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Eamon Cooke at Radio Dublin’s studio in Clondalkin on 2001.  Photograph: COlin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Convicted paedophile Eamon Cooke died of lung cancer, an inquest has heard. Cooke was an inmate at Arbour Hill Prison in Dublin 7 when his health det(...)

Alvin Silangan, who lost most of a finger and broke another while working on a trawler on December 15th. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) is investigating an incident in which an undocumented Filipino fisherman lost most of a finger and broke another(...)

Matt Murphy (85) and Michael O’Sullivan (58) pictured got married in Dublin on Friday to avoid inheritance tax. Photograph: Collins

Matt Murphy and Michael O’Sullivan, the friends who said they would marry to avoid taxes, went through with the ceremony on Friday at Dublin register (...)

In 2011 the then Minister for Health James Reilly pledged that there would never again be 567 patients on trolleys on a single day. File photograph: Frank Miller

There were more than 560 people on trolleys in hospital emergency departments or on wards awaiting admission to a bed on Tuesday morning. The Irish N(...)

Jean Pierre Bars and his wife Maria Harte Bars during consultation at the Dublin Neurological Institute.  Marie has a gene mutation which caused a genetic disorder with symptoms of both Parkinsons and Dementia. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

It has been 23 years since Frenchman Jean-Pierre Bars attended a job interview in Greenwich, Connecticut, for a restaurant manager position. Sitting a(...)

One person was hospitalised on Sunday after a fire broke out in an apartment block on the North Circular Road in Dublin. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

One person has been taken to hospital following a fire in north Dublin on Sunday night. Dublin Fire Brigade was called to a block of apartments on t(...)

Members of the Garda Armed Support Unit, in Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A man in his 40s has been taken to hospital following a shooting in Ballymun, Dublin last night. The shooting took place in Coultry Crescent on Satur(...)

The crash happened just after 7.30pm in Dublin, at the junction of Sherrard Street and the North Circular Road (above). File photograph:  Google Street View

A moped driver has died after a collision with a car in Dublin. The crash happened just after 7.30pm in Dublin, at the junction of Sherrard Street an(...)

A verdict of accidental death has been returned at an inquest into the death of a man who choked on a Mars Bar while travelling on a Luas in Dublin.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

A verdict of accidental death has been returned at an inquest into the death of a man who choked on a Mars Bar while travelling on a Luas in Dublin. (...)

A Dublin Bus nearly flattened Sorcha Pollak after her tyre became wedged in the tracks at the corner of College Green.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

I’ve always been a cyclist. I grew up in a family of cyclists - we weren’t quite athletes racing through the Wicklow hills, more bike owners that ambl(...)

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