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New direct-provision centre in Clare after 30% rise in asylum-seeker applications
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:28

A 30% surge in asylum seeker applications here last year has resulted in the State moving to open “as a matter of urgency” a new direct pr...

Rugby rape trial adjourned for a day after juror falls ill
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:31

No evidence is being heard in Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding’s rape trial today because a juror is unwell. Ireland:

KBC Bank Ireland sees fall in profits after tracker scandal
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:24

KBC Bank Ireland has reported a full-year net profit of €183m after tax and impairments for 2017. Business:

UCD introducing gender neutral toilets and transgender changing facilities
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:22

UCD is designating 170 toilets across its campus as gender neutral. Top Stories:

Dutchman Luiten holds off Chris Wood to win in Oman
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:25

Joost Luiten fired a closing 68 to hold off the challenge of England's Chris Wood and win the inaugural NBO Oman Open. RTÉ Sport golf

Minister Richard Bruton launches supercomputer naming competition
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:31

The Minister for Education & Skills Richard Bruton and ICHEC has launched a competition to name Ireland’s newest supercomputer which will be mad...

Brian Hayes: ECON recommendations on CCCTB would 'destroy Irish corporate tax revenue'
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:09

Recommendations for a Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB) were voted on this afternoon by the European Parliament's Economic Affairs Commit...

Plans underway to ensure Ireland is better prepared for natural disasters
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:42

The European Commission is in talks with the Government here on providing facilities to address issues such as forest fires and hurricanes like 'Storm...

Trump meets students, parents and teachers affected by school shootings
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:26

Parents, teachers and students affected by school shootings over the past two decades have met President Donald Trump as the White House sought to sho...

Pretty pastels and frou-frou frocks rule as stars hold Time’s Up roses at Brits
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 03:36

After the blackout at the Baftas, there was plenty of colour at the Brit Awards. Top Stories:

Cora Staunton needs surgery for her fourth broken nose, but will play next Sunday
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:26

Cora Staunton will require surgery on the broken nose sustained in her club Greater Western Sydney Giants’ win over Collingwood last weekend. S...

'Tiger's heyday is gone, but he can win another Major'
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:26

Padraig Harrington concedes Tiger Wood's very best days are long gone, but he still fully believes the 42-year-old has another Major in him. RTÉ Spo...

Cyber security company to create 100 jobs in Dublin
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:24

A hundred jobs are being created at a cyber security software firm in Dublin. Top Stories:

New universal handicap to be introduced in 2020
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:25

Golfers will be able to take a universal handicap to courses around the world from 2020 in a shake-up of the system announced by organisers on Tuesday...

Here are the best beaches in Ireland, Europe and the world, according to TripAdvisor users
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:26

TripAdvisor has announced the top beaches in the world, Europe and Ireland, according to traveller reviews and ratings on the site last year. Ireland...

President Higgins aiming for second term in office
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:21

President Michael D Higgins is to seek a second term in office, according to sources in Leinster House. Ireland:

Woods back as US vice-captain for Ryder Cup
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:40

He was part of the US backroom team that helped to mastermind the 2016 win and he'll be back at the Ryder Cup in September. RTÉ Sport golf

Eurostar tickets to Amsterdam go on sale
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:24

Tickets for the new Eurostar service between London and Amsterdam go on sale on Tuesday. Business:

Oprah Winfrey matches Clooneys’ 500,000 dollars for student marches against guns
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:25

Winfrey said she “couldn’t agree more” with George Clooney and his wife Amal. Top Stories:

Disputed Stormont 'deal' pages leaked
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 05:24

The parties disagree on whether a power-sharing agreement was on the table before the talks collapsed. BBC News - Northern Ireland

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