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Monday, 19 August 2019

Numbers using public transport soar as 16 million extra trips taken

A record number of people used public transport in Ireland last year - with over 268 million journeys recorded on bus, rail and tram services.


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Hugh O'Connell: 'Ageing population will put huge pressure on Fair Deal as scheme faces funding ...

There are twice as many women as there are men using the scheme, which follows the general population trend showing men in Ireland have a lower ...


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Northern Ireland could return to violence, study shows

Some 40 per cent of people in Northern Ireland are under the age of 25 and have no memories of the Troubles which ended in most cases before they ...


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Dublin developer suggests reclaiming land from sea to solve housing crisis

Mr Crosbie believes land could be reclaimed from the Irish sea off the coast of ... People say the world is fair and it isn't fair," he told RTÉ Radio 1.


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Councillor encourages people to deface English translations on Donegal Gaeltacht signs

In the last Census figures, 1,761,420 people said they could speak Irish, but 558,608 said they only spoke it within the education system. Just 73,803 ...


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Reclaim land from the sea - how developer Harry Crosbie would solve the housing crisis

It affects a “huge numbers of young people who can't buy a house - the ... "Years ago, people like you and I would've helped our kids to buy a house in ... the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) David Browne called for a ...


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A new settlement on the island - what hurdles would it face?

Some contributors stopped short of using the term "united Ireland" but ... But the lesson from Brexit is that people need to know what they are voting for ...


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'No surprise' at reports of Brexit food shortages and hard border

“These reports are no surprise to those of us on this side of the Irish Sea who ... “It will have devastating effects for the island of Ireland and our people, ...


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