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Poll: Would you support a smartphone tax to fund suicide prevention?
A Senator has suggested that a one to four per cent levy would raise major funds for these resources. Would you support it?
Senator: Tax the smartphone, and use the money for suicide prevention
Senator Catherine Noone said she will be bringing her idea – inspired by a recent development in France – to the Finance Minister.
Van Turnhout in discussions with Fine Gael over filling Mitchell's MEP seat has learned that the senator is in discussions over the possibility of joining Fine Gael and running for the seat being vacated by Gay Mitchell next year.
Senators, rebel TD and Dublin Mayor in running for Mitchell's MEP seat
Former world champion runner Eamonn Coghlan is among the favourites to run for Fine Gael in Dublin in next year’s European elections but there are others in contention…
Consumer body seeking €130k chief executive for soon-to-be-merged body
The National Consumer Agency is seeking a new chief executive, despite being set to merge with the Competition Authority.
Charity street fundraisers to face stiff new laws in UK
The British Public Fundraising Regulatory Association updates list of rules which target ‘chuggers’ – but no such moves are yet afoot in Ireland.
Senator calls for crackdown on €250m-a-year illegal cigarette market
Catherine Noone says tough new measures are needed to tackle the illegal sale of cigarettes in Ireland.
Over half of young interns feel 'undervalued' - survey
A survey of young people on college campuses finds that 53 per cent of interns felt undervalued during work placements.
FG backbencher preparing 'tax transparency' bill to show where money goes
Eoghan Murphy wants to follow the lead of the UK, where each taxpayer is being given a breakdown of their tax spending.
MEPs vote to make further cuts to roaming charges
A Brussels committee votes to lower the ceiling for roaming charges within the EU, with call charges set to fall by June.
The Daily Fix: Monday
Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories…
Customers pay 'more for water than beer' in Dublin pubs, says Senator
Senator Catherine Noone says she carried out a price survey in more than 100 Dublin pubs and found that customers were being charged more per litre for water and soft drinks than for beer and stout.
Majority of FG-Lab councillors want Croke Park deal changed - survey
A survey carried out by a Fine Gael senator finds that two-thirds of FG and Labour councillors would back amending the deal.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
In tonight’s Fix: Murder accused found dead in cell; baby Jesus comes home in pieces; and North Korea’s no-frills airline in photos…
Seanad could operate on a voluntary basis - FG Senator
Senator Catherine Noone said that Senators could work on a volunteer basis to preserve the Seanad as a “key feature of our democratic system”.
David Norris to lodge Seanad complaint over media treatment
David Norris says he has been subjected to abusive media tactics similar to those being discussed at the UK’s Leveson Inquiry.
Over 1,400 events planned nationwide for National Heritage Week
The nine-day festival kicked off on Saturday, with events across the country including at least 200 in Dublin alone.