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© Reuters. The U.S. dollar rose on Monday. Investing.com - The U.S. dollar rallied from an earlier low as sterling...
'Political accountability' needed for ongoing crises in the health service - Fianna Fail Health Minister Simon Harris said individuals could face sanctions over National Children’s Hospital cost overruns (Niall Carson/PA Wire) Fianna Fail TDs have called for political accountability for the ongoing crises that have besieged the health service. The demands will ramp up pressure on Health Minister Simon Harris who is...
Serial killer staged photos of his dead victims in fur coats Killer: Bruce McArthur posed corpses with cigars in their mouths Serial killer Bruce McArthur staged photos of some of his victims after they died, posing corpses in fur coats with cigars in their mouths, a prosecutor said at his sentencing hearing. The former gardener preyed on men from Toronto's Gay Village...
Venice visitor tax is 'useless and damaging' - tourism minister   Plans to charge tourists €3 were announced by Luigi Brugnaro, the mayor of Venice. Photo: PA A tourist tax that Venice is to introduce in May has been criticised by Italy's tourism minister as "useless and damaging". Plans to charge tourists €3 were announced by Luigi Brugnaro, the mayor of the city....
Gardaí arrest two men after high-speed chase and number of overnight burglaries (Stock picture) Two men have been arrested this morning after a high-speed chase following a number of overnight burglaries at business premises in counties Wicklow and Wexford. Shortly after 2am a gang of at least three men forced entry into a filling station in Gorey Town. Cigarettes along with an undisclosed...
Cancer patients were among 40,000 hit by walkout Determined: From left, nurses Ciara Byrne, Susan Sherwood and Clare Harte outside St Luke’s General Hospital in Kilkenny. Photo: Damien Eagers Cancer patients and the elderly were caught up in the shutdown of vital hospital and community services as nurses again took to the picket line. Several cancer surgeries had to be cancelled, causing...
'Stick to the left you stupid b***h' - the realities of cycling in Dublin 'We're people with families, friends and jobs we're trying to get to safely. But we become targets on two wheels' Cycle lane Would you rather get hit by a car while cycling or have motorists shout abuse at you as you ride past? It sounds like one of those...
NCH costs: Who are the key players? Minister for Health Simon Harris. Photo: Arthur CarronPaschal Donohoe. Photo: Gareth Chaney, CollinsJim Breslin. Picture: Tom BurkeRobert Watt Simon Harris The Public Expenditure Minister has faced questions over his oversight of the costs of the NCH, one of the biggest capital projects in the history of the State. Last night, he told the Finance Committee...
What do I need to become a top graphic designer? While there’s no secret formula to becoming a top graphic designer, there are certain qualities and traits that definitely contribute to your success. Whether you’re considering a career in the creative industry or you’re a designer looking to set yourself apart from your peers, this is what you’ll need. Analytical mindset Design is...
Letters to the Editor: 'New waste crackdown is like a return of the Poor Laws' Under a new system flat rate fees will be banned, meaning households which only use the black bin to dispose of waste will pay higher charges (stock photo) Is that why the Government spent that staggering €38m on the Eircode system ("'Bin garda' to crack down...

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