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TRAVEL

City breaks: 10 gems beyond the obvious

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Nothing wrong with the classic spring city break, but other options give you more bang for your buck
Travel Sat, 16 Feb 2019 06:00
ALBUM REVIEW

Hozier: Wasteland, Baby! – Track by track review of his new album

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Andrew Hozier-Byrne makes a welcome return with a very nearly five-star collection of songs
Album Review Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:00
ENVIRONMENT

Irish butterfly monitoring scheme detects decline above global average

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Almost 20% of insects are in decline and 13% are threatened while 7% have conservation status
Environment Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:00

Potential price-setting power of institutional landlords flagged

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Department of Finance report warns about dangers of concentrations of ownership
Environment Fri, 15 Feb 2019 03:00

Almost 300 more student beds for Grangegorman

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Seven-storey development granted despite concerns of ‘over-concentration’ of students
Environment Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
PRO 14

Leinster survive Zebre stampede to secure bonus-point win

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Italian side rally before the break but champions extend their Conference B lead
Pro 14 Sat, 16 Feb 2019 16:56
HEALTH

Retendering children’s hospital contract not an option – Harris

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Minister says he wants ‘everyone to continue doing what they’ve signed up to do’
Health Sat, 16 Feb 2019 11:10

Retendering children’s hospital contract not an option, says Harris

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Health Minister says he is wants ‘everyone to continue doing what they’ve signed up to do’
Health Sat, 16 Feb 2019 11:10

More than 523,000 patients wait for appointments

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Trolley crisis and nurses’ strike lead to big increase in inpatient and outpatient delays
Health Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:37

Children’s hospital board predicts little or no interest if project retendered

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Construction firm Bam says it will step down from project if asked to do so
Health Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:00

Children’s hospital builder says board can opt out of contract

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BAM says if hospital board wishes to ‘opt out of contract’ then it will ‘facilitate this option’
Health Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:30

Hurlers warned against adapting helmets after player injured

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Piercing of club player’s hand with metal bar from opponent’s helmet triggers safety alert
Health Fri, 15 Feb 2019 02:00
IRELAND

Exports jump to a record high of €140bn for 2018

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New figures show imports also hit a new high, increasing by 14% or €10bn to €90.2bn
Ireland Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:26
HERITAGE

Do you say roll, bap or blah? The British-Irish Dialect Quiz knows where you come from

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Answer a few questions about how you speak and The New York Times will guess where you’re from
Heritage Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:40
HEALTHY LIVING

Diet drinks ‘increase risk of stroke and heart disease’ in women

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Study finds 29% heart-disease rise among those drinking artificially sweetened drinks
Healthy Living Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:18
CONSTRUCTION

Obsession with third level a factor in construction worker shortage

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Industry body’s figures show 89 per cent of companies struggling to hire staff they need
Construction Sat, 16 Feb 2019 06:00

Proposal to build 420 homes in Dublin faces potential delay

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Cairn Homes project in Newcastle unlikely to get permission in its current form
Construction Fri, 15 Feb 2019 06:10
NEWS

Derry woman puts her finger on a bizarre Brexit anomaly

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Emma de Souza’s court battle exposes what she sees as a flaw in Withdrawal Agreement
News Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:00

Simon Harris says protesters followed his wife to their house

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Minister says leaders of cervical check programme ‘botched’ audit of smear test results
News Sat, 16 Feb 2019 13:37

Accidental firing of soldier’s rifle in petrol station investigated

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Shot was fired inside Defence Forces vehicle after soliders stopped for a rest in Abbeyleix
News Sat, 16 Feb 2019 16:14

RTÉ’s Arthur Murphy was a quiet, family man, funeral hears

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Early career as a singer and presenter in UK was dropped so Murphy could come home
News Sat, 16 Feb 2019 16:44

Nurses strike: Union and Government relieved when 'Mr Fix-it' stepped in

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Labour Court chairman Kevin Foley is the quiet man of Ireland's industrial relations
News Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:00

