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Dublin: 4 °C Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Sunday 26 March, 2017

Ireland has spent €430 million on criminal legal aid in the past eight years

€53 million was spent on providing free legal aid to people facing criminal charges last year alone.

Thursday 23 March, 2017

US sailor arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting woman in Dublin hotel

Gardaí arrested the man, aged in his 30s, yesterday morning.

Woman jumps from top-floor window to escape fire at house in Dublin

The incident happened at 10.20pm last night.

R116 investigation hampered by poor weather

Wreckage of the fuselage of the helicopter was discovered in 40 metres of water close to Black Rock lighthouse yesterday morning.

Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Dáil report shows 'pixie hats and turtleneck jumpers' unacceptable dress for foreign parliaments

The Dáil Committee on Procedure is set to discuss the matter of a Dáil dress code in private session this evening.

Harris plans to "dismantle" HSE and replace it with "much leaner" health agency

The Minister for Health outlined his “vision” for the future of Irish healthcare at a Dáil committee this morning.

Cash-strapped RTÉ has officially put a chunk of land at its HQ up for sale for €75 million

It’s thought the land is likely to be sold for residential development.

Monday 20 March, 2017

The cost of petrol and diesel is still marching ever upwards

The cost of a litre of petrol or diesel is now the highest its been in 18 months.

Saturday 18 March, 2017

Chaos at gaming event in Dublin as crowd queues for hours before being turned away

Gamercon has been accused of selling more tickets than Dublin’s Convention Centre can legally hold.

Rescue operation launched for hillwalker from Dublin who went missing overnight

The experienced walker was last heard from yesterday afternoon.

Poll: Do you think Enda Kenny has far too much on his plate to be vacating his position? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Enda Kenny has far too much on his plate to be vacating his position?

The Taoiseach has appeared to row back on a commitment to put a timeline on his departure.

Man in his 30s stabbed repeatedly by gang of youths in Longford

The incident happened just after 8.30pm last night.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Man shot at Paris airport, and pimp’s Irish escort business turns over €6 million – it’s the 9 at 9.

Pictures: A new book explores how the 1950s and 1960s shaped the Dublin we know today

1950s saw the mass-introduction of cars in Dublin. The 1960s saw a people’s way of life change at a rate of knots.

Dublin was showing all the signs of an epic hangover first thing this morning...

But the city is cleaning up well. There’s little sign of the carnage normally associated with the post-Paddy’s Day cleanup this morning.

Man to appear in court this morning in connection with fatal Artane stabbing

Father-of-three Mark Richardson died after suffering a number of stab wounds at his home on Thursday evening.

Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Timeline: The seismic controversy over the Project Eagle sale as it unfolded from start to finish

The Public Accounts Committee published its report into the sale today.

'It wouldn't have made any difference' - Nama defends itself from critical Project Eagle report

The Dáil Public Accounts Committee declared this morning that the sales strategy for Project Eagle was “seriously deficient”.

Funeral of Bishop Eamonn Casey to take place on Thursday

The former Bishop of Galway passed away yesterday afternoon.

Monday 13 March, 2017

Appeal for witnesses after man seriously injured in assault outside Cork pub

The incident happened just after midnight on Sunday morning in Clonakilty.

"I'm f***ed, there's no way out" - Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery

The reality star has spoken for the first time regarding the ordeal which left her bound and gagged in her hotel room last October.

Cockroaches, raw sewage, and a live rodent - here's why Irish food businesses were shut down in 2016

62 Irish restaurants and takeaways were shut last year for an awful lot of different reasons.

Sunday 12 March, 2017

"She prays her son dies before her" - elderly Kerry residents at wits' end over care for adult children

Following a recent HSE move there is now no full-time respite centre in the Munster county.

Ireland's dirtiest restaurants and takeaways: Here's where they are

Some counties have a far worse record than others.

Thursday 9 March, 2017

Differences between the Grace terms of reference, before and after? There aren't many, but they mean a lot...

There aren’t many differences between the before-and-after terms, but what has changed matters.

The Government has re-written the terms for the Grace inquiry after criticism

The Cabinet signed off on new terms last evening after criticism in the Dáil.

Monday 6 March, 2017

Simon Harris rules himself out but Frances Fitzgerald gearing up for Fine Gael leadership battle

The Minister for Health has put an end to speculation about his future.

Martin McGuinness hospitalised in Derry - reports

The former Northern Deputy First Minister retired from politics in January, triggering last weekend’s Assembly elections.

"Fully vindicated" - Frank Feighan is set to contest the next election for Fine Gael

Feighan had chosen to not contest last year’s general election after spending nine years in Dáil Éireann.

Litany of errors by child services saw woman's claims of serious sexual abuse 'lost' for over three years Exclusive

The HSE’s child and family services, the precursor to Tusla, also repeatedly sent details of the case to a series of incorrect addresses.

Friday 3 March, 2017

Five males arrested in midlands over alleged sexual assault

The alleged assault happened in a midlands town on 27 December.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Mother and Baby Homes Commission finds children’s remains at Tuam site – it’s the Fix.

Thursday 2 March, 2017

Former addict from Dublin spending three days underground in a grave to raise addiction awareness

John Edwards has been sober from both drug and alcohol addiction for 27 years.

House of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon raided

The raid is connected into an ongoing investigation into allegations Fillon and his wife were involved in a ‘fake jobs’ scandal.

Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Dishwasher becomes partner at one of world's best restaurants in reward for loyal service

Gambian-born Ali Sonko has worked at Copenhagen’s Noma since 2003.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Traveller ethnicity recognised, and funeral of David Walsh takes place – it’s the Fix.

Nurses' union agrees to meet with Workplace Relations Commission - but work-to-rule is still on

Over 30,000 INMO members are set to work-to-rule next Tuesday, 7 March.

Gardaí spent €93,000 in five months on media training at the Communications Clinic

All told the force has spent nearly €114,000 on media training in the past two-and-a-half-years.

Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Poll: Would you watch Coveney and Varadkar going toe-to-toe in a live debate? Round 1... Fight This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you watch Coveney and Varadkar going toe-to-toe in a live debate?

TV3 today expressed itself as being ‘very interested’ in broadcasting such a debate, which would be the first of its kind on Irish TV.

Monday 27 February, 2017

Louis Walsh's brother crash lands helicopter safely in New Jersey

The incident happened at Chatham in the US state last Friday.

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