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Sports clubs in Ireland urged to become more inclusive

The Federation of Irish Sport has expressed concern about under representation of certain minority groups


One in 10 have witnessed abuse of vulnerable adult – research

Safeguarding Ireland has called for tougher laws to combat abuse.


Shots fired at house in ‘reckless attack’ in Lurgan

It is being linked to a separate incident in which a car was set alight.


‘Testify at Bailey trial,’ Sophie’s son urges people of West Cork

It is time to bring an end to a crime that is “neither a mystery nor a legend”.


Garda Commissioner’s evidence raises questions

The evidence of Garda Commissioner Drew Harris before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) earlier this month about the controversial prosecution of a civilian Garda employee, has raised some serious questions.



May to begin discussions on ‘bold’ new Brexit offer

PM facing another difficult week as Tories braced for a hammering in the European elections.



Ryanair says profits down more than a quarter

The company has delayed delivery of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.


Google ‘blocks Huawei from using apps on phones’

The Verge has reported that Google has cut off Huawei’s licence.


Auction politics back with a vengeance

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe professes to be very proud of his rainy day fund and it is surely good that our Government has a sinking fund from which resources can be drawn should the national roof fall in, or fiscal dry rot develop.


The Monday Interview: Winds of change blowing into Cork

With 900 people from 38 countries coming to Cork next month for a major international wind energy science conference, it is time to focus on the incredible renewable energy resources in the country, according to Cian Desmond.


Solo run for Cork energy firm

A Cork company is bringing energy solutions to the Orkney Islands, writes $1.



Divorce Referendum: Compassion that reflects life’s reality

A yes vote would offer a lifeline to the tiny number of people coping with the difficulties of marriage breakdown, writes $1


Divorce Referendum: Enter the disposable relationship

$1 questions the wisdom of taking a provision related to an aspect of society as important as marriage out of the Constitution.


Divorce Referendum: Regime keeps couple in toxic situation

Custodial and financial issues can’t be put on hold for four years after a marriage break-up, says Karen Murray