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Vision-impaired woman: 'Please legislate to keep e-scooters off footpaths'
Anne Marie Kearney is vision impaired and uses a cane. She says e-scooters must never reach a footpath.
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Information and tracing services under Birth Act to begin from next month
On 3 October applications for birth records can be made to the Adoption Authority of Ireland and Tusla.
Colleges to get €3 million euro a year to support students with autism
Funding will start to be rolled out next year to approved projects.
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Different treatment for those who have got booster jab would be unfair at this stage, says Martin
Micheál Martin was asked whether the Digital Covid Certificate would be updated with the booster information.
Court-ordered access to children for separated parents advised to continue during pandemic
The pandemic can’t be used as an “excuse to prevent separated parents having contact with their children”, the Law Society says.
Tours of Glasnevin cemetery museum to be made free to children studying in DEIS schools
€60,000 was awarded from the Dormant Accounts Fund to give hundreds of students from these schools access to the cemetery.
'I’ll always remember holding my results in my hand and seeing the look of pride on my parents' faces'
Ryan Lynch hadn’t been sure if he would ever attend college due to his long-term illness – until he was given the support that he needed.
'No-one else has to do this' - Irish Rail criticised over new travel plans for wheelchair users
Today Irish Rail invited people with disabilities to take a train ride from Connolly to Howth to talk about changes to the service.
'DCU had to be a university that could take in young people from the local areas'
Students tell their tales of how Access programme helped them get to college across Ireland.
Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia
No reason was given for the order to block the online encyclopedia, but the politically unstable state has temporarily blocked access to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube in the past.
Gambian people are using the Irish Credit Union system to get themselves out of poverty
‘I didn’t have to go to the US for a job, I’m now self-employed thanks to the Credit Union’.
Drug company wants Simon Harris to intervene in row on life-changing drug Orkambi
The health minister said he wants “further engagement” between Vertex and the HSE.
Think you know how many devices access your accounts? This is how you can check
Chances are there are more logged in than you think.
Now you have two ways to access WhatsApp on your computer
You did realise you could load it up on your browser in the first place, right?
How the government took 10 years to bring in a new law
The government’s attitude towards disability rights seems to be ‘no rush, we’ll get there in the end’, writes Professor Robbie Gilligan.
Having access to the internet makes us doubt how smart we are
And you thought they just made you ignore people.
Poll: Should gardaí be able to access your browsing history without a warrant?
UK authorities could be getting powers like this next year.
Accommodation for Carrickmines survivors found - but NOT in Rockville Drive
They will be housed in a car park adjacent to Ballyogan Works Depot.
It looks like gardaí have started handing out tickets on one of Dublin's busiest junctions
Motorists were witnessed being issued with fines earlier today.
The French Riviera is in lockdown because of a special visitor
And locals are not one bit happy.
Chris Brown was denied entry into Canada and the internet exploded with praise
Rejection has never felt so public.
Ireland has the seventh fastest broadband speeds in the world
According to a new report from Akamai, speeds in the country are now at an average of 13.9 Mbps, faster than speeds in the UK and Germany.
'My children felt my sadness' - Christmas is a gloomy time for separated Irish dads
Many fathers in Ireland will not see their children at all today.
One teenager's 'terrifying journey' through Ireland's health system after brain injury
Teenager Conor Devlin has told his story of experiencing an acquired brain injury.
A Week in the Family Court: Judge warns parents that he wants no 'point scoring' spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s a selection of some of the common cases linked to relationship breakdowns.
Protester builds 'raft' to stop building of controversial Kilkenny bridge
The council was told that it has no power to halt the building of the disputed bridge.
Man in wheelchair carried off DART as no ramp available at Donaghmede station
Irish Rail said they would like to apologise to the customer featured in the video clip for any distress that was caused to him.
Croke Park: Security in place to prevent One Directioners from queuing too early
The boys are back in town.
Poll: How good is your broadband connection?
Rural Ireland’s dodgy broadband is going to get much better – but what is yours like now?
Google's WiFi-carrying balloon circles the world in under a month
It was originally expected that Google’s balloon would complete a trip in 33 days, but the Ibis-167 managed to complete the journey with 11 days to spare.
250 Cork homes campaign to get proper internet, mobile and landline services
Residents from Courtbrack, Foxes Bridge and Mathey in Cork are now pushing to have a radio mast erected in the area to help solve the problem.
Irish pro-choice activists to protest against Spanish abortion plans
Spain’s government is currently planning to restrict access to abortion services.
The town that proves accessibility IS for all (even with no budget)
Cashel is a heritage town that has seen the whole community come on board to improve accessibility.
Is your town or city accessible to all? You might be surprised…
A new blog looks at what is accessible for wheelchair users and people with restricted mobility.
Poll: Are you spending more time on social media?
A new study has found the majority of Irish people use at least one social media site – but is social media fatigue setting in?
Living in a remote part of the world? Google wants to get internet access to you with balloons
Google is launching balloons into near space to beam internet access to the world below.
PHOTOS: Inside the vaults at Anglo Irish Bank
A TV3 camera crew got access to the vaults at the old Anglo HQ on Stephen’s Green in Dublin. Here’s what they saw.
Two more councils pass motions supporting same-sex marriage
Fingal Couunty Council and Waterford City became the latest councils to support motions on the issue tonight.