The Yes campaign for a directly elected Lord Mayor in Cork has been criticised by the present incumbent, who said there was no surprise the plebiscite was turned down by just over half of the voting public.
Irish scientists are working on a diagnostic test to measure the individual risk of cancer recurrence in women with early-stage invasive breast cancer which could significantly reduce the numbers sent forward for chemotherapy.
Community Employment Scheme supervisors are no closer to their pension, which was recommended by the Labour Court in July, 2008, given the latest reply by Minister for Arts, Heather Humphreys, to a parliamentary question in the Dail last week.
OVER 100 community creches could close, or be forced to severely cut back their services, if the Government goes ahead with a plan to curtail the payment of benefits to lone partners and those with disabilities working in Community Employment (CE) schemes.
IN response to the article by Conor Keane (‘Revenue focus on tax-evading yachtsmen,’ Irish Examiner, June 20), the Irish Marine Federation (IMF) — the trade association for the marine industry, affiliated to IBEC — supports the Revenue Commissioners in their ongoing pursuit of tax evaders and always encourages IMF member companies to assist Revenue whenever possible.