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Monday, 23 April 2018

We must vote No to protect our children'

We must vote No to protect our children'
- After almost three months of travelling and talking to people in every county, this is why I believe we can and should vote No. First of all, it's important to state that we, in good conscience, can vote No. Ireland's abortion laws have already been changed. It is legal to terminate a pregnancy in Ireland to ...



Relatives of gambling addicts would prefer them to be hooked on heroin instead, expert claims

Relatives of gambling addicts would prefer them to be hooked on heroin instead, expert claims
- Some studies suggest one in five problem gamblers attempt suicide and Barry added: “It's difficult to compare it to alcohol because you've got three people dying a day from alcohol in Ireland. But at the same time the suicide rates among people with gambling problems are higher than any of the other ...

Report finds young people using internet for sex education

Report finds young people using internet for sex education
- Young people are turning to the internet for sex education, according to a report by Youth Work Ireland. ... Dr Patrick Burke, chief executive officer of Youth Work Ireland, said the Government urgently needs to deliver a comprehensive overhaul of relationship and sexual health education in schools.

Tory tensions mount as Brexiteers warn against Brexit U-turn on customs union

Tory tensions mount as Brexiteers warn against Brexit U-turn on customs union
- Such a U-turn would be popular with business leaders and go a long way to resolving Mrs May's difficulties in dealing with the Northern Ireland border issue. However, it would also be hugely controversial with senior members of the Cabinet, with Downing Street now believing International Trade ...

May faces eurosceptic rebellion over customs union plans

May faces eurosceptic rebellion over customs union plans
- European officials also see staying in the customs arrangement as a potential solution to the otherwise intractable issue of how to avoid a hard border between the UK and Ireland after Brexit. Senior Brexit-supporting ministers are likely to make their case for breaking free of the EU rules directly to the ...

Theresa May to reverse stance on UK leaving the customs union after Brexit

Theresa May to reverse stance on UK leaving the customs union after Brexit
- But there are growing concerns about the impact of cutting ties with Britain's largest trading partner, and the possible risk to peace in Northern Ireland by introducing an Irish border in the event of a 'hard' Brexit. Yesterday, Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin said that the future of the North was “being ...

Food prices could climb 45% without Brexit trade deal, warns retail group

Food prices could climb 45% without Brexit trade deal, warns retail group
- The NIRC's campaign "will ensure that Northern Ireland consumers are front and centre" in the Brexit negotiations, it said. The organisation also pointed to the differences between Northern Ireland and Great Britain households, saying the average household here had less than half the weekly spending ...

You wouldn't have to wait too long': Former Taoisigh Ahern and Bruton warn of violence if 'hard ...

You wouldn't have to wait too long': Former Taoisigh Ahern and Bruton warn of violence if 'hard ...
- The two former leaders were part of a discussion on 'Brexit, Ireland and the Good Friday Agreement' at the Mansion House in Dublin. They were joined by another former Taoiseach, Brian Cowen, who stressed the importance of EU support for the Northern Ireland peace process and the need for this to ...