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Irish News on Tue, Jan 23 2018, 365 days ago

Appeal Issued For Missing Blanchardstown Teenager Roza Jakubowska
Gardaí have issued appeal for help in tracing the whereabouts of 15-year-old Roza Jakubowska of Castlecurragh Vale, Blanchardstown who has been missing since Tuesday, 16 January.
Latest Student Experience Report Published
The latest study into how students experience university life has been published by the Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O'Connor. More than 20,000 students attending higher education institutions were surveyed as part of the report.
Marketing Firm N3 Announces 100 New Jobs
Sales and marketing firm N3 has announced that it is to create 100 new full-time jobs by the end of 2018. N3 is a client of the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.

Irish News on Mon, Jan 23 2017, 730 days ago

Three Men Arrested At Dublin Airport In Connection With People Smuggling
Three men have been arrested at Dublin Airport as part of an investigation into an international illegal immigrant smuggling network. The suspects, aged 61, 56 and 28, were arrested at the airport on Sunday, 22 January.
Cannabis Worth €37.5m Seized
Cannabis worth an estimated €37.5 million has been seized in a joint operation between the Gardaí Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau and Revenue's Customs Service.

Irish News on Fri, Jan 23 2015, 1,461 days ago

One Hundred New Jobs For Dublin
One hundred new jobs are to be created in Dublin by software company Brite:Bill. The company, which produces billing software, said that half of the new positions will be filled this year, and the remaining 50 posts will be allocated in 2016.
140 Jobs Lost In Bose Closure Announcement
The Bose Corporation has announced that it will close its Carrickmacross facility in Co Monaghan in April, with the loss of 140 jobs. It is understood that employees at the plant were told of the closure and job losses at 16:00 on Thursday.
Bomb Making Components Recovered In Dublin
Gardaí in Dublin requested the assistance of Army bomb experts after bomb making components were found. According to garda the incident began at about 12:30 on Thursday afternoon when components where uncovered in the Broadstone area in Phibsboro.
Renewed Appeal For Information On 2003 Murder
Gardai have renewed an appeal for information about the 2003 murder of Niall Mulvihill. Mr Mulvihill was fatally wounded in a shooting at Spencer Dock Bridge, Dublin 1, around 21:30 on 23 January, 2003. He died later that night in hospital.
NBRU Ballot Members On Irish Rail Strike Action
The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) is to ballot its members over potential industrial action, claiming that Irish Rail failed to meet with unions to discuss driver compensation. The NBRU claim that Iarnród Éireann has ignored requests for a "conciliation conference".
Irish Nationals To Be Deported From Australia Over Roofing Scam
Twenty four Irish nationals are to be deported from Australia over an alleged roofing repair scam. A post on a Western Australia Police Facebook page confirmed that five men and two juveniles had been arrested in connection with a large-scale roofing scam.
Garda Appeal For Witnesses To Stabbing In Dublin 15
A man in his 30s is in a stable condition in hospital after being found with a number of stab wounds on Friday morning. Emergency services were called to Littlepace Road, Dublin 15 at about 02:45 on Friday morning. The victim was found to have been stabbed a number of times.
Sinn Féin Calls For Action To End Fuel Laundering
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams said that the only way to end illegal fuel laundering is to end the "differential between agricultural and non-agricultural diesel". Mr Adams made the comments following the discovery of 40,000 litres of fuel sludge on Thursday at Drumad, Co Louth.
Maternity Hospitals 'Are Safe' - Minister Varadkar
As the Health Service Executive continues to investigate claims of "serious deficiencies" in maternity care at Portiuncula Hospital, Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said hospitals are "safe".

Irish News on Thu, Jan 23 2014, 1,826 days ago

Over €300m Secured For Roads
A total of €332.9 million is to be spent on regional and local roads in 2014, the Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar has announced.
Man Pleads Guilty To Rape Of Young Girls
A 30-year-old is to be sent forward for sentencing after pleading guilty to five charges of raping two young girls. The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been on remand at Castlerea Prison since October last year.
HSE To Facilitate Inspection Of Where Three-Year-Old Died
An independent inspection is to be conducted on the lift in which a three-year-old died in last week. Solomon Soremekun died from crush injuries he sustained in the lift shaft of a city centre building.
Minister For Education Calls On Schools To Help With Electricity Savings
Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn has urged schools to do more to help reduce their electricity costs.
Coillte To Fell 16,000 Trees To Stop Disease
Sixteen thousand trees are to be cut down in Gougane Barra Forest Park in Co Cork to prevent the spread of a fungal-like disease. Forestry company Coillte confirmed the disease, phytophthora ramorum, earlier this month.
Men Arrested Over Contraband Cigarettes
Revenue Customs Service have arrested two polish men following the seizure of contraband tobacco. In a planned search of a house in Tralee, Co Kerry, officers recoverd 46kgs of 'Pall Mall' and 'Turner' roll-your-own tobacco.
Brian Meehan Granted Right To Appeal Guerin Conviction
The Court of Criminal Appeal has granted convicted murderer Brian Meehan the right to appeal his sentence. 48-year-old Meehan is serving a life sentence in Portlaoise Prison over the murder of journalist Veronica Guerin in June 1996.
New Bill Sees ESB Enter Broadband Market
High-speed internet is to be rolled out to more than 500,000 homes across rural Ireland, with ESB entering the broadband market. Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte introduced a new bill to the Dáil on Wednesday night allowing for the roll-out.
Entrepreneurship Forum Report Published
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Burton has launched the Report of the Entrepreneurship Forum alongside Minister of State for Small Business John Perry and Chair of the Forum, entrepreneur and investor Sean O’ Sullivan The forum was established as part of the government’s Actio

