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  • newOver 160 people killed on roads across the island so far in 2018

    Over 160 people killed on roads across the island so far in 2018

    Over 160 people have died on roads across the island of Ireland so far in 2018. Co Wicklow A man in his 60s died when the Totota Landcruiser he was a passenger in struck a ditch at Kelshamore, Donard, Co Wicklow on the 21st October. The driver, a m…
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 9:06am -
  • newCrime Roundup: Investigation underway after body found in Cabra

    Crime Roundup: Investigation underway after body found in Cabra

    Crime Roundup: Our crime roundup leads with the story that a garda investigation is underway after a woman’s body was found in Dublin. Dublin An investigation is under way after the body of a woman was found in an appartment at the Homestead Court…
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 12:47am -
  • October Employment Roundup: Good news by VoxPro, MSD, Camlin

    October Employment Roundup: Good news by VoxPro, MSD, Camlin

    October’s Employment roundup continues with good news by VoxPro, MSD, and Camlin. Around 400 new jobs over next few years by VoxPro Cork-based VoxPro announced on 17 October the creation of around 400 new jobs in the city over the next number of…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Oct 18, 9:05pm -
  • Recap of good opening weekend for Irish provinces in Rugby’s Champions Cup

    Recap of good opening weekend for Irish provinces in Rugby’s Champions Cup

    Ahead of Round 2 of the Heineken Rugby Champions Cup, Rory McGimpsey looks back at the opening matches last week, which was a good weekend for the participating Irish provinces. Round 2 Irish Fixtures Saturday 20 October In Pool 2, Munster play Glo…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Oct 18, 7:47pm -
  • Storm Callum leaves Ireland for Britain

    Storm Callum leaves Ireland for Britain

    Storm Callum left the island of Ireland on 12 October and headed to Britain, with Wales under an Amber Warning. Met Éireann had issued an Orange Warning for wind covering 13 counties as Storm Callum approached. The agency had warned that this event…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Oct 18, 2:27pm -
  • Warnings lapse as Storm Callum leaves Ireland

    Warnings lapse as Storm Callum leaves Ireland

    Met Éireann warnings has lapsed as Storm Callum leaves Ireland. Storm Callum was the third named storm of the season. Met Éireann reported gusts in excess of 90 km/h were recorded widely, with up to 125 km/h gusts in parts of the west overnight 11/…
    - 11 days ago, 12 Oct 18, 10:03am -
  • Crime Roundup: Women charged after fatal stabbing in Cork

    Crime Roundup: Women charged after fatal stabbing in Cork

    Our Crime Roundup looks at an arrest following a fatal stabbing in Cork, and Gardaí appeal for information following a serious assault in Co Monaghan. Co Monaghan Gardaí are investigating a serious assault on a 42-year-old man at a house in Ora…
    - 12 days ago, 10 Oct 18, 6:08pm -
  • Features: Presidential Election & Referendum

    Features: Presidential Election & Referendum

    Our latest Features column explains the upcoming votes on the Presidential election referendum to take place on Friday 26 October 2018. What are the votes? There will be two votes on that Friday. One will be for the Presidential election, and the oth…
    - 13 days ago, 9 Oct 18, 8:17pm -
  • Budget 2019: Reaction to 4.5% increase in VAT for tourism sector

    Budget 2019: Reaction to 4.5% increase in VAT for tourism sector

    There has been much reaction to the confirmation by Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe of the increase in the VAT rate in the tourism sector to 13,5 % from January 2019. The 9% Vat rate was lowered from 13.5% during the height of the recession in…
    - 13 days ago, 9 Oct 18, 11:37am -
  • Mixed reaction to report which recommends overhead lines for North/South Interconnector

    Mixed reaction to report which recommends overhead lines for North/South Interconnector

    There was mixed reaction to a report on the North/South Interconnector which concluded that an overhead line is the best way of connecting the electricity grids of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. The North/South Interconnector is a cros…
    - 14 days ago, 8 Oct 18, 1:23pm -

