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Irish - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'People are dying': Life-saving surgeries delayed or cancelled due to intensive care bed shortage

Minister of State Jim Daly said increasing ICU capacity is a priority for the government in 2018.

'I never cost the State a penny, but now they're taking part of my pension'

Tens of thousands of people are losing out on receiving a full State pension due to rules that were introduced in 2012.

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Irish - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

From The42 Joey jumps in, surprise omissions and more talking points as Ireland name Six Nations squad Reaction

Joey jumps in, surprise omissions and more talking points as Ireland name Six Nations squad

Plus Jordan Larmour’s unstoppable rise continues with his 21st birthday still nine months away.

Locals turn out in numbers to protest proposed drug rehab centre in Co Meath

The new Narconon centre in the rural village of Ballivor has been linked with the Church of Scientology.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

TDs debate the Eighth, and Leo Varadkar apologised to Joanne Hayes over the Kerry Babies case – it’s the Fix.

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The company behind Birds Eye has snapped up Ireland's biggest frozen pizza brand

Goodfella’s Pizza is being sold as part of a huge €225m deal.

These parents have been learning the best way to read bedtime stories to their children Story Time This post contains videos

These parents have been learning the best way to read bedtime stories to their children

The 5 week programme sees parents working with their children to develop their oral language skills.

From The42 'I'm trying to live as much of a professional lifestyle as I can': Chin on life as a full-time hurler 24-hour Athlete

'I'm trying to live as much of a professional lifestyle as I can': Chin on life as a full-time hurler

Wexford star Lee Chin is the latest GAA player to put a working career on hold for his inter-county career.

Dealz: 'Our clothes brand is more than strong enough to compete with Penneys'

The discount retail store’s UK parent is bringing fashion chain Pep&Co to 30 stores in Ireland.

Cannabis grower says it's 'absurd and bananas' that he can be accused of committing a crime

“Judge, you are as fair minded as they come but I am very sorry and I cannot pay the fine.”

Liam Neeson on 'fantastic' Leo Varadkar, Brexit and doing fight scenes aged 65

The Ballymena-born actor talked to us as his new film The Commuter was released in Ireland.

Two teenagers charged over spree of taxi robberies in Dublin

The pair have been charged with three counts of robberies of taxi robberies dating from last December.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 Fergus McFadden and 20-year-old Jordan Larmour included in Ireland squad for Six Nations 6 Nations

Fergus McFadden and 20-year-old Jordan Larmour included in Ireland squad for Six Nations

There are also deserved recalls for Sean Cronin and Rory Scannell as Joe Schmidt plots the opening rounds of the Six Nations.

Accidental death verdict returned in case of boy killed in sulky accident

Sean Doyle was killed in February 2016 when the sulky he was a passenger on was hit by a truck after the horse bolted.

Solicitor for Nóirín O'Sullivan called questioning of Maurice McCabe's credibility 'political dynamite'

The Disclosures Tribunal heard evidence from solicitor Annmarie Ryan from the Chief State Solicitor’s Office

Motorists urged to take care as Status Orange snow-ice and Status Yellow wind warnings issued

Met Éireann is warning of an increased risk of coastal flooding.

From The42 Delaney: 'If Martin wanted to manage Stoke or other clubs, he could have done so by now' Staying Put This post contains videos

Delaney: 'If Martin wanted to manage Stoke or other clubs, he could have done so by now'

The FAI chief executive says Ireland’s senior manager will put pen to paper on a new deal early next week.

Randy Newman cancels two Irish tour dates due to 'severe knee condition'

The 74-year-old was set to perform shows in Dublin’s Vicar Street on 9 and 10 March.

From The42 Conor Stakelum becomes first Irish man ever to skate at European Championships Figure Skating

Conor Stakelum becomes first Irish man ever to skate at European Championships

In the 117 years of the competition, there has never been an Irish male skater.

Poll: Do you know what the term 'road frontage' means? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you know what the term 'road frontage' means?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

What's in a name? Aviva announce stadium sponsorship extension

The venue is the home of football and rugby in Ireland.

Leo Varadkar apologises to Joanne Hayes over Kerry Babies scandal

Gardaí had formally apologised yesterday.

Appeal for dash cam footage and witnesses after 70-year-old man killed in three-car M7 crash

The collision happened around 2pm at Birdhill, Co Tipperary yesterday.

Missing Kildare teenager found safe and well

Michael McDonagh had gone missing on Monday.

Farage brands Varadkar a 'European unionist' as he attacks Irish relationship with EU

An Taoiseach was the first EU leader to speak in a series on ‘the Future of Europe’.

Some schools have closed today because of heavy snowfall and icy road conditions

A Status Yellow snow and ice warning was issued for the whole country until 3am last night.

Speaking English, Irish, French and German, Leo sets out stall on Brexit in big EU speech

Varadkar addressed corporation tax and migration in his speech.

Three monkeys staged an escape from their enclosure in Dublin Zoo during Storm Ophelia

The monkeys jumped 20 feet from a climbing frame in their habitat before running riot in the zoo grounds.

Got questions on how not to let work stress you out? We'll put them to an expert

We’ll be talking to Aoife McElwain, author of new book Slow at Work: How to Achieve More and Regain Your Balance in an Always-On World.

Poll: Do you make an effort to cut down on single-use coffee cups? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you make an effort to cut down on single-use coffee cups?

The EU is going to ban single-use coffee cups by 2030.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s what you need to know as you start your Wednesday.

Drivers warned to slow down as blanket of snow and ice covers the country

Severe snow and icy weather hit Ireland yesterday; the freezing temperatures are set to continue today.

The EU is going to ban single-use coffee cups by 2030

Around 26 million tonnes of plastic waste is generated in Europe every year, but only 30% of that is recycled.

Could this be our next president?

Seán Kelly MEP thinks he may have a “great opportunity” to connect with people.

From The42 O'Mahony stands by Grobler's right to play as Van Graan denounces doping Gg

O'Mahony stands by Grobler's right to play as Van Graan denounces doping

‘Doping is wrong. You can never say anything good about it,’ says Munster head coach Johann van Graan.

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