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WHO warns that the world is running out of antibiotics

5 hours 2 min ago
The World Health Organisation has warned that the world is running out of antibiotics, and that antimicrobial resistance is a global health emergency.

Day 2 of Ploughing Championships in Tullamore

5 hours 17 min ago
After a record attendance and fine weather yesterday, the National Ploughing Championships move into their second day in Tullamore, Co Offaly with a change in the weather and rain forecast.

European Parliament's Brexit Coordinator on 2 day visit

5 hours 42 min ago
The European Parliament's Brexit Coordinator, Guy Verhofstadt, is in Belfast for a two day series of meetings.

Dáil returns after the summer break with Budget looming

5 hours 58 min ago
The Dáil returns today after the summer break and the government and opposition are expected to focus on the upcoming Budget - which is three weeks away.

Tillerson urged to appoint special envoy to NI

6 hours 35 min ago
A bipartisan group of US Congressmen and women have written to the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to appeal to him to appoint a special envoy to Northern Ireland.

Policing Authority chair unsure if public trust gardaí

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 11:14pm
In the wake of the Garda breath test controversy, the chairperson of the Policing Authority has said she does not know if the public can believe that the police service abides by the rule of law.

Third man arrested in relation to London Tube attack

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 9:31pm
British police have arrested a third suspect over the bombing of a packed London Underground train which injured 30 people last Friday.

Deaths reported as school collapses after Mexico quake

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 9:24pm
Several people have died after a powerful earthquake hit Mexico this evening, with at least two people killed when a school collapsed in Puebla state.

Care centre seriously non-compliant on two standards

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 8:14pm
A centre for people with intellectual disabilities in Co Wicklow has been criticised by the Health Information and Quality Authority for failing to appropriately investigate allegations that residents were harmed.

Leaking roof hits surgeries at Galway hospital

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 7:08pm
All orthopaedic surgeries at Galway's Merlin Park Hospital for the foreseeable future have been cancelled due to a leaky roof at the hospital.

IBEC warns against cutting Universal Social Charge

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 6:20pm
IBEC has warned an Oireachtas Committee against cutting the Universal Social Charge.

Plans unveiled for EU to step up cyber security efforts

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 6:20pm
The European Union have unveiled plans to step up its response to cyber attacks, including a new intelligence sharing agency, cyber war games, and product safety labels.

Govt 'will not revisit' confidence-and-supply-agreement

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 6:06pm
The Government will not revisit the confidence-and-supply-agreement with Fianna Fáil, a spokesperson for the Taoiseach has said.

Alcohol Bill tops Cabinet priorities for new Dáil term

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 5:55pm
The Cabinet has agreed on the legislation that will come before the Oireachtas this autumn.

Drogheda and Greystones declared Rent Pressure Zones

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 5:51pm
Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has said new figures from the Residential Tenancies Board show rents nationally rose 6.5% in the 12 months to June 2017.

Gardaí investigating skeletal remains in Co Clare

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 5:38pm
Gardaí are investigating the discovery of skeletal remains washed up on the shore in Co Clare this afternoon.

Catalan mayors questioned over banned referendum

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 4:47pm
The first of hundreds of Catalan mayors summoned to answer questions on why they have backed a banned referendum on independence from Spain have appeared before the state prosecutor amid cheers and chants from supporters.

Dublin city councillors set to reject property tax hike

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 4:05pm
Dublin city councillors are set to refuse to increase the local property tax at a special meeting later this evening.

Trump says the world faces threats from 'rogue regimes'

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 3:34pm
Donald Trump has urged UN member states to turn up the pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, using his maiden speech to the world body to address what he has said is the top global challenge.

Man dies after farming accident in Wexford

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 3:24pm
A man has died following a farming accident in Co Wexford.