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From TheJournal.ie Florida brings in new law to restrict gun access, NRA immediately launches legal bid to block it Right To Bear Arms

Florida brings in new law to restrict gun access, NRA immediately launches legal bid to block it

The NRA said the measure “punishes law-abiding gun owners for the criminal acts of a deranged individual”.

From TheJournal.ie Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting Backlash

Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting

The moves came as petitions circulated online targeting companies offering discounts to NRA members.

From TheJournal.ie NRA chief criticises 'politicisation' of Florida school shooting NRA

NRA chief criticises 'politicisation' of Florida school shooting

He also doubled down on the NRA’s longstanding position that armed Americans were the first line of defence in confronting deadly attacks.

From TheJournal.ie Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said I Hear You This post contains videos

Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said

Students have called on the US President to tighten gun controls.

From TheJournal.ie White House: Donald Trump supports move to strengthen gun background checks Safety Checks

White House: Donald Trump supports move to strengthen gun background checks

Trump has come under intensifying pressure to act after 17 people were killed last week.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Survivor 'calls BS' on Trump's response to mass shooting at Florida school Gun Control This post contains videos

WATCH: Survivor 'calls BS' on Trump's response to mass shooting at Florida school

The US President has criticised the FBI for failing to heed signs which could have prevented the shooting.

From TheJournal.ie In the wake of Vegas the NRA is backing a call for a curb on assault weapons Well I Never

In the wake of Vegas the NRA is backing a call for a curb on assault weapons

The powerful gun lobby organisation has made what is, for it, something of a seismic step-down.

From TheJournal.ie Trump wants to talk about banning gun sales to people on the 'no fly list' Terror Watch List

Trump wants to talk about banning gun sales to people on the 'no fly list'

His announcement appears to place him in opposition to members of his own party.

From TheJournal.ie Eagles of Death Metal singer says "everybody" has to have guns Bataclan This post contains videos

Eagles of Death Metal singer says "everybody" has to have guns

Jesse Hughes was speaking ahead of the band’s concert in Paris’s Olympia Theatre tonight.

From TheJournal.ie This newspaper's front page about gun control is amazing Everything Is Awesome

This newspaper's front page about gun control is amazing

The New York Daily News has the NRA in its sights.

From TheJournal.ie US politician posts Christmas portrait showing family posing with guns Firearm Support

US politician posts Christmas portrait showing family posing with guns

Michele Fiore has previously courted controversy for her support of gun rights.

From TheJournal.ie What's the Fianna Fáil alternative to Irish Water and water charges? Water You Going To Do? This post contains videos

What's the Fianna Fáil alternative to Irish Water and water charges?

We asked the party’s environment spokesperson Barry Cowen to outline his policy this week.

From TheJournal.ie A digger driver has stumbled across a thousand-year-old tunnel in Kerry Holey Cow
From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Irish Rail and the NRA dropped by for our live Q&A Rush Hour Viewing

As it happened: Irish Rail and the NRA dropped by for our live Q&A

…And 101 other things. Barry Kenny of Irish Rail and the NRA’s Sean O’Neill dropped by the newsroom for a chat this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie The Hotseat: Got any questions about trains or motorways? ... Send them our way Ask The Expert

The Hotseat: Got any questions about trains or motorways? ... Send them our way

We’ll have Irish Rail and the National Roads Authority (or, at least, their spokespeople) live in the newsroom today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Insanity': That's what Michael Healy-Rae thinks of our approach to motorways Grinds My Gears This post contains videos

'Insanity': That's what Michael Healy-Rae thinks of our approach to motorways

The independent TD regularly drives from Kerry to Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie €60m is going to be spent improving local roads, did yours make the cut? En-tyrely New Look

€60m is going to be spent improving local roads, did yours make the cut?

Eight counties have been lucky.

From TheJournal.ie One Irish county has way more roads than all the others. Guess which one? Real Capital

One Irish county has way more roads than all the others. Guess which one?

Perhaps predictably, it’s Ireland’s biggest county.

