A French protester displays the #MeToo slogan with  #Balancetonporc (“expose your pig”) during a rally against sexual violence in Paris last year. Photograph: Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images

Dublin conference debates merits of social media-based anti-sexism movement

The Mental Health Commission noted in its 2017 annual report the inability of CAMHS workers to admit children after hours, ‘thereby forcing’ them to look to adult units instead.

Biggest drop in CAMHS staff in Cos Laois, Offaly, Longford, Westmeath, Louth and Meath

Clive Staunton’s body is removed from  the Glen Easton housing estate in Leixlip, Co Kildare, where he was shot on Thursday night. Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins

Dublin street trader Clive Staunton (50) was related by marriage to the Hutch family

The Rotunda Hospital’s 2017 annual clinical report said the survival rate of babies born premature at 28 weeks or later was 100 per cent. Photograph: David Sleator

Families have to deal with a huge emotional, physical and financial burden, Rotunda Hospital consultant says

The National Transport Authority’s chief executive, Anne Graham, said some decisions may be ‘difficult’, but they were necessary for ‘fast, reliable, punctual and convenient’ public transport. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Properties could lose up to 2m of front gardens to clear the way for first high-speed bus route

Some 30,000 submissions were received by the NTA in relation to the redesign of the Dublin bus network when public consultation closed at the end of September

The letters have been sent to those who may be affected by improved bus and cycle lanes under BusConnects

Study makes a “compelling case” for players to be made wear protective headgear at amateur and professional grades. File photograph: Getty Images

Research team from Dundee university unveils data that shows kit reduces force by 47%

 Sgt Maurice McCabe and his wife, Lorraine, arrive at the Disclosures Tribunal  at Dublin Castle in May 2018. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA

In RTÉ documentary, Garda whistleblower recalls litany of abuse and allegations against him

One teenager, three men in their 20s, and one man in his 40s were arrested and detained at Drogheda and Dundalk Garda stations in connection with a stabbling. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Arrests follow separate discovery of suspicious device on Dublin Road on Sunday night

Investigating officers issue appeal for information after find off Navan Road in capital

Dr Kieran Moore, a specialist consultant paediatric psychiatrist, previously based at Slaney House told an Oireachtas committee  he was resigning as his position was “untenable and unsafe”. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

Psychiatrist previously based at Slaney House in Wexford says building was ‘in a state’

 Minister for Health Simon Harris: is committed to providing free contraception across the State. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Heated exchanges during scrutiny of abortion legislation as it passes committee stage

Minister for Health, Simon Harris: Mr Harris said there are operational issues that had to be teased out in relation to the three-day waiting period, specifically when the “clock starts ticking”.   Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Harris says law will not allow women to seek terminations on basis of sex, race, disability

Taoisech Leo Varadkar  and Junior Housing Minister Damien English at the opening of a new housing development  in Ballymun, Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach says three month limit ‘not worth paper it’s written on’

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has defended the Minister for Health Simon Harris and said the HSE’s practice of passing its problems onto the Department of Health needs to change.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

‘Anything he may lack in experience or age, he makes up in commitment,’ Varadkar says

Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin used speech to criticise Minister for Transport Shane Ross and presidential election candidate Peter Casey. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Party leader says increase in Dáil seats from six to double digits ‘absolutely achievable’

  Séamus Dooley (L) of the NUJ is seen during a  vigil at the Saudi Arabian embassy over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Event held for murdered journalist in Dublin amid calls for international action

Dublin Cycling Campaign says it welcomes the proposed network design, and “encourages its implementation with detailed consideration of the needs of cyclists”.   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Dublin Cycling Campaign wants better conditions on roads which will carry buses for first time or where frequencies will increase

Peter Casey has threated to set up a new party called New Fianna Fáil. Photograph: PA

John Leahy says he will not stand in way of presidential runner-up taking over his party

The M50: The Transport Infrastructure Ireland’s submission noted the inclusion of an orbital bus route  on the M50, ‘where the motorway is frequently congested and where the speed limit of 100kph applies’. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Transport Infrastructure Ireland highlights limited ability of M50, N3, N4, N11 and N81

 Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has said it has a ‘major concern’ with the BusConnects proposals.  File photograph: Getty Images

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown questions plan to have passengers change buses to get to city centre

Minister for Transport Shane Ross  at an NTA briefing in July  to unveil a   public consultation report on  BusConnects.  Photograph: : Nick Bradshaw

Transport authority said it did not have the resources to attend local information meetings throughout the summer

Chief Supt Finbarr Murphy from the Roads Policing Bureau said An Garda Síochána would be ‘strictly enforcing’ the new measures. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Driving with 50-80 mg of alcohol per 100 ml of blood will result in fine and three-month road ban

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Vivienne Bourke, principal of St. Luke’s National School and Tim Stapleton, principal of Tyrrelstown Educate Together during a visit. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

Department signed off on rapid build schools, says Western Building Systems

Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy TD. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Landlords taking properties out of rental market is ‘unacceptable’, says Minister

The presidential election takes place on Friday, October 26th.

