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Couple may have used food to control starving children

2 hours 3 min ago
The California couple accused of beating, shackling and abusing their 13 children may have used starvation as a weapon to control them, experts say.

Judge asked to withdraw from case over 'bias' claim

4 hours 58 min ago
A judge who heavily criticised a watchdog probe into alleged police collusion in a notorious loyalist atrocity has been asked to withdraw from the case amid claims he held a subconscious bias.

INM chairman Leslie Buckley to step down in March

5 hours 21 min ago
Independent News & Media's chairman Leslie Buckley is stepping down from the company after over five years in the job.

Garda detective jailed for harassing State solicitor

7 hours 31 sec ago
A garda detective found guilty of harassing a State solicitor by sending her abusive letters and emails has been sentenced to three years in prison.

€360k cannabis plant seizure in Co Longord

7 hours 5 min ago
Three men have been arrested after gardaí seized an estimated €360,000 haul of cannabis plants near Abbeylara, Co Longford yesterday.

435m-year-old starfish fossil found in Connemara

7 hours 7 min ago
A 435 million-year-old starfish fossil has been discovered in Connemara.

GSOC calls for legislative changes to complaints system

7 hours 13 min ago
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission has called for legislative changes to improve the garda complaints system.

Hospital apologises to parents over baby's death

7 hours 14 min ago
Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda has apologised to the parents of a baby boy who died hours after he was fatally injured during his delivery.

Repair and Lease scheme to be altered due to low uptake

7 hours 28 min ago
The Department of Housing has said changes will be made to a scheme which aims to bring hundreds of social houses on stream to help alleviate the property crisis.

Two gardaí identified Regency suspect separately

7 hours 55 min ago
A detective garda who showed two other gardaí a photograph of a man dressed as a woman at the Regency Hotel in Dublin two years ago has told the Special Criminal Court that neither garda named Patrick Hutch in front of the other.

Limerick's H&MV to create 150 jobs

8 hours 49 sec ago
A specialist engineering firm in Limerick is taking on an additional 150 workers, which will double its workforce over the next five years.

Garda liaison has no recollection of any McCabe apology

8 hours 6 min ago
The Garda liaison for the O'Higgins Commission has said he has no recollection that anyone apologised to Sergeant Maurice McCabe after an error was made in a submission about him by the then Garda Commissioner's legal team.

Commission to review role of social media 'influencers'

8 hours 15 min ago
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has said it is reviewing issues relating to social media and consumer protection.

Teenager denies Parsons Green tube attack charges

10 hours 7 min ago
A teenager has denied responsibility for the Parsons Green terror attack in London which injured 30 Tube passengers.

Inquest opens and adjourns into O'Riordan death

10 hours 15 min ago
An inquest has opened into the death of Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan in London.

Eighth Amendment 'causes real damage to women' - Martin

10 hours 15 min ago
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said he changed his mind on removing the Eighth Amendment after considering the views of women and experts and seeing that "abortion is a permanent and present reality" in Ireland.

'Tourniquet killer' first US inmate executed in 2018

10 hours 50 min ago
A man convicted of raping and murdering five girls and young women was put to death in Texas in the first US execution of 2018.

Putin takes icy plunge for Epiphany

11 hours 36 min ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin and many Orthodox pilgrims braved a bitter winter snap overnight to take the annual plunge into icy water in a traditional ritual marking the baptism of Jesus.

Nine delayed diagnoses after Kerry scan review

12 hours 11 min ago
The number of patients with a delayed or missed diagnosis due to the University Hospital Kerry scans issue has increased from seven to nine.

Intelligent or a lunatic - Trump's first year divides

12 hours 18 min ago
While most people who spoke to RTÉ's Washington Correspondent had negative views of Donald Trump, many