Monday 17 June, 2013
41 years ago today, the Watergate break-in took place, which led to the resignation of Richard Nixon. Carl Bernstein, one of the journalists that broke the story, was in Dalkey last night to speak about how it changed America.
Sunday 16 June, 2013
Speaking at the Tom Johnson Summer School in Cork, the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore says as a partner in government there are things they have not yet achieved, but there have been achievements.
Statistics show that the amount of money earned in Ireland by migrants and temporary workers and then sent abroad has fallen since the Ireland’s economic downturn.
Saturday 15 June, 2013
Bloomsday breakfast, walks, talks, plays, music and a world record attempt – just some of the ways James Joyce is being remembered tomorrow. Here’s what’s going on.
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
The three fishermen brothers who died on Wednesday after their boat capsized were laid to rest today.
A crowd of 1,500 protesters took to the streets of Belfast today to march against the G8 Summit.
Merkel said there will have to be more mobility if the youth unemployment figures are to be reduced.
The final €6 billion left in National Pensions Reserve Fund is to be used to boost employment, says Richard Bruton TD.
Friday 14 June, 2013
Sinn Fein’s Pearse Doherty wants location devices to be worn by all fishermen who are out at sea.
Thursday 13 June, 2013
Minister Jan O’Sullivan says she wants to maintain the national regeneration programmes put in place over the years and pledges €80 million investment to disadvantaged communities.
Schools, hospitals, public transport and flights disrupted as two of Greece’s largest unions stage 24-hour protest.
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said all organisations, including the Catholic Church, has a right to voice their opinion on the abortion issue.
This time last week we were all outside enjoying the sun, but this week is a whole different story. Does the sunshine make you a happier person?
Off on your holidays today? The good news is Aer Lingus and Ryanair are operating their full schedule today, but there could still be some delays.
Sunday 26 May, 2013
… and it’s above a McDonalds. What other strange, but beautiful buildings around the country house our government get-togethers?
Friday 24 May, 2013
A child beauty pageant organiser who is bringing an American-style version to Ireland this year has hit back against criticism, stating these competitions have been in the US for over fifty years.
The organisation holds over 2.5 million architectural drawings and 500,000 photographs of Irish buildings.
Negotiations have “concluded” on the Haddington Road deal, said the junior finance minister, adding less favourable conditions will apply to those unions who reject it.
The research project aims to identify the most immediate and important safety and quality issues in the health service and improve care by developing changes in policy and practice.
Transferring more weapons to Syria can only “exacerbate a hellish scenario for civilians” says Oxfam, who say extending the embargo would avoid fuelling an arms race.
The one hour programme will showcase the BioBlitz competition in action, an event where nature and wildlife enthusiasts attempt to record the most species of wildlife over a 24-hour period.
A study shows that more blood donors will be needed in the future to cater for the ‘grey tsunami of ageing populations’ and the complex surgeries they will be getting.
The new law will see restraining orders obtained in your home country having the same standing in law across all EU states.
Thursday 23 May, 2013
A survey of 38 major tech companies estimates there’s 4,500 job vacancies in the ICT sector, but there is a major skills shortage.
The soldier killed in a machete attack on a London street has been named as Drummer Lee Rigby.
The ‘time-lapse’ technology can pinpoint the abnormalities in human embryos that cause IVF failure or miscarriage and raises live birth rates by 56 per cent.
Following Hugh Lane’s death, there was a dispute between Dublin and London over the collections possession – it was decided to split the collection between the two cities.
Unless rape, incest, risk to a woman’s health and fatal foetal abnormality are included in Ireland’s abortion law, Amnesty International’s 2013 report notes Ireland is off base.
Wednesday 22 May, 2013
In an attempt to discover “what is normal” researchers have found that your feet can be home to more than 200 varieties of fungi and recommend flip flops in the locker room.
A report by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland looked at the impact day-to-day operations would have on Ireland and what would happen in the event of a severe nuclear accident.
Thursday 16 May, 2013
At least 15 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the attack in the Afghan capital.
A survey for Standard Life found that the average adult has a pension of about €4,000 per annum to live on.
The latest report by the ESRI says accessing finance is the third most reported problem facing small businesses in Ireland.
Tablet devices for nurses and electronic medical records – just some of the ideas showcased at a digital healthcare gathering in Dublin yesterday.
Wednesday 15 May, 2013
A “vigorous” investigation by Belize authorities is underway after an ancient site dating back 2,300 years was nearly destroyed for crushed rocks to be used in a road fill.
The Irish movers and shakers of the film industry are off to Cannes to promote Ireland’s movie-making talents.