All six presidential candidates will feature in RTÉ One’s ‘Prime Time’ debate tonight

Aengus ‘Gussie’ Shanahan  was last seen  on  February 11th, 2000,  on St Joseph’s Street in Limerick city.

The 20-year-old was seen last seen walking along Old School House Lane in Limerick city

Autumn light in Dublin’s Merrion Square on Monday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Met Éireann forecasts ‘more wintery feel to the weather’ with showers and some frost

The board decided to close part of  Ardgillan Community College in Balbriggan immediately for health and safety reasons, and temporary accommodation is being sourced for 200 students. Photograph: Collins

Minister wants to know ‘what happened, what went wrong [and] who’s responsible?’

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar (centre right)  canvassing with Fine Gael ministers in  support of Michael D Higgins in Dublin. Photograph: Cate McCurry/PA Wire

Taoiseach says President has right to use plane if it is available when he requests it

Prime minister Theresa May making a statement in the House of Commons in London on Monday.   Photograp: PA Wire

‘Britain is an important country, a serious country, a great country with great history’

Over half of new mothers indicated that the transition to motherhood was either overwhelming, exhausting or emotionally challenging. Image: Getty Images

Almost two-thirds of new mothers doubted themselves, according to everymum survey

Amanda Carroll  was described by a neighbour as a ‘lovely lady’ and well liked in the area. Photograph: Facebook

Amanda Carroll (33) described as a ‘lovely woman’ and ‘bubbly’ by her neighbours

Labour leader Brendan Howlin said the party would bring forward legislation to ensure children born in the State can become Irish citizens after a period of time and can remain here.  Photograph: Dara MacDonaill/The Irish Times.

Labour to bring forward citizenship Bill in attempt to help people born in State remain

Clodagh Hayes (centre) who was awarded a bronze medal for bravery after she saved a boy from the river Lee with Krista Valteris (left) and Keisha Moloney from Carlow who were awarded certificates of  bravery after they rescued and saved a boy from a pond. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

‘I was in my pyjamas, I ran down the stairs and I dived in. I knew . . . they needed help’

Bus traffic on the busy Rathgar Road, in Dublin 6. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Transport authority to talk to 1,300 property owners about plans for bus and cycle lanes

A stag having a rest in the Phoenix Park. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Dublin park is one of only two parks in the world to receive a gold award

Gardaí from the Ballyfermot/Clondalkin detective and drugs unit seized 23 units of herbal cannabis in the grounds of an apartment block. Photograph: Getty Images

Units of herbal cannabis in the grounds of an apartment block

Musician Sharon Shannon was conferred  with an Honorary Doctorate  of Music at NUI Galway on Tuesday. Photograph:  Aengus McMahon.

University in tribute to work of ‘meticulous’ historian and musician’s ‘tireless’ advocacy

A file image of White Tailed Eagles fighting over scraps of food. The species was among the birds of prey recorded as being poisoned and shot by the National Parks and Wildlife Service last year. Photograph: Neil O’Reilly.

Common Buzzard most commonly killed ‘raptor’ species, National Parks and Wildlife Service says

Felled trees which stood for over 100 years line the Marina in Cork city following Storm Ophelia. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Report one year after Ophelia said wind speeds reached 156km/h in Co Cork

The personnel from the 57th Infantry group had  been due home the first week of October. Photograph: Dave Meehan

More than 100 personnel from the 57th Infantry Group had been due back at start of October

Alan Ryan has been missing since September 22nd.

Gardaí trying to trace Drogheda teenager missing for weeks

Maeve Lewis, executive director of One in Four, says  it estimates fewer than 5 per cent of child sex offenders are prosecuted for their crimes. Photograph: Alan Betson

Charity cites credibility fears, and shame and doubt in dealing with gardaí as main causes

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone: has welcomed Hiqa’s “robust inspection process” around Oberstown. Photograph:  Garrett White/Collins Photo Agency

Inspectors note scant details on restraint and raise concerns at CCTV-monitored searches

Tánaiste Simon Coveney pictured in July launching a public consultation into Ireland’s new development policy. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Charities welcome move on ‘vital’ development assistance

Age Action is calling for any walk time between  buses to be “age-proofed” with regard to the needs of older people. Photograph: Alan Betson

Charity for elderly urges attention to walk time between routes and buses to hospitals

Ossian Smyth, Green Party councillor and chair of the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council,  said the Mount Anville site cannot be sold without a “specific disposal motion” coming forward. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Mount Anville site had been earmarked for Traveller accommodation

Williams Rossa Cole and Rossa Williams Cole  at the gravestone of their great grandmother in Staten Island.

