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Yesterday’s News


Friday 19 July, 2013

Archaeologists find ancient fish trap at Dublin quays site

The item – found at Diageo construction site on Victoria Quay – is believed to date back to the mesolithic age.

Thursday 18 July, 2013

'Bin it your way' campaign stepping up efforts around country

This year ‘Bin it Your Way’ adds TV and on-pack advertising to its campaign.

Venture capital investment increases in 2012

A new report shows an increase of 26 per cent on the amount invested in 2011.

Misuse of social media needs to be more carefully monitored, says Oireachtas committee

An Oireachtas report says that bullying on social media platforms is affecting self-esteem in Irish teens.


Justice Department staff not paid after processing error

A technical error delayed payment for 1,679 employees at the Department of Justice.

Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Gardaí issue appeal for missing Kerry girl, 18

Rachel McKenna was last seen boarding a bus on 29 June.

New bill would recognise Down Syndrome as 'low incidence' disorder

Conditions recognised as ‘low incidence’ automatically qualify for resource teaching hours.

Land at South Docks to be developed for 'world-class' office facilities

Investors say the decision reflects continued confidence in Ireland as a business-friendly environment


Government print facility workers to begin strike action

Workers claim their pay is being reduced without prior discussion and will begin strike action tonight at 8pm.

Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Fathers should be allowed to share in mother's maternity leave - Seanad

The proposed bill would allow fathers to take a share in the 26 weeks maternity leave granted to Irish mothers.

Installation of new water meters to begin at the end of the month

Homeowners will be contacted two weeks in advance of the installation of their meter.

Monday 8 July, 2013

Searches for Kilkenny hotels up 529 per cent in June

Latest hot list shows increases for Killkenny, Slane and Ballina

HSE to order review of all metal-on-metal hip replacement devices

HSE will inform affected patients by letter within the next few days.