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Jury told actions of others can't make protest unlawful

1 hour 34 min ago
The jury in the Jobstown false imprisonment trial has heard that illegal behaviour by others cannot make a peaceful political protest unlawful.

Revenue warned Finance on capital gain tax exemption

2 hours 30 min ago
Department of Finance officials were warned that a five-year capital gains tax exemption for certain property funds would incentivise the funds to hoard property instead of selling it.

Court hearing Denis O'Brien dossier appeal

2 hours 46 min ago
The Court of Appeal is hearing businessman Denis O'Brien's appeal against the High Court's refusal to order a public relations and lobbying firm to reveal the identity of a client.

Former Fianna Fáil senator Des Hanafin dies, aged 86

2 hours 48 min ago
Former Fianna Fáil senator Des Hanafin has died, aged 86. He was elected to North Tipperary County Council in 1955 and remained in politics until 2002.

Court rules against El Al in gender swap seat case

3 hours 46 min ago
A court has told the Israeli airline El Al that it can no longer ask women passengers to switch seats if ultra-Orthodox Jewish men object to sitting next to them.

Garda gets suspended sentences for Nenagh assault

4 hours 30 min ago
Garda Brian Hanrahan, 33, has been given two suspended sentences for periods of six and three months for assaulting two women in Nenagh, Co Tipperary, in March 2016.

Extra €10m earmarked for family hub programme

4 hours 58 min ago
Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has said the Government is giving an extra €10 million for the family hub programme to create space for another 200 families on top of the 600 already going into such accommodation.

High level of trust in news media among Irish consumers

5 hours 39 sec ago
Irish consumers continue to have a consistently high interest in news, with 70% or more declaring themselves extremely or very interested in news each year, according to the Reuters Institute Digital News report 2017.

SIPO reveals declared political donations for 2016

5 hours 6 min ago
More than €583,000 was held in accounts linked to political parties last year, the Standards in Public Office Commission has found.

20 dead as blast hits bank in Afghanistan

6 hours 25 min ago
Twenty people have died after a car bomb exploded outside a bank in southern Afghanistan.

'Very good' chance of DUP deal with Tories - Donaldson

8 hours 13 min ago
A senior Democratic Unionist MP has said the chances of reaching a deal with the Conservative Party to prop up Theresa May's minority government are "very good".

FF not convinced Whelan appointment was lawful

8 hours 31 min ago
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin will not be withdrawing remarks made in the Dáil about the appointment of Máire Whelan, according the party's spokesperson on Public Expenditure and Reform.

Trump 'suggests' solar panels for Mexico wall

8 hours 58 min ago
US President Donald Trump has suggested that his planned wall to keep out migrants from Mexico could be covered with solar panels, although a similar idea was submitted by a Las Vegas businessman after the administration put out a call for ideas several months ago.

Varadkar to meet EU leaders at Brussels summit

10 hours 35 min ago
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is attending a two-day meeting of the European Council which gets under way in Brussels today.

Brexit could cut €200m a year from Govt purse - ESRI

11 hours 1 min ago
The ESRI says growth in tax revenue has slowed down this year which it says will have implications for October's budget.

Global population to reach 9.8 billion in 2050 - UN

13 hours 39 min ago
The world's current population of 7.6 billion will balloon to 9.8 billion in 2050, according to a new UN report.

SIPTU to decide stance on new public sector pay deal

14 hours 17 min ago
The country's largest union, SIPTU will today decide whether to recommend acceptance of the extension to the Lansdowne Road  Agreement.

Grenfell Tower Council chief quits amid fire criticism

14 hours 20 min ago
The chief executive of Kensington and Chelsea council has quit after a barrage of criticism over its response to the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy.

Two men die after crane collapses at UK building site

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 11:25pm
Two men have died after a crane collapsed at a building site in Crewe, English police have said.

Mosul's famous al-Nuri mosque blown up

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 11:21pm
The Grand al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul and its famous leaning minaret have been blown up, with the Iraqi military claiming that the so-called Islamic State group was responsible.

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