinking more with female students consume as much, if not more, alcohol...

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Cold spell of weather set to continue

The cold spell continues this morning with more wintry showers expected in the north and north-west.Yesterday, a number of roads...

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US Police donate close to €1,800 to family of shot Limerick garda

By David RaleighUS Police officers have donated $2,000 (€1,763) to the family of Garda Brian Hanrahan who was shot and...

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Students urged to continue foreign language studies as CAO deadline looms

Students are being encouraged to consider foreign language options when choosing third level courses.The Minister for European Affairs Dara Murphy...

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Nursing and Midwifery board defends fee increase

The Nursing and Midwifery Board is to start a new round of meetings with nursing unions to discuss the registration...

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Anne Enright is Inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction

Anne Enright has been named as the Inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction.She was awarded the honour by the Arts Council...

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Former garda convicted of damaging protected monument

A former Garda has been convicted of damaging a Bronze Age burial mound in County Wicklow.69-year-old Thomas Hand of Carrig...

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Teachers’ union talks adjourn until next week

Talks between teachers' unions and the Department of Education in a bid to resolve the row over the Junior Cert...

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Firefighters object to ‘unworkable’ changes in service

Proposed reductions in the manning levels and changed rostering arrangements of retained firefighter crews across the country are being slammed...

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Gusts of 110km/h to accompany wintry showers tonight

More wintry showers are on the way this evening.A Status Orange wind alert has now been issued by Met Eireann...

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Gardaí seize guns, antiques and cash in organised crime raids

Guns, antiques, paintings and cash have been seized by gardaí in a series of co-ordinated raids against organised crime gangs.Thirty...

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Man in his 60s missing since Sunday night

Gardaí are appealing for the public's help in tracing the whereabouts of a missing 63-year-old man from Co. Offaly.Peter Guinan,...

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IMPACT: IAG will cut jobs if it takes over Aer Lingus

Up to 1,200 jobs could be lost at Aer Lingus if the airline is sold to IAG, according to the...

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Dog cooked alive in Kildare ‘worst case of animal torture’

Investigations have been launched after a dog is believed to have been cooked alive over a fire at the Curragh...

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Man found stabbed to death in Belfast

A man has been found stabbed to death on a popular shopping street near Belfast city centre.The foreign national victim...

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Ireland’s household finances laid out in new report

• 57% of Irish people have debts in overdrafts and credit cards• Half of us have less than €4,500 in...

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