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Renewed appeal on anniversary of Paul Quinn murder

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 11:13am
Gardaí have renewed an appeal for information on the murder of a 21-year-old man who died after being attacked by a group of men ten years ago.

Unique letter written on Titanic up for auction

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 11:08am
A letter written on board the Titanic in April 1912 is being sold at auction this weekend.

Cross-party support to dissolve Catalan parliament

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 11:04am
The Spanish government has secured opposition support to dissolve Catalonia's parliament and hold new elections there in January in an effort to defuse the regional government's push for independence.

Iraqi forces take full control of Kirkuk from Kurds

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 10:15am
Iraqi forces have taken control of the last district in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk still in the hands of Kurdish Peshmerga fighters following a three-hour battle, security sources said.

Rail passengers face disruption as talks break down

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 8:43am
Rail passengers face transport disruption in the run-up to Christmas after talks aimed at averting strike action at Iarnród Éireann concluded without agreement.

Scope of Birmingham bombings inquest 'could be widened'

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 8:35am
The scope of inquests into the deaths of 21 people in the Birmingham pub bombings could be widened after permission was granted for a judicial review, according to a law firm.

Former cellmate 'incredibly happy' at Halawa's release

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 8:28am
Peter Greste, an Australian journalist who spent time in the same Egyptian prison as Ibrahim Halawa, said he was absolutely overjoyed to hear of his release.

EU leaders to tell UK more concessions needed

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 8:20am
The remaining 27 leaders of the European Union will formally tell the UK later this morning that it needs to make more concessions before the Brexit negotiations can start dealing with a future trade agreement and a possible transition beyond March 2019.

Heavy rain brings localised flooding in midlands

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 8:19am
There was widespread flooding on local roads in the midlands overnight, while there are concerns about potential flooding on the River Shannon at the weekend.

Principals to call for action over teacher shortages

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 7:49am
Secondary schools are struggling to find qualified teachers to teach a range of subjects including maths, Irish, home economics and languages, delegates at a school leaders conference are to be told.

Irishman Ibrahim Halawa released from prison in Cairo

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 2:50am
Irishman Ibrahim Halawa has been released from prison in the Egypt - a month after being acquitted of all charges related to a mass protest in Cairo.

Quentin Tarantino says he knew about Weinstein

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 2:03am
Quentin Tarantino has admitted knowing for decades about Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct, confessing in an interview with the New York Times to feeling ashamed that he did not stop working with the mogul.

May appeals to EU leaders to help silence critics

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 11:18pm
British Prime Minister Theresa May has appealed to European Union leaders to help her silence critics at home by signalling a willingness to break the deadlock in Brexit talks.

Four pay compensation over assault at Longford mosque

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 8:15pm
Four Longford men have been ordered to pay compensation of €2,000 to a man who was assaulted after a row over the removal of the Imam at a local mosque.

Central Bank Governor to meet UniCredit whistleblower

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 7:51pm
The Governor of the Central Bank has said that he will meet with UniCredit whistleblower Jonathan Sugarman.

Govt to support bill for declaration of medical gifts

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 7:49pm
The government is to support a bill which will require medical practitioners to declare any income or gift received from medical suppliers or pharmaceutical companies to the Medical Council.

Govt rejects Adams claim of 'malicious' briefings

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 6:33pm
Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has accused the Government of being involved in briefings that were inaccurate and malicious about the political negotiations at Stormont.

Limerick criminals' murder convictions are upheld

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 5:10pm
Two criminal gang members have lost their appeals against their murder convictions for the murder of Roy Collins in Limerick eight years ago.

BAI seeks clarifications from Communicorp

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 5:06pm
The BAI has sought clarification from the media company Comunicorp in relation to "a number of matters" relating to editorial independence and contractual commitments of individual services in the group.

Over 25% drop in complaints to Defence Forces Ombudsman

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 4:44pm
The Defence Forces Ombudsman says there has been a significant reduction in the number of complaints to his office from soldiers, sailors and air corps personnel.

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