A woman who remains on paid administrative leave from her job as programme director of the HSE’s Aras Attracta facility has settled her case over an alleged HSE move to “re-discipline” her after she won an appeal against a decision to dismiss her.
Wed, 17 May, 2017
The inhuman, criminal abuse uncovered by RTÉ at Áras Attracta in Swinford, Co Mayo, focuses on a small group of workers entrusted with the care of a number of vulnerable people. However it shames us all and is an appalling indictment of our health service, especially those responsible for its management.
Fri, 12 Dec, 2014
Advisers live in the half-light between the public mandate of the elected office holders they serve and the permanent government of the civil service who eschew and usually escape the strobe lights, relentlessly searching and bleaching the political process
Wed, 27 Nov, 2013
A WONDERFUL moment in a wonderful play. It’s the point in A Man for All Seasons where Thomas More faces the evidence trumped up against him to get him beheaded and rid Henry VIII of a turbulent priest who will not countenance the monarch divorcing his wife.
Mon, 19 Sep, 2011
WAKING up at the end of a week that teased us with a whiff of excitement in the presidential race, we’re left with that empty feeling described in the opening line of Samuel Beckett’s novel Murphy: “The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new.”
Sat, 27 Aug, 2011
SPORTING legend Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh has claimed he has a “vast” range of support from businesses and politicians for his candidacy for his presidency but says he will wait until next week before deciding whether to run for the Áras.
Wed, 17 Aug, 2011