More teachers worked than were absent on strike days

Official figures show more secondary school teachers turned up for work than were absent on strike days in recent months.The industrial action on December 2 and January 22 was organised in protest at plans for Junior Cert reform.According to payroll...

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Government expected to announce tax cuts and spending increases today

The Government will today signal €1.5bn in tax cuts and spending increases in its 'Spring Statement'. Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin is also expected to secure Cabinet approval this morning to begin talks with public sector unions to reverse pay and...

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Prayers for Karen Buckley in Cork

Prayers are being said for Karen Buckley tonight in Cork, following her removal from Mallow this evening.The 24 year old...

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Taoiseach: Yes vote will be the making of us as a nation

The Taoiseach says it would be the making of us as a nation if the same-sex Marriage referendum is passed...

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Noonan rules out widening terms of reference of Siteserv inquiry

The Minister for Finance has ruled out widening the terms of reference in the SiteServ inquiry to include transactions at...

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Judge appointed to monitor conflicts of interest in Siteserv sale review

Judge Iarfhlaith O'Neill has been appointed to monitor conflicts of interest in the IBRC transaction review.The Minister for Finance has...

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Hotel offers 50% discount to anyone who rips down NO posters

A Dublin hotel has offered a 50% discount to anyone who arrives at the hotel with a poster supporting a...

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Thousands gather in Cork town to pay tribute to Karen Buckley

Thousands of people are paying their respects to the family of Karen Buckley in Co Cork this evening.The 24-year-old graduate...

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Stormont rejects same-sex marriage proposal

A proposal to have same-sex marriage legalised in the North has been rejected today.It is the fourth time the divisive...

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GRA president calls for end to direct political control of Garda Síochána

Garda Representative Association president Dermot O'Brien is today calling for an end to direct political control over policing.Some 150 delegates...

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Robinson warns against ‘lynch mob’ approach after Wells resignation

The North's First Minister Peter Robinson has said Jim Wells should not be subjected to a "lynch mob" by critics.The...

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Cork woman claims €500k prize six weeks after finding Euromillions ticket in press

A woman from Cork is half a million euro richer after finding a winning Euromillions ticket in her press, six...

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Group calling for ‘No’ vote in Marriage Referendum calls for debate with Taoiseach

A group campaigning for a 'No' vote in the Marriage Equality Referendum is calling on the Taoiseach to take part...

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Taoiseach: Yes to marriage equality will be the making of Ireland

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny says it would be the making of us as a nation if the Marriage Equality Referendum...

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Noonan to ask banks to reduce interest rates

By David RaleighThe Minister for Finance Michael Noonan is to call a meeting of the six major lenders in the...

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Gastric bypass operations to resume at Dublin hospital

Gastric bypass operations are to resume at a Dublin hospital, after cuts stopped the programme for almost a year.Some 250...

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Noonan: Siteserv inquiry will not look at AIB

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has ruled out widening the terms of reference in the SiteServ inquiry to include transactions...

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Judge asks jury to use ‘common sense’ as they deliberate in ‘assisted suicide’ case

The jury in the trial of a taxi driver in connection with the alleged assisted suicide of an MS sufferer...

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Survey finds Irish people need to become familiar with their home country

More than a third of Irish people are unable to find Cavan on a map, a survey by Jury's Inn...

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Online application system for student grants opens

The body charged with awarding grants to students has announced its online application system for the academic year 2015 to...

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