Thursday, May 23, 2019

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Rescue ships dock in Spain as migrant debate simmers across Europe The 930-mile journey across the Mediterranean from Sicily to Valencia took nearly a week. Migrants finally arrived in Valencia (Alberto Saiz/AP) Ships in the Aquarius aid convoy docked on Sunday at...
Political grudges stalling action on housing crisis The breakdown in relations between FG's Eoghan Murphy and FF's Darragh O'Brien could affect an election Sinn Fein housing spokesman Eoin O Broin marked Eoghan Murphy’s first year as Minister for Housing with a...
'It's obscene, madness...' - schools 'ban pupils from running' after insurance bill soars (Stock image) Children are banned from running and kicking footballs in schoolyards because of soaring insurance costs, a Fine Gael TD has said. Dublin Fingal TD Alan Farrell said...
First boat in Aquarius convoy carrying 630 migrants docks in Spain Migrants are met by emergency workers after descending the Italian coast guard vessel Dattilo upon arrival at the eastern port of Valencia, Spain (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz) The first Italian government...
World at our feet as festival of football kicks off John Giles, Eamon Dunphy and Liam Brady The World Cup has returned, and while my love for association football has waned over the years, I for one am jolly well excited...
RTE presenter Helen Carroll selling her dream home with screenwriter hubbie Peter McKenna The award-winning ‘Ear to the Ground’ presenter is set to sell the contemporary Kilkenny home that first brought her to rural living Helen outside her rural Co Kilkenny...
Melania Trump says US should govern ‘with heart’ amid immigration row The first lady “hates to see children separated from their families”, her spokeswoman said. Even Melania Trump waded into the emotional issue (PA) First lady Melania Trump has waded into the...
Works by William Blake and ‘dazzling sun’ artist to go on show at Tate Olafur Eliasson will showcase a large-scale exhibition as well as an outdoor work. Visitors responding to Olafur Eliasson’s installation The Weather Project at Tate Modern in 2003...
Leo polls on Brexit collapse and a United Ireland This FG poll is more interesting for the questions it asks than for the answers it receives, writes Jody Corcoran Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Picture: Laura Hutton/PA Wire All political parties poll public opinion....
Half of first-time buyer home loans are being refused Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy. Photo: Doug O'Connor Just 455 home loans have been approved under a Government scheme set up to help first-time buyers access cheap credit. The Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan was...

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