The Economist: Ireland

The Guardian: Ireland News

  • newMay's four tests before she will sign off on Irish border backstop deal
    Prime minister tells House of Commons there will be no ‘carving up’ of the UKThere appear to be four new mini-red lines in relation to the Irish border issue.Reassuring the House of Commons that there would be no “carving up” of the United Ki…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 3:53pm -
  • newRyanair's investors expect more than belligerence from O'Leary
    Budget airline’s boss plays prophet of doom but keeps to ground he feels safe on“We expect more failures this winter,” said Michael O’Leary. Ryanair’s chief executive, thankfully, wasn’t warning of more failures to remove passengers who r…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 2:06pm -
  • newUK will not renege on Irish border backstop deal, says Bradley
    Minister says government is committed to everything it agreed to last DecemberKaren Bradley, the secretary of state for Northern Ireland, has given assurances that the British government will not renege on the “backstop” commitment over the Irish…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 8:17am -
  • newRyanair profits fall as CEO predicts grim winter for aviation
    Fuel cost and strikes hit budget carrier and Michael O’Leary expects more airlines to go bustThe Ryanair chief executive, Michael O’Leary, has said he expects more airlines to go bust, as the budget carrier posted a 7% drop in profits because of…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 4:15am -
  • From Booker prize to hip-hop ... Ireland catches the cultural breeze
    Fears about Brexit have not dented the ambition of a new generation of talent, as the arts boom amid a new social orderTalk of Ireland’s recovery usually evokes economic metrics of GDP growth rates, surging house prices and the number of cranes ere…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 18, 1:00am -
  • A ‘precious union’? The Brexiters don’t care about Northern Ireland | Fintan O’Toole
    Leavers ignore the issue of the hard border. They just use the supposedly sacred integrity of the UK as an excuse for no dealTo know what a thing is you have to know where it begins and ends, and where its edges are. And the awkward fact is that the…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Oct 18, 10:16am -
  • Northern Irish women still facing difficult choice over abortion
    Despite policy change by UK government offering them free abortion in England, women risk stigma and prosecutionWomen in Northern Ireland who want an abortion are caught between the costs, stigma and complexities of travelling to Great Britain and th…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Oct 18, 1:30am -
  • EU Brexit backstop plan 'remains unacceptable' to May
    Senior figures stress that Theresa May is not about to sign up to Northern Ireland backstopTheresa May continues to believe the EU’s proposal for avoiding a hard border in Ireland is unacceptable, senior UK officials have stressed, after a plan to…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Oct 18, 8:27am -
  • Theresa May under pressure from party over Brexit concessions
    Prominent Brexiter Tories criticise PM over transition period suggestion and jointly urge her to reject backstopTheresa May has come under attack from Tory colleagues after conceding that the UK may have to remain tied to EU rules and laws beyond Dec…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Oct 18, 6:53am -
  • EU willing to extend Brexit transition, says Irish foreign minister
    Simon Coveney says more time available to agree ‘alternative solution’ to border backstopThe EU is willing to extend the transition period after the UK leaves the bloc, Ireland’s foreign minister has confirmed, but warned Britain must not reneg…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Oct 18, 10:17am -
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The Irish Post

HRW: Ireland

  • Nepali Mothers and an Irish Daughter

    Nepali Mothers and an Irish Daughter

    Expand Women activists lie down on the road during a protest demanding women’s rights in the constitution in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 7, 2015. © 2015 Reuters…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Repeal Abortion Ban

    Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Repeal Abortion Ban

    Expand Women celebrate the result of yesterday's referendum on liberalizing abortion law, in Dublin, Ireland, May 26, 2018. © 2018 Reuters The first…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Ireland’s Cervical Cancer Crisis Began in the US

    Ireland’s Cervical Cancer Crisis Began in the US

    Cervical cancer need not be a death sentence. Between vaccination, routine screening, timely follow up, and early detection, cervical cancer is preventable and highly curable. When a woman dies from cervical cancer, something went wrong. For at least…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Yemen International Inquiry Offers Glimmer of Hope

    Yemen International Inquiry Offers Glimmer of Hope

    Expand Saudi-led coalition aircraft struck three apartment buildings in Sanaa on August 25, 2017, killing at least 16 civilians, including seven children, and wounding another 17, i…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Civil Society Letter to Heads of State and Government on EU Response to the Refugee Crisis
    Dear Heads of State and Government,We are civil society organisations, which are supported, collectively, by hundreds of thousands of people across Europe, working with those less fortunate to alleviate poverty, provide essential aid and defend peop…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Irish Examiner

  • Abolition of training rates of pay urged

    Abolition of training rates of pay urged

    The Low Pay Commission has recommended abolishing training rates of pay and say rates of pay for youth should be graded by age until they achieve the level of the national minimum wage.
    - 21 Feb 18, 7:00pm -
  • HSE made man’s partner feel culpable for death

    HSE made man’s partner feel culpable for death

    The HSE made the partner of an elderly man feel culpable for his “predictable and preventable death” within 30 minutes of transfer from hospital to a nursing home, even though she had no input into the decision to move him.
    - 21 Feb 18, 7:00pm -
  • Tunisia attack victim looked ‘like she was lying in the sun’

    Tunisia attack victim looked ‘like she was lying in the sun’

    The husband of one of three Irish victims of the 2015 Tunisia terrorism attack has told an inquest into their deaths how he found his wife lying on the beach “with her head to one side as if she was lying in the sun”.
    - 21 Feb 18, 7:00pm -
  • UCC scientists develop system to clean up fish farms and feed stock

    UCC scientists develop system to clean up fish farms and feed stock

    Algae and duckweed could clean up fish-farm pollution and be used to feed the stock at the same time under a project being undertaken by scientists at UCC.
    - 21 Feb 18, 7:00pm -
  • Impasse on loan sale to vulture funds

    Impasse on loan sale to vulture funds

    Struggling mortgage holders must be offered debt write-downs instead of so-called foreign vulture funds, Paschal Donohoe has been told.
    - 21 Feb 18, 7:00pm -
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