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Commuters traveling on Irish Rail this weekend will face significant disruption on a number of routes due to essential works.

The routes affected include Cork – and Kerry – to Dublin Heuston.


Today is World Cancer Research Day and to mark it, Cork based, Breakthrough Cancer Research has announced a €2 million investment in new research into Ireland’s 7 deadliest cancers

Many patients with these cancers – lung, pancreatic, oesophageal, ovarian, liver, stomach and brain – have a lower chance of survival as they are typically diagnosed late when the cancer has already spread and it can therefore be very difficult to treat.


The Government’s being slammed for a lack of action on affordable childcare.

Labour Senator Marie Sherlock wants a 200 euro cap on childcare fees introduced in the budget to bring more women into the workplace.


A major protest is taking place in Dublin City this afternoon calling for price controls on energy and rent.

The ‘Cost of Living Coalition’ of over 30 organisations and political parties will march from Parnell Square at 2.30pm.


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