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Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Phoenix Park gates to be rehung this summer nearly three years after Pope Francis visit
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Phoenix Park gates to be rehung this summer nearly three years after Pope Francis visit

Apr 6th 2021, 9:19 AM 38,582 Views 51 Comments

The OPW said it was hopeful the €800,000 plus refurbishment would be completed by the end of July.

Monday 15 March, 2021

€2.2 million spent on deporting people from Ireland in last three years
# Asylum
# Asylum

€2.2 million spent on deporting people from Ireland in last three years

Mar 15th 2021, 6:30 AM 21,496 Views 32 Comments

Figures from the Department of Justice show 601 people were deported between 2018 and 2020.

Thursday 4 March, 2021

Audit finds some gardaí paid for being in two different places at same time
# INTERNAL AUDIT
# INTERNAL AUDIT

Audit finds some gardaí paid for being in two different places at same time

Mar 4th 2021, 3:43 PM 43,383 Views 39 Comments

The report says the health of officers and the public were placed at “significant risk” due to the amount of hours worked by some gardaí.

Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Cork council accepts €26,250 refund after Maureen O'Hara statue was 'not a good likeness'
# Glengarriff
# Glengarriff

Cork council accepts €26,250 refund after Maureen O'Hara statue was 'not a good likeness'

Mar 3rd 2021, 6:30 AM 38,987 Views 17 Comments

The project started afresh with a different sculptor but “artistic differences” have arisen.

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Tuesday 12 January, 2021

'I expect far more empathy from our leaders': Mother and Baby home survivors' letters to Taoiseach
# Mother-and-baby Homes
# Mother-and-baby Homes

'I expect far more empathy from our leaders': Mother and Baby home survivors' letters to Taoiseach

Jan 12th 2021, 7:00 AM 9,071 Views 17 Comments

The letters were sent following the news about a Bill allowing the transfer of 60,000 records to Tusla.

Sunday 27 December, 2020

Cost breakdown on NAMA Commission shows legal fees topped 800k over three years
# NAMA
# NAMA

Cost breakdown on NAMA Commission shows legal fees topped 800k over three years

Dec 27th 2020, 3:20 PM 11,241 Views 20 Comments

The entire commission has cost almost €3 million since it was first established in 2017

Thursday 5 November, 2020

Developers who demolished O'Rahilly House insisted it happened 'in accordance with all applicable laws'
# O'rahilly House
# O'rahilly House

Developers who demolished O'Rahilly House insisted it happened 'in accordance with all applicable laws'

Nov 5th 2020, 3:00 PM 23,472 Views 11 Comments

That’s according to correspondence between the developers and Dublin City Council.

Friday 11 September, 2020

Documents show changes made to letter defending decision to open Kerry Direct Provision centre
# Skellig Star
# Skellig Star

Documents show changes made to letter defending decision to open Kerry Direct Provision centre

Sep 11th 2020, 6:15 AM 16,531 Views 7 Comments

The Skellig Star Hotel was at the centre of a media storm earlier this year after an outbreak of Covid-19 among residents.

Friday 4 September, 2020

Revenue commissioners bracing for rise in tax claims and disputes over working-from-home expenses
# Tax Returns
# Tax Returns

Revenue commissioners bracing for rise in tax claims and disputes over working-from-home expenses

Sep 4th 2020, 6:45 AM 32,163 Views 40 Comments

Internal email show concerns over communications of expense entitlements among the public.

Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Over 500 incidents of assault or anti-social behaviour logged by Irish Rail this year
# Assault
# Assault

Over 500 incidents of assault or anti-social behaviour logged by Irish Rail this year

Sep 1st 2020, 7:00 AM 14,470 Views 15 Comments

The log includes several near misses, a brawl with ‘quite a bit of blood’, and theft on trains and at stations.

Monday 24 August, 2020

RSA warned of 'significant challenge' in making driving tests safe in light of Covid-19
# Driving Test
# Driving Test

RSA warned of 'significant challenge' in making driving tests safe in light of Covid-19

Aug 24th 2020, 6:30 AM 17,654 Views 23 Comments

That’s according to documents released under the Freedom of Information Act.

Saturday 1 August, 2020

22 gardaí were convicted of a crime in past three years
# Garda Convictions
# Garda Convictions

22 gardaí were convicted of a crime in past three years

Aug 1st 2020, 7:15 AM 41,172 Views 47 Comments

The convictions cover drink driving, misuse of drugs, sexual crime, and an offence under the Child Trafficking and Pornography Act.

Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Significant variations' in death rates across Dublin attributed to outbreaks in residential care settings
# Covid19
# Covid19

Significant variations' in death rates across Dublin attributed to outbreaks in residential care settings

Jul 22nd 2020, 6:20 AM 18,414 Views 7 Comments

The HSE said significant variations in the figures were often driven by serious outbreaks in a nursing home or residential care settings.

Monday 20 July, 2020

Revenue staff were warned not to use Zoom over fears taxpayer information would be harvested
# FOI
# FOI

Revenue staff were warned not to use Zoom over fears taxpayer information would be harvested

Jul 20th 2020, 6:30 AM 16,494 Views 6 Comments

IT staff in Revenue working on an advisory for employees developed a watch-list on reasons not to use Zoom.

Saturday 30 May, 2020

Tusla expressed concern children could be at risk of 'immediate harm' due to restrictions on its services
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Tusla expressed concern children could be at risk of 'immediate harm' due to restrictions on its services

May 30th 2020, 7:00 AM 12,270 Views 19 Comments

Internal risk reports expressed concern about the impact of reduced home visits and face-to-face meetings.

Monday 9 March, 2020

Major jump in number of people deported from Ireland in 2019
# Deportation
# Deportation

Major jump in number of people deported from Ireland in 2019

Mar 9th 2020, 6:00 AM 43,343 Views 22 Comments

In 2019, 293 people were deported from Ireland.