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Video: 25-storey apartment tower proposed for Cork's Albert Quay

A 25-storey apartment tower is proposed for a Cork city centre site on Albert Quay.

The proposed building would be flanked by two major existing office sites, One Albert Quay and Navigation Square, and adjacent to the 17-storey Elysian building.

A 'Build-to-Rent' €90m

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Walsh upsets world champion to guarantee European Games medal

Irish boxer Michaela Walsh has claimed one of the most significant wins of her career and guaranteed a medal at the European Games in Minsk.

The Belfast native gained a split decision verdict over reigning world champion Ornella Wahner of Germany to book her place in the

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25-storey apartment tower proposed for Cork on Albert Quay

A 25-storey apartment tower is proposed for a Cork city centre site on Albert Quay, flanked by two major existing office sites, One Albert Quay and Navigation Square, and adjacent to the 17-storey Elysian building.

Set to go for fast-track planning permission shortly via An Bord Pleanala

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Crime Reporter Killed in Cold Blood 1996

On 26 June 1996 crime reporter Veronica Guerin was murdered in her car as she waited at traffic lights on the Naas dual carriageway near Newlands Cross in Clondalkin, West Dublin. She was shot six times.

The Independent newspaper journalist was returning from a court appearance in

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Patients attending hospitals involved in strike advised to bring their own food just in case

Update 11.25am: The president of the Irish Association of Emergency Medicine (IAEM), Dr Emily O’Connor, has advised patients attending any of the 38 hospitals involved in today’s dispute to bring their own food just in case catering is affected.

She also called for a special derogation

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Dublin gardaí arrest man after woman dies in stabbing

A woman in her 30s has died after she received a number of injuries in an apartment in Dublin.

The stabbing incident occurred in the Bonham St area at around 3.40am this morning.

The woman was taken to St James's Hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

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Sudden thunderstorm causes flooding in Killarney

A sudden thunderstorm on Tuesday evening in Killarney saw tourists run for cover, roads flood, and shops close early in a weather event not seen for fifty years according to locals.

Walkers, jaunting cars and cyclists in the Killarney National Park in Muckross were caught in the downpour

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Dublin gardaí arrest man after woman dies in stabbing

A woman in her 30s has died after she received a number of injuries in an apartment in Dublin.

The stabbing incident occurred in the Bonham St area at around 3.40am this morning.

The woman was taken to St James's Hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

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'You can't get rid of your arm' - calls for rule change after controversial handball penalty call

It was the 88th minute of Tuesday night's Women's World Cup last 16 clash between Netherlands and Japan and the game was finely poised at 1-1.

The Dutch were on the attack and the ball spilled back to Vivianne Miedema 10 metres out from goal.

As Miedema pulled her foot

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Blow for Mayo as Diarmuid O'Connor breaks wrist

Mayo's All-Ireland hopes have been hit with a serious blow following the news that Diarmuid O’Connor is set to miss the rest of the season.

The team captain suffered a broken wrist in training on Tuesday night and is likely to need surgery on the injury, which will rule him

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Watch: Tubridy, Huberman & Snoop Dogg feature in new Blizzards documentary

Ryan Tubridy, Amy Huberman and Snoop Dogg are just some of the stars featuring in a new documentary charting the return of The Blizzards and their attempts to make a viral video... 

Dublin filmmaker Jeff Doyle followed the Mullingar rockers and their "manager" Duncan

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Dublin gardaí arrest man after woman dies in suspected stabbing

A woman in her 30s has died after she received a number of injuries in an apartment in Dublin.

The suspected stabbing occurred in the Bonham St area at around 3.40am this morning.

The woman was taken to St James's Hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

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Three injured, two seriously, in three-car collision in Limerick

Three people have been injured following a three-car collision in Limerick on Tuesday.

The incident occurred at around 4.30pm yesterday afternoon.

All three drivers - a man in his 20s, and two women in their 70s and 60s - were unaccompanied at the time.

They were taken by

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Man arrested after woman, 30s, dies in Dublin incident

A woman in her 30s has died after she received a number of injuries in an apartment in Dublin.

The suspected stabbing occurred in the Bonham St area at around 3.40am this morning.

The woman was taken to St James's Hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

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today 10:22
Could Dublin become a 'car-free' city?

Oslo hasn't banned cars from its city centre, but it has removed the majority of parking spaces as of January of this year, replacing them with bike lanes and green spaces. Axel Bentsen, Chief Executive of Urban Sharing in Oslo, told Seán O’Rourke that the city has used the

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Donohoe urges return to Labour Court as 10,000 hospital workers strike

Update 8.57am: Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe has urged both sides in the dispute over health support staff pay to go back to the Labour Court.

10,000 hospital workers, including catering staff, porters, cleaners and technicians, from 38 hospitals

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Central Bank fines JPMAS €1.6m for regulatory failings

The Central Bank has today fined and reprimanded JP Morgan Administration Services (Ireland) Limited a total of €1.6 million for regulatory breaches relating to the outsourcing of fund administration activities.

