Nurses could be in line for a €4,500 pay boost Nurses may be in line for a pay boost of up to €4,500 as part of a €20m windfall recommended for key healthcare staff in the budget.

Demands: Paschal Donohoe. Picture: AFP/Getty Eilish O’Regan and Anne-Marie Walsh September 5 2018 2:30 AM 0 Comments Nurses could be in line for a €4,500 pay boost Independent.ie Nurses may be in line for a pay boost of up to €4,500 as part of a €20m windfall recommended for key healthcare staff in the budget. […]

Former Aer Arann boss Padraig Ó Céidigh rules himself out of presidential race Former Aer Arann boss Padraig Ó Céidigh has ruled himself out of the presidential race.

Senator Padraig Ó Ceidigh. Photo: Mark Condren Kevin DoyleTwitterEmail September 5 2018 11:12 AM 0 Comments Former Aer Arann boss Padraig Ó Céidigh rules himself out of presidential race Independent.ie Former Aer Arann boss Padraig Ó Céidigh has ruled himself out of the presidential race. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/politics/former-aer-arann-boss-padraig-cidigh-rules-himself-out-of-presidential-race-37285224.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37235364.ece/d3230/AUTOCROP/h342/741Senator%20Padraig%20.jpg Email Former Aer Arann boss Padraig Ó Céidigh […]

Taoiseach ‘disappointed’ with Martin’s response to proposal on extending Confidence and Supply talks LEO Varadkar has said he’s “disappointed” with Micheál Martin’s response to his proposals for extending the Confidence and Supply deal, but…

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Photo: Frank McGrath Cormac McQuinnTwitter September 5 2018 5:29 PM 0 Comments Taoiseach ‘disappointed’ with Martin’s response to proposal on extending Confidence and Supply talks Independent.ie LEO Varadkar has said he’s “disappointed” with Micheál Martin’s response to his proposals for extending the Confidence and Supply deal, but said: “We’re going to keep […]

Referendum on ‘sexist’ constitutional reference to a woman’s place in the home postponed JUSTICE Minister Charlie Flanagan has expressed “much regret” that the country will not be voting on the removal of the “sexist and reductive”…

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan Kevin DoyleTwitterEmail September 5 2018 6:07 PM 0 Comments Referendum on ‘sexist’ constitutional reference to a woman’s place in the home postponed Independent.ie JUSTICE Minister Charlie Flanagan has expressed “much regret” that the country will not be voting on the removal of the “sexist and reductive” section of the constitution which […]

‘I let myself down…’ – presidential hopeful Sean Gallagher addresses ‘Tweetgate’ 

Sean Gallagher (Niall Carson/PA) Kevin DoyleTwitterEmail September 3 2018 12:58 PM 0 Comments ‘I let myself down…’ – presidential hopeful Sean Gallagher addresses ‘Tweetgate’ Independent.ie Presidential hopeful Sean Gallagher has claimed the RTÉ Frontline debate “changed the outcome of the presidential election” in 2011. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/politics/i-let-myself-down-presidential-hopeful-sean-gallagher-addresses-tweetgate-37277266.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37263251.ece/ebfbd/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_7c8ffb30-73e8-4dba-b889-e20397cd1ebb_1 Email Presidential hopeful Sean Gallagher has claimed the RTÉ […]

Senator Joan Freeman secures backing of Cork City Council for Presidential bid 

Senator Joan Freeman. Photo: Gerry Mooney Ralph RiegelTwitterEmail September 3 2018 9:53 PM 0 Comments Senator Joan Freeman secures backing of Cork City Council for Presidential bid Independent.ie CORK City Council dramatically voted to nominate mental health campaigner Senator Joan Freeman for the Presidential election. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/politics/senator-joan-freeman-secures-backing-of-cork-city-council-for-presidential-bid-37279904.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37261915.ece/bbb2e/AUTOCROP/h342/61Senator%20Joan%20Free.jpg Email CORK City Council dramatically voted to nominate […]

PoliticsPresidential hopeful says death penalty appropriate for those who harm the elderly Artist and presidential hopeful Kevin Sharkey has said he believed the death penalty would be an appropriate punishment for those who harm elderly people.

Kevin Sharkey Laura LarkinEmail September 5 2018 6:52 PM 0 Comments Presidential hopeful says death penalty appropriate for those who harm the elderly Independent.ie Artist and presidential hopeful Kevin Sharkey has said he believed the death penalty would be an appropriate punishment for those who harm elderly people. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/politics/presidential-hopeful-says-death-penalty-appropriate-for-those-who-harm-the-elderly-37286963.html https://www.independent.ie/regionals/fingalindependent/news/article37167459.ece/58332/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-07-31_fin_42887353_I1.JPG Email Artist and presidential hopeful […]

‘There is now an end in sight’ – locals rejoice as road closed for 10 months set to reopen Works are set to begin to reopen a road in south Dublin that has been closed for almost a year, South Dublin County Council (SDCC) have…

Local residents Margaret Kearney, Stephanie O’Toole, Miriam Mason and Valerie Keogh who are affected due to the closed-off Edmondstown Road (Photo: Kyran O’Brien) Local residents Margaret Kearney, Stephanie O’Toole, Miriam Mason and Valerie Keogh who are affected due to the closed-off Edmondstown Road (Photo: Kyran O’Brien) Local residents Margaret Kearney, Stephanie O’Toole, Miriam Mason and […]

Meet the team bringing the giant ‘Trump Baby’ blimp to Ireland for US President’s visit The organisers behind the ‘Trump Baby’ blimp are on a mission to send the balloon on a worldwide tour – and Ireland is their next stop.

A six-meter high cartoon baby blimp of U.S. President Donald Trump is flown as a protest against his visit, in Parliament Square in London, England, Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Robert Stevens) Rachel Farrell September 5 2018 10:03 AM 0 Comments Meet the team bringing the giant ‘Trump Baby’ blimp to Ireland for US President’s […]