The pro-life campaign is playing down reports of public support for repealing of the eighth amendment, in the wake of the weekend's marriage referendum result.

Ireland's electricity among most expensive in EU

Ireland's electricity prices were the third highest in the EU in the second half of 2014.

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Trips to Ireland up 13.5%

The number of trips to Ireland in the last year increased by 13.5%, according to the latest CSO figures.

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Parents warned of bouncing play dangers

Parents are being warned about the potential dangers of trampolines and bouncy castles.

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House prices up 16% in year, CSO figures show

House prices rose slightly - by 0.6% - last month and are up almost 16% in the last year.

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€6m investment for Waterford harbour

The Marine Minister has announced €6 million for works at Dunmore East harbour in Co Waterford

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Kenny: Aer Lingus deal the best for the nation

The Taoiseach said he believes the Government has achieved the best deal for the country after agreeing to sell the State's share in Aer Lingus.

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Ireland found to breach European legislation on smacking

Ireland’s laws on smacking children have been found to be in breach of European leglislation.

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Vatican politician labels Irish vote 'defeat for humanity'

The Vatican’s secretary of state has called the Irish vote to legalise gay marriage a “defeat for humanity”.

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Human rights issues raised in North's emergency departments

Concerns over care standards experienced by patients treated in the North’s emergency departments have been flagged up by a human rights inquiry.

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100 new jobs for Cork in cyber security firm

100 jobs are on the way to Cork.

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European inspectors to review Ireland's trafficking policy

A Council of Europe investigation team arrives in Ireland today to review Ireland's efforts to combat human trafficking here.

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Minister Flanagan on trade mission to South Africa

The Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan is leading 34 Irish companies on a trade mission that heads to South Africa today.

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Patients fear complaining will result in worse care

Many patients at Irish hospitals are afraid to lodge complaints in case it affects their standard of care, according to a new report.

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€1.4bn Aer Lingus sale put to Dáil

The Dáil will begin a two-day debate today on the €1.4 billion takeover of Aer Lingus.

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Europe to rule on Ireland's smacking

The Council of Europe will issue a ruling today on Ireland's laws on corporal punishment.

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