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'Upset' Connacht players call for investigation into conditions at women's interpros
In a statement released today, the players say they ‘sincerely hope something like this will never happen again, for any team’.
GAA facilities and dressing rooms to remain closed until further notice
The association’s Covid Advisory Group has decided that they will not reopen on 20 July.
The CSO has measured how far Irish people live from schools, bus stops and GPs
There is a large difference in distances between rural and urban settings for all services.
Bus drivers 'resort to urinating in bottles' due to lack of toilet facilities
Flyers placed on buses across the country are calling on commuters to support drivers’ demands for sanitary facilities.
Connacht must make progress across the board after Keane sacking
The westerners haven’t performed as expected on the pitch but have strides to make off it too.
Angry tourists have sparked a 'toilet revolution' in China
Over 70,000 public toilets are being upgraded after there were complaints at tourist sites.
Ireland's Euro 2016 training pitch was under water days before their arrival
The Stade de Montbauron will be ready to host the Boys in Green from today thanks to the efforts of ground staff, however.
Japan might put toilets in lifts in case people get stuck during earthquakes
Definitely qualifies as an emergency.
Concerns for Deaf man jailed over Dawson St bus death
At Edward Connor’s sentencing this week, the court heard specific rehabilitation services for Deaf people will not be put in place until next year.
Local GAA club offer hand of friendship to Orange Lodge after vicious arson attack
The Naomh Comcille GAA club has offered their facilities to the Newtowncunningham Orange Lodge after their hall was burnt down last month.
Extra services put in place at Direct Provision centre after protests
A small number of residents at the Limerick centre had gone on hunger strike.
Sniffer dog unit at Wheatfield Prison 'compromised' after false indications – report
The sniffer dog unit are used to detect the presence of drugs on any visitors to the prison.
This modest looking shed houses some of Ireland's most dedicated young Olympians
Come on into to see how our pentathletes roll.
Dublin council supports proposal to turn derelict site into park
The site between Cork Street and Chamber Street in Dublin 8 could now become recreation space for Dublin 8 residents, pending a planning report.
Port company proposes giving Bull Island land to council
Members of the public are being asked to give their say on the proposal.
Prison reports: Improving facilities, some violence and concerns about lock-ups
Food, education, solitary confinement and slopping out were among the issues discussed in the reports.
Creating culture amidst the rubbish in Temple Bar's lanes
How the Icon Factory is battling waste. Also – can Temple Bar’s lanes be reclaimed? A new project aims to do just that.
Minister to be quizzed on childcare concerns
Also attending the meeting will be the CEO of the Child and Family Support Agency and representatives from Early Childhood Ireland.
Poll: Should businesses open their toilet facilities to the public?
Businesses in Dublin are being asked to allow the public use their toilets – even non-paying customers – because of a lack of facilities in the capital.