Your Friday evening catch-up

Good evening. Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on today.

Your Friday evening catch-up


A HSE investigation is underway into claims that no trained paramedics were rostered to provide cover to Limerick City and the East of the county on Leaving Certificate exam results night.

The Government has an obligation to grant asylum to residents of Direct Provision who have been psychologically harmed by lengthy stays, migrants rights group Doras

Seamus Heaney’s famous line to “walk on air against your better judgement” has been inscribed as an epitaph on his gravestone.

A homeless charity in Cork City has recorded a sharp increase in family homelessness over the past year, leading to pressure on beds and higher numbers being turned away.

In day five of our special report on rural Ireland we visit Ballydehob, Co. Cork. From Danno to fests, this village has history, writes Michael Clifford

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