Youth organisation issues guidelines to fight cyberbullying
A national youth organisation, SpunOut.ie, has issued guidelines on how to combat cyber-bullying.
It follows the death of 13-year-old Erin Gallagher in Ballybofey in Donegal on Saturday after alleging she had been bullied in an online discussion forum.
SpunOut is advising young people to: ignore bullying and not to respond online, keep screenshot evidence and report incidents to a trusted adult.
Number of addiction centre agency nurses halved
The number of agency nurses assigned to non-dispensing addiction centres across the Dublin-mid-Leinster region is to be halved from today (Tuesday).
The number of agency nurses assigned to non-dispensing addiction centres across the Dublin Mid-Leinster Region is to be halved from today.
The Psychiatric Nurses Association has warned that the cut, ordered by the Health Service Executive, will result in the removal of vital services for patients, who will suffer as a result.
In a statement, the HSE said users attending the satellite centres will not be compromised clinically by the change.
No second bailout - Schäuble
German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble has said he is 100% confident that Ireland will not require a second bailout.
________________________Gardaí appeal for information for three missing people
Three separate investigations into missing persons are being carried out by gardaí.
Forty-two-year-old Manus O'Donnell, who is described as being 5 foot 9 and of broad build, with black hair with flecks of grey and blue eyes is missing from Wexford town since Saturday night.
In Portlaoise, 30-year-old Aoife Phelan, who is thought to be pregnant, has not been seen since Thursday evening.
In Co Kildare, teenager Cormac Clare has been missing for more than a week and a half. He was last seen hitch-hiking near the N7 or N81 roads.
Gardaí are appealing for information.