IN THIS WEEK’S IRISH POST (OUT NOW)
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Survivors face long wait for £95m fund
Mary Higgins, CEO of the Statutory Fund, tells The Irish Post that she was unable to confirm that the scheme will be open before January.
Will the barriers be broken?
Tom Arnold, chair of the Constitutional Convention, talks to The Irish Post’s Niall O’Sullivan about the prospect of allowing the Irish abroad a vote for Ireland’s next President.
“When we start discussing the matter, some people who have strong views on the Presidential vote will say that the discussion should be extended to Dáil votes,” said Arnold.
Crowds mourn as talented GAA man is laid to rest
Colman ‘Coley’ Folan, a senior GAA team manager at Sam McDermott’s Gaelic Football Club, was remembered in a service at the Sacred Heart and Holy Souls Church in Birmingham.
Mary Robinson – ‘It’s lonely at the top’
In a wide-ranging interview on BBC Radio 4, Mary Robinson, Ireland’s first female president, spoke about her “lonely” position as Head of State; some of her most difficult career decisions; and standing up to Charlie Haughey.
Anyone fancy a scoop of bacon ice cream?
London-based food blogger Niamh Shields – from Waterford – hopes punters will want to pig out on her quirky recipes in her new cook book. Visit Ms Shields’ blog at www.eatlikeagirl.com