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Offaly U21 hurling manager Dermot Hogan dies in tragic accident

30 minutes ago

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County chairman Padraig Boland pays tribute to a man whose “positivity towards Offaly hurling was infectious.”

Transport Minister defends bus route privatisation plan

58 minutes ago

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Around 10% of bus routes will be privatised.

Manhole cover “explodes” in Dublin and bellows “rancid” green and black smoke

1 hour ago

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The cover lifted a few feet into the air according to onlookers.

UN agency claims it asked Israel for time to evacuate bombed school

1 hour ago

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Israel claims that the strike which killed 15 people may have come from Hamas.

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Poll: Should Irish tax laws be reviewed to stop companies ‘gaming’ the system?

2 hours ago

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Our tax systems have come under fire from the United States today.

“We didn’t think it was appropriate.”- Charlie Flanagan defends Ireland’s abstention on Gaza vote

2 hours ago

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He will speak to the Israeli Ambassador but stressed that Israel has a right to defend itself.

Open thread: What are you doing instead of going to the Garth Brooks concerts?

2 hours ago

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Had tickets for the ill-fated gigs? Tell us what you’re up to instead of going to them.

Two dead after van and motorbike collide on N80 in Laois

3 hours ago

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A van and motorbike collided at around 6am this morning.

The 9 at 9: Friday

3 hours ago

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It’s finally Friday – and here’s everything that you need to know as you start your day.

Opinion: For drug service reform to work, we need to be brave and innovative

4 hours ago

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There are key issues to consider in ensuring that addiction services provide both high quality care for service users and value for money for the taxpayer.

‘I was taken by the fact that he’s such an outsider’ – Adrian McCarthy on his upcoming Paul Kimmage film

4 hours ago

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A new film explores the Irish journalist’s crusade against doping in cycling, his relationship with Lance Armstrong and more.

Body of newborn baby discovered in Cork

4 hours ago

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The discovery of the infant was made after the girl’s mother presented herself to gardaí.

Obama accuses companies that relocate to Ireland of “gaming the system”

4 hours ago

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The President was not happy. Not happy at all.

‘Irish pubs need lower prices to survive’: Wetherspoon’s boss gives his take on boozers

5 hours ago

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But we’ve got some of the best barmen in the world, according to Tim Martin.

Are you on shift work? It could increase your risk of diabetes

5 hours ago

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Men are most at risk, a new study suggests.

Shops could STILL be codding customers with mislabelled fish

5 hours ago

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Preliminary results have shown that white fish is being mislabelled as different species.

Justice Minister adds to calls for ‘imaginative’ solution to court backlogs

5 hours ago

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Road tax penalties, debt collectors, tax credit cuts have all been floated to deal with traffic fines.

UN tells Ireland to ban smacking children

6 hours ago

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They say that the State should focus on promoting non-violent forms of discipline.

Banks ‘fail’ to identify risk of awarding bonuses for higher sales

6 hours ago

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The Central Bank has asked all firms to review their guidelines by the start of next year.

Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

13 hours ago

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Everyone’s talking about a UN school being shelled in Gaza, a boy drowning in Drogheda and Dublin’s millionaires.

Body of 13-year-old boy recovered from water in Drogheda

13 hours ago

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The boy’s remains have been taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.

Fitzgerald says UN report will be examined but Ireland has its own constitutional position

13 hours ago

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The Minister for Justice said that the Government would continue to help and support victims of symphysiotomy.

Four people on sinking boat rescued by Howth RNLI

13 hours ago

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They crew tried to save the boat but had to abandon it and swim back to shore as it started to sink beneath them.

Some Labour TDs are not happy with Charlie Flanagan

14 hours ago

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The Foreign Affairs Minister has been criticised after Ireland abstained from a UN vote on Gaza.

Protesters in canoe stop construction of Kilkenny bridge

15 hours ago

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An emergency council meeting on the controversial bridge is to be held this Saturday.

VIDEO: Your weekend movies… The Purge: Anarchy

15 hours ago

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Cinema trip this weekend? DailyEdge.ie brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

No plans to revisit abortion laws, in spite of severe criticism from UN

15 hours ago

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The UN Human Rights Committee is urging the Government to revise its “highly restrictive” abortion laws.

Ireland Under-19s suffer disappointment in Euro semi-final

15 hours ago

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The Women’s team lose 4-0 to the Netherlands and fail to qualify for the decider.

Here’s how you can prevent ad tracking from happening on your phone

16 hours ago

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Because not everyone wants their data to be used for advertising purposes.

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