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#Communities

# communities - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Varadkar says socialists want to separate 'people paying for everything but qualifying for nothing' from others
# Social Housing
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# Social Housing

Varadkar says socialists want to separate 'people paying for everything but qualifying for nothing' from others

Sep 26th 2018, 4:10 PM 50,813 Views 233 Comments

The Taoiseach said socialists want to segregate communities.

# communities - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Gang of armed locals chase burglars through town in Leitrim
# Burglary
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# Burglary

Gang of armed locals chase burglars through town in Leitrim

Feb 22nd 2018, 8:25 PM 77,753 Views 67 Comments

An RTÉ Prime Time programme due to air tonight looks into the problem of repeat burglary offenders.

# communities - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

'One family lost four out of five children to drug addiction'
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# Communities

'One family lost four out of five children to drug addiction'

Nov 29th 2016, 8:30 PM 14,780 Views 9 Comments

Members of the public are being urged to report drug dealing in their area.

# communities - Sunday 22 May, 2016

This Irish documentary about fishing and oil is making people angry
# Atlantic
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# Atlantic

This Irish documentary about fishing and oil is making people angry

May 22nd 2016, 8:45 AM 98,270 Views 85 Comments

Risteard O Domhnaill was behind the documentary The Pipe. Now he has returned with an acclaimed documentary voiced by Brendan Gleeson.

# communities - Monday 25 April, 2016

Rank-and-file gardaí don't think much of their boss's stance on station closures
# The Commissioner
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# The Commissioner

Rank-and-file gardaí don't think much of their boss's stance on station closures

Apr 25th 2016, 7:02 PM 13,752 Views 26 Comments

The Commissioner appeared before the Policing Authority for its first public session today.

# communities - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Gardaí say crime in Stepaside is up and it's time to reopen the station
# Communities
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# Communities

Gardaí say crime in Stepaside is up and it's time to reopen the station

Apr 12th 2016, 6:01 AM 14,695 Views 33 Comments

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has also revealed the results of a survey which found 93% support a work-to-rule.

# communities - Friday 12 February, 2016

Thieves steal more than two miles of copper from dangerous overhead lines
# Power Network
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# Power Network

Thieves steal more than two miles of copper from dangerous overhead lines

Feb 12th 2016, 6:25 PM 34,486 Views 89 Comments

The ESB has expressed concern for the safety of those stealing the wire.

# communities - Thursday 24 September, 2015

This rural village is about to get some of the fastest broadband in the country
# Fibre Optic Connectivity
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# Fibre Optic Connectivity

This rural village is about to get some of the fastest broadband in the country

Sep 24th 2015, 8:20 AM 25,262 Views 35 Comments

This comes as part of a joint venture between the ESB and Vodafone.

# communities - Monday 8 June, 2015

Money from dormant accounts to be used to fund drug prevention services
# Forgotten Pennies
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# Forgotten Pennies

Money from dormant accounts to be used to fund drug prevention services

Jun 8th 2015, 4:52 PM 9,784 Views 16 Comments

Funding will also be provided for groups supporting disability services and home carers.

# communities - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Just how much of an impact do volunteers have on the communities they help?
# Help
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# Help

Just how much of an impact do volunteers have on the communities they help?

Jun 2nd 2015, 6:10 AM 9,238 Views 32 Comments

A new study has looked at this in detail.

# communities - Sunday 3 May, 2015

This non-profit wants to start up 100 projects across the country in 100 days
# WORKING TOGETHER
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# WORKING TOGETHER

This non-profit wants to start up 100 projects across the country in 100 days

May 3rd 2015, 3:00 PM 10,031 Views 7 Comments

ChangeX aims to help communities start up their own projects to help improve their lives.

# communities - Friday 2 January, 2015

Over one million texts about local crime sent under Garda text alert system
# Stop Crime
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# Stop Crime

Over one million texts about local crime sent under Garda text alert system

Jan 2nd 2015, 9:34 AM 12,013 Views 14 Comments

The text alert system was launched by the gardaí in September 2013

# communities - Monday 17 March, 2014

Requests for €15.5m to help Irish people living abroad
# Emigration
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# Emigration

Requests for €15.5m to help Irish people living abroad

Mar 17th 2014, 8:15 AM 10,613 Views 28 Comments

A programme in Eamon Gilmore’s department provides funding to organisations supporting Irish communities abroad.

