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Yesterday’s News


Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Ecstasy use falls by half but we're still boozing

Number of adults using drug falls from 1.2 per cent to 0.5 per cent in four years.

Saturday 16 June, 2012

Moody's says house prices to fall by a further 20 per cent

The ratings agency also says that the Irish economy will only grow by 0.2 per cent in 2012.

Friday 15 June, 2012

Calls for Olympic sized swimming pool for Mayo

Three quarters of the funding for €12.5m National Outdoor Pursuits Academy for Castlebar is already earmarked.

Dublin firm to help 'spy' on farmers

Icon Group will use satellite technology to spot any Northern Irish farmers flouting subsidy rules.

Ban on 9-year-old food critic lifted

Ban was criticised as being “daft” after a surge in support from celebrity backers including Jamie Oliver.

China to send its first woman into space

34-year-old fighter pilot will be launched from Gobi Desert on Saturday. Who would YOU like to be sent into space?

Cork summer show rained off

Events planned for Friday and Saturday have been cancelled with 3 inches of rain set to fall in Cork today – but Sunday’s events will still go ahead.

Another pension scheme may bite the dust: Why is it happening?

Independent News and Media may close pension scheme as AIB says it will.

Merkel: German money will not save Europe

Chancellor says that countries need to cut debt, not print more money through the issuance of Eurobonds.

Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Leitrim first council to call for ban on buying sex

Government has failed to fulfill commitments to look at Swedish-style legislation.

Fears grow as Greeks flee banks

Up to €700m believed to have been taken out of banks as contagion sets in after disastrous Italian bond auction.

Bank of Ireland sells UK project finance arm

The €200m sale will not lead to job losses.

Folens to create 25 high-tech jobs

Ireland’s largest educational publisher continues with move online.

Poorer nations facing 'tougher times' as China slows

World Bank warns that African economies may face a more difficult future as the Chinese economy begins to slow.

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