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No changes to property tax for 2019: Taoiseach

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 2:09pm
There will be no changes to property tax in 2019 according to the Taoiseach.

Anti-eviction activist jailed for three months

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 1:26pm
Anti-eviction activist Ben Gilroy has been jailed for three months by the High Court for failing to comply with a community service order.

Emergency service members give evidence at fire inquest

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 12:30pm
Members of the emergency services have told an inquest how they worked to save two children pulled from a deadly fire at a halting site in Carrickmines.

Jury to visit location at centre of Tipperary trial

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 12:10pm
The jury in the trial of a farmer who has pleaded not guilty to the murder of a 52-year-old man in Co Tipperary has been told it will visit the location of the alleged incident during the trial.

Jaime Martín announced as Chief Conductor of the RTÉ NSO

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 12:00pm
RTÉ today announced the Spanish conductor Jaime Martín as the new Chief Conductor of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra - with Martin taking the baton in September 2019.

Moon-like ice disc spins in US river

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 11:24am
A rare ice formation has charmed the northern US city of Westbrook in Maine.

Brexit deal fallout

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 11:09am
In the wake of British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal rejection by the House of Commons, her government now faces a vote of no confidence in parliament.

New children's hospital cost a 'catastrophic failure'

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 11:05am
Fianna Fáil's health spokesperson Stephen Donnelly has accused the National Paediatric Hospital Development Board of a "complete and catastrophic failure" over the cost of the new children's hospital.

Gillette ad sparks online controversy

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 10:56am
An advertisement for the Gillette razor brand that supported the #MeToo movement and called on men to change their behaviour has triggered a heated controversy online.

Ireland would not block Article 50 extension - Coveney

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 10:16am
Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney says Ireland would not object if Britain asked for an extension to Article 50, but any request would have to be accompanied by a plan that allowed for an orderly Brexit

No-deal risk higher than ever before, warns Barnier

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 8:06am
EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said Brussels "profoundly regrets" the vote on Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement after two years of negotiation and warned the risk of a no deal is higher than ever before

Australian towns among hottest spots on Earth

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 8:03am
Australian towns were among the hottest places on Earth this week as a severe heatwave hit the continent's southeast, with forecasters warning of more record-breaking temperatures before the weekend.

Kenyan president says Nairobi attackers 'eliminated'

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 8:02am
Kenya's president has said that a siege at a hotel complex in Nariobi has ended, and that those responsible for the attack have been "eliminated".

British press says May 'humiliated' by Brexit defeat

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 7:42am
British Prime Minister Theresa May was left "crushed" and "humiliated", Britain's newspapers said this morning as they raked over the fallout from parliament's huge rejection of her EU divorce deal.

Turmoil in Westminster: What happens next?

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 7:37am
British MPs will vote on whether they have confidence in the government, after Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal suffered a heavy defeat in parliament

Brexit: It is going badly wrong

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 6:49am
Three hours before the historic landslide vote against British Prime Minister Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement a trio of Irish ministers assembled in Government Buildings in Dublin.

Tommie Gorman: The Brexit stew thickens

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 6:44am
Daniel O'Connell was such a substantial figure that a century after his passing, Martin Luther King and Mahatma Gandhi were influenced by him.

Ball still in UK's court as Brexit deadline looms

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 6:27am
EU officials watching the vote last night were expecting a defeat, but they did not expect the sheer scale of what went down.

US Senate moves to retain Aughinish Alumina sanctions

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 4:28am
A vote is due to be held in the US Senate today on a move to block the lifting of sanctions affecting Aughinish Alumina in Limerick.

Survey has found widespread sexual harassment at UN

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 3:25am
A third of United Nations employees have reported experiencing sexual harassment at the world body over the last two years, according to the findings of the first-ever survey on such misconduct.