Mary Jane O’Donovan Rossa was involved in Fenian movement and husband’s release

Emma Mhic Mhathúna was one of 221 women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy.  Minister for Health Simon Harris said, “We will work to build a programme worthy of women like Emma.” Photograph: Domnick Walsh

Mother of five (37), who has died of cancer, remembered for her courage and strength

 Emma Mhic Mhathúna, last August. The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar,  said she “did us all a huge service with her advocacy for the HPV vaccine”.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

President leads tributes to CervicalCheck campaigner (37) who died on Sunday

Emma Mhic Mhathúna

Leo Varadkar, Vicky Phelan and others pay tribute to Kerry woman following her death

The Church of the Annunciation, Finglas. The building is to be demolished to make way for a smaller church building. Photograph: Alan Betson

Archbishop tells congregation: ‘I would rather been setting out to open a new church than to find myself closing a building’

Under reforms 10 per cent of Dublin Bus routes - 23 existing services - were put out to tender, which was won by Go-Ahead, a UK company. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Fares unchanged on Go Ahead Ireland buses but frequency and routes may be altered

A screen grab from a video on social media showing an incident between a taxi driver and a cyclist in Dublin last July.

Dash-cam footage shows incident involving a cyclist and taxi driver in north Dublin

The fire took place at 2am on Friday morning at Lakers Social and Recreational Club. Photograph: Simon Harris/Twitter

Fire units attend scene at Lakers Social and Recreational Club in early hours of Friday

Woman’s body was discovered off the Cliffs of Moher. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish Coast Guard was alerted by a passenger ferry on Thursday

Patricia Callan,  head of Alcohol Beverage Federation, she hoped Minister for Health  ‘starts to engage with the [drinks] industry because he hasn’t engaged to date’. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Home of the brand only place in world where product carries warning, says Callan

The Spar Express shop on Rathfarnam Road, Dublin where the winning ticket for the National Lottery’s Lotto draw of €5.7 million  was won    Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Shop owner is ‘buzzing’ with excitement after the jackpot was sold there

 Minister for Housing,  Eoghan Murphy, speaking at the Construction Industry Federation annual conference in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Eoghan Murphy: 'Pace still too slow... further changes will be required, nothing too drastic or too dramatic'

The NTA is due to publish a final Bus Connects network design in the first quarter of 2019. Photograph: Alan Betson

Submission to NTA said ‘much more ambitious investment’ required

. Some oppose the plan because they stand to lose direct routes. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Experts say BusConnects is a better system for the city, but not everyone agrees

The first complete redesign of Dublin’s bus services will see decades-old routes axed and the introduction of new itineraries, which the NTA says will result in more frequent, reliable and integrated services. Photograph: Alan Betson

Strong public reaction will delay publication of final route plans until February or March

Dublin Airport said a male and female passenger were late for a Ryanair flight to Amsterdam and arrived at the boarding gate after the flight had closed.  File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Passenger arrested after he broke though door and ran onto airport tarmac

  Jarrett Walker (far left) said there had been some “hysteria” over the redesign plan. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

National Transport Authority has received about 18,000 submissions

Catherine McGuinness: widening the article to include fathers has “distinct difficulties”. File photograph: The Irish Times

Former supreme court judge Catherine McGuinness calls for ‘simple deletion’ of article

The fire services put out the fire and the scene is currently preserved for examination.

No injuries as emergency services called to blaze at The Avenue on Tuesday night

Regulatory body promises to make improvements ‘in line with spirit of Scally review’

The highest number of mobile phones (334) and quantities of drugs (373) were seized at Mountjoy Prison. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

FOI figures also show there was close to 300 litres of “hooch” home-made alcohol seized

Minister for Transport Shane Ross: Fully committed to the BusConnects project. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for the Irish Times

Transport authority reveals it has already received 15,000 submissions from the public

Gardaí from Blanchardstown, the K-Community Action Team and the District Drugs Unit carried out the search targeting organised cri(...)

Proposed changes to the Dublin Bus network are an attack on working class communities, according to one attendee at a public meeting in Crumlin on the plan.

