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Mayor drives Cork city council’s latest environmental initiative

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT

Just days after banning plastic cups in City Hall, the Lord Mayor of Cork is going electric.

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Volunteers to support successful West Cork Rapid Response service

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT

A new “network” of volunteer personnel from across the emergency services has been established to support the work of the hugely successful West Cork Rapid Response service.

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Waterford Greenway on track for coveted national award

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT

Waterford’s hurlers may have come up slightly short at Croke Park last September but the county’s recently-opened Greenway has a chance of coming away from the venue with an All-Ireland title next month.

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Fermoy suffers as motorists avoid toll road

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT

Public representatives are seeking an urgent meeting with a toll company which manages a section of the M8 in an effort to ease traffic gridlock in a provincial town off the motorway linking Cork and Dublin.

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Walkway dedicated to St Declan can become ‘Irish Camino’

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT

Imagine celebrating Ireland’s national apostle, not in March, but in high summer.

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Plan to sell more homes with tenants in place

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT

The Housing Minister is examining measures which would see more homes sold with tenants in place.

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College life offers challenge but most satisfied

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT

More than one-third of Irish third-level students feel like “detached consumers” in terms of their education.

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Death toll in Kinahan-Hutch feud rises to 14

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT

A third nephew of Gerry Hutch has been named as the latest murder victim in the Kinahan/Hutch feud.

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Welfare sector overpaid €111m

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT

The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection has said it is on target for savings for 2017, having identified €111m in overpayments, including €38.3m relating to 10,500 cases of suspected fraud.

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Windowless hotel bedrooms won’t see the light of day

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT

Dublin might be facing a shortage of hotels to cater for its millions of overseas visitors… but the city authorities have drawn the line on allowing windowless bedrooms to solve the problem.

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Mary Lou McDonald: ‘United Ireland best for unionists’

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT

Sinn Féin’s president-elect, Mary Lou McDonald, has said the party will try to convince unionists that a united Ireland is best for everyone.

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Fianna Fáil’s JimO’Callaghan ‘not learning Irish for a leadership bid’

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT

Fianna Fáil’s justice spokesman has denied he is learning Irish to increase his chances of becoming party leader.

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Government ponders additional clause for referendum

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT

The Government has yet to receive legal advice on the wording of a referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment and are still mulling over whether an additional clause will be added.

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RTÉ documentary offers a glimpse into how we eat

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT

As a nation, we munch almost 2m sandwiches a week, spend €20m a day on snacks, but only €3m on fruit and vegetables.

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Cork could become the hipster capital of Ireland

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT

You may scoff at their tight jeans and waistcoats, waxed beards and analysis of craft beers and coffees, but hipsters could help trigger regeneration in Irish cities.

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Limerick says goodbye to its rock star Dolores O’Riordan

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT

Yesterday, thousands of people attended a four-hour public reposal of rock star Dolores O’Riordan in her native Limerick. The county has begun three days of mourning.

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State aid to help people buy first home

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT

Government-backed mortgages will have lower interest rates

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Surgeons use 3D model of kidney to save Belfast mother’s life

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT

A 3D printed model of a kidney has been used in a life-saving transplant operation on a young Belfast mother in a medical first.

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Homelessness driving teens into Tusla’s care

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT

The homelessness crisis has been a factor in an increase in referrals to the Child and Family Agency, with the number expected to top 50,000 for last year, according to the chief executive of Tusla.

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