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# irish-news - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Irish News journalist warned of threat against them by dissident republicans
# Belfast
# Belfast

Irish News journalist warned of threat against them by dissident republicans

Apr 8th 2020, 7:07 PM 36,645 Views 28 Comments

The journalist was warned of the threat against them by the PSNI.

# irish-news - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

One-page pro-life ad calls for 'prayers for the protection of the unborn'
# Abortion
# Abortion

One-page pro-life ad calls for 'prayers for the protection of the unborn'

Oct 16th 2012, 8:23 AM 9,827 Views 360 Comments

The ad was taken out in the Irish News today and comes just under a week after it was announced that Belfast will soon have a private abortion clinic.

# irish-news - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

One man still held in connection with journalist's murder
# Murder
# Murder

One man still held in connection with journalist's murder

Jun 26th 2012, 8:26 AM 6,984 Views 10 Comments

Eugune Moloney died in the early hours of Sunday morning after an incident on Camden Street in Dublin.

# irish-news - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Eamon Ryan: Greens predicted property crash but didn't do enough to warn people
# One Year On
# One Year On

Eamon Ryan: Greens predicted property crash but didn't do enough to warn people

Feb 25th 2012, 7:45 AM 3,512 Views 45 Comments

In the final part of the series of interviews with politicians, Eamon Ryan explains how he hopes people will be willing to vote for the Green Party again by the next election

# irish-news - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Government to reveal which State assets are up for sale
# Bargain
# Bargain

Government to reveal which State assets are up for sale

Feb 22nd 2012, 7:54 AM 3,569 Views 75 Comments

The bailout deal requires Ireland to sell off some State assets – and the full list will be announced by Brendan Howlin later this morning.

# irish-news - Monday 20 February, 2012

Convenience store chain to create 150 new jobs
# Jobs
# Jobs

Convenience store chain to create 150 new jobs

Feb 20th 2012, 11:40 AM 5,020 Views 12 Comments

Centra has announced it is to invest €10 million in new store openings in Ireland this year.

Gilmore: We raised human rights issues with China vice president
# Chinese Visit
# Chinese Visit

Gilmore: We raised human rights issues with China vice president

Feb 20th 2012, 9:38 AM 2,652 Views 68 Comments

Eamon Gilmore said that specific cases of human rights abuses in China weren’t discussed during the visit by Xi Jinping.

Taoiseach praises 'special relationship' as Xi Jinping visit enters final day
# Chinese Visit
# Chinese Visit

Taoiseach praises 'special relationship' as Xi Jinping visit enters final day

Feb 20th 2012, 7:44 AM 2,805 Views 21 Comments

The Chinese vice president will visit Áras an Uachtaráin this morning on the final day of his three day visit to Ireland.

# irish-news - Friday 17 February, 2012

SIPTU calls for suspension of 'unfair' household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

SIPTU calls for suspension of 'unfair' household charge

Feb 17th 2012, 12:09 PM 3,137 Views 59 Comments

The country’s largest trade union said that the €100 household charge penalises low and middle income families and called on the government to suspend it.

Two still being questioned over shooting of 16-year-old in Tallaght
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two still being questioned over shooting of 16-year-old in Tallaght

Feb 17th 2012, 8:18 AM 3,240 Views 0 Comments

The men were arrested yesterday evening in connection with the killing of teenager Melanie McCarthy-McNamara last week.

Taoiseach tells US: Our best and brightest days are still ahead
# Enda In America
# Enda In America

Taoiseach tells US: Our best and brightest days are still ahead

Feb 17th 2012, 7:47 AM 3,094 Views 52 Comments

In a speech at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government last night, Taoiseach Enda Kenny described the bailout as “a bleak midwinter” – but said Ireland is now about recovery and opportunity.

# irish-news - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Dublin councillor committed 'minor' breach of ethics guidelines - SIPO
# Investigation
# Investigation

Dublin councillor committed 'minor' breach of ethics guidelines - SIPO

Feb 16th 2012, 4:00 PM 4,344 Views 14 Comments

However a report by the Standards Commission said that the contraventions by Oisin Quinn were inadvertent.

Two escape from garda custody in Limerick
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Two escape from garda custody in Limerick

Feb 16th 2012, 1:05 PM 4,078 Views 15 Comments

The men were being transferred from the District Court to Limerick Prison.

