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Man jailed for seven years for robbery and sexual assault

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:24:30 GMT

A judge has jailed a man for seven years after describing how he stalked a woman from a late night bus before sexually attacking her in a park.(image)


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Car-jack accused teen avoids sentence

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:12:00 GMT

A then 13-year-old Dublin boy has been spared a custodial sentence for a terrifying car-jacking during which he beat a man to the head and body with a metal pole.(image)


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Young mother settles case on alleged delay in cancer diagnosis

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:06:00 GMT

A young mother who sued over an alleged delay relating to a cancer diagnosis has settled her High Court action for a total of €700,000.(image)


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Boy who sexually assaulted teenage girl receives 10-month detention; judge says he 'needs normality'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:49:00 GMT

A boy who was aged 13 when he sexually assaulted a teenage girl has been sentenced to ten months of detention after a judge said he needs some “normality” in his life.(image)


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One airlifted to hospital following multiple vehicle collisions on M7 near Roscrea

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:41:41 GMT

A number of people have been injured while one has been airlifted to hospital following a number of separate incidents in poor weather in Co Tipperary.(image)


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Cork VIP party rape trial hears women were told ’If you’re not on this bus to have sex then get off’

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:36:00 GMT

The trial of two men accused of raping a woman after a Jason Derulo concert has heard that one of the singer’s entourage told women partying on the tour bus: “If you’re not on this bus to have sex then get off” .(image)


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No prospect of a general election anytime soon, Tánaiste insists

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:32:57 GMT

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has ruled out the prospect of a general election in the immediate future.(image)


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Man caring full-time for elderly dad to put scratchcard win towards bills and care costs

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:07:55 GMT

A retired Dublin landscaper who is caring full time for his elderly father has won €21,000 on a National Lottery online scratch card.(image)


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Court hears 500 gardai viewed a photo of man dressed as woman in aftermath of Regency attack

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:57:00 GMT

Approximately 500 gardai viewed a photo of a man dressed as a woman holding a gun outside the Regency Hotel on the day of a fatal shooting there, with two detectives identifying the man as Patrick Hutch, the Special Criminal Court has heard.(image)


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Medical negligence payments reached record levels in 2017; €1.1bn paid out in last 10 years

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:32:00 GMT

A record €248.88m was paid out by the State Claims Agency last  year arising from clinical negligence claims.(image)


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