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3 days ago
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Olympic sailor Annalise Murphy’s parents built jetty without permission on neighbour’s land on sc...

The parents of Olympic silver medal winner Annalise Murphy, who built two sheds “bigger than many rural houses” witho...

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5 days ago
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Poet falsely claimed she had passengers after crashing car into ditch

A poet falsely claimed she was carrying three passengers when she crashed her car into a ditch.

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7 days ago
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'There were a couple of things stayed with me' - Fine Gael MEP Maria Walsh on her cousin's fatal ...

?Depending on who you talk to, Maria Walsh is facing either an uphill climb or a hopeless battle in her bid for re-el...

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11 days ago
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David Bowden was due to move into a new home with his wife Una and their daughters Ciara (14) and...

David Bowden proudly and gently laid his daughters’ pictures, jerseys and artwork out on their wicker coffins.

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17 days ago
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Mother and daughters killed in horrific Mayo crash had been visiting relatives

A mother and her children who died in a road accident in Co Mayo on Tuesday had been returning home from visiting fam...

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19 days ago
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‘Everyone is horrified this could happen’ – Mayo community reeling after deaths of retired couple...

The horrific deaths of a retired couple in a house fire has left their community in east Mayo shocked.

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20 days ago
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Hiker (78) who died after fall on Croagh Patrick praised for donating body to science

An accomplished businessman who died from head injuries he sustained from a fall on Croagh Patrick donated his body t...

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21 days ago
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AGSI to call for review of garda suspension policy at annual conference

The body representing garda middle management will call for a review of the force’s suspension policy at its annual c...

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23 days ago
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Parents of Olympic hero Annalise Murphy fined €5,000 for ignoring orders to remove ‘sheds’

The parents of silver Olympic medal winner Annalise Murphy have been prosecuted and fined €5,000 for building two she...

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26 days ago
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A champion jockey, a former Rose of Tralee and a senator in hot water – fierce competition expect...

The Midlands-North-West constituency is set to be a crowded race, with champion jockey Nina Carberry tipped to be add...

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about 1 month ago
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Woman in critical condition after car enters River Corrib outside Galway city

A woman is in a critical condition after a car entered the water along the River Corrib on the

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about 1 month ago
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‘Everything is going against us. We’re fighting an uphill battle’ – Donegal garage owner says exc...

Pearse Callaghan is watching and waiting as his border fuel business faces another great challenge.

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about 1 month ago
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Motorists face more pain at the pumps as fuel price gap with North to open up

Motorists are facing new hikes in the rice of petrol and diesel, with a major gap to open up between north and south,...

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about 1 month ago
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How Christmas tree thrower’s greedy pursuit of €760,000 from insurer got chucked out – and made i...

When the car Kamila Grabska was travelling in was rear-ended on February 3, 2017, the level of impact meant it was cr...

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about 2 months ago
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‘A kind and caring soul’ – funeral details announced for homeless woman Ann Delaney

The funeral details for Ann Delaney, a woman who was living homeless on the streets of Dublin and who died suddenly, ...

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about 2 months ago
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‘His visit meant a lot to me’ – Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch views Kerry exhibition of artist who sketc...

It has been a profound and extraordinary week in the life of the acclaimed artist Mike O’Donnell.

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2 months ago
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Pub security guard is spared prison, but must pay €5,000 to insurance firm after staged car crash

A security guard who took part in a staged car ‘accident’ that led to five ambulances being called to the scene has a...

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2 months ago
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Man jailed for attacking partner in front of children and threatening to pour acid on her face

A Galway man has been jailed for assault, harassment and threatening to kill his partner over a 36-hour period.

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2 months ago
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‘When he asked for a copy of the drawing, I thought that was great,’ says court artist whose port...

After years of hard graft honing his ‘da Vinci-like’ talent, according to one critic, artist Mike O’ Donnell has reac...

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2 months ago
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Gardaí investigating after body of man (50s) found in Co Leitrim

Gardaí have launched an investigation after the body of a man was found in Co Leitrim.

