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Trish Casey: 'Why we must force some moral leadership on homelessness' 'Let 2019 be the year when the hidden homeless become visible and vocal' (stock photo) "We declare that we desire our country to be ruled in accordance with the principles of Liberty, Equality and Justice for all ..." (The Democratic Programme, An Chéad Dáil Eireann, January 21, 1919) I am more...
Dan O'Brien: 'With uncertainty coming at us from more than one source, we need to buckle up for a turbulent 2019' 'Brexit is the most immediate issue for this country' (stock photo) The year just begun is one of the most difficult to predict in the 20 years I have been in the forecasting and punditry business. The other stand-out year...
Boy (14) on murder charge after crash caused by row over eggs   The 14-year-old driver smashed into a pick-up truck after running a red light in Texas. (stock photo) A Texas teenager has been charged with murder in relation to a fatal crash from a car chase that started because of eggs thrown at other cars. The teenager, a 14-year-old boy, had...
Charlie Weston: 'A paltry €5 extra a week won't make us better off in 2019'   Stock image Most workers will have a few more euro in their wallets and purses from the start of the new year due to income tax changes from the Budget. From March, pensioners and other social welfare recipients will be better off. But it won't be much and...
John Downing: 'We've come full circle in Brexit mess as no-deal edges closer' An anti-Brexit sticker is pictured on Westminster Bridge in central London. Photo: AFP/Getty Images The brief but blessed Brexit silence is over. Theresa May is back at work and we're told she is ringing around the EU capitals trying to get help to somehow lug her unloved draft...
'The situation is increasingly serious' - woman missing with her young son has 'gone underground', lawyers say Ellie Yarrow-Sanders with her three-year-old son Olly Sheridan Photo credit: Patrick Sheridan/PA WireOlly Sheridan has gone missing with his mother Ellie Yarrow-Sanders Photo credit: Patrick Sheridan/PA WireOlly Sheridan and his father Patrick Photo credit: Patrick Sheridan/PA Wire A woman missing with her three-year-old son has "gone...
Nama to claw back €3.5bn from sale of loans by 2021 Minister Paschal Donohoe. Photo: Steve Humphreys NAMA expects to generate a surplus "of the order of €3.5bn" by the time it is wound up in 2020 or 2021. The cash will be used to pay off a share of the national debt, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said yesterday. The surplus will...
William Sitwell given Telegraph critic job months after ‘killing vegans’ joke The former Waitrose Food magazine editor says his first article will be on plant-based food. William Sitwell has become a Daily Telegraph restaurant critic (Royal Voluntary Service/PA) Former Waitrose Food magazine editor William Sitwell, who stepped down after controversially joking about “killing vegans”, has been hired as a restaurant critic for...
Saoirse Ronan and Gary Oldman announced as presenters for 2019 Golden Globes Actor Saoirse Ronan attends the European premiere of "Mary Queen of Scots" in London, Britain December 10, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble Gary Oldman and Saoirse Ronan will be among the presenters at the 2019 Golden Globes. Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman, The Shape Of Water actress Octavia Spencer, Empire’s Taraji P Henson...
Bad Apple results are rotten news for markets Worrying signals: Apple issues sales warning, blaming weaker iPhone sales in China. Photo: BloombergRevenue warning: Tim Cook’s Apple reports gloom for first time in years Apple's first sales warning in nearly 12 years sent European shares sliding yesterday, with the tech sector particularly badly bruised as chipmakers that supply the iPhone maker fell...

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