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Gardai fired upon during ATM raid

Uniformed Gardai were shot at during an ATM robbery in Wexford in the early hours of this morning.  The incident occurred at 3.30am this morning when Gardai were alerted to…

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Experts advise government to invest in tsunami warning system

Experts have advised the Irish government to consider investing in an early warning tsunami system because of the dangers posed by fault lines around the Atlantic Ocean. The recent major…

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Former Detective Superintendent PJ Browne has passed away

Tributes have been paid today to former Detective Superintendent PJ Browne who passed away suddenly, aged just 62. Mr. Browne had also been the crime analyst for the Herald newspaper…

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Government allocates €15 million for flood relief

The Government  has allocated a €15 million flood relief fund which will deal with the immediate causes of hardship, discomfort and relocation caused by the recent storms according to Taoiseach…

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Irishman shortlisted for world photography award

An Irish photographer has been shortlisted for the famous 2014 Sony World Photography Awards. Irish man Ivor Prickett has made it onto the shortlist in the People category of the…

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Bad buskers may be arrested by Gardai

On Ireland’s major main streets the sight of buskers is common place. They play everything from Bob Dylan to The Dubliners, some of it is good and some of it…

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Irish hospitals struggling to deal with dementia

Dementia affects 25% of in patients in Irish care facilities and costs the government a massive €21 million every year. It is a condioton that most of us will have…

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ATM’s face shut down over possible IT threat

Irish banks have been sent into a panic over the realisation that an IT security problem with ATM machines could see hundreds of the machines being forced to shut down…

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Government to reopen Vatican embassy as part of plan to support foreign trade

The government has announced its plans to reopen the doors of its embassy in the Vatican as part of the plans of a wide scale reorganisation of Ireland’s diplomatic missions…

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Dublin City council to discuss renaming the Spire after Mandela

Dublin City council will meet later today to discuss the possibility of renaming the Dublin Spire in honour of Nelson Mandela who passed away last month. The idea for the…

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Leo Varadkhar believes Irish Rail strike is inevitable

The Minister for Transport Leo Varadkhar has been strongly criticised after warning that there will be inevitable strike action taken at Irish rail within weeks. Any strike action cause major…

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Large scale breath testing operation in Dublin last night

A large scale mandatory breath testing operation was carried out by An Garda Siochana across Dublin last night as part of Operation Artery.  The Mandatory Alcohol Testing (MAT) checkpoints were…

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Irish woman sets new record for oldeset ever Irish person

Kathleen Hayes Snavely, originally from Clare will turn 112 years old next month has become the longest living Irish person ever. Mrs Snavely who lives in New York is 111…

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Age Action Ireland blasts new cuts to grants for the elderly

Age Action Ireland has strongly criticised the recent cuts to housing grands that appear to have been put into place this year without any warning or announcement from the government…

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20,000 apply for the new Garda recruitment drive

An Garda Siochana have recieved a remarkable 20,000 applicants from people who wish to become gardai with only 300 positions available. It is the first recruitment drive from An Garda…

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Temple Bar Tradfest 2014

The 2014 Temple Bar Tradfest looks set to be one of the best yet since the festival began back in 2005. Since then it has grown substantially in size, notoriety…

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World Press Photo Exhibition 2013 comes to Dublin

The 56th World Press Photo Exhibition is to be held in Dublin this month.  The world renowned travelling exhibition “aims to inspire understanding of the world through the highest quality…

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Event to be held for all retired members of the old Trim Garda District

There will be a gathering held for all retired members of An Garda Siochana who served in the old Trim Garda District which included Trim,Summerhill, Dunboyne, Dunshaughlin, Enfield, Ballivor, Kilmessan,…

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Magnitude 2.6 earthquake recorded off the coast of Cork

Yesterday saw the first ever recorded earthquake recorded off the Irish coast according to The Irish National  Seismic Network. The organisation confirmed that the 2.6 magnitude earthquake occurred at 7.57am…

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Met Eireann issues category orange weather warning

Met Eireann has issued a weather warning to the public and have said that the temperatures will get much colder in the next few weeks. Winds of up to 120kph…

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Shoppers are encouraged to buy Irish this Saturday

Christmas shopping can be a hectic and stressful experience. The crammed shops can be a deterrent for people who find it easier to shop online and order their gifts from…

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Law Society defends its handling of Thomas Byrne case

The Law Society has today strongly defended the way that it handled the Thomas Byrne case.  The representatives and regulators of the legal profession maintain that they have handled the…

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Government to crack down on welfare tourists

The Government has stepped up it’s efforts to prevent further social welfare fraud by people flying into Ireland to claim social welfare checks. New figures released recently indicated that one…

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ESB staff confirm strike action over Christmas

ESB management and staff yesterday failed to reach an agreement in their talks and now it seems as though industrial action is inevitable. ESB workers will now serve strike notice…

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