General News

Dublin Airport’s new runway to attract more tourists to our shores

The tourism sector of the Irish economy is set to receive a major boost with the building of a new runway at Dublin Airport. In 2018, over 31 million people passed through Dublin Airport, travelling to over 180 destinations across the world. An Bord Pleanála passed the application for another runway at Dublin Airport in 2007, but due to the economic crash, plans had been put on hold until 2016.

Arts and Culture culture General

“Menstruation is not a choice” – new committee to tackle period poverty

A committee to tackle period poverty has been established by the government. The new committee, which was set up by the Health Minister, is chaired by the Department of Health and it includes representation from a number of government departments and non-governmental organisations (NGO), including the National Women’s Council of Ireland and the Department of Finance.