Category: Irish News

TDs and senators pressure Govt on Uighur persecution

Seventeen senators and TDs across several parties have signed a letter for the Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs highlighting their concerns about the treatment of the Uighur people in China. The letter asks that Ireland “immediately condemn the barbaric measures” used by Chinese authorities to decrease the Uighur population, the vast majority of which…

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Catholic schools will reopen at ‘full capacity’ in September

Reopening schools will be “very challenging”, but the Catholic Primary Schools Management Association (CPSMA) are “absolutely confident” of a returning near full capacity. All students and staff excepting those in high-risk categories will return in September, according to Seamus Mulconry, general secretary of the CPSMA. Speaking to The Irish Catholic, he said: “At the primary level,…

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Call for national day of mourning post-Covid-19

The Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) has called on the new Government to put in place a process for remembrance and reflection in post-Covid-19 Ireland. The foundation submitted a paper outlining a series of proposals for Ireland to remember and reflect on the pandemic. This includes a national series of mourning and remembrance events for all…

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