In a special report, Political Correspondentlooks at how people are still suffering despite Government attempts to fix the housing crisis. Housing Minister and CEO of the Peter McVerry Trust also have their say on this crucial issue facing the country.
They’re the fastest built houses in the history of the State so possibly the security man who was darting from one to the next liberally spraying them with air freshener in advance of the ministerial visit was trying to cover up the lingering odour of construction crew sweat.
The Special Criminal Court has ruled that members of the public should be excluded from the court when six members of the Garda National Surveillance Unit give evidence in the trial of eight Dublin men accused of IRA membership.
A five-year-old boy on a weekend break with his parents and younger sibling in Killarney, Co Kerry, died after getting into difficulties in a hotel swimming pool on the morning he was due to go back to Dublin, the inquest into his death heard yesterday in Tralee.