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# Peter Burke

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New scheme to allow councillor appoint temporary substitute while on maternity leave
Currently, female councillors are office-holders rather than employees and are not covered by the statutory framework for maternity leave.
Vaping product ads to be banned on public transport under new law
The sale of e-cigarettes at events where children are present will also be prohibited.
Guidelines for one-off homes in rural Ireland to go for public consultation before Christmas
The last guidelines on rural housing were issued in 2005.
No planning permission needed for conversion of vacant pubs into homes, says minister
The government wants to bring greater awareness to planning exemptions that allows for pub conversions.
FactCheck: Was a Fine Gael junior minister right to say one in four SHDs are subject to judicial review?
Peter Burke made the claim on RTÉ radio.
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Minister warned of 'serious risk of loss of life' at Cork halting site due to safety issues
The Spring Lane site had been the subject of a scathing report from the Ombudsman for Children early last summer.
Over €150,000 to be given to political parties to increase number of female councillors
Funding has been granted in a bid to increase the number of female candidates and councillors in the next local election in 2024.
Maternity leave for councillors to be examined by all-female group
Councillors, TDs and senators currently have no right to take maternity leave.
Rochford appoints former Mayo goalkeeper as selector for 2017
Peter Burke has been with the panel for six years.
'From playing with Johnny Sexton to guys who stumbled on the sport in the park'
Dubliner Rob Gannon is using his experience with St Mary’s to help his adopted club and country grow their rugby scene.
Crossfit and rugby: Dublin's melting pot perfect for ex-Norway coach Burke
St. Mary’s coach Peter Burke is part of Crossfit 353 alongside Leinster prop Royce Burke-Flynn.
RSA Insurance executives suspended as firm announces €84m profit shortfall
The company stressed that no policyholders have been affected and all our Irish businesses continue to operate as normal.
1982: A year of tragedy for Irish soldiers in the Lebanon
Documents from 1982 capture the immediate aftermath of the moment when Michael McAleavey shot dead three of his colleagues at Tibnin Bridge in South Lebanon.