Uncollected Dublin bins could be "serious health hazard"
# Dáil
# Dáil

Uncollected Dublin bins could be "serious health hazard"

Feb 16th 2012, 11:48 AM 2,198 Views 27 Comments

Opposition TDs have slammed the government for the ‘looming chaos’ if 18,000 bins aren’t collected in Dublin city.

More than half of loans to hotels and restaurants are in trouble
# Economy
# Economy

More than half of loans to hotels and restaurants are in trouble

Feb 16th 2012, 10:29 AM 1,957 Views 10 Comments

New figures from the Central Bank show that almost one third of all loans to SMEs are not being paid back or have been defaulted upon.

# irish-news - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Gardaí investigating after shots fired at Tallaght home
# Shooting
# Shooting

Gardaí investigating after shots fired at Tallaght home

Feb 14th 2012, 8:34 AM 4,985 Views 9 Comments

No-one was injured in the shooting on Bawnlea Avenue in Dublin late last night.

ESB not cutting power to Priory Hall complex
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

ESB not cutting power to Priory Hall complex

Feb 14th 2012, 8:10 AM 4,170 Views 39 Comments

Residents had expressed concern that cutting off power would lead to further deterioration of the condition of their homes.

# irish-news - Monday 13 February, 2012

Over 3,500 days lost to industrial disputes in 2011
# Statistics
# Statistics

Over 3,500 days lost to industrial disputes in 2011

Feb 13th 2012, 3:34 PM 1,195 Views 1 Comment

There were just eight industrial disputes in Ireland in 2011 involving a total of 1,384 workers.

Government to launch major jobs plan to tackle unemployment crisis
# Jobs
# Jobs

Government to launch major jobs plan to tackle unemployment crisis

Feb 13th 2012, 10:43 AM 1,713 Views 17 Comments

The Action Plan on Jobs, due to be launched later today, aims to create 100,000 new jobs in Ireland by 2016.

# irish-news - Friday 10 February, 2012

No plans for Famine exhibition - because there aren't enough artifacts left
# Famine
# Famine

No plans for Famine exhibition - because there aren't enough artifacts left

Feb 10th 2012, 10:15 AM 3,457 Views 47 Comments

The Minister for Arts said most of what remains is statistical and pictorial.

# irish-news - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Controversial autism article should be retracted - PSI
# Tony Humphreys
# Tony Humphreys

Controversial autism article should be retracted - PSI

Feb 9th 2012, 4:35 PM 15,135 Views 99 Comments

The head of the professional body for psychology said that the Examiner article by Tony Humphreys was “unhelpful and likely to cause upset”.

# irish-news - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Open the Dáil and Seanad chambers to the public, says TD
# Open Politics
# Open Politics

Open the Dáil and Seanad chambers to the public, says TD

Feb 8th 2012, 3:34 PM 2,644 Views 23 Comments

Public tours to the Oireachtas currently aren’t allowed to enter the chambers – but a Labour TD has said that this should change.

MEP: McCreevy's boom-time diary raises issues about lobbyists
# Lobbying
# Lobbying

MEP: McCreevy's boom-time diary raises issues about lobbyists

Feb 8th 2012, 3:27 PM 4,058 Views 23 Comments

New documents show that McCreevy met with many major developers and bankers – including Sean Quinn and Bernard McNamara – during the Irish property bubble.

Investigate the Vita Cortex accounts, TD tells watchdog
# Vita Cortex
# Vita Cortex

Investigate the Vita Cortex accounts, TD tells watchdog

Feb 8th 2012, 9:43 AM 1,488 Views 19 Comments

Labour TD Ciarán Lynch has asked the Director of Corporate Enforcement to examine the accounts of the firm which says it cannot pay statutory redundancy to its 32 former employees.

# irish-news - Friday 3 February, 2012

Column: Legal reform is a chance to finally do the right thing for consumers
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Legal reform is a chance to finally do the right thing for consumers

Feb 3rd 2012, 7:00 PM 99 Views 9 Comments

Solicitors and barristers exist for their clients – not the other way around. That’s why reform of the legal system is crucial, writes Minister for Justice Alan Shatter.

Shatter calls on legal system to engage "constructively" on law reform
# Law Reform
# Law Reform

Shatter calls on legal system to engage "constructively" on law reform

Feb 3rd 2012, 7:00 PM 1,491 Views 7 Comments

The Minister for Justice said that planned legal reform is based on the idea that “solicitors and barristers exist for their clients, not the other way round”.

