Local musicians release moving 'You'll Never Walk Alone' video in aid of Sean Cox
All proceeds from the charity single will be donated to the Seán Cox Rehabilitation Trust which was established to raise much-needed funds for Seán’s future care.The 54 year-old father of three was left with life-changing injuries after an unprovoked attack before a Champions League semi-final in Anfield in April 2018. © Twitter/coxynwa Sean Cox Gerry Hannigan, Dunboyne businessman and amateur musician along with Andrew Bass of Central Entertainment Bureau are the driving forces behind the "YNWA - A song for Sean project".
But dismissing his call the Tánaiste said Mr Healy - Rae seemed to be making the case that the way to keep pubs open is to allow people to drink and Dismissing any suggestion of a two-pint permit on local roads , the Tánaiste said people could not be encouraged to drink and drive no matter where
A call by Independent TD Danny Healy - Rae to allow rural drivers a permit to drink alcohol have been dismissed as “dangerous nonsense ”. Tánaiste Simon Coveney rejected the suggestion and said people cannot be encouraged to drink and drive no matter where they live.
A CALL BY Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae to allow rural drivers a permit to drink alcohol have been dismissed as “dangerous nonsense”.
Healy-Rae has again made controversial comments about drink-driving, telling the Dáil the closure of pubs is killing rural areas.
He has previously called for drink-driving permits to be given out in rural areas.
“They have closed down pubs in rural Kerry and have left the social fabric in smithereens,” he said.
People around Kerry are afraid to leave their homes to go into pubs, like rabbits trapped in a burrow
“The Irish pub has been known all around the world as a place of culture, traditional music, song and dance, storytelling, a place where families and workers meet.
Simon Coveney insists catching criminals intimidating Quinn directors is 'high priority for Government'
The Tanaiste’s comments came as gardai and the PSNI continue to investigate the brutal kidnap of Kevin LunneyMr Coveney told the Dail he was aware of concerns that investors in Quinn Industrial Holdings may pull out, with the loss of hundreds of jobs, if the campaign of violence in the Fermanagh/Cavan border area cannot be stopped.
A CALL BY Independent TD Danny Healy - Rae to allow rural drivers a permit to drink alcohol have been dismissed as “dangerous nonsense ”. Healy - Rae has again made controversial comments about drink - driving , telling the Dáil the closure of pubs is killing rural areas. He has previously called for
Danny Healy - Rae , an Independent TD, argues that giving drivers on country roads permits to drink would help struggling rural pubsAlamy. A call by an Independent TD to allow rural drivers a permit to drink alcohol has been dismissed as “dangerous nonsense ”. Danny Healy - Rae told the Dáil that the
“Many cities around the world have tried to replicate the Irish country pub. Now, people around Kerry are afraid to leave their homes to go into pubs, like rabbits trapped in a burrow.”
Speaking at Leader’s Questions, Healy-Rae said he was calling for a permit system to allow people to have two or three drinks and then drive.
“I’m asking you to provide a permit for the people who are only travelling on rural roads so they can have their two pints and drive home.
“Give them a chance to live and give them a chance to try it. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.”
Tánaiste Simon Coveney rejected the suggestion and said people cannot be encouraged to drink and drive no matter where they live.
“You seem to be saying that the way to keep pubs open is to allow people to drink and drive. That is not only irresponsible, but I think it is an insult to so many families who continue to mourn the deaths of people who’ve been killed by people drinking and driving,” he said.
Gardai charge man, 20s, over death of Limerick schoolboy Brooklyn Colbert
He will appear before Limerick District Court on Friday morning.Brooklyn, 11, was found with multiple injuries last Sunday night in a house in Ballynanty on the north side of Limerick city.Gardai stated that, “for operational reasons” they weren't releasing details of how he died.Speaking earlier on Thursday, Fr Donal McNamara of St Munchin’s Parish, said the whole of Limerick was praying for the boy’s parents and extended family. © Press 22 Brooklyn Colbert “He was an only child and it must be shattering for his family.
Tougher drink driving laws contained in the Road Traffic Bill mean people are afraid to leave their homes, he said. Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said the description given did not sound like the Kerry he knew, which, he said, is a vibrant place that attracts hordes of tourists.
' Irresponsible nonsense ': Tánaiste dismisses Danny Healy - Rae 's call for drink - driving 'permit'. Danny Healy Rae wants permits to be handed out to allow rural drink driving . While publicans are aware of issues around rural isolation, opening a bar for even two hours would mean around five or
“In terms of trying to return to some kind of old Ireland that was better because people could get into their cars regardless of whether they’ve been drinking or not, and regardless of whether they represented danger on the road, is just blatant, irresponsible nonsense, quite frankly.”
Coveney said the plan would not work and would not help to revive rural Ireland.
He said the Government’s national broadband plan and a rural bus service will help tackle rural isolation.
EuroMillions player over €41,000 richer after scooping prize in rural Co Meath village .
The player wins their prize just in time for the festive season , after getting their golden ticket at The Village Pump in Batterstown, Co Meath.The winning numbers were 03, 21, 32, 34 and 48 with the lucky stars of 03 and 11.While there was no winner of the mammoth €17,000,000 jackpot, more than 51,000 Irish players won prizes.