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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Delay

All time
# pembro
'Time is running out': John Crown says cancer patients could die over delay in accessing drug
The former senator said the situation could be partly due to the delay in forming a government.
# Delay
Confusion surrounds McGregor's next fight as UFC stall the announcement
It was expected to be confirmed last night but the organisation has remained silent.
# Money Money Money
20,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed
…but most of them haven’t submitted all the necessary documentation.
# Technical Difficulties
Aer Lingus plane makes emergency landing at JFK
No one was injured.
# Delay
Anger as train passengers held up by fare evader who refused to pay fine
Some of the commuters affected by the delay have blamed Irish Rail.
# Ouch
Play at French Open halted after part of a giant TV screen falls onto fans
One spectator was injured in the incident.
Emails reveal WHO intentionally delayed declaring Ebola emergency
In public comments, WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan has repeatedly said the epidemic caught the world by surprise.
# Set-back
Limerick must find a ground to play at before the LOI season starts in 3 weeks
Markets Field won’t be ready for the opening month due to concerns over health and safety.
# Penalty Points
NCT delays are making 'an ass of the law', apparently
Have you had trouble getting an appointment?
# Payback
Flight cancelled? You could be owed up to €600
Regulations mean that passengers are due compensation a sliding scale.
# Traffic
Serious collision in Dublin centre causing delays on the canal outbound
The incident involved a collision between a motorcyclist and a larger vehicle.
# Limbo
Samsung postpones Tizen smartphone launch so it can improve its new OS
The company has said it needs more time to develop Tizen’s ‘ecosystem’ before it releases its smartphone, but no new release date was provided.
# Diabetes
Insulin pump therapy for children put on hold for six months at Crumlin hospital
The absence of two nurses means another two have to be trained in on the treatment.
# Delay
Regulator had concerns about Setanta Insurance seven months before warning consumers
The failed insurer has combined unpaid liabilities and premiums of around €45 million, the Finance Committee was told today.
# sweetener
Amazon enters music streaming market by launching Prime Music
Although it’s only available in the US for now.
# Healthcare
Planning for children's hospital delayed, but opening date remains the same
A hospital spokesperson says planning and design stages are being front-loaded.
# Delay
Hooter system in GAA delayed until 2015
As has the rule change that will stop U16s playing minor inter-county hurling and football.
# Stansted Airport
Company regrets that "extreme pressure" and no fueling delayed Ryanair flight
Ground handling agent Swissport said that its high standards fell short in this incident.
# Flights
Flights back to normal today following UK air traffic control issue
Eurocontrol said almost 8 per cent of European traffic was affected by yesterday’s glitch.
# Fire Service
Dublin Fire Brigade vehicle was on 20-minute delay to respond to emergency calls
A ‘ladder engine’ based in Tara Street was kept on alert while it was being serviced, meaning it couldn’t respond to call-outs immediately.
# Budget 2014
Silent protest outside Dáil today over childrens' cochlear implants funding
Parents are calling on the Health Minister to allocate funding for bilateral cochlear implants for children.
# Syria
Syria weapons inspection delayed over safety fears
The investigation has been delayed until tomorrow as rebels fail to guarantee the experts’ safety.
Column: Living with the legacy of corruption
Young Dublin Fianna Fáil councillor Paul McAuliffe says the corruption revealed in the Mahon report makes it difficult to repair public’s trust in politics.
# Mahon
Why did we have to wait so long for the final Mahon chapter?
The final chapter of the report was delayed due to a trial that ultimately collapsed.
# Courts
John Dundon murder trial to resume at Special Criminal Court
The trial of John Dundon, who is accused of the murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan in Limerick, had been adjourned for two weeks after a key witness was hospitalised.
Column: The family home needs to be protected in a debt crisis
The banks are not looking at the long-term resolutions strategies for homeowners in debt; the only available strategies are limited to those that that suit bank recovery, writes Julie Sadlier.
# error
Social welfare payments delayed by one day, affecting 32,700 people
The Department of Social Protection has blamed a “once off processing issue” for the delay with some payments today. They will be paid tomorrow.
# Alleged Collusion
Gardaí 'delayed' giving evidence in informant collusion probe
Minister Alan Shatter wants to convene a meeting with the Ombudsman and the Commissioner following an investigation into accusations of collusion between a member of the force and a convicted drug dealer.
Column: Downtown Boston is a crime scene and I’m sitting in my office a few miles away
Having just moved to the US, Jan Schneider had planned to go watch the Boston Marathon. Luckily, other things came up and he never made it. Here’s his account of living in the aftermath of the Boston bombings.
# Lost luggage
53% drop in rate of mishandled luggage in last six years
However the total number of mishandled bags was 26.04 million, up from 25.8 million in 2011.
# Luas
Luas red line delays of up to an hour
The Luas green line is operating normally, the company said.
Column: Public inquiry system reflects power imbalance in Irish society
Women’s lives are not a priority in the public sphere – and this is clear from a series of inquiries, writes Margaret O’Keeffe.
Pic of the day: Why Liverpool didn't fly home last night
It looks like they made the right decision.
# Delayed
Committee to probe giant backlog in student grant applications
Around 48,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed. Ruairí Quinn has said the delay is “not satisfactory”.
# Delay
New Jersey waves goodbye to Formula 1 race in 2013
The Weehawken track will not be ready, and it is now hoped that the inaugural race can take place in 2014.
# Disability Allowance
Willie O'Dea says Burton 'continues to mislead' over disability allowance cuts
Fianna Fáil TD said the Minister for Social Protection should be upfront about changes to criteria for the allowance and explain application refusals and delays.
# Squabble
LFP: Television rights dispute will not postpone La Liga start
Canal+ and Mediapro are locked in a battle over broadcasting contracts for the top two divisions in Spain.
# Ulster Bank
Ulster Bank crisis: Customers still waiting to be paid
Ulster Bank says that payments made yesterday, and since 21 June may still not be available.
# Delay
New suicide prevention boss to be appointed "shortly"
The last Director of the National Suicide Prevention Office retired last year – and a replacement has yet to be appointed.
# Nuisance
Rained off: Niland's Aussie qualifier falls foul of the weather
Conor Niland’s first-round Australian Open qualifier against Stephane Bohli has been refixed for 11pm tonight (Irish time).