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Today’s News

EU negotiator hits out at Boris Johnson for saying some young Britons have 'split allegiances'

Guy Verhofstadt told the Dáil that the EU will not allow Ireland to suffer because of Brexit.

Government looking to develop app for serious weather alerts

Many said they were caught completely off guard by the weather in Donegal last month.

Those on city housing lists could be given the option to move to rural Ireland

The Housing Department is currently working on the new repopulation scheme.

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Yesterday’s News

Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Over 2.5 million Leap cards sold in under six years Public Transport This post contains a poll

Over 2.5 million Leap cards sold in under six years

The Leap card was first rolled out in 2011.

Government considering sending its private jet to bring Ibrahim Halawa home

Ibrahim Halawa was acquitted by a court in Egypt yesterday.

Monday 18 September, 2017

Fine Gael are on a collision course with Fianna Fáil over the USC

Fianna Fáil’s Micheal Martin said the confidence and supply agreement is clear that there must be reductions in the USC.

Sunday 17 September, 2017

Recycling expert says those who carry their own cup should get 20c off their coffee

Dr Tara Shine said lessons were learned from the plastic bag levy and people should be rewarded for recycling.

Saturday 16 September, 2017

Taoiseach says workers in their 20s and 30s should be given the chance to buy a home

Varadkar said young people who are renting or living with their parents can’t get on the property ladder.

Friday 15 September, 2017

Varadkar says he wants a sugar tax introduced next year

The Taoiseach said he is a long-term supporter of the tax.

Divorce referendum expected to be held November 2018

Currently, couples must have lived apart for four years out of the preceding five before they can initiate divorce proceedings.

Thursday 14 September, 2017

Bruton says he can't restore young teachers' pay as it would mean cutting children's resources

A ballot of members of the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) rejected the government’s new public pay deal this evening.

Nama could be given more powers to become a housing developer for the State

Leo Varadkar said Nama could ‘step in where the private sector has failed’.

Donegal flood humanitarian scheme to be rolled out for all natural disasters

The financial assistance payment has been paid out to 138 people in Donegal to date.

How much has Ireland's Apple tax appeal cost so far? Over €3.6 million and counting

The government has spent €1.7m on legal fees this year alone.

Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Government to crack down on landlords who retain deposits from renters

A cap on deposits of one month’s rent is also due to be announced.

Ireland needs to break EU rules in order to build more houses, says Solidarity-PBP

Richard Boyd Barrett said the government needs to declare Ireland’s housing crisis an emergency.

One month out from the Budget, what can we expect?

One thing we know, it’s not going to be a giveaway budget.

Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Mindfulness in schools and less focus on points: What politicians want for Irish schoolchildren

The Oireachtas Education Committee has made a number recommendations to improve the mental health of school children.

Monday 11 September, 2017

Ireland's new Acting Garda Commissioner brought in to 'keep things steady'

Noírín O’Sullivan resigned as Garda Commissioner yesterday.

Bottle deposit scheme on the way for Scotland, but Irish government says it's still too expensive

Despite calls from the Green Party to introduce such a plan, the minister is not budging.

Rise in house sales along commuter belts due to lack of affordable homes in Dublin

A MyHome.ie study shows the number of house sales has increased by 8.4% in the first half of 2017.

Sunday 10 September, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The Garda Commissioner, George Hook’s comments, and Leo talking to the New York Times – it’s the Fix.

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan has announced she is retiring

She is retiring after 36 years in the gardaí.

Paul Hollywood 'absolutely devastated' after a photograph emerges of him in Nazi uniform

The Great British Bake Off star issued a statement this afternoon.

Gardaí called after motorist verbally abused school traffic warden

Fingal County Council is urging motorists in the vicinity of local schools to slow down.

Labour wants the HPV vaccine to be rolled out to boys sooner rather than later

The plan was originally to roll the free vaccine out to boys – but this has yet to happen.

Leo Varadkar sat down with the New York Times for a big Sunday interview

In an interview with journalist Maureen Dowd the Taoiseach talked about abortion, Trump and LGBT rights.

Saturday 9 September, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Hurricane Irma, the Liffey Swim and an apology from George Hook – it’s the Fix.

Government 'disappointed' watchdog refuses to join group to monitor bin charges

The government announced a price monitoring group would be set-up to ensure waste collectors do not hike up their prices.

Irish pilgrim (79) dies in Italy

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to his family.

Secondary school teachers' union recommends rejection of public pay deal

The union will ballot its members on the proposed agreement in the coming weeks.

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Coast Guard urges care along Atlantic coasts and cliffs due to wind alert

Very high seas are also forecast for tomorrow night and Monday morning.

'The British don't care that every strand of the Good Friday Agreement is undermined by Brexit'

Sinn Féin’s deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald said her party want to be in government on both sides of the border.

Highly dangerous radioactive materials stolen four years ago still missing

The highly dangerous radioactive material stolen by burglar in Swords in 2013.

Friday 8 September, 2017

Fine Gael councillor to face disciplinary hearing over comments about Islam

The councillor posted a series of controversial comments on Twitter regarding migrants and Islam.

Thursday 7 September, 2017

Water charges: You get to keep the conservation grant, but 'excessive use' charges on the way

Water usage will be monitored from 2018, with bills arriving in 2019 for those that waste water.

Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Confirmed: Irish Water to refund water charges to customers by Christmas

The refunds will be sent automatically – by cheque.

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