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Move by pension firms to limit 'inflation escalator' payments sparked Revenue probe. Photo: Stock image

Move by pension firms to limit 'inflation escalator' payments sparked Revenue probe. Photo: Stock image

Move by pension firms to limit 'inflation escalator' payments sparked Revenue probe. Photo: Stock image

Thousands of pensioners to get cost-of-living hikes

Thousands of pensioners are in line for badly needed increases in income to help them deal with rising inflation, thanks to a change in Revenue rules.

3,400 Ukrainian refugees will have nowhere to live as State contract with hotel runs out

Around 3,400 Ukrainian refugees will have nowhere to live in just over six weeks when government contracts with hotels come to an end.

An Garda Síochána ‘engages in racial profiling’, UN told in watchdog report

The State’s human rights watchdog has again accused An Garda Síochána of engaging in racial profiling.


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