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Government approves drafting of legislation for new role of directly elected mayor for Limerick
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Government approves drafting of legislation for new role of directly elected mayor for Limerick

Jan 26th 2021, 2:13 PM 8,231 Views 7 Comments

Limerick is the first city that will have a directly-elected mayor after locals voted for the move in 2019.

'The wrong decision': Eoin Ó Broin criticises decision to nominate Paddy Holohan for South Dublin Mayor
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'The wrong decision': Eoin Ó Broin criticises decision to nominate Paddy Holohan for South Dublin Mayor

Jun 27th 2020, 9:20 AM 65,109 Views 101 Comments

Holohan made what were described as “offensive” comments in his podcast earlier this year.

Boris Johnson should have disclosed ‘close association’ with Jennifer Arcuri, but faces no police probe
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Boris Johnson should have disclosed ‘close association’ with Jennifer Arcuri, but faces no police probe

May 21st 2020, 1:51 PM 22,077 Views 8 Comments

The IOPC said it ‘would have been wise’ for Johnson to declare this link as a conflict of interest.

Cabinet approve citizens' assemblies on gender equality and Dublin's local government
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Cabinet approve citizens' assemblies on gender equality and Dublin's local government

Jun 11th 2019, 8:55 PM 9,669 Views 31 Comments

The Assembly on gender equality will look at “the remaining barriers facilitating gender discrimination”.

Limerick has voted to elect its own mayor with greater powers - but what happens now?
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Limerick has voted to elect its own mayor with greater powers - but what happens now?

May 28th 2019, 9:22 AM 12,568 Views 59 Comments

And who’s likely to put their hat in the right? At this stage, it could be anyone really.

Limerick votes for directly elected mayor for the city while Cork and Waterford reject same plans
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Limerick votes for directly elected mayor for the city while Cork and Waterford reject same plans

Updated May 27th 2019, 3:41 PM 48,287 Views 64 Comments

Waterford has rejected the same proposal. Limerick voted in favour.

'Shambolic': Martin hits out at government as speculation mounts over defeat of directly elected mayor plebiscite
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'Shambolic': Martin hits out at government as speculation mounts over defeat of directly elected mayor plebiscite

May 25th 2019, 3:05 PM 52,312 Views 48 Comments

Martin’s comments come as speculation mounts in Cork that the plebiscite looks set to be defeated.

Here is what a directly elected mayor will and won't be able to do
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Here is what a directly elected mayor will and won't be able to do

Apr 2nd 2019, 12:23 PM 12,650 Views 11 Comments

People in Cork, Limerick and Waterford will get to vote on the issue in May.

Dublin Lord Mayor defends hosting gathering for unregulated crisis pregnancy agency
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Dublin Lord Mayor defends hosting gathering for unregulated crisis pregnancy agency

Feb 26th 2019, 4:00 PM 31,618 Views 378 Comments

Gianna Care has been criticised by pro-choice groups for giving inaccurate medical information.

WWE wrestler Kane wins mayor's race in Tennessee
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WWE wrestler Kane wins mayor's race in Tennessee

Aug 3rd 2018, 8:40 PM 25,573 Views 27 Comments

He now runs an insurance business.

Paris has an interactive map where you can report rat sightings
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Paris has an interactive map where you can report rat sightings

Jun 11th 2018, 10:05 PM 25,550 Views 23 Comments

The website was set up after a daycare centre’s playground was found to be infested with rats.

Greek mayor (75) kicked and punched by 'far-right thugs' at WW1 event
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Greek mayor (75) kicked and punched by 'far-right thugs' at WW1 event

May 20th 2018, 12:00 PM 14,186 Views 12 Comments

“They were hitting me everywhere,” Boutaris told state agency ANA. “It was a despicable attack, but I am well.”

Poll: Should Ireland have directly elected mayors?
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Poll: Should Ireland have directly elected mayors?

Dec 27th 2017, 9:30 AM 16,318 Views 63 Comments

In addition to the referendum on abortion next year, Ireland will vote on three other referendums.

Former AC Milan defender elected mayor of Tbilisi
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Former AC Milan defender elected mayor of Tbilisi

Oct 23rd 2017, 3:28 PM 8,076 Views 1 Comment

Ex-Georgian captain Kakha Kaladze turned to politics after a career that saw him win the Champions League twice.

You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years
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You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years

Sep 26th 2017, 4:18 PM 39,140 Views 148 Comments

The referendum on the Eighth Amendment will be held in May or June 2018.

Appeal for witnesses after woman 'kicked in face' by man 'with American accent'
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Appeal for witnesses after woman 'kicked in face' by man 'with American accent'

Aug 24th 2017, 6:10 AM 21,954 Views 38 Comments

The incident happened in the Henry Street area of Limerick in the early hours of last Monday morning.

Former TD who said 'F**k you, Deputy Stagg' in the Dáil is elected mayor of South Dublin
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Former TD who said 'F**k you, Deputy Stagg' in the Dáil is elected mayor of South Dublin

Jun 30th 2017, 6:59 PM 40,265 Views 50 Comments

Councillor Paul Gogarty replaces outgoing mayor Guss O’Connell.

'We're in crisis': Wexford mayor fights to fix the county's mental health problems
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'We're in crisis': Wexford mayor fights to fix the county's mental health problems

Jun 18th 2017, 8:45 AM 11,364 Views 9 Comments

Mayor Frank Staples wrote to the Minister for Health outlining his concerns for his community.

Limerick mayor hopeful under fire for comments on immigrants claiming social welfare
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Limerick mayor hopeful under fire for comments on immigrants claiming social welfare

Jun 16th 2017, 3:29 PM 21,870 Views 126 Comments

Councillor Stephen Keary made the comments at a recent council meeting.

