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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:35:40 GMT
Tesla officially expands to Ireland, opens orders for Model S and X in the country  -  Electrek
As usual, Tesla adjusts the price of their vehicles internationally according to the exchange rate and then include the country's import fees, tax, and registration. In Ireland, that adds up to €81,000 after VAT and VRT, but the government offers a €5 ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:22:05 GMT

Dropped from the Munster Academy, Ireland U20s star set for debut in France tonight  -  The42
AN IRISH U20 star who was omitted from the Munster Academy is poised to make his debut in France this evening. Back rower Kelvin Brown was a member of the Irish team which reached the World Rugby U20 Championship final against England in ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:11:03 GMT

Winter is here, and we could even get snow in Ireland this weekend  -  JOE
It has been absolutely freezing of late and according to forecasts by Met Eireann, things are about to get a hell of a lot worse. Wrap up well today, as the highest temperatures are going to reach is 8 to 12 degrees. There will be scattered outbreaks ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:04:57 GMT

Homelessness reaches record figures with 6709 people in Ireland in need of homes  -  Her.ie
Focus Ireland has issued new figures which report that 65 families have recently become homeless in Dublin during the month of September. These latest figures mean that 736 families have become homeless in the capital in the first 9 months of this year.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:02:07 GMT

Controversy won't affect Ireland says Stephen Ferris  -  Irish Times
Both Jackson, who is Johnny Sexton's understudy at outhalf, and his Ulster colleague Olding have denied the allegations, but the way in which the news is processed by the Ireland players – and especially the four from Ulster – could have a bearing on ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:27:55 GMT

Ireland prepares for 'biggest challenge' in 50 years' Post-Brexit  -  South China Morning Post
The head of the world's leader in paper-based packing, headquartered in Dublin, added: “I think right now we aren't seeing any particular demand issues, but when you look at our Irish business, when we export from Ireland into the U.K. that's going to ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:18:41 GMT

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: Brexit negotiations are key for Northern Ireland's future  -  Belfast Telegraph
He promised that as Ireland began Brexit negotiations "Northern Ireland and the peace process remain front and centre of our priorities". Yesterday, the Taoiseach told an All-Island Civic Dialogue in Dublin that Brexit negotiations could become ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 08:06:55 GMT

Olympic Council of Ireland postpone inquiry into Rio ticketing arrangements  -  Irish Mirror
An inquiry into the Olympic ticket scandal has been shelved until criminal proceedings have concluded against ex-Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey. Hickey, 71, was arrested in Rio over the alleged illegal sale of tickets for the Games ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:40:15 GMT

Northern Ireland women 'second class citizens' in terms of abortion services, Supreme Court is told  -  Belfast Telegraph
He concluded that the Health Secretary was entitled to adopt a residence-based system so that women resident in Northern Ireland are not entitled to benefit from NHS abortion services in England, even though they are UK citizens. The High Court judge ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:36:19 GMT

John Egan's absence and more talking points from the latest Ireland squad  -  The42
Dundalk duo Andy Boyle (left) and Daryl Horgan (right) have been called into the provisional Ireland squad to face Austria. Source: Mikhail Kireev/INPHO. THE PROVISIONAL 35-MAN Ireland squad named by Martin O'Neill yesterday is likely to be cut ...