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# irish-state - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Recommendation for State's longest serving prisoner to be granted some days of escorted release accepted by minister
# Courts
# Courts

Recommendation for State's longest serving prisoner to be granted some days of escorted release accepted by minister

Feb 4th 2020, 2:15 PM 38,259 Views 45 Comments

Serial killer John Shaw has been in custody for almost 44 years in Ireland.

# irish-state - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Religious order that ran Tuam says it was 'under supervision, direction and inspection' of Irish State
# Confidential Letter
# Confidential Letter

Religious order that ran Tuam says it was 'under supervision, direction and inspection' of Irish State

Mar 26th 2019, 6:30 AM 21,277 Views 80 Comments

That’s according to a confidential letter to a government minister.

# irish-state - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Redress Board work cost €1.1bn, while abused residents in industrial schools get €970m
# Pay Outs
# Pay Outs

Redress Board work cost €1.1bn, while abused residents in industrial schools get €970m

Nov 20th 2018, 8:55 PM 10,355 Views 18 Comments

The awards are made to those abused while resident in industrial schools.

# irish-state - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

The Irish State has just sold its shares in big tobacco companies
# Strategic Investment
# Strategic Investment

The Irish State has just sold its shares in big tobacco companies

Dec 21st 2016, 7:21 PM 12,754 Views 14 Comments

It had been claimed that the investments made a ‘mockery’ of the State’s aim of a tobacco-free Ireland.

# irish-state - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Poll: Should we scrap 'Budget day'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we scrap 'Budget day'?

Oct 14th 2014, 9:28 AM 8,650 Views 30 Comments

We’d still have to pay tax if it existed or not.

# irish-state - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Ireland at the UN: We have 'no solution' for women who can't afford to travel for an abortion
# Under The Spotlight
# Under The Spotlight

Ireland at the UN: We have 'no solution' for women who can't afford to travel for an abortion

Jul 15th 2014, 1:23 PM 16,149 Views 216 Comments

Ireland faced a second day of questioning at UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva.

# irish-state - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Gorgeous documentary captures the magic of the London Ceilúradh
# The Auld Traingle
From The Daily Edge
# The Auld Traingle

Gorgeous documentary captures the magic of the London Ceilúradh

May 1st 2014, 7:32 AM 1,400 Views 0 Comments

Lovely. Just lovely.

# irish-state - Sunday 2 February, 2014

'If that complaint had been acted on, I wouldn't have been abused at all'
# Blame
# Blame

'If that complaint had been acted on, I wouldn't have been abused at all'

Feb 2nd 2014, 7:30 AM 12,333 Views 25 Comments

Earlier this week Louise O’Keeffe won a landmark case against the Irish State, which was found liable for the sexual abuse she suffered as an 8-year-old.

# irish-state - Friday 20 September, 2013

LÉ Emer to be decommissioned in ceremony today
# Goodbye Emer
# Goodbye Emer

LÉ Emer to be decommissioned in ceremony today

Sep 20th 2013, 10:54 AM 8,221 Views 53 Comments

The naval ship will be decomissioned in Cork City today, after 35 years of service to the Irish State.

# irish-state - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

McDowell insists Ireland is not a failed State, says Seanad costs us each €1.60
# Parnell Summer School
# Parnell Summer School

McDowell insists Ireland is not a failed State, says Seanad costs us each €1.60

Aug 14th 2013, 3:02 PM 8,783 Views 117 Comments

The former Tánaiste Michael McDowell claims that that the Seanad costs each Irish citizen the price of a two litre bottle of milk every year.

# irish-state - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Gerry Adams: The institutions of the State have their backs to the border
# MacGill
# MacGill

Gerry Adams: The institutions of the State have their backs to the border

Jul 31st 2013, 8:18 PM 7,417 Views 182 Comments

“The prevailing sense among the policy makers is to perpetuate the status quo,” the Sinn Féin President has told the MacGill Summer School in the Glenties this evening.

# irish-state - Thursday 25 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added perfectly timed photos
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added perfectly timed photos

Apr 25th 2013, 7:50 PM 13,442 Views 12 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

# irish-state - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Column: Ireland needs to become a fully secular state
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland needs to become a fully secular state

Aug 28th 2012, 7:00 AM 977 Views 80 Comments

Everyone is free to practice their religion – but that shouldn’t have anything to do with how we run the country, argue Nathan Wheeler and Sean Cassidy.