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Revenue  detection dog Bailey. Photograph courtesy of Revenue

Revenue’s drug detection dog Bailey sniffed out cannabis worth more than €34,000 at the Dublin mail centre on Friday, after the drugs had been put in (...)

Sara Feeney (23)  taken off the Coast Guard helicopter at UCHG on Thursday. Photograph by Aengus McMahon

The mother of one of two young women rescued at sea after clinging to a lobster pot for 15 hours has said paddleboards would “never darken the doors o(...)

A Covid-19 test centre outside Tullamore, Co Offaly. Photograph: Collins

Extra Covid-19 testing of workers at all of the State’s meat processing plants are to be put in place “with rapid results” in the wake of a sharp rise(...)

Residents in nursing homes  accounted for more than half of all Covid-19 related death. Photograph: iStock

Acknowledgement that a lack of statutory clinical oversight in private nursing has been “one of the biggest weaknesses” exposed by the Covid-19 health(...)

Social distancing partitions at a pub in Dublin. Guinness has announced a new €14m fund to help Irish pubs. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Guinness has launched a €14 million fund to help Irish pubs preparing to reopen following the easing of coronavirus restrictions. The “Raising the B(...)

Researchers noted that European production of non-woven textiles for hygiene and sanitary products – those that frequently cause blockages in sewage systems – exceeded 1m tonnes in 2016. File photograph: iStock

Half of wet-wipe brands labelled “flushable” are found to contain harmful plastic microfibres that end up in Irish waters, a new study has found. The(...)

Children enjoy the warm weather at Seapark beach in Holywood, Co Down on Monday. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

Ireland enjoyed a fine, hot day on Tuesday but no records were broken - possibly a sign of things to come with a dip in temperatures expected ahead of(...)

Despite an upsurge in nationalist politics and the recent spread of the corona virus and their potential impact on global trade, the established intri(...)

An 85-year-old pedestrian has died following a road incident in Co Offaly on Thursday.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

An 85-year-old pedestrian has died following a road incident in Co Offaly on Thursday. The incident occurred in the Mountheaton area at about 6pm, w(...)

Major roads out of the capital and other cities are likely to begin getting congested by midday. File photograph: The Irish Times

Fog in some parts of the country on Friday evening has made driving home for Christmas difficult for many and prompted the AA to urge motorists to tak(...)

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