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No motor tax refunds for vehicles off road during lockdown

State collected more than €362 million from motor tax during height of pandemic

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We need better system of advisers, and more of them, to run a modern state

Dan O'Brien: 'We need better system of advisers, and more of them, to run a modern state'

03/08/2020 00:45:00

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Covid-19: No more deaths but 53 further cases confirmed in State

Covid-19: No more deaths but 53 further cases confirmed in State

02/08/2020 20:07:00

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'State of disaster' and strict curfew declared in Melbourne amid growing coronavirus outbreak

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews blamed the continuing rise in cases on people flouting stay-at-home orders

02/08/2020 14:59:00

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Disaster declared in Australian state as coronavirus cases rise

Disaster declared in Australian state as coronavirus cases rise

02/08/2020 10:47:00

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David McWilliams: The State can finance everything for nothing – if it wants to

Whatever the obstacles to social change in modern Ireland, money is not one

02/08/2020 10:00:00

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Green minister 'was not aware' she had put former drug dealer on State body

Green Party minister Catherine Martin says she was not aware she had appointed a convicted former drug dealer to advise her on night-time entertainment

01/08/2020 20:01:00

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Miriam Lord’s end of term awards: From worst slogan to best pecs

Miriam Lord’s end of term awards: From the worst slogan to the best pecs

01/08/2020 12:15:00

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Government u-turns on exclusion of proprietary directors from wage subsidy scheme

The Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme initially excluded people who were proprietary directors of a company.

31/07/2020 21:04:00

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Miriam O'Callaghan's husband Steve Carson named new director of BBC Scotland

Miriam O'Callaghan's husband Steve Carson named new director of BBC Scotland

31/07/2020 20:40:00

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Govt reinstates business owners to EWSS

Proprietary directors are being reinstated to the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS) from 1 September, where they retain 'ordinary' employees on payroll.

31/07/2020 19:26:00

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'We're already on our knees' - pubs plea for Paschal Donohoe to amend wage subsidy scheme as 'thousands of jobs at risk'

'We're already on our knees' - pubs plea for Paschal Donohoe to amend wage subsidy scheme as 'thousands of jobs at risk'

31/07/2020 19:12:00

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Scheme like 'kicking us when we're down' - shop owner

Criticism from small business owners to changes from Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme to new Employment Wage Subsidy scheme, with one small business owner describing it as like 'kicking us when we're down'

31/07/2020 18:45:00

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Miriam O'Callaghan's hushand Steve Carson named new director of BBC Scotland

Miriam O'Callaghan's hushand Steve Carson named new director of BBC Scotland

31/07/2020 15:13:00

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New 750m cycle path costing €9 million opens along Dublin’s Royal Canal

Path is ‘money well spent’, says Green Party’s Eamon Ryan

31/07/2020 14:53:00

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New Royal Canal Cycle route opens in Dublin

The cycleway includes a 110 metre viaduct for walking and cycling onto Newcomen Bridge at the North Strand

31/07/2020 14:05:00

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Govt to 'examine' EWSS for proprietary directors

The Minister for Finance has said the Government will ‘examine’ the position of proprietary directors who have been excluded from the new wage subsidy scheme

31/07/2020 13:55:00

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Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande lead MTV VMAs 2020 nominations as full list unveiled

Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande lead MTV VMAs 2020 nominations as full list unveiled

31/07/2020 01:47:00

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Coronavirus: England had Europe’s worst excess mortality

Coronavirus: England had Europe’s worst excess mortality

30/07/2020 18:47:00

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22 new breaches of Covid-19 regulations found in pubs by gardai

22 new breaches of Covid-19 regulations found in pubs by gardai

30/07/2020 12:30:00

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Watch: First look at Brendan Gleeson as Trump in new TV series

The miniseries will first air on US network Showtime on 27 September

30/07/2020 11:47:00

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Covid-19: Top official warned against slow reopening of economy

Covid-19: Top official warned against slow reopening of economy

30/07/2020 08:57:00

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Fianna Fáil meeting reflects on mistakes this week - 'Anything that was said was more in sorrow than in anger'

Fianna Fáil meeting reflects on mistakes this week - 'Anything that was said was more in sorrow than in anger'

29/07/2020 23:15:00

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Gardaí identify 22 new 'breaches' of pub regulations

A further 22 potential breaches of public health regulations have been identified at licenced premises.

29/07/2020 22:04:00

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PUP U-turn: Welfare recipients free to travel to green list countries

PUP U-turn: Government says people on pandemic payments can travel

29/07/2020 21:15:00

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No new deaths from Covid-19 in Ireland, 14 new cases | JOE.ie

No new deaths from Covid-19 in Ireland, 14 new cases

29/07/2020 19:47:00

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14 new virus cases in Ireland but no further deaths

The announcement was made by the Department of Health this evening

29/07/2020 19:39:00

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New guide says nursing homes could be able to have visits during a Covid-19 outbreak

New guide says nursing homes could be able to have visits during a Covid19 outbreak, reports EvelynRing

29/07/2020 17:26:00

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More than 100 people alerted of close contact with Covid-19 case through tracing app

Almost 1.45 million people have downloaded the Covid-19 tracker app since it went live in recent weeks.

29/07/2020 16:13:00

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Musicians fret over Covid-19 impact on industry

Live music performances came to a sudden halt in the middle of March as restrictions and closures were quickly introduced globally to combat the spread of Covid-19.

