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Two families at the centre of the centre of the CervicalCheck crisis have called on the Taoiseach to “make good” on his promises to women affected by the scandal.
Businessman Gavin Duffy says his ability to make big decisions will be key in making him a good president.
76 acres of land bequeathed to the Travelling community by a Meath bachelor is to be used to tackle some of the problems that put young Travellers at risk.
Downing Street has insisted the British Government is engaged in “good planning” and taking “sensible precautions” in case there is a no-deal Brexit.
A data management company from the US has announced that it will open a new office in Cork's city centre today where it expects to create 30 jobs over the next three years.
Max Verstappen has issued an apology for his expletive-laden outburst during the Hungarian Grand Prix.
With the Government to be taken to court for its alleged failures on climate change, the law is now a frontline for campaigners.
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HIV preventative care is a huge issue for activists. Gilead Sciences in Cork manufactures the drug Truveda Caomhan Keane meets the head of commercial operations.
Thomas Markle has said his daughter Meghan has cut him off completely and that he now has no way of contacting his daughter.
Since the news broke that Gavin Duffy is running for the presidency, Twitter has been lit with opinions on #Aras18.