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Irish News on Fri, May 25 2018, 365 days ago

Jobs At Risk If Govt Fails To Address Competitiveness
Fianna Fáil's Business, Enterprise and Innovation Spokesperson, Billy Kelleher, has warned that jobs will be put at risk if Ireland's competitiveness is not addressed urgently.
Minister For Transport Accused Of Failing To Address M50 Capacity
Sinn Féin has criticised the Minister for Transport, Shane Ross, for his "failure to address the serious capacity issues on the M50 motorway".

Irish News on Thu, May 25 2017, 730 days ago

Travel Software Firm OpenJaw To Create New Jobs
Up to 50 new jobs are to be created in Dublin and Galway by travel software company OpenJaw Technologies, as part of a global expansion.
Ministers Visit European Investment Bank To Explore Funding Opportunities
The Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, have visited the European Investment Bank to explore new funding opportunities for Irish infrastructure.
Almost 6,5000 Free Higher Education Places Created Under Springboard+
Almost 6,500 free higher education places are to be created under Springboard+, the Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton and the Minister of State at the Department of Education and Skills, John Halligan have announced.
Foundation Stone Cast For New Children's Hospital
The Minister of State for Communities and the National Drugs Strategy, Catherine Byrne TD, has welcomed the casting of the foundation stone for the new children's hospital by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, together with Minister for Health Simon Harris TD and members of the Youth Advisory Council.

Irish News on Wed, May 25 2016, 1,095 days ago

67-Year-Old Man Arrested Over Rathmines Body Discovery
A 67-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the discovery of a man's body in Rathmines, Dublin. Gardaí were called to a house at about 11:30pm in Summerville Park on Monday, 23 May. Upon arrival, garda discovered the body of an unresponsive male.
New Pensions Ombudsman Appointed
A new Pensions Ombudsman has been appointed to replace Paul Kenny who has retired from the role after 13 years, Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has announced.
7.9% Unemployment Rate 'Significant Milestone' - O'Connor
A fall in the unemployment rate to 7.9% has been described as a "significant milestone" by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O'Connor. The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that the unemployment rate fell to 7.
Govt Approves Proposed Reform Of Budgetary Process
The government has approved the reform of the budgetary process, as proposed by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, and Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan.
All-Party Committee To Explore Single Vision For Health
An all-party committee is to be established to devise a cross-party agreement on a single long-term vision for health care, Minister for Health Simon Harris has announced. In addition, the group will formulate the direction of health policy in Ireland.
32-Year-Old Man Due In Court Over Dundrum Drug Seizures
A 32-year-old man is due to appear before Dun Laoghaire District Court charged in connection with a drug seizure in Dundrum. Gardaí from the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau seized heroin, worth an estimated €240,000, after stopping and searching a vehicle off Sandymount Road on Tuesday.
Mental Health Funding Must Be Repaid - Labour
Funding taken from the mental health budget must be paid back, Labour TD Jan O'Sullivan has said.
Tusla Urged To Reconsider Decision To Remove A Child From Grandparents Custody
The Child and Family Agency, Tusla, has been urged to review a decision by the Foster Care Committee to remove a child from the custody of its grandparents.
Homeless Children In Adult Hostels 'Disgraceful' - SF
Homeless children being placed in adult hostels has been described as "disgraceful" and a "huge cause for concern from a child protection perspective" by Sinn Féin's Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire.

Irish News on Fri, May 25 2012, 2,556 days ago

Eight Years For Child Rapist Who Claimed Victims 'Seduced Him'
A man who admitted during counselling sessions that he had abused other children has been sentenced to eight years for the rape and sexual assault of his wife’s 13-year-old niece.
Child Abduction Alert System Launched
More than three years since being given the go-ahead a long awaited Amber Alert system for abducted children has been rolled out across Ireland.
Relatives Claim Gallagher Handed Himself In To Get Inheritance
Family members of double killer John Gallagher have said they believe he has only handed himself in to the authorities in an attempt to secure a significant inheritance. 46-year-old Gallagher returned to the Central Mental Hospital in Dundrum this week, 12 years after he absconded.
40 New Jobs Announced In Tipperary
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mr. Richard Bruton T.D today announced that the Irish medical devices company TECHNOPATH is to create 40 new jobs in Ballina, Co. Tipperary.
Man Killed In Road Accident In Co Meath
A 31-year-old man has been killed in a road accident in Kilmore, Co Meath. The two car crash happened on the M4 westbound at approximately 1.25am. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His body was taken to Naas General Hospital. The driver of the other vehicle suffered minor injuries.
Three Arrested And Four Injured After Fight At 40 Foot
Three people have been arrested and four people have been injured after a fight broke out at 40 Foot in Dublin last night. It occurred in Sandycove at approximately 8pm. The people arrested were later released. The four injured people were taken to St Vincent's Hospital.

Irish News on Wed, May 25 2011, 2,922 days ago

New Seanad To Meet Today
The new Seanad is to meet this afternoon. The meeting is scheduled to take place at 2.30pm, when 60 new Senators, including Dr Martin McAleese, husband of the President will meet for the first time. Chair of the Seanad will be David Norris, who has the longest continual service.
Kerr Probe Seeks Omagh Marathon Videos
Detectives from the North's police investigating the murder of PSNI Constable Ronan Kerr in Omagh in April have issued an appeal for photographic material.
Garda Commissioner In 'Royal' Thanks To Public
The Garda Commissioner has thanked the public for their understanding, cooperation and support in the recent policing and security operations implemented during the visit of the Queen last week and also that of President Barack Obama this week.
Exemplar Test And Trial Network In Development
The Communications Minister has announced his intention to progress the establishment of the next phase of the Exemplar Smart Communications programme, the Exemplar Test and Trial Network.
Dublin Super Cup Signs Endemol Deal
Endemol Sport and Sky Sports have announced a three-year deal for the Dublin Super Cup, the major new pre-season tournament debuting this July with the first team squads of Manchester City, Inter Milan, Celtic and a League of Ireland XI competing at the Aviva Stadium.
'Government Should Take Lead In Building All-Ireland Economy', Says Murphy
The Sinn Féin Economy Spokesperson has called on the Irish government to take the lead in building the all-Ireland economy. In statement Conor Murphy MP, MLA said the Irish government should “draw up proposals for cross border integration of commercial and social development.

Irish News on Tue, May 25 2010, 3,287 days ago

Man Shot In Car 'Seriously Injured'
A man has been seriously injured in Limerick after he was shot while sitting in a car. The incident occurred at approximately 9.30pm last night when a man aged in his 20s sustained gunshot wounds while sitting in the car near the town centre.
Irish Arrests Follow International Operation
A number of Irish nationals have been detained as part of an international operation targeting organised crime.
Three Dead In Separate Overnight Crashes
Three people have been killed in two separate road accidents on Ireland's roads since yesterday. Gardai at Milford are investigating the first incident, which occurred at Leat Beg, Fanad in Donegal, at approximately 8pm yesterday evening.
Two Arrested Over 'Don' Murder
Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of crime lord Eamon 'the Don' Dunne in April. Gardai investigating the fatal shooting of the notorious Eamon Dunne in Dublin said they had this morning arrested two men aged in their 20s.
Rally Worth €30M To North West
The Topaz Donegal International Rally is expected to bring €30 million to the North West economy, according to its sponsors. The international event is expected to attract 70,000 spectators this year, 20,000 more than usual owing to the new town stage around Buncrana on the opening day.
Embarassed SDLP 'U-Turn' On Unity
There's embarrassment today after a leading north Antrim SDLP politician has been forced to withdraw a call for nationalist unity.
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