Women’s Aid charity celebrate 40 years of service

Women's Aid - the national network for women affected by domestic violence in Ireland - is celebrating 40 years.With almost 20,000 disclosures of domestic violence against women last year - the charity is now calling for a societal change on...

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Defence Minister approves continuing Irish deployment in Golan heights

Irish troops are to remain on the Golan Heights. The Defence Minister told the Dáil that the 133 Irish soldiers deployed on a UNDOF mission on the border between Syria and Israel will continue to serve there. The rotation of...

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No plans to charge for wifi on Dublin Bus, management says

One of the new bosses at Dublin Bus says they're doing everything they can to make their customers happy. Ultan...

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SF calls for almost €1bn social housing investment

Sinn Féin's urging the government to invest nearly a billion euro in a new housing programme.It wants to let councils...

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Minister forced to defend State board appointment before Seanad

Arts Minister Heather Humphreys was forced to defend her decision to appoint Fine Gael's candidate for a Seanad by-election to...

Tuesday, 23/09/14 - 6:18pm Read More

Boy, 17, part of armed raid which threatened to kill garda

A Dublin teenager has admitted taking part in an armed robbery during which an off-duty garda was told he was...

Tuesday, 23/09/14 - 6:10pm Read More

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Experts favour move for children’s cardiac surgery from Belfast to Dublin

The future of children's cardiac surgery at Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital is in serious doubt.The North's Health Minister Edwin Poots...

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Noonan: SF budget strategy is ‘nonsense’ and ‘pretend economics’

The Finance Minister has launched a scathing attack on Sinn Féin saying their budget strategy was "economic nonsense" and "pretend...

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O’Cuiv against inviting royals to 1916 centenary

A senior Fianna Fail figure said he doesn't believe it would be appropriate to invite a member of the British...

Tuesday, 23/09/14 - 4:58pm Read More

Prosecution delayed in case of murder outside Dublin takeaway

Gardai investigating the murder of a man outside a Dublin city chipper are awaiting various reports before his file will...

Tuesday, 23/09/14 - 4:43pm Read More

Coveney due to announce future of Irish troops in Syrian mission

An announcement is due this evening on whether Ireland will be sending a new batch of troops to a UN...

Tuesday, 23/09/14 - 4:16pm Read More

Charities demand increase in public spending

Charities are demanding that the Government should focus more on spending money on cash-strapped public services rather than tax cuts.Six...

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Gardaí launch campaign against farm machinery theft

Gardaí are encouraging farmers to register their equipment to deter criminals from theft.Theft Stop, a new initiative from An Garda...

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Recycling workers find thousands in skip, return it to owner

Workers at a recycling centre in Dublin have found a tidy sum.Staff at Panda in Cappagh found €2,775 in cash...

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Woman in critical condition following 8am Dublin stabbing

A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed several times in Dublin City centre this morning....

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High Court upholds misconduct finding against solicitor but quashes €20k fine

A finding of professional misconduct has been upheld against celebrity solicitor Gerald Kean for trying to "cover up" a mistake...

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Gardaí investigating sexual assault in Dublin arrest four teenagers

Four teenagers have been arrested in connection with an alleged serious sexual assault in south Dublin.Gardaí investigating reports of the...

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Howlin dismisses fears over services as councils vote to reduce property tax

The Public Expenditure Minister Brendan Howlin is downplaying fears that services will need to be scaled back by councils who...

Tuesday, 23/09/14 - 12:17pm Read More

Arts Minister Humphreys appoints colleague who did not apply for position to state board

Arts minister Heather Humphreys has defended appointing a former Fine Gael election candidate to a state board even though he...

Tuesday, 23/09/14 - 11:23am Read More

Councils cut property tax rate; Cork explains why maximum cut was not agreed

A series of local authorities around the country have voted to cut their property tax rates next year.Three of the...

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