JPMAS, an investment business firm, is a wholly owned subsidiary of

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Love Island's Yewande says Danny broke her heart

Love Island's Irish scientist Yewande Biala has admitted that Danny Williams "kind of broke my heart" when he chose newcomer Arabella Chi over her on the dating series.

She spoke to Digital Spy and other media following her dumping on Monday night's episode and

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Game of Dems - Why Elizabeth Warren will win the first debate

To say the stakes are sky high is no lie. The contrast between the incumbent Trump and whichever Democratic candidate wins will be as extreme as in any U.S. election in history.

On healthcare, the economy, immigration, foreign policy, climate change, race relations … you name it, there

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Luke Kelly statue in Dublin vandalized with black paint

The Luke Kelly statue on Sherrif Street in Dublin City has been vandalized with black paint, prompting outrage from both locals and politicians.

Read More: Remembering The Dubliners' Luke Kelly with his most loved songs

The statue, which was only unveiled earlier this year, was

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Quirky drinking spots around Ireland you must visit

Throughout June, IrishCentral is celebrating Irish food! You can follow the whole story on social media by searching for #FoodMyMammyMade and #ICFood. You can keep up to date with all our Food and Drink stories here or never miss a recipe by checking out our dedicated topic page

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An epic Galway showcase is coming to Milwaukee Irish Fest

The 2019 Milwaukee Irish Fest, August 15-18, will be featuring the vibrant music and culture of Galway, Ireland. 

In 2020, Galway will reign as the European Capital of Culture, one of the most recognized EU projects. The initiative began in 1985, with the idea to put specific regions at

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Man arrested after woman, 30s, dies in Dublin incident

A woman in her 30s has died after she received a number of injuries in an apartment in Dublin.

The incident occurred in the Bonham St area at around 3.40am this morning.

The woman was taken to St James's Hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

A man, also

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Man arrested after woman fatally injured in Dublin

A woman in her 30s has died following an incident in which she received a number of injuries at an apartment in Dublin in the early hours of this morning.

The incident occurred at around 3.40am at the apartment in the Bonham Street area of Dublin 8.

The woman was taken to St

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Video shows rescue of baby from plastic bag in US woods

Dramatic footage showing the rescue of a newborn baby found alive inside a plastic bag in the woods has been released.

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia, US, made the video public in the hope that it will generate credible tips in the case.

Authorities have

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Tory leadership rivals Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt clash over Brexit plans

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have clashed over their plans for delivering Brexit as a former head of the civil service warned against making “straight jacket” promises to leave on Halloween.

In an open letter, Mr Johnson challenged his rival to commit to taking Britain out of

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Severe hospital disruptions as 10,000 workers strike

Additional reporting by Juno McEnroe

Strike action by 10,000 health care workers will cause severe disruption to delivery of healthcare in 38 hospitals today, in a dispute that looks set to escalate.

The 24-hour work stoppage involves workers who deliver essential services such

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DUP’s Ian Paisley faces questions over who paid for trips to the Maldives

Ian Paisley is facing fresh questions over a number of trips he reportedly took to the Maldives.

Last December BBC Spotlight raised queries over who paid for a luxury holiday the DUP MP and his family took to the Coco Bodu Hithi resort in the nation in 2016.

Mr Paisley said

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Significant disruption warned over health support staff strike

Strike action by 10,000 health support staff, which begins at 8am, is expected to cause significant disruption to patients at 38 hospitals around the country. 

The Government has urged both sides to return to the Labour Court to resolve the row.

The Health Service Executive

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Armagh attacker O'Neill destined for the top from the very start

There's little doubt that when Mayo sit down to view video of Armagh ahead of their All-Ireland round three qualifier on Saturday evening, they'll be watching a fair bit of Rian O’Neill.

The 19-year-old has become the focal point of the Orchard County attack despite the fact

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Kaleidoscope festival kicks off this weekend and here's a sneak peek to what's in store

Ireland’s first family festival, Kaleidoscope, is set to take place at Russborough Estate in Co. Wicklow this weekend.

The Electric Picnic of family festivals is a three-day camping festival and includes six stages of live music and DJs, 10 stages of spoken word, comedy,

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Kim Kardashian West’s new Kimono shapewear line is facing backlash over cultural insensitivity

Kim Kardashian West is expanding her empire with the launch of a new underwear and shapewear line.

She describes it as a range that “celebrates and enhances the shape and curves of women,” and it comes in nine shades, for sizes XXS to 4XL.

However, the name of

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Meath GAA investigating alleged incident between Andy McEntee and local journalist

Meath GAA have confirmed that they are investigating an alleged incident involving their senior football manager and a journalist.

The county board confirmed that they are "aware of the incident involving" manager Andy McEntee "and a reporter from the Meath Chronicle".

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Munster experience sets Carbery up for World Cup job

Injury may have diluted Joey Carbery's first year with Munster but the province's out-half believes the time he did manage to bank as the starting ten will stand him in good stead as he targets the upcoming World Cup.

