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Judge Mary Laffoy to chair citizens' assembly

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
Supreme Court judge Mary Laffoy will head up the new Citizens' Assembly which will examine the Eighth Amendment. The appointment comes after Fianna Fáil, who are supporting the Government through their confidence and supply agreement, had ...
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Four die in crashes as RSA reveals road deaths are up 8%

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
Four men were killed in a spate of crashes within hours of each other early yesterday. The aftermath of a double fatal crash on the dual carriageway close to Manorcunningham outside Letterkenny, Co Donegal.
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Coastguard rescue lone yachtsman sitting on overturned yacht - 20 miles off Irish coast

Irish Independent - ‎19 hours ago‎
The Marine Rescue Centre in Dublin picked up an alert when the man activated his Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) at about 8pm on Tuesday night.
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Rape survivor advises sexual assault victims not to wash

Irish Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
A woman who was raped by her husband has urged other women in her situation not to wash themselves after an assault, as vital evidence is lost in the process.
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Residents evacuated as Army deal with historic artillery shell in housing estate

Irish Independent - ‎9 hours ago‎
Local residents were evacuated as the Army Bomb Disposal Team dealt with an old artillery shell this afternoon. Share. Email. Go To.
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Smyths toy store evacuated after blaze

Irish Independent - ‎10 hours ago‎
The fire at Smyths in Naas's Globe Retail Park, close to the N7, was reported shortly after 3pm this afternoon. A spokesman from An Garda Síochána told Independent.

Ibrahim Halawa's former cellmate calls on Irish Government to help

Irish Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
A former cellmate of Ibrahim Halawa has called on the Government to act to assist in the release of the Irish man. In a letter to the Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs, Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste said Mr Halawa (20) was no way a “violent ...
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Wes Hoolahan's first goal since Ireland's opener at Euro 2016 was a beauty

The42 - ‎16 hours ago‎
The 34-year-old playmaker scored on his return to action for Norwich City last night. 12 hours ago 8,540 Views 2 Comments · Share6 Tweet Email.
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Major court ruling changed evidence test

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
Some of these related to the handling of evidence, criminal damage offences as well as children and road traffic law. The Director of Public Prosecutions Claire Loftus points to one decision in particular, as constituting a major shift in our legal ...

Judge says €4500 a week to house troubled teenager is 'daft'

Irish Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
A District Court judge has said it is “scandalous” that the State is paying a private operator - which is providing no services - €4,500 a week to house a troubled teenage boy.
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Young homeless the fastest growing group among destitute

Irish Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Young adults are now the fastest increasing age group in homelessness, the latest figures show. Groups working with the homeless are calling for measures aimed at 18- to 24-year-olds whom they say are getting “trapped” in homelessness, describing them ...

Executive beat and strangled cyclist

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
A senior company executive, who beat and began strangling a cyclist for riding his bike on a Dublin city-centre footpath, has been spared a criminal record and a possible sentence.

20-40 teens were in historic Vernon Mount or its environs around time of blaze

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
Gardaí are closing in on the Vernon Mount arsonists who torched the historic and protected Georgian villa in Cork City at the weekend.

Ireland is 'making same mistakes as Germany and France' on terror

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
The former head of the UK's National Counter Terrorism Security Office Chris Phillips has warned that Ireland is a "soft target" and that there is a danger in dismissing the threat of radical Islamic terrorism as "someone else's problem".
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Money Grubbing Grifters

Townhall - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Hillary Clinton is not corrupt. Neither is Donald Trump or Tim Kaine. But all three have shown a penchant for petty money grubbing that shows lax morals, bad judgment, and boundless greed.

Hundreds attend funeral of Finbarr Flood

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Emotions ran high as hundreds gathered to pay their respects to former Labour Court chair and managing director of Guinness Brewery, Finbarr Flood.

€200k worth of books stolen

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
A former librarian who stole hundreds of rare, antique books worth nearly €200,000 from the National Library of Ireland has received a suspended sentence.
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Almost half of road deaths this year happened over weekends

RTE.ie - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The Road Safety Authority is calling on the Government to increase the number of gardaí in the traffic corps. During the recession, garda numbers in the traffic unit dropped to 750 from a high of 1,300.

Accountant agrees to repay €161000 he took from education charity

Irish Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
An accountant who admits misappropriating €161,000 from a charity where he acted as treasurer has agreed to repay the money back over time.
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