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Remaining charges against Jobstown protesters 'set to be dropped'

Charges against five men in connection with the Jobstown protest are set to be dropped.

Theresa May presses Donald Trump over Bombardier aerospace jobs in North

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has lobbied Donald Trump over the importance of preserving jobs at aerospace giant Bombardier in Northern Ireland, as the pair met for talks in New York.

Ryanair pilots: No thanks to ‚ā¨12,000 bonuses for working backlogged holiday days

Pilots working for Ryanair have rejected the airline's proposals to forgo their holiday entitlements for bonuses.

Gardaí appeal for motorists to slow down ahead of 'European Day Without A Road Death'

The 24 hour road safety initiative starts at midnight, and aims to increase the safety of Europe's roads.

Tonight's Lotto number are in...

The jackpot was worth almost ‚ā¨2.4 million.

Pro-choice campaigners dress as The Handmaid's Tale characters in protest outside D√°il

The demonstration by women wearing the famous white bonnets and red cloaks, coincided with the first meeting of the Committee on the Eighth Amendment.

Charleton tribunal: Garda whistleblower denies threatening partner and saying he would 'burn her'

A garda whistleblower has denied threatening his partner during an argument and saying he would "burn her in $1 girls and bury her", the Charleton tribunal has heard.

Man's fingerprints sent around EU as gardaí bid to establish his identity

Fingerprints of a non-national caught working in Cork without any identification papers have been sent to Austria and other EU countries in an attempt by gardaí to establish his identity.

MyTaxi drivers allowed to charge ‚ā¨2 booking fee from Thursday

MyTaxi drivers will be allowed to charge a ‚ā¨2 booking fee from tomorrow.

Aer Lingus passengers spend 'night from hell' in Lanzarote Airport after Dublin flight cancelled - twice

"How can they get away with treating people like this? It's disgusting."

Apple to press ahead with centre amid warnings that future investments threatened by planning delays

Apple has reassured the Irish Government that it intends to go ahead with plans for an €850m data centre in Co Galway despite frustration over the country’s planning laws.

Citizens' Assembly chair concerned at increasing use of abortion pills

The chairwoman of the Citizens' Assembly which recommended liberalising rules on the termination of pregnancy has urged politicians to examine the increasing use of abortion pills.

Torrential rain leaves motorists stuck in the mud at National Ploughing Championships

Despite the rain, tens of thousands of people made the trip to Screggan for day two of the event.

Justice Minister wants to end 'scourge' of gangland killings in Dublin

The Justice Minister says he wants to end the 'scourge' of gangland killings in Dublin.

UK must address Irish border question before negotiations continue, EU negotiator

The UK must address its failure to present a workable solution to the Irish border problem before Brexit negotiations can proceed to the next stage, a key player in the European Parliament has warned.

Balancing the books the greatest priority of his government, says Taoiseach

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that balancing the books for the first time in ten years is the greatest priority of his government, the D√°il has heard.

Neighbour recounts how he cut through iron bars to rescue boy caught in Dublin house fire

A neighbour climbed a ladder and cut through iron bars to help rescue a family from a fire in Dublin.

Age Action makes budget submission to tackle poverty among elderly

The Government is being urged to tackle growing poverty levels among pensioners.

Unions want housing emergency declared as fears rise over family hubs

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions is calling on the Government to declare a housing emergency.

Labour Councillor hits out at 'false Dublin patriots' as City Council votes against hike in property tax

There were heated exchanges last night as Dublin City councillors voted 42-11 against a hike in the local property tax.

Mum says autistic son now homeless in hospital, calls on HSE to provide solution

A Dublin woman has said her autistic son is now homeless in hospital because the HSE have not housed him in residential care.

Roscommon woman wins ‚ā¨500,000 on scratch card just one month after winning ‚ā¨25,000

A Roscommon woman who won ‚ā¨25,000 on a scratch card in August has today won a further ‚ā¨500,000.

Latest: Former national ploughing champion dies after farming accident in Wexford

The man who died following a farming accident in Co Wexford has been named locally as Martin Keogh Jnr.

Skeletal remains found washed up on Co Clare shore

Gardaí are investigating the discovery of skeletal remains washed up on the sea shore in Co Clare this afternoon.

Witness heard child scream on night father and 3-year-old son drowned in Dublin tragedy

A father and his three year old son drowned after becoming trapped in a ditch while using a short-cut into an estate, an inquest heard.

