Sunshine News from Tuesday, May 4th, 2021
The latest news is broadcast every hour on Sunshine 106.8 from 6am to midnight.
Here's some selected stories from the Sunshine newsroom in recent days:
Expert Says Amount Of Children Addicted To Cannabis "Reaching Worrying Levels"
One in three young people who smoke cannabis once a week or more often are becoming addicted, according to a new report.
COVID-19: 383 New Cases And Two Deaths
Health officials have confirmed 383 new cases of covid-19 have been confirmed here.
Transport Union Says Garda Taskforce Needed To Stop Antisocial Behaviour On Public Transport
A dedicated Garda taskforce is needed to clamp down on antisocial behaviour on public transport.
Passport Backlog To Be Processed In 6 To 8 Weeks
A backlog of just under 90,000 passport applications will be processed in a matter of weeks.
People In Their 50s Can Now Register For Their Covid Vaccine
It come as as the HSE advises that older people should continue to be offered the vaccine ahead of younger age groups.
Over 500 ESB Technicians Begin Two Day All Out Strike As Industrial Action Escalates
More than 500 ESB network technicians have started a two-day strike this morning in an escalation of industrial action which started as a work-to-rule.