McGrath says Govt can't afford any more clashes with FF

Fianna Fáil's finance spokesman Michael McGrath has warned the Government that it cannot afford any more clashes with his party in the wake of the controversy surrounding the appointment of the former attorney general Máire Whelan to the Court of Appeal.

Man dies after alleged assault in Co Waterford

A 54-year-old man has died after an alleged assault in Tramore, Co Waterford.

Davis 'not certain' UK will secure Brexit deal

UK Brexit Secretary David Davis has said he is not certain the UK will secure a withdrawal deal with the EU.

146 killed in Pakistan oil tanker fire

An overturned oil tanker exploded killing 146 people in Pakistan, as most of the victims had gathered round when spilt fuel from the stricken vehicle ignited, officials said.

Sean Whelan: Beware the Brexit goggles

Brexit goggles cause the wearer to see a Brexit angle in everything - trade, travel, transport, the economy, tax policy, terrorism, football: you name it, it's all about Brexit, writes Sean Whelan, Economics Correspondent.

LÉ Eithne rescues over 180 migrants off Libyan coast

The LÉ Eithne  has rescued 183 migrants from inflatable boats off the Libyan coast.

Two arrested after man struck with hatchet in Belfast

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after another man was assaulted and hit with a hatchet in north Belfast early today.

Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak

The World Health Organisation and the UN childrens' agency UNICEF say that Yemen is now facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world with over 200,000 suspected cases of the disease.

PSNI seize four guns in Belfast house search

Four guns have been seized during police raids in Belfast.

Cyber attack on UK MPs email accounts 'contained'

British government sources say a cyber attack on the Westminster parliamentary computer system appears to have been contained.

Rescuers continue search for 118 missing in landslide

Rescue workers in China are continuing to search for 118 people still missing more than 24 hours after a landslide buried a mountain village, with hopes fading after 15 bodies were pulled out of the rock and mud during the first day of the search.

Taoiseach pledges to use office to advance LGBT rights

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he will use the office of Taoiseach to advance the cause of LGBT rights and to press for marriage equality across Ireland.

Tally of high-rise blocks to fail safety tests rises

Some 34 high-rise buildings in 17 local authorities across the UK have failed fire cladding safety tests in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster, the British government has said.

Man dies at Body & Soul festival in Westmeath

A man has died at the three-day Body & Soul festival in Co Westmeath today.

'New approach' needed towards unionists on Irish unity

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has said nationalists and republicans need to adopt a new approach to convince unionists of the merits of uniting Ireland.

O'Sullivan may well have to resign - junior minister

A newly appointed junior minister appears to have broken ranks with the Government and said Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan "may well have to resign".

Statue of broadcaster Wogan unveiled in native Limerick

A bronze statue of the broadcaster Terry Wogan has been unveiled in his native Limerick city.

Elderly woman dies in Wicklow house fire

A woman in her 80s has died in a house fire in Co Wicklow this afternoon.

Qatar says Saudi-led demands not 'reasonable'

Qatar has said that a 13-point list of demands made by Saudi Arabia and its allies impinged on its sovereignty and failed to meet US expectations they be "reasonable".

Appeal for teenager missing from Cork area

Gardaí in Cork are seeking the public's assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 17-year-old Mary Redic.
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