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One prisoner and two officers injured when prison van overturned in Galway
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One prisoner and two officers injured when prison van overturned in Galway

Sep 4th 2013, 3:02 PM 16,816 Views 76 Comments

The vehicle with one female prisoner inside was on its way to Galway District Court from Dublin.

UN delays Irish troops heading to the Golan Heights by three weeks
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UN delays Irish troops heading to the Golan Heights by three weeks

Sep 4th 2013, 1:21 PM 8,123 Views 77 Comments

Commandant Denis Hanly said the United Nations requested the troops to be delayed “for administration reasons”.

Pro Life campaign: Irish Times abortion story 'raises major credibility issues'
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Pro Life campaign: Irish Times abortion story 'raises major credibility issues'

Sep 4th 2013, 11:56 AM 9,201 Views 40 Comments

While solicitor Simon McGarr says the two paragraph apology by The Irish Times on page seven of last Saturday’s paper was inadequate in the eyes of media regulations.

Rape trial hears Coronation Street star told girl she would 'die'
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Rape trial hears Coronation Street star told girl she would 'die'

Sep 2nd 2013, 3:56 PM 16,617 Views 0 Comments

Known in soap land as car mechanic Kevin Webster and in the real world as Michael Turner, the 48-year-old has denied all charges against him.

Poor people 70% more likely to get lung, stomach, and cervical cancers
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Poor people 70% more likely to get lung, stomach, and cervical cancers

Sep 2nd 2013, 2:31 PM 2,755 Views 12 Comments

In Ireland, lung, stomach, head and neck, and cervical cancers are all more common in areas of higher unemployment and lower levels of education.

78 children killed on Irish roads were not wearing a seatbelt
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78 children killed on Irish roads were not wearing a seatbelt

Sep 2nd 2013, 10:35 AM 2,377 Views 30 Comments

Of the 262 children killed on roads since 1997, 112 were pedestrians, while 110 were car passengers.

Egypt's Morsi to stand trial for 'inciting murder'
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Egypt's Morsi to stand trial for 'inciting murder'

Sep 2nd 2013, 9:25 AM 1,008 Views 29 Comments

The former leader is set to stand trial along with 14 other suspects in his Muslim Brotherhood movement.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sep 1st 2013, 8:36 PM 18,753 Views 5 Comments

Today everyone’s talking about girl, one, falling to her death, David Frost’s death, sarin gas used in Syria and Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital.

Four Halawa siblings to be held in Egypt for another 15 days
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Four Halawa siblings to be held in Egypt for another 15 days

Sep 1st 2013, 8:34 PM 10,464 Views 91 Comments

The Irish siblings have been held in Cairo for almost two weeks.

21 pictures of this year's Electric Picnic festival
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21 pictures of this year's Electric Picnic festival

Sep 1st 2013, 8:01 PM 47,812 Views 16 Comments

It looked epic and oh, so very colourful.

Achill-henge structure gets arty makeover and it's all to help young men
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Achill-henge structure gets arty makeover and it's all to help young men

Sep 1st 2013, 7:21 PM 14,788 Views 25 Comments

Thirty 12ft art pieces are being put on the side of each pillar on the structure.

Old man robbed when bogus caller distracted him trying to sell cushions
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Old man robbed when bogus caller distracted him trying to sell cushions

Sep 1st 2013, 6:07 PM 12,572 Views 24 Comments

Another woman was also targeted on the same day but she raised the alarm before the bogus callers could steal anything.

The Peru two to consider their plea and the story of their kidnap and arrest
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The Peru two to consider their plea and the story of their kidnap and arrest

Sep 1st 2013, 3:57 PM 30,743 Views 0 Comments

Michaella McCollum Connolly’s lawyer also outlined the chain of events that led to her arrest.

PICS: 250 locals take back Kildare stud farm from receivers and lock them out
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PICS: 250 locals take back Kildare stud farm from receivers and lock them out

Sep 1st 2013, 2:07 PM 37,061 Views 308 Comments

The farm, owned by Eugene McDermott, was to be sold by IBRC following an outstanding loan of €814,000.

