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House of Cards' Robin Wright on how grief and loss informed her latest film
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House of Cards' Robin Wright on how grief and loss informed her latest film

Jun 5th 2021, 9:30 AM 31,719 Views 6 Comments

Wright directed the feature, Land, which is in cinemas on Monday.

Dáil passes motion condemning Israel’s de facto annexation of Palestinian land
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Dáil passes motion condemning Israel’s de facto annexation of Palestinian land

May 26th 2021, 9:32 PM 37,977 Views 63 Comments

A People Before Profit amendment to Sinn Fein’s motion was defeated.

Plans to rezone industrial lands in Dublin to allow for housing revealed
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Plans to rezone industrial lands in Dublin to allow for housing revealed

Mar 5th 2019, 10:28 AM 27,173 Views 37 Comments

A Dublin City Council month meeting last night was informed of potential “new growth areas” within the M50.

Farmer (74) sentenced after shooting another farmer and his dog over land feud
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Farmer (74) sentenced after shooting another farmer and his dog over land feud

Dec 21st 2018, 8:10 AM 17,255 Views 0 Comments

Ted O’Donoghue shot and injured John Hayes (66) on 16 June 2017, at lands at Ballycasey, Kildimo, Co Limerick.

Residents of Scottish island raise €5.1 million to buy out aristocrat landlord
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Residents of Scottish island raise €5.1 million to buy out aristocrat landlord

Jun 21st 2018, 10:50 PM 37,727 Views 25 Comments

They delayed the sale under a new Scottish law, allowing them to raise the money through public funds and private donations.

86 burnt-out cars removed from site of planned new suburb ahead of project launch
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86 burnt-out cars removed from site of planned new suburb ahead of project launch

Sep 2nd 2017, 8:00 AM 26,942 Views 46 Comments

A large-scale housing development could put an end to the site being used for anti-social behaviour.

How does a person end up owning land that belonged to Dublin City Council?
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# Adverse Possession

How does a person end up owning land that belonged to Dublin City Council?

Jun 21st 2017, 6:10 AM 42,754 Views 17 Comments

Cases of adverse possession are quite common in Ireland.

Farmer shot and injured in suspected dispute over land
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Farmer shot and injured in suspected dispute over land

Jun 16th 2017, 5:54 PM 19,260 Views 41 Comments

A man has been arrested following the incident.

Dublin woman now owns a quarter acre back garden due to council oversight
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Dublin woman now owns a quarter acre back garden due to council oversight

Jun 16th 2017, 6:10 AM 120,720 Views 38 Comments

The woman’s grandfather had previously paid rent on and kept the land.

Two men arrested over €5 million land and forestry fraud
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Two men arrested over €5 million land and forestry fraud

Feb 7th 2017, 7:33 AM 23,443 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí said a significant amount of money held in Irish banks has been frozen.

Mark Zuckerberg drops controversial lawsuits seeking to buy Hawaiian land
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Mark Zuckerberg drops controversial lawsuits seeking to buy Hawaiian land

Jan 28th 2017, 10:19 AM 17,513 Views 19 Comments

The Facebook CEO and his wife Priscilla Chan said they were ending the cases “to find a better path forward”.

Dartmouth Square dispute features in finale of land documentary
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Dartmouth Square dispute features in finale of land documentary

Dec 4th 2016, 8:10 AM 13,790 Views 3 Comments

“The Irish lose any sense they have when it comes to land,” is one of the many theories offered.

Locals hopeful Ballymun site will sell and rejuvenate town
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Locals hopeful Ballymun site will sell and rejuvenate town

Oct 14th 2016, 6:03 AM 12,367 Views 12 Comments

The land is beside the old Ballymun shopping centre.

'People are holding onto land with no intention of developing it and just hoping for the best'
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'People are holding onto land with no intention of developing it and just hoping for the best'

Aug 22nd 2016, 9:30 AM 24,005 Views 65 Comments

The Small Firms Association wants the government to bring in a scheme to encourage landowners to sell up.