Michael D: “Skewed values” partly to blame for economic collapse
# Economy
# Economy

Michael D: “Skewed values” partly to blame for economic collapse

Feb 3rd 2012, 6:00 PM 4,365 Views 71 Comments

The President said that “radical individualism” and light-touch regulation led to markets being seen as infallible.

Two charged in Galway publican murder case
# Arrests
# Arrests

Two charged in Galway publican murder case

Feb 3rd 2012, 10:11 AM 3,383 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí last night arrested two men in Cork over the murder of John Kenny, who was found dead at his family’s pub in Oughterard last September.

# irish-news - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Meet the only TD in Ireland who claims NO expenses
# National Treasure
# National Treasure

Meet the only TD in Ireland who claims NO expenses

Feb 2nd 2012, 4:41 PM 23,853 Views 125 Comments

Labour TD Eamonn Maloney says he’s not “crusading” but refuses to claim expenses as a matter of principle.

Gilmore: Communion allowance cut to stop 'lavish' spending
# Cuts
# Cuts

Gilmore: Communion allowance cut to stop 'lavish' spending

Feb 2nd 2012, 11:56 AM 11,634 Views 131 Comments

The government spent €3.4 million on communion and confirmation allowances to people who needed help last year – but has announced plans limiting the payment to €110.

# irish-news - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Taoiseach: public sector retirements will not affect frontline services
# Dáil
# Dáil

Taoiseach: public sector retirements will not affect frontline services

Feb 1st 2012, 12:49 PM 1,890 Views 35 Comments

The Taoiseach played down the effect of the departures on public services in the Dáil this morning saying 97 per cent of workers will remain in their jobs.

# irish-news - Monday 30 January, 2012

Report: Government needs to regulate home care services
# Care In The Home
# Care In The Home

Report: Government needs to regulate home care services

Jan 30th 2012, 9:51 AM 810 Views 2 Comments

A new report by the Law Reform Commission recommends that a register of professional home carers should be set up.

# irish-news - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Leo Varadkar says €135k salary request didn't break the rules
# Pay Cap
# Pay Cap

Leo Varadkar says €135k salary request didn't break the rules

Jan 29th 2012, 1:46 PM 8,084 Views 164 Comments

The Minister for Transport said that exceptions can be made to the €92,000 pay cap on ministerial advisers.

Man and woman arrested after serious assault in Cork
# Assault
# Assault

Man and woman arrested after serious assault in Cork

Jan 29th 2012, 12:21 PM 4,141 Views 0 Comments

A 40-year-old man sustained serious head injuries during an altercation at a house in Cork.

# irish-news - Friday 27 January, 2012

Good news for retailers: sales increased in December
# Shopping
# Shopping

Good news for retailers: sales increased in December

Jan 27th 2012, 2:26 PM 1,641 Views 13 Comments

It was the first time there has been quarterly growth in retail sales in almost two years.

# irish-news - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Pharmaceuticals should be much cheaper - ESRI
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Pharmaceuticals should be much cheaper - ESRI

Jan 24th 2012, 9:40 AM 1,446 Views 25 Comments

In a major new report, the Economic and Social Research Institute suggests pharmacies should display their prices in-store and offer more generic drugs.

# irish-news - Monday 23 January, 2012

First humpback whale of 2012 spotted off the Wexford coast
# Whale Of A Time
# Whale Of A Time

First humpback whale of 2012 spotted off the Wexford coast

Jan 23rd 2012, 5:46 PM 6,098 Views 19 Comments

The humpback whale was spotted by a group of whale-watchers close to Hook Head today.

Human remains discovered in the Wicklow Mountains
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Human remains discovered in the Wicklow Mountains

Jan 23rd 2012, 2:40 PM 5,470 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí had been carrying out a search operation in the area in connection with the disappearance of a teenager.

# irish-news - Sunday 22 January, 2012

James Reilly to blame for rising health insurance costs - FF
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

James Reilly to blame for rising health insurance costs - FF

Jan 22nd 2012, 4:06 PM 2,528 Views 15 Comments

The Minister for Health should reverse a “dangerous” policy which is pricing people out of the health insurance market, a Fianna Fáil TD has said.

Kildare drivers least likely to be 'good samaritans'
# Drivers
# Drivers

Kildare drivers least likely to be 'good samaritans'

Jan 22nd 2012, 10:42 AM 4,102 Views 31 Comments

Drivers in Donegal and Kerry are most likely to stop and help a stranded motorist – but Kildare and Meath drivers are least likely to intervene.

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