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The sheriff's men raided a Kilkenny farm on Monday and rounded up a farmer's herd of cattle — rustling up a victory for the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB). The confiscation by CAB officials of the 125-strong herd was ordered by the sheriff after Thomas McDonnell of Pollough, Skeoughvosteen, County K

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Plans to open a DLA Piper office in Dublin are at a “fairly advanced” stage, according to one of the global firm's senior partners. Juan Picon, senior partner of DLA Piper's international limited liability partnership (LLP), which covers the firm's non-US business, told Legal Week that opening a

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Emily Logan, IHREC's chief commissioner Government restrictions on families of refugees in Ireland eligible for reunification with their loved ones, and the threats facing unaccompanied migrant children, will be discussed at a conference in Dublin tomorrow.

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Life sentence prisoners released in 2016 served an average of 22 years in custody, up from 17 and a half in 2015, The Irish Times reports. Figures released by the Irish Prison Service show seven life sentence prisoners were released last year. A total of 352 life prisoners were in custody at the end

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US Acting Attorney General Sally Yates US Acting Attorney General Sally Yates has been sacked by US President Donald Trump after refusing to defend a controversial executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries.

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Lawyers will not be considered for appointment as judges if they canvass for elevation to the bench, the Irish Independent reports. The move will be included in the Government's Judicial Appointments Commission Bill 2016.

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The number of Irish mortgage approvals rose by 30.7 per cent over the year to December 2016, the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has said. The BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report reveals that a total of 3,144 mortgages were approved per month, on average, in the three months ending Decem

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