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VIDEO: Taoiseach jeered by protesters in Cork

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An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny was met with a large crowd of anti water charge protesters as he arrived in Blackpool, Cork to announce 120 new jobs at a technology firm Xanadu. View Larry Cummins’ video from the scene below.  

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Hundreds of protesters demand Taoiseach ends water charges

Protesting against water charges during the visit of An Taoiseach Enda Kenny to Blackpool Retail Park.
Picture: Des Barry.
By Alan Healy Government hopes that water protests would subside following changes to the charging system were dealt a blow this...

Friday, 21/11/14 - 3:22pm Read More

Olivia is remembered

Linda Smith, helpline manager at Women’s Aid, and Margaret Martin, director of Women’s Aid, with shoes representing a life stolen through partner violence during a minute’s silence outside Leinster House, Dublin, yesterday. Picture: Gareth Chaney Collins
A PASSAGE West woman killed in her home last year was one of 78 women who were killed by partners...

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More than half of Albert Quay unit reserved already

MORE than half of the new €50m city centre ‘One Albert Quay’ development has been reserved just a month after...

Friday, 21/11/14 - 9:43am Read More

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Cummins family overwhelmed at support after stabbing

THE family of Kevin Cummins, right, who was stabbed during a burglary at his home on Wednesday, have said that...

Friday, 21/11/14 - 9:30am Read More

Taoiseach announces 120 jobs for Blackpool

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  RECRUITMENT has begun in a Blackpool IT company for 120 new jobs announced by the Taoiseach this morning. Xanadu was...

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Taoiseach facing water protestors at Cork jobs announcement

An anti-water charges protest will take place outside a retail park in Cork this morning where the Taoiseach is set...

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Woman detained in Cork over heroin suspicion

A woman in her early 30s remains in Garda custody in Cork this morning in connection with possession of heroin....

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Plumber cleared of manslaughter by carbon dioxide at Cork hotel

A heating contractor's been cleared of the manslaughter of a woman at a Cork hotel. 35-year-old Miriam Reidy was found...

Thursday, 20/11/14 - 3:11pm Read More

Music’s thriving in heart of Cork

David O'Regan manager of Opus II on Oliver Plunkett Street. 
Picture: David Keane
Since moving to Cork from Arklow, David O’Regan has been at the helm of Opus II on Oliver Plunkett Street....

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National News

SIPTU backs water-charges protests

The country's largest trade union SIPTU has backed protests against water charges, and said it would begin talks with other unions about peaceful demonstrations against the charges.The union, which represents 200,000 workers, previously refused to join with Right2Water, an umbrella...

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Woman ‘told her fingers would be chopped off’ in front of young son, court told

A teenager allegedly involved in a burglary where a woman was told her fingers would be chopped off has been...

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ECB: Ireland must be ready for more austerity if targets are missed

The ECB and European Commission has said the Government needs to be ready to impose more austerity measures if needed.Members...

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Sharp rise in number of adults waiting over eight months for hospital procedure

There has been a sharp increase in the number of adults waiting longer than eight months for a hospital procedure.Almost...

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Water meter installer ‘threatened with gun'; firearm later found in river

A man has been arrested in Co Clare after an Irish Water meter installer was threatened with a gun.The man...

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Police release dramatic photo of near-death road crash aftermath

Police in Lisburn have released a photo of the aftermath of a near-fatal road collision in a plea for drivers...

Friday, 21/11/14 - 1:32pm Read More

Verdict of unlawful killing returned at Chada brothers’ inquest

The jury at the inquest into the deaths of brothers Eoghan and Ruairi Chada has returned a verdict of unlawful...

Friday, 21/11/14 - 1:26pm Read More

Workplace absence from common ailments costing Government €55m a year

The Government is missing out on savings of around €55m a year due to its failure to tackle workplace absenteeism.That's...

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Taoiseach jeered by protestors in Cork

The Taoiseach has been met by a large crowd of protestors this afternoon in Cork as he arrived to a...

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Sinn Féin propose changes to social housing for domestic violence victims

Sinn Féin is seeking to change the law so that victims of domestic violence can be considered for social housing....

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