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Two Meath men jailed over Derry bomb plot

Two Co Meath men have each been given a five year jail term for their role in a dissident republican plan to bomb a PSNI recruitment event in Derry.

Ryanair offers pay rise to some pilots on top of bonus

Ryanair will hand pilots at some of its largest bases a €10,000 annual pay rise on top of a €12,000 bonus offered this week to those who help the airline alleviate a pilot shortage, CEO Michael O'Leary has said.

Verhofstadt: EU will not allow Ireland to suffer

The European Parliament's chief Brexit negotiator has told the Dáil that Europe will never allow Ireland to suffer because of Britain's decision to leave the European Union.

Leaders say Catalan referendum plans are in doubt

Catalan leaders have acknowledged that plans to hold a referendum on independence from Spain on 1 October are in doubt following the arrest of senior regional officials and the seizure of campaign material by national police.

Homeless man sleeping rough in Bray has died

Gardaí have confirmed a homeless man died in Bray Co Wicklow over the weekend.

Slight fall in number of non-Irish nationals in Ireland

The number of non-Irish nationals living in the country has shown a slight decrease, according to the latest Census publication.

File sent to DPP over fatal Carrickmines fire

A file has been submitted to the Director of Public Prosecutions over a fire in Carrickmines that claimed ten lives.

Lottery officials travel to Bere Island to find winner

Officials from the National Lottery have travelled to Bere Island in an effort to find the owner of a winning Euromillions Plus ticket worth €500,000.

PAC seeking to examine criteria to reopen stations

Acting Garda Commissioner Dónal Ó Cualáin is to be asked to come before the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee to explain the criteria used to decide to re-open Garda stations.

Fire at former Revenue Commissioners office in Cork

A fire has extensively damaged the seventh floor of the former Revenue Commissioners office block at O'Sullivan's Quay in Cork.

Police in London investigating death of Irish man

London's Metropolitan Police say they are investigating the death of an Irish man earlier this week in the north of the city.

'Transformative change' needed to modernise gardaí

The Chairperson of the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland, Kathleen O'Toole, has said "transformative change" is needed to modernise An Garda Síochána.

Hogan 'digging heels in' over beef in Mercosur deal

European Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan has said that he is "digging his heels in" to ensure the trade agreement between the European Union and the Mercosur group of South American countries does not allow for the import of lower quality beef into the EU.

Tribunal hears query to GSOC was not a complaint

The Dislosures Tribunal has heard that a query sent by senior gardaí to GSOC about Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison did not constitute a complaint, and no investigation was carried out.

At least 10 dead in Caribbean as Maria hits Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria has caused severe flooding on Puerto Rico, plunging the island into darkness as the storm's death toll in the Caribbean rose to at least 10.

M7 to be widened to 3 lanes between Naas and Newbridge

Plans have been announced to widen the M7 motorway to three lanes between Naas and Newbridge in Co Kildare.

Jobstown accused 'relieved' as charges to be dropped

A solicitor representing a number of people who were facing charges relating to the Jobstown protest in 2014 has said his clients are relieved after learning the charges are to be dropped.

North Korean minister likens Trump to 'barking dog'

North Korea's foreign minister likened US President Donald Trump to a "barking dog," after Mr Trump warned he would "totally destroy" the North if it threatened the United States and its allies.

Smart electricity meters to be rolled out across homes

Smart electricity meters are to be introduced to every home and business in Ireland, after permission was given for the plan to proceed.

Behaviour 'biggest barrier' to lowering road deaths

Driver behaviour remains the biggest barrier to bringing down road death figures, the head of Dublin Metropolitan Region roads policing has said.