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Decriminalisation of people with intellectual disabilities having sex welcomed
# Rehab
# Rehab

Decriminalisation of people with intellectual disabilities having sex welcomed

May 15th 2017, 12:26 PM 27,915 Views 34 Comments

Instead, the status of a ‘protected person’ will be created for people who can’t give consent.

Pest control, maintenance and security at closed Garda stations has cost €846,000 to date
# Rural Crime
# Rural Crime

Pest control, maintenance and security at closed Garda stations has cost €846,000 to date

Dec 31st 2015, 10:05 AM 9,752 Views 29 Comments

That works out at an average of €7,000 per property per year.

A major IT upgrade means people who don't pay fines will have it taken from their wages
# Fine Idea
# Fine Idea

A major IT upgrade means people who don't pay fines will have it taken from their wages

Dec 10th 2015, 7:05 PM 26,758 Views 149 Comments

55% of those imprisoned in Ireland last year were jailed for the non-payment of fines.

Opinion: Happy 14th birthday, Direct Provision – just think of everything you haven't achieved!
# Asylum
# Asylum

Opinion: Happy 14th birthday, Direct Provision – just think of everything you haven't achieved!

Aug 4th 2014, 7:30 PM 98 Views 149 Comments

Those of us who work with asylum seekers can speak to the dehumanising and demoralising effect that life in the direct provision system has on its inhabitants.

State agency for children to be debated by Oireachtas
# Child And Family Agency
# Child And Family Agency

State agency for children to be debated by Oireachtas

Oct 22nd 2013, 6:45 AM 3,298 Views 4 Comments

Three separate agencies are set to be taken into the Child and Family Agency.

No-one elected in Dublin Mid West in first count
# Dublin Mid West
# Dublin Mid West

No-one elected in Dublin Mid West in first count

Feb 26th 2011, 3:17 PM 728 Views 0 Comments

While Labour’s Joanna Tuffy is in the lead after the first count in Dublin Mid West, no candidate reached the quota required.