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A park bench in floodwater in Athlone, Co Westmeath. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Flooding has hit train services between Limerick and Galway as waters have risen above the rail at Kiltartan, Co Galway. Services are to be be part-s(...)

Sorca Clarke’s supporters awaiting the result of the first count for Longford-Westmeath in Athlone earlier this evening. Photograph: Colm Keena

The stand-out feature of the election in Longford-Westmeath was the vote for Sinn Fein candidate Sorca Clarke. The Mullingar-based mother-of-four who(...)

Election candidate Joe Flaherty with Longford butcher Christy Monaghan and his customer Katherina Connellan on Thursday morning. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

“Make Longford Matter” is the campaign slogan local Fianna Fáil councillor Joe Flaherty hopes will help him secure a seat in the general election. Lo(...)

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran is expected to comfortably retain his seat. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Longford-Westmeath (four seats) Current: 1 FG, 1 FF, 1 Ind, 1 Lab The four-seat Longford-Westmeath constituency is one of a handful of races where (...)

Fianna Fáil TDs Niall Collins and Timmy Dooley are being investigated over a series of votes last week. Photograph: PA

Fianna Fáil TDs Niall Collins and Timmy Dooley could each face a 30-day suspension from the Dáil if they are found to have breached voting rules by th(...)

Department of Finance secretary general Derek Moran. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will receive advice from the Central Bank on the potential removal of the €500,000 pay cap on bankers’ pay th(...)

Dylan Watts celebrates his penalty against Finn Harps. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Finn Harps 0 Shamrock Rovers 3 Shamrock Rovers kept hot on the heels of Dundalk at the summit of the Premier Division with a deserved victory over re(...)

Dundalk’s Dean Jarvis celebrates scoring the first goal with Pat Hoban, John Mountney and Daniel Cleary during the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, game against Cork City at Turner’s Cross. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cork City 0 Dundalk 2 Premier Division leaders Dundalk made it six wins in a row over Cork City as they proved superior at Turner’s Cross on Friday (...)

Commissioner Drew Harris told the Public Accounts Committee disqualified drivers ‘by and large, are retaining their licencesat the conference’. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The systems to ensure disqualified drivers were put off the roads were not working as the vast majority of suspended drivers were declining to surrend(...)

Shamrock Rovers’ Dylan Watts celebrates scoring a goal after earlier missing a penalty in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, game against Finn Harps at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 3 Finn Harps 0 After performances against Dundalk and St Patrick’s Athletic recently that suggested Finn Harps would be nobody’s push(...)

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