Former rent boy, now 73, gets two years for sexually abusing Dublin boy in 80s

An elderly Dublin man who abused a boy 30 years ago has been jailed for two years after a court heard the victim was abused by a total of six paedophiles as a child.Thomas Mooney (aged 73) was introduced to...

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HSE implements 52 of 59 HIQA recommendations at Mayo care centre

The HSE says it is implementing the recommendations of a HIQA report that highlighted poor levels of care at a County Mayo centre for people with intellectual disabilities. A report on standards at the Aras Attracta centre in Swinford made...

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Court clears Dana’s brother of all counts of historic sex abuse

John Brown, Dana's brother, has been cleared at Harrow Crown Court of five counts of historic sex abuse.Brown, 60, was...

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Mandate urges Irish shops to remove produce from Israel

Mandate, the union that represents shop workers, has called on Irish retailers to stop stocking Israeli produce.It has written to...

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US tourist likely to have glass embedded in face for good after Dublin assault

A court has heard how an American tourist still has glass embedded in his face after intervening in a robbery...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 1:25pm Read More

Fire Brigade investigates mysterious manhole blast in Dublin

Investigations are underway after a manhole cover blew in Dublin City centre this morning.This incident happened at traffic lights at...

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Dana’s brother cleared of two sexual abuse charges; jury deciding on three more

John Brown, the brother of Dana Rosemary Scallon, has been cleared of two charges of historic sexual abuse. The jury...

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No jail for former Anglo employee who defrauded bank of €200,000

A former Anglo Irish Bank clerk has been given a suspended sentence for defrauding his employer of €200,000 while the...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 11:50am Read More

Sinn Féin wants Dáil recall to discuss Gaza

Sinn Féin has written to the Taoiseach asking for him to recall the Dáíl from its nine-week summer break to...

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Jury deliberates as Dana brother accused of sex abuse

A jury is continuing to consider its verdicts for a third day in the sex abuse case against the brother...

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Today ‘the last of the very hot days’

Today is likely to be the last of the very hot days across the country.Met Éireann says that temperatures are...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 10:09am Read More

Two killed in early-morning road accident

Two men have died following an accident on the N80 Portlaoise to Carlow road, close to Arles, Co Laois this...

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Howth RNLI rescues four after boat begins to sink

Four people were rescued from a sinking boat off Ireland's Eye yesterday afternoon.The rescue took place as people enjoyed the...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 8:41am Read More

Serious accident on Portlaoise/Carlow road

Emergency services are dealing with a serious road accident on the N80 Portlaoise/Carlow road at Arles village.It is understood a...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 8:08am Read More

Postmortem due on body of newborn baby found in bin

Gardaí in Cork are investigating after the remains of a newborn baby were found at a house in the city.The...

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Surgeries cancelled at children’s hospital after water pipe bursts

Staff at Temple Street Children's Hospital in Dublin have hit out at conditions after a burst water pipe resulted in...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 6:49am Read More

Irish Rail workers set to strike

SIPTU workers at Irish Rail have confirmed they are to go on strike next month. The one-day work stoppage will...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 6:20am Read More

Boy, 13, dies in Co Louth

A 13-year-old boy has died in Co Louth.Gardaí said that his body had been recovered from a tank at a...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 6:37pm Read More

Gardaí search for teenager missing for four days

A teenage girl has gone missing from her home in Co Kildare.Gardaí are searching for 14-year-old Teigan Mellor, who went...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 6:34pm Read More

Flanagan defends abstention in UN vote

Ireland's refusal to support a United Nations inquiry into allegations of war crimes in Gaza is a dereliction of the...

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