29/07/2020 14:21:00

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Prisoners claim Covid-19 restrictions were 'dehumanizing' in new report

Prisoners claim Covid-19 restrictions were 'dehumanizing' in new report

29/07/2020 12:36:00

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UK govt signs deal with GSK and Sanofi for potential Covid-19 vaccine

UK govt signs deal with GSK and Sanofi for potential Covid-19 vaccine

29/07/2020 10:03:00

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Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine worked in monkeys: study

All vaccinated monkeys produced high levels of neutralising antibodies that attack a part of the SARS-CoV-2 virus used to invade cells

29/07/2020 08:58:00

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Covid-19: Reopening of schools will see extra teachers and PPE put in place, Varadkar says

Tánaiste also asserts that the monitoring of international travel needs to ‘tighten up’

26/07/2020 17:01:00

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Donohoe says salary top-ups need to be seen in context of stimulus

Donohoe says salary top-ups need to be seen in context of stimulus

26/07/2020 15:00:00

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Donohoe: Public is angry over €16,000 top-up allowance for super junior ministers

But minister defends top-up on salaries of €124,000

26/07/2020 14:10:00

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Ireland's July stimulus plan 'twice as large as UK's'

Ireland's July stimulus plan 'twice as large as UK's' says Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe

25/07/2020 16:20:00

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Miriam Lord: FG’s rural TDs take on party’s city slickers

The country crew were not about to let the Dubs bag all the top parliamentary party jobs

25/07/2020 13:00:00

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Lord Henry: Think about healthcare workers before considering foreign holiday

Lord Henry column: Think about healthcare workers before considering foreign holiday

25/07/2020 10:20:00

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Dublin city centre pedestrianisation trial under way

Dublin City Council said the measures were being taken to support the economic recovery of the city

25/07/2020 09:26:00

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Viewpoints: Chaos and crisis - Why America is losing the battle with Covid-19

Viewpoints: Chaos and crisis - Why America is losing the battle with Covid-19

24/07/2020 22:11:00

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Ireland’s July stimulus package ‘twice as large as that of UK’

Ireland’s July stimulus package ‘twice as large as that of UK’

24/07/2020 21:30:00

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Third Dublin building site closes after Covid-19 case

A third Dublin construction site has been closed after a worker tested positive for Covid-19

24/07/2020 21:11:00

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July Stimulus: Price falls expected as VAT cut in €7bn rescue

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has insisted retailers should pass on the VAT cut announced in the Government's €7bn July Jobs Stimulus Plan.

24/07/2020 20:30:00

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Ministers defend €16,000 pay rise for ‘super’ junior minister

Ministers defend €16,000 pay rise for ‘super’ junior minister

24/07/2020 20:29:00

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No new deaths due to Covid-19, 20 new cases confirmed | JOE.ie

No new deaths due to Covid-19, 20 new cases confirmed

24/07/2020 19:52:00

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No further deaths due to Covid-19 in Ireland with 20 new cases

No further deaths due to Covid-19 with 20 new cases reported in Ireland

24/07/2020 19:51:00

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No further deaths from Covid-19, 20 additional cases

No further deaths from Covid-19, 20 additional cases

24/07/2020 19:49:00

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Dáil passes laws for super junior ministers' pay rise

The Dáil has passed laws to increase the remuneration of three 'super junior' ministers who will now be entitled to an allowance of €16,000 for sitting at Cabinet, on top of their €124,000 salary for serving as Minister of State

24/07/2020 19:42:00

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Dáil approves €16,000 top-up payments for 'super junior' ministers amid criticism

Dáil approves €16,000 top-up payments for 'super junior' ministers amid criticism

24/07/2020 19:40:00

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Lidl says it's first to pass on VAT cut to shoppers

Lidl says it's first to pass on VAT cut to shoppers

24/07/2020 19:01:00

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Allowance payment for third junior minister defended

Two other junior ministers who sit at Cabinet are already entitled to the payment

24/07/2020 18:57:00

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Another Dublin building site shuts as worker contracts Covid-19

The site is now closed ahead of a deep clean tomorrow

24/07/2020 18:47:00

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Michael McGrath 'doesn't recall' Fianna Fáil blocking top-up payments for a 'super junior' minister in 2017

Legislation to extend the €16,000 allowance for three junior ministers is before the Oireachtas.

24/07/2020 17:53:00

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Ministers defend €16k top up to third super junior

Ministers defend €16k top up to third super junior

24/07/2020 17:29:00

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July Stimulus: Tax measure worth €1,000 per citizen - Donohoe

July Stimulus: Tax measure worth €1,000 per citizen - Donohoe

24/07/2020 17:00:00

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RTE's Miriam O'Callaghan 'going to miss' Prime Time co-host David McCullagh

RTE's Miriam O'Callaghan 'going to miss' Prime Time co-host David McCullagh

24/07/2020 02:00:00

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Independent TD becomes first ever female Leas-Cheann Comhairle after shock vote

Fine Gael’s Fergus O’Dowd was the other candidate in the vote and was expected to win

23/07/2020 22:10:00

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Govt's 50 July Jobs Stimulus measures to reboot economy and how they affect you

Govt's 50 July Jobs Stimulus measures to reboot economy and how they affect you

23/07/2020 20:14:00

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July Stimulus: VAT reduction, Help to Buy boost, grants and subsidies

July Stimulus: VAT reduction, Help to Buy boost, grants and subsidies

23/07/2020 19:40:00

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Government announces staycation tax rebate as part of July stimulus plan

Government announces staycation tax rebate as part of July stimulus plan

23/07/2020 19:20:00

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Govt announce multi-billion July stimulus package to boost economy

Govt announce multi-billion July stimulus package to boost economy

23/07/2020 19:15:00

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July stimulus package to be announced

23/07/2020 18:50:00

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Catherine Martin aims to alter Green Party's ‘anti-rural’ image

Her remarks come ahead of the outcome of today's leadership competition between herself and leader Eamon Ryan.

23/07/2020 16:10:00

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