Man dies after farm accident in Wexford; elderly man airlifted to hospital

A 33-year-old man has died following a farm accident in Co Wexford.

Hundreds 'stand strong' alongside threatened probation officers in Belfast

Hundreds of people have attended a rally in solidarity with probation officers threatened by dissident republicans.

Man faces trial after child finds pipe bomb under prison officer's car

A 31-year-old man, who was charged after a pipe-bomb was found by a child under a prison officer's car, has been sent forward for trial to the circuit court in Dublin,

Watch: Farming survey: Farmers oppose any Donald Trump visit to Ireland

The vast majority of farmers are opposed to a state visit to Ireland by US president Donald Trump, with an opinion poll also finding a majority of rural dwellers believing he will damage America's global standing.

Doctor failed to treat man struggling to breathe

A doctor who allegedly failed to treat a patient struggling to breathe as she gave a lecture to medical students is facing allegations of professional misconduct.

Rising rents means two more areas have been designated Rent Pressure Zones

Two more areas in Ireland meet the designation criteria for Rent Pressure Zones in Ireland, according to the Residential Tenancies Board .

INTO warns users of its online learning portal that site may have been hacked

Users of the online learning portal on the Irish National Teachers Organisation website have been warned of a data breach.

Faith healer tells Disclosures Tribunal of call he got after Garda Harrison had 'bit of a tiff' with partner

A self-employed counsellor and faith healer has told the Charleton Tribunal of the night he was called to the home of a garda whistleblower in Churchill, Co Donegal in April 2013.

Gardaí investigating after man shot 'multiple times' dies in Dublin

An investigation is underway after a man in his twenties was shot dead in South Dublin last night.

Disability campaigners to stage Broken Promises campaign over lack of basic human rights

Disability campaigners say they will not accept being treated like second-class citizens.

Woman and three children seriously injured after fire in Dublin

Four people have been rescued from a fire in Inchicore in Dublin.

Ryanair publishes list of cancelled flights up to October 28 amid 'mess'

Ryanair has published details of flights cancelled up to the end of next month.

Latest: Man dies after late-night shooting in Tallaght

Update 10.54pm: A man who was shot earlier tonight in Tallaght has died, gardaí have confirmed.

Nathan Coakley, aka Nathan Hutch, remanded in custody after extradition from UK

A 23-year-old Dublin man has been remanded in custody following his extradition form the UK on knife possession and motor theft related charges.

Ryanair flight cancellations: Here's everything you need to know

Ryanair admits they “messed up” – but what can you do about it?

New charge aimed at tackling illegal tyre dumping

The Environment Minister is introducing a new charge which he hopes will tackle the illegal dumping of tyres.

Garda death had 'devastating effect' on officers in Buncrana, Charleton tribunal told

A retired Garda Sergeant has told the Charleton tribunal that the death of a colleague in the line of duty had "a devastating effect" on officers in Buncrana, Co Donegal.

Unions who voted against new public sector pay deal will not benefit from it, says Finance Minister

A vote at the Irish Congress of Trade Unions has gone in favour of the new public service pay agreement.

FF casts doubt on Government's tax plan

Fianna F√°il has thrown the Government's plans to alter tax bands in next month's budget into doubt.

Cork 'has capacity to deliver' as delegates arrive for global education conference

Close to 700 delegates from over 95 countries are attending a three-day Learning Cities conference in Cork organised by UNESCO and previously held in Beijing and Mexico city.

Gardaí stop drink driver to find fake insurance, tax and NCT discs

Gardaí have arrested a male who had false insurance, tax and NCT discs.

Sneak peak at what to expect for Ploughing Championship

Europe's largest pop up town was a blaze of bright lights last night as the tillage fields of Offaly awaited today's start of the 86th national ploughing championships.

Gardaí urged by Micheál Martin to produce evidence they were pushed to fake breath tests

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has called on rank-and file gardaí to produce evidence that they were pushed by senior management to fake alcohol breath tests.

Latest: Ibrahim Halawa and his family 'vindicated by today's verdict'

Latest: Ibrahim Halawa's soolicitor today paid tribute to the "hard work and dedication" of this family during their struggle to have him released from detention in Egypt.

Whistleblower used Pulse system to check on his partner following anonymous letter which led to HSE inquiry, Charleton tribunal hears

A garda whistleblower used the Pulse system over 30 times to look up his partner's details after an anonymous letter led to a HSE inquiry into the welfare of her children, the Charleton tribunal has heard.