One in 10 have witnessed abuse of vulnerable adult – research

Safeguarding Ireland has called for tougher laws to combat abuse.

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Shots fired at house in ‘reckless attack’ in Lurgan

It is being linked to a separate incident in which a car was set alight.

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‘Testify at Bailey trial,’ Sophie’s son urges people of West Cork

It is time to bring an end to a crime that is “neither a mystery nor a legend”.

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Sealing child abuse records is ‘dangerous’

Legislation to seal millions of child abuse records for 75 years was drafted so “all possible provisions” of the National Archives Act, which allows ...

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Garda Commissioner’s evidence raises questions

The evidence of Garda Commissioner Drew Harris before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) earlier this month about the controversial prosecution of a civilian Garda ...

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Schull welcomes Saoirse for festival

Hollywood star Saoirse Ronan arrives in West Cork tomorrow as an estimated 7,000 film buffs are expected to flood into the scenic harbour town of Schull for the ...

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Government climate policy ‘may hike home prices’

The price of homes could rise as a result of Government initiatives planned to tackle climate change, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has admitted.

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Clinic safe zones expected to be agreed next month

Safe zones for people accessing abortion services at GP offices or hospitals are expected to be agreed by the Government next month.

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12% who witnessed abuse of vulnerable adult did nothing

One in eight people who witnessed the abuse of a vulnerable adult in the past year did nothing, it has emerged.

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Group issues call to action on sports participation rate

More needs to be done to make sport more inclusive for minorities, the economically disadvantaged, and people with disabilities, according to the chief executive ...

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European Elections: Clare Daly is taking her fight to the top — to Europe

Clare Daly believes that the EU is a neo-liberal body protecting big business — her bid for Europe intends to change all that. Juno McEnroe follows her on ...

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Local Elections: More new faces than old come June 7

There is going to be a large number of new faces in Cork’s County Hall after the local election counts are completed and their appearance may well alter the ...

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Homophobia rife in Ireland, says broadcaster Courtney

Homophobia continues to “run rife” in Ireland, according to broadcaster and fashion designer, Brendan Courtney.

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Man arrested after cannabis growhouse found in Co. Kildare

Gardaí have discovered a cannabis growhouse in Co. Kildare.

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Coveney: EU will not renegotiate Brexit deal with new UK PM

Simon Coveney described political events at Westminster as ‘extraordinary’.

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Government offers support to find missing Everest climber

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said the authorities would offer financial or organisational support to help find Seamus Lawless.

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Reports of row over Trump’s Ireland visit exaggerated – Coveney

The Tánaiste denied US and Irish officials are at odds on where Donald Trump might meet Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

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Ian Bailey in a 'living nightmare' and will not attend 'show trial' in France, says his solicitor

Ian Bailey's solicitor, Frank Buttimer, has said Mr Bailey will not be attending the trial in France for Sophie Du Plantier's murder.

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Sophie Toscan Du Plantier's son appeals for witnesses to testify at Bailey trial

The son of murdered French woman Sophie Toscan Du Plantier has urged locals in West Cork to travel to Paris to testify at the trial of English journalist Ian Bailey. ...

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Seamus Lawless search may not go ahead due to safety concerns, expert warns

The search for the Wicklow man missing on Mount Everest won't resume until late next week.

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Plane fuel checked at Belfast City airport after concerns over delivery

A Flybe flight was impacted by the incident with passengers forced to wait on the aircraft while more fuel was found

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Knife crime leading the young down disastrous blind alley – archbishop

Diarmuid Martin said he was shocked and saddened by recent stabbing incidents in Ireland.

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Majority of public would support ban on unvaccinated children attending school

But half of those polled also support parents being permitted to refuse vaccinations for their children if they have concerns about safety.

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Thatcher 'sick' at second arson attack on historic building

The former historic pub in Drogheda had only been restored after a five-year local campaign when arsonists first hit in February.

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'Luckiest county' sees another Lotto jackpot

The National Lottery is appealing to its Lotto players in Co Louth to check their tickets this morning after last night's Jackpot of €6.1m was won with the ...

