Minister Pat Rabbitte this morning, "I'm sorry so many people are disappointed that so many of the estates have been brought up to standard...421 developments remain outside of that compliance..people living in those estates that have been brought up to par, are not exempt"
Ghost Estate Property Tax exemptions
Burglar caught on pensioner's CCTV
The footage captured Patrick Reid, 51, looming over Margaret Woodward as she naps in an armchair in front of the television at her home in Long Eaton, Derbyshire.
Father Christmases gather for Santa School
The Charles Howard School teaches Santas from all over the world about everything from make-up application to reindeer maintenance.So you'd better watch out, you'd better not cry - because one of these santas could be headed to your town.
Benedict Cumberbatch at Hobbit premiere: Actor talks dragons
Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays the dragon in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, talks about taking on the role at the Berlin premiere.
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Memorial Service for Nelson Mandela
Jennifer Aniston getting fed up with Justin over wedding day delay
Jennifer Aniston reportedly feels "exasperated" by Justin Theroux putting off their wedding.
Meeting Madiba was a real precious moment - Sharon Corr
SHARON Corr said that meeting Nelson Mandela was "one of the most precious moments" of her life.
'She was a fantastic snake, I'm devastated' - Model Emma Quinlan
Spare a thought for model and professional snake charmer Emma Jane Quinlan.
Kim Kardashian compares herself to Liz Taylor in latest selfie
Paid homage to her idol yesterday by posting a photo of herself recreating a famous Elizabeth Taylor image.
Cruise back for Jack Reacher sequel
Tom Cruise is set to return for a sequel to Jack Reacher.
Leonardo DiCaprio worried about missing step-brother recently released from prison
Leonardo DiCaprio's loved ones are reportedly worried about his "missing" stepbrother.
Claudine Keane: "We're so excited to spend Christmas in Ireland"
SHE may have a model figure, but Claudine Keane loves nothing more than a food splurge at Christmas.
Tulisa charged with supplying drugs
Tulisa Contostavlos has been charged in connection with the supply of Class A drugs.
Bump watch: Julia Roberts rumoured to be pregnant at 46
Julia Roberts has fuelled rumours she's expecting her fourth child.
Miranda Kerr breaks silence on marriage split
It would appear that Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom's split really is the most amicable in all of Hollywood.