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Unanswered question on McCourt meetings an 'oversight'

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 9:02pm
An unanswered Dáil question about meetings between a junior minister and the last remaining National Broadband Plan bidder was the result of an administrative oversight, a Government Department has said.

'Potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Willa nears Mexico

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 8:50pm
Hurricane Willa, a "potentially catastrophic" category five storm, is barreling towards tourist spots on Mexico's Pacific coast, prompting authorities to warn residents in its path to exercise extreme caution.

Blasphemy referendum: Your questions answered

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 6:58pm
Ms Justice Isobel Kennedy, Chairperson of the Referendum Commission, appeared on RTÉ's Morning Ireland, to answer questions from the public on Friday's referendum on blasphemy.

Judgment reserved over approval of Apple data centre

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 6:55pm
The Supreme Court has reserved judgment over whether An Bord Pleanála acted properly when approving the first phase of Apple's planned €850m data centre in Athenry.

Ryanair criticised over handling of incident on flight

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 6:38pm
Ryanair has been criticised for how it dealt with an alleged racist incident on one of its flights.

Man given suspended sentence for pointing gun at driver

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 6:07pm
An Offaly man who pointed a shotgun at a taxi driver instead of paying his fare has received a ten-month suspended sentence.

Russia to 'restore military balance' if US quits deal

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 5:25pm
Russia has said it would be forced to respond in kind to restore military balance with the US if President Donald Trump followed through on his plan to quit a landmark nuclear arms treaty and began developing new missiles.

Man who raped woman wrote apology in blood, court hears

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 5:10pm
A 25-year-old man, who has pleaded guilty to the repeated rape of a young Spanish student in Dublin last year, wrote an apology in blood on the wall of a prison cell, the Central Criminal Court has heard.

Unlawful killing verdict returned in Sligo inquest

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 2:31pm
A verdict of unlawful killing has been returned in the death of a 30-year-old Polish woman whose body was discovered on the outskirts of Sligo two days after she was reported missing.

Housing protesters occupy Cork City Council chamber

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 2:23pm
The chamber of Cork City Council has been occupied by a group protesting about the housing and homelessness crisis, demanding that the council declares the issue a national emergency.

Caravan of people headed to US 'national emergency'

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 2:21pm
US President Donald Trump has said he has alerted the Border Patrol and military that the caravan of people heading to the US/Mexico border is a national emergency.

Man jailed for preventing Belfast neighbour's burial

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 2:18pm
A 24-year-old Belfast man who prevented the burial of his dead neighbour whose body lay undiscovered for two years, has been given a one-year prison sentence.

Chefs gather from around world for Galway symposium

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 1:47pm
An international symposium on the future of the food industry is taking place at NUI Galway over the next two days.

Suspended sentence for man, 86, who abused two children

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 1:41pm
An 86-year-old man has been given an eight-year suspended sentence for indecently assaulting two young children and raping one of them in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

Bradley says UK committed to no border in Ireland

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 12:28pm
Northern Ireland Secretary of State Karen Bradley has said the British government is committed to ensuring there is no border on the island of Ireland.

Two plead not guilty to murder of Dublin man

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 11:57am
Two men have pleaded not guilty to the murder of a 37-year-old man in Dublin three years ago.

Ní Riada writes to Higgins over use of public money

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 11:51am
Presidential candidate Liadh Ní Riada has called on Michael D Higgins to respond to questions about his use of public money, in a letter to the incumbent this morning.

Man pleads guilty to Crumlin manslaughter in 2001

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 11:48am
A Dublin man has pleaded guilty to killing a 21-year-old man outside a fast food restaurant in Crumlin more than 17 years ago.

Man questioned over alleged rape of elderly woman

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 11:10am
A 49-year-old man was arrested and questioned in Co Mayo about the alleged rape of a woman in her 70s in Ennis, which occurred last week.

Lioness kills father of her cubs at US zoo

Mon, 22/10/2018 - 10:49am
A lioness has killed the father of her three cubs at a US zoo in an attack not fully understood by zoo staff.