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Ireland’s productivity 40% higher than Northern Ireland’s, says think tank

It also revealed that export intensity is an important factor in driving Irish economic productivity

28 November 2022

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One dead following fire at a property in east Belfast

A spokesperson for the service said firefighters were called to reports of a fire in a property in Edenvale Crescent just after 8pm on Sunday

28 November 2022

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Coalition colleagues distance themselves from Varadkar's comments on arming gardaí

Spokespersons for Micheál Martin and Eamon Ryan talk down the idea of a routinely armed police force in the wake of the Tánaiste's comments

28 November 2022

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The Late Late Toy Show: One for everyone in the audience — and more for many people in need

Yes the toys were there. But the audience at home and in the studio were truly swept away by the 'Wizard of Oz' theme and the brilliant guests, writes Michelle McGlynn

28 November 2022

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Cork County Council set to consider a 3.5% rates hike today to protect services

The local authority faces a choice between cutting services and raising the fees it charges ratepayers

28 November 2022

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Eleven local authorities failed to deliver a single new-build home in first half of 2022

The failure of three of the four councils in Dublin — where the housing problem is most acute — to build any new homes has been severely criticised

28 November 2022

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Muintir na Tíre emergency app will alert family, friends, and even gardaí if user is in difficulty

Cairde app will work side-by-side with the organisation’s community alert text message system

28 November 2022

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Vicky Phelan donated €30k to local cancer support group

Local cancer support group volunteer reveals Vicky's generous donation when it was first set up

27 November 2022

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Podcast of the Year: The Lost American — From an FBI wanted list to a Tralee direct provision centre

Thomas Stofiel, an American prepper, preacher and outdoorsman, ended his days as a resident in a Tralee direct provision centre. But how did he find his way here?

27 November 2022

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Two arrested after men rob Dublin pharmacy with screwdrivers

National and local court and crime reports

27 November 2022