‘Insane’ gathering of hundreds of students in Galway condemned – The Irish Times

Large gatherings of young people in Galway city centre and at multiple house parties last night have been condemned as an “insanity” by local representatives. As a consequence calls have been made this morning to restrict access to certain public spaces until the spread of Covid-19 can be brought under control. As many as 1,000

70% of people supported by Focus Ireland last year were families – Irish Examiner

Families accounted for more than 70% of people supported out of homelessness by Focus Ireland last year.  The charity helped a record 1,790 households to avoid or leave homelessness in 2019, according to its annual report. There were 1,150 households supported out of homelessness and 640 that avoided becoming homeless in the first place.  Pat

Homelessness must not become part of 'the new normal' – RTE.ie

Covid-19 can be a turning point in the fight against homelessness according to the founder of the homeless charity Focus Ireland. The Charity is due to launch its 2019 annual report today. Sr Stanislaus Kennedy says lessons from the effectiveness of rent freezes and the ban on evictions can be learned by the Government. She says

Activists picket rental company over complaint about … – Letting Agent Today

Activists from the controversial renters’ group Acorn have picketed the headquarters of a national rental firm in a dispute over a refund for a university student who had to leave her accommodation during the spring lockdown. The issue surrounds Rebecca Wallace, a Coventry University student, who returned home to Northern Ireland following government advice. A

County Council adopts strategy to better communicate with social housing tenants – Connacht Tribune Group

Galway Bay fm newsroom – There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today. There has been a total of 1,802 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Sunday, 27 September, the HPSC has been notified of 390 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 35,377*

State ‘should bail out’ distressed homeowners – The Irish Times

The State should offer financial assistance to homeowners struggling to meet their mortgage as a result of Covid-19, a consumer advocate has said, amid growing pressure on Government to extend mortgage repayment breaks. Brendan Burgess, founder of askaboutmoney.com, said on Monday that rather than requesting the banks to extend repayment breaks, the Government should instead

One confirmed case of COVID-19 in Galway hospitals today – Connacht Tribune Group

Galway Bay fm newsroom – There have been no new deaths reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre today. There has been a total of 1,802 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Sunday, 27 September, the HPSC has been notified of 390 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 35,377*

High Court grants permission to pay €2.7m tax bill – The Irish Times

The High Court has granted permission to the Irish arm of fashion retailer New Look to pay a tax bill of nearly €2.7million, as the company puts together a survival plan amid financial losses due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Mr Justice Denis McDonald made the order after New Look said its tax affairs needed to

Irish arm of New Look to pay a tax bill of nearly €2.7m – Independent.ie

THE HIGH court has allowed the Irish arm of fashion retailer New Look to pay a tax bill of nearly €6.7m, as the company puts together a survival plan amid financial losses due to the Covid-19 pandemic. r Justice Denis McDonald made the ruling after New Look said its tax affairs needed to be up

Court clears way for New Look to pay €2.7m tax bill – BreakingNews.ie

The High court has allowed the Irish arm of fashion retailer New Look to pay a tax bill of nearly €2.7 million, as the company puts together a survival plan amid financial losses due to the Covid-19 pandemic.Mr Justice Denis McDonald made the order after New Look said its tax affairs needed to be up