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  Northern Ireland Republic of Ireland
1st Omagh: 19-year-old dies after double beating

Derry-Londonderry starts UK City of Culture year
Appeal for return of stolen ashes in Dublin

Ireland warned about EU presidency challenges
2nd Martin McGuinness given aristocratic title after resigning as MP

Union flag protests in Carrickfergus and Belfast
Man hospitalised after 12-hour rescue operation in Co Donegal

2012 car sales down 12% on previous year
3rd Trouble breaks out after Belfast union flag protest

Northern Ireland road deaths lowest on record
Sean Quinn Sr: Mountjoy prison spell was "tough"

Tributes paid to Irish climber Ian McKeever who died on Mount Kilimanjaro
4th Theresa Villiers: Union flag protest violence 'damaging NI image'

Maze prison site: Green light given for showgrounds plan
Govt has almost reached income taxation limit, says Brian Hayes

IFA in call to Minister for Agriculture over sheep kills
5th First 2013 UK City of Culture event held in Derry

Jason McGovern death: Five people from Omagh in court
Man arrested over 'spy operation' at Dublin police station

Dublin Palestrina Choir sings in Papal Mass
6th Belfast flags trouble: Matt Baggott in warning to rioters

SDLP councillor Claire Hanna's home attacked
Pipe bombs found in Dundalk derelict house

Woman dies in Bray house fire
7th Belfast flags trouble: Police use water cannon in east Belfast

Bullet sent in post to Patsy McGlone, SDLP
Alleged CIRA death threat against Irish members of British Army

21-year-old man injured in Co Mayo shooting
8th Union flag protests cost police over £7m

Appeal against Hackett murder accused's bail rejected
Bar Council pulls out of Oireachtas committee meeting

Ireland raises €2.5 billion in first bond auction of 2013
9th Union flag lowered in Belfast after flying for royal birthday

NI Housing Executive to be abolished under new plans
Legislation 'would not lead to abortion on demand', Oireachtas committee told

Government to focus on Anglo deal during Ireland's EU presidency
10th Unionist forum 'most representative in 50 years': Robinson

Six cars stolen in Belfast as owners de-iced them
Two fishermen die in separate incidents

High court rules against right-to-die challenge
11th Union flag protests: Police attacked and traffic disrupted

'Fatal blow' for John Lewis store at Sprucefield
Cork students win Young Scientists award

Bus Éireann industrial action planned for Sunday averted
12th Loyalists and nationalists clash after Belfast flags protest

Gunman threatens pregnant woman and her mother-in-law
Fury over IMO former chief executive George McNiece's pension

Smoking ban in cars with children to come into effect soon
13th Union flag protests: Peter Robinson says politicians not 'giving up'

West Belfast homeless centre destroyed in fire
Taoiseach confident of promissory note deal by end of March

Government reverses elderly personal alarm decision
14th Union flag dispute: Trouble flares at Short Strand interface after protest

Rory McIlroy Nike deal nets Northern Ireland star millions
Two bodies found in Dublin house

€100m investment for Vistakon in Limerick
15th Real IRA murders: Brian Shivers has Massereene convictions quashed

Ulster Hospital, Dundonald, postpones 30 operations a week
'Horsemeat beef burgers' investigated in UK and Ireland

ESB Networks worker dies in Finglas, Dublin
16th Northern Ireland man 'abducted' by Islamist militants in Algeria

Ulster Bank confirms closure of 22 branches in Ireland
Fears for 300 jobs as HMV Ireland goes into receivership

Marie Fleming to appeal assisted suicide ban to Supreme Court
17th Algeria hostage Belfast man Stephen McFaul is free

Charity says 'hundreds face homelessness' in Northern Ireland in 2013
Medical notes indicate Savita Halappanavar made a request for a termination

Data Protection Commissioner to audit all major social media firms in Ireland
18th Bad weather leaves 3,500 NI homes without electricity

Strabane bomb intended for police inspector
Bank customers will be refunded in coming days

Two men held after €7m worth of drugs seized
19th Weather leaves 150 Northern Ireland homes without electricity

Sydenham, east Belfast, homes flooded due to pump fault
Thousands attend 'Vigil for life' event in Dublin

Man injured in Dublin shooting
20th Scottish avalanche victim was from Northern Ireland

72-year-old woman killed in Lisnaskea crash
Priest decries excommunication threat over views

Houses evacuated after explosive device found in Tallaght
21st Hazel Stewart refused appeal over woman's murder

Facebook told to remove flag protest pages
Priest 'threatened' by Catholic Church over ordination stance

Dublin archaeological digs to be catalogued online
22nd Ice warning for Northern Ireland motorists

Border poll considered by DUP, says Foster
Enda Kenny hopes rape victims will not be discouraged following Patrick O'Brien sentencing

Finance Minister says Ireland may get longer to repay EFSF loans
23rd Care home owners may face ban over 'financial abuse'

Bank of Ireland to shut nine branches
Cavan nanny charged with injuring baby in Boston

Irish suicide rate one of highest in Europe, new report shows
24th Northern Ireland peace walls should 'come down by 2022'

Ex-IRA woman Dolours Price is found dead in Dublin
Options for Ireland's bailout exit in IMF paper

Ireland to export wind power to UK homes
25th Disabled man has to make bank transaction outside in rain

Millie Martin: Toddler killer to serve 25 years
Youth asked to be jailed to complete Leaving Cert

Murder investigation begun after body of Philip O'Toole found in Co Wicklow
26th Bomb found close to where off-duty PSNI officer fired shots

Woman threatened with hammer in north Belfast hijacking
Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe killed 'without warning'

ECB 'rejects Irish bid' on promissory note agreement - report
27th Sewage plant vandalism 'could lead to pollution'

Belfast on the move: Second phase of city centre roadworks
Irish food industry 'vindicated' over horse DNA - Coveney

Social Justice Ireland proposes pay cut for public servants earning over €40,000
28th Blocking new crime agency 'is mistake' says David Ford

Liam Neeson arrives in Ballymena to receive award
Gang that shot Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe left large sum of money behind

Film-maker and former senator Éamon de Buitléar dies aged 83
29th Jason McGovern death: Man charged with manslaughter

HET report says Joe McCann shooting was unjustified
Two men killed in Longford DIY store accident

Five firms to create 167 jobs in Dublin, Cork
30th Denis Donaldson: Ombudsman launches new investigation

RUC widow, Phyllis Carrothers, asks for an IRA apology
State funeral of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe takes place in Dundalk

Silvercrest loses Tesco. Aldi and Co-operative Group contracts over horse meat controversy
31st Pat Finucane killing: 'Far worse than anything alleged in Iraq or Afghanistan'

Jobs created in Dungannon and Portadown, lost in Belfast and Ballymena
128 prisoners currently at-large from open prisons

Smithwick Tribunal breaks off contact with former paramilitaries
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  Northern Ireland Republic of Ireland
1st Union flag protest: Legal challenge brought against police

'Legionnaires disease' bacteria found at Newtownabbey school
Kalydeco drug cleared for cystic fibrosis patients

Missing property tycoon found lost, ragged and scarred
2nd Two rescued from fire at house in Warrenpoint

Cars destroyed in north Belfast arson attack
Man rescued in Galway operation

Call for Minister of Health to honour Thalidomide pledges
3rd Supplier of halal meat containing pork DNA is named

Pipe-bomb found outside flats in Carryduff
Six Nations: Wales 22-30 Ireland

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter says garda station closures will go ahead
4th Union flag protests: Poll finds most want them to stop

IRA supergrass 'abandoned by security services': Claim rejected
€9m cut from St James's Hospital budget for 2013

Tests find ingredient at Monaghan food company Rangeland Foods was 75% horse meat
5th Northern Ireland child cardiac guidelines not endorsed

Football in crisis as 'shocking scale' of match-fixing revealed
LIVE: Magdalene Laundries Report

Technical Group urges Govt not to pay €3.1bn promissory note
6th Belfast interface projects get £960,000 to tackle youth crime

Northern Ireland assembly to put Antarctic powers on ice
Unions warn of collective action to protect members' pay

Man takes defamation action against toy store
7th Union flag dispute: Cost of policing protests exceeds £15m

109 jobs on line as nine HMV stores close across NI
Taoiseach hails bank debt deal as historic step for Ireland

Four TDs seek to join promissory note Supreme Court appeal
8th Basil McCrea given formal warning by UUP disciplinary group

Cardiologists watch live operation at Craigavon conference
Bus Éireann staff face cuts in overtime, expenses

Noonan: Govt would have been in bad position if deal not agreed
9th Man in his 60s attacked by robbers in Belfast

Basil McCrea: 'No knee-jerk' reaction to formal warning
Two men in court over dissident republican terrorism

Thousands attend debt burden marches across the country
10th Two men charged after police officer killed in stolen vehicle crash

Willie Frazer: Car destroyed in arson attack at his Markethill Home
Central Bank Governor says deal with ECB 'will not' unravel

Wicklow Co Council move on unpaid development fees
11th Bangor murder: Police make two arrests

Tyrone terror camp accused Gavin Coney in Supreme Court bid
Consumers see 12% rise in cost of groceries over two years

Magdalene group meets Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore
12th Child knocked down in Ballymena, County Antrim

Caterpillar creating 200 jobs in west Belfast
300 jobs to go as HMV Ireland stores to remain closed

Hepatitis C and HIV Compensation Tribunal pays out almost €1bn in awards and costs
13th Scanners ruled out for NI prison searches after pilot

NI Fire Service: Ex-chief says whistle-blower 'right to do it'
Praveen Halappanavar upset at draft report leak into Savita Halappanavar's death

UCD students reprimanded for throwing eggs at Taoiseach Enda Kenny
14th John McCallister resigns from the UUP

NI shale gas deposits 'could be worth £80bn' says report
Denis O'Brien wins defamation case against Irish Daily Mail

