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Councils to be asked why they fail to spend Traveller housing funds

Councils to be asked why they fail to spend Traveller housing funds

It comes as row continues over temporary accommodation for Traveller families after Carrickmines tragedy

Secrecy of Star Wars mission to Skellig Michael revealed

Secrecy of Star Wars mission to Skellig Michael revealed

State papers reveal producers’ bid to dampen down publicity about second visit to island

David Drumm: Coming from America

David Drumm: Coming from America

He’s spent the last six years holed up in Boston but now it appears the ex-Anglo chief’s exile may be near an end

VW to recall 2.4 million cars in Germany

VW to recall 2.4 million cars in Germany

The motor company has been ordered to recall the cars by Germany's automotive watchdog

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News briefs

Neighbours at war: Michelle Rocca's Dalkey feud

Neighbours at war: Michelle Rocca's Dalkey feud

Michelle Morrison’s court battles with her neighbours have already cost her and husband, Van, €875,000

Accountancy firms merge

Accountancy firms merge

The merged firm has a turnover of €6 million and will operate from Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6.

German investor buys into mining company Mincon

German investor buys into mining company Mincon

Norman Rentrop already has a varied stable of investments

Uber to lobby minister for changes to taxi rules

Uber to lobby minister for changes to taxi rules

Garda vetting rules mean no casual taxi drivers

Beps could harm Irish financial services sector, tax experts warn

Beps could harm Irish financial services sector, tax experts warn

While overall Ireland could stand to gain from the OECD campaign, there are elements of concern

Forty more developments hit by fire safety issues

Forty more developments hit by fire safety issues

It comes after it was revealed Longboat Quay requires €4 million in remedial works to tackle fire safety issues.

Ten dead as huge blaze ravages site in Carrickmines

Ten dead as huge blaze ravages site in Carrickmines

The youngest victim of the early morning fire was just six-months-old

Moore strikes a chord for workers ‘Clerys debacle a national disgrace’

Moore strikes a chord for workers ‘Clerys debacle a national disgrace’

The singer will play a special concert in support of former Clerys staff this Friday at Liberty Hall,

Pre-tax loss of €25m for UPC

Pre-tax loss of €25m for UPC

Telecommunications company UPC, now known as Virgin Media, lost 15,000 customers

Ex-Treasury man Barrett returns to the property fray

Ex-Treasury man Barrett returns to the property fray

Barrett has been based in Shanghai in recent years