Saturday, January 19, 2019
'It's obscene, madness...' - schools 'ban pupils from running' after insurance bill soars (Stock image) Children are banned from running and kicking footballs in schoolyards because of soaring insurance costs, a Fine Gael TD has said. Dublin Fingal TD Alan Farrell said...

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Rescue ships dock in Spain as migrant debate simmers across Europe The 930-mile journey across the Mediterranean from Sicily to Valencia took nearly a week. Migrants finally arrived in Valencia (Alberto Saiz/AP) Ships in the Aquarius aid convoy docked on Sunday at...
First boat in Aquarius convoy carrying 630 migrants docks in Spain Migrants are met by emergency workers after descending the Italian coast guard vessel Dattilo upon arrival at the eastern port of Valencia, Spain (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz) The first Italian government...
Political grudges stalling action on housing crisis The breakdown in relations between FG's Eoghan Murphy and FF's Darragh O'Brien could affect an election Sinn Fein housing spokesman Eoin O Broin marked Eoghan Murphy’s first year as Minister for Housing with a...
World at our feet as festival of football kicks off John Giles, Eamon Dunphy and Liam Brady The World Cup has returned, and while my love for association football has waned over the years, I for one am jolly well excited...
The plates may be moving, but who knows in which direction Deep divisions remain between North and South - and within the North itself INCLUSIVE: Arlene Foster wants DUP to broaden appeal Pic: AFP/Getty As I was ruminating on the implications of...
My cultural life: pianist Dearbhla Collins Dearbhla CollinsBilly JoelAlone in BerlinUnbearable Lightness of Being Dearbhla Collins is one of Ireland's foremost pianists. She performs recitals with singers Benjamin Appl, Patricia Bardon and Tara Erraught. She also regularly works with Dame Ann...
Works by William Blake and ‘dazzling sun’ artist to go on show at Tate Olafur Eliasson will showcase a large-scale exhibition as well as an outdoor work. Visitors responding to Olafur Eliasson’s installation The Weather Project at Tate Modern in 2003...
Melania Trump says US should govern ‘with heart’ amid immigration row The first lady “hates to see children separated from their families”, her spokeswoman said. Even Melania Trump waded into the emotional issue (PA) First lady Melania Trump has waded into the...
Ministers told: 'Don't mention Brexit in front of the royals' Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall pictured as they took a stroll along Derrynane beach during their visit to Caherdaniel Co Kerry. Picture Credit: Frank McGrath Government ministers were...

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