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# intervention

This year
'Don’t force our team mates to choose' - Cork football and camogie squads on fixture clash
Cork have four dual players who cannot fulfil crunch championship ties for both teams.
Finance Minister 'not ruling out' additional measures to help people deal with cost-of-living
However, Michael McGrath said that it was important to wait until Budget 2024 before implementing any such measures.
Last year
How effective was Arnold Schwarzenegger's viral video message to Russia?
“There is research showing that the source of information is less effective if people are forewarned of the persuasion attempt,” says Shane Timmons of the ESRI.
All time
Extraordinary letter from players shows that the IRFU needs to start listening
The union’s dismissive response simply underlined the point the players were making.
Former England rugby player Mike Tindall reveals he broke up fight at Euro 2020 final
‘The guy on the floor had blood all over him.’
Man arrested over ‘racist and hateful’ tweets relating to Chelsea
The Football Association has called for immediate Government intervention in the fight against racism.
Nun who broke planning laws to set up west Cork hermitage given until next summer to vacate premises
Two runs continue to live on the property.
A little help from an Irish ex-footballer has a big impact on bullied youngster
Gary Dempsey flew to Scotland this week to lend his support to eight-year-old Ollie Young.
Doctors want to bring in alcohol tests for pregnant women
The aim of the tests would be to reduce instances of foetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Ireland.
Poll: Should the Irish government criticise the intervention of Spanish police in Catalonia's referendum?
The aggressive intervention of the Spanish police in the weekend’s referendum has been criticised by many European leaders.
Malaysian rape suspect marries 14-year-old victim to avoid jail
There have been similar cases in Malaysia in the past.
Tomorrow's Tesco strike has been called off
It was deferred following intervention by the Workplace Relations Commission.
Google's self-driving cars are still leaning on its drivers for tight situations
Its autonomous cars experienced 272 cases where drivers were required to grab the wheel, and avoided 11 crashes.
Blocking suicide hotspots can reduce the number of deaths at sites by more than 90%
The new research found that interventions can buy time to allow an individual to reconsider their actions.
US, UK and French leaders are all praising their citizens for stopping the train gunman
The train was carrying 554 passengers.
Senior Archbishop warns: Church could face legal action for opposing gay marriage
The head of the Catholic Church in Ireland has issued a long message to churchgoers tonight.
IDA boss didn't talk to the government before calling for a Yes vote
Martin Shanahan’s call for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage referendum has not gone down well with the No side.
The government has 'got to listen' to Donald Trump's call to block Aer Lingus sale
The US billionaire’s intervention has been described as “a bit bizarre” today.
HSE denies legal action taken to forcibly hydrate Miss Y, but is still reviewing what happened
Reports this morning claimed that Department of Health officials intervened in the case, objecting to the legal action being taken.
Islamic State will "have to be defeated" says America's top general
The militants have an “apocalyptic, end of days vision”, it has been said.
Addiction services costing State €114m this year
Treatment and intervention provided by a range of services, making it difficult to ascertain just how much the State spends on alcohol addiction, according to the HSE.
Irish people going blind waiting for cataract surgery
Ireland could save €76 million annually if earlier intervention was prioritised.
"Putin, get out of Ukraine": 50,000 turn out for anti-intervention rally... in Moscow
The march comes on the eve of Crimea’s vote on whether to secede from Ukraine and join Russia.
Aer Lingus rebooks customers to avoid air strike chaos on St Patrick’s weekend
A panel of experts is to examine problems in the pension fund at the centre of the dispute but SIPTU said today it is still not in a position to call of the work stoppages planned for Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports.
Tánaiste says Russian forces in Ukraine is a ‘dangerous situation’
Eamon Gilmore on the Russian Federation to abide by international law and to respect Ukraine’s territorial integrity and independence.
Breast cancer patients who stop oral hormone therapy at threefold risk of recurrence
Study by Trinity College Dublin scientists found that taking the treatment consistently over five years has real benefits for survival.
Fianna Fáil says government needs to intervene in Lufthansa Technik closure
Today Lufthansa said it was considering closing its firm in Rathcoole.
US senators release graphic videos of Syrian chemical weapons victims
The videos were released overnight as the Obama administration embarks on a media blitz to press the case for intervention in the coming days.
Top readers' comments of the week
Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?
Shock result as David Cameron loses vote on Syria intervention
MPs voted against a government motion to support a military attack in Syria – and David Cameron says he will respect their decision.
“Syria is not like Iraq” – David Cameron makes his case for military action
Cameron told a special debate in Westminster that Britain could not stand idle in the face of “one of the most abhorrent uses of chemical weapons in a century”.
Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
Everyone’s talking about a female garda receiving serious injuries after her car was rammed and Ryanair being ordered to sell most of its stake in Aer Lingus.
Obama: 'No decision' yet on whether to strike Syria - but Assad definitely to blame
Expectations of a Western military assault have risen today – but a lot will depend on a crucial vote in the British parliament on Thursday.
Laois man convicted for causing unnecessary suffering to a dog
The man has been banned from keeping animals for five years and will have to undertake community service with the ISPCA.
Kerry tells China's Xi that Korea situation is at 'critical time'
The US Secretary of State is meeting with Chinese President XI Jinping today in an effort to seek Beijing’s intervention in the Korean peninsula crisis.
In full: The two versions of the letter Alan Shatter sent to the Taoiseach
Amid a growing row over a story on the front page of today’s Sunday Independent we publish both versions of a letter the Justice Minister sent Enda Kenny – one from the newspaper and one from the Minister.
BOD: I can’t convince Damien Duff to make an Ireland comeback
The Irish rugby captain believes the Fulham midfielder is ‘incredibly professional’ and is enjoying is football away from the shackles of the international game.
Annan warns 'history will judge' the world's failure on Syria
The former UN chief has convened a meeting of foreign ministers to try and broker a deal on Syria – but it’s looking unlikely.
Column: It’s time for Europe to bomb Assad – and Ireland should help
Ireland should now abandon its ‘triple lock’ neutrality, writes Aaron McKenna. The price of our prosperity is the willingness to stand up for those who have nobody else.
Syria facing 'a foreign plot' for destruction, insists Assad
Bashar al-Assad tells Syria’s parliament that the “international role” in the insurgent uprising “is now obvious”.