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Farm Property

Land sale volumes fall, but per-acre price rises by 15pc

The revenue generated by auction room sales decreased by just 28pc from €91.04m in 2018 to €66.43m last year with the per-acre price increasing nationally by 15pc from €11,345/ac to €13,374/ac. The average size of a holding coming to auction was 56.5ac. The South-east continues to have the most expensive land where the top per-acre […]

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Irish News

Motorcyclist (50s) dies following road collision

Stock picture Motorcyclist (50s) dies following road collision Independent.ie A motorcyclist has been killed and another injured following a collision with a van in Limerick on Saturday evening. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/motorcyclist-50s-dies-following-road-collision-38834134.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article34134728.ece/4f356/AUTOCROP/h342/garda%20jacket.jpg Email A motorcyclist has been killed and another injured following a collision with a van in Limerick on Saturday evening. The driver of the motorcycle, […]

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Politics

‘Do we have to wait to have a London Bridge incident on Wexford bridge?’ – Verona Murphy insists she’s not a racist

Verona Murphy. Picture: Patrick Browne ‘Do we have to wait to have a London Bridge incident on Wexford bridge?’ – Verona Murphy insists she’s not a racist Independent.ie FORMER Fine Gael candidate Verona Murphy said she has been called a racist for raising “security issues” and questioned if “we have to wait to have a […]

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World news

Former Sudan leader al-Bashir jailed for two years over corruption

Former Sudan president Omar al-Bashir (Burhan Ozbilici/AP) Former Sudan leader al-Bashir jailed for two years over corruption Independent.ie A court in Sudan has convicted former President Omar al-Bashir of money laundering and corruption, sentencing him to two years in prison. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/former-sudan-leader-albashir-jailed-for-two-years-over-corruption-38784606.html https://www.independent.ie/world-news/article38784605.ece/5b492/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_7c04c97c-8afe-4e4e-bc44-9eb69238dc0d_1 Email A court in Sudan has convicted former President Omar al-Bashir of money […]

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Travel News

‘State of the art’ visitor experience sheds new light on Newgrange

A concept image from the new Brú na Bóinne experience. An aerial view of cropmarks around Newgrange, taken during the dry summer of 2018. Source: ‘The Archaeology of the Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Site Interim Report’, published by the Dept. of Culture, Heritage of the Gaeltacht in December, 2018. Inside the new visitor experience […]

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Britain

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn release ‘Love Actually’ and ‘Mean Tweets’ campaign videos

Boris Johnson in a pop-culture inspired campaign video Photo credit: BorisJohnson/Twitter/PA Wire Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn release ‘Love Actually’ and ‘Mean Tweets’ campaign videos Independent.ie Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have launched pop culture-inspired campaign videos in the final days of the UK General Election campaign. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/europe/britain/boris-johnson-and-jeremy-corbyn-release-love-actually-and-mean-tweets-campaign-videos-38770097.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article38770098.ece/46a70/AUTOCROP/h342/POLITICS%20842.jpg Email Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn […]

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Irish News

‘Meet the kids behind the cuts’

But behind every reduced budget, there are families feeling the pinch, and Dalkey School Project, Ireland’s first Educate Together school, has recently launched a campaign to ‘Meet the Kids behind the Cuts’ in order to highlight the challenges faced by many special needs children – both in their own school and in many others around […]

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Soccer

WATCH: Lionel Messi scores another wonder goal as he is tipped to beat Virgil van Dijk to Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi poses with the 2015 FIFA Ballon dOr award. FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images WATCH: Lionel Messi scores another wonder goal as he is tipped to beat Virgil van Dijk to Ballon d’Or Independent.ie Lionel Messi is expected to win his sixth Ballon d’Or title in Paris on Monday, with the Barcelona star tipped to beat […]

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Business

Ireland’s credit rating upgraded by Standard & Poor’s

NTMA chief Conor O’Kelly Ireland’s credit rating upgraded by Standard & Poor’s Independent.ie Ireland’ sovereign credit rating has been restored to its pre-bailout level for the first time by ratings agency Standard & Poor’s, bringing it to AA- (from A+) with a stable outlook. https://www.independent.ie/business/irelands-credit-rating-upgraded-by-standard-poors-38739798.html https://www.herald.ie/news/article38286984.ece/8376c/AUTOCROP/h342/2019-07-06_new_51635491_I1.JPG Email Ireland’ sovereign credit rating has been restored to […]

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Irish News

Patients on trolleys moved out of overcrowded Limerick emergency department after fire service inspection

Minister Simon Harris at the opening of Limerick A&E department in 2017. Picture: Brian Arthur University Hospital Limerick Patients on trolleys moved out of overcrowded Limerick emergency department after fire service inspection Independent.ie PATIENTS on trolleys have been transferred out of University Hospital Limerick’s overcrowded Emergency Department (ED), following an inspection by the Limerick fire […]

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