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  • Chair of new National Children’s Hospital to address Joint Oireachtas Health Committee

    16 January 2019 09:50 248

    The Chair of the board overseeing the new National Children’s Hospital will tell TDs and Senators that if they were to start the project again, they'd adopt the same approach. Tom Costello is addressing a Joint Oireachtas Health Committee this morning to discuss the spiralling cost of the project. The final project cost is now expected to be between

  • LA teacher strike enters third day as school chiefs seek talks

    16 January 2019 07:39 198

    Los Angeles school administrators are urging a union to resume talks as tens of thousands of teachers plan to walk picket lines for a third day. Striking teachers vowed to take to the streets again on Wednesday despite a forecast for heavy rain across the US city. There have been no plans for the two sides to re-start negotiations after talks broke down last week. Teachers

  • How Jeremy Corbyn’s no confidence motion will work

    15 January 2019 22:16 209

    Jeremy Corbyn has tabled a motion of no confidence in the UK Government in an attempt to force a general election. It is the first time the procedure has been used under the provisions of the Fixed Term Parliaments Act passed by the coalition government under David Cameron. Mr Corbyn will move the motion tabled in his name as Leader of the Opposition

  • Karamoh’s superb goal earns Bordeaux win at Angers

    15 January 2019 20:57 200

    Yann Karamoh’s superb late solo goal saw Bordeaux snatch a 2-1 win at Angers. The Inter Milan loanee climbed off the bench to run half the length of the pitch and score to lift Bordeaux up to 11th in Ligue 1 and leave Angers 15th, three points above the relegation zone. Samuel Kalu’s third goal in four games opened the scoring for the visitors before

  • Records broken by British Government’s Brexit defeat

    15 January 2019 20:56 212

    The decision by British MPs to reject the Withdrawal Agreement by 230 votes represents the largest UK government defeat on the floor of the House of Commons in modern political history. It easily beats the previous record of 166 votes, which was set almost 100 years ago on October 8 1924, and which saw the minority Labour government of Ramsay MacDonald

  • 'Time is almost up': European leaders react to landslide Brexit vote

    15 January 2019 20:28 191

    European Council president Donald Tusk has goaded British MPs to push for a second referendum or cancel Brexit entirely, asking "who will have the courage to say what the only positive solution is" to the crisis. In an historic landslide vote on Tuesday evening, the House of Commons tore British prime minister Theresa May's existing Brexit deal to shreds

  • Did you buy a Lotto ticket in Kerry? You might have won €45,612

    15 January 2019 16:35 193

    The National Lottery has appealed to a Kerry ticket holder to claim the €45,612 prize which remains unclaimed from the November 3 draw. The deadline to claim the winnings is Friday, February 1. Ticketholders have 90 days from the date of the draw to claim the money. The ticket was sold in Listowel, Co Kerry and the money was won when the player matched

  • Cork ladies football team to play in Páirc Uí Chaoimh for the first time

    15 January 2019 16:20 238

    History will be made next month when Cork play Tipperary in the Ladies National Football League at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. It is the first time that Cork have ever played a game at the famous Leeside stadium. Ephie Fitzgerald’s Munster champions host the Premier county on Saturday, February 23rd (5pm) with the tie followed by Cork’s Allianz League Division

  • Wales boss Gatland thinks France clash is key to winning Six Nations

    15 January 2019 16:12 218

    Warren Gatland believes that Wales’ Guinness Six Nations opener against France is potentially their toughest assignment of this season’s tournament. Wales tackle Les Bleus in Paris on February 1 during a campaign that also sees them meet reigning Six Nations champions Ireland and Eddie Jones’ England at the Principality Stadium. And head coach Gatland

  • 'I had a very nice Hereford steak last night': Taoiseach hits back on meat criticism

    15 January 2019 16:11 209

    The Taoiseach has hit back at criticism against him for eating less meat. Leo Varadkar said yesterday he was trying to reduce his carbon footprint by eating less meat. He said: "Them fellas that are talking about stopping people eating meat have never worked hard. "If you're a hard worker and do a hard days work there's nothing to bring you back and to revive