Video of a dog bringing the Gardaí's horse Fiachra for a walk
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Video of a dog bringing the Gardaí's horse Fiachra for a walk

Sep 1st 2013, 12:34 PM 20,203 Views 29 Comments

Yes, a dog.

Angry notes, doggy drivers and men sewing: 13 weird pictures sent by our readers
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Angry notes, doggy drivers and men sewing: 13 weird pictures sent by our readers

Sep 1st 2013, 9:15 AM 20,376 Views 13 Comments

Sometimes we are sent really useful news tips and pictures, other times we are sent really weird crap like this.

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Aug 31st 2013, 8:42 PM 20,617 Views 5 Comments

Today everyone’s talking about the death at Electric picnic, woman found dead in Navan and 1913 Lockout.

28 pictures from today's 1913 Lockout commemoration celebrations
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28 pictures from today's 1913 Lockout commemoration celebrations

Aug 31st 2013, 7:08 PM 16,976 Views 47 Comments

Hundreds of people lined O’Connell Street to watch a reenactment of the Dublin Metropolitan Police baton-charging crowds on ‘Bloody Sunday’.

Gonzo the dog picked up by owner at Blackrock Garda Station
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Gonzo the dog picked up by owner at Blackrock Garda Station

Aug 31st 2013, 6:15 PM 15,800 Views 35 Comments

A happy Gonzo, a happy owner and very happy in Gardaí in Blackrock.

Man killed instantly in fall from fifth-floor apartment in Limerick city
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Man killed instantly in fall from fifth-floor apartment in Limerick city

Aug 31st 2013, 5:30 PM 19,632 Views 30 Comments

The incident happened at 2.10pm at an apartment at Glenlara House, Mount Kennett Place, Dock Road.

Electric Picnic festival goers warned to stay away from 'dodgy pills'
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Electric Picnic festival goers warned to stay away from 'dodgy pills'

Aug 31st 2013, 3:35 PM 44,440 Views 129 Comments

The drug known as ‘Blue Ghosts’ or ‘Casper’ is doing the rounds at the festival and organisers have urged picnickers to be careful.

26 Syrian refugees seek asylum in Ireland as violence escalates
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26 Syrian refugees seek asylum in Ireland as violence escalates

Aug 31st 2013, 2:36 PM 8,881 Views 180 Comments

Nigerians make up the highest number of refugees in Ireland at 63, while Pakistani refugees are second at 58.

Man, 20, undergoes surgery for 'serious head injuries' in Lisburn attack
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Man, 20, undergoes surgery for 'serious head injuries' in Lisburn attack

Aug 31st 2013, 1:44 PM 4,779 Views 2 Comments

PSNI detectives are appealing for information about the attack.

Gardaí search for missing man, 40, last seen in Monaghan
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Gardaí search for missing man, 40, last seen in Monaghan

Aug 31st 2013, 12:18 PM 11,838 Views 1 Comment

Gerard Tierney, 40, is missing from Smitboro, Co Monaghan since 8pm August 29

One of Ireland's most popular kids shows to begin series two in the UK
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One of Ireland's most popular kids shows to begin series two in the UK

Aug 31st 2013, 10:15 AM 11,732 Views 3 Comments

Igam Ogam is due to start broadcasting its second series on Channel 5 in the UK this September.

Lisdoonvarna's answer to the love doctor set up 3,000 marriages... so far
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Lisdoonvarna's answer to the love doctor set up 3,000 marriages... so far

Aug 31st 2013, 10:00 AM 16,156 Views 26 Comments

Willie Daly says English men are mad for Irish women.

Investigation launched after Mountjoy prisoner dies
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Investigation launched after Mountjoy prisoner dies

Aug 30th 2013, 5:15 PM 16,814 Views 71 Comments

The prisoner was found unconscious in his cell late last night and was pronounced dead at the Mater Hospital.

