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# On the rise

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# On the rise
Taoiseach declares homeless and housing crisis a national emergency
Leo Varadkar said the latest homeless figures are “disturbing”.
# On the rise
Tiger Woods has now climbed an incredible 551 places in the world rankings this year
Rory is also on the move.
# On the rise
Construction tender prices to rise by 7% this year, surveyors warn
“Success is measured in what you build, not what you spend.”
# On the rise
'It's hard to build a bond when the tradition wasn't there originally' - DCU forward Curran
DCU are bidding to bring a first Fitzgibbon Cup title back to Dublin in 17 years.
# On the rise
€5.7 million paid to gardaí in compensation for on duty injuries last year
Between 2007 and 2016, a total of €72.4 million has been paid out.
# Pay Up
There has been a jump in the number of people buying a TV licence in the last year
The jump in the figures over the last year is largely attributed to the public awareness campaign rolled out by the Department of Communications.
# On the rise
Car insurance report: Payouts for whiplash must be linked to severity of the injury
The report finds the rise in insurance premiums are linked to the claims relating to soft tissue injuries.
# On the rise
Ireland back up to third in the world rankings ahead of November internationals
Joe Schmidt’s side leapfrog South Africa without kicking a ball.
# On the rise
Viagra, steroids and antibiotics among €850,000 worth of medicines seized this year
The number of medicines seized this year is treble that of 2016.
# On the up
Significant increase in LOI attendances as Cork City named best-supported club
Numbers have grown by 48.8% across the SSE Airtricity League since last season.
# boom boom boom
House prices around the country are rising by €2,000 every month
In the last three months alone, house prices nationally have risen by over 4%, according to the latest figures from
# On the rise
An extra 1,500 social welfare fraud cases have been reported since start of 'Cheats' campaign
There have been 4,859 reports received by the department since 18 April, compared to 3,322 in the same period last year.
# On the rise
The number of young girls receiving the HPV vaccine is slowly rising but doctors are still worried
Medics claimed “misinformation and fake news is causing fear among young people and parents”.
# On the rise
The cat killer from Love/Hate is a really big deal in Hollywood now, in case you didn't know
A three-bed semi-detached house in Dublin now costs an average of €404,167
Ireland’s major cities outside the capital experienced a 2.3% rise in the first quarter and 7.7% on the year.
# On the rise
Large increase in the number of race hate crimes in Ireland
Anti racism activists said that they are deeply worried by the increase in racist incidents.
# On the rise
Eyes peeled! 13 young Gaelic footballers to watch in 2017
Big things lie in store for this lot…
# sharp increase
Number of adults and children in homeless families in Dublin trebles in two years
Meanwhile, Minister Simon Coveney has been highlighting arrangements in place for people who are homeless in the city.
# September
Housing crisis: Number of homeless families in Dublin exceeds 1,000 mark
There were a total of 1,173 families homeless in Dublin in September – a figure that includes 2,426 children.
# bubble bubble
The average price of the average home is now over €200,000 for the first time since the crash
The REA says that the Dublin rise is due to an increase of mortgage-backed buyers on the market chasing a limited supply.
# On the rise
Dublin rents have bypassed the Celtic Tiger peak and reached an all-time high
The Residential Tenancy Board index shows the surge in rents has now spread outside of the capital.
# On the rise
'I was a happy-go-lucky guy before the assault but now I'd describe my life as hell'
Gardaí have launched a public awareness campaign to reduce assaults.
# On the rise
Cork City hit Bray for four to increase pressure on league leaders Dundalk
Gearóid Morrissey, Gavan Holohan, Seán Maguire and Stephen Dooley were on target for John Caulfield’s side.
# On the rise
Maguire back in medal contention with stunning second round in Rio
Stephanie Meadow also impressed today in excellent scoring conditions.
# On the rise
'It was daunting coming into the panel and training with girls you've looked up to for years'
Since coming into the Cavan senior team last year, Shauna Lynch has been quietly making a name for herself.
# Keep the Faith
Dooley to the fore as Offaly put Laois to the sword
The Faithful County blew their opponents away with a superb second-half showing.
# On the rise
Insigne goal gives Italians major lift as De Gea's unbeaten run comes to an end
The result should give Ireland’s Group E opponents a confidence boost ahead of Euro 2016.
# 2016 edition
15 of the fastest growing hipster baby names in Ireland this year
The stats are in.
# On the rise
Carroll header powers Hammers to impressive win against Liverpool
Jurgen Klopp’s side left to lick their wounds after a disappointing performance in east London.
# On the rise
'We are hungrier for success this season' - Ozil
German midfielder believes confident Arsenal will claim the three points against Manchester City tonight.
# On the rise
Wins over Germany and Bosnia have done wonders for Ireland's Fifa ranking
The Boys in Green find themselves at a three-year high.
# On the rise
Rent a flat in Dublin? Monthly payments have shot up by over a hundred quid
Dublin rents now are just 3.5 per cent lower than their highest point.
# irish crime
There's been a rise in burglary, sexual offences and threats of murder this year
The force is piloting a new incident recording process to ensure reported crimes are recorded consistently.
# The Only Way Is Up
Unsurprising: Dublin is still the least affordable place to buy a house
# gemini
Can you guess which of these twins is heading into space this morning?
The pair are taking part in a mission run by NASA.
# On the rise
There's great news for Enda and Joan in the latest poll
The latest Ipsos MRBI poll for the Irish Times has good news for the coalition.
# On the rise
'I believe that the UFC will be as popular as football in this region'
Irish UFC chief Dave Allen has great expectations for the organisation.
# spending power
Transfer season is underway in France as Ashley-Cooper signs for Bordeaux
The Top 14 club have been building impressively in recent seasons.
# Short end of the stick?
Little relief for renters as Rent Supplement and rent cap omitted from Budget
There was dismay by many groups that the there was nothing to combat spiralling rents.
# On the rise
The draw days are over for impressive Derry City
The Peter Hutton era, at the Brandywell, is off to a successful start.