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#MMR

# mmr - Yesterday’s News

Dealing with a vulture fund - how these families have coped

With tens of thousands of mortgage holders potentially facing vulture funds, we spoke to some people who’ve been through it already.

# mmr - Friday 23 February, 2018

Clontarf Baths will not fully open to the public next week - but perhaps later in the year

The bar and restaurant area of the facility is set to open next Wednesday but it needs to secure funding for lifeguards and other safety measures.

# mmr - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Bill Cullen is suing Ulster Bank for €120 million over takeover strategy

The suit was filed in the High Court on Monday 19 February.

# mmr - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

'I felt totally lost': Department in u-turn over decision to deny Venezuelan man a Public Services Card

He was denied a PSC as a result of having an expired passport due to Venezuela’s printing shortage crisis.

# mmr - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Numbers continuing to rise in Limerick measles outbreak as doctors urge vaccinations MMR

Numbers continuing to rise in Limerick measles outbreak as doctors urge vaccinations

The HSE is offering the vaccine for free in Limerick.

# mmr - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

11 cases confirmed in measles outbreak across Limerick and Dublin MMR

11 cases confirmed in measles outbreak across Limerick and Dublin

The incident is being examined by the HSE’s measles outbreak control team.

# mmr - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Father of brain injury victim who suffers spasms seeks access to trial of cannabis-based drug

Sativex can be trialled for MS sufferers but not those with acquired brain injury.

# mmr - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Free vaccine offered as Limerick measles outbreak worsens MMR

Free vaccine offered as Limerick measles outbreak worsens

Six new cases of measles were confirmed in Limerick today.

# mmr - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Packed buses are driving past angry morning commuters - but what can Dublin Bus do?

The company says it is reviewing the situation.

# mmr - Monday 5 February, 2018

The firm behind Ireland's largest homeless family hub was previously paid millions to run a Direct Provision centre

The Townhouse on Gardiner Street is the largest family hub in the country.

# mmr - Monday 29 January, 2018

Two young children in care report sexual abuse by 11 people including their parents

Their story is one of 16 case studies published by the Child Care Law Reporting Project .

# mmr - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Presidential hopeful defends advising local councillors about how to 'maximise' mileage expenses

Senator Gerard Craughwell said an email he sent to local politicians was in the public interest.

# mmr - Monday 15 January, 2018

# mmr - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Driver refunded after claiming clampers waited for grace period to expire in 'ambush type exercise'

Questions around the ten minute grace period not being fairly given made up a number of the complaints about clamping last year.

# mmr - Friday 5 January, 2018

Waterford bishop warns local schools of paedophile ex-priest's 'recent activities' Exclusive

In a letter sent out before Christmas, the Bishop said that convicted paedophile Oliver O’Grady was “seeking victims in our midst”.

# mmr - Sunday 31 December, 2017

'It seems a bit like a trap to me': Drivers frustrated over lack of signs after being clamped

One driver who was refunded the clamping fee said a garda told them it was ‘immoral’ as there was not sufficient markings.

Plan for 1,100 social and affordable houses on land bank in Blanchardstown called 'half-baked'

But could it be an answer to the housing crisis?

# mmr - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

'Dramatic' warnings, contradictory forecasts and irritating ads: Complaints sent to Met Éireann

Some people took offence to the language forecasters use and even their voices.

# mmr - Friday 22 December, 2017

Gardaí working up to 100 hours a week for overtime payments of up to €68,500

Gardaí spent €107 million on overtime so far this year with one garda earning €68,641 in overtime alone.

# mmr - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Rent rates in Limerick city are rising the fastest in the country

Rent rates in Limerick city rose by over 19% when compared to this time last year.

'Get out now. It's not safe': Family of five forced to abandon home a week before Christmas

The Crumlishs are one of thousands of homeowners affected by defective blocks in Co Donegal.

# mmr - Friday 15 December, 2017

Rents for homes close to new Luas cross-city stops rise by 21%

Overall, commuters living on the Dublin coastline pay the most on average.

# mmr - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Parking complaints: Driver refunded after claiming clampers took photo of wrong street sign

Another driver said that the wrong car was de-clamped after they paid the de-clamp fee.

# mmr - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Two people died every day in 2015 over drug use with alcohol the number one drug

Almost 20,000 potential life years were lost in 2015 alone.

# mmr - Monday 11 December, 2017

Multiple allegations of sexual and physical abuse against disability care staff

The concerns are all raised in documents released by Hiqa (the Health and Quality Authority) to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

# mmr - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Some migrants left in limbo in Ireland over struggle to prove their identity

Ireland’s immigration authorities face difficulties processing migrants because of handwritten passports and translation gaps.

# mmr - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Surgeon says vaginal mesh patients' complications were 'ignored' by doctors

Just this week a leaked report from the UK’s health watchdog recommended banning one of these surgeries.

# mmr - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

'We are crying out for help': A father's letter to the Taoiseach as he battles to keep family home

Karl O’Doherty had been advised by the Master of the High Court to write to Leo Varadkar.

# mmr - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Politicians warned 'the door will be shut in their faces' if there's a Christmas election

Canvassers out over the weekend were given a stern message by voters.

# mmr - Sunday 26 November, 2017

'A knife was pulled on me for refusing a prescription': GPs want more protection from violent patients HSE

'A knife was pulled on me for refusing a prescription': GPs want more protection from violent patients

A union representing GPs say there’s been an increase in the number of attacks on their members over the past several years; GPs want the HSE to put a process in place to protect staff and patients.

# mmr - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Hospital breakdown: 9,206 elderly people forced to wait over 24 hours in Emergency Departments

The HSE’s Service Plan for 2017 set a target that anyone aged 75 years and over entering an ED would be discharged or admitted within 24 hours.

# mmr - Monday 13 November, 2017

'Five days of rubbish' - Parents and teachers angry as summer school teeters on liquidation

One teacher describes the courses as ‘a disaster’.

# mmr - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Residents trying to reclaim Dublin park after intimidation, drug dealing and burnt out cars

One local woman says problems in the area have “got progressively worse over the years”.

# mmr - Friday 10 November, 2017

Leo Varadkar has been criticised for calling houses starting at €315,000 'affordable'

Leo Varadkar was unable to give a definition of what constituted affordable housing when questioned recently in the Dáil.

# mmr - Friday 27 October, 2017

Theresa May wants to honour the first woman elected to House of Commons - republican Countess Markievicz

Following querying from TheJournal.ie, it is unclear whether the Prime Minister was aware of who she would be celebrating when making the announcement this week.

# mmr - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Parents urged to vaccinate children after HSE notified of potential measles case in Cork

Two cases of measles were confirmed in Dublin last Friday.

'The higher the profile and success of a member of society, the greater the fall'

Former sports journalist Tom Humphries has been jailed for two-and-a-half years for grooming and sexually abusing a teenage girl.

# mmr - Friday 20 October, 2017

'If I stay in Ireland, my daughter could be slipping through my fingers' Pku

'If I stay in Ireland, my daughter could be slipping through my fingers'

People with PKU, a rare genetic disorder, are fighting for access to medication.

# mmr - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Relations between Aer Lingus and Dublin Airport have 'soured immensely'

The airline says it would redeploy aircraft if infrastructure isn’t improved.

# mmr - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Man injured in 2012 shooting of Alan Ryan takes legal action against Gardaí

A suit was filed in July of this year.

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