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#Letter

# letter - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

'Time to move on' from Sabina Higgins letter controversy, says Taoiseach
# Sabina Higgins
# Sabina Higgins

'Time to move on' from Sabina Higgins letter controversy, says Taoiseach

Aug 3rd 2022, 4:31 PM 23,412 Views 41 Comments

Taoiseach says the Irish Government position is that Russia should withdraw, but says ‘peace is something we all want’.

# letter - Monday 28 March, 2022

Oireachtas committee writes to NI Secretary over concerns regarding new Brexit border rules
# Border Bill
# Border Bill

Oireachtas committee writes to NI Secretary over concerns regarding new Brexit border rules

Mar 28th 2022, 1:27 PM 9,911 Views 8 Comments

The new rules are due to come into force in 2025.

# letter - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

IRFU finally close to publishing controversial Ireland Women report
# Qualifier
From The42
# Qualifier

IRFU finally close to publishing controversial Ireland Women report

Mar 1st 2022, 4:14 PM 8,862 Views 7 Comments

The report was initially set to be released in January.

# letter - Sunday 26 December, 2021

Pope warns of 'demographic winter' and advises married couples to use 'please, thanks and sorry'
# Family
# Family

Pope warns of 'demographic winter' and advises married couples to use 'please, thanks and sorry'

Dec 26th 2021, 2:47 PM 55,693 Views 54 Comments

Francis has acknowledged how some relationships may have become strained during lockdown.

# letter - Monday 13 December, 2021

IRFU expresses disappointment and 'refutes the overall tenor' of women's letter
# Response
From The42
# Response

IRFU expresses disappointment and 'refutes the overall tenor' of women's letter

Dec 13th 2021, 5:16 PM 27,611 Views 48 Comments

The union views the letter as “outside interference” during the two ongoing reviews into women’s rugby.

# letter - Thursday 2 December, 2021

UK Mail on Sunday publisher loses appeal over Meghan letter to her estranged father
# Meghan
# Meghan

UK Mail on Sunday publisher loses appeal over Meghan letter to her estranged father

Dec 2nd 2021, 10:54 AM 19,724 Views 14 Comments

“This is a victory not just for me, but for anyone who has ever felt scared to stand up for what’s right.”

# letter - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Woman's signature forged on letter saying nuns from Mother and Baby Home 'deserve a medal'
# Forced Adoption
# Forced Adoption

Woman's signature forged on letter saying nuns from Mother and Baby Home 'deserve a medal'

Jul 31st 2021, 12:05 AM 57,489 Views 0 Comments
  • The survivor saw the letter, written in 1980, for the first time last month, Órla Ryan reports
  • "I think ye should all be presented with a medal for your fantastic work," the letter states
  • The woman believes her late mother wrote the letter praising the nuns, pretending to be her

# letter - Friday 23 July, 2021

Group of Social Democrats members call for party leadership contest
# Letter
# Letter

Group of Social Democrats members call for party leadership contest

Jul 23rd 2021, 8:54 PM 23,751 Views 38 Comments

A statement from the Social Democrats parliamentary party says it is “united” behind the current co-leaders.

# letter - Monday 28 June, 2021

National Maternity Hospital doctors concerned 'misinformation' could delay relocation project
# Letter
# Letter

National Maternity Hospital doctors concerned 'misinformation' could delay relocation project

Jun 28th 2021, 2:40 PM 10,796 Views 3 Comments

Campaigners say the clinicians are “overly optimistic” about governance concerns.

# letter - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Investigation launched after threatening letter sent to family of George Nkencho
# Investigation
# Investigation

Investigation launched after threatening letter sent to family of George Nkencho

Jan 5th 2021, 8:23 PM 54,626 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí will fingerprint the letter for evidence.

# letter - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

'I know you'll be very sad but I'll always be with you': Woman wrote letter to sister before dying from Covid-19
# Liveline
# Liveline

'I know you'll be very sad but I'll always be with you': Woman wrote letter to sister before dying from Covid-19

May 26th 2020, 8:39 PM 55,981 Views 20 Comments

“Yours is the hardest letter to write, how can I put into words how much I love you.”

# letter - Sunday 17 May, 2020

HSE's Reid admits 'tensions' with CMO over testing capacity but says 'we're on the same page now'
# Letter
# Letter

HSE's Reid admits 'tensions' with CMO over testing capacity but says 'we're on the same page now'

May 17th 2020, 4:15 PM 20,557 Views 11 Comments

“There are tensions with many issues,” HSE CEO Paul Reid said this morning.

# letter - Friday 24 April, 2020

'You've got a friend in me': Tom Hanks sends letter to bullied boy called Corona
# You've Got Mail
# You've Got Mail

'You've got a friend in me': Tom Hanks sends letter to bullied boy called Corona

Apr 24th 2020, 8:17 AM 35,549 Views 52 Comments

The Hollywood star also sent a Corona-brand typewriter to the boy.

