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ENVIRONMENT

Extinction Rebellion urges action on ‘calamitous’ rising sea levels

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More than 60 per cent of the population of Ireland live within 10 kilometres of the coast
Environment Mon, 16 Sep 2019 23:01

Majority of State’s plastics cannot be recycled, says Bruton

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Minister calls for reduction in avoidable food waste with plans to ban single-use plastics
Environment Mon, 16 Sep 2019 18:43

Government to ban single-use plastics in waste sector overhaul

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Bruton to announce plans to cut landfill disposal by 60% and food waste by 50%
Environment Mon, 16 Sep 2019 01:20
PERSONAL FINANCE

What college students and parents need to know about money

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From picking the right bank to avoiding big debt, take a prudent approach to college
Personal Finance Tue, 17 Sep 2019 04:11

What students – and their parents – need to know about money

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From picking the right bank to avoiding big debt, take a prudent approach to college
Personal Finance Tue, 17 Sep 2019 04:11

Booze, fags and fuel: Is Dublin or Newry cheaper?

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Cigarettes and diesel are cheaper in the Republic, new Revenue price survey finds
Personal Finance Mon, 16 Sep 2019 12:00
OTHER

Conor McGregor may have announced return to UFC

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Dubliner has not fought since last October amidst a sea of controversial incidents
Other Mon, 16 Sep 2019 08:13
MUSIC

Tina Turner: ‘I had a terrible life. I just kept going. You just keep going’

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She was a star in her 20s, battled years of abuse, topped the charts in her 40s, toured in her 60s, and now she would like to sleep in
Music Tue, 17 Sep 2019 05:00
IRELAND

Ireland says EU Apple €13bn tax decision is ‘confused and inconsistent’

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Day one of Apple appeal: Lawyers for Ireland claim EU case is ‘fundamentally flawed’
Ireland Tue, 17 Sep 2019 09:14
PRICEWATCH

Our Italian wedding was ruined by a cancelled Aer Lingus flight

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Pricewatch: Journey home from Italy took members of wedding party 33 hours
Pricewatch Mon, 16 Sep 2019 01:06

Our entire wedding was ruined by a cancelled Aer Lingus flight

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Pricewatch: Journey home from Italy took members of wedding party 33 hours
Pricewatch Mon, 16 Sep 2019 01:06
MARKETS

Oil prices soar to three-decade highs after attacks halve Saudi output

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Brent crude spikes 20% on open in biggest percentage move since 1990 Kuwait invasion
Markets Mon, 16 Sep 2019 05:46

Oil prices soar after attacks halve Saudi output

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Brent crude spikes 20% on open in biggest percentage move since 1990 Kuwait invasion
Markets Mon, 16 Sep 2019 05:46
ECONOMY

Chris Johns: Tech monopolies are getting away with financial murder

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Piketty’s call for more aggressive redistribution may finally be answered by politicians
Economy Sun, 15 Sep 2019 11:33
EUROPE

French woman set to be rehabilitated as world’s oldest person

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Jeanne Calment died in 1997, aged 122. New research has rejected claims she was a fraud
Europe Mon, 16 Sep 2019 12:54

Boris Johnson’s trip to Luxembourg descends into high farce

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British prime minister takes a pass at the Duchy after being smoked out by protesters
Europe Mon, 16 Sep 2019 18:03
PARENTING

Seven children later, I am still judged as a mother, mainly by other mothers

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I thought I was immune to criticism until, two weeks ago, my daughter caught mumps
Parenting Mon, 16 Sep 2019 05:01

‘Our toddler prefers his dad to me. I feel like a bad mother’

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My husband is a stay-at-home dad while I work long hours. I feel guilty about not being there
Parenting Sun, 15 Sep 2019 15:01
CONSTRUCTION

Cost of rebuilding homes now back at boom-time levels

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SCSI’s rebuilding cost guide shows average cost of rebuild in Dublin is nearly €208,000
Construction Mon, 16 Sep 2019 23:01
NEWS