450 jobs for Dundalk with eBay announcement
15th Basil McCrea 'likely to form new party' to challenge DUP and UUP

Horsemeat scandal: Burgers withdrawn from hospitals
Commissioner Callinan cannot condone industrial action by gardaí

Intensive talks on Croke Park agreement begin
16th Two pedestrians critical after Belfast accident

Children found playing with stun gun in Lurgan
Taoiseach meets with Magdalene survivors in London

Constitutional Convention to vote on role of women
17th Crusaders-Cliftonville cancellation: Three charged

Mike Nesbitt does not rule out more joint candidates
Wexford man stabbed in Perth, Australia, dies

Woman found dead after Co Cork house fire
18th Three charged after football demo

'Abandoned' by health chiefs... the paralysed man who drags himself down and up the stairs
Around 4,000 protest at frontline workers rally

President Michael D Higgins says 'certainty' needed in abortion legislation
19th Dentist 'prescribed mouthwash for woman with tongue cancer'

Union flag protest: Nesbitt calls for organisers to call off weekly protest
Magdalene laundries: Irish Prime Minister issues apology

Astronaut sends tweet 'as gaeilge' from space
20th Londonderry mother seeks answer over son's death

Sporting village plan for south Belfast
Enda Kenny urges unions to return to Croke Park extension talks

Kilkenny College is to enter public free education system
21st Orange Order may not give police notice on parades

Horse meat withdrawn from Northern Ireland college campuses
Pub owner fined after Irish 'nuns' are caught drinking illegally

Ireland sells €500m of Treasury Bills at auction
22nd Orange Order: 'Growing discontent' among members over parade curbs

Tayto to create 58 jobs in Northern Ireland
Meat processing plant in Tipperary closed after inspectors discover horse meat being exported as beef

Govt urges employers to recruit long term unemployed
23rd Strabane man Ryan Dolan secures Eurovision place in Sweden

Flag protests at separate Belfast locations
Public servants face minimum 37-hour working week

Navan schoolboy who joined rebels in Syria killed in fighting
24th Cardinal Keith O'Brien misses Sunday Mass after accusations

County Down toddler dies in blind cord accident
IMO and INMO walk out of Croke Park talks

Two men questioned after guns seized in Cork
25th Family targeted in north Belfast blast bomb attack

Health department pays private healthcare firms £130m
Man and woman found dead in County Carlow B&B

Deal reached in talks on public sector pay
26th Special school bus overturns in Downpatrick

Almost 3,000 police officers volunteer for G8 security duty
Government announces end of bank guarantee

Guests evacuated in Dublin hotel fire
27th Giant's Causeway resort row: Judge backs golf plan

'Abortions only via NHS' law change bid by two MLAs
Ryanair's bid to take over Aer Lingus blocked

Shotguns and ammunition recovered by gardaí on roof of Dublin school
28th McElhill fire deaths: Relatives sue for damages

Ulster Bank reports loses of more than £1bn
Irish economy 'turning the corner' - Barroso

Ex-politician arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder
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  Northern Ireland Republic of Ireland
1st Cllr Jimmy Carr faces racist claim in Scots accent row

Police recover drugs in Bessbrook worth £100,000
Ex-Anglo Irish Bank head Sean FitzPatrick sent for trial

Woman's body found in burnt-out car in Louth
2nd Jamie Bryson remanded in custody over Belfast union flag protests

Carrickfergus electricity vandals cut power to 3,000 homes
Former public representative has period of detention extended over conspiracy to murder charge

Bruton denies unions 'punished' for leaving talks
3rd Small bomb is found outside church in Glengormley

Limavady teenager killed after car and tractor crash
Man shot dead in Dublin pub

New Croke Park deal 'has not tackled unequal pay'
4th Northern Ireland police hail 'major coup' after foiled IRA mortar plot

Peter Robinson says police losing unionist confidence
Former cllr Gary O'Flynn charged with soliciting another man to murder three people

Man admits to possession of cocaine worth €29m
5th Londonderry mortars: Two men charged

NI set to lose up to 120 army jobs
Man killed in accident on UCC campus

Troika asked to propose bailout extension options
6th Northern Ireland man denies Italy money laundering claims

Harry Warwick's remains found in north Belfast
Bodies of girl and man found off coast of County Cork

Fee-paying Kilkenny College moves to Irish state sector

Man shot dead in pub car park in Co Meath
7th Republican dissidents threaten to kill McGuinness

Peter Robinson stands by comments on policing
MSD to close Rathdrum plant in 2015, 280 jobs to go

Man seriously injured in Dublin gun attack
8th Draft NI abortion guidelines published by minister

Sinn Fein's Francie Molloy wins Mid Ulster by-election
Ireland setting standards, says IMF's Christine Lagarde

Welfare fraud measures aim to save €710m in 2013
9th Five police officers hurt during rioting in Newtownabbey

East Belfast hosts Irish language festival
Woman consents to emergency Caesarean section after High Court application

Farmers protest outside Coveney's constituency office
10th Over 100 women sign abortion change protest letter

Police investigate 'blast' on M5 motorway
Department of Justice says 1,000 calls have been made to Magdalene laundries fund

Pat Rabbitte says repossessions a final resort, but inevitable
11th Dissident bomb 'detonated by mobile phone'

McCausland: Bedroom tax could affect 32,000 tenants
Ireland and Britain agree to more economic cooperation

Property tax guide criticised over accuracy
12th DUP and UUP discussed merger

NI Assembly fails in bid to change abortion law
Michael Noonan tells banks to cut remuneration by up to 10%

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan admits he had two penalty point offences cancelled
13th Major cross-border operation against illegal fuel trade

NI murder hunt police free man arrested in England
High court awards €1.5m damages to boy over crash

Former judge Heather Perrin sentenced to two years for false accounting
14th Irish Daily Mail pays John McAreavey damages over pictures of murdered wife

Ballinamallard goalkeeper facing rape charge
SIPTU executive council to campaign for Croke Park acceptance

Man arrested after businessman abduction probe
15th Suspected mortar bomb found on Ballygomartin Road, Belfast

Police warning as 'high risk violent offender' goes missing
Gardaí conclude Kevin McGeever abduction inquiry

Bank of Ireland raises €500m in bond auction
16th Hoax object left close to St Enda's GAA pitch, Glengormley

Attempted car hijack in west Belfast
Opinion poll shows Labour Party support dips below 10%, while Fianna Fáil benefits

Man in his 20s killed in Co Tipperary road crash
17th St Patrick's Day: Thousands at parades in NI

Women's Six Nations: Champions Ireland complete Grand Slam
Live: St Patrick's Day Celebrations

Two teenagers rescued off Wicklow coast
18th Officer injured in trouble linked to flag protests

St Patrick's Day parade re-routed over union flag row in Omagh
New UN position for Mary Robinson

Man drowns after being washed off rocks while fishing in Co Sligo
19th '180 hospital beds' to close in NI health shake-up

New prison to be built at Magilligan, County Londonderry
Bank of Ireland CEO Richie Boucher received €843,000 in 2012

Gilmore says Croke Park protections will cease if proposals fail
20th Omagh bomb: Colm Murphy and Seamus Daly found liable at retrial

Northern Ireland unemployment highest in 15 years
Brian Rattigan sentenced to 17 years for dealing drugs from prison

Papers served on three former Irish Nationwide directors
21st Lord Laird defends dealings with registered sex offender in Florida

PSNI given funding responsibility for Historical Enquiries Team
Irish economy grew by 0.9% in 2012 - CSO

€9,000 missing from evidence bag at Balbriggan Garda Station
22nd NIE confirm network fault caused Belfast blackout

Lord Laird apologises over Christopher Knight comments
Serious flooding reported in Blackpool area of Cork City

Fmr priest sentenced to 18 months for abusing boys
23rd All NI 999 calls diverted to Scotland

Bomb found in abandoned car in County Fermanagh
Man arrested over armed robbery in Dublin

Boy in critical condition after falling into stream in Midleton
24th Northern Ireland rescue teams facing snow drifts up to 18ft

Thousands still without power in Northern Ireland
Sean Sherlock admits communication 'mess' on property tax exemptions

Original Elvis recording sold at Dublin auction for €64,000
25th Food and medicine airlifted to snowbound residents

Film fraudsters jailed over tax scam
Justice Minister accuses AGSI of doing a disservice to the force

Bewley's Grafton St rent 'must fall to market value'
26th RAF food supply helicopter helps to deliver animal feed

Hyponatraemia inquiry: The day they turned off life support
TUI votes overwhelmingly to reject Croke Park deal

Body recovered after car goes into water at Arklow Harbour
27th Deep snow still lying in some areas of Northern Ireland

32,000 tenants in Northern Ireland face 'bedroom tax' threat
Kenny says no one will be required to quit work in new insolvency rules

Garda Representative Association is not inviting Justice Minister to its annual conference
28th Security alert at Belfast's Broadway roundabout

Raging bullies: the Antrim dad and sons who battered young mum to a pulp in field
Helen McEntee wins Meath East by-election

CSO figures show increase in murders and manslaughters in 2012
29th Barack Obama: 'Work still to be done in Northern Ireland'

Air support withdrawn in Northern Ireland relief operation
Husband receives Savita Halappanavar draft report from HSE

Cardinal Brady condemns abortion in Easter message
30th Lurgan explosion: Man arrested in town by police

Kieran McManus shot dead outside west Belfast pizza shop
Jockey paralysed after Cheltenham fall

Archbishop Martin saddened by Vatileaks scandal
31st Martin McGuinness in Easter Rising commemoration warning

Two armed robbers steal cigarettes in north Belfast
Man held after Dublin assaults

Eight in court on IRA membership charges
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  Northern Ireland Republic of Ireland
1st Police investigate reports shots fired in north Belfast

