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Dublin ticket holder scoops over €4.5m in Lotto draw.

One lucky ticket holder has scooped over €4.5m in tonight's Lotto draw.

- RTE - IE

Tragedy after baby let in hot car for hours.

A seven-month-old baby died in Ireland after her father left her in a car for several hours on the hottest day of the year.

- IOL - ZA

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn condemns IRA bombing.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said the bombing campaign by the Irish Republican Army was “completely wrong” after facing criticism for previous equivocal comments. When asked about an attack by the IRA on the then-Prime Minister John Major in 1991, Corbyn said he was “obviously appalled” by the bombing ...

- City AM - UK

Body recovered in search for missing fisherman.

A body has been recovered in the search for a missing fisherman off the coast of Skerries, Co Dublin.

- RTE - IE

Body recovered off Dublin coast in in search for missing fisherman.

The body of a fisherman who was missing since yesterday has been recovered off the north Dublin coast.

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LATEST: Dart services resume but passengers warned delays remain.

LATEST: Irish Rail says its Dart services are back up and running after flooding has forced cancellations earlier.

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Mixed reaction to latest opinion poll on Ireland's abortion laws.

The Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment has said that a new opinion poll underlines the need for the Government to act swiftly to liberalise Ireland's abortion laws.

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Documents reveal PL is lying on de Marco - PN.

Documents released by the Labour Party confirmed that the Prime Minister was "lying" when linked deputy leader Mario de Marco to an undeclared company in Cyprus. The documents show that Dr de Marco was a director in the company owned by an Irish national. "Joseph Muscat certainly knows the difference between owning a ...

- - MT

U2 fans' hopes alight as NZ tour rumours fly.

Kiwi fans of Irish rock icons U2 are getting their hopes up as rumours of a New Zealand tour swirl.

- Stuff - NZ

The High Five: trending searches this week.

The tragic attack in Manchester was top of mind for many searchers this week. Here's a look at what people wanted to know, and four other trending topics from the week of May 21. Attack in ManchesterThis week, a terrorist attack in Manchester, England claimed the lives of 22 people attending an Ariana Grande concert. People ...

- The Official Google Blog - US

In other words: Valedictorian Chow finds connection, purpose in language and life at Princeton.

Jin Yun Chow's studies in Latin, German and Old Irish, as well as literature classes in Chinese and French, have taken the Princeton senior to the top of her class. A comparative literature major, Chow is the valedictorian of the Class of 2017.

- Princeton University - US

Search resumes for missing fisherman

A search has resumed for a missing crewman off the coast of Skerries in Co Dublin.

- RTE - IE

Search resumes for fisherman missing off north Dublin coast

A search operation has resumed for a missing crewman off the coast of Dublin.

- - IE

European democrats meet in Dublin to discuss changes needed in EU

A group of European democrats are meeting in Ireland today to discuss how to improve the European Union.

- - IE

Search to resume this morning for missing fisherman

A search is to resume this morning for a missing crewman off the coast of Skerries in north county Dublin

- RTE - IE

Witness tells Tinder rape trial alleged victim said 'I had to do it, I had to have sex with him'

A woman has told the Central Criminal Court that a man who she met on the dating app Tinder raped her in the Dublin mountains on their first date.

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11-year-old in serious condition after being hit by car in Dublin

An 11-year-old girl is in a serious condition in Dublin tonight after she was hit by a car yesterday.

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Nurses refuse to occupy 'unsafe' new emergency department at University Hospital Limerick

Nurses have refused to occupy the new emergency department at University Hospital Limerick.

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UL's new president 'appalled' by revelations on RTE programme

The new President of the University of Limerick Dr Des Fitzgerald has said he was "appalled" by the revelations on last night's RTÉ Investigates programme about governance and management issues at the university.

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One missing and one rescued as boat sinks off Dublin coast

Update 5.43pm: The fisherman rescued off the Dublin coast was said to be conscious when he was brought ashore about half an hour after the alarm was raised.

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Man charged with Limerick murder

A 59-year-old Limerick man has appeared in court charged with the murder of Calo Carpaci in the city on Wednesday.

- RTE - IE

Pay talks adjourned after row over PNA attendance

A row has broken out at the public service pay talks after some unions belonging to the Irish Congress of Trade Unions refused to attend a meeting if the Psychiatric Nurses Association delegation was present.

- RTE - IE

More Brexit exits as Legal & General to move jobs here

The Brexit exit from London continues with Legal and General the latest financial services company to say it is moving jobs from the UK to Dublin.

- RTE - IE

Third-level heads misled PAC, says chairman

Evidence has emerged that the University of Limerick misled the Department of Education and the Comptroller and Auditor General during an inquiry into its payments of unauthorised and excessive severance packages to senior managers.

- RTE - IE

Family of murdered woman in warning about social media

The family of a 31-year-old mother who was murdered in a hotel in Tallaght in Dublin by her former boyfriend has urged people to be extremely careful on social media.

- RTE - IE

Search for person after trawler sinks off Dublin coast

A search is under way off the coast of Skerries, in Dublin, for a person missing after a trawler sank. One other person has been rescued from the sea.