355 workers temporarily laid off from Larry Goodman plant

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Company says further 182 jobs could also in be danger before end of week
News Tue, 17 Sep 2019 07:10

Rebuilding fire-trap complex Priory Hall will cost State €40m

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Completed reconstruction of Dublin estate set to top five times original estimate
News Tue, 17 Sep 2019 00:00

Gerry Adams’ IRA denial ‘a lie’, veteran republican says in TV series

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Des Long says he sat opposite Adams at meetings of the IRA’s Army Council
News Tue, 17 Sep 2019 06:24

Repairing defects at Sandyford apartments to cost up to €10m

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Fire safety shortcomings estimated to cost €11,000-€14,000 per apartment to remedy
News Tue, 17 Sep 2019 00:41

Spending increases beyond budget limits ‘not possible’, departments told

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Limits allow for budget-day package of €2.8 billion, with €2.1 billion already committed
News Mon, 16 Sep 2019 23:53

Cost of redeveloping Priory Hall passes €50m

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Reconstruction of Dublin estate complete but set to top five times the original estimate
News Tue, 17 Sep 2019 00:00

Defence Forces pay review body needs ‘urgent consideration’

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Fianna Fáil TD criticises ‘policy of inertia’ on issue and believes link to Ictu should be explored
News Mon, 16 Sep 2019 20:58

Beef dispute: Meadow Meats says 100 jobs at risk as factory faces closure

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Processors says thousands of job losses are now inevitable due to blockades
News Mon, 16 Sep 2019 06:24

GoSafe speed cameras facing industrial action by workers

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Consortium awarded €115.5m State contract in line for dispute over toilets, pay,conditions
News Mon, 16 Sep 2019 18:58

Harris targets free GP care for children under eight by mid-2020

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Doctors’ representative cautions that outcome of negotiations ‘should not be assumed’
News Mon, 16 Sep 2019 18:08

From Newbridge to Russia in a Micra, three Irish men finish Mongol Rally

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Friends said there were more bumps along the 19,000km road than anticipated
News Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:19

Beef dispute: Farmers picket factories as talks fail to fix price concerns

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Group representing some of those protesting says decision lies with individual farmers
News Mon, 16 Sep 2019 06:24

Dáil returns with parties set to battle over health and housing under Brexit cloud

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The domestic political battlegrounds are health, housing and the rising cost of living
News Mon, 16 Sep 2019 12:48

Douglas Village shopping centre likely to be closed until summer 2020

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Demolition work due on section of multistorey car park damaged in recent fire
News Sun, 15 Sep 2019 18:47

RTÉ must ‘transform itself’ in response to falling revenue, Minister says

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Richard Bruton says salaries paid to top presenters ‘should be examined’
News Sun, 15 Sep 2019 14:10

Farmers continue beef pickets at 14 plants as talks fail to resolve concerns over price

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Group representing picketers says decision lies with individual farmers
News Mon, 16 Sep 2019 06:24

Beef dispute: Agreement reached between farmers and processors

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Companies will not follow through on deal if pickets by farmers at meat plants continue
News Sun, 15 Sep 2019 14:57
HEALTH & FAMILY

Heartening news for those aiming to minimise cardiac risk

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Recent research offers hope even to people who only ever manage small improvements
Health & Family Mon, 16 Sep 2019 05:01

Young addicts: ‘For every two pints friends drank, I drank four’

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Two young men talk about their challenges on the road from addiction to recovery
Health & Family Mon, 16 Sep 2019 05:01
SOCIAL AFFAIRS

‘Mary’ case referred to Garda over reckless endangerment claims

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Minister for Children referred case to gardaí in 2018 following whistleblower disclosure
Social Affairs Mon, 16 Sep 2019 23:01

Child left in abusive home ‘consistently failed’ by State

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Highly critical report finds State failed to act on gross neglect and emotional abuse
Social Affairs Mon, 16 Sep 2019 01:09

Locals concerned about Oughterard asylum centre to protest around the clock

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Residents fear former hotel is being converted into a direct provision centre
Social Affairs Sun, 15 Sep 2019 16:27