Good news for turf cutters: New laws will allow them to work on protected bogs
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Good news for turf cutters: New laws will allow them to work on protected bogs

Jul 30th 2016, 7:15 AM 14,043 Views 28 Comments

Rural Affairs Minister Heather Humphreys published legislation during the week to de-designate 46 National Heritage Areas (NHAs) in Ireland.

This Hollywood star's incredibly scenic former Cork retreat is up for grabs
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This Hollywood star's incredibly scenic former Cork retreat is up for grabs

Mar 26th 2015, 12:29 PM 5,491 Views 0 Comments

Maureen O’Hara was very happy here (and there’s room to land a seaplane).

Opinion: As a former Israeli soldier, I had to speak out about the injustices I participated in
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Opinion: As a former Israeli soldier, I had to speak out about the injustices I participated in

Jun 19th 2014, 1:00 PM 207 Views 66 Comments

After serving as an IDF combat soldier and commander, Yehuda Sahul questioned the morality of the military action in the West Bank.

NAMA to sell major site next to half-built former Anglo headquarters
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NAMA to sell major site next to half-built former Anglo headquarters

Jun 4th 2014, 7:40 AM 9,243 Views 17 Comments

It is envisaged that the completed development will be similar in size to the commercial footprint of the Spencer Dock development.

Average value of Irish farm land drops €500 an acre
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Average value of Irish farm land drops €500 an acre

Mar 20th 2014, 12:16 PM 17,655 Views 11 Comments

The latest report shows that land prices may be going down but demand is growing.

Dublin council bans animal-act circuses on public land
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Dublin council bans animal-act circuses on public land

Mar 11th 2014, 2:34 PM 14,137 Views 99 Comments

The move came after students set up a petition calling for an end to animal-act circuses.

Gardaí called to auction sit-in protest in Maynooth
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Gardaí called to auction sit-in protest in Maynooth

Mar 1st 2014, 9:25 PM 35,796 Views 39 Comments

Organisers called on the REA Coonan estate agent to sign an agreement that no properties that are in legal dispute should be sold.

Israeli settlements in Palestine 'single biggest obstruction to peace'
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Israeli settlements in Palestine 'single biggest obstruction to peace'

Nov 2nd 2013, 7:30 AM 4,709 Views 116 Comments

Following a visit to Palestine, Irish MEP Emer Costello said the rapid expansion of these settlements was resulting in “the death of so many communities”.

Gilligan's Kildare estate up for sale - and could fetch €500k
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Gilligan's Kildare estate up for sale - and could fetch €500k

Sep 13th 2013, 8:01 AM 14,200 Views 43 Comments

The convicted criminal is currently serving a 20-year jail sentence.

Poll: Should landowners be forced to provide access to their lands?
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Poll: Should landowners be forced to provide access to their lands?

Jun 14th 2013, 10:21 AM 13,868 Views 159 Comments

The Dáil will debate the issue today. What is your view?

Minister warns of risk of more land and forest fires
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# Fire Warning

Minister warns of risk of more land and forest fires

Apr 5th 2013, 10:44 AM 7,752 Views 23 Comments

High to extreme risk conditions for fire will persist until the coming weekend at least, according to Met Éireann’s fire weather index.

Column: This property tax is callous and a breach in democratic norms
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Column: This property tax is callous and a breach in democratic norms

Apr 5th 2013, 7:00 AM 50 Views 172 Comments

The Government has no democratic mandate from the electorate for a property tax. In fact, they were elected on the very opposite of commitments, writes Kieran Allen.

Column: Having the Revenue assess the value of your home is a totally unsuitable idea
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Column: Having the Revenue assess the value of your home is a totally unsuitable idea

Jan 31st 2013, 7:00 AM 31 Views 38 Comments

There has been immense confusion over the valuation of homes for the property tax, which is why a site value tax would have been better, writes James Pike.

