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# mmr - Friday 17 January, 2020

'It will get worse': 'Embarrassed' over-65s forced to sign on the dole

Sinn Fein has pledged to restore the pensionable age to 65

# mmr - Monday 6 January, 2020

Motorist who got someone else to sit theory exam was caught after RSA staff recognised impersonator

The candidate was one of nine people who aroused suspicion during driver theory tests last year.

# mmr - Saturday 4 January, 2020

'GHB is a killer, I know of eight men who died after taking it' Exclusive

Concerns have also been raised about people being sexually assaulted while taking drugs such as GHB.

# mmr - Friday 3 January, 2020

Nursing home complaints: Allegations of abusive staff and unexplained injuries

The allegations are contained in documents released to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

# mmr - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Irish drivers had over 500,000 penalty points on their licences this year - here's a county-by-county breakdown

The highest number of points were in Dublin, with 106,545.

# mmr - Sunday 8 December, 2019

FactFind: How many homes is the Irish government actually building every year?

Eoghan Murphy says Rebuilding Ireland has delivered 64,000 places to live – but how many are new builds?

# mmr - Friday 6 December, 2019

Richard Bruton told BAI the Communicorp ban was 'antithetical to a free and open press' FOI

Richard Bruton told BAI the Communicorp ban was 'antithetical to a free and open press' Exclusive

The Communications Minister said it was a matter of “grave concern” that some journalists had been banned from radio stations.

# mmr - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Power failures and overheating cause long-term outages at Ireland's 'most important' weather radar

The Shannon Airport Rainfall Radar has been taken offline a number of times this year.

# mmr - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

'I'm sick of being railroaded': Angry scenes as locals meet to oppose State's largest homeless hostel

Avalon House in Dublin 2 is set to become a 150-bed homeless hostel in January.

# mmr - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Extinction Rebellion: Parks chief was worried removal of Merrion Square camp would look 'aggressive'

The camp was set up by protesters during a week of demonstrations last month.

# mmr - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Taoiseach's newspapers and embassy catering: hundreds of State contracts awarded outside official guidelines

Millions has been spent on services procured on almost 350 occasions over a three-year period.

# mmr - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Raw sewage from 77,000 people in Ireland flowing into environment every day

Ireland needs “substantial” investment in waste water treatment, the EPA report said.

# mmr - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

A new record high: The average monthly rent in Ireland is now over €1,400

Areas like Munster have seen large increases in rent prices this year compared to 2018.

# mmr - Monday 11 November, 2019

HSE doesn't collate data on how many patients can't get a doctor's appointment

A number of regions have closed GP panel lists due to capacity.

# mmr - Friday 8 November, 2019

If everyone with a TV paid their licence fee in 2018, RTÉ would have an extra €32 million

As RTÉ restructures its organisation with staff cuts and asset sales, there’s a new focus on Ireland’s high TV licence evasion rates.

# mmr - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Anti-LGBT preacher banned from Ireland over 'abusive' views which were 'likely to stir up hatred'

Steven Anderson was the first person to be issued with an exclusion order preventing him from entering Ireland.

# mmr - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Anti-smoking policy at two Dublin maternity hospitals being flouted by patients and visitors

In 2013, the Coombe, the Rotunda and the National Maternity Hospital became tobacco-free campuses.

# mmr - Friday 25 October, 2019

Dublin universities send warnings to students over mumps outbreak in the capital

In September, Health Protection Surveillance Centre was notified of 69 cases of mumps.

# mmr - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Government officials clashed over roles on regulating children's access to porn after Ana Kriegel trial

Two departments claimed they weren’t responsible for monitoring the issue.

# mmr - Thursday 17 October, 2019

'It confirms our worst fears about privatisation': Half of Go-Ahead bus routes fail to meet punctuality targets

The British-owned firm began operating 24 routes in Ireland in September 2018.

# mmr - Monday 14 October, 2019

RTÉ accused of neglecting child safety in war of words with Tusla ahead of Hyde and Seek exposé

The RTÉ documentary about the Hyde and Seek chain was broadcast on 24 July.

# mmr - Friday 11 October, 2019

The consumer cost of a no-deal Brexit: Grocery prices at risk of rising

A no-deal scenario would also cost Ireland 73,000 jobs over the next two years, according to analysts’ predictions.

# mmr - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Parents left in limbo after Tusla closes unregistered aftercare facility in south Dublin

Dimples Creche in Sandyford has been forced to close its after-care from tomorrow.

# mmr - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Just a few days out from the Budget, what can we expect?

All will be revealed on Tuesday.

# mmr - Friday 4 October, 2019

'Our aim is to get people arrested': Climate activists gear up for week-long protest on streets of Dublin

Protesters are planning to block roads and cause disruption around the capital next week.

# mmr - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Behind-the-scenes pressure on minister to raise inheritance tax threshold in the Budget

A tax-free threshold on transfers between parents and their children currently stands at €320,000.

# mmr - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

No-deal Brexit fears: Health chiefs say enough medicines stockpiled to last till New Year

The HPRA will state that no major supply concerns have been identified to date.

# mmr - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Top civil servant not attending committee is 'an affront to democracy'

Chairperson John McGuinness says committee wants to discuss the cost of the PSC to date.

# mmr - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Criminal sanctions possible if government ignores watchdog’s orders on Public Services Card PSC

Criminal sanctions possible if government ignores watchdog’s orders on Public Services Card

The long-awaited report into the card was published yesterday evening.

# mmr - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Micheál Martin puts pressure on Fine Gael to include green policies in this year's Budget

Martin wants the government to set a target for when it will be fossil-free.

# mmr - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Fine Gael minister awards highest level of money from government rural funding scheme to own constituency

Mayo received over 10% of the total money awarded as part of the Clár funding scheme since 2016.

# mmr - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Harris says social media companies should ban accounts that spread misinformation about vaccines Mandatory Vaccinations This post contains videos

Harris says social media companies should ban accounts that spread misinformation about vaccines

Facebook says certain hashtags are banned and ads rejected in a bid to stop misinformation from gaining traction.

Court case begins on whether the North's citizens can self-identify as Irish

Emma DeSouza has won three court cases against the UK’s Home Office, which has argued that she is a British citizen.

# mmr - Sunday 8 September, 2019

'It's about freedom of expression': Inside the battle between planners and Irish street artists

Many have expressed frustration at the use of planning laws to remove street murals in recent weeks.

# mmr - Friday 6 September, 2019

'This has gone on for too long': Gardaí and Dublin City Council in dispute over policing of Google protests

Internal correspondence shows how gardaí and DCC disagreed over the management of the protests.

# mmr - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Topless teens, sexual harassment and aerosol flamethrowers: Dart users' complaints to Irish Rail

A new text alert system for complaining about anti-social behaviour on the service was launched this month.

# mmr - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Four European countries lose measles-free status as number of cases skyrockets

There are fears that Ireland’s status could also be at risk.

# mmr - Saturday 24 August, 2019

'This is f***ing insane': OPW staff emails show tensions over decision to ban visitor books from sites

The books were banned from sites such as Dublin Castle and Kilmainham Gaol over data privacy concerns.

# mmr - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Nursing home complaints: Allegations of sexual assault and unexplained injuries

The allegations are contained in documents released to TheJournal.ie under the Freedom of Information Act.

# mmr - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

'It's a big threat': Fears Ireland could lose its measles-free status

The UK has lost its measles-free status and, after a spike in cases here, there are concerns Ireland could end up in the same position.

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