Category: LOCAL NEWS

Government Send Annual Letter Of Thanks To UK For Allowing Irish Women To Have Abortions

FOLLOWING the publication of UK health service records, the Irish government has penned its annual letter to the UK, thanking them for accepting the outsourcing of Irish abortions to their country. A total of 3,451 Irish women travelled to the UK to access abortion in 2015, something the Irish government was quick to acknowledge. “Honestly,… Read more »

Clonmel Town Closing Down Sale Begins

TIPPERARY motorists have been warned to expect delays this week as Ireland’s biggest inland town, Clonmel, is shutting down for good after launching a closing down sale earlier this week. Left derelict after years of austerity and unsustainable rents, Clonmel will officially close down on the 25th of May, forcing 17,000 residents to seek refuge in surrounding… Read more »

Garda Commissioner Cancels Maurice McCabe’s Penalty Points As Apology For Comments

THE fallout from the O’Higgins Report into how the Gardaí handled claims by Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe continued today with a kind and conciliatory gesture by Garda Comissioner Noirin O’Sullivan. Authoured by Justice Kevin O’Higgins, the report highlighted myriad flaws and incompetencies in investigations carried out by the Cavan/Monaghan division of An Garda Síochána, and… Read more »

Second Dublin Ikea Delayed Amid Search For Allen Key

THE proposed development of the Carrickmines branch of Ikea has been postponed while contractors head back to Sweden to get an allen key that should have come in the packaging. The 15,000 square foot premises, long-rumoured after the success of the flagship branch in Ballymun, is set to open in the Summer, providing the construction… Read more »