He may live in the nearest thing we have to a palace, yet, in his annual Christmas message from the grandeur of Áras an Uachtaráin yesterday, President Higgins exuded more empathy and personal connection with Ireland’s homeless than many of our senior politicians.
Thu, 21 Dec, 2017
There is a disquieting culture of violence in Ireland’s Travelling community. Monday’s shooting in west Dublin, in which a woman, an eight-month-old baby, and a boy (17) were injured by a shotgun blast is the latest example of inter-family feuding violence.
Thu, 14 Dec, 2017
It has been stated this evening that Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald was not informed of a phone call between Nóirín O’Sullivan and the Department of Justice over the adversarial legal strategy towards Maurice McCabe at the the O’Higgins Tribunal.
Sun, 26 Nov, 2017
An investigation by RTÉ has found that hospital consultants in 14 out of the country's 47 acute public hospitals treated more private patients than they were allowed to under a contract agreed with the HSE.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
One of the two daughters of a Cork man sentenced to 10 years in prison yesterday for sexually abusing them over a number of years has told RTÉ Radio One's Today with Sean O'Rourke programme that she still loves her father.
Tue, 07 Nov, 2017
RTÉ has removed an interview with the parents of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar from its website following queries about a member of the Taoiseach’s staff who can be heard giving instructions to Mr Varadkar’s mother.
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
Tue, 24 Jan, 2017
After my own experiences regarding information from the HSE or doctors/consultants, I can avowedly dispute the HSE’s spurious claims of April 12 on RTÉ News that anyone on a long waiting list will be told about the Treatment Abroad Scheme (TAS).
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016
I was intrigued by Ruth Dudley Edwards statement during the the Prime Time debate on RTÉ 1 on Wednesday, 23rd March, when she said that she was proud of the 240,000 Irishmen who had fought in WWI saying that they saved us from terrible consequences that would have ensued if Germany had won the Great War.
Mon, 28 Mar, 2016