European tax authorities are at the loss of billions of euro.

BoI subsidiary used by hedge fund now subject to investigations over trades

Irish-based funds and banks were used by a group of hedge funds to carry out a financial fraud scheme

Irish funds involvement scheme has ‘serious implications’ for country’s reputation

The Dublin offices of two large international banks, Investec and BNP Paribas, were used by those perpetrating the scheme in cum-ex trades

Background: Several banks in Ireland used in massive European tax fraud scheme

The scheme, known as cum-ex, is the subject of extensive investigations by prosecutors in a number of European countries

‘Cum-ex’ scheme is under investigation by prosecutors in a number of EU states

A man in his early 80s was taken to St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny, in a serious condition, where he later died

Another man seriously injured following collision near Castledermot, Co Kildare

Minister for Tourism Catherine Martin said she was closely engaging with the hospitality sector to allow them full guidance on the reopening of venues. Photograph: Maxwells

Nightclubs will reopen without antigen testing or any limits on capacity, Martin says

 ESB Networks said it was working to repair the fault ‘as quickly as possible’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Outage due to a fault impacted some 15,000 homes on Monday evening

Taoiseach Micheál Martin described the delay of several years in the case a ‘systems failure’ in the health service. Photograph: Mark Marlow/PA Wire

Taoiseach described delay of several years as a ‘systems failure’ in the health service

Students pictured at Maynooth University campus recently. File Photograph: Dara MacDónaill

Discount travel pass for young people welcomed as ‘really positive measure’

The extension of the universal subsidy under the National Childcare Scheme, which is not means-tested, would benefit up to 40,000 children at a cost of €5 million.  Photograph: iStock

Budget 2022: New measures to improve staff wages a ‘turning point’ for sector – McGrath

The Irish Coast Guard has defended itself against the charges. Photograph: Irish Coast Guard

Former and serving volunteers allege they were targeted by group’s leadership

Lord Mayor of Dublin, Alison Gilliland pictured outside the Mansion House on Saturday with  Martina Earley, Chairperson of the ILDN Committee on the Future of Employment Services. Photograph: Barry Cronin.

Community employment groups criticise plans to ‘tear down’ non-profit model

Addressing hospital consultants, the Minister for Health, pictured here earlier in the week, acknowledged Ireland is currently ’not even close’ to achieving ’timely access to affordable high quality care’.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins Photos

Children being offered dates in 2035 for hospital appointments, say doctors

Tony MacMahon – Martin Hayes described him as “one of the truly great musicians of all time”.

President Higgins pays tribute to ‘one of Ireland’s iconic presences among musicians’

Jim Griffin from Dunmore East, Co Waterford. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Friction over disciplinary actions taken against volunteers, and view management is too risk averse

Geraldine Molloy has been  volunteering with ICHH since  2016. Photograph via Youtube

Geraldine Molloy has been put forward for the council seat in the north inner city ward

Anthony Flynn’s funeral cortege passing the Inner City Helping Homeless office on Amiens Street in Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

Among homeless organisations ICHH chief Anthony Flynn was a controversial figure

The C&AG found the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment did not check whether businesses were eligible for restart grants towards the costs of reopening before paying out €633 million. Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Watchdog finds that in nearly one in 10 cases examined, the PUP claim recipient was not eligible

Grafton Street deserted in March 2020. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Spending watchdog’s report shows €6.3bn paid to individuals and €6.1bn to businesses

The Department of Social Protection received 1.75 million applications for the pandemic unemployment payment between March 2020 and February 2021. Photograph: Frank Miller

More than €14.5m in overpayments identified by end of August 2021, says C&AG report

Anthony Flynn outside the Dublin City Council Civic Office on Wood Quay. Photograph: Alan Betson

Statement follows controversy over sexual assault allegations made against its former chief executive

 Dining out on Capel Street, Dublin.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Local businesses call for extension of pilot pedestrianisation of Dublin city streets

 ICHH is to apply to the High Court to have an inspector appointed to review the charity’s operation. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Homeless charity has one remaining director following ‘several’ resignations, says letter

Extern  works with at-risk children, provides addiction and homelessness services, and runs Garda youth diversion projects.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Internal inquiry found man ‘should not have been employed’ by charity Extern

Mick Finnegan said he felt the offer was ‘completely unacceptable’ and would not be adequate ‘in the context of childhood sexual abuse’. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Voluntary paramedic organisation offered survivors six counselling sessions

Anthony Flynn, the former chief executive of ICHH who died last month, had been under investigation by gardaí in relation to two alleged sexual assaults. Photograph: Alan Betson

