Personal damages cap could be subject to dispute

Personal damages cap could be subject to dispute

Imposing a cap on personal damages payable in compensation cases could be subject to constitutional challenges, the Law Reform Commission has warned.

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Report calls for the abolition of direct provision

Report calls for the abolition of direct provision

Direct provision should be abolished and residents — especially children — placed instead in community-based, family-friendly environments, a report ...

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Finance Minister 'trying to hide' €24m payment to Aer Lingus and Ryanair

Finance Minister 'trying to hide' €24m payment to Aer Lingus and Ryanair

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has been accused of trying to “hide” a €24m payment from the State to Aer Lingus and Ryanair as part of a previously ...

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BFFs: Close friends help macaques survive

BFFs: Close friends help macaques survive

Researchers say having strong connections to favoured partners, provided the greatest boost to survival chances for the monkeys.

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UK election: Issues of identity and culture all battle under the banner of Brexit

UK election: Issues of identity and culture all battle under the banner of Brexit

There are big issues that demand attention at this election. But one topic rules the roost, says Michael Clifford

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Food labels showing exercise needed to burn calories ‘could help tackle obesity’

Food labels showing exercise needed to burn calories ‘could help tackle obesity’

The move could be more effective at changing purchasing and eating behaviours than simply listing calories, UK researchers believe.

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Kerry chairman highlights pressure on volunteers

Kerry chairman highlights pressure on volunteers

Kerry GAA chairman Tim Murphy has said the main governance challenge facing the association is volunteers being held to account in areas where they may not have ...

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Oisin McConville: ‘Where does the resilience come from to keep going every day?’

Oisin McConville: ‘Where does the resilience come from to keep going every day?’

Oisin McConville has admitted he’ll ‘bail out’ of Crossmaglen with his young family if Brexit negotiations go badly and a hard border is reinstated ...

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Jose gives Ireland's Parrott chance to shine

Jose gives Ireland's Parrott chance to shine

Ireland’s Troy Parrott is set to make his Champions League debut this evening as Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho vows to give his fringe players a chance ...

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Food dominates exports to Britain

Food dominates exports to Britain

The UK is the third-largest export market for Irish goods but plays a key role in terms of agriculture and food products, official figures show.

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Wetherspoon to invest €30m in Ireland in 2020

Wetherspoon to invest €30m in Ireland in 2020

British pub group JD Wetherspoon is to invest €30m boosting its Irish pub and hotel portfolio next year.

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Population to drive demand for 34,000 new homes

Population to drive demand for 34,000 new homes

As many as 34,000 new homes will need to be built each year through the next decade to meet a growing population boosted by inward migration, Central Bank research ...

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Creator of Marvel supervillain Thanos responds to Trump campaign video

Creator of Marvel supervillain Thanos responds to Trump campaign video

The president’s 2020 re-election team shared a video showing Mr Trump’s head on Thanos’s body.

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Netflix reveals viewing figures for The Irishman

Netflix reveals viewing figures for The Irishman

The crime drama stars Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Al Pacino.

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The Peaky Blinders writer: I didn’t want to vandalise A Christmas Carol

The Peaky Blinders writer: I didn’t want to vandalise A Christmas Carol

Steven Knight’s adaptation airs on BBC One over the Christmas period.

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UK general election: ‘Anybody who is against Brexit needs to get behind Rosie Duffield’

UK general election: ‘Anybody who is against Brexit needs to get behind Rosie Duffield’

Campaigners of different hues are asking voters in the key marginal constituency of Canterbury to look beyond party politics and vote tactically in the general election ...

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Dental health crisis: Children forced to wait years for treatment

Dental health crisis: Children forced to wait years for treatment

Whether or not the new national oral health policy is the way forward, our school dental programme is in dire need of an overhaul, with huge pressure on services ...

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Personal Insights: Embrace the season and listen to the stories of our new arrivals

Personal Insights: Embrace the season and listen to the stories of our new arrivals

Terri Kruschke moved to Cork from America with her family in 2007. In this personal insight Terri reveals her reflections on Christmas and urges everyone to listen ...

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