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Dublin: 16 °C Friday 26 August, 2016

Today’s News

There's been an increase in the number of people donating their bodies to medical science in Ireland

In total, 397 people have donated their bodies between 2012-2015.

Yesterday’s News

Substance abuse: More than 20 doctors referred for help

The figures are in the latest Medical Council annual report.

'Maynooth seminary has to change, we are living in a different world'

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said “radical change” is needed within the Catholic Church.

Wednesday 24 August, 2016

OCI has appointed a security firm to secure, copy and seal all its data for the Government's inquiry

Today the Government announced that the inquiry, chaired by Justice Carroll Moran, will examine ticket sales for the London (2012) and Sochi (2014) Games, as well as Rio 2016.

Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Majority of complaints against pharmacists relate to dispensing errors

Complaints made against pharmacists fell by nearly a half last year.

Health Minister says it was "important" to respond to women who live-tweeted their abortion journey

He said he expected all members of government, including those in the Independent Alliance, to back the Citizen’s Assembly process.

There's been a huge jump in inheritance tax takings - and nieces and nephews are hit the most

In 2015 the largest category – which includes nieces and nephews – amounted in 33% of inheritance cases.

Monday 22 August, 2016

'Garda Pulse system' from the 1800s reveal details of Ireland's most famous Victorian crimes

The digital archive details crimes such as murder, assaults, theft, and bestiality around the country in the 1800s.

Crocodiles let loose by vandals in Australian school

The female crocodiles were injured in the incident and will most likely have to be euthanised.

The CAO offers are out now - What happens next?

Here’s all you need to know

Sunday 21 August, 2016

Brazilian police have confiscated passports, laptops and phones from OCI officials in Rio today

Detained former OCI chief Pat Hickey will appear before a Brazilian judge on Tuesday as part of an investigation into black market ticket sales.

Leo Varadkar: "I foresee a united Ireland at some point in the future"

Minister Leo Varadkar was giving his speech at the Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith commemoration in Glasnevin cemetery today.

Someone in Leitrim is waking up €11.1 million richer this morning

There was just one winner of the lotto jackpot last night.

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Poll: Do you think the state pension should be increased?

Fianna Fáil wants a €5 increase for pensioners in the next Budget.

Man dies in road traffic crash in County Tyrone

The incident happened around 8.30pm last night.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know before you start your Sunday.

Irishman charged over €92m cocaine seizure in the UK

The Irish captain, Michael McDermott and his crew appeared in court yesterday.

Saturday 20 August, 2016

Pat Hickey being held in one of Brazil's most notorious prisons

The Olympic Council of Ireland will meet this weekend for the first time to discuss Rio ticket scandal

Priests say Vatican's representative in Ireland is "out of sync" with the realities of life

The Association of Catholic Priests said the appointment of appropriate bishops is vital for the survival of the Catholic Church.

Gardaí appeal for help in finding 16-year-old girl

Chloe Elderfield has been missing from Whitegate, County Clare since the 17 August.

Two Irish women live-tweet UK abortion journey to Enda Kenny

#twowomentravel is trending in Ireland and the UK this morning.

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Poll: Is it time for all-night public transport in Dublin?

The night Tube trains will run on Victoria and Central lines on Friday and Saturdays between 12.30am and 5.30am.

Self-employed workers' rights were on the back burner for years, so why the change of heart now?

Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar wants to know what benefits self-employed workers want.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

The weather is pretty grim, so stay in bed and catch up on all you need to know.

Marie Stopes suspends abortion services amid safety fears UK

Marie Stopes suspends abortion services amid safety fears

Women booked in for terminations at Marie Stopes will be transferred to other providers.

Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Ambulances taking over an hour to hand over patients and get back on the road

The delays in turnaround times are being blamed on overcrowding issues in hospitals.

Body of a woman discovered in Wexford

The body of a woman in her 50s was discovered yesterday.

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Gardaí tell walkers to avoid Bray Head and cliff walk due to fire

This is the second time in a week fire crews have had to deal with a fire on Bray Head.

Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Arson attack on Orange hall in Derry condemned

Deputy First Minister in Northern Ireland, Martin McGuinness said those responsible need to be brought to justice.

Monday 15 August, 2016

'Dry, warm with temperatures in the mid 20s': Today's weather forecast is pretty perfect

Temperatures are set to reach 25 degrees tomorrow.

Courts should hand down tougher sentences for crimes against businesses, say company owners

The latest national survey finds a quarter of businesses were impacted by crime last year.

Sunday 14 August, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The Olympic ticket scandal, Boko Haram and that green water in the Olympic swimming pools had people talking today.

Ticket touting for sports and music events could be coming to an end

A new Bill aims to prevent people selling a ticket above the cost price.

House set on fire while woman and three children inside

Flammable liquid was poured through the letterbox and set alight.

Shane Ross is on his way to Rio to get answers over the Olympics ticket scandal

The controversy kicked off with an arrest of an Irishman last week. Tonight Sports Minister Shane Ross will want answers from the Olympic Council of Ireland.

Five teens apprehended after escaping from Dublin child detention centre

Two had remained at large last night but have since been found.

"Hire unemployed teachers ahead of retired ones" says minister

Bruton said that while the recruitment and appointment of teachers is a matter for the individual school.

Saturday 13 August, 2016

'Default judgment' made against Aisling Brady McCarthy for failing to respond to court papers

McCarthy failed to respond to papers served on her last month.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

A man at large in Dublin, a knife attack in Switzerland and the death of a Star Wars actor had people talking today.

Strang and Buting "relieved" Brendan Dassey's conviction was overruled

The legal duo said they are proud the federal court has fulfilled its role in upholding justice.

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