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Dunmore East welcomes home Thomas Barr

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 8:00pm
A large crowd turned out in Dunmore East, in Co Waterford this evening for the homecoming of Irish athlete Thomas Barr.

€140,000 worth of drugs seized in west Dublin

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 7:53pm
Gardaí in Dublin have seized drugs worth an estimated €140,000.

Govt says it is committed to apprenticeship programme

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 7:39pm
The Government has made rebuilding and expanding the apprenticeship programme a key priority, a Department of Education spokesperson has said.

Brennan says Trump move 'designed to send message'

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 5:42pm
The former director of the CIA has said the decision of US President Donald Trump to remove his security clearance was politically motivated and "designed to send a message to others".

Firm seeks court orders over school furniture contract

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 5:10pm
A company, which claims it has not been paid for supplying furniture to two new schools, has launched High Court proceedings against the joint venture charged with constructing the buildings.

'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies aged 76

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 5:08pm
Aretha Franklin, the preacher's daughter whose powerful voice made her the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" with such hit songs as 'Respect' and 'Chain of Fools', has died at the age of 76, officials have said.

Aretha Franklin - A Life in Pictures

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 4:25pm
Take a look back at some of Aretha Franklin's most-memorable moments and career highs.

TJ Doheny becomes world champion in Tokyo

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 2:37pm
Portlaoise boxer TJ Doheny is the new IBF World Super Bantamweight champion after outpointing Japan's Ryosuke Iwasa in a unanimous decision at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.

165 jobs to go as GSK set to close Sligo site

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 2:37pm
GSK is to close its Sligo manufacturing plant with the loss of 165 jobs by 2021.

Woman who slept in garda station offered apartment

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 1:49pm
A homeless woman who slept in Tallaght Garda Station in Dublin with six of her children last Wednesday has been told by Dublin City Council that a three-bedroom apartment has been found for her.

Court orders occupiers to vacate Dublin house by Friday

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 1:46pm
The High Court has ordered that those occupying a house in Dublin's north inner city must vacate the property by 8am tomorrow morning.

Derry bonfire with names of murder victims condemned

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 1:46pm
The head of the Prison Service in Northern Ireland has condemned the "disgraceful" decision to light a bonfire emblazoned with the names of murdered officers.

Pope Francis criticised over record on child protection

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 1:40pm
With just over a week until his visit to Ireland Pope Francis has been strongly criticised for his record on child protection.

French man jailed over bomb hoax to delay flight

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 1:24pm
A French man who was running late for his flight from London to Los Angeles tried to delay it by calling police to say there was a bomb on board.

77 people die following floods in India's Kerala state

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 12:35pm
Seventy-seven people have died following heavy floods in India's tourist hotspot of Kerala, as torrential rainfall threatened new areas, according to officials.