Why half of the world's food goes to waste
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# In The Bin

Why half of the world's food goes to waste

Jan 14th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,163 Views 11 Comments

Mechanical Engineers Institute explains wastage occurs both at farmer-producer end of food chain and consumer level.

Committee finds Lowry breached ethics laws in not declaring shareholding in companies
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Committee finds Lowry breached ethics laws in not declaring shareholding in companies

Dec 19th 2012, 7:41 PM 5,589 Views 65 Comments

However the committee said the breach was unintentional and that Lowry acted it “in good faith”.

Public ethics watchdog to investigate Lowry’s failure to declare land
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# Michael Lowry

Public ethics watchdog to investigate Lowry’s failure to declare land

Nov 28th 2012, 3:33 PM 4,839 Views 35 Comments

SIPO will be asked to investigate whether Michael Lowry breached ethics laws by not declaring his interests in land in Wigan.

Nearly 300 complaints against Lowry left in limbo as legal advice sought
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Nearly 300 complaints against Lowry left in limbo as legal advice sought

Nov 12th 2012, 5:37 PM 11,672 Views 58 Comments

The number of complaints made against the TD had totalled just 83 last Wednesday.

Lowry declares land of "negligible value" after 83 complaints
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Lowry declares land of "negligible value" after 83 complaints

Nov 7th 2012, 11:22 AM 7,956 Views 50 Comments

His change of mind came a week after he had declared the land as having no value.

Lowry responds to claims he failed to declare UK land interest
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Lowry responds to claims he failed to declare UK land interest

Oct 30th 2012, 11:40 AM 6,945 Views 30 Comments

Lowry said the land is worthless, but if it increases in value in coming years he will declare it.

Documentary sheds light on Teresa Treacy's fight for her trees
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# Teresa Treacy

Documentary sheds light on Teresa Treacy's fight for her trees

Oct 21st 2012, 8:15 AM 8,062 Views 72 Comments

The Co Offaly landowner is still fighting to stop her trees from being cut down so that an overground power line can be put in place.

Hunger remains 'major' global threat to world’s poorest and most vulnerable
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Hunger remains 'major' global threat to world’s poorest and most vulnerable

Oct 11th 2012, 1:33 PM 2,553 Views 6 Comments

The newest Global Hunger Index shows the unsustainable use of land, water, and energy are the biggest factors affecting the food security of the most vulnerable people around the world.

Chinese landowners setting themselves on fire over forced evictions
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Chinese landowners setting themselves on fire over forced evictions

Oct 11th 2012, 10:17 AM 4,638 Views 32 Comments

Ordinary Chinese are turning to desperate forms of protests as local governments continue to seize land to sell the usage rights to property developers.

Bad planning contributing to Irish obesity levels - An Taisce
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Bad planning contributing to Irish obesity levels - An Taisce

Apr 16th 2012, 9:58 PM 8,039 Views 51 Comments

An Taisce’s comprehensive report suggests urban sprawl means more time in cars or transport – and less time physically active.

The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system
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The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system

Apr 16th 2012, 10:46 AM 30,069 Views 70 Comments

An Taisce has rated planning systems in 34 city and county councils. Nine of them got an ‘F’ grade.

8 of the world’s most spectacular bridges
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# Spectacular

8 of the world’s most spectacular bridges

Mar 11th 2012, 9:30 AM 10,657 Views 17 Comments

Yes, they get us from one location to another with ease, but there is more to bridges than that. They can be spectacular works of architecture – and art.

"I'd like to go back to where I was before it ever happened": Teresa Treacy speaks
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"I'd like to go back to where I was before it ever happened": Teresa Treacy speaks

Oct 28th 2011, 7:40 AM 1,006 Views 8 Comments

In advance of a meeting with barristers about her conflict with the ESB and Eirgrid on her land, Teresa Treacy spoke to TheJournal.ie about her experiences in jail, and her hopes for the future.

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