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Irish News on Mon, Sep 30 2019, 1,096 days ago

Armed Support Unit Deployed In Cavan-Monaghan
A new gardaí armed support unit has been established to patrol border region in Cavan-Monaghan. The new unit is to be based in Cavan, and will complement the two other border-based armed units in Dundalk and Donegal.

Irish News on Fri, Sep 30 2016, 2,191 days ago

Union Coalition Calls On Parties To Commit To Publicly Funded Third Level Education
A union coalition has called on all political parties to support the publicly-funded third level education option, proposed by the Cassells report. The Coalition for Publicly Funded Higher Education – a group comprising of USI, SIPTU, IFUT, IMPACT and TUI – made the call.
Govt Urged To Outline Plan To Resolve Growing Garda Dispute
The government has been urged to outline exactly what it is planning to do to bring about a speedy resolution over the growing garda dispute. Sinn Féin spokesperson on Justice and Equality Jonathan O'Brien, made the call during Leaders' Questions in the Dáil.

Irish News on Wed, Sep 30 2015, 2,557 days ago

Ireland's GDP To Grow In 2015 - ESRI
Ireland's GDP is expected to grow 6% in 2015, according to the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI). In its Quarterly Economic Commentary, the think tank also forecasted a 4.5% growth in the economy for 2016.
Ministers Reveal Care Service For Diabetes Patients
A new Diabetes Cycle of Care service has been launched for holders of medical cards and GP Visit Cards who have Type 2 Diabetes. The service was revealed today 30 September by Minister for Health Leo Varadkar and Minister for Primary Care, Social Care & Mental Health Kathleen Lynch.
Call For Intervention Over Dublin Apartments Safety Failings
Sinn Féin councillor Chris Andrews has called for an immediate intervention in the situation faced by Dublin residents over safety issues. It is understood inhabitants of the Longboat Quay apartments are facing a €4 million bill or possible evacuation due to fire safety failings in their building.
Property Prices Increase Nationwide In August
Residential property price rose by 2.3% across Ireland in August, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO). New figures from the Residential Property Price Index shows that this is a 0.9% increase from July and a 0.1% rise from June. In Dublin, prices rose by 2.8%, an 8.
Man Arrested In Connection With Celbridge Death
A man in his 20s has been arrested after a man was found dead at a house in Co Kildare on Tuesday night. The victim, in his 30s, was found with head injuries at Willowborok Park in Celbridge at around 8.50pm. He was pronounced dead shortly before 10.30pm.
Man Seriously Injured Following Stabbing Attack In Drogheda
A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being stabbed in County Louth. The incident occurred at a pharmacy on Scarlet Street in Drogheda shortly before 8.30am on Tuesday. The victim, believed to be in his 30's, is currently being treated in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.
Man Dies After Tractor Overturns In Co Wicklow
A man in his 80's has died after the tractor he was driving hit a ditch and overturned in County Wicklow. The incident occurred on a minor road at Ballycullen near Ashford at around 11.30am on Tuesday.

Irish News on Tue, Sep 30 2014, 2,922 days ago

McNulty Withdraws From Seaned By-Election
Fine Gael's John McNulty has withdrawn his candidacy from the Seaned by-election following controversy over his appointment to the board of the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA). Mr McNulty also confirmed he had informed Taoiseach Enda Kennedy.
GAA Footballer Releases Statement Following Attack
Dublin GAA footballer, Jonny Cooper, has released a statement thanking everyone for their support, after he was attacked in Dublin on 20 September. Mr Cooper, 24, was stabbed on Upper Dorset Street, and was treated at Mater Hospital for injuries to his face, head and neck.
Study Reveals Dublin's Housing Shortage
Dublin is experiencing a serious housing shortage according to the first publication on Ireland's stock of residential properties, commissioned by GeoDirectory.
CER Confirms People With Boil Water Notices Will Not Be Charged
The Commission For Energy Regulation (CER) has confirmed people with boil water notices in Roscommon will not be charged for water supply until the problem has been resolved. Labour Senator John Kelly has welcomed the announcement and said he is glad clarity has been provided.
Call For Emergency Plan At UHL
The Irish Nurses & Midwives Organisation (INMO) is calling for the implementation of the Major Emergency Plan at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) to bring about a level of control and safety at the Emergency Department.
Man Shot In The Leg At A Pub In Dublin
A man has been shot in the leg in a Dublin bar. A gunman, who was wearing a balaclava, entered the premises on Cork Street in Dolphin's Barn at approximately 11pm on Monday night, according to gardai. He shot a 66-year-old man in the leg and escaped from the scene.
Man Dies After Being Struck By Garda Patrol Car
A man has died after he was hit by a garda patrol car in County Louth. The incident occurred on the Dundalk to Carlingford Road at around 1.20am this morning. The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) is currently investigating.

