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A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Four months after the Rescue 116 disaster off Black Rock fresh questions have been raised about when the company responsible for an onboard warning system were first alerted to shortcomings in the system,
Thu, 13 Jul, 2017
Gardaí who dealt with Adrian Crevan Mackin in the months before he murdered Garda Tony Golden are to be investigated on their knowledge of the risk he presented and whether they shielded him from prosecution.
Sat, 22 Apr, 2017
A mother whose daughter died while driving a defective car has pleaded with road safety chiefs to overhaul the NCT system.
Fri, 09 Sep, 2016
The abuse suffered by Áras Attracta residents could be happening elsewhere in the country, the head of a review into the Mayo care centre has said.
Wed, 07 Sep, 2016
Thu, 26 Nov, 2015
St Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin has been heavily criticised by the Oireachtas Health Committee for failing to appear before it in relation to serious allegations about its procurement practices.
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015
Eight hospitals, five of them taxpayer-funded, are under investigation amid claims staff got gifts from a medical supplies firm in return for contracts and commercially sensitive information.
Sat, 18 Jul, 2015
THE women of Ireland need to take part in a reproductive action, and by action I mean a stoppage.
Fri, 15 May, 2015
A Lebanese man who is suspected of murdering two Irish soldiers who were serving with the United Nations 34 years ago has been deported from the US.
Sat, 31 Jan, 2015
The HSE has taken the first steps towards the possible installation of surveillance systems in its facilities to protect vulnerable patients in the wake of the Áras Attracta controversy.
Sat, 20 Dec, 2014
The head of the HSE has been called to appear before the Oireachtas Health Committee tomorrow as pressure mounts on the Government to establish a full inquiry into the abuse of residents in care homes.
Mon, 15 Dec, 2014
Last night’s shocking ‘Prime Time’ report on care homes ha s to prompt action on some long-needed reforms, writes
Wed, 10 Dec, 2014
"WHEN I win this vote, I will go on to be Taoiseach," said a fiery Enda Kenny — to a roar described by one TD as being "as loud of those vuvuzela horns in South Africa" — as he delivered a rousing speech in a packed Leinster House meeting room, which saw off party rebels seeking to oust him.
Fri, 03 Oct, 2014
A new opinion poll shows that more than three quarters of people support same sex marriage.
Fri, 21 Feb, 2014
The Government has vowed to publish inspections of all creches in the coming weeks and to carry out a review of privately run childcare facilities.
Fri, 31 May, 2013
Professional carers and home helps looking after elderly people and other vulnerable individuals at home must be regulated and subject to inspections, the Government’s independent legal advisers have warned.
Mon, 30 Jan, 2012
UNDERCOVER Garda operations targeting the delivery of alcohol to underage children are being considered under new legislation.
Sat, 07 Jan, 2012
ADOPTION groups have received a large surge in calls to helplines following revelations that hundreds of dead babies from mother and baby homes were dissected in universities.
Sat, 08 Oct, 2011
HUNDREDS of dead babies from mother-and-baby homes across the country were dissected in Irish universities — without the knowledge or permission of their mothers.
Fri, 07 Oct, 2011
CONCERNS have been raised over “care of the elderly” courses which are being offered by several private colleges nationwide as online “distance learning” opportunities.
Sat, 18 Dec, 2010
ONE of the country’s top child law experts has called for mandatory minimum sentences for people possessing child pornography or engaged in the sexual grooming of children online.
Wed, 02 Jun, 2010
RELATIVES of former patients at the controversial Leas Cross nursing home last night welcomed news of a Commission of Investigation focusing on the facility.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2007
IRISH EXAMINER journalist Niamh Nolan yesterday won the Law Society’s justice award for daily newspapers.
Fri, 03 Dec, 2004
MORE than half of doctors believe their fellow GPs are influenced by drug companies when prescribing anti-depressants, a survey has found.
Tue, 18 May, 2004
THE Government is planning a green card system for highly skilled immigrants from outside the European Union, but the much maligned work permits will remain for low-paid workers.
Tue, 04 May, 2004
A PATIENT lobby group is to request a change in legislation to prevent doctors struck off by the Medical Council practicing alternative medicine.
Mon, 26 Apr, 2004
SOME investigations into alleged ill-treatment by gardaí are being undermined by the officers carrying out the investigation, the head of the Garda Complaints Board (GCB) said yesterday.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2004
THE vast majority of complaints against gardaí cannot result in a prosecution because the investigations are not completed within the required time, the State prosecutor said yesterday.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2004
BISHOP of Derry, Seamus Hegarty, has called on the Government to urgently establish a support agency for the Irish in Britain, many of whom suffer the effects of poverty, depression and alcoholism.
Tue, 23 Dec, 2003
TÁNAISTE Mary Harney denied yesterday that Government ministers were aware of a VAT loophole which builders used to evade paying up to 1 billion in tax.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2003