Person: Mary Cunningham
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Thu, 11 Feb, 2016
The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill is a crucial response to one of our most significant public health problems. Alcohol misuse claims three lives every day in Ireland and we all know someone who has been affected in a harmful way by alcohol use — it is all too common.
Fri, 18 Dec, 2015
Fri, 09 Oct, 2015
An alliance of doctors, HSE experts, youth leaders,and campaigners are backing an Oireachtas Health Committee report on the forthcoming Alcohol Bill.
Mon, 29 Jun, 2015
Nearly 36,000 runners set out from the Boston Marathon starting line with security tight along the 26.2-mile course in a show of resilience a year after the bombing that turned the race into a scene of carnage.
Tue, 22 Apr, 2014
Nearly 36,000 runners set out from the Boston Marathon starting line with security tight along the 26.2-mile course today, in a show of resilience a year after the bombing that turned the race into a scene of carnage.
Mon, 21 Apr, 2014
Hillary Clinton has a big political decision to make, a choice that pits political allegiances against family loyalty, and Irish-Americans are in the middle of her dilemma, writes Bette Browne
Mon, 10 Mar, 2014
Cuts to dole payments of one third for newly unemployed young people have been defended by Social Protection Minister Joan Burton.
Wed, 16 Oct, 2013
It was a rollercoaster budget for children, with some highs and many crashing lows, according to the Children’s Rights Alliance.
Fri, 07 Dec, 2012
ON Thursday representatives of states from around the world will gather to sign an agreement aimed at strengthening the protection of economic, social and cultural rights for individuals.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2009
RECENT government actions to tackle the recession are encouraging young people to emigrate rather than stay in Ireland.
Thu, 10 Sep, 2009
ONE in five young people avoid going to a doctor when ill because of the costs involved, according to a newnational survey.
Thu, 25 Jun, 2009
COMPLIANCE with the ban on smoking in the workplace is at an all-time high of 97% since its introduction five years ago.
Mon, 30 Mar, 2009
POORER students at schools not officially recognised as disadvantaged will be discriminated against by the budget’s education cutbacks, it has been claimed.
Sat, 01 Nov, 2008
FINE GAEL has accused the Children’s Minister of undermining the work of the committee considering the wording of a children’s rights referendum by his repeated suggestions that a referendum may be unnecessary.
Wed, 10 Sep, 2008
TÁNAISTE Mary Coughlan got in a muddle yesterday over how many EU commissioners each country is entitled to.
Wed, 21 May, 2008
LITTLE Mary Cunningham’s family will soon mark her first birthday — a milestone doctors predicted she would never live to see.
Thu, 18 Jan, 2007
MANDATORY garda vetting must be introduced for all employees and volunteers who have substantial unsupervised access to children, the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has urged.
Thu, 21 Sep, 2006
Special Olympics supremo Mary Davis is to head a new national citizenship task force to urge people to get involved in voluntary work in their communities.
Tue, 18 Apr, 2006
Young people believe they are being treated unfairly due to stereotypical notions associating them with crime and sexual promiscuity, a new survey has revealed.
Wed, 22 Feb, 2006
The proposals from the Minister for Justice Michael McDowell for new café bar licences are being labelled "highly dangerous" by the National Youth Council of Ireland.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2005
The National Youth Council has called on young people to oppose the Government's plans to introduce controversial anti-social behaviour orders (ASBOs).
Fri, 20 May, 2005
The National Youth Council said today that plans by the Minister for Justice, Michael McDowell, to give licences for cafe-style bars, will do nothing to tackle binge drinking.
Sun, 10 Apr, 2005
A teenager who was one of three people who launched a violent, frenzied assault on her "adopted grandmother", a male guest and a disabled woman as they celebrated New Year’s Eve has been remanded in custody until sentence later this year by Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Tue, 22 Feb, 2005
IRELAND’S commitment to the world’s poor has long been a source of national pride and international respect.
Tue, 30 Nov, 2004
The National Youth Council of Ireland says that young people as a group should not be solely blamed for Ireland's problem with alcohol abuse.
Sat, 02 Oct, 2004
The National Youth Council has called on young people to exercise their votes in the upcoming local and European elections.
Wed, 09 Jun, 2004
ORGANISATIONS representing voluntary and community groups will today call on the Government to drop new proposals preventing anyone who hasn’t rented for six months or more from getting rent supplement.
Mon, 24 Nov, 2003