Transport Minister aims to avoid cuts to Irish Rail funding

Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe has said that he does not want to cut the government's subvention to Irish Rail any further.Minister Donohoe says he will negotiate to maintain the current level of funding in the forthcoming budget.Members of the unions...

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Defence Minister: Golan risk levels ‘not acceptable’

Defence Minister Simon Coveney has said that Irish troops deployed as part of the UN mission in the disputed Golan Heights will not be replaced unless the mission is reviewed.The minister's comments come amid increased tensions in the area in...

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McKevitt in fresh bid for remission

Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt has made a fresh bid for early release from prison, just minutes after his first...

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High Court to hear bail application from Smithfield brawl accused

The High Court is due to hear a bail application for a man accused of taking part in a violent...

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HSE records over 2,400 complaints of elder abuse in 2013

More than 2,400 complaints of elder abuse were received by health chiefs last year - a 30% increase in six...

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Garda to face trial on assault and theft charges

A Dublin-based garda, who denies claims he assaulted a man and stole money from him during an alleged incident last...

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Tributes paid to Irish musician who drowned in Crete

A musician who died along with his partner as he tried to save him from drowning has been remembered as...

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Irish Rail management confident of strike resolution; Unions want pay cuts frozen

Unions at Irish Rail say the only way strike action planned for next Sunday and Monday can be averted is...

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Ice Bucket Challenge becomes biggest social media craze of 2014

It has been confirmed that the Ice Bucket Challenge is the most popular social media craze this year, surpassing No...

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Gardaí investigate Dublin house blast

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding an explosion at a house in Dublin in the early hours of this morning.The...

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HSE: 42,000 girls immunised against causes of cervical cancers

The HSE says 42,000 girls have been immunised against HPV, which helps protect against seven out of 10 cervical cancers.Up...

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Survivors detail care abuse ordeals

Children from the North who were sent to Australia shortly after the Second World War faced grave sexual and physical...

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Tax deadline sees €9.2m enter Govt coffers in last few days

Nearly €10m was collected in a last-minute rush of second home tax payments ahead of its deadline last night.The Local...

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Council exempts elderly and disabled from beach driving ban

A permanent driving and parking ban on Dollymount beach in Dublin is to be lifted for disabled people and clubs...

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EU ‘unable’ to stop rural post office closures

The EU says it cannot intervene to stop Ireland from closing rural post offices.Authorities in Brussels say it is entirely...

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Woman who died in collision with Garda car to be buried today

The funeral of the woman who died after being knocked down by a Garda car in Dublin last week, takes...

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Man in hospital after assault in Dublin

A man is in hospital after an assault in Dublin city last night.It happened on Robert Emmet Walk in Dublin...

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Thousands of low income families miss out on back-to-school allowance

Thousands of low income, working families have been refused the back-to-school clothing and footwear allowance because they fall outside the...

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Group calls for more planning for elderly as number expected to rise significantly

Long-term planning is needed to ensure that Ireland takes care of its ageing population, according to Social Justice Ireland.A new...

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NI abuse inquiry witness ‘suicidal’

A woman abused while resident at a children's home in the North was left suicidal after telling her story before...

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