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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 […]

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Dad of Irish ‘sugar baby’ caught up in Australian ‘racy texts’ scandal says his daughter is a ‘bloody eejit’

The father of a South Dublin “sugar baby” at the heart of an Australian political sex scandal has labelled his daughter a “bloody eejit”. But the dismayed dad of the woman named by Oz media as Amy Keating, 25, says his daughter would never resort to blackmail. And the dating website, Seeking Arrangement, used by […]


Applegreen drops fuel prices across all service stations in Ireland

Applegreen is dropping fuel prices by 5c a litre across all service stations from today. The reduction on fuelgood fuel prices is being implemented across all Applegreen sites in the Republic of Ireland. Applegreen Head of Operations Conor Lucey said: “We are committed to our ‘low fuel prices always’ promise and are delighted we can […]


Ariana Grande set for Dublin show next September

Ariana Grande has announced dates for the European leg of her world tour next year, with a Dublin date included in September. Grande will kick off the European leg of her ‘Sweetener’ tour in London on 17 August, with several other UK shows included. She will bring her tour to Dublin on Sunday 22 September. One […]


Taoiseach ‘very satisfied’ with EU position on backstop

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he was “very satisfied” with the EU’s position on the Irish backstop at last night’s summit meeting. He said the European Union stands by the Withdrawal Agreement that was negotiated. EU leaders rejected British Prime Minister Theresa May’s call for legally binding assurances on the Irish backstop and ruled out any […]


There are now 2.19 million people employed in Ireland, new figures show

THERE ARE 2.19 million people employed in Ireland after over 61,900 additional people entered employment in 2017, according to the latest National Skills Bulletin.  Produced by Solas, the Further Education and Training Authority, the Bulletin provides an overview of the Irish labour market at occupational level. It found that employment growth was particularly strong in construction, […]

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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 […]


Dublin Airport warns passengers not to bring wrapped presents or snow globes in luggage this Christmas

Dublin Airport has warned passengers not to wrap Christmas presents if they are carrying them in hand luggage this festive season. Dublin Airport spokesperson, Siobhán O’Donnell said that if passengers wrap gifts they may be asked to open them during security screenings. “We would also like to remind passengers that the EU liquids restriction regulation […]

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London Mayor on Brexit during Dublin visit: ‘My worry is we’re sleepwalking into falling off a cliff edge’

LONDON MAYOR SADIQ Khan has said that the British public should have it say on the final Brexit outcome – either through a general election or a people’s vote on whether to stay in the EU. Khan visited Dublin today, where he met President Michael D Higgins, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and addressed Dublin Chamber’s annual […]