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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

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The disused quarry in Dublin might be turned into a waste storage facility
There has been concern about the potential damage to wildlife in the area.
Woman arrested after cocaine seized in Lucan raid last night
The 20-year-old has since been released from Garda custody without charge.
Almost 2,000,000 cigarettes seized in huge cross border operation
A processing plant, millions of cigarettes, cash and a van was seized.
Man pays £300 to save his constipated goldfish
Constipated. Goldfish.
Teen wakes up during brain surgery, asks doctors 'How's it going?'
Inventor of Operation successfully raises $25,000 for his operation through crowdfunding campaign
The internet did good.
Man arrested after this €500k cocaine haul found in house
The man is in garda custody.
All children from NI who need heart surgery will soon be having it in Dublin
A working group found that having two surgical centres north and south of the border could not be justified due to the small number of surgeries each year.
World’s first live cataract surgery to be streamed from rural Malawi
Winesi will undergo a life-changing operation restoring his sight today.
Sean O'Brien set for five to six months out following shoulder surgery
Leinster coach Matt O’Connor has confirmed that O’Brien will be missing long-term.
800 police stop Islamic State plan to 'behead random Australian'
The major pre-dawn operation resulted in 15 arrests.
French doctors have carried out a second artificial heart transplant
The operation took place last month, and is said to have gone well.
Dog who went blind reacts to seeing family for first time after eye surgery
GOT to stop chopping onions at the computer.
Cocaine worth €35k seized in Cork City
Two men were search by gardaí in the Blackpool area of the city
'Operation Bambi' finds deer head in Tallaght house
The operation is aimed at cracking down on the pursuit of deer by “unscrupulous” hunters.
Two arrests and €115k of cannabis seized in Carlow raid
Two men, a 33-year-old and 37-year-old, were arrested at the scene.
€10m found as large-scale fake cash operation busted on Dublin's northside
A man in his fifties has been arrested.
Revenue seize €50,000 worth of khat (and 100 hair curlers) in Cork
Around €50,000 worth of the natural amphetamine was seized by Revenue.
Two in court and six released over Dublin burglaries
A major investigation was set up into a spate of burglaries across Dublin’s southside.
Neck surgery rules Connacht hooker Henry out for rest of season
The Sligo man will hopefully be fully recovered in time for pre-season training.
Probe into dissident republican groups turns up fake money and a printing press
Three men have been arrested following the seizure which was made yesterday.
Man in his 20s charged over Dublin cocaine seizure
Gardaí carried out a planned search of a house in Crumlin on Saturday afternoon.
Notorious Somali pirate 'Big Mouth' nabbed in undercover operation
The pirate, Mohamed Abdi Hassan, was arrested after going to sign what he thought was a movie contract.
Transplant patient: My sister gave me a kidney - and my life back
The 27-year-old encouraged people to carry organ donar cards and to be aware of “the immense difference a transplant can make”.
Man live-tweets his own vasectomy
Don’t pretend you’re not curious.
Cannabis haul worth €12,000 seized in Clare
Gardaí said investigations are ongoing and no arrests have been made.
Russian doctor 'stole heroin from drug mule's stomach' during operation
The doctor was high on drugs when he was arrested.
Two arrested after drugs worth €470k discovered
The men in their thirties were arrested after cocaine and cannabis herb were found by gardaí.
Three dead, dozens missing as refugee boat bound for Australia sinks
Police said the dead were two children and one woman.
HSE: No 'on-going' CJD risk in Beaumont Hospital
It also said that a review has been undertaken to determine what, if any, risk may exist for other patients.
Government condemned by symphysiotomy group for "underhand approach"
A survivors’ group says any proposals for a Magdalene-type scheme of redress would be “wholly inappropriate”, and has called on the Government to engage with its members.
PHOTOS: This man had his head rebuilt after surgery to remove a near fatal infection
Danny Elpick is now due to take part in a charity abseil this weekend to raise money for the King’s College Hospital in London.
Two arrested after drugs found in car in Cork
The men were arrested after a car was stopped and searched
Two men arrested after €400,000 of cannabis seized
A house was searched in the Tuam area today, leading to the find and arrests.
Successful life-saving surgery on baby's rare, swollen head disorder
Doctors say the surgery was a success although it’s too early to say what the quality of her life will be like.
Comedian Jimmy Tarbuck questioned in child sex abuse inquiry
The comedian is the latest celebrity to be arrested in connection with a historical child sex abuse investigation.
Heart transplant gives mother a new life
Karen McDermott (38), a mother of two from Clonakilty, received a new heart in August 2012. This week is organ donation week.
Vatican admits Pope had secret heart operation three months ago
The Vatican said the operation had nothing to do with the Pope’s decision to resign.
Cocaine seized during search of Dublin house
A 20-year-old man was arrested at the scene in Coolock during the search by Gardaí.
Surgeons left 16 items in German man after operation
The man died last year and his family is seeking €80,000 in damages for his suffering.