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Ryanair cancels over 100 Polish flights.

Low-cost Irish airline Ryanair has canceled 101 flights to and from Polis airports between September 18-October 28, the company said.

- Warsaw Business Journal - PL

Mum says autistic son now homeless in hospital, calls on HSE to provide solution.

A Dublin woman has said her autistic son is now homeless in hospital because the HSE have not housed him in residential care.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Tillerson urged to appoint special envoy to NI.

A bipartisan group of US Congressmen and women have written to the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to appeal to him to appoint a special envoy to Northern Ireland.

- RTE - IE

INTO warns users of its online learning portal that site may have been hacked.

Users of the online learning portal on the Irish National Teachers Organisation website have been warned of a data breach.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Rising rents means two more areas have been designated Rent Pressure Zones.

Two more areas in Ireland meet the designation criteria for Rent Pressure Zones in Ireland, according to the Residential Tenancies Board .

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Watch: Farming survey: Farmers oppose any Donald Trump visit to Ireland.

The vast majority of farmers are opposed to a state visit to Ireland by US president Donald Trump, with an opinion poll also finding a majority of rural dwellers believing he will damage America's global standing.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Man faces trial after child finds pipe bomb under prison officer's car.

A 31-year-old man, who was charged after a pipe-bomb was found by a child under a prison officer's car, has been sent forward for trial to the circuit court in Dublin,

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Witness heard child scream on night father and 3-year-old son drowned in Dublin tragedy.

A father and his three year old son drowned after becoming trapped in a ditch while using a short-cut into an estate, an inquest heard.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Ruling against Ireland over VRT on lease and hire cars.

Europe's highest court has ruled against Ireland in a long-running dispute over whether operators importing cars from Northern Ireland should have to pay the full amount of Vehicle Registration Tax up front, even if the vehicle was only being leased for a limited period of time.

- RTE - IE

INTO warns online portal may be compromised by hacking.

The Irish National Teachers Organisation has warned users of its online learning portal that their personal data may have been compromised following the hacking of the website.

- RTE - IE

XL Group selects Dublin for its European base.

Global insurance company XL Group has chosen Dublin for its main European Union insurance carrier operations as a result of the Brexit vote in the UK.

- RTE - IE

Dublin city councillors set to reject property tax hike

Dublin city councillors are set to refuse to increase the local property tax at a special meeting later this evening.

- RTE - IE

Murder investigation under way into CityWest shooting

A murder investigation is under way following the fatal shooting of 28-year-old John Gibson in CityWest in Dublin last night.

- RTE - IE

Fire at Dublin apartment is being treated as suspicious

Gardaí are treating as suspicious a fire at a flat in Inchicore in Dublin, in which a woman and three children were injured.

- RTE - IE

Travel Tips: How to Have a Lavish but Affordable Trip to Ireland

Dine at pubs , avoid July and August travel, hire a driver-guide.

- New York Times - US

Car sharing firm expands into 16 more counties around the country

A car sharing company has announced it is expanding its service outside of Dublin and Cork, to cover 16 more counties.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Ryanair finally provides full list of cancellations

Irish budget carrier Ryanair has published details of exactly which of its flights will be canceled between now and the end of October. The company is grappling with a severe shortage of pilots on standby.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Bad things happen to 'Good People' in Hannah Kent's eerie novel

Hannah Kent's historical novel set in 19th century Ireland concerns superstitions surrounding a young boy who may be possessed. A 3.5-star review.

- USA TODAY - US

The updated list of Ryanair cancellations to and from UK airports this week

Ryanair has published the comprehensive list of its upcoming flight cancellations to the end of October, after facing customer anger over a lack of detail. The Irish carrier is scrapping between 40-50 flights a day for six weeks, after admitting to messing up planning for pilot holiday. Up to 400,000 passengers will be ...

- City AM - UK

Ryanair finally provides full list of cancellations

Irish budget carrier Ryanair has published details on exactly which of its flights will be canceled between now and the end of October. The company is grappling with a severe shortage of pilots on standby.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Commission insists Ryanair should respect EU reimbursement rules

Ryanair said yesterday a mass cancellation of flights was set to cost the Irish no-frills airline €25 million, as it bowed to customer anger by publishing a full list of journeys axed.

- EurActive - UK

Irish Book Club September Edition: 'Brooklyn', National Library Of Foreign Literature, 20 September

The next edition of the Irish Book Club will take place on Wednesday 20 September in the National Library of Foreign Literature. The featured book is Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín. Please pick up a copy and join us for an informal discussion on the book, its themes, and characters.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

National Ploughing Championships to get under way

The 86th National Ploughing Championships get under way at Tullamore, with close to 300,000 people expected to attend the three day event.

- RTE - IE

Gardaí investigating after man shot 'multiple times' dies in Dublin

An investigation is underway after a man in his twenties was shot dead in South Dublin last night.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Woman and three children seriously injured after fire in Dublin

Four people have been rescued from a fire in Inchicore in Dublin.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

30 of the World's Most Valuable Treasures That Are Still Missing

Some of these treasures are now likely destroyed, including the Ark of the Covenant, but some may still exist and be recovered — such as the crown jewels of Ireland, a 333-carat pink diamond and mysterious treasure depicted in a Dead Sea Scroll.

