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The latest breaking local and international news and sport stories as they happen, with up to the minute updates and analysis

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Norma Foley to update Cabinet on school transport scheme

Thousands more children will have access to the service under the new rules which will reduce the limit students have to live from school to qualify for a bus place

27 February 2024

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Taoiseach confirms Ukraine has received de-mining equipment

The arrival of the Irish equipment forms part of Ireland's support of Ukraine and sends 'a message to the Kremlin that Russia cannot win this war', Mr Varadkar said

27 February 2024

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'It’s a constant stress': Government urged to act amid surge in families turning to food banks

Parents skipping meals, borrowing money to feed their children, and cutting spending on clothes to buy food, survey found

27 February 2024

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Man involved in scam by organised crime gang to steal luxury cars is jailed

Parties, including accused, would check out cars advertised on DoneDeal, distract the owner, switch the spare key and returning later to take cars, court heard

27 February 2024

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Elderly wheelchair user almost misses wife’s funeral over taxi woes

Humphrey Dinan travelled home from France with his family to attend his mother’s funeral. However, booking an accessible taxi for his 92-year-old dad proved impossible

27 February 2024

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'None of us got to say goodbye': Covid-19 changed way people feel about death

A survey commissioned by the Irish Hospice Foundation explored the impact of covid-19 on perceptions of death during the pandemic

27 February 2024

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State must pay former Fianna Fáil MEP candidate's costs in his garda intimidation case

Kieran Hartley's motion for a judgement against the State was struck out on consent of both parties

27 February 2024

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Vigil held for homeless woman found dead in Dublin

Bouquets of flowers, candles, packets of crisps and bottles of water have been left near the scene

26 February 2024

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Fourth man arrested over viable device found in Co Derry

News from the Irish Examiner's team of reporters

26 February 2024

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'It's not Timbuktu': Welsh farmer charged with assault on stag weekend in Cork gets bail

Alun George was trying to get out on bail to look after his 200 cattle and 450 sheep back in Pembrokeshire

26 February 2024