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From TheJournal.ie New Zealand earthquakes will almost halve country's economic growth New Zealand

New Zealand earthquakes will almost halve country's economic growth

February’s devastating quake in Christchurch along with one in September last year will impact on the country’s economy.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Catch up on today’s news, including: coalition talks, narrow scrapes for Jose Mourinho and Gay Byrne, and the death of the beloved snood.

From TheJournal.ie No bodies found in Christchurch cathedral wreckage, rescuers say Christchurch

No bodies found in Christchurch cathedral wreckage, rescuers say

It was one of the highest-profile casualties of the earthquake – but as the rubble is cleared, there are no bodies to find.

From TheJournal.ie The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

The poignant, the beautiful, the stunning – and the plain bizarre – moments of the week, in pictures.

From TheJournal.ie Second earthquake this week hits Wellington, New Zealand New Zealand

Second earthquake this week hits Wellington, New Zealand

Area north-west of city was struck with a 4.5 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday night.

From TheJournal.ie 'No chance' of finding more survivors in Christchurch New Zealand

'No chance' of finding more survivors in Christchurch

New Zealand officials have declared the search for survivors of the earthquake over, saying efforts have now shifted to the recovery of loved ones and their return to their families.

From TheJournal.ie Time capsules discovered under fallen statue of Christchurch's Irish founder New Zealand

Time capsules discovered under fallen statue of Christchurch's Irish founder

The two time capsules were discovered under the statue of John Robert Godley, the Irishman who founded Christchurch.

From TheJournal.ie Christchurch braces for high winds as earthquake recovery continues New Zealand

Christchurch braces for high winds as earthquake recovery continues

The death toll has officially reached 159, but police say it could eventually be as high as 240.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Catch up on this evening’s news stories, including: the discovery of a woman’s body in Tralee; storm to strike Christchurch; and celebrities behaving badly.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll mounts after New Zealand earthquake New Zealand

Death toll mounts after New Zealand earthquake

The official toll of last week’s 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Christchurch has risen to 154 as aftershocks continue to rock the city.

From TheJournal.ie "Bax you are forever in our hearts" - five month old baby first quake victim to be buried Earthquake

"Bax you are forever in our hearts" - five month old baby first quake victim to be buried

The search for victims is continuing with the aid of sniffer dogs and sensitive listening devices, but rescue teams are now finding only the dead in the rubble.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: 154 down, 12 seats in the 31st Dail to go; the f-word provides the only intake of breath on a dull night at the Oscars, and has Enda popped the question yet?

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand death toll rises to 147 with one Irish man still missing in Christchurch New Zealand

New Zealand death toll rises to 147 with one Irish man still missing in Christchurch

The number of dead has risen to 147 in the earthquake-struck city, as rescue crews continue to search for survivors including one Irishman.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Fine Gael celebrate victory; the UN vote unanimously refer Libya to an intentional war tribunal; and the death toll in Christchurch rises to 146.

From TheJournal.ie Rescue efforts continue in Christchurch as death toll reaches 145 New Zealand

Rescue efforts continue in Christchurch as death toll reaches 145

Over 200 people, including one Irish man, are still missing after last week’s 6.3 quake.

From TheJournal.ie Christchurch earthquake victim's home burgled as family await news New Zealand

Christchurch earthquake victim's home burgled as family await news

Home of presenter Donna Manning, believed to be trapped beneath the rubble of the devastated Canterbury TV building, robbed as her children kept vigil over rescue efforts.

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand woman weds days after being pulled from rubble New Zealand

New Zealand woman weds days after being pulled from rubble

Emma Howard was rescued from the wrecked Pyne Gould Corporation building in which an Irishman is believed to be trapped.

From TheJournal.ie Search continues for missing Irishman after Christchurch earthquake New Zealand

Search continues for missing Irishman after Christchurch earthquake

Rescue teams continue to sift through the mountains of rubble for survivors from Tuesday’s 6.3 magnitude earthquake, as concerns grow for missing Kerryman.

From TheJournal.ie Fears over Munster man missing in Christchurch rubble New Zealand

Fears over Munster man missing in Christchurch rubble

A 40-year-old father-of-one from Co Kerry is missing, and thought to be trapped under the Pyne Gould Guinness building.

From TheJournal.ie Concern for Irish man trapped in earthquake hit building in New Zealand New Zealand

Concern for Irish man trapped in earthquake hit building in New Zealand

The man is trapped in a collapsed building in Christchurch. The DFA are seriously concerned about his welfare and that of one other person in New Zealand.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns remain over two Irish people missing after New Zealand earthquake New Zealand

Concerns remain over two Irish people missing after New Zealand earthquake

A total of 98 people have now been confirmed dead with hundreds more fatalities expected in Christchurch.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Wednesday Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

Five things you need to know: fears over 100 trapped in a Christchurch TV building, party leaders racking up the miles, and the Ireland team to face Scotland on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie "NZ's worst disaster" as massive water outages remain New Zealand This post contains images

"NZ's worst disaster" as massive water outages remain

The New Zealand newspaper are packed with earthquake coverage as new estimates believe 100 died in a TV building.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll in New Zealand earthquake could rise to hundreds New Zealand

Death toll in New Zealand earthquake could rise to hundreds

A state of emergency has been declared with stories of survivors being plucked from the rubble after over 24 hours trapped.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Two Irish citizens amongst 75 people who died in New Zealand earthquake; first votes cast and – golly gosh! – new Enid Blyton novel is discovered.

From TheJournal.ie Details emerge of two Irish people confirmed dead in New Zealand earthquake New Zealand

Details emerge of two Irish people confirmed dead in New Zealand earthquake

Details of the two deceased begin to emerge with ‘serious concerns’ over two more Irish people missing and ten more still unaccounted for.

From TheJournal.ie “It’s eerie”: Christchurch’s stranded Irish speak of earthquake horror New Zealand

“It’s eerie”: Christchurch’s stranded Irish speak of earthquake horror

Irish visitors to New Zealand recount the massive earthquake, while the Irish Consul says Christchurch is “a broken city”.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Tuesday Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

Five things you need to know: Gaddafi tries to cling on in Libya, how New Zealand’s earthquake was ‘waiting to happen’, and the closure of the Sunday Tribune.

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand earthquake was just 'waiting to happen' New Zealand

New Zealand earthquake was just 'waiting to happen'

Why the Christchurch happened, why it caused so much damage – and why there are still dangers to come.

From TheJournal.ie No Irish nationals reported injured in New Zealand earthquake New Zealand This post contains images

No Irish nationals reported injured in New Zealand earthquake

Although details are still emerging about the earthquake, there have been no reports as yet of any Irish people being caught up in the disaster.

From TheJournal.ie 65 killed in New Zealand earthquake New Zealand This post contains videos This post contains images

65 killed in New Zealand earthquake

6.3 magnitude earthquake struch Christchurch city centre just before lunchtime local time today, on what the Prime Minister believes could be the country’s “darkest day”.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know, including: New Zealand earthquake kills 65; GE11 campaign focuses on children and jobs; Vancouver ranked best city to live in; and scientists develop cancer-inhibiting enzyme.

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand enforces Christchurch curfew Earthquake

New Zealand enforces Christchurch curfew

Troops in New Zealand have shut down some parts Christchurch and imposed a curfew, following reports of looting.