PSNI attacked at Londonderry Easter commemoration rally
ASTI delegates vote to support motion on rejection of Croke Park proposals

Cyclist dies in Kerry road collision
2nd Heating oil in Northern Ireland 'up by 60% in three years'

Man rescued after falling into water near Portstewart harbour
Report finds difficulty interpreting the law a factor in Savita Halappanavar case

Reports suggest two-tier property market developing
3rd Parades Commission to seek republican response

Northern Ireland businesses warned about phone hacking
Actor Milo O'Shea dies aged 86

IMF delivers tough assessment of Irish economy
4th G8 summit: Airport security stepped up ahead of meeting

Twitter helped Belfast woman 'find missing mum'
Man found dead in Dublin field had internal injuries

Irish teenager charged with assassination threat on Guyana leader
5th NI 'can't afford the damage' caused by benefit changes

GAA star, Anthony Tohill, suffers facial injuries

South Armagh man Aidan McQuade is Mastermind 2013
Man killed in mine collapse at Lisheen in Co Tipperary

Doctors reject abortion motions at IMO conference

6th PSNI officer injured by stolen car in west Belfast

Man charged over £10,000 drugs find in Newry
Group of Labour members calls for policy change

Pedestrian dies after collision with motorcycle in Co Galway
7th Dissident republican inquiry: Two men face gun charges

The Reverend Stephen Dickinson 'devastated' by church decision
Murder probe after man shot dead in Co Kildare

Swimmer rescued from Dublin Bay has died
8th Northern Ireland reacts to death of Baroness Thatcher

Northern Ireland's new five-pence carrier bag tax
INMO launches 'Ward Watch' to highlight overcrowding in hospital wards

Woman killed, two critical after Co Cork road crash
9th Martin McGuinness opposes Baroness Thatcher parties

Liam Adams facing trial on sex charges
Midwife says internal investigation added entries to Savita Halappanavar's medical notes

National Lottery confirms error in Saturday draw
10th Pair given life sentences for Michael McIlveen murder

Northern Ireland funding 'depends on shared future'
Court told Rose Lynch killed 'wholly innocent' man - sentenced to life

Midwife confirms she told Savita Halappanavar Ireland a 'Catholic country'
11th John McDermott jailed for Donagh abuse 'tidal wave'

PSNI drone purchase gets green light
Reliance on austerity is counterproductive, says former IMF mission chief

Grants for First Communion and Confirmation costs are scrapped
12th Dominic Dynes, Brian Sheridan and Brian Cavlan jailed over weapons 'arsenal'

Spring blizzard: NI animal death toll exceeds 17,000
Seven-year extension agreed on Irish loan

MABS has said increasing numbers of older people now getting into mortgage arrears
13th Man charged with attempted murder in Belfast in 1977

Arrests on Northland Road, Derry, as weapons seized
Woman arrested after Ennis stabbing incident

Investigation into west Dublin gun attack
14th Man dies after Chamberlain Street, east Belfast, attack

600-year-old skeleton mystery at Fermanagh crannog site
Call for 'sunset clause' in abortion legislation

Constitutional Convention recommends referendum on same-sex marriage

Thousands attend anti-austerity march in Dublin
15th Extra police in Derry for Margaret Thatcher's funeral

Police to meet groups over UVF flags in east Belfast
Govt to give €21m to UN World Food Programme

Seventh union rejects extension to Croke Park pay deal
16th Antrim A&E: Hospital 'regret' over care of child

Northern Ireland people tell of Boston bomb ordeals
Croke Park II rejected as two major unions vote No

Row over judicial independence deepens
17th NI guests attend Thatcher funeral

Belfast based software company to create 76 new jobs
Early termination, if legally permissible, could have saved Halappanavar - expert

Review of Ó Lubhlaí investigation ordered
18th 'Cod fraud' uncovered by BBC NI food sample tests

Plans for former Maze prison site get go-ahead
Cavan nanny accused of murder refused bail in Massachusetts court

Insolvency Service to begin accepting applications by end of June
19th Derry killer Greatbanks jailed for hammer attack

Human skull is found in Strangford Lough
Verdict of medical misadventure in Savita Halappanavar inquest

NAMA takes control of Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and Point Village
20th Man dies in blaze in Londonderry's Waterside area

Thousands mark UVF 100th anniversary in Belfast
Two people arrested after cannabis estimated to be worth €2.5m seized in Tuam

Imported hay distributed to farmers in Munster
21st Monsignor Eamon Martin is ordained in Armagh

Police launch murder inquiry after Ballycastle death
Coalition yet to reach agreement on X Case legislation

Man dies mountain climbing in Kerry
22nd Gerry Adams: 'I was not saving my political skin'

NI schools should be 'legally accountable for equality'
1.6m Irish people now use smartphones - survey

Suicidal pregnant women will not face six doctors - Reilly
23rd Ballycastle killing: Man charged with murdering Kevin O'Neill

Pink pillowcase robber targets Belfast off-licence
Doctors warn of increase in alcohol-related health problems

€1.4m awarded to girl injured at birth
24th Rory McIlroy: Golf boss speaks about NI native's allegiance dilemma

DARD minister insists Ballykelly move "will go ahead"
Report highly critical of retired Clogher bishop

Ex-FF senator Francis O'Brien charged with demanding €100,000 with menaces
25th NI children's heart surgery 'should move from Belfast to Dublin'

Londonderry judge sent hate mail over court orders
European court rules in favour of Waterford Crystal workers in pension case

Taoiseach says he does not intend to have another referendum on abortion
26th Farmer and sons sentenced for attack on pregnant woman

Romanian women to face human trafficking charges in Sweden
CPSU urges unions to sever ties with Labour Party over Croke Park II

Micheál Martin warns of 'mounting chaos' in health system
27th DUP 'need to be in Stormont government', says Peter Robinson

Burglaries at Belfast hotel rooms
Pay cuts and possible compulsory redundancies loom if deal on public sector pay not reached within fortnight

Drop in demand for credit union loans
28th Man dies in County Londonderry farming accident

Northern Ireland's oldest man Cyril Quigley dies
Kenny says abortion legislation should not be pre-judged

Two Irish children confirmed by Pope Francis
29th Same-sex marriage motion is defeated at NI Assembly

Major Northern Ireland investment conference planned
Marie Fleming loses Supreme Court appeal challenging ban on assisted suicide

Joint receivers appointed to Xtra-Vision
30th City of Culture events may be cut back due to funding shortfall

Toxic waste dumped 10 times in same road in south Armagh
Over 1,000 jobs to be created in roads upgrade

CSO figures project surge in number of school-aged children
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  Northern Ireland Republic of Ireland
1st Northern Ireland consultants cancel 27,000 hospital appointments

DUP abandons cenotaph Union flag campaign at Belfast City Hall
Taoiseach Enda Kenny says bill does not change Irish abortion law

Man dies after shooting in Dublin industrial estate
2nd Handling of care home closures 'disastrous', says health minister

Chief constable wants urgent review of flag code of conduct
President Higgins calls for 'radical rethink' on EU crisis

Ex-FF cllr Ger Killally injured in crash after shooting incident
3rd Shivers not guilty of Massereene soldiers murders

Disabled boy separated from family in homeless ordeal
Call for special prison for gangs in Republic of Ireland

Revenue warns homeowners over property tax return
4th Man seriously ill after being hit by lit petrol bomb

Woman who killed husband missing ahead of sentencing
Sean Dunne reveals $942m liabilities in bankruptcy file

International banks pulling out of IFSC 'because of heavy regulation'
5th Ford compares gay marriage debate to civil rights campaign

UUP leader Mike Nesbitt repeats call for health minister to resign
Cork man dies ten months after Torquay road crash claimed children's lives

Taoiseach says Catholic Church told of his 'duty to legislate on abortion'
6th Derry man fails to prevent child's move to Tennessee

Kenyan Joel Kipsang Kositany wins Belfast City Marathon
Kenny, Gilmore attend key EU budget talks

Homeless man living in Co Clare public toilet dies
7th Edwin Poots apologises for care home closures 'stress'

Prisoner at Maghaberry jail dies after collapse
Apology and amnesty for World War II soldiers who were branded deserters

Fee-paying secondary students more likely to go directly to college
8th Schoolgirl's sudden death: Ruby Dench's family await news

Dame Mary Peters gets freedom of Belfast honour
Portlaoise hospital apologises for child's death

Eight Irish universities feature in world rankings
10th Wales to host Northern Ireland parade talks

G8 summit: 3,600 extra police officers being flown to NI
Supreme Court finds employment agreements unconstitutional

Survey shows 300,000 people have emigrated from Ireland in past four years
11th Nesbitt pulls out of SF conference in protest at O'Dowd remarks

Fr Conleth Byrne gets suspended sentence for £145,000 fraud
Minister responds to criticism of juvenile detention

No ambulance available for critically injured toddler in Co Cork
12th Cookstown attack: Partially exploded pipe bomb found under vehicle

Corporation tax move would have to benefit Treasury - Boris Johnson
GPs vote for abortion to be regulated by medical guidelines

Over 95% of Bus Éireann services disrupted by strike
13th 179 new jobs at Dungannon meat plant Linden Foods

Botanic Inns: Administrators KPMG sell six bars
Economic and Social Research Institute says young bearing brunt of economic crisis

Kerry teenager Donal Walsh dies after battle with cancer
14th Allstate announces 650 jobs for Northern Ireland

School computer 'lifeline for sick pupils' barely used
Court orders Peter Darragh Quinn to pay €145m damages to IBRC

Ten unions agree 'in principle' to pay deal - LRC
15th Balmoral Show gets under way at Maze prison site

'A&E must change' says Ulster Hospital's clinical director Sean McGovern
Man critical after Dublin shooting

Three gardaí to face disciplinary proceedings over quashing penalty points
16th Gun attack on PSNI officers 'lured' to bogus burglary

