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Ramp up in wind energy needed to meet electricity demand from data centres and electric cars, says Varadkar

The amount of electricity generated from renewable sources must rise from 30% to 70% by 2030


Direct Provision expert group announced to look at ways to 'better meet needs of asylum seekers'

Among the issues the group will examine is engaging with communities where Direct Provision centres are due to open.


Student caught in Derry hotel with girl (14) charged over sex offences

A student from England has appeared in a Northern Ireland magistrates court charged with committing a series of sex offences against a 14-year-old girl after he was arrested at a hotel in Derry.


Nearly a million Irish passports issued in record-breaking 2019

Almost a million Irish passports were issued in 2019, the country’s government has announced.


Baby died from head injuries most likely caused by at least three impacts on hard surface, court told

The severity of the toddler’s injuries could not have been caused accidentally, the jury was told.


European taxpayers’ money going to Israeli entities accused of international law violations

The European Union (EU) is channeling European taxpayers’ money to Israeli entities accused of international law violations, according to a new briefing by human rights campaigners.


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