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€80m Trinity development 'funded without a cent of taxpayers money'

A new €80m development in Trinity College Dublin will allow it to continue to be one of the world's best business schools.


Volunteer lifeboat crew conduct medical evacuation from island of West Cork coast

Baltimore RNLI carried out a medical evacuation last night from Heir Island off the coast of West Cork.


'Together for Yes' celebrate anniversary of abortion referendum with Dublin event

Meanwhile, the Pro-Life Campaign have urged voters to support pro-life candidates in tomorrow's elections.


Ten local authorities across Ireland to roll of free public Wi-Fi programme

In total, 22 hotspots will be funded in Galway, Kilkenny, Leitrim, Meath, Monaghan, Roscommon, Sligo, South Dublin, Westmeath and Wicklow.


Length of ballot paper will add hours to sorting votes

The length of the ballot paper in tomorrow’s European election will cause headaches for the people sorting votes on Saturday.



British woman dies on Edinburgh-bound Ryanair plane in Majorca

The Foreign Office said officials were supporting the woman’s family.


‘Mrs May must go’: What the papers say on PM’s future

Theresa May is facing mounting pressure to stand down as Prime Minister following backlash against her ‘new Brexit deal’.


Satellite-tracked supermarket trolleys among winners of space competition

The UK Space Agency hopes to encourage more children to pursue a career in science.



‘New Irish’: Increase in non-Irish born candidates running for local elections

Fifty non-Irish-born candidates will be on the ballot for tomorrow’s local elections, an increase reflective of the wider, non-native population of 810,406, says $1.


Just one big, happy political family? Certain names keep cropping up in politics

Being the son or daughter of a politician can get you elected, but may be an unfair point of comparison once you are in office, says Political Correspondent $1.