Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty has said she hopes that the government will not need to enact powers to monitor mass gatherings or treat those affected by the virus, but who refuse to self-isolate.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2020
Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty has said that based on their own legal advice, her department does not accept the findings of the Data Protection Commissioner in relation to the Public Services Card.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2019
What began as an idea to help improve heading proficiency in football could, in these fast-changing and uncertain times, turn out to be something which helps ensure that one of the sport’s signature but now increasingly controversial skills, can safely retain its place in the game, writes
Sat, 02 Dec, 2017
AN INDEPENDENT and effective complaints body such as a prison ombudsman must be established to ensure prisoners are protected from ill-treatment and from reprisals as a consequence of their complaints, the UN Committee Against Torture has recommended.
Tue, 07 Jun, 2011
PRISON has been described by the Irish Penal Reform Trust as the worst possible place for a person with schizophrenia and a “powder keg” for people with psychiatric problems after a 25-year-old Dubliner, who suffers from schizoaffective disorder, was found guilty of the manslaughter of a fellow Mountjoy inmate.
Thu, 23 Apr, 2009