Letter to Editor

05.03.2022

My name is Ruslan, I live in Ashbourne. I decided to write to your newspaper about the fact that over the past few days I have seen a massive support for “president” Putin in Ireland. Of course, not only in Ireland, but I am writing now about our country. I was born in Belarus, not […]

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Road Safety Alert – Red, Orange and Yellow Weather Warnings Issued for Storm Eunice

17.02.2022

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads over the next few days as Met Eireann has issued Red, Orange and Yellow weather warnings for strong winds, heavy rain and snow. Met Eireann has issued a status RED warning for Kerry and Cork for southwest winds veering […]

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Where to find popular TV shows on the Internet

15.02.2022

With the advent of the Internet, television has become a bit of a thing of the past. This is primarily due to the absence of advertising, good video quality, and the ability not to depend on the program. On the resources – rushshows.net, videogrilled.com and videobakery.net – it is very easy to watch shows. There is no need to pass […]

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RUSSIA IS A GIFT FOR THE SOUL

06.02.2022

Article by Leo Font (a student of Kalinka Russian Language School, Dublin, Ireland) about his visit of Russia During 2020 I took a decision that would change my life. We were in hard lockdown because of Covid and I wanted to challenge my mind during those difficult times, so I decided to learn the Russian […]

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Why More Immigrant Entrepreneurs Are Needed in Ireland

02.02.2022

It has been estimated that about 10% of businesses in Ireland have been founded by immigrants, although the exact number is difficult to estimate. The level of contribution that they make to the Irish economy is also unknown, but it has been argued recently that its value is increasing significantly on a yearly basis. There […]

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Choice-based letting, CBL

28.01.2022

CBL (Choice Based Letting) is a system used by some councils to allocate some of their housing to those on the social housing list.   It involves applicants checking available properties online and expressing an interest in those that they wish to be considered for.   Once applications close, the property will be offered to the applicant […]

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Temporary derogation from driving and resting time rules due to driver shortage caused by the COVID-19 Omicron variant

14.01.2022

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Department of Transport have agreed to allow a temporary and urgent derogation in respect of certain provisions of the EU driving and resting time rules. The proposed derogation will apply to all operators and drivers subject to the EU driver’s hours and tachograph rules engaged in the carriage […]

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2021 Records Lowest Number of Road Fatalities Since Recording Began in 1959

01.01.2022

9% drop in road deaths in 2021 compared to 2020 18 pedestrian deaths in 2021 the lowest figure since records began Males accounted for almost three quarters of all deaths in 2021 Tragic end to 2021 a reminder of just how fragile life is on the road   Provisional road collision statistics show that the […]

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Be Prepared for your Christmas and New Year Swim Public Appeal to Stay Safe Around Water

24.12.2021

Water Safety Ireland is urging those planning a Christmas and New Year swim to get in slowly to help avoid cold shock and to get out of the water before getting too cold, to avoid hypothermia. It is also appealing to those unaccustomed to winter swimming to wear a swim cap, wetsuit and booties and […]

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Orange and Yellow Weather Warnings Issued for Storm Barra

05.12.2021

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads over the next few days as Met Eireann has issued Orange and Yellow weather warnings for strong winds and rain. An Orange Weather Warning has been issued for Tuesday and Tuesday night, due to Storm Barra. Southerly winds, later […]

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