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3 months ago
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Granard tragedy 40 years on: ‘I was the same age as Ann Lovett when she died, her death started a...

Forty years after the death of Ann Lovett, her hometown of Granard in Co Longford still carries the pain of an almost...

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3 months ago
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RTÉ discussion on gambling advert ban during Leopardstown Racing Festival coverage not a ‘balance...

A government minister has criticised RTÉ’s failure to hold a balanced discussion on the impact of new gambling laws d...

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3 months ago
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‘Fine Gael is out of step with partners in Europe,’ says MEP Barry Andrews

Barry Andrews felt sorry for his cousin Ryan Tubridy last year amid the storm of controversy that engulfed the former...

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3 months ago
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Sinn Féin TD Seán Crowe objects to plans for 82 homes in his Dublin constituency

A Sinn Féin TD has objected to a proposal to develop more than 80 homes across three-, five- and six-storey apartment...

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3 months ago
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RTÉ’s ‘Toy Show The Musical’ was always likely to make a loss no matter how many tickets sold, da...

RTÉ’s Toy Show The ­Musical was likely to lose the broadcaster money even with strong ticket sales on all planned per...

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3 months ago
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Former minister Finian McGrath plots surprise Dáil comeback at 70, says ‘there is plenty left in ...

Former Independent minister ­Finian McGrath is plotting a potential Dáil comeback at the next general election, sayin...

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3 months ago
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RTÉ staff and contractors must reveal details of work outside broadcaster and how much they are p...

DETAILS of outside speaking engagements, involvement in panel discussions and commercial ventures by RTÉ staff and co...

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3 months ago
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Sinn Féin changes policy on the future of Ukrainian refugees in Ireland

SINN Féin will wait until the Government announces its position on the future status of Ukrainian refugees in Ireland...

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3 months ago
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Chief Justice Donal O’Donnell on growing up in the Troubles: ‘The threat was always there’

Anyone who lived through the Troubles in Northern Ireland now lives “with a permanent mark”, Chief Justice Donal O’Do...

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3 months ago
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State to buy six new housing hubs as Government scrambles with immigration

The Government is to acquire up to six new accommodation centres — with beds for up to 3,600 people — and audit exist...

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3 months ago
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Jolted ministers look at reset on asylum policy as they fear lives could be lost here

Late last November, a Bangladeshi family claiming asylum in Ireland arrived by taxi from Dublin to their assigned acc...

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3 months ago
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Soc Dems leader Holly Cairns gets permission for new home on her family’s farm in West Cork

Social Democrats leader Holly Cairns has been given planning permission to build a 243sqm home on her family’s farm i...

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3 months ago
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Journalists ‘being threatened’ at public events, TDs hear

THERE is a “growing trend” of people connected to the far-right making complaints about media articles to the Press C...

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3 months ago
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‘Normal and appropriate’ for human rights chief to talk with Social Democrats about MEP bid, part...

The Social Democrats have insisted it was “normal and appropriate” for Sinéad Gibney to hold talks with the party abo...

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3 months ago
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Mayo County Council votes to cease all cooperation with Department of Integration over refugee re...

Mayo County Council has unanimously passed a motion calling on council staff to cease cooperation with the Department...

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3 months ago
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Convicted child rapist jailed for abusing ex-partner’s child ‘stalked’ victim’s family on Faceboo...

A convicted child rapist who was jailed for abusing his ex-partner’s daughter stalked his victim’s family on Facebook...

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3 months ago
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Human rights chief Sinéad Gibney quits to run for SocDems in European election

The chief executive of the State’s human rights watchdog held talks with a number of Social Democrats TDs before anno...

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3 months ago
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Dermot Bannon received private briefing with Department of Housing about government grant

Celebrity architect Dermot Bannon received a private briefing from Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien’s department abou...

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3 months ago
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Disadvantaged students to be offered housing below market rate under new policy

Disadvantaged students will have to be offered housing for below market rents in return for the State funding the del...

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