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"Perfectly clear" that corporation tax isn't on table - Kenny
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"Perfectly clear" that corporation tax isn't on table - Kenny

Mar 15th 2011, 3:13 PM 874 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny tells the Dáil he made it clear that Ireland’s corporate tax, and its bailout interest rate, were separate issues.

Japan’s mainland rocked by magnitude 6.1 aftershock
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Japan’s mainland rocked by magnitude 6.1 aftershock

Mar 15th 2011, 2:41 PM 1,913 Views 0 Comments

Japan’s mainland is hit by a significant aftershock – the largest to have struck inland since last Friday’s main earthquake.

Department advises against non-essential travel to Bahrain
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Department advises against non-essential travel to Bahrain

Mar 15th 2011, 11:33 AM 499 Views 0 Comments

Irish citizens in Bahrain, or intending to travel there, are asked to register online with the Department of Foreign Affairs.

Survivors pulled from wreckage of Japan's earthquake and tsunami
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Survivors pulled from wreckage of Japan's earthquake and tsunami

Mar 15th 2011, 10:33 AM 796 Views 0 Comments

Reports that two people found alive in the rubble today follow yesterday’s discovery of a four-month-old baby in a tsunami-destroyed village.

"There is no food" - patients left without rations in quake-stricken Japanese hospitals
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"There is no food" - patients left without rations in quake-stricken Japanese hospitals

Mar 14th 2011, 9:24 AM 934 Views 0 Comments

Some hospitals have been left without food, power or running water.

Japan's horrific tsunami: before and after
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Japan's horrific tsunami: before and after

Mar 14th 2011, 8:20 AM 7,553 Views 0 Comments

Our gallery of Japan’s coastal cities before and after Friday’s tsunami underlines the true extent of the country’s devastation.

Tsunami claims victims in Indonesia, California
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Tsunami claims victims in Indonesia, California

Mar 12th 2011, 3:14 PM 1,824 Views 0 Comments

Authorities warn of further Japanese tsunamis as aftershocks continue
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Authorities warn of further Japanese tsunamis as aftershocks continue

Mar 12th 2011, 10:28 AM 860 Views 0 Comments

Waves of two to three metres in height are to be expected in the coming hours after significant Pacific aftershocks.

Massive Japanese quake causes day to shorten slightly
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Massive Japanese quake causes day to shorten slightly

Mar 11th 2011, 9:24 PM 3,637 Views 0 Comments

The earth’s rotation sped up by over a microsecond because of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake.

Taoiseach offers condolences and pledges assistance to victims of Japanese earthquake
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Taoiseach offers condolences and pledges assistance to victims of Japanese earthquake

Mar 11th 2011, 9:10 PM 1,560 Views 2 Comments

The minister for trade and development has said that Ireland is standing by to provide assistance.

The Daily Fix: Friday
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The Daily Fix: Friday

Mar 11th 2011, 8:01 PM 1,394 Views 0 Comments

In today’s Fix: The pictures that paint a thousand words in the Japanese disaster; Gaddafi stays classy; the HSE draws complaints on itself; the bell tolls for… er… tolls; and the mischevious wit of (Not) Cardinal Brady.

Stock and oil prices react to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters
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Stock and oil prices react to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters

Mar 11th 2011, 7:34 PM 1,163 Views 0 Comments

Stocks rose but oil prices fell in response to the terrible events in the Pacific.

Japan's north west rocked by magnitude 6.6 earthquake
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Japan's north west rocked by magnitude 6.6 earthquake

Mar 11th 2011, 7:10 PM 2,893 Views 0 Comments

Japan hit by another quake.

What’s happened in the Pacific? A timeline of the day's terrible events
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What’s happened in the Pacific? A timeline of the day's terrible events

Mar 11th 2011, 5:53 PM 27,091 Views 0 Comments

A timeline of how today’s terrifying events have unfolded, beginning with the magnitude 8.9 earthquake which struck at 5.46am Irish time.

Japan latest: Toll stands at 137 but deaths set to exceed 1,000 people
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Japan latest: Toll stands at 137 but deaths set to exceed 1,000 people

Mar 11th 2011, 4:32 PM 1,890 Views 0 Comments

With still many unaccounted for one news agency says the death toll is expected to rise above 1,000 people.

Astronomers dismiss suggestion that sun and moon caused Japan earthquake
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Astronomers dismiss suggestion that sun and moon caused Japan earthquake

Mar 11th 2011, 3:59 PM 3,336 Views 11 Comments

Reports that scientists had established a link between the activities of the sun and moon with the today’s Pacific tsunami have been dismissed by Irish astronomers.

Eyewitness videos record shocking extent of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami
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Eyewitness videos record shocking extent of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami

Mar 11th 2011, 3:07 PM 7,239 Views 0 Comments

In video: how tourists and the residents of Japan experienced today’s earthquake.

In pictures: How the disaster in Japan unfolded
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In pictures: How the disaster in Japan unfolded

Mar 11th 2011, 2:40 PM 10,177 Views 0 Comments

Cities, towns and farmland seriously damaged by the 8.9 magnitude quake today, which then triggered tsunami.

UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland
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UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland

Mar 11th 2011, 2:39 PM 1,306 Views 0 Comments

Officials at the Department of the Taoiseach and Department of Foreign Affairs have so far made no official comment on the matter.

Tsunami hits Indonesia without causing damage
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Tsunami hits Indonesia without causing damage

Mar 11th 2011, 2:26 PM 2,620 Views 0 Comments

Indonesia and Guam have both lifted their tsunami warnings, after waves of just 10 centimetres hit the eastern Indonesian coast.

Hawaii tsunami: Slow-moving waves creeping inland on islands
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Hawaii tsunami: Slow-moving waves creeping inland on islands

Mar 11th 2011, 2:05 PM 5,340 Views 0 Comments

Tsunami warning centre explains that a tsunami is not always just one wall of water but a constantly-encroaching sheet of water that will swamp coastal regions.

In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path
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In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path

Mar 11th 2011, 1:42 PM 14,991 Views 0 Comments

Weather centres around the Pacific rim show trajectory of deadly wave.

Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia
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Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia

Mar 11th 2011, 1:39 PM 19,515 Views 0 Comments

A volcano has erupted in Indonesia, just hours after an earthquake in Japan created a Pacific-wide tsunami.

Police say 200-300 bodies discovered at Sendai city
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Police say 200-300 bodies discovered at Sendai city

Mar 11th 2011, 1:34 PM 769 Views 0 Comments

Department of Foreign Affairs sets up crisis centre for Japan tsunami
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Department of Foreign Affairs sets up crisis centre for Japan tsunami

Mar 11th 2011, 1:20 PM 2,695 Views 0 Comments

The department estimates that there are around 2,000 Irish citizens in Japan. Relatives and friends of people in Japan are asked to contact the crisis centre for information.

Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs
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Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs

Mar 11th 2011, 12:47 PM 1,676 Views 0 Comments

People in the areas affected by the Pacific tsunami have uploaded photographs on social networking sites.

Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact
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Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact

Mar 11th 2011, 12:01 PM 7,777 Views 0 Comments

The Pacific tsunami has hit Taiwan causing minimal damage – it is due to hit the vulnerable Indonesia islandssoon.

Japan tremors incredibly close to the surface
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Japan tremors incredibly close to the surface

Mar 11th 2011, 11:43 AM 2,116 Views 0 Comments

Map shows how shallow the focus of earthquake is – red and orange spots denote shocks less than 25km from the surface.

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross
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Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross

Mar 11th 2011, 10:53 AM 1,904 Views 0 Comments

The low lying Pacific islands may be swept over as a powerful tsunami hits the region – meanwhile Indonesia is bracing itself, as warnings indicate it will be the first area to be hit after Japan.

Indonesia braced for tsunami to hit at 6pm local time
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Indonesia braced for tsunami to hit at 6pm local time

Mar 11th 2011, 10:44 AM 1,206 Views 0 Comments

Indonesia is in a state of high alert, as the tsunami makes its way towards the shore. It’s expected to hit at 11am Irish time.

Death toll rises to 26 in Japan earthquake disaster
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Death toll rises to 26 in Japan earthquake disaster

Mar 11th 2011, 10:13 AM 653 Views 0 Comments

CCTV footage of Sendai airport being swamped by the tsunami (Video)
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CCTV footage of Sendai airport being swamped by the tsunami (Video)

Mar 11th 2011, 9:59 AM 4,661 Views 0 Comments

CCTV footage records Sendai airport being submerged by the tsunami.

Thousands evacuated from Russian coastline after tsunami warning
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Thousands evacuated from Russian coastline after tsunami warning

Mar 11th 2011, 9:47 AM 587 Views 0 Comments

Some 11,000 people have been evacuated from the Pacific islands by the Russian authorities in anticipation of a tsunami.

Earthquake map shows extent of activity in Pacific Rim today
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Earthquake map shows extent of activity in Pacific Rim today

Mar 11th 2011, 9:20 AM 3,378 Views 0 Comments

Map shows the extent of earthquake activity – the bigger the square, the bigger the quake.

Tsunami centre widens warning to western US coast
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Tsunami centre widens warning to western US coast

Mar 11th 2011, 9:19 AM 2,111 Views 0 Comments

Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and Central and South America and the rest of the Pacific Ocean have been issued with tsunami alerts.

"It felt like a jet had come too close to the window": Eyewitnesses tell of Japan earthquake
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"It felt like a jet had come too close to the window": Eyewitnesses tell of Japan earthquake

Mar 11th 2011, 8:39 AM 871 Views 0 Comments

The major earthquake has violently shaken the whole of north Japan, with one person confirmed dead already.

Tsunami alerts issued for multiple counties in Pacific Rim
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Tsunami alerts issued for multiple counties in Pacific Rim

Mar 11th 2011, 8:04 AM 2,264 Views 0 Comments

Tsunami warnings have been issued for multiple countries in the Pacific Rim. The Japanse Prime Minister confirmed that a nuclear power plant in the north has been closed down but declared the situation safe so far.

Major tsunami damage in North Japan after 8.9 quake (video)
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Major tsunami damage in North Japan after 8.9 quake (video)

Mar 11th 2011, 7:46 AM 2,608 Views 0 Comments

A 10 metre high tsunami has struck north-eastern Japan after a massive earthquake.