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Brendan Kenny says he is ‘not obliged’ to comply with decision on redevelopment. Pressure is mounting on Dublin city councillors to reverse their decision to redevelop O’Devaney Gardens as a council-owned rental complex. Dublin City Council’s assistant chief executive Brendan Kenny, who will shortly take over as the council’s head of housing, has written to […]
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Three children who died at home in Ballyjamesduff ‘will be greatly missed’. Outside Barconey Heights, a picturesque four-house estate overlooking rolling Cavan hills across a narrow country road, Garda forensic team members were walking in and out of the home with bags. The estate was sealed off at its entrance, the Garda tape the only […]
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A Czech hiker who survived a month trapped in a remote snow-bound hut in New Zealand after her partner died in a fall said this morning she knew it would be perilous to try to reach civilisation. Pavlina Pizova broke down in tears as she relived details of her harrowing ordeal, watching avalanches crash down […]
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Striker never stopped giving during an exemplary 18-year international career. One of the great love affairs of Irish sport has finally been ended. It’s not us, just to be clear here, it’s him. After 145 games and 67 goals, Robbie Keane is finally hanging up his international boots. There will be one more game, against […]
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Figures show that more than 2 million people are now employed in Ireland. The number of people employed in Ireland continues to rise, increasing by 2.9 per cent, or 56,200, in the in the second quarter of the year, bringing the total up to 2,014,900, the Central Statistisc Office said on Tuesday. The figure means […]
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed a church historian as the country’s new science and education minister. On 19 August, the president announced that Olga Vasilyeva would succeed the current science minister, Dmitry Livanov, who will become presidential envoy on trade and economic relations with Ukraine, according to the Russian news agency Interfax. During his
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FAI chief, who is OCI vice president, and five other OCI figures named in warrant following interview with Hickey over ticket controversy. A Brazilian judge has authorised the country’s police to seize the passport of Football Association of Ireland chief executive and Olympic Council of Ireland vice-president John Delaney as part of the investigation into […]
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The Olympic Council of Ireland has appointed a three-person crisis management sub-committee to lead the council’s response to a controversy over Rio Olympics tickets. The decision was taken at the OCI’s first board meeting since the crisis in Rio. The board met for five hours at the offices of its legal advisors in Dublin. The […]
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For the first time in Olympic history, a refugee team is competing. The ten athletes, who are competing in events from judo to marathon running, are serving as a “symbol of hope” for refugees. The inclusion of the team at the 2016 Rio Games reflects the steadily growing refugee crisis and shines a light on […]
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It has emerged that an attempted hack was made on Garda computer systems earlier this week. The attack, happened on Thursday, forced Garda admin workers to shut down a number of systems in an attempt to prevent data from being reached. RTE’s This Week reported that it is not known if an Irish or international […]
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Dublin City Council has opened the latest new Tearooms, located in Herbert Park, Dublin 4. This is the latest addition to Dublin City Council’s Parks and Landscape Services initiative to refurbish older buildings in parks and transform them into more useable spaces for the public. The building in which the Tearooms are located was formerly […]