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RSA: Road Safety Authority

no responses. July 19, 2017 News Team

RSA and Gardaí Publish Mid-Year Review of Road Safety


RSA and Gardaí Publish Mid-Year Review of Road Safety

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána have today published a provisional review of road fatalities for the first half of the year. The review shows that, from January to 30 June 2017, 77 people died on Irish roads in 72 collisions. This is a decrease of 10 deaths and 12 collisions when compared to the same period last year.

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Direct Provisioning

no responses. July 19, 2017 News Team

Report of Consultations with Children in Direct Provision Published


Report of Consultations with Children in Direct Provision Published

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD and the Minister of State with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration, and Integration, David Stanton TD, have today published the report of Consultations with Children in Direct Provision….

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New Traffic Layout Waterford

no responses. July 12, 2017 News Team

New traffic flow layout in Waterford City centre begins July 17th


New traffic flow layout in Waterford City centre begins July 17th

A new traffic flow layout will come into force in Waterford City centre, beginning Monday, July 17th. The changes form part of the Waterford City Centre Urban Renewal works, which were passed by resolution of Council at the Plenary Meeting on 12th November 2015. The first part of this scheme was the covering of the Applemarket…..

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Aer Southeast

no responses. July 8, 2017 News Team

Aer Southeast postpones launch of service & set to refund customers


Aer Southeast postpones launch of service & set to refund customers

Aer Southeast, is returning cash it collected from customers and postponing its July 24th launch.

The Commission for Aviation Regulation (CAR) recently forced Aer Southeast to stop selling tickets for flights between Waterford and Britain because it did not have the required tour operator’s licence…..

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Sinnott's Waterford

no responses. July 4, 2017 Colin Kennedy

‘In praise of the humble record shop…..’


‘In praise of the humble record shop…..’

I settled in during the week to watch ‘All Things Must Pass – The Tower Records Story’. I wasn’t disappointed. The story went like this – company founder Russ Solomon’s dad had what was essentially a corner shop selling everything from a needle to an anchor. Russ suggested that maybe they could sell second hand records too, there might be a buck to be made. His dad agreed and it went from there. The company grew from one store in Sacramento California to a globe spanning chain including a store in Dublin….

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