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A pilot who used the wrong dipstick to test fuel levels on his aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing in a field after running out of fuel. Image: iStock.

A pilot who used the wrong dipstick to test fuel levels on his aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing in a field after running out of fuel, (...)

Apple’s Jade holds entries in the two-mile Ryanair Hurdle and the three-mile Squared Financial Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown’s Christmas festival. Photograph: Inpho

Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown Stud team has indicated there is “a fair chance” star mare Apple’s Jade will test her stamina over three miles for the f(...)

Turf Club chief executive Denis Egan:  the problem is with recreational drugs. Photograph: Inpho

The Turf Club has said there has been a very positive response to the prospect of increased suspensions put in place for jockeys who test positive for(...)

Motorists in Dublin and Cork were found to be four times over the legal limit. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Gardaí arrested 260 motorists for drink and drug driving offences over the first 10 days of December, an increase on the same period last year. The (...)

The fire broke out at a home in Archdeaconry Glebe about 8.15am on Saturday.   File photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

A man in his early 40s has died following a house fire in Kells, Co Meath. The fire broke out at a home in Archdeaconry Glebe about 8.15am on Saturd(...)

HSE environmental health officers issued three closure orders after rodent infestations were found. Photograph: Getty

An Iceland store in Gorey Co Wexford, a Get Fresh canteen in Navan Co Meath and an AD Cash and Carry wholesaler in Inchicore in Dublin have been serve(...)

Tommy Tiernan: “I wouldn’t be surprised if I came to consciousness in three minutes’ time in a carpet factory in Navan, with some foreman shouting ‘Cop on Tiernan! Stop daydreaming!’”

If you were wondering how Tommy Tiernan prepares for gigs – a spot of shadow-boxing, perhaps; maybe screaming into a bag for half an hour, or listenin(...)

The man died after he was struck by a car in Co Meath on Tuesday morning.

Gardaí have confirmed that the pedestrian who died after being knocked down on the main Dublin to Derry road on Tuesday morning was 54 years old and l(...)

Another motorist was caught driving 171km/h in a 120km/h zone on the M7 in Nenagh, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Gardaí detected 225 vehicles breaking the speed limit over National Slow Down Day, which ended at 7am on Saturday. A motorist travelling at 177km/h i(...)

The Nightmare Realm’s extreme walk-through horror event, Haunt Dublin, at the RDS, is not for the faint-hearted. Photograph: Miki Barlok

Picnics and poltergeists The only way to watch a movie at Halloween is through your fingers. Scare yourself silly at an outdoor screening of Spielber(...)

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