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Sinn Fein's success in the Assembly poll and the DUP's in the General election emboldened both parties and neither is in the mood for compromise. In Armagh, the city of two cathedrals - one Protestant, the other Catholic - students believe the contentious issues are "a symptom of division, not the cause.".
The old Gloucester Street laundry, the last of Ireland's infamous Magdalene Laundries to shut its doors, will soon be demolished and replaced by a budget hotel and a student residence -- if the City Council has its way. Founded in the 19th century, the Gloucester Street laundry was one of around a dozen ...
For the third time in as many years, the Mission Regional Chamber of Commerce has signed on to offer their members a "trip of a lifetime." The 2018 destination will include two options either a nine day or a 13 day all inclusive trip to beautiful Ireland, departing in May 2018. Recent years have seen up to 36 ...
London (AP) -- Dolores O'Riordan, whose urgent, powerful voice helped make Irish rock band The Cranberries a global success in the 1990s, died ... Ireland. In 1990, she answered an ad from a local band in nearby Limerick city -- then called The Cranberry Saw Us -- that was looking for a lead singer.
ROMELU LUKAKU AND Anthony Martial both start for Manchester United as they host Stoke City in the Premier League, while Stephen Ireland makes his first Premier League start since April 2015 for the Potters. It is Ireland's first Premier League appearance since he came off the bench in May 2016 ...

Dubliners are energetic and helpful, and visitors enjoy a big-town cultural scene wrapped up in a small-town smile. Part of the reason Ireland is one of my favorite destinations is that when visiting the Emerald Isle, I enjoy the sensation that I'm understanding a foreign language. This is the land of great craic ...
The Irish Times asked readers to nominate towns and villages where they would like to see a possible Books@One. This is an edited selection of some of the ... Collooney is a lovely little village, with a large population of schoolchildren and people who have lived here all their lives. It has several pubs, ...
70pc of school kids in this town cycle or walk to school - are they Ireland's happiest? ... But there's an Irish town that is similar to Dutch towns in terms of cycling rates - Westport. Seventy ... They travel along the town's greenway, a 2.5-kilometre route which was a disused railway line before it was upgraded.
The club was started six years ago by May Aitcheson and it meets weekly for two hours from 10am to noon. Creating the woollen village was May's idea and the rest of the group quickly got their needles out. They went out and photographed the different buildings and areas that needed to be included and ...
There are 35 members in the club, between the ages of 40s and 80, and they all chipped in to create the masterpiece. The club was started six years ago by May Aitcheson and it meets weekly for two hours from 10am to noon. Creating the woollen village was May's idea and the rest of the group quickly got ...
What is Ireland's oldest city? Viking swords and foundations of buildings discovered in Cork city could change that answer. Cork City Council executive archaeologist Joanne Hughes and her team have uncovered an urban center that predates the Viking settlements in neighboring County Waterford.
It's Cloughmills, but not - or knit - as you may know it. The County Antrim village has been painstakingly recreated in wool over the last seven months by 30 members of the Cloughmills Crochet Club. May Aitcheson started the club six years ago. "I went to Cushendall to see a small model village people had ...
While Ennis is named as the overall cleanest town for 2017, Waterford City ranks in 13th position as Ireland's cleanest city and is designated as being ... of the litter league which show that 80 per cent of towns and cities in Ireland were found to be as clean as or cleaner than their European counterparts.
Cork City Council has become the first local authority in the country to stop supplying single use disposable tea and coffee cups in their offices. From next week ... The latest Eurostat figures show that Ireland is the top producer of plastic waste in the European Union, producing 61kg of disposable plastic per person, per year.
If the dog is spotted without the green tag, his owner would receive an on-the-spot fine. Cllr O'Flynn believes that in Ireland the attitude to dog fouling was too "relaxed" compared to other European countries. He said "in mainland Europe you'd have people shouting down the street after you" if you didn't ...
Of course, this formula is not applicable for every town outside the main cities in Ireland. Many mid-sized towns and villages have private book stores that are struggling against the onslaught of online retailing. Where Books@One could come in to its own is in villages that are really small. Louisburgh has a ...

Cork was a significant centre for Vikings in Ireland with an urban centre that predates the Viking settlement in Waterford, a new report on the excavation of the city's event centre has revealed. According to the report by Cork City Council executive archaeologist, Joanne Hughes, the latest discoveries at the ...
