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# conference - Yesterday’s News

'I consider myself a success, to someone else that might mean working four hours a week'

The second annual National Autism Conference is happening in Dublin today.

# conference - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Comedian hands Theresa May a P45 during her Tory conference speech

The man was named as Simon Brodkin.

# conference - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Huge growth in numbers attending Irish Christian conference for 'anyone who loves Jesus'

A ‘miracle night’ was held by Ireland4Jesus as part of events in Dublin last weekend.

# conference - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

'I've been bitten, spat at, assaulted': Noirin O'Sullivan says she can relate to rank-and-file gardai

The Commissioner was responding to personal stories of gardai who had been attacked, including one who needed 22 staples in his elbow.

# conference - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Brendan Howlin hits out at 'sham' government and 'racist' Trump

The Labour leader also accused Shane Ross of “sitting in his office hiding”.

# conference - Friday 21 April, 2017

Teachers' union pass motion asking for review of HPV vaccine scheme

The TUI said that the vote did not mean the vaccine or its effectiveness was being questioned.

Poll: Would you like to see Labour back in government? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see Labour back in government?

Is it time for a comeback?

# conference - Monday 10 April, 2017

Gardaí want people who identify them on social media to be prosecuted

The annual conference of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors starts later today.

# conference - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Social Democrats hold their first annual conference - and vow to remove 'the baptism barrier'

The party has unveiled its constitution for the first time, and appointed its national executive.

# conference - Friday 21 October, 2016

No refunds "at the moment" after Lance Armstrong pulls out of Irish conference

The organisers of the sport and tech conference say that they are looking at “legal things” in relation to refunds.

# conference - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Irish nurses are abused so often that many don't bother reporting it

INMO’s 97th Annual Delegate Conference kicks off tomorrow morning.

# conference - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Intimidation and bullying: How Ireland's gangs affect the country's entire prison population

The country’s prison officers want the factions to be segregated.

# conference - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Officers "on the breadline" because of pay cuts after attacks from prisoners

“Not everybody is going to go into work, open up a cell door on a Monday morning and get hit with a knife in the back of the head.”

# conference - Friday 15 April, 2016

"Like being in a train station in downtown Beijing" - what it's like to live life with autism

21-year-old Adam Harris was diagnosed with autism when he was just five. He says it’s time Ireland learned to understand and engage with the condition.

# conference - Monday 11 April, 2016

Commissioner 'more interested in corporate image than welfare of gardaí'

The association representing middle-ranking gardaí said members want their boss to stand up for them.

# conference - Thursday 31 March, 2016

This browser feature could help Microsoft dispel the bad memories of Internet Explorer

Microsoft Edge has been slow to replace Internet Explorer and compete against other browsers, but that could change.

# conference - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Living on pot noodles and cereal: 'It's hard living out of bags in one hotel room with your children'

Families on the streets, living in hotel rooms and living on next to nothing – this is happening every day in this country and it needs to end, writes Rory Hearne.

# conference - Saturday 27 June, 2015

If we're going to Mars, where are we going to land, live and work on the red planet?

NASA said it’s aiming to send people to Mars in 2030.

# conference - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Right2Water wants to scrap water charges and hike spending by €9.4bn. Here's how it will pay for it:

They’ve put together a shopping list of demands for any new government.

# conference - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Prisoner who attacked officers 150 times got a birthday cake while on punishment

There was anger at the Prison Officers Association conference today.

# conference - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Schools will have to cap the number of past pupils’ children they admit

Minister Jan O’Sullivan is due to announce new legislation later today.

# conference - Monday 6 April, 2015

Young teachers are facing an 'increasingly bleak reality'

Unions say half of all teachers under 30 are now on part-time work arrangements.

# conference - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Leaflet at UKIP conference claims LGBT education is 'sexual grooming'

The party has previously distanced itself from the Christian group that was handing out the leaflets.

# conference - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Enda: "It’s about your right to say two small words, made up of three simple letters – I DO"

The Taoiseach delivered his keynote address to the Fine Gael faithful in Castlebar tonight, and gave his strongest backing yet for the referendum.

# conference - Friday 20 February, 2015

Tight security as Enda's Fine Gael homecoming opens with a warning

The Taoiseach announced that China will take Irish beef again as the Fine Gael national conference got under way in Mayo this evening.

# conference - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Principals "picking up pieces" dealing with troubled students

They say they’re under pressure due to cutbacks – and that it’s threatening how schools are run.

# conference - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Dublin youth conference set to hear from the stars of politics, sports and business

Speakers at the One Young World Dublin 2014 summit will include Kofi Annan, Dame Ellen MacArthur and creator of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales.

# conference - Sunday 12 October, 2014

World leaders are planning the rebuilding of Gaza today

Egypt’s leader has told Israel “now is the time” to end the conflict.

# conference - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Conor Cusack to talk about sport, suicide, and how ‘it’s not always about winning’

The conference is to take place this morning in Westport.

# conference - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Would an appearance by Eva Longoria convince you to attend the Dublin Web Summit?

The actress and angel investor will be speaking at the event, which is taking place in November.

# conference - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

These emigrants explain the barriers that are keeping them from coming home

The conference on return migration was organised by the National Youth Council of Ireland.

# conference - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Philomena Lee to speak about her experience of forced adoption in Ireland

The event will see a number of different international experts discussing children’s rights in Ireland.

# conference - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Elbow and coffee conferences to bring €11m to Dublin

Fáilte Ireland said four major conferences have been secured over the next 12 months which will mean some serious revenue for the capital.

# conference - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From Business ETC There’s (dubious) speculation online that the Web Summit will be bought by SXSW Sxsw Dublin?

There’s (dubious) speculation online that the Web Summit will be bought by SXSW

‘Just rumours’ says the company.

# conference - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Improved mental health supports needed for Irish families

Barnardos said that of action isn’t taken, lasting damage could be inflicted on children and parents.

# conference - Monday 12 May, 2014

"Too often, women in media see a ‘Keep Out’ sign on the door of every serious discussion"

Minister Pat Rabbitte made the comment while speaking at the inaugural Women on Air conference at Dublin Castle.

# conference - Friday 9 May, 2014

Reilly won’t speak at nurses conference because he’s unwell

Nurses will debate motions on bullying and Universal Health Insurance at the conference in Kilkenny.

# conference - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Gardaí recording interviews still have to take written notes, and they say it's hurting their work

“It means we cannot have a free flowing conversation with the prisoner”, says one garda.

# conference - Monday 28 April, 2014

Garda morale rocked by politicians taking advantage of controversies

In his opening address to delegates at the Garda Representative Association Conference, President John Parker also says there had been draconian prosecutions by GSOC in some cases.

Mandate union secures €20m in pay increases for 40,000 members

By winning pay increases, Mandate says members have more money to spend in the local economy.

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