# letter - Friday 28 February, 2020

Arts Council to meet three people who signed letter about bullying and harrassment in sector next week
# Open Letter
# Open Letter

Arts Council to meet three people who signed letter about bullying and harrassment in sector next week

Feb 28th 2020, 4:24 PM 10,782 Views 3 Comments

Nearly 200 people signed an open letter to the Arts Council and the Department of Culture recently.

# letter - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Trump says Salem 'witches' were better treated than he has been in impeachment process
# Impeachment
# Impeachment

Trump says Salem 'witches' were better treated than he has been in impeachment process

Dec 17th 2019, 8:20 PM 12,502 Views 75 Comments

In a letter sent on the eve of his expected impeachment, the US President has maintained that he did nothing wrong.

# letter - Monday 16 December, 2019

Mayo GAA's millionaire benefactor apologises for 'bad publicity' in open letter
# Clear The Air
From The42
# Clear The Air

Mayo GAA's millionaire benefactor apologises for 'bad publicity' in open letter

Dec 16th 2019, 12:16 PM 15,327 Views 3 Comments

Tim O’Leary has been involved in a dispute with the county board over sponsorship in recent times.

# letter - Monday 25 November, 2019

Minister writes to Grealish asking him to clarify 'apparent ethnic basis' of Nigerian money statement
# Remittances
# Remittances

Minister writes to Grealish asking him to clarify 'apparent ethnic basis' of Nigerian money statement

Nov 25th 2019, 12:17 PM 15,038 Views 51 Comments

The Galway West TD singled out Nigeria while raising questions in the Dáil about money being sent out of Ireland.

# letter - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Judge 'blue in the face' over lack of resources for addiction clinics after reading 'cry for help' letter
# Ennis
# Ennis

Judge 'blue in the face' over lack of resources for addiction clinics after reading 'cry for help' letter

Oct 31st 2019, 6:15 AM 14,284 Views 0 Comments

Judge Gerald Keys made his comment after reading from a Kilrush man facing assault charges.

# letter - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Prince Andrew says he had no knowledge of Jeffrey Epstein's behaviour
# Statement
# Statement

Prince Andrew says he had no knowledge of Jeffrey Epstein's behaviour

Aug 24th 2019, 3:28 PM 36,141 Views 45 Comments

Since Epstein’s death, Prince Andrew has come under intense scrutiny over his relationship with the disgraced US financier.

# letter - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Simon Coveney conveys 'disappointment' with Boris Johnson's four-page letter on Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

Simon Coveney conveys 'disappointment' with Boris Johnson's four-page letter on Brexit

Updated Aug 20th 2019, 2:00 PM 91,457 Views 139 Comments

Donald Tusk has re-iterated the EU’s commitment to the backstop.

# letter - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn urges parties to make him caretaker PM to defeat no-deal Brexit
# Caretaker Government
# Caretaker Government

Jeremy Corbyn urges parties to make him caretaker PM to defeat no-deal Brexit

Aug 15th 2019, 8:54 AM 16,740 Views 54 Comments

Corbyn has called on opposition leaders to support a Labour caretaker government.

# letter - Friday 19 July, 2019

Fifa and Uefa 'seriously concerned' over government interference on FAI
# Letter
From The42
# Letter

Fifa and Uefa 'seriously concerned' over government interference on FAI

Jul 19th 2019, 8:23 PM 26,913 Views 53 Comments

The FAI announced that they received a joint letter from the governing bodies today.

# letter - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Government denies UN claim that housing in Ireland is 'unaffordable'
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Government denies UN claim that housing in Ireland is 'unaffordable'

Jun 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 55,237 Views 127 Comments

A letter from the UN said private housing investment has impacted security of tenure for renters.

# letter - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Tusla denies trying to close down Scouting Ireland 'in one fell swoop'
# Overnight Trips
# Overnight Trips

Tusla denies trying to close down Scouting Ireland 'in one fell swoop'

Mar 13th 2019, 11:58 AM 20,859 Views 20 Comments

The organisation said a letter sent to the CEO of Scouting Ireland was not meant to enter the public domain.

# letter - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Abbey and theatre makers to meet as 100 more sign letter of 'concern and dissatisfaction'
# Abbey Theatre
# Abbey Theatre

Abbey and theatre makers to meet as 100 more sign letter of 'concern and dissatisfaction'

Jan 29th 2019, 12:44 PM 8,687 Views 10 Comments

The signatories of the letter, and representatives of the theatre and the Arts Council. will also appear before an Oireachtas committee tomorrow.

# letter - Friday 4 January, 2019

Pope Francis warns of 'crisis of credibility' following church sex abuse scandal
# Sex Abuse Scandal
# Sex Abuse Scandal

Pope Francis warns of 'crisis of credibility' following church sex abuse scandal

Jan 4th 2019, 8:57 AM 15,094 Views 75 Comments

In an eight-page letter, the pope hit out against attempts to regain church prestige through “marketing”.