- Livescience.com - US

National Ploughing Championships get underway today

The 86th National Ploughing Championships get underway at Tullamore today, with close to 300,000 people expected to attend the three day event.

- RTE - IE

Woman's quick thinking cons would-be muggers, killers

A quick-thinking California woman foiled would-be robbers by faking a seizure in a move she learned from the TV show Law and Order .Julie Dragland, 32, of Oakland, was riding a Dublin-bound Bart train from Daly City at 4.50pm on...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Ryanair flight cancellation troubles to cost airline up to €25m

Ryanair is set to foot a €25m bill following a wave of flight cancellations set to take place over the next six weeks. The airline said over the weekend that it will cancel 40 to 50 flights every day until the end of October after “messing up” its pilots’ holidays, the fallout from which could affect ...

- City AM - UK

Ireland's first floating boardwalk opens on River Shannon

DUBLIN, Sept 19 — Ireland has opened the country's first floating boardwalk. Built as a link between Drumshanbo and Leitrim Village, the 600m boardwalk is the final leg of the Shannon Blueway, a 200km network of on-water and land-based...

- The Malay Mail - MY

News24.com | Egypt acquits Irish-Egyptian after 4 years in detention

A lawyer says an Egyptian criminal court has acquitted an Irish-Egyptian who has been detained for four years on a slew of charges, including murder, arson and illegal possession of weapons

- News24.com - ZA

Nathan Coakley, aka Nathan Hutch, remanded in custody after extradition from UK

A 23-year-old Dublin man has been remanded in custody following his extradition form the UK on knife possession and motor theft related charges.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Woman's quick thinking cons would-be muggers, killers

A quick-thinking California woman foiled would-be robbers by faking a seizure in a move she learned from the TV show Law and Order.Julie Dragland, 32, of Oakland, was riding a Dublin-bound BART train from Daly City at around 4.50pm...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Egypt acquits Irish-Egyptian after 4 years in prison

Ibrahim Halawa, detained at age 17, is expected to walk free after years of 'mockery of justice' in pre-trial detention.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Egypt acquits Irish-Egyptian after 4 years in detention

An Egyptian criminal court on Monday acquitted an Irish-Egyptian who has been detained for four years on a slew of charges, including murder, arson and illegal possession of weapons, his defense lawyer said.

- FOX News - US

Hundreds to jail, but Egyptian court acquits Irish student in mass trial

An Egyptian court sentenced hundreds to jail for murder and illegally protesting on Monday after a mass trial criticized by rights groups

- The Daily Star - LB

Ryanair expecting €20m compensation for flight cancellations

Updated at 5.30pm Ryanair admitted today it had messed up after the Irish budget airline disrupted the plans of hundreds of thousands of travellers by cancelling flights to cope with pilot shortages and improve its punctuality record - with its spokesman saying it was expecting to pay €20 million in compensation claims. ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Unions who voted against new public sector pay deal will not benefit from it, says Finance Minister

A vote at the Irish Congress of Trade Unions has gone in favour of the new public service pay agreement.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

LinkedIn opens its new EMEA office in Dublin

LinkedIn has officially opened its new Europe Middle East and Africa building in Dublin.

- RTE - IE

Start of hearings into RHI energy scheme delayed

The start of an inquiry into an ill-fated green energy scheme that triggered the collapse of power-sharing in Northern Ireland has been delayed.

- RTE - IE

Profile: Ibrahim Halawa

A look at the background to a case that saw a 17-year-old Irish boy end up in a prison in Egypt.

- RTE - IE

President welcomes Halawa acquittal

President Michael D Higgins has welcomed the acquittal of Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa on all charges relating to mass protests in Cairo four years ago.

- RTE - IE

Cancellations leave passengers' plans up in the air

Several Ryanair passengers arrived at Dublin Airport this morning unaware that their flights had been cancelled, citing "confusion" around which flights had been withdrawn by the airline.

- RTE - IE

Ryanair admits mess-up over canceled flights on lack of pilots

RYANAIR admitted yesterday it had messed up after the Irish budget airline disrupted the plans of hundreds of thousands of travellers by canceling flights to cope with pilot shortages and improve its punctuality record. Ryanair blamed a number of factors for the sudden cancelations including a backlog of staff leave, which ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Ryanair counts cost of flight cancellations mess

DUBLIN, Sept 18 — Ryanair admitted today it had messed up after the Irish budget airline disrupted the plans of hundreds of thousands of travellers by cancelling flights to cope with pilot shortages and improve its punctuality record. The...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Five markets charts that matter for investors

Bubbles and bitcoin, Ireland's bonds role and the widening Brent-WTI spread

- Financial Times - US

Ryanair expecting €20m compensation for flight cancellations

  Ryanair admitted today it had messed up after the Irish budget airline disrupted the plans of hundreds of thousands of travellers by cancelling flights to cope with pilot shortages and improve its punctuality record - with its spokesman saying it was expecting to pay €20 million in compensation claims. Ryanair blamed a ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Sale of Elysian set to surpass €100m

Ireland's tallest building, the Elysian Tower in Cork city, is expected to fetch more than €100m when it goes on sale in the coming weeks.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Seven in 10 Irish fail to make will

Some seven in 10 Irish people do not have a will — including a third of over 55s, according to a survey by insurance fund Royal London.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

LinkedIn create 70 jobs in Dublin HQ

70 jobs are being created at LinkedIn's headquarters in Dublin.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

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