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Big push for talks as six more nurses' strikes loom Effect of action 'has now hit home' Taking a stand: Julianna Dowling (24), from Malahide, Rachael Lawless (23), from Sutton, and Rachel Griffith (24), from Finglas, at St James’s Hospital, Dublin. Photo: Kyran O'Brien A big Government push is under way to stop six more national nurses' strikes by getting their union...
State of Union address guest list lays bare USA's yawning political divide Determined: Donald Trump is demanding money to pay for the wall. Photo: Reuters Democrat women planned to wear white at Donald Trump's State of the Union speech last night in support of gender equality as the deep divisions in Washington DC were on display. The US president's political opponents invited...
© Reuters. Investing.com - The pound dropped on Monday following reports that Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) will...
Laura Larkin: 'Once bitten, twice shy as May receives tepid applause' Building bridges: UK Prime Minister Theresa May was keen to point out that she had not performed a ‘U-turn’ on the backstop on her trip to Belfast. Photo: AFP/Getty Images Theresa May touched down in Belfast for the second time in 10 weeks with a clear mission in mind: to...
Legal team for woman suing over alleged misreading of cervical smears concerned whether correct slides were provided Ruth and Paul Morrissey pictured at the Four Courts Pic: Collins Courts The legal team for a woman suing over alleged misreading of cervical smears has raised concerns in the High Court as whether they were given for testing her correct smear slide by...
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...
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...
© Reuters. The dollar made a bullish start to the week. Investing.com – The dollar advanced against its rivals Monday following...
Aoife Walsh: 'Things to do in February to give you peace of mind'   Guidance counsellor Aoife Walsh The passing of the CAO February 1 deadline will not result in school life becoming any less busy for Leaving Cert students. Many schools are entering into mock exams. Projects for home economics, LCVP and engineering are due in the next month and Leaving...

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