From TheJournal.ie Drive through Newlands Cross? We've some good news for you Opening Day

Drive through Newlands Cross? We've some good news for you

The NRA says the new flyover should be open to traffic by Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie 'No tolls': Jack Lynch Tunnel to be outsourced, but it WILL remain free to use No Change Given

'No tolls': Jack Lynch Tunnel to be outsourced, but it WILL remain free to use

The National Roads Authority is to outsource its running to the same company that operates the tolled Port Tunnel in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Galway-Dublin cycle route takes shape as preferred final stretch revealed Greenway

Galway-Dublin cycle route takes shape as preferred final stretch revealed

The transport minister has said it is hoped the final section will run through Shannonbridge, Loughrea, Craughwell, Clarinbridge and Oranmore to the Galway coast.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Shocking’ racist messages to be removed immediately from N7 Racism

‘Shocking’ racist messages to be removed immediately from N7

The symbol used in the graffiti is the same as one seen painted with similar messages in Dublin city earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie The Government's provided us with this handy list of things to worry about What's The Risk
From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas Agenda: The state of the roads and young offenders Leinster House

Oireachtas Agenda: The state of the roads and young offenders

What’s on Leinster House today? Well, as you asked…

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar: ‘I’ve no plans to introduce new tolls while I’m Transport Minister’ Roads

Varadkar: ‘I’ve no plans to introduce new tolls while I’m Transport Minister’

Leo Varadkar was responding to reports of possible new toll points on the M50 motorway in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie €282m road deal to create 1,000 jobs and a Newlands Cross flyover Jobswatch

€282m road deal to create 1,000 jobs and a Newlands Cross flyover

Works are expected to start in May.

From TheJournal.ie US Senate says 'No' to expanded gun checks Gun Laws

US Senate says 'No' to expanded gun checks

The vote is a major blow to the Obama administration.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Despite the Newtown massacre, America’s sickening gun culture lives on Opinion

Column: Despite the Newtown massacre, America’s sickening gun culture lives on

After Newtown, Larry Donnelly was optimistic that the US might work towards stricter gun laws – but news that a ban on assault weapons has been removed from the legislation currently being considered has caused him to lose hope.

From TheJournal.ie NRA says planned gun legislation is "phony", won't work NRA

NRA says planned gun legislation is "phony", won't work

The NRA’s executive vice presidents said planned legislation to outlaw military-style assault weapons wouldn’t work.

From TheJournal.ie NRA: 'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun' Gun Violence This post contains videos

NRA: 'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun'

The US’ powerful gun lobby group, the National Rifle Association, has called for armed police or guards to be deployed in every school in the country.

From TheJournal.ie Pic: Protester disrupts National Rifle Association press conference Protest

Pic: Protester disrupts National Rifle Association press conference

The NRA is giving its first press conference since the mass shooting at a school in Newtown, Connecticut a week ago where 20 children and six adults died.

From TheJournal.ie Japan may scrap nuclear plant over seismic fault Nuclear

Japan may scrap nuclear plant over seismic fault

Geologists say an existing Japanese nuclear plant may be sited over an active seismic fault – indicating that it will probably have to be scrapped.

From TheJournal.ie Toll charges set to increase by 10c Toll Charges

Toll charges set to increase by 10c

Drivers will be hit with a 10c toll hike from January 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Speed limits across the country set to be reviewed Speed Limits

Speed limits across the country set to be reviewed

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar has announced a major nationwide review to ensure that all speed restrictions are “both safe and sensible”.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says no new tolls on Irish roads Read My Lips

Varadkar says no new tolls on Irish roads

The Transport Minister has said that proposals to impose new tolls on roads in Ireland have been scrapped.

From TheJournal.ie Toll company on M3 motorway made €19 million profit Roads

Toll company on M3 motorway made €19 million profit

Eurolink Motorway Operation made €19,420,000 over just seven months after the M3 opened last year.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie NRA and Dublin City Council prepare for winter snow and ice Let It Snow

NRA and Dublin City Council prepare for winter snow and ice

The National Roads Authority has said it has enough salt to cover roads for three normal seasons, while Dublin City Council are meeting tomorrow to discuss measures to ensure citizens are protected from any harsh conditions this winter.

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