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  • Gardaí investigating alleged gang rape of inmate in Midlands Prison

    16 August 2018 11:04

    The man has given a statement to gardaí. GARDAI ARE INVESTIGATING allegations by a prisoner that he was repeatedly gang raped at the Midlands Prison. An allegation of sexual assault was reported to prison officers recently alleging that at least six men repeatedly raped the inmate. The Irish Daily Star reported this morning that the prisoner was attacked

  • Family who slept in Dublin Garda station 'delighted' to be offered a home

    16 August 2018 10:21

    A homeless woman and her seven young children who slept at a Garda station has been offered accommodation by the local council. Margaret Cash has been told a three-bedroom apartment in Dublin city will be made available to her family from Friday. The single mother and her children have been at a the centre of national debate after photos emerged on social

  • Hospitals actively discharging patients to free up beds for Pope's visit

    16 August 2018 08:13

    Hospitals are actively discharging patients to free up beds ahead of the Pope's visit. It is feared there could be a spike in casualties given the huge crowds coming to see the Pontiff next week. As part of the Pope's two-day visit - a major emergency plan has been put in place involving around 1500 Gardaí and more than 1000 medical staff. 500,000 people

  • Man (27) dies after car he was travelling in hits ditch in Co Westmeath

    16 August 2018 07:49

    An 18-year-old woman was also seriously injured in the incident. A MAN HAS died following a single vehicle collision in Co Westmeath last night. The incident happened on the Castlepollard to Collinstown Road at Deerpark, Bratty, sometime between 10pm and 11.20pm. The 27-year-old man died after the car he was travelling in hit a ditch and ended up in a field

  • Poll: Should the contraceptive pill be available for free without prescription?

    16 August 2018 07:28

    Fianna Fáil has added to calls to make the pill more freely available. CALLS ARE GROWING for the contraceptive pill to be made more freely available, with Fianna Fáil’s Lorraine Clifford-Lee saying the cost of attending a GP and getting a prescription acted as a “barrier for women”. The Times of Ireland reported this morning that Clifford-Lee has called

  • An Post seeking 300 voluntary redundancies and may move HQ from GPO as part of cost-cutting measures

    16 August 2018 07:05

    An Post is seeking up to 300 voluntary redundancies over the coming months. It is part of the companies cost-cutting measures - which may also see the move of it's headquarters from Dublin's O'Connell Street to another location. The company says, the retail Post Office, parcel hall and 'Witness History' Visitor Centre will remain in place at the HQ. Head of Corporate

  • Ryanair and pilots fail to reach agreement after marathon 12-hour talks

    16 August 2018 06:04

    After five days of strikes, talks between the union and the airline remain at an impasse. TALKS BETWEEN RYANAIR and pilots union Fórsa will enter a fourth day today, after 12-hour negotiations concluded last night without a deal. Both parties have been locked in discussions since Monday, in an effort to resolve the industrial dispute that has seen Irish-based

  • Brexit border talks to take place in Brussels

    16 August 2018 05:59

    High-level Brexit negotiations are scheduled to take place in Brussels over the next two days. The EU and UK have agreed there will be no hard border, but they differ on how it can be achieved. Fine Gael Senator and spokesperson on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, said Ireland and the UK will suffer the most in the event of a no-deal Brexit. "The consequences

  • Management and pilots fail to reach agreement after three days of Ryanair talks

    16 August 2018 05:57

    Ryanair management and pilots have failed to reach an agreement following three days of talks. Their negotiations on pay and working conditions lasted more than 12 hours yesterday. The deadlock follows five days of strike action and now three days of talks. The discussions are an attempt to resolve issues over pay and working conditions

  • Open thread: What did you REALLY need to bring with you to college?

    15 August 2018 19:15

    And what do you really wish you had remembered to pack? TODAY WAS LEAVING Cert results day. For many secondary graduates, that has set them on the path of looking ahead to the release of CAO points on Monday. This is when they will know if they have been accepted on the third-level course of their choice. ( will be carrying the full CAO points