Google the phrase 'age-friendly strategy' and the names of towns all over Ireland pop up in relation to it. From Limerick to Sligo and Dublin to Cork, towns and cities have been carrying out 'walkability studies' -- to determine whether the street-scape is age-friendly -- and in-depth community surveys to ...
Fewer British Financial Services workers will be forced to move to new roles in EU countries after Brexit than initially feared, City of London representatives have said. A number of EU member states including Ireland, Germany and Luxembourg are vying to attract jobs from UK-based firms looking for a base ...
Dublin and other cities in Ireland should embrace density to help combat the country's housing challenges, according to a panel at the ULI Ireland Conference, ... Owen Keegan, Chief Executive Officer of the Dublin City Council, noted that the council's 2016-2022 city development plan lays out a series of ...
John Leahy was the overall winner of last year's Irish title after he beat off stiff competition from more than 200 competitors. The traditional trophy, put together by Ennis Town Council, is - believe it or not - an old badminton trophy with a badminton racket hanging out of it and a Christmas tree on top.
In December a group called 'Identity Ireland' made much of a do online about the relative nothing of unfurling their banner from a bridge over a motorway. The banner urged motorists to "DEFEND IRELAND", prompting one twitter user to quip they were "11 days too late" (referring to the Irish soccer team's ...
British Prime Minister Theresa May started the new political year Monday with a Cabinet shake-up, hoping to re-energize her government as negotiations on Britain's divorce from the European Union enter a crucial new phase. While senior ministers including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Brexit ...
Dublin city council has defended its record on cleanliness and blamed the private owners of vacant sites for contributing to its poor "grades". The city centre fell from 31st to 33rd on a list of 40 towns and cities rated for cleanliness by Irish Business Against Litter (Ibal), a group of companies committed to ...
A lot of Ireland tours visit the same places: Dublin, Cork, Galway, the Cliffs of Moher, Ring of Kerry, et al. Vagabond Tours specializes in small-group explorations of the island and some more out-of-the-way sites. An example is the seven-day magnetic North Adventure Tour, which visits Northern Ireland, the ...
It is especially an issue in smaller towns and villages that do not have access to natural gas and/or where the use of 'smoky coal' is permitted. "These guideline values are not a legal limit value but they are developed by the WHO with the current understanding of the health impacts of air pollution - that ...
La Taqueria on Castle Street has been honoured by John and Sally McKennas' Guides and described as serving up the "best Mexican food in Ireland". The guide notes: "Never mind that their funky little restaurant in the centre of Belfast is upstairs over a Mace Express: what matters is that La Taqueria food ...
Ross Hutch (25), who has previously been targeted in several assaults, was attacked at around 10.15pm last night in Dublin's north inner city. ... Hutch was also assaulted in a city bookmakers last summer by the brother of an Irish soccer star, who is believed to be working with the Kinahan cartel. Three of ...
Senior officials at Cork City Council continue to meet with the developers behind plans to build a skyscraper twice the height of the Elysian tower in the ... HQ Developments, a joint venture between Clarendon Properties and BAM Ireland, submitted plans for the €160 million development on the vacant site ...
In June, the 25-year-old was treated for a suspected broken nose when he was attacked and headbutted by his brother, Alan, during a jail visit from a female relative. Ross was assaulted in a city bookmakers last summer by the brother of an Irish soccer star, who is believed to be working with the Kinahan ...
Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses, from Ireland's west coast to France, have been left without power as Storm Eleanor brings heavy rain and winds of ... The storm hit Ireland's fourth-largest city, Galway, particularly hard as high tides forced road closures and wreaked havoc for shop owners.
A shortage of quality office space in Dublin continued to push city centre rents higher last year, a leading property company has said. Iput, the largest unlisted property vehicle in the country, said that rents rose by 5.8 per cent last year across its portfolio of properties. Rental values in its office portfolio, which ...
London -- One man was killed and two others were wounded Wednesday in a stabbing attack in Ireland, authorities said. An 18-year-old Egyptian suspect was arrested after the incident, which occurred shortly before 9 a.m. local time (4 a.m. ET) in Dundalk, police said. Three separate crime scenes were ...
