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The great haul of China: Is Chinese investment good for Ireland?

Chinese FDI expected to reach record high this year, but firms’ links to Communist Party are causing concern


There's been an increase in sexual assaults among teens, says Cari

THERE’S BEEN AN increase in the number of teenagers who’ve reported being sexually assaulted when socialising with other teens, according to an annual report by the voluntary organisation Children At Risk in Ireland (Cari).


Couple accused of female genital mutilation claim daughter sustained injuries when she fell on toy

A COUPLE ACCUSED of carrying out female genital mutilation (FGM) on their daughter at their home in Dublin in 2016 have claimed she sustained her injuries after falling on a toy.


Major taxi scam uncovered as 180 non-EU nationals obtain licences despite having no legal status in Ireland

Gardaí have uncovered evidence of a major scam in which 180 non-EU nationals obtained taxi licences using fraudulent PSV applications despite having no legal status in this country.


Govt planning to build Direct Provision centres in 13 counties

Plans are being drawn up for new Direct Provision centres with space for 5,500 asylum seekers.

The Government is promising to engage with local communities about the proposed accommodation.


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