Childcare Providers Stage Strikes, Demand Increased State Funding

Childcare providers across Ireland have embarked on a three-day strike, shutting down creches and demanding increased state funding. The protest, centered at Leinster House, is organized by the Federation of Early Childhood Providers, which claims that 97 creches have closed since March due to financial strain. Elaine Dunne, Chair of the Federation of Early Childhood … Read more

Storm Agnes Causes Widespread Damage In Ireland: Roof Blown off Building In Cork

In a tumultuous turn of events, Storm Agnes unleashed its fury upon Ireland, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. The tempest, accompanied by relentless downpours, triggered severe flooding and inflicted substantial damage to structures across the country. The Met Office had issued an ominous orange alert for regions including Cork, Kerry, Waterford, Wexford, … Read more

Over 50 Nurses Yet To Receive Promised COVID Period Bonus In Ireland

In a concerning development, more than 50 nurses in Ireland are still awaiting the COVID period bonus promised by the government, despite the country’s return to relative normalcy after the pandemic. The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has revealed that 15 community intervention nurses from SouthDoc in Cork and an additional 38 from CareDoc … Read more

Severe Disruption At Dublin & Cork Airports As Storm Agnes Hits Ireland

Dublin and Cork Airports are facing widespread disruption today as Storm Agnes sweeps across Ireland, bringing with it severe winds and heavy rainfall. Multiple flights at Dublin Airport have been canceled, primarily affecting travelers flying with Aer Lingus and British Airways. The cancellations include flights to London Heathrow, Donegal, Bordeaux, Manchester, Nantes, Amsterdam, and the … Read more

Exploring India’s Rich Heritage & Modern Advancements: Know India Programme Invites Diaspora Youth

The Know India Programme (KIP) is set to embark on its 68th edition, offering a unique three-week engagement opportunity for diaspora youth to connect with their ancestral homeland, India. Scheduled from October 31 to November 20, 2023, this program is a bridge between the rich heritage of India’s civilization and its remarkable achievements in the … Read more

South East Technology University (SETU) in Carlow Offers First-Ever Influencer Degree Course

If you’ve ever aspired to become a social media influencer, your dreams might just come true at the South East Technology University (SETU) in Carlow, Ireland. SETU is pioneering a groundbreaking four-year course titled the “Bachelor of Arts in Content Creation and Social Media,” set to commence in September 2024. Applications for this unique program … Read more

Major Drug Bust In Wexford: €140 Million Worth Of Drugs Seized From Submerged Boat

In a dramatic operation off the coast of Ballyconnigar in the Blackwater, Ireland, authorities have intercepted a fishing boat carrying a staggering €140 million worth of drugs. The boat had been under surveillance by the Garda Anti-Drugs and Organized Crime Squad before running aground on a sandbar late on Sunday night. As the boat found … Read more

First Winter Storm “Agnes” Set To Strike Ireland

Ireland braces itself for the arrival of the first named storm of the winter season, “Storm Agnes,” set to make landfall today. Meteorological authorities are issuing warnings to prepare for potentially severe weather conditions. Met Éireann has issued an Orange Wind Warning for eight counties in Ireland, as Storm Agnes bears down on the island. Counties … Read more

Violent Protests Erupt Outside Irish Parliament As Right-Wing Extremists Clash With Immigrant Policies

Dublin – Thirteen individuals have been arrested in the wake of violent protests that rocked the vicinity of Leinster House, the seat of the Irish Parliament. The protests, spearheaded by extreme right-wing factions in Ireland, culminated in a two-hour lockdown of the parliamentary building, leaving numerous TDs and officials stranded. Extremist protesters amassed outside Parliament, … Read more

Investigation Intensifies Into Nursing Home Staff Negligence In Resident Deaths During Covid Pandemic

DUBLIN: An investigation into cases where residents died due to alleged negligence by nursing home staff during the COVID-19 pandemic has gained momentum. Complaints have been lodged against approximately 30 nursing homes, accusing them of causing grossly negligent deaths. During the initial two years of the pandemic, one-third of all COVID-19 fatalities occurred within nursing … Read more

Tax Refund Opportunity: Claim 4 Years Of Flat Rate Expenses To Offset Rising Living Costs

Dublin: To alleviate the burden of rising living costs during the winter months, the government has opened the door for the general public and employees to claim flat-rate expenses for up to four years through tax refunds. This scheme, known as Flat Rate Expenses, serves as a valuable tax credit, specifically designed to ease the … Read more

Ireland Malayalam Mission Entrance Festival Set For October 14th In Blackrock, Dublin

The inaugural festival of the Malayalam Mission Ireland-Blackrock region, organized by the Syro Malabar Sabha Community Blackrock Committee, is scheduled to take place on October 14th in Blackrock, Dublin. The induction ceremony was recently held at the Newtown Park Pastoral Center under the guidance of the St. Joseph SMCC Blackrock Committee. This festival warmly welcomes … Read more