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# Application

Last year
# tullow tank
Ex-Ireland back row Sean O'Brien's plan to return for Tullow denied
The 35-year-old was hoping to star for his home team in junior club rugby.
All time
'A fundamental malaise at the company' - Three months later, application to investigate INM finally begins at High Court
The ODCE is seeking to appoint High Court inspectors to investigate issues concerning corporate governance at Ireland’s largest media company.
# the mac strife
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.
# High Court
INM in attempt to block appointment of inspectors to investigate itself, while Denis O'Brien blames ODCE for leaks
The ODCE was due to make its application to have inspectors appointed to Independent News and Media at the High Court this afternoon. Things didn’t go entirely to plan however.
# Long overdue
Manchester United finally looks set to have its first-ever professional women's team
One of world football’s superpowers has applied to join the second tier of the Women’s Super League for the 2018-19 campaign.
# Application
'Scoring goals is not enough in modern football' - Balotelli told to work harder
Nice coach Lucien Favre is enjoying working with the enigmatic Italian striker, but wants to see more from him.
# process
Educate Together applying for patronage of four more schools in Dublin and Cork
Patrons are being asked to provide evidence of parental demand by 4 January 2017.
# Court
Convicted paedophile asks judge not to take his house to pay compensation to victim
John O’Neill, a 51-year-old jobless law student, has been paying his nephew €50 a week.
# 98FM
98FM accused of 'racial discrimination' in job application by Dublin woman
The company says that no such discrimination took place.
# apply within
First Dates Ireland is already looking for participants for series 2
Now’s your chance.
# stiff opposition
Australian man in five year battle to use penis doodle as his signature
Jared Hyams said it all started as a joke but when he received such opposition from government agencies he wanted to know why.
# pretty swish
Check out Ireland's swanky new passport card
The old-style booklet passport is unfortunately not quite obsolete as the new card can only be used in the EU.
# cash back please
AIB customer? You may be due money back
Over 110,000 customers will be contacted about claiming their money back.
# alright for some
The London dating app that is restricted to 'successful, attractive people' only
The Inner Circle markets itself towards an “exclusive community”.
# Fish Farm
Decision on Galway Bay salmon farm expected before the summer
An application for the fish farm was made by the Irish Sea Fisheries Board in 2012.
# state institutions
Some abuse survivors say Caranua redress scheme isn't working, but it's paid out €5m so far
€110 million was committed by the religious congregations who ran the institutions, Caranua currently has €80 million of the fund.
# Field of Dreams
Taxpayers pay hundreds of thousands on field unsuitable for sheltered housing
The situation was unveiled on Prime Time tonight.
Greyhound told waste facility permit application invalid for 20 reasons
The company has not yet re-applied for the permit, the council confirmed.
# Rehab
No 'slam dunk' for ex-Rehab chiefs as CPP yet to rule on compellability
Mary Lou McDonald said it would be ‘quite wrong’ to pre-judge the view of the committee.
# Pyrite
418 applications for Pyrite repair funds for damaged houses
The Pyrite Remediation Board said that some people are slow to say if they’ve taken action to seek redress for pyrite damage.
# waiting time
Jobseekers appeals taking over 25 weeks to process
The Social Welfare Appeals Office is currently dealing with 13,444 appeals.
# Cruisin'
All change: Cruise ships on the way to Dublin Port
A new €200 million plan to redevelop part of Dublin Port will see changes in the types of ships in the city.
# Take your points
Students: Don't panic, but CAO forms are due on Saturday
Breath. That panic attack is just a memory. Unless you’re doing your Leaving this year. In which case, HURRY UP AND APPLY.
# garda recruits
Want to be a Garda? You need to impress as the competition is tough
A paid day course aimed at preparing Garda recruits for the lengthy interview process has been set up, giving an insight into what the interview process is like.
# job fairy
Eishtec creates 250 jobs in Waterford and Wexford
The new positions will support UK customers on T-Mobile plans and tariffs.
# hiring
Graduates face tough recruitment process for jobs in Gilmore's department
Applicants will face numerous tests and interviews in order to bag one of the ten positions.
# limited term
Guess how many students have signed up for UCC's alcohol-free accommodation?*
*You know the drill — when we write the headline like this it’s either a really big or a really small number.
# Passport
Irish embassies around the world issued 94,363 passports last year
The London Embassy issued the most Irish passports last year, while four were issued in Meseru.
# Student Grants
SUSI: More staff, less bureaucracy, prioritised payments
The head of operations at SUSI said that the students grants scheme has undergone a number of improvements.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Ireland grant asylum to Edward Snowden?
NSA whistleblower and fugitive Edward Snowden has asked for asylum in 20 countries. Should Ireland grant it?
# Trains
'Augmented reality' included in Irish Rail's new free app
The app will use a camera-based augmented reality feature to help people find a nearby station.
# Third Level
Science, business and agriculture courses increase in CAO popularity
However teaching, medicine and arts have all dropped.
# tell us a story
Two out of work filmmakers launch creative app for exploring Dublin
The app features audio clips and videos of people around the city telling stories about their lives and experiences in Dublin.
# dublin bay
Councillor urges people to have their say on Dublin Bay dumping
Dublin City Council has applied for permission to dump material excavated from the Long Sea Outfall Tunnel into part of Dublin Bay.
# citizenship
Citizenship is top issue on Immigrant Council helpline
The council is calling for a reform of the application system for people who wish to become Irish citizens.
# assisted living
New app to save time and money for Irish Wheelchair Association
The app allows personal assistants to access timesheets and work schedules on smartphones and facilitates realtime workflow management, reducing costs.
# mobile merchant
New app allows Chip and PIN processing on your mobile
The app uses a Bluetooth-connected PIN pad to securely process payments through a smartphone.
# No Joy
One in three people who apply for mortgages are turned down
Figures revealed for the first time show that 38 per cent of mortgage applications were rejected last year.
# Disability Allowance
Willie O'Dea says Burton 'continues to mislead' over disability allowance cuts
Fianna Fáil TD said the Minister for Social Protection should be upfront about changes to criteria for the allowance and explain application refusals and delays.
# warrants
Explainer: How do European arrest warrants work?
Alan Shatter has released the latest figures on the warrants issued and received in Ireland last year – but how are they issued? And what happens when they’re received?