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Search for survivors of Oklahoma City tornado
21 May 2013 at 9:53pm
Emergency workers are searching for survivors in an Oklahoma City suburb devastated by a massive tornado, with 24 deaths confirmed and over 230 people reported injured.
Shatter says Wallace comments in 'public interest'
21 May 2013 at 9:55pm
Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has denied using confidential garda information to damage a political opponent.
Unions to consider new pay proposals
21 May 2013 at 9:58pm
Unions are to consider a new set of draft proposals reached on public service pay following lengthy talks at the Labour Relations Commission.
Apple confirms 2% tax rate for Irish subsidiaries
21 May 2013 at 10:00pm
Apple has confirmed that two of its Irish subsidiaries pay approximately 2% in tax, however the company rejected claims that its Irish operation was used to avoid liabilities in the US.
Man arrested over Cork city death
21 May 2013 at 7:20pm
A 26-year old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a homeless man at an apartment complex in Cork last week.
Tit Bonhomme survivor describes trawler disaster
21 May 2013 at 10:01pm
The inquest has opened into the deaths of five fishermen on board the fishing trawler Tit Bonhomme, which sank after it hit rocks at the entrance to Glandore Harbour in Cork last year.
Hearings on abortion legislation conclude
21 May 2013 at 10:02pm
The Oireachtas Health Committee hearings on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill have ended.
Search at home of murdered former garda called off
21 May 2013 at 5:24pm
Work on excavating the rear patio of a house in Co Cavan in the search for the body of a murder victim has been called off.
Study looks at impact of UK nuclear plants
21 May 2013 at 8:13pm
An accident at one of eight proposed new nuclear power plants in Britain would have a socio-economic impact on Ireland, a new study claims, but have a limited effect on health.
Card fraud down significantly last year
21 May 2013 at 8:14pm
There has been a significant decrease in the level of payment card fraud in Ireland in the past year, with just over ?20m lost to fraud on Irish cards in 2012.
Rugby player murder accused seeks trial delay
21 May 2013 at 2:46pm
A Limerick man accused of the murder of Garryowen rugby player Shane Geoghegan has brought a High Court action to delay the start of his trial to give his lawyers time to examine prosecution files and video.
USPCA makes settlement in legal action
21 May 2013 at 5:03pm
A Northern Ireland organisation promoting the welfare of animals is to pay £2,500 to a Co Fermanagh dog breeder who took legal action against them.
European Parliament set to add Irish to website
21 May 2013 at 5:42pm
The European Parliament appears to be set to produce an Irish language version of its website.
Oscar Pistorius' brother acquitted of homicide
21 May 2013 at 4:28pm
Oscar Pistorius' older brother cried tears of relief as a magistrate acquitted him of culpable homicide in the death of a woman in a car accident.
Man fined ?750 for assaulting school principal
21 May 2013 at 8:32pm
A man who assaulted a school principal in a row over the disciplining of his son has been fined ?750 at Kilrush District Court in Co Clare.
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