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16 October 2018 08:47 Clontarf may get flood defences that cost twice as much as plans rejected seven years ago

Flood defence barriers costing up to €10m are set to be built in Clontarf in north Dublin. That is more than twice the cost of the flood defence plan scrapped seven years ago. Fianna Fáil Councillor Deirdre Heney said residents have been discussing their options and are keen to prevent flooding in the area. He said: "Dublin City Council and the Office 2

10 October 2018 20:36 Dublin City Council blames 'rodent infestation' on warm weather rat breeding

The council says it’s a Europe wide problem this year. OFFICIALS IN DUBLIN City Council have said the city has suffered from a rat infestation due to the warm weather increasing rodent breeding. The comment was made in a meeting of the South East Area Committee last month following a question by Councillor Mannix Flynn. Flynn had sought a report about 2

09 October 2018 17:38 Budget 2019 accused of being 'a landlords' budget from a landlords' government'

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy TD made the charge after tax relief for landlords was announced. OPPOSITION POLITICIANS HAVE accused the government of introducing “a landlords’ Budget”, after it announced tax breaks for landlords in today’s Budget statement. Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe confirmed that landlords would be entitled to relief of up to 100% of the interest

05 October 2018 12:01 Viaduct featured in Harry Potter films to benefit from £3m tourism fund

A share of a £3m funding boost will help create parking spaces for more than 100 cars at a Scottish landmark featured in the Harry Potter films. The car park near Glenfinnan Viaduct has been given nearly £270,000 in the latest round of funding from the Scottish Government’s Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund. It is one of 18 projects to benefit from the cash to help with the demand 3

01 October 2018 06:04 Bomb squad deals with viable device left outside house in Dublin

Residents from Whitehall in Dublin were evacuated from their homes last night, after a suspicious device was found under a car. Gardaí and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team were called to the scene on Yellow Road shortly after 10pm and a controlled explosion was carried out. The road was closed for a time but people were allowed to return at around 1

27 September 2018 12:27 Hundreds of people in Blanchardstown have queued for doughnuts over the last two days

Hundreds of people have queued up outside Dublin’s newest Doughnut offering. DUBLIN HAS DEVELOPED a fondness for doughnuts over the past few years, but the opening of few outlets has matched the Krispy Kreme madness of the last 24 hours. The outlet in Blanchardstown shopping centre opened its doors at 7am on Wednesday to a queue of several hundred people 2

26 September 2018 21:39 US man dies in road traffic accident near tourist attraction made popular by Game of Thrones

The 31-year-old died in a collision on the Gracehill Road in Armoy yesterday. A US TOURIST has died in a road traffic collision in Antrim, close to the popular tourist attraction, the Dark Hedges. Police in Northern Ireland confirmed the identity of the man earlier today as Michael Munro from Orange, Connecticut. The tree-lined road, the Dark Hedges 2

24 September 2018 13:20 School evacuated and road closed after sinkhole opens up on GAA pitch in Monaghan

It opened up “quite a significant cash,” a local councillor said. A SCHOOL IN Monaghan was evacuated earlier today, after a sinkhole opened up at a nearby GAA pitch overnight. Parents of children at Drumgossatt National School were urged to collect their children as soon as possible, after “the collapse of the Gypsum mine” in the area of the local community 4

07 September 2018 21:49 Government 'regrets misunderstanding' after refusal to meet with mother of Danielle McLaughlin

The Taoiseach said that due to an error, his office incorrectly concluded that Danielle was a British citizen. THE GOVERNMENT HAS clarified that a misunderstanding led to the Department of An Taoiseach refusing a meeting with the mother of Danielle McLaughlin. The body of 28-year-old Danielle was found in a field near a beach in the south of Goa, India 2

07 September 2018 08:21 Varadkar on housing crisis: 'We never said we could fix this overnight'

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has denied he is seeking to shift blame for the housing crisis to local authorities. Speaking on RTE Radio this morning, Mr Varadkar made it clear that some councils are not acting fast enough to deal with the crisis, despite having the policy and the resources to do so. “We never said we could fix this overnight, the construction 2