Rain or shine (and it’s mostly rain) there are some things we know will always happen in Ireland.
Friday 4 October, 2013
It often seems as if the debate on pluralising ‘referendum’ can be as divisive as the issues being voted upon. So who’s right?
Sunday 18 August, 2013
Some of your loved ones might be awaiting a college offer – through a system that mightn’t make sense to many. Here’s our crash course.
Saturday 29 June, 2013
Plus – how much of your internet connection should you actually be paying for?
Friday 28 June, 2013
5Central Bank data shows household lending fell by 4.5 per cent in the twelve months to May 2013.
Joan Burton says paternity leave would not only need a new law, but have significant cost implications for employers.
Children’s minister Frances Fitzgerald says the mental health needs of each girl were considered before travel.
The Department of Health has signed off on an IVF technique which will see defective genetic material replaced by others.
TDs are being hauled in on a Friday to pass legislation which gives a new legal definition to “forced labour”.
The BAI received a complaint over an item on Tubridy’s 2FM show discussing the use of sex toys.
The European Commission’s lowering the maximum price you can be charged to use your phone in another EU state.
The ‘BEAT’ acronym can help women recognise the symptoms of the condition, which affects 300 women each year.
The enterprise minister says the rights of legal internet users are taken into account before any website can be blocked.
Tony Rochford hasn’t taken food for 11 days – but insists he will not end his strike unless the property tax is repealed.
Thursday 27 June, 2013
A Cavan-based paramedic fell out the side door of an ambulance while transporting a patient to Dublin.
The bankrupt former billionaire tells the Impartial Reporter his time in jail has made him determined to clear his name.
Did you feel it?
The syndicate involving O’Brien’s Digicel Group has missed out on being awarded one of two nationwide phone licences.
The economy shrank in the first quarter of 2013. And in the last quarter of 2012. And in the third quarter of 2012…
No major votes today though, as Thursday means Eamon Gilmore takes Leaders’ Questions
The World Bank has warned that shifting rain patterns will make droughts worse and leave other parts of Asia flooded.
The Irish Cancer Society is renewing its calls for legislation to minimise the risk of skin cancers in under-18s.
Enda Kenny and colleagues will also discuss signing off on individual budgetary recommendations for each member state.
EU data shows download speeds are usually only 85 per cent as quick of advertised – and uploads are even lower.
The new Code of Conduct for Mortgage Arrears will allow borrowers to move to a variable rate instead of repossession.
Wednesday 26 June, 2013
The Irish Medical Organisation and the Civil and Public Service Union become the latest to accept the pay plan.
Lottery authorities say the winner – whose ticket was bought in Dublin – has made contact.
The finance minister says reporting on the tapes will influence public opinion in the states funding Ireland’s EU bailout.
The woman, aged in her mid-30s, is being questioned at Clontarf Garda Station.
Lar Bradshaw says government inaction lost millions for the state in selling the Irish Glass Bottle Company site.
The former Taoiseach was not present as Dublin Circuit Civil Court was informed of the settlement.
Lar Bradshaw – a former Anglo director and director of the Dublin Docklands Development Authority – is at the PAC today.
Tuesday 25 June, 2013
“The buck stops with the government, and I’m going after them.”
The Oireachtas education committee has been looking at ways of trying to cut the cost of sending children to school.
The new guidelines mark the first time that councils have been given legal guidelines on their plans.
The Minister for Health is setting up a consultative forum on health insurance to examine how costs can be lowered first.
David Drumm, John Bowe and Peter Fitzgerald have been making the news worldwide.
The final Dáil vote on whether to proceed with a constitutional referendum will be held just after 10:30pm this evening.