- RTE - IE

Horse racing betting tips: Rehana can cap fine weekend in Irish Guineas

AIDAN O’Brien pulled off the English 2000 and 1000 Guineas double at Newmarket earlier this month and the bookmakers think he will do the same thing at the Curragh this weekend. Churchill was a very impressive winner of the colt’s Classic. He has won his last six and Ballydoyle will be hoping he can be their ...

- City AM - UK

Raspberry Pi Foundation and CoderDojo to code club together

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced it's merging with another code club charity, Dublin-based CoderDojo. The aim is to advance shared goals around furthering the march of computing education for young people.

- TechCrunch - US

Seven-month-old baby dies after father forgot he had left her in sweltering car

A baby died in a devastating accident yesterday after being left in a car by mistake for a number of hours, on the hottest day of the year in Ireland.The seven-month-old girl is believed to have been in the back seat for up to four...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

'Deadpool 2' Nabs a Villain and Here's What We Know

Deadpool 2 is expected to begin filming very soon. What do we know about the sequel so far?    Who is the villain? Jack Kesy has been cast as a "major villain" in the movie, according to Deadline. Kesy made a memorable impression in TV's The Strain as a goth rock star, though it's not yet been confirmed which villain he'll ...

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Heads Up: Then, a Vibrant Jewish Hub. Now, a Culinary Hotbed.

Ambitious chefs and independent entrepreneurs are flocking to the gritty Portobello neighborhood on the south side of Dublin.

- New York Times - US

Man due in court over Limerick death

A man is due in court over the death of a 58-year-old in Limerick earlier this week.

- RTE - IE

Four university heads misled PAC, says chairman

Evidence has emerged that the University of Limerick misled the Department of Education and the Comptroller and Auditor General during an inquiry into its payments of unauthorised and excessive severance packages to senior managers.

- RTE - IE

Investigations continue after baby dies after hours in car on hottest day

The girl was airlifted from the nearby Kickham's GAA field to University Hospital Limerick in a critical condition but pronounced dead later in the afternoon.

- - IE

Man to be sentenced this morning for murdering ex-girlfriend in Dublin

It has been four days since Eric Locke was found guilty of murder.

- - IE

Stripe now lets marketplaces onboard new sellers in less than 2 minutes

Stripe, the fast-growing fintech startup that's now worth around $9 billion, has announced that it's making it easier for marketplace companies to onboard new sellers. Founded in 2010 by Irish brothers Patrick and John Collison, Stripe provides the technical and banking infrastructure to enable companies and ...

- VentureBeat - US

CarTrawler Finds Itself for Sale Again

Business-to-business travel companies might not be as attractive as their business-to-consumer siblings but they can still command a hefty price tag. CarTrawler is one of Ireland's best-known travel tech companies, and a new owner would likely look to push the company into new areas. -Patrick Whyte

- Skift - US

Former Irish Examiner reporter appointed to Political Correspondent with RTÉ News

Former Irish Examiner reporter Micheal Lehane has been appointed to the position of Political Correspondent with RTÉ News.

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Seven-month-old baby girl in Ireland dies due to suspected heatstroke in hot car

The infant was found 'unresponsive' after being left in a car 'several hours' during a heatwave.

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Malaysia Airlines' CEO says charter business could eclipse main airline division

KUALA LUMPUR, May 26— Malaysia Airlines' new charter business for its Airbus A380 fleet could eclipse the main airline operations to become the most significant part of the group's business, its chief executive said. Irish Independent...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Varadkar and Coveney go head-to-head in first FG debate

Several hundred members of Fine Gael are attending the first hustings involving the two contenders for the party leadership, Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney, in Dublin tonight.

- RTE - IE

Businessman's appeal over €30.5m debt dismissed

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a businessman's appeal over whether an investment fund was entitled to sue him over a €30.5m debt it bought from Irish Bank Resolution Corporation .

- - IE

Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney clash at head-to-head hustings

Latest: Simon Coveney and Leo Varadkar have clashed sharply during a lively debate during their first head-to-head hustings in Dublin this evening

- - IE

Woman claims former partner wanted to use their toddler to get Irish visa, court hears

A mother has claimed her former partner only wants to use their toddler to get an Irish visa, a court heard today.

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Cannabis, cocaine and cash seized in Dublin

Three people have been arrested after drugs worth nearly half a million euro were seized in Dublin.

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Ronan Harris: It takes longer to find the female talent

Jo Hagger, managing director at Possible UK, interviewed Ronan Harris, vice-president and managing director of the UK and Ireland at Google, ahead of his appearance at Wacl's Gather conference today.

- Brand Republic - UK

Baby girl dies in Tipperary incident

Irish police are investigating after the seven-month-old girl was found in a car near Dundrum.

- BBC - UK

Capita payments service Pay360 goes TITSUP

'Major incident' in data centre Capita Pay360 service, which allows small businesses and councils to accept online transactions such as paying parking fines, has gone down in the UK and Ireland due to a "major incident" in its data centre.…

- TheRegister - UK

Dublin Fire Brigade warn about everyday objects that can be lethal in direct sunlight

Firefighters have warned of exploding aerosols and dangerously positioned mirrors starting house blazes as temperatures soar across the country.

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Man living in 100 tonne minesweeper wins court reprieve against its removal for scrap

A man living on a one hundred tonne former minesweeper vessel in a Dublin harbour has won his Supreme Court appeal aimed at preventing it being removed and scrapped.

- - IE