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 2021-10-04 16:03 

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Consumer spending helps lower deficit in September...

A strong recovery in consumer spending and higher than expected corporation tax helped push the deficit in the public finances lower in September....

 2021-10-04 15:22 

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EMA backs Pfizer booster shots for over-18s...

The European Medicines Agency has said that booster doses of the Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer may be considered at least six months after the second dose, for people aged 18 years and older....

 2021-10-04 15:17 

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AG requested to finish work on three cases - Taoiseach...

Taoiseach Michel Martin has said that Attorney General Paul Gallagher requested to finish work on three cases when he took up the Government role last year....

 2021-10-04 14:53 

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NDP commits 4.4bn to primary, second-level education...

The National Development Plan commits 4.4bn in spending to primary and second-level education as well as just under 2.9bn to spending in further and higher education....

 2021-10-04 14:34 

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Star Trek's Shatner to 'boldly go' with Blue Origin...

Blue Origin has confirmed that William Shatner, who starred as Captain James T Kirk in the original Star Trek series, will fly aboard the company's next crewed rocket on 12 October....

 2021-10-04 14:06 

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Metro North delay latest in long list of postponements...

Sceptics have long claimed that Dublin's Metro North will never be built and the latest postponement of the project will only encourage that belief....

 2021-10-04 12:44 

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Ex-garda superintendent charged over cannabis seizure...

A retired Garda superintendent has been charged over a 600,000 cannabis seizure at his home in Dublin last week....

 2021-10-04 12:12 

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NDP: Commitments made to your region...

The National Development Plan - Project Ireland 2040 - will commit to expenditure on capital projects totalling more than 165 billion. Here is a breakdown of how it will affect various regions in Ireland....

 2021-10-04 11:30 

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Michaela McAreavey's widower vows to fight for justice...

The widower of Co Tyrone teacher Michaela McAreavey, who was murdered in Mauritius in 2011, has vowed to fight on for justice despite reports of the death of a key witness in the case....

 2021-10-04 11:22 

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Man who murdered former partner jailed for life...

A man who beat his former partner to death has been given the mandatory sentence of life in prison....

 2021-10-04 10:56 

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Focus on climate and environment in Govt's NDP...

The Government will sign off on the National Development Plan at a meeting in UCC, before formally launching it in Pirc Ui Chaoimh...

 2021-10-04 10:44 

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US duo win 2021 Nobel Prize in Medicine...

American scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian have won the 2021 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch....

 2021-10-04 08:27 

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Sintecare advisory group to meet as new group to form...

Members of the Slintecare Implementation Advisory Council are to meet this morning to discuss the latest developments surrounding the group....

 2021-10-04 08:04 

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Panama law firm implicated in 'Pandora Papers'...

A prestigious Panamanian law firm was named in the so-called "Pandora Papers" as implicated in the creation of offshore shell companies meant to hide money in tax havens for more than 160 politicians and public figures....

 2021-10-04 07:48 

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Govt urged to scrap pandemic bonus plan...

The Government needs to scrap its plan for frontline pandemic bonus payments and a new bank holiday because it will burden future generations with increased debt, CEO of the Irish Small and Medium Business Association Neil McDonnell has said....

 2021-10-04 07:47 

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California oil spill kills fish, damages wetlands...

A large oil spill off the southern California coast left fish dead, birds mired in oil and wetlands contaminated, in what local officials called an environmental catastrophe....

 2021-10-04 07:41 

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Police officer to appear in court charged with rape...

A serving Metropolitan Police officer is expected to appear in court later charged with rape....

 2021-10-04 07:36 

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Government receives revised text on OECD tax plan...

RT News has learned that Ireland has received the revised text on the OECD plan that aims to set a global, minimum corporate tax rate....

 2021-10-04 07:30 

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Japan's parliament approves Kishida as new PM...

Japan's parliament has voted to approve Fumio Kishida as prime minister, with the new leader expected to announce a cabinet including both holdovers and fresh faces....

 2021-10-04 07:25 

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North and South Korea restore cross-border hotline...

North and South Korea restored their cross-border hotline today, a step that Seoul said could help improve relations after Pyongyang sparked global concern with a string of missile tests in recent weeks....

 2021-10-04 07:23 

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UK travel rules simplified to red list...

New rules introduced to make travel to the UK "easier and cheaper" have come into force....

 2021-10-04 07:20 

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Military begins fuel supply to UK petrol stations...

British army drivers have begun delivering supplies to beleaguered petrol stations in the UK hit by a fuel crisis....

 2021-10-04 07:00 

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Develop hydrogen as clean fuel, governments told...

Governments are being called on to lead the development of hydrogen as a clean fuel after a new report from the International Energy Agency said the world needs faster adoption of low-carbon hydrogen to get on track for a sustainable energy system by 2050...

 2021-10-04 06:44 

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Facebook chooses 'profit over safety' - whistleblower...

The whistleblower who shared a trove of Facebook documents alleging the social media giant knew its products were fueling hate and harming children's mental health has revealed her identity in a televised interview....

 2021-10-04 06:34 

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Prophet Muhammad cartoonist dies in car crash...

Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks, who lived under police protection after his 2007 depiction of the Prophet Muhammad prompted death threats, has died in a car crash....

 2021-10-04 06:29 

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New Zealand drops Covid zero goal after Delta outbreak...

