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 2022-05-12 19:21 

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Eurovision Semi-Final 2: As It Happens...

Ireland's Eurovision hopeful Brooke Scullion will take to the stage at the PalaOlimpico in Turin tonight for the song contest's second semi-final....

 2022-05-12 18:02 

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Amnesty condemns Norman over Saudi 'mistake' comments...

Greg Norman's description of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi as a "mistake" has been branded "wrong and seriously misguided" by Amnesty International....

 2022-05-12 17:47 

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Judge charges jury in Santina Cawley murder trial...

Mr Justice Michael McGrath has begun his charge to the jury of seven men and four women at the trial of Karen Harrington for the murder of two-year old Santina Cawley....

 2022-05-12 17:17 

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Lynn tells trial he gave bankers direct payments...

Former solicitor, Michael Lynn has said he gave bankers who were involved in lending money to him, direct payments and promised them apartments at a reduced price....

 2022-05-12 16:37 

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Little-Pengelly co-opted to replace Donaldson as an MLA...

Former DUP MP Emma Little-Pengelly has been co-opted to replace her leader Jeffrey Donaldson as a Member of the Legislative Assembly on the Stormont benches....

 2022-05-12 15:34 

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'No clear tracking' of teens who drop out of education...

A review of educational provision for young teenagers who drop out of mainstream education has found that there is no clear tracking of students who become disengaged or are risk of doing so, and no standardised approach to supporting them....

 2022-05-12 15:05 

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Taliban stop men and women dining together...

Taliban authorities have banned men and women from dining out together and visiting parks at the same time in the western Afghan city of Herat, an official said today....

 2022-05-12 15:01 

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Forest slump: Govt told to fell 'unmanageable' red tape...

The chair of the Irish Forest Owners group has warned this is the worst year in 75 years for the amount of new Irish forestry planted....

 2022-05-12 14:32 

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Two arrested in Cork in cybercrime investigation...

Two people have been arrested in Cork as part of an investigation involving the Garda National Cyber Crime Bureau and the FBI into transnational cybercrime....

 2022-05-12 14:23 

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First look at 'monster' black hole in Milky Way galaxy...

An international team of astronomers has unveiled the first image of a supermassive black hole at the centre of our own Milky Way galaxy - a cosmic body known as Sagittarius A*....

 2022-05-12 13:28 

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Cttee told UL 'horrified' over property controversy...

An Oireachtas committee has heard that a university's governing body was "horrified" to discover that it may have been "misled" over a substantial property acquisition....

 2022-05-12 13:19 

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Three killed, 12 injured in Russian strike on school...

Three people were killed and 12 others wounded in the early hours of today in a Russian strike on a school in Ukraine's northern Chernigiv region, the emergency services said....

 2022-05-12 12:59 

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PSNI apologises for failings in murder investigation...

The PSNI has apologised for failings in the investigation into the murder of a GAA official in County Derry by loyalist paramilitaries in 1997....

 2022-05-12 12:39 

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State subsidy for developers 'absolute madness' - SF...

A State subsidy which would enable developers to secure up to 144,000 in funding for a city apartment has been branded as absolute madness and hair-brained by Sinn Fin's finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty....

 2022-05-12 12:35 

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Govt considered CPO for new maternity hospital site...

The Government did consider buying the site for the new National Maternity Hospital at the St Vincent's campus through compulsory purchase order but decided against it....

 2022-05-12 12:28 

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Ex-garda to be sentenced in October over drugs offences...

An ex-Garda Superintendent will be sentenced in October after he pleaded guilty to having a large amount of cannabis for sale or supply at his home last year....

 2022-05-12 12:02 

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Police issue more fines over Downing St parties...

Around 50 more fines have been issued by British police investigating possible lockdown-breaking parties in Downing Street and across Whitehall....

 2022-05-12 11:39 

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Minister publishes ABP inquiry terms of reference...

The terms of reference of a report into allegations of conflicts of interest by the deputy chairman of An Bord Pleanla, Paul Hyde, show the probe will examine whether Mr Hyde disclosed all "assets" and "business activities" to the planning...

 2022-05-12 11:33 

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North Korea fires three 'ballistic missiles'...

North Korea has fired three ballistic missiles, Seoul's military said, hours after Pyongyang announced the country's first cases of Covid-19....

 2022-05-12 11:30 

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Climate change challenges are stark - Taoiseach...

Taoiseach Michel Martin has said he is concerned about whether collectively people have a sense about the seriousness of climate change....

 2022-05-12 11:07 

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Supreme Court agrees to hear Hutch, Dowdall appeals...

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear appeals by Gerard Hutch and ex-Sinn Fin councillor Jonathan Dowdall aimed at preventing their trials before the non-jury Special Criminal Court from going ahead....

 2022-05-12 11:03 

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Annual rate of inflation rises to 7% in April - CSO...

The annual rate of inflation rose to 7% in April, according to figures published by the Central Statistics Office today....

 2022-05-12 10:45 

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More Covid outbreaks in nursing homes during third wave...

A new analysis has found that many of the factors associated with Covid-19 outbreaks in nursing homes in the third wave of the pandemic, were the same as those for the first and second waves....

 2022-05-12 10:29 

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Rebekah Vardy denies 'orchestrating' World Cup photo...

Rebekah Vardy has denied "orchestrating" a photo of footballers' wives and girlfriends at the 2018 World Cup, on the third day of her UK High Court libel trial against Coleen Rooney....

 2022-05-12 10:12 

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Dentists call for govt intervention to help recruitment...

The newly elected President of the Irish Dental Association says the Government must intervene in the recruitment and retention of public dentists before crisis point is reached....

