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 2019-12-12 16:05 

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Tusla to close two childcare service providers...

Two Dublin-based childcare service providers are to be closed by the child and family agency Tusla....

 2019-12-12 16:03 

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Three influenza-related deaths reported this season...

Latest figures show that influenza cases are increasing and are above the baseline level....

 2019-12-12 15:32 

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Garda guilty of assaulting RT cameraman...

A garda who struck an RT cameraman with a baton during a rally in Dublin three years ago has been found guilty of assault....

 2019-12-12 13:07 

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Retired garda released in immigration investigation...

A retired garda arrested in connection with an investigation into irregularities in the immigration processing service has been released without charge....

 2019-12-12 13:06 

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Hyde & Seek crche issues not evident in Pobal visits...

The State agency that distributes funding for childcare services, Pobal, said its staff did not see any evidence of child protection issues during their 13 visits to the Hyde and Seek crche....

 2019-12-12 12:57 

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Asylum seeker remanded to CMH over Dundalk murder...

An asylum seeker who claimed to be fighting for the so-called Islamic State when he stabbed a Japanese man to death on a street in Dundalk last year, has been found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity....

 2019-12-12 12:50 

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Lawyers unhappy with lorry driver extradition warrant...

Lawyers for a Northern Ireland man wanted in connection with the discovery of the bodies of 39 people in a trailer in Essex in October have told the High Court they have a number of issues they are unhappy about in relation to a warrant seeking his surren...

 2019-12-12 12:37 

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Independent probe urged over Lottery scratch card error...

Tnaiste and Minister for Foreign Affaris Simon Coveney has said there needs to be an independent investigation into the exclusion of four prizes from the National Lottery....

 2019-12-12 12:16 

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Modular Automation to create 100 jobs in Shannon...

Modular Automation has announced plans to create 100 jobs by 2023 as it expands its facility in Shannon in Co Clare....

 2019-12-12 12:09 

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Court hears Wallace threatened to burn Dublin home...

MEP Mick Wallace, after having been refused a further loan, is alleged to have told his bank he would burn his Dublin home if necessary and would have to be carried out of it in a coffin....

 2019-12-12 11:18 

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Current system of direct provision flawed - report...

The Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality has described the current system of direct provision as flawed and in need of fundamental and ambitious reform - preferably replacement....

 2019-12-12 11:17 

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Residential property price growth slows to 0.9% - CSO...

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that residential property prices increased by 0.9% nationally in the year to October, the slowest pace of growth in six years....

 2019-12-12 11:11 

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Clerk of Dil, OPW to face questions over Dil printer...

Clerk of the Dil Peter Finnegan and representatives from the OPW have been asked to appear before the Dail's Public Accounts Committee this afternoon over the Oireachtas printer which did not fit in a room designated for it....

 2019-12-12 10:51 

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World's oldest artwork found in Indonesian cave: study...

An Indonesian cave painting that depicts a prehistoric hunting scene could be the world's oldest figurative artwork dating back nearly 44,000 years, a discovery that points to an advanced artistic culture, according to new research....

 2019-12-12 10:38 

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Russia expels German diplomats in dispute over killing...

Russia expelled two German diplomats in what it called a standard diplomatic response to a similar move by Germany last week....

 2019-12-12 09:48 

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Senators, expenses and the missed votes...

Some Senators regularly clock into Leinster House on voting days for expense purposes but then fail to participate in any votes - in the second of a two-part report from RT Investigates, we look at voting and attendance in the Seanad....

 2019-12-12 09:32 

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Three arrested in Wayne Whelan murder investigation...

Three people have been arrested as part of the investigation into themurder of convicted criminal Wayne Whelan in Lucan last month....

 2019-12-12 08:47 

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FAI needs 'total clean-out' before Govt can engage...

The Minister for Transport and Sport has said the FAI needs "a total clean-out" and to show clear signs of reform before the Government will engage in a meaningful way with it....

 2019-12-12 08:09 

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Texas prisoner becomes 22nd executed in US this year...

A Texas man who killed a prison officer has been executed, bringing to 22 the number of people put to death in the US this year....

 2019-12-12 08:02 

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NZ military prepare to retrieve bodies from volcano...

New Zealand's military will embark on a risky dawn mission to retrieve eight bodies from the still-active White Island volcano, officials said today, as pressure from distraught victims' families mounted....

 2019-12-12 07:18 

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Voters head to polls across Northern Ireland...

Voters have started going to the polls across Northern Ireland as over a thousand polling stations opened at 7am to decide the next 18 MPs to sit in the House of Commons....

 2019-12-12 07:07 

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ESRI in warning over corporation tax windfall levels...

The ESRI has warned that any reduction in windfall levels of corporation tax will have a significant impact on the public finances, which could require the Government to implement austerity policies....

 2019-12-12 06:44 

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Brexit looms in background of EU Brussels summit...

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will join other EU leaders for a two-day summit in Brussels later today....

 2019-12-12 02:36 

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376 people died from a drugs overdose in 2017 - HRB...

At least one person died everyday in 2017 due to a drug overdose...

 2019-12-12 02:07 

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Dil ethics watchdog to consider Dara Murphy complaint...

