Govt cut VAT on herbal tea

The Government is cutting the VAT rate on herbal tea as part of measures included in the Finance Bill.It is reducing the rate to zero, knocking around 19% of the price of a drink.It is one of the measures included...

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Father-of-one admits part in Dublin cannabis operation

A man has admitted his part in a major drugs operation in west Dublin.James Carroll was arrested after almost a quarter of a million euro worth of cannabis was found at his home in Clondalkin in February.At around 7.45pm on...

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PAC to investigate spending at defunct Hepatitis C support group

The Public Accounts Committee has agreed to investigate spending at a Hepatitis C group.The decision comes after the group, Positive...

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Gardaí find hatchet at scene of double-killing in Donegal

Gardaí in Donegal are questioning a 42-year-old man over the deaths of a couple in their 70s.Pic: Joe BolandThe bodies...

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Gardaí hunt for man after two stabbed in Cork

Two men have been stabbed after a fight with a third man broke out on the grounds of Cork University...

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Pringle: Máiria Cahill debate will be ‘a lot of political point-scoring’

An Independent TD is questioning why a Dáil debate is to be held into the issues raised by Máiria Cahill....

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Racehorse trainer Philip Fenton’s trial begins

Veterinary inspectors waited four weeks to give a leading Irish racehorse trainer a list of steroids and medicine allegedly found...

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Court awards severely disabled boy €2.75m in damages

A severely disabled 12-year-old boy, whose twin brother died in the womb, is to receive an interim settlement of €2.75m...

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Man charged with attempting to murder child aged two

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a child was discovered with a fractured skull.The two-year-old was discovered...

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Tánaiste: Irish Water timeline ‘too ambitious’

The Tánaiste Joan Burton has told the Dáil that the timeline for the establishment of Irish Water was "too ambitious"....

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Three Ireland partnership creates 74 jobs in Waterford

Three Ireland have announced 74 new jobs in Waterford.The mobile phone company are partnering Tech Mahindra Ltd, a specialist in...

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Gardaí investigate possibility Donegal couple died of multiple wounds

By Stephen Maguire Murder squad detectives are investigating a double killing this morning in Carndonagh.It is understood a man and...

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Three held after Dublin Airport tobacco seizure

Three men have been questioned by Revenue after a tobacco seizure at Dublin Airport.More than 105kgs of tobacco, worth an...

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41% of families spend less than an hour per week being active together – survey

Some 41% of families spend less than one hour per week being active together.In a new survey, 59% of people...

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SF TD Toibín: I have no doubt the IRA moved abusers; That was wrong

Pressure is mounting on the Sinn Féin leader to reveal whether sex offenders expelled by the IRA were subsequently moved...

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Healy slams Ceann Comhairle in speaking-rights row

A prominent member of the Dáil Technical Group has criticised Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett, saying he had switched position three...

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Elderly couple found dead in Donegal house; Man arrested

Gardaí in Buncrana in Co Donegal are investigating the discovery of the body of a man and a woman in...

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MEP Childers: We need more time to get Irish Water right

An Irish MEP is calling for the roll-out of water charges to be suspended until a proper system is in...

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Coal fires and traffic affecting air quality, as Irish emissions fail WHO targets in four cases

Ireland falls below strict World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines on air pollution for four potentially harmful emissions.As a report revealed...

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Man found with empty bottle of vodka killed by ‘fatal alcohol level’

A man discovered collapsed in a park having drunk a fatal level of alcohol had been released from Garda custody...

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