More unemployed Catholics than Protestants in NI, says census
Agreement reached in Bus Éireann dispute

Capita to double Irish workforce with 800 new jobs
17th 'Bomb' found at Foxes Glen in west Belfast after gun attack

Keady murders: Brothers deny murder and arson charges
Medical Council recommends changes to abortion legislation

Mick Wallace to make complaint to commission over Alan Shatter comments
18th 14-year-old girl punched and mugged in Belfast city centre

Mourne Park House fire guts County Down ancestral home
Diesel laundering operation found in Dublin

Majority support abortion on grounds of suicide
19th Cardiff talks: 'Dialogue and non-violence essential'

Stolen fuel waste trailer abandoned near Castlewellan
Brian Hayes indicates €300m savings target may not be reached in 2013

Taoiseach Enda Kenny lays wreath at Boston bombings memorial

Eurovision 2013: Ireland's Ryan Dolan Insists He Has 'No Regrets' Despite Last Place In Contest
20th Dracula movie from Universal Pictures to be filmed in Northern Ireland

Cardiff talks should make Northern Ireland summer 'safer'
'Alarm' after study suggests Irish patients at higher risk of death after surgery

Body of Tallaght shooting victim discovered by children
21st Four men jailed over 'Red Hand Defenders' blackmail plot

Heather Noble breaks down in witness box in cheque fraud case
Irish potato famine pathogen identified

Apple confirms 2% tax rate for two Irish subsidiaries
22nd John Anthony Downey in court over 1982 IRA Hyde Park bombing

Queen's University honours former US president Bill Clinton
Two jailed for life over Kerry bog murder

IDA chief denies Ireland a 'tax haven'
23rd Ann Travers 'more hopeful' after meeting SDLP leadership

Carál Ní Chuilín overturns PRONI archive refusal
Taoiseach Enda Kenny urges Greece to establish trust with Troika

Nissan Ireland recalls 14,000 Micras
24th Two sentenced for murder of Michael McIlveen

Giant's Causeway resort row: Unesco report calls for halt
Alan Shatter faces motion of no confidence

Central Bank warned in advance over Joyce coin
25th Belfast explosion was a 'viable pipe bomb'

Belfast City Hall's historic stained glass protected
Man drowns off Wexford coast

Man held over false imprisonment claim
26th Six Nobel laureates attend Belfast peace conference

Ballyclare residents evacuated after 'viable' device found
Man arrested over fatal Dublin stabbing

SIPO concerned with powers to monitor groups in abortion debate
27th West Belfast: Man arrested over mother-of-three's death

Burglars take equipment worth £6,500 from brain injury charity
170 new jobs announced in Dublin and Meath

Tanker filled with laundered diesel stolen from Aiken Army Barracks
28th Pipe bomb attack on PSNI officers "attempted murder"

Northern Ireland Assembly passes SDLP health motion
Farmers protest as ministers discuss CAP reform

Time for Government to consider ending austerity - Friends First
29th Michaela McAreavey: Editor convicted over photos

Apple co-founder at Londonderry business event
Criminal investigation into alleged creche abuse

Repayments on €20bn of EU bailout loans set to be rescheduled
30th Marian Price released from custody

Woman 'snatched' on street 'pretended to be dead'
HSE health warning issued over 'contaminated' cannabis resin in northeast

Number of jobless under 300,000 for first time since 2010
31st Norman Moffatt trial: James McCook found not guilty

Third of UK illegal fuel sales in Northern Ireland
Two killed, one injured in Athy road crash

US Senator stands over claim that Ireland is a tax haven
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1st  Man arrested in England over Belfast police murder bid

Only 30 children miss out on pre-school places
 Sean Dunne bankruptcy case may be partly held in Ireland

Man dies after Co Kerry crash
2nd North Belfast: woman, 62, questioned on police murder bid

2,000 run in Walled City Marathon
Stamps mark JFK's visit to Ireland

Irish woman allegedly arrested in Kolkata, one arrested
3rd Sinn Fein's Ó Muilleoir elected as new Belfast Lord Mayor

Kavanagh must lose advisers job says soldier hurt in IRA bomb
Mini-marathons take place in Cork and Dublin

Suspect cannabis 'not contaminated' say police
4th Police seize suspected replica firearms in Belfast

Carrickfergus police station alert is a hoax
Property prices rise in Dublin

European space expo opens in Dublin
5th Ulster Bank: Treasury looks at Irish takeover possibility

Londonderry investment 'whinging, moaning' criticised
I climbed fence into Dublin Zoo to get my football back

Drugs worth 5m Euro seized at Dublin business park
6th Giant's Causeway parking 'rip-off' say politicians

Baggott rejects PSNI 'cannon fodder' claim over loyalist violence
Irish government publishes plans to abolish Seanad

Religious statue believed to guarantee good weather
7th Dunmurry train fire: Second blaze within hours

G8 summit: US security arrives in Northern Ireland ahead of Obama visit
Convicted rapist released to spare family 'hardship'

Teen girl and mother win case to change birth certificate
8th City prepares for 'spectacular' river finale of Return of Colmcille

Men rescued after drifting from Northern Ireland to Scotland
Disturbances at Ruairí Ó Brádaigh's funeral in Roscommon

Thousands attend 'Vigil for Life' rally
9th Three rescued after yacht hits Strangford turbine

Sinn Fein MP Michelle Gildernew misses working as MLA
Magdalene review recommends mediation and reconciliation measures

Man drowns in Co Galway lake
10th Northern Ireland beaches 'trashed' over sunny weekend

McCausland 'astounded' at Housing Executive's £18m overspend
First leprosy case reported in Republic of Ireland

Taoiseach Enda Kenny criticises John McGuinness for comments about overseas travel
11th Altnagelvin baby ward: Deep clean after infection found

Police Land Rover overturns in Westlink crash
Threat to shoot Irish PM Enda Kenny investigated

Victoria to review parole laws in light of Jill Meagher murder
12th NI21's Basil McCrea accuses rivals of 'ganging up' over its assembly speaking rights

Fr Matt Wallace suicide 'shows pressure on priests'
Irish prime minister Enda Kenny 'received letters in blood'

Three brothers drown in Waterford fishing accident
13th Enniskillen hospital staff prepare for G8 summit

Cock fighting network uncovered by USPCA
Savita Halappanavar: Health Service Executive review identifies failings in her care

Two significant changes to abortion legislation
14th PM unveils economic package for Northern Ireland

Parents win damages after son left brain damaged
Man slashed in prison awarded €150,000 damages

Elderly woman loses claim to land in dispute with daughter
15th Youths 'organising sectarian fights', court told

Marchers protest in Belfast against G8 policies
Irish-born scientist to receive knighthood

Man dies following Wicklow collision (between car and tourist bus)
16th G8 summit: World leaders begin to arrive in Northern Ireland

Kevin Bell dies in New York collision
Taoiseach heckled by abortion protesters at Co Longford commemoration

Hospitals group 'seriously concerned' with Government's health insurance plans
17th G8: Enniskillen protest march begins

G8 summit: US will stand by Northern Ireland, says Obama
Double murder probe expected after Kerry deaths

Limerick man admits murdering two women and two children in 2010
18th Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness to visit Japan

Girl hurt in Short Strand petrol bomb attack
Hospital staff 'threatened' after death of Savita Halappanavar

Michelle Obama and daughters visit Glendalough
19th Japanese firm Terumo BCT announces 416 new jobs in Larne

G8 summit in Fermanagh most secure ever - Matt Baggott
Kenny insists no free vote on abortion law

Coillte harvesting rights will not be sold
20th PSNI: Desertcreat training college 'still £18m over budget'

Up to 150 public sector jobs created
SIPTU votes to back Haddington Road Agreement

Gilmore accused of 'objectionable manipulation' over EU budget
22nd Sinn Féin culture minister injured at Orange Order parade protest

Student accommodation plan for Belfast Cathedral Quarter
Drugs worth €1m seized in Blanchardstown, Dublin

Investigation into theft of Co Galway church's Evie Hone paintings
23rd Man dies after one-vehicle crash in Dungannon

Andrea Begley: Winner of The Voice is still 'in shock'
Abortion referendum ruled out by Minister Hayes

Teenager arrested after man shot in the face in Limerick City
24th Peter Robinson says Gerry Kelly was 'reckless' during Land Rover incident

GMB strike disrupts Northern Ireland train services
Two Anglo executives deny misleading Central Bank over funding

Three seals €780m deal for Telefonica's Irish arm
25th BMA's warning over new Antrim hospital emergency department

Charles and Camilla visit County Antrim
More recordings of Anglo executives released

ESRI research shows income tax take lower than most of EU
26th New patient record system benefits all says Poots

£25m Big Lottery Fund for family projects launched
Magdalene laundries support scheme unveiled

Three dead in family shooting in Spanish resort
27th Gay and lesbian adoption: Edwin Poots' challenge dismissed

Viking gold unearthed by treasure hunter in County Down
Economy slips back into recession - CSO

Council wants charity shops banned on Grafton St
28th Ballymena boy mauled by dog at Carniny Primary School

Police issue drug warning after eight sudden deaths
Angela Merkel regards content of Anglo Irish Bank tapes with contempt

Tánaiste welcomes US immigration reform bill
29th Two hurt in separate attacks in Ballynahinch

Ian Kernohan jailed for 'breach' of sexual offences order
Gay Pride Parade takes place in Dublin

Irish turf cutters stage protest over EU bog law
30th Donal McKeown says DUP views seen as 'nakedly sectarian'

Firework thrown at ambulance crew treating patient in Newry
Anglo tapes: Ex CEO David Drumm apologises

Competitor dies in Co Waterford rally
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1st Peter Robinson calls for police action over drug-linked deaths

'Blackout driver' jailed for killing Rebecca McManus
Abortion legislation 'not radical' - Enda Kenny