Garda to review policy around vetting of people working with homeless charities

There were 6,023 homeless adults in the State last month, two thirds of which were men. The majority, some 4,220 adults, were based in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Homeless charities report ‘alarm’ at high numbers of younger homeless adults

Tricia Keilthy, head of social justice at St Vincent de Paul, said the price increases for gas and electricity would  push more people into ‘energy poverty’. Photograph: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

Charity concerned about impact on low-income families as utility bills could rise by €500

The former chief executive of Inner City Helping Homeless, Anthony Flynn, died in tragic circumstances last month. Photograph: Alan Betson

ICCH provided accommodation to two allegedly abused by Anthony Flynn, report says

The Commission believes the measure will drastically cut the amount of e-waste produced in the EU annually and ease the lives of consumers. Photograph: EPA

All electronic devices will have to be built to accept a USB-C charger by 2024

Retired garda John Wilson said he  took issue with people who made whistleblower allegations and then did not follow them up.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Retired garda tells committee he would support penalties for deliberately making ‘false’ claims

There were more than 400 confirmed cases of Covid-19 across 90 outbreaks in schools last week

Most of 412 school cases in time frame were in primary level, latest figures show

 Social Democrats TD Gary  Gannon confirmed he would no longer be seeking a position on the board of the homeless charity. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Gary Gannon among three individuals to withdraw from process at Inner City Helping Homeless

Minister for Children and Integration Roderic O’Gorman’s department  is seeking to replace the network of direct provision centres with a new system of accommodation and supports by the end of 2024. Photograph: Alan Betson

Department briefing notes State-owned direct provision centres would be more ‘cost effective’

Anti-vaccination campaigner Dolores Cahill has been removed from UCD’s online staff directory. Photograph: The Irish Times

Controversial academic said children who wore face masks would have a lower IQ

References to Dolores Cahill have been removed from UCD’s website and her details have been removed from the university’s online staff directory in the last 24 hours. Photograph: Artur Widak/ NurPhoto via Getty Images

Academic has been prominent anti-lockdown activist during Covid-19 pandemic

Minister for Housing and Local Government Darragh O’Brien said the failures were ‘concerning and unacceptable’. Photograph: iStock

Wexford Treatment plant failure led to 52 confirmed illnesses, number of hospitalisations

Medical staff can be heard in the video warning the patient about the risks of leaving the hospital, stating they were worried about his condition. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Recent video shows Covid-19 patient encouraged to leave hospital by activist

The audit found staff felt there was a ‘blame culture’ in place at the centre, leading to a fear of reporting mistakes. Photograph: iStock

Staff felt high turnover in centres ‘jeopardised’ residents’ safety, internal surveys found

Taoiseach suggests former independent TD should provide record of correspondence over envoy job

The alleged victim had been a member of the organisation as a teenager from the mid to late 1990s, and claims he was sexually abused by a senior figure over a three-year period.

Gardaí confirm file to be prepared for DPP over historical child sex abuse allegations

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has written to the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Charlie Flanagan. File photograph: Collins

Tánaiste apologises for failure to release texts as Cowen says Taoiseach needs to act as Zappone controversy continues

Minister for Culture Catherine Martin is pushing again for an easing of restrictions on live music, it is understood. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Stadium crowds of 30-50% capacity may also be allowed under proposals to be discussed

The Dáil is expected to return to sittings in Leinster House when it resumes on September 15th. Photograph: Alan Betson

Public gallery to be used as extra seating for TDs to facilitate social distancing

Public transport has recently been running at 75% capacity. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Churches allowed to resume Communions, Confirmations ‘very quickly’ in September – Minister

Councillor Christy Burke has temporarily taken over as interim chair of the board of Inner City Helping Homeless. Photograph: Collins

Councillor described former chief executive Anthony Flynn as having ‘heart of pure gold’

Pop-up Covid-19 vaccination clinics are to be rolled out in areas of the country with low vaccine uptake. File photograph

‘Don’t go out and about socialising’ if you have respiratory symptoms, says Holohan

David Hall: ‘I was advised by gardaí that due to threats to my own personal safety, it is not safe for me at this time to attend the office.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

David Hall cites threats to personal safety after ‘difficult time’ for charity

Omid Ahmadi, an Irish-Afghan citizen stranded in Kabul, with his daughters Lahya (4) and Anaya (2). Photo: Omid Ahmadi

Irish-Afghan says it was ‘impossible’ to get to Kabul airport before evacuation mission left

 Senator Lorraine Clifford Lee: said that while there was a need for more housing in the area, the proposed development did not match the needs of the local community. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Clifford-Lee says development would have ‘negative impact’ on Irish speakers in area

