Garda support scrambled to ‘large-scale’ Finglas fight

Gardaí remain at the scene of a large- scale fight in the Finglas area of Dublin last night. It's understood armed Gardaí and the air support helicopter were deployed to the scene after two groups got involved in a row...

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SVP labels higher energy levy a ‘regressive tax’

The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul has slammed a higher-than-expected increase in the PSO levy on electricity bills.Last month the energy regulator signalled the charge would rise by 47%, but the final figure comes in at 50%.That means the...

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Meeting in Tipperary to tackle drug abuse

Up to a thousand people turned out last night for a public meeting to tackle drug abuse in Roscrea in...

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Education system in Ireland ‘far from free’

Barnardos says the government must do more to ensure equal access to education for all children regardless of their parent's...

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Technology to detect preeclampsia in pregnancy

An Irish biotech startup company will join forces with the Mayo Clinic in the United States to licence and develop...

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Customs seize €60,000 worth of tranquiliser tablets

Three men are being questioned after customs officers seized €60,000 worth of tranquiliser tablets.It follows the discovery of around 30,000...

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Lowest earners could get refundable tax credits of up to €1,000 euro a year

People who don't earn enough money to get the benefit of their income tax credits should be given a refund...

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Man convicted of €1.9m cannabis possession sees sentence reduced

A Dublin man has had the amount of jail time he will serve for the possession of nearly €2m worth...

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Man given five life sentences for rape to hear outcome of sentence appeal in October

A Polish man must await the outcome of his appeal against the five life sentences imposed on him for the...

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Sex offender using Twitter to claim he works for One Direction

The Director of Public Prosecutions has asked for an order preventing a convicted sex offender from contacting children online after...

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Irish climbers who died on Mount Blanc named

The Irish climbing community has reacted with shock and devastation to the deaths of two Irish climbers on Mont Blanc.Colm...

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Department of Justice ‘has not changed or adapted to modern world’

Civil servants in charge of the country's policing and justice system have a closed, secretive and "silo driven" culture, a...

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Department of Justice report sees top civil servant assigned to other duties

The top civil servant at the Department of Justice is to step down after the publication of a damning report...

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Jury hears closing arguments in Rostas murder case

Lawyers for a man accused of murdering Mariora Rostas have told the jurors they are being asked to rely on...

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Boy (15) accused of slashing barman’s face in Temple Bar

A 15-year-old Dublin boy is stand trial accused of inflicting a "life threatening" slash wound to a barman's face during...

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Rural crime on the rise, says report

There has been a slight drop in criminal activity in the first six months of the year according to the...

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Court orders retrial of man convicted of murdering estranged wife

The Court of Criminal Appeal has quashed the conviction and ordered the retrial of a 33-year-old man who was jailed...

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Dublin man convicted child porn charges ‘forced out of his home’

A man who had pornographic images of children as young as10 on his phone was forced to leave his home...

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Israeli embassy removes controversial image posted to Twitter

The Israeli Embassy in Dublin has removed a controversial image of the Molly Malone statue in a niqab from its...

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Car mileage to be included on NCT certs from today

A cars mileage will be put on NCT certificatess from today in a bid to crackdown on the practice of...

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