Minister partaking in Battle of the Somme 100th anniversary commemorations

Humphreys attending Somme centenary events

08.36 Minister for Regional Development, Rural Affairs, Arts and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys is visiting France to attend a series of commemorative events to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.

City Bin customers tol automatically remain on their current waste plans

News in Brief

11.07 A round-up of other domestic and international news.

One application for a review was made to the HSE, and the committee found the application met the criteria for a termination

26 terminations carried out in Ireland last year

29 Jun There were 26 terminations of pregnancy conducted in Ireland last year under the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013, according to the latest report on its operation, laid before the Oireachtas today.

Industrial action was sanctioned by 87% of PNA members in a recent national ballot

Psychiatric nurses begin industrial action

29 Jun The Psychiatric Nurses' Association has begun national industrial action in protest at what it says is the understaffing of mental health services across the country.