SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Republic’s public safety tax passed Tuesday with more than 1,200 voting and 72% saying yes. The increase of 3/4 of a cent will specifically provide funding for Republic’s police and fire departments. Republic City Administrator, David Cameron, said this is specifically for Republic Fire and Police and nothing else.
We've put together a full list of everything you need to know if you're planning to travel down south When planning your summer staycation these days, the rules can sometimes be a bit hard to follow especially when it comes to eating out. We've put together a full breakdown of all you need to know if you're planning to travel to the Republic of Ireland this summer.
Electricity supplies for Northern Ireland are increasingly likely to come from an international network of interconnected systems. These plans will allow for an increase in domestic supplies of renewable energy, allow for a phasing out of unacceptable emissions from large power stations, and give an assurance of continuity of supply.
Homecare provider Connected Health has said it’s increasing hourly pay by 4% to a £10 an hour as it embarks on a challenge to hire 100 care workers in a week. Connected Health, based in Belfast, said its also offering a separate £100 ‘sign-up bonus’ to every care worker it recruits this month, with the new recruit then obliged to stay at least three months.
'Secretive, divisive, undemocratic' A billboard has popped up in Leeds calling for the monarchy to be abolished. The signboard in Low Road, Hunslet, appeared last week on July 26, as part of campaign group Republic's bid to replace the royal role with an elected head of state.
Irish Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has issued a blunt warning to Catholic bishops, urging them not to resume confirmation and first communion ceremonies in the Republic. “When you’re dealing with a deadly virus, ultimately what you’re doing is putting people’s lives at risk,” he said.
THE Royal Family has been warned by the CEO of Republic they could face "significant problems" when Prince Charles succeeds the Queen as the Prince of Wales is not as popular with the British public. Graham Smith told Express.co.uk that a section of the British public do not want Prince Charles to succeed Queen Elizabeth II as the UK's head of state and instead want to be given a choice.
THE Royal Family "has become a branch of celebrity culture", a commentator has claimed. Prince Harry: Queen ‘will feel a little let down’ says pundit Members of the Royal Family are competing with celebrities as they also rely on personal stories and need to appear in the press to keep people interested in them, according to republican campaigner Graham Smith.
They have gone up in 12 cities across the UK including Manchester, Aberdeen and Newcastle Anti-monarchy group Republic has launched a new billboard campaign calling for the abolition of the monarchy. The campaigners, who want the Queen to be replaced with an “elected” head of state, have commissioned 12 billboards to go up across the UK this week, in cities including Aberdeen, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle and Leeds.
The All-Ireland football and hurling finals will be played in front of 40,000 spectators at Croke Park. Crowds of 24,000 will be in attendance at each of the semi-finals, while 25,000 will be in the stands for the Republic of Ireland's World Cup qualifiers in September. The Republic's Sports Minister Jack Chambers confirmed the increases on Friday.
Political leaders from Northern Ireland and the Republic held a “constructive, relaxed and pragmatic” meeting of the North South Ministerial Council (NSMC), according to the Taoiseach. Micheal Martin hosted the 26th plenary meeting of the NNSMC via video conference on Friday. During the meeting, leaders discussed how both jurisdictions are tackling Covid-19 cases as restrictions are lifted over the coming weeks and months.
Convicted rapist suspected of hiding in Republic jailed over failure to abide by notification requirements
A convicted rapist suspected of going into hiding in the Republic of Ireland has been jailed again for failing to inform police in Belfast of his whereabouts. Edward Gerard Connors (28) received a two-month sentence after admitting the failure to abide by notification requirements. Connors was aged 15 when he carried out the sex attack on an American tourist at Colin Glen Forest Park, west Belfast in 2008.
BRITONS have rallied behind the Queen and reacted with fury after a campaign group outlined plans to erect anti-monarchy billboards around the UK. Pressure group Republic has sparked a major backlash as it announced plans to display more than a dozen posters around Britain as part of a crusade to “EndTheMonarchy”.
Targeted by the IRA, he slept with a revolver under his pillow, and he was later acclaimed as the best Taoiseach Ireland never had Desmond 0'Malley, second left, is welcomed to the Irish Dáil with his wife in 1968 Desmond O'Malley, who has died aged 82, was Minister for Justice in the Irish government between 1970 and 1973.
Political leaders from Northern Ireland and the Republic will hold discussions on a range of issues at the North South Ministerial Council (NSMC) on Friday. They will address their handling of Covid-19 on the island as well as the implementation of the New Decade, New Approach agreement.
Several reports have stated that Rangers are about to clinch a deal for Manchester United U23 midfielder Charlie McCann. Daily Record, The Scottish Sun and The Athletic have all gone live on this emerging story this morning. Charlie McCann is a 19-year-old Republic of Ireland youth international who moved to Old Trafford from hometown side, Coventry City where he had been a youth player since the age of seven.
School pupils in Northern Ireland have started the debate. They want to see Covid vaccinations offered to all pupils over 12 once the new term begins at the end of August. The Secondary Students Union (NI) has even written to the UK Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) to argue the case on behalf of almost 35,000 students.
Billboards reading "abolish the monarchy" which are set to be plastered across British cities have been branded "disgusting". The pressure group Republic wants the monarchy to be abolished and the UK to have an elected head of state instead of a sovereign. It has raised £16,000 through crowdfunding to commission 12 billboards which will be displayed this week, and a further 15 to go up in September.
Bring in penalties to deter exports from Northern Ireland to the Republic of Ireland which evade EU standards
A letter from Dr DR Cooper: A lot has been said about the UK government’s proposals for revision of the Irish protocol, and on the kneejerk negative reaction, but there has been little comment on associated proposals which do not even need the agreement of the EU and the Irish Republic.
Billboards calling for abolition of the monarchy led by activist group Republic are set to come to Portsmouth
AN ANTI-monarchy billboard will be launched in Portsmouth as part of a new activist campaign calling for the abolition of the monarchy. The pressure group Republic has stepped up its drive to encourage the UK to back an elected head of state instead of a sovereign. Raising more than £16,000 through crowd-funding so far, Republic has commissioned 12 billboards which are going up this week, with a further 15 planned for September and more to follow.