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A Dublin man who is facing trial over a €1m cannabis seizure has been allowed have his passport back so he can go on honeymoon.

no responses. November 9, 2015 News Team

Dublin man in €1m drugs case has passport returned so he can go on honeymoon


Dublin man in €1m drugs case has passport returned so he can go on honeymoon

A Dublin man who is facing trial over a €1m cannabis seizure has been allowed have his passport back so he can go on honeymoon.

He and two other men were arrested in June, the result of a joint investigation by the Garda Organised Crime Bureau and the Revenue Customs Service.

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John Tierney irish water

one response. November 8, 2015 News Team

Irish Water chief John Tierney to stand down in April


Irish Water chief John Tierney to stand down in April

Irish Water have today confirmed that chief executive John Tierney will be standing down in April next year when his contract ends. In a statement, the company said:

“John Tierney has confirmed his intention to retire in April at the end of his three-year contract with Irish Water. He said he very much appreciated the opportunity to work on the establishment of Irish Water, one of the most challenging projects ever undertaken in the public sector.”

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guinness

no responses. November 5, 2015 News Team

Guinness To Remove Fish Guts From Brewing Process


Guinness To Remove Fish Guts From Brewing Process

Vegans & strict vegetarians will soon be able to sup a hearty pint of the black stuff, after Guinness revealed it will remove fish guts from the brewing process.

Drinks giant Diageo announced that its iconic St James’s Gate Brewery will stop using isinglass (a gelatine made from fish bladders) in its filtration methods for Guinness.

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Michael Martin ~ Man jailed for false imprisonment of 11-year-old girl

no responses. November 5, 2015 News Team

Man sentenced to 17 years in jail for false imprisonment of 11-year-old girl


Man sentenced to 17 years in jail for false imprisonment of 11-year-old girl

A man who falsely imprisoned an 11-year-old girl in Co Laois earlier this year has been sentenced to 17 years in jail at Portlaoise Circuit Court, with […]

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Bank Of Ireland Way Out

no responses. November 4, 2015 News Team

Bank Of Ireland Customers Not Happy About Plans To Curtail Cash Withdrawals


Bank Of Ireland Customers Not Happy About Plans To Curtail Cash Withdrawals

There has been outrage among Bank of Ireland customers, after bank officials announced new draconian regulations which will affect how many people carry out their banking.

The Bank of Ireland says customers will soon no longer be able to withdraw less than €700 or lodge less than €3,000 at the counter in some of its branches. Instead, customers will have to use ATMs or electronic banking.

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Web Summit

no responses. November 4, 2015 News Team

Punters Furious After Seeing What €20 Food Voucher Got At Web Summit


Punters Furious After Seeing What €20 Food Voucher Got At Web Summit

This year saw the introduction of a tokened system, and one token will get you a main and a bottle of water but will set you back €20. They say on their website a discounted rate over the three days of the Food Summit can be purchased for €50.

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Boy who clung to moving SUV to rescue sister praised in court

no responses. October 30, 2015 News Team

Boy who clung to moving vehicle to save sister is praised in court


Boy who clung to moving vehicle to save sister is praised in court

The bravery of a 10-year-old boy who clung to the window of a moving SUV in order to rescue his sister was commended at Portlaoise Circuit Court on Thursday.

The boy’s actions were outlined during the sentencing hearing of Michael Martin (36) with an address of Shandon Court, Yellow Road, Waterford city. Mr Martin pleaded guilty to the false imprisonment of an 11-year-old girl following the incident at Cullohill, Co Laois on March 4th.

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Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition

no responses. October 30, 2015 News Team

Waterford entrepreneurs in the prestigious ‘Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur’ competition


Waterford entrepreneurs in the prestigious ‘Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur’ competition

Two young Waterford entrepreneurs have won a place at the national final in the prestigious ‘Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur’ competition, for a chance to share a €100,000 investment fund.

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Neil Thomas Douglas was flying on a Ryanair flight on Thursday night when he came across his twin. We are sure you'll agree, there's not much doubting that they are 'Twin Strangers'

no responses. October 30, 2015 News Team

Man meets his Doppelgänger on a Ryanair Flight!


Man meets his Doppelgänger on a Ryanair Flight!

Neil Thomas Douglas was flying on a Ryanair flight on Thursday night when he came across his twin. We are sure you’ll agree, there’s not much doubting that they are ‘Twin Strangers’

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Rounding of one and two cent coins has begun

no responses. October 28, 2015 News Team

Rounding of one and two cent coins has begun


Rounding of one and two cent coins has begun

The scheme aimed at reducing the number of one and two cent coins in circulation in Ireland has begun. As of today, customers will have their change rounded to the nearest five cents. According to The Central Bank rounding will only be used in cash transactions.

It will be conducted on a voluntary basis, meaning customers can opt out and ask for the exact change. One and two cent coins will remain legal tender.

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