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Educate Together raises concerns with department amid parents' dismay over plans to move school
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Educate Together raises concerns with department amid parents' dismay over plans to move school

Feb 7th 2021, 6:45 AM 52,010 Views 18 Comments

Labour TD Ged Nash told the Daíl this week that the planned move was a “ridiculous, wrong-headed decision [that] needs to be overturned”.

Schools to reopen for students with special needs from 21 January
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Schools to reopen for students with special needs from 21 January

Jan 14th 2021, 1:23 PM 46,779 Views 90 Comments

The ‘staggered’ return is to begin from 21 January.

Outdoor gatherings of up to 5,000 people could take place from September, says Taoiseach
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Outdoor gatherings of up to 5,000 people could take place from September, says Taoiseach

Jun 16th 2020, 3:39 PM 36,525 Views 27 Comments

Cinemas could reopen in August, said Taoiseach Leo Varadkar today.

Conservationists slam 'horrific and illegal' mass poisoning of buzzards in Co Cork
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Conservationists slam 'horrific and illegal' mass poisoning of buzzards in Co Cork

May 13th 2020, 11:37 AM 29,771 Views 56 Comments

BirdWatch Ireland said that 23 dead buzzards were recovered near Timoleague last December.

Government criticised over schemes aimed at helping artists impacted by coronavirus
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Government criticised over schemes aimed at helping artists impacted by coronavirus

Apr 3rd 2020, 6:08 PM 31,685 Views 64 Comments

Minister Josepha Madigan made the announcement about a number of new initiatives today.

Public urged to 'shine a light' in their windows on Easter Saturday for the sick and frontline workers
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Public urged to 'shine a light' in their windows on Easter Saturday for the sick and frontline workers

Apr 3rd 2020, 1:57 PM 103,025 Views 77 Comments

A light will be shone on public buildings and Irish embassies on Easter Saturday.

'You have to learn on your feet very quickly': First time TDs on adjusting to life in Leinster House
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'You have to learn on your feet very quickly': First time TDs on adjusting to life in Leinster House

Feb 4th 2020, 8:30 PM 11,497 Views 21 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke with three candidates who have just completed their first term as TDs in Leinster House.

HSE can't 'willy-nilly' hire whoever they want, Harris says
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HSE can't 'willy-nilly' hire whoever they want, Harris says

Jan 2nd 2020, 11:45 AM 22,677 Views 30 Comments

The government has repeatedly said a recruitment freeze is not in operation.

Commemoration events to mark centenary of War of Independence 'challenging and sensitive'
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Commemoration events to mark centenary of War of Independence 'challenging and sensitive'

Dec 26th 2019, 10:00 AM 21,068 Views 68 Comments

The government hasn’t yet finalised the State programme for 1920 commemorative events.

Ireland wins €4.3 million in EU funding for corncrake conservation project
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Ireland wins €4.3 million in EU funding for corncrake conservation project

Dec 19th 2019, 9:03 AM 16,982 Views 50 Comments

The population of Corncrake has declined by 85% since the 1970s.

'It will impact thousands': New divorce living-apart requirements to apply from 1 December
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'It will impact thousands': New divorce living-apart requirements to apply from 1 December

Nov 29th 2019, 8:10 AM 91,008 Views 33 Comments

Couples will have to live apart for two of the last three years to get a divorce.

Ministers to hold talks with Midlands ESB workers over peat plant closures
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Ministers to hold talks with Midlands ESB workers over peat plant closures

Nov 11th 2019, 7:46 AM 9,253 Views 19 Comments

The closure of the two plants was announced last Friday.

Work begins on next stage of Abbey Theatre's €80 million redevelopment plan
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Work begins on next stage of Abbey Theatre's €80 million redevelopment plan

Oct 30th 2019, 10:48 AM 10,497 Views 17 Comments

The building in which the National Theatre is housed is over 50 years old.

