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Taoiseach’s response to cross-border directive question a slap in the face to those I bring to Belfast for cataract procedures” – Lawless

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Aontú representative for Mayo, Paul Lawless, has hit out at Taoiseach Micheál Martin over remarks he made in the Dáil on Wednesday regarding the EU cross border directive.

'Forgotten’ stranded Irish in Australia need Government’s help

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Thousands of young Irish people are stranded and "forgotten" in Australia because of the Covid-19 pandemic and are "begging" for the Government’s help to come home.

Sport will rise again - but it's about getting through the next while as a country

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These are unprecedented times. I recall being on a panel on Radio One in January where I expressed my concern about the congesting of the GAA season and - in particular - playing games and fixing the majority of league games from late January through March, when the weather is so unpredictable.

Irish Travel Agents Association Welcome the DFA Move to Repatriate Irish Tourists in Spain

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The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) have welcomed the move by the Tánaiste Simon Coveney which has ensured Irish tourists currently in Spain and who want to fly home can do so by midnight Thursday. The Tanaiste engaged with his Spanish counterpart and with Aer Lingus and Ryanair to secure this.

Tánaiste to address Galway public meeting on Brexit

Simon Coveney, the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs, will be in Galway next week to address a public meeting on Brexit and the upcoming trade talks between the UK and EU.

Stormont Assembly finally resumes as candidates prepare to brew up a general election storm

Oh, so much to talk about, so much to discuss. So where do we begin?

Conservative Christmas while thoughts turn towards Northern Assembly talks

Well, we have the UK result, and indeed Boris carried it off. Such a huge result for him, and for the Conservative Party. When you saw the maps on the screen, and what were once red Labour strongholds completely overrun by the blue of the Tories who took over most of those seats, it was quite amazing. Of course, I stayed up till after four in the morning looking at it on TV. No matter what you say about Boris Johnson, he put his heart and soul into the campaign, and he won.

FG v FF - who will dominate Galway West after Election 2020?

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There are 15 days to the UK general election, and as much of a feast as it is for political anoraks like Insider, and as much as he will enjoy binge-watching the coverage on BBC and Channel 4, it is at the front of his mind that the Irish General Election is itself, only months away.

Pressure eased on local air ambulance service demands

The fact that the new air ambulance service based in County Cork has already responded to 45 emergencies in its first thirty days of operation clearly justifies the need for the establishment of the service to take pressure off the air ambulance based in Athlone, according to Denis Naughten TD.

State examinations in full flow as quest for Tory leadership continues

The weather has turned particularly uncertain for high summer. I for one am very glad, and I’m sure many other people are, that it has turned cool and uncertain. It seems that always we have heatwave weather when students are doing their Junior Cert and Leaving Cert, and how difficult it must be for them as they swelter with their thoughts and their writings in the examination hall and the sun beams in the windows, leaving them with the feeling that they should be out enjoying it. But the cooler weather has meant it is easier for them to concentrate.

 

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