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- Pair arrested over suspected Islamic terrorist activity
A man and a woman aged in their 20s have been arrested in Waterford City on suspicion of being involved in terrorist activity.
- High Court approves €6.3m settlement for 'Grace'
The High Court president has described as a scandal the treatment of a young woman with intellectual disabilities who was left in the care of a foster family for 20 years despite physical abuse, gross neglect and possible sexual abuse.
- Stormont talks suspended due to Westminster election
Formal talks to restore Northern Ireland power-sharing have been paused until after the UK general election.
- United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger
United Airlines has a reached a settlement for an undisclosed sum with the passenger who was dragged from a Chicago flight earlier this month, an attorney for the man has said.
- Court rules Watt shooting by soldiers was unjustified
The fatal shooting of a Belfast man by British soldiers during rioting in 1971 was unjustified, a coroner has ruled.
- Man with knives arrested in suspected UK terror attack
A man has been arrested in Whitehall, near the UK parliament London with a rucksack containing knives.
- Jobstown trial hears Joan Burton felt terrified
Former tánaiste Joan Burton has told the Circuit Criminal Court she felt terrified as a crowd of water charges protesters surged towards her as she tried to leave an event in Tallaght in November 2014.
- Indications of agreement on Ireland's Brexit position
A senior Government source has said all the indications so far are that the other 26 members who are remaining in the EU have agreed on Ireland's position as set out in the draft EU guidelines for the Brexit negotiations with the UK.
- New NMH will provide care expected by women - Taoiseach
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said agreement on the new National Maternity Hospital will conclude in the next number of weeks and the hospital will provide the standard of care women are entitled to expect in this day and age.
- Commission report on Govt employee pay expected soon
The Public Service Pay Commission is expected to complete its report on the remuneration of Government employees within days, and possibly as early as tomorrow.
- Man missing from Mayo found in English hospital
A 40-year-old Irishman missing for almost three months has turned up safe in a hospital in England.
- Housing dept publishes map with plan for 50,000 homes
Details of plans to build 50,000 new homes on over 700 public land sites around the country have been released.
- Cause of breath test exaggerations yet to be identified
The Garda Commissioner has said the interim report into the false breath tests controversy has not yet identified a single cause for the exaggerations but that does not excuse it.
- Robinson optimistic about Ballina Presidential Library
Former president Mary Robinson has said she is optimistic that plans for a Presidential Library in her hometown will be realised.
- Trinity hit with suspected cyber fraud
Two investigations have been launched following a suspected cyber fraud at Trinity College.
- AIB regulations breach a 'stain' on bank, says chairman
The Chairman of AIB has said the finding by the Central Bank that it had breached money laundering and terrorist financing regulations was a "stain on the bank".
- Considerable drop in British visitors to Ireland - CSO
The number of visitors to Ireland from Britain during the first three months of the year fell considerably when compared with the same period in 2016, while there was a jump in the number of trips from North America.
- Poll finds more British voters believe Brexit a mistake
A YouGov poll for The Times newspaper has found that for the first time since June's Brexit vote more British voters believed that the decision to leave the European Union was a mistake than those who thought it was the right decision.
- POA says cuts leading to rise in prison officer attacks
The Prison Officers' Association has claimed that staff reductions are leading to an increased number of assaults on their members by inmates.
- Pharma firm to create 150 jobs at new Dublin office
Pharmaceutical company Shire is to create 150 jobs at its new corporate offices in Ireland over the next few months.