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US is preparing to ban foreign-made drones from government use

The Trump administration is preparing an executive order to ban federal departments and agencies from buying or using foreign-made drones, citing a risk to national security, TechCrunch has learned. The draft order, which was drafted in the past few weeks...

Outrage as students to be shuttled 10km to Tallaght instead of current local Lucan school from September

Parents in west Dublin have been left outraged after being told their children will have to be bussed from Lucan to Tallaght to attend secondary school from September. The board of management of Griffeen Community College issued a...

Department of Education backtracks on plans to move Griffeen Community College 10km away from Lucan to Tallaght after local outrage

Plans to re-locate a Lucan community college to a different school 10km in Tallaght have been backtracked by the Department of Education. It follows an intense backlash by parents, students and locals to the changes which were due...

Latest Department of Housing figures reveal record number of people living in emergency accommodation

Despite all the recent Government platitudes and promises the number of people living in emergency accommodation reached a record high last month. Latest figures released yesterday by the Department of Housing reveal that in September 8,374 people accessed emergency accommodation....

Local TD says fire safety breaches found in new Primary Schools are unacceptable

Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has described breaches found in fire safety at a number of new primary schools across the State as "unacceptable and bordering on criminal neglect." A recent fire safety audit commissioned by the Department of...

Third level shenanigans a cause of concern

Sinn Féin Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe, has described the "shenanigans" and lack of governance in third level institutions recently highlighted on RTÉ's Prime Time Investigates programme as "deeply disturbing." RTE’s investigations unit worked for several months on uncovering...

State funding could soon cover the cost of fertility treatments

It is great news for couples out there who are struggling to conceive, as proposed legislation announced today will see fertility treatments funded by the state. The Department of Health said funding for treatments will be made available as part of...
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Enrique Iglesias shows for the first time the face of his daughter

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...

One of the best European restaurants cooks for doctors fighting against the coronavirus

The Steirereck in Vienna, a restaurant with two Michelin stars, is now lighting its stove to feed those who are on the front lines...

Otto Sonnenholzner, the unexpected leader of the coronavirus crisis in Ecuador

In the absence of the President of Ecuador, Lenin Moreno, who due to his age (67 years) is within the COVID-19 risk group. It was...

Fiorentina players who tested positive for COVID-19 are cured

The Argentine defender, Germán Pezzella, the Italian striker, Patrick Cutrone and the Serbian attacker, Dusan Vlahovic, have tested negative in recent tests carried out...