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Rail strike action averted following late night negotiations

Irish Independent - ‎38 minutes ago‎
The bitter Irish Rail dispute came to an end late last night as negotiations between the unions and the company were successful. Share.
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Cabinet to discuss Golan Heights and abortion - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Cabinet is to hold its first meeting since the end of July this afternoon. Ministers will discuss the situation regarding Irish troops serving in the Golan Heights and the case of the woman whose request for an abortion on the grounds of suicide was turned ...
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Woman dies in five-vehicle collision in Roscommon - ‎Sep 2, 2014‎
A woman was killed and four other people were injured in a multi-vehicle collision in Co Roscommon yesterday. Four cars and a truck were involved in the crash, which happened at Cloonfree near Strokestown at around 1.30pm.
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Women asylum seekers forced into prostitution

Irish Examiner - ‎7 hours ago‎
Reports that women held at direct provision centres are being forced into prostitution to support themselves have been described as "shocking" by Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald.

Man treated in hospital after saving family from house fire

Irish Independent - ‎8 minutes ago‎
A man was treated in hospital after he rescued his family from a house fire. Share. Go To. Comments. Three units of Dublin Fire Brigade were called to the blaze at Whitethorn Gardens in Palmerstown at around 2am.
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Fishing boat rescued

Irish Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎
A FISHING boat with two crew members on board was rescued after it became stranded 31 miles off Co Cork's coast. Share. Go To.
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Lack of hate crime laws a 'glaring anomaly'

Irish Examiner - ‎7 hours ago‎
Specific offences should be urgently introduced to criminalise the motivations of people who carry out hate crimes, according to a new study.
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Taoiseach: Hogan will get influential EU position

Irish Independent - ‎38 minutes ago‎
THE Taoiseach said today that he is confident that Ireland's Commissioner designate Phil Hogan will secure an influential portfolio in the EU.
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New charges against former Vodafone executive

Irish Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎
a FORMER senior executive at Vodafone Ireland accused of stealing almost €2m from the company has had 13 new charges brought against him.
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pets appeal after raccoon captured

BBC News - ‎13 hours ago‎
The Irish public has been asked not to buy exotic pets after a raccoon was captured in a County Dublin garden. The male raccoon, native to north America, had escaped from its enclosure in a neighbouring property.

Doctor vindicated after baby death report is quashed

Irish Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎
A DOCTOR at the centre of a probe into the death of a baby boy following child birth at Cavan General Hospital has been "completely vindicated in his assertion that fair procedures had not been followed by the health services," the High Court was told.

Hunt to find autistic man's stolen dog

Irish Examiner - ‎6 hours ago‎
A man with autism was last night trying to cope with the loss of a constant companion who has been missing since Sunday. Gardaí in Co Limerick are trying to track down a thief who they suspect stole 'Toby', a dog trained to be at Peter Meskell's side.

O'Sullivan 'committed to reform of junior cycle'

The Nationalist - ‎19 hours ago‎
Education Minister Jan O'Sullivan says she is determined that reform will happen at junior cycle level in Ireland's secondary schools.

Culinary arts student who hit garda had to be pepper-sprayed and batoned

Irish Independent - ‎8 hours ago‎
Andrew Donohoe (20) had been ejected over an earlier incident when he became aggressive towards the garda. A culinary arts student had to be pepper-sprayed and batoned as he resisted arrest for slapping a garda outside a pub.
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John Giles: I never had any ambition to get the Freedom of Dublin

Irish Independent - ‎19 hours ago‎
Irish football legend John Giles has said it is a great honour to have been awarded the Freedom of Dublin but admitted it wasn't something he had ever previously considered.

Shandon clock ticks again after expert spends time with 'liar'

Irish Examiner - ‎6 hours ago‎
A three-year maintenance programme has been drafted to safeguard Cork's landmark Shandon clock, which began ticking again yesterday for the first time in almost two years.

Ceremony to honour Defences Forces members

Kildare Nationalist - ‎Sep 1, 2014‎
Former servicemen and women of the Defence Forces will be remembered during a special ceremony in Co Kildare later. The event, which takes place at the Curragh Camp, aims to recognise, honour, and commemorate Irish veterans.

Leinster: Dry but with plenty of cloud around - Kildare Nationalist

Kildare Nationalist - ‎6 hours ago‎
Leinster today: It looks set to be a dry day with a lot of cloud around. Some sunshine should break through too though, especially along the coast through the afternoon.