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As she walks through Dublin city centre, few people seem to recognise Liadh Ní Riada. It is lunchtime on Wednesday, the day after it took... [Read More]
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Liadh Ní Riada, Sinn Fein's presidential candidate, has said she will visit Orange lodges in Northern Ireland in an endeavour to build bridges with unionists... [Read More]
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Granahan McCourt, the company leading the sole consortium bidding for the state's €1bn broadband contract, the National Broadband Plan (NBP), was fighting a €19m lawsuit... [Read More]
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Health minister Simon Harris has said he expects the new National Maternity Hospital (NMH) at Elm Park to open as planned by the end of... [Read More]
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The fallacy that rich businessmen are geniuses is dying a belated death and may bury whatever chances any of the three Dragons has of becoming... [Read More]
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The government has been warned the state could be exposed to "open-ended" demands for compensation if it expands a redress scheme for victims of child... [Read More]
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Stephen Vernon,chairman of Green Reit, donated a €1m MRI scanner to the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) which could avert terminations of pregnancy in rare cases... [Read More]
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A Fianna Fail TD plans to table a motion in the Dail on Wednesday to remove the statute of limitations for Thalidomide victims whose compensation... [Read More]
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The government cannot go into nextyear not knowing if it will last from week to week, chief whip Joe McHughhas warned, amid growing resistance in... [Read More]
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White Bear is one of the most hair-raising episodes in the Netflix sci-fi series Black Mirror. It's about a woman being pursued in her neighbourhood... [Read More]
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A woman who bought the former home of a curate who is in jail for raping and sexually assaulting young boys in the property wants... [Read More]
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Presidential hopeful Gavin Duffy is not remortgaging his family home to fund his campaign, contrary to what he told members of Meath county council last... [Read More]
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Hermann Kelly, the spokesman for Ireland's new Irexit Freedom to Prosper (IFP) party, says he landed his current job as communications director for eurosceptic MEPs... [Read More]
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Is public health safe under the care of the Department of Health? That question screams out from Thursday's judgment by Charles Meenan in the High... [Read More]
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He has breathed the salty Atlantic air, been feted with cead mile failtes and prayed for us all but Pope Francis leaves this land today... [Read More]
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A further dampener has been cast over the Pope's visit next weekend after a second American cardinal called off his trip to the eventand a... [Read More]
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More than 70% of the Irish people think Michael D Higgins has been a "less active" president than Mary McAleese while 65% believe he was... [Read More]
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The new National Maternity Hospital (NMH), estimated at €150m in 2013, will cost nearly €350m by next year when construction begins. The original estimate had... [Read More]
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The Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) has said no member of the force should be disciplined after every garda on duty in a station denied... [Read More]
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One aspiring president of Ireland says, if he wins, he's going to reclaim the six counties, abolish the Republic and declare a kingdom, crowning himself... [Read More]
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