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Landlord to pay €42,000 to tenants after refusing to offer housing assistance

LandlordA landlord is to pay 42,000 euro to three tenants after being found to have discriminated against them by not offering them access to housing assistance. In a judgment the Workplace Relations Commission said it was difficult to understand the landlord’s attitude towards the model tenants. It’s believed to be the first decision of its […]

Points for half of college courses drop

studying-exam-2016Points for more than half of college courses have dropped, taking the heat out of the points race. The fall is being linked to changes made to how points are calculated – the first in 25 years. Points for Science, Technology and Maths courses are all down. 52 thousand students are getting a first round […]

Main suspect in Barcelona killings still sought

The latest terror attack happened in Las Ramblas, Barcelona, yesterday (Photo: Google Maps)Authorities in Spain say they’re still looking for a 22-year-old Moroccan man who’s suspected of driving a van into crowds in Barcelona last week killing 13 and injuring hundreds. It’s thought he might be in France. Police are facing difficult questions after more information emerged about the apparent ringleader of the Barcelona terror attacks. Abdelbaki […]

British Government suggesting temporary ‘customs union’ with EU after Brexit

BrexitThe British Government’s suggesting a temporary customs union with the EU after Brexit. The plan aims to keep the Cabinet united after disagreements over the issue – and if agreed, would allow free trade to continue. Brexit secretary David Davis says it wouldn’t just be in the interests of UK firms.

Healy Rae mocked for blaming fairies over road disruption

FairiesDanny Healy Rae has been accused of being away with the fairies after blaming ‘the little people’ for damaging Co Kerry roads. The TD says fairy forts in the area are to blame for a recurring dip on the main Killarney to Cork road. It’s a story that’s really grown wings today as Kerry TD […]

Molly Martens weeps at evidence in Jason Corbett murder trial

Molly MartensJason Corbett’s wife has broken down in court while hearing evidence in his murder trial. The court in North Carolina also heard how the Limerick man was lonely and homesick in the US. Jason Corbett’s sister Tracey Lynch took the stand – telling the court about the close relationship she had with her brother. She […]

Meath shooting not believed to be linked to Kinahan-Hutch feud

garda-2017It’s thought a shooting in County Meath last night wasn’t part of the Kinahan Hutch feud. However there is believed to be a gangland motive for the attack, which has left one man in a serious condition in hospital. The victim was shot multiple times as he sat in his car outside his home in […]

Taoiseach to visit Northern Ireland for first time today

TaoiseachLeo Varadkar is in Belfast today for a keynote speech on Brexit and the peace process. On his first visit to the north as Taoiseach, he’s due to make an urgent call for the restoration of power-sharing in the north. In his address at Queen’s University this morning, the Taoiseach will be calling for a […]

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