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Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Support staff strike: HSE says situation at hospitals 'challenging' as further talks planned

The issue centres on a dispute over pay increases.

New maps use parish records to show wealth in 14th-century Ireland

The work offers new insights into English control of Ireland during this period.

Donegal domestic violence centre calls for increased funding to stave off closure

Lifeline Inishowen protested outside the Dáil today.

Gardaí appeal for information after three-vehicle crash in Limerick

A man and a woman received serious injuries.

Met Éireann has issued a warm weather alert affecting most west coast counties

High temperatures and sunny weather are predicted for the west and south tomorrow.

Ivan Cooper: Northern Ireland civil rights leader who led Bloody Sunday march dies aged 75

Tributes have been paid to the Northern Ireland politician, who led the march on Bloody Sunday.

Luke Kelly statue in Dublin restored after vandalism

The black paint was removed by masonry experts this morning.

JP Morgan has been fined €1.6 million by the Central Bank for 'unacceptable' regulatory failings

An Irish subsidiary of the US investment bank had breached outsourcing rules.

Monday 24 June, 2019

Hospital seeks suspension of gynaecologist who performed 'exploratory work' without consent

The Kilkenny hospital commissioned a report into the doctor’s behaviour.

Dublin co-living development refused planning permission

Dublin co-living development refused planning permission

The decision follows Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy’s support for co-living spaces.

Two handguns seized by Gardaí in gangland operation

Two men were arrested in the operation in west Dublin.

Friday 21 June, 2019

Set-top boxes: Gardaí search seven premises in Cork as part of crackdown on pirate TV

Seven premises in Cork were searched by Gardaí.

Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Three people arrested after gardaí seize stolen property and drugs worth €320,000

Today’s searches took place on the Ratoath Road area of Finglas.

Hong Kong leader apologises for extradition crisis but refuses to resign

Hong Kong Leader Carrie Sham apologised at a press conference today.

Cork teenager missing since last week found safe and well

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.

HSE warns of 'significant impact' on services during support staff strike

A strike by 10,000 healthcare workers is set to take place on Thursday.

President to host Áras garden party highlighting issues around Direct Provision

Irish organisations that support refugees have been invited to a garden party tomorrow.

Megadeth cancel most 2019 shows as frontman Dave Mustaine reveals cancer diagnosis

The heavy metal band has been forced to cancel the majority of shows in 2019.

Tory hopefuls to face BBC debate - but there's a second round of voting to contend with first

Boris Johnson remains the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May.

Monday 17 June, 2019

Dublin STI clinic struggles to cope due to lack of resources

The HSE has said that demand for the clinic’s service is beyond its capacity.

Government to provide extra €25 per child after funding boost for back to school allowance

Funding for the scheme increased to €56 million in Budget 2019.

Painting white lines on roads has cost millions without making cycling safer, experts tell UK government

The government has been accused of wasting public money on inadequate cycling infrastructure.

Thursday 13 June, 2019

The Irish government is 'driving us all' towards a no-deal Brexit, says DUP's Jeffrey Donaldson

In speech in Dublin, Donaldson re-iterated his party’s opposition to the backstop.

Gardaí appeal for information following cash-in-transit robbery in Westmeath

The robbery took place this morning in Kinnegad.

Number of Irish women travelling to England and Wales for abortions dropped in 2018

The number of Irish women ordering abortion pills online increased in 2018.

Tuesday 11 June, 2019

€21.1 million owed by tax defaulters in the first three months of the year

Two cases involved sums of over €1 million.

Restaurants to be barred from using tips to subsidise employees' wages

Sinn Féin said the proposed legislation doesn’t go far enough to protect employees.

Saturday 8 June, 2019

Quiz: Can you name the Tory leadership candidates?

The race is on to succeed Theresa May – how well do you know the candidates?

Friday 7 June, 2019

New Garda recruits set to be stationed in areas hardest hit by gang violence

A total of 55 Garda have been assigned to the Coolock and Blanchardstown areas.

Twitter overhauls rules in bid to boost transparency and make it easier to report abuse

Twitter has been repeatedly criticised for failing to police abuse and harassment on the site.

Thursday 6 June, 2019

FactCheck: Were media reports that a 17-year-old Dutch rape victim was euthanised correct?

A story that a 17-year-old rape victim had been euthanised was reported by media organisations across the world.

46-year-old man arrested in connection with Lyra McKee murder

The PSNI confirmed that the man was arrested under the Terrorism Act.

Ireland set to miss greenhouse emissions targets unless action taken, EPA warns

New policies are needed if Ireland is to meet carbon emissions targets, the EPA has said.

Seven locations searched by Gardaí as part of horsemeat investigation

Searches took place across the country as part of an ongoing Garda investigation into horsemeat sales.

New figures show more Irish people than ever before are choosing to go on holiday to Northern Ireland

The number of Irish people holidaying in Northern Ireland increased by 7% between 2017 and 2018.

Wednesday 5 June, 2019

FactCheck: Did 'big crowds' gather in support of Trump during his UK state visit?

On Twitter, Donald Trump claimed that big crowds gathered to support him during his state visit to the UK.

Tuesday 4 June, 2019

'They're anxious in ways they wouldn't have been 20 years ago': Teachers say Leaving Cert stress on the rise

As the Leaving Cert begins tomorrow, teachers and education experts are warning of growing anxiety among students.

Saturday 1 June, 2019

After the populist wave failed to materialise, what next for the EU's right-wing parties?

There are more right-wing and far-right parties enjoying success in European politics.

Friday 31 May, 2019

Three dead after man takes two women hostage in Zurich flat

Zurich police confirmed that three people – two women and a man – have died.

Thursday 30 May, 2019

"The most long-winded recount ever": What happens next in Ireland South?

A full re-count has been announced in Ireland South following a request by Liadh Ní Riadha.