Minister Naughton Announces fines for 16 road safety offences to double from October 27

26.10.2022

Fine for speeding to double to €160. Fines for non-wearing of seatbelts and mobile phone use to double to €120 Fines for Learner drivers found driving unaccompanied to double to €180. Fines for non-display of ‘L’ and ‘N’ plates to double to €120 Three new Fixed Charge Offences will be introduced in new year Tackling […]

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Good bye Gorby

01.09.2022

  I met the man twice at events organised by the Gorbachev Foundation. He was brief but not abrupt. Polite but not engaging. The last time was at a small gathering of the Gorbachev Fund in November 2019, when former Cold War-riors Christian Wulff and Lech Walesa were in town to commemorate the 30th anniversary […]

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Welcome to Our Man in Russia Newsletter

24.08.2022

I got tired of trying to decipher news and information, so decided to tell the story of what’s happening here with a personal edge. I listen to radio daily, watch tv, youtube shows and read copious amounts of news articles (okay, mostly sports), yet not a single one will tell the truth without bias. Russian […]

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Road Safety Alert – High Temperature Advisory for Ireland

09.08.2022

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads as Met Eireann has issued a weather advisory for High Temperatures. Ireland will experience a hot spell developing from Wednesday and continuing through the rest of the week and the weekend. Daytime temperatures will widely reach the mid to […]

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Minister Naughton set to double fines for key road traffic offences

26.07.2022

Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Ms. Hildegarde Naughton is set to introduce regulations that will double the fixed charges relating to key road safety offences including speeding, phone use and non-wearing of seatbelts. This will see the fine for speeding increase from €80 to €160 and the fine for using a mobile […]

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Minister Naughton Proposes Increase in Fines at High Level Meeting on Rise in Road Deaths

16.07.2022

Minister of State at the Department of Transport Hildegarde Naughton T.D, with special responsibility for road safety, chaired the quarterly meeting of the Ministerial Committee on Road Safety. The meeting brought together the two Departments (Transport and Justice) and the key organisations responsible for the Ireland’s Road Safety Strategy, including the Garda Síochána, the Road […]

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Appeal of philanthropist Debbie Deegan to Russian-speaking community of Ireland

04.05.2022

To my dear Russian friends and colleagues, my opinion may not matter to many of you, but as Russia is my second homeland for a quarter of a century, I feel I have the right to express an opinion, I do not need a debate, I am simply offering the humble opinion of someone who […]

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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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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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