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Boy in €3.6m settlement over birth at Cork hospital

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 12:09pm
A seven-year-old boy has been awarded a settlement of €3.6 million for the next five years over the circumstances of his birth at Cork University Maternity Hospital.

FAI liabilities over €55m, Delaney paid €462k on exit

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 12:04pm
The FAI has disclosed that the organisation has current net liabilities of more than €55m and auditors Deloitte are unable to guarantee the governing body can continue as a going concern.

30% of probationers reoffend within a year - CSO

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 11:16am
Three in every ten offenders on probation reoffend within a year, rising to four in ten within two years according to new figures released today by the Central Statistics Office.

Donal Conway to step down as FAI president

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 11:07am
Donal Conway is to step down as President of the Football Association of Ireland at an EGM on 25 January.

Status Orange wind warning ahead of Storm Atiyah

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 10:53am
Met Éireann has issued a status orange wind warning for eight counties as result of Storm Atiyah.

Merkel becomes third German leader to visit Auschwitz

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 9:55am
Germany's Angela Merkel is visiting the former Nazi death camp at Auschwitz for the first time in her 14 years as chancellor, as Germany grapples with a resurgence of anti-Semitism and the growth of the far-right.

Indian police kill four suspects during re-enactment

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 8:51am
Indian police have shot dead four detained gang-rape and murder suspects as they were re-enacting their alleged crime, prompting celebrations but also accusations of extrajudicial killings.

Brain-damaged man in prison a 'social policy failure'

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 8:48am
The Irish Penal Reform Trust has described the case of a brain-damaged homeless man who is being held on remand in Mountjoy Prison as a "social policy failure" and said adequate care should be provided to him.

'Miracle' as woman revived after six hours

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 7:59am
A British woman suffering from severe hypothermia who was revived by doctors in Spain after more than six hours of cardiac arrest has hailed her survival as "a miracle".

Russian village becomes home to 56 polar bears

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 7:41am
A village in Russia's Far East has become home to more than 50 polar bears, with abnormally warm weather being blamed.

Neil calls out Johnson ahead of leaders' debate

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 7:33am
Boris Johnson will face Jeremy Corbyn in a head-to-head debate tonight, after he was berated by Andrew Neil for refusing to do an interview on his BBC show.

Opera singer Jenkins mugged after trying to help woman

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 7:21am
Opera singer Katherine Jenkins was mugged in south west London after she intervened in a "vicious" street robbery, her agent said.

Further protest at beef prices as Lidl centre blockaded

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 7:16am
Another retail distribution centre is being blockaded by protesting farmers today with a blockade in place at the Lidl distribution centre at Charleville in Cork.

Fires force evacuation of wildlife from Sydney park

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 7:14am
Three hundred animals have been evacuated from a wildlife park north of Sydney as massive bushfires encircled Australia's largest city and foreign firefighters arrived to relieve beleaguered local forces.

More than 200,000 children on health waiting lists

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 7:08am
Almost 215,000 children are on waiting lists for health care services, with more than one in four waiting for longer than a year.

Cabinet to consider public road use for self-driving

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 6:54am
A proposal to allow public roads to be used to test self-driving cars will be considered by the Government today.

Harrison and partner refused most of tribunal costs

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 6:45am
Garda Keith Harrison and his partner Marisa Simms have been refused most of their costs for their appearances at the Disclosures Tribunal.

Uber reveals thousands of reported sex assaults in US

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 6:45am
Nearly 6,000 sexual assaults, including more than 450 cases of rape, were reported to Uber in the US in 2017 and 2018, the ridesharing company said, as it faces increasing pressure over its response to abuse complaints.

Irish men on murder charge to use drunken defence

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 6:29am
Intoxication will play a major part in the defence of two Irish tourists accused of murdering a 66-year-old Indigenous man in Sydney, a court has heard.

Sex abuse survivors call for access to state redress

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 6:18am
A group of men who suffered sexual abuse as schoolboys at a Limerick primary school have called on the Government to stop putting obstacles in their way and grant them immediate access to a state redress scheme.