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Higgins told to 'tell truth' over use of jet as debate turns feisty - Independent.ie

President Michael D Higgins was told he "couldn't lie straight in bed" during feisty exchanges over his use of the Government Learjet during the final presidential debate. Mr Higgins was rounded on by four of the other five candidates as they sought an ...

Nevin's conviction 'does not prove guilt' - Independent.ie

Catherine Nevin's conviction for murdering her husband Tom does not actually amount to proof of her guilt, her legal team have claimed in a long-running battle over his estate. Tom Nevin's mother Nora initiated proceedings in November 1997 seeking that ...

Two Dublin schools shut down over structural problems - RTE.ie

The company at the centre of this week's schools' safety assessments, Western Building Systems, has said it places considerable emphasis on delivering high quality work on each of its projects, and has always ensured compliance with regulatory ...

Tuam Babies: Remains of hundreds of children feared buried in mass grave to be exhumed - Independent.ie

THE remains of hundreds of children feared buried in a mass grave at a former Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home are to be exhumed as part of a major forensic investigation. The measure was approved by the Cabinet today after it was recommended by ...

US revokes Saudi visas in first action over Khashoggi murder - RTE.ie

The United States has said it is revoking visas of Saudis involved in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as President Donald Trump ridiculed the kingdom's response as "one of the worst cover-ups" in history. The move came as Turkish President ...

Minister Bruton acknowledges Ireland's 'chronic reliance on plastics' - RTE.ie

A newly announced review of Ireland's use of single use plastics, such as straws, cutlery and cotton buds, has been labelled "a do nothing exercise from a do nothing government on the environment" in the Dáil. Green Party TDs were heavily critical of ...and more »

Eight-week ban for GAA official for punching player - Independent.ie

A GAA official caught on video punching an opposition player as ugly scenes marred the Kerry SFC semi-final replay is to be handed an eight-week suspension. Dingle senior football team mentor Colm Geaney was the subject of a Competitions Control ...

Woman admits she stabbed fiance to death with broken bottle - but says he drove her to it - Herald.ie

An Irish woman has admitted killing her fiance in Australia - but her lawyers said she was driven to it by the trauma of his "violent" and "degrading" behaviour toward her. David 'Motcha' Walsh (29) died after he was stabbed in the neck with a broken ...

Pope, Martin Scorsese talk bonds between youth and elders - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

ROME - Any pope's formal title is Pontifex Maximus, meaning, loosely, the great bridge-builder. While there are many chasms in the postmodern world, one that Pope Francis has always tried to span in a special way is the gap between the elderly and the ...

Man engaged in 'catfishing' to lure teenage boys into sharing explicit images online - BreakingNews.ie

By Aoife Nic Ardghail. A young Dublin man who engaged in “catfishing” to lure teenage boys into sharing explicit images of themselves online will be sentenced early next year. Garda Daniel Tracey revealed that Ben Mooney (22) used the name “Nicole ...and more »