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# examination - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Minister wins 'right to third-level education' appeal in Carter judgement

Carter won a case against the State Examinations Commission over the recheck of her Leaving Cert exam.

# examination - Monday 18 July, 2016

No criminal charges taken against gardaí after water protest complaints

The garda watchdog received 40 complaints in relation to the policing of water protests and the installation of water meters.

# examination - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Man acquitted of raping woman in the back office of Limerick pub

The jury returned the verdict following 36 minutes of deliberation on day-five of the trial.

# examination - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

71-year-old woman in hospital after being knocked off her bicycle in Cork hit and run

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

# examination - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Family of five escape arson attack on their home

Forensic officers are now conducting an examination of the scene.

# examination - Monday 9 June, 2014

The recession is popping up a lot on Leaving Cert papers this year

First they were asked to analyse budgets for families on the dole, now it’s essays on poverty and calculating youth unemployment rates.

# examination - Friday 6 June, 2014

This question on the Ordinary Level Maths paper today was 'ridiculously simple'

A shopkeeper bought 25 school blazers at €30 each and 25 trousers at €20 each. How much did they spend?

# examination - Friday 3 January, 2014

Two women in their 20s die in Donegal house fire

Emergency services were alerted to the blaze when a man who was in the house managed to escape and raise the alarm at approximately 11am.

# examination - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Viable pipe bomb 'had the potential to kill or maim'

Homes in Armagh had to be evacuated for three hours this morning after the viable device was found by the PSNI.

# examination - Monday 7 October, 2013

Bomb squad examines hazardous substances in two schools

The callouts took place this afternoon in Dublin.

# examination - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

In pics: The guy that got 9 A1s and other Leaving Cert students' results The Big LC This post contains images

In pics: The guy that got 9 A1s and other Leaving Cert students' results

Mark Berney from Gorey Community College, County Wexford got 9 A1s.

# examination - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Police investigation under way following fatal fire in Co Derry

A man died following the fire at a flat in the Winchester Park area of Co Derry last night.

# examination - Monday 18 March, 2013

Pedestrian seriously injured in Patrick's Day collision in Cork

The 28-year-old man was hit by a car at around 8pm last night in Youghal.

# examination - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Motorcyclist in his 20s killed in Tipperary crash

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene after the crash involving a car and a motorbike this afternoon.

# examination - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Strong evidence against Delhi rape accused, says prosecutor

The five men accused of gang-raping the 23-year-old medical student will appear before a court for the first time on Monday.

# examination - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to serious Cork crash

A 26-year-old woman was seriously injured when the car she was driving collided with a 4×4 in Cobh.

# examination - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Suspect device 'ignited' outside house in Tallaght

The device was discovered outside a house at Cushlawn Park, Tallaght, at approximately 3am.

# examination - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Old ammunition made safe by army bomb disposal team in Dublin

The badly corroded projectile was found during river drainage works and is thought to have been in the location for a considerable period of time.

# examination - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Column: Times have changed and so should the Junior Cert

In the wake of the Junior Certificate results, Deputy Principal Noirin Walsh says that the examination is no longer in tune with the demand of today’s students.

# examination - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

67-year-old man seriously injured after being struck by cyclist in Cork

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after the collision this morning.

# examination - Monday 6 August, 2012

Man in his 70s killed in Donegal car crash

The man died after his car veered off the road and into a field.

# examination - Friday 25 May, 2012

Two arrested over assault that killed Waterford Man

Martin Brophy, 22, was found at a vacant building on Monday evening, from injuries consistent with a serious assault.

# examination - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Post mortem to be carried out on body found in Waterford

The body of the man in his 20s was found at a disused building in the city yesterday evening.

# examination - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Pedestrian killed in road traffic accident in Cavan

The man in his 60s died from his injuries after the collision last night.