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Seán Gallagher’s Áras bid may have been derailed with or without the tweet from fake McGuinness account. But the point is we need to know who was behind it, says Derek Mooney who knows all about losing a job amid a Twitter controversy…
US-based Irish publisher Niall O’Dowd says the Diaspora represents a financial, tourism and cultural juggernaut and yet is treated with ambivalence and disrespect – and its members made to feel less than Irish.
AN OIREACHTAS COMMITTEE report has recommended that ‘no fry zones’ be implemented around schools and playgrounds in a bid to tackle childhood obesity.
One in four children in Ireland is overweight or obese, and these children are more likely to remain overweight or obese into adulthood.
The report has made a number of recommendations, including that new fast-food/takeaway outlets be banned from being built or from operating within 400m of the gates or site boundary of schools or playgrounds.
Poll: Are ‘no fry zones’ around schools a good idea?
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