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SIPTU using 1916 centenary to highlight housing shortages
Commemoration will “ring hollow” if Irish citizens still “languishing on housing lists”.
Here's how you can keep track of how much mobile data you use
And stop yourself from receiving a nasty shock when you get your bill.
Aid agency worker dies as Ebola outbreak spreads
Meanwhile, Senegal has closed border crossings to Guinea “until further notice” in an attempt to contain the deadly virus.
Ebola outbreak in Guinea 'could become regional epidemic'
Plan Ireland has warned that the virus could spread to neighbouring countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.
Have VHI insurance? You'll be paying a higher premium from next month
The VHI One Plan range will see an increase of approximately 2 per cent.
Syria hands over detailed plan to destroy chemical weapons on time
Damascus was required to submit the destruction plan under a US-Russian deal agreed last month.
Alcohol Bill: Government confirms plans for minimum pricing, advertising restrictions
However a ‘working group’ is being set up to look at the recommendation that drinks industry sponsorship of sporting events should be banned.
Russia 'offers four-step plan for Syria arms handover'
The plan was given to the American side on Tuesday, but only announced by Russia yesterday evening.
Mixed reaction to National Disability Strategy implementation plan
The Disability Federation of Ireland welcomed the plan, but said that there are a number of areas where it falls short.
Government launches plan to get 75,000 unemployed back to work
The Taoiseach said that there is “no magic bullet” to solving the problem of long-term unemployment.
Major Limerick rejuvenation plan to create 5,000 jobs
Don’t get too excited though, the new plan for Limerick is spread over the next 17 years.
Government expects "detailed proposals" from banks on salary reduction
Simon Coveney said today that the pillar banks had been contacted by the government about proposals to reduce salary levels.
MACE strategy to see 1,200 new jobs by 2016
The company is to add 100 new stores to its network by 2016.
Government outlines plan to tackle mortgage arrears
Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, said that targets will be set for banks with regard to these mortgages, which will be monitored.
National inspection plan for septic tanks published
Phil Hogan has thanked all who registered their septic tanks and said the “silent majority” supported the legislation.
Plans to boost tourism and renewable energy at Shannon Estuary
A new plan aims to develop the estuary as a site for renewable energy, tourism, and for cruise ships. Public consultation on the plan begins on 17 December.
Bus Eireann to cut some payments after unions reject Labour Court hearing
The company has said that it is to cut overtime, shift, premium and rota payments after trade unions rejected the offer, it said today.
Plans to make Shannon a tourist attraction unveiled
The six-year plan was produced by Clare County Council and unveiled this morning. It includes an aviation museum and ‘green infrastructure’.
Tallaght Hospital secures overdraft
The HSE wrote a letter of support to the bank to help enable the hospital to secure the overdraft of around €12 million.
US flight turned back after Facebook threat
Man may have been target of hoax on social networking site but it disrupted US Airways flight.
Taoiseach plans to harness Ireland's ocean wealth
The plan is to double the value of Ireland’s ocean wealth to 2.4 per cent of GDP by 2030 and increase the turnover from Ireland’s ocean economy to more than €6.4bn.
Need help getting around? New online public transport journey planner launched
The National Transport Authority has unveiled its new website and Android app.
Syria rejects Arab League plan to end crisis
The country objected to the plan, saying it is a violation of Syrian sovereignty. The news comes as 11 die in clashes at the weekend.
Sony warehouse fire "not started by rioters"
New evidence suggests it may have been a professional heist. Stock belonging to 150 independent labels was destroyed in the blaze.