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EuroMillions: Ticket holder makes claim for incredible £114M jackpot

A claim has been made of the incredible £114M EuroMillions jackpot prize – won by a single UK ticket-holder from the draw on Tuesday 1 January 2019. The lucky ticket-holder scooped an exact prize of £114,969,755.70 which will be paid out at the ticket validation appointment. The ticket-holder will then decide whether or not to […]


McDonald’s to create 65 jobs in Cork town

McDonald’s is to create more than 65 jobs with the opening of a new restaurant at a motorway service station in Co Cork. The restaurant, which opened yesterday, is located at the Circle K services at Junction 14 on the M8, just north of Fermoy. With an initial investment of €2m, it will be operated […]

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Everything you need to know about the new US work visas for Irish people

ON November 30th 2018, NEWS came through that Irish citizens could soon get access to thousands more US working visas.  It came as a result of a bill that would allow Irish citizens avail of surplus E-3 visas that are specifically for Australians. The visas are for two years but can be extended indefinitely.  The […]

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Sam Fender announces Dublin show for December

The announcement has come after the Tyneside native said he’d be on the road for the foreseeable future. It’s been a productive 2018 for Sam Fender thus far. The English singer-songwriter has seen this be his breakout year, between the release of his debut EP and finding himself named as one of the BBC Sound of […]


Residents fight move to axe their veg patches and garden for more homes

Residents in one of the most developed parts of Dublin are protesting at the demolition of a community garden and allotments for social housing. Weaver Square Community Group, in The Liberties, has nurtured the area for families, pensioners and others for seven years and are campaigning to save the land. They say The Liberties has […]

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Peter Bjorn and John Announce Dublin Gig

Peter Bjorn and John have just announced a headline show for Whelans on 7th March 2019. Tickets will go on sale this Thursday at 9am. They have just released their full-length studio album Darker Days in October. Written almost immediately after the release of 2016’s Breakin’ Point, the band decided to strip away the noise […]

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Increase in rates bill for Dublin city businesses

Dublin city businesses will have a 1% rates bill increase following a vote by councillors. The annual budget meeting heard that the city council’s budget for next year will be €969.6 million. The council’s Head of Finance Kathy Quinn said that there would have been a deficit were it not for a credit of €19.5 […]


Ten Irish novels in contention for €100,000 Dublin Literary Award, the world’s most valuable annual fiction prize

TEN IRISH NOVELS are among 141 works of fiction to feature on the longlist for the €100,000 Dublin Literary Award. The nominations for the world’s most valuable annual literary prize for English fiction were announced by Dublin City Council this morning, and include 141 works by authors from 41 different countries. The books eligible for […]


British woman who arrived into country on business class flight charged with bringing €2million worth of heroin through Dublin Airport

A UK businesswoman has been refused bail after she was accused of bringing just over €2m worth of heroin through Dublin Airport. Mother-of-three Samina Saffad, 50, of Priestfield Avenue, Middlesbrough, England, was arrested on Friday. Gardai stopped her at Dublin Airport after she arrived on a business class flight from Lahore, Pakistan. Following an examination […]