Members of An Gardai Siochana were injured in assaults 943 times in the past three years with injuries ranging from bites, fractures, dislocation, open wounds and internal head injuries.
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The Senior Management of An Gardai Siochana incurred expenses of over €32,000 for the first six months of 2018.
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The Managing Director of TV3 wrote a letter to RTE in April claiming that the national broadcaster was engaging in ‘de facto censorship of TV3’ by excluding references to the channel and its talent.
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Right to Know has obtained documents under FOI allowing a unique insight into the Irish government’s increasingly strained relationship with Facebook after a number of scandals rocked the tech giant this year.
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Over €50,000 has been spent making videos promoting government policies go viral on social media, in which Taoiseach Leo Varadkar features heavily.
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The front page of Climate Action Network’s ‘Off-Target’ report…
The Minister responsible for climate action responded defiantly to a report claiming Ireland was the second worst in Europe on fighting climate change but admits he is ‘disappointed’ in recent projections.
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The Merrion Hotel on Mount Street Upper, Dublin, Ireland. Src: WikiCommons
A HOTEL suite costing €600-per-night, limousines that cost up to €400 an hour, and private performances of Ulysses and traditional music were among the costs billed to the taxpayer to entertain visiting foreign politicians.
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COMMUNICATIONS minister Denis Naughten told Facebook he was “appalled” by an undercover report into the company especially because he had publicly defended the social media giant on several occasions.
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Irish Water’s National Draught Plan from 2016 recommended focusing communications on ‘using drought situations’ to promote controversial policies like water metering, while no mention of climate change awareness was made.
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The Information Commissioner has uncovered 68 documents the Department of Justice previously claimed did not exist when requested under FOI.
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