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Father-of-three John Lawless was shot dead in north Dublin earlier this month

Father-of-three John Lawless, who was shot dead in north Dublin earlier this month, has been remembered as a man who loved to have fun and “loved to h(...)

The Ana Liffey Drug Project on Friday said Dublin’s north inner city  was facing a problem with ‘street tablets’, which were the cause of two-thirds of fatal overdoses in 2015.

Parts of Dublin’s north inner city could be compared to a “supermarket for drugs” at times, Lord Mayor Nial Ring has said. The Ana Liffey Drug Proje(...)

Fibromyalgia sufferer Adrienne Dempsey with her son, singer/songwriter  Damien Dempsey, at Thursday’s press conference. Ms Dempsey said she lives with chronic pain. “I’m at my wits’ end.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

“I don’t think I’ve ever gotten up without being in pain,” said Adrienne Dempsey, mother of singer/songwriter Damien Dempsey who was diagnosed with fi(...)

 Families have to deal with the legacy of the recession, even years after the economy recovers, according to the ESRI. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Families have to deal with the legacy of the recession, even years after the economy recovers, according to the Economic and Social Research Institute(...)

An Bord Pleanála indicated that an additional 21 strategic housing applications are due for decision over the next three to four months. File photograph: Getty Images

An Bord Pleanála expects a “significant increase” in housing applications this year. The national planning appeals board continued to see a rise in ca(...)

The committee was told that the Departments of Education and Foreign of Affairs are working to ensure that in a no-deal context ‘we will be able to have mutual recognition of qualifications’. File photograph: Getty Images

Minister for Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone has said there could be “bilateral agreements” between Ireland and the UK to ensure there is mutual recog(...)

The body of Finley Gannon (18) was discovered at the harbour in Balbriggan on Saturday afternoon. File photograph: Alan Betson

Almost €14,000 has been raised to pay for the funeral costs of a teenager who died in Dublin last weekend. The body of Finley Gannon (18) was discov(...)

The mother of a young man who fatally stabbed his nine-year-old brother before taking his own life has said she and her husband were “numb” upon disco(...)

 Eamonn Murphy at the Four Courts after the HSE  secured a High Court order against his website. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

An anti-abortion activist has insisted that a new website he has launched is not covered by a High Court injunction secured against him for a separate(...)

Orlaith McBride, Director of the Arts Council said the doubling of the programme is a ‘significant step’ towards the arts being a ‘lived experience for every child and young person in the country’. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

An initiative that sees artists work with children and young people will be rolled out to a further 150 schools across the country this year(...)

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