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- Man assaulted in Templeogue
A man is being treated for serious injuries in hospital following an assault in Templeogue, south Dublin, on Wednesday.
- Gold-thieving Nazis pick on the wrong guy
- Safety first
Sir, - Further to "Ireland's cyber security agency has been providing assistance to Ukraine" (News, May 23rd), perhaps we should start with the HSE first? - Yours, etc,
- Waters divides audiences in Berlin as show accused of reflecting anti-Semitism
- Parking spaces at Dublin Airport
Sir, - Much has been written and heard in recent days concerning all the parking spaces at Dublin Airport being sold out ("Dublin Airport warns passengers all parking spaces sold out", News, May 24th).
- Politicians have a duty to guard against the stoking of prejudice
Anyone expecting sympathy for being accused of racism while protesting against foreigners moving to their neighbourhood has a warped opinion of themselves. What part of branding groups of men who are fleeing other countries as potential rapists and paedophiles does not constitute racism?
- Organised crime link to anti-migrant protests – Harris
- An Irishman’s Diary
You've probably never heard of the Irish writer Thomas Southerne, who died on this date (May 26th) in 1746. It's even less likely that you've ever seen any of his plays, long gathering dust.
- St Pat’s players determined ‘to keep run going’ under Daly
- Parents agree ‘no-smartphone’ pact across town’s eight schools
- The Uber FilesHow a US multinational tried to put the squeeze on the Irish government
The February 2016 general election was in full swing when former Department of Finance secretary general John Moran sent a note about the Fine Gael manifesto to his lobbying clients in Uber, the US cab-hailing company that was angling for a big chunk of Ireland's taxi market....
- Legal case for the common good when it comes to a right to somewhere to live
Reading Dáil debates, the Government's speaking lines are consistent: property rights are protected by the Constitution; a three-year rent freeze would face significant legal challenge, and, if it did not, it would fail to solve the rental crisis because it would drive landlords out of the market....
- Hundreds with serious vaginal mesh injuries still fighting for ‘basic care’
Four years after a pause was ordered on the use of vaginal mesh to treat women with stress incontinence and/or pelvic organ prolapse, hundreds with serious mesh injuries say they are still fighting for "basic care"....
- ‘We are recovering from a mass trauma’
'Reduce close human contact. That is how the virus is spread." In his speech to the nation on St Patrick's Day 2020, that's what taoiseach Leo Varadkar asked us to do. In a pandemic, we would have to "social distance", said the WHO. Our lives and the lives of others might depend on it....
- Can I see copies of earlier wills my mother wrote?
Can a lay person write to a solicitor or does communication always have to go via another solicitor?...
- Man jailed for life as judge dismisses privacy objections linked to Dwyer ruling
The ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in Graham Dwyer's case, which found that the indiscriminate retention of mobile phone data for use in criminal investigations is a breach of the law, does not automatically mean that such evidence should be excluded, a High Court judge ...
- Housing must be seen as a human right in new strategy
House prices and rents in Ireland are unaffordable. This need not be the case. The Government has the opportunity with its new housing strategy - due this week -to provide hope for the many thousands desperate to find an affordable home. High house prices and rents are bad for the economy....
- ‘I shouldn’t have stopped the bike being stolen, as I wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for that’
While being interviewed by detectives at Store Street Garda station in Dublin's inner city, George Bento asked them if they had seen City of God, Fernando Meirelles's 2002 film about life in the notorious slums of Rio de Janeiro, in his home country of Brazil....
- Burke is no icon of freedom of expression
Enoch Burke heard a horror story from a "Christian couple" who visited a Christian bookshop in Northern Ireland. In what should have been a place of sanctity, they were confronted by a false idol....
- What are schools doing about soaring rates of cyberbullying?
Digital platforms have proved a lifeline for students during school closures - but there's been a hidden downside. All that time spent online - whether on social media or gaming consoles - has resulted in a sharp increase increase in cyberbullying, according to new research by DCU's National Anti-Bu...