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One charge dropped at Michael Lowry tax trial

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 2:56pm
A charge of making incorrect tax returns in 2002 against Independent TD Michael Lowry has been dropped.

Call for small nations to be at heart of EU policies

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 1:41pm
President Michael D Higgins has praised the "deep historical roots" between Ireland and Lithuania and called for small nations to be at the heart of European policy-making.

Man charged with terror offences after NI weapons find

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 1:30pm
A 34-year-old man has appeared in court in Co Tyrone charged with possession of explosives and assault rifles.

Call on TDs, Senators to boycott US embassy event

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 1:20pm
Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Riordáin has called on TDs and Senators to boycott the Fourth of July celebrations at the US Embassy because of the US government's immigration policy of separating children from their parents.

Colleges announce scholarships for asylum seekers

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 1:14pm
A number of third level colleges have announced enhanced scholarship programmes for asylum seekers and refugees to help more begin university courses and to help them meet the costs.

Fire at fish processing plant in west Cork

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 12:56pm
Emergency services are dealing with a fire at a fish processing factory near Baltimore in west Co Cork.

1 in 5 mortgage holders could save money by switching

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 12:00pm
The Central Bank has ordered banks and building societies to give their customers more information about the savings they could make by switching out of their current mortgage arrangements.

Population expected to grow substantially by 2051 - CSO

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 11:26am
The Central Statistics Office has said the country's population is projected to reach 6.69 million by 2051, if the country sees high inward migration and high fertility rates.

Revised MetroLink plan will save GAA club's pitches

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 11:21am
The loss of the main pitch of one of the largest GAA clubs in the country, Na Fianna in Dublin, appears to have been averted after a rethink by the National Transport Authority on its construction plans for MetroLink.

EU leaders to hold mini-summit on migration

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 11:19am
Several EU leaders will hold special talks on migration in Brussels on Sunday to try to find answers ahead of a major summit next week, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said.

Galway 2020 'firmly on track', says CEO

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 11:13am
The Chief Executive of the company set up to run the Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture project has called for a combined effort to ensure its success but said the project was "firmly on track".

Appeal for Golden Eagle missing in Co Monaghan

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 10:24am
The owner of Newgrange Falconry has appealed for anyone with information about a missing Golden Eagle to contact him.

Immigration a deeply divisive topic in Europe

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 9:55am
Today marks World Refugee Day a day after the UN said more than 68.5 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution.

Benetton condemned for using rescued migrants in ad

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 9:27am
French charity SOS Mediterranee has lashed out at clothing giant Benetton over an advertising campaign featuring a photograph of migrants being rescued at sea.

Nine arrested in Longford drugs investigation

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 8:48am
Nine people have been arrested as part of an investigation into a drug distribution network in Longford.

Legalised 'pot spots' around the world

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 8:35am
Many countries have decriminalised the use and possession of cannabis, abandoning prison sentences for consumers, but only a handful have gone as far as legalising its cultivation and use.

Trump offers support for 2 Republican immigration bills

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 8:09am
US President Donald Trump has told Republicans he would back either of the immigration bills making their way through the House of Representatives, as the outcry grew over his administration's separation of immigrant parents and children at the US-Mexico border.

EU to step up 'no deal' readiness over Brexit

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 7:45am
EU leaders will next week call on member states, companies and all stakeholders to increase their preparedness for a no deal scenario in the Brexit negotiations.

Drumm to be sentenced over Anglo fraud

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 7:38am
The sentencing hearing for former Anglo Irish Bank Chief Executive David Drumm will take place this morning at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.