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10 May 2018 02:07 Call for Government help on social housing

The Irish Council for Social Housing published its annual report which showed housing associations, normally not-for-profit organisations, provided 2,330 homes for social housing in 2017 through a combination of build, acquisition and leasing, almost doubling its output for 2016. Along with re-lets of existing homes, the ICSH said 3,160 homes were provided 2

07 May 2018 23:00 CervicalCheck boss: Inform just three of 10 women

The former head of CervicalCheck recommended just three of 10 women with cervical cancer whose cases she reviewed be informed that they were part of a smear audit. The women, from the midwest, were being treated at the colposcopy clinic at University Maternity Hospital Limerick (UMHL). Their charts were forwarded to Gráinne Flannelly, then clinical director 1

04 May 2018 13:05 Only three of 15 senior garda phones handed over to Disclosures Tribunal

The phones were used by former Garda Commissioners Martin Callinan and Nóirín O’Sullivan, along with Superintendent David Taylor. TWELVE OF FIFTEEN mobile phones belonging to senior garda officers are missing and cannot be provided to the Disclosures Tribunal. The phones were used by former Garda Commissioners Martin Callinan and Nóirín O’Sullivan and by former 5

03 May 2018 23:00 Eoghan Murphy defends homeless figures amid statistic manipulation accusations

The Housing Minister has strongly defended homeless figures amid accusations that the statistics were manipulated to ensure the numbers remained below 10,000. Eoghan Murphy hit out at the opposition, claiming they are “so desperate” to see the numbers go up “that they think we should be counting people who are not in emergency accommodation or in homelessness 3

02 May 2018 23:00 Baking student rises above competitors

The resurrection of a 100-year-old monks’ yeast bread recipe helped a 17-year-old student rise above his competitors to become senior winner at a student enterprise competition. Manus Heenan’s Abbey Bread is a wholemeal yeast bread mix inspired by the breads made at Mount St Joseph Abbey from 1896 up to 2010. He is a transition year student at the abbey’s 8

01 May 2018 11:01 There are going to be 87 more gardaí on Ireland's roads

87 NEW ROAD members of the Garda Roads Policing unit have been appointed throughout the country. The appointments come as part of the force’s Modernisation and Renewal Programme 2016-2021. The programme has seen the Traffic Corps unit renamed Roads Policing and today 80 gardaí and seven sergeants were appoint to units across the country. A further 63 gardaí 11

29 April 2018 23:00 CervicalCheck leaders to remain pending review

The executive has made a plea for the review to be completed before any judgement is passed on the programme’s management “in keeping with the usual principles of natural justice”. The plea was made following the resignation of the CervicalCheck programme clinical director, Grainne Flannelly, over the weekend, following comments from Health Minister 5

25 April 2018 01:52 Cardiac arrest survivor gifts defibrillator to Blarney group

He was minutes from death after going into cardiac arrest near the top of Blarney Castle last Friday. But yesterday, US tourist David Motte walked out of Cork University Hospital hand in hand with his wife Joy, leaving a parting gift they hope will save another life. It follows a decision by HeartSafety Solutions, a firm which sells automated external 5

20 April 2018 17:07 'It's been a long wait': Two anonymous callers donate €8k for spina bifida patient's wheelchair

Darren Noonan has been waiting seven months for a new wheelchair, but has been unable to secure funding. TWO ANONYMOUS RADIO listeners have donated €8,000 to pay for a new wheelchair for Limerick man Darren Noonan who lives with spina bifida. Noonan, aged 33, needs a new wheelchair which costs €8,000 as his current one is outdated. To date, he has been waiting 8

18 April 2018 23:05 Irishman resigns from prestigious American football job after alleged drink driving incident

Fergus Connolly was arrested last month. AN IRISHMAN WHO worked as a performance consultant for Liverpool Football Club, the New York Knicks and Munster Rugby among others has resigned from his high-profile job after crashing his car in an alleged drink driving incident, TheJournal.ie has learned. Fergus Connolly, who was once branded one of the most sought 9