Access to city centre and to hospitals among concerns raised at consultation meetings

The scene near Clifden, Co Galway, where a woman died after her caravan was blown off a cliff during  Storm Ali. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Storm Ali moves away from Irish coast after leaving almost 200,000 without power

The scene in Claddaghduff, Co Galway where a  tourist in her 50s was killed as her caravan was blown into the sea by Storm Ali. Photograph: Paul Mealey

Some 67,000 remain without power after severe winds batter Ireland

Kathleen O’Toole, chairwoman of the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland,  at the commission’s  report launch in Dublin on Tuesday.  Photograph:  Maxwell’s

GRA welcomes recommendation for body-worn cameras for gardaí

Dr Kieran Moore said that since he started at Our Lady’s hospital in August, he believes GPs are increasingly directing children and adolescents to present at emergency departments.  Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan

Consultant warns of need for increased funding and change in system and approach

Garda preserve scene at the Lidl store in Fortunestown Lane,Tallaght. Photograph: Stephen Collins

Store in Tallaght suffered significant damage when looters used excavator to access store

Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Locals in Lemybrien, Kilmeaden and Swanlinbar feel the loss of their local branch

Paddy Hayter of the Footsbarn Theatre Company with Robyn (3) and Rachel (5) Smit from Stradbally, at an official tour of the festival site

50,000 people will descend on Stradbally this weekend for the end-of-summer festival

‘I am very frightened of him,’  one woman told the family court

Woman tells court partner says ‘he's going to mess me up’

  Pope Francis leaving the Pro-Cathedral in Dublin on Saturday before a meeting with abuse survivors. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Marie Collins asked pope why Church is still allowing disgraced church leaders resign instead of being fired

People arrive  in the Phoenix Park for the Mass with Pope Francis. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Large number of roads are closed until 11pm including routes alongside Phoenix Park

Margaret Cash (28) came to prominence after she circulated pictures of her children - aged between one and 11 years - sleeping on seats in Tallaght Garda station on social media. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/THE IRISH TIMES

Margaret Cash had to leave a three-bed apartment after landlord said it was no longer available

Assistant Garda Commissioner Pat Leahy at the Papal Cross in the Phoenix Park in Dublin where Pope Francis will celebrate a Mass for some 500,000 people on Sunday. Photograph: Garrett White/Collins

About 700 gardaí to be based in Phoenix Park on Sunday with many items banned from site

There will be seven dedicated Dublin Bus transport hubs to bring people as close as possible to the Phoenix Park for the papal Mass. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Widespread road closures to take effect from Saturday morning to facilitate visit

Hozier is among performers due to attend the Stand for Truth rally on Sunday. File photograph:  Aidan Crawley

Stand for Truth rally will begin on Sunday at same time as papal Mass

A measles vaccination kit. Information on measles has been sent to all emergency departments and GPs in Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow to inform them of this outbreak. Photograph:  Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

13 cases recorded in north inner city since July

Pat Doyle, chief executive of the Peter McVerry trust: Organisation has prepared response to the papal visit. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Peter McVerry Trust says it can take people to emergency accommodation amid traffic disruptions

 Margaret Cash with her six sons  outside South Dublin  Council offices in Tallaght earlier this month. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Homeless mother posted photos of six of her seven children sleeping in Garda station

The personal details of 37,000 Eir customers have been affected by a data breach, the telecommunications company has said. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The stolen data consists of names, email addresses, phone numbers and Eir account numbers

The Pastoral Congress at the RDS starts on Wednesday. Photograph: Kilcoyne Kilcoyne/Reuters

Andrea Bocelli, Nathan Carter, and Daniel O’Donnell to perform at Festival of Families

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive said it had sourced a large number of additional rooms. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Families seeking emergency accommodation will be housed in capital ‘in the first instance’

Scene of the fatal stabbing of a Gerard Fortune on Rutland Grove, Crumlin. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Gardaí appeal for information on red Toyota Yaris ‘driven from the scene at Rutland Grove’

The scene of the fatal stabbing of a man in his 60’s at a house on Rutland Grove, Crumlin at about  8pm last night. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin.

Gerard Fortune, in his 60s, died at house in Crumlin ; Man in 30s being questioned by gardaí

Cristina Bergoglio  with two of  her paintings of Dublin. Gallery owner Denise Donnelly says it is  purely coincidence that her exhibition is on during the papal visit

Exhibition is on show in Doorway Gallery, although ‘Uncle Francis’ unlikely to attend

DCU students outside the Dáil at a previous protest over student accommodation in April. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

‘There was an entire lack of empathy for the concerns we were presenting’

The commission said it prioritises qualified teachers to correct exams but every year there are a “small proportion” of examiners who are not qualified teachers.

Commission insists there is ‘rigorous standard-setting and high quality’ during grading

 Phoenix Park ahead of visit by Pope Francis for WMOF2018 closing Mass. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

More than 100 road closures for Dublin as people urged to take public transport to Phoenix Park

A mother who is ‘terrified’ of her son has been granted a two-year barring order at Dublin District Family Court.  File photograph: Getty Images

Mother tells the court she ‘has not slept for two weeks’ following violent incident

The collision occurred at Deerpark on the Castlepollard to Collinstown Road between 10pm and 11.20pm. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Woman (18) is in serious condition after the collision on Wednesday night

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