Irish News on Mon, Sep 30 2013, 3,287 days ago

Three Men Arrested Over Sex Attack On Two Girls
Three men are being held in Athlone in connection with the sexual assault of two young girls on Saturday evening. According to Gardaí, two girls, under 10 years of age, were walking home from a party when they were taken to a house and seriously sexually assaulted.
Body Found And Man Arrested In Co Cavan
Gardaí in Co Cavan have arrested a 29-year-old man in connection with the discovery of a body in Cootehill in the early hours of this morning. According to gardaí, the body of a man, believed to be aged in his early 30s, was discovered at a house in Lodge View at around 1.05am.
Thieves Target GAA Car Parks
Cars parked at GAA clubs seem to have become the new target, following a number of smash-and-grab robberies on cars parked at cemeteries earlier this year.
Irish Landmarks Feature On New Passport Design
Iconic Irish landmarks and images depicting music, dance and Gaelic games are to feature on the newly-redesigned Irish passport.
Presidential Elections Vote Could Be Extend To North
Northern Irish residents could be given the right to vote in the Irish presidential elections, following overwhelming support for the proposal at the Constitutional Convention.
Gardaí Investigate Robbery In City Centre
An investigation has been launched after two men in crash helmets robbed a clothing store in Dublin city centre in broad daylight on Sunday afternoon. According to gardaí, two men wearing crash helmets entered the Champion sports store in Blanchardstown shortly after 5pm.
Gardaí Issue Appeal Over Missing Athlone Teenager
An appeal for help tracing a missing 16-year-old boy has been issued by Gardaí in Co Westmeath. Cian Quinn has been missing from Athlone since Wednesday 11 September and when last seen was wearing black tracksuit bottoms and a blue tracksuit top.
80 Jobs To Be Created By EY
EY, the professional services company formerly known as Ernest Young, is to create 80 new jobs across its five sites in Ireland.
New Nursing Home To Create 120 New Jobs
Some 120 jobs are expected to be created in Co Wicklow following the development of a new nursing home in Bray. Over the next three months the Cairnhill Nursing Homes, which opens today, will create the jobs within nursing, administration and other roles.

Irish News on Fri, Sep 30 2011, 4,018 days ago

McGuinness 'Sympathetic To RUC Deaths'
Irish Presidential candidate Martin McGuinness has this week extended sympathy to British soldiers and RUC officers who died during the Troubles, amidst fresh attacks about his IRA past.
Search Giant Creates 230 Irish Jobs
An investment from an Internet search giant will create 230 jobs in Dublin, it has been announced. In what is being hailed as a significant boost Google has announced plans to invest €75m into a new data centre in the capital, creating 30 permanent jobs and 200 temporary jobs.
Nine Held In Burglary Probe
Nine people have been arrested in connection with a number of 'large scale' burglaries in Dublin. The garda have released a statement saying that five men and two women were detained as part of an ongoing operation at 7.15am this morning. The seven men and two women are all Romanian nationals.
Irish Women Urged 'Examine Breasts'
Young women are being urged to check their breasts after new research has revealed a third of women between the ages 18 and 24 have never performed a breast check.
Drug Use And Homelessness On The Rise
The demand for drug and homeless services in Ireland continues to increase and a leading charity has said the rise is widespread - not just in the capital city.

Irish News on Thu, Sep 30 2010, 4,383 days ago

Budget Cuts Will Be 'Significantly' Higher
Finance Minister Brian Lenihan has said that in light of today's revelations over Anglo's €29billion drain to the economy, December's budget cuts will be "upped, and significantly".
Court Date Over Cement Truck Crash
The 41-year-old man arrested after allegedly driving a concrete mixer truck into the gates of Leinster House yesterday is to appear in court today. Gardaí said the man, named as Joe McNamara from Achill Island, Co Mayo, is facing charges of criminal damage.
Fine Gael 'Further Behind Labour' At Polls
The Labour Party are claiming they are on course to lead the country after the next general election, after the results from a recent poll. Eamon Gilmore's party has come out on top, ahead of both Fianna Fail and Fianna Gael.
Dáil's Anglo Bill 'At Least €29 Billion'
Ireland's financial regulator has revealed that the final cost of the taxpayer bailout of the Anglo Irish bank stands at €29.3billion, but could potentially rise to €34billion.
North's Sports Target £110m 'Goal'
There could be a huge boost on the way for the the North's construction sector if a £110m package of sports stadia developments are agreed.
Ireland's Streets 'Get Googled'
Google's Street View car will soon be back on Ireland's streets, to fill in the gaps for it's Google Earth application.

