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#MMR

# mmr - Yesterday’s News

'During the summer she has to sign on': Some school secretaries are paid €10,900 a year, others €35,000

There are around 3,000 school secretaries in Ireland – most of whom are in precarious employment.

# mmr - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Boojum says it will stop deducting till shortages from staff's tips but 'may deduct from wages'

Mexican burrito bar Boojum has admitted to previously using staff tips to make up for shortages in the till.

# mmr - Saturday 7 July, 2018

'I reported the teacher who abused me but he was left teaching for three years afterwards'

Damian O’Farrell was married with children when he learned that the man who repeatedly abused him when he was 12 was still teaching children.

# mmr - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Engineers say damage to cracking staircase in Dublin council block was painted over

Extensive scaffolding was installed in the staircase last week after it moved and cracked.

# mmr - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Where and when: Almost 10,000 assaults on HSE staff in past 10 years

Assaults on nursing staff made up the vast majority of these, accounting for 70% with 6,964 assaults.

# mmr - Saturday 23 June, 2018

'So many lies': Mr Justice Charleton left with plenty to mull over as Tribunal winds up

The Tribunal won’t be going to the High Court over privilege, paving the way for the closing of proceedings.

# mmr - Thursday 21 June, 2018

David Drumm begins his six year jail term in Mountjoy Prison

Drumm was yesterday sentenced for his part in a multi-billion euro bank fraud scheme.

# mmr - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Abused aged 6: 'I was screaming and had to be tied into a buggy with a rope to be brought to school'

Thomas Hogan said that even as a child he knew the clergy ruled and that he couldn’t say anything negative about a Christian Brother.

# mmr - Thursday 14 June, 2018

From shootin' to Putin: Here's TheJournal.ie's bluffer's guide to World Cup 2018

The tournament kicks off in Russia later today.

# mmr - Monday 11 June, 2018

'I'd a wife and two kids. Everything looked perfect to the outside world. It wasn't. I was addicted to cocaine'

A middle-class family brought to the brink by a father’s cocaine use speak about an addiction that cross all demographics.

# mmr - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Abused by three men from the age of six: 'I shut down. All I know is I was crying for my mother'

John Allen first reported the abuse almost 20 years ago but feels he may need to take his case to Europe to get justice.

# mmr - Friday 8 June, 2018

'One thousand days like this': High Court Master questions banks on their 'pressing need' to evict people

This week Edmund Honohan again highlighted the need for a legal aid system in repossession cases.

# mmr - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Sammon liquidation: Schools say they're still optimistic they can open their doors in September

On Tuesday, Sammon Contracting Ireland Limited was placed into liquidation.

# mmr - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Abused aged 8: 'School was about survival, I'd be looking at the teacher thinking 'just stay away''

Christopher Rainbow was abused by his teacher when he was just 8-years-old, he spent his life trying to forget about it until a knock came on his door 10 years ago.

# mmr - Saturday 2 June, 2018

More than 150 complaints about 'graphic' and 'false' referendum posters sent to Dublin City Council

Office workers, parents, and staff at the Rotunda Hospital submitted complaints about graphic ‘Vote No’ posters.

# mmr - Friday 1 June, 2018

Papal visit: State planning to spend almost €3 million on security staff and equipment

The Pope is to celebrate Mass at Dublin’s Phoenix Park on 26 August.

# mmr - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

The messages people left at the Savita Halappanavar mural will be digitally archived

Since Friday, flowers have been left at the bottom of the mural, along with ‘Yes’ leaflets, pens and sellotape so that people could leave notes.

# mmr - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'I surpass any requirements for a passport' - Mother faces being split from children in citizenship wrangle

Megan Crowley lives in Belfast and has two young daughters.

# mmr - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

People are paying an extra €114,000 to live near the Dart or Luas

The most expensive house prices are in Sandymount, Lansdowne Road and Sydney Parade.

# mmr - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Micheál Martin: 'The argument is that if we legislate for abortion we'll become like England. That's not true. This is Ireland'

Martin describes himself as pro-life, but he said as a legislator, he has to face the reality of the situation.

