“We did have sustained attacks against us, there were a number of incidents that were allowed go unchecked – the incitement to hatred at a public meeting, the posters defaming us and face to face threats.”
Talks between the Department of Public Expenditure and the Department of Education are ongoing over whether the school bus scheme will continue to include certain children after Minister John Halligan said he would fight for more funding to ease the problem.
Fianna Fáil’s finance spokesperson Michael McGrath has said that the four by-elections for the seats of TDs elected to the European Parliament, should be held before Christmas and that the next general election should not be held until Spring 2020.
Des Bishop got to grips with a Lamborghini Huracan today, along with five-year-old Harrison Clark, five-year-old Belle Walshe and Cannonball founder Alan Bannon to announce that the Irish Cancer Society will be the official charity partner for Cannonball 2019.
It’s Sunday morning and English actress Emma Thompson has just been on the radio with Miriam O’Callaghan. She noted that things are better for women in society and we need to be appreciative of the change that has and is happening. At the same time, she remarked that we have to keep pushing, especially when opportunities arise to do so.