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Homelessness on rise as rent payments stall

Homelessness on rise as rent payments stall

The government’s failure to adequately increase rent allowances has contributed to a sharp rise in homelessness, a report has revealed. According to statistics released by the Simon Community, the end…

Budget 2015: €15 million short in mental health spending

Budget 2015: €15 million short in mental health spending

  Mental health organisations have spoken out about Budget 2015 after raising concerns that €15m in the Government’s planned spending in this area wasn’t granted. Responsible for mental health services,…

Government to tackle childhood obesity with ‘no fry zones’

Government to tackle childhood obesity with ‘no fry zones’

The Irish is attempting to tackle childhood obesity by implementing 'no fry zones' across the country…

Taoiseach backs same sex marriage for 2015 referendum

Taoiseach backs same sex marriage for 2015 referendum

The Government has announced its intention to hold a referendum on the legalisation of gay marriage in 2015.…

Clare Daly dubs budget a ‘counter revolution’

Clare Daly dubs budget a ‘counter revolution’

Shauna Irwin gauges the reaction to Budget 2014…

Scene set to legalise medicinal marijuana for MS sufferers

Scene set to legalise medicinal marijuana for MS sufferers

Hilary Pidegeon reveals the latest government plans to introduce a new form of medical marijuana for MS patients.…

Educate Together school plans delayed

Educate Together school plans delayed

The State will have paid for building projects worth €90m to Christian Brothers Schools due to the current five-year school building programme.…

More cuts expected in Budget 2013

More cuts expected in Budget 2013

Local community groups struggle in the face of harsh austerity cuts, writes Megan Naughton…

TDs voice their frustration as abortion debate continues

TDs voice their frustration as abortion debate continues

Megan Naughton Local councillor calls for clearer legislation while Independent TD says a referendum on abortion will ‘ultimately be necessary’. Clare Daly, an Independent TD, who introduced the private abortion…

New Abbey Theatre site signifies end to 20 years of planning

New Abbey Theatre site signifies end to 20 years of planning

The purchase of a new site for the Abbey Theatre marked a start to its much anticipated redevelopment.…

Shocking petrol bomb attack damages Sinn Féin TD’s office

Shocking petrol bomb attack damages Sinn Féin TD’s office

A local TD has condemned the unprovoked petrol bomb attack on his Ballyfermot office. …

Potential loss of constituency seat in Dublin South Central

Potential loss of constituency seat in Dublin South Central

New CSO figures indicate that Dublin South Central may lose a seat in the next electoral round…

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