Close call for minister and senator as large branch misses them by inches at Dáil
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Close call for minister and senator as large branch misses them by inches at Dáil

Aug 30th 2013, 3:19 PM 13,029 Views 73 Comments

Minister of State Joe Costello, Fine Gael Senator Paul Coghlan and his brother Michael Coghlan were standing under the tree when a large branch fell.

Parents' car burgled as they visited young son's grave two days after burial
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Parents' car burgled as they visited young son's grave two days after burial

Aug 30th 2013, 1:59 PM 23,063 Views 75 Comments

Patrick and Frances Murphy were visiting the grave of their 14-year-old son Micheál ‘Haulie’ Murphy in Glanworth, Co Cork.

Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74
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Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74

Aug 30th 2013, 11:11 AM 23,318 Views 59 Comments

The Nobel laureate recently suffered from ill health, and was reported have collapsed earlier this week.

Two men arrested following armed robbery on a shop in Waterford
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Two men arrested following armed robbery on a shop in Waterford

Aug 30th 2013, 9:51 AM 6,337 Views 15 Comments

Gardaí arrested the men, aged in their 30s, in a follow-up search.

Security guard tackled and held supermarket raider until gardaí arrived
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Security guard tackled and held supermarket raider until gardaí arrived

Aug 30th 2013, 8:33 AM 16,620 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened in Lidl on the Malahide Road at around 8pm.

Rolf Harris charged with 13 child sex offences dating from 1980 to 2012
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Rolf Harris charged with 13 child sex offences dating from 1980 to 2012

Aug 29th 2013, 11:06 PM 28,969 Views 0 Comments

The entertainer was charged with nine counts of indecent assault and four counts of making indecent images of a child.

PICS: First day of school smiles, tears and tantrums
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PICS: First day of school smiles, tears and tantrums

Aug 29th 2013, 2:00 PM 18,670 Views 59 Comments

Some laughed, most cried as they realised their parents were actually going to leave them with a stranger called ‘Teacher’.

PICS: Locals lock themselves inside Kildare farm to prevent repossession
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PICS: Locals lock themselves inside Kildare farm to prevent repossession

Aug 29th 2013, 11:21 AM 21,853 Views 104 Comments

The locals padlocked themselves inside Kennycourt Stud Farm in Brannockstown to prevent 10 gardaí and six security guards from entering the site.

Round two CAO offers out today: Were you one of the lucky ones?
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Round two CAO offers out today: Were you one of the lucky ones?

Aug 29th 2013, 9:17 AM 5,527 Views 2 Comments

Some students will be hoping that points for their preferred college course come down and they are offered a place in college.

Verdict due in father and son's trial accused of stabbing two Newry women
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Verdict due in father and son's trial accused of stabbing two Newry women

Aug 29th 2013, 8:28 AM 5,603 Views 0 Comments

Erup Cetin is in court in Izmir alongside his son Recep Cetin in Izmir.

Motorcyclist killed after collision with car in Wicklow
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Motorcyclist killed after collision with car in Wicklow

Aug 29th 2013, 7:41 AM 9,135 Views 21 Comments

The accident happened at Crosscool Harbour (N81), Blessington, Co Wicklow at around 6.35pm yesterday evening.

SuperValu to become first retailer to trace its bacon by DNA
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SuperValu to become first retailer to trace its bacon by DNA

Aug 29th 2013, 7:33 AM 4,178 Views 33 Comments

The retailer came up with the idea after recognising potential weaknesses in paper based traceability systems following the pigmeat dioxin crisis.

PICS: Have €2.5m spare? This Harry Potter-style abbey is up for sale
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PICS: Have €2.5m spare? This Harry Potter-style abbey is up for sale

Aug 28th 2013, 8:00 PM 21,602 Views 43 Comments

Loreto Abbey was put on the market by David Carson, receiver of Lozeto Ltd.