Monday 16th January

Baptism Barrier and School Admissions

Richard Bruton has today announced plans to remove the 'baptism barrier' to publicly funded religious schools. The Minister is also due to outline four possible approaches for dealing with the issue ...

Monday 5th December

INM Pensions

Staff at Independent News and Media are to take part in a protest today over a 70% cut to their pension benefits. Earlier this month, the company said it would ...

Italian Referendum

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will formally resign today following a heavy defeat in the referendum on constitutional reform. Almost 60% of voters rejected the proposed changes and the result ...

HIQA Report on Portlaoise Hospital

A new report in to the safety of patients attending the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise has just been published.  The report has been released by HIQA and it says ...

Wednesday 30th November

Commission on Water Charges Report

Now, the experts have had their say, the Water Commission Report was published yesterday evening and water charges could be back on the table, but not for the majority of people, if ...

Monday 28th November

President Higgins and Fidel Castro

President Michael D. Higgins has signed a book of condolence for former Cuban president Fidel Castro, at the Cuban Embassy in Dublin this morning. Cuba begins nine days of mourning. ...


Stephen Collins of the Irish Times spoke of An Taoiseach's visit to the Vatican and Shane Ross, and his role within Government.

Taoiseach Meets Pope Francis

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has held his first private meeting with Pope Francis in Rome this morning. RTÉ’s Europe Editor Tony Connelly was at the Vatican and he joined us on ...

Monday 14th November

New Zealand Earthquake

Following a magnitude-6.3 earthquake overnight in New Zealand, the country continues to be hit by hundreds of aftershocks. This is the second significant tremor, following an earthquake measuring 7.8 yesterday morning, ...

NTA Taxi Proposal

A knowledge test for taxi drivers?  A range of questions posed by the regulatory body for taxis is asking the public what requirements should be in place for a person ...



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