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  • Gabriel Byrne says #MeToo movement 'hasn't gone far enough'

    17 February 2018 11:08 5

    The actor described Harvey Weinstein as “an absolutely ferocious bully”. GABRIEL BYRNE HAS said he thinks the recent Me Too movement against sexual harassment and assault “hasn’t gone far enough”. During an interview on the Late Late Show, the actor spoke about accusations of sexual misconduct and assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein

  • Number of whales and dolphins washing up on Irish coasts at record levels

    17 February 2018 11:00 8

    Dr Simon Berrow from the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group called the figures “unprecedented”. THE NUMBER OF dolphins and whales washing up on Irish coasts reached record levels last year, according to the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) In all 263 cetacean strandings were reported around the country, which was 44 more than the previous highest level

  • 'Terrorists don't care who they kill': Theresa May says Europe must protect citizens

    17 February 2018 10:24 19

    She called for a “deep and special partnership” to be maintained between the UK and the European Union post-Brexit. BRITISH PRIME MINISTER Theresa May has called for a “deep and special partnership” in relation to security to be maintained between the UK and the European Union post-Brexit. In a speech delivered at the Munich Security Conference in Germany

  • The first Foroige youth club outside of Ireland has opened

    17 February 2018 08:30 8

    The charity works with over 50,000 young people and 5,500 adult volunteers annually. THE FIRST BRANCH of youth development organisation Foróige outside Ireland has launched. The pilot collaboration between the Irish Immigration Centre and Foróige will “serve as a model to engage Irish-American youth”, its organisers say. They hope it will give young

  • Man who tried to flee court is sent forward for trial

    17 February 2018 00:00 5

    A man has been sent forward for trial, on a plea of guilty, for trying to escape garda custody in a courthouse, and on a charge of assault, relating to the same incident. James McCarney, 40, had previously appeared in the district court on February 7, in relation to charges of dangerous driving and of having no insurance at a garda checkpoint the previous

  • Ireland 2040: €1.4bn allocated for strategic investment priorities

    17 February 2018 00:00 5

    It is one of the most significant projects to be undertaken in the State, yet the Cork events centre only gets a mention in Project Ireland 2040. The €73m project is listed as “other amenity” in the plan that states that €1.4bn is being allocated to strategic investment priorities between now and 2027. The Irish Examiner reported last week that a funding

  • Ireland 2040: Significant developments on the cards for Co Cork

    17 February 2018 00:00 7

    Cork gets 73 mentions in the NDP and 84 in the 2040 plan, while Kerry received 13 and nine respectively. A planned €200m is to be set aside by the Government to provide new bus corridors, more efficient and reliable bus services and a network of park-and-ride sites in Cork City and its suburbs. The NDP also mentions a new hospital and ambulances bases

  • ESRI warns plan could overheat the economy

    17 February 2018 00:00 6

    Kieran McQuinn, research professor at the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), said the additional public funds amounting to €116bn over 10 years come at a time when the economy is already booming. The ESRI — whose staff played a significant role in framing the draft of the National Development Plan — and other watchdogs, including the Irish

  • Cash no longer king as card use soars

    17 February 2018 00:00 6

    Debit card point of sale (PoS) transactions in December were €3.6bn — a 15% increase on the same month in 2016. According to figures from the Central Bank, debit card PoS transactions accounted for 57% of gross new transactions on all cards in December. Retail, services and social debit card expenditure all recorded double-digit increases, over the year to December

  • 'They'd have announced a new hinge on a door': Not everyone is impressed with the €11 billion plan for health

    16 February 2018 19:30 23

    THE PROJECT IRELAND 2040 has pledged almost €11 billion to improve Ireland’s health system. The money will all go towards capital projects aimed at increasing capacity and services in the health sector. The plan prioritises a number of major building projects, beginning with the completion of the National Children’s Hospital and National Maternity Hospital