The Government has announced the establishment of a special group to examine the supports afforded to asylum seekers, including direct provision, which will be chaired by a former secretary general of the European Commission.
The HSE along with Limerick City and County Council have prohibited human consumption of a water supply at Croagh Kilfinny GAA grounds in Co Limerick after it was found to be unsatisfactory with harmful bacteria.
The Camogie Association has made the decision to postpone all fixtures involving Limerick, Kerry and Wexford teams after players fell ill following an outbreak of gastroenteritis at last weekend’s double-header fixtures Croagh Kilfinny GAA grounds.
The Health Service Executive has said it is investigating “an outbreak of gastro-enteritis” among senior camogie squads in Limerick, Wexford and Kerry, after all three counties competed at an event in Co Limerick on June 29 last.
A tragedy similar to the deaths of a family of five in Buncrana last March could happen at Foynes pier in the Shannon estuary if the pier remains in its current state and is not regularly cleaned, a senior member of the port town’s search and rescue service warned.
The Anti-Austerity Alliance (AAA), which expelled an elected councillor for allegedly sending a threatening message to a local activist, said it did not believe there was “any context or justification for such behaviour”.