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Pascal Donohoe announces new domestic violence leave for civil servants
This announcement follows a similar one regarding domestic violence leave for private sector employees.
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First-time offenders to be referred to HSE when found in possession of drugs for personal use
Today’s shift in drug policy is already being criticised as not going far enough.
Patients to be told how long they'll spend on a waiting list under new 'guarantee' scheme
The waiting list guarantee policy will kick in next year.
A nightclub in Galway allows you to leave your heels in the cloakroom and take replacement flats
US military ends ban on transgender troops
The thousands of transgender people who serve in the military have previously been forced to hide their gender identity.
Drive an old car? It's about to become harder to get insured
Allianz Insurance and Aviva Insurance will no longer be insuring cars that are 15 and 14 years old respectively.