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# concerns
'We don't want to go down the line of other sports where play-acting is rewarded'
Leo Cullen says it’s important rugby strikes a balance between being a safe game and one which retains its values.
# concerns
Mayo midfielder O'Shea brought to hospital for scans on suspected dislocated shoulder
Seamus O’Shea needed oxygen as he left the field in the first-half of their win over Tipperary.
# when september comes
Carillion construction fallout: Wexford principal fearful new school may not be able to open in time
As the end of the term approaches, Loreto’s board of management and principal are getting increasingly worried.
# concerns
'In terms of quality, expectations have reached a new low during this campaign'
A team can still be pragmatic and expressive.
# concerns
Johnny Sexton to join Sean O'Brien in having injury scanned in New Zealand
The Leinster pair will know more after scans on Monday in Auckland.
# temple bar company
Temple Bar traders have some concerns about the new College Green civic plaza
The new plaza will see the area directly in front of the entrance to Trinity College Dublin largely pedestrianised.
# concerns
'They are actually diving blindly and hitting someone's leg' - Gatland
The Lions boss was not happy with how the All Blacks targeted Conor Murray.
# Fire Safety
London tower block fire must serve as a 'wake up call' to Ireland
Following on from the fire, concerns have been raised about a number of issues around Ireland’s fire safety regulations.
# Childline
ISPCC withdraws 'Headbomz' campaign ad from cinemas following worries it could upset children
The charity said it had consulted with over 150 children while developing the campaign.
# Special Needs
'Huge concerns' over future of disability service in Kilkenny
The centre at Ballytobin is to be transferred to the HSE.
# luas cross city
'It's impossible to get any rest': Dublin residents frustrated at late-night Luas works
Construction on the Luas Cross City has been ongoing in Dublin since early 2013.
# unclear
'I think he will be good to go for the Lions series and hopefully sooner for us'
Munster boss Rassie Erasmus has full confidence in ‘unsung hero’ Duncan Williams.
# concerns
Munster's Conor Murray and Rory Scannell are 'big doubts' to face Saracens
Darren Sweetnam was another to pick up an injury in the win over Ulster.
# concerns
Munster prepare themselves to lose Erasmus after strong offer from SA
The Munster director of rugby may be leaving despite having two more years on his contract.
# concerns
'You could see he went out to do Seanie': Maguire stretchered off in friendly match
Cork City manager John Caulfield wasn’t happy afterwards.
# concerns
Irish Rail says it's committed to safety improvements after criticism by regulator
Transport Minister Shane Ross said there is “no immediate risk to safety”.
# concerns
'I'm not one to come off, I couldn't stand up straight': Coleman feeling better following Ibrahimovic incident
The Ireland captain was forced to be substituted earlier, causing concern on the international front.
# concerns
Sexton, Henshaw, Stander and Kearney doubts for Australia clash
Joe Schmidt says the Ireland out-half has a hamstring issue.
# UK
Marie Stopes suspends abortion services amid safety fears
Women booked in for terminations at Marie Stopes will be transferred to other providers.
# hoverboards
Nearly 34,000 products didn't make it onto the Irish market over safety concerns
The latest figures were released by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
# concerns
Couple who kept son (13) out of school for four years spared jail and fined €1,000
The mother and father have been warned they risk having their children being taken into care.
# celtic tiger
Ireland's most dangerous homes: 'The wood of the balcony crumbled like Weetabix'
A new documentary questions the safety of homes built in the Celtic Tiger era.
# concerns
'It’s wrong, it’s abuse of young players' - Tipp football boss unhappy over burnout
Liam Kearns has also voiced his frustration at the lack of access to top dual players Steven O’Brien and Seamus Kennedy.
# Hacking
DDoS attacks brought down lottery and government sites, but what are they?
It was the reason why a number of high-profile Irish sites were forced offline, but how much of a problem can they be?
# eat it
Was your favourite takeaway closed over food safety concerns last month?
The FSAI said there can be “no excuse” for putting consumers’ health at risk.
# Banking Inquiry
David Drumm's statement to the Banking Inquiry will NOT be published - yet
The DPP raised the concerns this morning.
# Church
IRFU decline to comment amid Cian Healy World Cup fears
It is believed the 27-year-old is still struggling to shake off the after effects of neck surgery.
# Concerns raised
'There is a risk that Fianna Fáil will disappear altogether'
The son of former president and Fianna Fáil minister Patrick Hillery is worried for the party.
# Conundrum
'I'll get a few things wrong' - Schmidt ponders Ireland's World Cup squad
The Kiwi head coach admitted the process of picking 31 players is proving hugely difficult.
# Cork
Missing 30-year-old found safe and well
He was last seen on 18 February.
# concerns
Former minister who set up Irish Water says 'forces' at work to privatise company
Fergus O’Dowd is calling for a referendum to be held next year.
# concerns
Privacy shouldn't be sacrificed for safety from crime, survey finds
The findings come from Microsoft which is currently involved in a legal battle concerning a US warrant for emails stored on Irish servers.
# Judgement
Error count a concern but O'Connor pleased with Leinster's second half
The Australian head coach was enthused by the performances of Darragh Fanning and the back row.
# suspect cases
Three more people isolated in Spain over Ebola concerns
This brings the number currently being monitored for Ebola symptoms to 16.
# concerns
322 sought post-abortion counselling info from Cura in 2013
The figures are contained in Cura’s annual report for 2013.
# do not like
Here's how Facebook is fighting fake likes
Ever heard of ‘bought likes’?
# Vulnerable
Sex trafficking victims 'in danger of abuse in Direct Provision'
That’s according to agencies who have contacted the Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald.
# Demonstration
Survivor of Symphysiotomy: 'It was 12 months before I could walk, people have no idea'
The group handed in a letter to the Taoiseach’s office today.
# concerns
Was your favourite eatery closed over food safety concerns in August?
The FSAI has reported seven closure orders and one prohibition order from last month.
# Mount Trenchard
Extra services put in place at Direct Provision centre after protests
A small number of residents at the Limerick centre had gone on hunger strike.