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Ryanair’s injunction application granted, halting strike action

The High Court has granted Ryanair an injunction preventing a planned strike over the next two days by some of the airline’s pilots based in Ireland. Around 180 pilots who…

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Game of Thrones author George R. R. Martin accepts An Post award

The author behind the series of novels on which the popular fantasy television series Game of Thrones was based has been presented with an award by An Post in Dublin….

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Dublin gets first ‘phone box’ defibrillator in Stoneybatter

About 50 local people gathered in Stoneybatter, Dublin 7, on Saturday for the unveiling of the capital’s first “phone box” public defibrillator. The defibrillator is fitted in a traditional Irish…

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The 1979 Fastnet Yacht Race Revisited

The 1979 Fastnet Race was the 28th Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Fastnet Race, a yachting race held generally every two years since 1925 on a 605-mile course from Cowes direct…

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Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2019

Welcome from Cathaoirleach Comhairle Chontae Lú & Mayor of Borough District of Drogheda We are delighted to once again welcome to Drogheda and County Louth, Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann. The…

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Center Parcs Ireland: 10 ways to save money at Longford Forest

It’s expensive. But exactly how expensive? That’s the question exercising the minds of mums and dads all over Ireland, now that the Subtropical Swimming Paradise has powered up, guests are…

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Cork Creative Enquiry – Arts And Older People Venture Announces 2019-2020 Artist Residencies

Cork City Council and Cork County Council have chosen four artist residencies for the next cycle of their collaborative Creative Enquiry – Arts and Older People programme. This project explores…

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Results for Garda Public Attitudes Survey 2018 Show Concern About Crime has Decreased while Trust in Garda Increased

Today, 16th June 2019, An Garda Síochána released the finalised results for the Garda Public Attitudes Survey 2018. The survey is conducted by Amarach Research and asks a nationally representative…

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60 Years of Service: How Women Have Changed An Garda Síochána

In July 1959, An Garda Síochána welcomed twelve female members to its rankings. These women were the first female officers to ever join the organisation, and their bravery paved the…

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Irish Farmers’ Association Seeking to Hire Two Membership Development Agents

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) is currently seeking to hire two Membership Development Agents. The IFA is Ireland’s largest organisation representing farmers across all sectors. It has lobbied for farmers…

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Garda Public Attitudes Survey Shows High Levels of Faith in An Garda Síochána

The Garda Press Office recently released the results of its Public Attitudes Survey for Q1 2019, which tracks the public perceptions of crime, Gardaí service, and safety throughout Ireland. The…

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GSRMA Conference 2019 begins today in Athlone

The Annual Delegate conference for the Garda Retired Members Association begins later today in the Sheraton Hotel Athlone. Conference was opened by President Matt Givens. Assistant Commissioner Fintan Fanning represented…

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Two Gardaí receive awards from Spain’s Guardia Civil

Two members of An Garda Síochána were awarded the ‘Merit Order Cross of the Guardia Civil’ in Mallorca, Spain for their work concerning organised crime. Among the honoured were  Detective…

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Coast Guard Helicopter Currently Not Licensed to Land at New National Children’s Hospital

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD has confirmed recently that an Irish Coast Guard Sikorsky S-92 helicopter will not be permitted to land on the elevated helipad at the…

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Coroner Alarmed by High Suicide Rate in Co. Mayo

Dr Elenor Fitzgerald, who is the coroner for North Mayo stated recently that she is alarmed by the high rates of suicides which add up to half the deaths she…

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Latest Public Available Data Shows That 91% of The Public Have Trust in The Gardaí

80% of people are satisfied with the service provided by An Garda Síochána to local communities, according to the most recent Garda Public Attitudes Survey (3 rd Quarter 2018), with…

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Two New Statues of Luke Kelly to Be Erected in Dublin City

To mark the 35th anniversary of the  iconic Dubliners singer Luke Kelly’ passing, Dublin City Council will be erecting two new statues in the city next week. The  unveiling of both…

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Irish Ferries ‘unlikely’ to continue Rosslare-France service

Irish Ferries has said it is unlikely to operate a service between Rosslare Europort and France next year. The company said it will continue to keep the situation under review….

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A ‘Christmas Comet’ is set to be seen over Ireland during the festive season

According to Astronomy Ireland a ‘Christmas Comet’ will be visible over Irish skies during the festive season. The comet has been dubbed ‘Comet Wirtanen’ and will be flying unusually close…

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Interview and review of new book, In Dark Blue, Retired Det, Sergt. Cyril Meehan

After his very successful first book, “The Ideal Guard”, which covered the funny and bizarre experiences of dealing with prisoners, the public, drunks, colleagues and the legal profession retired Det….

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Minister Flanagan welcomes 199 new members to An Garda Síochána

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has welcomed the addition of 199 new members to An Garda Síochána today, following their attestation as members at a ceremony in the Garda College, Templemore….

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Pearse Street Garda ‘Day-of-Action’

The 8th of November saw a total of thirteen people arrested by Gardaí as part of ongoing investigations into a number of serious incidents in Dublin’s South Inner City. The…

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‘Ask for Angela’ Campaign Rolls Out in Clare

Hospitality providers in county Clare are being asked to sign up for the new ‘Ask For Angela’ code-word campaign to help Clare become a safer place to socialise The Clare…

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Cork County Welcome Home their Rowing Champions

The National Rowing Centre, Cork, invites everyone to join the rowing community in celebrating Ireland’s success at the World Rowing Championships this Saturday. Sanita Pušpure of Ballincollig took gold in…

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