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Ireland

# ireland - Today’s News

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# ireland - Yesterday’s News

Emergency Leitrim Council meeting calls a halt to mining firm drilling in Belcoo

Communities claim that the drilling in Fermanagh is the first stage in the fracking process.

From Business ETC Nestlé wants 100% of their cocoa to come from sustainable sources #delicious Ethics

Nestlé wants 100% of their cocoa to come from sustainable sources

The company is working to ensure agricultural practices are sustainable and that safe and healthy working conditions are in place.

Cost order to challengers of Children’s Referendum could be breach of rights

Mattie McGrath said any such order will deter any future petitioners taking cases against authorities.

Dublin scientist awarded €250k grant for breast cancer research

Dr Alex von Kriegsheim based at UCD will investigate the role a small protein called ‘ISG15’ plays.

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Good news: Fewer homes are in negative equity

The author of the report David Duffy says it is expected house prices will continue to increase in 2014.

# ireland - Thursday 31 July, 2014

President Higgins to attend WWI commemorations in Belgium

The president will travel to Belgium for World War One commemoration ceremonies in Liege and Mons in Belgium on Sunday.

# ireland - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Driverless cars on UK roads next January, but no plans yet for trials in Ireland No Hands

Driverless cars on UK roads next January, but no plans yet for trials in Ireland

The RSA says Ireland is keeping an eye on international progress.

From The Score Ireland’s Rob Heffernan set to receive bronze medal for 2010 Euros Success

Ireland’s Rob Heffernan set to receive bronze medal for 2010 Euros

The star said on Twitter today that he has been told “unofficially” that he was set to receive the accolade.

From The Score Simon Zebo: ‘If you’ve nothing nice to say, don’t say anything at all’ Zeebs

Simon Zebo: ‘If you’ve nothing nice to say, don’t say anything at all’

The 24-year-old was happy with his performances in Argentina, but knows he has to keep impressing Joe Schmidt.

From The Score O’Connell urges patience as Munster’s all-Irish coaches look for balance Paulie

O’Connell urges patience as Munster’s all-Irish coaches look for balance

The 34-year-old lock admits working under Anthony Foley and Jerry Flannery has altered their personal relationships.

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Working hours, hospital visits, and more gender differences in Irish society CSO

# ireland - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Nama has over 5,000 units suitable for social housing, but they’ve only handed over 13%

Despite 790 housing units available for Dublin social housing, just 171 have been transferred to the council.

# ireland - Monday 28 July, 2014

From The Score Ireland Women get busy training for World Cup opener against the US In Pics

Ireland Women get busy training for World Cup opener against the US

The entire squad trained at their Marcoussis camp this afternoon.

Calls for urgent meeting with Varadkar after serious failings at Mayo care home

The gardaí are investigating the sudden death of a 72-year-old man at the care home in 2012.

Larry Donnelly: 10 things I still just don’t get about Ireland

I love this country as much as where I was born, but there are some things I just can’t my head around.

More training needed for teachers on female genital mutilation to identify children at risk

In Ireland it is estimated that 3,780 women have undergone female genital mutilation.

# ireland - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Atheists not hopeful of ‘blasphemy’ referendum, in spite of UN pressure

The UN Human Rights Committee has been strongly critical of Ireland’s position regarding blasphemy and religious freedom.

# ireland - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Thousands turn up at demonstrations around Ireland for Gaza

Some protesters held signs critical of Charlie Flanagan’s actions.

From The Score Ireland dominant on final day to secure second Commodores’ Cup title Winners

Ireland dominant on final day to secure second Commodores’ Cup title

The Irish team have repeated their 2010 success in Cowes.

Case Studies: Facing homelessness in a foreign country

Social support agency Crosscare have provided vital support to immigrants in Ireland.

From The Score This Irish filmmaker-turned-kickboxer needs your help Support

This Irish filmmaker-turned-kickboxer needs your help

Brosna O’Donovan is in the process of making a film about the success of the sport in Ireland.

# ireland - Friday 25 July, 2014

Over 226 prisoners in Cork still forced to ‘slop out’

The Department of Justice said there is a plan in place to end ‘slopping out’ in prisons by 2015.

From The Daily Edge Most terrifying video of Cliffs of Moher ever? Cliffs Of Moher

Most terrifying video of Cliffs of Moher ever?

We hope you’re not afraid of heights.

Obama accuses companies that relocate to Ireland of “gaming the system”

The President was not happy. Not happy at all.

# ireland - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Fitzgerald says UN report will be examined but Ireland has its own constitutional position

The Minister for Justice said that the Government would continue to help and support victims of symphysiotomy.

From The Score Ireland Under-19s suffer disappointment in Euro semi-final Bitter End

Ireland Under-19s suffer disappointment in Euro semi-final

The Women’s team lose 4-0 to the Netherlands and fail to qualify for the decider.

Gardaí appeal for help in finding 14-year-old Teigan Mellor

Gardaí believe she may have travelled to Waterford.

It seems most Irish couples DON’T bicker over household chores

A new study shows that Irish couples are less likely to engage in disputes than their European counterparts.

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# ireland - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Irish Netflix users: you could be in for another price hike

The video on demand giant has seen record revenues after a successful jump in prices for US subscribers.

# ireland - Monday 21 July, 2014

From The Score Three wins from three sends Ireland U19s into first ever Euros semi-final Coygig

Three wins from three sends Ireland U19s into first ever Euros semi-final

Dave Connell’s Girls in Green pulled off another tremendous result by defeating Sweden 2-1 today.

Ireland is providing €500k in humanitarian aid to Gaza

Ireland has provided €36 million in aid to the Palestinian people since 2005.

The Big Idea: ‘Ireland was the land of 1,000 welcomes, but only if you had €100,000. We wanted to change that’

Paddywagon tours is almost twenty years old, and has gone from shaking up the Irish market to planning its first international move.

From The Daily Edge Irish fans gather in cinemas and around tellies to say goodbye to Monty Python A Shrubbery

# ireland - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Top 7 towns in Ireland plagued by stag and hen parties L Plates

Top 7 towns in Ireland plagued by stag and hen parties

What happens in Langtons stays in Langtons.

# ireland - Friday 18 July, 2014

Irish Government expresses ‘strong concerns’ with Israeli ambassador over situation in Gaza

Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan said he registered the Government’s strong concern that over Israel’s ground operation.

From The Daily Edge 13 questions the world wants to know about Ireland Dear Google

13 questions the world wants to know about Ireland

And so they asked Google.

From The Daily Edge This map shows why you didn’t sleep last night Jumpin Jack Flash

# ireland - Thursday 17 July, 2014

East Ukraine airspace has been closed until further notice

Aer Lingus and Ryanair confirm they do not fly over Ukrainian air space and flights are not impacted by the restrictions.

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