A county councillor faces a significant legal bill arising out of his failed High Court bid to halt an ethics inquiry into comments he made while being secretly filmed by RTE's Primetime Programme.
Statistics in Ireland show approximately one-in-four children have been the victim of child sex abuse.
Brothers and sisters of children who experienced child sexual abuse are to be part of a ground-breaking national study by academics.
Children as young as six are having suicidal thoughts of self-harming in primary schools that depend on ad hoc unofficial counselling services to support them.
A former Fine Gael councillor caught on camera by an undercover reporter seeking £10,000 in cash in return for business favours is set to be brought before an ethics watchdog over the controversy in September.
The HSE has agreed to cover the administration costs of a therapy known to slow the progression of genetic emphysema — after a second patient with the condition died.
A number of patients with genetic emphysema who are unable to access vital medicine because of a row over administration costs are at major risk of hospitalisation, their doctor has warned.
Patients set to lose access to a drug the State has refused to reimburse have been granted a six-month reprieve as the manufacturer says it will continue to supply it free of charge.
The decision not to reimburse people for a drug shown to slow the progress of genetic emphysema has been formally communicated by the HSE to the foundation representing patients affected.
A review of children’s files at one of the country’s main sexual abuse assessment units shows that in more than half of all cases, the children had been told not to tell of the abuse.
A businessman who bought and did up a Kildare hotel which later went into receivership has had summary judgment for €6.3m entered against him in the High Court.
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Councillor Hugh McElvaney has been told to quit Monaghan County Council.
Fine Gael Councillor Hughie McElvaney from Co Monaghan has resigned over the issue of the pylon construction for North-South Pylon Interconnector.
Longford 2-14 Limerick 0-09
Louth 1-14 Longford 1-08
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Wexford 2-08 Longford 1-10
Meath 1-9 Longford 1-7
Children are more likely to disclose sexual abuse if they are regularly asked by adults about what is going on in their lives.
This was a gripping game that ebbed and flowed throughout and eventually ended in a merited Limerick success.
Longford 1-15 Limerick 1-21 (after extra time)
Drama. Controversy. Finger-pointing.
Big pitch, two teams that like to play expansive football... game on.
Longford boss Glenn Ryan was “delighted” with the battling qualities shown by his team who came from behind to earn a draw and promotion in Thurles on Saturday night.
Longford registered their fifth league win in-a-row to consolidate their place at the top of the Division 3 table and are now virtually guaranteed promotion to Division 2.
JACK BRADY and sub Donal Smith struck second-half goals as DCU, without several key players, advanced to the O’Byrne Cup semi-final at Ballymahon yesterday.
Longford 0-15 Tyrone 1-17
LAOIS won but they did so with a performance which in manager Justin McNulty’s own words, would see Dublin “obliterate” them if repeated against Pat Gilroy’s men in the quarter-final.
Laois 0-10 Longford 0-9
Longford 2-11 Roscommon 1-8
OVER two years since he last competed, five times Irish Tarmac champion Austin MacHale makes a return to action behind the wheel of a BMW M3 on Sunday.
Louth 1-11 Longford 1-7
The local crew of Niall Maguire and Enda Sherry onboard their Subaru WRC took a start to finish victory in the Monaghan Rally yesterday.
The local crew of Niall Maguire and Enda Sherry onboard their Subaru WRC took a start to finish victory in the Monaghan Rally today.
A health and safety inspector has revealed at the trial of a construction company charged with breaching safety regulations that three safety groups operated on a site where a drainage pipe layer died five years ago.
A RETIRED couple have offered their home to the Health Service Executive for use as an isolation unit for cystic fibrosis suffers.
Under-21 player Paddy Dowd has been brought into the Longford side for Saturday's All-Ireland SFC second round qualifier against Tipperary (Pearse Park, throw-in 7pm).
Longford 0-13 Dublin 1-12
Leading from start to finish, Derry’s Eugene Donnelly and co-driver Paddy Toner won the Hotel Kilmore Cavan Rally in their Toyota Corolla WRC today.
Local driver Adrian McElvaney and co-driver Paul Goodman won the Hillgrove Hotel Monaghan Rally today in their Subaru WRC.
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