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High Court sets aside transfers by convicted offender

2 hours 55 min ago
The High Court has set aside two asset transfers by a convicted sex offender to his now estranged wife on the grounds they were attempts to prevent his victim from satisfying a €200,000 damages award against his abuser.

Former Man City forward given prison sentence for rape

3 hours 7 min ago
An Italian court sentenced former Man City and AC Milan forward Robinho in absentia to nine years in prison after convicting him of taking part in a gang rape of an Albanian woman in 2013.

UL lifts suspensions on two whistleblowers

3 hours 44 min ago
The University of Limerick has lifted the suspensions imposed on two whistleblowers who raised issues about irregular practices at the university.

Arts Council praises "a few brave women"

6 hours 53 min ago
Chief Executive of the Arts Council Orlaith McBride has said the last few weeks have not been easy for those who worked in the arts.

Coveney rules out solution on border before next summit

6 hours 54 min ago
The Minister for Foreign Affairs has said there will not be a complete solution as to what happens the Irish border by the time of the next EU summit in three weeks time.

Experts at cttee challenged over Dutch abortion laws

7 hours 21 min ago
The number of babies born with Down Syndrome in the Netherlands has not decreased with the introduction of prenatal screening, an Oireachtas Committee has heard.

CSO: Decrease in young Irish speakers in Gaeltacht

7 hours 22 min ago
The latest figures from Census 2016 show that the number of young people in the Gaeltacht who speak Irish on a daily basis outside the education system has decreased since the previous census in 2011.

'No widespread disciplinary action' over breath tests

8 hours 14 min ago
The acting Garda Commissioner has told the Policing Authority that he has decided not to pursue widespread disciplinary action across the garda organisation over the falsification of breath tests.

Inquest opens into death of baby in Portiuncula

8 hours 53 min ago
An inquest into the stillbirth of a baby at Portiuncula Hospial in Ballinasloe almost a decade ago has opened in Gort, Co Galway.

'Explosion' detected in search for submarine

8 hours 56 min ago
An abnormal sound detected in the South Atlantic Ocean around the time that an Argentine navy submarine sent its last signal last week was "consistent with an explosion," a navy spokesman has said.

Legislation on withholding information unconstitutional

9 hours 4 min ago
The High Court has found the legislation allowing someone to be charged with withholding information from the gardaí under the Offences Against the State Act, to be unconstitutional.

Met Éireann issues snow-ice warning for Ireland

9 hours 33 min ago
Met Éireann has issued a status yellow weather alert, warning of snow and ice across the country.

World getting brighter - light pollution on the rise

9 hours 50 min ago
The world is getting brighter, but scientists say that may not be a good thing.

Bus Éireann chief warns of possible route closures

9 hours 59 min ago
Bus Éireann could face further route closures if its extensive survival plan is not fully implemented, according to Chief Executive Ray Hernan.

Garda resigns after pleading guilty to corruption

10 hours 29 min ago
A Garda who pleaded guilty to corruption, theft and fraud offences while working as a community garda in Cork has resigned from the force.

Assault case hears woman feared she would be judged

10 hours 36 min ago
A 35-year-old woman has described in court how she feared people would judge her for using the Tinder dating app and getting into a stranger's car.

Just over 40% hold third-level qualifications - CSO

11 hours 16 min ago
Forty-two per cent of Irish people have a third-level qualification, according to the latest Census 2016 data, published today.

Buncrana inquest hears from RNLI volunteer

11 hours 46 min ago
An RNLI volunteer who dived down to a car in which five people drowned has said that he was unable to open any of the doors on the driver's or passenger sides of the vehicle.

Police remove asylum seekers from Papua New Guinea camp

12 hours 7 min ago
About 50 asylum seekers have departed an Australian-run detention camp in Papua New Guinea after police moved into the complex, confiscating food, water and personal belongings from the roughly 310 who remain.

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