Former President of the Olympic Council of Ireland Pat Hickey has claimed he has been treated as a world-class criminal.

WATCH: Shocking footage shows sulky crash in Kilkenny

An alarming video of a sulky crash showing the driver being flung into the air has appeared online.

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Simon Coveney: 'Time running out' to choose North's First Minister

Talks will continue today today to try to re-establish a power-sharing executive in Northern Ireland.

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Wicklow teen who drowned in Crete named locally as Laura Dempsey

An Irish schoolgirl who drowned in a swimming pool in Crete has been named locally as Laura Dempsey.

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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to speak to Donald Trump today

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is due to speak with Donald Trump today.

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Jury to continue deliberating its verdict on Jobstown trial

The jury in the Jobstown false imprisonment trial will continue considering its verdict later today.

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Iarnród Éireann apologise for seven-hour train journey from Cork to Dublin

Iarnród Éireann has apologised and offered a full refund to customers after one of its trains took almost seven hours to travel from Cork to Dublin, writes Conall ...

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Largest chicken processor in Ireland is sold for €70m to Swedish company

Irelands largest chicken processor is to be bought by a Swedish Company.

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Gardaí and RSA warn over safety after 77th death on roads in 2017

A 52-year-old man struck by a truck in Dublin yesterday evening brings to 77 the number of people killed on the roads so far this year, writes Catherine Shanahan.

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Grenfell Tower-type cladding used in Cork County Hall

The same cladding used in the multi-fatality Grenfell tower block in London was installed at County Hall, the headquarters of Cork County Council, writes Sean O’Riordan. ...

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Justice Minister to introduce Judicial Appointments Commission Bill this morning

Ministers are preparing for a Cabinet showdown this morning over plans to overhaul the appointment of judges.

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Coveney confident ’heavy lifting’ on restoring northern institutions will will be done by tomorrow

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said he is hopeful "the heavy lifting" with regard to restoring devolved governance in the North will be ...

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Husband of missing Tina Satchwell, 45, makes emotional Crimecall appeal

The husband of the Cork woman who has been missing for three months has made an emotional television appeal for her to come home or make contact.

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Pedestrian killed in Dublin tonight after being struck by truck

A 52 year old man has died after being knocked down in Dublin.

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Council vote to green light redevelopment of protected warehouses in Cork

A sex shop and two protected former warehouses in Cork city are to be redeveloped as a boutique hotel and hostel following a council vote this evening which is expected ...

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Limerick and Dublin appoint new Lord Mayors amidst war of words in the Treaty County

The new Mayor of Limerick is Fine Gael Cllr Stephen Keary whilst in Dublin Micheál Mac Donncha of Sinn Féin will wear the Mayoral chains.

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Gardai investigating Carlow attack anxious to speak to couple seen in area

Latest: Gardai were this evening continuing to appeal for witnesses after a serious assault on a woman in her 50’s in County Carlow.

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Gardai investigating Carlow attack anxious to speak to couple seen in area

Latest: Gardai were this evening continuing to appeal for witnesses after a serious assault on a woman in her 50’s in County Carlow.

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Senior judges make historic intervention in judicial appointments row

The country’s most senior judges have made an historic intervention this evening in the row over the future of judicial appointments.

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Tensions high as gardai called to disturbance between rival groups at Cork Halting Site

Gardai are investigating a disturbance betweenwhat appears to have been two rival groups at the Spring Lane Halting Site in Cork this afternoon.

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No 'Fair Deal' for man separated from wife of 63 years: 'I pray, and then I cry'

“The fact is we just love each other...It’s a nightmare for me. And it’s a nightmare, I’m sure, for my lovely wife."

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Winner waited TWO MONTHS before claiming €500,000 jackpot

He just wanted a bit of time to think about it.

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Murder accused apologises to family for loss of son following shooting

A murder accused has apologised to the family of his victim and told a jury he was severely intoxicated and lost control when he shot a man in Dublin’s north ...

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High Court allows contraceptive injection for mentally-ill young woman 'at risk of pregnancy'

A contraceptive injection can be administered to a mentally ill young woman who has expressed inconsistent views as to whether or not she consented to the injection, ...

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Cork woman, 66, 'still cries when she thinks of sex assault in her own home'

A Limerick man who called gardaí and told them he had just tried to kill his elderly neighbour will be sentenced next week for attacking and sexually assaulting ...