Irish News on Wed, Sep 30 2009, 4,748 days ago

Man Arrested Over Wicklow Shooting
A man in his 20s has been arrested in connection with a shooting in Aughrim, Co Wicklow. The man is being detained at Arklow Garda Station. The victim, who is in his 50s, is being treated at St Vincent's University Hospital in Dublin where his condition is described as critical.
'No Swine Flu Risk' From Infected Pork
Ireland's Food Safety Authority (FSAI) has said there is no reason for public concern over the discovery of the H1N1 flu virus in a herd of Irish pigs.
Thousands March In Daíl Protest
Some 5,000 protestors are marched to the Daíl today, in protest against proposed cuts to the community sector. Community activists, workers and employers in the sector set off from Parnell Square at 1pm today and gathered outside the Dáil.
Man's Body Recovered From River Lee
Emergency workers have recovered a body of a young man from the River Lee in Cork. It is believed the 22-year-old man got into difficulty while attempting to swim to a dinghy in the middle of the river.
Unemployment Rate Falls
Figures released today have shown the unemployment rate has fallen by 1% in the second quarter of 2009. According the Central Statistics office, the latest Live Register figures show that the amount of those claiming benefits has fallen by over 17,000 to 423,639.
Union Congress Unveil Anti-Cuts Campaign
The Irish Congress of Trade Unions is to reveal their campaign of opposing mooted pay and spending cuts by the Government.
'No' Claims 'Nonsense' Says Dempsey
Fianna Fail's Minister for Transport has said the 'No' Arguments on the economic impact of a 'No vote have been reduced to "nonsense" amid heated debate over the upcoming referendum.
SF Gate Crashes 'Yes' Event
Sinn Féin 'No' campaigners have gate crashed a Pro-Lisbon joint news conference between the SDLP and the Labour Party.

Irish News on Tue, Sep 30 2008, 5,113 days ago

Shooting Victim Feared Paralyzed
The 35-year-old man shot in front of his girlfriend and her two young children yesterday is feared to have been paralyzed by the attack. News of the injuries emerged on Tuesday after the weekend attack when the man - who was standing in his girlfriend's Co.
Irish Banks Get Government Lifeline
Customers of Irish banks are now having their cash 'covered' after a surprise move from the Irish government late yesterday that it will "guarantee all deposits". The high-risk move had an almost immediate positive impact on early trading today, with the ISEQ index of Irish shares opening 3.
Outrage Over Bertie's Golden Handshake
A revelation that the Ex-Taoiseach is to receive €68,000 as part of a lucrative severance package has caused outrage amongst opposition party members.
The Vodafone GAA Player Of The Year Nominees Revealed
The announcement of the GAA Player of the Year award nominees have revealed All-Ireland finalist Eddie Brennan and Tyrone's two-time All-Ireland-winning Captain Brian Dooher to be top contenders.
'No Frills' Bank Accounts Urged To Combat Financial Exclusion
Universal, no-frills bank accounts should be introduced to bring financially excluded people into the banking system, the Combat Poverty Agency has urged. The agency said that 10% of Irish adults do not have any type of bank account and one in five households do not have a current account.
Man Overpowered After Self Harm Threat
Gardaí have intervened and overpowered powered a man after he threatened to harm himself. The incident happened at 3.30pm on Monday when Gardai at Swords, Co Dublin became aware of an ongoing incident at the Swords Business Park.
Test Results On Galway Residents Released
Medical tests carried out on the Galway residents who had been exposed to high levels of lead from their water supply show that none have yet suffered from lead toxicity.
Olympic Boxer To Pack A Punch As The Subject Of New Irish Documentary
The Olympic bronze medalist Darren Sutherland is the subject of the new award-winning Irish documentary 'Saviours' which is set to open in cinemas across Dublin on October 3.
Tributes In Good Voice For Late Opera Artist
Tributes to Dr Bernadette Greevy, whose death was announced today, have flooded in for the Opera legend.
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