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May seeks EU backstop compromise to save Brexit deal

2 hours 52 min ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May travels to Brussels for the second time in three days today, battling to save her Brexit deal and her political career.

ECB expected to end its massive bond buying programme

4 hours 18 min ago
The European Central Bank is expected to formally end its massive bond buying programme today.

Fossil fuels account for over 90% of energy used - SEAI

4 hours 38 min ago
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland says Ireland is facing a significant and urgent challenge to reduce the use of fossil fuels

Rents rising but number of landlords falling - report

5 hours 17 min ago
The cost of renting a home here continued to rise between October and December, according to new data.

Strasbourg mourns dead as manhunt for shooter continues

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 11:15pm
The Strasbourg streets that saw terror unleashed at a Christmas market last night have reopened, as members of the public ventured outdoors to leave dozens of messages, candles and flowers for those who were shot.

EU will not offer legal backstop guarantees - diplomats

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 10:17pm
EU officials have downplayed the prospects of Britain being given legally-binding guarantees on the Irish backstop at tomorrow's EU summit in Brussels.

May sees off confidence vote but rancour remains

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 10:16pm
There is a joke in Westminster these days that you can now assess the scale of the political crisis by counting the gazebos erected in front of parliament.

New employment legislation to be introduced next March

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 5:54pm
Legislation to protect workers in casual and precarious employment is set to come into force next March, according to the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty.

Children return to school buildings after safety works

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 5:22pm
Two west Dublin primary schools are making plans for the return of children to their original classrooms after confirmation today that precautionary works to address structural safety concerns at the schools have been completed.

EU leaders to discuss Brexit options after meeting May

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 5:01pm
Theresa May will be given an opportunity to "update" EU leaders on Brexit before they discuss the situation and "adopt relevant conclusions" in her absence, European Council president Donald Tusk has said.

Donegal Cllr goes on trial for assault causing harm

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 4:49pm
A Donegal County Councillor has gone on trial charged with assault causing harm to two men in two separate incidents.

DPP seeking retrial of former FG councillor Fred Forsey

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 4:29pm
The Director of Public Prosecutions is seeking a retrial of former Fine Gael town councillor Fred Forsey Jr on corruption charges.

Man in his 60s killed in road collision in Dublin

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 4:09pm
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a man in his 60s was killed in a road collision in Dublin.

RTÉ reveals the top 10 presenters' earnings for 2016

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 4:04pm
RTÉ has published the fees earned by its Top 10 highest-paid presenters. The figures cover earnings for 2016, and as in previous years, are published two years in arrears.

Martin moves to quell party fears over Govt support

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 4:00pm
The Confidence and Supply Agreement was never a product of normal times, writes Political Correspondent Micheál Lehane.

Fianna Fáil renews Confidence and Supply Agreement

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 3:52pm
Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin has said his party will guarantee the Government can continue throughout 2019 and an election may be held early in 2020.

CUH issues apology following death of a patient

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 3:11pm
Cork University Hospital has apologised to the family of a 58-year-old man who died two days after he was admitted with chest pain.

Maurice McCabe receives special award from the RSA

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 2:59pm
The former garda sergeant Maurice McCabe has received a special recognition award by the Road Safety Authority for his work highlighting the cancellation of penalty points.

Gardaí appeal for info about an alleged sex assault

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 2:09pm
Gardaí in Irishtown are investigating an alleged sexual assault on Sunday 9 December 2018.

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