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Siptu members in Cork County Council serve notice of industrial action

Siptu members in Cork County Council have served notice of industrial action tomorrow morning, in a row over staffing levels in road maintenance crews, and other ...

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Road deaths down by 11, but gardaí say 'totally selfish' drink-driving still a problem

"Drink- or drug-driving is totally unacceptable, totally selfish…It costs lives on our roads, there is no other way to put it."

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Jury retires to consider Jobstown verdicts; judge tells them to be 'fearless'

The jury in the trial of six men accused of falsely imprisoning former Tánaiste Joan Burton has retired to consider its verdicts.

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Judge allows life-saving treatment for woman with anorexia, after she refused consent

A judge has made orders allowing doctors administer life-saving treatment to a young woman in an advanced state of malnutrition due to anorexia.

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Limerick Mayor sorry again for remarks on non-nationals

Latest: Newly elected Mayor of Limerick City and County, Stephen Keary has said he "will be Mayor of Limerick for all of the people of Limerick."

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Confectioners lose rights-of-way appeal over former factory lands

A family of confectioners who were the creators of "Emeralds" sweets have lost an appeal over whether there were rights-of-way over their former factory lands in ...

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Ryanair joins legal action over Dublin Airport runway development

Ryanair has been joined to legal actions over the extension of planning permission for the development of a new €320m runway at Dublin Airport.

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Business partnership involving Gay Byrne settles case

A business partnership involving broadcaster Gay Byrne has settled its Commercial Court dispute against a financial fund over loan repayments in relation to an investment ...

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Irish girl, 15, drowns in hotel swimming pool in Crete

An Irish teenage girl has drowned on the Greek island of Crete.

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after armed robbery in Dublin

A man is on the run after robbing a shop on South Leinster Street in Dublin while armed with a knife at 12.15pm.

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Three men in court charged with laundering money at Dublin car wash

Three men have appeared in court charged with laundering money at a car wash in Dublin.

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Simon Coveney's proposal for no border between Ireland and the North 'too complicated'

An adviser to Jean-Claude Juncker has poured cold water on the Foreign Affairs Minister’s proposals to have no border between Ireland and the North.

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Prominent journalist Tom Humphries to be sentenced for underage sex offences

LATEST: The sentencing hearing date on the case has been fixed for July 26.

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Defence Forces release footage of migrant rescue in Mediterranean

Irish Naval Vessel, LÉ Eithne, rescued 183 people from the Mediterranean yesterday morning.

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Govt figures show that more than 11,000 young people are long-term unemployed

More than 11,000 young people across the country are long-term unemployed, according to the latest figures from the Department of Social Protection.

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DUP and Tories agree deal on minority govt

The DUP has backed a deal to support the minority Conservative government in the UK.

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Irish astronomer leads team that produces first image of star 1,400 times bigger than Sun

An Irish astronomer has lead an international discovery to make the most detailed image of the surface of a star.

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Irish Red Cross commits €25k as 124,000 are thought to have cholera in Yemen

The Irish Red Cross has committed €25,000 to help in the fight against a major cholera outbreak in Yemen.

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Lord Mayor outlines how locals 'feel threatened' about giving information on Kinahan/Hutch feud

The Lord Mayor of Dublin says residents of the north inner city are too afraid to provide information on gangland feuds.

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Varadkar's election as leader give Fine Gael a 'short-term' boost in the polls

Leo Varadkar's election as new Fine Gael leader has given his party a short-term shot in the arm, after the latest poll saw it jump 6% from Enda Kenny's time in ...

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'I thought they were gone... the car was going down so fast'

A mother and her young sons were seconds from death after their car accidentally plunged into the river Lee.

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LATEST: Judges question Government's judicial review plans

LATEST: The body representing judges has questioned the Government's plans to overhaul how judges are chosen.

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Survey finds houses are now selling in three weeks

The price of an average house in Dublin rose by 2.6% in the second quarter of this year with three-bed semis in the capital now taking as little as three weeks to ...

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Latest: Gardai in Carlow set up full incident room after serious attack on woman in 50’s

Latest: Gardai were this evening continuing to appeal for witnesses after a serious assault on a woman in her 50’s in County Carlow.

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Babies in Bessborough Mother and Baby Home were used for formula trial

A previously unknown trial of lactose and baby formula was carried out using infants in Bessborough Mother and Baby Home by Glaxo Laboratories in the mid-1970s.

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