Increase in number of visitors to Ireland
2nd Ulster Bank to close 39 branches as hundreds of jobs cut

Northern Health Trust faces contract procurement probe
Irish abortion vote: White crosses placed near politician's home in protest

Govt passes second stage of abortion legislation
3rd Historical Enquiries Team treats state cases with "less rigour"

Derry City Council shelve St Columb's Park campsite plans
Praveen Halappanavar received abusive letters after wife's death

St Patrick's Institution to close within six months
4th NI Policing Board declares 'no confidence' in HET

Nelson McCausland answers BBC NI Spotlight allegations
Corruption trial underway over Dublin land rezoning

Noonan warns of risk of 'mucking' with Anglo evidence

Singer Bernie Nolan dies from cancer aged 52
5th Spotlight row: Peter Robinson offers to meet DUP pair

Briege Meehan gets suspended sentence for child cruelty
Eight men charged over dissident activity in Dublin

Frank Dunlop says he previously gave 'untruthful evidence' under oath
6th Two men who died in Kilrea car crash named locally

Police officer arrested in Belfast in drugs probe
Thousands rally over abortion law in Dublin

Eight remanded on dissident IRA charges
7th Boston College project: PSNI get Dolours Price interview transcripts

Graeme McDowell earns third win of 2013 with French Open triumph
Drumm says he is being made a scapegoat over banking crisis

Property developer speaks about death of son
8th Northern Ireland Housing Executive motion blocked

Matt Baggott meets Historical Enquiries Team head
Limerick man gets four life sentences for murders of two women and two children

Ireland says no to arrest warrant for Edward Snowden

Chief Justice Susan Denham calls for ethics in boardrooms and enterprises
9th Parades Commission rules on Orange Order parade in Ardoyne

Police Ombudsman says police did not protect residents
Son charged after Dublin woman's body found in shallow grave in Edinburgh

Frank Dunlop cannot remember receiving over £1m from developer
10th Stormont assembly is recalled over Ardoyne parade ruling

Bomb found in north Belfast security alert
Dáil debate on abortion law amendments

ESRI recommends Government press ahead with full Budget adjustment of €3.1 billion
11th Orange Order says protests will follow Ardoyne parade decision

Poots: Two of eight NI sudden deaths linked to 'green Rolex' tablets
Gardaí say arms find includes IRA weapons that should have been decommissioned

President of the High Court refuses abortion bill challenge

Tom Barry 'severely reprimanded' by Fine Gael general secretary
12th Northern Ireland Orange Order leaders warn of cultural war

Londonderry hosts flagship Twelfth demonstration
Ireland's parliament approves 'life-saving' abortion

Dublin dissident arms find: 'Biggest ever' say police
13th Belfast trouble: Police attacked for second night

Smoke alarm warning as homes damaged by blaze
Man missing after suspected gas explosion in Killarney

Irishman injured in Pamplona bull run
14th Belfast rioting: First Minister calls for end to violence

Chambers pair third in World Cup final in Lucerne
National Day of Commemoration ceremonies honour those who died in wars and on UN service

ESB workers take action over payment of dividend to Government
15th Petrol bombs and blast bombs thrown at police in Belfast

Orange Order says police have questions to answer on riots
Firearm found following fatal Dublin shooting

Junior doctors in campaign to reduce working hours
16th DUP motion on Parades Commission decision carried

Woman 'ran text-a-getaway' service, court told
Seanad passes abortion legislation second stage

Internet security firm to create 400 Dublin jobs
17th Orange Order applies for new parade in north Belfast

Unemployment sees biggest fall in 11 years
Woman in High Court abortion case gets time to access independent legal advice

Two held after €1.1m of cheques stolen in Dublin
18th Teenager dies after river fall near Limavady

Parades Commission refuses north Belfast march plan
Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill passes committee stage in Seanad

Trinity College experiment succeeds after 69 years
19th Policeman's escape after being hit in face by petrol bomb

Theresa Villiers warns parade violence will 'damage investment'
Young man drowns in Killarney lake

Two children die in Limerick and Laois farm accidents
20th Man found critically injured at Upper Knockbreda Road, Belfast

Protest as Orange parade is stopped in north Belfast
Grenade from 1920s made safe in Drumcondra in Dublin

Met Éireann says country experiencing drought
21st James Kincaid dies in Strule River in Newtownstewart, County Tyrone

Woman and girl hit by car on Benone beach
Former IMF mission chief to Ireland Ashoka Mody calls for less austerity

Taoiseach denies he misled Dáil over Anglo

New world record set for longest Riverdance
22nd Orange Order repeats Ardoyne parade application

Lisa Mcgowan's body found in County Tyrone
FG minister of state John Perry and wife consent to €2.47m judgment

Investigation into death of Irish-based woman after UK abortion
23rd Foreign investment projects rise by 41% in Northern Ireland

Harry Starrett, six, dies on family farm in Armagh
Committee to examine multinational tax operations

Two people drown in separate incidents
24th Police renew warning over 'green Rolex' pills

NI remains 'worst UK construction market'
Two toddlers leave Dublin creche alone

Tall ship Astrid crew rescued off Cork
25th Aircraft crash lands in Newtownards playing field

Illegal fuel-laundering plant seized in Antrim
Michael Lowry's home raided by Revenue Commissioners

Clerys expected to remain closed over weekend as assessment of storm damage continues
26th Riot accused Mark William Orr 'a former soldier'

East Belfast rape accused is refused bail
Emergency declared at Letterkenny hospital following severe flooding

An Post employee arrested following theft investigation
27th House and cars targeted in sectarian attack

Protest as Orange Order parade is stopped
Man released after post interception investigation

Gilmore says €3.1bn Budget adjustment not agreed target
28th Man charged after double stabbing in Lurgan

Bishop denies rejection Orange Order invitation over parade
12 people injured as thousands climb Croagh Patrick

Man injured in Dublin shooting
29th Milltown killer Michael Stone to serve rest of term

Talks follow sectarian attack in Suffolk, west Belfast
Two bodies discovered in search for missing children

Developer Sean Dunne declared bankrupt in Irish High Court
30th 10-year-old dies in Castlewellan farm accident

Castlederg march: Sinn Féin says it will re-route parade
President Higgins signs Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill into law

Investigation into the discovery of a dead newborn baby in Cork
31st Robinson and McGuinness differ on Castlederg parade

17 people are rescued from Lough Neagh
Tribunal finds Dunlop made corrupt payments to councillors on behalf of Kennedy

Ryanair to increase checked-in baggage charges
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1st World Police and Fire Games opening ceremony takes place in Belfast

Murder inquiry into death of man in Dungannon
Sanjeev Chada charged with sons' murders

Hundreds attend funeral of Colm Murray in Dublin
2nd Ruth Patterson arrested over Facebook comments

Severely disabled teenager told she 'must prove disability'
Co Laois bog body is world's oldest

Significant heroin seizure at Rosslare Europort
3rd Man charged with murder of Luis Nazario Ximenes in Dungannon

Pipe bombs left at houses in Portadown and Tandragee
Two men die and two others are injured in Donegal crash

Unions confirm Dublin Bus strike will go ahead
4th Man arrested over 2007 Paul Quinn murder in Castleblayney

Parade marks West Belfast Festival 25th birthday
Dublin Bus has said that services are not operating tomorrow, Bank Holiday Monday

Man dies in Co Meath crash
5th Families of people killed by soldiers sue NI's chief constable

Traffic warden issues ticket to dead driver in Belfast
Commuters make contingency plans as Dublin Bus strike continues

Man dies after stolen car crashes in Dublin
6th Belfast's Lord Mayor Máirtín Ó Muilleoir 'jostled by loyalists'

Belfast City Council victim of £300,000 payment scam
Management and unions agree to Dublin Bus talks

Quinn family fails to lift freezing orders on bank accounts
7th New inquest into Kingsmills murders

Christopher McClean accused of killing Darren McBrearty
More than 280 jobs to go at M&S and Superquinn

Man seriously injured in Dublin shooting
8th Omagh bomb families make new call for inquiry

Villiers 'unable to ban Castlederg republican parade'
US seeks extradition of Irishman in pornography case

The Sun's Irish edition drops topless Page 3 pictures

Tobacco and cigarettes worth €30,000 seized at Dublin Airport
9th Police injured during Belfast parade protests

Eight police officers injured in Belfast bonfire trouble
IRA admits killing of Portlaoise prison officer 30 years ago

Girl and mother injured by animal at Dublin Zoo
10th WPFG 'best and friendliest ever', says president of games

Belfast riots: 56 police officers injured during parade protests
Irish woman reported missing in Ibiza being questioned in Peru by drug enforcement officers

Groups warn of hardship if home gas price hike is agreed
11th Controversial republican parade passes without incident in Castlederg

Union flag stolen, homes vandalised in 'hate crime' attacks
Ten rescued in separate incidents off Waterford, Dublin coasts

Developers' €7m refund over unbuilt infrastructure
12th Alasdair McDonnell backs Police Federation parades ban call

Release of Troubles' killings documents sparks legal row
Five men arrested after foiled Cork robbery

Irish universities least valuable to big business
13th Peru drug arrests: Michaella McCollum denies wrongdoing

Bomb attack at Woodbourne police station in west Belfast
John Dundon guilty of murder of Shane Geoghegan

Ryanair rejects claims on Channel 4 programme
14th Northern Ireland 1-0 Russia

Peru arrests: Michaella McCollum's family in 'difficult' ordeal
Wait over for Leaving Cert students

Ryanair pilot sacked for 'gross misconduct'
15th Northern Ireland's first Homeless World Cup

Troubles documents 'must be returned'
Republic of Ireland babies at risk of wrong blood group

US formally seeks extradition over child abuse images
16th NI striker David Healy cleared of assault charge

DUP 'to apologise' to whistle-blower councillor Jenny Palmer
Woman loses bid to have home birth in High Court case

