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'Concern' in national security system over aid blockage

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 11:19pm
A Pentagon official detailed confusion and concern in the US national security system after the White House blocked aid to Ukraine without explanation, according to testimony released by the congressional impeachment panel into US President Donald Trump.

Man arrested following Drogheda drug seizure

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 10:05pm
A man has been arrested after gardaí seized what they believe is cocaine worth an estimated €1.4 million in Drogheda, Co Louth.

'Mouse deer' found alive in Vietnam after 30 years

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 9:50pm
A "mouse-deer" that has not been documented alive for three decades has been discovered living in the wild in Vietnam.

Liam Gallagher partners with Dublin homeless charity

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 9:42pm
Musician Liam Gallagher has partnered with a Dublin homeless charity to encourage people to donate warm winter clothing.

European nations warn Iran over nuclear actions

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 7:39pm
France, Britain and Germany have said they would consider a dispute resolution mechanism enshrined in the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that could lead to United Nations sanctions being reimposed for recent breaches of the pact.

Bolivian army says it will protect essential services

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 7:09pm
Bolivia's armed forces said in a statement today that it would launch plans to protect essential public services amid escalating violence in the South American nation after leftist leader Evo Morales resigned as President yesterday.

Russian professor confesses to murder of ex-student

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 6:34pm
A Russian historian who confessed to murdering and dismembering his ex-student lover was put in pre-trial detention on Monday.

Media over-sensationalised Storm Lorenzo - Met Éireann

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 6:22pm
Met Éireann has accused the media of over-sensationalising the potential impact of Storm Lorenzo and contributing to the fear that some people already had in the run-up to the event.

Boeing expecting approval for return of the 737 MAX

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 6:14pm
Boeing has said it expects US regulators to approve the return to commercial service of its grounded 737 MAX jet in the coming weeks.

A win for Johnson as Farage blinks first

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 5:42pm
This is a win for Boris Johnson. In a trial of strength between him and Nigel Farage, it is Mr Farage who has blinked first.

Fianna Fáil will not discipline Senator over tweets

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 5:33pm
Fianna Fáil has said it does not have any plans to discipline its senator and by-election candidate, Lorraine Clifford-Lee, over tweets she wrote eight years ago.

Council proposing increase in East-Link tolls

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 4:51pm
Dublin City Council is proposing a 36% increase in the toll for the East-Link bridge among a number of revenue-gathering measures being put forward.

DUP targetting North Down seat in December election

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 4:38pm
The leader of the DUP has said said her party is aiming to increase its representation at Westminster in next month's election.

Cork students availing of food bank on weekly basis

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 4:33pm
Up to 20 students at University College Cork are availing of a food bank service on a weekly basis.

Taxi driver used remote control to up fares, court told

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 4:31pm
A taxi driver ripped off passengers 280 times by secretly using a remote control to add €9 to fares without their knowledge, a court has heard.

GoSafe workers suspend industrial action

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 4:24pm
Speed camera operatives employed by GoSafe who are members of SIPTU have suspended their industrial action.

Lisa Smith expected back in Ireland within weeks

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 4:05pm
Irish woman Lisa Smith, who travelled to Syria three years ago to join the Islamic State group, is expected to be back in Ireland in the next few weeks.

Young man awarded €17.5m for injuries at birth

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 4:02pm
A 24-year-old man with cerebral palsy has received a settlement of €17.5m over the circumstances of his birth at a Cork hospital.

Supreme Court makes ruling over workplace dispute

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 3:36pm
The Supreme Court has ruled that employees who want to have their lawyers present at internal workplace disciplinary proceedings must establish an "exceptional" case that the process could not be fair without such legal representation.

Eight Irish novels among 2020 DUBLIN Literary Award nominees

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 2:17pm
Eight novels from Ireland are among 156 books nominated by libraries around the world for the 2020 International DUBLIN Literary Award. With the winner receiving €100,000.

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