White calls for end of surcharging on pay-as-you-go electricity

The Energy Minister Alex White has said surcharging pay-as-you-go electricity customers is "not acceptable" and should be ended.White was commenting after the Money Advice and Budgeting Service said the charge of between 2 and 5% was a "shameful rip-off of...

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Independent review ordered into death of army private in Lebanon over 30 years ago

An independent review has been ordered into the death of an Irish army private and the disappearance of his colleague while on duty with the UN in Lebanon 33 years ago.Retired High Court Judge Roderick Murphy will lead the review...

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HSE to issue alcohol drug on medical card and drugs payments schemes

The HSE has confirmed a new drug to treat alcoholism will be made available through the medical card and drugs...

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Met Éireann issue status yellow rainfall warning

There is an alert in place for heavy rainfall in parts of the country.The status yellow alert is in effect...

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Gardaí seek help locating woman missing from Raheny

Gardaí are seeking the public's help in tracing 41-year-old Michelle Walker from Edenmore Avenue, Raheny in Dublin who's been missing...

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Two men arrested over McConville murder

Detectives investigating the abduction and murder of Belfast mother of 10 Jean McConville have arrested two men.A 63-year-old was detained...

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Man hospitalised after Cork collision

A man has been taken to hospital after a single vehicle collision between Bandon and Enniskeane.The incident happened just before...

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Dublin homeless body records 1,100 at risk in six months

New figures are bringing further evidence of Dublin's homelessness problem.The Dublin Region Homeless Executive says it identified more than 1,100...

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Long waiting lists due to manpower constraints, HSE claims

The HSE says "a constrained" environment has contributed to its problems with waiting lists for tests. Over the weekend, it...

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PSNI investigate ‘paramilitary-style’ assault

Police in the North are investigating a "paramilitary-style" assault in Co Antrim. It happened shortly before 9pm last night when...

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Pedestrian, 73, dies in Mayo collision

A pensioner has died after he was hit by a car in Co Mayo last night.The 73-year-old pedestrian was struck...

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Tony O’Reilly’s Castlemartin sold for €28m

Former billionaire Tony O'Reilly's Castlemartin estate is to be sold to a US media mogul for €28m. The 750-acre stud...

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Christmas dinner a main cause of family arguments

The traditional Christmas dinner has been reported as the biggest reason for rows on Christmas Day.A new survey found that...

Monday, 22/12/14 - 7:56am Read More

Man shot in Clondalkin

A 25-year-old man has been shot in Dublin.It happened at Melrose Avenue in Clondalkin at 9 o'clock last night. His...

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More graduates leaving to find work, study shows

A new report shows a significant rise in the number of graduates leaving Ireland to find work. The survey by...

Monday, 22/12/14 - 7:26am Read More

Burton: Jobstown water protest incident had ‘parallels with fascism’

The Tánaiste has lashed out at the protestors who trapped her in a car in Jobstown, comparing them to fascists.Joan...

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Deal in the North must be reached today

Political leaders in the North face a "deal or no deal" ultimatum as they enter the final day of negotiations...

Monday, 22/12/14 - 6:26am Read More

Gardaí search for missing man David Wakefield

Gardaí have asked the public to help find missing man David Wakefield.The 37-year-old has been missing from his home at...

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Man dies in Cork road crash

A 55-year-old man has died following a road crash in County Cork.The collision between a car and a motorcycle happened...

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Search for missing woman in Laois forest called off

The search for missing Offally woman Fiona Pender in a County Laois forest has now been called off.The search had...

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