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Irish - Today’s News

Minister: Speed vans aren’t about making money, honest

Dara Murphy denied the cameras are strategically located in areas where speed limits increase.

From Business ETC Ryanair is close to breaking the 100 million passenger mark for the first time Flying High

Ryanair is close to breaking the 100 million passenger mark for the first time

The good times keep on rolling for the budget carrier

Joan Burton was (very briefly) blocked from leaving Clondalkin this morning

There were no public order incidents or arrests.

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From Business ETC Enda is promising tax cuts in the next budget. And the one after that and so on… Sweetening The Deal

Enda is promising tax cuts in the next budget. And the one after that and so on…

That’s as long as his government gets re-elected, mind.

From The42 ‘They get such a buzz out of it that they want more and more’ – The life of an Irish extreme athlete Preview

‘They get such a buzz out of it that they want more and more’ – The life of an Irish extreme athlete

Kipper Maguire, the show’s presenter, chats to The42 about these unique individuals.

From Business ETC Ready, Set… Five start-ups A DAY are being created in Ireland Out Of The Blocks

Ready, Set… Five start-ups A DAY are being created in Ireland

It’s been the best January and February for start-ups since 2007.

Irish cyclist killed in Florida hit-and-run

Maurice White from Monaghan was struck from behind by a car which then fled the scene.

From Business ETC Enda Kenny was enjoying LogMeIn’s big job news today Silicon Docks

Enda Kenny was enjoying LogMeIn’s big job news today

The cloud firm are to hire 90 more people over the next three years.

What exactly is Sinn Féin’s policy on abortion? Pro Life Or Pro Choice? This post contains videos

What exactly is Sinn Féin’s policy on abortion?

The party’s policy could be radically overhauled at its Ard Fheis this weekend.

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine Abuse This post contains videos

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine

Fianna Fáil’s Averil Power also spoke to TheJournal.ie about Micheál Martin’s leadership.

From Business ETC Ireland should ‘embrace’ a population of 10 million Think Bigger

Ireland should ‘embrace’ a population of 10 million

And business group Ibec wants more money for infrastructure to cope with the growth.

Brian O’Donnell has until 4pm today to leave this Killiney mansion

Receivers nailed a court order to the gates of his family home yesterday evening.

Poll: Should employees have to only speak English while working? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should employees have to only speak English while working?

One supermarket chain is requesting staff to only speak the language while working.

There’s going to be a new drugs minister… but Leo doesn’t know anything about it

The Taoiseach said he would give consideration to a proposal to designate an existing junior minister to deal with drugs.

Why aren’t Enda and Joan getting credit for seriously good economic numbers?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s midway through the week, and here are the top stories you need to know.

From The42 Ireland players are not just robots following Schmidt’s orders — Conor Murray Framework

Ireland players are not just robots following Schmidt’s orders — Conor Murray

“Joe does not stop you from backing yourself,” says the star scrum-half.

Watch this Sinn Féin MEP’s somewhat surprising answer to the Gerry Adams/IRA question Off Script This post contains videos

Watch this Sinn Féin MEP’s somewhat surprising answer to the Gerry Adams/IRA question

Does Matt Carthy believe Adams when he says he was never a member of the IRA?

Sixteen people charged with “organised, structured and staged motor accidents”

The 10 men and six women will be in court in Cork today.

It’s going to be warmer today, but you’ll still need to wrap up

It’s going to be spring tomorrow, though.

Politicians in the US are really starting to pay attention to what this man says. Here’s why…

Former Daily Show star John Oliver has made a huge impact on a number of debates, since his new show started.

Being a High Court judge: Paul Carney fueled debate with controversial rulings

Paul Carney is to retire next month after more than two decades as a High Court judge. He’s presided over a series of high-profile cases.

How can you survive the death of a child? You have to accept the loss will always be with you

Dr Eddie Murphy has said people struggling with grief can learn how to prevent loss they carry with them from overwhelming their lives.

Irish - Yesterday’s News

More young girls are leaving their homes to join ISIS militants. But why?

It is evident that many of these women are drawn to the society depicted by ISIS, which gives them a prominent – if restrictive – role.

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Court order nailed to Brian O’Donnell’s home, Graham Dwyer trial heard he fantasised about stabbing a woman to death and an ad you won’t be able to skip.

Receivers nail court papers to gates of O’Donnell family home in Killiney

The High Court dismissed the O’Donnell family attempt to stop the repossession of their family home.

Getting an NCT soon? 24-hour testing among changes to speed it up

More staff and new lanes are also coming on stream.

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Government has paid €4 million to firms linked to Big Tobacco since 2013 Exclusive

James Reilly oversaw a €300,000 contract involving a law firm that had represented the tobacco industry when he was Health Minister.

It was the sunniest winter on record in some places in Ireland

The season’s highest maximum of 16.2°C was recorded in Carlow on 9 January.

From The42 ‘The League of Ireland’s biggest problem is sitting in our living rooms — it’s Sky Sports’ Feature

‘The League of Ireland’s biggest problem is sitting in our living rooms — it’s Sky Sports’

Ger O’Brien, Chris Shields and Evan McMillan chat to The42 about the challenges facing Irish football in 2015.

Father of Offaly quadruplets told to ‘get used to no sleep…but it will be worth it’

The couple from Kilclonfert in Offaly welcomed the quads into the world on Saturday afternoon.

‘If my daughter was raped I’d never force her to carry a child’ Abortion This post contains videos

‘If my daughter was raped I’d never force her to carry a child’

“I’m very conscious that I was an unwanted pregnancy.”

Lots of Canadians are “Spocking Fives” in memory of Leonard Nimoy

But, in fact, the uncanny doodles started before the Star Trek legend’s passing.

From The42 We’ll Leave It There So: World Cup woe, Galvin’s return and the rest of today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll Leave It There So: World Cup woe, Galvin’s return and the rest of today’s sport

Here’s what the sporting world had to offer on Tuesday.

The insolvency regime needs to be ‘energised’ because not enough people are using it

A Fianna Fáíl bill to remove the bank veto in insolvency arrangements is being opposed by the coalition this evening.

AS IT HAPPENED: Dr Eddie Murphy answers YOUR questions on mental health

You sent us some great questions, so let’s see what the expert had to say…

Dublin firefighters to vote on industrial action over ambulance dispatch move

The National Ambulance Service will be taking all Dublin calls from now on – but firefighters aren’t happy with the move.

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