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Investigation launched after death of woman at National Maternity Hospital

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
A probe is underway after a pregnant mother died while undergoing emergency surgery earlier this month. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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Health Minister calls for 'speedy investigation' into deaths of babies at Cavan General Hospital

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎15 hours ago‎
The Health Minister says it is essential that people have confidence in maternity services, after the deaths of two babies at Cavan General Hospital.
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Spying and asset-seizing powers toughened up in gangland crime blitz

Belfast Telegraph - ‎10 hours ago‎
New spy laws are being created and drug dealers and gangsters face having assets worth as little as 5,000 euros seized in a renewed blitz on gangland crime.
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Engineers warn water system below standard - ‎14 hours ago‎
Engineers Ireland has said that Ireland's water supply and waste-water infrastructure is below standard and requires immediate investment.
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US zoo may face criminal charges over gorilla's death - ‎3 hours ago‎
The death of Harambe also prompted the animal rights group Stop Animal Exploitation Now to file a negligence complaint against the zoo with the US Department of Agriculture.
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45m are living in slavery worldwide

Irish Examiner - ‎1 hour ago‎
More than 45m people around the world are trapped in modern slavery, a third more than previously thought, a report has found. They are being trafficked and forced to work as prostitutes or domestic servants or enslaved in debt bondage and compelled to ...
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Row over EC warning on the future of water bills

Irish Independent - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Former Environment Minister Alan Kelly said he's 'not surprised' that the European Commission said 1 Former Environment Minister Alan Kelly said he's 'not surprised' that the European Commission said that Ireland's earlier exemption from charges no ...
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WRC to seek resolution to Oberstown campus dispute

Irish Examiner - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Workplace Relations Commission will this morning seek a resolution to the dispute over health and safety at the Oberstown Children Detention Campus which yesterday saw occupants locked in their rooms for four hours due to a staff work-to-rule.
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Two men held over gun murder attack at Regency Hotel - ‎15 minutes ago‎
A 51-year-old criminal from Dublin's northside is one of two men aged in their 50s being questioned last night about the Regency Hotel murder.
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Arrears figures shows mortgage problem has not gone away

Irish Times - ‎45 minutes ago‎
So now we know. The Central Bank yesterday published a bulletin on the code of conduct on mortgage arrears. Tucked away towards the back were - for the first time - details on those who have not co-operated with their lenders.
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Arrests over Nama sale show change of pace

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The move by the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) to make its first two arrests in the North in connection with its 10-month inquiry into the sale of Nama's Northern Ireland assets signals “a significant change of pace” in the case, say senior legal ...

3000 homes planned on Poolbeg site subject to landfill gas warnings

Irish Examiner - ‎1 hour ago‎
Concerns have been raised over the speed, cost, and the number of housing units that can be built under a plan to fast-track the construction of 3,000 homes in the Dublin Docklands area because of the potential threat of harmful landfill gases emitted ...
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Central Bank threatens to delay launch of Credit Union debit cards

Irish Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Central Bank has threatened to delay the launch of an alternative to bank current accounts by 11 credit unions, despite the initiative being announced yesterday.

Please don't drink and drive this weekend: it's a proven killer

Irish Independent - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Concern: that there has been an increase in the number of alcohol-related fatal 1 Concern: that there has been an increase in the number of alcohol-related fatal crashes.
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Volkswagen stretches range of its electric Golf to 300km; takes on BMW

Irish Independent - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Volkswagen are to give their electric Golf a dramatic boost in the number of kilometres it can cover on one charge, as they step up the battle to win more buyers and take on the likes of the BMW i3.
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Volvo shows off concept versions of new XC40 and V40

Galway Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Volvo has unveiled two new concept cars that move the Swedish brand in an audacious new direction and mark the official launch of its global small-car strategy.
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The Half Life 2 City Scanner Comes to Life With a Sweet Drone Mod

Gizmodo - ‎8 hours ago‎
Modder Valplushka gave a thorough overhaul to a quadcopter and brought to life the single most annoying enemy in Half-Life 2. All this time, the dystopian haunts of City 17 were just a town in modern day Russia.

Nialler 9's How Music Works: finding the sweet spots for Forbidden Fruit

Irish Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
Come Friday, 22-year-old Will Rolfe will be doing something that most people his age could only imagine. In the afternoon, Rolfe will open his undergraduate photography exhibition in IADT in Dun Laoghaire, chat to lecturers, students and visitors ...
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The Liver Birds writer Carla Lane dies aged 87

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Television writer Carla Lane - who created several popular sitcoms including The Liver Birds - has died aged 87. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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Is Garth Brooks a goer for Croker in 2017? - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Garth Brooks for Croke Park rumours are up and running again just days after Bruce Springsteen's hugely successful weekend gigs at the Dublin venue.
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If Schmidt decides to leave, we're ready, insists Nucifora

Irish Independent - ‎17 minutes ago‎
IRFU Performance Director David Nucifora insists the ball is firmly in Joe Schmidt's court. Photo 5 IRFU Performance Director David Nucifora insists the ball is firmly in Joe Schmidt's court.
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Dubs get ready for Nowlan Park trip with Clare camp

Irish Independent - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Dublin footballers are leaving no stone unturned ahead of their first trip outside the capital for a Championship match in a decade.
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'Hurling isn't as big a deal - there is a lot more to life'

Irish Independent - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Davy Fitzgerald shouts instructions to his Clare players during last month's league final replay win over 1 Davy Fitzgerald shouts instructions to his Clare players during last month's league final replay win over Waterford, who will be bidding for ...
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'The competition for places is scandalous in that U21 setup'

The42 - ‎2 hours ago‎
IF THE SENIOR atmosphere surrounding Wexford hurling has been gloomy of late, then the U21 grade has at least tended to be a source of positivity.

New whale species visits Irish shores for first time

Irish Examiner - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) has confirmed the first new species of whale in Irish waters in 25 years. Bowhead whales are normally seen in the Arctic and the Greenland Sea.
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Four Irish students scoop international NASA award for their space settlement design

Irish Independent - ‎13 hours ago‎
Stock photo: Very high definition picture of the Earth in outer space. View of 1 Stock photo: Very high definition picture of the Earth in outer space.
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Pakhtunkhwa chalks out its climate change policy

Daily Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has chalked out its climate change policy along with the multilateral environmental agreements with focus on mitigating abnormal affects of the environmental degradation in the region.
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Balbriggan School Triumphs Again

North County Leader Newspaper - ‎17 hours ago‎
Last week the annual Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), which is the world's largest high school science research competition, was attended by more than 1,700 young scientists selected from 419 affiliate fairs in 77 countries ...

Docotrs highlight rising number of accidents on trampolines

Irish Examiner - ‎9 hours ago‎
Doctors are warning that the number of accidents involving childrens' trampolines has doubled in the last decade. The Irish Association of Emergency Medicine says six out of 10 accidents happen when children are not being supervised.
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New drug trials may offer hope for Alzheimer's sufferers

the Irish News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dementia is the most feared health condition of our time but it might not stay that way forever. Abi Jackson reports on developments in combating the condition.

Study shows dramatic increase in heroin deaths

Irish Independent - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Deaths from heroin in Ireland have dramatically increased, according to a new study that shows fatalities related to the drug have risen by 36pc.
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Migraine link to female heart issue

Irish Examiner - ‎1 hour ago‎
Women who experience migraines are also more likely to suffer from major heart problems, a study has found. Experts examined data on more than 110,000 nurses part in the American Nurses' Health Study.