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Girl, 15, in critical condition in hospital following stabbing incident in Lurgan

Police in the North have launched an investigation after a 15-year-old girl was left in critical condition in hospital following a stabbing incident in Lurgan.

It is understood the girl was taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries following the incident which ...

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Dust off the BBQ – temps to reach 23c this Easter weekend

It’s about time, says you! The weather has finally picked up, dramatically with Met Eireann delivering the first decent weather news of 2019.

Met Eireann has predicted that temperatures will reach 23C at times over the Easter weekend.

Today, Good Friday, is set to be the ...

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Gardai arrest two people after seizing a firearm in the Tallaght area of Dublin

Gardai have arrested a 28-year-old man and a 17-year-old teenager after a firearm was seized at a house in the Tallaght area of Dublin.

The seizure was the result of an ‘intelligence-led operation.’

Gardai have released a statement to say that they are ...

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Two homes destroyed following major Gorse fire in Co Donegal

Two homes in Co Donegal have been destroyed following a major Gorse fire on Friday.

It is understood that a number of fire units were forced to deal with the blaze which occurred in Annagry, earlier today.

The major operation saw over a 100 people from the local community ...

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Two injured after collision involving two vehicles in Tallaght, Dublin

Two people were rushed to hospital after a two-vehicle collision in Tallaght earlier today.

The collision took place on the Belgard Road early this morning.

It is understood that the injuries are not life-threatening.

Gardai are urging all motorists to exercise caution ...

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Crackdown: Gardai to increase nationwide checkpoints and speed gun checks over Easter weekend

Gardai will be out in force across the country this bank holiday Easter weekend.

Road safety authorities have once again urged drivers to refrain from using their mobile phones while at the wheel, after it emerged that Gardai caught almost 5,000 motorists doing so in recent ...

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Baby aged 14-months has a lucky escape after dingoes drag him out of a caravan whilst his parents slept

A 14-month-old baby boy has had a lucky escape after he was dragged out of the caravan he was sleeping in by a pack of wild dingoes in Australia.

The infant who thankfully didn’t suffer any serious injuries was saved by his father after he was awakened by his sons’s ...

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Gardai arrest two men following the seizure of 1,000 cannabis plants at a business premises in Waterford

Gardai in Waterford have arrested two Vietnamese men following the discovery of a large cannabis grow house at a business premises.

The men aged in their 30s and 40s respectively were arrested after gardai seized over 1,000 cannabis plants at a premises in Waterford Industrial ...

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Garda investigation underway after a young woman was allegedly sexually assaulted in Co Clare

Gardaí in Co Clare have begun an investigation after a young woman was allegedly the victim of a sexual assault.

It is understood the investigation comes after the young woman was allegedly attacked in the Corbally area at approximatley 6.50pm on Thursday evening.

Gardaí say ...

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Good Friday Services take place throughout the world with particular emphasis on world peace

Good Friday Services have taken place and will be taking place this afternoon and this evening here in Ireland and around the world.

Packed Churches, marking the passing of Jesus by venerating the cross, heard Sermons focused on world peace.

Fr Paddy Nulty said: ...

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Calls for deportation after Romanian gang caught with stolen Irish and UK passports and cloned Irish credit cards

There have been multiple calls for a Romanian gang to be deported back to Romania after they arrested in Donegal with serious criminal activity.

Three Romanian citizens have been arrested, and a large quantity of cloned credit cards, stolen Irish and UK passports, credit card ...

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Let the good times roll! Temperatures set to reach 23C over the Easter weekend

Met Eireann has predicted that temperatures will reach 23C at times over the Easter weekend.

Today, Good Friday, is set to be the warmest day of the year so far, with record temperatures of 22-23C. The Midlands will see the best of the weather.

The outlook is for largely dry ...

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Tributes paid to 29-yr-old journalist who was shot dead in Derry last night

Shocking scenes emerged on social media of a night of chaos in Derry last night.

A number of PSNI vehicles were petrol bombed in an area of the city.

A 29-yr-old freelance journalist has killed after being shot during the fracas too.

The Police Service Northern Ireland ...

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ATM gang strikes again, as two cash machines are stolen in Kells, Co Meath

The ATM gang has struck again, after two cash machines were stolen from two banks in Kells, Co Meath, early on Friday morning.

It is understood that the ATMs were taken away on a trailer pulled by a dark coloured jeep.

A number of ATMs have been robbed in similar fashion ...

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Warning to asthma and hay fever sufferers – pollen count to rise dramatically

Health authorities have issued an advisory note to asthma and hay fever sufferers to remain indoors, as pollen counts are rising quite dramatically.

Pollen counts are set to spike today and this weekend as temperatures are forecast to reach upwards of 20C.

The warning comes as ...

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Tea-d off: Father to be slammed after he complains he wasn’t offered a cup of tea during his wife’s 12 hour labour

A father to be who complained that he didn’t get a cup of tea from nursing staff whilst he was waiting on his wife during her 12 hour labour, has been heavily criticised online.

The man who posted his minor complaint via the Dadsnet forum, didn’t get the response he was ...

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Department of Agriculture issues Orange Forest Fire Alert warning as temperatures are expected to soar this weekend

An status Orange Forest Fire Alert warning has been issued for over the bank holiday weekend.

In an announcement The Department of Agriculture has said the warning will be in place from Thursday April 18th to Tuesday April 23rd.

It is believed the warning was issued easterly ...

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Aontu’s Peadar Toibin told to get “the fu*k out of his office” by Sinn Fein rep

Aontu leader Peadar Toibin has been abused in his office in Leinster House by a Sinn Fein rep.

The former Sinn Fein TD has come under immense pressure by some Sinn Fein members because of his Pro Life views.

Peadar served Sinn Fein for 21 years but faced a torrent of abuse ...

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Garda investigation underway after inmate claims that he was sexually assaulted by fellow inmates at Cork Prison

Gardaí have begun an investigation after an inmate at Cork Prison claimed that he was sexually assaulted by fellow inmates.

It is understood the investigation comes after the man aged in his 20s was allegedly assaulted at the prison on the Rathmore Road, last week.

The Irish ...

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Shameful: Ireland now has 900 children who are homeless and living in ‘family hubs’

Welcome to Ireland 2019 where 900 children are homeless and living in so-called ‘family hubs’.

Family hubs are basically refurbished locales where a number of families are accommodated on a ‘temporary’ basis, which usually extends to many months. Family hubs ...

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Woman, 29, shot dead following violent riots in Derry

Police in the North have launched a murder investigation after a 29-year-old woman was shot dead in Derry last night.

It is understood that police investigating the shooting are treating the woman’s death as a terrorist incident and believe it was the result of dissident ...

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