# mmr - Thursday 17 May, 2018

How do Ireland's proposed abortion laws compare with Europe?

It has been compared to the UK, but how does it stack up to other countries?

# mmr - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Irish Water 'may not be able to refund' more than 43,000 customers who paid water charges

€177 million was provided to Irish Water last year to refund to some 995,000 domestic customers, that included €5 million in administration costs.

# mmr - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Could we do it? People are feeling nervously good about Ireland's chances in tonight's Eurovision Eurosong Fever This post contains videos

Could we do it? People are feeling nervously good about Ireland's chances in tonight's Eurovision

A win may be a big ask, but the signs for a good showing are looking good.

# mmr - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Pregnancy timeline: When does the heart, brain, and face form?

We don’t know where life begins – but here’s what we do know about what develops when during a pregnancy.

# mmr - Friday 4 May, 2018

Gardaí investigating how pro-life campaign billboard van was allowed to park on Garda property Exclusive

The parking of the ‘No’ mobile billboard vehicle caused some concern.

# mmr - Friday 27 April, 2018

CervicalCheck chief responds to test criticism: 'I’d be surprised if women didn’t have questions'

The screening programme said that it had received a slight increase in calls after the Vicky Phelan High Court case settlement.

# mmr - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Supreme Court: Minister's decision left two Mauritian families in 'Catch 22' situation

Both students had been studying and working the country for 11 years and were directed to leave after a policy change.

# mmr - Friday 20 April, 2018

No door locks and 'risk of abuse': Serious concerns with many 24-hour mental health homes

Residents were unable to lock their bedroom doors in 77% of the 43 inspections.

# mmr - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Dublin City Council has received 30 complaints about referendum posters

But councils, the Gardaí, and the advertising authority don’t have powers to take down inaccurate or offensive posters.

# mmr - Friday 13 April, 2018

Data Commissioner expected to investigate potential IBRC data breach after complaint made

The Department of Finance confirmed that a former IBRC bank official had IBRC documents, and attempted to use them in an ongoing court case.

# mmr - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

'It's just mental' - End justifies the means for hardy house hunters camping out to pay a deposit

The houses are on sale on Friday, but some have been there since Monday.

# mmr - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

'We're exhausted': Schools and contractors fearful and confused over Sammon examinership

Carillion went bust in early January, as a result of debts of over £1.5 billion.

# mmr - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Would it work here? New law in Iceland means rape accused must prove they had explicit consent

The Department of Justice in Ireland is currently reviewing sexual assault legislation and has been urged to provide greater protection for victims.

# mmr - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Forty cases of measles now confirmed across the country

Measles can lead to serious complications such as pneumonia and inflammation of the brain.

# mmr - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Nama planned email deletion policy one month before becoming subject to Freedom of Information MMR

Nama planned email deletion policy one month before becoming subject to Freedom of Information

Independents 4 Change TD Mick Wallace questioned the appropriateness of the policy.

# mmr - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Here's the number of abortion pills seized in Ireland in the past 10 years

“There is a risk when you buy anything from an unknown source that you simply do not know what you are getting.”

# mmr - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Clerical officer forced to take €11,000 salary cut for same job because he's turning 65

“It’s not fair that somebody facing that kind of cut will be expected to continue to do the same job because of a birthday.”

# mmr - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

New Young Fine Gael chairman says his 'coathanger abortion' comment was 'atrocious' YFG

New Young Fine Gael chairman says his 'coathanger abortion' comment was 'atrocious'

Killian Foley-Walsh was elected over the weekend to lead the youth wing of the party.

# mmr - Monday 26 March, 2018

Fuming customers say tech retailer Click.ie hasn't shipped their phones or issued receipts

The company sells refurbished smartphones at at marked down prices.

# mmr - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Cork three-year-old waiting for wheelchair forced to spend time on the ground on all fours

His parents say that his dignity and safety are compromised daily.

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