Tuesday March 24, 2015
The drinking water in as many as 10% of households in the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown area of Dublin may be contaminated by lead, according to a survey of pipes conducted by water meter installers.
Friday March 13, 2015
A round-up of other stories from around Ireland and the world
Wednesday March 04, 2015
Italy's coastguard has said it carried out seven rescue operations in less than 24 hours, saving 941 migrants in the Strait of Sicily, which separates the Italian island from the North African coast.
Wednesday February 25, 2015
Amnesty International has condemned world leaders for what it termed their "shameful and ineffective" failure to protect civilians from groups like Islamic State, calling 2014 a "catastrophic" year.
Saturday January 31, 2015
Thousands of people have taken part in a protest in Dublin over water charges, with other rallies taking place in towns and cities around Ireland.
Saturday January 24, 2015
Australia has ordered a ban on dumping dredge waste on most of the Great Barrier Reef, the environment minister said this morning, as part of a push to stop the UN declaring the site in danger.
Wednesday January 21, 2015
The Government will take "great care and exercise great caution" in weighing up any formal takeover bid that emerges for Aer Lingus by British Airways' owner IAG, Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe told the Dail last night.
Tuesday January 20, 2015
Irish Water has said that lead in the water supply could be a very expensive problem for householders.
Monday January 19, 2015
The Central Bank is unlikely to water down proposals for tough new restrictions on mortgage lending despite resistance from banks and the Government, Patrick Honohan has said.
Tuesday January 13, 2015
New legislation to allow EU member states to restrict or ban the cultivation of crops containing genetically modified organisms on their own territory, even if this is allowed at EU level, was passed by MEPs today.