Republic of Ireland

A woman caught taking cocaine in a club turned out to be a police officer

A woman who was found taking cocaine in the toilets of a nightclub has been revealed as a member of the Garda, the police force of Republic of …


Two due in courts in different counties in connection with money laundering probe

Two men are due in court in connection with a money laundering investigation involving funds from a life assurance company.<p>The two suspects in their …

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'I've given it everything really for those 17 years'

Sligo's Mark Breheny talks to RTÉ Sport's Sinéad Farrell about his 17 years of inter-county service, winning a Connacht medal in 2007 with his …

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Finance Minister to take questions on tracker scandal from Oireachtas committee

The Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe will appear before an Oireachtas committee today to be questioned about the tracker mortgage scandal.<p>A proposed …

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Two gardaí allegedly seen using cocaine in Kildare nightclub

Female officer reportedly claims male colleague gave her the drug for personal use<p>10 minutes ago Updated: 8 minutes ago<p>Garda management is treating …

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Body recovered in search for missing worker who fell from bridge in Donegal

Divers have recovered the body of a man close to the River Clady in Gaoth Dobhair, Co Donegal.

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‘Relentless’ break Republic of Ireland record for crossing Atlantic

Crew from Cork and Dublin completed the Atlantic Challenge in 32 days and 22 hours<p>13 minutes ago Updated: 4 minutes ago<p>Relentless, a crew from Cork …

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Brexit, 8th Amendment, drink driving and trolley crisis top agenda for returning TDs

The Dáil returns today after the Christmas break with Brexit, drink driving and the trolley crisis topping the agenda at the start of a busy …

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'If I got a new lung...I’d have a totally different life': Donegal man urges people to become organ donors

A Donegal man who is currently on the waiting list for a lung transplant has called on people to carry organ donor cards and spoke about how a new …

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Where to Experience Ireland’s Culinary Renaissance

In 2017, modern Irish cuisine goes far beyond potatoes, Guinness, and corned beef. With its geographic centrality, recent economic boom, shifting perceptions towards food, and new generation of eager chefs, Ireland is in prime position to become the next big European food destination. The country …


German know-how gives Ireland a wind-powered push

Ireland's wind power potential is vast, and although wind now supplies more than a fifth of the country's electricity, the potential remains mostly …

World News

Dublin airport Spar to close as DAA moves in new direction


Leinster secure Champions Cup last-eight spot but Munster falter

Irish provinces had mixed results in the Champions Cup on Sunday as Leinster clinched a spot in the last eight but Munster missed a chance to join …

Rugby Union

Martin O’Neill rules himself out of contention to take over at Stoke

• Republic of Ireland manager indicates he is not interested in job • Stoke’s search for Mark Hughes replacement continues<p>Martin O’Neill has rejected the chance to become Stoke’s new manager. The Republic of Ireland manager looked set to move to the bet365 Stadium but has now removed himself from …

English Premier League

Europe's lost forests – study shows coverage has halved over six millennia

More than half of Europe's forests have disappeared over the past 6,000 years thanks to increasing demand for agricultural land and the use of wood …


The teams Cardiff Blues are now likely to face in the quarter-finals of the European Challenge Cup

So, Cardiff Blues are through to the quarter-finals of the European Challenge Cup having booked their spot with a thrilling victory over Toulouse.<p>But …

Rugby Union

Report: O'Neill rejects Stoke City to remain Ireland boss

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill will remain in charge of the national team after turning down the chance to oversee Stoke City, according …


Football round-up: Historic day in Navan as GAA witnesses its first inter-county free-taking shoot-out

After a dramatic game in which Longford came from behind in both normal time and extra time to draw level, the sides finished all square (1-19; 2-16) …

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Connacht rugby team involved in 'full emergency' as their plane diverts to Belfast

A plane carrying the Connacht rugby team has been forced to make an emergency landing in Belfast airport after a technical problem with the aircraft …


Man (30) dies after being swept off cliff rocks into sea 'while taking photographs'

A man has passed away in hospital after he was rescued from the sea in Co Clare on Saturday afternoon.

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A new county has topped the table of Ireland's dirtiest restaurants and takeaways for 2017

Source: Shutterstock/View Apart<p>THE NUMBER OF Irish restaurants and takeaways shut for food safety offences in 2017 was down significantly on the same …


STILL RUNNING: Get 18,000 Avios for £143 – but now with a big catch

It is a good few months since I last talked about this deal so – as it is still running – I thought I would look at it again today for the benefit of …

Aer Lingus

600 nurses from Philippines to be recruited in bid to fill Northern Ireland gap

More than 600 nurses are to be recruited from the Philippines in an attempt to plug Northern Ireland's chronic nursing shortage.<p>The region's health …

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Martin O'Neill keeps Stoke waiting over manager's job after Quique Sanchez Flores rejected offer

Stoke City are waiting for Martin O’Neill ’s decision over their vacant manager’s job.<p>The Republic of Ireland boss was approached late on Friday …


Planning on taking a taxi this weekend? These are the places with the most taxis per person

There is a licensed taxi for every 126 people in Dublin, while in Monaghan the comparable figure is one taxi for every 758 people.

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Donegal Lotto players urged to check tickets as top prizes of €4.4m and €283k won

<b>Update 11.47am</b>Lotto players in Donegal are being urged to check their tickets after tickets that scooped the top two prizes were sold in the …

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Citizens' Assembly to decide on referendum recommendations

The Citizens Assembly will decide today what recommendations it will send to the Oireachtas on how we run referendums.<p>A range of issues relating to …

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Best Places to Embrace

There's more to a Wild Atlantic Way road trip than watching the view unfold from behind the wheel.<p>A trip along Ireland’s most westerly route has …


Arlene Foster seeks conciliation with Republic over Brexit

Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster has made a strong conciliatory gesture towards the Irish Government on Brexit by saying it is not in …


[Agenda] Bulgaria takes over, Germany's SPD votes This WEEK

Bulgaria is overseeing the Western Balkan countries' attempt to join the EU as one of its main priorities, and intends to give the six countries a …

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