Minister to push ahead with plans to get Moore Street market back 'to its former glory'
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Minister to push ahead with plans to get Moore Street market back 'to its former glory'

Oct 17th 2019, 9:13 AM 15,597 Views 36 Comments

Minister Josepha Madigan wants Moore Street to be a ‘heritage hub’ in the capital city.

Josepha Madigan rejects calls to reintroduce wolves into Ireland
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Josepha Madigan rejects calls to reintroduce wolves into Ireland

Oct 1st 2019, 4:42 PM 22,997 Views 71 Comments

Eamon Ryan TD today called for the reintroduction of the animal to help rewild part of the countrywide.

Ireland's Curlew population is 'on brink of extinction', warn conservationists
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Ireland's Curlew population is 'on brink of extinction', warn conservationists

Sep 27th 2019, 6:12 PM 18,812 Views 58 Comments

The current Curlew population stands at just 138 pairs.

Investigation into whether frogs, eels and bats were buried alive by silt spread on Tallaght wetlands
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Investigation into whether frogs, eels and bats were buried alive by silt spread on Tallaght wetlands

Sep 25th 2019, 5:17 PM 17,652 Views 57 Comments

Minister Josepha Madigan says she is taking the matter very seriously.

'It defies logical explanation': Martin demands inquiry into Tallaght wetlands controversy
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'It defies logical explanation': Martin demands inquiry into Tallaght wetlands controversy

Sep 25th 2019, 7:11 AM 16,182 Views 32 Comments

Minister Josepha Madigan has said her investigations unit is looking into the matter.

Minister suspends hare coursing licences after deadly rabbit disease discovered in the wild
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Minister suspends hare coursing licences after deadly rabbit disease discovered in the wild

Aug 9th 2019, 7:15 PM 40,692 Views 138 Comments

The National Parks and Wildlife Service is asking the public to report any suspected discoveries of the disease.

Free Now told the government 'night mayors' could make it easier for clubbers to get cabs
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Free Now told the government 'night mayors' could make it easier for clubbers to get cabs

Jul 18th 2019, 4:20 PM 592 Views 0 Comments

The company formerly called Mytaxi urged the Culture Minister to bring the concept to Dublin.

30 cultural practices given official state recognition to 'protect and preserve' for future generations
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30 cultural practices given official state recognition to 'protect and preserve' for future generations

Jul 18th 2019, 2:35 PM 17,670 Views 44 Comments

A range of activities from Irish crochet lace to the Burren Winterage festival have been given official status.

Government drops plans to trial roadside hedge-cutting in August
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Government drops plans to trial roadside hedge-cutting in August

Jul 16th 2019, 5:11 PM 31,190 Views 53 Comments

Roadside hedge cutting is only allowed between September and February every year.

New social welfare scheme promises 'breathing space' for unemployed artists
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New social welfare scheme promises 'breathing space' for unemployed artists

Jul 5th 2019, 9:35 PM 27,023 Views 81 Comments

Unemployed artists will be able to receive jobseekers allowance while also focusing on their own work for 12 months.

FactCheck: No, 'child marriages' will not be recognised in Ireland following the divorce referendum
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FactCheck: No, 'child marriages' will not be recognised in Ireland following the divorce referendum

May 28th 2019, 8:30 PM 32,581 Views 57 Comments

A claim circulating on social media said that the divorce referendum could mean child brides are recognised in Ireland.

Government considering staggered closing times and 'night mayors' to enhance Irish nightlife
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Government considering staggered closing times and 'night mayors' to enhance Irish nightlife

May 8th 2019, 7:23 PM 36,500 Views 54 Comments

The minister has suggested a night mayor for cities such as Dublin could be beneficial.

Solicitors want a Yes vote in divorce referendum
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Solicitors want a Yes vote in divorce referendum

May 2nd 2019, 6:10 AM 18,619 Views 25 Comments

A new report by the society details a number of “unsatisfactory” aspects of divorce law.

Government announces wording of amendments for the divorce referendum
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Government announces wording of amendments for the divorce referendum

Updated Mar 26th 2019, 8:17 PM 29,160 Views 60 Comments

Through primary legislation the government would introduce, you would have to live apart for two years before getting a divorce.