Irish News on Wed, Jan 23 2013, 2,191 days ago

Life For 52-Year-Old Who Shot Best Friend In Head
A 52-year-old man has been found guilty of the murder of his best friend and sentenced to life in prison.
Former Principal Denies Indecent Assault Charges
A former school principal has denied 13 charges of sexual abuse between September 1977 and June 1980. During the second day of the trial yesterday however the claimant has denied that he withheld details of a financial claim against the former principal from gardaí.
Woman Awarded €100,000 Damages In Groping Case
The High Court has awarded a young Dublin woman €100,000 in damages after she suffered a serious leg injury from a fall while trying to get away from a man who was groping her.
Construction Worker Given 8 Years For Attempted Rape
A 32-year-old Lithuanian construction worker has been sentenced to 8-years in jail, with the last nine months suspended, for the assault and attempted rape of a 19-year-old student. Arunas Cervinskas attacked the girl as she made her way home alone.
Property Tax Could Lead To Rent Increase For Council Tenants
Some 125,000 local authority tenants will face rent increases and councils prepare to pass on the property tax. The new tax, to be collected on July 1, will be payable on almost all dwelling, including council houses and flats.
10m Withdrawn Burgers 'To Be Destroyed'
ABP Food Group has confirmed that more than 10 million burgers withdrawn from supermarkets last week will be destroyed.
€24,000 Compensation For Credit Union Employee Over Homophobic Remarks
A credit union employee called “a queer” and mocked for his “camp” accent has been awarded €24,000 by the Equality Tribunal.
Taxi Drivers With Serious Convictions To Face Disqualification
Under the new Taxi Regulation Bill, taxi drivers with serious criminal convictions will face mandatory disqualification. Around 6,000 people with SPFV licences who are driving taxis have some form of criminal conviction, according to Minister of State Alan Kelly.
New Credit-Card Sized Drivers License Launched
A new plastic credit card sized drivers license is set to be launched today. The new card will be easier to carry and has a microchip that will make it more secure, the Road Safety Authority has said.

Irish News on Mon, Jan 23 2012, 2,557 days ago

Two Arrested Over Clonmel Body Discovery
Two people have been arrested over the discovery of a body at an apartment in Clonmel last week. Gardaí, investigating the murder of Anthony Fallon in Clonmel after the discovery of his body at an apartment block at New Quay, Clonmel on January 18, said they have arrested two males.
Arrests Made Over McMahon Murder
Three men have been arrested in connection with the murder of Ger McMahon last week in Limerick. Gardai in Roxboro Road Garda Station investigating the murder of Ger McMahon, said all three were arrested on Monday morning in the Mungret area of Limerick.
Wicklow Body Suspected To Be Missing Teen
Human remains found in County Wicklow are suspected to be that of a missing teenager. Gardai from Dublin Metropolitian Region South Central, carrying out a search operation in the Wicklow Mountains at Kippure confirmed on Monday they have discovered unidentified human remains.
Father Of Fianna Fail Leader Passes
Paddy Martin, father of the Fianna Fail party's leader has passed away. Paddy Martin, 89, was a former boxer, representing Ireland at an international level. Responding to the news on Monday, Fianna Fáil Deputy Leader Éamon Ó Cuív TD “I was deeply saddened to hear of the death of Mr.
GAA Player Dies In Training
A young GAA player has collapsed during training and died in a suspected case of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS). Ciaran Carr, 20, from Clondalkin, Co Dublin, died as he was training with his local Round Towers GAA Club on Friday evening.
Croatia Passes EU Accession Referendum
The Croatian people have voted in favour of EU accession during a referendum in the east European state on Sunday. The country will become the 28th member of the European Union on 1 July next year.
Iran Embargo Could Hit Oil Price – Tanaiste
The Taniaste has said the embargo on the newly introduced embargo on Iran could hit fuel prices here. EU foreign ministers agreed to an embargo on Monday afternoon in an effort to pressurize the country into cancelling its nuclear programme.
European Cervical Cancer Week Commences
Fine Gael have highlighted European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, calling on women to take greater care over thier health. The week began on Sunday and runs from to January 28, with awareness events taking place nationwide.
Union Welcomes Disabled Facility Deal
Worker's Uinon Siptu has welcomed an agreement with the Department of Social Protection to prevent the closure of an award-winning disabled facility in County Wicklow.

