Research shows that early diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) leading to early interventions and treatment can have major long-term positive effects on symptoms and later skills.
SHUTTING UP SHOP: Is Dublin City Council doing enough to prevent independent retailers going out of business?
Dublin’s independent shops are under pressure. In the past few years, Dublin institutions including Walton’s, Hall Cameras and Boyer’s have either moved or closed down.
1 Backer raised €20 of €1470
Around the world, minority groups are overrepresented in prisons. In New Zealand, indigenous Maori people make up 15% of the population but half of the prison population while, in the US, black people are over five times more likely than white people to go to prison.
3 Backers raised €130 of €1890
DEAD END: Will Galway’s long promised ring road make a significant difference to traffic congestion in the city?
It was 1999 when a bypass was first proposed for the city of Galway. Since then, traffic congestion has grown ever worse and long delays have become a feature of daily life for those who live and work there. For a relatively compact city, congestion is far worse than might be expected, not least because public transport options are so limited.
18 Backers raised €535 of €1200
The Lee in Cork city has burst its banks on numerous occasions in the past and with sea levels set to rise due to climate change, concern is increasing about the need for better flood protection for its businesses and residents.
8 Backers raised €200 of €2900
With almost 4,000 people in custody in Ireland, Noteworthy want to take a look inside the prison system and conduct an in-depth investigation to reveal the reality of incarceration.
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We want to help you understand how Ireland works, and why it sometimes doesn't work...