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January
  Northern Ireland Republic of Ireland
1st Border lough searches 'concerned Dublin'

Armed robbery at fast food outlet

Church leaders 'pray for families' in 2018

63 people killed in road crashes in 2017

Tourism and exports drive economy forward

Man in court over three car theft attempts

Man dies in New Year's Eve knife attack

Lowest year on record for road deaths

2nd UK's 'only bomb-proof Sunday School'

Surge prompts passport office plea

Border Protestants share Brexit views

Year in pictures: Part 4

Roads closed as storm strikes NI

Facebook appeal for hospital staff help

'We need to start playing in the 1st minute'

New appeal as police identify crash victim

Mother sinks into mud at baby's grave

Storm brings road closures and power cuts

Confessions of 'the real Fr Trendy'

Seven rescued from Belfast flats arson

Pub customers tackle armed robber

New Year's Eve killing treated as murder

3rd Human trafficking accused denied bail

Storm Eleanor causes flooding and damage

Man in court over rocket launcher snowman

James McClean's home burgled during match

Gymnast walks again thanks to Robotic suit

A sea of people

Emergency units under 'severe pressure'

Ireland battered by Storm Eleanor

Paralysed gymnast walks with bionic suit

Falkirk sorry for Shiels eyeball abuse

Stolen car crashes into house

Warning over 'explosive device' in wood

Murder suspect may have had two knives

Garda outlines timeline of Dundalk attacks

4th Eyeball apology

'Daily pressure'

Christmas surge at emergency units

McCauley murder accused 'threatened'

Hundreds still without power after storm

Investigation into alleged GCSE cheating

'Get the flu jab' warning from health body

Warning over 'explosive device' in wood

Landslide disrupts cross-border trains

Stormont minister to decide farm payments

The A&E department 'was bedlam'

'No terror link' in Dundalk attack

Teenager in court over Dundalk murder

Man hospitalised after shooting in Cherry Orchard area

5th 'Upset and angry'

Frampton to fight Donaire on 21 April

Derry Girls: Beezer or pure bert?

Boat death husband 'degraded wife'

Gallagher left out of Paralympics

Reckless driving angers Belfast residents

A&E 12-hour waits nearly triple in a year

Audience buzzing for new sitcom Derry Girls

Stormont minister to decide farm payments

Landslide disrupts cross-border trains

Residents 'terrified by death drivers'

Vodka case cost 15 times more than fine

Skehan temporarily reappointed to Housing Authority

Man charged with child rape in Cork

Bishop sends letter warning schools over paedophile

1.74 million parcels delivered by An Post over Christmas

6th Storm and new year babies

Council order halts church demolition

Fresh challenge to A5 upgrade

Sinn Fein MP apology over Kingsmill tweet

Magilligan Prison parkrun first in NI

Four charged over burglary at elderly man's home

Review recommends up to 2,500 extra hospital beds

Meeting to be held in Dublin on gender pay gap

Martin urges Catholics to speak out on abortion

7th Three McKenna Cup games called off

Diocese suspends sign of peace due to flu

New appeal over police officer murder

Alert as suspect device found at flyover

Victim's brother rejects Sinn Féin apology

Fermanagh fights alien invasion

Man arrested after house fire rescue

Snow Patrol return

Two men beaten with baseball bats in house

Concern over multimillion euro Garda IT contracts

Appeal for teenager missing from home in Dublin

Tributes paid to former attorney general Sutherland

Orange weather warning issued with lows of 6C expected

Diocese suspends 'sign of peace' at mass due to flu

HSE figures show 330 patients waiting on trolleys

Man dies after road crash in Dublin

8th James Brokenshire: Northern Ireland Secretary resigns

Barry McElduff: Sinn Féin condemns Kingsmill video

Stormont crisis blocks £19m charity cash

Saoirse Ronan and Martin McDonagh win Golden Globes

Task force looks to private hospitals to ease overcrowding crisis

9th Jayda Fransen 'Mayor' video investigated by council

UK cyclist Oliver McAfee missing in southern Israel

94-year-old man spent more than ten hours on trolley

Offer of pay rise for Ryanair's Dublin pilots following union recognition

10th 'We are very worried about him'

Can you see it?

