Do you have some knowledge of Russian but want to hone your skills and speak like a ‘real Russian’?


If so linguists from Moscow have worked together to create a free online resource just for you. Как скажешь (‘If You Say So’ is a virtual textbook and workbook. In addition to providing grammar explanations, exercises, and automatic feedback on a variety of thematic and grammar topics, the site devotes special attention to authentic speech—from the type […]

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Dublin mother jailed for three weeks after child misses 240 school days in two years


A DUBLIN MOTHER wept in court yesterday when she was jailed for three weeks after her eight-year-old son missed more than 240 school days over the last two years. The woman, who is in her 30s, was convicted at Dublin District Court of neglecting the boy’s education following a prosecution by Tusla, Child and Family […]

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Advance Your future with SWIG ATTENTION: An important note in your diary. The SWIG conference takes place in Dublin, Wynn’s hotel on Saturday the 13th of April. Speakers are Anete Martisone, Armand Murnieks and a special guest (surprise). Admission fee is €10 Register here SWIG welcomes you to the World of Financial Literacy. You’re invited […]

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Occupational Injury Claim


Occupation Injury claims * may be sought by an employee for injuries sustained during the course of their job. These types of work injuries can be sustained in numerous ways. When they are sustained due to a failure of an employer to implement and sustain a safe working environment, provide the adequate protection needed for […]

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Number of Irish passport applications rises to record level


MORE THAN 230,000 applications for Irish passports have been made to date in 2019. This marks a 30% increase compared to the same period last year.There were more than 860,000 Irish passports issued in 2018 – the highest number ever issued in one year. The Passport Office said there are a number of reasons for […]

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Motorists are being warned that the Gardai will be out in force targeting drivers under the influence of drink and drugs over the St Patrick’s Weekend


Figures released from the Gardai also show that there has been a 17% increase in the number of arrests for driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs in the first two months of 2019 compared to the same period last year. To date 1,429 drivers have been arrested from 1 January to 28 February. […]

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Orange and Yellow Weather Warnings for Storm Gareth


The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads as Met Éireann have issued Orange and Yellow weather warnings for strong winds. An Orange weather warning is in place for Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo from 12pm tomorrow (Tuesday) until 9am Wednesday. Westerly winds will reach mean speeds […]

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Bus Accident Claims *


The public transport system in the Republic of Ireland maintains a high level of health and safety standards each year. The Road Safety Authority (RSA) released the statistic that buses are the safest form of public transport within the country. However, when accidents * do occur, they can have a calamitous effect due to the […]

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William Patrick Hitler: The Irishman who fought his uncle


History is a complex and entertaining subject. Time after time, some unusual and surprising secrets appear from the deepest parts of history, about which one wants to learn more and more. Here we have such a secret, which not many would have known about. The story begins in 1909, by the banks of the river […]

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Electric Ireland announces 4% price increase on gas and electricity from April


ELECTRIC IRELAND WILL raise its residential gas and electricity prices from April, the second price increase for its customers in less than a year. The company blamed sustained increase in the price of buying wholesale energy as it announced its prices would rise by 4% from 1 April, ending a winter price freeze for its customers. […]

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