A high-profile arrival from Leinster, with whom he had won the Champions

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Lewis Hamilton urges F1 bosses not to turn their back on British Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton has put the pressure on Formula One’s owners Liberty Media to agree a new deal with Silverstone, insisting the sport cannot afford to walk away from the British Grand Prix.

Next month’s race is due to be the last staged at the Northamptonshire track unless

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My job: Guiding the advertising watchdog's digital evolution

Name: Orla Twomey

Occupation: CEO, Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland

Background: Established in 1981, the ASAI sets, enforces and regulates the highest standards on the basic premise that all advertising should be ‘legal, decent, honest and truthful.’ It receives up to

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Stereolab: The right band at the wrong time

Stereolab provided a reminder of their 1990s glory at Vicar Street in Dublin, writes Ed Power

Having materialised just as Britpop was about to eat the Cool Britannia indie scene alive, Stereolab always felt like the right band trapped in the wrong time.

Lætitia

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Health Minister signs legislation to legalise use of medicinal cannabis

The Minister for Health has signed legislation which will allow for the operation of the Medical Cannabis Access Programme on a pilot basis for five years.

The Programme will facilitate access to cannabis-based products for medical use in line with legislation.

The

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New mortuary to be built at Waterford hospital

A new mortuary will be built at University Hospital Waterford, after funding of €5.67m was approved.

Sinn Féin TD for Waterford David Cullinane has received a letter from the HSE which says the facility will open in two years.

"Today, I received a letter from the HSE

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Picture: Outrage as father and daughter's bodies lie face down in Rio Grande River

The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest with the girl tucked inside. Her arm was draped around his neck suggesting she clung to him in her final moments.

The searing photograph of the sad

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Hunt: Johnson’s Brexit approach risks triggering general election

Jeremy Hunt has accused Boris Johnson of making promises he cannot deliver over Brexit as the rival campaigns for the Conservative Party leadership clashed over the October 31 deadline.

Mr Johnson has made a “do or die” promise to get the UK out of the EU by that date,

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Older men have lower chance of IVF success, study suggests

IVF success rates decline significantly when they involve men aged over 51, a study has suggested.

Scientists said their findings warrant a call for a public message to men to heed their biological clock and not to delay fatherhood.

The analysis of 5,000 IVF cycles

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Patients don't need to bring food to hospital during strike, HSE deputy director general says

Update 1.35pm: The deputy director general of the HSE has called on all sides in the hospital support staff dispute to “use all the mechanisms available to them” to resolve the issue.

Ann O’Connor told RTE radio’s News at One that there has been a “significant impact”

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Protesting students occupy University College Cork president's wing

A group of University College Cork (UCC) students protesting on-campus over an incoming increase in the university’s capitation fee have occupied the president’s wing this afternoon.

Current and past UCC students, as well as members of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), are

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Meath GAA investigating alleged incident between Andy McEntee and local journalist

Meath GAA have confirmed that they are investigating an alleged incident involving their senior football manager and a journalist.

The county board confirmed that they are "aware of the incident involving" manager Andy McEntee "and a reporter from the Meath Chronicle".

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Luke Kelly statue restored to original state following 'mindless destruction'

Gardaí are continuing to investigate the circumstances around the defacing the recently erected statue to singing legend Luke Kelly.

The statue, one of two placed in Dublin last January was designed by artist Vera Klute and was covered with black paint, in the shape of sunglasses

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Taoiseach 'flattered' by EU job reports, but says no plans for career change

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he is flattered by media reports suggesting he could become head of the European Union's executive, but insisted he was not seeking a career change.

Mr Varadkar said: "I'm flattered to be considered for the position of EU Commission President,

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Man United move closer to £50m Wan-Bissake deal

Crystal Palace right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka is believed to be close to sealing his big-money switch to Manchester United.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side are looking to kick-start their summer rebuild by signing the talented 21-year-old right-back, having so far only brought in Daniel

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today 12:31 25-storey apartment tower proposed for Cork on Albert Quay
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today 12:28 CSO report: Trips to Ireland decreased in May 2019
today 12:28 Watford suspend academy striker Miller over Royal Ascot fight
today 12:28 John McEnroe cautious over Andy Murray singles return
today 12:28 Derby owner Mel Morris braced for ‘tough time’ if Frank Lampard leaves for Chelsea
today 12:28 O'Connor ruled out of Mayo's summer campaign
today 12:28 Democrats begin debates for right to challenge Donald Trump for the White House
today 12:28 'We must not repeat the mistakes of a decade ago': Government urged to protect vulnerable citizens after Brexit
today 12:28 Temperatures could hit 28 degrees as public urged to use sunscreen
today 12:28 25-storey apartment tower proposed for Cork on Albert Quay
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today 12:19 Hogan's EU post on hold until the top roles sorted
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today 11:46 Derry U20 boss Mickey Donnelly full aware of Armagh threat
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