Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has accused broadcaster Séan O’Rourke of making a political point about posters in the vicinity of the area where a homeless man suffered life-changing injuries earlier this week when his tent was lifted by a mechanical digger.
The chief executive of Nursing Homes Ireland is calling on the Government to introduce a supplementary payment for the sector in light of the decision by a leading insurer to stop offering liability cover to businesses.
Independent candidate for Wexford Verona Murphy has said that the Irish government should be insisting that if the French port of Cherbourg is to have a shipping route with Rosslare than security will have to be improved.
Health Minister Simon Harris has said he is pressing ahead with plans to introduce exclusion zones around maternity hospitals after tweeting that he was “appalled” at new video images of a New Year’s Day protest outside the National Maternity Hospital.
Paschal Donohoe said Mr Murphy still has questions to answer after it was revealed that the former Cork North-Central TD claimed full Dáil expenses while also working in Brussels. However, as he is no longer a sitting TD, the Oireachtas Ethics Committee does not have any power to look into the matter.