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# act - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Over 8,750 drivers were arrested last year on suspicion of driving under the influence of drink or drugs

Figures on roads policing detections were released today by gardaí.

# act - Monday 17 August, 2015

Vandals open Grand Canal gates leaving Dublin street flooded

The incident took the Dublin Fire Brigade two and a half hours to bring under control.

# act - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

We have to wait another six months to see garda records

The FOI Act has extended the deadline for Irish Rail, the ESB and Eirgrid also.

# act - Friday 19 September, 2014

Mixed reaction to new abortion guidelines for health professionals

The guidance document was published by the Department of Health today.

# act - Monday 18 August, 2014

Explainer: What is the 8th Amendment? Abortion This post contains a poll

Explainer: What is the 8th Amendment?

There are calls for a referendum on the amendment to be held after a woman was refused an abortion under our current laws.

# act - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

No more sunbeds for debs goers

Pale all the way.

# act - Thursday 24 April, 2014

49 per cent of people believe meningitis only affects small children. (They're wrong).

A survey carried out by an Irish charity found there were some widespread misunderstandings about the illness.

# act - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Couples devastated as Australia's top court overrules same-sex marriage

There were tears outside the courthouse today as week-old marriages were annulled.

# act - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Concern over whether hospital will comply with abortion legislation

Professor John Crown has said that “serious questions have to be asked” of governing boards at Irish hospitals.

# act - Saturday 19 January, 2013

In detail: the 30 Bills the Government is planning this spring

The coalition has published a list of 30 Bills it’s hoping to get published before the end of April. Here’s the lot.

# act - Saturday 10 November, 2012

ISPCA calls for "consistent enforcement" of dog breeding act

The society said that it fears the act will be enforced more strongly in some areas than others.

# act - Friday 11 November, 2011

Bill paves way for government to enact puppy farm law

Puppy farms will be targeted in new legislation due to be enacted very soon – but there has been a delay while the government waited for the Welfare of Greyhounds Bill to be passed through the Seanad.