Irish News on Fri, Jan 23 2009, 3,652 days ago

Britvic Ireland Cuts 145 jobs
The job losses continue to rise as drinks group Britvic Ireland announces it is to lose 145 jobs over the next twelve months. Most of the jobs will be lost in the sales, IT, finance and logistics departments and are to go as part of a cost-cutting plan.
Retail Sales Crash To Over 20 Year Low
Figures released by the Irish national bank have revealed Ireland's retail sales figures are at their lowest since 1984. The National Irish Bank figures show retail sales volumes were 8.
Three Years For Teen Who Rammed Garda Car
A teenage Dublin man has been handed a sentence of three years for ramming a garda vehicle twice with a stolen car.
Ibec Seeks Delay Of Pay Increases
The Irish Business and Employers Confederation has requested a deferral of pay increases for its workers under the new national agreement reached last September.
Welfare Staff Working Overtime
Minister for Social & Family Affairs Mary Hanafin has said welfare payment officers are "working flat out" to deal with increasing growing amount of jobseekers. Ms Hanafin says the increased numbers signing on the Live Register is putting staff under extreme pressure.
Social Partners To Meet Government On Talks
Intensive talks are to get underway between the Government and their 'social partners' as plans to further cut public spending go under the magnifying glass.
North West Venue For North-South Summit
Marking its own little bit of history, the North-South Ministerial Council is today meeting for the first time ever in Derry. It is also the first gathering of the body since DUP Leader, Peter Robinson became Northern Ireland's First Minister and Brian Cowen took charge in the Irish Republic.
Separate Operations Turn Up €500,000 Of Drugs
Two separate Gardaí operations conducted yesterday have recovered almost half a million euro in illegal drugs. In the first operation last night, Gardaí from the North Central Drugs Unit in Dublin carried out a search of a car at Bellewstown Co Meath.
Man Missing In Cavan
Concern is growing over the whereabouts of a man who has been missing from his home since Tuesday. Gardai at Belturbet, Co Cavan are growing increasingly anxious to trace the whereabouts of 56-year-old Gerry Higgins who has been missing from home since Tuesday 20th January.

Irish News on Wed, Jan 23 2008, 4,018 days ago

Irish Citizens In Lithuanian Arms Arrest
Two Irish nationals are reported to have been arrested in Lithuania on suspicion of attempting to purchase illegal firearms and explosives.
Man Hurt In Trawler Accident
A man has reportedly been airlifted to a Limerick hospital following an accident on board a Spanish fishing trawler off the west coast of Ireland. According to reports, the 35-year-old was hit on the head by a large metal hook and knocked unconscious.
Fine Gael Plans Victims' Rights Bill
Fine Gael has published a Victims Rights Bill, which would give victims of crime specific rights and make provision to have their interests defined and protected.
Department Launches Consular Services For Travellers
The Department of Foreign Affairs is unveiling initiatives to improve consular services for Irish people travelling abroad today.
Cork Crash Victim Named
Gardaí have named the young woman who was killed in a three-car collision in Co. Cork on Monday. Sian Roberts, 19, from Kilbarry, Fermoy, was killed when the car she was traveling in was involved in a collision with two other vehicles on the Cork-to-Dublin Road in Cork City on Monday evening.
One Killed In Sligo Crash
A 38-year-old man has died in hospital following a road crash in Sligo. The crash happened on Pearse Road around 8am this morning. The man was driving a truck, which left the road and crashed into a wall. It is understood that no other vehicles were involved in the crash.
Donegal Shooting Investigated
Gardaí in Donegal have launched an investigation after a man was shot in St Johnston on Tuesday night. The incident occurred at the man's home in Carrickmore Street around 9:30pm. Three armed and masked men burst into the house and attacked the man with what is believed to have been an air rifle.
Dublin School Initiative To Give Non-Catholics Formal Admission Quota
An influx of immigrants and their children's' schooling needs has led to the Archdiocese of Dublin approving a new school enrolment policy, which will see schools for the first time setting aside a quota of places for non-Catholic pupils.
Police Hold Man Over Station Break-In
Gardaí in Dublin have arrested a man in his 30s in connection with an embarrassing break in this week - at garda offices on Harcourt Street. Several personal items, including garda uniforms, were stolen during the robbery early on Tuesday morning.
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