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Ruairí Quinn: highlighted a communications gap between school management and parents

Parents and students are at the receiving end of the education system but their views on the services provided are only infrequently requested. So it (...)

A young woman begging in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin’s 50 most persistent beggars are to be targeted for removal from the streets under a new initiative from the Garda and Dublin City Council. Gar(...)

Children  at a blazing Halloween bonfire at Glasthule, Co Dublin, two years ago. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

More than 500 tonnes of pallets, tyres and other materials stockpiled for bonfires has been seized by Dublin City Council in the lead up to Halloween.(...)

Feargal Quinn: said there was an anomaly whereby young people who had no choice but to go abroad in search of work were treated as “foreigners’’ after returning

The case of an Irish emigrant who was classed as a “foreigner’’ when he returned to pursue an academic course was highlighted yesterday by Feargal Qu(...)

Independent Senator Feargal Quinn’s Bill was for the banning of upward only rent reviews.

The Government suffered an embarrassing defeat in the Seanad last night on the eve of the referendum to scrap the Upper House. Ahead of polling(...)

 Senator Feargal Quinn: moved the Private Members’ bill to abolish upward only rent

The Government suffered an embarrassing defeat in the Seanad last night in advance of tomorrow’s referendum to abolish the House.Four Labour Senators,(...)

Student Universal Support Ireland endured months of criticism in its inaugural year due to serious failures in the systems set up to pay student grants.

The student grant awarding body Susi says it is two months ahead of where it was in the processing of grants last year, with many changes to the syste(...)

  Superquinn sausages at the Blackrock, Dublin,  store. Since 2005, the product  has been made by the Larry Goodman-owned ABP Meats.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne

When the curtain was pulled down on the iconic Superquinn brand yesterday morning there was just one word on the lips of many people who heard the new(...)

The council is seeking Government sanction to impose a levy on vacant sites in the city to “encourage” developers to bring their land back into use.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Developers engaged in “land hoarding” could be forced to sell up under Dublin City Council plans to rid the capital of vacant sites. The council is se(...)

Senator Feargal Quinn: said the Seanad was in the last chance saloon. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Government had a comfortable majority last night in the first crucial vote on the Bill allowing a referendum to abolish the Seanad.Independent S(...)

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