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# guidelines - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Third level students will need to maintain two-metre social distance while on campus

The guidance was issued for third level students ahead of the upcoming academic year.

# guidelines - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

From The42 World Rugby document says matches with large crowds unlikely before vaccine Behind Closed Doors

World Rugby document says matches with large crowds unlikely before vaccine

Full-contact training will also present a major challenge for rugby teams.

# guidelines - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

From The42 Uefa opens door to domestic leagues being cancelled ‘in special cases’ Guidelines

Uefa opens door to domestic leagues being cancelled ‘in special cases’

The national member associations of European football’s governing body gathered for a conference call on Tuesday.

# guidelines - Friday 17 April, 2020

Traveller organisations urge mourners to avoid mass gatherings at funerals

Yesterday, video footage emerged of a large Traveller funeral being held in Birr, Offaly.

# guidelines - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Abortion guidance for Northern Ireland published by UK government Ni

Abortion guidance for Northern Ireland published by UK government

The abortion law won’t change later this month if the NI Executive is restored by 21 October.

# guidelines - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Irish influencers 'must have evidence' to back up their Instagram claims about wellness products

One influencer claimed that a gut-health product stopped their irritable bowel syndrome.

# guidelines - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Broadcasters warned about use of social media in presidential election coverage

‘Tweetgate’ somewhat overshadowed the presidential election in 2011.

# guidelines - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

How a young Deaf student helped bring about the new Irish Sign Language version of the National Anthem Amhrán Na BhFiann This post contains videos

How a young Deaf student helped bring about the new Irish Sign Language version of the National Anthem

The new version of the anthem was performed by a Deaf choir accompanied by an army band piper in Leinster House yesterday.

# guidelines - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Judges to get new sentencing guidelines after Sinn Féin deal with government

It is hoped that the bill will be at committee stage before the end of the current Dáil term.

# guidelines - Friday 27 April, 2018

Judge who jailed grandfather for rape calls sentencing guidelines 'somewhat bizarre'

“It’s somewhat bizarre that an area that is so sensitive has so little in the way of guidance for a trial judge.”

# guidelines - Friday 23 March, 2018

EU leaders approve guidelines for negotiations on post-Brexit relations and trade talks

However, the major issue of the Irish border still remains unresolved.

# guidelines - Sunday 18 February, 2018

The government has no idea if people are serving on more state boards than they should be

The allocation of state board memberships has caused no end of controversy in Ireland in the past.

# guidelines - Monday 18 December, 2017

No need for parking spaces and more apartments per floor allowed in complexes under new draft guidelines

The Housing Department today published new draft guidelines around apartment developments.

# guidelines - Friday 10 November, 2017

TripAdvisor now issuing warning badges to hotels where sexual assaults are reported

This follows an investigation into reports made against a hotel in Mexico.

# guidelines - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'There's a lot of deceit and fraud coming from the puppy farm sector' - Charity criticises new guidelines

Proposed new guidlines for dog breeding have gone out to public consultation.

# guidelines - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Renaming a street after Savita Halappanavar "wouldn't be possible" under current rules

A Dublin City Councillor is bringing forward a motion to rename a street in Dublin after Halppanavar.

# guidelines - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Jokes about the Queen's sex life on BBC Radio 4 ruled as 'personal, intrusive and derogatory'

The BBC issued a formal apology on its Corrections and Clarifications section shortly after the broadcast.

# guidelines - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Australians travelling to Ireland warned of 'increased tensions' ahead of 1916 anniversary

The travel guidelines were updated on Monday.

# guidelines - Friday 29 January, 2016

Four people with 'swine flu' have been admitted to hospital

The HSE has said that H1N1 is now considered a “seasonal flu virus”.

# guidelines - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

37 people in Ireland died from asthma attacks last year

And Leo wants this figure to drop.

# guidelines - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

A transgender woman made to miss flight after penis appears on body scanner

Shadi Petosky was on her way from Florida to Minneapolis.

# guidelines - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Why resuscitating people for a long time after drowning will not always work

New study looks at the outcomes after resuscitation.

# guidelines - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Muslim communities share guidelines on how to deal with cartoons

The ‘survivors’ edition’ of Charlie Hebdo features a depiction of Mohammed on its cover page.

# guidelines - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

'Never again': New guidelines introduced after Savita's tragic death

An early warning system in maternity hospitals is to be standardised.

Google could have another EU-related headache to deal with

The EU’s privacy regulators are pushing for its ‘Right to be Forgotten’ ruling to be applied globally by all search engines.

# guidelines - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Ireland will receive more taxes from oil and gas exploration under new terms

However, it has been criticised for ‘not going far enough’, with tax increases falling short of what was recommended by an Oireachtas committee.

# guidelines - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Tattoo and piercing industry regulation under review - because there's none right now

Businesses must adhere to health and safety rules, but there is nothing specifically tailored for the industry.

# guidelines - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From The42 McConville reveals 'lots of high profile players in bother' with gambling Addiction

McConville reveals 'lots of high profile players in bother' with gambling

The former Armagh footballer believes the number of ‘problem gamblers’ will continue to grow.

# guidelines - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Psychiatrists need support dealing with Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act - IMO

The IMO president has written to Minister for Health James Reilly saying guidelines are needed to help determine the suicide risk in these cases.

# guidelines - Friday 3 January, 2014

Noise from Dublin Port terminal "exceeds WHO levels"

A new study by two researchers says that the noise from the container terminal exceeds night-time guidelines.

# guidelines - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

New, transparent guidelines on family reunification applications published

Minister Shatter said the policy guidelines are necessary to assist applicants and decision makers.

# guidelines - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

From The42 'If a player gets three concussions in a season they should get expert neurology advice' Line Of Fire

'If a player gets three concussions in a season they should get expert neurology advice'

The IRFU launched new concussion guidelines for the amateur game but Dr Rod McLoughlin has strong views on the professional game.

# guidelines - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Guidelines for helping save money on health technologies are updated

The HIQA guidelines help healthcare professionals determine the financial implications of new technology.

# guidelines - Thursday 24 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge 16 unspoken rules everyone should live by Laws Of Life

16 unspoken rules everyone should live by

Come on. We’re not animals.

# guidelines - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Starbucks ads to tell customers: Guns not welcome here

The coffee chain will run fill-page ads in major newspapers today.

# guidelines - Friday 30 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 9 Unwritten Rules Of The Irish Pub Just For One

The 9 Unwritten Rules Of The Irish Pub

Must know.

# guidelines - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Charities regulator to be in operation by 2014

New Charities Regulatory Authority will be funded by charities by way of “modest annual registration fee”.

# guidelines - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

RTE Prime Time creche investigation to air tonight

The station has promised parents it will only broadcast the programme once and it will not by uploaded to the RTE Player.

# guidelines - Monday 29 April, 2013

Column: Assisted suicide not permitted, but we still must find a humane path for these people

Today, seven judges from the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal by Marie Fleming, who had sought to be allowed an assisted suicide without the risk of prosecution for anyone who helped her, but where to next with this contentious debate, asks Dr Eimear Spain.

# guidelines - Thursday 31 January, 2013

National guidelines on mental health in secondary schools published

The guidelines provide information to schools on how to address mental health promotion and suicide prevention.

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