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Man suspected of fraudulently earning €260k in rent for properties he didn't own
The man was arrested by gardaí in Dublin today.
School secretaries to hold national one-day strike and escalate their industrial action
The one-day strike in January will be followed by a work-to-rule from the secretaries, trade union Fórsa said.
Monthly and annual travel fares rise today... but more changes to cash and Leap tickets set for April
NTA CEO Anne Graham said that overall fare revenue will increase by “less than 2%”.
Irish Naval Service detains Spanish boat off Valentia Island for alleged fishing law breaches
It’s the 12th such vessel detained by the Naval Service so far this year.
Missing 25-year-old Wexford man found safe and well
The man has now been found.
Here's who spent the most in the 2018 presidential campaign
SIPO today released details of the expenses and donations during the 2018 presidential election campaign.
Quiz: How well do you remember these films set in Ireland?
It’s 60 years ago this week since the release of Darby O’Gill and the Little People, but Hollywood has long been fascinated with Ireland.
President Higgins calls Trump's decision to pull out of climate change deal 'regressive and pernicious'
Higgins made the comments at a speech in the RDS today.
'It's the not knowing that's killing me': Family of missing Waterford woman appeal for information
Mary Ryan has been missing from her Waterford home since December.
Photos: George Best statue unveiled in Belfast
Hundreds turned out for the unveiling of the statue for the Man Utd and Northern Ireland legend yesterday.
Man (20s) arrested over shooting incident outside school in west Dublin
Gardaí arrested the man after carrying out searches in the Corduff area this afternoon.
All cars sold after 2022 must have speed-limiting technology, EU says
It is part of a string of new measures proposed by the EU to help improve road safety.
'It's about creating a system that's kind': HSE piloting scheme for homeless patients in hospitals
It comes as new stats show over 2,000 cases where a homeless person has been discharged from hospital in the past seven years.
Almost two-thirds of people 'fearful of a return to sectarian violence in Ireland after Brexit'
There have been a number of security alerts in Derry in recent days.
Garda College spending €15k to train European cops how to speak English like a police officer
The three-week course will “provide an opportunity for gardaí to work with their European counterparts”.
Woman mauled to death by pet crocodile in Indonesia
The pet was owned illegally and has been transferred to a conservation area.
Over 100 Irish 18-year-olds awarded free interrail pass to travel around Europe
The tickets are valid between April and October.
Poll: Should the government put an end to live exports?
It has been argued that live export is a “pitiless trade” that harms animals.
Poll: Should Irish be compulsory in schools?
Some parents are seeking to get their child exempt from Irish, but should it be compulsory?
3,500 medals ordered for firefighters 'forgotten' in 1916 commemorations
The medals – to commemorate 1916 to 2016 – will be distributed to 27 local authority locations around the country.
Butcher, bar manager, wind turbine engineer - just some of the apprenticeships on offer this year
The qualification you receive at the end of it ranges from level 5 to level 10 on the national framework of qualifications.
Want to start your own music business? New training course to be rolled out in Dublin
It is planned for the first training session to take place on Monday 21 January and run for five weeks.
Quiz: Which actor is playing Santa here?
Many actors have donned the big red suit, but how well do you remember them?
'Wasteful, inefficient, horrendous': 30,000 people waited longer than 24 hours on hospital trolleys this year
The figures were released to Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly who called them “appalling and unacceptable”.
'I can't allow Ireland to be blamed here': Coveney says some UK politicians need reminder of Irish history
The Tánaiste said today it would be foolish to focus on any other solution to the border issue than the backstop.
Teenager to appear in court charged with murder of Aidan O'Driscoll in Cork in 2016
The Real IRA member was shot dead in Blackpool in Cork in December 2016.
Meeting both current and future challenges 'unsustainable' says HSE as €16 billion 2019 plan unveiled
The national service plan for 2019 sees an additional €848 million in the healthcare budget.
'I'm too young to die': Women with cervical cancer call for equal access to drug pembrolizumab
Ireland owes it to these women, Labour’s Alan Kelly said.
Clare man tricked stepdaughter into having sex with him by posing as stranger online, court hears
The judge described the behaviour of the man as callous and ruthless.
Further delay for Dublin's injection centre as concerns raised on 'over-concentration' of services in area
A note from city council planners said a detailed policing plan was also required for the site at Merchants Quay.
Former charity director who admitted to stealing over €1 million rushed to hospital
Greg Walsh is awaiting sentencing for his crimes.
€500k worth of stolen machinery and vehicles recovered from lock up in Longford
No arrests were made after the search in Granard.
Public servants 'in limbo' as law to change retirement age faces 'tight' Christmas deadline
Unions and politicians have expressed fears that many more will be forced to retire before new legislation comes in.
Our Lady's review finds 'no further discrepancy' after woman incorrectly told she didn't have cancer gene
The case of this woman who is now gravely ill with cancer was an isolated event, according to the hospital’s review.
'We've children at this school who've lived in homeless accommodation. They're effectively being evicted again'
Staff and pupils at North Wicklow Educate Together protested yesterday outside the Dáil amid fears they’ll soon have nowhere to go.
Taoiseach denies early election plan and accuses Fianna Fáil of dragging out agreement talks
The war of words between the two main parties continues, but Varadkar said he still wants a 2020 general election.
'Nowhere near enough': Healy-Rae reiterates army call as €100k funding to fight rhododendrons announced
Intensive labour is required to get rid of the invasive weed, and Michael Healy-Rae said more is needed to eradicate the problem.
Around 1,300 Dublin property owners to get average of €25k compensation over Bus Connects plan
The cost of continuous bus routes linking areas of Dublin with the city will likely stretch into billions of euro.