Child injured at Dublin Zoo discharged from hospital
17th Boy dies in Cork after falling from horse

Bomb is 'made safe' in County Meath
Ballymena Showgrounds evacuated in security alert

Peru drugs accused Michaella McCollum kidnapped: solicitor
18th Northern Irish prisoner vows to help Michaella McCollum

Church of Ireland primate's 'acute sadness' over Belfast riots
Four Irish siblings the Halawas 'being held in Egypt'

Thousands march in Dublin calling for marriage rights to be extended to same-sex couples
19th Lord Maginnis guilty of road rage

Conduct of special adviser Stephen Brimstone to be examined
No word on four Irish citizens detained in Cairo

Staff cutbacks blamed for exam paper errors
20th Three to face trial over 85 child sex abuse charges

Judge grants Marion Price legal request
HSE West ordered to pay €70,000 in discrimination case

Malala Yousafzai receives Tipperary peace prize
21st Report shows first total rise in NI house prices since 2007

Police get more time for Dromore deaths questioning
Games developer Big Fish set to close Cork office

ATM users warned about latest scam
22nd Ruth Patterson in court over Facebook comment

Farmer sorry for major fish kill at County Down river
Westmeath farmer dies trying to free trapped animal

Swimmer Steve Redmond forced to abandon Wales challenge
23rd Leslie Ross charged with murder of two Dromore women

Belfast men jailed over NIACRO fraud
Almost 100,000 mortgages in arrears

O'Donnells adjudicated bankrupt in Ireland
24th Victim of Dublin shooting named locally as Dean Johnson

Elderly couple rescued from Drumbeg arson attack
Teenager dies in Cork farming accident

Gardaí seek Polish help to identify man found dead in Dublin waste facility
25th Police: Belfast gun find 'largest in recent years'

Belfast man stabbed in head and body in Iveagh Drive
Earthquakes strike Irish Sea

Florida woman charged with shooting dead of Irish boyfriend
26th Pair charged with hijack attempts in Londonderry

Mexican wave celebrates 400 years of Derry walls
Two men injured in Dublin shooting

Cancer patient trapped in Bus Éireann luggage compartment for 25km
27th Brain injury victim's family disgusted at 'work' letter

McConville family to sue police and MoD
Financial Services Ombudsman given 'name and shame' powers

Hospital contacted over abortion report data leak
28th Further disruption for residents near mortar find

Police review death of fourth Dromore woman/a>
Ryanair told to reduce Aer Lingus stake to 5%

Irishman pleads guilty to dangerous driving after Perth crash
29th Man dies after car crash at shop in east Belfast

Kabul Green Zone fall man cannot sue in Northern Ireland
1.8% increase in employment in year to June - CSO

Irishman pleads guilty to dangerous driving after Perth crash
30th Donegal monastery 'on a par with Clonmacnoise'

Woman's ear bitten off during drink binge, court told
Poet and Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney dies aged 74

Big crowds expected for 1913 Lockout State Commemoration in Dublin
31st Royal Black Institution on parade in Northern Ireland

World Rowing 2013: Chambers brothers secure bronze medal
Man in his 30s arrested in connection with the death of a woman in Navan, Co Meath

Ten injured with one critical after Co Kerry crash
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  Northern Ireland Republic of Ireland
1st Father Hugh Kennedy returning to duty

Shingles jab campaign for people in their 70s
Child dies after fall from apartment window

Man who died at Electric Picnic is named
2nd Tourism fears over NITB advertising cuts

Unofficial strike hits Belfast Metro bus services
Survey shows Dublin city and Cork city 'clean' for first time

Poet Seamus Heaney laid to rest
3rd Ben Robinson's rugby death is first of its kind in Northern Ireland

Belfast stores hit by Twelfth tensions
AIB Chief Executive David Duffy says 20% of customers in arrears could pay loans

New Liffey bridge to be named after activist Rosie Hackett
4th Conall McDevitt from SDLP quits politics over payment

Protest and riot policing costs PSNI over £3m a month
Journalist John Waters jailed for non-payment of parking fine

Woman arrested under deportation order claims gardaí 'abandoned' her children
5th Three charged over Ballymena bin 'torture' case

Police say 3,500 fewer arrests due to public disorder and protests
High Court hears two Nigerian children still 'officially' missing

Student groups want youth unemployment addressed
6th Woman's body is found in Belfast

Matt Baggott under pressure over HET leadership
Man held over woman's death after Cavan stand-off

Noonan says €10 billion credit line may be needed for bailout exit
7th Woman's death in Belfast is no longer treated as suspicious

Teenager is stable after Newry stabbing
Man dies in single-vehicle crash in Adrigole, Co Cork

HMV store reopens in Dublin city
8th Belfast hosts BBC Proms in the Park

'Loyalist threat' to schools condemned by John O'Dowd
Body of a man recovered from the sea in Dublin

Dublin elderly housing complex damaged by gas explosion
9th Gerry Kelly defends Castlederg IRA dead parade speech

Developer Michael Taggart seeks legal aid in Ulster Bank case
Brian Lenihan's son talks of battle with depression, suicide attempt

Two shells recovered by gardaí investigating Dublin shooting
10th Maze dispute will not overshadow NI leaders trip

Hanna and Browne go into administration
Man arrested over Dublin armed robbery

Man critical after Dublin city centre assault
11th Belfast Health Trust agrees £5m settlement over brain damage

Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness present united front on US trip
Five arrested in garda dissident investigation

Singer sues RTÉ over use of ‘Damo’ in TV series
12th Residents challenge GAA's Casement Park redevelopment

Trafficked victim kept naked and beaten regularly
Ireland emerging from its difficulties but must stick to bailout targets - OECD

Bank of Ireland seeks reduction in private banking jobs
13th Work stops on UVF mural that replaced George Best artwork

School warning over Facebook modelling offer
Baby red pandas born at Dublin Zoo

Airbnb to establish European headquarters in Dublin
14th Lisnabreeny cemetery tribute to fallen US servicemen

Major investigation into sexual exploitation of young people in care
Two die in fire near Enniscorthy, County Wexford

Two men due in court after three kilos of heroin were found during search in Dublin
15th Arthur Gibson and Michael Murphy die in Glenarm shooting

Peru drug charge woman Melissa Reid 'to plead guilty'
Planes fly over Dublin to celebrate FlightFest

Man appears in court over guns and drugs haul
16th Inquiry: Child abuse suspects not known to police

Glenarm shooting farmhouse burgled
Tesco to create 200 jobs at new stores and mobile phone shops

Parents to attend anti-bullying training sessions
17th Richard Haass: Inter-party talks agenda 'limited but ambitious'

Second north coast whale dies in week
Second crime scene sealed off in Elaine O'Hara investigation

Luke James Wentholt jailed for murder of Irish backpacker David Greene in Melbourne
18th DUP signals 'tough months' for Haass talks

West Belfast man Liam Adams denies raping his daughter
Protesters block traffic, close streets in Dublin city centre

Gardaí charged with pepper spray assault
19th Two arrests over three-year-old boy's death in Lisburn

Two held as £618,000 of herbal cannabis seized in Antrim
Economy emerged from recession, new CSO figures show

Newbridge Credit Union to cost taxpayers millions - Finance Minister
20th Mother charged with murdering three-year-old son in Lisburn

Thousands enjoy Culture Night in Northern Ireland
Moody's upgrades outlook on Irish sovereign debt

Ryanair to improve its customer service
21st More than 2,000 protesters join loyalist parade in Belfast

Family of five escapes injury in Lurgan arson attack
Praveen Halappanavar takes legal action taken against HSE over Savita death

First female Church of Ireland bishop 'blind sided' by appointment
22nd UVF mural completed despite outcry in east Belfast

9,000 NI cattle 'missing or stolen' in three years says Robin Swann
Fire services attend a blaze at Limerick University hospital

Man collapses and dies at Airtricity Dublin series Half-Marathon
23rd Peter Robinson and Jim Allister row over land remarks

2,100 cyber crimes reported in Northern Ireland in 2012
Merkel says policy towards Ireland will not change after election win

Research shows fewer children smoking and drinking
24th Peru drugs: Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid admit charge

Nine arrests a Home Office targets illegal workers in NI shopping centres
NAMA to sell €400m property portfolios in the coming weeks

ASTI teachers warned over compulsory redundancy protection
25th Peter Robinson denies claim of crisis at Stormont

Exploris aquarium: Councillors defer decision on closure for two months
Guinness: Irish 'Arthur's Day' condemned

New Irish MEP constituencies announced
26th Barnardo's say NI sexual abuse cases are 'just tip of the iceberg'

Woman, 24, injured in 'barbaric' gun attack
Criminal Assets Bureau searches former home of Tom McFeely after cash discovery

Nine Irish restaurants awarded Michelin stars
27th 10 injured in multi-vehicle crash in west Belfast

Sinn Fein special adviser paid thousands
UCC study on emigration finds evidence of 'brain drain'

Renewed appeal for missing woman in Dublin
28th Thousands take part in Belfast UVF commemoration parade

Man charged with sex offences in Craigavon faces Lisburn court
Four-day-old baby taken from its mother by gardaí is to remain in HSE custody

Body of woman found in north Dublin
29th 12 held over break-in and arson at Springdale, Dungannon

Northern Ireland past 'tougher issue to resolve' - Villiers
Man arrested after body found in Co Cavan

Public assistance sought in finding actor missing in Dublin
30th No Maze development 'without peace centre'

Disappeared search for Columba McVeigh ends in failure
Man charged with rape of girls in Athlone

Long queues as drivers rush to beat non-use motor tax deadline
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1st Liam Adams convicted of raping and abusing daughter

SDLP regrets Raymond McCreesh Newry park distress
Ryanair changing 'awful' website after customer complaints - Michael O'Leary

