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22 February 2018 00:00 Homeless man caught with €12,000 in cash by CAB

A presumed homeless man staying in a hotel at the expense of the State was found with €12,000 in cash and a further €140,000 in a bank account when he was targeted in a planned operation by the Criminal Assets Bureau. The 39-year-old was targeted as part of an investigation into a criminal gang involved in burglary, theft of plant machinery, and defrauding 4

21 February 2018 08:51 Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia

In a new study, the majority of early-onset dementia diagnoses were related to chronic heavy drinking. REGULARLY DRINKING ALCOHOL can increase a person’s risk of developing dementia, according to new research. A study of over one million adults diagnosed with dementia in France found that alcohol-related disorders are the most important preventable risk factors 9

21 February 2018 00:00 Cork County Council to look at hardship cases in rent review

The council’s director of housing, Maurice Manning, made the promise after Cllr Timmy Collins said he had spoken with the upset tenant who saw his rent increase from €27 to €54 per week. Cllr Collins acknowledged the council had flagged rent increases to its tenants, but said the elderly man’s increase was massive. “That’s a huge increase to take out of his pension 9

17 February 2018 11:00 Number of whales and dolphins washing up on Irish coasts at record levels

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 8

16 February 2018 02:57 Courts feeling the strain as assistants not replaced

A Circuit Court judge warned yesterday of additional stress and costs for litigants and witnesses in court cases arising out of the failure to replace judicial assistants. Judge Brian O’Callaghan made the comments at Cork Circuit Court yesterday where the assistant he has had since his appointment two years ago is to leave and move on with her career 4

16 February 2018 02:57 ‘Banks don’t need permission to sell houses to vulture funds’

It claims that banks do not need the consent of the finance minister to offload properties. Tánaiste Simon Coveney has told the Dáil that Permanent TSB has been forced to sell 20,000 homes to vulture funds, as its non-performing loan ratio is one of the highest in the eurozone. PTSB, which is 75% owned by the State, is moving to sell a €4bn portfolio 4

15 February 2018 10:08 Numbers continuing to rise in Limerick measles outbreak as doctors urge vaccinations

The HSE is offering the vaccine for free in Limerick. THE HSE HAS said that the numbers of people contracting measles due to the recent outbreak in Limerick continues to rise. Speaking on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland, HSE public health specialist Dr Rose Fitzgerald expressed her concerns at the recent outbreak. She said that it is likely numbers may continue 4

15 February 2018 06:10 Study finds possible link between cancer and ultra-processed foods like TV dinners

A POSSIBLE LINK between highly-processed foods and rates of cancer has been found in a study; its authors have suggested that the rapidly increasing consumption of ultra-processed foods “may drive an increasing burden of cancer in the next decades”. The study, which was published by The British Medical Journal (BMJ) today, said that further exploration 8

15 February 2018 01:08 Rural pubs’ survival fears revealed in new report

Pubs in rural areas have to turn over at least €8,000 per week or they may not survive, according to a new report. AIB’s Pubs Outlook report for 2018 found the industry, which employs 230,000 people, is on the road to recovery with significant demand for pubs in key urban areas. Tony Morrissey, managing director of pub specialist auctioneering firm Morrissey’s 3

14 February 2018 13:45 1916 relatives lose battle against the State in case over Moore Street site

One of the street’s buildings is declared a national monument. THE COURT OF Appeal has overturned a High Court ruling which had declared some buildings on Dublin’s Moore Street to be part of a battlefield site comprising a national monument. The State had taken the appeal after the High Court had found in favour of Colm Moore, who had taken the case on behalf 5