The top four things you need to know – Wednesday May 10th

Calls have been made for better ancillary services to be offered to members of the Naval Service based at Haulbowline.

The call was made on the opening day of the PDForra annual delegate conference which was addressed by the Defence Minister.

In his speech Tanaiste Micheal Martin outlined how improvements have been made to pay and conditions and he also announced the roll out of private secondary medical care to all members.


Supermarket chains, smaller retailers and representatives of the grocery industry are being hauled before Government today to explain surging food prices.

Grocery price inflation reached a record 16.3 per cent between November and January, according to research analysts Kantar, way above the level of other price rises.


There’s further pressure today over the airing of matches on GAAGO.

The streaming app is at the centre of a major row after a number of high profile games were shown behind a paywall.


Dyslexic students in Junior Cycle and Leaving Cert should be given more time to complete their state exams.

Despite accommodations during class time, those with the condition are not given any additional time during examinations.

The Dyslexia Association says it puts them at a ‘distinct disadvantage’


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