Mr Fix-it: Why nurses and Government heaved sigh of relief

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Chairman of Labour Court Kevin Foley is the quiet but effective man of industrial relations
News Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:00

Tom Honan named PPAI Press Photographer of the Year

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Category wins for Irish Times photographers Brenda Fitzsimons and Bryan O’Brien
News Fri, 15 Feb 2019 21:30

Sheriff takes possession of office leased to solicitor Gerald Kean

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‘I was taken by surprise when the sheriff moved into my property this morning’
News Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:38

No-deal Brexit will hit UK’s ability to strike trade deals, says Varadkar

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Countries are asking if the UK can ‘make [trade deals], ratify them and stick to them’
News Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:49

Teenage newlyweds killed in car crash in UK were expecting first child

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Patrick and Shauna McDonagh were members of the Traveller community
News Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:58

Man jailed for two years for running ‘a chop shop’ in Cork

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Gerard Holland cut up cars and tractors stolen by gang with paramilitary links
News Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:28

Dublin City Council debated whether to let masked participant address forum

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Artist collective asked that member wore mask during Dublin event
News Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:14

Fisherman found not guilty of murdering Irish man in Australia

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Andrew Doan was accused of fatally stabbing John McCarthy in head with screwdriver
News Fri, 15 Feb 2019 07:43

Irish chef wins €4.86 million on online slot machine

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Sean Doyle stunned after winning record jackpot in Mars Attack, then goes to work
News Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:11

Ikea calls for an earlier service from Dublin Bus to get 'co-workers' to work on time

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Public transport accessibility to Ballymun store is relatively poor, says Swedish store
News Fri, 15 Feb 2019 03:00

Capital battle in Euro poll to test FF ahead of general election

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Party selection is said to be a two-way contest between Barry Andrews and Tiernan Brady
News Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:13

Ikea calls for an earlier service from Dublin Bus

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Public transport accessibility to Ballymun store is relatively poor, says Swedish store
News Fri, 15 Feb 2019 03:00
SOCIAL AFFAIRS

Momentum to remove ‘women in the home’ from Constitution ‘lost’

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Trinity conference debates whether Article 41.2 should be deleted or reworded
Social Affairs Fri, 15 Feb 2019 20:19
MUSIC

Ryan Adams album pulled as FBI investigates sexting claims

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Unclear whether American singer’s sold-out Irish shows will go ahead in March
Music Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:26
CIRCUIT COURT

Undertones of homophobia in attack on young actor, Judge says

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‘I live in fear simply because I’m gay’ following attack, victim tells court
Circuit Court Fri, 15 Feb 2019 19:12

Judge jails brothers for separate attacks on taxi driver and couple

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Declan Sherlock was on High Court bail when he hi-jacked car owned by couple
Circuit Court Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:21

Garda jailed for two years for possessing child abuse images and videos

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Videos found on laptop by gardaí investigating assault
Circuit Court Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:42
HOMES & PROPERTY

Gold leaf tiles and a hidden pantry: Inside TV presenter Jenny Buckley’s new kitchen

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Years in the planning, this Sutton kitchen has pops of colour and a friendly family vibe
Homes & Property Sat, 16 Feb 2019 06:00
CRIME & LAW

Eight Garda cars involved in high-speed chase in south Dublin

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Vehicle being pursued is stopped by eight Garda vehicles at the Harold’s Cross Bridge
Crime & Law Sat, 16 Feb 2019 11:51

Death of John Stalker who investigated RUC shootings of suspected IRA members

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Former Manchester deputy chief constable had also worked on Moors murders
Crime & Law Fri, 15 Feb 2019 23:22

Tensions rise in direct provision centres as asylum claims hit 10-year high

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Overcrowding in centres is now so ‘acute’ that maintenance work cannot be carried out
Crime & Law Fri, 15 Feb 2019 02:00

Judges vent frustration over Government plans to cut payouts

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Chief Justice ‘irritated’ he only learned of Minister for Justice’s proposals in newspaper
Crime & Law Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00