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15 October 2018 15:56 'We deserve a place to be how we are': Limerick woman raped as a child starts victims' support group

A Limerick woman who was sexually assaulted and raped as a child, is to launch a new "12-step" support group programme for abuse survivors. Leona O’Callaghan, 37 (pictured), has revealed her traumatic abuse and has bravely waived her anonymity, to help other victims find a path to survival. The mother of three will hold the inaugural meeting of her group

15 October 2018 08:03 Sinn Féin closes WhatsApp group over 'inappropriate and disrespectful' texts about President Higgins

The messages sent during Saturday’s Presidential debate, suggested Higgins needed a booster seat. SINN FÉIN HAS closed down a WhatsApp group after messages sent to it described President Michael D Higgins as a ‘leprechaun’. According to images shared in the Irish Daily Star the texts included a photograph of Higgins seated in studio during the debate 1

13 October 2018 16:30 An Irish-language festival is coming to Dublin next week ... here's what's in store

IMRAM, the Irish language literature festival, is taking place in multiple venues around Dublin from Monday. BOB DYLAN AS Gaeilge – that’s just a small taste of what will be on offer at an Irish language literature festival next week. IMRAM, the Irish language literature festival, is taking place in multiple venues around Dublin from Monday until next Saturday 15

10 October 2018 08:16 Bishop setting up group to fight off 'evil forces' and recite prayers of exorcism

Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan said the ministry group will pray and recite the prayers of exorcism. A CATHOLIC BISHOP in Ireland has said he is setting up a “delivery ministry” group of people who will try to fight against “evil spirits”. Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan said that he has received several requests from people ”who are getting in touch with what they believe

09 October 2018 12:36 Donohoe announces details of new affordable housing scheme

A single person earning over €50,000 will be ineligible to apply. FINANCE MINISTER PASCHAL Donohoe has announced details of a new affordable housing scheme. Delivering his budget speech to the Dáil, Donohoe said that a total of €2.3 billion to the housing programme for 2019. In relation to affordable housing, Donohoe said he is increasing the planned 1

09 October 2018 11:35 Man held in Bulgarian journalist murder investigation

The brutal killing of the 30-year-old has shocked Europe. A MAN HAS been detained as part of the probe into the killing of a Bulgarian journalist in the northern town of Ruse, Bulgarian public radio is reporting, citing police sources. The brutal killing of 30-year-old Viktoria Marinova — who presented a current affairs talk programme called “Detector 1

09 October 2018 08:53 Kim Jong Un ‘wants the Pope to visit North Korea’

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants Pope Francis to visit his country, South Korean officials said. Mr Kim told South Korean president Moon Jae-in during their summit last month that the pope would be “enthusiastically” welcomed in North Korea, South Korea’s presidential office said. The North Korean leader has been intensely engaged in diplomacy in recent 2

09 October 2018 08:05 Cervical screening programme could collapse if labs don't renew contracts

The cervical screening programme could collapse if the two labs involved don't renew their contracts. The HSE has confirmed intense negotiations are ongoing with US lab Quest and MedLab Pathology in Dublin. Both labs are meeting the required standard according to the Scally report. However, they have reportedly asked the HSE to indemnify them against 1

08 October 2018 21:02 Council denies promising accommodation for horses at new housing estate

Members of the Travelling Community have claimed that Tipperary County Council has failed to honour assurances about stables. NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN TIPPERARY County Council and members of the Travelling Community are continuing in a bid to resolve a dispute over a new housing development. A number of families were set to move into houses at Cabragh Bridge 2

07 October 2018 10:00 'You forget your aches': Older Dubliners are taking over the Mansion House each week for a unique fitness class

The 12-week programme is aimed at older adults and run by non-profit organisation Siel Bleu Ireland. “AUTOMATICALLY YOU GET so much more energy and feel more positive about yourself,” says Marie Grennell (84), about the 12-week exercise programme she and nineteen other older Dubliners are taking part in. The project, which aims to improve participants’ 2