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# nra - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Florida brings in new law to restrict gun access, NRA immediately launches legal bid to block it

The NRA said the measure “punishes law-abiding gun owners for the criminal acts of a deranged individual”.

# nra - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting

The moves came as petitions circulated online targeting companies offering discounts to NRA members.

# nra - Thursday 22 February, 2018

NRA chief criticises 'politicisation' of Florida school shooting NRA

NRA chief criticises 'politicisation' of Florida school shooting

He also doubled down on the NRA’s longstanding position that armed Americans were the first line of defence in confronting deadly attacks.

From The Daily Edge Amy Poehler told the NRA to 'f*ck off' after they used her face in a tweet Amy Poehler
Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said I Hear You This post contains videos

Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said

Students have called on the US President to tighten gun controls.

# nra - Monday 19 February, 2018

White House: Donald Trump supports move to strengthen gun background checks

Trump has come under intensifying pressure to act after 17 people were killed last week.

# nra - Sunday 18 February, 2018

WATCH: Survivor 'calls BS' on Trump's response to mass shooting at Florida school Gun Control This post contains videos

WATCH: Survivor 'calls BS' on Trump's response to mass shooting at Florida school

The US President has criticised the FBI for failing to heed signs which could have prevented the shooting.

# nra - Friday 6 October, 2017

In the wake of Vegas the NRA is backing a call for a curb on assault weapons

The powerful gun lobby organisation has made what is, for it, something of a seismic step-down.

# nra - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Trump wants to talk about banning gun sales to people on the 'no fly list'

His announcement appears to place him in opposition to members of his own party.

# nra - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Eagles of Death Metal singer says "everybody" has to have guns Bataclan This post contains videos

Eagles of Death Metal singer says "everybody" has to have guns

Jesse Hughes was speaking ahead of the band’s concert in Paris’s Olympia Theatre tonight.

# nra - Monday 7 December, 2015

This newspaper's front page about gun control is amazing

The New York Daily News has the NRA in its sights.

# nra - Sunday 6 December, 2015

US politician posts Christmas portrait showing family posing with guns

Michele Fiore has previously courted controversy for her support of gun rights.

# nra - Saturday 30 May, 2015

What's the Fianna Fáil alternative to Irish Water and water charges? Water You Going To Do? This post contains videos

What's the Fianna Fáil alternative to Irish Water and water charges?

We asked the party’s environment spokesperson Barry Cowen to outline his policy this week.

# nra - Friday 3 April, 2015

# nra - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

As it happened: Irish Rail and the NRA dropped by for our live Q&A

…And 101 other things. Barry Kenny of Irish Rail and the NRA’s Sean O’Neill dropped by the newsroom for a chat this afternoon.

The Hotseat: Got any questions about trains or motorways? ... Send them our way

We’ll have Irish Rail and the National Roads Authority (or, at least, their spokespeople) live in the newsroom today.

# nra - Saturday 7 February, 2015

'Insanity': That's what Michael Healy-Rae thinks of our approach to motorways Grinds My Gears This post contains videos

'Insanity': That's what Michael Healy-Rae thinks of our approach to motorways

The independent TD regularly drives from Kerry to Dublin.

# nra - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

€60m is going to be spent improving local roads, did yours make the cut?

Eight counties have been lucky.

# nra - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

One Irish county has way more roads than all the others. Guess which one?

Perhaps predictably, it’s Ireland’s biggest county.

# nra - Friday 14 November, 2014

Drive through Newlands Cross? We've some good news for you

The NRA says the new flyover should be open to traffic by Thursday.

# nra - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

'No tolls': Jack Lynch Tunnel to be outsourced, but it WILL remain free to use

The National Roads Authority is to outsource its running to the same company that operates the tolled Port Tunnel in Dublin.

# nra - Friday 27 June, 2014

Galway-Dublin cycle route takes shape as preferred final stretch revealed

The transport minister has said it is hoped the final section will run through Shannonbridge, Loughrea, Craughwell, Clarinbridge and Oranmore to the Galway coast.

# nra - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

'Shocking' racist messages to be removed immediately from N7

The symbol used in the graffiti is the same as one seen painted with similar messages in Dublin city earlier this year.

# nra - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

# nra - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Oireachtas Agenda: The state of the roads and young offenders

What’s on Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…

# nra - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Varadkar: 'I've no plans to introduce new tolls while I'm Transport Minister'

Leo Varadkar was responding to reports of possible new toll points on the M50 motorway in Dublin.

# nra - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

€282m road deal to create 1,000 jobs and a Newlands Cross flyover

Works are expected to start in May.

# nra - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

US Senate says 'No' to expanded gun checks

The vote is a major blow to the Obama administration.

# nra - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Column: Despite the Newtown massacre, America’s sickening gun culture lives on

After Newtown, Larry Donnelly was optimistic that the US might work towards stricter gun laws – but news that a ban on assault weapons has been removed from the legislation currently being considered has caused him to lose hope.

# nra - Sunday 23 December, 2012

NRA says planned gun legislation is "phony", won't work NRA

NRA says planned gun legislation is "phony", won't work

The NRA’s executive vice presidents said planned legislation to outlaw military-style assault weapons wouldn’t work.

# nra - Friday 21 December, 2012

NRA: 'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun' Gun Violence This post contains videos

NRA: 'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun'

The US’ powerful gun lobby group, the National Rifle Association, has called for armed police or guards to be deployed in every school in the country.

Pic: Protester disrupts National Rifle Association press conference

The NRA is giving its first press conference since the mass shooting at a school in Newtown, Connecticut a week ago where 20 children and six adults died.

# nra - Monday 10 December, 2012

Japan may scrap nuclear plant over seismic fault

Geologists say an existing Japanese nuclear plant may be sited over an active seismic fault – indicating that it will probably have to be scrapped.

# nra - Friday 12 October, 2012

Toll charges set to increase by 10c

Drivers will be hit with a 10c toll hike from January 2013.

# nra - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Speed limits across the country set to be reviewed

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has announced a major nationwide review to ensure that all speed restrictions are “both safe and sensible”.

# nra - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Varadkar says no new tolls on Irish roads

The Transport Minister has said that proposals to impose new tolls on roads in Ireland have been scrapped.

# nra - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Toll company on M3 motorway made €19 million profit

Eurolink Motorway Operation made €19,420,000 over just seven months after the M3 opened last year.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# nra - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

NRA and Dublin City Council prepare for winter snow and ice

The National Roads Authority has said it has enough salt to cover roads for three normal seasons, while Dublin City Council are meeting tomorrow to discuss measures to ensure citizens are protected from any harsh conditions this winter.

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