This deserted island is up for grabs at €1.25m - and some people think the government should buy it
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This deserted island is up for grabs at €1.25m - and some people think the government should buy it

Feb 24th 2019, 4:00 PM 97,829 Views 70 Comments

Madigan says it would require ‘considerable resource commitments’ to buy the island off the coast of Galway.

Culture minister: 'Glass ceilings are being broken in many sectors - so why not in the Church?'
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Culture minister: 'Glass ceilings are being broken in many sectors - so why not in the Church?'

Feb 12th 2019, 8:03 AM 14,508 Views 103 Comments

The event had to be rescheduled after complaints made to the original venue because of the minister’s role in the Repeal campaign.

Youth orchestra for disabled musicians 'major step towards societal change'
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Youth orchestra for disabled musicians 'major step towards societal change'

Feb 9th 2019, 4:01 PM 6,729 Views 0 Comments

The Le Chéile project will develop music groups for young disabled musicians in every province.

Government pledges £1m to redevelop London Irish Centre to help 'serve diverse needs' of community
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Government pledges £1m to redevelop London Irish Centre to help 'serve diverse needs' of community

Jan 30th 2019, 9:11 PM 11,457 Views 21 Comments

The centre first opened in 1955 to meet the needs of new Irish emigrants to the English capital.

Nuns withdraw offer of venue for Minister's speech after threats of protest
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Nuns withdraw offer of venue for Minister's speech after threats of protest

Jan 23rd 2019, 11:38 PM 24,906 Views 117 Comments

Many of those protesting referring to her support for the Repeal campaign.

Minister to lay wreath at ceremony to mark centenary of Soloheadbeg Ambush
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Minister to lay wreath at ceremony to mark centenary of Soloheadbeg Ambush

Jan 20th 2019, 6:00 AM 17,026 Views 26 Comments

The Soloheadbeg Ambush is widely seen as the event which sparked the War of Independence.

Ulster Bank initiates High Court action against Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan
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Ulster Bank initiates High Court action against Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan

Jan 18th 2019, 6:05 AM 93,522 Views 0 Comments

The bank has has launched court proceedings against the Fine Gael TD and her brother.

Should affluent areas pay less property tax? Minister says councillors should decide the rate in their area
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Should affluent areas pay less property tax? Minister says councillors should decide the rate in their area

Jan 14th 2019, 3:15 PM 17,398 Views 77 Comments

Culture Minister Josepha Madigan has said she wants lower rates of property tax in affluent areas.

Actors and directors write to Minister over 'deep concern and dissatisfaction' with Abbey Theatre's direction
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Actors and directors write to Minister over 'deep concern and dissatisfaction' with Abbey Theatre's direction

Jan 7th 2019, 6:10 PM 31,934 Views 36 Comments

The letter is signed by more than 300 names, including many high-profile ones.

Referendum on divorce could be delayed, warns Taoiseach
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Referendum on divorce could be delayed, warns Taoiseach

Jan 1st 2019, 6:30 AM 22,643 Views 18 Comments

It was due to be held in May, but Varadkar said the woman in the home referendum might take its place.

Wildlife group's complaint over destruction of woodland 'disingenuous' claims Department
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Wildlife group's complaint over destruction of woodland 'disingenuous' claims Department

Dec 23rd 2018, 4:30 PM 20,041 Views 22 Comments

The IWT says the public has been left with a smaller and biologically poorer National Park.

How should we preserve and protect Sceilg Mhichíl? People urged to have their say
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How should we preserve and protect Sceilg Mhichíl? People urged to have their say

Dec 7th 2018, 10:04 PM 13,229 Views 21 Comments

In recent years, the island has been host to plenty of tourists… and Luke Skywalker.

Only journalists and lawyers to be allowed text and tweet in court says Ireland's top judge
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Only journalists and lawyers to be allowed text and tweet in court says Ireland's top judge

Nov 17th 2018, 11:19 AM 13,048 Views 21 Comments

Justice Frank Clarke says the direction is about ensuring fair trials.

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