Time to cancel Trump's state visit says London Mayor
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Time to cancel Trump's state visit says London Mayor

Jun 6th 2017, 7:45 AM 60,692 Views 104 Comments

Sadiq Khan last night said it did not make sense to welcome a president ‘whose policies go against everything we stand for’.

'It was just a prank gone wrong': Limerick playground destroyed by accident
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'It was just a prank gone wrong': Limerick playground destroyed by accident

May 8th 2017, 5:34 PM 39,310 Views 39 Comments

Locals in Moyross believe someone ‘did something stupid’ and the fire spead to the play park.

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The Mayor of Paris has declared war on rats

Mar 17th 2017, 7:00 PM 27,023 Views 22 Comments

Anne Hidalgo has budgeted €1.5 million to do away with the French capital’s rodent population.

Mayor of Calais bans distribution of free food to migrants
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Mayor of Calais bans distribution of free food to migrants

Mar 2nd 2017, 10:48 PM 18,795 Views 57 Comments

Mayor Natacha Bouchart says the directive is to prevent “law and order issues”.

Would you like to decide who lives here? You won't get a say on it just yet
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Would you like to decide who lives here? You won't get a say on it just yet

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:14 PM 10,125 Views 26 Comments

The government have put down a counter motion to the Green Party’s bill for a directly-elected mayor for Dublin.

“For Dublin to get into the Champions League of European cities, we need a directly-elected mayor”
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“For Dublin to get into the Champions League of European cities, we need a directly-elected mayor”

Nov 20th 2016, 7:30 PM 8,281 Views 31 Comments

A motion to support the creation of a directly-elected mayor for Dublin will be debated by the Dáil this week.

Philippine mayor on president's drug list shot dead in jail
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Philippine mayor on president's drug list shot dead in jail

Nov 5th 2016, 3:22 PM 18,545 Views 26 Comments

The president of the Philippines has been waging a bloody war on drugs.

The mayor of Cannes has banned the wearing of "burkinis"
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The mayor of Cannes has banned the wearing of "burkinis"

Aug 12th 2016, 3:21 PM 25,922 Views 208 Comments

The ban follows an attack on nearby Nice which killed 85 people.

Donald Trump plans to 'make an exception' for London's new Muslim mayor
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Donald Trump plans to 'make an exception' for London's new Muslim mayor

May 10th 2016, 7:55 AM 24,428 Views 80 Comments

The presumptive Republican nominee has said he was “happy to see” Sadiq Khan emerge victorious in the London mayoral race.

'He's mayor of heaven now': Mourners pay final respects to controversial politician Rob Ford
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'He's mayor of heaven now': Mourners pay final respects to controversial politician Rob Ford

Mar 30th 2016, 10:23 PM 14,208 Views 21 Comments

He gained worldwide notoriety for smoking crack cocaine while in office.

Rob Ford, controversial former Toronto Mayor, dies aged 46
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Rob Ford, controversial former Toronto Mayor, dies aged 46

Mar 22nd 2016, 3:13 PM 42,416 Views 30 Comments

He had been battling cancer.

US mayor says sorry to Muslims for calling Barack Obama a Muslim
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US mayor says sorry to Muslims for calling Barack Obama a Muslim

Jan 2nd 2016, 5:12 PM 15,647 Views 43 Comments

He continued his criticism of President Obama.

Pictures: the O'Connell Street Christmas lights are now officially on in Dublin
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Pictures: the O'Connell Street Christmas lights are now officially on in Dublin

Nov 29th 2015, 7:22 PM 39,633 Views 34 Comments

With just one day left in November, festive fever is here to stay.

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Jul 11th 2015, 8:57 PM 14,847 Views 1 Comment

Dublin’s new mayor, the passing of a Ros na Rún actor and a new political grouping had people talking today.

Homeless couple sleeping at council had an injunction taken out against them
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Homeless couple sleeping at council had an injunction taken out against them

Jun 26th 2015, 10:00 PM 45,900 Views 132 Comments

The couple slept in South Dublin County Council last night after being homeless over a week ago.

Giggles the micro pig is running for mayor
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Giggles the micro pig is running for mayor

May 8th 2015, 7:05 PM 8,583 Views 17 Comments

Let’s hope she doesn’t tell any porkies during her campaign,

Limerick mayor says picture of his car parked in disabled space is political... but he is sorry
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Limerick mayor says picture of his car parked in disabled space is political... but he is sorry

Jan 14th 2015, 8:52 AM 33,486 Views 131 Comments

Kevin Sheahan has apologised for the blunder and said it won’t be an event that is repeated.

India has elected its first transgender mayor
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India has elected its first transgender mayor

Jan 5th 2015, 2:37 PM 7,579 Views 16 Comments

Madhu Bai Kinnar beat out a rival from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party.

NYPD officers turned their backs on the city's mayor when he spoke at cop's funeral
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NYPD officers turned their backs on the city's mayor when he spoke at cop's funeral

Dec 28th 2014, 8:02 PM 29,374 Views 37 Comments

The police commissioner has said it was ‘inappropriate’.

Gallic row brewing over 180m tall pyramid for Paris skyline
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Gallic row brewing over 180m tall pyramid for Paris skyline

Nov 18th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,103 Views 15 Comments

That’s about 1.5 time the height of the Spire of Dublin.

This mayor says she wasn’t throwing gang signs with a convicted felon
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This mayor says she wasn’t throwing gang signs with a convicted felon

Nov 14th 2014, 5:44 PM 12,929 Views 9 Comments

The police said the mayor ‘should have known better’.

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