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# intervention - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Nun who broke planning laws to set up west Cork hermitage given until next summer to vacate premises

Two runs continue to live on the property.

# intervention - Saturday 29 February, 2020

From The42 A little help from an Irish ex-footballer has a big impact on bullied youngster Intervention

A little help from an Irish ex-footballer has a big impact on bullied youngster

Gary Dempsey flew to Scotland this week to lend his support to eight-year-old Ollie Young.

# intervention - Monday 9 April, 2018

Doctors want to bring in alcohol tests for pregnant women

The aim of the tests would be to reduce instances of foetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Ireland.

# intervention - Monday 2 October, 2017

Poll: Should the Irish government criticise the intervention of Spanish police in Catalonia's referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Irish government criticise the intervention of Spanish police in Catalonia's referendum?

The aggressive intervention of the Spanish police in the weekend’s referendum has been criticised by many European leaders.

# intervention - Friday 5 August, 2016

Malaysian rape suspect marries 14-year-old victim to avoid jail

There have been similar cases in Malaysia in the past.

# intervention - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Tomorrow's Tesco strike has been called off

It was deferred following intervention by the Workplace Relations Commission.

# intervention - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Google's self-driving cars are still leaning on its drivers for tight situations

Its autonomous cars experienced 272 cases where drivers were required to grab the wheel, and avoided 11 crashes.

# intervention - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Blocking suicide hotspots can reduce the number of deaths at sites by more than 90%

The new research found that interventions can buy time to allow an individual to reconsider their actions.

# intervention - Saturday 22 August, 2015

US, UK and French leaders are all praising their citizens for stopping the train gunman

The train was carrying 554 passengers.

# intervention - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Senior Archbishop warns: Church could face legal action for opposing gay marriage

The head of the Catholic Church in Ireland has issued a long message to churchgoers tonight.

# intervention - Friday 1 May, 2015

IDA boss didn't talk to the government before calling for a Yes vote

Martin Shanahan’s call for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage referendum has not gone down well with the No side.

# intervention - Friday 27 March, 2015

The government has 'got to listen' to Donald Trump's call to block Aer Lingus sale The Donald Says No This post contains videos

The government has 'got to listen' to Donald Trump's call to block Aer Lingus sale

The US billionaire’s intervention has been described as “a bit bizarre” today.

# intervention - Sunday 28 September, 2014

HSE denies legal action taken to forcibly hydrate Miss Y, but is still reviewing what happened

Reports this morning claimed that Department of Health officials intervened in the case, objecting to the legal action being taken.

# intervention - Friday 22 August, 2014

Islamic State will "have to be defeated" says America's top general

The militants have an “apocalyptic, end of days vision”, it has been said.

# intervention - Friday 18 July, 2014

Addiction services costing State €114m this year

Treatment and intervention provided by a range of services, making it difficult to ascertain just how much the State spends on alcohol addiction, according to the HSE.

# intervention - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Irish people going blind waiting for cataract surgery

Ireland could save €76 million annually if earlier intervention was prioritised.

# intervention - Saturday 15 March, 2014

"Putin, get out of Ukraine": 50,000 turn out for anti-intervention rally... in Moscow

The march comes on the eve of Crimea’s vote on whether to secede from Ukraine and join Russia.

# intervention - Monday 3 March, 2014

Aer Lingus rebooks customers to avoid air strike chaos on St Patrick’s weekend

A panel of experts is to examine problems in the pension fund at the centre of the dispute but SIPTU said today it is still not in a position to call of the work stoppages planned for Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports.

# intervention - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Tánaiste says Russian forces in Ukraine is a ‘dangerous situation’

Eamon Gilmore on the Russian Federation to abide by international law and to respect Ukraine’s territorial integrity and independence.

# intervention - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Breast cancer patients who stop oral hormone therapy at threefold risk of recurrence

Study by Trinity College Dublin scientists found that taking the treatment consistently over five years has real benefits for survival.

# intervention - Friday 15 November, 2013

Fianna Fáil says government needs to intervene in Lufthansa Technik closure

Today Lufthansa said it was considering closing its firm in Rathcoole.

# intervention - Sunday 8 September, 2013

US senators release graphic videos of Syrian chemical weapons victims

The videos were released overnight as the Obama administration embarks on a media blitz to press the case for intervention in the coming days.

# intervention - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

# intervention - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Shock result as David Cameron loses vote on Syria intervention

MPs voted against a government motion to support a military attack in Syria – and David Cameron says he will respect their decision.

“Syria is not like Iraq” – David Cameron makes his case for military action

Cameron told a special debate in Westminster that Britain could not stand idle in the face of “one of the most abhorrent uses of chemical weapons in a century”.

# intervention - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about a female garda receiving serious injuries after her car was rammed and Ryanair being ordered to sell most of its stake in Aer Lingus.

Obama: 'No decision' yet on whether to strike Syria - but Assad definitely to blame

Expectations of a Western military assault have risen today – but a lot will depend on a crucial vote in the British parliament on Thursday.

# intervention - Friday 28 June, 2013

Laois man convicted for causing unnecessary suffering to a dog

The man has been banned from keeping animals for five years and will have to undertake community service with the ISPCA.

# intervention - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Kerry tells China's Xi that Korea situation is at 'critical time'

The US Secretary of State is meeting with Chinese President XI Jinping today in an effort to seek Beijing’s intervention in the Korean peninsula crisis.

# intervention - Sunday 28 October, 2012

In full: The two versions of the letter Alan Shatter sent to the Taoiseach

Amid a growing row over a story on the front page of today’s Sunday Independent we publish both versions of a letter the Justice Minister sent Enda Kenny – one from the newspaper and one from the Minister.

# intervention - Sunday 14 October, 2012

BOD: I can’t convince Damien Duff to make an Ireland comeback

The Irish rugby captain believes the Fulham midfielder is ‘incredibly professional’ and is enjoying is football away from the shackles of the international game.

# intervention - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Annan warns 'history will judge' the world's failure on Syria

The former UN chief has convened a meeting of foreign ministers to try and broker a deal on Syria – but it’s looking unlikely.

# intervention - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Column: It’s time for Europe to bomb Assad – and Ireland should help

Ireland should now abandon its ‘triple lock’ neutrality, writes Aaron McKenna. The price of our prosperity is the willingness to stand up for those who have nobody else.

# intervention - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Syria facing 'a foreign plot' for destruction, insists Assad

Bashar al-Assad tells Syria’s parliament that the “international role” in the insurgent uprising “is now obvious”.

# intervention - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Hollande says military intervention in Syria could still happen

International outrage has been mounting since Friday’s massacre of at least 108 people, including 32 children, in Houla.