Progress on paid leave for Health Service Employees with Long COVID

The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has welcomed the HSE’s offer of engagement with health sector representative bodies regarding a scheme for Paid Leave for Public Health Service Employees unfit for work post-COVID-19 infection. The Department of Health, Health Service Executive, and Department of Public Expenditure and Reform have been engaged on proposals for a … Read more

Ireland’s women’s team coach Vera Pauw reveals she was raped and sexually assaulted

The Republic of Ireland women’s team coach Vera Pauw reveals she was raped and sexually assaulted as a player several years ago. The Football Association of Ireland has given its full support to the women’s national team head coach, Vera Pauw, after her revelations of rape and sexual abuse. Pauw, who featured in 89 games … Read more

Termination notice periods to significantly rise for tenancies under three years

The notice periods that landlords should give tenants earlier than evictions are set to rise for tenancies below three years in duration- greater than tripling for tenancies lower than six months. Legislative amendments to extend the required termination notice period that tenants must receive (where there has been no breach of tenant obligations) were passed … Read more

Aldi Ireland issue urgent recall of popular product over salmonella fears

Aldi Ireland is recalling the above batch of The Foodie Market Milled Brown Flaxseed due to the detection of Salmonella Typhimurium.  Recall notices will be displayed in Aldi stores that sold the implicated L131315 batch, which was a 200g pack size and has a best before the date of January 2023. People infected with Salmonella typically develop symptoms between 12 and … Read more

Bray Air Display returns! World Famous Red Arrows to blaze a trail over Bray this July

After a two-year break the award-winning and hugely popular, Ireland’s biggest air festival Bray Air Display returns this July. And it will be back bigger and better than ever with an incredible lineup including none other than the world-famous Red Arrows. The free, family event is one of the most popular air shows in Europe … Read more

Ph.D. students to get €28,000 as yearly research stipend

PhD students will be offered a €28,000 annual stipend from a new €100 million public-private partnership aimed at recruiting researchers from abroad and retaining doctoral students at home. Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris have announced a new partnership between industry and the government to recruit and retain research talent. Innovate for … Read more

Teenage pedestrian dies in hospital after Celbridge collision

A teenager has died in hospital following a road traffic collision with a car in Kildare on Wednesday. The collision, involving a pedestrian and a car, happened at approximately 11:55 am on Aghards Road in Celbridge. In an update on Friday, gardaí said the teenager had since died at Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown. “The pedestrian, a … Read more

‘Flying Women’ Kanika Tekriwal, An entrepreneur who owns 10 private jets at age of 32

With an aim to reform the private jet industry, a budding Indian entrepreneur named Kanika Tekriwal founded an aviation based startup at the age of 22. Now, after 10 years, Tekriwal’s business is flying high and she owns 10 private jets, reported Indiatimes. An MBA graduate, Tekriwal co-founded JetSetGo with her friend Sudheer Perla back in … Read more

Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha set to be named chairperson of retail unit

Isha Ambani is set to be named chairman of the Reliance conglomerate’s retail unit in another sign that her father, Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani, is pushing ahead with a plan for succession in one of Asia’s richest families. An announcement of Isha Ambani’s elevation could come as early as Wednesday, according to people with knowledge … Read more

‘Housing for All’ Guidelines on the Residential Zoned Land Tax for Local Authorities issues

The Minister for Housing, Local Government, and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, has issued Residential Zoned Land Tax Guidelines for Planning Authorities under Section 28 of the Planning and Development Act (2000), as amended. The Guidelines, which support Action 15.2 of Housing for All, set out the processes and considerations for planning authorities to undertake the mapping … Read more

Young man arrested after gardai seize €325,000 worth of cocaine in Dublin

Gardai have arrested a young man after seizing €325k worth of cocaine and €3,575 in cash following a search operation in west Dublin yesterday.  Gardai said that at approximately 3 pm, officers raided a residential property in Ashfield Court where they discovered five kilograms of suspected cocaine, €3,575 in cash, and other drug paraphernalia. Five … Read more

Plan for 500 modular homes to help house Ukrainian refugees arriving in Ireland

The Government has approved the provision of 500 modular houses as part of its plans to address the need to develop capacity for Ukrainian arrivals. Once in place, the modular houses will accommodate 2,000 people across 20 sites across the country. The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage are assisting with finalising site selection. … Read more