Sinn Féin to launch Back To School proposals to cut costs for parentsTue, 23 Jul 2019 19:15:00 GMT
Irish League of Credit Unions this year found that 78% of parents were struggling financially with Back To School costs.
Report on whether to support Government's broadband plans will not be published until August 20Tue, 23 Jul 2019 18:56:00 GMT
A cross-party report on whether to support or reject the Government's controversial broadband plans will not be published until August 20 because of differing views on its findings.
Psych nurses strike will have 'significant impact' on vulnerable patients, warns HSETue, 23 Jul 2019 18:47:00 GMT
Industrial action by psychiatric nurses will have “a very significant impact” on vulnerable patients across the country, the HSE has warned.
778 dogs were put to sleep in pounds last yearTue, 23 Jul 2019 18:23:00 GMT
The total number of dogs that were euthanised in local authority pounds last year was 778.
Family carer's group calls for budget increase to tackle 'postcode lottery'Tue, 23 Jul 2019 17:48:00 GMT
Family Carer's Ireland are renewing their call for a €110 million increase in the home supports budget in Budget 2020.
Dr Gráinne Healy appointed new chair of Mother and Baby Homes forumTue, 23 Jul 2019 17:37:00 GMT
Dr Gráinne Healy has been appointed as the new chair of the Collaborative Forum on Mother and Baby Homes.
Boy, 13, who had ear 'tightly gripped' and held by teacher awarded €17,500Tue, 23 Jul 2019 17:33:00 GMT
A 13-year-old schoolboy, whose ear was “tightly gripped” and held by a teacher in class, has been awarded €17,500 damages against his school and the Dublin and Dunlaoghaire Education and Training Board.
Maria Bailey removed as Housing Committee chairperson following internal inquiryTue, 23 Jul 2019 17:23:00 GMT
Fine Gael TD Maria Bailey has been removed as Chairperson of the Oireachtas Housing Committee following an internal inquiry into her accident on a swing at a Dublin hotel.
Watch: Limerick man and US tourist he saved from drowning in 1960s reunited for first timeTue, 23 Jul 2019 16:55:00 GMT
The Brooklyn native was seven years old when he slipped and fell into the Canal Bank in Corbally, while visiting his Irish relatives, in July 1963.
Pamela Flood and Ronan Ryan facing prison within 48 hours for breaching court orders over homeTue, 23 Jul 2019 16:36:00 GMT
Former Miss Ireland Pamela Flood and her husband, restaurateur Ronan Ryan, could be facing imprisonment within the next 48 hours for breaching court orders relating to the home in which they have lived cost-free for almost 10 years.