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Contact lens maker Johnson & Johnson Vison is create 200 additional jobs at its Limerick plant. The company said it was investing €35million in t(...)

The court dismissed an appeal by Sean O’Brien (62) because of a 26-year delay in prosecuting the case.

The Court of Appeal (CoA) has rejected a legal action of a prison officer who claimed a bullet narrowly missed him when a firearm was discharged by an(...)

Fianna Fáil Senator Timmy Dooley. Photograph: James Forde

Here’s your hat and don’t let the votegate hit you on the way out. That was the verdict of voters in Clare in 2020 when Fianna Fáíl’s Timmy Dooley fa(...)

The UCDSU and DCC chief executive Owen Keegan exchanged letters about the union’s concerns in relation to the conversion of 571 private student flats in Dublin city into tourist accommodation for the coming academic year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan should apologise for “flippant and dismissive” comments he made to UCD’s Student Union (UCDSU) regardi(...)

Minister for Education Norma Foley has launched a new cross-Border research partnership. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Government wants universities and colleges on both sides of the Border to forge closer links to help respond to skills gaps in crucial areas of th(...)

A new engineering building at Technological University of the Shannon’s campus in Athlone, formerly known as Athlone Institute of Technology

The country’s newest university has been formally established from the merger of existing institutes of technology in Athlone and Limerick. The Tec(...)

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin at the party’s opening press conference of general election 2020. Photograph: Fran Veale

The review of Fianna Fáil’s general election performance in 2020 – in which it saw support fall and anticipated gains turn into seat losses – was brok(...)

Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris speaking with students during a visit to Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology earlier this week.

Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris has said that it is his expectation that the Covid-19 vaccine portal will open for 16 and 17-ye(...)

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly: he said   Micheál Martin was doing an “excellent job” at “a very difficult time”.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Four of Fianna Fáil’s members of the Cabinet have insisted that the party’s leader and Taoiseach Micheál Martin should stay in post and also lead the (...)

While the virus is more prevalent in Limerick city than county, it was present in multiple different areas and settings, and among those aged 45 and under. Photograph: iStock

A blitz of Covid-19 testing is planned for Limerick after the rate of infection in the county nearly doubled in less than 10 days. It is understood t(...)

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