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Tuesday 18 April, 2017

'Welfare cheats cheat us all': New campaign wants public to blow the whistle on welfare fraud

It’s estimated that last year suspected fraud overpayments of Jobseeker’s Allowance cost €14 million.

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Monday 17 April, 2017

Cruinniú na Cásca: Hundreds of thousands attend Ireland's newest cultural festival

Cruinniú na Cásca attracted some 550,000 people to events around the country.

Martin McGuinness' gravestone unveiled in Derry

“We have to govern by treating every single citizen equally” reads the tombstone.

Saturday 15 April, 2017

Illuminated and flown 24/7: Government Buildings' new plan for the tricolour

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said last year’s 1916 commemorations brought about a newfound respect for the tricolour.

Friday 14 April, 2017

These heritage sites in Dublin, Kilkenny and Tipperary take in the most money

Dublin Castle, the Rock of Cashel, Kilkenny Castle attracted the numbers and made the big bucks.

'Why were only three bidders selected?': Call for investigation into Nama sale of Project Tolka

Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath has called on the C&AG to investigate the sale of a Nama portfolio.

Stunning shots of Skellig Michael feature in new Star Wars trailer

Star Wars – The Last Jedi is the last time the heritage site will feature in the blockbuster movie series.

Caranua boss withdraws comments in which she said abuse survivors were 'damaged'

CEO Mary Higgins faced tough questions at the PAC over how survivors have been treated.

Former British soldiers rally against prosecution of retired officers for Troubles-related killings

The veteran’s protest is against what it alleges is a “legal witch hunt” against former soldiers who served during the Troubles.

Thursday 13 April, 2017

'We can't have every minister firing out statements willy-nilly': John Halligan asked to clarify criticism of PAC

The Independent Alliance TD is believed to have taken issue with the line of questioning targeted at WIT.

As it happened: The government's affordable childcare scheme now lies in tatters - Howlin

Frances Fitzgerald fielded questions today.

Gardaí are monitoring a small number of individuals 'who do not have this country's interests at heart'

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has called a security meeting following recent terrorist attacks in Europe.

Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Water charge refunds on the way, with conservation grant likely to be deducted

Politicians are having their say on the water committee report tonight.

Thousands of families to lose out on money for childcare as Revenue can't give data to government

Revenue is not yet in a position to share information with the relevant department.

Here are the questions on water charges you want answered

Finally, after 22 meetings, the water committee has approved its final report.

Ireland is the first country to carry out a national LGBT youth strategy

Minister Katherine Zappone is launching an online consultation today.

Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Water committee told meters should be installed in all new houses

The water committee has gotten fresh legal advice on the final report.

€467m on meters, but bitter water war could end up costing a lot more

The water committee is meeting again today to vote on its final report, but there are fears we’re on the brink of an election.

Monday 10 April, 2017

Volunteers involved in search for Rescue 116 crewmen 'disgusted' to be charged toll

Carrick River Rescue claimed they were stopped and charged on the M7 toll after taking part in Rescue 116 search.

Sunday 9 April, 2017

'I couldn't believe they over-medicated my father to shut him up because he was singing'

During a debate on proposed new laws to protect the vulnerable, Senator Lynn Ruane opened up about her own experience.

What's next for Enda? He could have his eye on one of these jobs

Enda Kenny might not be hanging up his shoes just yet.

'Farmers are at their wit's end': Losing your land, home and income at the hands of vulture funds

The IFA says if vulture funds come after farmers they’ll have to get to them through them first.

Friday 7 April, 2017

This is what Fianna Fáil's motion about the Garda Commissioner will say

This is what Fianna Fáil's motion about the Garda Commissioner will say

Fianna Fáil has continually said it cannot express confidence in the Commissioner.

Thursday 6 April, 2017

Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Fine Gael says water committee report is illegal and it won't support it

The water committee will reconvene tomorrow.

Facebook is bringing in new measures to crack down on revenge porn

The social media platform can now prevent intimate images from being shared on Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram.

Fianna Fáil might join forces with Labour for motion of no confidence in Garda management

The party said it cannot express confidence in Garda Commissioner Noírín O’Sullivan.

Tuesday 4 April, 2017

There was a right old barney in the water committee today - so what's going on?

The water committee could fall at the final hurdle.

Irish broadband speed is going to be as fast as it is in South Korea - Naughten

Irish broadband speed is going to be as fast as it is in South Korea - Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten said an additional 300,000 premises will get high speed broadband within 90 weeks.

You may soon have to input your TV licence number to watch RTÉ online

Minister Denis Naughten said he is looking to replicate the UK system.

Quickie divorce law aims to cut wait time from four years to two

If passed, a referendum will be called to change the Constitution.

Monday 3 April, 2017

'It's time political parties get off the fence on abortion': Renua is now a pro-life party

Party leader John Leahy said it is important people know what the party stands for.

When is Enda going? Coveney says leadership battle to kick off before the summer

The latest opinion poll shows that Fine Gael would take more seats with Leo Varadkar as leader.

Friday 31 March, 2017

Denis O'Brien loses High Court case against Dáil committee

A judgement on O’Brien’s case against the Dáil Committee on Procedure and Privilege was made at the High Court this morning.

If you're self-employed your PRSI will now get you a free check-up at the dentist

For the first time, self-employed people can get free dental and optical exams through their PRSI contribution.

Thursday 30 March, 2017

'It is soul-destroying to see my daughter crying every day with the pain in her back'

Karen and Sarah-Ann Cline-Mitchell met with the Minister for Health yesterday to find out when she will get a date for her operation.

Joanne O’Riordan: 'I will not allow this government treat me like a second class citizen'

More than 100 disability groups gathered outside the gates of Leinster House today to demand the ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities.

Dáil to bring in 30-second moment of reflection after the daily prayer

The Dáil prayer will continue to be read in English and Irish.

Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Finally: Water committee close to a deal on the future of charges

The definition of water wastage has been defined as 1.7 times the average usage has been agreed by the committee.

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