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Dublin: 17 °C Sunday 19 August, 2018

Thursday 16 August, 2018

80 Leaving Cert results being withheld due to suspicions of cheating

The combined 80 total for the 2018 Leaving Cert compares to the combined 72 total last year.

Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Monday 13 August, 2018

€35m hotel planned for Dublin's Dawson Street

The development includes a new 117-bedroom hotel and the redevelopment of the Royal Irish Automobile Club’s private members’ club.

Saturday 11 August, 2018

Car dealership manager who made 'bogus' invoice for van awarded €40,000 over his sacking

The man arranged the purchase for a colleague.

Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Charity shop manager sacked after missing sales targets is awarded compensation

The employer argued that the woman was still on probation at the time.

Tuesday 7 August, 2018

RDS gets go-ahead for larger Anglesea Stand

The existing stand was built in the 1930s and can accommodate 5,743 people, and its proposed replacement will accommodate 6,481 patrons.

NCT firm right to fire test centre worker who allegedly told customer 'f**k off', WRC rules WRC

NCT firm right to fire test centre worker who allegedly told customer 'f**k off', WRC rules

The WRC found that the man’s unfair dismissal complaint against his formal employer “is not well founded”.

Friday 3 August, 2018

Business executive awarded €7,500 over out-of-hours work emails

An employment law expert called the ruling a “wake-up call”.

Tuesday 31 July, 2018

U2 visitor centre not the sweetest thing for dockland residents

63 residents from Hanover Quay have made objections over concerns the centre will have a ‘devastating impact’ on the Docklands

Michael O'Leary waived his €1m bonus last year - but it's not going to hit his pocket too hard

The Ryanair CEO’s shares alone are worth €631.8 million.

Thursday 26 July, 2018

'A huge victory' - Transgender man awarded €5,000 compensation from barber who refused to cut his hair

Lee McLoughlin said he was refused a hair cut after a barber mistakenly believed he was a woman.

This is what Dublin's new U2 visitor centre would look like

The four storey building will include a reconstruction of the band’s original studio and various themed exhibit areas.

Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Chef, sacked after threatening porter who called him a motherf**er, awarded €6,000 for unfair dismissal

The Workplace Relations Commission has found that the man was unfairly dismissed.

Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Golfer loses discrimination case against Co Wicklow club which held male-only competition

The woman, who described herself as a “keen golfer”, took the case after being refused entry to the open day because of her gender.

Monday 16 July, 2018

People who have been granted asylum are staying in direct provision due to lack of housing

The number of people in direct provision has increased by 22% since March 2017.

20% of Garda stations can't connect to either the internet or Pulse

At present, members in the unconnected stations must travel to their district station to access Pulse, the Garda computer system.

Friday 13 July, 2018

Clare diver who flew out to Thai rescue mission says boys 'are true heroes' as he lands home

Jim Warny said he didn’t expect such a good outcome.

'I'm very happy the boys are safe': Irish based diver who helped Thai cave rescue speaks about ordeal

Jim Warny’s nine-year old son said he never had any doubt that his Dad would come home safe.

Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Kenyan retail worker subjected to 'racially motivated' April Fools prank awarded €10,000

A man purporting to be from the Garda National Immigration Bureau told him he was living and working in Ireland illegally.

Friday 6 July, 2018

1916 jersey 'by far' the best selling in O'Neill's 100 year history with sales of €2 million

The commemorative jersey released ahead of the 1916 centenary had a harp on the front and 1916 proclamation on the back.

Thursday 5 July, 2018

Landlord ordered to pay couple €6k after refusing HAP allowance to pay rent

The couple said the landlord’s refusal had “a damaging effect for their family, both financially and personally”.

Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Three Clare men appear in court in connection with sexual assault of two teenage girls

The men are charged with 10 offences alleged to have taken place in Clare and Westmeath.

Monday 2 July, 2018

After a long running dispute, 999 operators have secured a pay increase

The Labour Court recommended the workers be paid €11.50 an hour immediately, and €12.50 an hour by June.

Friday 29 June, 2018

Israel's embassy has stalled works planned for a Dublin office block over security concerns

The embassy has been based out of the largely-empty Carrisbrook House in Ballsbridge since 1996.

Thursday 21 June, 2018

Married store manager admits he offered accommodation to staff members for sex

The Workplace Relations Commission has ordered his employer to pay the man €6,500 after finding that his dismissal was unfair.

Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Pensioner who sexually assaulted 84-year-old man on rural bus walks free from court

The married father of three pleaded guilty to sexual assault at an unknown location on the N68 route linking Kilrush to Ennis.

Call centre worker sexually harassed by boss awarded €45,000

The woman felt that she had no choice but to resign from her post.

Sunday 17 June, 2018

Ryanair calls for drink limit at airports after Dublin-Ibiza flight diverted due to 3 'disruptive' passengers

A Ryanair spokesperson said that three passengers became “disruptive” during the flight.

Tuesday 5 June, 2018

€75 million new Central Bank plan gets green light despite resident's objection

The redevelopment will host over 1,000 office workers.

Monday 4 June, 2018

'Forever our little warrior. Forever our hero': Funeral of Shay Moloney takes place in Ennis RIP

'Forever our little warrior. Forever our hero': Funeral of Shay Moloney takes place in Ennis

Scores of students returned to the church for the second funeral in as many days

Sunday 3 June, 2018

Father of drowning victim says his heart is full of sorrow knowing that friend died trying to save his son RIP

Father of drowning victim says his heart is full of sorrow knowing that friend died trying to save his son

The two died in the double drowning tragedy in a disused quarry.

Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Compensation for dad who was sacked just 11 days after birth of new baby

The man’s boss congratulated him on the new arrival but then proceeded to tell him that he was being made redundant.

Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Ikea in Ballymun attracted a ludicrous 3.6 million shoppers last year

We like our Swedish flatpack furniture here and no mistake.

Thursday 17 May, 2018

A herd of wild goats that has been roaming around Ennis has a new home

A meeting was told the goats were “procreating like there is no tomorrow”.

Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Tributes paid to builder killed in 'tragic accident' in Clare

The local community is said to be “numbed” by the incident.

Monday 14 May, 2018

Plans for large-scale mosque in Blanchardstown given green light

There was local opposition to the proposed mosque.

Friday 11 May, 2018

'A very loving person': Tributes paid to Westmeath judge who died at age 46 after illness

Judge O’Neill was the youngest judge of the judiciary at the time when appointed a district court judge by Government at the age of 42.

Origin of name 'Supermac's' revealed as Irish fast food brand goes to legal war with McDonald's

It seems that Pat McDonagh, founder of the Galway fast food franchise, was nicknamed Supermac when he was in school in Co Westmeath.

Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Man pleads guilty to uploading 30 photos of local teenage girls to porn website

A senior garda told a court today that the uploading of the images was “an enormously stupid thing to do”.

Monday 30 April, 2018

Tourist killed after SatNav told driver to go wrong way near Cliffs of Moher, court hears

Grzegorz Barski has pleaded guilty to careless driving.

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