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Poll shows huge support for calorie labelling on menus despite plans being shelved
A report by
Céimin Burke
Nutrition experts are in favour of the measure but restaurateurs have a number of concerns.
New polling conducted by Red C on behalf of The Journal found huge support for mandatory calorie labelling on menus.
Plans to introduce the measure in Ireland, as part of efforts to tackle obesity, have been shelved.
Restaurateurs have raised a number of concerns about the policy including cost and practicality.
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Uefa reject Dundalk's request to stage Europa League games at Windsor Park
Chairman Bill Hulsizer wanted to take the games north after they were forced to move next week’s tie with Molde because of an Irish rugby kicking session.
MPs vote to ask the EU to replace Irish backstop with unspecific 'alternative arrangements'
It’s not yet clear what those arrangements might be.
Those big plans for injection centres and decriminalisation could now be reversed
The warning has come from the outgoing Drugs Minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.
Joan Burton says questions about bank debt deal are now redundant
That historic 29 June 2012 ‘game changer’ is now a distant memory, it would seem.
Vote on contentious 1916 museum delayed AGAIN
The ‘land swap’ deal is opposed by Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin, the Greens and People Before Profit.