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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Rise

All time
'There should be national outrage': 20% rise in reports of abuse in elderly care homes
The figures are contained in a Hiqa annual report.
# Rise
What's the secret behind Leicester's astounding Premier League success?
We chat to local journalist Rob Tanner about the Foxes’ meteoric rise.
# north of the border
Could Belfast be the answer to your property woes?
The property market in Northern Ireland’s first city is set for growth in 2015.
# significant rise
More young people and women are being treated for alcohol addictions
Addiction treatment service, Aiséirí, is calling on the government not to cut excise duty on alcohol in the upcoming Budget.
# Beep beep
Expect (some) good news at the fuel pumps later this year
The price of diesel and petrol is expected to fall – a little, at least.
# Demonstration
Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin
The medical workers want the Irish Government to condemn attacks on medical workers, hospitals and ambulances in Gaza.
# quite a jump
House prices in Dublin are up almost 25 per cent in the last 12 months
House prices in the capital are up 24.4 per cent, compared to a year ago,
# Deep End
Scotland name uncapped 20-year-old Ashe at No. 8 for Springbok Test
The back row has been training in New Zealand recently after winning a scholarship.
# adverse outcomes
Rise in crime and premature death among those with schizophrenia in past 30 years - study
Researchers have also highlighted a potential link between this rise in adverse outcomes and a fall in levels of inpatient care.
# Boost
Irish construction sector rose again during February
The sharpest expansion in activity was again recorded on residential projects.
# Homes
Charity found homes for 51 homeless children last year
In a report published today, Threshold said last year was their busiest year ever recorded.
# humanoids
Here are the crazy military robots Google bought this week
Amazing creations – but also a tad creepy.
# moving up
Ireland jump above Wales to 6th in the IRB world rankings
We’re the biggest movers in the top 20 teams thanks to the five-try 40-9 win over Samoa.
# Supermarket Sweep
Tesco remains the market leader in the Irish grocery market
Dunnes and SuperValu have seen a boost in their share in comparison to last year.
New crime figures show fall in sexual offences and burglaries
New crime statistics shows decline in crime in the twelve months up to June, but there’s a rise in dangerous driving leading to death.
CAO applications for business courses on the rise
There has been a drop in CAO applications in teaching and law, but the demand for business courses has risen.
Column: Amid rising popularity, Fianna Fáil may just be relevant again
Fianna Fáil’s poll bounce isn’t a definitive comeback – but we shouldn’t write them off, writes Gary Murphy.
# Sales
Retailers report up to 10 per cent rise in St Stephen's day sales
Retailers are also feeling positive about 2013, saying that they may see an upturn in sales.
# Rents
Dublin rents continue to rise, rental properties fall -
The latest rent report shows that the average rent nationwide is now €820, which is 0.8 per cent higher than a year previously.
# Insurance
VHI prices set to rise next month
The company said the fact that people are living longer with chronic illnesses and the rising cost of public hospitals were the main factors contributing to the increase.
Campaigners seek Ward Union hunt to be reinstated
Rural Ireland Says Enough (RISE) is calling for government TDs to support the rights of their “large rural support base”.
# hunting
Hunting lobby: Fine Gael broke election deal to lift hunt ban
A field sports group has said Fine Gael pledged to reverse a stag hunting ban in return for votes – but then reneged on the deal.