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Age Action Ireland voices concerns over nursing home cuts

The Minister for Health and the National Treatment Purchase Fund has been strongly urged by Age Action Ireland to clarify exactly what cuts are being made to payments to nursing…

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Former Garda Sergeant Patrick Doherty passes away

Retired Garda Sergeant Patrick Doherty sadly passed away earlier this week at 6.20 am on St. Patrick’s Day at Marymount Hospice in Co Cork. Mr. Doherty was originally from Charlestown…

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Saint Patrick’s Day festivities 2014

The Saint Patrick’s Day bank holiday weekend is once again upon us. The whole world it seems will once again come alive with the festivities  and go green on March…

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Garda Remembrance day scheduled for Saturday May 17th

Saturday the 17th of May will see  the Annual Garda Remembrance day take place in Dubhlinn Gardens, Dublin Castle. As always hundreds of members and former members of the Gardai…

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An Taisce has released a Schematic Map for transport proposals in Dublin

An Taisce has published a map in the style of the “London Underground” of current transport proposals that it hopes will soon become a reality in the greater Dublin area. …

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Ireland ranked lowest in electric car sales for 2013

Figures of European car sales for 2013 has shown that Ireland is last in terms of the take up of electric vehicles. A survey that has been carried out on…

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New road safety Laws enacted in Ireland

New road traffic laws have come into effect as of yesterday. The new laws include roadside impairment tests, novice driver licences and higher penalty points will be awarded for drivers…

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Older persons’ grant applications now open

In January The Community Foundation for Ireland announced the launch of its Older Persons’ Fund. The fund opened for applications on 3rd of February and intends to continue the foundation’s…

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€780 million retirement scheme row could see pensioners facing more cuts

It has been announced that pensioners who earn an average of €16,000 each year  will face cuts to their payment as new proposals that are intended to put an end…

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Donald Trump purchases top Irish golf resort

Billionaire Donald Trump has has purchased Doonbeg Golf Club and five-star lodge located in County Clare. It will surely be another feather in the tycoon’s hat as the location is…

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Kenny Egan to represent Fine Gael in local elections

Irish Olympic boxing medallist Kenny Egan has announced that he will stand for Fine Gael in the local elections and said that his approach will be to “keep it real.”…

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Motorists putting themselves at risk to avoid paying toll fee’s

The company who operates  the State-owned, barrier-free toll have said that  there are on average 78 instances every day of drivers tailgating lorries, mistakenly believing that this prevents cameras reading…

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Gardai fired upon during ATM raid

Uniformed Gardai were shot at during an ATM robbery in Wexford in the early hours of this morning.  The incident occurred at 3.30am this morning when Gardai were alerted to…

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Experts advise government to invest in tsunami warning system

Experts have advised the Irish government to consider investing in an early warning tsunami system because of the dangers posed by fault lines around the Atlantic Ocean. The recent major…

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Former Detective Superintendent PJ Browne has passed away

Tributes have been paid today to former Detective Superintendent PJ Browne who passed away suddenly, aged just 62. Mr. Browne had also been the crime analyst for the Herald newspaper…

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Government allocates €15 million for flood relief

The Government  has allocated a €15 million flood relief fund which will deal with the immediate causes of hardship, discomfort and relocation caused by the recent storms according to Taoiseach…

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Irishman shortlisted for world photography award

An Irish photographer has been shortlisted for the famous 2014 Sony World Photography Awards. Irish man Ivor Prickett has made it onto the shortlist in the People category of the…

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Bad buskers may be arrested by Gardai

On Ireland’s major main streets the sight of buskers is common place. They play everything from Bob Dylan to The Dubliners, some of it is good and some of it…

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Irish hospitals struggling to deal with dementia

Dementia affects 25% of in patients in Irish care facilities and costs the government a massive €21 million every year. It is a condioton that most of us will have…

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ATM’s face shut down over possible IT threat

Irish banks have been sent into a panic over the realisation that an IT security problem with ATM machines could see hundreds of the machines being forced to shut down…

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Government to reopen Vatican embassy as part of plan to support foreign trade

The government has announced its plans to reopen the doors of its embassy in the Vatican as part of the plans of a wide scale reorganisation of Ireland’s diplomatic missions…

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Dublin City council to discuss renaming the Spire after Mandela

Dublin City council will meet later today to discuss the possibility of renaming the Dublin Spire in honour of Nelson Mandela who passed away last month. The idea for the…

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Leo Varadkhar believes Irish Rail strike is inevitable

The Minister for Transport Leo Varadkhar has been strongly criticised after warning that there will be inevitable strike action taken at Irish rail within weeks. Any strike action cause major…

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Large scale breath testing operation in Dublin last night

A large scale mandatory breath testing operation was carried out by An Garda Siochana across Dublin last night as part of Operation Artery.  The Mandatory Alcohol Testing (MAT) checkpoints were…

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