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Friday 20 May, 2011

Anti-homophobic bullying ad hits half-million views mark on YouTube
# Homophobia
# Homophobia

Anti-homophobic bullying ad hits half-million views mark on YouTube

May 20th 2011, 2:11 PM 1,877 Views 0 Comments

Group behind StandUp! campaign now speaking to Government on commitment to targeting bullying of gay, lesbian and transgender young people.

Thursday 19 May, 2011

Ireland faces fine over septic tanks
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Ireland faces fine over septic tanks

May 19th 2011, 6:03 PM 1,293 Views 8 Comments

Minister disappointed at decision but says new legislation will be enacted without delay.

Three arrests in Kildare in dissident inquiry
# Dissidents
# Dissidents

Three arrests in Kildare in dissident inquiry

May 19th 2011, 6:02 PM 831 Views 0 Comments

A car is seized as a number of searches are carried out in Co Kildare, as part of investigations into dissident republicanism.

White collar criminals will not be "protected species"
# Crime
# Crime

White collar criminals will not be "protected species"

May 19th 2011, 3:52 PM 445 Views 0 Comments

Minister vows to give gardaí and prosecutors powers to bring prosecutions more efficiently and to tackle white collar crime.

"Nightmare situation" as Fair Deal applications suspended
# No Fair Deal
# No Fair Deal

"Nightmare situation" as Fair Deal applications suspended

May 19th 2011, 1:08 PM 1,322 Views 0 Comments

The Fair Deal nursing home scheme has already run out of funding for this year and can’t accommodate any new people who need financial assistant to cover the costs of that care.

Three sacked over NCT revelations
# Nct
# Nct

Three sacked over NCT revelations

May 19th 2011, 12:42 PM 1,139 Views 0 Comments

NCTS takes action following accusations that vehicle inspectors passed cars in return for bribes.

Wednesday 18 May, 2011

New trial over Stephen Lawrence murder
# UK
# UK

New trial over Stephen Lawrence murder

May 18th 2011, 5:41 PM 380 Views 0 Comments

Two men, one of whom who was already found not guilty in an earlier trial, are to face court over the murder of a black teenager in London in 1993.

Bedwetting can lead to low self-esteem in children
# Bedwetting
# Bedwetting

Bedwetting can lead to low self-esteem in children

May 18th 2011, 1:40 PM 1,353 Views 0 Comments

Some 46,000 children in Ireland suffer from bedwetting, a treatable medical condition, and many have low self-esteem as a direct result, a new survey has found.

Sony defends reaction to security breach
# Sony
# Sony

Sony defends reaction to security breach

May 18th 2011, 11:16 AM 460 Views 0 Comments

Sony boss says the electronics giant acted quickly in notifying customers after a cyber attack affecting almost 100 million customers.