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Tánaiste 'knew of McCabe legal strategy in 2015'
The Taoiseach's account of when Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald first learned about the legal strategy to attack the credibility and motives of Sgt Maurice McCabe at the O'Higgins Commission has been corrected.
11/20/2017 11:43 PM
Unions say major issues with Bus Éireann resolved
Union officials have said all major issues with Bus Éireann have been resolved after talks concluded at the Workplace Relations Commission.
11/20/2017 11:19 PM
Irish man charged over planning sex with teenage girl
Kieran Creaven, 54, from Dublin has appeared in court in Leeds charged with two offences in relation to attempting to engage in sexual activity with a 13-year-old girl.
11/21/2017 12:00 AM
Paris edges out Dublin to host EU Banking Authority
The European Union has picked Paris as the new host for its London-based banking authority after Britain leaves the bloc.
11/21/2017 12:01 AM
M50 crackdown sees fines of €130k for toll dodgers
Motorists have been hit with fines totalling more than €130,000 for dodging M50 tolls.
11/20/2017 11:59 PM
Irishwoman killed in London 'may have known killer'
A woman who was stabbed to death at her north London home may have been murdered by someone she knew, Scotland Yard said.
11/20/2017 09:06 PM
Verdicts returned in Co Mayo murder-suicide case
A jury at the inquest into the death of an elderly couple in Mayo last November has returned verdicts of homicide in relation to Kitty Fitzgerald and self-inflicted homicide in relation to her husband Tom Fitzgerald.
11/20/2017 11:55 PM
Trump administration sued over elephant trophy decision
Conservation groups are suing the US government over President Donald Trump's decision to let hunters bring in lion and elephant trophies from Zimbabwe, days after Mr Trump said the move had been put on hold
11/20/2017 08:53 PM
N Ireland to leave EU 'on same terms' as rest of UK
The DUP leader has said that Northern Ireland would leave the EU on the same terms as the rest of the United Kingdom, rebuffing a suggestion from the bloc that the region remain subject to some of its rules.
11/20/2017 09:26 PM
17-year-old held over man's death in Offaly
Gardaí, who are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 56-year-old man in Co Offaly, have extended the period of detention for a 17-year-old who is assisting them with their inquiries.
11/20/2017 10:53 PM
Motorcyclist killed in Co Kerry collision
A motorcyclist has died following a collision with a car in Listowel, Co Kerry.
11/20/2017 10:05 PM
Cork councillor charged over damage to street signs
A 56-year-old member of Cork County Council has been before the District Court in Cork, charged with five counts of criminal damage to street signs at three locations in Cork city.
11/20/2017 07:16 PM
Garda claims colleagues subjected him to racial abuse
A garda who is on sick leave due to alleged bullying and racial abuse he has received from colleagues has launched a High Court challenge against a decision by the Garda Commissioner to reclassify his illness.
11/20/2017 07:55 PM
Rail services back in action after incident in Raheny
All rail services recommenced on Monday evening after an incident at Raheny DART station caused major delays.
11/20/2017 07:33 PM
Merkel 'ready' to lead party in case of new election
Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that she was ready to lead her party into snap elections, rather than risk leading an unstable minority government, after the collapse of the formation of a three-way coalition government.
11/20/2017 05:10 PM
Zimbabwe's Mugabe in contact with ousted vice president
Zimbabwe's top general has said that talks were planned between President Robert Mugabe and former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa.
11/20/2017 11:43 PM
Amsterdam to host European Medicines Agency
Amsterdam will host the European Medicines Agency once it leaves London after Brexit, EU ministers decided after a vote that ended with the Dutch city tied with Milan but the winner after the drawing of lots.
11/20/2017 07:42 PM
Trump declares North Korea state sponsor of terror
US President Donald Trump has declared North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism, returning Kim Jong-Un's nuclear-armed pariah regime to a short blacklist of targeted US foes.
11/20/2017 05:58 PM
Man pleads not guilty to Sunset House murder
A 30-year-old man has gone on trial at the Special Criminal Court charged with the murder of Michael Barr at the Sunset House pub in Dublin last year.
11/20/2017 08:13 PM
Porter stands aside from Christmas panto role
The Olympia Theatre in Dublin has announced that comedian and radio and TV presenter Al Porter is to stand aside from his role in this year's Pantomime, Polly and the Beanstalk.
11/20/2017 08:04 PM