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US Senator and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is to come to Ireland in June, it has been announced.
Facebook takes its responsibilities over fake news “very seriously” and is “focused” on removing the financial incentives for peddling false information, says chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg.
A survey of more than 700 students has found that smokers on a university campus are more likely to be aged 22 or above and live in their own accommodation — and that campaigns to raise awareness of quitting are more successful if timed away from exam time.
Complacency on vaccines could lead to deaths here as a measles outbreak sweeps across Europe.
A mother and her daughter murdered in Kerry in 2013 were stabbed at least 72 times between them, an inquest into their deaths has heard.
A High Court judge has refused to allow a number of local residents appeal his decision rejecting their challenge to permission for a windfarm development in Co Cork.
A man was so worried about his mental health that he told a judge he did not want his jail sentence suspended as he felt that he would be safer in prison.
A man assaulted his girlfriend during a drunken row in Cork City centre and yesterday he pleaded guilty to the offence.
A barwoman was allegedly caught by the throat and thrown against a glass-panelled door which shattered. Yesterday the man accused of assaulting her appeared at Cork District Court.
Do you have a cool head, “emotional strength”, and a strong interest in other cultures?
One of Ireland’s great hotels has issued a public appeal for help to celebrate its 120th anniversary this summer.
School sports, exam-related field trips, and other off-site activities could be affected by industrial action planned by teachers at hundreds of second-level schools from September.
The largest local authority in the country has unveiled a three-year €517.6m plan for spending on housing, roads, and other capital projects.
A forum on policing has proposed the establishment of a motor insurance database to aid gardaí in the detection of those driving without cover.
Fire crews have been praised for preventing a gorse fire in West Cork — described as the largest in the area for almost 26 years — from spreading to homes, a hotel, and forestry.
Ireland’s commissioner to the European Union Phil Hogan has said for many Irish farmers, “Brexit has already happened”.
A garda was punched, kicked, spat at, and had his eye gouged while responding to a domestic dispute.
Public Expenditure Minister Paschal Donohoe has refused to scotch reports that he is willing to award pay rises of 6% to 300,000 public servants in a new pay deal.
Ireland’s oldest indoor food market has been given a makeover.
A father served with an eviction notice by a finance firm which purchased his rented home to sell it to the highest bidder has threatened to chain himself to the property to stay there.
Gardaí are to examine the expansion of an adult caution scheme to include possession of cannabis under the new national drugs strategy.
A mother who had medicinal cannabis she purchased for her gravely ill daughter seized at Dublin Airport last Friday has hit out at claims that it was a publicity stunt.
Tánaiste and Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has called on Catholic religious authorities to back off and allow the proposed maternity hospital for the St Vincent’s Hospital campus proceed.
A local authority is to call on the Housing Agency to seek a solution to an issue which has seen half of one of the country’s largest commuter towns excluded from rent control legislation.
Greens: Favours a referendum and to repeal the Eighth Amendment. Members have mixed views on circumstances.
Q: What is the Citizens’ Assembly?A: It is an assembly of 99 randomly selected citizens and one chair, tasked with discussing five topics from the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution to climate change.
The Eighth Amendment is a subsection in the Irish Constitution, Article 40.3.3.
The country is on course to hold a referendum on whether or not to liberalise abortion laws, with senior government figures backing moves for a vote to be held next year.
There is disagreement on the make-up and numbers for a special Oireachtas committee that will now examine Ireland’s abortion laws and decide the terms for a possible referendum.
Some criminal trials manage to attract huge public interest, but few have ever matched the opening day of the trial of the so-called Jobstown Seven.
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