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 2022-05-31 17:52 

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Man accused of teen's murder denies acting the hard man...

A food delivery cyclist accused of murdering schoolboy Josh Dunne has denied that he acted the "hard man" on the night and wanted to deal with the situation himself while armed with a knife, rather than involve garda....

 2022-05-31 17:33 

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Man to stand trial over murder of mother in 2013...

A 29-year-old man who has been in the Central Mental Hospital since being charged with murdering his mother nine years ago is now fit for trial, the Central Criminal Court has heard....

 2022-05-31 17:31 

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Dept of Education criticised over timing of SNA news...

The Department of Education has been criticised over the timing of an announcement on the allocation of special needs assistant (SNA) posts....

 2022-05-31 17:26 

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Stud farms and colleges on list of CAP beneficiaries...

Stud farms, colleges, a concrete company and thousands of farmers and other legal entities benefitted from payments under the Common Agriculture Policy last year....

 2022-05-31 16:34 

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Iberdrola exit another sign of energy market strain...

Iberdrola's announcement that it plans to cease offering gas and electricity here is a signal of a wide and growing set of complex problems such providers now face....

 2022-05-31 16:34 

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Iberdrola exit another sign of energy market strain...

Iberdrola's announcement that it plans to cease offering gas and electricity here is a signal of a wide and growing set of complex problems such providers now face....

 2022-05-31 15:46 

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Jurors at Lynn trial to resume deliberations tomorrow...

The jurors in the trial of former solicitor Michael Lynn have been sent home and will resume their deliberations in the morning....

 2022-05-31 15:24 

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Autism advocates discuss education centre concerns...

Children's advocates have met the Minister of State for Special Education to discuss concerns at plans to establish centres across the capital for pupils with autism and other disabilities who cannot find a suitable school place....

 2022-05-31 14:30 

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KBC Bank Ireland to stop new business in July...

KBC Bank Ireland has said that as part of its planned exit from the Irish market, it will no longer accept new applications for all products from July 15....

 2022-05-31 14:09 

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Kevin Spacey "confident" he can prove his innocence...

Hollywood star Kevin Spacey said he will "voluntarily appear" in a UK court as he is "confident" he can prove his innocence following sexual assault allegations, according to a statement given to Good Morning America....

 2022-05-31 13:27 

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Chambers asks FIG to 'reflect on' McClenaghan decision...

Minister for Sport Jack Chambers has said it is unacceptable for gymnast Rhys McClenaghan and other athletes from Northern Ireland to be prevented from competing in the Commonwealth Games because they have previously represented Ireland....

 2022-05-31 12:50 

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Raise the Roof housing campaign relaunches...

The Raise the Roof housing campaign has relaunched with the first in a series of regional and national public meetings on the housing crisis....

 2022-05-31 12:26 

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Iberdrola to exit Irish gas and electricity market...

Spanish energy supplier Iberdrola has announced it is exiting the Irish gas and electricity retail market due to market conditions and pricing here....

 2022-05-31 12:11 

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Daa asked to publish improvement plan within 24 hours...

The Government has asked the daa to clearly communicate to the public within 24 hours how it plans to fix problems at Dublin Airport ahead of the June bank holiday weekend....

 2022-05-31 11:43 

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'Tobacco is poisoning people and our planet' - WHO...

The tobacco industry has been labelled as "one of the biggest polluters that we know of" by the World Health Organization on World No Tobacco Day....

 2022-05-31 11:36 

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Shanghai to lift Covid lockdown, some measures remain...

Shanghai authorities have begun dismantling fences around housing compounds and ripping police tape off public squares and buildings before the lifting of a two-month lockdown in China's largest city at midnight....

 2022-05-31 11:34 

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Casement redevelopment closer after appeal dismissed...

A legal challenge against a decision to grant planning approval for the redevelopment of Casement Park in Belfast has been dismissed....

 2022-05-31 10:51 

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Australia's centre-left Labor party to govern outright...

Australia's centre-left Labor party has secured enough seats in the lower house of parliament to govern in its own right, the country's new prime minister said today, letting it form government without the support of independents or minor parties....

 2022-05-31 10:09 

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Letters of no confidence in Johnson continue to rise...

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing increasing hostility from his own MPs, with Conservative Party whips said to be discussing how to fight back if rebels trigger an all-important confidence vote....

 2022-05-31 10:05 

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Irish inflation hits 8.2% in May, Eurostat estimates...

New figures from Eurostat have forecast that Ireland's Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices measure of inflation has risen to 8.2% in May from 7.3% in April - higher than the euro zone average....

 2022-05-31 09:47 

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Taoiseach warns of 'new era' for high energy prices...

Taoiseach Michel Martin has warned Irish consumers of a "new era" of high energy prices because of Russia's war on Ukraine....

 2022-05-31 08:56 

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UK cancels P&O Ferries contract over job cuts...

Britain says it has cancelled a contract with P&O Ferries "with immediate effect" in its latest action against the DP World-owned company following its decision to axe hundreds of staff earlier this year....

 2022-05-31 08:38 

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Dublin Airport security staff say abused by passengers...

Security staff at Dublin Airport have spoken of the aggression they faced from some members of the public during long delays on Sunday, which resulted in over 1,000 people missing their flights....

 2022-05-31 08:35 

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Three-hour bag wait for some Dublin Airport passengers...

A number of passengers at Dublin Airport were left frustrated after waiting around three hours for their bags after arriving on a flight from Canada....

 2022-05-31 08:09 

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Russia's Gazprom suspends gas supplies to Netherlands...

Russia's Gazprom has this morning said it had halted gas supplies to the Netherlands after Dutch energy firm GasTerra refused to pay in rubles following the Russian military offensive in Ukraine....