 2022-05-12 08:55 

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Ukraine in warning over fate of Mariupol defenders...

Follow the latest developments on day 78 of Russia's invasion of Ukraine....

 2022-05-12 08:35 

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Burial sites found at 53 Native American schools...

A US government investigation into the dark history of Native American boarding schools has found "marked or unmarked burial sites" at 53 of them, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has said....

 2022-05-12 08:23 

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US records more than 1m deaths due to Covid-19...

The United States has now recorded more than 1 million COVID-19 deaths, according to a Reuters tally, crossing a once-unthinkable milestone about two years after the first cases upended everyday life and quickly transformed it....

 2022-05-12 08:13 

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Ukrainian national team play first match since war...

Ukraine's national team were able to briefly turn their focus back to football on Wednesday night when they beat Borussia Monchengladbach 2-1 in a friendly....

 2022-05-12 08:09 

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Catholic cardinal arrested in Hong Kong...

Cardinal Joseph Zen, one of the most senior Catholic clerics in Asia, and three others who helped run a now-disbanded Hong Kong fund for protesters were arrested on charges of "collusion with foreign forces," and later released on bail....

 2022-05-12 07:46 

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Truss, efcovic to discuss Northern Ireland Protocol...

British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and European Commission Vice President Maro efcovic will speak by phone this morning amid deepening unease in Brussels and Dublin about the UK's plans to unilaterally set aside elements of the Northern Ireland Proto...

 2022-05-12 07:24 

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California ban over semi-automatic guns overturned...

California's ban on the sale of semi-automatic weapons to adults under the age of 21 violates the country's constitution, a US federal appeals court has ruled....

 2022-05-12 07:13 

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NI politicians urged to carry out democratic duties...

US Congressman Richard Neal has said politicians in Northern Ireland must carry out their democratic duty through the power-sharing institutions....

 2022-05-12 07:00 

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Ireland's Brooke bracing herself for Eurovision voting...

Ireland's Eurovision Song Contest hopeful Brooke Scullion says she is bracing herself for the voting in tonight's second semi-final but is doing her best to focus on nailing her song at the PalaOlimpico in Turin....

 2022-05-12 06:56 

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Child dies from acute form of hepatitis...

The HSE has confirmed that a child who was being treated for an acute form of hepatitis here, has died....

 2022-05-12 06:24 

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NATO to welcome Nordics as Ukraine pushes back Russians...

Finland is expected to announce its intention to join NATO today with Sweden likely to follow soon after, diplomats and officials said, as Russia's invasion of Ukraine reshapes European security and the Atlantic military alliance....

 2022-05-12 06:00 

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How "early" will the ECB starting increasing rates?...

Use of the five letter word "early" caused a slight ripple this week for those who read the tea leaves on the utterances of central bankers....

 2022-05-12 06:00 

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President Higgins begins State visit to Malta...

President Michael D Higgins begins a state visit to Malta today, the first such visit to the Mediterranean island by an Irish head of state since 2006....

 2022-05-12 05:00 

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Market rents rise as supply hits new low - daft.ie...

Market rents in the first three months of the year were almost 12% higher than they were in the same period last year, according to the latest report from property website daft.ie....

 2022-05-12 01:49 

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North Korea declares Covid-19 'severe emergency'...

North Korea has confirmed its first-ever case of Covid-19, with state media declaring it a "severe national emergency incident" after more than two years of purportedly keeping the pandemic at bay....

 2022-05-12 00:02 

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Fishers to be offered payments to keep boats tied up...

Fishers who agree to stop fishing for two months will be paid to keep their vessels tied up in port under a scheme announced by the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine....

 2022-05-12 00:01 

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Committee to discuss accommodation options for refugees...

The Cabinet Sub-Committee overseeing the humanitarian response to the war in Ukraine will meet later today....

 2022-05-11 23:29 

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Oireachtas Golf Society to resume activity this summer...

The Oireachtas Golf Society will play at courses in Wicklow and Kerry this summer....

 2022-05-11 22:19 

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Unions and Government hold talks on public sector pay...

Unions have met with Government officials for exploratory talks on public sector pay. Members of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions Public Services Committee met with senior officials from the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform this afternoon....

 2022-05-11 19:37 

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'No need for drama' over NI Protocol, Johnson tells EU...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told the European Union there is no need for "drama" as he doubled down on hints he could override elements of his post-Brexit deal on Northern Ireland....

 2022-05-11 18:24 

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Dil hears of threat to papers due to defamation awards...

The Minister for Justice has said that high defamation awards and legal costs associated with such cases threaten the economic viability of some national newspapers....

 2022-05-11 17:29 

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Morale 'at an all time low' among coastguard volunteers...

An Oireachtas committee has heard that morale is at an all time low among coastguard volunteers around the country as a result of a climate of fear allegedly instilled in them by Irish Coastguard management....

 2022-05-11 16:56 

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Court hears Josh Dunne murder accused saved man's life...

A Brazilian man accused of murdering schoolboy Josh Dunne saved a fellow food-delivery cyclist from more serious injuries or death when he used a knife to defend him from a gang of youths, a witness has told the Central Criminal Court....

 2022-05-11 16:26 

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US man dies while burying woman he strangled...

An American man died of a "cardiac event" in his backyard in South Carolina while burying a woman he strangled, local authorities said....

 2022-05-11 16:04 

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Lynn tells court he was greedy 'but not a thief'...

Former solicitor, Michael Lynn who is accused of stealing almost 30 million from financial institutions has told a court he was greedy and too driven but was not a thief....

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