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# published - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Pubs and barbers return on England's 'Super Saturday'

A major easing of lockdown measures will see restaurants and cinemas also able to open their doors again in England.

# published - Monday 10 June, 2019

Book written by murdered journalist Lyra McKee to go on pre-sale

The book, Angels with Blue Faces, is due to be released at the end of June.

# published - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Nine-year-old recovering from leukaemia publishes adventure tale with help of Make-A-Wish

“I wrote ‘Lost & Found’ for my brothers,” Brea said.

# published - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Fears over publishing anonymous list of former ministers' pensions in case they were easily identifiable

The 2017 list was never published due to concerns over data protection and that even an anonymous list could create a breach.

# published - Friday 1 July, 2016

Worried about your eyesight failing? Turns out there's something you can do about it

New Irish-based research proves conclusively that taking certain natural supplements can sharpen already healthy eyesight.

# published - Thursday 8 January, 2015

The Government is on track to finally investigate mother-and-baby homes

Survivors want a fully inclusive inquiry into what happened to them.

# published - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

What was your favourite book of 2014?

Your pick of the reads.

# published - Friday 19 September, 2014

Mixed reaction to new abortion guidelines for health professionals

The guidance document was published by the Department of Health today.

# published - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Tech institutes allowed to merge to form universities under new legislation

Minister Quinn has published the General Scheme of Technological Universities Bill.

# published - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Smithwick Tribunal finds gardaí colluded with IRA in murder of RUC officers

The Smithwick Tribunal investigated claims of garda collusion in the murder of two senior RUC officers in 1989.

# published - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Mixed reaction from transgender group to gender recognition bill

The bill will provide for State recognition of the acquired gender of transgender people over 18 who are not married or in a civil partnership.

# published - Friday 12 July, 2013

New Murphy Report information details abuse by Fr Patrick McCabe

Previously redacted information has now been made public, and details allegations of abuse made against the priest.

# published - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Terms of Reference for government's Magdalene fund published

Judge John Quirke will make recommendations on the criteria for the help the government can give to Magdalene Laundries survivors.

National inspection plan for septic tanks published

Phil Hogan has thanked all who registered their septic tanks and said the “silent majority” supported the legislation.

# published - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Video: Closer editor defends publication of topless Kate photos

The editor of the French gossip magazine has called the reaction ‘disproportionate’.

# published - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Complaints against financial insitutions could be made public

A bill has been published by Fianna Fáil Spokesperson Michael McGrath TD and if approved would mean that the Financial Services Ombudsman could publish and report on complaints made against regulated financial service providers.