 2022-05-31 07:57 

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Every effort being made to cut hospital pressure - Reid...

The Chief Executive of the HSE said record attendances at emergency departments around the country is likely to continue over the next while but that every effort is being made to address the situation for hospitals under severe pressure....

 2022-05-31 07:10 

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Mexican beach resorts lashed by Hurricane Agatha...

The first hurricane of the Pacific season has lashed a string of beach resorts on Mexico's Pacific coast as it made landfall, bringing strong winds, heavy rain and flood warnings....

 2022-05-31 06:59 

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All 22 bodies retrieved from Nepal plane crash...

Nepali rescuers have retrieved the bodies of all 22 people from a plane that crashed in the Himalayas, authorities said this morning, as they began identifying the victims....

 2022-05-31 06:22 

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Funerals to begin for Uvalde shooting victims...

Grieving families were to hold the first funerals one week after a school shooting in Texas left 19 children and two teachers dead, with President Joe Biden vowing to push for stricter US gun regulation....

 2022-05-31 06:20 

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Russian forces face stiff resistance in Donbas region...

A Moscow-backed separatist leader was reported as saying that Russian forces had not advanced as rapidly as they had hoped in the battle for Sievierodonetsk, the easternmost city still in Ukraine's hands....

 2022-05-31 02:42 

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Canada's Prime Minister proposes handgun 'freeze'...

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a proposed freeze on handgun ownership in the country that would effectively ban their importation and sale, following recent mass shootings in the United States....

 2022-05-31 00:01 

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Authority needed to keep adults safe from harm - report...

A national authority is required to keep adults safe from harm, according to a new report commissioned by Safeguarding Ireland....

 2022-05-31 00:01 

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Govt should reduce dependence on corporation tax - IFAC...

The Fiscal Advisory Council has said the Government has little room to fully index welfare payments, public sector wages and increase spending due to once-in-a-generation levels of inflation....

 2022-05-31 00:00 

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Traveller community to protest outside Leinster House...

Members of the Traveller community will hold a protest outside Leinster House at midday calling on the Taoiseach to address what they say is a denial of their human rights....

 2022-05-31 00:00 

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EWSS ends for all businesses today...

The Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme ends today for all businesses....

 2022-05-31 00:00 

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Over 14,000 hospital appointments cancelled in April...

Over 14,000 non-urgent hospital appointments were cancelled last month, according to the Health Service Executive....

 2022-05-31 00:00 

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Proposal for 2-year Citywest lease to house Ukrainians...

The Government will consider a proposal to lease the Citywest Hotel in Dublin for two years to accommodate people from Ukraine....

 2022-05-30 22:47 

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Two confirmed cases of monkeypox in Ireland, says HSE...

There are now two confirmed cases of monkeypox in Ireland, according to the HSE....

 2022-05-30 22:03 

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Man jailed for assaulting, raping five sisters...

A 50-year-old man who began indecently assaulting and raping his five sisters when he was aged ten has been jailed for 11 years....

 2022-05-30 21:21 

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Man takes claim against UK hotel owners, Qatari royalty...

An Irish businessman has brought a damages claim against the owners of some of London's top luxury hotels as well as two senior members of the Qatari royal family over the contents of letters he alleges have wrongfully damaged his reputation....

 2022-05-30 20:39 

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Man tells murder trial he never meant to hurt anyone...

A food delivery cyclist accused of murdering schoolboy Josh Dunne during a stand-off over a stolen bicycle broke down as he told his trial that he considers himself a good person and that his intention was never to hurt anyone....

 2022-05-30 20:16 

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Kremlin says ready to facilitate Ukraine grain exports...

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Russia is ready to facilitate the unhindered export of grain from Ukrainian ports in coordination with Turkey, according to a Kremlin readout of talks with President Tayyip Erdogan....

 2022-05-30 18:28 

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From Dundalk to Syria - who is Lisa Smith?...

Lisa Smith had an ordinary childhood in Dundalk, deciding at the age of 19 to join the Defence Forces. How did she end up being found guilty of being a member of the unlawful terrorist group, the so-called Islamic State?...

 2022-05-30 17:44 

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155 concerns related to vulnerable adults in care - HSE...

The latest report from the HSE's Office of the Confidential Recipient on concerns or complaints related to vulnerable adults in HSE or HSE-funded care services received 155 formal concerns last year, a decrease from the 165 in the previous year....

 2022-05-30 16:52 

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Man given life sentence over Dublin park murder...

A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment at the Central Criminal Court for the "vicious and cynical" murder of a homeless man who was found badly beaten in a Dublin city park after a casino win....

 2022-05-30 16:48 

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English language students allowed to stay for summer...

English language students who want to continue to study in Ireland in September will now be allowed to stay here to work over the summer months....

 2022-05-30 16:40 

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Dublin Airport queues: How have we got to this point?...

Yesterday was a low point in the history of Dublin Airport. It seemed surreal, writes our Agriculture & Consumer Affairs Correspondent Joe Mag Raollaigh....

 2022-05-30 16:19 

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EU missed climate spending target - auditors...

The European Union missed its target to spend 20% of its pre-2020 budget on fighting climate change and overstated its green spending to claim that the goal had been met, the European Court of Auditors has said....

 2022-05-30 16:06 

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Two men charged over 1.4m drugs seizure...

Two men have been charged in connection with a seizure of 1.4m worth of drugs in counties Limerick and Clare last weekend....

 2022-05-30 15:10 

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Britain wants to revive imperial system of measurements...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to revive Britain's traditional system of imperial measurements, such as pounds and ounces, in a post-Brexit move that has divided the public and businesses....

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