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Monday 18th August

Direct Provision

Now, with promises of Government reform of the Direct Provision system, reports began to surface last week of issues some residents had at the Mount Trenchard Direct Provision centre in ...

Friday 15th August

Merriman Summer School

All this week the Merriman Summer School in taking place in Ennis in County Clare. Our reporter Brian O’Connell who himself is speaking at the school this afternoon, joined Keelin ...

Thursday 14th August

Leaving Cert

While almost 57,000 students got their result sin this year’s Leaving certificate yesterday, often the media interest in results is confined to those small minority of student who achieved a ...

Tuesday 12th August

Drugs in Regional Towns

The community meeting held in Roscrea in County Tipperary to address the drug problem in the town has highlighted the extent to which drug addiction has migrated from our main ...

Monday 11th August

Puck Fair

The Puck Fair in Killorglin is one of Ireland’s oldest and most unusual festivals, but this year the event has attracted controversy, with animal rights groups claiming the manner in ...

Friday 1st August

Everyday Sexism

An article this week in The Guardian newspaper outlined ten of the most common sexist situations faced by women in the workplace. These included questions about childcare, inappropriate touching and ...

Wednesday 30th July

Direct Provision

Earlier in the week we heard from Minister Aodhan O Riordain on his plans to try and reform the Direct Provision system for asylum seekers. The new Minister was on ...

Monday 28th July

Direct Provision

In recent weeks our reporter Brian O’Connell has been reporting on the Direct Provision system in Ireland. With new Minister of State for Equality, New Communities and Culture, Aodhán O ...

Thursday 17th July

Two Men in a Camper Van

It’s day four for our 2 men in a campervan, and reporters Brian O’Connell and Paddy O’Gorman are coming to us live from Tramore this morning.

Wednesday 16th July

Two Men in a Camper Van

Now day three for our two men in a campervan, and this morning our reporters Brian O’Connell and Paddy O’Gorman came to us live from Cobh.



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