452 new cases of Covid-19 nationwide – Connacht Tribune Group

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A Galway TD is calling for support for a Sinn Féin Bill to ban rent increases. The Bill, which is being brought before the Dáil this week, seeks to prohibit rent increases for all existing and new tenancies for three years. Sinn Féin Galway West TD Mairéad Farrell says, if

Luxury rental company may be wound up, court hears – The Irish Times

A company which sought High Court protection after its profitable luxury property rental business was dramatically hit by pandemic lockdowns may face winding up rather than going down the examinership route, a judge was told on Wednesday. Period Door Properties Ltd (PDP) rents whole houses in upmarket areas of Dublin from landlords and then sublets

'There's too much at stake' – Goffs switch flagship Orby Sale to Newmarket – Racing Post

Henry Beeby on the Goffs rostrum at Kildare Paddocks Patrick McCann The Goffs Orby Sale, Ireland’s flagship yearling auction, will this year take place at Tattersalls’ Newmarket complex, with Henry Beeby saying the sales company had “no confidence” in its ability to host the prestigious event in its usual location while Irish authorities continue to

Challenge over refusal to grant legal aid to woman seeking to sue ex-partner settled – BreakingNews.ie

A woman who wants to bring family law proceedings against her allegedly violent former partner has settled her High Court challenge over the Legal Aid board’s refusal to fund her action. The mother of two, who is reliant on social welfare payments, had claimed that her application for legal aid was turned down because she

Escooter company to use smart technology ahead of Irish launch – The Irish Times

Micro mobility operator Dott is to use smart technology to increase safety and cut down on reckless behaviour when it rolls out its scooter rental service in Dublin. This will include pavement detection and smart parking. The scooters will also have distinctive sounds aimed at making them more easily recognisable to people who are visually

Why Ireland is becoming a 'toxic environment' for young people – Newstalk

An entrepreneur says he feels like he is being ‘forced out’ of Ireland because of a toxic environment for younger people. Harry McCann, who is 22, says Ireland is no longer a place for young people because of several factors – aside from the pandemic. In a tweet on Wednesday, he says: “Ireland no longer