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From TheJournal.ie What are the Greens' climate policies and how do they compare to other left wing parties? A Green Approach

What are the Greens' climate policies and how do they compare to other left wing parties?

While a green wave overtook the local elections, the Greens’ Ciaran Cuffe topped the European poll in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Minister for Health to investigate reports of private entrance to National Children's Hospital Sláintecare

Minister for Health to investigate reports of private entrance to National Children's Hospital

It emerged this month that the facility will be built to honour a 2008 contract with consultants.

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands of Irish users' emails and phone numbers were exposed in last year's Facebook hack Breach

Tens of thousands of Irish users' emails and phone numbers were exposed in last year's Facebook hack

Confidential emails from the social networking giant reveal the local fallout of the September attack.

From TheJournal.ie Government told that Occupied Territories Bill could affect immigration status of Irish in US Letters From America

Government told that Occupied Territories Bill could affect immigration status of Irish in US

Fine Gael voted against the Bill, which passed second stage in the Dáil this year.

From TheJournal.ie 101 problems: Election posters blocking traffic signals and obstructing paths in Dublin Dublin City Council

101 problems: Election posters blocking traffic signals and obstructing paths in Dublin

Most complaints are about posters being at a height that is too low or are obstructing traffic signals and signs.

From TheJournal.ie Anti-eviction activist Ben Gilroy sues RTÉ over exclusion from televised MEP debates Ep2019

Anti-eviction activist Ben Gilroy sues RTÉ over exclusion from televised MEP debates

The businessman claims RTÉ is in breach of broadcasting rules by excluding him from its upcoming debates.

From TheJournal.ie 'This cannot happen': Records show how TDs lobbied NTA to change original Metrolink plan FOI

'This cannot happen': Records show how TDs lobbied NTA to change original Metrolink plan

Plans for the line were changed this year following local opposition on both sides of Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Sink or Swim: Inside the battle over access to the historic Clontarf Baths Noteworthy

Sink or Swim: Inside the battle over access to the historic Clontarf Baths

Locals hoped a redevelopment would return the pool to public use after decades of disrepair.

From TheJournal.ie Relocation costs, unsuitable houses...'no bee-keeping prospects': The reasons people give for refusing social homes Social Housing
From TheJournal.ie 'Lost complete confidence in them': Nearly two new data breaches at Tusla every week Data Protection

'Lost complete confidence in them': Nearly two new data breaches at Tusla every week

Several potentially serious incidents have been reported since the Data Protection Commission launched an investigation last year.

From TheJournal.ie Irexit party accepting donations despite not being registered with Standards in Public Office Commission Irish Freedom Party

Irexit party accepting donations despite not being registered with Standards in Public Office Commission

Two members of the party are running as independents in the upcoming elections.

From TheJournal.ie DCC's Keegan says criticism 'near hysterical' over him calling homeless services 'attractive' option Dublin City Council

DCC's Keegan says criticism 'near hysterical' over him calling homeless services 'attractive' option

That is according to correspondence obtained by TheJournal.ie under Freedom of Information.

From TheJournal.ie 'Banning them is a red herring': Why election candidates are standing over their use of posters Elections 2019

'Banning them is a red herring': Why election candidates are standing over their use of posters

There have been increasing calls from the public to stop the use of posters during elections.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's just not good behaviour': Hospital anti-smoking policy flouted by patients and visitors Smoking

'It's just not good behaviour': Hospital anti-smoking policy flouted by patients and visitors

On 4 July 2012, Beaumont Hospital became a “tobacco-free campus”.

From TheJournal.ie Ten out of 19 maternity units have abortion services in place Rotunda Hospital

Ten out of 19 maternity units have abortion services in place

The HSE has said that “service demand remains within the predicted limits” in relation to abortion services.

From TheJournal.ie 'Nobody seems to care': Why some children face years of waiting for 'early intervention' Investigation

'Nobody seems to care': Why some children face years of waiting for 'early intervention'

A family’s address can decide whether their children get quick access to services like speech therapy – or flounder on waiting lists.

From TheJournal.ie 'I left feeling like s**t': AIB criticised for 'presuming' Irish woman was international student Racial Assumptions

'I left feeling like s**t': AIB criticised for 'presuming' Irish woman was international student Exclusive

Sarah* (20) was born in Ireland to Chinese parents. She now attends the National College of Ireland (NCI).

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm no expert in the cultivation of cannabis': Taoiseach supports idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis in the future Interview

'I'm no expert in the cultivation of cannabis': Taoiseach supports idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis in the future

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie, Varadkar discussed John Delaney, Brexit, Peter Casey and the European elections.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was alarmed': Mental health Minister raised concerns about content of Noel Clancy ad with RSA Jim Daly

'I was alarmed': Mental health Minister raised concerns about content of Noel Clancy ad with RSA

Jim Daly contacted the authority after his constituents raised concerns about the ad.

From TheJournal.ie One week out from the latest Brexit 'cliff edge', what's going on? Brexhaustion

One week out from the latest Brexit 'cliff edge', what's going on?

Ireland has been ramping up no-deal preparations, while the UK government has gone searching for Commons support.

