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Post office worker who stole from pensioners avoids jail

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:07:59 GMT

A post office worker who stole from ten elderly people by skimming their old age pensions has avoided a prison sentence.(image)


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Ireland lands European Capital of Volunteering 2017

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:49:20 GMT

Sligo is to stage a spectacular opening ceremony to kick off its year as European Volunteering Capital 2017.(image)


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Revenue uncovers oil laundering plant in Monaghan

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:58:20 GMT

In an intelligence-led operation which concluded on Thursday morning, Revenue enforcement officers supported by the Garda Regional Support Unit uncovered an oil laundering plant in Monaghan.(image)


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Victim thought abuse was normal until she watched TV programme and realised 'this didn't happen to everybody'

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:00:23 GMT

A woman thought the sexual abuse inflicted on her by her uncle was normal until she watched a television programme and realised “this didn't happen to everybody”.(image)


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Tight security for funeral of Cork murder victim as search continues for killers

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:48:03 GMT

Tight security will be in place next week for the funeral of murder victim Aidan O’Driscoll.(image)


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Urgent appeal for nappies and baby food for over 1,000 homeless Dublin families

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:40:47 GMT

A homeless charity in Dublin has issued an urgent appeal for nappies and baby food.(image)


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Over 400 people on trolleys at hospitals across the country

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:38:01 GMT

The INMO claims over 400 people are waiting on trolleys at hospitals across the country.(image)


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Manslaughter trial hears Offaly GP Bernadette Scully was 'devoted' to her daughter

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:59:38 GMT

A medical expert has told the trial of an Offaly GP accused of killing her severely disabled daughter that she was "devoted" to her.(image)


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Simon Harris 'frustrated' with 'spinning' by Vertex on price of cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 12:29:49 GMT

The Health Minister Simon Harris has hit out at the drug manufacturer Vertex over what he called their "spinning" on the cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi.(image)


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Pat Hickey 'expected to get his passport back and return to Ireland'

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:06:20 GMT

Pat Hickey could get his passport back in Brazil today.(image)


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