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04 August 2018 08:45 Fines could be introduced to deal with Dublin Bus passengers who refuse to fold up buggies for wheelchair users

A Dublin Bus driver recently told an Oireachtas Committee that everyday people are refusing to fold up their prams to allow wheelchair users on board. TRANSPORT MINISTER SHANE Ross will look at introducing fines for bus passengers if they refuse to fold up buggies to make space for wheelchair users. Dublin Bus worker and director for the National Bus and Rail Union 1

28 July 2018 12:36 Pope Francis orders US bishop accused of sexual abuse to live 'a life of prayer and penance'

The Holy See’s announcement about McCarrick said that Francis was taking action. POPE FRANCIS HAS accepted US prelate Theodore McCarrick’s offer to resign from the College of Cardinals following allegations of sexual abuse, including one involving an 11-year-old boy, and ordered him to conduct a “life of prayer and penance” in a home to be designated 5

23 July 2018 23:00 Údarás na Gaeltachta stategic plan seeks to create 1,500 jobs

The creation of digital high-speed broadband hubs in Gaeltacht areas and the islands is part of a strategy to attract back emigrants and help create 1,500 jobs. The plan features in the 2018-2020 strategic plan of Údarás na Gaeltachta, the regional authority responsible for the Gaeltacht’s economic, social and cultural development, whose overall objective

16 July 2018 13:47 'The find of a lifetime': Megalithic passage tomb dating back 5,500 years found in Co Meath

To date, two burial chambers have been discovered within the western part of the main passage. A MEGALITHIC PASSAGE tomb cemetery dating back some 5,500 years has been unearthed beside Dowth Hall in Co Meath. The discovery is within the Brú na Bóinne heritage site. The excavation is being carried out by agri-technology company Devenish in partnership 1

11 July 2018 17:15 Police protection given to removal teams taking material from bonfires in Belfast

Bonfires are traditionally lit on the Eleventh Night, the eve of the Twelfth of July. POLICE PROTECTION IS being given to removal teams taking material from bonfires in East Belfast. Police, dressed in riot gear, are protecting the masked contractors removing material from two bonfire sites – at Cluan Place and Bloomfield. Yesterday a High Court judge 8

07 July 2018 17:00 Alan Lomax: The man who wanted to save Irish traditional music with his tape recorder

A new documentary looks at Lomax’s work in the US and here in Ireland. ALAN LOMAX WANTED to travel the world and preserve music. The son of a folklorist himself, he grew up to become a musician and ethnomusicologist, a man who went out into the field and recorded what was happening there. Without him, we wouldn’t have had some of the incredible music 11

01 July 2018 23:00 Collaboration brings Irish and Indian music together

Indian classical musician Ustad Wajahat Khan, a renowned sarod virtuoso and composer, and Cork multi-instrumentalist, composer, and choir director Peadar Ó Riada, have formed the ensemble ‘Continuing Traditions’. Performing in the Ionad Cultúrtha an Dochtúir Ó Loingsigh in Baile Mhúirne, the ensemble includes six master musicians playing traditional 2

01 July 2018 23:00 ‘It’s not right that women can’t give views on Church’

The idea that women cannot publicly give their views on the Catholic Church is not right, a Government minister has said. Reacting to a row that broke out between Dublin Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Culture Minister Josepha Madigan, who suggested women be ordained as priests, Minister for European Affairs Helen McEntee said the Church needs to modernise 2

27 June 2018 12:04 'According to the papers, Katherine Zappone practises witchcraft and now Josepha is saying mass'

Varadkar was speaking today at the National Economic Dialogue. TAOISEACH LEO VARADKAR says that while he would be in favour of female Catholic priests, he strongly believes in the separation of Church and State. Varadkar was speaking today at the National Economic Dialogue and was asked about Culture Minister Josepha Madigan’s war of words with Dublin 8

08 June 2018 00:55 It could be... your club that wins award

Irish Olympians, Rob and Marian Heffernan, have launched the inaugural National Lottery Good Causes Awards. The awards will recognise the difference that National Lottery-funded projects have made to communities throughout the country in recent years. Almost 30 cent in every euro spent on National Lottery games — more than €619,000 per day — is used to support 6