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# long haul
Calls for direct flights between Ireland and India
Ireland is home to 45,000 people from India.
# Travel
Laws limiting the freedom of Irish visa-holders to travel home abolished
Over 40,000 people are expected to benefit from this change in legislation.
# Juliet O'Connell
Dublin local election candidate criticised for using paper's likeness on campaign flyers
O’Connell issued two styles of fliers in her constituency featuring an edited version of the paper’s front page and unauthorised use of the publication’s masthead.
# Garden of Friendship
A Chinese city is paying for a new garden in a Dublin city park
The donators of the garden have requested that it is located in the park close to the Chinese embassy on Merrion Road.
# Holidays
Airbnb apologises after family finds camera hidden in smoke alarm in Cork home
The companysaid that its original handling of this incident did not meet its own standards.
# mairia cahill
Máiría Cahill drops out of local elections following safety fears over her address
Cahill filed a restraining order to protect herself in the past, and now worries for the safety of herself and her young daughter if her address was to be released.
# eurovision 2019
Sligo County Council votes unanimously to call on RTE to boycott the Eurovision
Sligo County Council has previously voted to fly the Palestinian flag from Council Officers for a month in 2017, as well as voting to support a bill to ban goods from Israeli settlements in 2018.