18/06/2018

Govt Urged To Proceed With Abortion Legislation Before Summer Recess

Fianna Fáil have called on the government to proceed with abortion legislation ahead of the Dáil's summer recess.

Party spokesperson on Health, Stephen Donnelly, said the legislation should be debated, second stage passed and the Bill should be handed over to committee before the summer break.

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18 June 2018
Govt Urged To Proceed With Abortion Legislation Before Summer Recess
Fianna Fáil have called on the government to proceed with abortion legislation ahead of the Dáil's summer recess. Party spokesperson on Health, Stephen Donnelly, said the legislation should be debated, second stage passed and the Bill should be handed over to committee before the summer break.
18 June 2018
Appeal Issued For Missing Teenager Ahmed Salah
Gardaí have issued an appeal for help in tracing the whereabouts of 16-year-old Ahmed Salah. The teenager has been missing from the Templeogue area in Dublin since Friday, 15 June. He is described as 182cm in height, medium build, brown eyes and black hair. When last seen he was wearing black jeans, black shirt, dark grey jacket and a wool hat.
15 June 2018
Motion For Official Apology To Gay Men Approved
The government has backed a Labour Party motion apologising to men who were convicted of engaging in consensual same-sex sexual acts prior to the decriminalisation of homosexuality in June 1993.
14 June 2018
Winds Leave Tens Of Thousands Without Power
Tens of thousand of homes, farms and businesses across Donegal, Sligo, Galway and Mayo have been left without power following strong winds overnight. Engineers are working to reconnect some 35,000 customers in the areas affected by Storm Hector.
12 June 2018
Dublin Households Could Lose Part Of Their Properties In New Transport Plan
Fine Gael have raised concerns over the issue of around 1,300 homeowners across Dublin that could face losing part of their properties to a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) as part of the new Core Bus Corridors routes.
11 June 2018
Pope To Visit Knock In August
Pope Francis is to visit Knock in Co Mayo when he visits Ireland in August. The announcement was made by the Vatican who outlined his itinerary on 25 and 26 August. The Pope is also attending the Catholic World Meeting of Families in Dublin's Croke Park and will celebrate the closing mass of the gathering at the capital's Phoenix Park.
08 June 2018
McAuliffe Hits Out At Govt For Delay On Affordable Housing Scheme
Cllr Paul McAuliffe has hit out at the government over its failure to introduce a State-led Affordable Housing Scheme. He said: "It's been two years since then Minister for Housing, Simon Coveney convened an emergency session with the City Council's Corporate Policy Group to discuss the three 'expression of interest sites'.
06 June 2018
Govt Will Not Consider Means Testing Child Benefit
The government is not considering means testing Child Benefit, the Employment Affairs and Social Protection Minister, Regina Doherty, has confirmed. Minister Doherty said: "I do not intend introducing a means-test for Child Benefit. Means testing Child Benefit is not being considered by Government, and is not in the Programme for Government.
05 June 2018
Man Shot Dead At Bray Boxing Club
A man has died and two other men have been injured in a shooting incident at Bray Boxing Club just before 7am this morning, Tuesday 05 June. It is understood that an armed man entered the boxing club and fired a number of shots. One man, said to be aged in his 30s, was shot dead.
05 June 2018
Man Killed And Two Teenagers Injured In Co Cork Collision
Gardaí have issued an appeal for information to a fatal road traffic collision in Co Cork. A man, aged in his late 30s, died and two teenagers were injured in a collision involving a van and a tractor on the R522 regional road at Ballincurrig, between Buttevant and Liscarroll in north Cork on Monday, 04 June.