Scoping exercise into illegal birth registrations delayed for second timeTue, 18 Dec 2018 15:59:00 GMT
The report of the Government's scoping exercise into illegal birth registrations has been delayed for a second time and will not be finalised now until April - almost a year after it was announced.
Samaritans organising candlelight vigils to highlight supports available over ChristmasTue, 18 Dec 2018 15:52:00 GMT
Candlelight vigils will be held across the country on Friday to raise awareness of support available for those experiencing dark times over the Christmas period.
Employment rate of lower-educated people increased since 2016Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:49:00 GMT
Lower-educated people appear to be benefiting from economic improvements as falls in their employment rates have been reversed.
Man struck by priest's car died of organ failure - inquestTue, 18 Dec 2018 15:47:00 GMT
Christopher Phillips (78) was one of seven people injured in the collision at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Clondalkin on June 25 last.
Calls for national respiratory taskforce to be set upTue, 18 Dec 2018 15:44:00 GMT
Respiratory professionals have called for the establishment of a national respiratory taskforce to stem the rise of respiratory disease in Ireland.
Suspended sentence for man 'minding' €600,000 of drugs at Dublin Airport 'unduly lenient', DPP saysTue, 18 Dec 2018 15:32:00 GMT
A man with autism caught “minding” over €600,000 worth of heroin and cocaine in a car park at Dublin Airport must wait to hear the outcome of an appeal by the Director of Public Prosecutions.
More than €1m awarded to Portuguese workers who endured 'terrible conditions' while building the N7Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:21:00 GMT
Over €1m has been awarded by the High Court to a group of Portuguese workers who claimed they lived in "terrible conditions" at a "work camp” in Tipperary when they were building a section of the N7 motorway in 2007 and 2008.
Taoiseach accuses Sinn Féin of letting 'balaclava slip' in row over Roscommon eviction stand-offTue, 18 Dec 2018 15:12:00 GMT
The Dáil gloves have come off between Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Sinn Féin over the Strokestown eviction stand-off, after Mr Varadkar accused the rival party of letting their "balaclava slip" over the scandal.
More support needed for young people affected by domestic abuseTue, 18 Dec 2018 15:05:00 GMT
More child-orientated supports should be made available for young people affected by domestic abuse, according to the government-appointed rapporteur on child law, while laws should change to include social media when discussing 'communication' in domestic violence cases.
Former Wicklow football championship winner awarded €51k for stumbling over hole on pathTue, 18 Dec 2018 14:31:00 GMT
A man who suffered a wrenching knee injury when he stumbled on a city path after his foot caught on a small hole has been awarded more than €51,000 by the High Court.