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A major Defence Forces training exercise will take place across Dublin on Wednesday, starting from 12:30pm. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A major Defence Forces training exercise will take place across Dublin on Wednesday, starting from 12:30pm. In an information notice the Defence Forc(...)

Mr Flanagan said the increase in new recruits entering the force and the fact slightly less gardaí retired during the year than usual added to the overtime bill. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

A ban on Garda overtime in the Dublin region for the month of December, which has since been reversed, was the result of a “misunderstanding” Minister(...)

Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin: said the use of zero-hours contracts sends a poor message to employers. Photograph: Alan Betson

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has defended the use of zero-hour employment contracts as calls were made to end such practices in Leinster House. He told the(...)

The BAI rejected a complaint about Newstalk’s George Hook which alleged he had threatened someone who sent a text to his then ‘High Noon’ programme. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

A complaint made against radio presenter George Hook where he called an individual tweeting to the show an “ignorant shit” was not upheld by the Broad(...)

Sinn Féin leader: Mary Lou McDonald will lead the party into a snap election this winter. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Sinn Féin’s vice-president, Mary Lou McDonald, will lead the party into the next general election. The party’s finance spokesman, Pearse Doherty, said(...)

Gardaí are no longer treating the death of a 30-year-old man in Waterford as suspicious. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí are no longer treating the death of a 30-year-old man in Waterford as suspicious, following a postmortem examination. The man’s body was disco(...)

One in five Irish people said they experienced ‘guilt’ or ‘remorse’ after drinking alcohol in the last 12 months, according to  a new survey.  File photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

One in five Irish people experienced “guilt” or “remorse” after drinking alcohol in the last 12 months, according to the Healthy Ireland Survey 2017 p(...)

The option of replacing the Eighth Amendment with a constitutional provision which allowed for abortion in specified circumstances would be “likely to prove very difficult”, as grounds such as rape or fatal foetal abnormality would present “practical problems arising as to how they should be established and to whose satisfaction”. File photograph: iStockPhoto

The Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment has been warned that there are significant legal uncertainties inherent in all of the six options tha(...)

Trinity student Saul Kenny was left sleeping on a couch following a dispute with a landlord

Saul Kenny (20) is a student at Trinity College Dublin who was left without accommodation and sleeping on friends’ couches at the start of this colleg(...)

Ryanair aircraft on the tarmac of Charleroi Airport in Belgium. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

It hasn’t been a great couple of weeks for Ryanair, has it? Just over 10 days ago the company started cancelling hundreds of flights, giving some pass(...)

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