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Newly filed accounts show that over $75bn in profits moved through a subsidiary of Google that was incorporated in Ireland in 2019, more than three times more than a year earlier.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 5:56 pm
Ireland fell to a comprehensive 56-15 defeat to France in their second Women's Six Nations game at Donnybrook.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 5:50 pm
A murder investigation is under way after a woman was fatally stabbed in Dublin.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 5:37 pm
The High Court has ruled that a South African woman who challenged her detention in hotel quarantine is being detained lawfully.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 4:30 pm
There have been 420 new cases of Covid-19 reported by the Department of Health, as well as four further deaths.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 4:10 pm
The Government's draft Agri-Food Strategy for 2030 is proposing a 10% cut in biogenic methane emissions from farming but does not say whether livestock numbers should rise, fall or stay at current levels.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 3:17 pm
The Government will introduce the planned new Sláintecare public-only contracts for hospital consultants this year as part of a move towards universal healthcare, the Minister for Health has confirmed.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 2:19 pm
There is no change to the official Government policy on the vaccine priority list to focus on people aged 18 to 30, a spokesperson has told RTÉ News.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 1:34 pm
A service station in Kilkenny city has been confirmed as the winning location for last Wednesday night's winning Lotto jackpot ticket worth over €12.7m.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 12:04 pm
There is increasing confidence in Government that restrictions on inter-county travel could be lifted at some point in June.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 11:54 am
The High Court has approved a settlement of €23.5m to a 16-year-old girl who suffered catastrophic brain injuries during her birth.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 9:23 am
The pace of events in relation to Covid-19 this week was breathtaking with news developments happening faster than the stories could be typed, according to RTÉ's Health Correspondent Fergal Bowers.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 8:42 am
An Irish couple who are in Ukraine have welcomed news that Irish citizens travelling abroad for surrogacy will be exempt from hotel quarantine when they return to Ireland.
Posted: April 16, 2021, 9:54 pm
The Department of Health has been notified of 11 further deaths related to Covid-19 and 420 new cases.
Posted: April 16, 2021, 8:10 pm
Two men have been charged in connection with the alleged hijacking of a taxi in Co Galway last night.
Posted: April 16, 2021, 7:58 pm
The European Commission has said the Government should use "less restrictive" quarantine measures for citizens arriving from five EU member states and that there should be clear exemptions for essential travel to Ireland.
Posted: April 16, 2021, 6:49 pm
The Gate Theatre in Dublin will stream a play starring Stephen Rea and Judith Roddy. Viewers can watch 'The Visiting Hour' form their own homes.
Posted: April 16, 2021, 6:48 pm
KBC Bank Ireland has announced that it is in discussions about the possible sale of its performing loan assets and liabilities to Bank of Ireland.
Posted: April 16, 2021, 4:53 pm
Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has said that the new Criminal Justice Hate Crime Bill will provide for tougher sentences where crimes can be linked to hate or prejudice.
Posted: April 16, 2021, 3:57 pm
An ancient tomb, described by archaeologists as "untouched" and "highly unusual" has been discovered on the Dingle Peninsula in Co Kerry.
Posted: April 16, 2021, 3:16 pm


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