Taoiseach Micheál Martin: ‘We can certainly see lifting of restrictions in terms of entertainment and theatre and the arts in September.’ Photograph: iStock

Office working and confirmations set to resume while rules on entertainment ease

Some 1,356 people contacted the commission to complain about online shopping issues or query their rights, an increase on 1,169 queries in the first half of 2020. Photograph: iStock

Number of complaints to CCPC is up but issues with travel have plummeted

BirdWatch Ireland primarily works for the conservation and protection of wild birds and their habitats

Regulator’s concerns understood to be at the lower end of the scale

The alleged perpetrator man was a member of the voluntary organisation in the 1960s, and is believed to have held a role working with juvenile members. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Alleged perpetrator, now deceased, was a volunteer in Glenageary unit of organisation

Dr Tony Holohan, chief medical officer, during a Covid-19 press briefing at the Department of Health in Dublin on Tuesday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Prof Philip Nolan tells Nphet briefing vaccination should not be mandatory for third-level

Hurling fans on North Circular Road in Dublin ahead of the All Ireland final. Photograph: Inpho

Some 40,000 spectators were permitted into Croke Park for the All Ireland hurling final

The State’s data protection watchdog previously found the basis for forcing users to obtain the card to access some public services was unlawful. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Role of Department of Public Expenditure in processing database to be examined

A guide to what is changing, and what is remaining the same, as schools reopen

Limerick and Cork fans arrive at Croke Park for the All-Ireland senior hurling championship final. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Videos on social media showed large crowds gathering to socialise and drink near stadium

The six Irish people, believed to be aged in their 30s, had climbed to the summit of Kebnekaise, near the Arctic Circle. Photograph of Kebnekaise national park: iStock

Group became stranded overnight after reaching country’s highest peak

The risk of catching or spreading the virus ‘should reach its lowest point’ by November or December, Prof Philip Nolan said. Photograph: Paddy Cummins/ Collins Dublin

Number of Covid patients in ICU tripled in recent weeks, intensive care society says

Extern’s head office, in Naas, Co Kildare. Extern received more than €20 million in funding from public bodies last year, according to latest financial accounts. Photograph: Alan Betson

Charity working with vulnerable young people receives over €20m in public funding

Cork Harbour has been shortlisted to host the 2024 America’s Cup yacht race. Photograph: iStock

Ministers to consider cost-benefit analysis before final submission for America’s Cup

Irish Olympian Jack Woolley, who competed in taekwondo, underwent surgery on his upper lip at St James’s Hospital. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Taekwondo fighter was assaulted while out in Dublin city centre over the weekend

Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys says  the money is “based solely on the level of works local authorities themselves said they could deliver by the end of the year”. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Cavan and Monaghan received nearly fifth of money under road improvement scheme

Irish Olympian Jack Woolley, who competed in taekwondo, underwent surgery on his upper lip at  St James’s Hospital. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

No arrests made and investigations are ongoing, garda spokesman says

The registered head office of charity Extern  in Naas, Co Kildare. Photograph: Alan Betson

Authorities in North informed of abuse case but Tusla says it was not told for more than a year

Professor Philip Nolan said the steady rise in cases over recent weeks is ‘not sustainable’. File photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

More than 2,000 new cases in a day reported for the first time since January

Irish Olympian Jack Woolley, who competed in taekwondo, was physically assaulted in Dublin city on Friday night. Photograph: Javier Soriano/AFP/Getty

Taekwondo fighter (22) received treatment in hospital for injuries to his face

It is expected investigating gardaí will speak to those who attended the initial gathering. File photograph: Getty Images

Infant believed to have been left behind in cemetery after gathering several hours earlier

An estimated €650,000 worth of suspected benzodiazepine tablets were found in bin bags during a search of a vehicle.

File to be prepared by gardaí for Director of Public Prosecutions

A further 1,978 coronavirus infections were confirmed in the Republic on Friday. File photograph: Getty

Fewer than 10% of people who test positive for disease using link to share key information

 The  head office of charity Extern at Monread Leisure and Commercial Centre, Monread Avenue, Naas, Co Kildare. Photograph: Alan Betson

Chief of State’s child-protection authority ‘appalled’ at Extern’s delay in reporting case that took place in North

A total of 6.82 million vaccine doses have been administered so far in Ireland, HSE chief executive Paul Reid says. Photograph: iStock

Some 71,000 children aged 12-15 registered to receive Covid-19 vaccination

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information in relation to the shooting to come forward.

Gardaí appeal for information on shooting in Coolock on Wednesday night

The exact value of the seizure will be determined following a further analysis.