Girl, mother hurt in suspected hit-and-run

Cyclist concerns

Britain First speech from Belfast council chamber investigated

IT firm reaches £1bn stock market value

Footage of Jayda Fransen at City Hall

Bombardier expected to lose US case

Stormont collapse: One year on

Fire at scrap yard near Dublin Airport

Bomb found in Drogheda pub toilet

11th Woolly wonder

Newtownards man gets life term for murder

NI woman lost baby after six-day labour

Cloughmills: A woolly wonder

World Cup referee admits error

Politician could quit over quagmire

Investigation into mother and baby homes

'Under pressure'

Lovable or rogue? Britons admit confusion about romantic gestures

Girl injured at birth set for £5m payout

Lawyer warned of weaknesses in RHI scheme

Cartoonist 'never intended to cause hurt'

It’s not just the Brexit border question that divides Ireland. It’s imagination

'Weight loss headset' showcased in US

Lidl to create 100 jobs in Newbridge

Research to begin in NI Magdalene babies inquiry

Irish abortion plan 'may be step too far'

Funeral of Peter Sutherland takes place in Dublin

Student jailed for life over friend's murder

GPO celebrates 200 years with new stamp

Elderly woman on trolley at UHG for 70 hours

Regency shooting was 'planned, murderous attack'

Thousands of primary pupils turn scientific at the RDS

Winter phase of Operation Thor reversed burglary trend

Alternative accommodation offer to families in Gresham

Second arrest in Limerick murder inquiry

12th Ex-policeman loses conviction appeal

Kingsmills was shameful - Sinn Fein

Man loses appeal over toddler attack

Contractor set for new South West College

Name of Markethill crash victim released

Judge delays ruling on Loughinisland report

‘Teargas is awful – it gets you in the back of your throat’: escaping a gas attack

Suspended MP

PSNI makes 357 arrests for drink-driving

International students in NI worth £170m

Top civil servant urges Stormont return

'Restore Stormont' urge Coveney and Bradley

Former monk admits sex abuse of boys

Cork teen scoops top prize at BT Young Scientist fair

Tribunal shown emails from O'Sullivan to Fitzgerald

Man found dead in Dalkey may have fallen onto railings

Rise in number of tenants defying eviction notices

Man dies after falling into water at Dublin Port

Significant challenges over powersharing Coveney

Baby found unharmed after car stolen

Almost 690,000 waiting for hospital treatment

Student found on road after drinking at teacher's home

Labour Court dismisses appeal by Ballydoyle trainers

Tractor driver killed in Donegal crash

Court hears death caused by 'cascade of negligence'

Regency witness thought man dressed up was a prank

Man admits sending cash to IS from Ireland

13th Liam Neeson says Hollywood experiencing 'bit of a witch hunt'

Facebook warned over revenge porn cases

DUP leader moves to heal wounds over UK's Brexit deal on Ireland

Several hurt after horse death road crash

Expenses and gas disruption

NI and ROI 'will stay close' post-Brexit

International journey to happiness

McIlroy reveals heartbeat irregularity

Brexit 'not about cutting off NI from neighbours'

Assembly considers manner in which referendums are held

INM chief appointed to EU group against 'fake news'

14th Warning after men rescued from car roof

Men rescued from roof of swept away car

Belfast emergency landing for rugby team

Owen Smith: stay in customs union to avoid Irish hard border

Tyrone beat Ernemen in McKenna semi

Nature blog a big winner for Fermanagh teen

Man dies in two-car road crash

Shots fired at house in County Down

Jackpot lottery ticket sold in County Donegal

FF Senator Daly to consider presidential election run

Govt to set up independent statutory gambling authority

Citizens' Assembly recommends referendum changes

Chairperson: GSOC too understaffed to probe disclosures

Man arrested after suspected assault in Kerry

Monaghan, public face of St Vincent de Paul, dies

15th Nursing 'crisis'

Sinn Fein MP McElduff resigns over tweet

NI Events Company legal action concludes

Snow and ice warnings for Ireland

Three held over shooting released on bail

Body found after man fell from bridge

Dozens of families still out of homes

Funding boost for transport and education

McElduff regrets 'unnecessary' hurt

Satirists' pen

Andy Henderson obituary

Ireland and Ulster wing Bowe to retire

Bride Cosgrove obituary

'Pay guaranteed' for Carillion workers

Sinn Féin MP Barry McElduff resigns after Kingsmill row

Nursing chief says 'no crisis' in NI

Dáil to debate report on Eighth Amendment over two days

Pair given jail sentence for armed post office robbery

Woman hit by train was trying to move dog, inquest told

McElduff to stand down as MP over Kingsmill video

McCabe's background discussed prior to O'Higgins

Man dies after being struck by car in Clonakilty

Video footage shows Regency attack took six minutes

Death of Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan 'unexplained'

New jury sworn in for David Drumm trial

State agencies to review care of disabled children

DNA profile established for baby found on Kerry beach

16th Resignation move

IRA victim's father pays tribute to O'Riordan

Teacher denies sex abuse of school girls

Vandals douse new-build home with oil

Kincora victim's plea to 'petty' parties

Omagh bomb widower may run in by-election

Conquering the Atlantic and hallucinations

Drivers battle snow in parts of N Ireland

Man dies in Broughshane lorry collision

Adams' imprisonment 'was legally flawed'

