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Leo Varadkar gives 'cautious welcome' to Theresa May's Brexit speech

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:27:57 GMT

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has given a "cautious welcome" to UK Prime Minister Theresa May's keynote Brexit speech today.(image)

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Belfast City Council to hire Irish language and Ulster Scots officers

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:23:18 GMT

Belfast city councillors have voted to hire language officers for Irish and Ulster Scots, after a public consultation found support for the proposal.(image)

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Book of evidence served in psychoactive drug case connected to teenager's death in Cork

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:13:05 GMT

A book of evidence was served today on a 17-year-old charged with sale or supply of the psychoactive drug U47700 arising out of the investigation of the death of a teenager in Cork in January.(image)

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New recruits 'excited' about joining An Garda Siochána at a time of 'change' in the force

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:42:56 GMT

Senior gardaí admit the fake breath test scandal has "damaged the reputation" of the force, but new recruits say they are excited to be joining at such "an exciting time".(image)

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Theresa May: 'We will not accept any physical infrastructure at the border' post-Brexit

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:12:22 GMT

The British Prime Minister says she owes it to everyone on the island of Ireland to ensure Brexit does not affect a hard-won peace.(image)

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Safe for customers in 3 areas in the West to turn on gas supplies; rest to be phased in over weekend

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:50:41 GMT

Gas supplies in the west of Ireland should be switched back on a phased basis over the weekend, energy chiefs have said.(image)

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Plans unveiled for new Dublin suburb

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:31:05 GMT

Dublin's planned new suburb, Clonburris, will be about the size of Balbriggan, and have eight schools and two train stations, it was revealed today.(image)

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George Hook to helm new weekend show for Newstalk

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:14:24 GMT

Controversial broadcaster George Hook is to return to Newstalk to present a new weekend show from December onwards, the station confirmed today.(image)

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Dublin principal calls for defibrillators in all schools after helping to save young pupil's life

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:36:17 GMT

A school principal in north Co Dublin is being hailed a hero after saving the life of a nine-year-old boy who collapsed in the yard.(image)

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Family and friends gather for funeral of much-loved commentator Jimmy Magee

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:23:20 GMT

Figures from the worlds of sport, politics and broadcasting joined family and friends of Jimmy Magee in Kilmacud, Dublin today for the funeral of the RTÉ sports commentator.(image)

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