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20 May 2018 16:30 Sinn Féin more popular than Fianna Fáil, according to opinion poll

Fine Gael remains the most popular political party. FINE GAEL REMAINS the most popular political party in the country, according to two opinion polls. In a Behaviour & Attitudes poll taken for the Sunday Times, Sinn Féin has overtaken Fianna Fáil as the second most popular party. In this poll of 935 adults, Fine Gael has 30% support (down three), Sinn Féin has 24% support

17 May 2018 00:53 Street compensation system ‘like an ATM to be exploited’

Almost €1m has been paid out in compensation on foot of 54 public liability claims within a decade, following incidents on some of Cork City’s most pedestrian-friendly streets. The disclosure led to calls last night for the publication of names and addresses of successful claimants. Fianna Fáil’s councillor Tim Brosnan said the public is entitled to know where 1

15 May 2018 00:08 10% rise in child mental health service waiting list

Almost 2,700 children are now waiting to be seen by the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, with a 10% increase in just one month in the number of young people waiting for more than a year. Figures released to Fianna Fáil’s James Browne show that, as of last March, there were 2,691 children waiting to be seen by CAMHS, which was up from 2,579 in February 2

09 May 2018 09:36 Tony O'Brien again faces politicians and again 'respectfully declines' to step down

Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly told O’Brien he should go ‘without prejudice’. HSE BOSS TONY O’Brien has again told politicians that he will not be stepping down from his position. Speaking before the Oireachtas Health Committee, O’Brien said that he “respectfully declines” an invitation that was made by Fianna Fáil’s Stephen Donnelly TD that he resign 1

09 May 2018 02:05 Bill could force schools to set up special needs classes

The measure is one of a number of amendments to a schools admissions bill for which Education Minister Richard Bruton secured Cabinet approval yesterday. Difficulties finding places in mainstream schools for pupils with autism or other special educational needs have been increasing in recent years, particularly at second level. Despite efforts by the National 1

28 April 2018 17:25 New poll shows Fine Gael remains the most popular party in the country

GOVERNING PARTY FINE Gael remains the most popular in the country, with Fianna Fáil seven points behind, according to the latest opinion poll. The Red C/Sunday Business Post poll shows that support for Fine Gael is currently at 32% – down one percentage point on the last poll. Trailing the party is Fianna Fáil, which has 25% support (up one point) 17

27 April 2018 21:37 Anti-Brexit unionist nominated by Leo Varadkar elected to Seanad with help of Sinn Féin

Ian Marshall says he’s received support from other unionists. AN ANTI-BREXIT unionist nominated by Leo Varadkar has been elected to the Seanad with the help of Sinn Féin. Ian Marshall won one of two vacant posts in the Seanad with Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald among those to offer congratulations to the former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union 13

19 April 2018 16:26 Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran wins bout over junior minister role against Seán Canney

An internal dispute arose over whether Seán Canney would take back over the role. INDEPENDENT ALLIANCE TD Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran is to keep his junior minister role following a dispute with a fellow party member over who would hold the role for the duration of this government. Moran and his Independent Alliance colleague Seán Canney had agreed to rotate 11

15 April 2018 05:00 'A scandal': Almost 8,000 children waiting over a year for eye treatments

A trial in Sligo could offer a solution to long eye treatment waiting lists for children. THERE ARE ALMOST 8,000 children in Ireland waiting for over 12 months for ophthalmology treatments, which deal with disorders and diseases related to the eye. “How is it acceptable, in this day and age?” said the Fianna Fáil’s primary care spokesperson John Brassil 10

11 April 2018 07:32 Poll: Should fast food advertising be banned during TV 'family film' slots?

Health campaigners say such advertising is an example of “blatantly targeting” children. THE HSE’S CLINICAL lead for obesity has supported calls for RTÉ to drop McDonald’s as a sponsor for its weekly Big Big Movie family slot on Saturday evenings. Professor Donal O’Shea told today’s Irish Daily Mail that having fast food advertising during a slot that features 7