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The explosive-laden lyrics take center stage in the bullying investigation as Fianna Fáil’s Marc MacSharry resigns
Marc MacSharry has resigned from Fianna Fáil, ending his family’s nearly 40-year association with the party.
‘That IThis is the worst thing I’ve seen in my life” – staff shortages in maternity hospitals at a “crisp” point as the cost of living takes its toll
Ireland’s maternity hospitals are currently suffering from a ‘critical’ staff shortage, with many leaving due to the cost of living.
“These people” are gay, they’re trans, and they’re your neighbors, Father — at least the Bishop of Kerry knows better
“In terms of canon law, Fr. Seán Sheehy is probably correct in what he said to the parishioners of St. Mary’s in Listowel over the weekend, but where was his humanity?” writes Liam Collins.
‘Red Alert’ as bird flu found in dead swans threatens Christmas turkey supplies
Ireland’s Christmas turkey is under threat after a new virus that has decimated flocks in Europe, Britain and the US was discovered in a dead swan in Cavan.
Double Child Support Payment: Wealthy families are allowed to give money back if they don’t need it
Social Protection Secretary Heather Humphreys has announced that she will make provisions to allow wealthy families to return their duplicate child support payments to the state.
Four out of ten women with suspected breast cancer face delays despite an “urgent” referral
Four out of 10 women urgently referred to an HSE rapid access clinic to find out if they have breast cancer were not seen as early as they should have been.
Expansion of Center Parcs village in Co Longford put on hold after environmental objections
Plans for a €100m extension to Center Parcs holiday village in Longford have been shelved after a number of objections to the project were raised over concerns about its environmental impact.
Arson attack on money couriers’ home is just the latest example of violent extremes by fraud gangs
Detectives are increasingly concerned that gangs involved in organized fraud use the same intimidation tactics as criminal organizations involved in illicit drug trafficking.
Zelensky is speaking to Irish students via video link to DCU this month
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy will address students of secondary and higher education in Ireland via video link on November 16, it has been confirmed.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-headlines-as-marc-macsharry-resigns-from-fianna-fail-expletive-texts-of-bullying-probe-revealed-maternity-hospital-shortages-at-critical-point-avian-flu-threatens-christmas-turkeys-in-ireland-42112060.html Today’s headlines: As Fianna Fáil’s Marc MacSharry resigns, rants from bullying inquiries revealed; Bottlenecks in maternity hospitals at “critical” point; Avian flu threatens Christmas turkeys in Ireland