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Landlords concerned over proposed legislation

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 8:31pm
The Irish Property Owners' Association has said landlords are concerned about proposed legislation which would ban evictions on the grounds of sale.

GSOC to investigate death of senior garda Colm Fox

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 8:27pm
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission has launched an investigation into the circumstances of Detective Superintendent Colm Fox's death, who was the lead investigating officer in the Regency Hotel shooting.

Senior nun speaks out against sex abuse of nuns

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 7:41pm
A senior nun has spoken out for the first time about priests sexually abusing nuns in staunchly Catholic Poland following an unprecedented public admission by Pope Francis.

Over 350 refugees accommodated under Govt programme

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 7:14pm
Over 350 people are currently accommodated in Emergency Reception and Orientation Centres, according to latest figures from the Department of Justice.

Ombudsman expresses concern over refugee education

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 6:24pm
The Ombudsman for Children has expressed concern about the quality of educational provision for children who have arrived here as refugees from Syria under a state supported resettlement programme.

Renewed appeal to trace Icelandic man missing in Dublin

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 6:03pm
Gardaí have renewed their appeal for information about a 41-year-old Icelandic man who is missing in Dublin.

Pope's approach to clerical sex abuse criticised

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 5:52pm
Two cardinals have criticised Pope Francis's approach to the clerical sexual abuse crisis, saying "abuse of power" was not to blame but homosexuality.

EU and US relations at 'difficult period' - O'Sullivan

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 5:35pm
Relations between the EU and the US are going through a "difficult period" according to the European Union's Ambassador to the US- Irishman David O'Sullivan.

Man jailed over distribution of child pornography

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 5:31pm
A former deputy primary school principal has been jailed for 18 months after pleading guilty to the distribution of child pornography.

Convoy leaves final IS holdout in Syria

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 4:42pm
A convoy of trucks evacuated dozens of people including women and children from the Islamic State group's last Syrian holdout, bringing US-backed forces closer to retaking the last sliver of the "caliphate".

Family law system broken, Oireachtas committee told

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 4:01pm
Family law experts and those working with children at risk have painted a bleak picture of children's experience of the legal system before the Oireachtas Justice Committee.

Germany seeks to cut down on 11m tonnes of food waste

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 3:40pm
Germany has launched a drive to halve food waste by 2030 as research shows every consumer on average throws away 55kg of edibles a year.

Pfizer, SIPTU attend WRC talks in dispute over pensions

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 3:03pm
Representatives of the Pfizer multinational pharmaceutical company and SIPTU are attending negotiations at the Workplace Relations Commission in a bid to avert strike action over pensions.

An Post to introduce electric vehicles for deliveries

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 2:39pm
An Post is to introduce zero-emission postal deliveries in Dublin city centre by the end of the year, with plans to extend the service to Cork, Galway, Limerick, Kilkenny and Waterford by the end of 2020.

Minister upbeat on improving broadband coverage

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 2:36pm
The chairman of the Government's mobile phone and broadband taskforce has pledged that 2019 will be a great year when it comes to improving coverage.