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Man held after disappearance of woman in Co Antrim

A man has been arrested by police searching for a missing woman in Co Antrim. Chloe Mitchell, 21, was last seen in the early hours of 3 June in Ballymena town centre.
Posted: June 8, 2023, 7:50 pm

Public safety concerns ahead of firefighters' strike

SIPTU has accused the Government of failing to prepare for a strike by retained firefighters next week.
Posted: June 8, 2023, 7:10 pm

Air too dirty for flags at UN in New York

The flags of the UN's 193 member states are not flying at its New York headquarters tod
Posted: June 8, 2023, 6:42 pm

Ministers discuss €100m transport underspend

Ministers discussed an underspend of nearly €100 million in the transport budget in the first three months of this year at today's Cabinet meeting.
Posted: June 8, 2023, 6:37 pm

Former CMH may be used to accommodate asylum seekers

The Government may accommodate asylum seekers in tents on the grounds of the former Central Mental Hospital in Dundrum, Dublin.
Posted: June 8, 2023, 4:50 pm

Ex-priest and child rapist has jail time quadrupled

A former priest and serial child rapist who was given an extra 18 months in jail for the abuse of his third victim has had his prison term quadrupled by the Court of Appeal.
Posted: June 8, 2023, 4:45 pm

Lawyers of dying woman appeal to HSE to settle case

Lawyers for a woman dying of cervical cancer have appealed to the Health Service Executive in the High Court to settle her case over the alleged misreporting of her cervical smear slides.
Posted: June 8, 2023, 1:43 pm

US evangelist Pat Robertson dies aged 93

Pat Robertson, the fire-and-brimstone evangelical preacher who helped turn the US's Christian conservatives into the powerful constituency they remain today, has died aged 93, his organisation announced.
Posted: June 8, 2023, 1:22 pm

Former radio DJ to be sentenced for money laundering

A former radio DJ is to be sentenced later this year after she admitted money-laundering €10,000 through her bank account.
Posted: June 8, 2023, 1:05 pm

Stardust inquest hears of concerns over padlock on door

The Stardust inquest has been told concerns had been raised about a padlock on an emergency door of the nightclub six months prior to the fire, in which 48 people lost their lives in February 1981.
Posted: June 8, 2023, 12:49 pm

Landlord has over 100 Airbnb listings despite city-wide ban

Controversial landlord Marc Godart has emerged as one of the most active hosts on Airbnb in Dublin, despite a ban on short-term letting by the city council.
Posted: June 8, 2023, 12:14 pm

Retired TV cameraman faces sentence for sexual assault

A retired television cameraman, who worked for RTÉ and Virgin Media, will be sentenced next week after being found guilty of sexually assaulting his step-daughter over three decades ago.
Posted: June 8, 2023, 12:11 pm

Man on trial for 2016 murder of Gareth Hutch

A 37-year-old man has gone on trial at the Special Criminal Court accused of the murder of a Dublin man shot dead seven years ago as part of the ongoing Hutch-Kinahan feud
Posted: June 8, 2023, 11:41 am

Four children wounded in knife attack in French Alps

A Syrian refugee armed with a knife stabbed four young children and injured two adults by a lake in the French Alps this morning in an attack whose motive remains unclear.
Posted: June 8, 2023, 8:57 am

US cities shrouded in toxic haze due to wildfire smoke

Smoke from Canadian wildfires continue to shroud US cities in a noxious haze, forcing flight delays and cancellations to outdoor activities as environmental groups called for urgent action to tackle climate change.
Posted: June 8, 2023, 8:25 am

Global greenhouse gas emissions at 'all-time high'

An update of the key indicators of climate change since 2019 has found that human-induced warming is increasing at an unprecedented rate of 0.2 degrees Celsius per decade, and that annual greenhouse gas emissions are at an all-time high.
Posted: June 8, 2023, 8:00 am

Gaeltacht community offers home rent free for a year

A small Gaeltacht community on the Galway-Mayo border is offering a house rent free for a year to a family willing to relocate with children of primary school age.
Posted: June 8, 2023, 6:18 am

Grocery price cuts 'could be turning point' - McGrath

Minister for Finance Michael McGrath has said that Tesco's price cuts could be a "significant turning point" for grocery costs as other retailers are expected to follow suit.
Posted: June 8, 2023, 6:10 am

Cabinet agrees €1.5m EU payment over asylum seekers

The Cabinet has agreed a proposal that Ireland makes a financial contribution of €1.5m, rather than taking in a group of 350 people seeking international protection as part of a European solidarity agreement.
Posted: June 8, 2023, 5:35 am

Nine hurt after Russian shelling of flood-hit Kherson

Ukraine has said that nine people were injured in Russian shelling in Kherson region as it deals with massive flooding from the destruction of a dam in Russian-held territory.
Posted: June 8, 2023, 12:12 am

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