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Coronavirus: how to keep your home clean

Unsurprisingly, there's a lot of information (and misinformation) flying around on social networks, so we've put together a guide of the best scientifically-based cleaning advice. We know that the following cleaning list seems daunting, especially if you have a larger home...

City council to look at hotel bed tax for Dublin

Dublin city council has given the go-ahead for a fresh look at introducing a hotel bed tax in Dublin. The consultation is expected to consider how a visitor levy could be collected and who should have to pay. The local...

Record 656 patients waiting for hospital bed

It may well be a new year but judging by the latest figures there isn't much positive news coming from the hospitals as it has been reported today that there are a record 656 patients on trolleys or on...

Local TD tells Dail Tallaght Hospital is unsafe and dangerous

Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe yesterday raised "the worrying and dangerous conditions in Tallaght Hospital" with the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, in the Dáil. The Sinn Féin TD called for extra supports and resources to relieve the...

Cold weather strategy announced as highest number of homeless people recorded in Dublin

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive (DRHE) has announced details of the Cold Weather Strategy 2017, new facilities and enhanced service options to meet demand for homeless emergency accommodation and to tackle rough sleeping. This comes as the highest number of rough...

O’Connor raises issues at Tymon North Community Nursing Home

Local Councillor Charlie O’Connor says he has responded to calls from the local area and sought an update from the HSE on the Building Programme of the new Community Nursing Home facility at Tymon North in Tallaght. He raised the...

Tallaght site goes on the market for guide price of €4 million

The site of the Cuckoos Nest pub is being advertised for sale this week by auctioneers DNG with permission for 39 three bed houses, six two bed apartments and commercial space. The 4.52 acre site on the Greenhills Road has...

Extent of hospital overcrowding evident in latest stats

Right now up to 380 people are waiting to get a bed at hospitals across the country. The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation claims 299 people are on trolleys while a further 84 are in overflow areas of wards. According to...

Tymon North nursing home gets go ahead

South Dublin County Council has granted planning permission to develop a 100-bed nursing home in a field in Tymon North. The decision was made despite objections from local residents and councillors such as loss of property value in the...
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The singer's followers highlighted the considerable physical resemblance the baby has to her mother, former tennis player Anna Kournikova Since Enrique Iglesias became a father for the...

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