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Man charged with murder over Cahersiveen stabbing
A 20-year-old man has appeared before Tralee District Court, Co Kerry, charged with the murder of 33-year-old Robert Elston in Cahersiveen yesterday morning.
05/24/2018 04:54 PM
Trump calls off Singapore summit with Kim
US President Donald Trump has said the summit planned with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore next month will not now go ahead.
05/24/2018 03:44 PM
Tánaiste backs BreastCheck in wake of cost worries
Tánaiste Simon Coveney has moved to quell fears for the future of the BreastCheck screening programme due to spiralling legal costs.
05/24/2018 05:07 PM
British Army sergeant tampered with wife's parachute
A British Army sergeant has been found guilty of attempting to murder his wife on two occasions, by tampering with her parachute and causing a gas leak at their home.
05/24/2018 05:26 PM
Kremlin blamed for hoax call to Boris Johnson
The UK believes the Kremlin was behind a hoax call targeting British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.
05/24/2018 05:08 PM
Pay talks at Bus Éireann to begin next month
Bus Éireann management and unions will commence talks about pay rises next month - despite the fact that the company is still in a fragile financial situation.
05/24/2018 05:17 PM
Islands vote in referendum on Eighth Amendment
Residents on a number of islands off the west coast are voting in the Referendum on the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution today.
05/24/2018 01:28 PM
Couple obsessed with ex-Boyzone member killed au-pair
A French couple have been found guilty of murdering their 21-year-old au-pair, whose burnt body was found in their London garden in September last year.
05/24/2018 02:07 PM
Missile from Russia armed forces downed MH17
Prosecutors investigating the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 said they had identified the missile used to shoot down the plane as coming from Russia's armed forces.
05/24/2018 04:28 PM
Drumm trial told Anglo transactions a 'massive con'
Prosecuting lawyers in the trial of the former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank, David Drumm, have described the transactions he is on trial for as "a massive con".
05/24/2018 04:05 PM
Euromillions ticket holder fails to claim €1m prize
An unknown person who bought a EuroMillions lottery ticket in Cork three months ago has lost out on a €1m prize after the deadline to collect it passed at 5.30pm today.
05/24/2018 05:18 PM
Six things to know for polling day
Polling stations will be open around the country from 7am until 10pm tomorrow.
05/24/2018 10:42 AM
Alex Jones facing lawsuit over Sandy Hook denials
Six families of victims killed in one of America's worst mass shootings have filed a lawsuit against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, who has claimed the massacre days shortly before Christmas 2012 never happened.
05/24/2018 03:40 PM
Protected disclosure over CIT discussed by committee
Representatives from the Higher Education Authority, the Department of Education, and Cork Institute of Technology have all rejected suggestions that an investigation into allegations contained in an anonymous protected disclosure related to CIT is not being conducted in an independent fashion.
05/24/2018 04:06 PM
Reports: North Korea dismantles nuclear test site
North Korea has dismantled its nuclear test site, according to media reports, in a planned move portrayed by the isolated regime as a goodwill gesture ahead of a potential summit next month with the US.
05/24/2018 04:23 PM
Templates allow blind people to vote unassisted
Around 50,000 blind and vision-impaired people on the electoral register are being given their first opportunity to cast their votes in secret in tomorrow's referendum on the Eighth Amendment.
05/24/2018 05:00 PM
Northern Ireland at 'potential crossroads', Corbyn says
Northern Ireland stands at a "potential crossroads", according to the leader of the British Labour Party.
05/24/2018 05:03 PM
HSE accepts provision of documents is 'critical'
The HSE has told the High Court it accepted the provision of documentation and cervical smear slides involving three women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy were "critical and urgent."
05/24/2018 04:35 PM
Galway cinema recorded 'no income' despite public funds
A Charities Regulator investigation has found that the company behind a €10 million art house cinema in Galway recorded "no income" over a ten year period, despite receiving donations from the public.
05/24/2018 04:06 PM
Govt may seek opposition support to cut bill debate
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has told road safety campaigners that the Government may seek the agreement of the opposition to cut short debate on the new Road Traffic Bill to ensure it passes before the summer.
05/24/2018 12:40 PM