Committee on Members' Interests will meet this morning to consider a complaint made against the former Fine Gael TD Dara Murphy over his attendance record and expense claims....

 2019-12-12 01:53 

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Voters in the UK head to the polls for General Election...

Today's General Election will define the UK's future direction and the fate of Brexit...

 2019-12-12 00:01 

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NCC warns of rising cost of public liability insurance...

The National Competitiveness Council (NCC) has warned that the rising cost of public liability insurance is adversely impacting competitiveness here....

 2019-12-12 00:00 

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Westminster election results - Judgement Day...

RT Northern Editor Tommie Gorman analyses the state of play in Northern Ireland, as voters go to the polls today in the UK General Election....

 2019-12-11 22:15 

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US warns N Korea of consequences for 'Christmas gift'...

The United States warned North Korea of consequences if it makes good on threats of a spectacular weapons test in the New Year, while offering flexibility if it stays in talks....

 2019-12-11 21:24 

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Harvey Weinstein has reached $25M settlement - report...

Harvey Weinstein and the board of his bankrupt film studio have reached a tentative $25 million settlement with dozens of women who accused the former Hollywood producer of sexual misconduct, The New York Times said, citing lawyers involved in the negotia...

 2019-12-11 20:30 

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US congressmen call on UK leaders to support GFA...

US Congressman Joe Kennedy has called on the leaders of the UK's three major political parties to reaffirm their support for the Good Friday Agreement ahead of tomorrow's election....

 2019-12-11 20:15 

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300 arrested since Garda road safety campaign began...

More than 300 drivers have been arrested since An Garda Sochna launched its road safety campaign for the Christmas period....

 2019-12-11 19:45 

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Naturalist and broadcaster David Bellamy dies at 86...

Naturalist and broadcaster David Bellamy has died at the age of 86, the Conservation Foundation has said....

 2019-12-11 18:45 

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Healy-Rae brothers to appeal convictions over assault...

Independent Councillor Jackie Healy-Rae and his brother Kevin are to appeal their convictions for assaulting a man in Kenmare, Co Kerry in 2017....

 2019-12-11 18:28 

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Adopted people won't be given birth records - Zappone...

Adopted people will not be given access to their birth records under planned changes to legislation on adoption, following a decision by the Minister for Children Katherine Zappone....

 2019-12-11 18:04 

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Judicial Appointments Bill passes Seanad...

The Seanad has passed the Judicial Appointments Bill after the Government forced a guillotine - which prevented further debate on the issue....

 2019-12-11 17:44 

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EU leader urges MEPs to back green growth plan...

The EU's top official has launched the bloc's new "Green Deal", hailing it as a strategy for jobs and economic growth, not just for cutting emissions....

 2019-12-11 17:43 

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NI politicians finish campaign ahead of election...

Final preparations are being made across Northern Ireland before voters head to the polls for tomorrow's general election....

 2019-12-11 17:09 

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RT defers decision on relocation of Lyric FM...

RT has deferred its decision on the relocation of its Lyric FM studios from Limerick, following a request by the Government....

 2019-12-11 16:53 

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Consultants to get parity for public work - Varadkar...

The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said full pay equality would be given to consultants if they agreed to working in public service only and not in private practice....

 2019-12-11 16:18 

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Dil printer runs out of ink before anyone is blamed...

Reporter Fiachra Cionnaith analyses the controversy surrounding the new Dil printer....

 2019-12-11 16:08 

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Department to introduce new guidelines on sex education...

The Department of Education is to introduce new guidelines next year for how sex education is taught in schools....

 2019-12-11 16:07 

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500 domestic violence calls made to Garda every week...

A conference on coercive control has heard that between 500 and 600 calls about domestic violence are made to Garda every week in Ireland....

 2019-12-11 15:07 

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Irish men charged in UK with guns and drugs offences...

Two Irish nationals have been charged in the UK with conspiring to import Class A and B drugs, conspiracy to import prohibited weapons and money laundering, as part of a National Crime Agency investigation....

 2019-12-11 13:15 

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Climate activist Thurnberg is Time's Person of the Year...

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, 16, has been named Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2019....

 2019-12-11 13:13 

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'Not good enough' many children waiting for healthcare...

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said it is not good enough that there are so many children waiting for healthcare and therapies and he described it as being "very sad"....

 2019-12-11 13:11 

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Donohoe to consider Dara Murphy expenses issue...

The Minister for Finance has said he and the Houses of the Oireachtas will have to consider whether there is another adequate way in which questions around the expenses of former Fine Gael TD Dara Murphy can be dealt with....

 2019-12-11 13:04 

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Doctor gives evidence in garda assault case...

Dublin Circuit Criminal Court has heard that an RT cameraman who was hit by a garda baton while filming a demonstration suffered 5cm x 3cm bruising to his inner thigh....

 2019-12-11 12:46 

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Limerick FC set for extinction following court hearing...

Limerick FC are on the verge of extinction after the examinership process to try to keep their trading company afloat ended unsuccessfully today....

 2019-12-11 12:43 

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Revised Public Spending Code to avoid cost overruns...

The Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform has today launched a revised Public Spending Code, which aims to ensure a tighter hold is kept on costs of large public capital projects....

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