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Government begins discussions with EU over possible state aid in event of hard Brexit Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe. Picture: Frank McGrath DUBLIN has started preliminary discussions with Brussels over possible state aid in the event of a hard Brexit, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said, even as he said there would be no discussion with the UK over the backstop. Speaking to the...
Gareth Morgan: 'If you want to find real atmosphere, pick your local rugby club – not the Aviva' Robbie Henshaw is robbed of possession after being tackled by Henry Slade during the Six Nations game at the Aviva Stadium. Photo: Sportsfile Buying a ticket for a rugby match is becoming increasingly like paying huge money for a seat in a gigantic...

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Cup shock sees Amond put Pep in Newport step Newport County 2 Middlesbrough 0 Newport County’s Padraig Amond sees an effort saved by Middlesbrough keeper Dimi Konstantopoulos. Photo: Getty Images When anyone hits the jackpot there is a sense there has been some outrageous luck involved. But not for Newport County, not here on one of the club's most famous nights as...
Pay, conditions and patient safety 'gone downhill' - nurses   Phil Ní Sheaghdha, INMO general secretary, at the St James’s Hospital picket line. Photo: Kyran O'Brien Nurses on picket lines said that pay and conditions have "gone downhill" and they would continue to strike until this situation was reversed. University Hospital Limerick was the most overcrowded hospital in the country with 59 patients...
Large quantity of cigarettes seized following overnight burglaries Two men aged in their 20s were arrested at the scene following a foot chase. Cigarettes were recovered from a car by gardai investigating burglaries in counties Wicklow and Wexford (Garda/PA) Two men have been arrested following a number of overnight burglaries at businesses in counties Wicklow and Wexford. Gardai said that shortly after 2am...
Serial killer staged photos of his dead victims in fur coats Killer: Bruce McArthur posed corpses with cigars in their mouths Serial killer Bruce McArthur staged photos of some of his victims after they died, posing corpses in fur coats with cigars in their mouths, a prosecutor said at his sentencing hearing. The former gardener preyed on men from Toronto's Gay Village...
Revenues double at Cork building firm Stock Image: Bloomberg Operating profits at construction firm Murnane & O'Shea rose by 36pc to €1.2m last year as revenues doubled. New accounts filed by Murnane & O'Shea Ltd show that revenues increased by 101pc, from €14.36m to €28.9m, in the 12 months to the end of March last. But the Bantry, Co Cork, firm sustained...
Cancer patients were among 40,000 hit by walkout Determined: From left, nurses Ciara Byrne, Susan Sherwood and Clare Harte outside St Luke’s General Hospital in Kilkenny. Photo: Damien Eagers Cancer patients and the elderly were caught up in the shutdown of vital hospital and community services as nurses again took to the picket line. Several cancer surgeries had to be cancelled, causing...
The Left Wing: Ireland vs England fallout - how much does the 2019 Six Nations really matter? Luke Fitzgerald says Ireland should be focusing on the 2019 World Cup - not the Six Nations. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile The mood may have been sombre in the aftermath of the comprehensive defeat to England in the Six Nations at the weekend, but...
Thinking of doing the Green Cert? Here's some options Stock Image Agricultural courses have always been a big part of education in counties Galway and Clare with courses available in Teagasc Centres and in Mountbellew Agricultural College. Courses are still in demand and intake has been steady over the last number of years in both counties. On completion of the Green cert...

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