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16 October 2018 15:07 Liberia to investigate charity at centre of ‘rape’ claims

Liberia’s government has said it is investigating a charity founded by a young American woman after allegations that a local staffer raped several girls in its care. The More Than Me organisation has said in a statement that founder Katie Meyler has taken a leave of absence until a separate, independent audit requested by the charity is complete

15 October 2018 14:37 So long Doris, Cyril and Ethel: New research reveals which baby names are going 'extinct' in Ireland

A study of Irish birth records by Ancestry revealed which names have fallen from usage since 1917. IT’S A NAME associated with Irish people around the world, but when it comes to naming their newborn children, Ireland’s parents are no longer keen on Patrick. New research has revealed that the name of our patron saint is 95% less fashionable for newborn 2

29 September 2018 15:14 Large crowds as March for Choice takes place in Dublin

This was the seventh annual March for Choice and the first since the Eighth Amendment was removed from the Constitution. LARGE CROWDS TURNED out today in Dublin for the March for Choice, organised by pro-choice groups. The event was notable as it was the first pro-choice march to take place after the Eighth Amendment was officially removed from the Constitution 3

26 September 2018 11:37 Update: Carlow priest reverses decision to scrap communion day after parents' anger

Update - 12.37pm: A priest in Carlow has overturned a decision to scrap Holy Communion Day for children, after an angry response from parents. Local parent Orla Cahill says they were told of the initial decision at a meeting last Wednesday. "He was like, 'Oh you can just come any Sunday in May, in a normal Sunday mass, and your child can receive Communion 2

20 September 2018 18:04 Free sanitary products to be provided in all Dublin City Council buildings

Despite being essential, sanitary products are often priced as if they are luxury goods. DUBLIN CITY COUNCIL will provide free sanitary products in all DCC buildings including community centres, swimming pools and libraries. The move, proposed by Labour’s Rebecca Moynihan, was backed by councillors at a meeting today. Speaking after the meeting, Moynihan 3

16 September 2018 12:42 Limerick secure second junior title with win over Louth

Two goals each from Mairéad Kavanagh and Rebecca Delee secured a second TG4 All-Ireland junior title for Limerick, who can look forward to intermediate football next summer. The Munster girls scored three goals in five first-half minutes to pull clear of Louth, and although Kate Flood drove a Louth comeback after the break, Cliona Ní Cheallaigh and Delee 5

06 September 2018 15:05 McLeish hails ‘inspirational’ new Scotland captain Robertson

Scotland manager Alex McLeish described his new captain Andy Robertson as “absolutely inspirational” ahead of the friendly against Belgium. The 24-year-old Liverpool left-back was let go by Celtic as a youth player before making his way to Anfield via Queen’s Park, Dundee United and Hull and will wear the armband against the Red Devils on Friday 4

04 September 2018 07:38 Did you know males are at an equal risk of HPV as females? If you did you're in the minority

Two thirds of people don’t realise that males and females are at an equal risk of contracting a HPV infection. NEARLY TWO THIRDS of people in Ireland are unaware that men have an equal chance of contracting a HPV infection. Per new research by MSD Ireland, 63% of people here are unaware that males and females have an equal risk of the human papillomavirus 1

01 September 2018 07:00 Do we need a programme to increase access to sanitary products for girls?

Around half of girls in Scotland had used socks and newspaper during their periods because they could not afford to buy sanitary products. TWO OPPOSITION PARTIES have suggested that Ireland start a programme to improve access to sanitary products and increase awareness of menstrual hygiene among girls. Earlier this month, the Scottish government announced 4

27 August 2018 14:53 Bosco 'ecstatic' about 40th anniversary tour around Ireland

Ireland's favourite redhead (don't @ me) has announced a tour to celebrate 40 years in showbiz. The one and only Bosco will be visiting venues around the country, celebrating the milestone. "I'm ecstatic to announce that I'M GOING ON TOUR AGAIN!!! To celebrate 40 years since I first popped out of my box on the telly," Bosco wrote on Facebook (yes, Bosco