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has admitted that New Zealand's widely praised "Covid zero" strategy had failed to halt a stubborn outbreak in Auckland and said a new approach was needed....

 2021-10-04 06:29 

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NI Protocol to be discussed at Conservative Party event...

Northern Ireland and Brexit will feature at the British Conservative Party Conference today, as Britain's Minister for EU Relations will say tinkering at the edges will not solve the UK's problems with the Northern Ireland protocol....

 2021-10-04 04:13 

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One person dies in Dublin road crash...

One person has died following a single-vehicle road crash in Dublin....

 2021-10-04 00:00 

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Govt to sign off on 165bn National Development Plan...

The National Development Plan (NDP) which will set out spending plans of more than 165 billion for capital projects will be unveiled in Cork later today....

 2021-10-04 00:00 

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High Court to hear challenge to abortion services in NI...

A legal challenge is to be heard to a move by Secretary of State Brandon Lewis to press Stormont to formally roll out abortion services in Northern Ireland....

 2021-10-03 21:22 

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Pandora Papers: The key revelations...

An investigation based on one of the biggest ever leaks of financial documents on Sunday exposed a hidden world of shielded wealth belonging to hundreds of politicians and billionaires....

 2021-10-03 19:02 

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Facebook pushes back over claim it is 'toxic' for teens...

Facebook has dismissed as "ludicrous" suggestions it contributed to the US Capitol riot on 6 January, a charge the social media giant expects will be leveled in an upcoming whistleblower interview....

 2021-10-03 18:02 

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Hidden wealth of leaders highlighted in Pandora Papers...

More than a dozen heads of state and government, including the King of Jordan and the Czech prime minister, have hidden millions in offshore tax havens, according to an investigation published today by the ICIJ media consortium....

 2021-10-03 16:50 

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Supply chain issues affect global recovery...

Power outages in China, chaos in Britain's petrol stations, factory closures in Germany - supply chain problems around the world are threatening to gnarl up a global recovery as countries try to re-emerge from pandemic-induced recessions....

 2021-10-03 15:49 

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Questioning of retired garda in crime probe continuing...

A retired senior garda officer is still being questioned as part of an investigation into the activities of an organised crime gang in Dublin....

 2021-10-03 15:23 

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Vicky Phelan returns after diagnosis of further tumours...

Cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan has said she has returned home from the United States and will receive palliative chemotherapy, after a scan showed her to have a number of new tumours....

 2021-10-03 15:13 

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Eight die after small plane crashes in Italy...

A private plane crashed into an empty building on the outskirts of Milan, northern Italy, today, killing all eight people on board, police said....

 2021-10-03 14:12 

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Concerns about partial repair of mica-affected homes...

A director of Engineers Ireland has raised concerns about conducting partial repairs to homes affected by mica rather than carrying out a full demolition and rebuild....

 2021-10-03 13:48 

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Labour TD 'surprised' AG acted for private clients...

The former leader of the Labour Party has said he was surprised to read about Paul Gallagher acting for private clients while also acting as Attorney General for the Government....

 2021-10-03 13:41 

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Merkel calls for compromise as coalition talks start...

Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel dropped a hint for political leaders to overcome their differences, as talks between the parties to choose her successor got under way, following last week's election....

 2021-10-03 13:19 

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Spain's PM pledges 200m for volcano-hit La Palma...

The Spanish government is to approve financial support worth 206 million to help the island of La Palma recover from the current volcanic eruption, the country's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has said....

 2021-10-03 12:54 

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Covid-19: 1,051 new cases reported by Dept of Health...

There have been 1,051 new cases of Covid-19 reported by the Department of Health....

 2021-10-03 12:33 

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3,000 paedophiles identified in French Catholic Church...

Some 3,000 paedophiles have operated inside the French Catholic Church since 1950, the head of an independent commission investigating the scandal has said ahead of the release of its report....

 2021-10-03 12:15 

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French tycoon Bernard Tapie dies aged 78...

French business magnate, actor and former politician Bernard Tapie, whose swagger and made-for-headlines career made him one of the country's best-known celebrities, has died at the age of 78....

 2021-10-03 11:49 

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NDP projects to be categorised based on climate impact...

All of the capital projects contained in the Government's 165 billion National Development Plan, which is due to be published in Cork tomorrow, will be divided into one of three catagories - depending on their climate impact....

 2021-10-03 10:31 

RTE

New Slintecare group to be operational next month...

A new Slintecare group, which will advise the Department of Health on Regional Health Areas, is expected to become operational next month....

 2021-10-03 09:44 

RTE

Man charged over Derry unrest on night of McKee murder...

A 53-year-old man has been charged with riot, assault, and throwing petrol bombs by detectives investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee....

 2021-10-03 09:35 

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North Korea accuses UN of double standards...

North Korea has accused the United Nations Security Council of applying double standards over military activities among UN member states amid international criticism over its recent missile tests....

 2021-10-03 08:47 

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New Zealand widens Covid lockdown as Delta spreads...

New Zealand's Delta variant outbreak has spread beyond Auckland, prompting Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, to put additional regions into a snap five-day lockdown....

 2021-10-03 08:34 

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Nua Healthcare to create 300 jobs...

Intellectual disability and mental health services provider, Nua Healthcare, is to create 300 new jobs....

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