Ashbourne

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Minister for Education Joe McHugh: ‘On foot of local concerns in relation to waiting lists for primary schools, my department reviewed the level of primary provision in Ashbourne.’ Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A new primary school is to be established in Ashbourne, Co Meath, next September to help cope with an acute shortage of places in the area. Many pare(...)

A queue for unemployment benefit outside Bishop Street Social Welfare Office in Dublin this morning. File Photograph: Frank Miller

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Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri, chair of the Irish Muslim Peace and Integration Council, said Irish politicians and media  ignored Islamophobic rhetoric  when espoused by online activists, and this was “hugely problematic”. File photograph: Alan Betson

A leading Muslim cleric has called for legislation banning commentary that “dehumanises” his community or appears to justify the murder of Muslims. (...)

A  group of youths from Swords took a bus last Friday to Ashbourne (above), where they approached another group in what appears to have been a planned attack. File photograph: Google Street View

Three arrests have been made after a clash involving teenagers in a multi-storey car park which led to one being hospitalised. A large group of yout(...)

 John Lynam, chief technology officer and co-founder of Hexafly and  Julian Seymour, syndicates manager at HBAN.

Hexafly, an Irish biotech start-up that has developed a new method of sustainable insect farming, is seeking to raise €10 million later this year to b(...)

The emergency services were alerted in the early hours of Tuesday morning to the death of the 65-year-old at his home in Ashbourne, Co Meath.

Gardaí believe a pensioner who died in his home was assaulted and sustained fatal injuries when he fell. A man who was being questioned about the inc(...)

The gang involved had been selling pirate versions of pay per view television. Photograph: iStock

Gardaí have arrested four people and frozen bank accounts into which €700,000 has been lodged for illegal online TV streaming services. The gang invo(...)

Fianna Fáil’s education spokesman, Thomas Byrne, said he was aware of a number of cases in Ashbourne, Co Meath, where parents  were unable to get a junior infant place at a primary school in the area.

The Department of Education has insisted there is a school place for any child who needs it following concerns among some parents in commuter belt are(...)

Alicia McKiernan from Gorey at  Aras an Uachtarain in Dublin’s Phoenix Park on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A temperature of 32 degress was recorded in the west of Ireland on Thursday as the State’s heatwave continued. Met Éireann said seven weather statio(...)

Dunnes Brothers is a ground works and general contractor. Photograph: iStock

Builder Glenman Corporation faces possible High Court action in a dispute over a €160,000 debt allegedly owed to subcontractor Dunne Brothers Ltd. Ga(...)

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