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Gardaí arrest man after woman (75) killed on farm Chrissie Treacy Gardaí investigating the circumstances of a farm death have arrested a man this morning. Chrissie Treacy (75) was killed on her family farm at Boula, near Portumna, Co Galway, in April after an incident in which she was struck by a vehicle. The incident happened shortly after 4pm on the Friday, April...
Editorial: 'Abandoning vote on Brexit deal smacks of desperation' British Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: PA There may be a risk of further frying the brains of the nation with Brexit information overload. But there is a greater risk of being blind to the fact we are a step closer to a no-deal meltdown following yesterday's unprecedented events in the Commons. Something very...
'Annual flu jab can help people with heart issues live longer' Getting an annual flu jab could help people with heart problems live longer, a new study suggests. Getting an annual flu jab could help people with heart problems live longer, a new study suggests. Influenza is serious or even fatal for patients with heart failure because they already have poor circulation...
Dramatic fall in number of students entering third-level to study computing Stock Image There has been dramatic 8pc fall in the number of students entering third-level to study computing courses. Employment prospects are good with 81pc of recent Irish tech graduates now walking straight into a job, overwhelmingly in Ireland. But despite a high demand for these graduates, and some of the best...
Lakeland Dairies milk price drops by one cent for November Milking parlour. Lakeland Dairies has reduced its milk price by one cent for the month of November. It will pay 32.06 cent per litre, inclusive of VAT and a lactose bonus for November milk supplies. This is a 1 cent per litre reduction on the October milk price. Lakeland Dairies will also pay...
Ian O'Doherty: 'Brexit has become a brutal Tory civil war - and now Project Fear is becoming Project Apocalypse' British Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images There's a famous story from the time 'Seinfeld' and 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' creator Larry David worked as a writer on 'Saturday Night Live' in New York in the 1980s. Frustrated at the producers...
Christianity converts arrested in crackdown Iran has arrested more than 100 Christians in the last week, amid a growing crackdown by the Islamic Republic. Photo: AP Iran has arrested more than 100 Christians in the last week, amid a growing crackdown by the Islamic Republic. Many of the 114 detained were converts to Christianity from Muslim backgrounds, accused of "proselytising". They had to...
Number of computing students drops 8pc in five years 'Latest statistics from the Higher Education Authority (HEA) show a steady decline in new entrants for information and communications technology (ICT) courses' (stock photo) There has been a dramatic 8pc fall in the number of students entering third-level to study computing. It's not the lack of jobs, because employment prospects are good, with...
INM to ask inspectors to examine fresh data interrogation claims INM’s headquarters in Dublin’s Talbot Street The chief executive of Independent News & Media (INM) has said the company will ask High Court inspectors to examine allegations that the hard drives and emails of editors and other senior staff were searched without their permission. Michael Doorly told a meeting of staff at...
Trade hopes support China, sterling totters on Brexit turmoil Stock image Chinese shares rose on Tuesday after Beijing confirmed it was still in trade talks with Washington, but investor confidence remained fragile in Asia after Britain's prime minister postponed a Brexit vote, sending the pound to near 20-month lows. Despite deepening political uncertainty in Britain, spreadbetters expected a positive start for Europe...

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