# letter - Friday 28 December, 2018

Imprisoned Gerry Conlon slams 'judicial terrorists' in 1988 letter to Haughey
# STATE PAPERS 2018
# STATE PAPERS 2018

Imprisoned Gerry Conlon slams 'judicial terrorists' in 1988 letter to Haughey

Dec 28th 2018, 7:30 AM 15,175 Views 13 Comments

By 1988, The Guildford Four had served over 13 years in prison having been handed down life sentences.

# letter - Monday 26 November, 2018

Bethany Home survivors 'shocked' to receive first letter from a Taoiseach 'in 20 years'
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

Bethany Home survivors 'shocked' to receive first letter from a Taoiseach 'in 20 years'

Nov 26th 2018, 6:45 AM 16,023 Views 3 Comments

The group, who all lived in the Protestant mother and baby home, hope the letter will lead to some progress in their case.

# letter - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Diplomatic pressure results in Tanzania stating anti-gay crackdown is not government policy
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

Diplomatic pressure results in Tanzania stating anti-gay crackdown is not government policy

Nov 6th 2018, 7:06 PM 8,718 Views 4 Comments

Amnesty International reports that ten men have been arrested since last week’s announcement.

# letter - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Spending by the Office of the President to be scrutinised next week
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Spending by the Office of the President to be scrutinised next week

Sep 20th 2018, 11:16 AM 17,890 Views 66 Comments

The Secretary General of the Department of An Taoiseach has warned the committee it could be in breach of the Constitution.

# letter - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Poll: Does the Pope's letter go far enough?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does the Pope's letter go far enough?

Aug 21st 2018, 10:05 AM 19,923 Views 82 Comments

Yesterday the Pope wrote a letter to all Catholics insisting that “no effort must be spared” to prevent instances of clerical abuse from happening.

# letter - Friday 6 July, 2018

Ministers 'hurt' over Presbyterian Church in Ireland's hardline stance on same-sex couples
# Ministers And Elders
# Ministers And Elders

Ministers 'hurt' over Presbyterian Church in Ireland's hardline stance on same-sex couples

Jul 6th 2018, 10:56 AM 18,604 Views 82 Comments

Over 200 ministers and elders of the Church signed a letter outlining their feelings over decisions made at its 2018 General Assembly.

# letter - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Letter from Melbourne: Wallabies struggle for attention in AFL country
# Melbs
From The42
# Melbs

Letter from Melbourne: Wallabies struggle for attention in AFL country

Jun 13th 2018, 2:00 PM 10,093 Views 38 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s Ireland squad have been working towards rebounding on Saturday.

# letter - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Vatican communications chief quits over row about letter written by retired pope
# Pope Benedict
# Pope Benedict

Vatican communications chief quits over row about letter written by retired pope

Mar 21st 2018, 10:38 PM 21,101 Views 22 Comments

Monsignor Dario Vigano was accused of manipulating a private letter written by Benedict XVI about Pope Francis.

# letter - Monday 26 February, 2018

European pilots group calls for Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary to resign
# Mayday
# Mayday

European pilots group calls for Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary to resign

Feb 26th 2018, 10:32 PM 18,921 Views 25 Comments

Ryanair said that the group in question had “no legal standing or validity”.

# letter - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

'Vanessa & my children are safe': Trump Jr's wife unhurt after opening letter containing white powder
# Scare
# Scare

'Vanessa & my children are safe': Trump Jr's wife unhurt after opening letter containing white powder

Feb 13th 2018, 9:30 AM 16,872 Views 65 Comments

The New York Fire Department said it treated three patients who were then taken to a hospital for evaluation.

# letter - Friday 26 January, 2018

'You wouldn't get this in the Third World' - locals up in arms over state of roads in Munster town
# In Shite
# In Shite

'You wouldn't get this in the Third World' - locals up in arms over state of roads in Munster town

Jan 26th 2018, 6:01 AM 34,304 Views 59 Comments

Tipperary Town may share the name of its county, but the standard of its roads is “no advert for the place” says one local.

# letter - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Begging clampdown urged ahead of royal wedding
# Windsor Castle
# Windsor Castle

Begging clampdown urged ahead of royal wedding

Jan 3rd 2018, 7:55 PM 28,865 Views 30 Comments

Simon Dudley, the leader of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, wrote to the local police chief.

# letter - Friday 22 December, 2017

More than 35 million letters will pass through the Dublin Mail Centre this month - here's how they do it
# Sorting Centre
# Sorting Centre

More than 35 million letters will pass through the Dublin Mail Centre this month - here's how they do it

Dec 22nd 2017, 8:00 AM 8,740 Views 9 Comments

Step inside the Dublin Mail Centre.

# letter - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Real Madrid send Sunderland winger Duncan Watmore a surprise letter after latest nightmare
# Kind Gesture
From The42
# Kind Gesture

Real Madrid send Sunderland winger Duncan Watmore a surprise letter after latest nightmare

Dec 5th 2017, 5:09 PM 15,683 Views 6 Comments

The Black Cats player is on the long road back to full fitness after rupturing his ACL for a second time.

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