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McNulty controversy 'a Fine Gael matter'
2 Oct 2014 at 12:30pm
Minister for Arts Heather Humphreys has said she is not at liberty to say who mentioned John McNulty to her as a potential member of the board of the Irish Museum of Modern Art.
150 jobs announced for Waterford city
2 Oct 2014 at 11:45am
A pharmaceutical company has said it will create 150 jobs in Waterford with the siting of a new facility in the city.
Developers to build 10% of units for social houses
2 Oct 2014 at 12:10pm
Developers will now have to provide up to 10% of their housing units for social housing, under new reforms announced by the Department of the Environment.
Hogan questioned on political record at EU hearing
2 Oct 2014 at 11:54am
EU Commissioner-designate Phil Hogan has faced questions about Irish Water, planning inquiries and legal letters at a hearing to assess his suitability for the job.
Health service delivering 'less for less' - report
2 Oct 2014 at 12:06pm
Sustained cuts mean the health service is delivering "less for less", according to an unpublished report commissioned by Health Service Executive Director General Tony O'Brien.
140 jobs to go at Galway factory
2 Oct 2014 at 10:55am
The Beckman Coulter factory in Galway is to close with the loss of 140 jobs.
Hong Kong government tells protesters to disperse
2 Oct 2014 at 12:05pm
Hong Kong's government has told pro-democracy protesters to disperse peacefully as soon as possible after police were seen unloading boxes of rubber bullets.
UK lender writes off 330,000 debts over criteria
2 Oct 2014 at 11:06am
UK pay-day loan company Wonga is to write off the debts of 330,000 customers after it admitted it has made loans to people who could not afford to repay them.
Parents 'devastated' at Alice Gross death
2 Oct 2014 at 11:55am
The parents of Alice Gross the 14-year-old schoolgirl whose body was recovered in a river in west London on Tuesday have spoken of their devastation following the death of their daughter.
Northern Ireland facing budget shortfall
2 Oct 2014 at 10:38am
The British government has been formally alerted that Northern Ireland's powersharing administration is on track to go into the red by the end of this financial year in April.
IS committing 'staggering' violations in Iraq - UN
2 Oct 2014 at 11:32am
Militants from the Islamic State group in Iraq have carried out mass executions, abducted women and girls as sex slaves, and used children as fighters, the United Nations has said.
Ebola infection rate outstripping health supplies
2 Oct 2014 at 10:58am
People in Sierra Leone are being infected with Ebola at the rate of five every hour, according to the charity Save the Children.
Dalai Lama in 'informal' talks to return to Tibet
2 Oct 2014 at 11:45am
The Dalai Lama indicated he was in informal talks with China to make a historic pilgrimage to Tibet after more than half a century in exile.
Twins among six dead in Crimea sinkhole accident
2 Oct 2014 at 11:51am
Six people, including two three-year-old twins, have died after their car fell into a sinkhole near the Crimean capital of Simferopol.
Germany urged to act on 'Nazi death squads'
2 Oct 2014 at 11:59am
The Israeli branch of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre has urged Germany to prosecute alleged members of Nazi death squads during World War II, giving it a list of 80 suspects.
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