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# Local

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# shopping local
How to support Irish businesses when buying gifts this Christmas
A new directory of Irish companies to buy gifts from was launched this week.
# Save our Bus
Plans for dramatic cut to bus services in Dublin village has locals on the streets
Bus frequency in Chapelizod could go from every five minutes to every thirty.
# location location location
Here's how each constituency voted in the Eighth Amendment referendum
The tallies have started coming in – find out how people in your area voted.
# the last supper
'The priests are all old men now, and so are we': Heartbreak at Limerick's last male-only Mass
Members are disappointed that there was no vote before the decision was made to end the 150-year-old service.
# local boy done good
Michael Fassbender presented with Killarney's highest honour
Fassbender was inducted into the Order of Innisfallen this evening.
Varadkar: pay deal for local councillors nothing to do with leadership bid
Minister for Social Protection wants to offer either a PRSI cut or a state pension to councillors, as part of a wider reform.
# basket case
Poll: Should our supermarkets be legally forced to sell more Irish food?
That’s what Romania is hoping.
# Voting
Voting over: All polls closed in local and European elections
It is estimated that the final turnout is above 50 per cent.
# the ukip fox
Election 2014: UKIP surges in council vote, Tweets ethnically diverse 'thank you' photo...
“The UKIP fox is in the Westminster hen house,” UKIP leader Nigel Farage said today, as the first results came through.
# Your Say
Poll: Are you voting today?
Will you be exercising your democratic right? Have you already?
# Predictions
The five tech trends that will help shape 2014
With an eventful year gone by, the next twelve months could see the rise of 3D printing and wearable technology.
# In the know
Twitter tests out location feature that shows nearby tweets
The experimental feature would allow users to see a map and timeline of what people are tweeting in their area.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you make a special effort to support local shops?
Crowleys Music Centre in Cork closed today after 87 years – it is the latest music store to close down in Ireland.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?
The Government is going to hold a referendum to lower the voting age. Good idea?
# Phil Hogan
Dublin city councillors at odds over increase in... Dublin councillors
Fianna Fáil are opposed to Minister Phil Hogan’s proposals, while Fine Gael, Sinn Féin and Labour support them.
# Congo
Around 30 people killed in Congo plane crash
The plane skidded off the runway and crashed into houses and a bar in the Congolese capital before crashing into a ravine.
# Reforms
Committee set up to help with local government reforms
The reforms will see changes to local government, including the merger of some city and county councils.
# local government
Councils will be able to set their own rate of property tax
Under the plans to reform local government unveiled today, different councils will be able to set different rates.
# Cheers
Where everybody knows your name: pub goers want better jacks and Wi-Fi on tap
A new study reveals what people are looking for from their local…