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Greens want six seats before entering coalition

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 6:00am
The Green Party's Leader Eamon Ryan said he wants to win at least six seats in the general election if the party is to go into a coalition government.

France braced for second day of strike disruption

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 5:23am
France is preparing for a second day of travel cancellations and school closures as unions warned there would be no let-up in the strike called to protest planned pension reforms.

Men found on ship in Waterford deported by gardaí

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 9:24pm
Eight men who were found in hiding in a bulk cargo ship in Waterford have been deported.

Case of brain-damaged homeless man in jail 'staggering'

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 6:39pm
A brain-damaged homeless man is in prison when he should not be, and cannot be discharged because he would be at risk, in what the High Court President has called a staggering and truly awful situation.

Showjumper fined €11,000 over pony sale deception

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 5:41pm
A former Irish international showjumper has been fined €11,000 after being convicted of deception in relation to the sale of a pony called Spot.

Why are French workers striking?

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 5:34pm
French President Emmanuel Macron was elected on a platform of change, and this latest strike is in response to his as-yet-unpublished reforms of the pensions system.

Cancer patient 'couldn't stick' overcrowding - inquest

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 5:02pm
A 67-year-old cancer patient discharged herself from hospital due to overcrowding and died four days later, an inquest heard.

Country's colposcopy clinics 'at breaking point'

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 4:59pm
A consultant gynaecologist has said the country's 15 colposcopy clinics are at breaking point, due to inadequate resources and abuse from some patients which is impacting on morale.

Who will win the Brexit election?

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 3:54pm
'Who do you think will win the election?' It was the most common question Richard Downes was asked on his road trip from the North-east of England to London as he attempted to catch the mood of this odd UK winter ballot.

Minister to discuss US tariffs on Irish goods

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 3:24pm
The Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee, will discuss the imposition of US tariffs on Irish goods at a series of meetings in Washington this week.

Revenue defers flat rate expenses decision for a year

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 2:42pm
Revenue has deferred a decision on the implementation of any planned changes to the flat rate expenses system for a year, pending the outcome of a review by the Tax Strategy Group in the Department of Finance.

RTÉ halts plan to sell off RTÉ Guide

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 2:41pm
RTÉ has withdrawn the RTÉ Guide from sale and said it will work with the magazine's team on how to best take the publication forward.

Pelosi orders articles of impeachment against Trump

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 2:20pm
US House of Representatives Speaker has directed House Judiciary Committee to draft articles of impeachment against Donald Trump over his effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate a political rival.

Pelosi orders articles of impeachment against Trump

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 2:20pm
US House of of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said she has instructed the House Judiciary panel to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

Cost of children's hospital could jump by €50m

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 1:13pm
The Chairman of the board of the National Children's Hospital has told a Dáil committee that construction of the hospital has been delayed by a few months and the current cost of the entire project of €1.73bn may run over again.

Ringsend pump back operating tomorrow - Irish Water

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 12:35pm
Irish Water says one of the broken down pumps at the Ringsend Wastewater Treatment plant is scheduled to be operating again by tomorrow morning.

Central Bank may continue to be 'annoying' - Makhlouf

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 12:20pm
The Governor of the Central Bank has said that under his leadership he is determined to ensure the practices, culture and behaviours of the past are not repeated.

Taoiseach: Murphy should repay expenses if rules broken

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 12:19pm
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said former Fine Gael TD for Cork North Central Dara Murphy should pay back expenses he claimed if it is found that he broke the rules.

UN call for anti-vax crackdown after Samoan outbreak

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 11:20am
Social media giants must crack down on anti-vaccination posts that are fuelling Samoa's deadly measles epidemic from afar, UNICEF's Pacific islands chief has said.