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Leinster House bosses were warned Dáil rats were stealing chocolate 6 weeks before bar shut
# Rats Out
# Rats Out

Leinster House bosses were warned Dáil rats were stealing chocolate 6 weeks before bar shut

Sep 18th 2019, 4:13 PM 14,572 Views 33 Comments

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
# Seized
# Seized

Dried bat, horse's tail and 37 crocodile teeth - the strange items people try to smuggle into Ireland

Sep 9th 2019, 7:07 AM 9,557 Views 10 Comments

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
# Contraband
# Contraband

Volume of drug seizures in Irish prisons soars by 42%, as over 1,000 recorded last year

Feb 26th 2018, 9:18 AM 7,192 Views 18 Comments

557 weapons were also seized in Irish prisons last year.

Patients being accommodated in hospital chapel that was open for removals just weeks ago
# Donegal
# Donegal

Patients being accommodated in hospital chapel that was open for removals just weeks ago

Jul 20th 2017, 7:56 AM 12,778 Views 25 Comments

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
# LEAVING THE EU
# LEAVING THE EU

Passport Office costs rise by €4.3m following Brexit vote

Apr 1st 2017, 6:30 AM 14,809 Views 25 Comments

Almost 65,000 people in Britain applied for an Irish passport last year, a 42% jump.

WATCH: Otter visits Tesco in Castlebar
# Otterly Shocking
# Otterly Shocking

WATCH: Otter visits Tesco in Castlebar

Mar 13th 2017, 4:21 PM 51,950 Views 35 Comments

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
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

X-ray report left in Penneys, patient's mental health data faxed to a bank - 113 HSE data breach calamities revealed

Feb 20th 2017, 7:18 AM 29,199 Views 26 Comments

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
# Split
# Split

Daniel O'Donnell's former manager and business partner of 30 years replaced by Majella

Jan 29th 2017, 4:21 PM 66,008 Views 28 Comments

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

Donald Trump resigns as director of two Irish companies which operate his luxury Clare hotel

Jan 25th 2017, 10:20 PM 25,012 Views 42 Comments

The move comes just weeks after he told media that he “couldn’t care less” about the resort.