Weather Warning for Hail Showers


The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising drivers to be aware of the dangers posed by hailstones. The advice comes as Met Eireann has forecast wintery showers of hail over the coming days and into the weekend. Hail is a common but unpredictable occurrence in Ireland and can lead to slippery and dangerous driving conditions. […]

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Coca-Cola brings some ‘Real Magic’ to Designated Drivers this Christmas season


Coca-Cola HBC is proud to announce the return of its Designated Driver initiative, the annual Christmas campaign that rewards those who stay sober on nights out to ensure their friends and family members get home safely. Minister of State at the Department of Transport Hildegarde Naughton, TD, today launched the road-safety campaign, together with ambassador […]

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Invalidity Pension


Richie MacRitchie is an information officer with Welfare Appeals, who provide information and representation on social welfare, housing, employment and other issues.  Regular clinics are held in Russian language in the Larkin Unemployed Centre, North Strand Road, Dublin 3 and by zoom (Appointment is required) For details, visit . If you would like further […]

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What Help Do Immigrant Entrepreneurs Need?


What challenges do you face as an Immigrant Entrepreneur? What changes would you like to see made to make it easier for immigrants to start and grow a business in Ireland? TU Dublin is asking Immigrant Entrepreneurs to complete a short survey to understand the challenges facing Immigrant Entrepreneurs and to state what actions should […]

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24 hour National ‘Slow Down’ Enforcement Operation 21 and 22 October 2021


Road Safety Authority and An Garda Síochána urge motorists to reduce their speed Drivers speeding on rural roads to be targeted as 4 out of 5 fatalities occurred on rural roads in 2021 Road users urged to take extra care over October Bank Holiday as clocks go back 64 people have been killed or seriously […]

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Taekwondo – “Path of Fist and Foot”


Taekwondo is a Korean Martial art. If we go back further, Taekwondo has a wealth of history dating back to cave drawings in a martial art discipline called Taekkyon. Before the word Taekwondo was commonly used, there were Kwans or schools. The first of those schools was founded by GrandMaster Byung Juck Ro on the […]

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Many people living and working in Ireland have elderly or sick relatives living in other EU countries.  In some circumstances, it becomes necessary or desirable for the relative to come and live in Ireland. Whilst EU citizens can freely move to Ireland, they only have a right to receive a social welfare payment in limited […]

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Personal and Family relationships change over time, and this can lead to difficult circumstances, especially if your spouse dies, or if you are need to look after elderly or sick relatives who may not have lived or worked in Ireland. SURVIVOR PENSIONS This is the name for pensions paid to the surviving widow or widower […]

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Minister Naughton Announces Further Extension to Driving Licences


Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton T.D. has announced, details of an extension to the expiry dates of driving licences that have not benefited from a previous extension. The move comes as the EU and national Governments take steps in response to the disruption caused by Covid-19 to driver licensing services across the EU. The extension […]

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New NCTS Centre to open in Navan, Meath


New two-lane centre will have capacity to inspect over 30,000 vehicles annually Over time it will create an additional 12 jobs for the Navan area. 29 June 2021; A new National Car Testing Service inspection centre will open in Meath on Monday 5 July. Located on the old Athboy Road in Navan, this will be […]

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