# communities - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Alcohol Forum says alcohol is wreaking havoc on communities around Ireland
# Harmful
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# Harmful

Alcohol Forum says alcohol is wreaking havoc on communities around Ireland

Mar 13th 2014, 11:25 AM 10,700 Views 87 Comments

Alcohol’s harm to others will be discussed at Alcohol Awareness Week at the end of the month.

# communities - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

TCD scientists find significant increases in MRSA strains outside of hospitals
# Outbreak
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# Outbreak

TCD scientists find significant increases in MRSA strains outside of hospitals

Mar 5th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,616 Views 6 Comments

Between 2002 and 2011, researchers identified a 44-fold increase in the prevalence of PVL-positive MRSA.

# communities - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Planning process criticised as Government publishes details of public consultation
# Planning
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# Planning

Planning process criticised as Government publishes details of public consultation

Jan 7th 2014, 4:40 PM 6,820 Views 15 Comments

Ireland has submitted its first report on the implementation of the Aarhus Convention which ensures public participation in environmental planning.

# communities - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Rabbitte: 'There must be meaningful engagement with the public over Eirgrid plans'
# Eirgrid
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# Eirgrid

Rabbitte: 'There must be meaningful engagement with the public over Eirgrid plans'

Dec 3rd 2013, 10:13 PM 6,284 Views 21 Comments

Minister Pat Rabbitte said tonight that it is the Government’s policy to deliver infrastructure in the most “cost efficient and timely way possible”.

# communities - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Gardaí launch 'text alert' service to tackle rural crime
# Rural Crime
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# Rural Crime

Gardaí launch 'text alert' service to tackle rural crime

Sep 24th 2013, 5:19 PM 11,852 Views 44 Comments

The initiative will allow people to send alerts of suspicious incidents to the rest of the community through gardaí.

# communities - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Archbishop Martin: 'Communities must mobilise and speak out against violence'
# Speak Out
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# Speak Out

Archbishop Martin: 'Communities must mobilise and speak out against violence'

Sep 11th 2013, 5:32 PM 3,112 Views 18 Comments

The Archbishop of Dublin said that acts of violence, like that of a pipe bomb being left in a graveyard this week, should be condemned.

# communities - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Three former garda stations licensed to be used by community groups
# Disused
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# Disused

Three former garda stations licensed to be used by community groups

Sep 5th 2013, 6:30 AM 16,375 Views 26 Comments

How the closed garda stations should be used is decided by the OPW, which is engaging with 64 interested groups across the country.

# communities - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Column: In Ethiopia, ordinary Irish people doing extraordinary things in difficult circumstances
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Column: In Ethiopia, ordinary Irish people doing extraordinary things in difficult circumstances

May 19th 2013, 1:30 PM 293 Views 6 Comments

National Volunteering Week ends today. Here Donnacha Maguire, who is in Ethiopia, tells us about some of the work being done by Irish volunteers in the country.

# communities - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Committee to hear about bullying on social media
# Social Media
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# Social Media

Committee to hear about bullying on social media

Mar 13th 2013, 6:30 AM 2,745 Views 13 Comments

The hearing is one of a series on social media use in Ireland.

# communities - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

TD says Hogan has neglected scheme for disadvantaged urban areas
# Funding
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# Funding

TD says Hogan has neglected scheme for disadvantaged urban areas

Jan 8th 2013, 7:02 PM 6,191 Views 20 Comments

The Minister has said the phasing out of city council and development boards will have implications for the programme.

# communities - Friday 28 September, 2012

Column: Why internet trolls exist and why they're unlikely to go away
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Column: Why internet trolls exist and why they're unlikely to go away

Sep 28th 2012, 1:09 PM 3,380 Views 122 Comments

Ciarán Mc Mahon writes on the theories behind internet trolling and explains why, as long as there is a free and open internet, they’re probably not going to go away.

# communities - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Column: Ireland needs to regain that elusive feelgood factor
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Column: Ireland needs to regain that elusive feelgood factor

Jul 17th 2012, 7:00 AM 48 Views 60 Comments

For economic recovery we must first lift the national mood, writes Ruairi Devlin – and the arts can help do that.

# communities - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Garda Commissioner: Station closures will affect areas but communities can help reduce crime
# Policing
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# Policing

Garda Commissioner: Station closures will affect areas but communities can help reduce crime

May 2nd 2012, 8:40 PM 3,171 Views 30 Comments

Martin Callinan says the closure of Garda stations will affect communities – but that plans were in place to minimise the impact of such changes.