Free WiFi for Waterford City Centre
Waterford City and County Council are delighted to announce the extension of free WiFi for Waterford City Centre thanks to the Waterford City Centre Management Group. […]Read
Plane Sailing? The Unfortunate Five
Croce self produced his first album ‘Facets’ in 1966 with $500 that was a wedding gift from his parents. The Louisiana native came into his own in the early seventies. ‘Time in a Bottle’ topped the Billboard charts, a feat he equalled with the Worldwide smash ‘Bad Bad Leroy Brown’. It automatically thrust Croce into the limelight, something the singer was ill-prepared for. However his blend of Folk Rock was perfect tonic for the excess swinging sixties and Croce found himself a champion of the folk scene.Read
Waterford Td’s Make 788 representations regarding medical Cards
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and former Minister for Health James Reilly have made more than 300 representations each on behalf of constituents in relation to medical cards since 2011.Read
Social Welfare Christmas bonus to be issued in first week of December
THE CHRISTMAS BONUS,which was partially restored last year, has been increased by 50% for people on weekly long-term social welfare payments, and is due to be paid to recipients from next week .
As announced in the Budget in October, the payments for pensioners, people with disabilities, carers, lone parents and people who are long-term unemployed will rise by 75% this year. Abolished in 2009 by the previous government, the Christmas bonus was partially restored by the Tánaiste last year and is being increased this year.Read
Could Ireland be a target for terrorists
The Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has stated that although she admits that “terrorism has no boundaries” from the kind of attacks that took place in Paris on Friday, however, she also says there is no intelligence to suggest Ireland is any sort of specific target at present, a view echoed by Minister for Defence Simon Coveney who confirmed that Ireland’s national security committee met on Saturday in the wake of the Paris attack to assess the threat to Ireland, concluding the risk had not changed and remained low.
Meanwhile, Ireland’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Charlie Flanagan, admitted that a “small number” of people within Ireland are being actively monitored for potential links to extremist and terrorist activity.Read