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Thursday, 27 July 2017

Taoiseach Says People On Minimum Wage Are Middle Class

Taoiseach Says People On Minimum Wage Are Middle Class
- The Taoiseach says he considers some people on the minimum wage to be 'middle class'. Leo Varadkar says those are the people to whom he refers ...

UN hearing to examine lack of mental health services in Irish prisons

UN hearing to examine lack of mental health services in Irish prisons
- A key issue we have been raising in advance of this hearing is the high number of people with mental health issues in prisons in Ireland," she said.

55% of Irish young people plan to ditch TV licence

55% of Irish young people plan to ditch TV licence
- A new online survey from Irish telecoms and broadband provider, Pure Telecom, has revealed that 55% of Irish TV licence holders aged 30 and under ...

Irish consumers second most confident in EU about online shopping

Irish consumers second most confident in EU about online shopping
- The growth in online shopping here is illustrated by the fact that nearly 60 per cent of people in Ireland bought online in 2016, up from 33.1 per cent in ...

When was homosexuality legalised in the UK and what was the penalty for gay men before the ...

When was homosexuality legalised in the UK and what was the penalty for gay men before the ...
Homosexuality was legalised in Scotland in 1980 and in Northern Ireland in 1981. In 1994 the age of consent for homosexual men was reduced to 18 ...

Trips to Ireland from UK drop 6.4% under Brexit effect

Trips to Ireland from UK drop 6.4% under Brexit effect
- Trips to Ireland from Britain fell by 6.4 per cent between April and June this year, according to figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), ...

The three things businesses need to survive Brexit

The three things businesses need to survive Brexit
- We export more to Ireland than we do to China, almost twice as much to ... 40% of businesses say that Brexit affected their investment decision.

All-Ireland visa needed for graduates post-Brexit, says university vice-chancellor

All-Ireland visa needed for graduates post-Brexit, says university vice-chancellor
- Mr Nixon also urged the Irish and UK governments to tackle the challenges facing universities in the post-Brexit era. Nixon argues that an all-Ireland ...

Sinn Féin committed to restoration of NI political institutions, says Gerry Adams during US visit

Sinn Féin committed to restoration of NI political institutions, says Gerry Adams during US visit
- Friends of Ireland group and the State Department to update them on political negotiations in Northern Ireland and the fallout from Brexit.

A taste of the fallout from Brexit

A taste of the fallout from Brexit
- A taste of the fallout from Brexit ... chlorine-washed chicken and hormone-laden beef, surely any “Ireland-UK friendly” Brexit deal will mean that we are ...

The divorce of Britain and the EU's bank may get messy

The divorce of Britain and the EU's bank may get messy
- It's not only the member states who are represented in the Brexit talks by the ... It is currently preparing another round of major loans to Ireland and has been ... Leaving simply does not make sense (but then nor does Brexit). Agreeing ...

Beware of quick fixes in rural development

Beware of quick fixes in rural development
- As Brexit approaches, the development of Ireland's regions will come into even sharper focus. Exporting sectors, such as agri-food, tourism and ...