Tue, 23 Jun, 2020
Only a third of the country’s network of over 560 Garda stations has experienced an increase in staffing levels in the past five years, despite almost 2,800 extra gardaí joining the force over the period.
Fri, 24 Jan, 2020
A Catholic religious group has undergone pre-planning consultation with Waterford Council in advance of an “imminent” application to open a female-only addiction rehabilitation centre in the west of the county.
Sun, 03 Nov, 2019
Glanbia, Coolmore Stud, Dawn Meats, as well as other investors are being asked to put up €5m to help extend the runway at Waterford Airport, with the central government and local authorities stumping up a further €7m, to restart commercial flights in the region.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019
In a little over a month almost 400,000 voters in Cork, Limerick, and Waterford will decide on a proposal to have directly elected mayors run their city. That idea is one of four to be determined on May 24. Local and European elections, and a referendum on our divorce legislation, are also scheduled.
Fri, 19 Apr, 2019
Expectant parents of babies with fatal foetal conditions who travel to Britain for a termination have to use freezer bags in order to keep their bodies cold in coffins when crossing back over the Irish Sea, the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment will hear today.
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017
An application to fly direct charters flights from Knock Airport to the US in 1986 was rejected by the Government over fears of the political backlash, as such a move would end the agreed Shannon stopover for all transatlantic flights from Ireland.
Sun, 01 Jan, 2017
9am, and I am standing outside Vanessa’s flat in Brixton, checking my phone for messages left on the “Siblings” Whatsapp group that my London sister created in order to organise my mother’s 80th birthday party.
Sat, 12 Nov, 2016
Sun, 10 Jan, 2016