School closures in Northern Ireland

Gerry Adams appeals 1975 convictions for Maze escape attempts

Schools and travel disrupted by snow

Taoiseach to visit White House on St Patrick's Day

€900,000 award over death of Kerry cyclist

Weather warnings issued due to Storm Fionn

Kerry Babies: Apology to Hayes for stress and pain

Police to review 1984 Kerry Babies case

'Compensatory' damages paid over Malak Thawley's death

Brittany Ferries announces new CorkSpain service

Police say O'Riordan's death not suspicious

Baby John and the 33year investigation

Man dies in threecar collision on M7 in Tipperary

Justice Minister 'keen' to see GSOC funding resolved

Stars mark Pogues frontman's 60th birthday

Minister pledges stability in property tax from 2019

17th Winter wonderland

Heavy snow closes more than 280 schools

Belfast 'set to keep four MPs'

£8m settlement for child damaged at birth

Farm ammonia levels 'must be addressed'

Missing cyclist 'may still be alive'

US statue is 'snow problem' for family

Snow chaos

Legionella bug found at nursing home

Northern Ireland secretary to begin fresh power-sharing talks

Heavy snow alert prompts travel warning in Scotland

Gritting dispute 'leaves drivers in danger'

Admission to hospital ward took three days

Snow in the UK – in pictures

Republic contract 'resolved' - O'Neill

Varadkar speech bolsters European credentials

EU at a decisive point in its future Varadkar

Treatment Abroad Scheme 'too complex' for patients

Taoiseach in apology to Joanne Hayes

Boy, 12, killed when thrown from sulky cart inquest

Teacher cleared of professional misconduct allegation

Orange weather alert as more snow forecast

First statements in 'historic' Eighth Amendment debate

EU pledge over cross-border peace funds

Union targets bogus selfemployment in construction

Questioning of McCabe was 'political dynamite'

Music teacher fraudulently claimed €175K in welfare pay

18th Winter wonderland

Schools out for winter

Jackpot Lotto win unclaimed in Donegal

DUP MP regrets Varadkar 'nutcase' remark

Teenager tees up with McIlroy

Man charged following Newry death

Automation 'puts half of NI jobs at risk'

Fresh NI devolution talks announced

Cigarette smuggler's court debt slashed

'Evil monk' jailed for child sex abuse

Spray painting a millionaire's mansion

Primary school's unique weather forecast

McIlroy impressed by Oscar's sweet strike

Central Bank defends handling of Sugarman complaints

2017 was 'one of three hottest years on record'

VHI to cut price of plans by average 5.5%

24 people have died from flu this season, HSE says

Irish abortion figures revealed

M7 motorway partially closed after multiple collisions

Ross accidentally votes against Road Traffic Bill

Dublin city gains €4m a year from LPT, council says

Two hospitals apologise over deaths of father and son

Second day of debate on Eighth Amendment

New Stormont talks to begin next week

Micheál Martin in favour of removing Eighth Amendment

19th Flu epidemic fears

Man shot in the legs in west Belfast

Snow and ice cause havoc on roads

'No point' jailing man who killed cyclist

Jail for banned driver caught three times

What happened at Loughinisland?

New abuse law 'held up by no Assembly'

Judge considers Troubles case withdrawal

Hundreds of flood line calls unanswered

Singer O'Riordan to be laid to rest in Co Limerick

GSOC calls for legislative changes to complaints system

Garda detective jailed for harassing State solicitor

Irish PM backs abortion changes

Groups welcome EU peace funds pledge

Taoiseach says abortion laws need to be liberalised

Nominations close in SF leadership race

Nominations close for Sinn Féin leadership

Launching pupils into space

Defence Forces transform GPO for homeless party

Family homelessness drops but 'more work to do'

Hospital apologises to parents over baby's death

Two million cigarettes seized at port

Repair and Lease scheme to be altered due to low uptake

435myearold starfish fossil found in Galway

Two gardaí identified Regency suspect separately

20th Mistaken identity and long arm of the law

East Belfast murder victim named

Man shot in Belfast after hammer attack

Woman dies after being struck by van

Brokenshire undergoes lung surgery

Dip in support for Fine Gael, opinion poll suggests

Men appear in court over Wicklow burglary

Man is shot dead at halting site in Dublin

McDonald set to be new Sinn Fein president

Sinn Féin to elect Mary Lou McDonald as leader – video

Sinn Féin to be led by a woman for the first time in its modern history

Transgender people calling for better healthcare

Man shot dead in attack linked to gangland feud

McDonald brought 'her own shoes to fill'

McDonald confirmed as PresidentElect of Sinn Féin

Young woman stabbed in neck and body in Co Down

Woman dies following Antrim road incident

Murder probe under way after man found dead in Belfast

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