Man arrested after large quantity of pills found in bin bags during search in Dundalk

Winds are to reach average speeds of between 40 to 50 km/h over the morning and into the afternoon along the Atlantic coast, with gusts hitting up to 90 km/h. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Forecaster warning of 90 km/h gusts comes into effect for several counties

The child and family agency had received more than 5,600 referrals last year, up from 3,842 in 2019. Photograph: iStock

Long delays in assessing referrals leading to increased risks for some children, says Hiqa

To register your 12- to 15-year-old for a vaccine you will need to provide their PPS number and Eircode of their address. Photograph: iStock

Registration for those aged 12-15 for Covid-19 vaccines is to open on Thursday

The National Immunisation Office said 12-15-year-olds will be given the Pfizer vaccine. Photograph: iStock

Vaccines for 12-15-year-olds could start this weekend

The Delta variant of Covid-19 has been found to be ‘more aggressive’ when it comes to affecting pregnant women. Photograph: Getty Images

Belfast hospitals report treating 12 pregnant women for Covid-19 in last week

Niac chairwoman Prof Karina Butler: decision to extend the vaccination programme to children aged 12 to 15 had been reached following ‘a lot of thoughtful consideration’. Photograph: Paddy Cummins/Collins

Aim is for large number of children in age group to get first jab by start of school year

 Queues form before the opening of the HSE Covid-19 vaccination walk-in centre, at Croke Park, Dublin last weekend.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Vaccine registration to open for 12- to 15-year-olds next week while walk-in centres for over-16s to operate this weekend

Inspectors from the Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) found there were insufficient numbers of staff on duty at the Camphill centre in Ballymoney, Co Wexford.

Inspection of Camphill centre in Ballymoney, Co Wexford found ‘insufficient’ staffing levels

Met Éireann said the thunderstorms would bring a risk of hail, localised flooding, and create hazardous driving conditions

Met Éireann warns bad weather to continue on Friday and Saturday

St John of God Community Services is funded by the HSE to provide services to 8,000 children and adults on behalf of the State. Photograph: iStock

Progress in addressing funding issues follows months of ‘uncertainty’ for staff and families

PBP TD Paul Murphy said the Bill sought to follow an example set by Belgium to set minimum standards for air quality.   Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins Photos Dublin

Lack of laws around ventilation standards during pandemic ‘crazy’, says Paul Murphy

St John of God Community Services (SJOG), part of the wider SJOG Hospitaller Services Group, is funded by the HSE to provide services to 8,000 children and adults on behalf of the State. Photograph: iStock

Ministers welcome charity’s decision to delay switch following funding breakthrough

The FV Alize : sank on January 4th, 2020, near the end of a  trip dredging for scallops.

Two fisherman died after trawler sank near Hook Head in January 2020

Queues form before the opening of the HSE Covid-19 vaccination walk-in centre, at Croke Park, Dublin on Monday of the bank holiday weekend. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

HSE’s Paul Reid expresses concern about ‘slowly, continuously rising numbers’

Cathal Fitzpatrick with his daughter Almha, from Sutton, at the HSE Covid-19 vaccination walk-in centre, in Croke Park. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Teenagers make up majority seeking vaccination at Croke Park walk-in centre

In total, 412 different nursing homes or community long-stay units recorded outbreaks of the virus. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Figures show 11 nursing homes were hit with several outbreaks during a single wave

Thousands of people attended walk-in Covid-19 vaccination centres across the country on Saturday, with a high uptake for vaccines seen among older teenagers. Photograph: Collins

Nphet expected to provide fresh advice to Government on easing of remaining restrictions

Lifeguard Patrick Mungovan, who saved a seven-year-old girl from the water at Seafield pier in Co Clare.

Girl’s mother praises ‘heroic’ Patrick Mungovan after rescue at Seafield pier

 General view of a queue inside the vaccination  centre at Citywest in Dublin  on Sunday. Photograph: Collins

HSE chief reports high numbers attending a ‘good indicator’ of vaccine uptake among younger age group

Taoiseach Micheál Martin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Bishop tells parish priest to continue religious services despite Covid-19 restrictions

Sun bathers enjoy  beach in Holywood on the shores of Belfast Lough. File photograph: Rebecca Black/PA Wire

Sunday and Monday expected to be dry, sunny days, Met Éireann has forecast

Ireland’s Aidan Walsh celebrates beating Merven Clair  with coach Zaur Anitia. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Belfast boxer beat Merven Clair in Kokugikan Arena to secure at least bronze medal

The Tusla report upholds or partially upholds a number of the mother’s complaints in relation to the medical examination. Photograph: Tom Honan

Mother was told five-year-old girl was to undergo general paediatric assessment

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