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This year
Bród, beloved dog of President Michael D. Higgins, dies aged 11
The president’s Bernese mountain dogs have become a well-known fixture of Áras an Úachtaráin.
All time
Leinster House bosses were warned Dáil rats were stealing chocolate 6 weeks before bar shut
The bar shut for more than a week after a rat was spotted by Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin.
Dried bat, horse's tail and 37 crocodile teeth - the strange items people try to smuggle into Ireland
The contraband originated in countries including Cameroon, Indonesia, India and Japan.
Volume of drug seizures in Irish prisons soars by 42%, as over 1,000 recorded last year
557 weapons were also seized in Irish prisons last year.
Patients being accommodated in hospital chapel that was open for removals just weeks ago
A HSE spokesperson said the chapel is appropriate because it’s closely aligned to the nursing area of the hospital.
Passport Office costs rise by €4.3m following Brexit vote
Almost 65,000 people in Britain applied for an Irish passport last year, a 42% jump.
WATCH: Otter visits Tesco in Castlebar
The animal is thought to have come from nearby Lough Lannagh.
X-ray report left in Penneys, patient's mental health data faxed to a bank - 113 HSE data breach calamities revealed
The HSE says that it takes its responsibility under data protection legislation “very seriously”.
Daniel O'Donnell's former manager and business partner of 30 years replaced by Majella
A spokesperson for the singer confirmed that he had parted company with Mick Clerkin as a result of a mutual decision that was reached last month.
Donald Trump resigns as director of two Irish companies which operate his luxury Clare hotel
The move comes just weeks after he told media that he “couldn’t care less” about the resort.