The Tyrone native said that it is a “challenge” to follow in the footsteps of Martin McGuinness, but one she is “certainly up for”.
A 36-year-old man has now been arrested in connection with the attack.
Birna Brjansdottir was missing for eight days before her body was found.
Willie McAteer is currently serving a three and a half year sentence for other offences.
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The arrests are connected to a garda investigation into suspected facilitation of illegal immigrants.
Owen O’Callaghan became unwell over Christmas.
Mother-of-one begins year-long sentence for violent disorder in connection with killing of Dale Creighton
Dale Creighton died following a 14 minute attack in Tallaght on New Year’s Day 2014.
Research conducted AA Ireland found that the cost of a litre of petrol is now at 136.3c.
The Garda Commissioner has been speaking out ahead of the launch of a new Garda code of ethics this morning.
Trump has promised a lot in his first 100 days.
Joe Schmidt has named a group of 40 to gather in Carton House.
Yahya Jammeh flew out of The Gambia on Saturday.
A group known as Strike 4 Repeal has threatened to organise strikes should a referendum on abortion not be held before 8 March.
The implants were found to contain substandard silicone gel.
A representative group also wants lending rules relaxed,
Dublin Airport is advising people to check the status of their flight with their airline.
DFB units managed to bring the blaze under control.
The young midfielder was involved in clash of heads with Gary Cahill.
McGuinness says he’s looking towards a new generation.
The South Korean manufacturer lost billions in profit as a result of the phon
The Irish Prison Service has paid out over €27 million in pocket money to prisoners since 2009.
Trump had said he would be treating today as his first work day in office.
Edward Canavan (50) went missing from his home in Carlow on Saturday.
The team at UCC are looking to fund their ground-breaking research into leukaemia.
Column: 'It's crucial that we discuss the causes of the Brexit vote and support for political extremes'
In Europe, economic priorities still dominate social priorities. This must change, writes Dr Seán Healy.
The government’s Action Plan on Rural Development is being launched today in Longford.
'A serious accident waiting to happen' - cyclists not happy with Luas lines on single lane O'Connell Street
A spate of reports of people falling from their bicycles in traffic, and suffering minor-to-more-serious injuries, have been reported at the site.
The Abortion Rights Campaign, Outhouse, the Anti-Racism Network are in support of the proposed strike action.
Family and Life’s director David Manly has said there has been increased interest in secondary school presentations by his organisation.
TheJournal.ie spoke to three people with recent experience of negotiating the HSE’s Fair Deal nursing home scheme.
'It's sad that it's gone, but wonderful that it existed': After 80 years, greengrocer Roy Fox shuts its stalls
The local shop, which brought exotic fruits and spices to Dublin, couldn’t compete in the global marketplace.
The Secret Footballer tells The42 about psychology, performance-enhancing drugs and constant paranoia.
More than 230 children and adolescents are waiting for spinal procedures in Irish hospitals – some for over 18 months.
Former First Minister of Northern Ireland Arlene Foster called the shooting “the work of cowards”.
The media needs to look at itself and remedy the kind of weakness that canny communicators like Trump can exploit, writes Dr Fergal Quinn.
Yordano Ventura died after a car accident earlier today in his native Dominican Republic.
Washington’s “alternative facts”, the UK’s nuclear error and Gerry Adams’ Brexit fears – it’s the Evening Fix.
Here’s what was said and who said what this week.
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