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14:55 Coast Guard helicopter rescues woman and her dog cut off by the tide

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10:30 This Temple Bar alleyway has been transformed into something special..

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13:26 A huge explosion at a Chinese chemical plant has left 19 people dead

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23:00 Irish mark 60 years as UN peacekeepers

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14:10 Trump says his summit with Putin is off to a 'very good start'

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  • Audit reveals reckless HSE payouts

    18 July 2018 00:20

    More than €92,000 of credit card expenditure by a State-funded youth service — largely on hotels, restaurants, and entertainment — a €14,000 payment to a consultant for a week on call, and close to €20,000 to a recruitment agency for a doctor already working in the hospital are among a litany of poor financial practices highlighted in HSE audits. - Whether

  • Richard Bruton: State can’t take on collapsed firms’ debt

    18 July 2018 00:20

    Education Minister Richard Bruton has said the State cannot intercede and take on the private debts of companies that go into liquidation. He was commenting after building subcontractors went to a school construction site in Carlow and removed equipment they installed and have not been paid for. They took large railings from the perimeter wall of Tyndall

  • Cocaine users urged to take test dose, use sterile straws, and not share straws

    18 July 2018 00:20

    In a joint harm reduction effort by the HSE and the Ana Liffey Drug Project, users are also advised to grind cocaine to remove clumps, to use their own sterile straw when sniffing it, and to never share the straw. The #DoYouUseCocaine? initiative is being taken on the back of a range of indicators showing a rise in the supply and use of cocaine

  • Two die after boat gets into difficulty off Malin head

    17 July 2018 21:30

    The Coast Guard mounted a rescue operation after three people in a boat got into difficulty. TWO PEOPLE HAVE died after their boat got into difficulty off the coast of Donegal this afternoon. Gardaí in Co Donegal were notified of an incident in the water off Malin Head at approximately 4.15pm. Three people on a boat had got into difficulties and the Coast

  • 'Oddball' among 12 new moons discovered around Jupiter

    17 July 2018 20:16

    A DOZEN NEW moons have been discovered around Jupiter, bringing its total number of known moons to 79, the most of any planet in our solar system, astronomers have announced. One of the new moons was described as a “real oddball” by researcher Scott Sheppard at the Carnegie Institution for Science, because of its tiny size, it measuring just about one kilometre

  • 'I just remember the tractor wheel going over me': How an accident changed a child's life in seconds

    17 July 2018 19:30

    Kerrie Leonard was left paralysed after an accident on her family’s farm. FROM A YOUNG age, Kerrie Leonard to help out around the farm. Her father would sit her up on his lap in the cab of their tractor, and she would pretend she was driving. A contractor working on her family’s farm in Co Meath let her sit in the cab as normal, but the tractor was missing

  • Man arrested after airsoft weapons found in van on grounds of Mountjoy Prison

    17 July 2018 19:23

    The man has since been released without charge. A MAN IN his 50s was arrested today after a number of airsoft weapons were found in his van on the grounds of Mountjoy Prison in Dublin. The man was visiting the prison in the course of his work as a contractor. A number of airsoft weapons were discovered in his van when it was searched. Airsoft guns are replica

  • Magic mushrooms, MDMA and €25k worth of cannabis seized in Kerry grow house

    17 July 2018 09:07 1

    The drugs were found following a planned search of a house in Cahereen Heights, Castleisland at around 5.30pm. Gardaí have arrested a man in his 40s and seized approximately €25,500 worth of suspected cannabis plants and €6,000 worth of various other drugs following the discovery of a grow house in Kerry yesterday. The drugs were found following

  • Poll: Should it be mandatory for the national anthem to be taught in school?

    17 July 2018 07:40 1

    A new report is due before the Seanad this afternoon. A REPORT ON the treatment of the national anthem will be presented to a Seanad committee this afternoon. One of the main draft proposals in an early version of the report was that Amhrán na bhFiann should be enshrined in legislation. As a result of the debate on the song, there have been discussions

  • EU and Japan to sign massive trade deal as US puts up barriers

    17 July 2018 06:18 1

    The “landmark” EU-Japan deal creates a massive economic zone. THE EUROPEAN UNION’S top officials arrive in Japan today to sign the single market’s biggest trade deal ever and present a united front as Washington upends the international trade order. EU Council President Donald Tusk and Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker land in Japan after talks in Beijing