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Two men arrested following €740k cannabis seizure

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 7:39pm
Two men have been arrested in connection with an estimated €740,000 cannabis seizure in Dublin.

US sanctions Syrian officials over gas attack

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 7:12pm
The US government imposed "sweeping sanctions" on Syrian officials in response to what the US says was a sarin gas attack on civilians earlier this month, the Treasury Department announced.

Hogan addresses farmers on Brexit concerns

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 6:26pm
The European Agriculture Commissioner said he believes people will be satisfied to see the concerns of Ireland clearly stitched into the EU Brexit negotiation principles that will be agreed by leaders at a summit next Saturday.

Aosdána criticises Arts Council proposals

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 6:25pm
The affiliation of creative artists Aosdána has said that proposals for changes to the organisation made by the Arts Council were manifestly unfair and if accepted would damage the organisation and deprive old and ill members of their livelihoods.

Death of disability rights campaigner Donal Toolan

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 5:54pm
The death has taken place in Dublin of Donal Toolan, the prominent disability rights campaigner, journalist and actor.

Woman jailed for six years for killing of housemate

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 4:42pm
A 35-year-old woman who stabbed her housemate and former partner to death has been jailed for six years at the Central Criminal Court.

Man sentenced to 13 years for McAnaspie manslaughter

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 4:18pm
Trevor Noone has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for his part in the murder of teenager Daniel McAnaspie.

Inquest hears of sustained attack on mother, daughter

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 4:15pm
An inquest has been told that a woman died after she was stabbed 61 times and her eight-year old daughter was stabbed 11 times during an attack at their home in Co Kerry in June 2013.

High Court to consider Brexit case next month

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 3:28pm
The High Court in Dublin will next month consider whether it can hear a case seeking to decide if Britain's divorce from the European Union can be reversed.

Minister says public pay strategy has to be affordable

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 2:25pm
The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform has said that the Government strategy on public sector pay increases would have to be affordable to the State, and fair to everyone working in the public service, as well as to those who depend on them.

Migrating young salmon to be traced online

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 1:17pm
The public will now be able to keep an eye on some of Ireland's migrating young salmon thanks to a new online system.

Warning over measles as vaccination rate below target

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 1:15pm
The Health Service Executive has warned that complacency in relation to vaccines could cause deaths in Ireland.

May seeks to delay air pollution report over election

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 11:54am
The British government is seeking to delay publication of a report on tackling air pollution until 15 September, breaking a court deadline for it to comply with European Union legislation.

Murphy among seven on trial over Jobstown incident

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 11:52am
Solidarity TD Paul Murphy and six others are due to go on trial later today for the alleged false imprisonment of former tánaiste Joan Burton in November 2014.

Prosecution case in FitzPatrick trial to end this week

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 11:19am
The prosecution case in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank Chairman Sean FitzPatrick will finish this week, the jury has been told.

Call for more women in House of Commons after election

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 10:32am
Leaders of Britain's main political parties have been challenged to use the early election to boost the number of women in the House of Commons.

Xi repeats call for restraint on North Korea

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 10:18am
Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for all sides to exercise restraint in a call about North Korea with US President Donald Trump.

Afghan security officials stand down after attack

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 10:14am
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has accepted the resignations of his defence minister and army chief of staff, after more than 140 soldiers were killed last week in the deadliest ever Taliban attack on a military base.

Fine Gael TD says abortion referendum will take place

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 10:11am
Fine Gael TD Bernard Durkan has said a referendum on abortion will take place.

Operations to begin at Poolbeg incinerator

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 10:08am
The managing director of Covanta has said the Poolbeg incinerator will take its first delivery of waste today.

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