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A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Profits at insurance companies have increased by more than 1000%, despite rising premiums for customers.
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019
The seventh annual running of one of the world’s richest juvenile greyhound races, the Con & Annie Kirby Memorial Stake, was launched at Limerick Greyhound Stadium yesterday.
Wed, 06 Mar, 2019
Everyone is keeping their fingers crossed that they can make it through to the summer, writes.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2018
West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez has been granted an extension until March 9 to respond to his Football Association charge of using racist language, the governing body has announced.
Thu, 15 Feb, 2018
The Chairman of the Personal Injuries Commission has warned there needs to be “a massive onslaught” on fraud in the motor claims area and said as a “last resort” the Government could legislate to put a cap on the amount of compensation awarded.
Thu, 11 Jan, 2018
The National Ambulance Service has confirmed that a disagreement arose between two staff at the end of their shift on Saturday nights.
Wed, 26 Jul, 2017
Three no confidence motions in Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan could be blocked after it emerged Oireachtas officials are taking senior counsel advice on whether they can be heard.
Sat, 01 Apr, 2017
Two Garda unions have strongly criticised comments from the Chairman of the Public Sector Pay Commission, Kevin Duffy, over the recent Garda industrial dispute.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2016
Pressure is something Tyrone’s Kris Meeke reckons he has handled for most of his rallying career.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2015
The Chairman of the Dáil's Transport Committee has defended the decision not to call in FAI Chief John Delaney to discuss a €5m payout from FIFA.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2015
Last Wednesday afternoon the Mooreland/Owenvarragh Residents Association had their proverbial day in court.
Wed, 24 Dec, 2014
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.
Mon, 22 Dec, 2014
Police killer Harry Roberts has been released from prison, despite calls from relatives of his victims, politicians and senior police for him to stay behind bars.
Wed, 12 Nov, 2014
The Government has restored its promised €35m annual mental health budget for 2015 after slashing €15m off it last year.
Wed, 15 Oct, 2014
The chairman of the Public Accounts Committee says the Gardaí need new systems to detect abuse of the penalty points system.
Thu, 25 Sep, 2014
Even the sky in Kerry was dressed in gold late yesterday as the victorious All-Ireland senior and minor footballers teams’ train pulled into Casement station in Tralee.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2014
Murderers and other long-term prisoners are spending an average of 17½ years behind bars before being release, according to the Parole Board of Ireland's annual report.
Wed, 10 Sep, 2014
The outgoing head of the Department of Justice, Brian Purcell, is being "kept sweet" by retaining his €200,000 a year salary because of his role in events leading up to the resignation of the former Garda commissioner.
Wed, 30 Jul, 2014
A Government target for providing free GP visits for kids under six this summer is "not achievable", according to the GP committee of the Irish Medical Organisation.
Mon, 31 Mar, 2014
Justice Minister Alan Shatter’s account of a suspected surveillance operation at the Garda Ombudsman’s offices differs considerably from a report he was given on the security concerns, it has been claimed.
Fri, 14 Feb, 2014
Tensions between gardaí and the police ombudsman escalated last night after Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan demanded to know why gardaí were “suspected of complicity” by the watchdog in a communications attack on its offices.
Tue, 11 Feb, 2014
Inter-county managers will be forced to hold GAA approved coaching qualifications by 2018. The policy, approved by Central Council last June on the back of a recommendation from the FRC, will prevent an inter-county manager from patrolling the sideline if they have not acquired the requisite expertise.
Mon, 13 Jan, 2014
The Irish Medical Organisation has expressed its grave concern over the closure of the Acute Medical Assessment Unit at the Mid Western Regional Hospital in Limerick to new referrals.
Fri, 10 Jan, 2014
Fine Gael's Alan Shatter is insisting that nobody is being forced to pay next year's property tax in 2013.
Mon, 04 Nov, 2013
Small businesses are key to economic recovery, the Small Firms Association claims.
Sat, 07 Sep, 2013
The helpline set up at Beaumont Hospital to deal with the issue of potential CJD infection from surgical instruments has said that 13 hundred people contacted the service yesterday.
Sat, 20 Jul, 2013
The Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee on EU Affairs said that a youth guarantee scheme would provide protection for young people across the country who are out of work.
Thu, 04 Jul, 2013
Chairman of the British Olympic Association Sebastian Coe has said that it's up to Rory McIlroy to decide what county he declares for at the next Olympics.
Wed, 08 May, 2013
Horse DNA has been found in a frozen dinner withdrawn from sale last week by Tesco.
Tue, 12 Feb, 2013
The Galway East TD Colm Keaveney has voted against the social welfare bill.
Thu, 13 Dec, 2012
The European Union has been officially awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize at a ceremony in Oslo.
Mon, 10 Dec, 2012
The Garda Commissioner will reveal to the Public Accounts Committee today which garda allowances, if any, the force is willing to give up.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2012
A group of talented, young Irish designers are set to take centre stage at one of the country’s biggest stores as part of fresh attempts to showcase the high-quality clothes being produced on these shores.
Wed, 29 Aug, 2012
There has been an angry reaction to a report on Irish banks' lending record published today.
Wed, 22 Aug, 2012
Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee John McGuinness says he has no intention of stepping aside from the role during an examination of Ireland's banking collapse.
Mon, 09 Jul, 2012
David Cameron today launched a full parliamentary inquiry into the rate-rigging scandal amid a wave of criticism of British banking.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2012
The Chairman of the Referendum Commission, Mr Justice Kevin Feeney, is urging people to vote today on the EU Fiscal Stability Treaty.
Thu, 31 May, 2012
Nama is today unveiling proposals to invest €2bn in the economy over the next four years.
Wed, 23 May, 2012
The cost of hiring a lawyer will rise as a result of the Government’s plan for a new regulatory authority to govern legal services, according to the professional body for barristers.
Tue, 06 Mar, 2012
Cannabis-based medicinal products, such as Sativex, could soon be available to people with multiple sclerosis and other medical conditions on prescription.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2012
Taoiseach Enda Kenny is today pleading with people to be careful on the roads this Christmas.
Fri, 23 Dec, 2011
Members of the opposition are calling for a full report on the accounting error, revealed yesterday, that caused an over-stating of our national debt by billions.
Wed, 02 Nov, 2011
BEEF farmers buying imported EU stock should be aware of heightened risk of disease and the greater challenge in selling these animals to Irish factories, warns the ICMSA.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2011