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Thursday 18 March, 2021

Details of €26m new coastal park on reclaimed land at Howth Harbour revealed
# Howth Harbour
# Howth Harbour

Details of €26m new coastal park on reclaimed land at Howth Harbour revealed

Mar 18th 2021, 12:36 PM 56,515 Views 49 Comments

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has launched a public consultation on the plans to reclaim the land.

Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Council refuses planning permission for hotel on Capel Street, says there are 'too many' hotels in Dublin
# Housing
# Housing

Council refuses planning permission for hotel on Capel Street, says there are 'too many' hotels in Dublin

Feb 2nd 2021, 11:40 AM 36,403 Views 32 Comments

It is believed to be the first time council planners have cited concerns about the growing number of hotels as a reason to refuse planning permission.

Monday 21 September, 2020

Gemma O'Doherty could face further criminal charges over bridge protest
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Gemma O'Doherty could face further criminal charges over bridge protest

Sep 21st 2020, 2:22 PM 57,417 Views 0 Comments

A video of the incident went viral on social media platforms last month.

Tuesday 25 February, 2020

In a first, the Planning Regulator has urged a minister to reverse decision for east Cork retail village
# Damien English
# Damien English

In a first, the Planning Regulator has urged a minister to reverse decision for east Cork retail village

Feb 25th 2020, 3:27 PM 34,338 Views 21 Comments

Under legislation, Minister Damien English has two weeks to decide whether to accept or reject the regulator’s recommendation.

Monday 3 February, 2020

Design of major new Dublin suburb with 3,500 planned homes approved by council
# Poolbeg West
# Poolbeg West

Design of major new Dublin suburb with 3,500 planned homes approved by council

Feb 3rd 2020, 7:34 AM 104,599 Views 81 Comments

The new area will be known as Poolbeg West.

Sunday 24 November, 2019

Almost 90% of motorists disqualified this year have not surrendered their licences
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Almost 90% of motorists disqualified this year have not surrendered their licences

Nov 24th 2019, 1:30 PM 21,166 Views 30 Comments

The figure is the lowest rate in the past five years.

Monday 18 November, 2019

Number of parcels seized by Revenue containing illegal drugs has almost doubled on last year
# Revenue
# Revenue

Number of parcels seized by Revenue containing illegal drugs has almost doubled on last year

Nov 18th 2019, 6:00 AM 10,911 Views 18 Comments

Almost €3 million worth of illegal drugs was seized up to October this year.

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Judge calls for end to Longford gang feud as he jails teenager for five years
# Longford
# Longford

Judge calls for end to Longford gang feud as he jails teenager for five years

Oct 22nd 2019, 5:35 PM 29,788 Views 0 Comments

The judge said the feud had its genesis in “trivial” matters.

'Lives will be saved': Residents support use of helipad at Mater despite noise levels
# Emergency Transfers
# Emergency Transfers

'Lives will be saved': Residents support use of helipad at Mater despite noise levels

Oct 22nd 2019, 6:05 AM 17,882 Views 29 Comments

Authorities have estimated that the use of the helipad could save up to nine lives per year.

Friday 13 September, 2019

Over half of government departments have used unpaid interns in recent years
# Jobs
# Jobs

Over half of government departments have used unpaid interns in recent years

Sep 13th 2019, 6:05 AM 12,036 Views 8 Comments

Nine departments say they have done so since 2014.

Tuesday 10 September, 2019

The UK and Canada are cutting the cost of processing claims - why can't Ireland?
# Premium Price
# Premium Price

The UK and Canada are cutting the cost of processing claims - why can't Ireland?

Sep 10th 2019, 6:00 AM 11,249 Views 21 Comments

Part two of our Noteworthy probe into costly insurance premiums looks at legislative and procedural steps taken in other countries to tackle the issue.