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BREAKING: Man (30s) arrested after woman found stabbed to death in Dublin home

Gardai are this morning investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman in her 30s in Dublin overnight.

It is understood that Gardai were called to a flat in Bonham Street, Dublin 8, just after 3.30am. Upon arrival, they discovered a woman with multiple injuries, ...

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Christian rugby superstar Israel Folau’s second fundraising campaign exceeds €1 million in 24 hours to battle court case over unfair dismissal

The Christian rugby superstar known around the world as Israel Folau, the man who quoted from the bible and lost his job as a result, has started a second fundraiser after his initial GoFundME page was closed down.

His fundraising campaign is to fight a court case after he had his contract ...

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Mixed reactions to proposal of “bodycams” for gardai with some saying “they’ll only show what they want to show”

There has been a very mixed reaction to proposed legislation giving the go ahead to members of An Gardai being allowed use “bodycams” which will record both audio and video content of incidents.

Although legislation allowing for the use of bodycams has yet to pass ...

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ITV confirm that the Jeremy Kyle show will not return

ITV have confirmed that it will not air the Jeremy Kyle show again.

The announcement comes after chiefs at the station were speaking before the British parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, following the death of a man who appeared on the show.

Speaking ...

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Kerry Foods to lay off 900 employees with the closure of its UK factory

There was bad news for some 900 employees at the Kerry Foods plant in Burton-on-Trent as the company confirmed that it is to shut down the factory.

The announcement which has been described as a blow comes after the company failed to renegotiate a contract with Tesco to supply ready ...

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RTE made a loss of €13 million in the past year with possible increase of licence fee on the cards

RTE have said that it was a challenging year for the national broadcaster after it announced

The broadcaster is planning for the future in a media environment that’s rapidly changing with thousands of people each year claiming to no longer watch the likes of the Late Late ...

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Irish Government to donate €5m in funding to help Palestinian refugees

The Irish Government have confirmed that it is to donate €5m in funding to help Palestinian refugees.

In an announcement made on Tuesday, the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney, confirmed that €5m in funding will be give to the UN Agency for Palestine ...

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Tory Party announce Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt will be the new British Prime Minister on July 23

It looks more and more likely that the man who’ll be representing Britain politically around the world is Boris Johnson.

The man affectionately known by many as “BoJo” is almost certainly going to be the new British Prime Minister.

After last night’s ...

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Disgraceful: Statue of late musician Luke Kelly damaged by ruthless vandals

Dublin City Council have revealed that they are working to repair the statue of musician Luke Kelly after it was vandalised.

It is understood the statue which was unveiled just six months ago on Sheriff Street, was damaged after it was sprayed with black paint.

The city council say ...

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Gardai appeal for social media sharing of missing Dublin man James Doyle

Gardaí in Dublin have issued an appeal to the public for their assistance in order to help trace the whereabouts of missing man James Doyle.

Mr Doyle, 40, from the Kilworth Road area of Drimnagh in Dublin, has not been seen since he was last spotted on Friday 21st June at approximately ...

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Gardai appeal for social media sharing of missing Co Cork teenager Alaa Mohammed Al Naser

Gardaí in Co Cork have issued an appeal to the public for their assistance in order to help trace the whereabouts of missing teenager Alaa Mohammed Al Naser.

Alaa, 17, from Kanturk, Co Cork, has not been seen since he was last spotted on Sunday morning, 23 June.

Alaa is described as ...

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Medical trials begin in the UK for male contraceptive gel

A number of medical trials have begun in the UK to test the effectiveness of a new male contraceptive gel.

Up to 450 couples across Manchester and Edinburgh are taking part in the trial, which will run for two years.

The gel is dispensed from a tube similar to toothpaste and ...

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Swimming ban remains in effect at a number of Dublin beaches due to wastewater overflow at the Ringsend plant

A swimming ban remains in effect at a number of Dublin beaches after a wastewater overflow issue at the nearby Ringsend plant in recent days.

Swimming is currently prohibited at Dollymount Strand, Seapoint, Sandycove, and the Forty Foot beaches.

The ban may be lifted in the ...

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Emotional scenes as 120 children and young adults from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster arrive in Ireland

There were emotional and joyous scenes in Shannon Airport this afternoon as 120 children and young adults with special needs arrived in Ireland and will spend one month here for rest and recuperation to improve their health here.

They’re the third generation of victims from ...

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Twelve people dead in UK from deadly infection passed on from kissing

Authorities in the UK have confirmed that a total of 12 people have died following an outbreak of a rare bacterial infection in Essex.

According Metro.co.uk, at total of 32 people have been diagnosed with Group A streptococcus (iGAS).

It is believed that the bacteria which  ...

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Cabinet approves the use of body cameras by Garda officers

Garda officers will now be allowed to wear body cameras whilst on duty as plans submitted before the Dáil this afternoon have been given approval.

Although legislation allowing for the use of bodycams has yet to pass through the Dail, it is believed that it will pass following ...

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Young teenager rushed to hospital after being struck by a car in Kildare

A 13-year-old teenager was rushed to hospital after being struck by a car in Celbridge, Co. Kildare, earlier today.

It is understood that the victim was walking over a zebra crossing at the time of the collision, which took place at the junction of Newtown Road and the Dublin ...

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SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket takes off with the ashes of 152 people on board

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket was launched into space earlier on today, carrying the ashes of 152 people on board, among other cargo.

The craft lifted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to carry out its Space Test Program (STP-2) mission, which includes putting 24 ...

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Sad news this afternoon, as emergency services find a body during the search for missing man Andrew Willis

Some sad news this afternoon, as emergency services have recovered a body during the search for missing Cork man Andrew Willis.

It is understood that a body was found in the River Owenabue in Co. Cork on Monday evening.

The body has not yet been formally ...

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Calls for Jon Venables’ new identity to be made public to protect other children around him

Jon Venables, part of the gruesome two boys who sadistically murder poor little Jamie Bulger in 1993, is going to be sent to Australia, Canada or New Zealand for his own protection.

It’s understood that the UK taxpayer is paying extortionate monies to keep these convicted evil ...

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No home for the common people: New figures reveal that first-time buyers would have to save for at least 15 years before ever hoping of buying a property

New statistics just released reveal that people intending to buy their first home would have to save money for at least 15 years just to be able to afford the deposit.

And indeed, the same statistics reveal that houses across half the country are already out of reach for average ...

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