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Explained: Why two Irish MEPs will face wait on subs’ bench after election

The duo will not take their seats in the European Parliament until Brexit happens

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Brexit Secretary blames Labour for talks breakdown during Fermanagh visit

Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay was speaking during a visit to a business on the border with Ireland.

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'Piecemeal interventions won't do it' - SF blast Govt as over €1bn spent on buying privately built homes

Sinn Féin Leader Mary Lou McDonald has said that the government doesn't seem to realise the country is facing an emergency over housing.

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Gardaí to undergo training day with RNLI

The gardaí and coast guard will today undergo a training exercise on and offshore in the vicinity of Machaire Gathlán Pier, Bunbeg, Co Donegal.

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Claims of stand-off between US and Ireland over Trump visit dismissed

It was reported the American President's trip here next month was in jeopardy because of a row over where he would meet Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

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May ‘blocked amnesty’ for Northern Ireland veterans

The PM said soldiers should not receive ‘preferential’ treatment to others involved in the conflict, according to a leaked No 10 memo.

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‘Scrap 2040 plan and get serious on climate’

Leo Varadkar must scrap the Government’s 2040 national development plan if he is serious about climate change, Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has said.

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One winner of Lotto jackpot worth over €6m

There was one winner of tonight's Lotto Jackpot, worth almost €6.2m.

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Banbridge pipe bomb incident condemned

Residents were evacuated from 25 homes during the security alert.

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Three men charged over ATM raids

The trio will appear before a district judge in Belfast on Monday.

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Polls show increased support for Green Party ahead of local and European elections

The Green Party has seen a significant bounce in support in two polls ahead of the local and European elections.

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Cork Airport runway closed after aircraft had 'difficulties' with landing gear

The main runway at Cork Airport was closed temporarily this afternoon after a light aircraft experienced difficulties with its landing gear.

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Lyra McKee’s partner leads rainbow rally demanding same-sex marriage in NI

Sara Canning told the crowd outside City Hall a law change would be a ‘win’ for everyone.

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Latest: Drogheda woman found safe and well

Agnes Smith has been found safe and well.

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#RaiseTheRoof: Thousands march through Dublin to demand action on housing crisis

An estimated 5,000 protesters are on the march in the capital today demanding action on the housing crisis.

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Search for missing climber Séamus Lawless to resume in coming days

The search for a missing Irish man on Mount Everest will resume in the next three days.

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HSE apologises for letter to GPs stating mental health services in areas of Dublin were suspended

The HSE has apologised for a letter that was sent to GPs telling them mental health services in parts of North Dublin were being suspended.

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Legislation planned to protect long-term renters from eviction

New legislation is planned to prevent landlords from evicting long-term tenants without a clear reason.

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Abortion couple ‘utterly devastated’

The solicitor representing the couple that had a pregnancy terminated at the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) after tests showed their baby had a fatal fetal abnormality ...

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‘Limited’ increases could damage Defence Forces morale

Proposed increases in allowances for members of the Defence Forces could make the retention and recruitment crisis worse, not better, it has been warned.

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Knock marriage service shuts up shop after 51 years

For decades, they came from the highways and byways, seeking love and companionship — many of them bachelor farmers — but Cupid’s arrow has struck ...

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Top Cork indoor play area set to close

One of the largest indoor play areas in Cork has announced that it is set to close in the coming weeks.

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Biker’s death a stupid waste of a young man’s life, says partner

The partner of a motorcyclist whose death was caused by the dangerous driving of a van driver at a junction near Rathcormac, Co Cork, described it yesterday as “a ...

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Children accused of biscuit theft awarded €14k in damages

Three schoolchildren, who sued a major store for a total of €225,000 damages for defamation of character, have been awarded €14,000 between them in the ...

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Drug dealer showed no remorse for vicious assault in nightclub

A drug dealer who carried out his business in a rent-free apartment in Cork City showed no remorse for an attack on a student in a nightclub where he struck him ...

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