Students protest over third-level cutbacks
2nd Turkey murders: Son found guilty of Graham and Dinsmore murders, father is cleared

Orange Order's north Belfast march restricted
Minister Michael Noonan says Budget adjustment will be 'somewhat less' than €3.1bn

Minister Alan Shatter says Irish soldiers as well paid as any in Europe
3rd Stream creates almost 1,000 jobs at Belfast call centre

Police to investigate 'UVF gangsterism'
Rehab set to launch €1bn action against State

Fine Gael deputy Peter Mathews resigns from party
4th EU body withdraws Maze Prison peace centre money

Finaghy, south Belfast, alert ends and is declared hoax
Body found in Limerick identified as missing teenager

Low turnout reported as voting closes in Seanad and Court of Appeal referendums
5th Parade protests will include 'civil disobedience', says Orangeman

Man charged over £300,000 cocaine seizure
Seanad vote: Public vote to keep Irish senate

Man found unconscious in Cork dies from injuries
6th Arlene Foster: Parade protests 'must remain within the law'

Woman rescued after falling at Giant's Causeway stones
Report says Enterprise Ireland struggling due to loss of staff

Memorial service held for Peggy Mangan
7th Attorney General to review decision not to prosecute Gerry Adams

Four arrests in west Belfast over M1 motorway alert
Deal offered to Priory Hall residents

Taoiseach confirms no re-run of Seanad referendum
8th Police ombudsman gets Gerry Adams complaint

900 PSNI officers leave since 2010
Minister for Finance confirms €600m less required in Budget 2014

Department of Finance forecasts growth of 1.8% in 2014
9th Murder inquiry after man's body found in lake

Woman's abortion 'ordeal' considered by NI health officials
HIQA report on Savita Halappanavar case finds 'basic care' failures

Man abducted in Cavan found safe and well
10th Londonderry gun attack was 'brutal execution'

Kevin Kearney's killing 'callous and cold-blooded murder'
Martin McAleese to oversee Priory Hall deal implementation as agreement reached

Doctors warning of dangers in 'choking game'
11th NI gay blood ban 'irrational', judge rules

Ballymena toddler Liam Bennett's death 'non-accidental'
'Substantial progress' on Budget plans - Howlin

Woman drowns off Achill Island
12th David Ford says NI abortion legislation must be consulted on

Loyalists 'got it wrong' over union flag protests
Number of Emergency Departments 'no longer sustainable'

Burton warns Budget 'must take demographic pressures into account'
13th 81-year-old tied up and assaulted in Antrim robbery

Claudy bomb investigation suspended
Man critical and three women injured in shooting outside Dublin pub

Taoiseach says Ireland to exit bailout in mid-December
14th Barry McCrory murder: Kieran McLaughlin's family in appeal

Stephen Carroll murder appeal: Father says witness 'a liar'
Body of woman found at a house in Longwood, Co Meath

Gilligan loses challenge to consecutive sentences
15th Barry McCrory murder: Others may be 'in danger'

Body found on Carnlough beach was Jaroslaw Andrykiewicz
Mixed reaction to Budget 2014 measures

John Gilligan denies link to Veronica Guerin murder after release from prison
16th Belfast boy charged with mother murder bid

Londonderry plumber for trial over gas leak deaths
Ryanair responds to scrapping of Irish air travel tax

Shell Ireland project suffers legal setback
17th Stone 'found in Natasha McShane's throat' after Chicago assault

Assisting lawful abortion in England 'not a crime', says DPP
Man arrested in Elaine O'Hara murder investigation

Over 300 people 'living in slavery' in Ireland
18th Nelson McCausland letter to Glentoran 'misleading'

Joe Brolly hits out at GAA republican club name critics
Armed US plane landed at Shannon Airport without permission

Man charged with Elaine O'Hara murder
19th Mike Nesbitt proposes trauma centre as Maze alternative

IRA victims protest against Gerry Adams at London conference
President Higgins on Central America visits

Search off north Dublin coast suspended
20th Shankill bomber Thomas Begley commemorated amid loyalist protest

Fianna Fáil's Micheál Martin warns of NI peace process 'complacence'
Fáilte Ireland says tourism survey reveals upturn

Fianna Fáil leader calls on James Reilly to resign as Minister for Health
21st £250m children's hospital for Belfast announced

Husband of Shankill bomb victim dismisses bomber's apology
Man jailed for 15 years for Dublin rape and abduction

Ireland has third biggest deficit in EU
22nd Court rules Poots cannot appeal gay adoption decision

Turner Prize launched in Londonderry
Girl removed from Roma family in Dublin

Former solicitor Michael Lynn appears at extradition hearing in Brazil
23rd National Statistics Office: Belfast people most anxious in UK

Nude Turner Prize model criticised in Northern Ireland
Roma family 'delighted' as girl returned

Noonan and ECB hold 'constructive' talks in Frankfurt
24th Raymond White rejects claims of 'widespread RUC collusion' in loyalist murders

Former officers withdraw police ombudsman help
Revenue and tax workers to be stopped from unauthorised prying into taxpayer affairs

Ryanair announces eight new Shannon routes
25th Letter bomb sent to second NI police officer

Viramontes guilty of Natasha McShane attack in Chicago
Wicklow County Council fined €350,000 over fatal fire

Ryanair to reduce some fees and operate 'quiet flights'
26th Bomb alerts in Lurgan and Derry cause disruption

Murder attempt accused barred from Belfast
Frances Fitzgerald says Child Care Act may be re-examined

Largest-ever Irish trade mission to Arabian Gulf
27th MoD inquiry into soldier deaths at Ballykinler barracks

Police helicopter crew rescues boys from Black Mountain
Cannabis worth €1.3m seized in two operations

Deaths of former Fianna Fáil TDs Denis Foley and Noel Davern
28th Letter bomb found in Derry security alert

Richard Haass says majority in Northern Ireland want compromi
Irishman and three others dead as violent storms hit Britain

Over 14,000 complete Dublin City Marathon
29th Bomb found at Stormont Castle in Belfast

Andor buys US firm Apogee for £2.3m
Production problem at treatment plant leads to Dublin water restrictions

Two-speed housing market evident in CSO figures, as Dublin house prices move up again
30th Greysteel attack united community, priest tells memorial service

Stormont gay marriage debate position 'unacceptable'
Dublin households face water restrictions until Monday 4 November

335 new technology jobs announced at Dublin Web Summit
31st Girlfriend of dead soldier raises concerns over care for troops

Richard Haass says 'no issues are deal-breakers'
Gardaí seek permission to release photo of girl found in Dublin city

Water contingencies in place for Halloween
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1st Three children among nine injured in Fermanagh crash

PUP man Winston Irvine's policing body role reviewed
Scene sealed off after arm found in field in Co Meath

Reduced prices for most common medicine
2nd Woman dies after four-vehicle crash near Fivemiletown

Woman is raped during gang assault in Poleglass
Body found in search for missing hill walker

Death of ex-policeman, Seamus Marren, investigated
3rd Irish police: Components for a massive dissident bomb

Family tied up during armed robbery in Moira
Two men injured in Ballymun shooting

Constitutional review group seek removal of blasphemy article from Bunreacht na H'Éireann
4th Jean McConville's daughter recalls mother's abduction by IRA

Bomb found as PSNI use drone for security alert search
Kilmore parish priest voluntarily steps aside as abuse allegation investigated

Thomas Byrne says loans went to developer John Kelly
5th Man shot in both legs in attack near Cullyhanna

Edwin Poots in 'paedophile-protecting' taunt at Gerry Adams
Gardaí identify girl found in Dublin

30,000 SuperValu customers affected by breach
6th Two men arrested in south Belfast security operation

Thomas O'Hare and Lisa McClatchey murder trial begins
Court hears details of Australian woman found in Dublin

UTV to create 100 jobs with new Irish TV channel
7th AP McCoy claims historic 4,000th career winner

Tassagh fire deaths: Lisa McClatchey 'pleaded for help'
'Historic day' as Troika concludes visit

Man injured in Dublin shooting
8th Under-car bomb target was former policeman

M1 motorway lanes re-open after crash causes 'chaos'
RSA Insurance suspends three senior executives after audit

Nobel economist predicts Irish 'lost decade'
9th Ballymoney man beaten with metal pipe

Pipe bombs found at Nutts Corner, County Antrim
Martin O'Neill delighted to have 'iconic' Roy Keane on Ireland managerial team

No tax taking shortfall expected over Local Property Tax law error
10th Gerry Adams: Poots 'to be pitied not scorned

Enda Kenny lays wreath in Enniskillen remembrance event
Man dies after stabbing in Co Limerick

Concerns over Poolbeg contract overrun
11th Former SDLP South Down MP Eddie McGrady dies

Sinn Féin lord mayor at Belfast Armistice Day ceremony
Demonstrators protest at Newbridge Credit Union takeover

Investigation after death of man in Garda custody in Donegal
12th Hyponatraemia inquiry: Belfast Health trust apologises to families

Trauma of Northern Ireland's Filipino community
Credit card details of 500,000 European customers may have been hit by loyalty scheme breach

Former senator jailed over extortion
13th Andrew Lorimer's family 'disgusted' by his killers' jail sentences

Tassagh fire deaths: Victim 'cried out for her mother'
Health insurance firms should absorb levy hike - James Reilly

UK police say missing girl may be in Ireland
14th A&E departments treat children for effects of alcohol

Police at Belfast interface tensions meeting
Eurozone finance ministers back Government's bailout decision

Developer's wife granted €9,000 monthly living expenses
15th Small plane ditches in Lough Erne

Flybe to cut 52 jobs at George Best Belfast City Airport
Deutsche Bank's expansion to create 700 jobs in Dublin

Murder inquiry launched after Skerries stabbing
16th Record £818,000 raised in Northern Ireland for Children in Need

