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Ministers are meeting at Dublin Castle this afternoon to discuss a number of issues, including Brexit and the July stimulus package, which is aimed at saving businesses and jobs.
Posted: July 13, 2020, 2:22 pm
A 28-year-old man accused of the murder of a garda in Co Louth seven years ago has told the Central Criminal Court this morning he did not kill him.
Posted: July 13, 2020, 2:17 pm
Public transport companies are reporting a high compliance rate for the new face covering regulations that came into effect today.
Posted: July 13, 2020, 1:54 pm
A man has been arrested in connection with the investigation into the murder of Francis "Frankie" Dunne, whose body was found at a derelict house in Cork last December.
Posted: July 13, 2020, 1:02 pm
There have been further calls for clarification about self-isolation for people arriving into Ireland from overseas in relation to the possible spread of Covid-19.
Posted: July 13, 2020, 12:51 pm
In Northern Ireland 248 bands are marching as part of the 12 July celebrations while adhering to Covid-19 guidance in light of the pandemic.
Posted: July 13, 2020, 12:25 pm
Croke Park will host the next major event in the Muslim calendar, Eid Al Adha.
Posted: July 13, 2020, 12:06 pm
The deputy leader of the Green Party Catherine Martin has called for more clarity regarding Minister for Agriculture Barry Cowen's drink-driving conviction.
Posted: July 13, 2020, 11:45 am
A Dublin-based photographer has started a passion project called the "Colouring Book" where he is highlighting the work of people of colour in the Irish creative community.
Posted: July 13, 2020, 7:53 am
Drivers should not feel pressure to police new regulations making it mandatory to wear face coverings on public transport, the General Secretary of the National Bus and Rail Union has said.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 8:50 pm
Minister for Agriculture Barry Cowen has said he did not evade or attempt to evade a garda on the night he was found to be drink-driving in September 2016.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 6:24 pm
The Department of Health has announced that there have been no further deaths linked Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, however an additional 17 cases have been confirmed.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 6:19 pm
The title of the classic film about Muhammad Ali and George Foreman's famous Rumble In The Jungle boxing match perfectly sums up the lives of Irish soccer supporters during the Jack Charlton era.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 5:23 pm
National Day of Commemoration ceremonies have been held at Collins Barracks in Dublin, as well as at several other locations across the country.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 2:37 pm
Central Bank Governor Gabriel Makhlouf has said he is sceptical about tax reductions as part of the July stimulus package to help businesses, adding that the package must be focused on protecting the productive capacity of the economy.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 2:08 pm
A European ruling this week on Apple's tax affairs in Ireland will be keenly watched, with potentially far reaching consequences for all the parties involved, writes Business Editor Will Goodbody.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 1:18 pm
No fireworks but the odd fiery exchange during new Government's first week of proper Dáil business with a raft of legislation lined up in the coming weeks.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 9:09 am
President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to "legendary sporting icon" Jack Charlton.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 8:34 pm
For many Irish football fans and grassroots players, Jack Charlton's boys in green brought a splash of bright colour to a world that had been black and white and grey.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 8:32 pm
There have been two further deaths from Covid-19 and 23 additional confirmed cases of the disease reported to the Department of Health.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 8:10 pm


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