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Ireland is currently suffering from a measles outbreak, which began in Limerick January of this year, with forty confirmed cases. Measles is highly infectious, so much so that 90% of those who have contact with someone who is contagious are extremely likely to develop the disease. This is amid an Europe wide outbreak of the disease. The symptoms […]
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The Green Party has today accused the Government of “misleading the public” over the levels of funding allocated for mental health services in Budget 2018. According to the Mental Health Reform charity, Minister Jim Daly has confirmed that the €35m ‘additional’ spending for 2018 includes €20m carried over from the 2017 budget. This means there will only […]
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As Budget 2018 announcements are underway by Minister Paschal Donohue in the Dail, here are a few changes that will be implemented: The economy will grow by 4.3 percent this year and 3.5 percent next year. A Rainy Day Fund is to be established in the coming year, with at least €1.5bn to be transferred to it […]
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The second annual Swords Summer Festival hosted by Fingal County Council took place last weekend, with the 27,000 people in attendance all enjoying the sunshine. The festival, which was a fundraiser for the Swords Lions Club,  kicked off with incredible performances from the Three Tenors and Roy Taylor on Friday night who raised the roof off […]