Ballot: Two-thirds say United Eire’s vote dangers reverting to violence
Two-thirds of Northerners and Southerners concern the prospect of a united Eire threatens peace and results in a return to violence in Northern Eire, in keeping with a Sunday Impartial / Kantar opinion ballot. The island-wide ballot additionally reveals a cross-border rejection that solely a majority of fifty% plus 1 is required to carry a referendum on a united Eire and for the outcome to be accepted.
New legislation proposes to cut back gazumping and pace up the method of promoting properties
The time it takes to purchase a house can be drastically decreased and a few of the limitations that frustrate many gross sales can be eliminated beneath a brand new legislation launched by a former minister. Actual property consultants say the proposed guidelines may minimize the time it takes to purchase or promote a house from months to weeks.
M&S seeks 245 Irish layoffs
Marks & Spencer is searching for 245 voluntary layoffs in its 18 Irish shops as a part of a realignment of its enterprise mannequin in Eire. Flagship shops at Grafton St and Mary St in Dublin and Patrick St in Cork, in addition to Liffey Valley and Dundrum malls, would bear the brunt of the layoffs, however employees on the 18 shops with 10 years of service may apply.
Donegal sports activities chief warns of latest native restrictions
A hazard of particular lockdown restrictions in Donegal was cited in a robust warning issued by Donegal GAA Chairman Michael McGrath. His warning follows a stern assertion from Chief Medical Officer Tony Holohan who mentioned there have been “clear examples of non-compliance” throughout Donegal
Former TD Kate O’Connell requested about leak
Former Advantageous Gael TD Kate O’Connell has been questioned by Gardaí as a witness within the Leo Varadkar doc leak investigation, whereas her colleague and TD Bernard Durkan are as a consequence of meet with officers this week to make a affidavit.
Authorities urged to determine cost system for vaccine-related accidents
A really small variety of folks in Eire who obtain the Covid vaccine may endure critical harm consequently and will then be entitled to compensation, a private harm lawyer has warned. Gerry Moloney, companion at Moloney & Co Solicitors in Naas in Co Kildare, urged the federal government to place in place a vaccine compensation system, much like that already in place within the UK and US.
DTs mobilize in opposition to the minimal alcohol pricing plan
Fianna Fáil and Advantageous Gael TDs, together with former ministers, oppose plans to advance the Minimal Unit Worth (MUP) of alcohol with out Northern Eire. the Impartial Sunday revealed final weekend that the federal government will introduce the MUP which can elevate the worth of low-cost wine, beer and spirits inside weeks.
Summer season doubts spark additional fears of job cuts at Aer Lingus
There was intense hypothesis amongst Aer Lingus employees over the weekend over claims the airline is about to launch a brand new spherical of deep job cuts except air journey reopens this summer season. A minimum of 600 staff have already left the airline throughout the pandemic and employees proceed on 50% pay, after seeing wages drop as little as 30% final yr.