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Two students injured in Spanish coach crash that left 13 dead

Two Irish students have been injured in a coach crash in Spain which killed 13 women. “We can confirm that two Irish people received non-life threatening injuries in this morning’s bus crash in Tarragona, Spain,” a Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade spokesman said, adding: “We stand ready to provide …

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Tragic pilot was a skilled flier and aircraft enthusiast

A man who died after his new plane crashed in a field next to a rural aerodrome has been remembered as an enthusiastic and skilled pilot. William Hillick, aged in his 40s, died after his single seater came down on land beside the Abbeyshrule airfield in Co Longford at about …

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Man shot dead in 'gangland attack'

A middle-aged man who was an associate of a suspected armed robber embroiled in a bloody gangland feud has been shot dead. The 55 year old, said to be friends with Gerry Hutch, known in crime circles as The Monk, was gunned down in a car outside his home in …

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Buncrana pier victims' coffins return home ahead of funeral

Five coffins carrying the remains of the Buncrana pier tragedy victims have returned home ahead of their funeral as mourners and neighbours flocked to pay their respects. Books of condolences were opened at St Joseph’s Church in Galliagh and Holy Family Church in Ballymagroarty in Londonderry, a city numbed by …

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Man arrested in dissident republican murder probe

A man in his 30s has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of a well known dissident republican last month. The suspect was detained on Saturday afternoon in west Dublin and is being held at Blanchardstown Garda Station under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act.

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Irish citizens among the wounded in suicide bomb attack in Turkey

“A number” of Irish citizens have been injured in a bomb attack in Turkey which killed five people and left dozens injured, the Government has confirmed. A suicide attacker detonated a bomb on Istanbul’s main pedestrian shopping street outside a local government office on Saturday morning, the sixth such attack …

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