From TheJournal.ie To avoid 'traumatic' extractions, government set to expand dental care for kids under 6 Oral Health Plan

To avoid 'traumatic' extractions, government set to expand dental care for kids under 6

Children receive free dental check ups in 2nd, 4th and 6th class but there has been huge cuts to those services.

From TheJournal.ie 'Momentous achievement': Campaigners welcome confirmation of government medicinal cannabis supplier Cannabis In Ireland

'Momentous achievement': Campaigners welcome confirmation of government medicinal cannabis supplier

Health Minister Simon Harris will bring proposals about the cannabis access programme to Cabinet next month.

From TheJournal.ie People divided on banning unvaccinated children from schools Measles

People divided on banning unvaccinated children from schools

Most people agree with this stance but almost one in five are unsure, according to an opinion poll.

From TheJournal.ie Two more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to rise Soaring Rents

Two more areas become Rent Pressure Zones as rent prices continue to rise

Limerick City East and Navan met the designation criteria within the latest Residential Tenancies Board report.

From TheJournal.ie Deli worker awarded €11.8k after claiming her manager sexually harassed her WRC

Deli worker awarded €11.8k after claiming her manager sexually harassed her

The case was brought before the Workplace Relations Commission.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how various post-Brexit scenarios could impact the Irish economy Deal Or No Deal

Here's how various post-Brexit scenarios could impact the Irish economy

A new ESRI and Department of Finance report has examined what could happen in various scenarios.

From TheJournal.ie 'Farmers wouldn't keep cows in this': Complaints over mould, leaks at Dublin Direct Provision centre Watergate House

'Farmers wouldn't keep cows in this': Complaints over mould, leaks at Dublin Direct Provision centre

The centre accommodated around 50 asylum seekers before it closed last June.

From TheJournal.ie Waiting for clarity: Trust crumbles and tension builds in final Brexit days Waiting For Godot

Waiting for clarity: Trust crumbles and tension builds in final Brexit days

The absurdity of the Brexit process continues, as patience from all sides is put under strain.

From TheJournal.ie The State won't know how many homeless students will be sitting the Leaving Cert this summer Homelessness

The State won't know how many homeless students will be sitting the Leaving Cert this summer

Neither the Department of Education nor the State Examination Commission keep those details.

From TheJournal.ie 'It spreads like wildfire': Why Ireland, and the world, is seeing a huge surge in measles cases The Explainer

'It spreads like wildfire': Why Ireland, and the world, is seeing a huge surge in measles cases

Some 136,000 people died from measles globally in 2018.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm dying, but I want to thank the nurses': Dozens write to Taoiseach to support nurses' strike

'I'm dying, but I want to thank the nurses': Dozens write to Taoiseach to support nurses' strike

A number of people wrote to Leo Varadkar during last month’s strike.

From TheJournal.ie 'One last roll of the dice': How Britain's newspapers are covering the vote to delay Brexit Article 50

'One last roll of the dice': How Britain's newspapers are covering the vote to delay Brexit

A vote in the House of Commons means Brexit may not be happening on March 29.

From TheJournal.ie 'After 47 years, this is a moment': Anxious wait for families before Bloody Sunday announcement Prosecutions

'After 47 years, this is a moment': Anxious wait for families before Bloody Sunday announcement

“Putting a soldier in jail wouldn’t make me happy whatsoever,” Kevin McKinney says, whose father was shot dead in 1972.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should children be banned from attending school if they haven't been vaccinated? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should children be banned from attending school if they haven't been vaccinated?

There has been a huge spike in measles cases worldwide.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why are aviation officials grounding the Boeing 737 Max across Europe? Grounded

Explainer: Why are aviation officials grounding the Boeing 737 Max across Europe?

Authorities around the world have grounded the Boeing Max 737 following a crash on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Business-class flights and 5-star hotels: Here's how much the Government spent on St Patrick's Day trips in 2018 Ireland Connected

Business-class flights and 5-star hotels: Here's how much the Government spent on St Patrick's Day trips in 2018

Figures obtained under FOI show how each Department spent on St Patrick’s Day last year.

From TheJournal.ie Another measles outbreak confirmed, this time in north Dublin Vaccine

Another measles outbreak confirmed, this time in north Dublin

There have been five cases since the start of February.

From TheJournal.ie 'A disgusting example': Road Safety Authority sent dozens of complaints over L-driver ad campaign Clancy Amendment

'A disgusting example': Road Safety Authority sent dozens of complaints over L-driver ad campaign

The ad warning learner motorists not to drive unaccompanied began airing in December.

From TheJournal.ie 'Unenforceable and unworkable': Government given legal warning over alcohol ad restrictions Lobbying

'Unenforceable and unworkable': Government given legal warning over alcohol ad restrictions

Laws prohibiting the advertising of alcohol within 200 metres of schools will come into effect later this year.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Coast Guard staff and volunteers no longer allowed to use blue lights and sirens Emergency

Irish Coast Guard staff and volunteers no longer allowed to use blue lights and sirens Exclusive

Volunteers are worried about the potential delays this will cause when they are travelling to incidents.