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April 15, 2011

Irish Newsfor 04/15/11 (posted 04/16/11 12:35am EDT0

 

www.irishtimes.com
European inflation accelerated more than previously estimated to the fastest in more than two years in March, led by surging energy costs, adding pressure on the European Central Bank (ECB) to keep raising interest rates.
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www.irishcentral.com
Certificates of Irish heritage to be rolled out in coming weeks

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Bank deal 'improper' says judge

 

www.bbc.co.uk

 

A High Court judge in Belfast says a controversial deal by Anglo Irish Bank appears to be "improper and unlawful".

 

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  • www.rte.ie
    WWII, April '41, Germany rains down bombs on Belfast - The hidden story of that night is how the Republic put its neutrality at risk by sending its firemen to help.
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  • www.irishtimes.com
    The National Museum of Ireland is marking the 150th anniversary of the first shots fired in the American Civil War by hosting a special exhibition this weekend at Collins Barracks.
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  • www.bbc.co.uk
    Secretary of State Owen Paterson condemns an attack on a car being driven by the SDLP's Dolores Kelly.
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  •  Lincoln  Memorial
     
  • Taken on April 15, 2011. Lincoln was assasinated at Fords Theatre on April 15,18
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  • www.irishtimes.com
    Negotiations on a reduced bailout interest rate for Ireland are progressing well, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said today.
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  • www.rte.ie
    The IMF, ECB and EU say Ireland is making 'good progress' on overcoming its economic crisis.
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  • www.irishtimes.com
    Up to 1,000 people are expected to attend today's auction of distressed properties in the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin when some 80 lots, ranging from a Ballsbridge mews to a collection of cut price flats in Portlaoise, will be offered to the highest bidders.
     
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  • www.slowfoodclare.com
    The 2011 Burren Slow Food Festival will be held from the 20th to the 22nd of May 2011. The entrance fee is just €5. We already have a great line up of speakers, vendors and demonstrations. Here are the latest additions to the programme-
     
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  • businessetc.thejournal.ie
    Ireland's rating is one notch off junk status after the latest forecast by Moody's which doesn't offer much hope for the future.
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  • www.thejournal.ie
    The broadcaster will take over Graham Norton's BBC Radio 2 Saturday morning show this summer - and will also continue to present his 2FM slot and the Late Late Show.
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  • www.breakingnews.ie
    Ratings agency Moody's has this morning downgraded Ireland's credit rating by two levels.
     
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  • Enterprise minister announces 170 new jobs in Shannon · Business ETC

  • businessetc.thejournal.ie
    The jobs will be created by two companies in the Shannon Free Zone, a business park in Co Clare.
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  • www.irishtimes.com
    GO IRELAND: Heaven for birdwatchers, walkers and outdoorsy types, Rathlin Island off the coast of Antrim also has an interesting history, writes DEIRDRE DAVYS
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  • www.irishtimes.com
    One fifth of Irish people have just €70 disposable income left to spend each month after paying their bills, according to a survey by the Irish League of Credit Unions.
     
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  • www.bbc.co.uk
    Two men who were being questioned by Irish police over the murder of republican informer Denis Donaldson five years ago have been released without charge.
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