Ennis saw off the challenge of last year's winner Kildare to be named as the cleanest town in Ireland in the 2017 Anti-Litter League by Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL). ... Limerick City SE (Galvone), meanwhile, was the only area to be classified as "seriously littered"; check out the standings in full below.
Move from cities. veteran campaigner for rural resettlement Jim Connolly said it appeared Mr Varadkar wanted "to reinvent the wheel". Mr Connolly said Rural Resettlement Ireland had been assisting people moving from cities to towns, villages and rural areas. "In turn this assisted shops and schools to keep going and ...
"It is a go," Sean Clifford, an organizer of the 15th annual Sons of Ireland Polar Bear Plunge in Asbury Park, said on Sunday. ... In Atlantic City, Michael Kahlenberg, organizer of the Atlantic City Polar Bear Plunge for the past 27 years, said no serious consideration was given to cancelling or postponing it.
Protesters have gathered to meet an annual drag hunt taking place in a Co Down village. The New Year's Day hunt in Crawsfordsburn was met by a crowd ... Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK which has not outlawed fox hunting. The Hunting Act introduced in 2004 banned it in all other parts of the ...
Three-bed semis in the town came from a low base of €105,000 a year ago to €140,000 today. Estate agents credited the city slowdown in the last quarter on a combination of factors - including the increasing availability of new homes and on aspiring buyers hitting affordability thresholds based on lending ...
Few will probably think of Ireland's two biggest cities as destinations for foodie breaks, but a sudden growth in artisan food producers embracing popular ... It employs restaurateurs, food critics and food writers to take small groups on tours around the city, sampling produce such as Irish blue cheese, local ...
There's a lot of things you have to worry about in the air, like carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide, but one town in Ireland is embracing a certain alleged airborne pollutant: Viagra. GettyImages-490807721 An Irish town claims that Viagra wafts through the air due to the factory, however company officials ...
Here, the Irish border separates Northern Ireland from the Irish Republic. For nearly a century, that boundary has shaped the village's history and its people. During the decades-long sectarian conflict known as The Troubles, a huge British Army barracks loomed over the area. Customs officials patrolled the ...
Today, what started as a home craft project has evolved into a business, with Anke releasing TinyIreland, a series of miniature models featuring some of Ireland's most beautiful and charming villages, towns and cities. The Tiny Dingle model set from Tiny Ireland. Image by Tiny Ireland. Following that initial ...
TheJournal.ie is a full participating member of the Press Council of Ireland and supports the Office of the Press Ombudsman. This scheme in addition to defending the freedom of the press, offers readers a quick, fair and free method of dealing with complaints that they may have in relation to articles that ...
CORK CITY ANNOUNCED today that they have re-signed former forward Graham Cummins from St Johnstone on a two-year deal. The 29-year-old spent the early part of his career playing for Cobh Ramblers and Waterford United before first signing with Cork in 2010. After impressing at Turner's Cross, ...
Based on the fives cities, Dublin city had a rate of 22.7 per thousand, followed by Limerick city (8.8), Waterford city (6.7), and Cork city (5.7). Galway city was by far the lowest (1.9). There were also high rates in Carlow (7), Wicklow (5.6), Westmeath (5.5), and Offaly and Laois (both 5). The lowest rates were ...
By May the following year, as part of a trip that included Ireland, Poland and Sweden, a schedule from the mayor's office had him flying from Chicago to Dublin with Aer Lingus and, over the next two days, touring the city, hosting a dinner and breakfast briefing at the US embassy, visiting his opposite number at City Hall, ...
Few will probably think of Ireland's two biggest cities as destinations for foodie breaks, but a sudden growth in artisan food producers embracing popular ... It employs restaurateurs, food critics and food writers to take small groups on tours around the city, sampling produce such as Irish blue cheese, local ...
Three-bed semis in the town came from a low base of €105,000 a year ago to €140,000 today. Estate agents credited the city slowdown in the last quarter on a combination of factors - including the increasing availability of new homes and on aspiring buyers hitting affordability thresholds based on lending ...
Ireland is welcoming its first ever dementia village -- which has been given the once-over by Francis Brennan. CareBright are opening their first purpose-built ... Francis told the Irish Sun: "It is in a specially-built care village in Bruff, called CareBright. We have been involved for quite some time.


 

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