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Jack and Emily were the most popular names in 2018

The CSO has today (28 February 2019) released statistics on Irish Babies’ Names 2018. Commenting on the report, Carol Anne Hennessy, Statistician, said: “This publication will for the first time,…

New Teacher Sharing Scheme for post-primary schools

The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. has today (Monday 25 February) announced a new scheme to allow post-primary schools to share teachers in priority subjects. The scheme…

An Post deliveries in Dublin, zero emission by year end

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D. today (20th of February 2019) announced that all An Post deliveries ‘between the canals’ will be zero emission by…

Varadkar & Ross turn sod on Dublin Airport’s 3rd runway

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD and the Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD today performed the official sod-turning for Dublin Airport’s new North Runway project. The new…

Dublin commuters can now cross the Liffey in a jiffy

This morning, after a 35 year absence, the Liffey Ferry Number 11 has entered into service and will save a lot of time to those who want to cross the…

Cross the Liffey in a Jiffy on new water taxi service

Dublin’s historic No.11 Liffey Ferry yesterday officially returned to the capital’s waters after a 35-year absence, following a complete restoration in a joint project by Dublin Port Company and Dublin…

Enhanced Preclearance services at Dublin and Shannon

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Simon Coveney TD and the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Mr. Shane Ross TD, have welcomed the decision of…

Luas Cross City marks its first anniversary with pride

Today, one year ago, after more than three years having the streets upside down with trenches, fences, noise and inconvenience of all kinds, the Luas Cross City came into service…

€15 Dracula Coin Rises from the Vaults of the Central Bank

As Hallowe’en approaches, the Central Bank of Ireland has launched a commemorative coin celebrating one of the world’s scariest tales. The Bram Stoker ‘Dracula’ €15 silver proof limited edition commemorative…

Cork Airport renames its main runway due to magnetism

The airport's runway, which was designated as Runway 17/35 in 1961, is now Runway 16/34. The re-designation is a result of changes to the Earth's magnetic poles in the past…

Solar farm to generate power to operate the airport's reservoir

The Dublin Airport Authority (daa) in partnership with ESB has installed 268 solar panels on top of the airport's reservoir system which will provide more than half of the reservoir's…

Brexit price increases could affect poorer households most

A hard Brexit would increase the cost of living for all households in Ireland by 2 per cent to 3.1 per cent – an annual increase of €892 to €1,360…

 

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