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Nearly half a million medical card holders under the age of 70 are expected to benefit from a reduction in prescription charges, which comes into effect from today.
Electric car owners will escape toll charges on routes in the coming months while motorists could also get access to free parking for their fossil fuel-free vehicles.
The first baby of 2018 has been born in Limerick. A little boy was born at seven seconds past midnight at the University Maternity Hospital.
A Status Yellow wind warning has been issued for seven counties, with gusts of up to 110 kilometres per hour expected along coastal areas today.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has been warned that business chiefs’ patience over Brexit is wearing thin and Westminster must get to grips with the challenge.
The boss of the world's largest catering company - Compass Group - and his family have been killed in a plane crash in Sydney.
Arsene Wenger believes the referee did not see the incident which saw a controversial penalty deny Arsenal victory at West Brom last night.
... SOME DISTRACTION
Smoking, 'all-alcohol' and tapeworm - you might think twice before plumping for some diet fads from the past.
Dr Naomi Lavelle looks at the science and psychology behind making successful New Year Resolutions.
Passengers on Hawaiian Airlines flight HA446 got to welcome in 2018 once in New Zealand, before jetting back to 2017 in Honolulu where they could do it all again.