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According to the Minister for Transport, Shane Ross: “Our priority is always the safety of our roads for all users.”

The Government is to introduce legislation to allow for the testing of autonomous vehicles on Irish roads. The Department of Transport say that Cabi(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hailed the “biggest investment in rural Ireland ever” as he announced the signing of the contract for the National Broadband Plan at an event in Glendalough Co Wicklow. Illustration: Getty

Some 300 towns and villages across Ireland are to get high-speed internet hubs while they await the arrival of the National Broadband Plan. The full l(...)

Search targeted the assets and activities of a member of an organised crime gang. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

An individual in Tuam has been charged €500,000 following a search on a property in Galway on Tuesday morning. A revenue assessment worth about €500,(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said there were ‘a lot of people from Georgia and Albania coming in with fake documents and that is a big driver of the increase’ in asylum applications. File image: Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin

Comments made by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar about illegal immigration have been described as “very dangerous” by a migrant rights group. Mr Varadkar was (...)

The Wave Plus is simplicity itself: Green is good, red is bad

Do you know how good the air quality is in your home? Up until a couple of years ago, I would have said no. Then I discovered air purifiers and since (...)

Technical Director at iDonate in Co Galway, Alan Coyne, who designed the eSign process which has been approved by  Revenue

A new digital charity tax-back initiative, which could help charities receive millions of euro in additional income, has begun operation. A Co Galway(...)

Daniel Pereira from Brazil, his wife Beatriz, son Eóghan (five months old) and Ethan (3.5 years old) from Gorey, Co Wexford. Photograph: Patrick Browne

It was January 2018 and Daniel Pereira had just finished his shift at the local restaurant in Gorey when he noticed two unfamiliar men at the back of (...)

The Department of Education said it has granted emergency funding to nine schools facing insurance cost increases

Nine special education schools received emergency funding from the State because they were threatened with closure as a result of spiralling insurance(...)

Photograph: Getty

Popular “family-tree” websites such as ancestry.com and myheritage.com could provide a model for the Government to help identify human remains at the (...)

Historian Catherine Corless holds a list of names of missing children from the mother-and-baby home run by the Bon Secours nuns in Tuam. File photograph:  Reuters

Latest DNA extraction and analysis techniques enable genetic profiles of remains that are thousands of years old to be identified. Vast amounts of gen(...)

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