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Debenhams workers have been protesting for over 200 days at this stage in their fight for a fair redundancy package. Previously Micheal Martin says the former staff have found themselves in a very unfair situation and the Government will do all it’s can to help them in the aftermath of the closure of the stores […]

Labour Party proposals require employers to provide a suitable home workstation for staff, and a single flat rate payment to cover the added costs of home working. Numbers working from home have quadrupled due to Covid-19 restrictions. Labour Senator Marie Sherlock, who drew up the Bill, says people feel like they’re always working: “People having to […]

Half a million euro is needed every month just to feed the animals at Dublin Zoo. People are being asked to donate or adopt an animal in order to ‘Save Dublin Zoo’. Team leader at the Zoo is Ciaran McMann, he says the situation is serious “We are working off a reserve that we have at the […]

A status yellow wind warning will be in effect from 3pm in Cork, Clare, Kerry, Galway, Mayo, and Limerick. It will be in place until the early hours of tomorrow morning. Met Éireann is forecasting gusts of up to 110 kilometres per hour.

Cork Chamber say its a key infrastructural asset for facilitating safer travel and enabling the Port of Cork’s development The motorway was given the green light by An Bord Pleanála last year however residents in the area, represented by the M28 steering group, raised concerns about the impact the planned infrastructure would have on their […]

A second-level teachers’ union wants schools to close early for Christmas. The Teachers Union of Ireland says classes should finish on Friday December 18th, rather than December 22nd, so students and teachers can restrict their movements before meeting vulnerable relatives. Education Minister Norma Foley has already ruled out any extended Christmas break. But TUI General […]

The Irish Times reports the Council paid an average of €306,800 for a ‘turnkey house’ last year, while the average cost of a direct build was €266,000. The figures provided by the Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien to Sinn Féin TD Eoin Ó Broin show social housing built by developers cost the County Council almost €241,000 […]

Yesterday afternoon a 13 year old boy was killed following a road traffic incident involving a truck on Sheares Street. Gardaí have appealed for witnesses following the collision which took place near Sheares Street yesterday which claimed the life of a first year student at Presentation Brothers College on the Mardyke. He was rushed to […]

Mary Lou McDonald says it’s unacceptable that government is refusing to allow the Justice Minister answer Dáil questions about it. Helen McEntee’s under pressure to appear before TD’s to explain why the Taoiseach and Cabinet weren’t informed of other candidates who applied for the position. Yesterday, Minister McEntee defended her actions, saying she spoke to […]

The Chief Medical Officer is “increasingly concerned” at the trends surrounding Covid-19. Dr Tony Holohan has said the five-day average of daily cases has increased from 350 last week – to 424 today, and has urged people to follow the health advice. 366 new cases of the virus were reported yesterday – as well as […]


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