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Tragic: Man aged in his 30s sadly dies following an incident in Co Donegal

Gardaí in Co Donegal have sadly confirmed that a man aged in his 30s following an incident in Letterkenny.

It is understood the man died following an incident at Celtic Apartments on the Pearse Road, at approximately 4pm on Thursday afternoon.

Although Gardai are currently ...

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Fairytale of Dublin – Stars pay tribute to the legendary Shane MacGowan

Arguably Ireland’s greatest ever songwriter, the legendary Shane MacGowan was honoured with a tribute show on Friday night’s Late Late.

The man who will turn 62 on Christmas Day was praised from a height by the likes of Aidan Gillen, Patrick Bergin and Philomena ...

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Man arrested in connection with attack on young woman in Co Cork

Gardaí in Co Cork have confirmed that a man aged in his 20s has been arrested in connection with attack on a young woman in Bandon.

It is understood the man’s arrest comes after the young woman was knocked to the ground and had her handbag stolen whilst walking on Castle Road ...

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Congrats, Boris! Leo Varadkar congratulates Boris on a big win and aims to work well together

The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has congratulated newly elected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and a superb win in Thursday’s UK elections.

RTE report that the two spoke by phone on Friday evening with Varadkar congratulating Johnson on his election victory.

The two ...

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Harris to open 190 beds in an effort to help ease the overcrowding crisis at hospitals

The Minister for Health Simon Harris has pledged to open 190 beds in an effort to ease the current overcrowding crisis at the nations hospitals.

Speaking before an Oireachtas Committee on health, Harris said the National Treatment Purchase Fund is working with hospital management ...

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Garda investigation underway following a cash in transit robbery in Dublin

Gardaí in Dublin have launched an investigation is underway following a cash in transit robbery this morning.

It is understood the investigation comes after a security gaurd was approved by a man armed with a gun on Taney Road, in Dundrum at approximately 10.35am.

Gardaí say ...

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Good news for those who rent as Dail passes Bill that will freeze rent for 3 years

At last there appears to be some much needed rent relief for tenants.

The Dail has voted in favour of a Bill that has called for an immediate rent freeze. The Bill was passed by 83 to 36 votes on Thursday afternoon.

It’s understood the new legislation would see a rent ...

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Homeless charities forced to give out “Santy Keys” to reassure homeless kids that Santy will find them

It would make you absolutely sick to hear such stories as this at Christmas.

Homeless charities spoke of a sad tale on Monday night’s Claire Byrne Live. Along with shocking stories of supplying lunches to young children, workers say that they’ve had to give homeless children ...

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Bring it on! Guns n’ Roses are going to play Dublin’s Marley Park next summer

It’s going to be an absolute cracker!

Anyone whose seen Guns n’ Roses live know how amazing it is to hear Sweet Child o’Mine live along with Mr Brownstone, November Rain and Paradise City.

Well if you haven’t seen them live before – now is your chance! ...

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Snow way! Met Eireann say freezing temps and snow is on the way for these areas

It’s getting cold today and even colder tomorrow, Saturday according to Met Eireann.

However, it’s Sunday that looks like the worst of the weekend by a long shot as raw, frosty and possibly even snowy weather is on its way.

The national weather forecaster says ...

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Not home for Christmas: ISIS Bride Lisa Smith remanded in custody until January at least

She’s been one of the most talked about people in Irish society in 2019 but it appears that ISIS bride Lisa Smith will also be one of the most talked about in 2020 as she’ll be entering the new year from a jail cell in a Limerick prison.

The ISIS Bride Lisa Smith has ...

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Irish gov to the rescue as they pledge €10 MILLION a year to RTE for the next 5 years

It’s been the talk of the nation for the past couple of days, RTE has been given a much needed boost this week after the government confirmed that it has pledged some €50 MILLION in funding to the national broadcaster over the next five years.

The Minister for ...

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Ross says FAI needs a total clear out before the Government will re-engage with the association

The Minister for Sport Shane Ross has said that the FAI needs a total clean out before the Government will consider giving funding to the association.

Speaking on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland Programme, Ross said that the current regime at the association has no idea how deep the ...

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HSE figures reveal that 3 people have died from influenza this season

The HSE have revealed that a total of three people have died from influenza.

In a statement released by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre, the HSE say a total of three people have died whilst a further 324 people have been admitted to hospital with influenza in the weeks ...

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Mohamed Morei remanded to Central Mental Hospital after being found not guilty of murdering Yosuke Sasaki by reason of insanity

It’s a frightening day for the wee county on the 3rd of January 2018 when no one could reason why a quiet Japanese person working in National Pen in Dundalk was brutally killed in a knife attack on the Avenue Road in Dundalk.

Anyone who knows the area knows how busy this ...

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Woman taken to hospital following a road traffic incident on O’Connell Street

Gardaí in Dublin have confirmed that a woman was taken to hospital following a road traffic incident on Dublin’s O’Connell Street.

It is understood the the woman a cyclist was taken to hospital following a collision with a car on O’Connell Street Southbound at ...

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Boris Johnson looks like he’ll win big as Conservatives gallop home across the UK

He’s made an absolute mockery of those who said it’d be close and that Labour’s vote was dramatically increasing.

It’s looking like a massive win for the Conservatives after predicted exit polls show that Conservatives will win 368 seats to Labour’s ...

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BREAKING: Conservative party predicted to massively win UK election

It’s looking like a massive night for the Conservatives is on the cards after predicted exit polls show that Conservatives will win 368 seats to Labour’s 191.

The SNP are predicted to win 55, Liberal Democrats 13 and Green Party on 1. Others are predicted to win 22 ...

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Good news for tenants as Dail passes Bill that will freeze rent for 3 years

There was some good news for tenants as the Dail voted in favour of a Bill that has called for an immediate rent freeze.

The Bill which was submitted by Sinn Féin was passed by 83 to 36 votes this afternoon.

It is understood the new legislation would see a rent freeze for ...

2019-12-12 23:37 open_in_new
RTE boss says broadcaster provides value for money and top presenters do a difficult job

It’s not a job that everyone can do.

According to RTE’s Dee Forbes, top presenting jobs are difficult and they’re not as easy as some members of the public make them out to be.

The Director General of the national broadcaster has stirred quite the debate over ...

2019-12-12 21:31 open_in_new
Man arrested after €10,000 worth of cocaine is seized in Limerick

Gardaí in Limerick have confirmed that a man aged in his 40s has been arrested following the discovery of €10,000 worth of cocaine in the county.

It is understood the man’s arrest comes after Gardai carried out a search in St Mary’s Park in Limerick City and in ...

2019-12-12 20:28 open_in_new