Families back home after Dundonald alert declared a hoax
FSAI says ice cream cones may have been tampered with

Dragos Nika charged with Skerries grandfather murder
17th Woman, 51, targeted in north Belfast sex attack

East Belfast Alliance Party offices petrol bombed
President Higgins accepts invitation to make historic state visit to Britain

Irish aid to Philippines increased to over €3m
18th Fifteen-year-old boy shot in both legs in Coleraine

UVF ceasefire over says Police Federation's Terry Spence
Former solicitor Thomas Byrne found guilty of 50 charges in fraud trial

Fuel laundering plant raided in Waterford
19th North Belfast sex assault victim appeals for witnesses

Prison officer Daniel Barclay denies misconduct over death of inmate Colin Bell
Rare marine habitat found off southwest coast

Over 80 horses seized in Cork city
20th Maria Miller 'too busy' so far to visit Derry City of Culture

NI attorney general John Larkin calls for end to Troubles prosecutions
Dublin woman charged with assisting suicide of another woman in 2011

Ireland to be referred to ECJ over violations of working time limits
21st Marian McGlinchey admits providing phone linked to Massereene murders

Bus driver ordered to take bomb to Derry police station
Irish woman among three rescued in UK slavery investigation

Seven held after armed robbery at Co Tipperary house
22nd Northern Ireland peace process priest Fr Alec Reid dies

Disabled woman held captive for ten years, court told
Former Fianna Fáil councillor charged with 22 counts of fraud

Device explodes under vehicle in Co Donegal
23rd Girl, 16, stabbed in arm during Belfast burglary

Fr Alec Reid left powerful legacy, says US government
Former Cork mayor guilty of five counts of sexual assault

Ireland v New Zealand: Cian Healy will not say 'All Blacks'
24th Newry shooting: Man remains critically ill

Peter Robinson calls for Belfast parade not to impact traders
Seven men charged with aggravated burglary at Tipperary home

GPs say medical card withdrawals causing chaos
25th Derry driver told to take package to police station is 'traumatised'

60kg car bomb partially explodes in Belfast city centre
President Higgins pays tribute to those who died for Irish freedom

Irishman killed in Qatar road collision
26th US Consulate in Belfast issues NI safety warning to citizens

Holywood bandsmen convicted for playing The Sash outside church
Girl awarded €2.6m for brain injury at birth

Taoiseach targets 10% unemployment by 2016
27th Foster: Device abandoned near North South interconnector.

Liam Adams jailed for raping and abusing daughter
Man arrested after woman's body found in Co Kerry

Video of Irishwoman believed to be at centre of 'slave' probe broadcast
28th Former internees claim 'new evidence' of Army torture

John Proctor murder: Life sentence for Seamus Kearney
MSD to close Swords plant by 2017, 570 jobs to go

Irish troops come under fire in Golan Heights
29th Scenes of chaos during chain store's Black Friday sales

Toomebridge murder: Phelim McNally's daughter cried 'bad daddy'
Murder probe after body found in Phoenix Park

Mater programme shows high rate of undiagnosed HIV
30th Police injured during loyalist protest march in Belfast

Armagh's Georgian Day: More than 20,000 people attend celebrations
Driver killed in Kildare canal accident

Taoiseach visits Japan hoping to boost trade ties
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  Northern Ireland Republic of Ireland
1st Man charged with assaulting police officer during loyalist parade

Strabane woman reportedly wins £27m in Euromillions
First-ever woman bishop in Ireland or Britain ordained by Church of Ireland

Arrest in connection with death of a man in Phoenix Park
2nd RBS: 'technical issues' leave customers unable to pay

Turner Prize 2013: Laure Prouvost wins £25,000 prize
Twomey inquest finds taxi driver 'deliberately' drove into family car

Thomas Byrne jailed for 12 years for fraud offences
3rd Smithwick: Collusion in Bob Buchanan and Harry Breen murders

Tassagh: Smith brothers guilty of double manslaughter
HSE apologises to family of woman who died after giving birth at Sligo General Hospital

50% increase in numbers sleeping rough in Dublin
4th Gerry Adams' Smithwick comments nauseating: Alan Shatter

Eight arrested in Derry during illegal drugs searches
Man in Dublin court over Phoenix Park murder<

Garda chief Martin Callinan says IRA collusion horrifying
5th Shots fired at police vehicles in north Belfast

Strong winds bring disruption to Northern Ireland
Ireland named best country in the world for business by Forbes

Former solicitor charged with €2.8m fraud
6th Phelim McNally jailed for 20 years for teen's murder

Abortion law: DUP accused David Ford of 'contempt'
Attempt made on John Gilligan's life

ESB management and unions start talks over pensions dispute
7th Shots fired at police in Belfast for second night in a row

Lundy's Day: Thousands attend Londonderry parade
Nelson Mandela death: Irish strikers to attend funeral

85% increase in racist incidents reported in 2013
8th Man arrested over north Belfast gun attack on police

Man suffers eye injury in assault outside Dunloy bar
Investigation after human skull found in Co Meath

Man's body recovered from farm in Co Cavan
9th Children's heart surgery: Edwin Poots announces review

Haass talks:' Sense of urgency' ahead of intense negotiations
CRC chief resigns following top-up controversy

University of Limerick expansion to create 290 full-time positions and 710 construction jobs
10th OECD report says 11-plus tensions 'affecting NI pupils'

Belfast police checkpoints halt 2,000 vehicles in Christmas security operation
Reports on Church child protection published

Shots fired at Dublin hotel entrance
11th Northern Ireland abuse inquiries' heads questioned

Man crushed trying to stop thieves in County Donegal
HSE to meet voluntary agency leaders over pay

Irish hotels warned of Wi-Fi security risks
12th Dog food meat 'ended up in human food chain' says report

Pat Buckley admits sham marriage charges
Bord Gáis Energy to be sold to consortium led by Centrica for €1.12 billion

European Court of Human Rights rules IRA membership trial fair
13th Small explosion in Cathedral Quarter in Belfast

Man and woman found dead in house in Ravenhill, Belfast
Ireland completes bailout exit but Noonan warns 'we can't go mad again'

RSA chief executive resigns over issues related to company's Irish subsidiary
14th Belfast killings: Man, 33, arrested over double murder

Mandela death: Gerry Adams joins ANC guard of honour
IMF chief says Ireland much stronger after bailout programme but faces significant economic challenges

Man arrested in connection with the death of a 28-year-old woman in Co Mayo
15th Belfast murders: Victims were Finbar McGrillen and Caron Smyth

North Belfast: Body of 30-year-old woman found in alleyway
Actor Peter O'Toole dies aged 81

Man in his 40s shot dead in Dublin
16th Fire bomb ignites in Belfast city centre shop

Pipe bomb found in west Belfast alert
Three held over fatal shooting in Dublin

Man arrested digging up €1m in cash in Limerick
17th UK drug smugglers jailed in Peru

Kevin Conway murder: Man is charged over 1998 death
Govt aims to halve unemployment by 2020, says Kenny as economic plan published

Celtic Sea fishermen face catch cuts
18th Gales cause power cuts and closed roads across Northern Ireland

Man charged with double murder at Ravenhill, Belfast
Three former bankers charged in €7.2bn fraud case

Woman killed after tree falls on car in Mullingar
19th Haass proposals: Flying of Irish tricolour ruled out

Ulster Bank employee 'may have stolen 500k', tribunal reveals
Selfie on the Farm contest winner chosen

Kenny and Cameron make 'poignant' joint visit to WWI sites
20th Murder inquiry into death of Basil McAfee, 50, at Cavehill Road, Belfast

UK culture year draws to close with Relief of Derry symphony
Right-to-die campaigner Marie Fleming passes away

Revenue cracking down on cash payments
21st Teenagers face south Armagh explosives charges

Newry Christmas charity sit-out money stolen
Man appears in court over Finglas shooting

Thousands without power after lightning strike
22nd Haass suggests separate flags process to NI politicians

Woman critically injured in Gilford, County Down, crash
Man dies after car plunges into Roscommon lake

Former IRA 'sniper' Bernard McGinn found dead at home in Monaghan
23rd Christmas Eve storms: Northern Ireland to face worst of UK weather

NI parties to hold round-table talks with Richard Haass
Residential property prices up 5.6% in year to November

Severe weather likely to disrupt Christmas travel
24th No Haass deal reached after overnight talks

Shots fired at Lisnaskea police station
Thousands in west without power as lightning storm hits

St Vincent's Chief Executive receives €292,669 salary
25th Christmas Eve car crash kills man, 53, in Lisburn

Belfast artist on Downing St walls
Gardaí investigating suspicious death in Wexford

Electricity restored to all homes after power cuts
26th Armagh: Pilot and passenger injured as plane crash lands

West Belfast stab victim in intensive care
One arrest after man dies in Dublin stabbing incident

Christmas calls answered by Childline up 20%
27th Northern Ireland storms: Power cuts after severe weather

NI state papers: Government considered banning Sinn Féin
Irish skier killed in avalanche in Swiss Alps

Retailers see busiest St Stephen's Day sales in six years
28th Richard Haass back in Belfast to resume talks

NI state papers: Thatcher pressed on plastic bullets
Shots fired at gardaí during armed siege in Co Sligo

Man charged with St Stephen's day murder
29th Some Northern Ireland parties hold more Haass talks

Neighbours praised after fire in Mackey Street, Belfast
Galway man dies following assault in Australia

Shots fired at gardaí during armed siege in Co Sligo
30th Newtownabbey stabbing: Six injured

Richard Haass talks edge closer to deadline
Green light for enlarged Jewish museum in Dublin

Bad weather stalls towing of cargo ship at Cork Harbour
31st Richard Haass talks: Final proposal document published

Kevin McDaid: Twelve in court on manslaughter charge
Twitter ordered to remove offensive material about Irish schoolteacher

Woman dies following Mayo collision last week
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