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From TheJournal.ie Pilot flight hours restricted by EU vote but unions not happy Flight Time

Pilot flight hours restricted by EU vote but unions not happy

Rest days have been increased and night flights shortened but unions in Ireland and Britain say it could effectively increase flight times in some states.

From TheJournal.ie 'Violent outrages' and 'general humiliations' targeted as thousands of obsolete laws cut Off The Books

'Violent outrages' and 'general humiliations' targeted as thousands of obsolete laws cut

Outdated proclamations, including one from King George III calling for a ‘general fast and humiliation’ are set for the chop as part of an overhaul of the statute book

From TheJournal.ie ISPCA at "breaking point" dealing with increased calls for help Animal Welfare

ISPCA at "breaking point" dealing with increased calls for help

The ISPCA received 1,524 calls over the whole of 2012 – and has taken 1,372 calls so far this year.

From TheJournal.ie Fireworks in the US have shrunk over decades Damp Squib

Fireworks in the US have shrunk over decades

Urban sprawl means organisers have to rein it in.

From TheJournal.ie Childcare providers who breach regulations could be fined €100,000 Children

Childcare providers who breach regulations could be fined €100,000

An amendment bill tabled by Fianna Fáil would see the fines being brought into place.

From TheJournal.ie Strict new Dublin rubbish laws restrict collection times Waste Not

Strict new Dublin rubbish laws restrict collection times

Rubbish can’t be put out until after 6pm on the day before it is collected in Dublin – and waste trucks can only operate from 6am to 9pm in residential areas.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank given power to pre-approve Credit Union managers Shake Up

Central Bank given power to pre-approve Credit Union managers

The new rules will apply to 250 of the country’s 300 credit unions.

From TheJournal.ie 'Burials without coffins' could save families money Burial

'Burials without coffins' could save families money

The Department of the Environment announced rule changes today to facilitate the increase in Muslim burials.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy getting your teeth whitened? You need to know this Pearly Whites

Fancy getting your teeth whitened? You need to know this

Beware of gum burns – and why lasers are not really the answer to getting your gnashers glowing.

From TheJournal.ie Parental leave extended from 14 weeks to 18 weeks Parental Leave

Parental leave extended from 14 weeks to 18 weeks

Parents returning back to work from parental leave will also be allowed to request a change in their working hours or pattern.

From TheJournal.ie Irish smokers start at lower age than any other EU country Advertising

Irish smokers start at lower age than any other EU country

A new report from the European Commission showed that 51 per cent of people in Europe have never smoked and one fifth have given up.

From TheJournal.ie Aviva fined €2.45 million by the Central Bank for breached regulations Fined

Aviva fined €2.45 million by the Central Bank for breached regulations

Two subsidiaries of Aviva have been fined €1.225 million each for breach of regulations.

From TheJournal.ie One third of au pairs feel exploited - study Regulations

One third of au pairs feel exploited - study

The Migrant Rights Centre is calling for the government to introduce legislation to deal with the issue.

From TheJournal.ie Abortion report identifies 'constitutionally, legally, procedurally sound' option Abortion

Abortion report identifies 'constitutionally, legally, procedurally sound' option

The expert group report makes no recommendation but provides options for Ireland to deal with the ECHR ruling on abortion. The government will make a decision on which option to go for by the end of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Junior Minister wants free Dáil vote on any X Case legislation Abortion

Junior Minister wants free Dáil vote on any X Case legislation

The issue of abortion will dominate this week’s political agenda as the expert group report is expected to be published.

From TheJournal.ie Report vindicates belief that State is not responsible for pyrite problems - Hogan Building

Report vindicates belief that State is not responsible for pyrite problems - Hogan

He added, however, that he supports the affected homeowners who have been suffering for “far too long”.

From TheJournal.ie French fishing boat detained by naval service At Sea

French fishing boat detained by naval service

The boat was stopped off the Cork coast late last night and will be handed over to Gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie 11 closure orders served on businesses in August Food Safety

11 closure orders served on businesses in August

The FSAI has said it is concerned about the continuously high number of closure orders this year.

From TheJournal.ie Naval service detain Irish fishing boat Fishing

Naval service detain Irish fishing boat

The vessel was detained off the coast of Clare and is being held over an alleged breach of fishing regulations.

From TheJournal.ie Tony Blair says hanging the bankers won't help Don't Hang The Bankers?

Tony Blair says hanging the bankers won't help

Blair said he is looking to move back into British public life and hopes to take on an international political job.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Another Priory Hall is coming down the tracks. Here's why. Opinion

Column: Another Priory Hall is coming down the tracks. Here's why.

Phil Hogan is planning to introduce new regulations which are meant to make for better buildings. He’s making a major mistake, writes Mike Morris.

From TheJournal.ie New regulations to address dry cleaning certificate monopoly Dry Cleaning

New regulations to address dry cleaning certificate monopoly

Just one company is currently providing mandatory certificates for dry cleaning operators.

From TheJournal.ie City Council delays Priory Hall appeal to allow ‘resolution process’ Priory Hall

City Council delays Priory Hall appeal to allow ‘resolution process’

Dublin City Council tells the Supreme Court it will not continue its appeal over the costs for rehousing the Priory Hall residents.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny holds ad hoc meeting with Priory Hall residents - but promises little Celtic Tiger

Kenny holds ad hoc meeting with Priory Hall residents - but promises little

Residents of the Priory Hall complex doorstepped the Taoiseach as he visited a nearby industrial estate for a jobs announcement.

From TheJournal.ie An Taisce expects more problems in buildings 'thrown up' during Celtic Tiger Bad Planning

An Taisce expects more problems in buildings 'thrown up' during Celtic Tiger

The trust has called for some serious changes to Ireland’s planning enforcement laws and court procedures.

From TheJournal.ie Call for stronger regulations on moneylenders Moneylenders

Call for stronger regulations on moneylenders

The Central Bank has been urged to strengthen regulations on moneylenders in the light of newly released figures that suggest increasing numbers of families are turning to them.

From TheJournal.ie Report on Portlaoise nursing unit released HIQA

Report on Portlaoise nursing unit released

The HIQA report was positive about St Brigid’s Hospital – but the HSE said last month that it is to be closed on a phased basis.