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Monday 9 September, 2019

'We're being fed this lie': Exposing the myths of Ireland's 'compo culture' Exclusive

Personal injury awards have been dropping despite suggestions that out-of-control claims are feeding prices.

Friday 19 July, 2019

'I fell in love with them from the first day': How Ireland's slot machine habit fuels addiction

As many as 40,000 of the machines may be in use across the country as the industry operates virtually unchecked.

Thursday 18 July, 2019

'A licence to print money': The 'wild west' of Ireland's rampant slot machine industry

Despite a recent crackdown, gaming operators continue to openly flout bans in many parts of the country.

Tuesday 11 June, 2019

'The chance of getting caught is very small': The uphill battle to police Ireland's new Airbnb rules

Councils are already struggling to crack down on many unauthorised short-term lets after fielding hundreds of complaints from locals.

Monday 3 June, 2019

The ugly side to dermal fillers: 'Would you let your mechanic stick a needle in your face?'

Demand for lip and facial fillers is booming across Ireland, fuelling concerns about rogue operators in the unregulated beauty industry.

Sunday 19 May, 2019

Tens of thousands of Irish users' emails and phone numbers were exposed in last year's Facebook hack

Confidential emails from the social networking giant reveal the local fallout of the September attack.

Saturday 11 May, 2019

Sink or Swim: Inside the battle over access to the historic Clontarf Baths

Locals hoped a redevelopment would return the pool to public use after decades of disrepair.

Tuesday 30 April, 2019

'Lost complete confidence in them': Nearly two new data breaches at Tusla every week

Several potentially serious incidents have been reported since the Data Protection Commission launched an investigation last year.

Friday 19 April, 2019

'Nobody seems to care': Why some children face years of waiting for 'early intervention'

A family’s address can decide whether their children get quick access to services like speech therapy – or flounder on waiting lists.

Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Protecting the protectors: Inside the Defence Forces' year-long mental health care crisis Exclusive

The military has been without an in-house psychiatrist since May and an appointment is unlikely to be made until nearly 2020.

Saturday 23 March, 2019

Gardaí called in after €3,000 stolen from the Dept of Children's coffee 'honesty box'

The culprit has yet to be found and no one has been disciplined over the incident.

Tuesday 19 March, 2019

How the IDA’s top client used Ireland to siphon billions offshore tax-free

Medical giant Abbott has deployed a complex network of offshore companies to legally shelter profits from tax officials.

Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Paschal Donohoe met KBC to 'reassure' the bank of support after the Strokestown eviction

The bank was criticised for using private security agents to forcibly remove three siblings from their Roscommon home.

Sunday 10 March, 2019

Hundreds complain of broadband blackspots after promised rollouts don't materialise

The National Broadband Plan was due to be finished next year – but work is yet to even start.

Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Government official says RTÉ may need 'radical re-thinking' - not more public funding

The State broadcaster had around 100 fewer staff opt for redundancies that it hoped.

Friday 1 March, 2019

Second investigation launched into Tusla over 'large volume' of privacy breaches Exclusive

The Data Protection Commission previously uncovered a string of failings at the State agency.

Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Ireland's 'fragile' budget faces years back in the red with a no-deal Brexit

The Parliamentary Budget Office issued a stark warning on the impact of a hard Brexit on the public purse.

Saturday 23 February, 2019

'It's fatally flawed': What the hell is going on with the shrinking National Broadband Plan?

Seven years after it was announced, there’s still little clarity on the cost – or the size – of the long-awaited rural broadband network.

Wednesday 20 February, 2019

RTÉ says it could benefit from other TV channels 'going dark' with a no-deal Brexit

But the State broadcaster still expects its ‘precarious’ financial state to suffer further if the UK crashes out of the EU.